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Hey there, welcome to your exciting home search in Chicagoland! Whether you're embarking on your first home-buying journey or seeking your forever home, I'm here to guide you every step of the way. With over 16 years of experience as a professional Realtor, I bring the perfect blend of hustle and expertise without any of the pretentiousness. My goal is to provide exceptional service and unparalleled knowledge to ensure a seamless and successful real estate experience for every client I work with.

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Near West Suburbs' Newest Listings

$2,195,000
5 Beds 6 Baths 11981747 MLS NEW Status
The original owners of this FLW-inspired, 2 story Prairie home overlooking Lindberg Park (14-acres) have decided it is time to move on. Set on a rare double corner lot with an in-ground heated pool (22' x 40') and 3 car attached garage with heated driveway. Meticulously maintained inside and out with attention to every detail when built in 2012. The home was custom designed by local architect Bill Foellmer and constructed by Vision Construction (commercial builder). Full brick and stone exterior with deep pour basement and "vault room" under the garage. Reinforced, commercial-grade construction throughout. 9 ft ceilings on every level, radiant heated basement (10 zones) and driveway (3 zones). Custom, Prairie millwork throughout with white oak floors on most of the 1st and 2nd floors. Huge chef's kitchen with separate breakfast room, formal dining room with butler pantry, large family room with stone fireplace and expansive view of the professionally landscaped backyard, pool and outdoor entertaining space (patio/grill). The first floor also offers a large sitting/piano room overlooking Lindberg Park, an impressive 2-story front foyer with falling water feature, a main level bedroom or office with full bathroom + hall half bath. The pristine white oak floors continue throughout all 4 upstairs bedrooms - all of which have private bathroom access and walk-in closets with built-ins. Custom, plantation shutters throughout the entire home. The lower level offers high ceilings, radiant heated floors, a potential 6th bedroom/ office, 3 garden windows to bring in tons of natural light, a large laundry room (laundry chutes on 1st & 2nd floors), a huge rec room with separate areas for gaming, exercise, and play areas for the little ones, a sauna/steam shower combo and "secret vault" room for over 800sf of dedicated storage. 8 zone irrigation system, natural gas backup generator, 6 security cameras, 2 cable data feeds and CAT-6 feeds to just about every room in the house. All this within walking distance to Mann Elementary, Lindberg & Field Parks, and many landmark North Ave restaurants and night life. Don't miss this rare opportunity for one of OP's most coveted properties!

1201 Woodbine Avenue, Oak Park

$693,402
3 Beds 2 Baths 11988672 MLS NEW Status
Welcome to Oak Park Commons! Become an owner in the first cohousing community in Illinois. Owners will enjoy the best of both worlds: ownership of individual condo units and shared common spaces that foster social interaction among residents. Estimated completion date is Fall 2025. This light-filled 3 bedroom/2 bath unit has a modern floor plan designed for today's living. The open concept living room and kitchen have gleaming hardwood floors and open to a private balcony. The kitchen boasts 42" cabinets, quartz countertops, island with breakfast bar, designer fixtures and lighting, and stainless steel appliances. The primary bedroom has a walk-in closet and a balcony! The en suite bathroom has a custom shower, custom mirrors with designer lighting, and a double sink with quartz countertops. Enjoy quiet and comfortable living with a truss joist silent floor system, advanced sound attenuation between units and floors, high efficiency low e windows and balcony doors, and ultra-high efficiency HVAC system. This unit is equipped with a home network connection for home entertainment and CAT 5 Rg interface. All of this plus in-unit laundry and one assigned garage spot. Common rooms on the fifth floor include a large room designed for dining, celebrations and social events. The common great room includes a kitchen with two stoves, several sinks, a pantry and multi-level counter space for ease of access. There is a fireplace alcove and large windowed doors that open to the terrace and adjoining roof garden. Other common rooms include the library with workspace and common Wi-Fi, meeting rooms that can facilitate small group gatherings, an exercise room, and a guest unit to provide overflow space for visitors. All of this in a sustainable building with National Green Building Standard "Silver" certification with an advanced high-efficiency hot water system and electric car charging stations in the covered garage. State-of-the-art intercom and security systems. In addition, this building is fully accessible. Conveniently located near parks, schools, and Downtown Oak Park. A great location for commuters! Just two stops to downtown's Ogilvie Transportation Center via Metra UP West line. Enjoy easy access to the CTA Blue and Green Lines and Madison Street buses; biking is a breeze with many tree-lined side streets and the Madison Street bike line that runs right past the Commons. (NOTE: Listing photos are digital renderings. All rooms/areas shown are common spaces that will be located on the fifth floor of the building.)

