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2870 Sheridan Place

Evanston, Illinois 60201

Jan Hazlett

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Property Type
Single Family

This elegant Tallmadge and Watson architectural original sits on a gorgeous, landscaped 214 x 100 lot just one block from the Lake Michigan shore, on coveted Sheridan Place. Originally built for railroad tycoon, Fred W. Sargent, it has not been on the market since 1956! Impeccably maintained, this home boasts 7 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths, 4 fireplaces, a library, solarium, greenhouse, butler's pantry, coach/pool house, and all of the formal entertaining space one could need. Upon entering, you are greeted with the beautiful architectural details from 1927 including the grand, sweeping staircase and Parisian-style herringbone hardwood flooring. The original moldings and archways follow you throughout the home that flows from room to room with ease. In addition to the home's historic charm, many modern updates have been made, including 3 zoned heating with temperature control on each radiator, 2 hot water heaters, 200 amp electrical panel with an additional 2 panels (120 amp and 60 amp) in the crawlspace to accommodate the whole house. Sump pump in 2018 with back up batteries, heated pool with new liner and winter tarp in 2018. The first floor of the pool house floor and ceiling redone in 2018. An irrigation system runs throughout the grounds along with newer exterior lighting. The second floor of the pool house could be a studio, office or guest space. This is your chance to own a piece of Evanston history!

Full Features
Architecture Style: Georgian
Exterior Type: Brick
Basement: Partially Finished,Exterior Access
Beds Above Grade: 7
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: 3+ (Window/Wall Unit)
Heating System: Gas
Appliances: Oven/Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: Yes
Age: 91-100 Years
Parking Type: Space/s - Driveway
Parking Spaces: 4
Roof Type: Slate
Room Count: 15
Water Front: No
Square Feet: N/A
Tax Amount: $0
Tax Year: 2018
Internal Features: Hardwood Floors, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)
External Features: Patio, Pool In-Ground, Storms/Screens

Room Information
Living Room: 18X18 - Main Level
Dining Room: 23X19 - Main Level
Kitchen: 16X14 - Main Level
Primary Bedroom: 23X18 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 14X13 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 19X14 - 2nd Level
4th Bedroom: 17X13 - 2nd Level
5th Bdrm: 14X9 - 2nd Level
6th Bdrm: 16X14 - 3rd Level
7th Bdrm: 12X12 - 3rd Level
Breakfast Rm: 13X13 - Main Level
Library: 18X12 - Main Level

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $0

Listing information updated today (7/5/2020)

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Located just north of Chicago, Evanston offers a beautiful natural setting on the shores of Lake Michigan. Its historic homes, tree-lined streets and sprawling beaches may be the first things that catch your eye, but there’s a lot more to…

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School District(s)
Evanston CCSD 65, Evanston Twp HSD 202
Elementary School
Orrington Elementary School
Middle School
Haven Middle School
High School
Evanston Twp High School

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Nearby Public Transportation

CTA Rail

at Central (0.45 miles away)

Union Pacific North

at Central St Metra (0.94 miles away)


2870 Sheridan Place Evanston, Illinois 60201 is a single family home currently listed at $1,950,000. 2870 Sheridan Place features 7 bedroom(s) and 6 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since June 26th, 2020 and was built in 1927. Nearby schools include Orrington Elementary School, Haven Middle School, Evanston Twp High School. The nearest transit stops include Central CTA Purple line, Union Pacific North Central St Metra. Want to learn more about 2870 Sheridan Place Evanston, Illinois 60201? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.