1315 Main Street

Evanston IL, 60202


$236.98 per sqft


5 Beds

2 Baths

3,245 sqft


Built in 1923

Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago

Finally available after 23 years: Charming 5-bedroom farmhouse in the heart of Evanston - a rare gem with income potential! Situated in the highly-desired Washington school district in central Evanston, this captivating 5-bedroom, 2-bathroom farmhouse seamlessly blends classic charm with modern conveniences. Ready for immediate enjoyment or tailor it to your dreams, the spacious layout features two first-floor bedrooms (or offices) and a full bath, offering versatile living options for families, guests, or a home office. As you ascend the newly-built front stairs and cross the covered porch, you'll be greeted by the original 1923 solid oak door, leading to a classic foyer and one of the most amazing original banisters you'll ever lay eyes on. Greet the formal living room with fireplace from the open flex dining room with bay windows and built-in china cabinet. Next head into the large eat-in kitchen with lovely casement windows displaying the special the setting of your house. Access a full bathroom, the basement, and a rear deck overlooking the lush expansive yard. The outdoor space is versatile and ready for relaxation, play, or entertaining. A 2-car garage offers convenient access and ample storage space. The cobblestone backyard pathway adds enchantment to this picturesque setting. But wait! The property also includes an adorable independent cottage, generating $1,200/month in income to offset your mortgage or fund your home improvement dreams. Modern amenities such as central air in the main house ensure year-round comfort. The highly-regarded Washington Elementary School and Nichols Middle School are within walking distance, and the recently completed Robert Crown Recreation Center with lighted tennis courts, turf fields, and play areas is just a stone's throw away to provide a wealth of activities and amenities. This prime location is a commuter's dream, with easy access to public transportation and proximity to the bustling Main Street shopping district, where you'll find a variety of restaurants, boutiques, and entertainment options. In the desirable urban suburb of Evanston, you'll undoubtedly find ways to enjoy the best of its natural beauty, with nearby Lake Michigan, Northwestern University, and the vibrant downtown area, all while being close to Chicago's abundance of offerings. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to own a piece of Evanston's history and make this lovely farmhouse on a beautiful, generously-sized lot your own. Contact me today to schedule a private showing and experience the charm and potential of this unique property! Sold as-is.



June 23, 2023


February 16, 2024



1315 Main Street
Evanston IL, 60202

Interior Features


5 Beds


2 Baths

Interior Features

First Floor Bedroom, First Floor Full Bath, Some Carpeting, Some Wood Floors





Cooling Description

Central Air



Heating Description

Natural Gas, Electric

Exterior/Building Features

Exterior Features


Lot Features

Fenced Yard, Sidewalks, Streetlights

Architectual Style




School Information

School District


High School

Evanston Twp High School

Elementary School

Washington Elementary School

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Buyer Agency Compensation

2.5% - $495

Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago, Paul Frischer,
Listing Contact: 847-848-7771 

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