For Sale: 4849 S GREENWOOD, Chicago, IL 60615. 6-bedroom 4.5-bath, 1887 Kenwood $1,295,000 begin new search
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Overview

Back on the market at an incredible new price! At the time this home was constructed there were only four houses on the 4800 block of Greenwood Avenue; Kenwood was then a bucolic suburban retreat. The catalysts fostering the growth of the neighborhood (the founding of the University of Chicago and the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition) were years away. For a century and a half this home has stood proudly as the world evolved around it - a new century dawned (twice) and houses by architectural innovators including Frank Lloyd Wright and Burnham & Root rose nearby. A resurgence occurred as the community was landmarked, and a neighbor elected president. And through it all 4849 endured. The ambience of those earlier years remains: a handsome staircase, leaded windows, high ceilings, warming fireplaces and a verdant yard. This welcoming, spacious home offers a layout that can be reconceived for the 21st century, including space for a large kitchen and family room. With six bedrooms, four full and one-half baths, enclosed porches and lovely formal rooms on the main level, this house provides ample space indoors, and out. Hyde Park and Kenwood are vibrant communities - enhanced by the University of Chicago, adjacent to the city's magnificent lakefront and located a mere ten-minute drive from the Loop. This is an amazing opportunity to write the next chapter of this home's enduring legacy.

Address 4849 S GREENWOOD

Chicago, IL 60615
Listing Status Active
Asking Price $1,295,000
Original Listing $1,295,000 @
Ownership
Property Type Fee Simple
Asssessment N/A
Rooms
Bedroom 5, Bedroom 6, Storage, Foyer
Square Footage Not Disclosed
Bedrooms 6
Full Bathrooms 4
Half Baths 1
Location
Directions From north or southbound Lake Shore Drive, exit at 47th Street. Go west on 47th to Greenwood Avenue. Turn left onto Greenwood, the house is a block and one half South and will be on your left. Plenty of street parking.
Neighborhood Kenwood
School District Not Listed
Public Records
County Cook
Tax PIN 20111080080000
Property Tax $19,865 for the year 2022
Features
Year Built 1887
Laundry Location
Elevator Not Listed
Cooling Space Pac
Heating Natural Gas
Sewer/Septic Public Sewer
Fireplaces Decorative (2)
Interior Features Hardwood Floors, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Ceilings - 9 Foot, Historic/Period Mlwk
Additional Parcels No
Appliances Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator
Association Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Basement Full
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Foundation Details Stone
High School District 299
Living Area Source Assessor
Lot Features Fenced Yard, Mature Trees
New Construction No
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Listing Source
Platform MRED
AOR
MLS Number MRD12048392
Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
Exterior
Style Detached Single
Material Deck
Lot Size 40 X 201
Fencing Not Listed
Topography Not Listed
Swimming Pool Not Listed
Parking
Total Spaces: 0
Garage Spaces:
Non-Garage Spaces: 0 -
View Not Listed