719 Milburn Street Evanston, IL 60201
Listing Courtesy of: Midwest Real Estate Data / Coldwell Banker Realty / Mary Summerville

  719 Milburn Street Evanston, IL 60201

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Situated on a beautiful street close to the lake, beach and Northwestern University, this elegant home perfectly embodies the grandeur of the 1920's era while seamlessly blending many modern amenities. The beautiful home maintains so many of its stunning original details, including, french windows, doors with alligatoring, millwork, french doors with original glass, and built-ins, while enjoying many updates for today's lifestyle. Welcoming foyer invites you into a large living room with a limestone fireplace surrounded by gorgeous, original, built-in bookcases. Three sides of windows surround a charming sunroom with custom slate paver flooring. The formal dining room has a statement piece built-in china cabinet circa 1890s that was moved by the original owner to this home and has been restored and reinstalled by designers Cohen & Hackler, who also transformed the kitchen into a home-chef's dream. Tall, white, classic, cabinetry with under cabinet lighting, beautiful sage green granite counters, subway tile backsplash, large prep counter with attractive glass upper cabinets, 48 SubZero, 48 Dacor range, beadboard ceiling and walk-in pantry. Massive breakfast room with seating for 12+ opens to a custom built screen porch with skylight and dramatic ceiling to enjoy three seasons. Two large bedrooms on the main level, updated bath with classic and tasteful fittings. First floor is completed with a powder room and laundry. The second floor with gracious landing and hallway, is perfect for office space or reading area. Two additional massive bedrooms, one with access to a large 2nd fl deck. Updated hall bath with walk-in shower. Basement is ready to finish with high ceilings, perfect for a game room, workout or media spot. Improvements include drain tiles, updated mechanicals, and new wiring. The original clay tile roof has been maintained by Hansen Roofing. Outside, you will be delighted by the marble patio and professionally landscaped tranquil gardens which are enclosed with original stone walls and showcase an original fountain (decorative). Two car garage is just steps from the back door. Home is situated on a 66' x 183' lot. The current owners have been in the home for over 20 years and have meticulously and lovingly preserved and updated it for modern needs. Enjoy all the best Evanston has to offer. Don't miss this charming residence, it will take your breath away!

MLS #:
Single-Family Home
Year Built
School District
Cook County
Bathroom Details
  • Full Bathrooms: 2
  • Half Bathroom: 1
Interior Features
  • Appliance: High End Refrigerator
  • Appliance: Dishwasher
  • Appliance: Range
  • Plaster
  • Pantry
  • Separate Dining Room
  • Granite Counters
  • Historic/Period Mlwk
  • Bookcases
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • First Floor Full Bath
  • First Floor Laundry
  • First Floor Bedroom
  • Hardwood Floors
Lot Information
  • Landscaped
  • Fenced Yard
Property Features
  • Fireplace: Masonry
  • Fireplace: Wood Burning
  • Fireplace: Basement
  • Fireplace: Living Room
  • Fireplace: 2
  • Foundation: Concrete Perimeter
Heating and Cooling
  • Radiator(s)
  • Zoned
  • Space Pac
Basement Information
  • Unfinished
  • Full
Exterior Features
  • Brick
  • Roof: Tile
Utility Information
  • Utilities: Water Source: Public
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
School Information
  • Elementary School: Orrington Elementary School
  • Middle School: Haven Middle School
  • High School: Evanston Twp High School
  • Detached
Living Area
  • 3,541 sqft
Additional Listing Info
  • Selling Office Commission: 2.25% ON 1ST MIL, 1.50% ON BAL LESS $475
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