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4900 S Ellis Avenue

Chicago, IL 60615
  • $1,995,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 116 Days
  • MLS #: 11431415
UPDATED: 63 min ago
$1,995,000
  • 6
    BEDS
  • 0.13
    ACRES
  • 4
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 7,500
    SQFT
  • $266
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1899
County:

School Information

Elementary School:
School District:
299

Description

A rare opportunity! Designed and built by renowned architect Benjamin Marshall, this turn-of-the-century Italianate Revival-style home is one of the "Grand Dames" of Kenwood. Set on a corner lot, this home is filled with priceless, irreplaceable finishes including ornate plaster moldings, elaborate mahogany doors, intricate mosaic tile floors, rift sawn oak floors, marble and wood paneling, numerous fireplaces, and more. Designed for entertaining, the main level includes a marvelous foyer with an impressive central staircase that leads up to the sky-lit atrium. The massive living room opens out to a private terrace and fenced garden framed in mature arborvitae trees. Other features of the main level include a formal dining room, a den/study, a newer eat-in kitchen with SubZero, Wolf, Miele, and Fisher Paykel appliances with a breakfast room, a sunroom, and a guest bath. The second level includes four bedrooms, each connected to a bath and dressing room. The primary bath has been updated but the original clawfoot tub and frieze of frolicking cherubs have been preserved. The third level includes a magnificent ballroom with a Moorish motif and a deep blue domed ceiling with recessed lights that resemble stars. Two additional bedrooms, a full bath, and an office are also on this level. The highlight of the lower level is an original "log cabin room" with rough-hewn log paneling, a stone fireplace, and a pine floor. Other lower-level features include a wine room, a laundry room, exercise room, mechanicals, and storage. The backyard is fully fenced and includes a patio, mature landscaping, and secure parking with two cars accessible via a motorized gate. Upgrades over the years include the installation of zoned central a/c, central humidification, replacement windows, a newer boiler, and a newer hot water heater. This home is ideally close to Kenwood shopping and dining, and several excellent schools.

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4900 S Ellis Avenue Chicago, IL 60615

  • Price: $1,995,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 116 Days
  • Updated: 63 min ago
  • MLS #: 11431415
6
Beds
4
Baths
1
½ Baths
0.13
Acres
7,500
SQFT
$266
$/SQFT
1899
Built
Neighborhood:
Chi - Kenwood
County:
Cook
Area:
Chi - Kenwood
Elementary School:
Reavis Elementary School Math &
Middle School:
Reavis Elementary School Math &
High School:
Kenwood Academy High School
School District:
299
Property Description
A rare opportunity! Designed and built by renowned architect Benjamin Marshall, this turn-of-the-century Italianate Revival-style home is one of the "Grand Dames" of Kenwood. Set on a corner lot, this home is filled with priceless, irreplaceable finishes including ornate plaster moldings, elaborate mahogany doors, intricate mosaic tile floors, rift sawn oak floors, marble and wood paneling, numerous fireplaces, and more. Designed for entertaining, the main level includes a marvelous foyer with an impressive central staircase that leads up to the sky-lit atrium. The massive living room opens out to a private terrace and fenced garden framed in mature arborvitae trees. Other features of the main level include a formal dining room, a den/study, a newer eat-in kitchen with SubZero, Wolf, Miele, and Fisher Paykel appliances with a breakfast room, a sunroom, and a guest bath. The second level includes four bedrooms, each connected to a bath and dressing room. The primary bath has been updated but the original clawfoot tub and frieze of frolicking cherubs have been preserved. The third level includes a magnificent ballroom with a Moorish motif and a deep blue domed ceiling with recessed lights that resemble stars. Two additional bedrooms, a full bath, and an office are also on this level. The highlight of the lower level is an original "log cabin room" with rough-hewn log paneling, a stone fireplace, and a pine floor. Other lower-level features include a wine room, a laundry room, exercise room, mechanicals, and storage. The backyard is fully fenced and includes a patio, mature landscaping, and secure parking with two cars accessible via a motorized gate. Upgrades over the years include the installation of zoned central a/c, central humidification, replacement windows, a newer boiler, and a newer hot water heater. This home is ideally close to Kenwood shopping and dining, and several excellent schools.
Exterior Features

Exterior Building Type BrickLimestone Is Parking Included In Price Yes Lot Features Corner LotFenced Yard Lot Size Oversized Chicago Lot Parking Details Space/S Parking Features Off Street Parking Onsite Yes Parking Ownership Owned Parking Total 2 Types 3 Stories Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Approximate Finished Sq Ft 0 Basement Finished Basement Bathrooms YN Yes Basement Details FullEnglish Bathroom Separate ShowerSoaking Tub Bedrooms Below Grade 0 Bedrooms Total 6 Cooling Central Air Dining Room Separate Fireplace Location Living RoomMaster BedroomBasementOtherBedroom Fireplaces Total 8 Heating SteamRadiator(S) Laundry Features In UnitSink Room Type FoyerBedroom 5DenBedroom 6Breakfast RoomOfficeSun RoomRecreation RoomTerraceExercise Room Rooms Foyer (Main) Bedroom 5 (Third) Den (Main) Bedroom 6 (Third) Breakfast Room (Main) Office (Third) Sun Room (Main) Recreation Room (Lower) Terrace (Main) Exercise Room (Lower) Bedroom 2 (Second) Bedroom 3 (Second) Bedroom 4 (Second) Dining Room (Main) Family Room (Third) Kitchen (Main) Laundry (Lower) Living Room (Main) Master Bedroom (Second) Rooms Total 15 Total Sq Ft 0 Unfinished Sqft 0

Property Features

Additional Parcels YN No Age 100+ Years Association Fee Frequency Not Applicable Association Fee Includes None Built Before1978 YN Yes Corporate Limits Chicago Currently Leased No Disability Access And Or Equipped No Electric Circuit Breakers General Information Historical District Master Association Fee Frequency Not Required Mls Actual Status Active New Construction YN No Other Equipment Humidifier Ownership Fee Simple Rebuilt YN No Sewer Public Sewer Special Listing Conditions List Broker Must Accompany Tax Annual Amount 32319.78 Tax Year 2020 Township Hyde Park Type Detached Single Water Source Lake Michigan

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