726 Franklin Avenue River Forest, IL
$ 1,495,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10505752
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyCOOK
  • CityRiver Forest
  • AreaRiver Forest
  • Zip60305
  • StyleVictorian
  • Year Built1894
  • Taxes27219
  • Price$ 1,495,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage6496
  • Lot Size0.46 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Baird & Warner, Inc.
Property Description

This grand 4 story Victorian has been meticulously renovated while maintaining the original charm & character. Set on an impressive professionally landscaped lot in central "walk to everything" RF location.The high end designer kitchen w/casual eating area, opens to family room, 3 season porch and mud room w/ slate floor & abundant storage. The spacious light filled living room has a new gas fireplace. Quarter sawn oak flrs, striking foyer with grand staircase & natural woodwork, private home office w/ built-ins and inviting open front porch. Large bedrooms w/ spacious custom closets. A lovely master suite. All baths have been tastefully remodeled. Convenient 2nd floor laundry. Expansive finished 3rd level perfect as studio, guest quarters, teen get-away or nanny suite. Finished lower level includes rec room, in-home theater, full bath and 2nd laundry area. **Living room hutch & 2nd floor hall mirror stay with house and theater equipment is as-is. A beautiful home!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Lincoln Elementary School Roosevelt School Middle School Oak Park & River Forest High Sch
Price History
9/4/2019 Listed $1,495,000

General Features

Age 100+ Years
Area Amenities Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Assessment Includes None
Built Before 1978 Yes
Contingency Attorney/Inspection
County Cook
Detached Type 3 Stories
Directions South of Chicago Ave on West side of Franklin
District Elementary School 90
District High School 200
District Middle/Junior School 90
Elementary School Lincoln Elementary School
General Information Commuter Train
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
High School Oak Park & River Forest High Sch
Middle/Junior School Roosevelt School
New Construction No
Special Assessments No
Status Contingent
Tax Year 2018
Taxes 27219
Waterfront No
Year Built 1894

Interior Features

2nd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
3rd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
3rd Bedroom Window Treatments Blinds
4th Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
4th Bedroom Window Treatments Blinds
Addtl Room 1 Flooring Carpet
Addtl Room 10 Flooring Other
Addtl Room 10 Name Deck
Addtl Room 4 Name Mud
Addtl Room 5 Name Enclosed Porch
Addtl Room 6 Name Recreation Rm
Addtl Room 7 Flooring Vinyl
Addtl Room 7 Name Theater Rm
Addtl Room 8 Flooring Vinyl
Addtl Room 8 Name Utility Room-Lower Level
Addtl Room 9 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 9 Name Walk in Closet
Air Conditioning Central Air, Zoned
Attic Finished, Interior Stair
Basement Full
Basement Bathrooms (y/n) Yes
Basement Description Finished
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 14X15
Bedroom 2 Level/Floor 2nd Level
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 14X14
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 11X14
Continue To Show? Yes
Corporate Limits RIVER FOREST
Dining Room Separate
Dining Room Dimensions 11X15
Dining Room Level Main Level
Dining Room Window Treatments Curtains/Drapes
Electric Circuit Breakers
Family Room Dimensions 13X14
Family Room Flooring Stone
Fireplace Features Gas Logs
Fireplace Locations Living Room
Fireplaces 1
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Heater Fuel Type Gas, Forced Air
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)
Kitchen Appliances Oven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Cooktop, Range Hood, Other
Kitchen Dimensions 14X20
Kitchen Level Main Level
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Table Space, Island
Laundry Dimensions 8X12
Laundry Features Multiple Locations
Laundry Level/Floor 2nd Level
Living Area 6496
Living Room Dimensions 15X30
Living Room Flooring Hardwood
Living Room Level/Floor Main Level
Living Room Window Treatments Plantation Shutters
Master Bed Dimensions 15X18
Master Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level
Multiple Pin Numbers (y/n) No
Other Room 1 Dimensions 21X23
Other Room 10 Dimensions 13X16
Other Room 2 Dimensions 10X14
Other Room 3 Dimensions 8X11
Other Room 4 Dimensions 9X11
Other Room 4 Level Main Level
Other Room 5 Dimensions 12X12
Other Room 6 Dimensions 14X37
Other Room 6 Level Basement
Other Room 7 Dimensions 15X22
Other Room 7 Level Basement
Other Room 8 Dimensions 14X19
Other Room 9 Dimensions 7X9
Rooms List 5th Bedroom, Office, Foyer, Mud Room, Enclosed Porch, Recreation Room, Theatre Room, Utility Room-Lower Level, Walk In Closet, Deck
Street Suffix Avenue
Total Bathrooms 4.1
Total Rooms 12

Exterior Features

Acreage .4614
Architectural Style Victorian
Attached Garage Yes
Disability Access And/or Equipped No
Driveway Side Drive
Exterior Features Deck, Porch, Porch Screened, Dog Run, Storms/Screens
Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s)
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Spaces 2
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 100 X 202
Lot Features Landscaped Professionally
Lot Size Area .25-.49 Acre
Parking Garage
Roof Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
Sewer Sewer-Public
Water Source Lake Michigan, Public

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 21X23 3rd Level Carpet
Deck 13X16 Main Level Other
Dining Room 11X15 Main Level Hardwood Separate
Enclosed Porch 12X12 Main Level Hardwood
Family Room 13X14 Main Level Stone
Foyer 8X11 Main Level Hardwood
Living Room 15X30 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 15X18 2nd Level Hardwood
Mud 9X11 Main Level Slate
Office 10X14 Main Level Carpet
Recreation Rm 14X37 Basement Vinyl
Theater Rm 15X22 Basement Vinyl
Utility Room-Lower Level 14X19 Basement Vinyl
Walk in Closet 7X9 2nd Level Hardwood


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60305

AVG $510K
AVG $9,060
AVG 25
Year Built
AVG 1955
AVG 67
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