1521 Forest Avenue
River Forest, Illinois 60305
blending elements of modernism with frank lloyd wright, nothing comes close to this stunning custom home. the exterior evidences a stone + cedar handsomeness with smartly placed windows that greet and welcome natural light that flood and warm the interior which unfolds as if from the pages of a magazine. any yet throughout this massive and gorgeous dwelling you find comfort and wonder at every turn.
the flowing main level starts at front foyer with substantial door that opens to oversized porcelain tiles and a gain glimpse of home's floating staircase. continue inside and find formal living room gathered around rugged + beautiful fireplace comprised of porcelain wall of tile and concrete slab mantle. neighboring this room is formal dining room with gorgeous light fixture and accented by rear wall credenza and hidden bulthaup butler pantry. step further into the home and find your bulthaup gourmet kitchen at the home's midpoint, a jumping off spot to eat-in area harmoniously sitting at the edge of great room which magnificently is accented by two story wall of windows that spy the back yard and two blue stone patios. further into this space is a den, perfect for home work or home office while this level also features eminently usable yet picture perfect mudroom off attached and heated three car garage.
note that also heated throughout the home are the floors - every floor radiant heated. and while we speak of mechanicals there are three hvac systems and a 200 gallon hot water tank with quick reclaim. in terms of tech, this home is smart with wiring throughout and speakers throughout emanating from audio video tower in basement and with control panels throughout home with four cameras present.
second floor has four ample bedrooms that include the master with its sitting room, dual walk in closets and spa-like bath with steam and air jet tub. one bedroom is en suite while two share functional and attractive hall bath. there also is a laundry center on this floor.
the lower level is home to fifth bed, rec room, exercise room, entertainment room, office, wine cellar and storage. in truth the entire level can be flexed about for whatever purpose you have in mind. so have at it.
this home is just north of Dominican University, attends Willard Elementary and Roosevelt Middle School and OPRF High.
glance at the pix and floor plan and imagine yourself here.
for serious inquiries contact Tom McCarey at 773.848.9241.
Listing information updated today (06/23/2017)
Milwaukee District West, Union Pacific West, North Central Service
at Elmwood Park Metra (1.24 miles away), River Forest, River Grove