5545 West Cullom, Chicago IL 60641

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Property Description

Over 4,000 square feet of home from top to bottom! Chicago Bungalow enthusiasts, get ready to fall head over heels for 5545 W Cullom! This expansive Chicago Bungalow sits on a 36-foot-wide lot, offering all the space and features you need. This home masterfully blends modern conveniences and upgrades with classic charm. Enjoy beautiful leaded glass and stained glass windows, creating a perfect setting for your lifestyle. Boasting four spacious bedrooms and 2.1 bathrooms, this home ticks all the boxes on your must-have list. The vast side entrance sets the tone with high ceilings and a tiled entry. Beautiful hardwood floors grace the first floor, leading you to the quintessential Chicago "frunchroom," freshly painted in 2020, featuring a decorative fireplace, stained glass windows, leaded windows, and built-in storage. The formal dining room is spacious enough for a large table and hutch, perfect for hosting memorable gatherings. The stunning open-concept kitchen, remodeled in 2021, features a breakfast bar and serves as your gateway to a second entertaining area. An original built-in hutch adds a touch of elegance, ideal for showcasing your home bar, favorite dining set, and additional storage. This home maintains its historic charm with original woodwork and doors, while the upgraded kitchen and bathrooms cater to contemporary design trends. If your lifestyle calls for large gatherings and ample space for quality time, you'll love this home! Overhead can lighting throughout the kitchen and family room area creates a light, bright, and airy living space, with plenty of natural light for your plants and succulents. The open-concept kitchen features a breakfast bar, white cabinets, quartz countertops, and stainless steel appliances. It is large enough for a sectional and TV setup, as well as a second dining area. Enjoy a large closet that can double as extra pantry space. The beautifully updated first-floor bathroom has heated floors, a Kohler sink, a soaking tub, and a sliding glass door. Upstairs, you'll find two generously sized bedrooms, including a primary suite that comfortably fits a king-sized bed, boasts walk-in closet space, and an additional seating area. The second-floor bathroom features gorgeous subway tile with a decorative accent niche, a glass sliding door, a modern vanity, and a large linen closet. The loft area is versatile, making it an excellent spot for a Peloton, playroom, or reading nook, with built-in storage. The finished basement is designed for entertaining, with great ceiling height and a home workshop. Enjoy the comfort of dual-zoned boiler heat and zoned central air. This meticulously maintained home features numerous updates: tuckpointing in 2009, a landscaped backyard with a cedar fence in 2019. Outdoor fabulous deck for afternoon sun, or enjoying lunch on a nice day. Retreat to your backyard to zen! Multiple seating areas, and hangout space. Enjoy basement carpeting and painting in 2020, a new hot water heater in 2021, copper water pipes in 2020, and first-floor HVAC in 2022. Located minutes from the 38-acre Portage Park and all its amenities: tennis courts, a new soft-surface ADA accessible playground, a slab for in-line skating, a new dog-friendly area, a bike path, a nature walk, five baseball fields, two combination football/soccer fields, and two field-houses-one housing a gymnasium and the other a cultural arts building. Minutes away from Six Corners nightlife, shops, Hagen's Fish Market, Cafe Biaggio, Suparossa Pizza, Target, the highly-rated Community Tavern, Portage Theater, and much more. Don't miss this opportunity to own a piece of Chicago history with all the modern comforts you desire.

Features & Information

Key Details

  • List Price $669,000
  • Property Taxes $7,166
  • Square Feet 4315
  • Price/ Sq. Ft. $155.04
  • Year Built 1926
  • Parking Type Garage
  • Buyer's Agent Commission 2.5%
  • Status Contingent


  • Total Rooms 12
  • Basement F
  • Master Bedroom

  • Master Bath F
  • Room Size 15X19
  • Bedroom 2

  • Room Size 10X13
  • Floor Level Main Level
  • Flooring Hardwood
  • Bedroom 3

  • Room Size 10X12
  • Floor Level Main Level
  • Flooring Hardwood
  • Bedroom 4

  • Room Size 11X9
  • Floor Level 2nd Level
  • Flooring Carpet
  • Living Room

  • Room Size 14X17
  • Floor Level Main Level
  • Family Room

  • Room Size 16X14
  • Floor Level Main Level
  • Dining Room

  • Room Size 17X13
  • Floor Level Main Level
  • Flooring Hardwood
  • Kitchen

  • Room Size 8X14
  • Kitchen Type Eating Area-Breakfast Bar,Eating Area-Table Space,Updated Kitchen
  • Floor Level Main Level
  • Flooring Hardwood
  • Basement

  • Basement Description Finished,Partially Finished,Exterior Access,Storage Space
  • Bathroom(s) in Basement Y

Additional Rooms

  • Additional Room 1

  • Additional Room 1 Name Eating Area
  • Additional Room Size 18X17
  • Additional Room Level 2nd Level
  • Additional Room Flooring Hardwood
  • Additional Room 2

  • Additional Room 2 Name Loft
  • Additional Room Size 16X22
  • Additional Room Level 2nd Level
  • Additional Room Flooring Carpet

Interior Features

  • Appliances

  • Appliances Included Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer
  • Heating & Cooling

  • Heating Type Gas
  • Air Conditioning Central Air

Exterior Features

  • Building Information

  • Age of Building 91-100 Years
  • Exterior Construction Vinyl Siding,Brick
  • Parking

  • Parking Garage
  • # of Cars 2


  • County Cook
  • Township Jefferson
  • Corporate Limits Chicago
  • Directions to Property From Devon, South On Nw Highway To Nagle, East On Higgins, South On Central, East On Cullom To Prop
  • Schools

  • Elementary School District 299
  • School Name Portage Park Elementary S
  • Junior High District 299
  • High School District: 299
  • School Name Schurz High School
  • Property Taxes

  • Tax 7166
  • Tax Year 2022
  • Tax Exemptions Homeowner,Senior
  • Parcel Identification Number 13163080110000
  • Lot Information

  • Dimensions 36.6X125.2


  • Sewer Sewer-Publ

Based on information submitted to the MLS GRID as of 6/25/2024 12:02 AM. All data is obtained from various sources and may not have been verified by broker or MLS GRID. Supplied Open House Information is subject to change without notice. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information.

Explore Portage Park

Portage Park is a peaceful and spacious northwest side Chicago neighborhood with an active business district, a number of good schools and affordable property that is steadily growing in popularity and homebuyer interest. The Six Corners intersection is the area's main commercial hotspot, but the entire neighborhood is infused with a wealth of little shops and specialty stores. There is no better way to experience what Portage Park has to offer than to sample the vast roster of restaurants, bar & grills, pizzerias, bakeries and delis. And you don't want to discount the neighborhood's notable network of parkland, headed up by the spacious grounds and Olympic-size swimming pool of the community's coveted namesake Portage Park.

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