Archive for the 'Single family homes' Category

Looking For A 4-Bedroom In Wildwood? This Georgian At 6740 N. Wildwood Fits The Bill

This 4-bedroom single family  home at 6740 N. Wildwood in the Wildwood neighborhood of Forest Glen just came on the market. Built in 1949, the listing calls it a “jumbo Lannon stone Georgian.” It’s on an oversized 45×152 lot (as are most of the homes in this neighborhood. Wildwood is a unique Chicago neighborhood with […]

4-Bedroom Mayfair Victorian Was Under Contract But Now Back On The Market At $414K: 4502 N. Kildare

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom Victorian at 4502 N. Kildare in the Mayfair neighborhood of Irving Park (no- it’s NOT in Albany Park) in June 2012. See our previous chatter here. Many of you liked the property (and liked the neighborhood). Most of you also thought it was priced right at $450,000. Icarus thought […]

Looking In Sauganash? This 3-Bedroom Georgian Is Listed At $549,000: 6126 N. Kirkwood

This 3-bedroom Georgian-style single family home at 6126 N. Kirkwood in the Sauganash neighborhood of Forest Glen came on the market in August 2012. Built in 1936 on an oversized 50×124 lot, it has a 1-car front facing garage with a brick paver driveway. It doesn’t have much of its interior vintage character left but […]

Modern 4-Bedroom in Old Edgebrook Sold For Under $500K: 6312 N. Louise

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom modern “colonial” style single family home at 6312 N. Louise in Old Edgebrook in May 2012. See our prior chatter here. Most of you didn’t care for the modern architecture style, especially after realizing it didn’t have a basement. But many of you love the neighborhood and were willing […]

“Step Back Into Time” With This 4-Bedroom Farmhouse: 5655 N. Newcastle in Old Norwood Park

This 4-bedroom farmhouse at 5655 N. Newcastle in Old Norwood Park came on the market in September 2012. Built in 1919, it is on an enormous 50×231 lot with a 1.5 car garage. The listing says the house has been owned by generations of the same family for 80 years. It also says you can […]

This 4-Bedroom Estate Sale Bungalow In Portage Park Sold: 4050 N. Mango

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom bungalow at 4050 N. Mango in Portage Park in May 2012. See our prior chatter here. It was listed as an estate sale and was being sold “as-is.” If you recall, it was built in 1921 on an oversized 33×125 lot and was just 2 blocks from the park. But […]

What Was Once a Double Now Becomes Two Single Lots: 1805 and 1809 W. Cornelia in Roscoe Village

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom Victorian at 1805 W. Cornelia in the Roscoe Village neighborhood of North Center in April 2012. See our prior chatter here. Back in April, most of you voiced concern over having the El on one side of the house and the Metra train on the other. Most of you […]

What Will Someone Pay For A 2-Bedroom 1550 Sq Ft SFH in Southport? 1438 W. Henderson

This 2-bedroom single family home at 1438 W. Henderson in the Southport neighborhood of Lakeview is a rare SFH in Southport in that it is listed under $700,000. It is also listed as a 2/2 but the Redfin agent who saw the house in June commented that it has 1 full bath on the second level, […]

Is This Where The Deals Are? A Grand Victorian At 11216 S. Oakley In Morgan Park

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom Victorian at 11216 S. Oakley in Morgan Park a year ago, in September 2011. See our prior chatter here. Most of you liked this neighborhood but were concerned about the maintenance on an older home on a large lot. Since our last chatter, the house has been reduced $50,000. […]

Looking For A SFH With Character On A Historic Block? 651 W. Hutchinson in Buena Park

If you’re tired of all the new construction single family homes and yearn for a unique piece of the past, then look no further than this 3-bedroom at 651 W. Hutchinson in the Buena Park neighborhood of Uptown. Hutchinson is a historic street with larger than standard Chicago lots. This house was built in 1910 […]