This property at 829 Michigan Avenue , Evanston, IL60202 has listed by Allyson  Hoffman ABR, ACRE, CDPE, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, SRES, SFR but has not been updated for quite some time. Please contact the listing agent and broker for up to date information.

829 Michigan Avenue
Evanston, IL60202


Single Family Residential
MLS#: 10607810

4 beds1 full bath1 half bath1922 sqft

Year built: 1889



An Inviting Turn-of-the-Century Charmer -- One Block to Lakefront and Park!

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Near Evanston's Envied Historic District -- Three Stories of Vintage Appeal with Ultra-Convenient Location near Shops, Lake and Commuter Stations! 

* Three stories of historic charm!

* One block to Lake Michigan and Clark Square Park!

* Four Bedrooms!

* Commuter Dream -- near Metra, El and CTA!

* Parlor-style Living Room with big bay window!

* Formal Dining Room with Multi-sided Fireplace!

* Updated eat-in Kitchen with Quartz Countertops, Stainless Appliances and lovely cabinetry with glass-front accents -- shares fireplace with adjacent Dining Room!

* Airy Porch off Kitchen leads to patio, backyard and large 2.5-car garage off rear alley!

* Master Bedroom with sitting or dressing room!

* Third Floor Loft-like Retreat with Skylight provides access to big storage area with expansion potential!

* Improvements include: Marvin thermopane windows, siding, updated electric, forced air heating and cooling, pavered walks & patio, security system, & springtime color!

A vintage three-story treasure, one block to lake and park, ideally-close to commuter conveniences, shops and the historic lakefront district -- features a great updated kitchen with stainless appliances, quartz counters and access to an airy back porch.

The formal parlor-style living room with its bay window opens to the separate dining room with a two-sided fireplace that's shared with the adjacent kitchen overlooking the backyard.

On the second floor, the master bedroom features a sitting or dressing room with a wall of closets. Add three more family bedrooms on the second floor and a huge third floor bonus space with a sunny skylight and limitless possibilities -- maybe used as a den, office, playroom or expand into the adjacent unfinished space for a huge master bedroom suite (Note: The third floor bonus room is currently not heated but has a window air conditioning unit)!

This wonderful classic offers endless options, a truly picturesque storybook charmer!

Note: The lot is non-conforming. Please check with City of Evanston for permissible modifications. and/or changes.

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Contact Allyson Hoffman for more information or to schedule a showing.  Visit or email [email protected]! 


Living Room - 17' x 13'
* Opens to Foyer
* Opens to Dining Room
* Hardwood Flooring
* Big Bay Window overlooking Front Yard 

Dining Room - 15' x 12'
* Opens to Living Room
* Opens to Kitchen
* Features a classic multi-sided fireplace shared with the Kitchen
* Hardwood Flooring

Kitchen - 17' x 11'
* Updated with stunning Quartz countertops and Stainless Appliances
* Ceramic tile flooring
* Breakfast Eating Area with multi-sided fireplace shared with Dining Room
* Lovely newer cabinetry features stunning leaded-glass fronts
* Butcher Block counter space -- ultra convenient
* Track Lighting
* Pine Plan ceiling
* Sunny east windows overlooking backyard & patio
* Opens to enclosed back porch
* Access to adjoining hallway with tons of pantry storage closets 

Master Bedroom - 13' x 13' + Sitting/Dressing Area (2nd Floor)
* Adjoining 7'x7' Sitting/Dressing Area with wall of closets
* Hardwood Parquet-style Flooring
* Sitting Area provides flexible area for future modifications 

Second Bedroom - 12' x 12' (2nd Floor)
* Hardwood Parquet Style Flooring
* Ceiling Fan
* Now used and Second-Floor Den 

Third Bedroom - 11' x 10' (2nd Floor)
* Sunny corner location with windows on two sides
* Hardwood Parquet Style Flooring
* Wall of Built-in Cabinets and Closets 

Fourth Bedroom - 11' x 9' (2nd Floor)
* Hardwood Parquet Style Flooring
* Now used and in-home office
* Wall of Built-in shelving convertible to closet area 

Third Floor Bonus Room - 16' x 16' (3rd Floor)
* Adjoining 10'x8' Sitting Area
* Sunny Skylight
* Leading Glass Window
* Natural Red Oak Flooring & Carpeting
* Big Closet
* Access to huge walk-in under-eave storage with expansion potential
* Could also function as Family Room, Playroom, Office or Master Suite -- greatly flexible and suited to your family's personal needs
* Currently not heated and has window air conditioning 

Enclosed Porch - 11' x 6'
* Located off the Kitchen
* Access to the Backyard & Patio 

Foyer - 15' x 7'
* Opens to Living Room
* Opens to Pantry Hallway
* Access to Powder Room
* Hardwood Flooring
* Stairway to Second Floor 

Other Features and Highlights
* Nine Foot Ceiling on First Floor
* Newer Siding
* 200 Amp Electric Service
* Forced Air Heat and Air Conditioning (3rd floor has additional window AC unit)
* Basement with Exterior Access to Backyard
* Marvin thermopane windows 

Exterior/Site Features
* Front and Rear Brick paver walkways
* Brick paver patio
* Newer 2.5-car detached garage located off rear alley
* Lush flower plantings with many tulip bulbs
* Non-conforming lot - check with City of Evanston for additional details 

Location Highlights
* Near Evanston's Historic District
* One Block to Lakefront and Park
* Close to Metra, El, CTA - ideal for commuting owners
* Great proximity to shopping, restaurants and Evanston's cultural opportunities
* Easy access to downtown Chicago

Allyson  Hoffman ABR, ACRE, CDPE, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, SRES, SFR

RE/MAX Properties Northwest
License: IL#471.006264
Listed by: RE/MAX of Barrington

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