1608 Forest Place

Evanston, Illinois 60201

Barry J Newman

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Half Baths

Property Type
Single Family

This beautifully renovated home is situated across the street from Patriots Park, Dawes Lagoon, & Lake Michigan. Enjoy the views of the parks & lake from the lovely gated front yard & flagstone entry. The home features a large tiled foyer w/handsome staircase, grand double parlor, fireplace flanked w/floor to ceiling bookcases, huge dining room, tall sunny windows, ten-foot ceilings, crown moldings & 12-24 tall decorative baseboards. The kitchen features a lovely garden window, butlers pantry & built-in granite table/chairs offering glimpses of the lake over morning coffee. A maid's staircase off the kitchen accesses all four levels! Lower level has two egress doors & is masterfully built-out with a second granite kitchen, gorgeous family room w/fireplace, full granite bath, office/bedroom & tons of storage. Overhead sewers were installed during the renovation. This is the perfect set-up for a home office for client exterior access or in-law arrangement. Low taxes!

Full Features
Architecture Style: Victorian
Exterior Type: Vinyl Siding
Basement: Finished
Beds Above Grade: 6
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Central Air, Zoned
Heating System: Gas, Forced Air
Appliances: Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
First Floor Master Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 100+ Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 2.5
Roof Type: Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
Room Count: 14
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 4,800
Tax Amount: $15,062
Tax Year: 2016
Internal Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors

Room Information
Master Bedroom: 15X14
2nd Bedroom: 18X15
3rd Bedroom: 13X12
4th Bedroom: 13X11
Living Room: 17X14
Dining Room: 17X13
Kitchen: 14X13
Family Room: 18X17
Library: 21X14
Sitting: 12X9
2nd Kitchen: 12X10
Foyer: 13X12
Pantry: 13X4

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $15,062

Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Residential

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Located just north of Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan, Evanston is a natural beauty. Its historic homes, tree-lined streets and sprawling beaches may be the first things that catch your eye, but there’s lots more to love here.…

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School District(s)
Evanston Ccsd 65, Evanston Twp Hsd 202
Elementary School
Middle School

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Nearby Public Transportation

CTA Rail

at Dempster (0.46 miles away)

Union Pacific North

at Davis St Metra (0.55 miles away)


1608 Forest Place Evanston, Illinois 60201 is a single family property, currently listed at $1,895,000. 1608 Forest Place has 6 bedroom(s) and 5 bath(s). Want to learn more about 1608 Forest Place Evanston, Illinois 60201? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.

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