181 N Melrose Avenue, Elgin, IL
$ 259,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11888191
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyKANE
  • CityElgin
  • AreaElgin
  • Zip60123
  • StyleRanch
  • Year Built1970
  • Taxes$ 2518
  • Price$ 259,900
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage978
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
Property Description

Welcome to your charming ranch-style haven, filled with comfort and upgrades. This adorable home boasts a delightful interior & exterior and has undergone numerous enhancements, including upgraded windows and siding that elevate curb appeal and energy efficiency. This property offers space and functionality with three cozy bedrooms and two full baths. The finished basement is a true treasure, featuring a full bath, a versatile recreational room and a laundry room with plenty of storage space. Whether you envision a home theater, a playroom, or a home gym, the possibilities are endless. Imagine hosting friends and family or indulging in personal hobbies. The convenience of an additional full bath in the basement adds practicality to the space. Step outside to appreciate the tranquility of the surroundings, where a cute and spacious yard provides a canvas for your gardening dreams or outdoor relaxation. This ranch-style gem is not just a house; it promises cozy living, thoughtful upgrades, and space for making lasting memories. Don't miss the opportunity to make this house your haven. Some of the upgrades include: new windows, siding, freshly painted, newer kitchen. 1.5 attached car garage. Back yard with a 6-foot privacy fence. Imagine evenings in your backyard, enjoying your yard's tranquility and seclusion. Walking distance to school. HIGHEST AND BEST DUE BY 6PM ON 9/23/23!

High School
Larkin High School
Price History
9/18/2023 Listed $259,900

General Features

Additional Parcels Y/N No
Appliances Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
Architectural Style Ranch
Assoc Fee Paid Per Not Applicable
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Full
City Elgin
Contingency Attorney/Inspection
Cooling Central Air
County Kane
Days on Market 9
Directions North on McLean Blvd. to Larkin Ave East To Melrose North To Property
Elementary School District 46
Garage Spaces 1
Heating Natural Gas
High School Larkin High School
High School District 46
MLS Area Elgin
Middle/Junior School District 46
New Construction No
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Closing
Property Type Residential
Property Type Detached Single
Roof Asphalt
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active Under Contract
Status Contingent
Street Name Melrose
Tax Annual Amount 2518.62
Tax Year 2022
Total Rooms 6
Township Elgin
Waterfront Y/N No
Year Built 1970

Interior Features

Basement Finished
Bedrooms Possible 3
Below Grade Finished Area 978
Full Baths 2
Laundry Features Gas Dryer Hookup
Livingareasource Assessor
Room Type No additional rooms
Street Suffix Avenue
Total Baths 2
Total Bedrooms 3

Exterior Features

Living Area 978
Door Features Storm Door(s)
Exterior Vinyl Siding
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 50 X 132
Lot Features Fenced Yard
Other Equipment CO Detectors, Ceiling Fan(s), Water Heater-Gas
Parking Features Driveway
Total Parking 2
Water Source Public


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Contingent Average in 60123

AVG $280K
AVG $4,440
AVG 121
Year Built
AVG 1970