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Listing Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Koenigrubloff

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1217 Ridge Avenue - Discerning purchaser with an eye for historic value and future grandeur need look no further!!! Completed in 1899 for noted Evanstonian Chancellor Livingston Jenks & designed by well known architect Myron Hunt, here is a timeless combination of generous room sizes, exquisite high quality hardwoods and spacious property. Time to update and bring into today. Prepare to roll up your sleeves! Its brick paver circular driveway and parking area add to the charm. Exquisite details and unusually large rooms. Even generous kitchen with walk in pantry. Basement includes wine room, dark room and expansive storage area. This property is in the Ridge Avenue historic district ( see additional info for map) and has 2 story coach house tucked at the opposite corner of the 120 x 160 lot. All 6 bedrooms are good sized and master suite exudes charm of yesterday with adjoining closet and dressing areas. For the connoisseur of timeless quality, updating it will be a dream come true!! Being sold AS IS. Virtual Tour

Listing information

  • MLS® ID: 09235296
  • Beds: 6
  • Total Rooms: 12
  • Parking Type Description: None 0 cars
  • Total Square Footage: 4,916 ($177.99 per sq. foot)
  • Estimated Annual Taxes: $26,898
  • Style: Other
  • Baths: 5 (Full: 4 3/4: 0 1/2: 1 Other: 0)
  • Stories: 0
  • New Construction: No
  • Lot Area: 0.44
  • County: Cook
  • Year Built: 1899
  • Status: Active
  • Fireplaces: 1
  • Foreclosure: No
  • Lot Size: 160X120X160X120
  • High School: Evanston Twp High School

Features

Additional Rooms 5th Bedroom, 6th Bedroom, Dark Room, Enclosed Porch, Foyer, Library, Sitting Room, Walk In Closet
Age 100+ Years
Air Conditioning None
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Refrigerator, Washer
Area Evanston
Area Amenities Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Assessment Includes None
Basement Full
Basement Bathrooms (Y/N) No
Basement Description Unfinished
Built Before 1978 (Y/N) Yes
Dining Room Separate
Disability Access and/or Equipped No
Driveway Brick, Circular
Electricity Circuit Breakers
Equipment Humidifier, Security System
Exposure E (East), W (West)
Exterior Building Type Frame
Exterior Property Features 2 Houses, Patio, Porch, Porch Screened
Fireplace Location Other
Foundation Concrete
General Information Commuter Train, Historical District, School Bus Service
Heat/Fuel Hot Water/Steam
Is Parking Included in Price Yes
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Table Space, Island, Pantry-Walk-in
Lot Size .25-.49 Acre
Master Association Fee No
Master Bedroom Bath Full
Other Bedrooms (Below Grade) - 0, Special Service Area - N, Tax Year - 2015, Total Full/Half Baths - 4.1, Township - Evanston
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Space/s
Parking Details Driveway
Parking On-Site Yes
Parking Ownership Owned
Possession Closing
Property Type Detached Single
Recent Rehab (Y/N) No
Roof Type Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
Sale Terms Conventional
Sewer Sewer-Public
Special Assessments U
Tax Exemptions None
Type Detached 3 Stories, Coach House
Virtual Tour None
Water Lake Michigan, Public
Waterfront (Y/N) No

Rooms

Dining Room Main Level 21X15
Foyer Main Level 21X17
Kitchen Main Level 20X7
Library Main Level 25X20
Living Room Main Level 28X15
Dark Rm Basement 15X12
5th Bdrm 3rd Level 20X15
6th Bdrm 3rd Level 20X11
Sitting 3rd Level 14X7
Walk in Closet 3rd Level 10X8
Bedroom 2 2nd Level 15X14
Bedroom 3 2nd Level 16X14
Bedroom 4 2nd Level 13X13
Enclosed Porch 2nd Level 12X8
Master Bedroom 2nd Level 16X15
Listing Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Koenigrubloff