Lakewood Balmoral has some great single family homes for sale.  The bargains on Wayne and Magnolia are under contract, but there are currently 2 homes for sale under $ 900,000 that are worth seeing.  The lovely rehab by Dave Kirk, 5511 N Lakewood, is also for sale.

5253 N Lakewood, a 5 bedroom built in 1903, sits on an oversized lot and features gorgeous hardwood, WoodMode cabinets in a renovated kitchen, a lovely back deck and perennial garden.

5407 N Lakewood has 3 bedrooms up and one down, and like most homes in Lakewood Balmoral, it also sits on an oversized lot.  The home is a great opportunity to live on a sought-after block in popular Andersonville.

Status Street Price Rms BR BA
NEW 5253 N Lakewood $835,000 12 5 2.2
ACTV 5407 Lakewood $879,000 12 3+1 bsmt 3
ACTV 5511 Lakewood $1,575,000 14 5 3.1
PEND 5537 Magnolia $539,900 10 4 2
PEND 5323 Wayne $595,000 14 7 2.1
CLSD 5434 Lakewood $815,000 13 5 2.1
CLSD 5400 Lakewood $817,000 15 7 6

Lakewood Balmoral, 5200 – 5600 North on Lakewood, Wayne, and Magnolia streets, is between the Andersonville retail district on Clark Street and Broadway to the east.  It’s moments from Lake Shore Drive, making it an easy commute to the city or northern suburbs. (Select this link to see a Google map.)

This historic district is host to magnificent turn of the century homes which can qualify for property tax breaks when owners do rehab work.  You’ll find Queen Anne Victorian, Dutch Colonial, Foursquare, and other vintage home styles here.  Because most lots are larger than typical Chicago lots, you’ll find homes that are wider and more gracious than those on 25′ wide parcels.

View Lakewood Balmoral Historic District in a larger map

To see these houses, other historic homes, or for information on Chicago Real Estate,

contact Anne Rossley at Prudential Rubloff.

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