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2148 W Monroe Street

$764,000 2148 W Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60612
An exceptional property for the vintage enthusiast has now come to market, set on a lovely tree-lined street in Chicago, oozing charm and historic elements! 2148 W Monroe Street is a beautiful 3,000 square foot gem with a stunning brick facade, elegant detailing, plus 3 stories of living space and an unfinished basement with high ceilings that can be customized to the new owner's needs. The gracious 5 bedroom 2 bathroom home boasts a thoughtful restoration that includes the re-staining of the original woodwork and tasteful built-ins adding a unique flair. Enter the main level via a grand foyer that greets you with a stately wood staircase as well as rich wood floors, moldings and trim. High ceilings lend airiness throughout, and oversized windows fill the ambience with natural light. Relax and entertain in the spacious living room with a wall of windows and wide openings offering a seamless flow into the adjoining sitting room. Share meals in the formal dining room brightened by tall windows, and prepare meals in the sun-filled eat-in kitchen adorned with wood cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. The first floor additionally presents a bedroom with a private hall, and a conveniently located full bath.On the upper level are comfortable sleeping quarters highlighted by the generous primary bedroom tucked in its own wing with abundant windows and a decorative fireplace. There are also 3 other bedrooms, a bonus room or office accessed by a rear staircase, and a full bathroom. The top story provides a huge open space that can be used as a recreation room, studio, living space, etc., along with a vaulted bedroom and enormous walk-in storage closet. Spend time outdoors on the front deck or the sizable grassy yard. This wonderful home is a great opportunity for anyone who loves classic beauty or desires a touch of modernization, in an excellent location near parks, schools and conveniences. The property is being sold as-is, and no credits will be offered after the home inspection. While the property has undergone significant renovations, it still requires some tender loving care (TLC).
  • Sold
  • 5
  • 2
  • 1890
    Year Built
  • 3,000 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 3,000 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS® ID: 11863434
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1890
  • Architecture Styles: Victorian
  • School District: 299


  • Total Bedrooms: 5
  • Total Bathrooms: 2
  • Full Bathrooms: 2
  • Laundry Room: In Unit
  • Fireplace: Decorative
  • Appliances: Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Stainless Steel Appliance(s)
  • Other Interior Features: Hardwood Floors, First Floor Bedroom, First Floor Full Bath, Walk-In Closet(s), Ceiling - 10 Foot, Historic/Period Mlwk, Separate Dining Room

Exterior & Building

  • Garage Space: 2.0
  • Water Source: Lake Michigan, Public
  • Heat Type: Natural Gas, Forced Air
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Substructure: Brick/Mortar


  • Sales Price: $764,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $9,281/yr

2148 W Monroe Street

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