Chicago, IL4942 South Ellis Avenue
Est. Mortgage: $/month
MLS Number 11659111
- Bedrooms 6
- Bathroom 6
Timeless Hyde Park/South Kenwood 6 bedroom Greystone home is on a quiet tree lined Ellis Avenue in Historic Kenwood neighborhood. Located within walking distance to The University of Chicago campus and approximately 6 minutes drive to Downtown Chicago. This striking oversized rowhouse built by Horatio Wilson has huge windows which flood the house with light, high ceilings, classical architectural vintage woodwork and details. All the woodwork is refinished; floors, moldings, wainscoting, millwork and a spindle staircase leading to the top floor. Enter the main level through refinished 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, 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 which opens to a deck facing the back garden is updated with granite counter, bar stools surround the granite counter Island, there is a pantry, and all with stainless appliances and a fireplace. The 2nd level enormous primary suite has a generous marble master bath with a huge steam shower. There is also a fireplace. 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 generous size primary suites faces the front of the house and provides wonderful treetop views. The lower level has a large 2nd kitchen plus a large table space dining area. There is a laundry closet, another bedroom, a full marble bath, a very large recreation room with space for a large bar. There is also a wine room. This home is updated with A/C, New boiler and some replacement windows. The floors in the recreation room are heated floors. This area has an entrance to the backyard with a serene garden and the back deck. Ellis is a wide quiet street with ample street parking in front and there is room for a garage.
Listed by Shirley Walker of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
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