5540 N WAYNE Avenue Chicago, IL
$ 925,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10935659
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyCOOK
  • CityChicago
  • AreaCHI - Edgewater
  • NeighborhoodAndersonville
  • Zip60640
  • Style
  • Year Built1907
  • Taxes12554
  • Price$ 925,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Lot Size4,060 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
James Robinson
Property Description

A rare opportunity to own a stunning craftsman-style home with modern updates on the most desirable block in Lakewood Balmoral. Enjoy the tree lined street, historic architecture and outstanding location near Clark street shops and restaurants, the Bryn Mawr Historic District and the lakefront. This unique house is full of architectural details and curb appeal with beautiful landscaping and a large fenced-in yard. Enjoy entertaining on the spacious front porch. Enter into the vintage living room featuring quarter-sawn oak floors and mill work with built-in Stickley-style bookcases, casement windows with stained glass details, and a beautiful wood burning, gas-assisted fire place. The living room opens to a large formal dining room with original built-in cabinetry, large bay windows and a coffered ceiling. Off the dining room and kitchen, a convenient home office with views on to the sunny backyard and full bathroom provide a comfortable work from home option. The kitchen features granite counters, arts and crafts inspired backsplash, and updated appliances, including a Sub-Zero refrigerator with custom cabinet trim. Three bedrooms are on the second level. The primary bedroom features 15 foot vaulted ceilings with custom built-in cabinetry, walk-in closets, decorative fireplace and dazzling LED lighting. Two additional bedrooms include large closets and accommodate a queen or full size bed. Two skylights over the staircase and bathroom brighten the second floor. This spectacular home includes a fully finished basement with 8 foot ceilings and a separate entrance. Enjoy the comfortable media room with kitchenette and wine refrigerator, use the lower level room as a bedroom or home gym. The laundry room is well-appointed with custom cabinets, granite counters, built-in ironing board and laundry chute and front-loading washer and dryer. The house includes many upgrades such as an efficient boiler and radiator heating, Space Pac central air conditioning, a large water heater, and many smart home features to control heating, cooling, lighting and home security from your phone. New roof, new leaf-guard gutter system, and new soffits installed in October 2020. The large 33 foot x 123 foot lot includes a two car garage. This unique home has been featured on the Edgewater Historical Society home tour for its historic character. Peirce Elementary School is just a block away and numerous private schools surround the area as well. This is a rare opportunity to live in a beautiful vintage home with modern updates and immediate access to all that Andersonville has to offer. House is AGENT OWNED. Brokerage does not hold earnest money.

Price History
11/17/2020 Listed $925,000

General Features

Appliances Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Range Hood
Architectural Style Other
Contingency Attorney/Inspection
Exterior Features Porch, Storms/Screens
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, Built-in Features, Coffered Ceiling(s), Historic/Period Mlwk, Granite Counters
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
Property Type Detached Single
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active Under Contract

Interior Features

Basement Finished
Basement Full
Bedroomspossible 4
Full Baths 2
Kitchen Updated Kitchen
Total Baths 2
Total Bedrooms 3

Exterior Features

Exterior Stucco
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 33 X 123
Water Source Lake Michigan

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Den 10X9 Main Level Hardwood
Dining Room 15X14 Main Level Hardwood
Family Room 20X14 Basement Hardwood
Living Room 23X16 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 23X13 2nd Level Hardwood
Storage 10X8 Basement Stone


  • 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 60640

AVG $360K
AVG $5,782
AVG 35
Year Built
AVG 1944
AVG 92
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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