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323 E Washington Street

West Chicago, IL 60185
  • $360,000
  • STATUS: Active Under Contract
  • ON SITE: 70 Days
  • MLS #: 11622177
Under Contract
UPDATED: 16 min ago
$360,000
  • 5
    BEDS
  • 0.23
    ACRES
  • 4
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
  • 2,910
    SQFT
  • $124
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1892
County:
Area:

School Information

Elementary School:
Middle School:
High School:
School District:
33

Description

The history and charm is overwhelming at this classic in-town Victorian. In 1936, the old Bridget Gallagher house at 323 E Washington St was taken over by Carey T Ward and remodeled with high-end millwork, built-in cabinets and so much more. This beauty was simply referred to as The Ward House for decades to come- a true gem that the community was proud of. Written about in several newspaper articles and architectural magazines over the years, the buyer of this home will be inheriting a true piece of history. It now boasts 5 bedrooms, 4 baths and just over 2900 square feet of living area and features a separate apartment unit with a full bath and kitchenette upstairs- perfect for guests or multi-generational living. The home sits on a larger corner lot, has an adorable porch surrounding the front and includes a newer privacy fence in the backyard which makes that spot a perfect sanctuary for relaxing or entertaining. Upon entering the home, one can admire the gorgeous staircase that highlights the amazing millwork and the grander of the massive foyer! Further in, the large Parlor (living room) features large windows, gorgeous hardwood floors and a beautiful wood burning fireplace. Continue through to the dining room and don't miss the amazing pocket doors and built-ins! A true "wow" moment! It is easy to imagine a relaxing breakfast in the adorable breakfast nook in the next room too. Upstairs, the bedrooms and bathrooms are not surprisingly also beautiful. The home is truly bursting with charm and opportunity. Finish off the large attic space or the area above the garage which already boasts sliding doors leading out to the 2nd story porch area. This area is largely roughed-in and ready to go (waste, water and heat). There's a massive 3+ car garage and unfinished basement to make your own as well. Being in town has such great perks - enjoy living near schools, route 59, multiple parks, restaurants, shopping, and the train. Recent updates include but aren't limited to - boiler (2021), fence, interior paint, electrical updates, etc. The generator conveys as-is as it's never been used by the seller. Don't miss out, set up a showing today!

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323 E Washington Street West Chicago, IL 60185

  • Price: $360,000
  • Status: Active Under Contract
  • On Site: 70 Days
  • Updated: 16 min ago
  • MLS #: 11622177
5
Beds
4
Baths
0
½ Baths
0.23
Acres
2,910
SQFT
$124
$/SQFT
1892
Built
Neighborhood:
West Chicago
County:
DuPage
Area:
West Chicago
Elementary School:
Turner Elementary School
Middle School:
Leman Middle School
High School:
Community High School
School District:
33
Property Description
The history and charm is overwhelming at this classic in-town Victorian. In 1936, the old Bridget Gallagher house at 323 E Washington St was taken over by Carey T Ward and remodeled with high-end millwork, built-in cabinets and so much more. This beauty was simply referred to as The Ward House for decades to come- a true gem that the community was proud of. Written about in several newspaper articles and architectural magazines over the years, the buyer of this home will be inheriting a true piece of history. It now boasts 5 bedrooms, 4 baths and just over 2900 square feet of living area and features a separate apartment unit with a full bath and kitchenette upstairs- perfect for guests or multi-generational living. The home sits on a larger corner lot, has an adorable porch surrounding the front and includes a newer privacy fence in the backyard which makes that spot a perfect sanctuary for relaxing or entertaining. Upon entering the home, one can admire the gorgeous staircase that highlights the amazing millwork and the grander of the massive foyer! Further in, the large Parlor (living room) features large windows, gorgeous hardwood floors and a beautiful wood burning fireplace. Continue through to the dining room and don't miss the amazing pocket doors and built-ins! A true "wow" moment! It is easy to imagine a relaxing breakfast in the adorable breakfast nook in the next room too. Upstairs, the bedrooms and bathrooms are not surprisingly also beautiful. The home is truly bursting with charm and opportunity. Finish off the large attic space or the area above the garage which already boasts sliding doors leading out to the 2nd story porch area. This area is largely roughed-in and ready to go (waste, water and heat). There's a massive 3+ car garage and unfinished basement to make your own as well. Being in town has such great perks - enjoy living near schools, route 59, multiple parks, restaurants, shopping, and the train. Recent updates include but aren't limited to - boiler (2021), fence, interior paint, electrical updates, etc. The generator conveys as-is as it's never been used by the seller. Don't miss out, set up a showing today!
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Victorian Driveway AsphaltCircular Exterior Building Type Aluminum Siding Exterior Features Roof Deck Foundation Details Stone Garage Details Garage Door Opener(S) Garage Onsite Yes Garage Ownersite Owned Garage Type Attached Is Parking Included In Price Yes Lot Features Corner LotFenced Yard Lot Size Less Than .25 Acre Other Structures Shed(S) Parking Details Garage Roof Asphalt Types 2 Stories Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Appliances Dishwasher Approximate Finished Sq Ft 0 Attic Unfinished Basement Unfinished Basement Bathrooms YN No Basement Details Full Bathroom Soaking Tub Bedrooms Below Grade 0 Bedrooms Total 5 Cooling Central AirWindow/Wall Units - 2 Dining Room SeparateKitchen/Dining Combo Fireplace Features Wood Burning Fireplace Location Living Room Fireplaces Total 1 Heating SteamBaseboardRadiator(S) Interior Features Hardwood FloorsFirst Floor BedroomFirst Floor Full BathBuilt-In FeaturesHistoric/Period MlwkSpecial Millwork Laundry Features In Unit Room Type Bedroom 5Breakfast RoomFoyer Rooms Bedroom 5 (Main) Breakfast Room (Main) Foyer (Main) Bedroom 2 (Second) Bedroom 3 (Second) Bedroom 4 (Second) Dining Room (Main) Kitchen (Main) Living Room (Main) Master Bedroom (Second) Rooms Total 9 Total Sq Ft 0 Unfinished Sqft 0

Property Features

Additional Parcels YN No Age 100+ Years Assessor Square Footage 2242 Association Fee Frequency Not Applicable Association Fee Includes None Built Before1978 YN Yes Contingency Attorney/Inspection Continue To Show Yes Corporate Limits West Chicago Currently Leased No Disability Access And Or Equipped No General Information None Master Association Fee Frequency Not Required Master Association Fee YN No Mls Actual Status Contingent New Construction YN No Ownership Fee Simple Rebuilt YN No Rural No Sewer Public Sewer Special Listing Conditions None Tax Annual Amount 7079.9 Tax Year 2021 Township Winfield Type Detached Single Water Source Public

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