2146 W Bowler Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60608
Closed / MLS #11754207 / Multiple Unit (2-4) / Near West Side
Listing information updated 6/2/2023 at 5:03pm
A one-of-a-kind DWELL house with geothermal heating and cooling & low maintenance green roof to help you live nearly off the grid with a $35/mo. average gas bill. Live with peace of mind in a custom DUPLEX UP OWNERS UNIT and use the $1700 IN RENT from the rehabbed 1 Bed apartment below you to live in Luxury while saving money or as a second space/home office, a getaway or a separate place to entertain. The owner's unit duplex-up is designed for a buyer seeking a 3 bed 2.1 bath that is totally rehabbed and elegant in simplicity...The Kitchen focal point is the classic, stainless 'System 20' worktop by Bulthaup with a 'look through' island. The Creative Cabinet Spaces includes a matching Bulthaup Cabinet- complimented with plentiful Shelving above Stone, Glass Mosaic, and Recycled Wood Counters (repurposed former ceiling joists)....The Open LAYOUT offers Multiple Views with 10'-4" ceilings throughout the Dining, kitchen and Living Spaces which overlook front and back yards.... The 3 BATHS are one-of-a-kind. The walk-in shower in the partner/master bedroom has wonderful detailing with natural skylight, and the curved wave wall in the second bath gives the family a luxurious place to rejuvenate. The Master/Partner Suite opens onto the back porch over the yard and the 2 Front Bedrooms overlook the quiet, tree-lined street with two Community Parks. One at the Cul-De-Sac piazza in front of the amazing Charter School at the corner. All landscaping done for Zero maintenance, Custom-Designed Rear Gate & Sculpted Metal Custom Fence.... The current owner took great effort to Restore and Rebuild much beyond the typical gut-rehab. From the soy-foam insulation, to the innovative storage and soaring ceilings, this customized historic newly rebuilt home feels spacious and is Quintessential Green Living at its finest. A healthy home Electronic particle filter integrates into the GEOTHERMAL sourced mechanical system to provide a better air. All finishes were selected for sustainability..ALL WINDOWS replaced with wood Marvin energy efficient glass set to afford bright light. There are window Seats with storage below in most rooms. The fireplace, floors, stairs and all woodwork were removed, restored and reinstalled to reveal their original quality - highlighting craft details that are difficult to find.The perennial GARDEN out aback sits over 4 geothermal deep-ground wells which heat and cool the home. The perennial plants herbs and veggies thrive-complemented by the a rain-driven, self-watering cistern system. The FRONT YARD patio and fountain is a place to enjoy the neighbors under your restored stone facade (unique to the street). THE GREEN ATTRIBUTES are many.: This eco-friendly, efficient home has gas bills of under $29 and the total energy usage is 30% less than the average home! Enjoy living in luxury AND saving hundreds of dollars a year in energy costs. The immediate NEIGHBORHOOD offers it all. Enjoy Livingston park steps away (baseball, soccer, football, and cricket field). At the other end of the block a quaint piazza offers another place mingle and meet the neighbors. GREEN ROOF GARDEN gives you amazing views of both the city and gorgeous sunsets. This is a permitted COMPLETE gut rehab. All work done here was professionally licensed(unlike many of the comparables nearby). All New sub-insulated slab, footings, and exceeding code new roof structure and membrane. New lead-free water service. All new Mech, Elec,Plumbing. As stated above All windows are MARVIN highly energy efficient windows. All materials chosen for longevity. The GARDEN UNIT is completely rehabbed $1700 apartment on the garden level that will pay a good chunk of your mortgage or serve as more space for you. What a good investment to be inside the middle of growing Tri-Taylor Historic District within the rapidly developing Illinois Medical District that's got tremendous funding ability to attract biotech and medical jobs for years to come. IMD surrounds here.

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Less Than .25 Acre

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Listing Office: Better Living Realty

Listing Office Phone: 312.953.6725

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2146 W Bowler Avenue is a multiple unit (2-4) which sold for $688,000. 2146 W Bowler Avenue features 4 Beds, 2 Baths. This multiple unit (2-4) has been listed on @properties since March 29th, 2023. The nearest transit stops include Illinois Medical District CTA Blue line and S Western Ave Metra Metra BNSF Railway line.