The median home value in River Forest, IL is $428,916.
the county median home value of $170,100.
The national median home value is $177,414.
The average price of homes sold in River Forest, IL is $428,916.
Approximately 85.04% of River Forest homes are owned,
compared to 6.7% rented, while
8.26% are vacant.
River Forest real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale.
Commercial properties are also available.
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This charming Cape Cod is a magical place to call home! Nestled on an expansive 45'x197' lot, from the moment you walk through the front door, you know you're in for a treat. Beautiful hardwood floors, arched doorways, and a comfortable floor plan on the 1st floor give this home charm, character, and functionality. The kitchen was completely updated in 2016-new cabinets, appliances, quartz counters, flooring, plumbing and electric! 1st floor full bath is also brand new! Choose your master bedroom space! Keep it on the first floor or take it upstairs where you'll gain the benefit of a large storage space in the attic area. An additional bedroom with window seat and half bath round out the 2nd floor. Multiply your living space by finishing the huge basement! Enjoy downtime in the enclosed three-season patio overlooking the incredibly deep backyard. Additional updates include: newer furnace, tuckpointing, & electrical. Walking distance to Metra, parks, schools, restaurants, and shopping.
NEW CONSTRUCTION on a HUGE lot on an exceptional block!! 3 levels of finished space! 5+ Bedrooms & 5 full Baths! 1st floor Den can double as a bedroom/guest room. Generous living spaces, & top of the line finishes! Large, Gourmet Kitchen, Master Suite with all the amenities you could want. 2nd floor laundry, mud room, Full finished basement with bedroom, all the bells and whistles! Walk to award-winning Lincoln School, Metra, Blue Line, Parks, Community Center, Shops and Restaurants in Downtown Forest Park! Ready in Spring 2017! Customization possible if time permits!
Introducing one of River Forest's most widely recognized grand estates and an incomparable offering of opportunity to the next generation. The historic G. Herbert Shorney home conceived by noted architect Stanley D. Anderson is a rare standard of classic Greek Revival design, examples of which exist throughout the north shore enclaves where Anderson's eponymous firm was centered. Radiating from the heart center of the home's majestic bridal staircase are generous rooms and open spaces with an artistic, painterly panorama of views to a garden and landscape celebrated for its dramatic character and graceful serenity. Distinguished and luxuriously proportioned with six bedrooms, four full and two half baths, appointed with 5 fireplaces, a spectacularly finished kitchen and family room combination arrangement, wood paneled library, sun room, second floor den and basement rec room.
River Forest has 8 schools. One of the best schools is Lincoln Elementary School, which is rated 10. Lincoln Elementary School has 387 children. Public schools in River Forest are part of River Forest School District 90.Oak Park and River Forest High School is ranked 36th within Illinois. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement coursework and exams. The AP participation rate at Oak Park and River Forest High School is 49 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 46 percent. Oak Park and River Forest High School is the only high school in the Oak Park - River Forest SD 200. This is a perfect opportunity to move in a safe community to raise a family with a great park district and school district. 3 bedroom 1.5 bath- great location with public transportation near and beautiful park steps away. 1 indoor parking space.
Well maintained by long time owner & Estate. Travertine marble entry with winding staircase welcomes you. Refinished hardwood floors and some new carpeting and painting. Spacious first floor family room. 4th Bedroom and bath lends itself well to a nanny, out of town guest or teenager (rear staircase). Real nice 2nd floor rear office with a view, just steps from the master bedroom. Finished basement with ample storage and pantry areas. Two fireplaces. Slate roof, garage with extra storage, large shed too. Recently remodeled and "As-Is" condition. Immediate possession. Still time to buy now and be in for the new school year.
Wait, wait, wait! Take a look, this isn't your typical bungalow! 3 full levels of living space. Contemporary, open floor plan. Unusual attention to detail. Hardwood floors and natural woodwork throughout. Terrific kitchen with maple cabinets, quartz counter tops and ss appliances. A luxurious bath on each level. Private 2nd floor with bedroom, office and a complete wall of built-in bookcases. There is no dark, dank basement here. The lower level features 7' ceilings, natural woodwork, hardwood floors, tons of block glass windows and a versatile floor plan. All this plus a beautifully landscaped, private yard with two sitting areas and charming path to the garage. Terrific location: walk to green and blue lines, Metra, downtown Forest Park, parks and schools. See virtual tour for additional photos and floor plans. List of improvements included under additional information.
Stunning Mediterranean Colonial on sun drenched corner lot. Four large bedrooms, second floor bonus space, three full baths, two powder rooms, breakfast room, brick paver patio and walkway, newly stripped and restored wood work throughout, new roof and copper gutters on sun room. Includes architect's drawings for kitchen remodel.
FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT! THIS CUTE STUCCO BUNGALOW HAS AN A+ LOCATION IN RIVER FOREST. METICULOUSLY MAINTAINED. GENEROUS ROOM SIZES WITH HARDWOOD FLOORS, LIVING ROOM WITH A FIREPLACE, NICE DINING ROOM FOR ENTERTAINING AND A COOK'S DREAM KITCHEN WITH HIGH-END APPLIANCES, CUSTOM LIGHTING AND GLASS TILE BACK SPLASH. UPDATED FULL BATH ON FIRST FLOOR. THE LOWER LEVEL RECREATION ROOM HAS A SECOND KITCHEN FOR MORE ENTERTAINING WITH YOUR LARGER GROUPS. HALF BATH. OFFICE AND PLENTY OF STORAGE. THE EXTERIOR LANDSCAPING IS SUPERB WITH A CUSTOM HAND BUILT CEDAR FENCE, CUSTOM NIGHT LIGHTING, CRUSHED BLUE STONE PATHS , STONE AND PAVER PATIO AND A ROCK GARDEN WALL. GROW YOUR HERBS AND VEGETABLES IN THE 3 PLANTER BOXES. PLENTY OF YARD SPACE. 2 CAR GARAGE WITH AN EXTERIOR SPACE AS WELL. WALK TO THE METRA AND PARKS!... SO MUCH TO OFFER...COME AND TAKE A LOOK!!!
Wonderfully updated 2 bedroom 1 bath condo in River Forest. Large living and dining room. Refinished parquet floors, New kitchen w/ granite tops, tile back-splash and SS appliances. Updated bathroom w/ refinished tub. Reasonably priced as one can find in River Forest. Close to downtown Oak Park, transportation, shopping, dining and more. Location speaks for itself. Own for less than renting. Alternative park available and rentals allowed with board approval.
Move right into this totally renovated 3 bedroom, 1.1 bath unit. This unit has it all from gorgeous hardwood floors in living room and dining room. Kitchen with granite counters, breakfast bar, easy close cabinets, Stainless Steel Appliances. All new vinyl windows, recently painted, Unit is fully wired for both Internet and Cable. Deeded garage space for (1) car, large storage locker in basement (12.6 x 4). Great location! 2nd bedroom currently being used as a home office.
This is a beautiful, one-of-a-kind, Colonial Revival Estate. Magnificent home with original architectural details and ideal flow. This home has been lovingly renovated with high-end custom finishes. Professionally designed, enormous gourmet kitchen with marble center island and top of the line appliances. Beautiful form & function. Two dining areas, separate bar, large pantry, mudroom & huge family room w/tray ceiling & fireplace are just some of the stylish features this home has to offer. Four large bedrooms on the 2nd floor, 5th bedroom + huge great room + storage on the 3rd floor. Separate bedroom suite over attached garage makes a great nanny or guest quarters. Two additional family rooms + a game room in basement. Enjoy sweeping views of the gracious front yard from the front veranda. Additional screened porch off the kitchen/breakfast room. Commuters dream: only 5 short blocks to train. This home will exceed all of your expectations.
Light and Bright! Spacious, elegant and inviting home on highly sought- after Keystone Ave. Beautiful architectural details include: double-entry doors, slate foyer, 10 1/2 ft. ceilings, stunning hardwood floors, custom iron railings, bay windows and 2 wood-burning fireplaces. Open floor plan allows for great entertaining. Kitchen features Shaker-style cherry cabinets, Viking stove, new stainless steel appliances, granite countertops & delightful eating space. Oversized windows flood the home with natural light. First floor family room, 1st floor laundry, 3 updated full baths, and 4 large bedrooms on 2nd fl. Big basement with high ceilings. Fantastic 235 ft. deep wooded lot offers huge green space, patio and kids' dream tree house. Close to Metra and Keystone Park.
IMPRESSIVE RIVER FOREST LOCATION ON AN EXPANSIVE LOT 100 X 180 ELEGANT DECOR THROUGHOUT THIS CENTER ENTRANCE COLONIAL WITH GRAND ROOM SIZES. PERFECT FOR ENTERTAINING! CLASSIC STYLE BOASTING NEWLY FINISHED HARDWOOD FLOORS 5 BEDROOMS, 4.2 BATHROOMS, 2 FIREPLACES WITH SPACE FOR EVERYONE. AGENT RELATED TO SELLER.
