628 Ashland Avenue
River Forest, Illinois 60305

Neighborhood: South River Forest

  • 5 beds
  • 4 baths(3 full, 1 half)
  • Built 1892
  • 2018 Taxes $19,129
  • Status: For Sale
  • MLS:10623665
  • Last Checked:
  • Last Updated: 3 hours ago
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A beautiful clapboard farmhouse on one of the few uninterrupted, double length blocks of central River Forest. Walkability is off the charts, Lincoln Elementary, Roosevelt Middle School, RF Library, Keystone Park and Paddle Courts, RF Town Center and more! Featuring original woodwork, decorative satin brass hinges, working pocket doors and towering 11' ceilings. Thoughtful updates blend seamlessly with the original architectural details of this entertainer's home. A parquet entry foyer welcomes you inside and shows off a super unique staircase spindle. Pass through a set of pocket doors to the massive Living Room with a cozy gas log fireplace. A second set of pocket doors lead to the intimate Dining Room which boasts a pair of built-ins and has access to the Butler's Pantry with a nickel sink wet bar, stemware storage, dishwasher and more. A true Chef's kitchen features a 60" Viking double oven with 6 burners plus a griddle and separate grill, Sub Zero Fridge and twin Sub Zero under counter drawers. Bertch custom cabinets, topped with crown molding offer storage, plus a baker's dozen, illuminated, antique glass paned cabinets for display. A bar height pony wall separates the Family Room from the kitchen and features additional built-ins and a set of French doors that lead you out to a south west facing deck, plus a charming screened in dining porch. 4 Bedrooms all on the second level, Master with huge en suite soaking tub and separate steam shower. 3 additional bedrooms share a hall bath with tub. 3rd floor features an additional bedroom and full bath with tub as well. Full basement is partially finished, totally open and bone dry. Perfect for band rehearsal space, rec room, home gym or...let your imagination run!
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Property Details

Key Details
  • # Beds: 5
  • # Baths: 3
  • Sq. Ft.: 0
  • Built in: 1892
  • # Days on Market: 43
Exterior Features
  • New Construction (Y/N): No
  • Attached: No
  • Architectural Style: Farmhouse
  • # of Garage Spaces: 2
Interior Features
  • Sq. Ft.: 0
  • Rooms Total: 11
  • Basement information: Full
  • Other Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Cooling Type: Central Air
  • Heating Type: Natural Gas
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Water Source: Lake Michigan,Public
  • # of Bedrooms: 5
  • # of Bathrooms (full): 3
  • # of Bathrooms (half): 1
  • Fireplace (Y/N): Yes
  • # of Fireplaces: 1
  • Fireplace Features: Gas Log
Master Bedroom
  • Features: Full,Hardwood Floor,Window Blinds
Bedroom 2
  • Dimensions: 11X9
  • Features: Hardwood Floor,Window Blinds
  • Level: 2nd Level
Bedroom 3
  • Dimensions: 13X11
  • Features: Hardwood Floor,Window Blinds
  • Level: 2nd Level
Bedroom 4
  • Dimensions: 12X9
  • Features: Hardwood Floor,Curtains/Drapes
  • Level: 2nd Level
  • Features: Hardwood Floor,No Windows
Dining Room
  • Features: Hardwood Floor,Curtains/Drapes
Living Room
  • Features: Hardwood Floor,Curtains/Drapes
Family Room
  • Features: Hardwood Floor,No Windows
5th Bdrm
  • Dimensions: 18X15
  • Features: Carpet Floor,No Windows
  • Level: 3rd Level
  • Dimensions: 8X8
  • Features: Carpet Floor,No Windows
  • Level: 3rd Level
Recreation Room
  • Dimensions: 45X16
  • Features: No Windows
  • Level: Basement
Community Information
Community Information
  • Association Fees Include: None
  • Homeowners Association Fee 1 Frequency: Not Applicable
Property/Lot Information
Property Features
  • Waterfront (Y/N): No
Property Information
  • Days on Market: 43
  • Tax Info: $19,129
  • Tax Annual Amount: $19,128
  • Tax Year: 2018
Location Information
  • Township: River Forest
  • County: Cook
Lot Information
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 50X157
  • Living Area: 0

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