RIVER FOREST - 1147 Forest Avenue
The entire property has undergone multi-year restoration and enhancement work performed by skilled professionals. The home is exceptionally clean, freshly painted and ready to move into immediately. It features six bedrooms, four (plus tandem) on the second floor. The master bedroom has a separate full bathroom with a whirlpool tub, and a grand balcony, accessible through two sets of french doors. The second bedroom and tandem room are currently used as a second floor media room, with integrated surround sound, and the tandem room serves as an attached office. The third and fourth bedrooms are amply sized. On the first floor, the kitchen is designed to accommodate multiple gourmet chefs, and features top-of-the-line fixtures and appliances (all Thermador), cabinetry made and installed by Amish craftsmen, and it opens to a four-season solarium on one side, and a full-fledged breakfast room on the other side, which has a built-in arched cabinet, and a floor to ceiling book case. The gigantic sunken living room has the feel of an exquisite hotel ball room with spectacular crown molding, an exquisite fireplace, and two sets of french doors. The first floor also features a large dining room with beautiful crown molding, and a knotty pine wood den with built-in book cases and all wood blinds. The finished basement includes a bedroom, bathroom, office, a multipurpose room/kitchen area, utility rooms, and a food/wine cellar. The property also features a studio apartment style coach house with separate forced air heating and air conditioning, an on demand water heater, spa-like bath room with two person shower and rain shower, kitchenette, custom cabinetry with granite counter top, and a walk-in closet. The property is situated on a large, wooded, prominent corner lot. The backyard features an in-ground heated swimming pool with automatic cleaner, and a six foot tall wrought iron fence with automatic gate openers.