5557 North Wayne , Chicago, IL 60640
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Completely reimagined and exquisitely designed solid masonry residence on an oversized corner lot (37 x 123) in highly sought-after Lakewood Balmoral Historic District/Andersonville. This impressive 6 bedroom/3.5 bathroom home with 5 designated outdoor areas will delight at every turn, every sight line and every perfectly selected finish. Main level showcases a gorgeous entry foyer leading to an open/airy living room anchored by a beautiful direct vent gas fireplace with artisan-crafted, handmade natural wood shelving and mantel. The extra wide dining room features a gorgeous bay window and accommodating space for large dining set and gatherings. The stylish kitchen plays a unique and central role as the centerpiece of the main level connecting the front and back of the home. Streamlined, efficient and modern in design the kitchen exudes a classic yet contemporary sensibility that is highlighted by substantial grey/blue and natural oak wood Archisesto Italian-made cabinetry and Dacor professional grade appliances including two sleek stainless steel ovens, a showpiece stove with copper capped burners and a panel wrapped dishwasher plus 8-foot panel wrapped refrigerator and freezer towers. Endless quartz countertops/backsplash and incredible lighting create a striking design statement all centered around a beautiful, large quartz island with natural wood edge. The sizable family room spans the rear width of home and affords ample space for an additional table and plenty of comfortable sectional seating. A stunning single row of built ins and an electric fireplace complete the family room. The sliding door from the family room leads to a large deck overlooking the grassy yard, beautiful foliage, and a paver patio for entertaining/relaxing. Back deck/fenced yard/patio can also be accessed through the transitional mud room off the family room which features a custom-crafted shelving unit plus a large storage closet. Upper level contains 4 bedroom/2 bathrooms with the primary bedroom having a sizable walk-in closet with custom built in shelving and a private, east facing balcony overlooking the yard. The 2nd and 3rd bedrooms upstairs are each extremely large with a beautiful double vanity bathroom across the hall. 4th bedroom up can double as a great office with access to a private front terrace above the front porch. Custom transom windows above doors plus a beautiful skylight above the staircase brightens the home with rays of sun beaming down through every level. 2nd floor side-by-side laundry and large sink with custom cabinetry provides for ease and convenience. The finished lower level features 8' ceilings; radiant heated cork flooring; multiple large windows delivering bright sunlight; a stunning recreational room with wet bar, beverage refrigerator and a wall of built-in custom shelving/cabinetry for a variety of uses; two additional large bedrooms that can serve multi-purposes; a full bathroom; and large storage closets. Sump pump, ejector pit complete the basement. Home is wired for sound, too! Extra deep 2 car garage with storage loft as added bonus. Conveniently located close to several highly rated, award-winning schools: Peirce Elementary (Level 1+ CPS), Rogers Park Montessori, Waldorf School, Lycee Francais, Northside Catholic Academy; and Stone Scholastic Academy (Level 1+ CPS Magnet). Developed and designed by Elevation Home, this forward renovation integrates accessibility and comfort with an elevated and sophisticated design style. Marketing and showings are curated exclusively through SwakeGroup at Dream Town Realty.