39 E Elm Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611

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List Price
Single Family Residential
Detached Single
Living Area
Gold Coast
Days On Market

Property Description

Historically significant yet fully renovated for contemporary conveniences, 39 E. Elm St. is a 4 bed/3.5 bath single-family townhome with serious pedigree and polish. Located in the preeminent, residential part of the Gold Coast, steps from the lakefront and Chicago's world-class dining and shopping, this 4,650-square-foot greystone stuns from the street thanks to a limestone facade, manicured landscaping and a beautiful, stately front door. Originally built in 1887 by Potter Palmer, aristocratic character endures inside, too, but every inch has been deftly designed with quality finishes and modern flow, beginning with an elegant foyer that flaunts black-and-white stone floors and detailed crown molding. Refinished, original hardwood floors connect this home's living and entertaining spaces, including a light-filled living room with custom built-ins and a marble fireplace, and an open-concept dining room that finds definition from a second fireplace and a gilded, crystal chandelier. This home's custom, all-white chef's kitchen features marble countertops, flawless Christopher Peacock cabinetry, professional-grade appliances, a large island with counter seating, another original fireplace, a butler's pantry with wine fridge, and immediate access to a private back terrace and patio. This home's refinished, spindle staircase is a lovely statement feature, and a stellar example of the millwork details throughout. Upstairs, the second level reveals a spacious primary suite and a handsome library/den with designer wallpaper and wall-to-wall bookshelves. The primary bedroom boasts more beautiful built-ins, a fourth fireplace, a large dressing room with accessories island, and a marble en-suite bath with dual vanity and a glass, walk-in shower. (Cabinetry in the primary closet and bath are Christopher Peacock as well.) The top floor presents two secondary bedrooms, a full bath and an upstairs laundry. This home's lower level features a large family/media room, temperature-controlled wine storage, a proper mudroom, and a garden-level guest/in-laws suite with a modern kitchenette. Additional details and amenities include newly renovated baths with heated floors and Lefroy Brooks/Perrin Rowe fixtures, fresh interior and exterior paint, designer lighting, Stark carpet runners, custom closets throughout, new blinds throughout, six total fireplaces, and a deeded parking space nearby that is included in the list price. With proximity to the best of everything on Chicago's Near North Side, including top schools and the Division Street Farmers' Market, 39 E. Elm St. is turnkey living for the refined homebuyer.

Additional Information

School District
Elementary School
Ogden Elementary
Middle School
Ogden Elementary
High School
Lincoln Park High School
Corporate Limits
Tax Year
Tax Amount
Not Applicable
Year Built
Exterior Building Type
Brick, Stone
Exterior Property Features
Deck, Patio
North, South
Lot Dimensions
20 X 70
Lot Size Range
Standard Chicago Lot
Number Of Cars
Garage Spaces
Air Conditioning
Central Air, Zoned
Natural Gas, Forced Air, Sep Heating Systems - 2+, Zoned
Public Sewer
Interior Property Features
Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors
Interior Fireplaces
Full Baths
Half Baths

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