839 Madison Street Unit #401, Oak Park

$656,860
3 Beds 2 Baths 11988669 MLS NEW Status
Welcome to Oak Park Commons! Become an owner in the first cohousing community in Illinois. Owners will enjoy the best of both worlds: ownership of individual condo units and shared common spaces that foster social interaction among residents. Estimated completion date is Fall 2025. This light-filled 3 bedroom/2 bath unit has a modern floor plan designed for today's living. The open concept living room and kitchen have gleaming hardwood floors and open to a private balcony. The kitchen boasts 42" cabinets, quartz countertops, island with breakfast bar, designer fixtures and lighting, and stainless steel appliances. The primary bedroom has a walk-in closet and a balcony! The en suite bathroom has a custom shower, custom mirrors with designer lighting, and a double sink with quartz countertops. Enjoy quiet and comfortable living with a truss joist silent floor system, advanced sound attenuation between units and floors, high efficiency low e windows and balcony doors, and ultra-high efficiency HVAC system. This unit is equipped with a home network connection for home entertainment and CAT 5 Rg interface. All of this plus in-unit laundry and one assigned garage spot. Common rooms on the fifth floor include a large room designed for dining, celebrations and social events. The common great room includes a kitchen with two stoves, several sinks, a pantry and multi-level counter space for ease of access. There is a fireplace alcove and large windowed doors that open to the terrace and adjoining roof garden. Other common rooms include the library with workspace and common Wi-Fi, meeting rooms that can facilitate small group gatherings, an exercise room, and a guest unit to provide overflow space for visitors. All of this in a sustainable building with National Green Building Standard "Silver" certification with an advanced high-efficiency hot water system and electric car charging stations in the covered garage. State-of-the-art intercom and security systems. In addition, this building is fully accessible. Conveniently located near parks, schools, and Downtown Oak Park. A great location for commuters! Just two stops to downtown's Ogilvie Transportation Center via Metra UP West line. Enjoy easy access to the CTA Blue and Green Lines and Madison Street buses; biking is a breeze with many tree-lined side streets and the Madison Street bike line that runs right past the Commons. (NOTE: Listing photos are digital renderings. All rooms/areas shown are common spaces that will be located on the fifth floor of the building.)

839 Madison Street Unit #301, Oak Park

$633,400
3 Beds 2 Baths 11988666 MLS NEW Status
Welcome to Oak Park Commons! Become an owner in the first cohousing community in Illinois. Owners will enjoy the best of both worlds: ownership of individual condo units and shared common spaces that foster social interaction among residents. Estimated completion date is Fall 2025. This light-filled 3 bedroom/2 bath unit has a modern floor plan designed for today's living. The open concept living room and kitchen have gleaming hardwood floors and open to a private balcony. The kitchen boasts 42" cabinets, quartz countertops, island with breakfast bar, designer fixtures and lighting, and stainless steel appliances. The primary bedroom has a walk-in closet and a balcony! The en suite bathroom has a custom shower, custom mirrors with designer lighting, and a double sink with quartz countertop. Enjoy quiet and comfortable living with a truss joist silent floor system, advanced sound attenuation between units and floors, high efficiency low e windows and balcony doors, and ultra-high efficiency HVAC system. This unit is equipped with a home network connection for home entertainment and CAT 5 Rg interface. All of this plus in-unit laundry and one assigned garage spot. Common rooms on the fifth floor include a large room designed for dining, celebrations and social events. The common great room includes a kitchen with two stoves, several sinks, a pantry and multi-level counter space for ease of access. There is a fireplace alcove and large windowed doors that open to the terrace and adjoining roof garden. Other common rooms include the library with workspace and common Wi-Fi, meeting rooms that can facilitate small group gatherings, an exercise room, and a guest unit to provide overflow space for visitors. All of this in a sustainable building with National Green Building Standard "Silver" certification with an advanced high-efficiency hot water system and electric car charging stations in the covered garage. State-of-the-art intercom and security systems. In addition, this building is fully accessible. Conveniently located near parks, schools, and Downtown Oak Park. A great location for commuters! Just two stops to downtown's Ogilvie Transportation Center via Metra UP West line. Enjoy easy access to the CTA Blue and Green Lines and Madison Street buses; biking is a breeze with many tree-lined side streets and the Madison Street bike line that runs right past the Commons. (NOTE: Listing photos are digital renderings. All rooms/areas shown are common spaces that will be located on the fifth floor of the building.)

839 Madison Street Unit #201, Oak Park

$620,867
2 Beds 2 Baths 11988657 MLS NEW Status
Welcome to Oak Park Commons! Become an owner in the first cohousing community in Illinois. Owners will enjoy the best of both worlds: ownership of individual condo units and shared common spaces that foster social interaction among residents. Estimated completion date is Fall of 2025. This light-filled 2 bedroom plus den/2 bath unit has a modern floor plan designed for today's living. The open concept living room and kitchen have gleaming hardwood floors and open to a private balcony. The kitchen boasts 42" cabinets, quartz countertops, island with breakfast bar, designer fixtures and lighting, and stainless steel appliances. The primary bedroom includes a walk-in closet and an en suite bathroom with custom shower, custom mirrors with designer lighting, and a double sink with quartz countertops. Enjoy quiet and comfortable living with a truss joist silent floor system, advanced sound attenuation between units and floors, high efficiency low e windows and balcony doors, and ultra-high efficiency HVAC system. This unit is equipped with a home network connection for home entertainment and CAT 5 Rg interface. All of this plus in-unit laundry and one assigned garage spot. Common rooms on the fifth floor include a large room designed for dining, celebrations and social events. The common great room includes a kitchen with two stoves, several sinks, a pantry and multi-level counter space for ease of access. There is a fireplace alcove and large windowed doors that open to the terrace and adjoining roof garden. Other common rooms include the library with workspace and common Wi-Fi, meeting rooms that can facilitate small group gatherings, an exercise room, and a guest unit to provide overflow space for visitors. All of this in a sustainable building with National Green Building Standard "Silver" certification with an advanced high-efficiency hot water system and electric car charging stations in the covered garage. State-of-the-art intercom and security systems. In addition, this building is fully accessible. Conveniently located near parks, schools, and Downtown Oak Park. A great location for commuters! Just two stops to downtown's Ogilvie Transportation Center via Metra UP West line. Enjoy easy access to the CTA Blue and Green Lines and Madison Street buses; biking is a breeze with many tree-lined side streets and the Madison Street bike line that runs right past the Commons. (NOTE: Listing photos are digital renderings. All rooms/areas shown are common spaces that will be located on the fifth floor of the building.)

