In Ravenswood, a colorful duplex-up unit in a late 1960s building is on the market for under $400,000.
The three-bedroom, one-and-a-half bathroom condo features a charming light brick exterior with decorative breeze blocks, a bright red front door, and leafy vines around the entrance. Inside, the main level has a living room, dining room, kitchen, and private deck. Upstairs there’s a master suite and two smaller bedrooms.
The benefit of a duplex-up unit is that the owners typically have access to the roof, and in this case, the outdoor deck off the kitchen. Duplex-down units are usually on the first floor and could be smaller.
The home has trendy new updates like the vibrant pineapple dining room wallpaper and emerald ogee drop-shaped kitchen backsplash. There are hardwood floors throughout, tons of light, and lots of storage as the entire basement is dedicated to this unit.
A common courtyard is shared by residents of the building and parking can be leased, but street parking isn’t hard to find. Both the Metra and a CTA Brown Line station are a short distance away.
1826 West Winnemac Avenue, Unit 2 is listed for $350,000 with assessments around $460 per month.