344 Keystone Avenue
River Forest, IL 60305

Status: Sold
Single Family
6 beds
3 baths
4,796 sq.ft
Listing Price: $1,295,000

About this home

The jewel of River Forest stands alone in its iconic architecture & historical significance. This alluring 3-story brick home with wrap-around porch sits impressively on sprawling 162 x 188 manicured lawn. Built in 1883, this Italianate Villa has been lovingly updated and meticulously preserved. First fl. boasts new HW floors, original pocket doors, 2 WBFPs & high ceilings. Second fl. features 3 generous bedrooms, flexible open landing, office & craft room. Complete 3rd fl. rehab in 2017 includes new ceilings, walls, electric, carpet, paint & light fixtures. This enticing level offers 3 BRs, abundant open space for rec area, game rm, sitting rm, stairs to tower, & sizable rm plumbed for 3rd fl. bath. Designer guest house introduces modern getaway just steps from main house. Relax or entertain in style in the massive great rm featuring dramatic chandeliers and natural stone FP. High-end kitchen w/SS appliances & granite counters, luxurious full bath & 2nd laundry. Walk to Metra & parks.

Property details

Property / Lot Details
Acreage 0.5519
Lot Dimensions 162 X 188
Lot Description Corner Lot
Lot Size .50-.99 Acre
Main Sq Ft 1470
Ownership Fee Simple
Property Type Detached Single
Square Footage Comments Professionally measured. Guest House offers an additional 1290 square feet of living space.
Total Finished/Unfinshed Sq Ft 4796
Total Sq Ft 4796
Type Detached 3 Stories
Upper Sq Ft 3326
Other Structures Guest House
Interior Features
Additional Rooms Foyer, Bedroom 5, Office, Bedroom 6, Bonus Room, Game Room, Sewing Room, Recreation Room, Walk In Closet, Sitting Room
Appliances Double Oven, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Cooktop
Aprox. Total Finished Sq Ft 4796
Square Feet 4,796
Square Feet Source Other
Basement Description Cellar
Basement Bathrooms No
Basement Full
Bedrooms Count 6
Bedrooms Possible 6
Dining Separate
Disability Access and/or Equipped No
Fireplace Location Living Room, Other
Fireplace Count 2
Fireplace Details Wood Burning
Baths FULL Count 3
Baths Count 3
Interior Property Features Hardwood Floors, First Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)
Total Rooms 16
LaundryFeatures Multiple Locations, Sink
room 1
Type Foyer
Level Main
Dimensions 20X10
Flooring Hardwood
room 2
Type Bedroom 5
Level Third
Dimensions 20X16
Flooring Carpet
room 3
Type Office
Level Second
Dimensions 13X10
Flooring Hardwood
room 4
Type Bedroom 6
Level Third
Dimensions 16X11
Flooring Carpet
room 5
Type Bonus Room
Level Second
Dimensions 25X10
Flooring Hardwood
room 6
Type Game Room
Level Third
Dimensions 15X14
Flooring Carpet
room 7
Type Sewing Room
Level Second
Dimensions 10X8
Flooring Hardwood
room 8
Type Recreation Room
Level Third
Dimensions 25X10
Flooring Carpet
room 9
Type Walk In Closet
Level Third
Dimensions 10X6
Flooring Carpet
room 10
Type Sitting Room
Level Third
Dimensions 10X9
Flooring Carpet
room 11
Type Bedroom 2
Level Second
Dimensions 20X16
Flooring Hardwood
room 12
Type Bedroom 3
Level Second
Dimensions 16X11
Flooring Hardwood
room 13
Type Bedroom 4
Level Third
Dimensions 20X16
Flooring Carpet
room 14
Type Dining Room
Level Main
Dimensions 24X15
Flooring Hardwood
room 15
Type Family Room
Level Main
Dimensions 19X11
Flooring Hardwood
room 16
Type Kitchen
Level Main
Dimensions 22X12
Flooring Wood Laminate
Type Eating Area-Table Space, Pantry-Closet
room 17
Type Laundry
Level Main
Dimensions 8X3
room 18
Type Living Room
Level Main
Dimensions 18X15
Flooring Hardwood
room 19
Type Master Bedroom
Level Second
Dimensions 16X15
Flooring Hardwood
Bath None
Virtual Tour, Parking / Garage, Exterior Features, Multi-Unit Information
Additional Media Type 1 Virtual Tour
Additional Media URL 1 External link
Age 100+ Years
Approx Year Built 1883
Parking and Garage Spaces 3
Driveway Side Drive
Exterior Building Type Brick
Exterior Property Features Patio ,Porch
Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s)
Parking On-Site Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Parking Spaces Count 3
Parking Garage
MRD Virtual Tour None
School / Neighborhood, Utilities, Financing, Location Details
Air Conditioning Central Air, Partial, Space Pac
CommunityFeatures Park, Tennis Court(s), Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Area Major River Forest
Corporate Limits River Forest
Directions 2 blocks East of Thatcher. Corner of Keystone and Hawthorne.
Elementary School Lincoln Elementary School
Elementary Sch Dist 90
Heat/Fuel Steam, Radiator(s)
High Sch Oak Park & River Forest High Sch
High Sch Dist 200
Sewer Public Sewer
Water Public
Jr High/Middle School Roosevelt School
Jr High/Middle Dist 90
Township River Forest


Financing Conventional
Investment Profile Residential


Frequency Not Applicable
Master Association Fee No
Assessment Includes None
Multiple Pin Numbers Yes
PIN 15123000150000
Special Assessments N
Taxes $30,729
Tax Exemptions Homeowner, Senior
Tax Year 2017
$1,295,000 Listing Price:
MLS # 10258561
Investment Profile Residential
Listing Market Time 95 days
Basement Full
Type Detached 3 Stories
Parking Garage
List Date 01/28/2019
Year Built 1883
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