4745 S Ellis Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60615

Bryce Hoffman

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Half Baths

Property Type
Single Family
Community Area

Architecturally significant Hyde Park/South Kenwood landmarked home (Fenton House #1) and coach house is located within walking distance to The University of Chicago, near to The Museum of Science & Industry and is approx. 12 minutes drive to Downtown Chicago. This home has been magnificently and meticulously restored over the last 3 years. Designed by the renowned Chicago architect duo of Benjamin Marshall in partnership with Horatio Wilson; the home boasts approx. 10,000+ sq.ft of refined living space across 4 levels; inclusive of 7+ new bedrooms, 5.5 new bathrooms in the main house, 6 fireplaces, a study/library, a spacious living room, chef's kitchen, media room, gym and much more. All mechanicals in the home are newly installed, including all plumbing, electrical, 400 amp.; HVAC (3 new high efficiency Trane units and ductwork), gas lines and internet. The recently renovated coach house has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room and kitchen. The entirety of this magnificent home was renovated over the past 3 years in keeping with the Illinois standards for rehabilitation for which the current owners secured a Certificate of Rehabilitation. This stately sanctuary rests on a large and newly professionally designed and landscaped lot with an abundance of space including a private patio and a garden. No detail was spared as evidenced by the abundance of original, restored or custom replicated details that were thoughtfully blended with modern features. Upon entering the home, you are greeted with three oversized stain glass windows overlooking the original main staircase. New hardwood floors were installed throughout to accompany original or custom replicated oak and mahogany trim, and wainscoting and plaster moldings. The 1st floor consists of a large living room, dining room, study/library, a large chef's kitchen and the original butler's pantry. The chefs kitchen is flooded with light and includes Appliances which consists of a professional grade 48" dual fuel Thermador range. Sub Zero fridge, wine fridge, microwave, dishwasher, Amish 42 "custom built solid wood cabinets with soft closed doors and drawers. The 2nd level includes the oversized master bedroom with a gas fireplace, a spacious his and hers custom closet, a large master bath with a separate floor to ceiling marble shower, soaking tub and double sinks. There is a 2nd floor laundry room and 2 additional large bedrooms with a marble adjoined bathroom. The 3rd level has an enormous bedroom/recreation room, plus 3 additional bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The lower level renovation is complete with a gym/family room., a media room, bathroom second laundry area, wine room and extra storage.

Full Features
Architecture Style: Colonial
Exterior Type: Brick
Basement: Finished,Exterior Access,Rec/Family Area,Sleeping Area,Stora
Beds Above Grade: 7
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Central Air, Zoned, Other
Heating System: Gas, Forced Air, 2+ Sep Heating Systems, Zoned
Appliances: Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Compactor-Trash, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator, Range Hood, Front Controls on Range/Cooktop, Gas Oven, Range Hood
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 100+ Years
Parking Type: Space/s - Assigned Spaces,Off Street
Parking Spaces: 6
Room Count: 13
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 10,000
Tax Amount: $9,324
Tax Year: 2019
Internal Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, 10' Ceiling, Center Hall Plan, Historic/Period Mlwk, Special Millwork, 42 Inch Hallways, Lobby, Separate Dining Room, Some Storm Doors

Room Information
Living Room: 32X16 - Main Level
Dining Room: 22X17 - Main Level
Kitchen: 17X17 - Main Level
Family Room: 31X16 - Walkout Basement
Primary Bedroom: 32X17 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 15X13 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 17X13 - 2nd Level
4th Bedroom: 32X17 - 3rd Level
5th Bdrm: 15X13 - 3rd Level
6th Bdrm: 17X12 - 3rd Level
7th Bdrm: 17X14 - 3rd Level
Breakfast Rm: 14X10 - Main Level
Library: 16X14 - Main Level

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $9,324

Listing information updated 4/29/2021 at 12:24am

Listing Office: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago

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Neighborhoods: North Kenwood

Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Kenwood has been home to esteemed residents such as Muhammad Ali, Muddy Waters and former President Barack Obama. With easy access to the lakeshore, the South Side neighborhood once served as an escape…

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School District(s)
City Of Chicago SD 299
Elementary School
Reavis Elem Math & Sci Spec Schl
Middle School
Kenwood Academy High School, Reavis Elem Math & Sci Spec Schl
High School
Kenwood Academy High School

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Nearby Public Transportation

CTA Rail

at 47th (0.91 miles away)

Metra Electric Main Branch, South Shore, Metra Electric South Chicago Branch

at 47th St Metra (0.51 miles away), 57th Street, 67th St Metra


4745 S Ellis Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60615 is a single family home currently listed at $2,595,000. 4745 S Ellis Avenue features 7 bedroom(s) and 6 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since April 23rd, 2021 and was built in 1899. Nearby schools include Reavis Elem Math & Sci Spec Schl, Kenwood Academy High School. The nearest transit stops include 47th CTA Green line, Metra Electric Main Branch 47th St Metra. Want to learn more about 4745 S Ellis Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60615? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.

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