Property Listing

2530 W. Berteau Avenue – Chicago, IL 60618

Property Overview


ALMOST TOTALLY NEW CONSTRUCTION AVAILABLE NOW! – North Center luxury redevelopment sale fell through just weeks before closing! - 1st time buyers got cold feet - Bring all offers! Act now and don’t miss this amazing priced below market opportunity! Tour this almost totally new construction 4,100+ square foot luxury residence just steps from the New Riverwalk.  Be greeted by a stately new brick and limestone front elevation as you enter this sun-drenched open concept beautifully re-built home.  With a $20K value technology package, gourmet kitchen with huge island and custom mill-work overlooking a terraced great room with gas fireplace, stone surround and custom built-ins, a fully permitted ready to use garage roof top deck, an expansive lower level with an A/V room & 5th bedroom and full bath, a master retreat with a spa-like master bath with ceiling high marble, designer inspired finishes & luxury features around every corner, this house has been designed with the entertainment-loving homeowner in mind.  Now priced to sell at $1,060,000.

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Highlights and Details By Level and More!


  • 4,000+ square feet of luxury living space on three levels on a wide lot.
  • 5 (4 + 1) Bedrooms & 3.1 baths
  • Hardwood floors throughout main and second levels
  • 2nd Floor convenience laundry
  • Finished lower level with wet bar, A/V room, full laundry, 5th bedroom and full bath
  • 2-Car garage with ready-to-use roof top deck
  • LED Daylight lighting throughout
  • Lots of technology and Smart home features

Main Level

  • Living / Dining Room
    • Overlooking tree-lined street
    • Extraordinary designer dining room chandelier
    • In-ceiling whole house audio speakers
  • Gourmet kitchen overlooking “Infinity Terraced Great Room”
    • Ceiling-high white shaker cabinetry, with soft close doors and drawers and glass inserts on upper cabinets,
    • High-end Thermador and other stainless steel appliances including counter-depth French door refrigerator, double oven, cooktop, dishwasher and microwave
    • Large custom island with built-in microwave and designer lighting
    • Quartz countertops
    • Large walk-in kitchen pantry
    • In-ceiling speakers for whole house audio
  • Large walk-in pantry with plenty of storage
  • Butler’s pantry with dual temperature wine fridge and bar sink
  • Powder room
  • “Infinity Terraced Great Room”
    • Safer direct-vented modern linear fireplace (Independence Properties does not install ventless fireplaces.)
    • In ceiling speakers for whole house audio
    • Wall-mounted iPad Mini for local control of whole house audio, video doorbell, and more
    • Five 5.1 surround in-ceiling speakers
    • Additional A/V and technology pre-wires
  • Hidden mudroom with custom built-ins, easy access to lower level, back yard and garage roof-top deck

2nd Level

  • Master Suite
    • Overlooks back yard and finished garage roof-top deck
    • Dual walk-in closets with custom closet organization systems
    • Designer ceiling fan with remote and LED lighting
    • Dramatic barn door entry to luxury master bath
    • In-ceiling whole house audio speakers
    • Ethernet ports and A/V pre-wire
  • Luxury Master Bath
    • Marble floors, and ceiling-high marble shower and tub surrounds
    • Separate Roman tub
    • Separate shower with rain shower
    • Dual separate white shaker vanities with Arctic White quartz countertops
    • Hans Grohe plumbing fixtures
    • Designer lighting
    • In-ceiling whole house audio speakers
  • 2nd Floor Full Bath
    • Gray shaker cabinetry with dual sinks and quartz counters
    • Custom porcelain tile work in tub/shower surround
    • Hans Grohe plumbing fixtures
  • Bedrooms 2, 3 and 4
    • In ceiling whole house audio speakers
    • Ethernet ports, and A/V pre-wire
  • Convenience laundry
    • Washer and dryer
    • White shaker cabinetry

Lower Level

  • Recreation room
    • Wet-bar with wine fridge / beverage center
    • Restored Kokomo Opalescent Glass leaded stained glass windows over wet bar (See separate description)
    • A/V Tech room with rack and installed components (See next page)
    • In-ceiling whole house audio speakers
    • Five 5.1 surround in-ceiling speakers
    • A/V pre-wires
  • 5th bedroom with walk-in closet
  • Full bath with large shower with custom glass doors
  • Large laundry room with utility sink, white shaker cabinetry and granite countertops
  • Mechanical room and plenty of storage

