415 W Surf Street, Chicago-Lake View, IL 60657 | 10941291 | Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago

415 W Surf Street $4,599,000


    415 W Surf Street Chicago-Lake View, IL 60657

    • 21 Beds
    • 11 Baths
    • Multi-Family
    • MLS# 10941291
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    Single-family-feel 3,900 SF, 6BR luxury penthouse with rental income from additional luxury units to cover your mortgage. OR occupy as one enormous ~15,000SF single family home! All units renovated and currently untenanted to provide new owner with maximum flexibility. Tremendous investment potential! Owner-occupied for 20+ years, first time on the open market in over a half century. Double-lot, vintage 4-flat in desirable south-east Lakeview East neighborhood on quiet, tree-lined street, steps to the Lake, Diversey Harbor and Lincoln Park. Total 21 BRs and 11 BTHs consisting of three full-floor, 6BR/3BTH, 13-room apartments, each 3,900SF, (see floor plans in listing). Grand-scale entertaining. Spread out while working and educating from home. Fourth apartment is a bright 3BR/2BTH "English" garden unit with an eat-in kitchen/family room, and large walk-in closets. At the Garden level, there is also a separate 750SF living/recreation room with a Prairie Style fireplace. Significantly renovated to provide the perfect balance of modern luxury and historic elegance, allowing maximum opportunities for a buyer. A rare and time-sensitive opportunity to purchase a non-tenanted stunning luxury 4-flat before a potential future condo offering. Blending a unique combination of Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau and Prairie Style architectural details, the imposing facade displays both Flemish and English-bond brickwork and ornate iron-work at the main door and ground-floor fenestration. The three large, full-floor units live like single family homes. Large formal living rooms with abundant windows, high ceilings, original built-in bookshelves, stained-glass, deep crown molding, and a Prairie Style fireplace. Welcome guests to the grand dining room with three built-in china cabinets and unique arched ceiling. The renovated, large, eat-in kitchens have abundant storage with walk-in pantries and in-unit laundry area. In addition, there is a separate serving kitchen (or alternatively a family dining space) and a private exterior porch for barbequing off the kitchen. Other features include a library (or 6th bedroom) plus a bright sunroom with windows on three sides. Formal entrance foyer and wide, spacious, 24-foot long hallway serve as great gallery space. Formal rooms are separable by French or pocket doors. Excellent opportunity for a full-floor, private roof deck for the top-floor owner's unit. Also room for an enclosed garage with amenity deck in large parking area. Stands separate from surrounding buildings for natural light and breezes from all 4 facades. Marble/granite bathrooms, frameless shower doors, refinished oak and maple hardwood floors, new boiler, and in-unit fuse boxes and washer dryer hook-ups. The 3 large apartments have 5 king-size, dual-window bedrooms with generous closets. Primary bathrooms have double Carrara sink tops or separate shower and soaking tub. Fifth bedroom is a separate two-room tandem suite with a full bathroom, perfect for an in-law or nanny suite. Low-maintenance landscape with outdoor garden seating areas which could be expanded into a larger outdoor green space. On-site parking at rear of building to accommodate 5+ cars. Adjacent to Sheridan Road express bus lines to Michigan Avenue and LaSalle St. downtown. Short walk to Trader Joe's, Mariano's, arts movie theater, dry cleaners, restaurants, and other amenities. "Walker's" and "Biker's Paradise" Walk Score of 93/92 respectively. Sought after Nettlehorst K-8 School, around the corner from Mary Meyer and Wee Care preschools, and close walk to Francis Parker and Chicago Day School. Historic tax incentives potentially available as significantly located in both a National & Chicago landmark district. Designed by renowned architect Samuel Crowen in 1910, the building served as the Greek Consulate and residence of the Consul General from the 1950's-70's. A coveted rental with strong 30-year rental history. Managing Broker-owned.

    • General Features
      • Area CHI - Lake View
      • Community Features Park, Tennis Court(s), Lake, Dock, Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
      • County Or Parish Cook
      • New Construction Y/N No
      • Ownership Fee Simple
      • Special Listing Conditions List Broker Must Accompany
      • Tax Annual Amount 46999.08
      • Tax Year 2020
      • Township Lake View
      • Year Built 1910
      • Zoning MULTI
    • Building Features
      • Architectural Style Prairie
      • Basement English
      • Bath Amenities Separate Shower, Double Sink, Soaking Tub
      • Full Bathrooms 11
      • Half Bathrooms 0
      • Bedrooms (Below Grade) 0
      • Exterior Features Balcony, Patio, Brick Paver Patio, Cable Access
      • Heating Natural Gas
      • Other Equipment Security System, Intercom, CO Detectors, Ceiling Fan(s)
      • Rooms Total 46
      • Sewer Public Sewer
    • Property Features
      • Lot Size Acres 0.13
      • Lot Size Dimensions 55 X 110
      • Parcel Number 14281240130000
      • Parking Features Off Alley
      • Parking Total 5
      • Water Source Public
      • Waterfront Y/N No
    • Schools
      • Elementary School Nettelhorst Elementary School
      • Elementary School District 299
      • High School Lake View High School
      • High School District 299
      • Middle Or Junior School Nettelhorst Elementary School
      • Middle Or Junior School District 299


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    60657 (Chicago-Lake View) Demographics

    31 Median Age
    23,222 Population Density (per sq. mile)
    86% College Educated
    $95,173 Estimated Median Income
    14,600 Estimated Total Home Owners
    22,488 Estimated Total Renters
    39% / 61% Estimated Owner / Renter Divide
    2 Estimated Average Household Size
    70,958 Total Population
    Community data courtesy of LiveBy, Inc.

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        Date Event Price Percent Change
        -- Current Price Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $4,599,000
        9/19/2021 12:19:49 AM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: Active
        9/13/2021 3:19:41 PM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: Price Change
        9/13/2021 3:19:41 PM Price Reduced Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $4,599,000 -8%
        6/7/2021 12:16:51 AM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: Active
        6/1/2021 6:17:33 PM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: Price Change
        6/1/2021 6:17:33 PM Price Reduced Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $4,999,000 -6.56%
        11/25/2020 11:48:00 AM New in Database Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $5,349,999

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