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8 Beds 7 Baths 12091095 MLS NEW Status
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity located in the heart of Evanston's Historic Ridge District! This house is more than a home; it's a piece of Evanston's rich history, offering a blend of architectural significance, elegant living, and comfort, all within approximately 8,000 square feet. Designed in 1909 by the renowned architect Ernest Mayo, with its unparalleled 1.04-acre lot, stunning grounds, and storied past, this historic property offers a unique chance to own the largest private residential property in Evanston. From the moment you enter this 9bd/5.2ba mansion, you'll be captivated by the stately foyer, complete with arched thresholds and decorated oak floors leading to a grand staircase that makes you feel as though you're walking through history as you rise to the second floor. The home features beautiful hardwood floors throughout, adding to the traditional feel. The expansive living room and intimate, wood-paneled library each have elegant gas fireplaces framed in stone. The sunroom features floor-to-ceiling windows, affording a breathtaking view of the largest outdoor living space in Evanston. The extra-large kitchen features clay tile floors, wood cabinets, 2-inch granite countertops, and top-of-the-line appliances, including a Viking cooktop and a 36-inch KitchenAid refrigerator. With its adjoining butler's pantry, this kitchen can accommodate even the most lavish dinner parties and gatherings. The kitchen-adjacent family and dining areas have impressive 11-foot ceilings that soar to over 18 feet, views of the formal English rose garden, with access to both the back patio and garden. The butler's pantry opens into a sunlit space with beautiful columns leading to an elegant formal dining room with a cozy fireplace. The second floor offers four bedrooms, two of which are ensuite, and two offices, including the ensuite primary bedroom, which features a beautiful fireplace, and connects to a roomy dressing room with a Juliet balcony overlooking the downstairs living room, and a separate walk-in closet. Originally designed as a ballroom, the third floor now includes four spacious bedrooms - one of which is ensuite with a walk-in closet - a half bathroom, and a dedicated 19'6" x 17'6" family room. The sprawling one-acre yard is a true marvel, boasting sweeping professionally landscaped picturesque grounds, a [insert dimensions] in-ground pool, and an award-winning formal English rose garden previously featured in Smithsonian Magazine. The historic cupola -also designed by Ernest Mayo - was rescued from the original Evanston Town Hall. With cozy seating areas, tranquil ponds, and a trellised garden, the yard makes for an enchanting setting for events, weddings, and private concerts. Adjacent to the rose gardens sits a detached three-car garage, crowned by a charming, 800-square-foot, one-bedroom coach house. Designed by Ken Hasslet and fully renovated in 2001, its cozy yet spacious layout presents possibilities as a guest residence, rental income, or both. This home has a few surprises that you have to see to believe. Fascinating details include a hidden passageway from the library to the kitchen stairwell disguised as a bookshelf, a butler's pantry off the first-floor kitchen, a wine cellar, and a hidden pathway leading from the foyer to the kitchen. Located in Evanston's Historic Ridge District, this home is just a short distance from Evanston's bustling downtown. Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the community's numerous nature paths, parks, and public beaches. The property is conveniently located near public transportation, Northwestern University, Dewey Elementary, Nichols Middle School, and Evanston Township High School. All of these amenities are within easy reach, and downtown Chicago is just a quick drive or train ride away.

1233 Crain Street, Evanston

9 Beds 5 Baths 12038067 MLS NEW Status
Nestled just steps away from Greenwood Beach in the Lakeshore Historic District, this distinguished residence stands as a testament to timeless elegance and architectural mastery. Built in 1889 by the celebrated architect J.L. Silsbee, this historic landmark offers a rare opportunity to own a piece of Evanston's rich heritage. Situated on over half an acre of lush land, this grand 3-story estate boasts 9 bedrooms, 4.1 bathrooms, and an array of elegant living spaces spread across its expansive floor plan. As you step through the threshold, you're greeted by a formal reception hall adorned with stunning wood detailing. Follow the graceful flow of the home into the inviting parlor and living room, where a wood burning fireplace and soaring 10-foot ceilings create an ambiance of refinement and comfort. For those seeking tranquility, the heated solarium offers an idyllic retreat with old world charm. Entertain with ease in the spacious dining room which features coffered ceilings and expansive curved windows. The adjacent butler's pantry boasts built-ins and a convenient prep sink. The kitchen is complete with an island, breakfast room and walk-in pantry. Unwind in the library, with built-ins and a wood-burning fireplace. Ascend the grand staircase, adorned with intricate woodworking and illuminated by a beautiful lead glass window. The expansive landing leads to the primary bedroom, with an original fireplace with beautiful tile surround. The en-suite primary bath features a bathtub and separate shower. Four additional large bedrooms and 2 bathrooms complete the second floor. Venture to the third floor to find three more bedrooms and a spacious full bath. The three-bedroom coach house sits on top of a three-car garage and offer's a wonderful opportunity for additional income. The grounds are professionally landscaped. New slate roof in 2018. New mechanics in 2022. Property taxes were successfully appealed. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own this property and make it yours. Close to Northwestern, Downtown Evanston and Lakeshore Drive.

