5536 N Lakewood Avenue Chicago, IL 60640
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Stunning home in desirable Lakewood Balmoral Historic District. The exterior of this beautiful stately home has towering pillars, beautiful landscaping, and a welcoming front porch on a beautiful tree-lined street.The home is 3895 sq ft with an additional 1000 sq ft finished lower level, 1500 sq ft of outdoor spaces, and a three-car garage, rare in this neighborhood. There is an elegant parlor with the original beautiful, curved wood and leaded glass as you enter the house. The living room has large windows, a fireplace (1 of 3 in the house), and a sophisticated coffered ceiling. A large island anchors the chef's kitchen with a double Wolf stove and a separate pasta cooker. The kitchen opens to a family room with a wood-burning fireplace leading to the covered porch that extends your entertaining space. The dining room is perfectly located next to the kitchen. The 1500 sq. ft of outdoor decks on this house are incredibly expansive. The covered porch off the kitchen extends your living and entertaining space. The terrace on top of the three-car garage is perfect for picnics, outdoor movies, and entertaining. There is a covered porch off the primary bedroom perfect for your morning coffee, The other two bedrooms have oversized sliding doors that lead to a private deck. The third floor has a deck that looks over the treetops. There are 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths. The second level has 3 oversized bedrooms with outdoor spaces. The primary suite has french doors leading to a grand porch, and the attached bathroom has an oversized steam shower and a large spa bathtub. The other two large bedrooms have sitting areas that lead out to a private sun deck. There is another bathroom and laundry on the second floor. The third level is flooded with light. It is a bonus room that could be used as a fifth bedroom, art studio, office, or workout room. It has a built-in bed perfect for reading. This floor leads to a fantastic deck that you can see above the treetops and gives you outdoor privacy. The lower level features a wood-burning heatilator fireplace, built-in bookcases, a bedroom, a steam shower, a second laundry room/utility room, and a door to the yard. 3 blocks to the lake and beach, close to Chicago's best restaurants on Clark and Broadway, shops, Starbucks, and Whole Foods are nearby. Walk everywhere. In Pierce school district, close to Rogers Park Montessori School, French & Waldorf schools.
|a month ago||Listing updated with changes from the MLS|
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|a month ago||Listing first seen online|