229 E Blair Street, West Chicago, IL

3 Beds
1 Bath
1,759 sqft
Active Under Contract


Known by some as The Field House as the first owner was Frank Field in 1893. This historic home has been cared for by loving owners for generations. Amazing home in amazing condition, great for entertaining, plenty of yard and garden space, storage, and even a dry basement. Recent improvements include new roof for house, garage, and shed ('14-'15), light tunnel sky light in the back sun room ('14), new deck and patio ('17 - '18), hardwood floors restored in Master ('20), insulation added to south exposure ('20), all new fiberglass windows with wood frames ('19), copper piping, full kitchen renovation ('15), all bathroom water fixtures replaced including supply lines ('20), new boiler pump ('19), new washing machine ('15), new dryer ('21). Also includes digital thermostat which now combines the boiler and the central air, utility sink faucet, garage and basement lights upgraded to LED, new vintage recreation sconce lights in entry room, first floor and outside switches replaced with Lutron Caseta Smart switches, landscape and pathway lighting installed with outdoor audio speakers that will remain with the home, and new gutters on garage. This home is ready for the next generation.

Facts and features

Type: Detached Single
Year Built: 1890
Parking: Garage, Space(s) - Detached
Lot: 0.35 Acres
Price/sqft: $171

Interior details

Bedrooms and bathrooms

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 1.5

Full bathrooms: 1

1/2 bathrooms: 1


Basement: Full

Other interior features

Total interior livable area: 1,759 sqft

Property details


Total spaces: 6

Parking features: Garage

Garage spaces: 2

Other parking information:


Lot size: 0.35 Acres

Lot size dimensions: 98 X 160 X 99 X 149

Other property information

Tax ID: 0410301011

Construction details

Type and style

Home type: Detached Single


Year built: 1890

Community and Neighborhood Details


Region: West Chicago

Financial details

Other financial information

Annual tax amount: $6,436

Nearby schools in West Chicago

Schools provided by the listing agent

  • Elementary: Gary Elementary School - District 33
  • Middle: Leman Middle School - District 33
  • High: Community High School - District 94

This data may not be complete. We recommend contacting the local school district to confirm school assignments for this home.