2242 N Bissell Street Chicago, IL
$ 859,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11068287
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyCOOK
  • CityChicago
  • AreaCHI - Lincoln Park
  • NeighborhoodSheffield Neighbors
  • Zip60614
  • StyleVictorian
  • Year Built1886
  • Taxes$ 17774
  • Price$ 859,900
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms1
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage2448
  • Lot Size1,777 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Mark Allen Realty, LLC
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) - 103 - IL
Property Description

Spacious and bright, all brick Lincoln Park Row House in A+ location with rarely offered four large bedrooms all on second level plus covered parking! Enter through stunning leaded glass, double door front entry into vestibule perfect for storing strollers and scooters. Pretty stained glass windows & woodwork with 11' ceilings throughout, large double-parlor living rooms w/herringbone hardwood floors, 3 sets of pocket doors, stunning original plaster crown molding, 3 beautiful marble fireplaces, wood shutters & ornate original plaster ceiling medallions in 7 rooms! Bright eat-in kitchen w/white cabinets, quartz countertops, gold faucet and pulls, stainless steel appliances, two large windows allowing an abundance of light plus a back staircase. Kitchen updated to include white Calacatta Vagli quartz, gray arabesque backsplash, stainless 5-burner range, new dishwasher, large under mount stainless sink, gold faucet and starburst chandelier. Separate dining room with built in china cabinet for storage. Upstairs, 4 large bedrooms including a humongous primary bedroom with room to add an en-suite if desired, plus 3 more well appointed bedrooms with ample, deep closets (bedroom 2 has floor to ceiling built-in shelving for more storage), full bath redone with double sinks, soaking tub, marble floor & subway tile plus two skylights. Custom sound abatement windows recently installed by Soundproof Chicago to sides and back of house (12 total) in 2019. Many improvements from 2013-2021 including complete tear off roof (2015), Tuckpointing and rebuild of parapet wall (2020), new gutters, plumbing improvements throughout house, wood moldings, wallpaper/paint and many light fixtures. Large, dry basement has good ceiling height, exterior access in front and back, could be refinished for rental or air bnb. Metal Carport behind home allows for safe parking with gated fencing and fresh gravel done in 2020. This home is surrounded by numerous parks & playgrounds and the best schools in the city - all walking distance within minutes. Quick walk to Oscar Mayer Magnet Elementary, Park West Cooperative, LPHS, Oz Park, Homeslice, Whole Foods, Fullerton L stop, Cacciatore stadium, Wish field, Lake front and LP Zoo. So many improvements while keeping the integrity of this beautiful and classic, move in ready 1886 Victorian home. Truly the most space you will find at this price point in the BEST part of central Lincoln Park!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Oscar Mayer Elementary School Oscar Mayer Elementary School Lincoln Park High School
Price History
4/28/2021 Listed $899,900
6/24/2021 2% - $885,000
7/28/2021 2% - $869,900
8/27/2021 2% - $859,900

General Features

Appliances Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Range Hood
Architectural Style Victorian
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Full, Walkout
City Chicago
Community Features Park, Tennis Court(s), Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved, Other
Cooling Central Air
County Cook
Days on Market 140
Elementary School Oscar Mayer Elementary School
Elementary School District 299
Exterior Features Brick Paver Patio
Facing Direction East
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air
High School Lincoln Park High School
High School District 299
Interior Features Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors
MLS Area CHI - Lincoln Park
Middle/Junior High School Oscar Mayer Elementary School
Middle/Junior School District 299
New Construction No
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Closing
Property Type Residential
Property Type Detached Single
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name Bissell
Tax Annual Amount 17774.62
Tax Year 2019
Total Rooms 8
Township Lake View
Virtual Tour
Year Built 1886

Interior Features

Basement Unfinished
Bathrooom Double Sink, Soaking Tub
Bedrooms Possible 4
Fireplace Features Wood Burning
Full Baths 1
Half Baths 1
Laundry Features In Unit, Sink
Living Area 2448
Livingareasource Assessor
Room Type Mud Room
Street Suffix Street
Total Baths 2
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 3
Window Features Aluminum Frames, Double Pane Windows, Plantation Shutters, Window Treatments, Wood Frames, Some Stained Glass

Exterior Features

Door Features Storm Door(s)
Exterior Brick
Lot Dimensions 25X75
Lot Size Acres 0.0408
Parking Features Off Alley, Alley Access
Total Parking 2
Water Source Lake Michigan, Public
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Bedroom 2 15X11 Second Carpet
Bedroom 3 11X12 Second Carpet
Bedroom 4 15X12 Second Carpet
Dining Room 10X14 Main Hardwood
Family Room 11X17 Main Hardwood
Kitchen 11X13 Main Ceramic Tile Eating Area-Table Space
Laundry 13X9 Basement Stone
Living Room 13X19 Main Hardwood
Master Bedroom 23X18 Second Hardwood
Mud Room 8X3 Main Travertine


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 60614

AVG $3.18M
AVG $34,312
AVG 200
Year Built
AVG 1946
AVG 93
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