3935 N Drake Avenue, Chicago, IL

4 Beds
3 Baths
4,533 sqft


This gorgeous all-brick house, w/3 full stories above grade + a full basement, was built in 1906 as a 3-flat, & in 2012 was gut-rehabbed into a massive extra-wide single family home. This home features 4 large bedrooms + Study that are all above grade with the potential for 5 bedrooms w/22 feet of interior width per floor! This home which sits on an oversized extra-wide 30 by 126 lot and enjoys approximately 3400 above-grade interior SQFT, which is far greater than the typical home situated on a R3 25 by 125 standard lot that can have a maximum above grade interior SQFT of only 2,812 (25 by 125* 90%). This house is large and wide and sits on an oversized pseudo-corner lot w/the adjacent north lot being a sparsely used parking lot allowing incredible amounts of natural light and privacy. Residence sits on a quiet green, tree-lined street with excellent neighbors & new homes going up every day. Walk past the exquisitely landscaped front yard that includes an apple tree and Japanese Maple, up the charming red porch, & through the custom-paneled wood glass front door into a 500+ SQFT great room featuring a living and dining area. This welcoming open-concept space is flooded w/natural sunlight from 7 windows including 3 west-facing bay windows. The living room includes a Regency vented gas fireplace & stone mantel, & newer dark oak wood floors. The kitchen features a fantastic amount of transitional flat-panel cabinets, quartz counters & island, stainless steel appliances, & subway tile backsplash. The best parts of the kitchen is the adjacent family rm, walk-in pantry, & the back door leading to a 13x10 rear deck for entertaining. Make your way up to the 2nd floor that features the ideal sought after layout: Master bedroom w/large en-suite master bath, and 2 additional large bedrooms and a full-size bath, new front-loading laundry. All bedrooms get great light, are spacious, and include oversized closets. The stone master bath features a double vanity, separate glass shower & jacuzzi tub. The 3rd floor features a lofty 4th bedroom with en-suite full bath w/glass shower & walk in closet, & 25x18 second family rm with 6 windows including 3 bay windows. This versatile space can be used as an office and a separate gaming area or can be easily converted into a 5th above-grade bedroom. The space has excellent ceiling height with fantastic natural lighting. This home features a full basement that is partially finished that houses mechanicals, a tankless water heater, and a second set of laundry. The green back and side yards are incredibly landscaped & feature another apple tree, garden area, river rock, & rain water collection area. This home is centrally located in Independence Park/Old Irving Park between beautiful Independence & Horner Parks, 4 blocks to the Blue Line, 6 Blocks to the Metra, & easy access to 90/94 Expressway. Also, it's just 1 block to Irving & Elston Entertainment/Dining, & just minutes to Logan/Avondale/North Center entertainment district. **Open*House* Sat*9/18*From*1130*to*2PM**

Facts and features

Type: Detached Single
Year Built: 1906
Parking: Garage - Detached
Lot: 0.09 Acres
Price/sqft: $165

Interior details

Bedrooms and bathrooms

Bedrooms: 4

Bathrooms: 3.5

Full bathrooms: 3

1/2 bathrooms: 1


Basement: Full,English

Other interior features

Total interior livable area: 4,533 sqft

Property details


Total spaces: 2

Parking features: Garage

Garage spaces: 2

Other parking information: Garage Door Opener(s)


Lot size: 0.0868 Acres

Lot size dimensions: 30X126

Other property information

Tax ID: 13232010100000

Construction details

Type and style

Home type: Detached Single


Year built: 1906

Community and Neighborhood Details


Region: Chicago

Financial details

Other financial information

Annual tax amount: $12,640

Nearby schools in Chicago

Schools provided by the listing agent

  • Elementary: - District 299
  • Middle: - District 299
  • High: - District 299

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