1147 Forest Avenue, River Forest, Illinois 60305

$1,275,000
4
BD
4
Full Baths
1
Half Bath
4,416
SqFt
List Price
$1,275,000
MLS#
MRD10996656
Status
ACTIVE
Type
Single Family Residential
Subtype
Detached Single
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
5
Living Area
4,416
County
Cook
City
River Forest
Neighborhood
River Forest
Days On Market
15

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.

Additional Information

School District
200
Elementary School
Willard Elementary School
Middle School
Roosevelt School
High School
Oak Park & River Forest High Sch
Corporate Limits
River Forest
Tax Year
2019
Tax Exemptions
Homeowner
Tax Amount
$26,077
Frequency
Not Applicable
Year Built
1928
Exterior Building Type
Brick, Limestone
Exterior Property Features
Deck, Patio, Porch, Roof Deck, Pool In-Ground, Storms/Screens
Lot Dimensions
60 X 220
Lot Size Range
.25-.49 Acre
Parking
Garage, Space/s
Number Of Cars
8
Garage Spaces
2
Garage
Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s), Heated, 7 Foot or more high garage door
Parking Spaces
6
Parking Ownership
Owned
Parking On Site
Yes
Parking Details
Off Street
Air Conditioning
Central Air, Zoned
Heating
Natural Gas, Steam, Baseboard, Radiators, 2+ Sep Heating Systems, Indv Controls, Zoned
Sewer
Public Sewer
Interior Property Features
Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, In-Law Arrangement, Built-in Features
Interior Fireplaces
1
Full Baths
4
Half Baths
1
Master Bath
Full
Basement
Yes
Kitchen Size
17X14
Kitchen Level
Main Level
Kitchen Flooring
Hardwood
Living Room Size
24X24
Living Room Level
Main Level
Living Room Flooring
Carpet
Family Room Level
Not Applicable
Master Bedroom Size
23X14
Master Bedroom Level
2nd Level
Master Bedroom Flooring
Hardwood
Second Bedroom Size
16X13
Second Bedroom Level
2nd Level
Second Bedroom Flooring
Hardwood
Third Bedroom Size
16X13
Third Bedroom Level
2nd Level
Third Bedroom Flooring
Hardwood
Fourth Bedroom Size
16X13
Fourth Bedroom Level
2nd Level
Fourth Bedroom Flooring
Hardwood
Rooms
5th Bdrm 13X11 Basement Other, Office 12X10 2nd Level Hardwood, Sun/Florida Room Heated 16X10 Main Level Carpet, Den 12X10 Main Level Hardwood, Office 12X10 2nd Level Hardwood, Attic 50X30 3rd Level Other, Breakfast Rm 15X11 Main Level Hardwood, 6th Bdrm 13X11 Basement Other, Storage 17X10 Basement Other, 2nd Kitchen 11X10 Basement Other

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