|FOR SALE BY OWNER
1147 FOREST AVENUE, RIVER FOREST, ILLINOIS
Call 708-334-3091 to arrange showing.
Landmark North River Forest Home with Separate Studio/Coach House
This prestigious home is ideal
for a "power couple" seeking move-in condition!
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Property Information for 1147 Forest Avenue
Stately All Brick Italian Villa Style Landmark Home located in North River Forest. The entire property has undergone a multi-year restoration and enhancement effort performed by skilled professionals. This is not to be trivialized; the home is ready to move-in immediately, without delay. The home features six bed rooms, four (plus an additional tandem) bedrooms on the second floor. The Master bed room has a separate full bathroom with a whirlpool tub, and a grand balcony, accessible through two sets of french doors. The second bed room 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 bed rooms 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. 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.
Interior FeaturesRed Oak Hardwood Flooring throughout home, Built-ins, Excellent Plumbing in all 5 bathrooms as well as the kitchen and kitchenette, 200 Amp Electrical Service with all new electrical outlets and switches and mostly new wiring throughout house, Ceiling Fans in all Bed rooms, Central Forced Air, New 3-Zone Furnace, Four Season Solarium, Basement has 3/4 bath room, bedroom, office, kitchen area, cellar and utility rooms.
All New Exterior doors, Many New Windows, New Triple-track Storm Widows, New Large Capacity Copper Gutters, New Soffits, New Fascia and New Exterior Crown molding, New Copper-Floored Balcony, All new tuck-pointing, Heated Swimming Pool with automatic cleaner (16' x36' and 9' at deep end), Detached 2-car garage has new custom raised panel doors, with automatic openers, lighted attic with ample storage, Separate Studio/Coach House features separate on-demand water heater, separate forced air heating and cooling, separate 'spa like' 3/4 bath, and separate kitchenette with built-in microwave, and refrigerator and stainless steel sink and granite counter top, walk-in closet. Gigantic Flag stone patio, Wrought Iron Fencing with Custom Arched Gates with automatic openers, Newer Concrete side-walks and driveway
Map Information for 1147 Forest Avenue
|Trinity High School||0.3 mi||Catholic||9 - 12|
|Willard Elementary School||0.3 mi||Public||K - 5|
|St Vincent Ferrer School||0.6 mi||Catholic||K - 8|
|Roosevelt Middle School||0.6 mi||Public||5 - 8|
|Lincoln Elementary School||0.7 mi||Public||K - 5|