1046 Franklin Avenue

1046 Franklin Avenue

5 Beds 6 Baths 6,500 Sq.Ft.


Positioned beautifully on a stately corner lot, the Buurma built BUHRKE HOUSE, combines Tudor revival & chateau style architecture elements. The rounded turret w/conical roof and asymmetrical design support the castle motif and 1920's plaster craftsman artistry is found throughout. Gorgeous decor, impeccable attention to detail and care found in this home along with landscaped grounds.Fabulous in ground pool and patios are perfect for entertaining. The elegant foyer leads to a step down formal living room and family room/office combination. The library has original faux wood plaster walls, a hand painted ceiling and leaded windows. The formal dining room leads to the breakfast room overlooking a 3 season porch and the pool. Stunning kitchen has Viking, Sub-Zero and Fischer Paykel appliances, custom cabinetry and beautiful lighting. Offering 5 bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms on the second floor, graciously accommodating family and guests. A full finished basement with sauna, recreation & game room, 2nd kitchen & bath. Sooo much to see in this fabulous home...

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1046 Franklin Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305



Property Amenities

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Appliances Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Bar Fridge, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Wine Refrigerator
Total Bedrooms: 5
Half Bathrooms: 1
Full Bathrooms: 5
Other Interior Features Sauna/Steam Room, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors
Area & Lot
Lot Area 0.422 Acres
Living area 6,500 Sq.Ft.
MLS® ID 10840946
Year Built 1930
School District 90
High School Oak Park & River Forest High Sch
Middle School Roosevelt School
Elementary School Willard Elementary School
Architecture Styles Tudor
Type Residential
Status Sold
Air conditioning Central Air
Heat type Natural Gas, Forced Air
Water Source Public
Garage Space 3
Sewer Public Sewer
Other Exterior Features Patio, In Ground Pool, Storms/Screens
Lot Features Corner Lot, Fenced Yard, Landscaped
Roof Slate
Sales Price $1,600,000
Real Estate Tax $30,240

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