5531 Lyman Avenue Downers Grove, IL
$ 1,100,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10741818
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyDU PAGE
  • CityDowners Grove
  • AreaDowners Grove
  • NeighborhoodDowntown Downers Grove
  • Zip60516
  • StyleFarmhouse
  • Year Built1909
  • Taxes11350
  • Price$ 1,100,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage3000
  • Lot Size0.71 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
Property Description

Stop the search! Easy to fall all in love with a true Modern Farmhouse with personality, completely renovated & expanded with all modern amenities, brand new HVAC systems! Panoramic views with breath taking perennial gardens from one of the many covered Porches & Decks. Interior features include 3 finished levels, home offices with private entrances, large bedrooms/closets, flex rooms on each level. Very cool Kitchen with a large Eating Area, Stone Fireplace, Island, Breakfast Bar, granite, high end cabinetry & appliances, large walk-in Pantry, built-in Lockers at the entry door, exterior access. Living Room has lighted, wood built-in shelving & seating, plus an attached sitting room. Dining Room is perfect for making memories with friends and family. Main level TV Room/Bedroom/Home Office with Bath, private entrance. Primary Bedroom Suite is fabulous with spacious en-suite Bathroom, Walk-in Closet, overlooking the backyard vista. 2nd level Laundry Room, high end Washer/Dryer, laundry Sink, & cabinets. Walk-out, Lower Level has private entrance door to Office/Bedroom, full Bathroom, Recreation Room with a Fireplace, built-in sound, and large utility/storage room. Huge Attic, easy to finish on 3rd level, with high ceilings, many full size windows, access to plumbing. Imagine...a 2.5 car Garage with second level (23'x25'), dormers & full size windows, designed in the same style as the home, driveway has vintage bricks from city streets. Mini-oasis is situated on a 100'x300' lot, carefully designed for daily living and entertaining a crowd in any season. Outdoor Living Spaces offer a sharp herringbone historic Brick Patio, built-in gas Grill, raised gardens beds, garden shed, wood Play-Set & beautiful skies! Great schools, easy access to major highways, 3 blocks to the YMCA, near Barth Pond & Park, Swim-Racquet Club. Ideal floor plan for related living or multi-generational shared living situation. THIS IS A VERY UNIQUE PROPERTY YOU MUST SIMPLY EXPERIENCE!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Fairmount Elementary School O Neill Middle School South High School
Price History
6/10/2020 Listed $1,175,000
6/23/2020 7% - $1,100,000

General Features

Age 100+ Years
Architectural Style Farmhouse
Assessment Includes None
Attached Garage Yes
Built Before 1978 Yes
Community Features Park/Playground, Pool, Pond/Lake, Sidewalks, Other
County Du Page
Detached Type 3 Stories
Directions 55th, just east of Main St., south on Lyman to the home, 3 blocks north of the YMCA.
District Elementary School 58
District High School 99
District Middle/Junior School 58
Electric Circuit Breakers, 200+ Amp Service
Elementary School Fairmount Elementary School
Exposure N (North), S (South), E (East), W (West)
Exterior Features Deck, Patio, Porch, Brick Paver Patio, Outdoor Grill, Fire Pit
Financing Options Conventional
Full Baths 3
Garage Spaces 3
General Information School Bus Service, Commuter Bus, Commuter Train, Interstate Access
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Half Baths 1
High School South High School
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom
Middle/Junior School O Neill Middle School
New Construction No
Other Structures Other, Shed(s)
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Garage
Rehab Yes
Roof Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
Sewer Sewer-Public
Special Assessments No
Status Active
Tax Year 2018
Taxes 11350.80
Waterfront No
Year Built 1909

Interior Features

2nd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
3rd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
4th Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Additional Rooms Sitting
Addtl Room 1 Flooring Carpet
Addtl Room 4 Name Eating Area
Addtl Room 4 Window Treatments None
Addtl Room 5 Name Storage
Addtl Room 6 Name Attic
Addtl Room 7 Flooring Other
Addtl Room 7 Name Deck
Air Conditioning Central Air, Zoned
Attic Dormer, Full, Interior Stair, Unfinished
Basement Walkout
Basement Bathrooms (y/n) Yes
Basement Description Finished, Exterior Access, Other
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 16X12
Bedroom 2 Level/Floor 2nd Level
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 12X12
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 15X11
Corporate Limits Downers Grove
Dining Room Separate
Dining Room Dimensions 15X13
Dining Room Level Main Level
Dining Room Window Treatments None
Equipment Humidifier, TV-Cable, CO Detectors, Ceiling Fan, Sump Pump, Power Generator
Family Room Dimensions 15X15
Family Room Flooring Carpet
Fireplace Features See through/Multi Sided, Wood Burning, Gas Starter
Fireplace Locations Family Room, Basement, Other
Fireplaces 3
Heater Fuel Type Gas, Forced Air, Indv Controls, Zoned
Kitchen Appliances Oven/Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
Kitchen Dimensions 23X16
Kitchen Level Main Level
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Eating Area-Table Space, Island, Pantry-Walk-in
Laundry Dimensions 9X9
Laundry Features Gas Dryer Hookup, In Unit
Laundry Level/Floor 2nd Level
Living Area 3000
Living Room Dimensions 24X12
Living Room Flooring Hardwood
Living Room Level/Floor Main Level
Living Room Window Treatments None
Master Bath Full
Master Bed Dimensions 15X13
Master Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level
Multiple Pin Numbers (y/n) No
Other Room 1 Dimensions 13X11
Other Room 2 Dimensions 06X10
Other Room 3 Dimensions 08X20
Other Room 4 Dimensions 19X12
Other Room 4 Level Main Level
Other Room 5 Dimensions 22X26
Other Room 6 Dimensions 31X47
Other Room 6 Level 3rd Level
Other Room 7 Dimensions 15X20
Other Room 7 Level Main Level
Rooms List 5th Bedroom, Walk In Closet, Sitting Room, Eating Area, Storage, Attic, Deck
Street Suffix Avenue
Total Bathrooms 3.1
Total Rooms 12

Exterior Features

City Downers Grove
Acreage .7079
Disability Access And/or Equipped No
Driveway Brick
Foundation Details Block, Concrete
Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s), 7 Foot or more high garage door
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 100X300
Lot Features Fenced Yard, Landscaped Professionally, Mature Trees
Lot Size Area .50-.99 Acre
Water Source Lake Michigan

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 13X11 Walkout Basement Carpet
Attic 31X47 3rd Level Other
Deck 15X20 Main Level Other
Dining Room 15X13 Main Level Hardwood Separate
Eating Area 19X12 Main Level Hardwood
Family Room 15X15 Walkout Basement Carpet
Living Room 24X12 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 15X13 2nd Level Hardwood
Sitting 08X20 Main Level Hardwood
Storage 22X26 Lower Other
Walk in Closet 06X10 2nd Level Hardwood


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60516

AVG $530K
AVG $7,687
AVG 62
Year Built
AVG 1980
AVG 35
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