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    $2,399,000

  • Active | MLS#: 09872383
  • 5Beds
  • 6Baths
  • 6,500Sq Ft

1046 Franklin Avenue RIVER FOREST, IL 60305

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Listing provided courtesy of: Gagliardo Realty Associates LLC

Overview

Positioned beautifully on a stately corner lot, the Buurma built BUHRKE HOUSE, combines Tudor revival & chateau style arch. elements. The rounded turret w/conical roof and asymmetrical design support the castle motif and 1920's plaster craftsman artistry is found throughout. Gorgeous decor and impeccable attention to detail and care found in house and landscaped grounds, extends to fabulous in ground pool and patios, perfect for entertaining. The elegant foyer leads to a step down formal living room and family room/office combination. The library has original faux wood plaster walls, a hand painted ceiling and leaded windows . The formal dining room leads to the breakfast room overlooking a 3 season porch and the pool. The stunning kitchen has Viking, Sub-Zero and Fischer Paykel appliances, custom cabinetry and beautiful lighting. Offering 5 brs and 4 full baths on the second floor, graciously accommodating family and guests. A fully fin bsmt w/sauna, rec & game rm, 2nd kit & bath.

General Features

  • Area River Forest
  • Township RIVER FOREST
  • County Cook
  • Built before 1978 Yes
  • Type 2 Stories
  • Ownership Fee Simple
  • Taxes 29055.17
  • Tax Year 2016
  • Year Built 1930

Building Features

  • Style of House Tudor
  • Age 81-90 Years
  • Fireplace 3
  • Amenities Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
  • Air Condonition Central Air
  • Appliances Oven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Refrigerator-Bar, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator
  • Attic Full,Unfinished
  • Basement Finished
  • Basement Baths Yes
  • Bath Amenities Whirlpool, Separate Shower, Double Sink, Full Body Spray Shower, Soaking Tub
  • Driveway Brick,Side Drive
  • Fireplaces 3
  • Heat Fuel Gas, Forced Air
  • Garage Type Garage Door Opener(s), Heated, 7 Foot or more high garage door
  • Number of Cars 3
  • Roofing Slate
  • Rooms 14
  • Sewer Sewer-Public
  • Additional Rooms 2nd Kitchen, 5th Bedroom, Breakfast Room, Enclosed Porch, Foyer, Game Room, Library, Pantry, Recreation Room, Storage
  • Disability Access No
  • Exterior Features Patio, Pool In-Ground, Storms/Screens
  • Number of Garage Spaces 3
  • Interior Features Sauna/Steam Room, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors
  • Fireplace Location Family Room,Living Room,Other
  • Garage Onsite Yes
  • Garage Type Attached

Room Features

  • Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level
  • Master Bedroom Window Curtains/Drapes
  • Master Bedroom Bath Full
  • Master Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
  • Master Bedroom Size 20X20
  • Living Room Level Main Level
  • Living Room Window Curtains/Drapes
  • Living Room Flooring Hardwood
  • Living Room Size 27X18
  • Kitchen Flooring Hardwood
  • Kitchen Size 17X16
  • Kitchen Window Curtains/Drapes
  • Kitchen Type Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Pantry-Butler
  • Kitchen Level Main Level
  • Bed 2 Size 16X15
  • Bed 2 Window Curtains/Drapes
  • Bed 3 Flooring Carpet
  • Bed 3 Size 13X10
  • Bed 2 Flooring Hardwood
  • Bed 2 Level 2nd Level
  • Bed 3 Window Curtains/Drapes
  • Bed 4 Flooring Carpet
  • Bed 3 Level 2nd Level
  • Bed 4 Level 2nd Level
  • Bed 4 Size 13X12
  • Bed 4 Window Blinds
  • Dining Flooring Hardwood
  • Dining Room Separate
  • Dining Size 17X15
  • Dining Window Curtains/Drapes
  • Dining Level Main Level
  • Family Room Flooring Hardwood
  • Family Room Level Main Level
  • Family Room Window Blinds
  • Family Room Size 27X13
  • Additional Room 1 5th Bdrm
  • Additional Room 1 Flooring Hardwood
  • Additional Room 1 Level 2nd Level
  • Additional Room 1 Size 13X10
  • Additional Room 2 Breakfast Rm
  • Additional Room Flooring Ceramic Tile
  • Additional Room 2 Level Main Level
  • Additional Room 2 Size 14X91
  • Additional Room 2 Window Curtains/Drapes
  • Additional Room 3 Library
  • Additional Room 3 Flooring Hardwood
  • Additional Room 3 Level Main Level
  • Additional Room 3 Size 19X14
  • Additional Room 4 Recreation Rm
  • Additional Room 4 Flooring Carpet
  • Additional Room 4 Level Basement
  • Additional Room 4 Size 26X20
  • Additional Room 5 Game Rm
  • Additional Room 5 Flooring Carpet
  • Additional Room 5 Level Basement
  • Additional Room 5 Size 26X20

Property Features

  • Acreage .4224
  • Exterior Building Type Brick
  • Equipment Humidifier, Security System, CO Detectors, Fan-Attic Exhaust, Fan-Whole House, Sump Pump, Sprinkler-Lawn
  • Lot Description Corner, Fenced Yard, Landscaped Professionally
  • Lot Dimensions 100 X 184
  • Lot Size Less Than .25 Acres
  • Parking Type Garage
  • Water Public
  • Waterfront No

