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Listing Courtesy of Gagliardo Realty Associates Llc

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Virtual Tour
1046 Franklin Avenue - Positioned beautifully on a stately corner lot, the Buurma built BUHRKE HOUSE, combines Tudor revival & chateau style arch. 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 and impeccable attention to detail and care found in house and landscaped grounds, extends to fabulous in ground pool and patios, 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. The stunning kitchen has Viking, Sub-Zero and Fischer Paykel appliances, custom cabinetry and beautiful lighting. Offering 5 brs and 4 fu bas on the second floor, graciously accommodating family and guests. A full fin bsmt w/sauna, rec & game rm, 2nd kit & bath.

Listing information

  • MLS® ID: 09872383
  • Beds: 5
  • Total Rooms: 14
  • Parking Type Description: Attached 3 cars
  • Total Square Footage: 6,500 ($338.31 per sq. foot)
  • Estimated Annual Taxes: $29,055
  • Middle School: Roosevelt School
  • Style: 2-Story
  • Baths: 6 (Full: 5 3/4: 0 1/2: 1 Other: 0)
  • Stories: 0
  • New Construction: No
  • Lot Area: 0.42 Acres
  • County: Cook
  • Elementary School: Willard Elementary School
  • Year Built: 1930
  • Status: Active
  • Fireplaces: 3
  • Foreclosure: No
  • Lot Size: 100 X 184
  • High School: Oak Park & River Forest High Sch

Features

Additional Rooms 2nd Kitchen, 5th Bedroom, Breakfast Room, Enclosed Porch, Foyer, Game Room, Library, Pantry, Recreation Room, Storage
Age 81-90 Years
Air Conditioning Central Air
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, High End Refrigerator, Microwave, Oven-Double, Refrigerator-Bar, Washer, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator
Area River Forest
Area Amenities Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Assessment Includes None
Attic Full, Unfinished
Basement Full
Basement Bathrooms (Y/N) Yes
Basement Description Finished
Bath Amenities Double Sink, Full Body Spray Shower, Separate Shower, Soaking Tub, Whirlpool
Built Before 1978 (Y/N) Yes
Dining Room Separate
Disability Access and/or Equipped No
Driveway Brick, Side Drive
Equipment CO Detectors, Fan-Attic Exhaust, Fan-Whole House, Humidifier, Security System, Sprinkler-Lawn, Sump Pump
Exposure E (East), N (North)
Exterior Building Type Brick
Exterior Property Features Patio, Pool In-Ground, Storms/Screens
Fireplace Location Family Room, Living Room, Other
Garage Details 7 Foot or more high garage door, Garage Door Opener(s), Heated
Garage On-Site Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
General Information None
Heat/Fuel Forced Air, Gas
Interior Property Features Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Sauna/Steam Room
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Pantry-Butler
Lot Description Corner, Fenced Yard, Landscaped Professionally
Lot Size Less Than .25 Acre
Master Association Fee No
Master Bedroom Bath Full
Other Bedrooms (Below Grade) - 0, Special Service Area - N, Tax Year - 2017, Total Full/Half Baths - 5.1, Township - River Forest
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Garage
Possession Closing, Negotiable
Property Type Detached Single
Recent Rehab (Y/N) No
Roof Type Slate
Sale Terms Conventional
Sewer Sewer-Public
Special Assessments N
Style Of House Tudor
Type Detached 2 Stories
Virtual Tour None
Water Public
Waterfront (Y/N) No

Rooms

2nd Kitchen Basement 14X10
5th Bdrm 2nd Level 13X10
Bedroom 2 2nd Level 16X15
Bedroom 3 2nd Level 13X10
Bedroom 4 2nd Level 13X12
Breakfast Rm Main Level 14X91
Dining Room Main Level 17X15
Enclosed Porch Main Level 15X12
Family Room Main Level 27X13
Foyer Main Level 19X14
Game Rm Basement 26X20
Kitchen Main Level 17X16
Laundry Room Basement 36X20
Library Main Level 19X14
Living Room Main Level 27X18
Master Bedroom 2nd Level 20X20
Pantry Main Level 15X6
Recreation Rm Basement 26X20
Storage Basement 15X8
Listing Courtesy of Gagliardo Realty Associates Llc