839 Madison Street Unit #502, Oak Park

$598,415
2 Beds 2 Baths 11988647 MLS NEW Status
Welcome to Oak Park Commons! Become an owner in the first cohousing community in Illinois. Owners will enjoy the best of both worlds: ownership of individual condo units and shared common spaces that foster social interaction among residents. Estimated completion date is Fall of 2025. This light-filled 2 bedroom plus den/2 bath unit has a modern floor plan designed for today's living. The open concept living room and kitchen have gleaming hardwood floors and open to a private balcony. The kitchen boasts 42" cabinets, quartz countertops, island with breakfast bar, designer fixtures and lighting, and stainless steel appliances. The bedrooms are separated by living space for added privacy and they each have a walk-in closet. The en suite bathroom has a custom shower, custom mirrors with designer lighting, and a double sink with quartz countertops. Enjoy quiet and comfortable living with a truss joist silent floor system, advanced sound attenuation between units and floors, high efficiency low e windows and balcony doors, and ultra-high efficiency HVAC system. This unit is equipped with a home network connection for home entertainment and CAT 5 Rg interface. All of this plus in-unit laundry and one assigned garage spot. Common rooms on the fifth floor include a large room designed for dining, celebrations and social events. The common great room includes a kitchen with two stoves, several sinks, a pantry and multi-level counter space for ease of access. There is a fireplace alcove and large windowed doors that open to the terrace and adjoining roof garden. Other common rooms include the library with workspace and common Wi-Fi, meeting rooms that can facilitate small group gatherings, an exercise room, and a guest unit to provide overflow space for visitors. All of this in a sustainable building with National Green Building Standard "Silver" certification with an advanced high-efficiency hot water system and electric car charging stations in the covered garage. State-of-the-art intercom and security systems. In addition, this building is fully accessible. Conveniently located near parks, schools, and Downtown Oak Park. A great location for commuters! Just two stops to downtown's Ogilvie Transportation Center via Metra UP West line. Enjoy easy access to the CTA Blue and Green Lines and Madison Street buses; biking is a breeze with many tree-lined side streets and the Madison Street bike line that runs right past the Commons. (NOTE: Listing photos are digital renderings. All rooms/areas shown are common spaces that will be located on the fifth floor of the building.)

839 Madison Street Unit #402, Oak Park

$560,130
2 Beds 2 Baths 11988641 MLS NEW Status
Welcome to Oak Park Commons! Become an owner in the first cohousing community in Illinois. Owners will enjoy the best of both worlds: ownership of individual condo units and shared common spaces that foster social interaction among residents. Estimated completion date is Fall of 2025. This light-filled 2 bedroom plus den/2 bath unit has a modern floor plan designed for today's living. The open concept living room and kitchen have gleaming hardwood floors and open to a private balcony. The kitchen boasts 42" cabinets, quartz countertops, island with breakfast bar, designer fixtures and lighting, and stainless steel appliances. The bedrooms are separated by living space for added privacy and they each have a walk-in closet. The en suite bathroom has a custom shower, custom mirrors with designer lighting, and a double sink with quartz countertops. Enjoy quiet and comfortable living with a truss joist silent floor system, advanced sound attenuation between units and floors, high efficiency low e windows and balcony doors, and ultra-high efficiency HVAC system. This unit is equipped with a home network connection for home entertainment and CAT 5 Rg interface. All of this plus in-unit laundry and one assigned garage spot. Common rooms on the fifth floor include a large room designed for dining, celebrations and social events. The common great room includes a kitchen with two stoves, several sinks, a pantry and multi-level counter space for ease of access. There is a fireplace alcove and large windowed doors that open to the terrace and adjoining roof garden. Other common rooms include the library with workspace and common Wi-Fi, meeting rooms that can facilitate small group gatherings, an exercise room, and a guest unit to provide overflow space for visitors. All of this in a sustainable building with National Green Building Standard "Silver" certification with an advanced high-efficiency hot water system and electric car charging stations in the covered garage. State-of-the-art intercom and security systems. In addition, this building is fully accessible. Conveniently located near parks, schools, and Downtown Oak Park. A great location for commuters! Just two stops to downtown's Ogilvie Transportation Center via Metra UP West line. Enjoy easy access to the CTA Blue and Green Lines and Madison Street buses; biking is a breeze with many tree-lined side streets and the Madison Street bike line that runs right past the Commons. (NOTE: Listing photos are digital renderings. All rooms/areas shown are common spaces that will be located on the fifth floor of the building.)

