Historic House Listings

Chicago Landmark, Race House, Circa 1874. Look at the wine cellar! $850,000

March 13, 2019

This Chicago Landmark is known as the Race House. It was built in 1874. That wine cellar is amazing! Situated in Old Irving Park. There are four functioning fireplaces with gas logs. There is nice outdoor space with stamped concrete pavers, a fountain and a koi pond. Five bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 5,800 square feet. $850,000

From the Zillow listing:


Own a true piece of Chicago history in this 1874 Chicago Historic Landmark, “Race House.” Restored and well-kept, this gem of Old Irving Park features 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, 3000 bottle wine cellar, and fully-finished garden level —perfect as an in-law suite or rental opportunity. The home features a chef’s kitchen with FiveStar range, Bosch dishwasher, double ovens, and island with sink and wine refrigerator. Relax and entertain in the cherry-cabinet lined library with wet bar. Four fully functioning fireplaces with gas logs and starters throughout the home. The unbelievable master suite in the fully-finished converted attic contains double sinks, double shower heads, steam shower, and clawfoot soaking tub, in addition to generous walk-in closet space. The current sellers love the side outdoor space with concrete stamped pavers and fountain with option for a thriving koi pond. Located in close proximity to shops and businesses on Irving Park Road and the Irving Park Metra Stop.

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