5 / 3, Single-Family Home in Chicago, IL
These homeowners have lovingly lived in and cared for this home for 34 years and offer it in move in condition. In fact they have even invested in a flood control system guaranteeing you that water will never be a problem. The covered front porch and second floor vinyl sided dormer are typical of a very popular style Chicago home. Nestled perfectly within a charming mature tree lined neighborhood, this five bedroom three bath two story can be grandfathered in as a legal 2 flat. With separate entrances provided to all three levels including the partially finished basement this home offers an incredible investment opportunity whether you prefer to maintain it as a single family home or create an income for yourself. Brick on three sides and a vinyl sided back combines with lovely landscaping to offer an abundance of curb appeal. The original solid wood front door opens to a charming foyer. Neutral berber carpeting installed in 2004 is as clean and crisp looking as if it had just been installed yesterday. The living room and dining room have been combined into one generous sized space to allow for ease of entertaining, however, they each are clearly defined areas. The living room is enhanced by a long wall with floor to ceiling beveled mirrors. Beautiful. This also expands the feel of this room. Continue from the dining room into the nice sized eat-in kitchen which will become a favorite gathering space. Ample wood cabinets include lazy susan and plenty of storage space. Counters are plentiful as well & are finely detailed with a built-in blender system & ceramic backsplashes matching the ceramic half walls around the entire room. Appliances include Whirlpool refrigerator and G E stove, both new in 2001. Crisp one piece linoleum flooring allows for a clean look & easy care.The three first floor bedrooms are charming and typical of this style home with single walk-in closets and hardwood under the wall to wall carpeting. The back bedroom just off the kitchen can also serve as a breakfast nook, home office or tv room. Enhanced with light knotty pine paneling & built-in shelves & cabinets this room offers many options. The 1st floor bath has one piece linoleum floor, oak vanity, tub with ceramic walls. The kitchen offers stair access to the finished areas of the basement though you can also enter through the staircase off the back door and side entry. The basement has a finished shop, spacious laundry room with Maytag washer & Roper dryer new in 2005, rec room, finished areas that can offer another bedroom & a full bath with shower & huge closet. A fireplace style space heater provides additional warmth if desired. The 2nd level can be grandfathered in as a legal flat or can be converted back to a full single family home with upstairs bedrooms. As it is laid out now the stairs lead up to a generous sized foyer with two large double storage closets, one with access to further crawl storage. A locking door opens to a charming kitchen with a good amount of cabinets and apartment size appliances which are included. The living room is bathed in natural light through a picture window with flanking double hungs on either side. Most of the windows on this level are new. Two bedrooms boasts gorgeous refinished hardwood floors and nice sized walk-in closets. The bath has deep tub plus shower, ceramic floor, ceramic look surround, white vanity & deep inset medicine cabinet with oval mirror front. A huge storage room off the front bedroom can be finished into even more living space. Great home. Great price! Take the virtual tour at www.buyowner.com and enter C H I 12516.