1205-1207 MICHIGAN Avenue #3, Evanston, IL 60202 (MLS # 10747926)
Price $889,000
Status Active
Beds 3
Baths 2 Baths
Home size 2,678 sqft
Lot Size n/a
Days on Market 26
Custom designed, one-of a kind FULLY renovated urban penthouse in the serene Lakeshore Historic neighborhood of Evanston. Steps from Lake Michigan, restaurants, live music, shops, Metra & EL. Elegant single floor living in a meticulously maintained third floor walk-up with sunny tree top views & quiet breezes. A stunning home & rare opportunity for a discerning buyer. Owners will reveal the location of safe & hidden storage to the buyer only. Current owners thoughtfully combined 2 top-floor units, maintaining vintage detail w/beautifully proportioned & light filled rms: 3 bdrms, 2ba, family rm, living rm, office & spacious private outdoor balcony. 2006 full gut renovation: flowing floor plan, re-laid 1902 oak strip flooring over new sub floor, sound matting AND acoustical insulation, extensive custom millwork, 200 amp svc + all new wiring, updated plumbing, in-unit washer & dryer, two zoned central air SpacePak w/EcoBee thermostats & more. No expense was spared, nor detail overlooked, in creating this unique and elegant home. You will find silk and linen curtains and high quality Conrad shades; strategically placed pass through light switches and dimmers; extensive custom millwork incorporates mahogany, maple and other fine finishes with nickel plated, brass, crystal knobs & drawer pulls throughout; brass and nickel plated light fixtures. Fine fixtures and finishes from purveyors such as Christopher Peacock, WaterWorks, and de Gournay. Enter home through double doors into welcoming Herringbone floored foyer. Floyer flows to either the sunny living room w/gas fireplace & limestone hearth, custom shelving, plaster cove ceilings or to the stunning office outfitted with custom cabinetry for library, filing, storage and printing needs. Living room, Foyer and Office each have two large west facing windows framing tree top views of the quiet tree lined boulevard. Hand painted custom designed de Gournay tea paper wallcovering envelops the elegant dining room adjacent to the grand chef's kitchen. The gourmet kitchen includes a large island, Wolf, Bosch and Dacor appliances, intgrtd Sub-Zero Fridge, Freezer & Wine Fridge, comfy window seat, marble counters & floor to ceiling hand painted Christopher Peacock custom cabinetry. Large kitchen windows overlook charming balcony w/serene tree top views. Spacious balcony for quiet reading, enjoyable entertaining, relaxing morning coffee or green thumb pursuits; plenty of space for separate al fresco dining/entertaining areas. Comfortable family room, with surround sound wiring & ceiling speakers, near snacks in kitchen. Bedrooms include master suite w/large walk-in closets built out with custom cabinetry, laundry, walk in steam shower, double vanity, exquisite finishes including intricate marble & spa-worthy fixtures. Plenty of storage. Second bedroom with closet, dressing room and custom mahogany built in. Second bath with deep soaking tub, custom cabinetry and elegant glass tile & marble work. The third bedroom is currently used as a studio. Lovingly maintained and cared for, this home ready for you to move in today!
Property Type(s): Condo/Townhouse/Co-Op
Last Updated 6/15/2020 Year Built 1902
Community Evanston County Cook


Elementary School Dewey Elementary School
Jr. High School Nichols Middle School
High School Evanston Twp High School

Additional Details

AIR Space Pac, Zoned
AMENITIES Exterior Maintenance, Heat, Insurance, Lawn Care, Scavenger, Snow Removal, Water
APPLIANCES Built-In Oven, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Double Oven, Dryer, Freezer, High End Refrigerator, Indoor Grill, Microwave, Range Hood, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Washer, Water Purifier, Wine Refrigerator
AREA Evanston
BASEMENT Walkout, Yes
EXTERIOR Deck, Storms/Screens
HEAT Natural Gas, Radiators, Steam
INTERIOR Built-in Features, Hardwood Floors, Laundry Hook-Up in Unit, Storage, Walk-In Closet(s)
SEWER Public Sewer
TAXES 12785.94
UTILITIES Circuit Breakers,200+ Amp Service
WATER Lake Michigan

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