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1147 Forest Avenue

River Forest, IL 60305
  • $1,250,000
  • STATUS: Active Under Contract
  • ON SITE: 118 days
  • MLS #: 10996656
Under Contract
UPDATED: 25 min ago
$1,250,000
  • 4
    BEDS
  • 0.3
    ACRES
  • 4
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 4,416
    SQFT
  • $283
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1928
County:
Area:

School Information

Elementary School:
Middle School:
School District:
90

Description

Experience a 3D tour, click Virtual Tour link to explore. This one-of-a-kind River Forest landmark home offers a lovely design, luxury, class and quality. Envisioned around family living and the art of entertaining, meticulously restored, enhanced and maintained over the years, situated on a large, prominent corner lot with gracefully landscaped greenery amid century-old trees offering complete privacy and tranquility. The in-ground heated swimming pool adds splendor and poise. Over 4,000 sq ft, the main house features six bedrooms, four (plus an additional tandem) bedrooms on the second floor. The master bedroom has a separate full bathroom with a whirlpool tub, and a grand balcony, accessible through two sets of French doors. The second bedroom and tandem room are currently used as a second-floor media room, with integrated surround sound, and the tandem room serves as an attached office. The third and fourth bedrooms are amply sized. On the first floor, the gourmet kitchen features top-of-the-line fixtures and a appliances (Thermador), Amish cabinetry, and it opens to a four-season solarium on one side, and a full-fledged breakfast room on the other side, which has a built-in arched cabinet, and a floor to ceiling bookcase. The gigantic sunken living room with spectacular crown molding, an exquisite fireplace, and two sets of French doors. The first floor also features a large dining room with beautiful crown molding, and a knotty pine wood den with built-in bookcases and all wood blinds. The finished basement includes a bedroom, bathroom, office, a multipurpose room/kitchen area, utility rooms, and a food/wine cellar. The property also features a studio apartment style coach house with separate forced air heating and air conditioning, an on demand water heater, spa-like bathroom with two person shower and rain shower, kitchenette, custom cabinetry with granite counter top, and a walk-in closet. The back yard is surrounded by a six foot tall wrought iron fence with automatic gate openers. Experience a 3D Tour, click virtual tour link to explore.

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1147 Forest Avenue River Forest, IL 60305

  • Price: $1,250,000
  • Status: Active Under Contract
  • Updated: 25 min ago
  • MLS #: 10996656
4
Beds
4
Baths
1
½ Baths
0.3
Acres
4,416
SQFT
$283
$/SQFT
1928
Built
Neighborhood:
River Forest
County:
Cook
Area:
River Forest
Elementary School:
Willard Elementary School
Middle School:
Roosevelt School
High School:
Oak Park & River Forest High Sch
School District:
90
Property Description
Experience a 3D tour, click Virtual Tour link to explore. This one-of-a-kind River Forest landmark home offers a lovely design, luxury, class and quality. Envisioned around family living and the art of entertaining, meticulously restored, enhanced and maintained over the years, situated on a large, prominent corner lot with gracefully landscaped greenery amid century-old trees offering complete privacy and tranquility. The in-ground heated swimming pool adds splendor and poise. Over 4,000 sq ft, the main house features six bedrooms, four (plus an additional tandem) bedrooms on the second floor. The master bedroom has a separate full bathroom with a whirlpool tub, and a grand balcony, accessible through two sets of French doors. The second bedroom and tandem room are currently used as a second-floor media room, with integrated surround sound, and the tandem room serves as an attached office. The third and fourth bedrooms are amply sized. On the first floor, the gourmet kitchen features top-of-the-line fixtures and a appliances (Thermador), Amish cabinetry, and it opens to a four-season solarium on one side, and a full-fledged breakfast room on the other side, which has a built-in arched cabinet, and a floor to ceiling bookcase. The gigantic sunken living room with spectacular crown molding, an exquisite fireplace, and two sets of French doors. The first floor also features a large dining room with beautiful crown molding, and a knotty pine wood den with built-in bookcases and all wood blinds. The finished basement includes a bedroom, bathroom, office, a multipurpose room/kitchen area, utility rooms, and a food/wine cellar. The property also features a studio apartment style coach house with separate forced air heating and air conditioning, an on demand water heater, spa-like bathroom with two person shower and rain shower, kitchenette, custom cabinetry with granite counter top, and a walk-in closet. The back yard is surrounded by a six foot tall wrought iron fence with automatic gate openers. Experience a 3D Tour, click virtual tour link to explore.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Mediter./Spanish Driveway Concrete Exterior Building Type BrickLimestone Exterior Features DeckPatioPorchRoof DeckPool In-GroundStorms/Screens Garage Details Garage Door Opener(S)Transmitter(S)Heated7 Foot Or More High Garage Door Garage On Site Yes Garage Ownership Owned Garage Type Detached Is Parking Includedin Price Yes Lot Features Corner LotFenced YardLandscapedWooded Number Of Cars 8 Parking GarageSpace/S Parking Features Off Street Parking On Site Yes Parking Ownership Owned Parking Total 6 Roof Tile Type Detached 2 StoriesCoach House Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

