While the classic Chicago-style workers cottage may have formed the backbone of the city’s 19th century housing stock, buyers stepping into this Bucktown example may struggle to find any clues that the building dates back to 1887. Following the old adage of not judging a book by its cover, the interior of this home more closely resembles a new construction in River North than a vintage neighborhood cottage thanks to extensive renovations.
The house features four bedrooms, two baths, a large dining room, and remodeled kitchen with central island. The partially finished basement includes a large family room and space to build-out an additional bedroom and bathroom. Meanwhile, a large deck above the property’s two car garage provides ample room to entertain during Chicago’s warmer months. These upgrades don’t exactly come cheap as the home seeks $849,999.
- 2012 W. Charleston Street, Chicago, IL [Redfin]
- Bucktown archives [Curbed Chicago]