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1521 Forest Avenue

River Forest, Illinois 60305

Tom McCarey

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River Forest

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.

Full Features
Architecture Style: Prairie
Exterior Type: Brick,Frame,Stone
Basement: Finished
Beds Above Grade: 4
Beds Below Grade: 1
Cooling System: Central Air, Zoned
Heating System: Gas, Forced Air, Radiant, 2+ Sep Heating Systems, Indv Controls,
Appliances: Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
First Floor Master Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 11-15 Years
Parking Type: Garage,Space/s - Off Street,Driveway
Parking Spaces: 9
Room Count: 15
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 7,768
Tax Amount: $35,382
Tax Year: 2016
Internal Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Sauna/Steam Room, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry

Room Information
Master Bedroom: 20X16
2nd Bedroom: 15X14
3rd Bedroom: 15X14
4th Bedroom: 15X14
Living Room: 20X16
Dining Room: 31X23
Kitchen: 24X13
Family Room: 25X20
5th Bdrm: 13X11
Den: 13X11
Office: 12X12
Recreation Rm: 31X19
Sitting: 20X9

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $35,382

Listing information updated today (10/17/2017)

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River Forest

River Forest is a sought-after suburban village in Cook County, just a 20-minute train ride from downtown Chicago. With close ties to neighboring community Oak Park, River Forest is best known for its rich Prairie Style architectural heritage. River Forest…

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School District(s)
Oak Park - River Forest Sd 200, River Forest Sd 90
Elementary School
Middle School

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Nearby Public Transportation

Milwaukee District West, Union Pacific West, North Central Service

at Elmwood Park Metra (1.24 miles away), River Forest, River Grove


1521 Forest Avenue River Forest, Illinois 60305 is a single family property, currently listed at $2,150,000. 1521 Forest Avenue has 5 bedroom(s) and 6 bath(s). Want to learn more about 1521 Forest Avenue River Forest, Illinois 60305? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.