lake view

3519 N. Hermitage Ave. Chicago, Ill.

One of the cool features of Chicago is its old Victorian homes, many of which were originally constructed way back in the 19th century. What you see pictured here, in Lake View,  is a perfect example of one of these timeless classic.

This Victorian was built in 1886 and, as most things were back then, it was built to last. The design and craftsmanship of this home provides an aura of class and sophistication that today’s homes often can’t match.

The current owner’s of this Lake View home put it on the market for $839,900. It sits on a nearly three-quarter acre lot and has four bedrooms, two full baths and one partial bath. The total square-footage of the home is not specified in the listing, However, Zillow has it as being priced at $840 a square foot. That would mean this home has right around 1,000 square-feet of living space.

Let’s take a closer look at what this home has to offer. For starters, the Victorian facade is absolutely gorgeous. There’s certainly no lacking in curb appeal. The interior of this 119-year old home is equally as impressive. It’s been fully updated and boasts a modern open floor plan.

Among the designer touches are hardwood floors, skylights and stained glass that is timeless and absolutely gorgeous. The all-important kitchen features 42-inch kitchen cabinets that provides ample space, stainless-steel appliances and granite countertops.

As for the master suite, it’s located on the top floor and acts as a very private retreat. It also has its own sitting area.

This home’s lot is spacious and that allows for an absolutely massive back yard, as well as a two-car garage. And if all that’s not enough, there is also a garden apartment on the property that can be used to earn a little extra income.

This home is located in Lake View city of Chicago on the city’s north side. It’s a short distance from historic Wrigley Field and very close to close to numerous restaurants and shops, including a Whole Foods. It is also just a short walk to the Brown Line.

According to the mortgage calculator, the estimated monthly payment is $3,607.01 given 20% down on a 30-year loan with a 5% interest rate.

You can find much more information on this classic home, including additional pictures, by clicking here.