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1224 Maple Avenue

Evanston, IL, 60202


$259 per ft²
$259 per ft²
Active Under Contract
Active Under Contract
 - For Sale
6 Beds
4 Baths
4,820 ft²
Built 1879
Tons of space, charm and updates throughout this gorgeous Queen Anne in an amazing Evanston location. One of the prettiest houses in the neighborhood with unique Spanish style eaves and solid wood decorative elements -- a previous winner of the Painted Lady contest. Natural light flows into this move-in ready, 6 bed/3.5 bath Victorian beauty on picturesque and tree lined Maple Avenue. This immaculate home features countless improvements and amazing detail, including paneled doors, custom trim and moldings, recessed lighting, Lightology light fixtures, decorative wood columns, Marvin windows, stained glass windows, transoms, and hardwood floors throughout. Be amazed from the moment you walk up the oversized front porch with custom designed, natural wood swing and into your gracious foyer entrance, featuring a classic staircase and 10' plus ceiling height on the main floor. Formal double parlor living room with oversized front picture window, wood burning brick fireplace with built-in bookshelves, and bay window with built in bench seating. Separate dining room offers wainscoting, a gorgeous built-in hutch/dry bar with leaded glass windows and turn of the century Murano crystal chandelier. Updated eat-in kitchen offers vaulted ceiling with skylights, white cabinetry, granite counters and Kitchen Aid stainless steel appliances. French doors lead to a quaint three season screened in porch overlooking your large, landscaped back yard that features brick paver patio, two raised garden beds and a full yard automatic sprinkler and irrigation system controlled remotely by phone app. 2nd floor offers 4 generously sized bedrooms, plus a family room and full bath. 3rd floor provides a large primary suite offering an oversized walk-in closet with built in organizers and center dresser, bonus washer/dryer and an ensuite bath featuring heated floors, double vanity sink, separate soaking tub and walk-in shower. 6th bedroom works great as an office, offering built in desk and bookshelves and great light with skylights and front facing windows. Partially finished basement features a recreation room, bonus workout/ping pong room, updated white subway tile full bath with heated floors and loads of great storage, including a perfect area to add a wine cellar. Smart layout and design including a large mud room with heated floors entering from the backyard and nearby 1st floor laundry room with good storage, side by side LG washer/dryer and separate utility sink. Oversized 2 car garage offers bonus side room, perfect for storing bikes, yard equipment and tools. Impeccably maintained home offers too many improvements to list! Some recent highlights include new SpacePac central A/C, new roof - house and garage, attic insulation, windows, full house exterior painting, new hardwood flooring on the first floor, extensive basement renovation/waterproofing and restoration of woodwork including some built-ins and staircases. Amazing location close to heart of downtown Evanston, shopping, restaurants, and transportation including Binny's, Whole Foods, Jewel, Trader Joe's, Union, Space, Metra, Purple Line El and the Lake!

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Cooktop, Range Hood
Total Bedrooms
Full Bathrooms
Half Bathrooms
Interior Features
Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Bar-Dry, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, First Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Ceiling - 10 Foot
Laundry Description
Gas Dryer Hookup, In Unit, Laundry Closet, Multiple Locations, Sink
Wood Burning
Central Air, Space Pac
Steam, Radiator(s)

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
9,286 ft² lot
Exterior Features
Patio, Porch, Porch Screened, Brick Paver Patio, Storms/Screens
Architectural Style
Public Sewer

School Information

School District
High School
Evanston Twp High School
Middle/Jr High
Nichols Middle School
Elementary School
Washington Elementary School

Other Property Details

Area Name
Tax Frequency
per YEAR
HOA Amenities
Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Attached Garage
Garage Spaces
Water Source
Lake Michigan, Public

Property History

Active Under Contract


Courtesy of @properties Christie's International Real Estate

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