121 Franklin Avenue

River Forest, Illinois 60305

Cindy Risch

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Property Type
Single Family
River Forest

Amazing all new everything! Stripped to the studs in 2014, EVERYTHING in this house has been redone. New plumbing, new electric (safe, kid friendly, Tamper Resistant receptacles), two new furnaces (2014/2020), with two new AC units to zone 2nd floor from 1st, new sump pump, new roof, maintenance free new Hardi-Board Siding, new Pella windows and highly efficient interior spray foam/exterior continuous insulation which exceeds energy standards (IECC 2012), new wood floors and new stained oak millwork to restore house to original charm. The first floor flows like an open concept but with plenty of space for privacy. The first floor bedroom can serve as office or guest room or a flexible space to accommodate more work-from-home, learn-from-home options. The beautiful eat in kitchen features a Wolf oven, and high end microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator and wine fridge. Off the back of the house, overlooking the yard is the bright family room and a full bathroom, nicely appointed for your guests. The second floor greets you with a primary suite featuring beautiful high ceilings, two walk in closets and an ensuite bathroom. The rest of the second floor features three large, bright bedrooms and a new hallway bathroom. But we aren't done! The lower level features a rec room, a bedroom with private bathroom in basement perfect for a live-in nanny/au-pair private living space. The lush yard has plenty of room to play, and also a 2 car garage plus 2 parking spots, easily converted for a covered 4 car garage. Walking distance to restaurants and shops along Madison, Walking distance to the Metra or Blue & Green lines! OPEN CANCELLED for 7-18. Under Contract.

Full Features
Exterior Type: Frame
Basement: Partially Finished
Beds Above Grade: 5
Beds Below Grade: 1
Cooling System: Central Air
Heating System: Natural Gas, Forced Air
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: No
Pool: No
Age: 100+ Years
Parking Type: Garage,Space/s - Off Alley
Parking Spaces: 4
Room Count: 12
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 2,337
Tax Amount: $11,458
Tax Year: 2019

Room Information
Living Room: Main
Dining Room: 11X9 - Main
Kitchen: 11X22 - Main
Family Room: 12X21 - Main
Primary Bedroom: 12X21 - Second Level
2nd Bedroom: 10X11 - Second
3rd Bedroom: 13X11 - Second
4th Bedroom: 17X11 - Second

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $11,458

Listing information updated 7/17/2021 at 6:23pm

Listing Office: Baird & Warner, Inc.

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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 Forest Park (0.60 miles away), Harlem/Lake

Milwaukee District West, Union Pacific West

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


121 Franklin Avenue River Forest, Illinois 60305 is a single family home currently listed at $725,000. 121 Franklin Avenue features 6 bedroom(s) and 4 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since July 15th, 2021 and was built in 1911. Nearby schools include Lincoln Elementary School, Roosevelt School, Oak Park & River Forest High School. The nearest transit stops include Forest Park CTA Blue line, Milwaukee District West River Forest Metra. Want to learn more about 121 Franklin Avenue River Forest, Illinois 60305? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.

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