This elegant, updated, studio apartment home is an exceptional find. There are spectacular, unobstructed south views of the lake and city providing an abundance of natural light. Unusual with a studio, the sale price INCLUDES a unit owned parking garage right! The spacious, smart layout lives like a much larger home and provides for all of a resident's needs. The low assessments and taxes provide home ownership that is much more economical than rent. The current owners updated this home within the past year and a half. The home, only used as an in-town apartment, has been very lightly lived in. The main room of this home is large enough to accommodate living, dining and sleeping areas. The current owners have very cleverly installed a beautifully crafted queen size Murphy bed (this is a negotiable item and excludes the mattress) which serves to maximize space even more. The updated kitchen has quartz countertops and backsplash, and stainless steel appliances, as well as both a space to eat-in and counter seating! The bath was gut rehabbed with all new fixtures, floor, walls and a walk in shower. More updates include beautiful diagonal wood laminate floors, windows, light diffusing window shades, and the original fuse box is upgraded to circuit breakers. Two full walls of closets, one in the entry foyer and one in the dressing area, as well as a separate linen closet, provide plenty of storage space. The Newport Condominiums is Hyde Park's full amenity high rise offering an indoor swimming pool with outdoor deck access in summer, an exercise room and sauna (health club fee is currently $16.97 per month), a receiving room, a laundry room, on-site manager, 24-hour doorman and engineer AND an association owned shuttle van for quick trips around Hyde Park. Yet another plus, the association is anticipating the opening of an on-site convenience store! The lake and park are at your doorstep. Shopping, dining, and public transportation are all within walking distance and the bus stop to the University of Chicago campus is just two blocks away. Monthly assessment breakdown is: $372.65 regular monthly assessment + $174.97 parking assessment = $547.62.