Evanston Illinois


  • 3 Story Farmhouse, large back yard deck

  • Built in 1884, Lot Dimensions: 35 X 126

  • 2 Car, Off Street Parking

  • Main Floor: Entry, Sun porch, Living room, Dining Room, Den w/ Fireplace, Kitchen, Full Bathroom w/ Jacuzzi

  • Second Floor: 3 bedrooms, Full Bathroom w/ Tub/Shower

  • Finished Attic: Bedroom, Separate office, Sitting area

  • Basement: Dry storage, Laundry Area, Under Deck storage (Cellar Door access)

  • Other Storage: Under front porch

House and Front Porch

Cedar Clapboard siding - restored in 2000

"Scalloped" clapboard siding at top, accent rosettes along fascia

Winding Brick Walkway

Flagstone Planter with mature Ivy and Perennials

Windows of Sun Porch at front (off of living room) - Newer windows

Upper levels - New wood frame windows 2001, Thermal Pane, Swing out easy clean

What it was in 1998 when we bought it. Quite an imagination we had, huh?

YouTube Videos of the Past

Video Tour (Part I) of the house the when we moved in, April 1998

{Working on part II}

Short video of front of house, May 16th 1998

Video showing some sewer work in the driveway and the tear down of the back porch, May 19, 1998


Front Stairs and Foyer

Original Oak Stairs - Refinished 2010

Leaded Glass Window

Brass and Crystal Chandelier

Hardwood floors - New 2010


Living room

Original Windows

Open to Dining Area

French Doors to Sun Porch at front of house

Painted and New Carpeting 2009 / 2010


Dining Room

 Custom Built-in with upper and lower lighting, Wine Bottle Storage

Vintage 2 X 2 Chandelier

Original Windows in Bay configuration

Open doorway to Den and Kitchen


Sun Porch

At Front of house, Off of Living Room

5 Windows



Hardwood Oak Floors

Gas Fireplace, Oak Mantel, Marble Surround & Hearth

Original Windows

Vintage 3 X 3 Chandelier



Remodeled 2010

Hardwood Oak Floor, Granite Counter top, Glass Tile Backspash

American Standard cabinets, full overlay doors

New Window - tilt out easy clean

New Microwave & Dishwasher

Door to Back Deck and Yard

Back Stairs

Move in Ready Kitchen in 1998


Downstairs Bathroom

Vintage built-in Medicine Cabinet

Large Jacuzzi w/ European style hand spray / Shower

Maple Floor


Master Bedroom

2nd Floor, Front of house

4 Windows, New Windows - swing out easy clean  Replica Watches

New Carpet

Freshly Painted

Vintage Ceiling fan w/ 4-drop lights

Vintage 2-up "Gas" Light (dimmer)



2nd Floor

New Carpet

Freshly painted

Ceiling mounted fan


Large Bedroom

2nd Floor

Large Closet

2 Windows - New wood frame, thermal pane, swing out easy clean

New Carpeting

Freshly Painted



Second Floor Bathroom

Built-in Linen Cabinet

Hardwood Oak Floors

Vanity with Marble Top, Below surface bowl

Water-saver Toilet


Second Floor Stairs to Attic

Hallway - Hardwood Oak Floor



Attic Bedroom

New Carpet

Freshly Painted

Recessed Lighting (Dimmers)

French Doors



Attic Sitting Area

New Carpet

Freshly Painted