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14 Open Houses This Mother’s Day

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Most families will be having dinner with Mom this Sunday, but for those who find the time to go house hunting, more than a dozen homes will be open for viewing in Evanston.  Here's a sampling.

2525 Ashland Ave.

2525 Ashland Ave.

Open 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. List price: $549,000. Taxes: $7,547. 3BR/3BA.

This stucco four-square-style home is in the Kingsley Elementary School district, and is walking distance to trains and Central Street shops.

The home, built in 1906, has a separate living and dining room, and an updated stainless and granite kitchen. The kitchen opens to the family room – which leads to a back screened porch and deck. Hardwood floors are throughout the first floor.

The three bedrooms, including master suite, are on the second floor. The master bath features natural stone tile and a separate shower.

There is a recreation room along with office space in the finished basement. For more information, contact Suzannah Martin with @Properties at 312-208-9214.

425 Grove St., Unit 8-C

Open 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. List price: $825,000. Taxes/Assessments: $2,132/month. 3BR/2BA.

This three-bedroom coop is on the top floor of an architecturally significant building that brings together Gothic and Tudor styles. There is a gracious foyer, large living room with wood burning fireplace, and a formal dining room. 

The kitchen has white designer cabinetry, breakfast bar, and a large eat-in area.

Along with the three bedrooms, there is a master bath with Jacuzzi and a second bath with steam shower. The unit has high ceilings, hardwood floors throughout, central air conditioning, a number of walk-in closets and in-unit laundry. There are two apartments per floor.

Additional amenities include a rooftop deck with lake views, storage area, party and exercise rooms, and a heated, indoor garage.

This coop, built in 1926, is on Raymond Park – walking distance to downtown shops and transportation. For more information, contact Ruth Payne with Coldwell Banker at 847-989-9251.

2117 Payne Street

Open 12 to 2 p.m. Sunday. List price: $525,000. Taxes: $9,084. 3BR/2.5BA.

Located across the street from a large park, this colonial-style home enjoys an abundance of light with its southern exposure. The living room has a wood burning fireplace and separate dining room. A three-season porch off the back of the house offers added versatility.

The second floor has three good-sized bedrooms with ample closet space, and a full bath.

There is a recreation room with second full bath in the basement.

Hardwood floors are throughout this Northwest Evanston home, built in 1928.  For more information, contact Carol Bild with Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty at 224-875-2400.

136 Florence Ave.

Open 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. List price: $359,000. Taxes: $5,827. 3BR/2BA.

This South Evanston ranch was built in 1956 and offers 2000 square feet of living space. The house has good-sized rooms, and was updated eight years ago with refinished hardwood floors, windows, electric, plumbing and mechanicals.

There is an 18×12 living room, separate dining room, and eat-in kitchen with maple cabinets and newer appliances. Two bedrooms and a full bath are also on the main floor.

The lower level has a paneled family room with bar area and recessed lighting, an additional bedroom, which can also be used as office space, a full bath, and laundry facilities.

There is a large deck off the back of the house, a fully fenced yard, and a two-car garage. For more information about this home in the Dawes Elementary School district, call Nancy Butzen with Jameson Sotheby's International Realty at 773-368-6183.

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