5531 Lyman Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60516 (MLS # 10670955)

Price $1,175,000
Status Active
Beds 5
Baths 3.1 Baths
Home size n/a
Lot Size 30,928 sqft
Days on Market 12
Welcome to the real Trifecta...land, space, character! Step right into a true Modern Farmhouse, completely renovated and expanded with all the modern amenities. The ease of convenience and lifestyle, your own hideaway...but oh so close to everything you could possibly want or need! The mini oasis is situated on a 100'x300' lot, carefully designed to provide premium use for daily living and entertaining a crowd in any season. Panoramic views of breath taking perennial gardens and landscaping, from one of the many covered Porches & Decks, or from any room inside the home. The outdoor living spaces offer a sharp herringbone historic brick patio, built-in BBQ, raised gardens beds, garden shed, wood play set, and beautiful skies! The Living Room has built-in seating, lighted wood built-in shelving, plus an attached sitting room-a great place to relax, visit, read, practice yoga. Dining Room is large enough to make great memories with friends and family. Kitchen offers unique set up with large Eating Area, Stone Fireplace, Island, Breakfast Bar, granite counters, high end cabinetry and appliances, walk-in pantry, built-in Lockers at the entry door, exterior access. Main level Bedroom is used as a Home Office, next to half Bath that can be turned into a full Bath if needed. Master Bedroom Suite is fabulous with en-suite spa like Bathroom, walk-in closet, overlooking the backyard vista. Laundry Room is on second level near the Bedrooms, high end washer/dryer, laundry sink, and cabinetry. Lower Level walk-out has private entrance door to home Office/Bedroom, full bathroom, Recreation Room with a fireplace and large utility/storage room. Huge attic on third level, with high ceilings, many windows, access to plumbing--easy to finish. Ideal floor plan for related living or multi- generational shared living situation. Vintage brick driveway and 2.5 car Garage with second level (23'x25') with full size dormers and windows, designed in the same style as the home, access to the brick Patio and backyard. Very easy access to major highways, 3 blocks to the YMCA, near Barth Pond and Park. This is a very unique property that you must simply experience!
Property Type(s): Single Family
Last Updated 3/18/2020 Year Built 1909
Community Downers Grove Garage Spaces 3.0
County Du Page


Elementary School Fairmount Elementary School
Jr. High School O Neill Middle School
High School South High School

Additional Details

AIR Central Air, Zoned
APPLIANCES Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Range, Refrigerator, Washer
AREA Downers Grove
BASEMENT Walkout, Yes
CONSTRUCTION Brick, Vinyl Siding
EXTERIOR Deck, Fire Pit, Outdoor Grill, Patio, Porch
GARAGE Detached, Yes
HEAT Forced Air, Indv Controls, Natural Gas, Zoned
INTERIOR 1st Floor Bedroom, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Skylight(s), Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings
LOT 0.71 acre(s)
LOT DESCRIPTION Fenced Yard, Landscaped, Mature Trees
SEWER Public Sewer
STYLE Farmhouse
TAXES 11350.8
UTILITIES Circuit Breakers,200+ Amp Service
WATER Lake Michigan

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