839 Madison Street Unit #302, Oak Park

$539,885
2 Beds 2 Baths 11988634 MLS NEW Status
Welcome to Oak Park Commons! Become an owner in the first cohousing community in Illinois. Owners will enjoy the best of both worlds: ownership of individual condo units and shared common spaces that foster social interaction among residents. Estimated completion date is Fall 2025. This light-filled 2 bedroom plus den/2 bath unit has a modern floor plan designed for today's living. The open concept living room and kitchen have gleaming hardwood floors and open to a private balcony. The kitchen boasts 42" cabinets, quartz countertops, island with breakfast bar, designer fixtures and lighting, and stainless steel appliances. The bedrooms are separated by living space for added privacy and they each have a walk-in closet. The en suite bathroom has a custom shower, custom mirrors with designer lighting, and a double sink with quartz countertops. Enjoy quiet and comfortable living with a truss joist silent floor system, advanced sound attenuation between units and floors, high efficiency low e windows and balcony doors, and ultra-high efficiency HVAC system. This unit is equipped with a home network connection for home entertainment and CAT 5 Rg interface. All of this plus in-unit laundry and one assigned garage spot. Common rooms on the fifth floor include a large room designed for dining, celebrations and social events. The common great room includes a kitchen with two stoves, several sinks, a pantry and multi-level counter space for ease of access. There is a fireplace alcove and large windowed doors that open to the terrace and adjoining roof garden. Other common rooms include the library with workspace and common Wi-Fi, meeting rooms that can facilitate small group gatherings, an exercise room, and a guest unit to provide overflow space for visitors. All of this in a sustainable building with National Green Building Standard "Silver" certification with an advanced high-efficiency hot water system and electric car charging stations in the covered garage. State-of-the-art intercom and security systems. In addition, this building is fully accessible. Conveniently located near parks, schools, and Downtown Oak Park. A great location for commuters! Just two stops to downtown's Ogilvie Transportation Center via Metra UP West line. Enjoy easy access to the CTA Blue and Green Lines and Madison Street buses; biking is a breeze with many tree-lined side streets and the Madison Street bike line that runs right past the Commons. (NOTE: Listing photos are digital renderings. All rooms/areas shown are common spaces that will be located on the fifth floor of the building.)

839 Madison Street Unit #202, Oak Park

$517,898
2 Beds 2 Baths 11988619 MLS NEW Status
Welcome to Oak Park Commons! Become an owner in the first cohousing community in Illinois. Owners will enjoy the best of both worlds: ownership of individual condo units and shared common spaces that foster social interaction among residents. Estimated completion date is Fall 2025. This light-filled 2 bedroom/2 bath unit has a modern floor plan designed for today's living. The open concept living room and kitchen have gleaming hardwood floors and open to a private balcony. The kitchen boasts 42" cabinets, quartz countertops, island with breakfast bar, designer fixtures and lighting, and stainless steel appliances. The primary bedroom includes a walk-in closet and an en suite bathroom with custom shower, custom mirrors with designer lighting, and a double sink with quartz countertops. Enjoy quiet and comfortable living with a truss joist silent floor system, advanced sound attenuation between units and floors, high efficiency low e windows and balcony doors, and ultra-high efficiency HVAC system. This unit is equipped with a home network connection for home entertainment and CAT 5 Rg interface. All of this plus in-unit laundry and one assigned garage spot. Common rooms on the fifth floor include a large room designed for dining, celebrations and social events. The common great room includes a kitchen with two stoves, several sinks, a pantry and multi-level counter space for ease of access. There is a fireplace alcove and large windowed doors that open to the terrace and adjoining roof garden. Other common rooms include the library with workspace and common Wi-Fi, meeting rooms that can facilitate small group gatherings, an exercise room, and a guest unit to provide overflow space for visitors. All of this in a sustainable building with National Green Building Standard "Silver" certification with an advanced high-efficiency hot water system and electric car charging stations in the covered garage. State-of-the-art intercom and security systems. In addition, this building is fully accessible. Conveniently located near parks, schools, and Downtown Oak Park. A great location for commuters! Just two stops to downtown's Ogilvie Transportation Center via Metra UP West line. Enjoy easy access to the CTA Blue and Green Lines and Madison Street buses; biking is a breeze with many tree-lined side streets and the Madison Street bike line that runs right past the Commons. (NOTE: Listing photos are digital renderings. All rooms/areas shown are common spaces that will be located on the fifth floor of the building.)

839 Madison Street Unit #304, Oak Park

$609,999
8 Beds 5 Baths 11986792 MLS NEW Status
Step through the threshold of this splendid renovated 1920s-era brick dwelling, revealing a meticulously maintained 2-flat structure with an added in-law arrangement on the lower level. Each of the two units, encompassing a commodious 1400 square feet, exudes an air of timeless elegance and architectural grace. Immerse yourself in the intrinsic beauty of the interior, adorned with natural woodwork that imparts a classic charm to every corner. A testament to durability, the property features a newer roof and a convenient two-car garage, providing both functionality and aesthetic appeal. The outdoor space is complemented by a thoughtfully designed patio, offering an ideal setting for relaxation. Effortless utility management is achieved through separate services for each unit, including independent HVAC systems, gas, and electric utilities. The inclusion of coin-operated laundry facilities caters to the practical needs of tenants, enhancing the overall convenience of living. Recent enhancements to the electrical and plumbing systems ensure modern reliability and efficiency. The interior ambiance is further elevated by the introduction of new light fixtures and a fresh coat of paint, creating a pristine and inviting atmosphere throughout. Enjoy the warmth and ambiance of a gas fireplace in each unit, adding a touch of comfort to the living spaces. The lower level encompasses an in-law arrangement featuring two bedrooms and a well-appointed bathroom, providing additional versatility to the property. Modern fixtures and finishes grace every floor, seamlessly blending classic aesthetics with contemporary luxury. Indulge in a spa-like experience with Jacuzzi tubs in each bathroom, elevating the overall appeal and functionality of the space. This residence stands as a harmonious fusion of historic charm and modern living, offering a unique and inviting environment for its fortunate occupants. Welcome to a home where the grandeur of the past meets the conveniences of the present.

