5257 West Pensacola Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Full Baths
List Price
Single Family Residential
Detached Single
Living Area
Portage Park
Days On Market

Property Description

Check out the 3D tour link!! Be ready to be impressed when you come to see this stunning and spacious Portage Park Chicago Historic Bungalow on a corner lot with a full 2nd story addition! Full of original charm and character...and all the modern day updates you would expect, such as central air, updated kitchen, and a master bathroom! On an extra wide corner lot, this home is complete with a very large yard and sunlight pouring into every room! The foyer greets you to the home with the original front door and stained glass. The first floor has all hardwood floors and original woodwork throughout! The living room is very large and features a custom built couch (included), custom radiator cover and cushion that function for extra seating, a gas ventless fireplace (gas line is there, gas log can be installed and hooked up) and built-in book cases. The enclosed porch is accessed thru the living room and is the perfect place to sit and talk to your neighbors as they walk by! The formal dining room is bowed with 5 stunning windows that overlook the street and let in the western light all afternoon! The original cafe swing door with stained glass leads to the updated kitchen! The kitchen has a stainless-steel Wolf range, a new Bosch dishwasher, granite counters, newly painted white cabinets, space for a table, and a pantry with the fridge and more storage. The back door from the kitchen leads to the multi-tiered deck and large back yard! The first floor has 2 bedrooms, a full bathroom, and an office. The office is a tandem room, accessed thru the 4th bedroom. It is positioned at the rear of the home and can also function as a mud room. The 2nd story addition was installed in 2008 and features a family room, 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. The master suite is very large, easily fits a king bed, and has a walk-in closet, another closet, plantation shutters, laundry (another washer/dryer are in the basement), skylight, and a large en-suite master bathroom. The master bathroom includes 2 vanities, heated floors, and a large walk-in shower! The basement is finished, has a large recreation room with dry bar and surround sound system, full bathroom, and utility/laundry room. The home also has 2 storage rooms and full attic with pull down ladder! Large backyard with mature trees, plenty of room for entertaining, dining, play space, and gardening! There is an area designated for a fire-pit, a 22x13' flagstone terrace, and the yard is fully fenced in. The large 2 car garage also has a driveway for parking 2 additional cars. Many recent updates have been done to this home, including: 2020 kitchen cabinets painted and much of house painted; 2019 Bosch dishwasher, garbage sink disposal, Maytag commercial washing machine, carpeting throughout 2nd floor, kitchen hardwood floors redone; 2018 kitchen can lights installed, Rheem 50 gallon hot water heater; 2016 single unit w/d installed in master; 2012-2016 installed flagstone in back and finished fence; 2010 insulated attic, insulated and vented basement storage room, gutters installed on garage; 2009 added blown-in insulation on the 1st floor & 2nd floor storage; 2008 2nd story addition, new electric panel, new Pella windows throughout home, Buderis boiler system with 3 zones, space pac installed. This Portage Park location is the best, only a 4 block walk or bike ride to Portage Park (with tennis courts, pools, soccer courts, walking trails, and playground) and to Wilson Park (tennis, water spray playground, sand volleyball, trail, basketball, baseball, playground). Convenient to dining, shopping, library, and nightlife in Portage Park, Six Corners and Jefferson Park. Enjoy easy access to 90/94, Metra and the Blue Line!

Additional Information

School District
Elementary School
Portage Park Elementary School
Middle School
Portage Park Elementary School
High School
Schurz High School
Corporate Limits
Tax Year
Tax Exemptions
Tax Amount
Not Applicable
Assessment Includes
Additional Sales Information
Year Built
Exterior Building Type
Exterior Property Features
Deck, Patio
N (North), S (South), W (West)
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Lot Size Range
Oversized Chicago Lot
Garage, Space/s
Number Of Cars
Garage Spaces
Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s)
Parking Spaces
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Parking On Site
Parking Details
Air Conditioning
Space Pac
Gas, Hot Water/Steam, Radiators
Interior Property Features
Skylight(s), Bar-Dry, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, Walk-In Closet(s)
Full Baths
Master Bath
Basement Description
Finished, Exterior Access
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Main Level
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Main Level
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Main Level
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Main Level
Fourth Bedroom Flooring
Office 10X8 Main Level Hardwood, Enclosed Porch 10X8 Main Level Ceramic Tile, Recreation Rm 30X20 Basement Carpet, Storage 15X5 Basement Other, Storage 10X5 2nd Level Other, Walk in Closet 7X7 2nd Level Carpet, Terrace 22X9 Main Level

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