If you are looking for a storybook-like home, then schedule a visit to view 503 West Wrightwood Avenue, Chicago IL 60614. This beautiful Frances J. Dewes mansion is unique compared with other luxury single family houses in Chicago. It was built in 1896 and is part of the National Register of Historic Places in Chicago. It has been clarified as a landmark as well.


This particular home has seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms and two partial ones. It has three stories complete with an attic and a basement. There is also a fireplace to sit next to on those cool wintry nights. Eight other fireplaces have been placed all throughout the home. The architecture style of this home is both German baroque and French. There is plenty of living space, as this enchanting home has 9,768 square feet. A total of 16 rooms make up the mansion. A detached garage is available as well as four parking spaces.

Inside of this home is a beautiful wood staircase that you might only see in a fairy tale. You can feel royal in the dining room as it seems fit for a king and queen. The designs in this home have been updated, but they still haven’t lost the classic look and feel of an older home.


The home is located in Cook county in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. For families who have young children, they would attend the Alcott Elementary school that is nearby. There are many restaurants in the nearby area as well as several parks. Many have commented that this part of Chicago is a wonderful place to live with everything within walking distance. You can enjoy the night sitting outside in the gardens of the mansion, or a walk through the city.


For those who like to live close to a fairy-tale or story-book life, this mansion has all of your dreams inside. It has been listed at $9,900,000 . Taxes are estimated at $26,322.07.


Christine Hancock, Broker Associate with Prudential Rubloff specializing in downtown Chicago Real Estate including The Gold Coast, South Loop, West Loop, Streeterville & Lincoln Park for over 10 years. Call/Email Me today at 312-296-9300, or visit my website at DowntownChicagoRealEstate.com