1426 N Austin Boulevard, Oak Park

$441,334
2 Beds 2 Baths 11988212 MLS NEW Status
Welcome to Oak Park Commons! Become an owner in the first cohousing community in Illinois. Owners will enjoy the best of both worlds: ownership of individual condo units and shared common spaces that foster social interaction among residents. Estimated completion date is Fall 2025. This light-filled 2 bedroom/2 bath unit has a modern floor plan designed for today's living. The open concept living room and kitchen have gleaming hardwood floors and open to a private balcony. The kitchen boasts 42" cabinets, quartz countertops, island with breakfast bar, designer fixtures and lighting, and stainless steel appliances. The primary bedroom includes a walk-in closet and an en suite bathroom with custom shower, custom mirrors with designer lighting, and a double sink with quartz countertops. Enjoy quiet and comfortable living with a truss joist silent floor system, advanced sound attenuation between units and floors, high efficiency low e windows and balcony doors, and ultra-high efficiency HVAC system. This unit is equipped with a home network connection for home entertainment and CAT 5 Rg interface. All of this plus in-unit laundry and one assigned garage spot. Common rooms on the fifth floor include a large room designed for dining, celebrations and social events. The common great room includes a kitchen with two stoves, several sinks, a pantry and multi-level counter space for ease of access. There is a fireplace alcove and large windowed doors that open to the terrace and adjoining roof garden. Other common rooms include the library with workspace and common Wi-Fi, meeting rooms that can facilitate small group gatherings, an exercise room, and a guest unit to provide overflow space for visitors. All of this in a sustainable building with National Green Building Standard "Silver" certification with an advanced high-efficiency hot water system and electric car charging stations in the covered garage. State-of-the-art intercom and security systems. In addition, this building is fully accessible. Conveniently located near parks, schools, and Downtown Oak Park. A great location for commuters! Just two stops to downtown's Ogilvie Transportation Center via Metra UP West line. Enjoy easy access to the CTA Blue and Green Lines and Madison Street buses; biking is a breeze with many tree-lined side streets and the Madison Street bike line that runs right past the Commons. (NOTE: Listing photos are digital renderings. All rooms/areas shown are common spaces that will be located on the fifth floor of the building.)

839 Madison Street Unit #206, Oak Park

$284,938
1 Beds 1 Baths 11988164 MLS NEW Status
Welcome to Oak Park Commons! Become an owner in the first cohousing community in Illinois. Owners will enjoy the best of both worlds: ownership of individual condo units and shared common spaces that foster social interaction among residents. This light-filled 1 bedroom/1 bath unit has a modern floor plan designed for today's living. The open concept living room and kitchen have gleaming hardwood floors and open to a private balcony. The kitchen boasts 42" cabinets, quartz countertops, island with breakfast bar, designer fixtures and lighting, and stainless steel appliances. The bathroom has a tub/shower, custom mirrors with designer lighting, and an undermount vanity sink with quartz countertops. Enjoy quiet and comfortable living with a truss joist silent floor system, advanced sound attenuation between units and floors, high efficiency low e windows and balcony doors, and ultra-high efficiency HVAC system. This unit is equipped with a home network connection for home entertainment and CAT 5 Rg interface. All of this plus in-unit laundry and one assigned garage spot. Common rooms on the fifth floor include a large room designed for dining, celebrations and social events. The common great room includes a kitchen with two stoves, several sinks, a pantry and multi-level counter space for ease of access. There is a fireplace alcove and large windowed doors that open to the terrace and adjoining roof garden. Other common rooms include the library with workspace and common Wi-Fi, meeting rooms that can facilitate small group gatherings, an exercise room, and a guest unit to provide overflow space for visitors. All of this in a sustainable building with National Green Building Standard "Silver" certification with an advanced high-efficiency hot water system and electric car charging stations in the covered garage. State-of-the-art intercom and security systems. In addition, this building is fully accessible. Conveniently located near parks, schools, and Downtown Oak Park. A great location for commuters! Just two stops to downtown's Ogilvie Transportation Center via Metra UP West line. Enjoy easy access to the CTA Blue and Green Lines and Madison Street buses; biking is a breeze with many tree-lined side streets and the Madison Street bike line that runs right past the Commons. (NOTE: Listing photos are digital renderings. All rooms/areas shown are common spaces that will be located on the fifth floor of the building.)

839 Madison Street Unit #207, Oak Park

$342,000
2 Beds 2 Baths 11978184 MLS NEW Status
This bungalow offers a unique blend of character and versatility, going beyond the typical 2-bedroom home. From the moment you step inside, you'll be delighted by the welcoming warmth of the home. The living room, with its abundant natural light and oversized brick fireplace, serves as the heart of the home. Classic elements like built-in bookcases, crown molding, and leaded glass windows add to the overall charm. The bright and spacious dining room features a built-in corner cabinet and expansive windows, flowing seamlessly into the updated kitchen that complements the home's aesthetic. Ample cabinetry and a practical prep island make cooking a breeze. The first-floor den offers flexibility for various uses. Adjacent to the den, the sunroom overlooks the backyard and could easily be transformed into a playroom, craft room, or exercise space. The back porch/mudroom area is ideal for keeping coats, pet gear, backpacks, and more organized. Upstairs, you'll find two comfortable bedrooms and an updated full bath, along with a cozy sitting room that can be personalized to your liking as a reading nook or study area. The unfinished basement provides the opportunity to expand your living space and increase the value of your home, whether you dream of a home theater, game room, or workshop. Situated on a large fenced corner lot, the backyard is an oasis with two decks, a koi pond, and a swimming pool, offering plenty of options for relaxation and entertainment during the warmer months. The location is unbeatable, just blocks away from the library and the vibrant downtown area of Brookfield, providing access to a variety of restaurants and shops. Commuters will appreciate the proximity to the Metra station, making travel effortless. If you admire classic architecture and a home that seamlessly combines charm with modern updates, this bungalow is the perfect choice for you! This is an estate sale and conveyed 'as-is.'

