SOLD BEFORE LIST: 2522 West Berteau Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618

Entertain & Relax in Luxury at this Quality Custom Smart Home in North Center—  Incredible Value!

  • 4 bed, 3 ½ bath
  • Extra-wide 30′ lot
  • 4,300 square feet with soaring ceilings
  • Unmatched Craftsmanship
  • Outstanding roof deck + multi-level outdoor spaces
  • Chef’s kitchen: Wolf, Bosch, pantry, wine storage
  • Massive master suite features fireplace, deck, custom closet, spa bath
  • Guest suite + walkout basement
  • Custom details: 3 fireplaces, Honduran Mahogany front door, Brazilian Cherry floors
  • Impeccable pro landscaping
  • SmartHome features
  • Perfectly situated in North Center: Riverwalk, Brown Line, Lincoln Square and Waters Elementary!
  • Sold for $957,500 before list!

Entertain & Relax in Luxury at this quality custom Smart Home in North Center. This sprawling 4 bed, 3 ½ bath, 4300 square foot home is on an extra wide lot and is ideal for hosting guests and family with its incredible multi-level outdoor space which includes a deck off the kitchen and is connected to a spacious pergola covered roof deck.  Details are everything in this meticulously maintained home: transitional living and dining area + huge kitchen and flexible casual living space + an enormous lower level family room, complete with high ceilings, fireplace and an authentic hand-crafted Irish pub bar.  Contemporary chef’s kitchen features Wolf, Bosch stainless steel appliances, wrap-around island and custom pantry with wine storage. Spacious master suite shows off a soaring ceiling, romantic fireplace, private deck, custom walk in closet and spa bath with jacuzzi tub, large walk in shower with rain head and body sprays. Walk out basement hosts the perfect in law or au pair suite with adjacent full bath. Spectacular custom details celebrated throughout,  including rich Honduran Mahogany front door, gleaming Brazilian Cherry floors, 3 gas fireplaces, impeccable professional landscaping and thoughtful SmartHome features like Nest Thermostat, comprehensive Keyth Paragon Security System, Comlit video intercom systems and gated smartphone controlled 2.5+ car garage, so much more. This unique home is an incredible value and is perfectly situated in North Center close to Water’s Elementary School, the Riverwalk, Brown Line, and Lincoln Square!

Specifications listed below. Truly a remarkable home.

You don’t want to miss this property!  For more details or to walk through this stunning home, contact Olivia at and Paul at today!

Olivia Carlson



Exterior Details

  • Effortless and welcoming brick exterior
  • Professionally landscaping and lighting by HGTV award winning local Chicago architect, and meticulously maintained by Kemora
  • Extra thick real New York Bluestone solid-piece stairs and pavers complemented by symmetrical Longshadow planters
  • Oversized New York Bluestone parkway planter surrounds a beautiful maple tree
  • Real Honduran mahogany extra-thick front door with reinforced European security locking system
  • Fully remodeled exterior cedar deck with 3 interconnected levels, built-in garden planters and surround sound
  • Craftsman belt-drive garage door opener with smartphone control
  • New roof (2016) with upgraded architectural shingles
  • Norco windows

