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947 Monroe Avenue

River Forest, Illinois 60305

Michael O'Neill

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Property Type
Single Family
River Forest

Fabulous curb appeal in this handsome two story, three bedroom red brick home. Perfectly situated on a very large lot and nestled into a wonderful River Forest location. The first floor is well laid out with generous room sizes. The enclosed screened porch off the dining room overlooks the deep back yard. The heated sun room is off of the living room and has expansive french Payne windows that offer green views in every direction. This home is bright and cheerful. The living room features a wood burning fireplace with attractive vintage tile. The master bedroom is huge at 20 x 12 and has french doors to roof top balcony facing Monroe. The second and third bedrooms are also very good size. The Master shares a plumbing wall with the hall bath and their is plenty of space for a future master bath. The partially finished basement has a rec room and a full bath. The current owners have loved this home for 60 years. Centrally located with access to outstanding River Forest Schools. Come soon as this house is very desirable.

Upcoming Open House Times

Open House: 12:00pm - 1:30pm Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Full Features
Exterior Type: Brick
Basement: Partially Finished
Beds Above Grade: 3
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Space Pac
Heating System: Gas
Appliances: Oven/Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator
Main Level Master Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 91-100 Years
Parking Type: Garage,Space/s - Off Street,Driveway
Parking Spaces: 3
Roof Type: Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
Room Count: 8
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 1,700
Tax Amount: $7,600
Tax Year: 2017
Internal Features: Bar-Dry, Hardwood Floors, Wood Laminate Floors
External Features: Balcony, Porch Screened, Storms/Screens

Room Information
Living Room: 14X21 - Main Level
Dining Room: 12X15 - Main Level
Kitchen: 12X9 - Main Level
Master Bedroom: 12X20 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 12X15 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 12X12 - 2nd Level
Recreation Rm: 19X23 - Basement
Sun/Florida Room Heated: 8X16 - Main Level
Utility Room-Lower Level: 12X21 - Basement
Enclosed Porch: 9X16 - Main Level
Storage: 8X16 - Basement

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $7,600

Listing information updated today (10/20/2019)

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School District(s)
Oak Park - River Forest SD 200, River Forest SD 90
Elementary School
Roosevelt School, Willard Elementary School
Middle School
Roosevelt School
High School
Oak Park & River Forest High School

School information is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. This information should only be used as a reference and does not warrant or guarantee enrollment. Please contact applicable schools or school districts directly to verify information and enrollment eligibility.

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Nearby Public Transportation

CTA Rail

at Harlem/Lake (0.83 miles away)

Milwaukee District West, Union Pacific West, North Central Service

at Oak Park Metra (0.90 miles away), Oak Park, River Grove Metra


947 Monroe Avenue River Forest, Illinois 60305 is a single family home currently listed at $559,000. 947 Monroe Avenue features 3 bedroom(s) and 2 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since October 11th, 2019 and was built in 1922. Nearby schools include Roosevelt School, Willard Elementary School, Oak Park & River Forest High School. The nearest transit stops include Harlem/Lake CTA Green line, Milwaukee District West Oak Park Metra. Want to learn more about 947 Monroe Avenue River Forest, Illinois 60305? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.