With partly sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-70s, Sunday promises to be an ideal day for house-hunting. Here are some of the open houses available to tour.
Open noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. List price: $255,000. Taxes: $5,673. 2BR/2BA.
This workman’s cottage-style home in South Evanston sits on a large corner lot just north of Robert Crown Park. Built in 1890, the home has vintage character with updates that include two new full baths.
The first floor has a living room and dining area, as well as a 15-by-11 eat-in kitchen with new counter tops. There is also a breakfast/sitting room that overlooks a large back yard.
On the second floor, there are two bedrooms plus an additional room that can be used as a nursery or small office.
There is a Victorian basement, good for storage, and a two-car garage.
Open 11 to 12:30 p.m. Sunday. List price: $399,000. Taxes: $7,226. 3BR/2.5BA
This newer townhome, built in 2004, is located in ‘The Courts of Evanston’ complex and has four levels of living space.
The first level has a family room and half bath.
On the second level, there is a combination living room/ dining room with gas log fireplace, and a gourmet kitchen that includes stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and a breakfast bar.
Three bedrooms, including a spacious master suite, are on the third level.
A rooftop deck is on the fourth level for relaxing and entertaining.
The unit has a laundry room with side-by-side washer and dryer, storage space and a two-car attached garage.
This Southeast Evanston location is handy to the El, lake, shopping and restaurants. For more information about this property in the Lincoln Elementary School District, contact Emily Smart Lemire with Coldwell Banker at 312-401-5949.
Open 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. List Price: $769,000. Taxes: $13,680. 5BR/3.5BA.
This American Craftsmen-style landmark home has a spacious and completely remodeled interior with new kitchen and baths done in stone and marble, including travertine floors.
There is a formal living room with wood-burning fireplace and a separate dining room.
The eat-in kitchen has custom cabinetry with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. In addition, there is a sunroom with new windows and floor that overlooks an expansive deck and large fenced yard.
On the second floor are the master suite and two additional bedrooms. There is also an office that can be converted to an extra (fifth) bedroom as well as a hallway bath.
The third floor includes the fourth bedroom, a sitting area and bath – ideal for use as a teen, guest or alternative master suite.
Open noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. List price: $299,000. Taxes: $5,273. 4BR/2.5BA.
This well-maintained South Evanston townhome has had only one owner since it was built in 1963. The spacious end unit has all the benefits of a single-family home including ample closet space and a private backyard.
There is a living room, dining room, kitchen and half bath on the first floor and four bedrooms, including the master bedroom, on the second floor. There are also hardwood floors throughout.
This fee simple property has no assessments, is pet friendly, and has a designated parking space. It’s also convenient to schools, park and transportation. For more information, contact Susan Roche with Coldwell Banker at 847-425-3788.