half bath
square ft

3610 N Avers Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60618
Closed / MLS #11733366 / Single Family / Irving Park
Listing information updated 6/2/2023 at 6:03am
A Once in a Generation Offering: This truly rare and stunning 1929 Spanish Colonial home in the historic and exclusive pocket of Chicago's The Villa neighborhood, which is only 126 homes, is unequaled and like no other. This home has been owned by the same family since 1953 who has kept it true to its original historical and architectural design. The home has been featured as the face of The Villa in many periodicals, including the Chicago Sun Times. This home has a unique angled side entrance, with a Romantic style door with multi paneled side lights and two Classical styled balustrades at the first level and a curved balustrade on the porch roof above the entry. The front entry is also accented by fluted Corinthian columns. From the Spanish style clay tile roof to the original doorknobs, original radiator covers and Storybook lighting fixtures throughout the home, you will be delighted at every turn. Envision walking into your completely unique home through the arched doorway into the entryway with original ceramic tile flooring and enter the foyer with its high, open dramatic ceilings. To your left is a room which was used as the home's library, but could also be used as a bedroom, complete with gorgeous original French doors. To the right you enter the captivating formal sunken living room which features an Italian Marble wood burning fireplace. This grand room is the heart of the home and where all your entertaining can take place. Walk around the fireplace and you enter a delightful sunroom with 3 sets of grand French doors which run along the east facade of the home and bask the area in natural light. The dining room is large and extravagant and connects to both the living room and kitchen. Each room on the main floor features its own ornate pattern of original crown molding. The kitchen features the original metal cabinets and their hardware, which are in amazing condition, as well as a farmhouse sink and a Crowne Oven. The main floor is rounded out with a full bath featuring original basketweave tile and a fourth bedroom at the back of the home. The long winding mahogany staircase with built in dramatic nooks along the walls leads you to the magnificent second floor which has three very large bedrooms with more architectural details and an original full violet and black art deco era period bath and a black and white half bath with original tile work. The bedrooms have wall detailing reminiscent of an era long gone by with surprising details including canvas walls, nooks and large closets. And finally, the lower level of the home takes you back in time to the Prohibition era with its Rathskeller bar room complete with a working bar and sconces from the period. There are two storage wine cellars which also flank the bar. The floor is rounded out additional large recreation room with hardwood floors and a mechanical room with an original handyman's workbench and two cedar closets. There is plumbing to add a half bath in the lower level of the home. The home sits on a large 5700 sq foot lot and has a private 2 car garage in the back of the home. This home truly is magnificent and a once in a lifetime find. The home is 3 blocks from the Kennedy expressway and a few miles from Wrigley Field and the lakefront, offering you access to transportation, restaurants, shops and all the city offers. This home is in the Villa Historic District and is on the National Register of Historic Places. If you have dreamed of bringing a cultural gem back to life this home, will surprise and delight you. The home is being offered through an estate AS IS.

Full Features

Architecture Style:
Exterior Type:
Partially Finished
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Main Level Primary Bedroom:
91-100 Years
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Garage Door Opener(s)
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Less Than .25 Acre
Internal Features:
Hardwood Floors, Built-in Features, Historic/Period Mlwk, Separate Dining Room
External Features:
Deck, Roof Deck

Room Information

Living Room:
21x18 - Main
Dining Room:
14x14 - Main
19x11 - Main
Family Room:
21x12 - Basement
Primary Bedroom:
16x22 - Second Level
2nd Bedroom:
12x16 - Second
3rd Bedroom:
11x16 - Second
4th Bedroom:
11x9 - Main
Other Room:
21x8 - Main Level
Sitting Room:
11x12 - Main Level
Family Room - Down:
21x12 - Basement Level
21x6 - Basement Level
Recreation Rm:
15x24 - Basement Level

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Listing Office: Baird & Warner

Listing Office Phone: 773.775.1855

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3610 N Avers Avenue is a single family home which sold for $879,800. 3610 N Avers Avenue features 4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1 Half Bath. This single family home has been listed on @properties since April 6th, 2023 and was built in 1929. The nearest transit stops include Addison CTA Blue line and Irving Park Metra Metra Union Pacific Northwest line.