Beautiful home on an oversized lot (31' wide) in the heart of University Village on the coveted family-friendly block on Emerald Avenue. Enjoy the best of both worlds! Urban living with a suburban feel close to everything Chicago. 1403 Emerald boasts a modern, open floor plan with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. The main level features an upgraded kitchen (2013), gracious living & family room plus ample space for formal or informal dining. Up the stairs to the bedroom floor are 2 side-by-side bedrooms, taking advantage of the home's width. The master suite is the perfect retreat; large walk-in closet & en-suite bath. Laundry is located on the 2nd floor. The lower level, finished in 2014, completes the home with the 4th bedroom, full bath, office niche, and second family/media/play room. 1403 also features a large, recently renovated backyard oasis complete with artificial turf, patio & car pad (Fall 2020) with city views, 9'6" ceilings, fireplace, GE Profile Appliances, Kohler/Grohe fixtures, granite and quartz countertops, with hardwood flooring throughout and plenty of storage. Built-in security system and pre-wired for telephone, cable, high-speed internet and surround sound in backyard, family room, lower level media/play room/office, and master bedroom.