2nd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood 2nd Bedroom Level 2nd Level 3rd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood 3rd Bedroom Level 2nd Level 4th Bedroom Flooring Hardwood 4th Bedroom Level 2nd Level Addtl Room1 Flooring Other Addtl Room1 Level Basement Addtl Room1 Name 5th Bdrm Addtl Room2 Flooring Hardwood Addtl Room2 Level 2nd Level Addtl Room2 Name Office Addtl Room3 Flooring Carpet Addtl Room3 Name Sun/Florida Room Heated Addtl Room4 Flooring Hardwood Addtl Room4 Name Den Addtl Room5 Flooring Hardwood Addtl Room5 Name Office Addtl Room6 Flooring Other Addtl Room6 Name Attic Addtl Room7 Flooring Hardwood Addtl Room7 Name Breakfast Rm Addtl Room8 Flooring Other Addtl Room8 Name 6th Bdrm Addtl Room9 Flooring Other Addtl Room9 Name Storage Appliances Double OvenRangeMicrowaveDishwasherRefrigeratorDisposalStainless Steel Appliance(S)Range HoodOther Attic FullPull Down Stair Basement Full Basement Bathrooms YN Yes Basement Description Finished Basement Sq Ft 1133 Bath Amenities WhirlpoolSeparate ShowerEuropean ShowerDouble ShowerSoaking Tub Bedrooms Below Grade 2 Below Grade Finished Area 1133 Built Before1978 YN Yes Cooling Central AirZoned Dining Room Separate Dining Room Flooring Hardwood Dining Room Level Main Level Family Room Level Not Applicable Fireplace Features Wood Burning Fireplace Location Living Room Fireplaces Total 1 Heating Natural GasSteamBaseboardRadiators2+ Sep Heating SystemsIndv ControlsZoned Interior Features Hardwood FloorsHeated FloorsIn-Law ArrangementBuilt-In Features Kitchen Flooring Hardwood Kitchen Level Main Level Kitchen Type Eating Area-Table SpacePantry-ClosetPantry-Walk-In Laundry Flooring Other Laundry Level Basement Living Room Flooring Carpet Living Room Level Main Level Master Bedroom Bath Full Master Bedroom Flooring Hardwood Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level Other Equipment Tv-CableTv AntennaCo DetectorsCeiling Fan(S)Sump PumpAir Purifier Room Type KitchenAtticBedroom 5Bedroom 6Breakfast RoomDenOfficeStorageHeated Sun Room Rooms Total 15 Total Sq Ft 3283

Property Features

Age 91-100 Years Association Fee Frequency Not Applicable Association Fee Includes None Community Features ParkSidewalksStreet LightsStreet Paved Contingency Other Contingency Corporate Limits River Forest Disability Access And Or Equipped No Electric Circuit Breakers200+ Amp Service100 Amp Service Holds Earnest Money Yes New Construction YN No Offeredfor Saleor Rent No Ownership Type Fee Simple Property Type Detached Single Rebuilt YN No Recent Rehab YN Yes Rehab Year 2013 Sewer Public Sewer Special Assessments No Special Listing Conditions None Special Service Area N Tax Annual Amount 26077.91 Tax Exemptions Homeowner Tax Year 2019 Township River Forest Water Source Lake Michigan

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© 2021 Midwest Real Estate Data LLC. All rights reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by MTP, MRED or The Dena Furlow Team - Keller Williams Realty. Based on information submitted to the MRED as of 2021-06-15T16:54:58.71 UTC. All data is obtained from various sources and has not been, and will not be, verified by broker or MRED. MRED supplied Open House information is subject to change without notice. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information. Some properties which appear for sale on this website may subsequently have sold and may no longer be available. NOTICE: Many homes contain recording devices, and buyers should be aware they may be recorded during a showing.

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