5449 N Forest Glen Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60630

$505,000
3
BD
2
Full Baths
1
Half Bath
2,554
SqFt
Sold Price
$505,000
List Price
$575,000
Closing Date
Aug 08, 2022
MLS#
MRD11397511
Status
CLOSED
Type
Single Family Residential
Subtype
Detached Single
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Living Area
2,554
County
Cook
City
Chicago
Neighborhood
Forest Glen
Days On Market
20

Property Description

In the rich history of Forest Glen, one of the oldest and prettiest neighborhoods in Chicago, this Victorian has seen many changes over the years. The lush green park across the street has matured, the bike trail has become reality, and trains have come and gone for the past 120 years. Built in 1900, this home has been owned by the same family more than half her life. Grand entry hall (12 x 11) sweeping staircase, carved oak newel post remind one of a bygone era. Enclosed front porch, French doors, fireplace, and handmade iron gates to match the balusters. The wood floors have been covered by avocado/retro carpeting all this time (as is, we have not seen them.) There are wild 1960's retro baths (built-ins that you've never seen!) cubbyholes, nooks, laundry chutes, massive walk-in closets. Kitchen is also from the 1960's, has plenty of cabinets. The high garage is a perfect charming companion for the house, and there is a poured concrete pond in the yard (not currently used, no water, fish or frogs...) in amazing condition. Newer boiler and water heater. Basement is low, and typical for a house this age. There is a fair amount of work...mostly cosmetic. Fireplace not used for many years. A faded beauty...ready for a glow up. What a house... it will speak to your soul! Walk to Mariano's, Metra. Check out the floor plans!

Additional Information

School District
299
Corporate Limits
Chicago
Tax Year
2020
Tax Amount
$2,432
Frequency
Not Applicable
Year Built
1900
Exterior Building Type
Stucco
Lot Dimensions
49X149
Lot Size Range
Oversized Chicago Lot
Parking
Garage
Number Of Cars
2.5
Garage Spaces
2.5
Air Conditioning
None
Heating
Natural Gas, Steam
Sewer
Public Sewer
Interior Property Features
Some Wood Floors
Interior Fireplaces
1
Full Baths
2
Half Baths
1
Basement
Yes

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Listing courtesy of Baird & Warner. Selling Office: Dream Town Realty.



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