A/V, Data, Security & Pre-Wiring

  • Multi-zone “whole-house” audio system:
    • 22 in-ceiling speakers installed in primary living spaces, master retreat and all bedrooms for whole house audio
    • 12 channel, 6 zone rack-mounted amplifier
    • Rack-mounted Controller
    • Valet app to control zones, inputs and speaker volume from your phone, pad or other mobile device
    • SONOS Connect for audio streaming
  • 5:1 Surround sound in-ceiling speakers installed in first floor family room and lower level recreation room (4 additional in-ceiling speakers in family room and rec room) wired to A/V room. (Pre-wire only for subwoofers.)
  • A/V room in lower level recreation room
    • A/V rack with rack-mountable components mounted, wired and configured
    • Separate 20 amp circuit
    • “Jack & Jill” entry for ultimate flexibility
    • Extra space on rack for future A/V components to support 5.1 surround systems, cable boxes, and more
    • Netgear Ethernet switch and POE to power current and future internet, home automation & security needs
  • Ring video doorbell and app
    • Answer your doorbell remotely
    • See and talk to anyone who comes to your door
    • Receive motion alerts when motion is detected at your door and record activity
  • Wall mounted iPad Mini, in “Great Room,” for local control of audio system, SONOS Connect, Ring video doorbell and future home automation expansion. (Additional iPad Mini wall mounted and pre-wired in Master Retreat.)
  • Primary living spaces and all bedrooms pre-wired for A/V distribution from both local input source and lower level A/V rack room
  • Network data ports in primary living spaces and all bedrooms
  • Wifi hot-spots/repeaters on each level
  • Home Security Prewire for:
    • Control panels at front and rear entries and Master Retreat
    • Motion sensors at front and rear of main level
  • Low voltage panel adjacent to electrical panel for centralized distribution of outside services (Cable, Satellite, Internet, Phone, etc.) with jumpers to A/V rack room.

Mechanical Systems

  • 2 Separate high efficiency HVAC systems with humidifiers (As opposed to one zoned system.)
  • Spray-foam insulation throughout
  • New 200 AMP electrical service
  • New electrical panel
  • New lead-free copper water service from City’s main line
  • Basement drain-tile system, sump pump & overhead sewers
  • New natural gas, electric and water meters

Construction Features

  • Interior
    • First floor joists replaced with new I-beams providing a solid and level foundation for the first floor and upper level.
    • New open web trusses and LVL beams separate the first and second floors to provide an expansive open concept first floor with 9 foot ceilings, and no soffits or load bearing interior walls.
    • Basement boasts over 8 foot ceiling and expansive, wide recreation room
    • Insulated interior walls surrounding bathrooms and utility areas provide sound barriers to reduce sound filtration to/from adjoining floors and living spaces and provide additional privacy.
  • Exterior
    • Brick and limestone front elevation wraps around front corners to more seamlessly blend into east and west elevations
    • 2nd Story and rear additions clad in long-lasting maintenance free, James Hardie Board masonry siding
    • New roof structure and 30 year architectural shingles
    • Climate Guard double hung argon-filled thermo-pane windows with dramatic black exterior framing and capping
    • New two-car garage with roof-top deck and wrought iron railings
    • New walks
    • New rear and side fencing with wrought iron posts and gate
    • New landscaping including sod, river rock, mulch, shrubs and flowers
  • Scope of New vs. Rehab
    • Retained east, west and south foundation walls.
    • Foundation/basement slab was excavated and replaced, along with new underground plumbing, to provide greater ceiling height
    • Extended east and west foundation walls and poured new north foundation wall to increase footprint of the home
    • Retained east and west first floor walls, extended at rear for rear addition
    • New front and rear elevations
    • New second level


Note:  Lou Fernandez, Member/Mgr. of Independence Properties, the developer, is the listing agent and an Illinois licensed real estate broker.


Property Details
Beds5Baths.3.5Square Ft.Over 4,000
WaterNew City Water ServiceSewer/ SepticSewerLot SizeOversized Lot
Year Built2017Parking2 Car GarageBasement Full Finished
Available for Delivery: ImmediateBasement Full Finished w/ Wet Bar, 5th Bedroom & Full BathPrice $1,060,000