235 Greenwood Street, Evanston

5 Beds 6 Baths 12088072 MLS NEW Status
Step into the elegant affluence of this timeless Hemphill on large half-acre lot! With high ceilings, steel-frame casement windows and wood floors throughout, this home is suffused in natural light and architectural interest. The main living level includes a dramatic living room with wood-burning fireplace and 10' ceilings, flowing to formal dining space, separate breakfast room and gourmet kitchen with quartz countertops, Viking range and SubZero refrigerator. The open and airy two-story family room was added in 1996 and features a large wood-burning fireplace, floor-to-ceiling french doors, vaulted ceilings, lighted stained glass panels and views of the extra-deep rear yard and entertaining terrace. Entertaining is a dream on the large 35' x 45' bluestone patio with limestone-faced wood-burning fireplace, a seven-person in-ground hot tub, and a gourmet outdoor kitchen complete with built-in gas grill, new bar fridge, granite-topped bar and four gas supplies for adding outdoor heat lamps! The exceptional second floor is open and airy with a wide central hallway leading to generously sized bedrooms. The primary suite easily accommodates a king-size bed and lounging area - plus two walk-in-closets and a serene step-down primary bathroom with radiant heat floors, dual vanities, steam shower and Jacuzzi tub. Also on the second floor is an en-suite bedroom with remodeled bath and easy access to rear stairs - perfect for guests or nanny. This home is designed with two work-from-home offices - one on the main level and one on the second floor, both with built-in shelving and file drawers. The spacious 3rd floor bedroom, currently used as a play room and workout space, is light-filled with tree-top views of the expansive rear lot and has its own updated full bath. The basement boasts epoxy-coated floors, a climate-controlled wine room, laundry, large storage spaces and lots of finishing options. The amazing attached 4-car tandem heated garage is accessed by front drive with extra parking options. Numerous updates by current owners include the 2-story family room, updated kitchen, mudroom, guest suite and expanded garage, 400-amp electric service, Generac generator, CatV wiring, two SpacePak air conditioning zones both with new condenser units and air handlers, repainted dining room and much more. See Feature Sheet for full details. Move into an upscale and comfortable lifestyle in a prime location with this extensively remodeled Hemphill home, originally built as a residence for Clarence Hemphill himself.

2944 Grant Street, Evanston

2 Beds 2 Baths 12088172 MLS NEW Status
Prepare to be wowed by this gorgeous, fully renovated, sprawling 2 Bedroom + Sun Room + Bonus Room and 1.5 BA home perfectly situated on lovely block of Washington Street. Beautifully renovated to preserve the pre-war charm and offer all the modern conveniences, this home is meticulous in every detail. This corner home faces South and is totally unobstructed and features large picture windows with serene tree-top views, an abundance of dazzling natural light, walnut hardwood floors, a fully renovated kitchen with stainless appliances, crisp white quartz countertops, under lit soft close espresso cabinetry, marble backsplash, built in desk area and more. The bathrooms boast chic and timeless marble and subway tile with custom accents and lighting throughout. The home offers a gracious floor plan with dedicated spaces for living and dining, generous room sizes, soaring ceilings and all the vintage details that give this home character! This boutique building has only 2 homes per floor, is professionally managed, is well maintained, with lush landscaping, a common deck off the kitchen for outdoor entertaining and private storage room. Each unit has its own W/D in basement which will be transferred in the sale. ***This is a Cooperative unit so the annual taxes are paid monthly via the assessment, instead of via the mortgage. Monthly Assessment Breakdown: Unit, Common Utilities & Amenities $712.80 + Taxes $291.10. Other property details: 44 Shares transferred upon sale, Minimum 10% down-payment required and rentals are not permitted.*** A parking space (#90) is available with the unit through October and there are plenty of easy street and other parking options nearby. Super walkable neighborhood with easy access to Downtown Evanston and the best of the North Shore. WELCOME HOME!

