2928 N Merrimac Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60634
Contingent / MLS #12022992 / Single Family / Belmont Cragin
Listing information updated 4/26/2024 at 9:23am
On the market for the first time since 1971, 2928 N Merrimac offers a rare opportunity to own a piece of Chicago history with all the conveniences for today's lifestyle. Step into the unique charm of this meticulously maintained Checker Brick Octagon Bungalow located in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood. This classic home features a spacious 1,200 +/- sq ft above grade living space on a 30x124 lot, with three generous bedrooms and two full bathrooms. As you enter, you are greeted by a cozy foyer that leads into an oversized living room, locally known as the front room, a nod to its Chicago heritage. Both the living and dining rooms offer expansive spaces with the hidden treasure of hardwood flooring beneath the carpet, ready to be revealed and restored to its original splendor. The homes eat-in kitchen has been updated over the years, Adjacent to the kitchen, the bedrooms provide ample natural light, space and hardwood flooring (two out of the three bedrooms.) The full finished basement presents a large family room with multiple potential uses in addition a fourth bedroom, home office, alongside a full bathroom and laundry area with direct staircase access to the picturesque backyard. Recent upgrades include a newer roof and boiler installed in 2020 updated fence on north side of property in 2021, and several windows replaced over recent years to enhance energy efficiency and comfort. This home doesn't just offer a living space but also boasts a full, unfinished attic that presents an excellent opportunity for expansion. The property features a 26 x 22 green space in the fully fenced backyard, ideal for gardening, pets, or enjoying outdoor activities, plus a newly added 8x8 deck that provides a perfect setting for barbecues and family gatherings. The property is complete with a large 2.5 car detached garage. Situated in a neighborhood rich with history, famously known for its appearance in the 1991 blockbuster 'Backdraft', many scenes were filmed directly behind and down the street from this home. This area is highly desirable due to its close proximity to schools, shopping centers, parks, and efficient public transportation.

Full Features

Architecture Style:
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Beds Above Grade:
Cooling System:
Window/Wall Unit - 1
Heating System:
Natural Gas, Steam
Range, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer
Main Level Primary Bedroom:
91-100 Years
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Lot Size:
Less Than .25 Acre

Room Information

Living Room:
16x15 - Main
Dining Room:
21x11 - Main
11x10 - Main
Family Room:
20x10 - Basement
Primary Bedroom:
12x11 - Main Level
2nd Bedroom:
12x10 - Main
3rd Bedroom:
14x09 - Main
4th Bedroom:
10x09 - Basement Level
Bonus Room:
10x10 - Basement Level
26x11 - Basement Level

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Listing Office: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Starck Real Estate

Listing Office Phone: 847.515.1200

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2928 N Merrimac Avenue is a single family home currently listed at $324,900. 2928 N Merrimac Avenue features 3 Beds, 2 Baths. This single family home has been listed on @properties since April 22nd, 2024 and was built in 1927.