5656 S Dorchester Ave APT 1, Chicago, IL 60637

3 beds3 baths2,400 sqft Edit

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Sold: $639,000
Sold on 12/10/13
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This distinctive vintage building is set in a great location within Chicagos Hyde Park neighborhood. Constructed in 1914, it is home to 21 condominium residences. The building features a stately brick and limestone faade with climbing ivy, a wonderful gated courtyard, assigned storage, and a garage. The pet-friendly building welcomes cats and dogs without restriction.5656 S. Dorchester is ideally located across from Bixler Park and near the University of Chicago, the Lab Schools, and the Ray Elementary School.This bright corner condo offers expansive living space with fabulous original architectural details. Two units were combined to create the home, which comprises approximately 2,400 square feet. Highlights include spacious formal rooms, two sunrooms, a balcony, and three en suite bedrooms. The home is finished with panel and crown molding, leaded glass windows, and two original wood-burning fireplaces. There are newly waxed hardwood floors throughout, new windows, and updated baths. An entry foyer with coat closet leads into the home. The spacious living room features a wood-burning fireplace, built-in shelves, and an adjoining sunroom. The separate dining room easily accommodates a large table. There is a library with another wood-burning fireplace, built-in shelves, and a balcony that overlooks 57th Street. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances and a butlers pantry.The master suite includes a marble en suite bath with a combination soaking tub/shower. The second bedroom also has a marble en suite bath. The third bedroom has its own small sunroom and an adjoining bath with a combination shower/soaking tub. There is a laundry room with a sink, cabinets, and a side-by-side washer and dryer.One owned parking space in the buildings garage is available for purchase for $65,000.If you think this home might be right for you, please call or email us. We are standing by to answer your questions or schedule a time for you to walk through with a member of our team.  More Less 

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  • Condo
  • Built in 1914
  • Views: 1,731 all time views
  • Last sold: Dec 2013 for $639,000
  • Last sale price/sqft: $266

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      • Floor size: 2,400 sqft
      • Zillow Home ID: 2121175281

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      Zillow predicts Hyde Park home values will fall 1.2% next year, compared to a 0.3% decrease for Chicago as a whole. Among Hyde Park homes, this home is valued 140% more than the midpoint (median) home, and is valued 15.7% more per square foot.

      Foreclosures will be a factor impacting home values in the next several years. In Hyde Park, the number of foreclosures waiting to be sold is 39.6% lower than in Chicago, and 273.3% greater than the national average. This lower local number could help Hyde Park home values rise more quickly than other regions in Chicago.

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