Spacious Brick Beauty on Great Block! Gracious 1st floor with huge living room, separate dining room + office/study! Chefs kitchen features top of the line appliances, granite counters, and bar seating. 1st floor Family Room off of kitchen with cozy brick fireplace. Master Suite offers a large bath with separate tub/shower. 2nd en suite is perfect for guests. Fully finished 3rd floor is perfect play space for kids or home office. Finished basement offers high ceilings, tile flooring and a full bath! Great location! Walk to award-winning schools, parks, Metra and CTA as well as shops and restaurants! Move in and enjoy!
Great opportunity in one of River Forest's most popular condominium buildings! This spacious and bright one bedroom condo located on the 4th floor enjoys the west sunset views. The large entry foyer greets you. The huge living room is perfect for multiple conversation areas. Don't miss the den that makes a great office or TV room. The kitchen is clean and crisp with oak cabinets and near-by dining area. The large bedroom with a whole wall of closets also faces west with access to the condo's private 29'x6' balcony. One car garage deeded parking space is included. In-unit laundry is perfect! Really a great building and fantastic unit but this condo is in estate and being sold in completely AS-IS condition.
SUNNY TOP FLOOR IN VINTAGE MONROE HOUSE CONDOMINIUMS. THIS PROPERTY IS ADJACENT TO PRESTIGIOUS SINGLE FAMILY HOMES AND JUST BLOCKS TO HIGHLY RANKED RIVER FOREST SCHOOLS. SOUTHWEST EXPOSURE PROVIDES CHEERY KITCHEN AND DINING AREA. COURTYARD VIEW FROM THE LIVING ROOM AND MASTER BEDROOM. REFINISHED HW FLOORS IN LR, DR AND 2 BEDROOMS. RENOVATED KITCHEN FEATURES CERAMIC TILE FLOOR, GRANITE COUNTERTOPS AND CUSTOM BREAKFAST BAR WITH PASS THROUGH TO DINING ROOM. FULL BATHROOM RENOVATION INCLUDES CERAMIC TILE FLOOR AND WALLS. UNIT HAS REWIRED ELECTRIC, INDIVIDUAL HEAT AND HOT WATER HEATER. STORAGE SPACE AND COIN LAUNDRY IN BASEMENT. WALK TO COLLEGES, NEW FRESH THYME GROCERY AND RESTAURANT ROW. ONE PARKING SPACE.
Beautiful brick 4 bed 3.5 bath with over 2800 sq ft with newer 2 story addition. This bright and spacious home has a great floor plan with oversized formal living room and dining, inviting family room overlooking lush private backyard, 4 bedrooms on second level with 2 master suites. All baths have been updated. Hardwood floors, great lower level rec room and storage! This house is deceiving from exterior- big rooms! Walk to award winning schools, park, train all within in blocks. Many updates throughout- central heat and air, water heater, new driveway, newer windows. Great block- must see!
Stunning brick Mediterranean Colonial, superbly maintained! Grand foyer features a soaring ceiling and formal dual staircase, totally unique. Huge dual-seating living room with fireplace, elegance and scale to be ideal entertaining space. Terrace off the breakfast room overlooks spectacularly landscaped lot and private patio. Master suite retreat with double vanity and jacuzzi tub. Basement rec room features oak floors and fireplace, Hardwood floors throughout, meticulously maintained inside and out. Must see!
Fully renovated classic 1930's brick Buurma with slate tile roof! Located on a premiere corner lot in River Forest, a short walk to downtown Oak Park with a beautiful enclosed private yard and 2 car attached garage. Gracious living room with wood burning fireplace and huge windows perfect for entertaining! Dream chef's kitchen with cream cabinets, dark stone counters & all the upgrades including a huge island open to the formal dining room. A breakfast nook, private half bath and four season sunroom complete the first level. Luxurious master suite with steam shower, double sinks and custom closet, plus three generous bedrooms, another full bath, a half bath and a huge family room for all to enjoy on the second level. Built in shelving throughout and a surprise roof top balcony!
OPEN LAYOUT FOR ENTERTAINING! This meticulously maintained split level is bigger than it looks & is just 2 blocks to the Metra Train. The large kitchen with an island opens to a masterful first floor family room addition with lots of light, built-in bookcases & window boxes. Guests can easily wander to the living room with working wood burning fireplace & a built-in bookcase. Full bath accommodates two kids rooms on the second floor & another bedroom could be built in the basement if necessary. The private master suite feels like a chalet, or you could paint the high quality wood. Your cosmetic updates will build big equity in this location. Central air. Extra parking on the driveway. Enjoy the deck of your private cute yard, or head 2 blocks to Washington Commons tot lot or Keystone Park with tennis, basketball & Park District classes. Walk to the fun restaurants on Madison in Forest Park, or downtown Oak Park & River Forest for shopping galore! Check out the floor plan Virtual Tour!
