5344 N Wayne Avenue Chicago, IL
$ 1,895,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11058080
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyCOOK
  • CityChicago
  • AreaCHI - Edgewater
  • NeighborhoodAndersonville
  • Zip60640
  • StyleTraditional
  • Year Built1905
  • Taxes$ 19223
  • Price$ 1,895,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage5875
  • Lot Size5,536 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Baird & Warner
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data LLC
Property Description

Lakewood Balmoral-Nestled along the lakefront, this magnificently restored home sits on a rare 45ft wide lot in the highly sought after Lakewood Balmoral neighborhood, located in the heart of East Andersonville. Also known as "Winnetka in the City," it's one of the most beautiful & historically preserved single family neighborhoods in all of Chicago. Just 4 blocks from the Redline Berwyn CTA stop, 7 blocks from the lakefront and Lake Shore Drive and 2 blocks from all of the wonderful shops and restaurants along Clark Street in Andersonville, it really doesn't get better than this for location or your long term investment. This area offers the highly desirable and hard to find combination of a large yards and city amenities all with an easy commute to downtown. This home is much larger than it appears & offers approx. 5,900 sq ft of living space. The home's current long-term owners purchased the home from an architect. Thereafter, with the assistance of other historic preservationist architects they have made additions and upgrades throughout the home to provide all the modern-day luxury amenities and conveniences while maintaining the original craftsmanship & grandeur of an incomparable home that just can't be captured in photos. This home also features a perfect floor plan for entertaining with wonderful room sizes; 4 wood-burning/gas fireplaces; 5 bathrooms; front and back staircases; a formal dining room with wood beamed ceiling and fireplace; two butler's pantries (one with wet bar); laundry on the first floor; an informal dining room with adjoining sunken family room with fireplace; and an amazing and beautiful outdoor patio that is the perfect urban oasis. The primary bedroom suite has its own fireplace, separate dressing room and new marble bath with heated marble floors. The 3rd floor of the home offers a private suite with bedroom, bathroom & family room, perfect for in-laws, teenagers or live in help. The finished lower level has an office, workout and game area, bathroom and large storage areas. Other improvements include a new roof and updated and new mechanical systems with 3 furnaces and zoned heat and space pac air-conditioning. Authentic & luxurious at the same time...from the soaring ceilings of the foyer to the original built-ins and triple sawn wood trim and doors throughout. Fenced back yard and 2-car garage as well. Current owner has new architectural plans for an addition with an expanded kitchen and second floor en suite which will convey with the home. The area's many desirable schools include: Pierce, Sacred Heart, R.P. Montessori, Lycee Francaise, the Waldorf School, Latin and Parker.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Peirce Elementary School Intl St Peirce Elementary School Intl St Senn High School
Price History
4/19/2021 Listed $1,895,000

General Features

Appliances Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s)
Architectural Style Traditional
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Full, English
Community Features Park, Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Cooling Central Air
Electric Circuit Breakers
Elementary School Peirce Elementary School Intl St
Elementary School District 299
Exterior Features Patio, Porch
Garage Spaces 2
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air, Radiant, Radiators, Zoned
High School Senn High School
High School District 299
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Bar-Dry, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors
Middle/Junior High School Peirce Elementary School Intl St
Middle/Junior School District 299
New Construction No
Ownership Fee Simple
Property Type Detached Single
Property Type Residential
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active
Tax Annual Amount 19223.1
Total Rooms 13
Township Lake View

Interior Features

Basement Finished
Bathrooom Separate Shower, Double Sink, Full Body Spray Shower, Double Shower, Soaking Tub
Bedroomspossible 4
Fireplace Features Wood Burning, Gas Starter
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 2
Kitchen Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Pantry-Butler
Laundry Features Gas Dryer Hookup
Room Type Foyer, Breakfast Room, Pantry, Mud Room, Walk In Closet, Play Room, Great Room, Office, Recreation Room, Storage
Total Baths 5
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 4

Exterior Features

Exterior Brick, Cedar, Other
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 45 X 123
Lot Features Fenced Yard, Mature Trees
Lot Size Acres 0.1271
Water Source Public
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Breakfast Rm 6X18 Main Level Hardwood
Dining Room 16X15 Main Level Hardwood
Family Room 17X15 Main Level Hardwood
Foyer 12X11 Main Level Hardwood
Great Rm 24X19 3rd Level
Living Room 18X16 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 16X15 2nd Level Hardwood
Mud 8X10 Main Level
Office 15X13 Lower
Pantry 6X12 Main Level Hardwood
Playroom 24X17 2nd Level Carpet
Recreation Rm 33X17 Lower
Storage 25X20 Lower
Walk in Closet 16X16 2nd Level


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60640

AVG $1.19M
AVG $15,875
AVG 122
Year Built
AVG 1928
AVG 93
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data