ACTIVE_UNDER_CONTRACT: 507 W BRIAR #2, Chicago, IL 60657. 4-bedroom 3-bath, 1924 Lake View $625,000 begin new search
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Overview

A Roaring 20's Masterpiece nestled among the tree lined serenity of Briar Place, just two blocks from the lakefront. Or a 4/3 w/ a garage! This boutique four unit building adorned with lavishly carved limestone trim features vintage details and unique touches throughout. Enter through this marvelous foyer complete with original dentil molding and period perfect door hardware, then turn to fully appreciate the building's enormous 32 feet of width. A trio of bright 16 pane windows frames the tree canopy of Briar while the ornate wood burning fireplace pulls you in. It's a space normally seen in the movies, never in person. Five layer crown molding adorns every room and serves as a pleasant reminder of the wonderful craftmanship that was a hallmark of classic luxury buildings. Dinner parties, Board meetings, or ad-hoc gatherings would all find comfort in the signature dining room highlighted with Deco wainscoting. The kitchen offers a unique style and layout that provides ample storage, full pantry & counterspace while still exhibiting a sense of character one expects of such a remarkable home. Adjoining the kitchen is the ideal place for a casual eating area, home learning studio, or mystery treasure nook. While the entertaining spaces occupy one half of the unit, a 40 foot long barrel vaulted gallery leads to the four bedrooms each with individual access to a bathroom, all of which were recently renovated in a classic manner consistent with the period of the building. Additional features & updates include in-unit laundry, abundant closet space, new kitchen appliances, refinished hardwood floors throughout the entire unit, and unique lighting fixtures. For comfort, the soothing warmth of radiator heat ensures you are never cold in winter, while the abundance of windows and proximity to the lake promises delightful breezes in the warmer months. Directly behind the property lies a private brick garage spot. The building is located in the highly coveted Nettlehorst school district, and is close walking distance to not only the Lake, but one of Chicago's most lively commercial districts, Broadway in East Lakeview, as well as a multitude of public transit options and LakeShoreDrive. Real estate jargon is sometimes misleading. This place is not. These units rarely come on the market. Deck/balcony and Central Air can be added. Select viewing times only.

Address 507 W BRIAR

Unit# 2


Chicago, IL 60657
Listing Status Active Under Contract
Asking Price $625,000
Original Listing $625,000 @
Escrow Date 2021-04-13
Days on MLS
Ownership
Property Type Condo
Asssessment $620
HOA Amenities Storage
Rooms
Gallery, Foyer, Walk In Closet, Breakfast Room
Square Footage Not Disclosed
Bedrooms 4
Full Bathrooms 3
Location
Directions West on Briar from Sheridan Road
Neighborhood Lake View
School District Not Listed
Public Records
County Cook
Tax PIN 14281050741002
Property Tax $3,976 for the year 2019
Features
Year Built 1924
Laundry Location In Unit
Elevator Not Listed
Cooling 3+ (Window/Wall Unit)
Heating Steam, Radiators
Sewer/Septic Public Sewer
Fireplaces Wood Burning (1)
Interior Features Bar-Dry, Hardwood Floors, Laundry Hook-Up in Unit, Bookcases, 9' Ceilings, Historic/Period Mlwk
Appliances Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Range Hood
Association Fee Frequency Monthly
Basement None
High School District 299
Living Area Source Other
New Construction No
Monthly Payment Calculator
Listing Source
Platform MRED
AOR
MLS Number MRD11045008
Courtesy of Captain Realty LLC
Exterior
Style Attached Single
Material Not Listed
Lot Size COMMON
Fencing Not Listed
Topography Not Listed
Swimming Pool Not Listed
Parking
Total Spaces:
Garage Spaces: 1
Non-Garage Spaces: 0 -
View Not Listed