1234 East 56th Street
This exquisite home is on a double lot in Hyde Parks Professors Row. Located on the edge of the University of Chicago campus and close to the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, this home offers gracious living and outdoor space. There is approximately 6,300 square feet of living space on four levels (including a finished basement), plus a large 2-story attic. All of the six bedrooms are upstairs, including a master suite with sitting/dressing room. All five baths (3 full and 2 half) have been renovated. An oasis in the city, the large fenced backyard includes a deck off the kitchen, a stone terrace, and extensive green space perfect for recreation or childrens play.Built in the early 1900s, this home offers a seamless blend of Old World craftsmanship and 21st century renovation. Highlights include the original front doors, a paneled staircase with carved handrail, hardwood floors, period light fixtures, and wood-burning fireplaces. The homes infrastructure, including the electric, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and windows, have all been updated. In addition, the kitchen and butlers pantry are new, the baths have been remodeled, and additional millwork was added. The 1200 block of 56th Street is among the most desirable locations in Hyde Park. It is conveniently close to the University of Chicago, the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, and the Ancona School campuses, and has been home to a US Senator, a federal judge, and numerous high-level school administrators and professors. The seller will pay for one year of leased outdoor parking for one car. Parking is readily available on the street, and there are numerous leased garage and valet options nearby.If you think this home might be right for you, please call or email us. We are standing by to answer your questions or schedule a time for you to walk through with a member of our team.