Elegant & Stately! Start with top quality construction & materials, then add a Chef's kitchen with Miele stainless appliances & custom cabinets, 1st floor family room with slate floors, HUGE backyard, 5 bedrooms with hardwood floors & 2 full bathrooms all on the 2nd floor, HUGE unfinished attic & basement recreation room with porcelain tile floors & you have an AMAZING HOME! ALL NEWLY remodeled bathrooms in 2016!!! Built to last in 1936, this art deco Georgian offers spacious rooms, stunning architectural details & 3 wood burning fireplaces with liners. Enjoy the convenience of the attached 2-car garage with easy access to the kitchen & basement. This solid brick home received a NEW slate roof in '01, NEW gas forced heat & central air system in '04, NEW 800 sq ft paver patio in '07 + more! Set back on the 66 x 180 lot with deep & lush fenced in backyard.
Beautifully renovated corner unit in well-managed building with many recent improvements! New: elevator and lobby & entrance remodeling. Unit features: stunning eat-in kitchen with granite counters, stainless appliances and glass tile backsplash, living room and dining room with new hickory flooring, quality new carpeting in the bedrooms, new granite-topped maple vanities in both bedrooms and 2 spacious balconies. Excellent closet space, custom window treatments, and fantastic parking with 1 covered space and 1 uncovered space. Very sharp!
This solid center entrance brick colonial is located in the heart of central River Forest. Opportunity awaits in this fantastic home with grand room sizes, beautiful architectural details, magnificent hardware and hard wood floors. The large living room/sun room combination is spacious enough for multiple conversation areas. The formal dining room could be perfect for elegant entertaining. Back breakfast room would be a fantastic morning coffee spot! Large kitchen could offer many configurations. All three large bedrooms are on the 2nd floor as well as the home's main full bath. Half bath on the first floor and a bath in the basement. Large recreation area in the basement still has the bar area. Central air installed in the past 10-12 years. The home is comfortable with its hot water heat. Large lot and 2 car garage. This home is being sold completely in as-is condition. Seller may request inspections prior to offers.
PERFECTION!!! THIS BEAUTIFUL 4 BEDROOM HOME OFFERS HIGH END/TOP QUALITY UPDATES AND FINISHES THROUGHOUT. 1ST FL CONSISTS OF HUGE LIVING ROOM W/FPLC/BLT-INS, LRGE FORMAL DINING ROOM, UPDATED KIT W/ WHITE CABINETS, QUARTZ COUNTER TOPS, TILE BACKSPLASH, ISLAND W/ BREAKFAST BAR, HIGH END S/S APPLIANCES. LARGE FAMILY ROOM OFF KITCHEN LEADS TO DECK AREA. UPDATED .5 BATH. 2ND LEVEL INCLDS 3 BEDROOMS INCLDG LRGE MASTER SUITE W/ COMPLETE NEW MASTER BATHROOM (DOUBLE VANITY, HIGH END FINISHES, WALK IN STEAM SHOWER) & WALK IN CLOSET. 2ND FLR LANDRY RM (NEW) & GUEST BATHROOM (NEW).3RD FLR INCLDS BEDROOM AND UNFINSHD ATTIC AREA FOR STORAGE. UPDATES & FEATURES INCLD; UPDTD KITCHEN,UPDTD/NEW BATHROOMS, RECONFIGURED SECOND FLOOR, REFINISHED & NEW HWD FLOORING THROUGHOUT, EXTENSIVE PLASTER WORK AND FRESH INTERIOR PAINT THROUGHOUT, ZONED CONTROLLED NEST THERMSTATES, NEW CARPETING, NEW LIGHTING, ENTIRE EXTERIOR PAINTED & STAINED, CROWN/COVE MOLDING, BUILT-INS, PROFESSIONALLY LANDSCAPED YARD, DECK & PATIO
Enjoy life in River Forest in this solid, brick & slate 5BR "forever home" on a tree-lined, family friendly block! Beautifully updated & move-in ready! High quality finishes & large room sizes you'll love. Walking distance to outstanding schools, new organic grocery store + restaurants. 4400 sf of beautiful living space! (incl finished lower level rec room w/lots of storage). Spacious designer kitchen opens to family room. Kitchen features 48" Wolf range, Sub-Zero fridge, granite counters, island & breakfast banquette. Entertain w/style in a light-filled 1st floor featuring Living Room w/fireplace, elegant Dining Room w/vintage plaster ceiling. Oak floors & newer Pella windows enhance the sunny open layout. 2nd floor features sumptuous large Master Suite w/3 closets, & stunning masterbath PLUS 3 large BRs w/great closet space, 2nd full bath + linen storage & cedar closet. Lower level has huge rec room, au pair/guest BR. Hi-Ef furnace, cen AC + generator. Agent related to seller.