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April is prime time for home sales, and if you’re in the market to buy, here’s a sampling of some of the many Evanston properties for sale that you can see up close and personal this Sunday.

2700 Lincoln St.

Open 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday
List Price: $1,659,000.  Taxes: $20,165.00.  Bed/Bath:  6BR/4.5BA.

This elegant, Prairie-style home sits on a third of an acre at the corner of Lincoln and Bennett in Northwest Evanston, and was built in 1911 by noted architect, Dwight H. Perkins – a contemporary of Frank Lloyd Wright.

It offers 5000 square feet of light-filled living space – ideal for grand entertaining as well as all-around family enjoyment.

Realtor Anne Branning of @Properties says the house has had only four owners who have steadily improved the property over its 102-year history – creating a wonderful marriage between the home’s original structure and thoughtful renovations made for today’s living.

The front of the house features a sunny, year-round porch providing picturesque views of Lincoln Street which leads into the gracious living and dining rooms – beautifully appointed with oak beamed ceilings, an oversized fireplace and oak built-ins.

A first floor addition built in 1995 by Chicago architect John Eifler adds an openness and flexibility to the floor plan with an expanded kitchen and step-down family room with soaring 12.5’ vaulted ceilings. “It’s the perfect blending of new construction and the original house,” Branning says.

The home is within walking distance of Lincolnwood Elementary and Haven Middle School, as well as Central Street shopping and Metra trains.  For more information, contact Anne Branning at @Properties at 847-881-0200.

2107 Wesley Ave.

Open 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday
List Price: $568,000.  Taxes: $8,648.00.   Bed/Bath: 4 BR/3BA.

This charming farmhouse, built in 1884, has gone through extensive renovation, and includes a kitchen with stainless steel appliances, butcher block countertops and breakfast bar as well as sit down table space.

The first floor bedroom can also be used as office space.  The second floor features three bedrooms/ two bathrooms and abundant light thanks to multiple skylights.  A mudroom leads to the backyard, plus a huge side yard.  Located in the Orrington Elementary School district.  For more information, contact Lynn Chamberlain at Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty at 847-869-7300.

1224 Maple Ave.

Open noon to 2 p.m. Sunday
List Price: $949,000.  Taxes: $14,246.00.  Bed/Bath: 5 BR/3.5 BA

This stately Victorian in the Washington and Nichols school attendance areas features a lovely front porch and a gracious foyer with oak staircase.  It also includes a double parlor and dining room with huge oak built-in cupboard.

There are stunning stained glass windows and woodwork throughout the house.  A big, newer, eat-in kitchen with island is a plus, as is the adjacent screened in porch that leads to a paved patio.  Home includes second floor family room and a wonderful master suite.  Skylights.  2-car garage.  For more information, contact Cheryl Holm at Koenig & Strey Real Living at 847-492-9660.

1720 Maple Ave. #2650

Open noon to 2 p.m. Sunday
List Price: $649,000.  Taxes: $12,031.  Assessment: $908.00.  Bed/Bath: 3BR/2BA.

This condo offers breathtaking views of Lake Michigan and Chicago’s skyline.  The high-rise building is centrally located downtown Evanston near the Century Theaters.

The spacious unit has separate dining room, gourmet, eat-in kitchen, huge master suite with walk-in closet and tub with separate bath and shower.  It also features amenities including a large balcony, in-unit laundry, 2 garage spaces and plenty of storage.  Walk to trains, Northwestern University, shopping, library.  For more information contact Reina Diamond of Coldwell Banker at 847-866-8200.

1570 Elmwood Ave. #502

Open 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday
List Price: $742,000.  Taxes: $17,568.  Assessment: $821.00.  Bed/Bath: 3BR/2BA.

Nine-foot ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows make this an elegant, light-filled expansive space.  Huge gourmet kitchen opens to living and dining room with hardwood floors.  Custom baths and closets.  Private terraces.

Amenities include lap pool, sun deck, spa, workout room, clubroom and doorman.  Close to trains, shopping, beaches.  3 deeded garages.  For more information, contact Bradford Browne of Coldwell Banker at 847-971-7002.

2555 Gross Point Road, #205

Open 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday
List Price: $220,000.  Taxes: $5381.00.  Assessment: $348.00.  Bed/Bath: 2BR/2BA.

Just listed, this bright and spacious corner unit has an open floor plan, combined living/dining room, kitchen with breakfast bar, and sizeable second bedroom. The condo features in-unit laundry and balcony.

The building has indoor pool, heated garage with one space included.  Amenities include elevator, party room, and exercise room.  Located near Old Orchard, the Edens Expressway and Central Street shopping.  For more information, contact Joanne Toyama of Coldwell Banker at 847-866-8200.

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