821 Ridge Avenue Unit #2, Evanston

5 Beds 2 Baths 12080841 MLS NEW Status
Experience the perfect combination of timeless elegance and contemporary comforts in this beloved Victorian Farmhouse, nestled on a generous 50' x 163' lot in the sought-after Washington school district. Bathed in natural light, this home features up to five bedrooms, including two versatile rooms on the main floor that can serve as bedrooms, an office, or a family room. It also offers separate living and dining spaces, creating a welcoming and functional layout. Step into the inviting foyer, which leads to a stunning living room featuring impressive 9.5' ceilings and an original carved marble fireplace. The dining room, with its expansive windows, easily accommodates a table for ten. The updated kitchen features space for a small dining area that overlooks the gardens, patio, and fenced yard. Upstairs, you'll find three more bedrooms and a beautifully remodeled bathroom with dual sinks. Additional features include skylights, hardwood floors, and plenty of storage space. The home has undergone numerous recent updates, such as a new roof, siding, gutters, and downspouts for both the house and garage, along with a new HVAC system. Other recent enhancements include new mudroom windows, a paver patio, raised garden beds, and a natural gas line for grilling. The home also boasts a new furnace, AC condenser, smart thermostat, dryer, washer, and refrigerator, as well as a new sidewalk on the north side of the garage. This beautifully updated home is ready for you to move in and enjoy!

934 Elmwood Avenue, Evanston

3 Beds 3 Baths 12062561 MLS NEW Status
Just two blocks from Lake Michigan, this home is an oasis and has been lovingly decorated and updated! Enjoy entertaining with family and friends on the patio surrounded by perennial gardens and cooking in the charming French country kitchen! The gorgeous landscaping provides the perfect setting for this three bedroom, two and a half bath colonial in sought after SE Evanston - blocks to Lee street beach, parks, Main Street shopping district and train lines providing a short commute to Chicago's Loop and Michigan Ave. The formal center entry welcomes you and leads through French doors to the spacious living room with loads of sunlight, white moldings, plantation shutters and built-in bookshelves flanking the gas log fireplace. There is a formal dining room with chair rail, custom drapes and a crystal chandelier. Cooking is a pleasure in this kitchen with abundant counter space, six burner Wolf Range, LG high end refrigerator/freezer and Miele dishwasher and farmhouse sink. . There is ample storage space,a hanging pot rack light fixture and room for a large table and chairs.The sliding doors lead to an enchanting, private garden patio perfect for al fresco dining! Convenient side entry, mudroom with slate floor and powder room complete the first floor. The second floor boasts three corner bedrooms and two full baths including the primary suite with glass shower and classic white subway tile. The white tile hall bath has a jacuzzi tub, pedestal sink and stackable laundry. The roof terrace is a perfect place for your morning coffee and feeling the lake breezes and sunshine! One car garage with driveway that has room for two cars. Basement has an exercise room, large storage/ utility room with full size washer/dryer and mechanical room. 2 zone HVAC. There is also a walk up, floored attic for additional storage. See list of improvements and floor plans under additional information.

