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$875,000
24 Days Online

3978 S Lake Park Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653

For Sale|Single Family Home|Active
5
Beds
4
Full Baths
1
Partial Bath
5,400
SqFt
$162
/SqFt
1883
Built
County:
Cook
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BOOMING BRONZEVILLE/OAKLAND AREA! Beautifully restored Historic Greystone masterpiece. This stunning mansion has been restored to its original beauty and is approx 5400SF. Featuring; oversized lot with 5BR's/4.5BA's, formal dining room, sitting parlor, great room, soaring ceilings, and chevron wood flooring. Recreated staircase landing & bench designed by a European craftsman, along with stunning ceiling detail and millwork. Turn-of-the-century hardware, lighting, and pocket doors restored to pristine condition. Intricate hardwood flooring with original lattice pattern and custom detail, ready for your preferred stain in several living areas (upper levels stained). Charming sitting room is adjacent to great room featuring one of the 5 gas/woodburning fireplaces (2 additional fireplaces avail to restore) with designer custom tile. Elegant dining room includes intricately restored wood trim, built-ins, and reconstructed cove ceilings. Powder room added and tucked away on main level. Spacious kitchen prepped for your finishing touches. Primary bedroom features hardwood flooring, fireplace, soaring cove ceiling, dressing parlor, and ensuite with whirlpool tub and sep shower. Secondary bedroom includes Jack-and-Jill bathroom, with pocket doors opening to bedroom/parlor with fireplace, and wet bar. Additional main suite includes attached luxury bathroom w/steam shower, whirlpool tub, and double sinks. Upper floor includes additional bedroom, entertainment room/guestroom with hardwood flooring, and full bath. Amazing reproduction lighting from Victorian Lighting Works valued at over $50k alone. Roof was a tear off in 2015 using historic landmark shingles. 3 car garage and back veranda built in 2012, new lighting push buttons and new plumbing in 2015. Basement features approx 9.5ft ceilings and was specially prepped to offer additional living area/rental income unit, with 2 fireplaces (to be restored), bedroom space, and bathroom rough, for future build-out. Sprawling outdoor space includes stunning landscaped backyard with seating area and access from garage party door. Rooftop access and balcony also great for additional entertainment space. Convenient location, steps to lake and minutes to loop, U of C, Hyde Park, LSD public transportation, Mariano's, dining, shopping, museums, & sports venues. UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN AN HISTORIC GEM IN A BOOMING NEIGHBORHOOD! Being sold in current condition, allowing buyer's to add final touches to complete this historical beauty. NOTE; 1ST EXTERIOR PIC IS OF ORIGINAL CONDITION/LAST PIC IS CURRENT CONDITION. Please ask for details. Also, AMAZING opportunity and location for PRIVATE RESIDENCE, AIRBNB or BED & BREAKFAST! ADDITIONAL RECENT IMPROVEMENTS MADE...TAKE NEW MATTERPORT TOUR!

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Listing Snapshot
Price 
$875,000
Days Online 
24 Days
Bedrooms 
5
Inside Area (SqFt) 
5,400 sqft
Total Baths 
5
Full Baths 
4
Partial Baths 
1
Lot Size 
0.1612 Acres
Year Built 
1883
MLS Number 
11296574
Status 
Active
Property Tax 
$7,334
HOA/Condo/Coop Fees 
N/A
Sq Ft Source 
Estimated
Friends & Family
Recent Activity
3 weeks agoListing updated with changes from the MLS
3 weeks agoListing first seen online
General Features
Style 
Greystone
Sewer 
Public Sewer
Basement 
Full
Acreage 
0.1612
Attached Garage 
No
General Information 
School Bus ServiceCommuter BusCommuter TrainInterstate AccessHistorical District
Garage 
Detached
Rooms Total 
10
Type Detached 
3 Stories
Lot Size 
Less Than .25 Acre
Garage Spaces 
3
Water 
Lake Michigan
Interior Features
Cooling 
Window/ Wall Units - 2
Heating 
Natural GasForced Air
Interior 
Hardwood FloorsBuilt-in FeaturesWalk-In Closet(s)Historic/Period MlwkSpecial Millwork
Fireplaces 
5
Fireplace 
No
Bathroom 
WhirlpoolSeparate ShowerSteam ShowerDouble Sink
Room Types 
OfficeBedroom 5
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Exterior Features
Spa 
No
Waterfront Property 
No
Exterior 
BalconyDeckPatio
Community Features
Township 
Hyde Park
Community Features 
ParkLakeCurbsSidewalksStreet LightsStreet Paved
MLS Area 
CHI - Oakland
Association Fee Includes 
None
Schools
School District
299
Elementary School
Unknown
Middle School
Unknown
High School
Unknown
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