2520 Sheridan Road Evanston, IL
$ 1,130,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11045539
  • TypePending
  • CountyCOOK
  • CityEvanston
  • AreaEvanston
  • Zip60201
  • Style
  • Year Built1911
  • Taxes$ 24859
  • Price$ 1,130,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Lot Size12,458 SqFt
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Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data LLC
Property Description

This magnificent 3-story masonry and brick home was built in 1911 by Thomas B. Carson. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it is situated on a deep lot set back from Sheridan Road and across from the Grosse Point Lighthouse and its stunning beaches. A sprawling front lawn precedes the home with a beautiful side yard. The generous back yard with its mature trees, bluestone paver walkways, and seating areas is a true garden oasis offering privacy and tranquility. The entrance welcomes you with a stunningFrank-Lloyd Wright inspired staircase. Throughout the home are beautiful hardwood floors, and original mill-work, two wood-burningfireplaces and not one, but three sunrooms to bring views of the outdoors in, year-round. The top floor sunroom located off the primary bedroom offers the perfect view of the lighthouse and the lake. On the main floor, find two sunrooms, a traditional dining room with built-in china displays, and an eat-in kitchen overlooking the backyard. In the living room is a reading area with bookshelves, a wood-burning fireplace, and views out every window. The 2nd floor features a massive primary bedroom with fireplace and adjacent sunroom facing the lake plus two additional bedrooms and another full bath. The 3rd floor features two more generous bedrooms, full bath and 5 storage rooms. The basement offers tremendous storage, a fully equipped laundry room with double sink. This home has been beautifully cared for by the longtime homeowners. Public schools include Haven Middle School, Orrington Elementary and Evanston Township High School. Downtown shopping district has small shops, Starbucks, Foodstuffs catering and specialty grocer, Vinissimo and Lush Wine shops, popular Bluestone restaurant, Leonida's Cafe, Ten Mile House and more. Popular Plaza del Lago in Wilmette is just a 5 minute drive.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Orrington Elementary School Haven Middle School Evanston Twp High School
Price History
4/12/2021 Listed $1,130,000

General Features

Appliances Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Gas Cooktop, Gas Oven
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Full
Community Features Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Cooling 3+ (Window/Wall Unit)
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Elementary School Orrington Elementary School
Elementary School District 65
Exterior Features Patio, Brick Paver Patio
Garage Spaces 2
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Steam
High School Evanston Twp High School
High School District 202
Middle/Junior High School Haven Middle School
Middle/Junior School District 65
New Construction No
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Off Alley, Alley Access
Property Type Residential
Property Type Detached Single
Sewer Public Sewer, Sewer-Storm
Standard Status Pending
Tax Annual Amount 24859
Total Rooms 10
Township Evanston

Interior Features

Basement Unfinished
Bathrooom Separate Shower, No Tub
Bedroomspossible 5
Fireplace Features Gas Log, Gas Starter, More than one
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Kitchen Eating Area-Table Space, SolidSurfaceCounter, Updated Kitchen
Laundry Features Gas Dryer Hookup, Multiple Locations, Sink
Room Type Bedroom 5, Heated Sun Room, Utility Room-Lower Level, Heated Sun Room, Storage
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 2
Window Features All

Exterior Features

Exterior Brick, Frame, Brick/Stone Msn Pred
Foundation Details Brick/Mortar, Stone
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 69X177
Lot Size Acres 0.286
Total Parking 2
Water Source Lake Michigan
Waterfront Y/N Yes

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 16X13 3rd Level
Dining Room 13X15 Main Level Hardwood
Family Room Not Applicable
Living Room 28X16 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 12X29 2nd Level Hardwood
Storage 9X8 Basement Other
Storage 10X23 Basement Other
Sun/Florida Room Heated 11X29 2nd Level Carpet
Sun/Florida Room Heated 11X22 Main Level Carpet
Sun/Florida Room Heated 12X14 Main Level Carpet
Utility Room-Lower Level 16X28 Basement Other


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Pending Average in 60201

AVG $540K
AVG $14,295
AVG 63
Year Built
AVG 1957
AVG 79
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