3978 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL


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About 3978 South Lake Park Avenue

New Year's Sale Price. Take advanatage of this Reduction to help with high interrest rates. Priced to Sell, as is condition. Seller wants the best and highest offers before the end of the Holidays. Beautifully restored Historic Greystone masterpiece. This stunning mansion has been restored to its original beauty and is approx 5400SF. Features included; an oversized lot with 5BR's/4.5BA's, a huge formal dining room, an elegant sitting parlor, and a charming great room. Architectural features include: soaring ceilings, restored chevron hardwood flooring, Recreated staircase landing & bench designed by a European craftsman, along with stunning ceiling details and millwork. Ornate hardware & recreated chandler lighting to resemble the original as-built during that era. Restored pristine condition, pocket doors. Intricate hardwood flooring with original lattice patterns and custom detail will amaze you. The floors are ready for your preferred stain. There are Five gas/wood-burning fireplaces (2 additional fireplaces avail to restore) with custom tilework. The Elegant dining room includes intricately restored wood trim, built-ins, and reconstructed cove ceilings. Spacious Chefs kitchen prepped for your finishing touches. The Primary bedroom has hardwood floors, fireplace, soaring cove ceiling, dressing parlor, and ensuite master bath with whirlpool tub and sep shower. Secondary bedrooms include a Jack-and-Jill bathroom, with pocket doors opening to bedroom/parlor with fireplace and wet bar. The additional main suite consists of an attached luxury bathroom with a steam shower, whirlpool tub, and double sinks. The upper floor includes an extra bedroom, entertainment room/guestroom with hardwood flooring, and full bath. Excellent reproduction lighting from Victorian Lighting Works valued at over $50k alone. The roof was a tear-off in 2015 using historic landmark shingles: three-car garage and back veranda built-in 2012, new lighting push buttons, and new plumbing in 2015. The basement featured approx 9.5ft ceilings and was specially prepped to offer additional living area/rental income unit, with two fireplaces (to be restored), bedroom space, and bathroom rough, for future build-out. The sprawling outdoor space includes a stunning landscaped backyard with a seating area and access from the garage party door. Rooftop access and balcony are also excellent for additional entertainment space. Convenient location, steps to lake and minutes to loop, U of C, Hyde Park, LSD public transportation, Mariano's, dining, shopping, museums, & sports venues. UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN AN HISTORIC GEM IN A BOOMING NEIGHBORHOOD! 1ST EXTERIOR PIC IS OF ORIGINAL CONDITION/THE LAST PIC IS IN CURRENT CONDITION. 48 hrs notice to show. AMAZING opportunity and location for PRIVATE RESIDENCE, AIRBNB, or BED & BREAKFAST! Prepare to be amazed!

Features of 3978 South Lake Park Avenue

MLS® # 11358331
Price $799,999
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 5.00
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 5,400
Acres 0.00
Year Built 1883
Type Residential
Sub-Type Detached Single
Style Greystone
Status Active

Community Information

Address 3978 South Lake Park Avenue
Area CHI - Oakland
City Chicago
County Cook
State IL
Zip Code 60653


# of Garages 3
Garages Garage Door Opener(s)
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool No


Interior Features Hardwood Floors, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Historic/Period Mlwk, Special Millwork
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air
Cooling Window/Wall Units - 2
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 5
Stories 3 Stories
Has Basement Yes
Basement Full


Exterior Brick,Stone
Exterior Features Balcony, Deck, Patio

School Information

District 299
Elementary Robinson Elementary School
Middle Fuller Elementary School
High Phillips Academy High School

Additional Information

Days on Market 436
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No
HOA Fees Freq. Not Applicable

Listing Details

OfficeColdwell Banker Realty

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