1044 Forest Avenue, River Forest, IL
$ 1,699,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11427058
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyCOOK
  • CityRiver Forest
  • AreaRiver Forest
  • NeighborhoodNorth Maywood
  • Zip60305
  • StyleTudor
  • Year Built1929
  • Taxes$ 26626
  • Price$ 1,699,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms2
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
Property Description

The restoration of this brick Normandy Tudor style home in River Forest is truly a benchmark in elegance and luxury! This 100' x 218' corner lot has a breathtaking storybook feel with stunning curb appeal, manicured gardens, circle paver drive and beautiful hardscaping that will delight. The expansive layout boasts over 4800 square feet above ground and over 6000 sq feet across all four levels with comfortable space for any occasion. No detail has been overlooked or expense spared with a comprehensive list of must-have features throughout the home. Custom French Limestone stone flooring flows through the welcoming 2 story foyer leading you to your spacious and light-filled living room with gas burning fireplace and access to one of your multiple terraces. A Ponderosa Pine paneled library/office creates a warm and cozy space centered around a wood burning fireplace. The beautiful dining room is perfect for any sized entertaining and has direct access to the kitchen and stunning 3 season room. The gourmet kitchen was fully renovated fall 2019 - custom cabinetry, high-end stainless-steel appliances and banquette seating will delight any cook along with an abundance of storage and custom built-ins. The adjoining butler's pantry & office features additional storage, refrigerator drawers and beautiful glass cabinetry. Hardwood floors continue throughout the second floor which offers four bedrooms including an oversized primary bedroom suite with wood burning fireplace, a large walk-in closet and an ensuite with a walk-in shower, tub and a double vanity. All three of the remaining bedrooms have great storage. Two additional full baths are located on this level plus large laundry room and original built ins. The third-floor features an abundance of space and makes a comfortable 5th bedroom, guest area, playroom and office and offers great storage and a full bath. Large basement includes sizable recreation room - perfect for hours of fun with gorgeous built-ins, a gas fireplace and additional storage plus half bath. Impressive serene landscaping, bluestone terraces and expansive yard complete the modern charm of this restored home. Walk to award winning schools, parks and transportation within blocks from your new home!

High School
Oak Park & River Forest High Sch
Price History
6/7/2022 Listed $1,699,000

General Features

Appliances Double Oven, Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, High End Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Wine Refrigerator, Built-In Oven, Range Hood
Architectural Style Tudor
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Full, English
City River Forest
Community Features Park, Tennis Court(s), Sidewalks, Street Paved
Cooling Central Air
County Cook
Days on Market 6
Directions West on Augusta from Lathrop to Forest, north to property
Elementary School District 200
Exterior Features Patio, Screened Patio, Stamped Concrete Patio, Storms/Screens
Garage Spaces, Detached Garage 2
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air, Sep Heating Systems - 2+
High School Oak Park & River Forest High Sch
High School District 200
Interior Features Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Second Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Historic/Period Mlwk, Separate Dining Room
MLS Area River Forest
Middle/Junior School District 200
New Construction No
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Closing
Property Type Detached Single
Property Type Residential
Roof Slate
Sewer Sewer-Storm
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name Forest
Tax Annual Amount 26626.18
Tax Year 2020
Total Rooms 13
Township River Forest
Virtual Tour https://tour.vht.com/434255770/IDX
Year Built 1929

Interior Features

Basement Finished
Bathrooom Separate Shower, Double Sink
Bedrooms Possible 6
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 2
Livingareasource Not Reported
Room Type Bedroom 6, Bedroom 5, Eating Area, Den, Recreation Room, Foyer, Mud Room, Utility Room-Lower Level, Storage, Walk In Closet
Street Suffix Avenue
Total Baths 6
Total Bedrooms 6
Total Fireplaces 4

Exterior Features

Exterior Brick
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 100 X 218
Lot Features Corner Lot
Other Equipment Humidifier, CO Detectors, Ceiling Fan(s), Sprinkler-Lawn, Generator
Water Source Lake Michigan
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 60305

AVG $980K
AVG $21,022
AVG 64
Year Built
AVG 1934
AVG 61
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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