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If you want it badly enough, it's probably possible. Whether it's practical or cost effective is another matter. I don't think anyone could possibly give you any idea of the cost without looking at what you have and what you want. Costs are related to the amount of work involved, local labor and material costs, and the level of finish you want. A new floor ...
If you live in a cold climate I would sacrifice a couple square feet of living space and add 2x4 studded walls in front of block wall. This way you can get proper insulation and use electrical boxes. If you are getting permits you may be required to do this to insulate the walls up to R21 depending on climate zone
Yes you can set drywall directly to the block wall. If it intersects with an exterior wall that is exposed to the weather, I would place a layer of poly of out of the intersecting corner, if accessible, out no more than 2', 18" would probably be better, vertically to prevent any moisture coming through the block and getting into the sheetrock. Use drywall ...
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