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$ 650,000

1892 Victorian: Queen Anne

2350 North Oak Park Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

John Lovett House
John Lovett House
In 1892, John Lovett and his wife Marion designed and constructed a large Queen Anne residence on the west side of Chicago. Today the home continues to be a historic landmark in the community, featured in architectural and garden tours.The house was purchased in 1994 and lovingly restored to its former beauty. During this restoration process, the owners were privileged to meet members of the John Lovett family, who originally built the house in the late 1800’s during the era of the Chicago World Fair.
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Double Parlor with Fireplace
Double Parlor with Fireplace
Oak Staircase
Oak Staircase
Dining Room
Dining Room
Kitchen
Kitchen
Breakfast Room
Breakfast Room
First Floor Bath
First Floor Bath
Family Room, Second Floor
Family Room, Second Floor
Guest Bedroom, Second Floor
Guest Bedroom, Second Floor
Master Bedroom Suite, Third Floor
Master Bedroom Suite, Third Floor
Master Bath, Third Floor
Master Bath, Third Floor
Turret Sunroom, Third Floor
Turret Sunroom, Third Floor
Oak Staircase, second floor
Oak Staircase, second floor
Front Foyer
Front Foyer
Wrap Around Porch
Wrap Around Porch
Bedrooms 5
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heated Sq. Ft. 4,294
Acres 0.3

Features.

  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 2nd Floor Laundry Room
  • Basement
  • Breakfast Room
  • Dining room
  • Dry Basement
  • Entry Hall
  • Foyer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Laundry Room
  • Living room
  • Music Room
  • Study
  • Sunroom
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • Automatic outside lights
  • Casement windows
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Storm Windows
  • 2nd Staircase
  • Built-in Cabinets
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Ceramic Tile
  • 2 Fireplaces
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Jacuzzi
  • Original wood windows
  • Skylight
  • Walk-In Closets
  • Wood floors
  • Shingle Roof: Asphalt shingle
  • Central air
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Gas heating
  • Refrigerator
  • Security System
  • Water Heater - Gas
  • 10-foot Ceilings
  • Claw-foot Tub(s)
  • Hand-hewn Beams
  • Pocket Doors
  • Ripple Glass
  • Servant's Staircase
  • Stained Glass Windows
  • Steam Radiators
  • Tin Ceiling(s)
  • Turret
  • Wrap Around Porch
  • Back porch
  • Double convection wall oven
  • Maple kitchen cabinets
  • Mature perennial garden and shade trees
  • Semi-finished basement, separate entrance

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Alice Sieges

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More About This House

This Beautifully Restored Queen Anne Victorian Has Been Featured On Architectural House Tours And Garden Walks. Original Stained Glass, Intricate Refinished Oak Woodwork, Hardwood Floors, Pocket Doors, Skylights, Wood Burning Fireplace.

The home is a large, restored and well maintained property, built in 1892 and located on a 1/4 acre of landscaped gardens. Unique in that it offers three floors of spacious rooms with extraordinary large windows and lovely natural light. Five large bedrooms, with three full baths and one half bathroom.

The third floor has been created into an open floor plan master bedroom suite (25x18) with cathedral ceiling, original beams and windows; oak hardwood flooring throughout; spacious bath with walk-in shower and Jacuzzi; glass two sided gas fireplace, media area (16x14), central air/heat and two cedar lined walk in closets with organizers (16x14).

The second floor is given over to four bedrooms ranging from 18x17 to 14x13, a study (14x10), a renovated bath with walk-in shower, original refinished sugar pine flooring throughout, and a wainscoted laundry room.

The first floor has an open plan living room, with oak mantled fireplace and pocket doors (31x18); dining room with original tin ceiling (18x14); remodeled kitchen with island and tons of butterscotch maple cabinet storage (17x14); attached sunroom/eating area with central air(16x13) and bath with original claw foot tub. Oak hardwood throughout. The house has a new roof as of fall 2016 with architectural shingles and 30 year warranty; a new boiler (2016) for the radiator heating on first and second floor; new water heater (2017), replaced central air unit in 2015 and window air conditioners for second floor bedrooms. Outside, a wrap around porch (30x29) gives plenty of relaxation space for seating, entertaining and garden views.

The house has a warm, lovely feel and great flow. Formal oak staircase in front and back kitchen stairway allows two access points to second floor. Basement is large, semi-finished, high ceilings and very dry. It is positioned to make excellent in-law apartment, with separate entrance.

It has been a wonderful home and neighborhood for raising family and for entertaining friends. Whether seeking a larger home for family, looking for the quality of a historic home, or thinking about income potential as a historic inn or an Air B&B guest house, this is the perfect home.

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