5257 N Pensacola Ave, Chicago, IL 60641
Be ready to be impressed when you come to see this stunning and spacious Portage Park Chicago Historic Bungalow on a corner lot with a full 2nd story addition! Full of original charm and character...and all the modern day updates you would expect, such as central air, updated kitchen, and a primary bathroom! On an extra wide corner lot, this home is complete with a very large yard and sunlight pouring into every room! The foyer greets you to the home with the original front door and stained glass. The first floor has all hardwood floors and original woodwork throughout! The living room is very large and features a custom built couch (included), custom radiator cover and cushion that function for extra seating, a gas ventless fireplace (gas line is there, gas log can be installed and hooked up) and built-in book cases. The enclosed porch is accessed thru the living room and is the perfect place to sit and talk to your neighbors as they walk by! The formal dining room is bowed with 5 stunning windows that overlook the street and let in the western light all afternoon! The original cafe swing door with stained glass leads to the updated kitchen! The kitchen has a stainless-steel Wolf range, a new Bosch dishwasher, granite counters, newly painted white cabinets, space for a table, and a pantry with the fridge and more storage. The back door from the kitchen leads to the multi-tiered deck and large back yard! The first floor has 2 bedrooms, a full bathroom, and an office. The office is a tandem room, accessed thru the 4th bedroom. It is positioned at the rear of the home and can also function as a mud room. The 2nd story addition was installed in 2008 and features a family room, 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. The primary suite is very large, easily fits a king bed, and has a walk-in closet, another closet, plantation shutters, laundry (another washer/dryer are in the basement), skylight, and a large en-suite primary bathroom. The primary bathroom includes 2 vanities, heated floors, and a large walk-in shower! The basement is finished, has a large recreation room with dry bar and surround sound system, full bathroom, and utility/laundry room.
5257 N Pensacola Ave
4 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom
Neighborhood: Portage Park
2019 Taxes: $7,666.37
Historic Chicago Bungalow with Modern Updates!
The home also has 2 storage rooms and full attic with pull down ladder! Large backyard with mature trees, plenty of room for entertaining, dining, play space, and gardening! There is an area designated for a fire-pit, a 22x13' flagstone terrace, and the yard is fully fenced in. The large 2 car garage also has a driveway for parking 2 additional cars. Many recent updates have been done to this home, including: 2020 kitchen cabinets painted and much of house painted; 2019 Bosch dishwasher, garbage sink disposal, Maytag commercial washing machine, carpeting throughout 2nd floor, kitchen hardwood floors redone; 2018 kitchen can lights installed, Rheem 50 gallon hot water heater; 2016 single unit w/d installed in primary suite; 2012-2016 installed flagstone in back and finished fence; 2010 insulated attic, insulated and vented basement storage room, gutters installed on garage; 2009 added blown-in insulation on the 1st floor & 2nd floor storage; 2008 2nd story addition, new electric panel, new Pella windows throughout home, Buderis boiler system with 3 zones, space pac installed. This Portage Park location is the best, only a 4 block walk or bike ride to Portage Park (with tennis courts, pools, soccer courts, walking trails, and playground) and to Wilson Park (tennis, water spray playground, sand volleyball, trail, basketball, baseball, playground). Convenient to dining, shopping, library, and nightlife in Portage Park, Six Corners and Jefferson Park. Enjoy easy access to 90/94, Metra and the Blue Line!