1534 Forest Avenue

Status: Sold
Single Family
5 beds
4 baths
4,051 sq.ft
Listing Price: $1,100,000

About this home

Picture perfect center-entry Colonial, located in a highly sought-after McKenzie School neighborhood. The first floor has great flow to include a separate entertainment-sized dining room & living room with fireplace. This lovely home features hardwood floors, highly appointed millwork, a spacious cook's kitchen with white cabinetry, commercial-grade appliances & space for a breakfast table. Relax & enjoy the sun-filled family room with built-ins surrounding the fireplace, along with French doors leading to the inviting bluestone patio with built-in grill & professionally landscaped backyard. The second floor has 3 bedrooms including a serene master suite along with an expansive roof deck. The third floor has 2 more bedrooms & bath. The basement serves as an additional family area, perfect for kids' play or teen hangout plus plenty of storage. Close to everything: schools, parks, train & the Village Center. This is a block party, lemonade stand kind of neighborhood, truly an A+location!

Property details

Property / Lot Details
Acreage 0.1607
Lot Dimensions 50X140
Lot Size Less Than .25 Acre
Main Sq Ft 1456
NewConstructionYN 0
Ownership Fee Simple
Property Type Detached Single
Square Footage Comments Note that the total square footage is based on VHT floor plans recently drawn up in 9/18.
Style of House Colonial
Total Finished/Unfinshed Sq Ft 3097
Total Sq Ft 3097
Type Detached 3 Stories
Upper Sq Ft 1641
Interior Features
Additional Rooms Bedroom 5, Recreation Room, Foyer, Storage, Walk In Closet, Balcony/Porch/Lanai
Appliances Double Oven, Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
Aprox. Total Finished Sq Ft 3097
Square Feet 4,051
Square Feet Source Plans
Attic Interior Stair
Basement Description Partially Finished
Bath Amenities Whirlpool, Separate Shower, Double Sink
Basement Bathrooms No
Basement Full
Bedrooms Count 5
Bedrooms Possible 5
Bedrooms (Below Grade) 0
Basement Sq Ft 954
Dining Separate
Disability Access and/or Equipped No
Fireplace Location Family Room, Living Room
Fireplace Count 2
Fireplace Details Wood Burning, Gas Log, Gas Starter
Baths FULL Count 4
Baths Count 4
Baths Half Count 0
Interior Property Features Hardwood Floors, First Floor Full Bath
Total Rooms 10
room 1
Type Bedroom 5
Level Third
Dimensions 10X12
Addtl Room 1 Flooring Carpet
Addtl Room 1 Window Treatments None
room 2
Type Recreation Room
Level Basement
Dimensions 23X33
Addtl Room 3 Flooring Ceramic Tile
room 3
Type Foyer
Level Main
Dimensions 7X14
Addtl Room 4 Flooring Hardwood
room 4
Type Storage
Level Basement
Dimensions 12X16
room 5
Type Walk In Closet
Level Second
Dimensions 5X9
Addtl Room 7 Flooring Hardwood
room 6
Type Balcony/Porch/Lanai
Level Second
Dimensions 19X23
room 7
Type Bedroom 2
2nd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Level Second
Dimensions 12X13
2nd Bedroom Window Treatments Blinds
room 8
Type Bedroom 3
Level Second
Dimensions 9X13
3rd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
3rd Bedroom Window Treatments Blinds
room 9
Type Bedroom 4
Level Third
Dimensions 12X13
4th Bedroom Flooring Carpet
4th Bedroom Window Treatments None
room 10
Type Dining Room
Level Main
Dimensions 13X13
Dining Room Flooring Hardwood
Dining Room Window Treatments Curtains/Drapes
room 11
Type Family Room
Level Main
Dimensions 15X18
Family Room Flooring Hardwood
room 12
Type Kitchen
Level Main
Dimensions 15X23
Kitchen Flooring Ceramic Tile
Kitchen Window Treatments None
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Eating Area-Table Space, Island, Pantry-Closet
room 13
Type Laundry
Level Basement
Dimensions 11X16
Laundry Flooring Other
room 14
Type Living Room
Level Main
Dimensions 13X24
Living Room Flooring Hardwood
Living Room Window Treatments None
room 15
Type Master Bedroom
Level Second
Dimensions 13X19
Master Bedroom Bath Full
Master Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Master Bedroom Window Treatments Blinds
Virtual Tour, Parking / Garage, Exterior Features, Multi-Unit Information
Age 81-90 Years
Approx Year Built 1930
Parking and Garage Spaces 2
Exterior Building Type Brick,Cedar
Exterior Property Features Balcony, Patio, Roof Deck, Storms/Screens
Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s)
Parking On-Site Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Parking Spaces Count 2
Parking Garage
Roof Type Asphalt
MRD Virtual Tour None
School / Neighborhood, Utilities, Financing, Location Details
Air Conditioning Central Air
Alternative Jr High/Middle School WILMETTE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
CommunityFeatures Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Area Major Wilmette
Corporate Limits WILMETTE
Directions Lake to 16th, North to Forest, East on Forest
Electricity 200+ Amp Service
Equipment TV-Cable, Security System, Ceiling Fan(s), Sump Pump, Backup Sump Pump;
Elementary Sch Dist 39
Heat/Fuel Natural Gas, Forced Air, Zoned
High Sch Dist 203
Sewer Public Sewer
Water Lake Michigan
Jr High/Middle Dist 39
Township NEW TRIER
Waterfront 0


Financing Conventional
Investment Profile Residential


Master Association Fee($) 0
Frequency Not Applicable
Master Association Fee No
Assessment Includes None
PIN 05284200180000
Special Assessments N
Taxes $20,250
Tax Exemptions Homeowner
Tax Year 2017
$1,100,000 Listing Price:
MLS # 10149169
Investment Profile Residential
Listing Market Time 189 days
Basement Full
Type Detached 3 Stories
Parking Garage
List Date 01/28/2019
Year Built 1930
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