3601 Sunnyside Avenue, Brookfield

$769,000
4 Beds 4 Baths 11985661 MLS NEW Status
Introducing a luxurious new construction home in a great Forest Park location. This stunning residence showcases unmatched craftsmanship across three levels of living. Meticulously crafted by an experienced builder and professionally designed. The home features 3 bedrooms on the 2nd floor with an additional bedroom on the lowest level, 3.5 baths including a primary bathroom suite and stunning powder room on the 1st level of the home. The modern design showcases 9 foot ceilings on every level and an open floor plan on the main level centered around a stylish kitchen featuring brand new high end appliances and quartz countertops. Laundry conveniently located right outside the primary suite on the 2nd floor. There is an additional laundry room located on the lowest level of the home along with an additional full bathroom and family/recreational room. Interior features include natural stone/marble tile in the rear entry, kitchen, hall, and lower bathrooms, as well as rich white oak hardwood floors throughout the first and second floors. The primary bathroom is designed to evoke a spa-like retreat, with sumptuous details such as rich wallpaper accents adding to the ambiance of luxury. Exterior features Hardie Board siding, a deck off the main level, a new 2 car garage already wired for electric vehicle charging, and as soon as weather allows professional landscaping to be done. Builder is currently in the design phase for building a new single family home next door!

838 Circle Avenue, Forest Park

$1,890,000
5 Beds 6 Baths 11968280 MLS ACTIVE Status
This amazing home in River Forest has been completely rebuilt by some of the most skilled craftspeople in northern Illinois. 97% new construction! The attention to detail is remarkable, from the beautiful trim work to the top-of-the-line mechanicals and appliances. The design of the home is absolutely exquisite. Upon entering, you'll be welcomed by the front foyer with its stunning white oak floors. The first floor has an open concept layout, perfect for entertaining. The dining area is spacious enough for your best gatherings. And let's talk about the kitchen - it's a cook's dream! With quartz countertops, custom hand-made maple cabinetry, custom lighting, and a 48in Ilve Majestic oven range from Italy, it's truly a showstopper. After a long day, you'll find solace in the large family room with a cozy gas fireplace. The room opens up to a spacious back deck and yard, creating a great indoor-outdoor flow. Don't forget to check out the mud room and the office/bedroom on the first floor! All of the bathrooms in the home are adorned with the finest materials, such as marble, high-end lighted mirrors/med cabinets, porcelain tiles, and Kohler fixtures. The second floor houses four of the home's bedrooms, including a primary suite that you'll never want to leave. There's also another smaller suite with a walk-in closet. On the third floor, you'll find the fifth bedroom and a fantastic bathroom, as well as a secret office/storage/playroom - the perfect hidden retreat! The lower level is ideal for recreation, with a wet bar, beverage fridge, and a beautiful bathroom with heated floors. Additional features of the home include zoned forced air heat and AC, a security system, a camera system, a two-car garage with a 240v circuit for an EV, and a back parking pad for an extra car. There's a laundry room with a sink and cabinetry on the second floor, as well as a second laundry room in the lower level. This home truly has it all - elegance, functionality, and attention to detail. Don't miss your chance to own this grand masterpiece in the heart of beautiful River Forest.

706 Monroe Avenue, River Forest

$1,000,000
5 Beds 4 Baths 11981403 MLS ACTIVE Status
Elegant, brick home nestled on a beautifully landscaped, deep corner lot (60 x 235) across from Thatcher Woods offering stunning views from gorgeous leaded glass windows. Greeted by architectural character and a traditional floorpan, you'll enjoy stunning hardwood floors, 2 wood burning fireplaces, a formal dining room, 1st fL powder room and a wide sunroom/family room that will surely be your favorite room in the house. The architecturally intact kitchen features white cabinets, granite counters and a bright breakfast room. The second floor has three generously sized bedrooms with roomy closets, along with a full hallway bath. The elegant primary bedroom includes a walk-in closet and an en suite bath, providing both comfort and convenience. The third floor offers 2 additional bedrooms and a newer 3rd full bath ideal for teens, guests or home office. The basement includes a comfy family room with surround sound, space to workout and a large laundry & storage area ready for your ideas. The basement is DRY, with newer drain tiles, seal and sump pump. Big bonus is the Attached Garage, rare find in historic RF homes. Enjoy the serene, fully fenced-in yard with a lit pergola, a great patio for entertaining and a sprinkler system. This home offers the complete package with its prime location, exceptional features, and meticulous attention to detail. There's nothing left to do but move in and start enjoying the luxurious and comfortable lifestyle this home provides. River Forest offers award-winning schools, parks, local shops and dining, the train station, and a 20 minute drive to O'Hare, providing convenience and a vibrant community atmosphere. Make your appointment today.

