Courtesy of Engel & Voelkers Chicago North Shore

1408 Ridge Avenue

Evanston, IL, 60201


$334 per ft²
$334 per ft²
 - For Sale
5 Beds
5 Baths
4,160 ft²
Built 1958
Have you seen this stunning renovation yet? Whatever savvy buyer gets this home will have won the jackpot! Welcome home to 1408 Ridge in the Evanston Ridge Historic District. This stately, fully renovated 1950s Hemphill Colonial situated high on the hill, set back from Ridge Avenue is less than a mile from the lake. It is everything today's buyers are looking for...and more! Beautiful new black Marvin windows and new/newly refinished hardwood floors throughout. All new and expanded chef's kitchen is filled with light and features Subzero and Wolf appliances, white quartz counters, and custom cabinets. A large island opens the kitchen up to the dining room and living room. Roomy pantry cabinets adjacent to the eating area and a banquette seating area. Large living room with wood burning fireplace and huge custom sliding doors leading to your new relaxing backyard oasis. Large and lovely paver style patio and sod is in and look beautiful. Coming soon is the beautiful horizontal cedar fence, and the new black garage door is installed! Exterior upgrade options could include an outdoor fireplace with outdoor TV and lush new professional landscaping. The interior of this timeless home has been carefully reconfigured to fit the needs of today's buyers while maintaining the original integrity of the home. Five spacious bedrooms across three levels provide both privacy and the versatility required for today's modern lifestyle. Two bedrooms on the second level share a beautifully redesigned hall bathroom - both bedrooms with ample closet space and tons of natural light. Up only a few stairs sits the third bedroom (perfect for nursery or workout room/den) with en-suite bath and the remarkable primary suite. The primary suite features vaulted ceilings, new canned lighting, two spacious closets, and a stunning new bathroom. The third level also features an office/study nook and the household's second laundry. Finished lower level features fifth bedroom and fourth full bathroom, as well as a cozy family room with wood burning fireplace and laundry/mudroom - with access to the 2.5 car garage. All of the bones and mechanicals are new, including all new dual-zoned HVAC, all new copper plumbing, and all new electrical including new 200 AMP service. A large sub-basement and crawl space provide ample storage space for the new owners to utilize. Close to the purple line and easy access to I-94, as well as everything downtown Evanston has to offer. This home's magnificent transformation is estimated to be complete by end of July.

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Cooktop, Built-In Oven, Gas Cooktop
Total Bedrooms
Full Bathrooms
Half Bathrooms
Interior Features
Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, Second Floor Laundry, Walk-In Closet(s)
Laundry Description
Multiple Locations, Sink
Wood Burning, Gas Starter
Central Air
Natural Gas

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
9,944 ft² lot
Exterior Features
Brick Paver Patio
Architectural Style
Colonial, Tri-Level
Lot Details
Fenced Yard
Public Sewer

School Information

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

Other Property Details

Area Name
Tax Frequency
per YEAR
HOA Amenities
Park, Tennis Court(s), Stable(s), Lake, Curbs, Gated, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Garage Spaces
Water Source
Lake Michigan


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