5917 North Drake , Chicago, IL 60659
Built in 1947, this beautiful home combines architectural details, inside and out, to create a style that is uniquely its own. This distinctive brick Georgian, highlighted with a Juliette balcony, large bay window, wall of glass block windows and pristine landscaping combine to give the owners of this home the "Property Appearance Award" from the Hollywood/North Park Community Association. You enter the home through a stunning glass door that welcomes you with prisms of light from a dramatic 2-story wall of glass block. The sophisticated LR features a beautiful fireplace with mantle and light-filled bay window. It flows seamlessly into the formal DR through a geometric opening allowing for an open concept feel. The bright white kitchen features a vintage built-in, designed with a pull-out table that opens up to seat 2 - 4 people. There is also easy access from the kitchen to the deck and the lovely landscaped backyard, perfect for entertaining. The inviting family room is surrounded with warm, rich paneling and filled with natural light and views of the yard. A fresh 1/2 bath completes the 1st floor. Up the dramatic winding staircase to the 2nd floor where there are 3 nice sized bedrooms and an updated full bath. The cozy paneled basement includes a vintage wet bar that seats 4 and additional space for entertaining. There is a separate laundry room with a cedar closet and plenty of storage. There is also access to the backyard and the 2-car garage. This home is located in the lovely Hollywood Park neighborhood. Just a short walk to the Nature Center and Peterson Park. There is also easy access to the bike trail and an abundance of shopping and restaurants. A truly unique and pristine home located in a picturesque setting, just waiting for you to make it your own.