Interior Details

    • Kitchen
      • Fully remodeled chef’s kitchen, with soft close drawers and modern hardware
      • Under and over cabinet LED lighting with dimmer and temp colored
      • Wolf gas range/oven with 4 burners and built-in infrared grilling system
      • Dacor Convection/Microwave combo and matching warming drawer
      • Bosch dishwasher (2015)
      • Samsung smart-tech refrigerator (2015)
      • Custom built pantry and wine storage
    • Master Suite
      • Spacious, bright master bedroom with soaring cove ceiling and fireplace
      • Massive custom designed walk-in closet with built-ins
      • Spa like master bath with a large tub, extra large shower with Moen rain head + body sprays, double bench and steam room, slate tile
      • Walk-out deck overlooking the garage roof-deck and backyard
    • 2nd Bedroom
      • Generously sized, southern exposure child or guest room
      • Custom built walk-in closet
    • In Law/Guest Suite
      • Generous bedroom and walk in closet in lower level
      • Adjacent full bath with Turkish ceramic tiles
    • Family/Media Room
      • 10’ ceilings in lower level
      • ABT installed media and 5.1 surround system and perfect acoustics for creating your home theater, space for 90” TV
      • Hand-crafted Irish pub (built by former Belfast pub carpenter) perfect for entertaining
      • Cove lighting/trim
      • Natural stone gas fireplace
      • Potential wine room
    • Second Bath Notes – Kids bath – Kohler fixtures, tub, marble/travertine
    • Powder Bath notes – Kohler pedestal sink, contemporary fixtur
    • Laundry
      • Bright laundry room with wash sink, built in cabinets and hampers
      • Environmentally friendly Asko brand high efficiency Washer and Dryer
    • Floors
      • Brazillian Cherry floors just refinished this year (1st floor, 2nd floor), Carpet in lower level
    • Air Conditioner/HVAC/Furnace
      • Dual Zoned Carrier furnaces (one in attic and one in basement) – Maintained and recently cleaned
      • Lower level furnace completely rebuilt in 2016 with new heater exchange
      • AprilAire humidistat system
      • Nest temperature controls on all levels
      • Lower level furnace completely rebuilt in 2016 with full heater exchange, annually maintained
    • Electrical –  200 amp service
    • Other details
      • Beautiful wide transitional staircase
      • 3 Contemporary gas fireplaces (Living Room, Family Room, Master)
    • Security
      • State-of-the-art Keyth installed Paragon security system with motions and access throughout house, 3 alarm panels per floor, radio back up, internet connected
      • Motion-lighting around entire house
      • 6 pair 150w spotlights
      • Security gate around rear of home
      • High-tech 3M glass security film around lower windows and rear door
      • Nest smoke detection system on all levels – internet connected
      • Internet Connected
      • Front full color Comlit video intercom system




2522 West Berteau Avenue has a Walk Score of 75 out of 100. This location is Very Walkable so most errands can be accomplished on foot. 2522 West Berteau Avenue is a 14 minute walk from the Brown Line at the Rockwell stop.

This location is in the North Center neighborhood in Chicago. Nearby parks include Horner Park, Horner Park and Horner Park.

Public Transportation:

Rail LInes:

  • Brown Line 0.6 mi
  • UP-N Union Pacific North 1.2 mi

Bus Lines:

  • 49 Western 0.2 mi
  • 78 Montrose 0.2 mi
  • 80 Irving Park 0.3 mi
  • X49 Western Express 0.3 mi

Car Shares:

  • Zipcar: California/Berteau 0.3 mi
  • I-GO: 4101 N. California 0.3 mi
  • I-GO: 4540 N. Campbell 0.4 mi
  • Zipcar: Irving Park/Oakley 0.4 mi
  • RelayRides: 2005 Nissan Altima 0.5 mi
  • Zipcar: Leavitt/Montrose – On-Street 0.5 mi
  • Zipcar: 4250 N Lincoln 0.5 mi
  • RelayRides: 2010 Ford Flex 0.6 mi
  • RelayRides: 2005 Scion xA 0.6 mi
  • Zipcar: Lincoln Square – Under the El 0.6 mi

Bike Shares:

  • Divvy Station: 0.3 mi
  • Divvy Station: 0.6 mi
  • Divvy Station: 0.7 mi

Neighborhood Information:


  • Sticky Rice 0.3 mi
  • The Bad Apple 0.5 mi
  • Davis Theater, Chicago 0.6 mi
  • Fork 0.6 mi
  • Cho Sun Ok Restaurant 0.6 mi
  • Isla Pilipina Restaurant 0.7 mi
  • Chicago Brauhaus 0.7 mi
  • Giordano’s 0.7 mi
  • Pannenkoeken Cafe/ Famous Dutch Pancake Huis 0.7 mi
  • McDonald’s 0.8 mi
  • Fountainhead 0.8 mi
  • The Globe Pub 0.8 mi
  • Goosefoot 0.8 mi
  • Orange Garden Restaurant 0.8 mi
  • Martyrs’ 0.9 mi
  • Spacca Napoli Pizzeria 1.0 mi
  • noon o kabab 1.0 mi
  • Pizza Hut 1.0 mi
  • Honey Butter Fried Chicken 1.2 mi
  • Kuma’s Corner 1.3 mi


