1102 Forest Avenue

1102 Forest Avenue

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,484 Sq.Ft.


Blend great design with custom craftsmanship and you get this elegant four-bedroom, 31/2 bath home. This immaculately maintained home features an expansive SW facing family room addition, wired for surround sound, including a cozy gas fireplace with granite surround. The chef's kitchen comes with Dacor double ovens, a SubZero stainless refrigerator, and a 6-burner cooktop with custom tiled backsplash, along with a large butler's pantry, a second sink and French door access to a balcony. Off the kitchen is a dining nook with custom-built seating. The large living room boasts a second gas fireplace and built-in display cases on either side of an adjacent sunroom. The formal dining room accommodates holiday gatherings with French door access to the family room. The main floor also has an elegant powder-room and a mudroom. Original natural woodwork is found throughout. Upstairs, the primary bedroom suite offers motorized window treatments and hardwood built-ins in a walk-in closet and dressing area leading to an en-suite bathroom with shower. Three additional bedrooms are found on this level along with a second full bath and walk-up access to the floored attic. The finished dry basement includes a back-flow prevention valve installed by the village along with a sump pump. Relax in the large media room wired for surround sound. A nearby refreshment area with cabinetry and a full-size refrigerator is perfect for quenching your thirst after playing in the game room or working out in the exercise room. A front-loading full-size washer/dryer are found in the laundry room with countertops and access to a walk-in cedar closet. A third full bath features a pedestal sink and an original claw-foot soaking tub. A partial list of features includes a back-up generator, Pella windows and doors, house rewired in 2013, Euro-style radiators in several rooms (flush to wall), forced air and radiant heat/central air conditioning throughout. The roof was replaced approx. 15 years ago. This property also includes a bonus in a completely renovated coach house with a living room, home office, an eat-in kitchen, 1-bedroom, and full bath. Two sliding doors open to a balcony with a spiral staircase. Below is a three-bay heated brick garage with EV charger (220 v) and a heated driveway. The unique back yard includes a custom-built stone gas-log fireplace with pergola, outdoor speakers and cable hook up. Knee walls surround the backyard with brick and heated walkways to the house. A sprinkler system keeps the fragrant roses, redbuds, magnolias, flowering pears and other perennials lush and green. Multiple flower boxes and corbels below windows add even more charm to the exterior. Located in the award winning River Forest School District, this home is truly exceptional.

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1102 Forest Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305



Property Amenities

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Appliances Double Oven, Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Range Hood, Other
Total Bedrooms: 4
Half Bathrooms: 1
Full Bathrooms: 3
Area & Lot
Living area 3,484 Sq.Ft.
MLS® ID 11919259
Year Built 1923
School District 200
High School Oak Park & River Forest High Sch
Middle School Roosevelt School
Elementary School Willard Elementary School
Type Residential
Status Sold
Air conditioning Central Air
Heat type Natural Gas, Forced Air, Steam
Water Source Lake Michigan
Garage Space 3.0
Sewer Public Sewer
Sales Price $1,280,000
Real Estate Tax $24,552 yearly
Tom Poulos

Tom Poulos


Managing Broker

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