Address
143 Des Plaines Avenue, Forest Park, IL
Price
$ 389,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11863795
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyCOOK
  • CityForest Park
  • AreaForest Park
  • NeighborhoodSamuel A Rothermel Houses
  • Zip60130
  • StyleBungalow
  • Year Built1909
  • Taxes$ 10733
  • Price$ 389,900
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage1750
  • Lot Size4,792 SqFt
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
Property Description

Welcome home! Charming brick bungalow nestled in a picturesque neighborhood. Its timeless elegance is accentuated by the classic brick exterior exuding a sense of warmth and character. This bungalow's inviting front porch welcomes you into a cozy yet spacious interior featuring 3 bedrooms plus a study, and 2 1/2 bathrooms. The living room and dining room provide ample space to entertain and feature original details including stained glass windows, built-in shelving, and refinished hardwood floors. This home has been tastefully updated to blend the original details seamlessly with modern updates. The serene study is adorned with forest green walls, a copper ceiling, built-in shelving, and a French door that is perfect for your home office/library. The kitchen has been updated with stainless steel appliances and white subway tile backsplash, ample cabinetry, and a walk-in pantry with built-in shelving. The 2nd and 3rd bedrooms are on the main level great for kids, a nursery, or a guest room. The spacious main floor full bathroom includes a discreetly integrated laundry chute that allows you to effortlessly send your clothes down to the laundry room below. Head upstairs to the sizeable master suite featuring a walk-in closet, skylights, and a half bath with a new barn door. New laminate flooring, carpet, and fresh paint complete this space. Downstairs you'll find an expansive unfinished basement brimming with potential to include the 2nd full bathroom with a claw foot tub, and stylish ceramic tile. The laundry area features a double sink and a large storage cabinet. The backyard is easily accessible through the kitchen or basement. The fully fenced-in backyard provides a private and secure outdoor oasis featuring a luscious perennial garden and planter box if you'd like to grow some veggies. The garage is equipped with a party door that opens into the yard, great for entertaining. Ample parking with the 2 car garage and 1 additional exterior parking spot. Walkable to the CTA green line, metra train, shops, and restaurants on Madison St and Lake Street in Oak Park. Easy access to the I290. Short drive to the Forest Park pool and Rec center. This home has it all! This property is in great condition, but is sold AS-IS.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Grant-White Elementary School Forest Park Middle School Proviso East High School
Price History
8/19/2023 Listed $409,900
9/1/2023 5% - $389,900

General Features

Additional Parcels Y/N No
Appliances Range, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s)
Architectural Style Bungalow
Assoc Fee Paid Per Not Applicable
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Full
City Forest Park
Community Features Park, Pool, Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Cooling Central Air
County Cook
Days on Market 20
Directions North on Harlem west on Randolph north on Des Plaines
Electric Circuit Breakers, 100 Amp Service
Elementary School Grant-White Elementary School
Elementary School District 91
Exterior Features Patio
Garage Spaces 2
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air, Steam
High School Proviso East High School
High School District 209
Interior Features Hardwood Floors, First Floor Bedroom, First Floor Full Bath
MLS Area Forest Park
Middle/Junior High School Forest Park Middle School
Middle/Junior School District 91
New Construction No
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Closing, Immediate
Property Type Detached Single
Property Type Residential
Roof Asphalt
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name Des Plaines
Tax Annual Amount 10733.12
Tax Year 2021
Total Rooms 7
Township Proviso
Virtual Tour https://vimeo.com/856073601
Waterfront Y/N No
Year Built 1909

Interior Features

Basement Unfinished, Exterior Access, Storage Space
Bedrooms Possible 3
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 1
Livingareasource Estimated
Room Type Study
Street Suffix Avenue
Total Baths 3
Total Bedrooms 3

Exterior Features

Living Area 1750
Exterior Brick
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 33 X 140
Lot Features Fenced Yard
Lot Size Acres 0.11
Other Equipment TV-Cable, CO Detectors, Ceiling Fan(s), Fan-Whole House
Parking Features Off Alley, Alley Access
Total Parking 1
Water Source Lake Michigan, Public

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 60130

Price
AVG $480K
$390K
Taxes
AVG $8,003
$10,733
Visits
AVG 299
419
Year Built
AVG 1943
1909
Walkscore
AVG 87
95
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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