526 Ashland Avenue

River Forest, Illinois 60305

Cindy Risch

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Property Type
Single Family
River Forest

This masterpiece home of Prairie School design is located in the heart of beautiful central River Forest. The famed River Forest Women's Club designed in 1913 by Frank Lloyd Wright's chief draftsman, William Drummond, is now an efficient and glorious home ready for today's living and entertaining! Meticulously restored in the early 2000's the home's original 1st level theater and stage provide spectacular dining, living and family space while ready at a moments notice for you to host your favorite gatherings and holidays. Three separate bedrooms are perfect private spaces and the 2nd level loft primary sleeping space with two modern primary baths offers configuration flexibility like no other home. Four total modern bathrooms! The lower level features the grand cook's kitchen, a workout room, and a huge recreation/play space with walkout access to the lush sunken entertaining patio and your own park-like 100ft wide backyard! This home is an awesome example of modern efficiency and energy conservation with newly updated geothermal HVAC combined with conventional AC and boiler support as well as solar heated home hot water. The home is in great condition throughout but for transaction purposes being sold in as-is condition. This is a designated Landmark of Illinois home with a great relationship with the landmark office. Contact the listing agent for Landmark status and easement details.

Full Features
Architecture Style: Prairie
Exterior Type: Cedar
Basement: Finished
Beds Above Grade: 4
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Central Air, Geothermal
Heating System: Gas, Forced Air, Radiant, Zoned, Geothermal
Appliances: Oven/Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, High End Refrigerator, Dryer, Disposal, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator, Range Hood, Range Hood
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 100+ Years
Parking Type: Space/s - Off Street,Side Apron
Parking Spaces: 3
Roof Type: Other
Room Count: 11
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 3,264
Tax Amount: $30,962
Tax Year: 2019
Internal Features: Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Full Bath, Beamed Ceilings, Special Millwork
External Features: Patio

Room Information
Living Room: 40X20 - Main Level
Dining Room: 40X15 - Main Level
Kitchen: 24X21 - Lower
Family Room: 22X14 - Main Level
Primary Bedroom: 26X15 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 13X11 - Main Level
3rd Bedroom: 13X11 - Main Level
4th Bedroom: 11X10 - Lower
Recreation Rm: 25X19 - Lower
Playroom: 19X12 - Lower
Exercise Rm: 17X10 - Lower
Foyer: 12X9 - Main Level
Storage: 15X13 - Lower

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $30,962

Listing information updated 6/10/2021 at 10:43pm

Listing Office: Compass

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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

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Nearby Public Transportation

CTA Rail

at Harlem/Lake (0.63 miles away)

Union Pacific West, Milwaukee District West

at River Forest (0.46 miles away), River Forest Metra


526 Ashland Avenue River Forest, Illinois 60305 is a single family home currently listed at $680,000. 526 Ashland Avenue features 4 bedroom(s) and 4 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since June 9th, 2021 and was built in 1913. 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 526 Ashland Avenue River Forest, Illinois 60305? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.

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