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...
1046 Franklin Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305
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AppliancesDouble Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Bar Fridge, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Wine Refrigerator
Other Interior FeaturesSauna/Steam Room, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors
Area & Lot
Lot Area0.422 Acres
Living area6,500 Sq.Ft.
High SchoolOak Park & River Forest High Sch
Middle SchoolRoosevelt School
Elementary SchoolWillard Elementary School
Air conditioningCentral Air
Heat typeNatural Gas, Forced Air
Other Exterior FeaturesPatio, In Ground Pool, Storms/Screens