1044 Forest Avenue, River Forest, Illinois 60305

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List Price
Single Family Residential
Detached Single
River Forest
River Forest
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Property Description

The restoration of this brick Normandy Tudor style home in River Forest is truly a benchmark in elegance and luxury! This 100' x 218' corner lot has a breathtaking storybook feel with stunning curb appeal, manicured gardens, circle paver drive and beautiful hardscaping that will delight. The expansive layout boasts over 4800 square feet above ground and over 6000 sq feet across all four levels with comfortable space for any occasion. No detail has been overlooked or expense spared with a comprehensive list of must-have features throughout the home. Custom French Limestone stone flooring flows through the welcoming 2 story foyer leading you to your spacious and light-filled living room with gas burning fireplace and access to one of your multiple terraces. A Ponderosa Pine paneled library/office creates a warm and cozy space centered around a wood burning fireplace. The beautiful dining room is perfect for any sized entertaining and has direct access to the kitchen and stunning 3 season room. The gourmet kitchen was fully renovated fall 2019 - custom cabinetry, high-end stainless-steel appliances and banquette seating will delight any cook along with an abundance of storage and custom built-ins. The adjoining butler's pantry & office features additional storage, refrigerator drawers and beautiful glass cabinetry. Hardwood floors continue throughout the second floor which offers four bedrooms including an oversized primary bedroom suite with wood burning fireplace, a large walk-in closet and an ensuite with a walk-in shower, tub and a double vanity. All three of the remaining bedrooms have great storage. Two additional full baths are located on this level plus large laundry room and original built ins. The third-floor features an abundance of space and makes a comfortable 5th bedroom, guest area, playroom and office and offers great storage and a full bath. Large basement includes sizable recreation room - perfect for hours of fun with gorgeous built-ins, a gas fireplace and additional storage plus half bath. Impressive serene landscaping, bluestone terraces and expansive yard complete the modern charm of this restored home. Walk to award winning schools, parks and transportation within blocks from your new home!

Additional Information

School District
High School
Oak Park & River Forest High Sch
Corporate Limits
River Forest
Tax Year
Tax Exemptions
Tax Amount
Not Applicable
Year Built
Exterior Building Type
Exterior Property Features
Patio, Screened Patio, Stamped Concrete Patio, Storms/Screens
Lot Dimensions
100 X 218
Lot Size Range
.50-.99 Acre
Number Of Cars
Garage Spaces
Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s)
Air Conditioning
Central Air
Natural Gas, Forced Air, Sep Heating Systems - 2+
Interior Property Features
Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Second Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Historic/Period Mlwk, Separate Dining Room
Interior Fireplaces
Full Baths
Half Baths

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