CHRIS AND JULIES HOT PICKS Getting Ready For Summer Fun

Dated: April 29 2021

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The warmer weather is finally headed our way! Join Chris and Julie as they visit special homes with perfect outdoor spaces.

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Call us at the JDC Group for a private or virtual showing or to set up a search for a home you will love. 



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550 W Grant Pl | Chicago, IL

4 Beds | 5 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Gorgeous and sunny, like-new corner rowhome with a super-smart floorplan! Living room with beautiful, south-facing windows for loads of sunlight with one and a half times the ceiling height. Large kitchen with top-end appliances, white cabinetry, wine refrigeration, and an oversized island with bar seating. There is a family room open to the kitchen with a fireplace and built-ins and direct access outdoors. An adjacent eat-in space offers a spot for day-to-day dining, or enjoy the formal dining area overlooking the front living room. The second level features three gracious ensuite bedrooms, all with great closets, and a true laundry room. Top floor primary suite with dual closets and a luxurious bath with separate tub, oversized shower, dual sinks, and heated floors. Access to a fabulous rooftop terrace can also be found on this level. The lower level is great for additional living or recreational space, but could easily flex as guest or nanny quarters with the full bath. The property also offers a specially secured interior alleyway leading to the home's attached THREE car garage. Lincoln Schools! This home is truly not to be missed.

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644 W Sheridan Rd, Unit 1E | Chicago, IL 

3 Beds | 2 Baths | 1 Half Bath

This East Lakeview remodeled, Thorek Mansion, stunner offers everything you're looking for, easy living with low assessments makes 644 Sheridan an exceptional find. Beautifully detailed crown moldings, a leaded glass door, and a barrel-vaulted ceiling in the dining room are just a few of the intricate vintage details this residence has to offer. A renovated chef's kitchen, in-unit laundry nook with side-by-side washer/dryer, central heat and air, butler's pantry, and large private outdoor terrace oasis offers the modern amenities you are looking for in this pre-war gem. The perfect home office awaits you in the most southern room, which is bathed in natural light. The generously sized three bedrooms all offer ample storage with additional storage in the building. No need to worry about parking as this home features an on-site garage. Just steps away from Lake Michigan, entertainment, shopping, dining, and some of the best schools in the city.

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1445 W Wolfram St | Chicago, IL

5 Beds | 4 Baths | 1 Half Bath

No other single-family home in Lincoln Park or Lakeview has such stunning and unobstructed city skyline views from its 700 square foot fourth-floor terrace accessible via a new 5-stop elevator. This elegant 5,000+ square foot, high ceilinged limestone and brick single-family home feature 1,700+ square feet of multi-level outdoor space. Entertain in the French windowed light-filled living room which features a custom limestone wood-burning fireplace fronting wide Wolfram street. A newly refinished, spacious, and fully applianced chef's kitchen has a large quartz island and a commodious pantry, opening to a large, sunny south-facing family room with access to a terrace, patio, and the huge garage deck. The well-appointed primary suite features four organized closets, a private deck. The primary travertine bathroom features heated floors, a large jacuzzi bathtub with a separate rain head & steam shower, and dual vanities. There is another stone-tiled bathroom and two other bedrooms on the second floor, one featuring French windows and custom millwork. Come up to the handsome third-floor library which offers large French windows, a glass block wall, custom millwork nestled between a north-facing terrace and a large south-facing terrace. The lower level has a large recreation room with heated floors and a wet bar, two more bedrooms, a laundry room with a wash sink, and a large storage room. Custom millwork is prominent throughout this exceptional home. The security system includes cameras and the home features wiring for an audio system. The limestone front steps and walkway are heated for ease of winter maintenance. Stroll the delights of Southport's alfresco restaurants and city parks.

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Julie Chesne

My goal has always been to enhance my clients’ quality of life, as well as their economic well-being, through my 25+ years of experience, superior service and dedication. My mission is to develop a ....

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