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2905 Colfax Street

Evanston, Illinois 60201

Martha Idler

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Property Type
Single Family

This spectacular custom home in NW Evanston offers a modern take on classic style with every detail of the highest caliber. The extra large lot (70x192) makes it perfect for indoor/outdoor living at its finest. The wide, gracious entry effortlessly leads you to a living room with wood burning/gas start fireplace on one side and a separate dining room with gorgeous grasscloth wallpaper on the other. Inside, you'll find an updated kitchen with high-end SS appliances, comfortable breakfast nook with built-in seating, large island with marble countertop, a second prep sink, bar/coffee area and storage galore. The spacious kitchen opens up to a large family room with an additional handsome stone surround wood burning/gas start fireplace and a bright wall of windows, creating a perfect setting for informal gatherings. The adjacent mudroom features plenty of storage and closets. Outside you'll delight in the impeccable Scott Byron-designed front and back yard. It is graced with newly installed bluestone terraces with built-in stone-seating walls, and a fire pit nestled among the mature pine trees, making a spectacular back yard living space. The stone walkway leads you to a two-and-a-half car, double-door garage equipped with electrical for E-Car, with a basketball pad, providing unique opportunities for entertaining. There are four generous bedrooms on the second floor, including the gracious ensuite primary bedroom, which boasts a gas fireplace and separate sitting/office space. You'll also enjoy a well appointed hall bathroom with shower and tub and convenient second floor laundry room with ample counter space and storage. The third floor provides a fifth bedroom, full bathroom and another spacious room, perfect for an office, den, or sitting room. On the lower level you'll enjoy high ceilings with enough space to accommodate a media room, exercise room, and a bonus area ideal for a game/recreational room, in addition to multiple storage rooms. Attention to every detail is evident throughout this gorgeous home. The ideal location of this home allows you to enjoy a neighborhood-feel steps from the shops of Central Street while also being in close proximity to the beaches of Lake Michigan and the wonderful restaurants and establishments of downtown Evanston.

Full Features
Architecture Style: Traditional
Exterior Type: Brick
Basement: Finished
Beds Above Grade: 5
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Central Air
Heating System: Gas
Appliances: Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Range Hood, Range Hood
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 21-25 Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 2
Room Count: 15
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 4,609
Tax Amount: $37,092
Tax Year: 2019

Room Information
Living Room: 18X14 - Main Level
Dining Room: 14X15 - Main Level
Kitchen: 13X25 - Main Level
Family Room: 19X21 - Main Level
Primary Bedroom: 18X14 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 14X17 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 14X15 - 2nd Level
4th Bedroom: 12X13 - 2nd Level
5th Bdrm: 14X11 - 3rd Level
Eating Area: 10X18 - Main Level
Foyer: 8X24 - Main Level
Bar: 6X11 - Main Level
Exercise Rm: 13X17 - Basement

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $37,092

Listing information updated today (4/12/2021)

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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
Lincolnwood Elementary School
Middle School
Haven Middle School
High School
Evanston Twp High School

School information is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. This information should only be used as a reference and does not warrant or guarantee enrollment. Please contact applicable schools or school districts directly to verify information and enrollment eligibility.

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Nearby Public Transportation

Union Pacific North

at Central St Metra (0.88 miles away)


2905 Colfax Street Evanston, Illinois 60201 is a single family home currently listed at $1,775,000. 2905 Colfax Street features 5 bedroom(s) and 4 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since February 18th, 2021 and was built in 1998. Nearby schools include Lincolnwood Elementary School, Haven Middle School, Evanston Twp High School. The nearest transit stops include Union Pacific North Central St Metra. Want to learn more about 2905 Colfax Street Evanston, Illinois 60201? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.