205 S Elmwood Avenue

Oak Park, Illinois 60302

Allison McCarthy

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Property Type
Single Family
Oak Park

Gorgeous Brick 5 bedroom home in fantastic central location with stunning orginal architectural features! Enter the generous sun porch with newly refinished hardwood floors. Once inside, you will enjoy the spacious foyer which showcases the center staircase with stunning art glass on the landing. Original quarter sawn oak floors throughout the home add to its character. Move to the living room with fireplace and built-in bookcases. Easy access to the formal dining room with more art glass and beautiful light fixture. The first floor family room addition boasts 3 walls of windows which overlook the backyard and spread light throughout the first floor living space. Enter the large eat-in kitchen through the butler's pantry with maple countertop. Kitchen is a chef's dream with plenty of cabinet and granite counter space/island, refreshed in 2018, with oven (2018) and cooktop (2021), and built-in with art glass. The table matches the island and stays with the home. This space is perfect for entertaining as it opens to the three-tiered deck for dining al fresco, relaxing, and then a soak in the hot-tub. First floor bedroom is currently used as an office and has a lovely seating area in the bay window. Head upstairs to four generous bedrooms, each with large closets, including a bright primary suite with windows on 3 sides (alligned with the family room below) and 3 closets. Laundry chute-no more carrying laundry all the way downstairs. There is a small private deck off one of the bedrooms for sunset views. The heated third floor is light and bright with high ceilings and hardwood floors. Currently used for playspace and extra storage, it has infinite possibilities for another suite or recreation room. Basement is high (~7.5 ft) and dry and unfinished with a powder room. Great potential here as well for wine cellar, workroom, storage or whatever kind of finished space you may need. New tear-off roof (2019), newer windows througout (2010), tuckpointing (2017). The oversized back yard has new fence (2020), potting shed, and buried electric so no unsightly overhead wires. Brick one car garage plus 2 other parking spots. All of this in a central location close to everything: OPRF, green line, parks, shopping, restaraunts.

Full Features
Exterior Type: Brick
Basement: Unfinished
Beds Above Grade: 5
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: 3+ (Window/Wall Unit)
Heating System: Gas
Appliances: Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Cooktop, Oven/Built-in, Other
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 100+ Years
Parking Type: Garage,Space/s - Off Alley
Parking Spaces: 3
Room Count: 12
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 3,504
Tax Amount: $23,628
Tax Year: 2019
Internal Features: Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, Built-in Features
External Features: Deck, Hot Tub, Roof Deck

Room Information
Living Room: 20X14 - Main Level
Dining Room: 17X14 - Main Level
Kitchen: 19X15 - Main Level
Family Room: 12X12 - Main Level
Primary Bedroom: 20X15 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 17X14 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 17X15 - 2nd Level
4th Bedroom: 12X11 - 2nd Level
5th Bdrm: 13X12 - Main Level
Breakfast Rm: 9X8 - Main Level
Attic: 35X31 - 3rd Level
Sun/Florida Room Heated: 33X9 - Main Level
Foyer: 25X8 - Main Level

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $23,628

Listing information updated 5/6/2021 at 12:23am

Listing Office: Beyond Properties Realty Group

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School District(s)
Oak Park ESD 97, Oak Park - River Forest SD 200
Elementary School
William Beye Elementary School
Middle School
Percy Julian Middle School
High School
Oak Park & River Forest High School

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Nearby Public Transportation

CTA Rail

at Ridgeland (0.18 miles away), Oak Park

Milwaukee District West, Union Pacific West

at Oak Park Metra (0.76 miles away), Oak Park


205 S Elmwood Avenue Oak Park, Illinois 60302 is a single family home currently listed at $750,000. 205 S Elmwood Avenue features 5 bedroom(s) and 4 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since April 30th, 2021 and was built in 1907. Nearby schools include William Beye Elementary School, Percy Julian Middle School, Oak Park & River Forest High School. The nearest transit stops include Ridgeland CTA Green line, Milwaukee District West Oak Park Metra. Want to learn more about 205 S Elmwood Avenue Oak Park, Illinois 60302? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.

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