Welcome to this bright and cheerful 5 bedroom/3.5 bath Victorian gem, built circa 1872, that has been extensively upgraded within the last 2 decades. Exterior freshly painted in 2022. Charming wrap-around front porch. Newer kitchen (with adjacent breakfast room overlooking the backyard/garden) and baths, central air/heat. Long side driveway, which can accommodate your visitors and guests, leads to newer 2.5 car garage. Situated on Dorchester between 56th and 57th streets, the location of this residence can't be beat for Hyde Park living. You are a mere 3 blocks to the Metra train lines and the CTA buses. Head east down 56th street, with its beautiful canopy of stately mature trees, and you are at the lakefront. Just a few blocks west and you are at the University of Chicago campus. Also nearby are the shops and restaurants of 55th and 57th streets. This home sits on a generous 50x150 lot, benefiting from all 4 exposures, bringing in natural light all day. Truly a beautiful and tranquil part of historic Hyde Park, with amazing architecture and gardens to enjoy all around you. Living room fireplace currently decorative.