Grocery Stores

  • Gene’s Sausage Shop and Delicatessen 0.7 mi
  • Target 1.0 mi
  • Jewel-Osco 1.0 mi
  • Trader Joe’s 1.1 mi
  • Mariano’s 1.1 mi
  • Whole Foods Market 1.8 mi

Retail Shops

  • Merz Apothecary 0.7 mi
  • The Chopping Block 0.7 mi
  • The Book Cellar 0.7 mi
  • Village Discount Outlet Store 13 0.8 mi
  • Zulu dog + cat Boutique 0.8 mi
  • Chicago Gadgets 0.9 mi
  • Verde Sustainable Solutions, L3C 0.9 mi
  • Target 1.0 mi
  • Party City 1.0 mi
  • FedEx Office Print & Ship Center 1.0 mi
  • Toys”R”Us 1.1 mi
  • Kmart 1.4 mi
  • The Pleasure Chest 1.4 mi
  • The Home Depot 1.4 mi
  • Best Buy 1.6 mi

Coffee Shops

  • Lutz Cafe & Pastry Shop 0.3 mi
  • Dunkin’ Donuts 0.3 mi
  • Beans & Bagels 0.6 mi
  • Starbucks 0.6 mi
  • The Book Cellar 0.7 mi
  • Coffee Slasticarna Drina 0.7 mi
  • Pannenkoeken Cafe/ Famous Dutch Pancake Huis 0.7 mi
  • Le Café 0.7 mi
  • Marmalade 0.8 mi
  • The Perfect Cup 0.9 mi
  • Julius Meinl 1.0 mi


  • Lincoln Square Athletic Club 0.6 mi
  • Bloom Yoga Studio 0.6 mi
  • Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts 0.7 mi
  • Strictly Fit Inc 0.7 mi
  • Ravenswood Fitness Center 0.8 mi
  • Spring Yoga & Fitness 0.8 mi
  • Crossfit Defined – Lincoln Square 0.8 mi
  • Orange Shoe Personal Fitness 0.9 mi
  • Windy City Strength & Conditioning 1.0 mi
  • Urban Strength Institute 1.0 mi
  • Creative Motion Chicago 1.0 mi
  • Forteza Fitness, Physical Culture and Martial Arts 1.0 mi
  • Personal Pilates Training – Lauren Pilates 1.0 mi

Public Transportation

CTA Commute Times:

Door to Door…

  • 43 min to Macy’s on State
  • 45 min to The Merchandise Mart
  • 47 min to Lincoln Park Zoo
  • 49 min to O’Hare Airport
  • 50 min to John Hancock Center
  • 51 min to Willis Tower
  • 53 min to Union Station
  • 85 min to Midway Airport


Thomas J Waters Elementary School

4540 N Campbell Ave Chicago, IL 60625


Serves grades K-8

Waters is a community school that is recognized for its Fine and Performing Arts, Ecology, and Technology programs. Waters is a gem in an urban district that promotes environmental awareness and healthy living throughout its rigorous academic curriculum. Waters offers extensive before- and after-school programs to promote educational success.

Roald Amundsen High School

5110 N Damen Ave Chicago, IL 60625


Serves grades 9-12

Amundsen High School, situated within the beautiful 40-acre Winnemac Park campus, provides every student with a rigorous, authentic, and culturally diverse high school experience. In addition to our International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme, we offer Advanced Placement (AP), Career and Technical Education (CTE), Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), honors courses, and award-winning arts programs. Students also have access to a wide variety of extracurricular clubs and activities, including 25 varsity interscholastic sports.


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