3978 S Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60653

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$879,000
136 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
$163
/SqFt
1883
Built
County:
Cook
Listing Courtesy of MRED as distributed by MLS Grid of Coldwell Banker Realty
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Beautifully restored Historic Greystone masterpiece. This stunning mansion has been restored to its original beauty and is approx 5400SF. (NOT TO WORRY ABOUT THE FRONT Facade, which is under construction, the construction contract is secured, and the seller is motivated TO RESOLVE THE REPAIR in this sale.) Features included; an oversized lot with 5BR's/4.5BA's, a huge formal dining room, an elegant sitting parlor, and a charming great room. Architectural features include: soaring ceilings, restored chevron hardwood flooring, Recreated staircase landing & bench designed by a European craftsman, along with stunning ceiling details and millwork. Ornate hardware & recreated chandler lighting to resemble original as-built during that era. Restored pristine condition, pocket doors. Intricate hardwood flooring with original lattice pattern and custom detail will amaze you. The floors are ready for your preferred stain. There are Five gas/wood-burning fireplaces (2 additional fireplaces avail to restore) with custom tilework. The Elegant dining room includes intricately restored wood trim, built-ins, and reconstructed cove ceilings. Spacious Chefs kitchen prepped for your finishing touches. The Primary bedroom has hardwood floors, fireplace, soaring cove ceiling, dressing parlor, and ensuite master bath with whirlpool tub and sep shower. Secondary bedrooms include a Jack-and-Jill bathroom, with pocket doors opening to bedroom/parlor with fireplace and wet bar. The additional main suite consists of an attached luxury bathroom with a steam shower, whirlpool tub, and double sinks. The upper floor includes an extra bedroom, entertainment room/guestroom with hardwood flooring, and full bath. Excellent reproduction lighting from Victorian Lighting Works valued at over $50k alone. The roof was a tear-off in 2015 using historic landmark shingles: three-car garage and back veranda built-in 2012, new lighting push buttons, and new plumbing in 2015. The basement featured approx 9.5ft ceilings and was specially prepped to offer additional living area/rental income unit, with two fireplaces (to be restored), bedroom space, and bathroom rough, for future build-out. The sprawling outdoor space includes a stunning landscaped backyard with a seating area and access from the garage party door. Rooftop access and balcony are also excellent 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! 1ST EXTERIOR PIC IS OF ORIGINAL CONDITION/THE LAST PIC IS IN CURRENT CONDITION. 48 hrs notice to show. AMAZING opportunity and location for PRIVATE RESIDENCE, AIRBNB, or BED & BREAKFAST! Prepare to be amazed!

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Listing Snapshot
Price 
$879,000
Days Online 
136 Days
Bedrooms 
5
Inside Area (SqFt) 
5,400 sqft
Total Baths 
5
Full Baths 
4
Partial Baths 
1
Lot Size 
N/A
Year Built 
1883
MLS Number 
11358331
Status 
Active
Property Tax 
$7,334
HOA/Condo/Coop Fees 
N/A
Sq Ft Source 
Estimated
Friends & Family
Recent Activity
2 days agoListing updated with changes from the MLS
2 months agoPrice changed to $879,000
4 months agoListing first seen online
General Features
Style 
Greystone
Sewer 
Public Sewer
Basement 
Full
General Information 
School Bus ServiceCommuter BusCommuter TrainInterstate AccessHistorical District
Garage 
Detached
Rooms Total 
10
Type Detached 
3 Stories
Lot Size 
Oversized Chicago Lot
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
Bathroom 
WhirlpoolSeparate ShowerSteam ShowerDouble Sink
Room Types 
OfficeBedroom 5
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Exterior Features
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
Robinson Elementary School
Middle School
Fuller Elementary School
High School
Phillips Academy High School
Listing Courtesy of MRED as distributed by MLS Grid of Coldwell Banker Realty



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