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East Village brick two-flat with balcony above serene garden asks $1.6 million

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There’s a 24-foot wide, landscaped yard

Photos by Jim Young of VHT
Photos by Jim Young of VHT, courtesy of Baird & Warner listing agent Michael Hall

This traditional Chicago two-flat is in East Village, but it is only a few blocks away from Wicker Park. The best of both worlds: Quiet tree-lined streets and a busy nightlife.

The building, originally built in 1880, is split up into an owners unit at the top and a one-bedroom, one-bathroom on the first floor, which rents for about $2,000 per month.

The owners unit is about 2,000-square-feet and comes with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The master bathroom features double sinks, a steam shower, and a large Whirlpool tub.

There’s a 24-foot wide side yard that’s landscaped with brick paths and gardens. It’s a rare amenity in the city and both units get to enjoy it. On the top floor, a long balcony that goes from the master bedroom to the living room overlooks the peaceful greenery. Then, the rental unit’s kitchen has a panoramic view of the yard.

Located at 1037 Wolcott Avenue, this home is asking $1,698,000.

A landscaped garden overflows with green.
A skylight over the stairway makes the living room and kitchen brighter.
A cozy tiled, fireplace.
The master bedroom faces the long, curved balcony overlooking the garden.
An Eastern Redbud tree reaches the height of the bedroom balcony.