The Dobbs Group welcomes you to Andersonville!Located along the northern edge of the lakefront is the warm and cozy haven that is known as Andersonville. Perhaps you’re searching for your first home, or considering a relocation to this wonderful city, either from the suburbs or out of state and Andersonville is on your short list of neighborhoods to explore? Or you live in Andersonville or nearby and want more space? Are you on the selling side and you need a Realtor that specializes in Andersonville to sell your beautiful home? Whatever your real estate needs may be, I am confident we can be your thoughtful and knowledgeable guides in exploring Andersonville and the many housing styles this wonderful neighborhood offers.
Neighborhood OverviewAndersonville is a vibrant community made up of sustainable small businesses that have spearheaded the ‘Shop Local Business’ movement. Alongside the mecca of small businesses than line Clark Street, just steps east lies access to Chicago’s lakefront trails and beaches. There are eclectic boutiques, bistros, bars, antique stores and beyond all within the boundaries of Andersonville. The median price for newly updated single family homes in Andersonville is around the $650K mark. There are a mix of various housing style options available across the area, including large single family homes, 1920’s walk up style redbrick apartment complexes, towering greystone two-flats and three-flats, total gut rehabs, and luxury custom new construction buildings on generously sized lots, allowing for spacious backyards. Aside from its easy access to the Argyle, Berwyn and Bryn Mawr red line CTA stops, close proximity to Lake Shore Drive, and dog friendly bar patios, Andersonville is known for its sprawling wide streets, and walkable public schools in the district.
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Our Favorite Places
Hopleaf is one of the best bars in the city because of its extensive selection of brews and Belgian-focused dishes. The atmosphere at Hopleaf is lively, bright and welcoming to people from all walks of life and is known amongst beer lovers as one of the best spots to hang and drink brews throughout all of Chicago.
A rising star in Chicago’s culinary scene, Little Bad Wolf has stolen the hearts (and stomachs!) of patrons of the restaurant from near and far. Their menu features a gourmet take on classic comfort food, paired with a beer list of over 100 beers, an extensive whiskey menu, and creative cocktails.
The Swedish American Museum is located directly in the heart of Andersonville, on the corner of Foster and Clark street. It is a popular stop for school field trips and has some very neat interactive exhibits for kids and adults alike.
The Andersonville Farmers Market reinforces Andersonville’s reputation as a self sustainable and eco-friendly, environmentally forward attitude that is embodied in the community. At the Andersonville Farmers Market, patrons can expect to find exquisite hand grown produce, jams, pastries and canned picked goods from local farms.
Irish Pubs and corner bars, like Lady Gregory’s are easy to find every few blocks throughout the neighborhood. Expect to be greeted by a friendly bartender and to enjoy a wide variety of tasty beers offered by these fine establishments.
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What people are saying about working with Debra?
“Debra is an absolute joy to work with; she makes a process that can be overwhelming and frustrating relatively painless…when it came time for us to negotiate it was clear that Debra was our advocate. Debra has a strong intuition and is a great reader of people.” HOLLY WISNIEWSKI HAWES
“I can’t recommend Debra Dobbs enough for a buyer who needs a trustworthy, knowledgeable and professional real estate agent. She is more than an agent – she’s a well-respected consultant in her field and one of the best I have ever worked with.” KATIE SHANNON
“I have always found Debra to be professional, fair and sensitive to the needs of her clients. She puts her clients’ interests and needs first and foremost.” ELISSA SCRAFANO
“We never felt rushed to make a decision as Debra would routinely say: ‘I want you to get the property that’s right for you, and I’ll show you as many properties as it takes until you do’.” MITCH WALSH
“Debra was professional, knowledgeable and fought for us to get the deal closed when issues arose. Great job, Debra!” MICHAEL FEINGLASS