****Seller is motivated and offering a $10,000 credit to help buyers cover some expenses.*** Nestled in the heart of Wash Park West, this captivating 1/2 duplex is a blend of timeless charm and contemporary updates. Step into a seamless fusion of spaces where original hardwood floors, newer windows, and tasteful fixtures create an inviting ambiance. The kitchen offers stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and lots of storage that seamlessly connects to the dining area, which boasts a built-in buffet and convenient beverage fridge. A bedroom and full bathroom round out the main floor. The basement unfolds into a generously sized primary bedroom, an additional full bathroom, laundry room, and a flexible office/den area, perfect for creating your own oasis of productivity or relaxation. The outdoor haven awaits--a fully fenced backyard with raised garden beds, a welcoming back patio, and ample space for outdoor dining and leisure. The rare one-car garage, coupled with two off-street parking spaces, caters to your parking needs, a prized possession in this sought-after neighborhood. Embrace a lifestyle that's only blocks away from the iconic Washington Park and within easy reach of an array of delightful dining, coffee, and entertainment options. Noteworthy upgrades include Energy-efficient windows, additional attic insulation, a skylight with a motorized shade, a Radon mitigation system, backyard sprinkler system, new basement carpet, updated light fixtures, and a new dishwasher. Previous buyers decided they wanted a single-family home and not a duplex. We were through inspection and appraisal.