1145 Thatcher Avenue, River Forest

$449,000
3 Beds 2 Baths 11976493 MLS ACTIVE Status
This Forest Park home stands as an exceptional treasure boasting 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. From the moment you enter, high ceilings and exquisite hardwood floors create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The expansive living room, with an elegant ventless fireplace, offers an ideal setting for relaxation and entertainment. The adjoining dining room serves as the perfect space for everyday dining or hosting special gatherings. On the first floor a full bath featuring a steam shower, is a luxurious in-home spa experience. The kitchen is a haven for any culinary enthusiast, equipped with granite countertops and an added convenience of a butler's pantry, perfect for hosting guests. Make sure not to overlook the loft accessible through a discreet pull-down staircase off the kitchen. Upstairs, two bedrooms await along with a generously sized open space perfect for a home office or family room. The primary bedroom boasts an en-suite bathroom and a newly rebuilt private balcony, offering a tranquil and private escape. A great addition to this property is found in the basement - a temperature-controlled room ideal for meat curing, or doubling perfectly as a wine cellar. This home features zoned HVAC, a tankless hot water system, 200 amp electrical, and a new roof, ensuring lasting peace of mind. Outside, discover a wood-burning oven and grill within a generous paver space, suitable for gardening. Every room, including the outdoors, is outfitted with speakers, elevating the home entertainment experience. Outdoor area is set up for a potential hot tub with electrical (220v) and plumbing connections. Conveniently situated near the CTA green & blue line, metra train, as well as the vibrant shopping and dining scenes in Forest Park and Oak Park. The property also offers easy access to the 290. A preferred lender offers a reduced interest rate for this listing.

144 Belvidere Avenue, Forest Park

$389,000
4 Beds 2 Baths 11981762 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome home to a classic brick Bungalow that has been lovingly cared for and features Pella windows in living room and dining room as well as refinished original oak and maple hardwood floors throughout the first floor. Newer kitchen with granite counters and lovely maple cabinets and all appliances under 4 years new. First floor Primary bedroom plus two additional first floor bedrooms with closet organizers. Updated full Bathroom. Brick addition adds 780sf to first floor could be a great sitting room, den, playroom, mudroom or office. There are 2 staircases to the 2nd floor which is dormered out on two sides, is carpeted with some cherrywood floors and features another bedroom, Den, plus an office with storage and walk-in closet plus storage closets in front and rear. Newer full Bathroom on 2nd floor. Possible in-law arrangement. Basement is heated and partially finished and features a recreation area with laminate wood flooring and newly carpeted staircase, along with a kitchen framed out with cabinets and counters awaiting finishing along with a second fridge. There is updated copper plumbing for bath and a useable shower stall. There is a Safe which stays. Under porch storage with brick flooring and cedar block. Updated 220 circuit breaker electric panel. Flood control with valve shut off in front of house. New storm/screen doors in front and back. Brick paver patio in lovely privacy fenced yard plus a garden. Roof 14 year new. Roof on 2 car garage was replaced in 2021. Walking distance to schools, parks, city center and Metra all make this home special.

3021 N 76Th Court, Elmwood Park

$660,000
11981399 MLS ACTIVE Status
What A Excellent locations in the DBD (downtown business district) of Forest Park Madison Street. 4580sqft of beautifully finished work space. 2 levels of flexible work space the possibilities are many. A retail space, gallery, studio, or multiple office shared space there are many possibilities with the central location of this property. Ground level has hardwood floors ,bathroom and kitchen, high ceilings, separate heat and central air control with lots of storage. The lower level also has it's own kitchen and bathrooms, heat and central air control, office space, workroom, storage. Separate zoned HVAC over 4500 sq. ft. Finely finished and ready for a new owner to make their own. loads of possibilities await, surrounded by dining, banks, mixed use properties, entertainment and other business makes this the perfect location. The property has great lighting on both levels with high ceilings, approximately 17 feet on the 1st floor and 9 feet on the lower level. Excellent foot traffic and good parking, walk to the Blue Line, Metra, Post Office. Also the space has a very impressive window space for multiple usages. Stop in take a look you will love the space. Presently both levels are used as a working retail space. Seller willing to entertain all offers with a quick response. Thanks For looking and or showing, Flexible seller so lets make a deal. Stop in take a look you will be surprised at the many possibilities.

7349 Madison Street Unit #G, Forest Park

$535,900
4 Beds 3 Baths 11978879 MLS ACTIVE Status
Prepare to be impressed when you enter this lovely & superbly - 2023 remodeled 5 bedroom, 3 bath home in desirable Elmwood Park neighborhood. Experience the perfect combination of modern amenities and classic architectural details. The first floor has a large living room, formal dining room/breakfast nook area and two bedrooms, and full bathroom. The gorgeous, modern kitchen has soft-close shaker cabinets, quartz countertops, all brand-new appliances including a refrigerator, stove with range hood, microwave, and dishwasher. Wide open stairs lead to the second floor for an additional two large bedrooms with closet space. Finish the interior tour going down to the large finished lower level of the home which includes a spacious family room, a fifth bedroom, with ample closet space, and a full bathroom. The basement has exterior access and a separate laundry room fully equipped with a washer and dryer. Other improvements also include new windows, foam insulation, new 100 amp electric service and electric panel, and new high effifiency HVAC with dual zone heating/cooling, all new plumbing including the water main, copper tankless high efficiency water heater. The large back backyard make for wonderful outdoor space. The home also includes a 2-car garage. The property is situated in a quiet neighborhood near parks, great schools, and entertainment with plenty of shops and restaurants nearby . Close to all public transportation, making it an ideal commute! LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. This is a must-see home! Schedule your tour before it is gone. Show and sell!

