1019 Franklin Avenue

River Forest, Illinois 60305

Cindy Risch

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Property Type
Single Family
River Forest

Custom Burma built extra large tri-level home with three fabulous fireplaces! Quality construction including modernist slate floor design in foyer entry. Formal sunken living room with wood beamed ceiling and large handsome fireplace with clean lines. A large inviting family room with wood beamed ceiling is highlighted with another fireplace surrounded by stone. Three large bedrooms up a short flight of stairs. Master bedroom suite has extensive built-in storage in addition to tons of closet space. Additionally, there is a separate master dressing room with additional built-ins and closet space. Large eat-in kitchen with custom cabinetry, center island, soda fountain bar and a hard-to-find kitchen brick fireplace. Formal dining room with built-in storage. Rare chestnut & pecan woods detailing throughout including many built-ins. Extra rooms include workshop/hobby room and sewing/laundry room. Clean basement with crawl space for additional storage, and extra deep 2 car attached garage with utility room. Large walk-up attic for storage or possible additional living space. Masonry construction and circular brick paver driveway. Lots of charm and character in the warm interior design. Nestled in the heart of River Forest on a large 72 X 183 lot. Beautiful fenced yard with gazebo/double bench swing and irrigation system. First time offered since being custom built by the owner in 1959. This home has been meticulously maintained in its original decor.

Full Features
Architecture Style: Tri-Level
Exterior Type: Brick,Brick/Stone Msn Pred
Basement: Unfinished
Beds Above Grade: 3
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Central Air
Heating System: Gas, Forced Air
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 61-70 Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 2
Roof Type: Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
Room Count: 9
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 3,173
Tax Amount: $19,104
Tax Year: 2019
Internal Features: Built-in Features

Room Information
Living Room: 15X24 - Main Level
Dining Room: 14X15 - Main Level
Kitchen: 10X20 - Main Level
Family Room: 22X33 - Lower
Primary Bedroom: 16X17 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 11X20 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 12X14 - 2nd Level
Foyer: 9X12 - Main Level
Work Rm: 11X19 - Lower
Breakfast Rm: 12X17 - Main Level

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $19,104

Listing information updated 2/28/2021 at 12:23am

Listing Office: Ariston Realty Corporation

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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
Roosevelt School, Willard Elementary School
Middle School
Roosevelt School
High School
Oak Park & River Forest High School

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Nearby Public Transportation

Union Pacific West, Milwaukee District West, North Central Service

at River Forest (0.86 miles away), River Forest Metra, River Grove Metra


1019 Franklin Avenue River Forest, Illinois 60305 is a single family home currently listed at $1,150,000. 1019 Franklin Avenue features 3 bedroom(s) and 4 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since February 22nd, 2021 and was built in 1959. Nearby schools include Roosevelt School, Willard Elementary School, Oak Park & River Forest High School. The nearest transit stops include Union Pacific West River Forest. Want to learn more about 1019 Franklin Avenue River Forest, Illinois 60305? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.

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