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42 Franklin Avenue

River Forest, Illinois 60305

Joelle Hayes

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Property Type
Single Family
River Forest

Lovely vintage stone home located on tree lined Franklin Street. This 4bed floorplan features hardwood floors throughout and many recent updates. Newly renovated and on trend kitchen has generous cabinet space, stainless appliances, gorgeous stone counters with eat at peninsula opening up to breakfast room and family room. Butlers pantry wall leads to large formal dining space-perfect entertainers house. Huge wall of windows and door leads to back deck and lush green yard. First floor bathroom remodel was done with classic and timeless finishes. Nice sized bedrooms and generous closets throughout, as well as a cute loft area for additional storage or reading nook. New space pac AC installed in 2018 and new boiler replaced in 2019. Full basement remodel done within the last year includes additional 4th bedroom, rec room, washer/dryer and work sink, sewer line repair and cleanout, shut off valves and waterproofing and new waterproof flooring. Mechanical room, additional closet and crawl space lend to even more storage. Basement walks out to back yard with stone path, mature trees and two car garage. This home has it all in a very convenient location walkable to shops, restaurants, park and school.

Full Features
Exterior Type: Brick,Stone
Basement: Finished,Exterior Access
Beds Above Grade: 3
Beds Below Grade: 1
Cooling System: Space Pac
Heating System: Radiators, Indv Controls
Appliances: Oven/Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: No
Pool: No
Age: 100+ Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 2
Room Count: 11
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 2,460
Tax Amount: $11,538
Tax Year: 2019
Internal Features: Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Full Bath

Room Information
Living Room: 17X14 - Main Level
Dining Room: 14X11 - Main Level
Kitchen: 14X11 - Main Level
Family Room: 12X10 - 2nd Level
Primary Bedroom: 15X14 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 17X12 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 15X8 - Main Level
4th Bedroom: 13X8 - Basement
Foyer: 5X4 - Main Level
Breakfast Rm: 14X9 - Main Level
Bonus: 12X11 - 2nd Level
Recreation Rm: 29X20 - Basement
Deck: 16X14 - Main Level

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $11,538

Listing information updated today (7/9/2020)

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

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Nearby Public Transportation

CTA Rail

at Forest Park (0.53 miles away), Harlem/Lake

Milwaukee District West, Union Pacific West

at River Forest Metra (0.55 miles away), River Forest


42 Franklin Avenue River Forest, Illinois 60305 is a single family home currently listed at $425,000. 42 Franklin Avenue features 4 bedroom(s) and 2 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since June 29th, 2020 and was built in 1916. Nearby schools include Lincoln Elementary School, Roosevelt School, Oak Park & River Forest High School. The nearest transit stops include Forest Park CTA Blue line, Milwaukee District West River Forest Metra. Want to learn more about 42 Franklin Avenue River Forest, Illinois 60305? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.