2029 North Seminary Avenue
Located in Lincoln Park on a tree-lined one-way street, this home is a quiet oasis, yet only steps from everything. It is walking distance from popular restaurants, shopping, spas, entertainment, and the Steppenwolf and Royal George theatres. Adams Playlot Park and the Lincoln Park Farmers Market are also nearby.This charming Victorian painted lady home was built in 1861 and pre-dates the Chicago Fire. Its faade is recognized historically as the oldest home in West Lincoln Park. The exterior of the residence was completely repainted in August 2013 by master painter Louis Perlia, and the home was subsequently chosen as a winner in the "Chicago's Finest Painted Ladies" 2013 competition. Originally a farmhouse, the home's 1992 renovation was overseen by architect Richard Gibbons. The vintage character of this home has been meticulously maintained while the living space was expanded to accommodate todays lifestyles. Many of the original features remain intact including the faade, wrought iron fence encircling the front yard, and leaded glass windows and fireplace mantels in the living room and master bedroom.A large foyer with a deep, organized coat closet leads into the home. The formal living room has west-facing bay windows with plantation shutters and an ornamental fireplace. The spacious formal dining room is perfect for entertaining. There is also a powder room on this level. The open eat-in kitchen has a wood-burning fireplace and space for a breakfast table. The kitchen has a large island with hand-painted Portuguese mosaic tile and pendant lighting overhead. Adjoining the kitchen is the family room with picture windows overlooking the rear deck and yard.Upstairs, there are three bedrooms and two full baths. The spacious master suite has a large bay window, elegant ornamental fireplace, and walk-in closet. The master spa bath includes a Kohler tub, double vanity, linen closet, separate shower, and skylights. The middle bedroom has built-in shelving and is great for guests or a home office. The rear bedroom opens to a private rear terrace.In the lower level, there is a recreation room, laundry closet with sink and storage, utility room, and additional bedroom.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.