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Built in 1933, a classic Tudor cottage in Galewood asks $360K

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It sits on a charming block filled with other Tudor-style homes

A photo of a cottage house with brown brick.
1649 N. New England Avenue
Photos by Redfin

Galewood is a neighborhood in the northwest part of the city, just north of Oak Park. On the outer edges of Chicago is where you’ll find many perfectly preserved bungalows and workers cottages. The street where this Tudor home lives is no exception.

On North New England Avenue, there are other Tudor homes that flank both sides of the property, a small Georgian-style home across the way, and plenty of bungalows down the block. It’s charming and cozy—no hard glass and steel structures here.

The three-bedroom, two-bedroom home has gables that are asymmetrical, a classic hallmark of the Tudor style. The living room on the first floor features a contemporary fireplace alongside original crown molding and built-ins. The windows on the first floor have a diamond grill pattern and a stained glass emblem.

There’s tons of closet space, too. Built-in hallway cabinet storage, a mudroom off the kitchen, and large bedroom closets. The attic is partially finished and the lower-level acts as an office and guest room now.

Living here will mean you’ll be close to a Metra station, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home and Studio, and a forest preserve along the Desplaines River.

1649 N. New England Avenue is listed for $359,900 with Isaac Torres of Redfin.

A dining room table is next to the windows with a chandelier hanging above.
In the dining room, it’s easy to see the Tudor-style windows up close.
There is a large white couch facing the windows and next to a fireplace. There are two chairs and a coffee table.
There are wooden cabinets and drawers in the hallway next to a set of stairs and a bedroom.
A bed with a wooden bed frame against a wall with green wallpaper and white molding.
The bathroom has a wood cabinet vanity, a shower with the curtain closed, two windows, and lots of storage.

The bathroom has green accent tile and a charming vanity.