In addition to the Ethnic Arts Festival on the lakefront this weekend, there are open houses to explore. Here's a sampling of the homes on the market.
Open 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. List price: $349,900. Taxes: $7,274. 4BR/2.5BA.
This Georgian-style home has lots of updates including a new roof, windows, furnace, air-conditioning system, bath and appliances.
There are Brazilian walnut floors in the living room, dining room and kitchen.
The kitchen has white cabinetry, butcher block-style countertops and eat-in table space.
In addition, the first floor also includes a large family room, a three-season garden room with a brick paver floor and wildflower garden out the back. There is also a 22-by-19 artist’s studio/ home office with it’s own exterior entrance.
Four bedrooms are on the second floor.
This home, built in 1942, sits across from the park adjoining Robert Crown Center, and is in the Washington Elementary School district. For more information, contact Jan Grote with Coldwell Banker at 847-902-6078.
Open 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. List price: $265,000. Taxes: $5,714. 2BR/2BA.
This condo unit in Northwest Evanston has vintage detail including archways, built-ins and hardwood floors.
There is a large sun-filled living room and dining room – each with bay windows overlooking the landscaped courtyard.
The kitchen has white cabinetry and appliances that include a built-in microwave. A pantry provides extra food storage space.
There is a private master suite plus a second bedroom and bath.
This unit is in a pet-friendly building that has plenty of storage space. The building is handy to Central St. shops, Metra and schools. For more information, contact Susan Roche with Coldwell Banker at 847-361-9739.
Open noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. List price: $439,000. Taxes: $ 5,526. 3BR/2BA.
This spacious Cape Cod-style home, in the Dewey Elementary School district, has arched passageways, crown molding, high ceilings and hardwood floors.
The living room leads to an outside deck overlooking the landscaped back yard. There is a light-filled, separate dining room with built-in china cabinet.
An all-white kitchen includes a newer refrigerator and built-in microwave.
An updated bath rounds out the first floor.
Three large bedrooms and an updated bath are on the second level.
There is a family room/ playroom in the basement along with a large storage area, newer washer and dryer and sump pump.
A long side driveway leads to a 1.5 car garage. For more information, contact Stuart Schwartz with @Properties at 773-988-8839.
Open noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. List price: $1,075,000. Taxes: $17,667. 6BR/2.5BA.
This three-story Victorian home is nestled on a tree-lined Southeast Evanston street. Built in 1897, the home has architectural detail including original oak floors, dramatic front staircase, and bay windows.
There are double parlor living rooms, one with a gas log fireplace, and a large separate formal dining room.
The eat-in kitchen has rich wood cabinetry, a double oven and an island/ breakfast bar. The kitchen door leads out to the deck and brick paver patio in the back yard.
Rounding out the first floor is a family room and laundry area.
On the second floor are four bedrooms, two baths and a study.
Two bedrooms, a playroom and an additional bath are on the third floor.
There is a recreation room in basement.
This home, in the Lincoln Elementary School district, is handy to the lakefront, Whole Foods and both Metra and CTA trains. For more information, contact Sandra Brown with Weichert Realtors – Lake Shore Partners at 847-570-9944.