1427 Jackson Avenue, River Forest IL 60305 Photo 1
Listing Courtesy of Trilla Realty

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1427 Jackson Avenue - Wonderful renovation of a classic R. Harold Zook home. Today's high end finishes are introduced in this architectural significant home while preserving many of Zook trademarks such as the Spider web glass window, Canted ceilings, Cathedral archways, exterior scalloped wood and moldings & more. A welcoming front entry with spiral staircase leading up to the famous Zook Spider web. Beautiful new kitchen with large eating area that opens to the family room with french doors that leads to a fantastic patio for entertaining. Spacious formal living room with a Prow window which is another Zook detail. Large dining room, butler's pantry, den/office, rear staircase and 2 powder rooms complete the 1st floor. Large master suite with a new master bath, large closets and 2 sets of French doors with Juliet balconies that opens up to the backyard. 3 additional bedrooms, Study/ gathering room, 2 new bathrooms and a Laundry room on the 2nd floor. Family room in the basement. New mechanicals and 2 zoned heating.

Listing information

  • MLS® ID: 10564546
  • Beds: 4
  • Total Rooms: 10
  • Parking Type Description: Detached 2 cars
  • Total Square Footage: 4,700 ($197.66 per sq. foot)
  • Estimated Annual Taxes: $23,398
  • Style: 2-Story
  • Baths: 5 (Full: 3 3/4: 0 1/2: 2 Other: 0)
  • Stories: 0
  • New Construction: No
  • Lot Area: 0.22 Acres
  • County: Cook
  • Year Built: 1931
  • Status: Active with Contingency
  • Fireplaces: 2
  • Foreclosure: No
  • Lot Size: 50X188


Additional Rooms Den, Foyer, Office, Pantry
Age 81-90 Years
Air Conditioning Central Air
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Oven/Range, Oven-Double, Refrigerator, Refrigerator-Bar, Washer
Area River Forest
Area Amenities Curbs/Gutters, Park/Playground, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved, Tennis Courts
Assessment Includes None
Attic Unfinished
Basement Walkout
Basement Bathrooms (Y/N) No
Basement Description Partially Finished
Bath Amenities Full Body Spray Shower, Separate Shower, Soaking Tub
Built Before 1978 (Y/N) Yes
Contingency Flag Attorney/Inspection
Dining Room Separate
Disability Access and/or Equipped Yes
Disability Access/Equipment Details 32 inch or more wide doors, 36 inch or more wide halls, Doors-Swing-In, Entry Slope less than 1 foot, Wheelchair Accessible, Wheelchair Adaptable
Driveway Concrete
Exposure W (West)
Exterior Building Type Brick, Limestone, Stucco
Exterior Property Features Patio, Porch, Storms/Screens
Fireplace Details Gas Logs
Fireplace Location Family Room, Living Room
Foundation Concrete
Garage On-Site Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
General Information Commuter Bus, Commuter Train, Historical District, Interstate Access, School Bus Service
Heat/Fuel 2+ Sep Heating Systems, Forced Air, Gas, Hot Water/Steam, Indv Controls, Radiant, Zoned
Interior Property Features 2nd Floor Laundry, Hardwood Floors
Is Parking Included in Price Yes
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Table Space
Lot Description Fenced Yard
Lot Size Less Than .25 Acre
Master Association Fee No
Master Bedroom Bath Full
Other Bedrooms (Below Grade) - 0, Model - English Tudor, Special Service Area - N, Tax Year - 2018, Total Full/Half Baths - 3.2, Township - River Forest
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Garage
Possession Closing
Property Type Detached Single
Recent Rehab (Y/N) Yes
Roof Type Asphalt/Glass (Shingles), Tile
Sewer Sewer-Public, Sewer-Storm
Special Assessments N
Style Of House Tudor
Tax Exemptions Homeowner
Type Detached 2 Stories
Virtual Tour None
Water Lake Michigan
Waterfront (Y/N) No


Bedroom 2 2nd Level 20X20
Bedroom 3 2nd Level 14X16
Bedroom 4 2nd Level 12X15
Den 2nd Level 15X11
Dining Room Main Level 14X18
Family Room Main Level 17X27
Foyer Main Level 12X12
Kitchen Main Level 11X27
Laundry Room 2nd Level 7X7
Living Room Main Level 16X32
Master Bedroom 2nd Level 21X21
Office Main Level 11X12
Other Not Applicable xx
Other Not Applicable xx
Other Not Applicable xx
Other Not Applicable xx
Other Not Applicable xx
Other Not Applicable xx
Pantry Main Level 7X15
Listing Courtesy of Trilla Realty