A+ Old Irving Park Home in A+ Location! Updated and expanded with great curb appeal and a massive yard, this beauty boasts a tasteful transitional blend of its original charm and its updated finishes and floor plan. This home is perfect for gracious entertaining and comfortable everyday living. Peaceful large front porch overlooking pretty Kildare Ave's many beautiful homes and landscaped yards. Back porch, patio, and extra-wide/extra-deep lot appeal to every active and inactive person - urban gardener, athlete, professional hammocker, expert griller, meditator, artist, woodworker, etc., etc., etc. First floor is flooded with natural sunlight and features tall ceilings and windows, hardwood flooring, updated eat-in kitchen and powder room, and a perfect private home office with a wall of big windows. Upstairs, three good-sized bedrooms, each with their own walk-in closet, plus an updated bathroom make for spacious sleeping and studying quarters. There is a pull-down staircase in the hallway for additional attic storage. Walkout basement with family room, full bathroom, huge laundry room, and extra room (for workout, yoga, crafts, or woodworking?) have great light all around and a door directly out into the massive patio and back yard areas. Nearby parks and playgrounds abound...Belding School turf playground, Kolmar Park, Mayfair Park, Irish American Heritage Center, Independence Park, etc. Restaurants and micro-breweries galore...Eris Cider and Brewery, Chicago Taco Authority, Smoque BBQ, Old Irving Brewery, Backlot Coffee, Breakfast House. Every imaginable big box and grocery store is nearby. Commuter's DREAM...two Metra stops, two Blue Line stops, 90/94 Expressways, O'Hare Airport, Elston Ave bicycle lanes, easy downtown and suburban access. All these conveniences are combined with a bright, open, and airy home that's been steadily updated as necessary (or not!) with mechanicals, appliances, some windows, basement floor leveling, and many others.