Wouldn't it be wonderful to live in the heart of small city, where everything is within reach? How great would it be to have a Trader Joe's around the corner, Border's down the block and a tree canopied garden just out the front door! Leave your car park in the new, 2-car garage - why? Because there are no stops on the 18 minute Metra ride between you an downtown Chicago. In fact there is nothing stopping you at all from having this small town charm with big city access now that 223 N Marion is on the market. This classic two-story Victorian Painted Lady has it all. Pedigree, good looks, and great location. A spacious, beautiful, completely renovated, three bedroom home complete with master bedroom and Jacuzzi bathroom, large custom Cherry, Granite and stainless steel kitchen, Great Room with automatic light fireplace, formal dining room, second floor bedroom balcony and much more. Located in a charming historic neighborhood, yet just a few short blocks from Oak Park's sophisticated downtown, fabled Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio, Metra, CTA, schools and parks.
Built in 1885, 223 N. Marion is one of the oldest residences in the Frank Lloyd Wright historic district yet, with its extreme make-over, lives like of the newest. Completely renovated from the new roof with architectural shingles right down to the studs; this home will stand the test of time.
Carefully crafted with top-quality professional workmanship, what you see is a flawless, well-designed luxury home. What you don't see are the first rate mechanicals including: all studs and joints re-built for sturdy internal framing; new one-inch copper water service from main to the house, new copper supply and PVC waste lines; new 200 amp electric service with 40 circuit panel; R-19 30, 49 insulation and CAT five service in every room. And all new Quaker high efficiency wood windows; new oak flooring and porches; solid oak crown moldings and doors; new two car garage, fencing and landscaping; raised 10 ft ceilings; fixtures by Kohler and Jacuzzi - if you desire a large, elegant and gracious Victorian home that is 90% all new luxury construction located one street from the Frank Lloyd Wright Studio in a historic neighborhood that is within blocks of everything.