1340 West Melrose Street

Chicago, IL
$ 1,639,900 Beds 5 Baths 3.5 Sq 4,750 Virtual Tour
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Massive four story south facing single family home in the heart of Southport Corridor! Set on a charmed tree-lined street in the Burley school district, this 5 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom has amazing ceiling height throughout, laundry on two floors, an oversized remodeled eat-in kitchen that has luxury touches such as new backsplash, Quartz counters, oversized island, touchless sink, touchless hot water faucet, luxury WOLF/SubZero appliances, & a wine fridge. The generously sized master bedroom includes a fireplace & two closets, one a walk-in & both with custom cabinetry. A recently renovated master bath offers custom cabinetry, heated flooring, & an oversize air-jetted soaking tub. The lower level includes a third living space/home theater with a new ultra projector & drop-down screen, wet bar, 2 bedrooms/full bath, mudroom, & utility rooms. The 32x18 fourth level oasis is such a rare find: an open lounge/recreational room with another wet bar completely bathed in natural light from 10'3" ceilings, vaulted skylights, & a deck with gorgeous Chicago views. Property includes a detached & heated 2.5 car garage. Front facade has new windows, newly grouted/painted limestone, 6' security fence, electronic gates, turf in front yard & on putting green in backyard. The roofdeck over the garage recently redone with all the finest materials, the home & garage new roof (2018), exterior has been sealed as well as a high end waterproofing membrane with a 10-15 year life expectancy. Built by acclaimed Paul Peterson in 2001. These owners updated this home as if it was their forever home but are now moving to be closer to family. Priced to sell so don't miss out!


  • Price
  • $ 1,639,900
  • Lot Size
  • 3,176 SqFt
  • Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Sqr Footage
  • 4,750
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 3
  • Year Built
  • 2001
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • City, Zip
  • Chicago
  • Taxes
  • 27229
  • County
  • COOK
  • Style
  • Area
  • CHI - Lake View
  • MLS#
  • 10793085
  • Zip
  • 60657
Listing Provided by: Keller Williams Chicago-Lakeview



Age 16-20 Years
Assessment Includes None
Attached Garage Yes
Built Before 1978 No
Community Features Park/Playground, Gated Entry, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
County Cook
Detached Type 3 Stories
Directions One block north of Belmont, between Racine and Southport one 1300 block of Melrose - one way heading west
District Elementary School 299
District High School 299
District Middle/Junior School 299
Elementary School Burley Elementary School
Exposure N (North), S (South), E (East), W (West)
Exterior Features Deck, Roof Deck
Financing Options Conventional
Full Baths 3
Garage Spaces 2.5
General Information Commuter Bus, Commuter Train
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Half Baths 1
High School Lake View High School
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry
Middle/Junior School Burley Elementary School
New Construction No
North 3250
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Garage
Rehab No
Roof Asphalt/Glass (Shingles), Rubber
Sewer Sewer-Public
Special Assessments No
Status Pending
Tax Year 2019
Taxes 27229.07
Waterfront No
Year Built 2001

Interior Features

2nd Bedroom Flooring Carpet
3rd Bedroom Flooring Carpet
4th Bedroom Flooring Carpet
Additional Rooms Recreation Rm
Addtl Room 1 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 10 Flooring Carpet
Addtl Room 10 Name Walk in Closet
Addtl Room 4 Name Recreation Rm
Addtl Room 4 Window Treatments Blinds, Curtains/Drapes
Addtl Room 5 Name Deck
Addtl Room 6 Name Mud
Addtl Room 9 Name Deck
Air Conditioning Central Air, Zoned
Basement Full, English
Basement Bathrooms (y/n) Yes
Basement Description Finished, Exterior Access
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 19X12
Bedroom 2 Level/Floor 2nd Level
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 12X11
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 11X11
Bedrooms (below Grade) 2
Corporate Limits Chicago
Dining Room Combined w/ LivRm
Dining Room Dimensions 15X12
Dining Room Level Main Level
Equipment Humidifier, Security System, CO Detectors, Ceiling Fan, Sump Pump
Family Room Dimensions 15X14
Family Room Flooring Hardwood
Fireplace Features Wood Burning, Gas Logs, Gas Starter
Fireplace Locations Family Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Basement
Fireplaces 4
Heater Fuel Type Gas, Forced Air, Zoned
Kitchen Appliances Oven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Refrigerator-Bar, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator, Cooktop
Kitchen Dimensions 16X9
Kitchen Level Main Level
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Eating Area-Table Space, Island, Pantry-Closet
Laundry Dimensions 6X3
Laundry Features In Unit
Laundry Level/Floor 2nd Level
Living Area 4750
Living Room Dimensions 19X12
Living Room Flooring Hardwood
Living Room Level/Floor Main Level
Master Bath Full
Master Bed Dimensions 19X17
Master Bedroom Flooring Carpet
Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level
Multiple Pin Numbers (y/n) No
Off-market Date 2020-08-09T05:00:00
Other Room 1 Dimensions 14X6
Other Room 10 Dimensions 8X6
Other Room 2 Dimensions 14X11
Other Room 3 Dimensions 32X18
Other Room 4 Dimensions 24X18
Other Room 4 Level Basement
Other Room 5 Dimensions 23X11
Other Room 6 Dimensions 7X4
Other Room 6 Level Basement
Other Room 7 Level Not Applicable
Other Room 9 Dimensions 19X17
Rooms List Breakfast Room, 5th Bedroom, Recreation Room, Deck, Mud Room, Deck, Walk In Closet
Street Suffix Street
Total Bathrooms 3.1
Total Rooms 11

Exterior Features

City Chicago
Acreage .0729
Disability Access And/or Equipped No
Foundation Details Concrete
Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s), Heated, 7 Foot or more high garage door
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 25 X 126.5
Lot Size Area Standard Chicago Lot
Water Source Lake Michigan


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

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Based on the average sale price from the Niles, IL office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,939
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Burley Elementary School
Middle School Burley Elementary School
High School Lake View High School

Price History

7/23/2020 Listed $1,639,900

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60657

AVG $530K
AVG $11,366
AVG 32
Year Built
AVG 1969
AVG 91
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1340 West Melrose Street Chicago, IL is a Single Family Home for sale at $1639900 with 4750 sqft and a lot size of 3,176 SqFt Acre(s). 1340 West Melrose Street Chicago has 5 bedrooms, 3 baths and was built in 2001. The property's zip code is 60657 which is in Chicago, IL

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