half bath
square ft

1715 Forest Avenue

Wilmette, Illinois 60091
Closed / MLS #11719965 / Single Family / Wilmette
Listing information updated 4/2/2023 at 6:03am
Welcome to 1715 Forest Avenue! This classic and timeless center entry colonial home is located in a highly sought after McKenzie School neighborhood. This spacious home (4549 Square Feet) features a desirable floor plan, well scaled rooms and hardwood floors. The welcoming foyer leads to a gracious living room with a wall of built-in bookcases and is centered around a wood-burning fireplace. The large separate dining room with a butlers pantry is perfect for entertaining and leads to the light and bright kitchen. Featuring a large walk-in pantry and an open and airy breakfast area overlooking the professionally landscaped backyard, a perfect spot to start your day. The comfortable family room with a wood-burning fireplace opens to the kitchen and is ideal for relaxing and unwinding, plenty of space for the whole family to enjoy. Directly off of the kitchen is the mudroom. A designated office for today's remote work plus a powder room rounds off the first floor. Space abounds on the second floor where you will find four bedrooms and three bathrooms along with a convenient second floor laundry room. The spacious primary suite with a vaulted ceiling features dual walk-in closets along with a spa-like newer private bathroom. The 3 additional bedrooms have good closet space, one bedroom is ensuite and there is a hallway bathroom. The expansive lower level offers a recreation perfect as a teen hang out and play area. Plus, a bedroom with a full bath and plenty of storage space. This special home has a secluded backyard with a great deal of green space for gardening, a lovely patio with a firepit leading to a 2.5 car garage with an electronic gate for easy alley access. Plus, a bike shed designed by the owners and a dog run. This is a block party-lemonade stand kind of street, in an A+ location, close to the Metra, schools, town and numerous parks. Not to be missed, this property truly checks all of the boxes!

Full Features

Architecture Style:
Exterior Type:
Beds Above Grade:
Beds Below Grade:
Cooling System:
Central Air
Heating System:
Natural Gas, Forced Air
Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Gas Cooktop
Main Level Primary Bedroom:
26-30 Years
Parking Type:
Garage,Space/s - Off Alley,Alley Access
Parking Spaces:
Room Count:
Water Front:
Square Feet:
Lot Size:
Less Than .25 Acre
Internal Features:
Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, Second Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Center Hall Plan, Some Carpeting, Some Window Treatmnt, Granite Counters, Separate Dining Room, Pantry
External Features:
Patio, Dog Run, Storms/Screens, Fire Pit

Room Information

Living Room:
14x19 - Main
Dining Room:
14x16 - Main
14x18 - Main
Family Room:
14x16 - Main
Primary Bedroom:
23x13 - Second Level
2nd Bedroom:
14x17 - Second
3rd Bedroom:
13x13 - Second
4th Bedroom:
9x12 - Second
Bedroom 5:
14x16 - Basement Level
Breakfast Room:
9x14 - Main Level
7x9 - Main Level
Recreation Room:
22x39 - Basement Level
9x12 - Main Level

Taxes & Assessments

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Zip Code:


School District(s):
39, 203
Elementary School:
Mckenzie Elementary School
Middle School:
Highcrest Middle School
High School:
New Trier Twp H.s. Northfield/Wi

Listing Office: Compass

Listing Office Phone: 847.446.9600

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1715 Forest Avenue is a single family home which sold for $1,625,000. 1715 Forest Avenue features 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 1 Half Bath. This single family home has been listed on @properties since February 23rd, 2023 and was built in 1994. Nearby schools include Mckenzie Elementary School, Highcrest Middle School, and New Trier Twp H.s. Northfield/Wi. The nearest transit stops include Linden CTA Purple line and Kenilworth Metra Metra Union Pacific North line. Want to learn more about 1715 Forest Avenue?