627 W Melrose Street Chicago, IL 60657
Listing Courtesy of: Midwest Real Estate Data / Coldwell Banker Realty / Mickey "Mick" Bess

  627 W Melrose Street Chicago, IL 60657

Active (21 Days)
$2,799,000
8
BED
8
BATH
6,000
SQFT

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.

MLS #:
11901348
Taxes
$38,761(2021)
Type
Single-Family Home
Year Built
1895
Style
Victorian
School District
299
County
Cook County

Listed By

Mickey "Mick" Bess, Coldwell Banker Realty
Source
Midwest Real Estate Data as distributed by MLS Grid
Last checked Mar 4 2024 at 12:11 AM GMT+0000
Bathroom Details
  • Full Bathrooms: 7
  • Half Bathroom: 1
Interior Features
  • Appliance: Range Hood
  • Appliance: Wine Refrigerator
  • Appliance: Refrigerator
  • Appliance: Dishwasher
  • Appliance: Microwave
  • Appliance: Range
  • Laundry: Sink
Property Features
  • Fireplace: Basement
  • Fireplace: Master Bedroom
  • Fireplace: Living Room
  • Fireplace: Family Room
  • Fireplace: 4
Heating and Cooling
  • Radiant
  • Steam
  • Natural Gas
  • Zoned
  • Central Air
Basement Information
  • Finished
  • English
  • Full
Exterior Features
  • Brick
  • Roof: Slate
Utility Information
  • Utilities: Water Source: Lake Michigan
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
School Information
  • Elementary School: Nettelhorst Elementary School
  • Middle School: Nettelhorst Elementary School
  • High School: Lake View High School
Garage
  • Heated
  • Carport
  • Garage Door Opener(s)
  • Detached
Parking
  • Side Apron
Living Area
  • 6,000 sqft
Additional Listing Info
  • Buyer Brokerage Commission: 2.5% - $475.00
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