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250 Forest Avenue - Landmarked, corner-lot "Stick style" Victorian home meticulously restored and updated, blends vintage charm with modern functionality. Prominently featured in both "This Old House" and "Kitchens & Baths", and showcased in numerous Oak Park house walks, this home is truly an architectural gem! Renowned vintage-home contractor Von-Dreele Freerksen designed a spectacular kitchen that includes a tin ceiling; soapstone counters; and maple flooring. A Wolf range, Sub-Zero refrigerator and a wine cooler complete this chef's dream kitchen! Additional features in this remarkable home include spa-like bathrooms; his & hers walk-in closets; a wine room, leaded-glass windows; original woodwork; and a professionally landscaped yard with an invisible fence. 5th bedroom currently used as a media room. Walking distance to Metra, schools, restaurants, and shopping. Virtual Tour

Listing information

  • MLS® ID: 09342769
  • Beds: 5
  • Total Rooms: 11
  • Parking Type Description: Detached 2 cars
  • Total Square Footage: 4,434 ($262.74 per sq. foot)
  • Estimated Annual Taxes: $26,330
  • Style: 3-Story
  • Baths: 3 (Full: 2 3/4: 0 1/2: 1 Other: 0)
  • Stories: 0
  • New Construction: No
  • Lot Area: 0.26
  • County: Cook
  • Year Built: 1887
  • Status: Active
  • Fireplaces: 3
  • Foreclosure: No
  • Lot Size: 66X171

Features

Additional Rooms 5th Bedroom, Office, Other, Play Room, Screened Porch
Age 100+ Years
Air Conditioning Central Air, Space Pac, Zoned
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, High End Refrigerator, Microwave, Oven/Range, Refrigerator, Washer, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator
Area Oak Park
Area Amenities Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Assessment Includes None
Attic Finished, Full
Basement Full
Basement Bathrooms (Y/N) Yes
Basement Description Partially Finished
Bath Amenities Double Sink, Separate Shower, Soaking Tub
Built Before 1978 (Y/N) Yes
Dining Room Separate
Disability Access and/or Equipped No
Electricity 200+ Amp Service, Circuit Breakers
Exposure E (East), N (North), S (South), W (West)
Exterior Building Type Frame
Exterior Property Features Dog Run and/or Invisible Fence, Patio, Porch Screened, Storms/Screens
Fireplace Location Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other
Foundation Block, Concrete, Stone
Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s)
Garage On-Site Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
General Information Commuter Train, Historical District
Heat/Fuel 2+ Sep Heating Systems, Gas, Hot Water/Steam, Radiators
Interior Property Features Hardwood Floors
Kitchen Type Island, Pantry-Closet
Lot Description Corner, Fenced Yard
Lot Size Less Than .25 Acre
Master Association Fee No
Other Bedrooms (Below Grade) - 0, Special Service Area - N, Tax Year - 2015, Total Full/Half Baths - 2.1, Township - Oak Park
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Garage
Possession Closing
Property Type Detached Single
Recent Rehab (Y/N) No
Roof Type Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
Sewer Sewer-Public
Special Assessments N
Style Of House Victorian
Tax Exemptions Homeowner
Type Detached 3 Stories
Virtual Tour None
Water Lake Michigan
Waterfront (Y/N) No

Rooms

Dining Room Main Level 20X15
Family Room Main Level 19X14
Kitchen Main Level 17X14
Living Room Main Level 15X13
Office Main Level 11X10
Screened Porch Main Level 20X12
Playroom Basement 21X12
5th Bdrm 3rd Level 17X12
Bedroom 4 3rd Level 15X15
Other 3rd Level 20X8
Bedroom 2 2nd Level 13X13
Bedroom 3 2nd Level 16X11
Master Bedroom 2nd Level 15X15
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