1523 Van Buren Avenue

Des Plaines, Illinois 60018
Closed / MLS #11054645 / Single Family / Des Plaines
Listing information updated 6/13/2021 at 11:43am
Built in an era of quality-built homes that "last the test of time", This Dutch Colonial style home sits on one of the prettiest streets in the neighborhood. It radiates "Where Character and charm meet modern and functional". You'll fall in love the moment you step onto the Inviting covered front porch and then you'll love the classic features of the Dutch Colonial. This 4-bedroom, 3 full bath home (one on each level) with a 2 1/2 car garage has recently been updated including, all copper plumbing throughout, new 200 amp electric panel, New Furnace, new A/C, new luxury wood floors on the 1st floor, new baseboard trim, recessed lighting, 3 updated bathrooms, new concrete staircase from the mudroom area to the backyard from the basement just to name a few of the improvements. The Kitchen has an island with a Viking brand cook-top, a Dacor warming drawer, and seating for 2, professionally painted cabinetry and stone countertops. There's also a large walk-in pantry with a barn door entryway. The basement features an updated and welcoming upgraded loft-style space with an 8-foot floor-to-ceiling height throughout, the 3rd full bathroom, new steel-I-beams for the structural support, and a 2nd full kitchen with an island. This renovation cost the owners over $80,000. Other features of this home include; fireplace on the 1st floor, bay windows, a whole home surveillance system, several closets, and storage spaces. There is a fenced-in deep and large back yard, a large deck, and an inviting patio with a backyard bar. All are perfect for spending time here for your spring, summer, and fall activities and entertaining. The location is great too! 1 mile to the Metra station and downtown Des Plaines, the movie theatre, restaurants & library, 1/2 miles to the cook county forest preserve walking/jogging/biking/hiking paths & a 5-minute car ride to several grocery stores and in the sellers own words "We have wonderful neighbors on all sides and we will miss them!"

Full Features
Architecture Style: Colonial
Exterior Type: Vinyl Siding
Basement: Finished,Exterior Access,Rec/Family Area,Storage Space
Beds Above Grade: 4
Cooling System: Central Air
Heating System: Gas, Forced Air
Appliances: Oven-Double, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Freezer, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 91-100 Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 2.5
Roof Type: Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
Room Count: 10
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 1,714
Lot Size: Less Than .25 Acre
Internal Features: Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, In-Law Arrangement, 1st Floor Full Bath, 9'' Ceilings, Granite Counters
External Features: Deck, Porch, Storms/Screens
Room Information
Living Room: 16x15 - Main Level
Dining Room: 14x13 - Main Level
Kitchen: 15x14 - Main Level
Family Room: 18x19 - Basement
Primary Bedroom: 17x11 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 15x12 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 14x10 - 2nd Level
4th Bedroom: 12x9 - Main Level
Deck: 21x20 - Main Level
2nd Kitchen: 13x8 - Basement
Pantry: 7x6 - Main Level
Mud: 16x6 - Basement
Taxes & Assessments
Tax Amount: $5,185
Tax Year: 2019
Zip Code: 60018
City: Des Plaines
County: Cook
School District(s): 62, 207
Elementary School: Central Elementary School
Middle School: Chippewa Middle School
High School: Maine West High School
Disclaimer: The accuracy of all information regardless of source, including but not limited to square footage and lot size, is deemed reliable but not guaranteed nor warranted and should be personally verified through personal inspection by and/or with the appropriate professionals.

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1523 Van Buren Avenue is a single family home which sold for $445,000. 1523 Van Buren Avenue features 4 bedroom(s) and 3.0 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since April 20th, 2021 and was built in 1921. Nearby schools include Central Elementary School, Chippewa Middle School and Maine West High School. The nearest transit stops include Rosemont CTA Blue line and Golf Metra Metra Milwaukee District North line. Want to learn more about 1523 Van Buren Avenue?