747 Forest Avenue, Evanston

2 Beds 2 Baths 12060911 MLS NEW Status Optima Views BLDG.
Nestled in the heart of Downtown Evanston this spacious 2 bed 2 bath unit with north and west views makes a comfortable great primary residence or rental property. The unit is detailed with a family room that flows nicely off of the kitchen offering an Open living and dining room space, enjoy excellent flowing natural light with floor-to-ceiling windows in every room and a private balcony. This unit is well maintained with a split bedroom floor plan and full kitchen remodeled a few years back but in great shape. Classic brown kitchen, all Bosch appliances, new microwave, real full hardwood cabinets, large walk-in closets in both bedrooms, TOTO washlet in Primary Bedroom, and side washer & dryer in the laundry closet. There is partial wood flooring in the kitchen and mostly carpet on the floors. Indoor heated parking space #233 & storage locker # 150. All of these in a Well-managed building with amenities that include 24-hour door staff, On-site management, indoor pool, hot tub, fitness center, large outdoor common area sun deck with Room & Board patio furniture, a business center, bike room, indoor heated parking garage, and easy access to the public parking garage (fee required). You deserve "Wellness" 97 WALK score and, 95 BIKE score. All of these in an A+ location with easy accessibility - makes transit-oriented developments a hot commodity with 2 trains: Metra & Purple Line Express, as well as CTA Bus transit to the airport & Malls conveniently at your doorstep. Walk to the center of downtown with fun local eateries and bars, for groceries you have Whole Foods & Trader Joe's and 2 Starbucks. The building is a convenient walking distance to Top Tier Medical campus, Farmer's Market, and the new AMC Theatres. Enjoy bike paths, and so much more. Optima Views contains a mix of essential amenities and unique offerings that aim to elevate your lifestyle. Basic Cable/Internet and gas are included in the assessment. Seller's Market in this building. Your clients will be impressed! Rentable $3,600 - $3,800. The Unit is being painted and will be professionally staged. Virtual staged pictures

1720 Maple Avenue Unit #940, Evanston

3 Beds 3 Baths 12087335 MLS NEW Status
Welcome to 333 Dodge Ave, a charming single-family home located in the heart of Evanston, IL. Fully remodeled. This spacious Tri-Level story home was built in 1958 and offers a total of 2.5 bathrooms. Situated on a generous lot size, this property provides plenty of outdoor space for entertaining, gardening, or simply relaxing in the sun.As you approach the home, you will be greeted by a well-maintained exterior with a classic design that exudes curb appeal. The interior of the home features a functional layout with a seamless flow between the living spaces. The main level is a big open room with a quartz countertop island with a sink and a microwave which includes a huge living room, a dining area, a well-appointed kitchen with modern appliances, and a convenient half bathroom for guests.Upstairs, you will find three bedrooms with a full bathroom. Each bedroom offers ample closet space and large windows that allow for plenty of natural light to fill the rooms. The finished area of 1,850 square feet provides plenty of room for a growing family or those who enjoy hosting friends and family.On the lower level is a large family room with a small bar which included a wine cooler fridge. The family room has a walkout to the patio. Also, the laundry room and a full bathroom.The property also boasts a spacious backyard with a patio area, perfect for outdoor dining or relaxing on warm summer evenings. The large lot size offers endless possibilities for outdoor activities, such as gardening, playing with children, or simply enjoying the peace and quiet of this residential neighborhood.The property has a big deep detached 3 car garage with access off the alley and also a convenient garage door facing the backyard. In addition, the property has a complete fenced yard.Located in a desirable area of Evanston, this home is close to schools, parks, shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Downtown Evanston is just a short drive away, offering a variety of amenities and attractions for residents to enjoy. With easy access to public transportation and major highways, commuting to and from the city is a breeze.In summary, 333 Dodge Ave is a wonderful opportunity to own a well-maintained home in a desirable location. With its spacious layout, ample outdoor space, and convenient amenities, this property offers a comfortable and convenient lifestyle for its future residents. Don't miss out on the chance to make this house your home!.

