796 Center Street $485,000


    796 Center Street Des Plaines, IL 60016

    • 4 Beds
    • 2 Baths
    • 2,600 sq. ft.
    • Single-Family
    • MLS# 11379473
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    ****OPEN SUNDAY 11AM -1PM*** If you have always dreamed of retiring to a log cabin in the North woods, now is your opportunity! Nothing else like this in the Chicago area! This genuine, original, 1920s log cabin is a magical place! Boasting true log construction both inside and out, the original logs have been maintained and preserved for a century! Step through the sprawling front screened porch into the foyer, and the grand staircase will take your breath away. It's like walking into history! The 2 story atrium vaults all the way up to the intricate log roof. The main floor offers an original charming country kitchen, a formal dining room, a huge, beautiful, river rock fireplace, and a full bedroom with bath. Upstairs, --more bedrooms, another bath, and a mezzanine sitting area overlooking the first floor. Garage to the rear is also a log structure, with a bedroom in the attic space. Yard has been landscaped with many trees and stone pathways. This cabin has dual zoning in place, so it can be a private residence, a income-producing business, or both. Imagine living out your fantasy of going back in time, living here. Or, imagine this cabin as a truly unique airbnb! Or as an antique store! As a wedding photography studio! As a quilting or knitting shop/studio or a really hip architect's office! The possibilities are endless... and the exciting potential is all up to you! Call or text me to make an appointment to see this wonderful cabin, today! Buyer failed in their requirements per the contract.

    • General Features
      • Area Des Plaines
      • Association Fee 0
      • Association Fee Frequency Not Applicable
      • Association Fee Includes None
      • County Or Parish Cook
      • New Construction Y/N No
      • Ownership Fee Simple
      • Special Listing Conditions List Broker Must Accompany
      • Tax Annual Amount 4138
      • Tax Year 2020
      • Township Maine
      • Year Built 1920
    • Building Features
      • Appliances Range, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer
      • Architectural Style Log
      • Basement Full, English
      • Full Bathrooms 2
      • Half Bathrooms 0
      • Bedrooms (Below Grade) 0
      • Cooling None
      • Electric Circuit Breakers, 100 Amp Service
      • Exterior Features Deck, Patio, Porch Screened
      • Fireplaces Total 0
      • Foundation Details Stone
      • Heating Natural Gas
      • Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, In-Law Arrangement, Walk-In Closet(s), Historic/Period Mlwk, Beamed Ceilings
      • Laundry Features Gas Dryer Hookup, In Unit
      • Living Area 2600
      • Other Equipment Fan-Whole House
      • Roof Asphalt,Slate
      • Room s Total 9
      • Sewer Public Sewer, Sewer-Storm
    • Property Features
      • Lot Features Fenced Yard
      • Lot Size Acres 0.1721
      • Lot Size Dimensions 63 X 150
      • Parcel Number 09202000360000
      • Waterfront Y/N No
    • Schools
      • Elementary School Central Elementary School
      • Elementary School District 62
      • High School District 207
      • High School Maine West High School
      • Middle Or Junior School District 62
      • Middle Or Junior School Chippewa Middle School


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    60016 (Des Plaines) Demographics

    42 Median Age
    5,565 Population Density (per sq. mile)
    50% College Educated
    $67,404 Estimated Median Income
    15,812 Estimated Total Home Owners
    7,538 Estimated Total Renters
    68% / 32% Estimated Owner / Renter Divide
    3 Estimated Average Household Size
    59,663 Total Population
    Community data courtesy of LiveBy, Inc.

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    $258,750 Median Sales Price
    80 Homes Sold
    102 New On Market

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        Property History

        Date Event Price Percent Change
        -- Current Price Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $485,000
        8/4/2022 12:17:59 AM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: Active
        7/29/2022 6:17:19 PM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: Re-activated
        7/29/2022 6:17:19 PM Price Reduced Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $485,000 -2.02%
        7/23/2022 9:47:20 AM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: Contingent
        6/10/2022 12:17:33 AM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: Active
        6/4/2022 11:17:18 PM Price Reduced Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $495,000 -5.71%
        6/4/2022 11:17:18 PM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: Price Change
        5/19/2022 12:17:48 AM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: Active
        5/13/2022 11:47:18 PM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: Price Change
        5/13/2022 11:47:18 PM Price Reduced Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $524,999 -4.37%
        4/25/2022 12:17:37 AM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: Active
        4/19/2022 8:18:00 PM New in Database Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $549,000

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