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65 Properties Within 0.5 miles of: 627 W Melrose, Chicago

627 W Melrose
Chicago, IL 60657

  • 8 Beds
  • 7 / 1 Baths
  • 6,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Built In 1895
Price

$2,799,000

Est Payment
$18,037 / month (details)  
Taxes
$38,761  
Beds
8  
Baths
7 / 1  
Rooms
16  
Type
Detached Single  
Sq. Ft.
6,000  
Lot Size
37.5X157  
Built
1895  
Neighborhoods
Lakeview, Lakeview East  
MLS
#11901348
Status
Active (21 days)

Property Description

Cozy Urban Retreat in the Heart of Lakeview! Nestled in the vibrant East Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago, this charming Historic 125-year-old Brick Victorian offers a unique blend of urban convenience and tranquil living. With its prime location, an extra wide/deep 37.5X157 lot and thoughtfully designed spaces, this 4-level home presents an exceptional opportunity to experience the best of city living. The residence exudes timeless elegance with its blend of vintage details which have been painstakingly restored and updated. This 6000+ sqft of living space with 8+ bedrooms and 7.1 bathrooms home has custom trim details, plaster moldings and stained glass/leaded beveled edge windows throughout to create an inviting atmosphere throughout. As you approach the home you will find the large covered front porch inviting you into the formal double door wood paneled vestibule. On the 1st level you will find a formal front parlor room with stunning leaded beveled edge and stained glass windows, tall coved ceilings, ornate gas fireplace with beautifully detailed wood-mirrored mantle and stone/tiled hearth and original pocket doors that open into the large living room. The grand living room has tall coffered ceilings featuring magnificent plaster moldings with intricate details, wood paneled walls, portrait lighting/wall sconces, stunning leaded beveled edge glass bay window, gas fireplace with wood/tiled mantle and hearth with custom built-in cabinetry and leaded glass windows. The living room also has the original pocket doors leading into the formal dining room. The dining room has leaded beveled edge glass windows, coved ceilings, portrait lighting/wall sconces, wood paneled walls with custom built-in cabinetry and elegant built-in hutch with buffet. The well-appointed modern eat-in kitchen features high end Wolf, Sub Zero, Miele appliances, ample storage in the substantial custom cabinets and butler's pantry and a convenient layout that makes cooking a pleasure. Whether you're preparing a gourmet meal or a quick snack, this kitchen caters to your culinary needs. The 2nd level has 4+ bedrooms, 3 full baths and full-size laundry room with kitchenette. The 3rd level has an additional 3+ bedrooms, 2 baths and kitchen, ideal for additional living arrangement. Throughout the home are gleaming hardwood floors which have been restored to full beauty. Enter the fully finished basement and be amazed by the space, finishes and functionality. The basement features a large recreation room with gas fireplace, 2 full baths, exercise room and large bonus/storage room with extra refrigerator and sink. Hotwater radiant heat and Zoned Central AC thru-out the home. Step outside to your private outdoor space - a serene oasis in the heart of the city. Whether you're enjoying a morning coffee or unwinding in the evening breeze, this area is perfect for relaxation. Enjoy the large, covered porch off the rear of the kitchen which leads out to a lovely private garden and the rare side yard with blue stone path to front side drive with gated parking pad. In the rear of the property is a coach house which has a 3 car heated garage with a lower level 3500 bottle climate controlled wine cellar below and a 2 bedroom, 1 bath living space above. The coach house living space is ideal for a Live-in Nanny, Extended family or Additional rental income as its currently rented for $2,090 a month. There is additional parking pad next to garage currently used by the coach house tenant. Access to public transportation and major thoroughfares ensures easy mobility around the city. Walk to parks, lake, nightlife and shopping. This is more than a home; it's a lifestyle opportunity in one of Chicago's most desirable neighborhoods. Don't miss your chance to make 627 Melrose your urban retreat. Schedule a viewing today and experience it for yourself.

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Property Details

Rooms

Room
Level
Flooring
Size
Living Room
Main
Hardwood
23X17
Dining Room
Main
Hardwood
14X20
Kitchen
Main
Hardwood
16X11
Family Room
N/A
Laundry
Second
Hardwood
11X15
Master Bedroom
Second
Hardwood
19X17
Bedroom 2
Second
Hardwood
12X12
Bedroom 3
Second
Hardwood
12X12
Bedroom 4
Second
Hardwood
11X11
Bedroom 5
Third
Hardwood
19X19
Bedroom 6
Third
Hardwood
11X14
Bedroom 7
Third
Parquet
11X13
Bedroom 8
Third
Parquet
16X14
Office
Main
Hardwood
10X11
Recreation Room
Lower
Ceramic Tile
21X20
Sitting Room
Main
Hardwood
13X18
Exercise Room
Lower
Ceramic Tile
11X13
Heated Sun Room
Second
Hardwood
22X10
Foyer
Main
Hardwood
6X13

Utilities

  • Heating Natural Gas, Steam, Radiant
  • Cooling Central Air, Zoned
  • Water Lake Michigan
  • Sewer Public Sewer

Additional Information

Exterior Features
Deck
Appliances
Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Wine Refrigerator, Range Hood
Parking
6 Parking Spaces (3 Garage Spaces), Side Apron, Garage Door Opener(s), Carport, Heated, Garage On Site, Parking On Site, Owned, Owned
Schools
Lake View High School (299), Nettelhorst Elementary School (299), Nettelhorst Elementary School (299)

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Listing History

02-12-2024 Listed at $2,799,000
Last Modified 2/28/24 12:29 PM

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