5453 N Lakewood Avenue Chicago, IL
$ 1,450,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10904053
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyCOOK
  • CityChicago
  • AreaCHI - Edgewater
  • NeighborhoodLakewood - Balmoral
  • Zip60640
  • StyleVictorian
  • Year Built1898
  • Taxes22238
  • Price$ 1,450,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms1
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Property Description

First time on the market in 35 years! Built by famed architects Holabird & Roche in 1898, located in the heart of Lakewood Balmoral on a 50 X 125 lot, this historic home is not to be missed. Enjoy summer nights on the expansive front porch or relax in the private backyard. Much of the original character and charm is still intact, 10' high ceilings, impressive, crown moldings throughout, 2 fireplaces, original wood trim, beautiful woodworking, and pocket doors. Large, gracious first floor with high ceilings and a circular floorplan perfect for entertaining. Large office, living room with gas fireplace, powder room, formal dining room, coat room, and renovated eat-in kitchen with a wood-burning fireplace. The second floor has 4 large bedrooms, a dressing room/office, and a full bath. The primary suite is on the third floor complete with a walk-in closet, cedar closet, and primary bath with a walk-in shower. Experience the best of city living, walkable to Clark Street, CTA, and the lake, easy access to Lake Shore Drive, and endless Lakewood Balmoral community events. Opportunity to expand with a 50 X 125 lot!

Elementary School
Peirce Elementary School Intl St
Price History
11/16/2020 Listed $1,450,000

General Features

Architectural Style Victorian
Contingency Attorney/Inspection
Elementary School Peirce Elementary School Intl St
Exterior Features Patio, Porch, Storms/Screens
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
Property Type Detached Single
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active Under Contract

Interior Features

Basement Unfinished
Basement Full
Bedroomspossible 5
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 1
Total Baths 3
Total Bedrooms 5

Exterior Features

Exterior Brick, Stucco
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 50 X 125
Lot Features Fenced Yard
Water Source Lake Michigan

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 8X14 2nd Level Hardwood
Bonus 9X11 2nd Level Hardwood
Den 12X12 Main Level Hardwood
Dining Room 19X12 Main Level Hardwood
Eating Area 12X11 Main Level Hardwood
Family Room Not Applicable
Foyer 5X4 Main Level Hardwood
Living Room 15X16 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 33X17 3rd Level Hardwood


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • 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 60640

AVG $360K
AVG $5,624
AVG 34
Year Built
AVG 1945
AVG 92
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