1513 W Altgeld Street
Chicago, Illinois 60614
Welcome home to this one of a kind masonry construction 3-story, 5 bedroom, 4-1/2 bath, 5200 square foot luxury home in Lincoln Park near Wrightwood Park. The large open sunny living room and adjoining dining room includes hardwood flooring and custom millwork. In the rear of the home is the spacious chef's kitchen with stainless steel appliances and the massive 6 burner double commercial oven and lots of cabinetry and counter space. The adjoining powder room is smartly tucked between the two full walk-in pantry closets.
Head just a few short steps down to the ground level and enjoy the bright and airy south-facing 2-story family room with stone surround woodburning fireplace. The double sliding doors will lead you out to the protected landscaped back yard and offers views of the landscaping and/or the kids while spending your time in the kitchen or family room. The attached and very desirable covered and enclosed breezeway will keep your family fully protected from the garage to family room year round. No more trips from your car to the house through the rain or snow or heat. It includes a wall of lower cabinets and an extra long countertop with a wet sink for a craft area or mud room to clean up after playing in the yard or outside at the park or beach. This enclosed but sunny breezeway with multiple skylights, windows and doors will lead you directly to the attached 2-1/2 car garage and/or the tranquil and secure backyard.
From the family room walk down one flight of stairs to the large lower level playroom/multi-purpose room depending upon your needs. There is a large crawl space area for more storage too. The 5th bedroom on this lower level is massive and includes an en suite bathroom. It could be reformatted to include another living area if needed.
Heading upstairs on the second level you will find three additional bedrooms including the master suite. There is a shared hall bathroom for the front two bedrooms and a walk-in laundry room with extra storage and a newer side by side washer and dryer ready to go. The oversized master suite includes two good sized walk-in closets which have been fully customized for storage and efficiency. The master suite includes a fireplace and a very large master bathroom en suite with a massive walk-in shower and double vanity sinks.
Take the stairs to the top floor third level where you will find another feature which sets this home apart from most of the other homes in Lincoln Park. There is a very large sunny and light-filled recreation/multipurpose room with multiple glass doors which leads to the south-facing exterior deck with amazing city and neighborhood views. The fifth bedroom is on this level which includes a built-in desk and lots of additional closet space and storage. There is a fourth full bathroom to accommodate this floor as well.
The home is a block away from Wrightwood Park, one of the best in the area which is comprised of a little over four acres of land and it contains a field house an outdoor swimming pool, a baseball field and a combination football-soccer field with an outdoor oval track. Also there are basketball courts, a sand volleyball court and a soft-surface playground with sandbox and spray feature. The park offers summer and fall programs including summer camps, sports, arts and more. The Fullerton Stop is the closest Red & Brown line stop about 6 blocks to the east right down Fullerton or buses right down the street on Ashland or Fullerton.
Close to independent boutiques and high end retailers; casual cafes and ethnic restaurants with over 390 restaurants within five miles of this home. Night life abounds up and down Fullerton. Prescott Elementary School is two blocks away and this home is located within the nationally recognized Lincoln Park High School boundaries.
Listing information updated today (09/22/2018)
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