333 Dodge Avenue, Evanston

2 Beds 2 Baths 12019251 MLS ACTIVE Status North Pointe BLDG.
Welcome to This Beautiful 2 Bedroom/2 Bathroom, First Floor-Corner Unit Condo! Open and Inviting, With Floor to Ceiling Windows That Flood the Space With Natural Light! Freshly Painted and Brand New Carpet Throughout! A Large Dining Room and Living Room Combo, Seamlessly Connected. Sliding Glass Doors Leading Out to a Spacious 12x12 Private Patio, Surrounded by Fragrant Fruit Trees and Professional Landscaping. This Outdoor Space is Perfect for Relaxation and Entertaining! Large Primary Suite With Convenient En Suite Bath. Room Features Sliding Glass Doors, Once Again Allowing For That Natural Light to Come in! The Large Second Bedroom Offers Another Bright Spacious Area Directly Across From the Full Guest Bath With Walk-In Shower. Both Bedrooms Include Generously Sized Walk-In Closets With Built-In Shelving. Included in This Price is 1-Designated Parking Space in the Underground Heated Garage, Accessible From an Interior Elevator, With Visitor Parking being Plentiful! Condo Also Comes With Ample Storage, Including a Large (4x8) Private Storage Locker Located inside the Heated Garage. This Amazing Corner Unit is Nestled in a Desirable Neighborhood in the North Pointe Subdivision. Secured Front Lobby, Indoor Elevator, Exercise Room and Indoor Heated Swimming Pool! Close to Amenities, Old Orchard Shopping, Restaurants, Parks and Schools. The Property is Move-In Ready, Waiting For You to Make it Your Own! Schedule Your Showing Today!

2525 Wellington Court Unit #108, Evanston

3 Beds 3 Baths 12079106 MLS ACTIVE Status
Wonderful and Amazing, Large and Spacious 3BR/3BA Co-Op unit in highly sought after fabulous walk-to-everything Evanston location! The ultimate in privacy with only 2 units per floor in the beautiful boutique building. This expansive unit lives like a single-family home in the sky with 9 ft ceilings and functional flow throughout. Originally a 4BR home the space abounds throughout each and every room. Enjoy breathtaking and sweeping tree-top Evanston views along with views of the Chicago Skyline. In the evenings enjoy magical views of the skyscape twinkling lights. Upon entering into the inviting foyer you will be greeted by spectacular natural light streaming in from the East and South facing wrap-around windows into the extra-large Living Room appointed with a handsome fireplace. The separate formal Dining Room is an entertainer's dream leading seamlessly into the open concept Chef's kitchen with butcher block countertops, abundant storage, a massive tiled center island and access to the rear entrance separate service elevator. Exceptionally large private Primary Suite with large walk-in closets plus sitting area around the gorgeous marble hearth fireplace and attached ensuite bathroom. Two additional large bedrooms share a jack-and-jill bathroom. Additional full bathroom off the foyer perfect for guests. All bathrooms original 1920s art deco-inspired style and charm. Common area laundry (complimentary - no fee) is shared by 9 of the total 14 units. Some units have in-unit laundry which is an option for this unit as well. Indoor garage parking included. Property Taxes are separate from the monthly assessment, includes homeowner's exemption. This marvelous home awaits your personal touch. Selling As-Is. Come make this spectacular home yours now!

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Homes for sale in Evanston IL

Evanston, Illinois is a beautiful and bustling city located just north of Chicago. This city is a great place to call home and offers a wide range of housing options for families, professionals, and students alike. Whether you're looking for a cozy condo, a spacious single-family home, or a multi-unit building, Evanston has something for everyone.

Why Move to Evanston?

Evanston is a city with a rich history and a vibrant culture. Here are just a few reasons why you might consider making Evanston your new home:

Education: Evanston is home to several prestigious universities, including Northwestern University, making it an excellent place for families with school-aged children and college students alike.

Cultural Attractions: The city boasts a thriving arts scene, with numerous theaters, museums, and galleries.

Dining and Shopping: Evanston is a foodie's paradise, with a wide range of restaurants serving everything from comfort food to gourmet cuisine. The city also has several shopping districts, offering everything from locally-owned boutiques to major chain stores.

Outdoor Activities: Evanston is located along the shores of Lake Michigan, providing residents with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. The city has several parks and beaches, as well as a bike path that runs along the lakefront.

Proximity to Chicago: Evanston is just a quick train ride away from the Windy City, making it easy to enjoy all that Chicago has to offer.

Homes for Sale in Evanston

Evanston offers a wide variety of housing options, from historic homes to modern condos. Here are just a few of the homes for sale in Evanston:

Single-Family Homes: These homes range in size from small cottages to sprawling estates, with prices starting at just under $200,000.

Condos: Evanston has a great selection of condos, many of which offer amenities like on-site fitness centers and rooftop decks. Prices start at around $200,000.

Multi-Unit Buildings: For those who are interested in investing in Evanston real estate, there are several multi-unit buildings available, ranging in price from $500,000 to $1 million and up.

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