Looking at Chicago homes for sale that closed during April, there’s a slightly different trend than we saw in the month prior. Of the 33 closings on luxury properties, only three sales were over $2 million; 20 ranged from $1 million to $1.5 million, and 10 fell between $1.54 and $1.87 million.
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Total single-family luxury home sales in April topped $48 million. Here’s a detailed look at the top 5 closings, in ascending order:
2642 N Wayne Ave
Original list price: $1.849 million
Sold price: $1.75 million
This Chicago new construction home is found on a quiet tree-lined street in the heart of Lincoln Park. With six bedrooms and spanning 5,400 square feet, this home offers plenty of space, with the entire floor dedicated to the master suite. There is also ample outdoor areas with multiple decks, including above the garage and one off of the huge family room. A top-end chef’s kitchen includes a butler’s pantry and the lower level boasts a wine cellar. Throughout the home is custom woodwork, high ceilings and several fireplaces.
2641 N Wayne Avenue
Original list price: $1.995 million
Sold price: $1.865 million
Like the above home, this property is a rare find, being a newer construction home on a fantastic block in Lincoln Park. This 5,000-square foot 6-bedroom home has dramatic 21-foot ceilings in the 2-story living room, bringing in tremendous light. The kitchen features all stainless steel appliances, while the full-floor master suite offers a custom walk-in closet, sumptuous bath and access to a wet bar that overlooks the roof deck and hot tub. On the lower level is a media room, wine cellar and wet bar, and an elevator provides access to all floors.
1912 N Burling St
Original list price: $2.3 million
Sold price: $2.1 million
Another Lincoln Park stunner, this contemporary home has everything from fabulous outdoor space, to top-of-the-line appliances to an attached 2.5-car garage. Hardwood and limestone floors run throughout the home, which also features a cook’s kitchen, several outdoor decks, and a master bedroom suite with amazing closet space and a steam shower.
2654 N Mildred Avenue
Original list price: $2.995 million
Sold price: $2.7 million
The fabulous features in this home earned it a spot in CS Interiors. On an oversized lot with generous space: 6,400 square feet, an attached 3-car heated garage and three outdoor entertaining spaces. Additional features like a heated exterior walkway, Smart Home system and two laundry areas take this Chicago home to a new level.
66 E Cedar St
Original list price: $3.6 million
Sold price: $3.1 million
After a renovation with the highest quality materials, this 6,400-square foot vintage residence in the Gold Coast became one of the most prestigious properties on the block. The renovation combined with the home’s vintage charm add up to the utmost elegance in a Chicago home: dentil moldings, a grand staircase, mahogany floors, a marble fireplace and extensive built-ins. A custom kitchen and family room leads to a private, lushly landscaped patio, while the upper levels feature a master suite with office and terrace, plus a roof deck.
Be sure to bookmark this blog and check back for updates on the latest real estate news in Chicago’s most coveted luxury neighborhoods, like Lakeview, Lincoln Park and The Gold Coast. Each month I take a close look at the luxury homes that sold in the month prior–something I recommend buyers and sellers alike to follow so they can gauge the types of homes and prices that are moving on the Chicago real estate market.
For more details on the single-family homes or Chicago condos that closed in April, or to see what’s on the market now, contact me at (312) 498-5080 or email me at [email protected]