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555 Ashland Avenue

River Forest, Illinois 60305

Greer Haseman

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Property Type
Single Family
River Forest

This light and bright 3 story farmhouse checks all the boxes! Need work-at-home space? This house offers two options for a home office including a beautiful library so you can be ready for a video call on day one. Want great space to relax outside? How about a pretty-as-a-picture wide and deep front porch with 2 seating areas to enjoy the neighborhood and streetscape. Or a lovely patio off the family room out back to relax in the landscaped backyard. The gracious foyer, complete with fireplace, sets the welcoming tone for the entire house. Delightful Living Room also with a fireplace opens to the Dining Room, which is perfect for all your holiday gatherings. The designer kitchen features high-end appliances, excellent counter space, including an island and butler's pantry, making meal preparations a breeze. The extra large family room, with views of the yard, a wall of storage and custom built-ins around the fireplace is surprisingly cozy for its size and the music room that overlooks the family room amplifies the opportunity for customization to your needs. There is also a mudroom off the kitchen to keep all the daily clutter at bay. Up on the 2nd floor find the Master Bedroom suite which spans the entire front of the house and features a cozy sitting area with FP, walk-in-closet and spa like en-suite bath with luxurious soaking tub. 3 additional good sized bedrooms and large hall bath grace the 2nd floor...but wait! There's more. Find a sweet screened porch and a large deck on this floor too. Both areas provide surprisingly delightful get-away-space. Need space for multi-generational living? No problem, with its huge 3rd floor that offers multiple rooms and a sizable full bath. This treetop retreat is amazing guest space with 3 large bedrooms. Back downstairs into the finished basement you will find a laundry room, play room, full bath and great storage. Outside there is a side drive leading to a 2 car garage. This outstanding home is in the very Heart of River Forest for that much sought after walkability to the Blue Ribbon Schools. Quick walk to either River Forest or Oak Park Metra or Oak Park Green Line. Shopping, parks, library or theater. This home is truly the one you've been looking for! Make it yours before the summer is over.

Full Features
Architecture Style: Farmhouse
Exterior Type: Frame
Basement: Finished
Beds Above Grade: 6
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Central Air
Heating System: Gas
Appliances: Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Refrigerator-Bar
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 100+ Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 2
Roof Type: Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
Room Count: 14
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 4,363
Tax Amount: $26,752
Tax Year: 2018
Internal Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, Walk-In Closet(s)
External Features: Deck, Patio, Porch, Porch Screened

Room Information
Living Room: 23X21 - Main Level
Dining Room: 16X15 - Main Level
Kitchen: 17X12 - Main Level
Family Room: 23X21 - Main Level
Primary Bedroom: 23X13 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 17X13 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 17X9 - 2nd Level
4th Bedroom: 16X14 - 3rd Level
5th Bdrm: 15X13 - 3rd Level
6th Bdrm: 15X14 - 3rd Level
Nursery: 13X8 - 2nd Level
Bonus: 14X10 - Basement
Recreation Rm: 18X8 - Basement

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $26,752

Listing information updated today (9/24/2020)

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River Forest

The Village of River Forest is committed to preserving its heritage. There are several structures designed by renowned architects, including Frank Lloyd Wright, who designed and built the Winslow House here in 1893. A total of 860 properties are in…

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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

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 (0.62 miles away)

Union Pacific West, Milwaukee District West

at River Forest (0.52 miles away), River Forest Metra


555 Ashland Avenue River Forest, Illinois 60305 is a single family home currently listed at $849,000. 555 Ashland Avenue features 6 bedroom(s) and 5 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since August 5th, 2020 and was built in 1897. Nearby schools include Lincoln Elementary School, Roosevelt School, Oak Park & River Forest High School. The nearest transit stops include Harlem/Lake CTA Green line, Union Pacific West River Forest. Want to learn more about 555 Ashland Avenue River Forest, Illinois 60305? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.