For Sale: 4942 S ELLIS, Chicago, IL 60615. 6-bedroom 4.2-bath, 1891 Kenwood $1,990,000 begin new search
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Overview

Grand historical district Hyde Park/South Kenwood 6 bedroom Greystone is totally upgraded and has space for a 2 car garage. This move-in ready elegant home has an open floor plan which is designed for entertaining. The home is on a quiet tree lined street in Historic South Kenwood neighborhood and is located within walking distance to The University of Chicago campus and the hospital. This home is approximately a 6 minutes drive to Downtown Chicago. This striking rowhouse built by Horatio Wilson has huge windows which flood the house with light. The home features high ceilings, classical architectural, vintage refinished woodwork such as floors, moldings, wainscoting, millwork and the spindle staircase leading to the top floor. Enter the main level through double oak doors to a marble mosaic vestibule, then on to a beautiful open entrance hall which has a period piece callers oak bench. The spacious main level rooms with expansive windows graciously open to each other, from the living room, to the sitting room, to the dining room and can all be viewed from the entrance hall. The sitting and dining rooms each has a fireplace with an ornate carved mantle, a built in glass bookcases and a vintage oak sideboard. There is a wonderful circular library/office with a built in bench off the dining room. The kitchen is updated with granite counter, there is a pantry and stainless appliances and a fireplace. The door from the kitchen leads to a deck overlooking a serene garden. The 2nd level enormous primary suite master has a fireplace and the bedroom faces the street with treetop views. The generous marble master bathroom has a huge walk-in shower and a separate tube. There are two more bedrooms on this level and a second bathroom. The 3rd floor also has a master suite and two more bedrooms, a full bath, a half bath and a 2nd laundry space. The self contained lower level has a large 2nd kitchen for the chef you are and comes with stainless appliances and a large table space in the dining area. On this lower level there is a laundry closet, a full marble bath with a steam shower, a bedroom, and lots of closets. There is a very large recreation room with space for a large bar and there is also a wine room with space for shelving for many wine bottles. This home is updated with A/C, A new boiler and some replacement windows. The heated floors in the recreation room in the lower level make the area warm and inviting. There is an entrance to a lovely backyard from the lower level. Ellis is a wide quiet street with ample street parking in front. There is room in the backyard to build a two garage with an opening to the alley.

Address 4942 S ELLIS

Chicago, IL 60615
Listing Status Active
Asking Price $1,990,000
Original Listing $1,990,000 @
Ownership
Property Type Fee Simple
Asssessment N/A
Rooms
Kitchen, Bedroom 5, Bedroom 6, Bedroom 7, Eating Area, Foyer, Gallery, Recreation Room
Square Footage Not Disclosed
Bedrooms 6
Full Bathrooms 4
Half Baths 2
Location
Directions Lake Shore Drive to 53rd Street exit, west to Ellis, North to address
Neighborhood Kenwood
School District Not Listed
Public Records
County Cook
Tax PIN 20111100210000
Property Tax $21,117 for the year 2021
Features
Year Built 1891
Laundry Location In Unit,Multiple Locations
Elevator Not Listed
Cooling Central Air
Heating Natural Gas
Sewer/Septic Public Sewer
Fireplaces Wood Burning (5)
Interior Features Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Historic/Period Mlwk, Drapes/Blinds, Granite Counters, Lobby, Separate Dining Room, Pantry
Appliances Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Range Hood, Gas Oven
Association Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Basement Full
High School District 299
Living Area Source Assessor
New Construction No
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Listing Source
Platform MRED
AOR
MLS Number MRD11985125
Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
Exterior
Style Detached Single
Material Not Listed
Lot Size 30 X 150
Fencing Not Listed
Topography Not Listed
Swimming Pool Not Listed
Parking
Total Spaces: 0
Garage Spaces:
Non-Garage Spaces: 0 -
View Not Listed