2842 N 75Th Court, Elmwood Park

$538,000
3 Beds 3 Baths 11853473 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome home to this charming Queen Anne-style home situated in the heart of Oak Park!! This light filled corner home, has modern characteristics while still maintaining its classic charm. With its beautiful curb appeal and spacious layout, this home is perfect for both entertaining and relaxing. The moment you step inside, you'll be greeted by the inviting enclosed front porch. It's the perfect spot to sip coffee in the morning, enjoy a glass of wine in the evening or just curl up with a good book. The living/ dining room is amazing and spacious and it's a great space for conversations and dinner parties. The main floor has been freshly painted and features an open kitchen adjacent to the family room perfect for gatherings with family and friends. The kitchen is outfitted with newer appliances, 2020. There is also a full bath and bedroom on the main floor, which can be used as a primary bedroom, guest room or office. On the second level there are two bedrooms a full bath and spacious loft area. All carpeting upstairs is new. In the lower level, you will find a full bath, a space that can be used as a fourth bedroom, recreational room or another family room. There's lots of storage in the lower level. This Queen Anne is located on a tree lined street in a fantastic neighborhood. There's easy access to Taylor Park, Whittier Elementary School, and the Dole Branch of the Oak Park Library. This could be the perfect home for you!!

742 N Ridgeland Avenue, Oak Park

$479,999
5 Beds 2 Baths 11977517 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to this stunning, fully updated 2-unit property located in the vibrant community of Berwyn. This meticulously renovated building boasts modern amenities and stylish finishes, offering comfortable living spaces for occupants. The first-floor unit features three spacious bedrooms and one beautifully appointed bathroom, while the second-floor unit offers two cozy bedrooms and another elegant bathroom. Each unit has been thoughtfully upgraded with in-unit laundry hookups, ensuring convenience. Step inside to discover a home that exudes charm and sophistication, with new windows allowing ample natural light to fill the rooms. The interior showcases new copper plumbing and electrical systems, ensuring peace of mind for years to come. The basement has been equipped with drain tile for added protection against moisture, while the new water service brings the property up to code, enhancing functionality and efficiency. Outside, enjoy the newly constructed concrete patio and walkway, perfect for outdoor gatherings and relaxation. A brand-new garage provides secure parking and additional storage space. The exterior of the building has been enhanced with new siding in the rear, adding to its curb appeal and durability. A private deck offers a tranquil retreat, ideal for enjoying your morning coffee or unwinding after a long day. For the aspiring chef, each unit features a modern kitchen equipped with brand-new appliances, creating the perfect setting for culinary adventures. With new furnace and A/C units, as well as water heaters, comfort is ensured in every season. Whether you're seeking a spacious home or an investment property, this meticulously updated 2-unit residence in Berwyn offers the perfect blend of comfort, style, and convenience. Don't miss your chance to make it yours!

3007 Euclid Avenue, Berwyn

$489,900
4 Beds 3 Baths 11974515 MLS ACTIVE Status
Here is the property you have dreamed about one of the Largest homes to hit the market in Berwyn! in a long time this spectacular home was completely gutted down to the studs fully renovated everything in this home is new professionally renovated with quality high end materials and finishes you have three finished levels of Luxury living. This is a gem of a property boasting 4 Bedrooms and 3 bathrooms for a growing family open concept with plenty of space for entertaining and events home offers plenty of sunlight beautiful new windows beautiful harwood floors unique stuning staircase large dining room and living room combo perfect for the holidays. Kitchen with beautiful quartz counter tops high end appliances and fixtures throughout it has a den area or computer room if you would like this stuning historic bungalow make no mistake about this property it is a real gem boasting great closet space walk in pantry large bedrooms with large closets high ceilings bathrooms with high end finishes glass stand up showers the basement is perfect for a man cave, kid play area or family gatherings, theatre room, office for your creative ideas! this home home boasts new electrical, new drain tiles, new valve control, plumbing, brand new hvac, central air conditioning and heating, and furnace system also boasting a new roof and for both home and garage which has a 2.5 car capacity this property is located near schools, highways, public transportation, dining, shopping, In a highly appreciating area. Do not wait schedule your showing before its gone!

2233 Clinton Street, Berwyn

$479,000
4 Beds 3 Baths 11964400 MLS ACTIVE Status
Immaculate Home in Prime Location with Unexpected Spaciousness Discover a flawless move-in ready residence ideally positioned just one peaceful block away from the acclaimed Roos Rec Center, Aquatic Center, and Forest Park athletic fields. Across the street, the Elementary and Middle School add to the convenience of this prime locale. This charming home boasts an abundance of extra space with generously sized closets and storage areas. Its east-facing orientation floods the interior with an abundance of natural light, creating a consistently cheerful ambiance. The expansive living room accommodates various seating arrangements and features an original stained glass window and delightful period trim details. The updated kitchen seamlessly flows into a delightful sunroom, adorned with new French doors that lead to the expansive deck and fenced-in yard. A bonus first-floor bedroom offers versatility for guests or a home office. The upgraded bathrooms and new oak hardwood floors throughout both levels add a touch of modern elegance. Upstairs, two sizable bedrooms with walk-in closets await, along with the potential for a master bath. An additional bedroom and a generous hallway complete the upper level. The dual furnace/air conditioner system, installed in 2020, ensures maximum comfort, with attic exhaust enhancing ventilation. The professionally waterproofed basement features drain tile, a robust 3/4 horsepower sump pump accompanied by two backup pumps and maritime cell batteries, and an ejector pump. This space offers flexibility for an exercise room, rec room, media area, and an additional bedroom. The property is adorned with a brand-new deck, manicured yard, newer concrete walkways, a 4-year-old roof, and a two-car garage. Conveniently located within walking distance to the Blue line trains, the vibrant Madison Street commercial hub, and the legendary Ed's Way Market, this home is just minutes away from the 290 expressway, offering an ideal location just outside of Chicago with easy access for commuting.

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