720 Michigan Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202 (MLS # 10959111)
Price $1,149,000
Status Active
Beds 5
Baths 4 Baths
Home size 3,527 sqft
Lot Size 8,599 sqft
Days on Market 28
Location and charm! From the welcoming front porch, you are greeted with a rich sense of history in this three story, five bedroom storybook Landmark Victorian. Nestled in the Evanston Lakeshore Historic District, the home's notable period details are exquisitely featured in this "Painted Lady". Intricate details shine thru in the craftsmanship of woodwork and the restored bead board ceiling on the porch entryway. Utmost care has been taken to retain the integrity of home and highlight its unique details while offering conveniences sought out by today's buyers. Lovely restored fireplace with original surrounding tiles in the living room (parlor) has been outfitted with a gas starter. Thoughtful high-end remodel of kitchen in 2014 includes wall of southern facing windows, large island with seating at island bar and an expanded eat-in/study area. Abundant built-in cabinetry with six burner Wolf gas range/convection, Subzero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher and buffet built in serving area with beverage frig and freezer drawer. Rear entry mud room leads to a detached two-car garage & fully fenced in back yard with brick paver patio! First floor offers nearly 10-foot ceiling height with all hardwood flooring and 1st floor family room. Second floor has all hardwood flooring, is where all five bedrooms reside with primary suite having its own full bath with separate shower, jacuzzi tub, skylights, and vaulted ceiling. Relaxing and sunny sitting area in primary suite offers fully organized dual closets and skylights. Beautifully remodeled 2017- second floor hall bath with double sinks. The third floor is convenient flexible space: office/zoom room, family room, or additional en suite bedroom. Zoned heating & A/C, third floor spacepak. Basement is full & unfinished with laundry area, abundant storage & additional expansion possibilities. Ring Doorbell, ADT security outfitted. Generously situated on a 50*172 lot, one is surrounded by like homes with expansive city parkway setback and surrounded by mature city trees. Grab this special opportunity to live in one of Evanston's most sought after neighborhoods! One block to Lake Michigan, numerous city parks and beaches blocks away, four blocks to Metra, "L" and Main street shops!
Property Type(s): Single Family
Last Updated 1/21/2021 Year Built 1888
Community Evanston Garage Spaces 2.0
County Cook


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

Price History

Prior to Jan 21, '21 $1,199,000
Jan 21, '21 - Today $1,149,000

Additional Details

AIR Central Air, Space Pac
APPLIANCES Bar Fridge, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Gas Oven, High End Refrigerator, Microwave, Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Washer
AREA Evanston
EXTERIOR Brick Paver Patio, Patio, Storms/Screens
GARAGE Detached, Yes
HEAT Forced Air, Natural Gas
INTERIOR Built-in Features, Granite Counters, Hardwood Floors, Historic/Period Mlwk, Skylight(s), Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Walk-In Closet(s)
LOT 8599 sq ft
LOT DESCRIPTION Landscaped, Partial Fencing, Sidewalks, Streetlights, Wood Fence
SEWER Public Sewer
STYLE Victorian
TAXES 24484.81
UTILITIES Circuit Breakers
WATER Lake Michigan

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