About 859 S Sherman Street
Built in 1890, this Washington Park gem is ready for its next owner to call it home! Lovingly named Henrietta, this two-story Victorian blends historic charm with modern updates. Welcoming front porch greets morning sunrises and you, coffee in hand!
Main level includes a spacious living area with built-in bookcases, new gas fireplace and gorgeous exposed brick. The sunny dining room with 9-foot ceilings and hardwood floors leads to an updated kitchen, with white cabinets, granite counters, gas range, peninsula for gathering, and exposed brick chimney! Upstairs, the quiet pair of bedrooms have hardwood floors and a full bath. Relax downstairs in the spacious primary bedroom with 8-foot ceilings, refinished hardwoods, egress window, sitting area, built in closets, laundry area, beautiful 3/4 bathroom with double sinks, storage closet and utility room for more storage! An irrigated backyard has majestic summer shade trees, garden area, and two car garage. Pines and deciduous trees keep the backyard colorful in the fall and winter!
Countless details in this home make it function efficiently such as blown insulation, historic pulleys/weights on original windows, a high-end evaporative cooler that can be vented throughout the home. Some new windows have been installed and original windows have storm windows to preserve the historic charm while adding modern functionality.
Ditch the car for the weekend! Walk to Whole Foods, Wash Perk Coffee, Pearl Street Fitness, and Pub on Pearl! Close to South Pearl St, Broadway shops, and 1 block to light rail station. Walking distance to Lincoln Elementary, Wash Park and Platt Park!
New hot water heater (2022), new interior paint (2023), exterior paint (2017), evaporative cooler (2018), electrical panel (~2015), garage (~2013), new water service line, furnace (~2014), new roof (2020), new carpet (2022).
AirBnb the basement with the side entry door! This home is an absolute gem at an incredible price in this neighborhood!