854 W Castlewood Terrace

Chicago, Illinois 60640

Steven Greenberg

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Half Baths

Property Type
Single Family
Community Area

Once in a lifetime opportunity to own on historic Castlewood Terrace in Margate Park. The former Fannie May Candy mansion is being sold mid-renovation and is ready for the finishes befitting your lifestyle and tastes. Built in 1898, this all-brick, stately home sits on an oversized, south-facing lot (50' x 114') with a side driveway that leads to an attached, 3-car garage. A well-conceived floor plan boasts gracious, grand-sized rooms with high ceilings and measures about 6,300 square feet. Current layout in this 3-story home features 4 bedrooms, each en suite, plus 2 half-baths. A rear addition offers 2 enormous, sun-filled, great rooms that can easily accommodate additional bedrooms, home office or be customized to your needs. Full basement is ready for concrete pour and can be finished for additional living space. Original trim, molding, doors and mantel pieces have been removed, stripped and currently in storage. Garage is also ready for a concrete pour. Potential for elevator. Castlewood Terrace, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a cul-de-sac street and was once home to Groucho Marx, Studs Terkel, Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford and several consulates. Lincoln Park/Margate Park, Montrose Dog Beach and lakefront nearby. Award-winning schools include Disney, Latin, Parker and Sacred Heart. Nothing else like this exists. Must see to appreciate.

Full Features
Exterior Type: Brick
Basement: Unfinished
Beds Above Grade: 4
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Central Air
Heating System: Gas
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: No
Pool: No
Age: 100+ Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 3
Room Count: 11
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 6,318
Tax Amount: $28,599
Tax Year: 2019
Internal Features: 2nd Floor Laundry, Walk-In Closet(s), Historic/Period Mlwk
External Features: Porch Screened

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $28,599
Assessments: $50 / year

Listing information updated today (5/7/2021)

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Neighborhoods: Andersonville, Buena Park, Ravenswood, Margate Park, Sheridan Park

Uptown has a glamorous past as the stomping grounds of Charlie Chaplin, Gloria Swanson and Al Capone. Today it shines as a place to call home for Chicagoans seeking incredible access to the lakefront, public transportation and a vibrant entertainment…

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School District(s)
City Of Chicago SD 299
Elementary School
Mccutcheon Elementary School
Middle School
Mccutcheon Elementary School
High School
Senn High School

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Nearby Public Transportation

CTA Rail

at Lawrence (0.35 miles away)

Union Pacific North

at Ravenswood Metra (1.15 miles away)


854 W Castlewood Terrace Chicago, Illinois 60640 is a single family home which sold for $995,000. 854 W Castlewood Terrace features 4 bedroom(s) and 6 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since March 9th, 2021 and was built in 1898. Nearby schools include Mccutcheon Elementary School, Senn High School. The nearest transit stops include Lawrence CTA Red line, Union Pacific North Ravenswood Metra. Want to learn more about 854 W Castlewood Terrace Chicago, Illinois 60640? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.