For Sale: 415 W SURF, Chicago, IL 60657. 12-bedroom 11-bath, 1910 Lake View $4,299,000 begin new search
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~15,000SF MANSION with 21 BRs and 11 BTHs OR choose to occupy/rent as FOUR LEGAL apartments, with 3 huge, full-floor, 6BR/3BTH, 13-room, 3,900SF apartments, plus a fourth 3BR/2BTH, 2,500SF English-garden unit (see floor plans in listing). ENTIRE BUILDING is available for immediate occupancy (currently untenanted) FOR MAXIMUM FLEXIBILITY (potential single family use, condo conversion, owner-occupied with significant additional rental income, or Airbnb). This double-lot 55'-wide vintage home is in the sought-after East-of-Broadway Lakeview East neighborhood on a quiet, tree-lined street, steps to Lake Michigan, Lincoln Park and Diversey Harbor. [Please note that listing template only contains fields for a maximum of 12 bedrooms, although there are a total of 21 bedrooms in the property.] Each floor has a Prairie Style fireplace (including the English garden level which has 8.5' high ceilings). Owner-occupied for 20+ years, first time on the open market in over a half century. Significantly renovated to provide the perfect balance of modern convenience and historic elegance, allowing maximum opportunities for a purchaser to occupy from one to all four floors. Blending a unique combination of Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau and Prairie Style architectural details, the imposing facade displays both Flemish and English-bond brickwork and ornate ironwork at the main door and ground-floor fenestration. Bright sunrooms with windows on three sides overlook Surf Street and local architecturally significant skyline. Existing RM 6.5 zoning also potentially allows several additional uses, including Bed and Breakfast, Educational and Cultural Institutions, Day Care, Health Care and Religious uses. Each floor currently lives like a single-family home that can be easily combined as desired into an enormous living space using the existing grand stairway. Multiple options for in-law, au pair and similar accommodations. Three large formal living rooms with abundant windows, soaring ceilings (10'+), original built-in bookshelves, stained-glass, and deep crown molding. Welcome guests to the gracious dining room with built-in china cabinets and unique arched ceiling. Four multiple large, eat-in kitchen/serving areas plus breakfast rooms and walk-in pantries with 4 separate laundry areas, and private exterior porches. Other features include formal entrance foyers and wide, spacious 24-foot-long hallways that serve as great art gallery spaces. Many of the formal rooms are separable by Art Nouveau French and pocket doors. Opportunity for an expansive private roof deck. Stands separate from surrounding buildings for natural light and breezes from all 4 facades. New marble/granite bathrooms, frameless shower doors, refinished oak and maple hardwood floors, and separate fuse boxes on each floor. Of the 21 total bedrooms, 14 are KING-SIZE, dual-window bedrooms, 12 with walk-in closets. Low-maintenance landscape with outdoor garden seating area and large, gated on-site 5-car parking area. Next to Sheridan Road express bus lines to downtown and quick access to Lake Shore Drive. Short walk to golf driving range, harbors, Lincoln Park Zoo, Trader Joe's, Mariano's, Landmark's Century Centre Cinema, health care, restaurants, dry cleaners, Latin/Parker, and other amenities. Historic tax incentives potentially available as significantly located in both a National & Chicago landmark district. Designed by renowned architect Samuel Crowen in 1910, the building served as the Greek Consulate and residence of the Consul General during the 1950-70's. A coveted rental with known strong 30-year leasing history. Designated Managing Broker-owned.

Address 415 W SURF

Chicago, IL 60657
Listing Status Active
Asking Price $4,299,000
Original Listing $4,299,000 @
Property Type Fee Simple
Asssessment N/A
HOA Features Park, Tennis Court(s), Lake, Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Bedroom 5, Bedroom 6, Bedroom 7, Bedroom 8, Bedroom 9, Bedroom 10, Bedroom 11, Bedroom 12, Breakfast Room, Den
Square Footage Not Disclosed
Bedrooms 12
Full Bathrooms 11
Directions From Diversey, North on Cambridge, East on Surf Street to 415 W. (Surf is one-way east)
Neighborhood Lake View
School District Not Listed
Public Records
County Cook
Tax PIN 14281240130000
Property Tax $38,812 for the year 2021
Year Built 1910
Laundry Location Gas Dryer Hookup,Electric Dryer Hookup,In Unit,In Kitchen,Multiple Locations
Elevator Not Listed
Cooling Other
Heating Natural Gas
Sewer/Septic Public Sewer
Fireplaces Not Listed (4)
Interior Features Hardwood Floors, In-Law Arrangement, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Ceiling - 10 Foot, Historic/Period Mlwk, Special Millwork, Some Window Treatmnt, Drapes/Blinds, Separate Dining Room
Additional Parcels No
Appliances Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Other
Association Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Basement English
High School District 299
Living Area Source Assessor
New Construction No
Monthly Payment Calculator
Listing Source
Platform MRED
MLS Number MRD11780251
Courtesy of Cassandra J. Francis
Style Detached Single
Material Patio,Porch
Lot Size 55 X 110
Fencing Not Listed
Topography Not Listed
Swimming Pool Not Listed
Off Alley
Total Spaces: 5
Garage Spaces:
Non-Garage Spaces: 0 -
View Not Listed