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Olivia Carlson

19 N Ada Street, Chicago, IL 

4 bed | 2 1/2 bath | Backyard | Garage

Listed at $1,355,000

Rarely available West Loop row home with a back yard!! Completely renovated from top to bottom. $500,000 in improvements over time, the most recent being $35,000 in new Anderson Windows with a transferable warranty to the new owner. While keeping hints of the original vintage character from the 1800s, the owners completely modernized the home to accommodate lifestyles of today. With great attention to detail and an incredible sense of style they truly transformed this home into something very special. Outstanding curb appeal and double doors lead into a vintage vestibule with original tile floor. Features include the original gorgeous staircase and 11 foot ceilings, RH lighting and accents. The living room has a large bay window and a beautiful original marble fireplace that was converted to gas. Brand new & stunning navy lacquer bookcases were recently added with a sliding brass library ladder for a very sophisticated look. Bright and open, white eat in kitchen with top of line appliances including a Le Cornue CornuFe’ stove, pot filler faucet and a Shaws farmhouse sink plus a window overlooking the back yard. Powder room conveniently located off the kitchen. Upstairs you have 3 bedrooms, one hall bath in white marble finishes and a washer dryer. The east bedrooms enjoy skyline views of downtown and the master bedroom has treetop views of Ada street as well as a working fireplace. The basement can be part of the single family home offering an additional bedroom, bath and kitchenette or rented out for approximately 1800-2000 per month. Additional income potential if used as an Airb&b. Separate entrance to the basement is in the front. Renovation price list is available upon request. Walk to Skinner Elementary and playground, Mary Bartelme and Union Park as well as all the great restaurants and some of the most trendy shops within the HOT West Loop neighborhood.

Courtesy of: Carol Collins – Jameson Sotheby’s Int’l Realty 

406 W Surf, Chicago, IL

3 Bed | 1 1/2 Bath | Garage

Listed at $680,000

Beautiful mid-century fee simple townhome in East Lakeview just steps from Lincoln Park and the lakefront. Built in 1952, this bright and airy three bedroom home has an open floor plan with floor to ceiling windows that open to a tranquil back patio while the kitchen and office work space overlook a landscaped front yard. Features include original terrazzo entry, travertine floors, radiant heat and central air, two working fireplaces, large kitchen with room for office or breakfast area and full family room and utility room. Garage parking included plus windows and roof replaced over the the last several years. Plans available to add additional baths. Located in the Nettelhorst school district.

Courtesy of: Andy Gersten – @properties