Schools

  • Elementary School District 90
  • Elementary School WILLARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • Junior High District 90
  • Middle School ROOSEVELT SCHOOL
  • High School District 200
  • High School OAK PARK & RIVER FOREST HIGH SCH

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708-363-3394Gagliardo Realty

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Price & Status History

Days on Market

  • This property has been listed on the market for 81 days
  • Average days-on-market for homes between $1,919,200 - $2,878,800 = 235 (in zip code 60305)

Location

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Community Demographics for Zip Code 60305 (RIVER FOREST)

Housing Occupancy
  • Home Owners: 3,573 (79%)
  • Renters: 356 (8%)
  • Vacant: 612 (13%)
  • Total Housing Units: 4,541
Households
  • Average Household Size: 2.6
  • Housing Density (People per square mile): 4,486
Age Range (number of people)
  • Age 0-14: 2,171
  • Age 15-24: 1,491
  • Age 25-39: 2,255
  • Age 40-59: 2,390
  • Age 60-79: 2,162
  • Age 80+: 657
  • Total: 11,126

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

School Information for 60305 (RIVER FOREST)

Public Schools in Zip Code 60305 (RIVER FOREST)

* This list of schools may not match the property above.

ROOSEVELT SCHOOL 7560 OAK AVE RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 Phone: 7083669230 5th-8th
Grade Size Distribution
  • 5th: 138
  • 6th: 166
  • 7th: 152
  • 8th: 182
School Population
  • Teachers: 53
  • Students per Teacher: 12.0
  • Students: 638
  • Male/Female: 307/306
School District
  • RIVER FOREST SD 90
  • 7776 LAKE ST RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
  • Phone: 7087718282
District Population
  • Schools: 3
  • Full-Time Teachers: 103
  • Students per Teacher: 13.2
  • Staff: 124
  • Students: 1364
LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL 511 PARK AVE RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 Phone: 7083667340 PreK-4th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 21
  • Knd: 64
  • 1st: 73
  • 2nd: 74
  • 3rd: 78
  • 4th: 72
School Population
  • Teachers: 27
  • Students per Teacher: 14.1
  • Students: 382
  • Male/Female: 157/201
School District
  • RIVER FOREST SD 90
  • 7776 LAKE ST RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
  • Phone: 7087718282
District Population
  • Schools: 3
  • Full-Time Teachers: 103
  • Students per Teacher: 13.2
  • Staff: 124
  • Students: 1364
WILLARD ELEM SCHOOL 1250 ASHLAND AVE RIVER FOREST, IL 60305 Phone: 7083666740 PreK-4th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 9
  • Knd: 52
  • 1st: 85
  • 2nd: 58
  • 3rd: 67
  • 4th: 73
School Population
  • Teachers: 22
  • Students per Teacher: 15.6
  • Students: 344
  • Male/Female: 149/165
School District
  • RIVER FOREST SD 90
  • 7776 LAKE ST RIVER FOREST, IL 60305
  • Phone: 7087718282
District Population
  • Schools: 3
  • Full-Time Teachers: 103
  • Students per Teacher: 13.2
  • Staff: 124
  • Students: 1364

Private Schools in Zip Code 60305 (RIVER FOREST)

* This list of schools may not match the property above.

TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL 7574 Division St. River Forest, IL 60305 Phone: 7087718383 9th-12th
Grade Size Distribution
  • 9th: 122
  • 10th: 144
  • 11th: 130
  • 12th: 113
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 509
CONCORDIA EARLY CHILDHOOD CENT 7400 AUGUSTA River Forest, IL 60305 Phone: 7082093538 PreK-K
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 113
  • Knd: 3
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 116
GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL 7300 W Division St. River Forest, IL 60305 Phone: 7083666900 PreK-8th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 15
  • Knd: 20
  • 1st: 20
  • 2nd: 23
  • 3rd: 27
  • 4th: 25
  • 5th: 27
  • 6th: 25
  • 7th: 26
  • 8th: 31
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 239
Keystone Montessori School 7415 W. North Ave. River Forest, IL 60305 Phone: 7083661080 PreK-8th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 121
  • Knd: 40
  • 1st: 16
  • 2nd: 17
  • 3rd: 9
  • 4th: 12
  • 5th: 6
  • 6th: 6
  • 7th: 6
  • 8th: 4
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 237
ST. LUKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 519 Ashland Ave River Forest, IL 60305 Phone: 7083668587 PreK-8th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 26
  • Knd: 26
  • 1st: 53
  • 2nd: 40
  • 3rd: 40
  • 4th: 41
  • 5th: 38
  • 6th: 44
  • 7th: 43
  • 8th: 47
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 398
ST. VINCENT FERRER ELEM. school 1515 Lathrop Ave River Forest, IL 60305 Phone: 7087715905 PreK-8th
Grade Size Distribution
  • PreK: 44
  • Knd: 32
  • 1st: 47
  • 2nd: 40
  • 3rd: 44
  • 4th: 51
  • 5th: 36
  • 6th: 39
  • 7th: 50
  • 8th: 37
School Population
  • Teachers: 0
  • Students per Teacher: N/A
  • Students: 420

* School data provided by US Department of Education


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