In addition to the Fountain Square Art Festival this weekend, there are open houses to tour in Evanston. Here are some of the homes that will be open on Sunday.
Open 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. List price: $695,000. Taxes: $9,956. 4BR/1.5BA.
Tucked into a lush and shady lot, this Cape Cod cottage is one of a trio of historic homes built by noted architect, Robert Spencer.
The house has a formal living room with decorative fireplace and a formal dining room.
There is an all-white kitchen with breakfast bar that leads to a family room addition. There is also an office area right off the kitchen.
A screened-in porch overlooking a perennial garden completes the first floor.
On the second floor is the master bedroom and three additional bedrooms, plus a tandem room off one of the bedrooms that can be used as a fifth bedroom or office.
There are hardwood floors throughout the house and a new heating, ventilation and air conditioning system.
This Northwest Evanston home is in the Kingsley Elementary School district and close to Central Street’s shops, restaurants and trains. For more information, contact Amy Knepper with @Properties at 312-405-1606.
Open 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. List price: $650,000. Taxes: $13,292. 5BR/3BA.
This historically significant Prairie-style home was built by noted ‘Chicago School’ architects Thomas Tallmadge and Vernon Watson in 1911.
The home is filled with architectural detail including classic Prairie-style wood accents, built-ins, and hardwood floors.
On the first floor is a formal living room with wood-burning fireplace, a formal dining room, and an eat-in kitchen with Euro-style cabinets and butler’s pantry. There is also a 14-by-9-foot screened-in porch.
The master suite is on the second floor along with two additional bedrooms, and a full bath.
On the third floor, there are two more bedrooms and another full bath.
This historic home sits on a deep lot in the Washington Elementary School district. For more information, contact Claire Sucsy with Coldwell Banker at 847-425-3737.
Open noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. List price: $749,900. Taxes: $13,655. 4BR/2.5BA.
This South Evanston Victorian, with distinctive architectural detail, was completely rehabbed in 2003-2004, and has high ceilings as well as hardwood floors.
There is a grand formal living room with parquet flooring and a gas log fireplace as well as a separate formal dining room.
The eat-in kitchen has updated wood cabinetry, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar.
A two-story addition is part of the home’s renovation, and includes a family room with vaulted cathedral ceiling and a gas log fireplace on the first floor, and a master suite on the second floor. The master bath has a separate shower, double sink and soaking tub.
Three additional bedrooms and a full bath are also on the second floor as well as an 8-by-7-foot office and a laundry area.
This home, built in 1907, has all new mechanicals including updated heating, central air-conditioning and plumbing systems.
Located in the Lincoln Elementary School district, this property is handy to shops and trains. For more information, contact Andrea Wich with Coldwell Banker at 847-644-9130.
Open 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. List price: $585,000. Taxes: $12,450*. 3BR/2.5BA.
This Northwest Evanston home has a center entry floor plan with expansive sun-filled rooms and arch details. The living room has a bay window and wood-burning fireplace, and there is a separate dining room with bay window as well.
From the living room, French doors lead to a solarium / family room with access to a back deck and fenced-in yard.
The kitchen has been updated with new stainless steel appliances and granite countertops
On the second floor are three bedrooms, including the master bedroom, and two full baths.
The basement has a recreation room, laundry facilities, storage, and a new furnace.
The home, built in 1940, is in the Willard Elementary School district, and close to numerous parks and transportation. For more information, contact Debbie Magnusen with @Properties at 847-910-1130.
*Please Note: Previously a rental property, so taxes listed do not reflect homeowner’s exemption.