1239 West Altgeld Street, Chicago


5 Beds
5 Baths
6,538 Sqft
0 Acres
4 Garages

A rare opportunity to own this sensational Urban Villa situated on a 70' lot in Lincoln Park with an attached heated four car garage and surrounded by lush gardens and amazing outdoor space. Richly detailed Indiana limestone facade is further enhanced by traditionally profiled details. Meticulously crafted throughout, this elegant one of a kind sun drenched home blends eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary elements offering 6,500+ Sq. Ft., grand wide interior, gracious sized rooms, 22' high ceilings, dramatic elliptical custom staircase, walnut wide plank hardwood floors, 3 WBFP's with custom stone mantels, spectacular millwork and luxurious amenities throughout. As you enter the home, you are instantly graced with elegance of a stunning white marble foyer. The dramatic Beaux Arts-French grand staircase anchors the home's interior and leads to the sensational 30' living room with dramatic twenty-two foot ceilings featuring a hand-carved Italian marble fireplace. Gorgeous gourmet eat-in kitchen featuring richly stained custom cabinetry, white marble countertops and a gorgeous center 10' pewter island imported from France. Adjoining the kitchen is an inviting great room featuring beautifully crafted limestone fireplace surrounded by richly appointed built-ins with direct access onto a large beautifully built-out 740 Sq. Ft. Ipe deck over the four car garage, wood-burning pizza oven and built-in grill. The grand elliptical staircase leads to the second floor offers 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths and additional laundry. Luxurious grand master suite featuring two walk-in closets and a sumptuous white marble bath with an extravagant pewter tub, radiant heated floors, gorgeous white cabinetry and built-ins. Radiant heated lower level offers an elegant media room featuring a Chesney Cabouca Limestone fireplace and a fully built-out wet bar. There is a gorgeous walnut library/office, luxurious en-suite guest bedroom with a beautifully updated white marble bath, wine cellar, laundry room and plenty of storage. The 30' side lot features professionally landscaped gardens as well as a basketball court. Perfectly located on one of Lincoln Park's beautiful tree lined streets with ample parking. Conveniently located and close to restaurants, parks, grocery stores, public transportation and Lake Shore health club. Oscar Mayer school district.

Essential Information
MLS® #10625961
Full Baths4
Half Baths2
Square Footage6,538
Year Built2002
Sub-TypeDetached Single
Community Information
Address1239 West Altgeld Street
AreaCHI - Lincoln Park
Zip Code60614
Parking Spaces4
# of Garages4
GaragesGarage Door Opener(s), Heated

Curbs/Gutters, Gated Entry, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved

CoolingCentral Air, Zoned
# of Fireplaces3
FireplacesWood Burning, Gas Starter
Stories3 Stories
Has BasementYes
BasementFinished, Exterior Access
Interior Features

Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Laundry, 2nd Floor Laundry, 1st Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Heated Floors


Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Refrigerator-Bar


Gas, Forced Air, Radiant, Zoned

ExteriorBrick, Limestone
Exterior FeaturesDeck, Patio
Lot Description

Fenced Yard, Landscaped Professionally, Mature Trees

School Information
ElementaryOscar Mayer Elementary School
HighLincoln Park High School
Listing Details
OfficeJameson Sotheby's Intl Realty
Property History
Status Changed from Active to Contingent
Status Changed from New to Active

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Listing information last updated on February 27th, 2020 at 7:51pm CST.