$950,0001516 W Sherwin Ave

1516 W Sherwin Ave, Chicago, IL, 60626


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3 Bedrooms
2 Full Baths, 1 Partial
4,657 SqFt
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Facts and Features

Home TypeSingle Family Residence
ParkingOff Alley
Garage4 spaces
Year Built1915
HeatingNatural Gas, Forced Air
CoolingCentral Air
FireplaceWood Burning, Gas Starter
MLS #11437107
StatusFor Sale


Prepare to be 'wowed' with this property! Located steps from the Lake, on one of East Roger Park's most beautiful streets, this home delivers 2022 amenities in a vintage setting with immense character. This fully reconstructed side-entry American Foursquare allows maximum interior uninterrupted space; featuring a bright enclosed multi-season porch overlooking tree-lined Sherwin with a wonderful eye for every detail. A custom fireplace surround with new gas log insert enhances the large living room, warming up the space in every sense of the word. The reconfigured main level includes a half bath in the entry hallway that is an absolute gem. A large casement opening leads into a fully renovated kitchen, flooded with natural light and adjoining the dining room to create a welcoming space for any occasion. Thoughtfully designed with the best touches of commercial kitchens while maintaining the warmth of a home. Dream kitchen with all brushed stainless appliances including double wall ovens, Bluestar range, double sink with farmhouse front and separate prep. Abundant high-quality cabinets for anything needed to deliver a great experience, seamless Cambria quartz, custom Birch wood cabinets, extra deep and built to allow extra weight carry, 30 inch deep in parts, dual spice cabinet storage. Finishes all reflect the spirit of this home or quality craftsmanship and impeccable design. Pass through a newly added mudroom with tile floors which lead out to a generous backyard. The bedroom level has been reconfigured to allow oversized closets in both guest bedrooms, a completely renovated full bath in hallway, and elegant master bedroom suite with walk-in closet and beautifully finished bright full bath. The top floor has a full-size interior staircase, great ceiling height, and skylights. A large true multi-purpose room; a wonderful family room, guest bedroom, study or convert it into a full floor in-suite. The house sits on a double wide and deep lot and an incredible 40', 4 CAR, heated brick garage has its own HVAC. The original roof of the garage was completely replaced with a full-length gable roof to create a maximum allowable height, a full-length, second-floor with incredible potential. The roof is insulated with closed cell spray foam and 5/8" fire-rated drywall; as a result, the second floor is cool in the summer, and warm on the winter. The garage is divided by a wall into a three-car heated workspace (easily converted back to garage space) and a one-car garage (with an optional 220v electric car outlet available). The garage also includes a 100amp service, glass block security side windows, insulated garage doors, and a wide custom internal stairway to the second floor. The alley side garage apron has room for two additional parked cars making for a total of SIX parking spaces! This a dream come true for anyone needing an auxiliary building for a home shop, car collecting, kids hangout or small business and you don't have to pay 100,000 to build it yourself. The basement is full of potential, full size, unfinished lower level has been dug down to allow 7 feet and 5 inches in height, original beam have been replaced with steel beam supports. Open space allows for all of your ideas, currently used as laundry, home gym and additional storage. This home has been recently tuckpointed. Redesigned exterior space features a low-maintenance composite deck and pavers surrounding a large fire pit. Enjoy full privacy with a new custom cedar fence surround, oversized metal gates provide an elegant look while allowing easy access for deliveries. Lush garden beds designed for sequential flowering plants and bushes surrounds an expansive back lawn This fabulous property is steps to restaurants, pubs, coffee shops, the lakefront; immediate access to the Red Line and buses on Sheridan. Minutes to Lake Shore Drive, Andersonville and Downtown Evanston. A wonderful opportunity and a very special home.

Interior Features

  • Partial Bathrooms: 1
  • Full Bathrooms: 2
  • Appliances: Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Range Hood, ENERGY STAR Qualified Appliances, Gas Cooktop
  • Basement: Yes
  • Interior: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Fireplace: Wood Burning, Gas Starter

Exterior Features

  • Garage: 4 spaces
  • Parking: Off Alley
  • Architectural Style: American 4-Sq.
  • Waterfront: Fencing
  • Lot: Fencing
  • Exterior: Deck, Porch, Brick Paver Patio, Fire Pit, Box Stalls, Workshop


  • Heating: Natural Gas, Forced Air
  • Cooling: Central Air


  • Originating MLS: MRED
  • MLS Number: 11437107
  • Directions: Sheridan Rd to Sherwin, just West of Greenview.
  • Listing Office: Compass
  • Listing Agent: Santiago Valdez
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Sold icon Jun 16, 2015Home Sold
Sold icon May 20, 2002Home Sold

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Schools Nearby

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Gale Elementary Community Academy Gale Elementary Community Academy url

1631 W Jonquil Ter0.39 mi

Public District PK-8


Jordan Elementary Community School Jordan Elementary Community School url

7414 N Wolcott Ave0.49 mi

Public District PK-8


New Field Elementary School New Field Elementary School url

1707 W Morse Ave0.58 mi

Public District KG-3



FIeld Middle School FIeld Middle School url

7019 N Ashland Blvd0.39 mi

Public District 4-8


Chute Middle School Chute Middle School url

1400 Oakton St1.39 mi

Public District 6-8


Stone Elementary Scholastic Academy Stone Elementary Scholastic Academy url

6239 N Leavitt St1.58 mi

Public Magnet KG-8



Sullivan High School Sullivan High School url

6631 N Bosworth Ave0.86 mi

Public District 9-12


Chicago Math & Science Elementary Charter Chicago Math & Science Elementary Charter url

7212 N Clark St0.35 mi

Public Charter 6-12


Senn High School Senn High School url

5900 N Glenwood Ave1.82 mi

Public District 9-12

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Rocket HomesIllinoisCook CountyChicago606261516 W Sherwin Ave

This home is located at 1516 W Sherwin Ave in Chicago, IL and zip code 60626 in the Rogers Park neighborhood. This 4,657 square foot home was built in 1915. Features: 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since June 16, 2022 and is currently priced at $950,000. The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $57,008.

In May 2022 in Chicago, IL there were 8% more homes for sale than in April 2022. While the average time on the market in May 2022 was 30 days, the median list price was $346,988. Chicago, IL housing market in May 2022 saw over 1322 listings sold above listed price, more than 561 sold at listed price and over 1387 sold below. Residents of Chicago, IL typically earn between $35k-100k each year. Residents typically live in single, no kids family. Typical level of education for residents in this area is post secondary degree.

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