5256 W Pensacola Ave

Chicago, IL 60641 View Map $650,000 Ask a Question
5256 W Pensacola Ave Chicago, IL 60641 | MLS 11681930 Photo 1
5256 W Pensacola Ave Chicago, IL 60641 | MLS 11681930 Map
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5256 W Pensacola Ave, Chicago, IL 60641 | detached single for sale
Status: Sold
Property Type:Detached Single
MLS #:11681930
Sq. Feet:4,368 Total / 1,588 Finished
Date Sold:12/29/2022
Be the envy of the block and have the best of both worlds at 5256 W Pensacola! This gut rehabbed Portage Park bungalow overflows vintage charm with turnkey modernized finishes, with over $100k in thoughtful upgrades inside and outside during sellers ownership. This oversized corner lot features low maintenance landscaped front pollinator garden, lushly landscaped side garden, craft copper window boxes and reimagined cedar fenced in back yard with high end stone patio, new hot tub, new cocktail pool with sand filter, and dog run. 2.5 garage with party door and space to park 2 additional cars on parking pad. This massive home includes 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms with additional office space and finished basement. Newer rehabbed gourmet kitchen with french gray cabinets, alabaster white quartz, newer stainless appliances with high end LG fridge, featuring craft ice and spacious walk in pantry off eat in breakfast nook. Sunshine pours through front sun room windows creating cozy tropical plant paradise, even in the chill of winter. Hardwood on main level with custom designer lighting and draperies throughout. Rarely found, this home features 4 bedrooms on upper level, 2 full bathrooms, and newer side by side laundry on upper floor. Fully finishes basement with additional office or great 6th bedroom for guests with full bath. This home is absolutely turnkey with newer windows and roof, newer hi-efficiency dual zoned furnace and water heater. Unpack and settle in just in time to enjoy the spring yard and entertaining space at your epic house warming party! Easy access to Six Corners, new Aldi development, restaurants, craft breweries, and shops. Commuters dream with nearby expressway, Montrose busses / Montrose blue line / Mayfair Metra. Steps to local school and popular Portage Park which includes six tennis courts, ADA accessible playground, a slab for in-line skating, a new dog friendly area, a bike path, a nature walk, five baseball fields, two combination football/soccer fields, an outdoor Olympic-size pool with misting sprays, interactive water play area with slide and diving boards, and two fieldhouses, one housing a gymnasium and the other a cultural arts building with exemplary after-school programs including boxing, recreational tumbling and gymnastics, and woodcraft. MULTIPLE OFFERS RECEIVED, BEST & FINAL OFFER DEADLINE BY SUNDAY, DEC 4 at 7 PM, CST.

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Community Information

Address:5256 W Pensacola Ave, Chicago, IL 60641
Area:Portage Park
Zip Code:60641

School Information

School District:299
High School:Schurz High School
Middle School:Portage Park Elementary School
Elementary School:Portage Park Elementary School


Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 4
Year Built:1911
Exterior Construction Type: Brick
Age Range: 100+ Years
Type Detached: 2 Stories
Basement: Finished, Exterior Access
Basement Type: Full
Garage Type: Detached
Garage Features: Garage Door Opener(s)
Attached Garage: Yes
Garage Ownership: Owned
Parking Features: Driveway
Parking On Site: Yes
Parking: Garage, Space/s
Parking Ownership: Owned

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Hardwood Floors, First Floor Bedroom, Second Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Historic/Period Mlwk, Pantry
Appliances: Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Stainless Steel Appliance(s)
Fireplaces Total: 1
Rooms: Bedroom 5, Breakfast Room, Foyer, Mud Room, Office, Pantry, Recreation Room, Storage, Heated Sun Room, Utility Room-Lower Level, Walk In Closet
Exterior Features: Patio, Hot Tub, Dog Run, Brick Paver Patio, Above Ground Pool, Storms/Screens
Cars: 4.5
Parking Total: 2
Garage Spaces: 2.5
Air Conditioning: Central Air, Zoned
Heat Source / Type: Natural Gas, Forced Air
Fireplace(s): Living Room
Total Rooms:13

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 0
Below Grade 1588
Total 1588

Property Features

Lot Dimensions:Oversized Chicago Lot
Lot Features: Fenced Yard, Landscaped
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Lake Michigan, Public
Driveway: Concrete

Tax and Financial Info

Tax Year: 2021
Tax Annual Amount: $8,847
Ownership: Fee Simple



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