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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

$490,000
3 Beds 3 Baths 12064774 MLS NEW Status
Desirable Berwyn large (50'X135') corner lot ranch home located just 5 min from Eisenhower Expy. This beautiful home features an elevated interior and is located location on one of the most desirable streets in town. Large property leads your right into great fully fenced yard and a wonderful space to greet guests. Upon entry an incredible foyer with ample closed space is introduced with a generous living room finished with crown molding, marble flooring and architectural built-ins. The formal and elegant dining room next to the Kitchen allows for larger family gatherings. Overshadowing the dining room is the refined kitchen with off-white cabinets, new quartz countertops, and stainless-steel appliances. On the opposing side of the main floor are 3 exceptional size bedrooms each with generous size closets. 1 1/2 baths in the first floor are conveniently located to accommodate for easy access. Basement full bathroom allows for relaxation featuring a jetted tub and a walk-in shower. Large laundry with walk in closet allows for additional storage.Fully finished lower level features a large entertaining area with a wet bar and a game room to host great large gatherings. The attached 2 car garage and fenced in 2 car space allow for more privacy. Recently painted throughout, additional trim work and refined landscaping that has a sprinkler system. Unfinished attic allows for additional storage if needed. This home is move in ready, schedule your private showing today.

1648 Grove Avenue, Berwyn

$749,000
5 Beds 3 Baths 12064212 MLS NEW Status
Don't miss this amazing opportunity to mark your stamp in the history of this wonderful Forest Park home. Beautifully presented and immaculately maintained residence; this stunning Prairie style property is sure to impress. The home features 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and a detached 3 car garage. The grand scale of the home at approx. 3700 sqft. and the exquisite original millwork make the home so inviting, you feel like you're walking into something very special to create long lasting memories with family and friends. As you enter the home you are immediately drawn into the living room, the space is ideal for large parties & intimate family gatherings, which leads to the large attached all season sun-room / porch overlooking the perfectly landscaped lawn and boulevard. The dining room features original preserved stain glass windows, and the kitchen was thoughtfully crafted to mold into the fabric of the homes original design but with a contemporary feel to meet today's acquired taste and finishes. Also, on the main level we have the primary bedroom en-suite, the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms and a full bathroom. The upper level leads us to what feels like a home within a home: an enormous space that can be used as a family/media/recreational room, along with a 2nd dining area and an in-home office nook. The 4th and 5th bedrooms and 3rd full bathroom complete the space, it is a very multi-functional space, and could be the perfect in-law / guest suite of the home. The full level partially finished basement has exceptional storage and rooms for an array of hobbies & crafts. The laundry is on this level also. The rear exterior patio and lawn are the perfect outdoor retreats. This home is Ideally located with quick access to the expressway, CTA Blue line, and steps from all the restaurants & shopping on Madison Ave. Only 3 families have had the pleasure of living in this property over the past 100 years, there is no better testament to the quality of life this home will bring you! Welcome home!!

516 Marengo Avenue, Forest Park

$150,000
1 Beds 1 Baths 12063221 MLS NEW Status
Don't miss this beautifully updated 1 bed / 1 bath condo! Awesome location, right across the street from Concordia University, and less than a mile to downtown Oak Park and the green line! Why rent when you could own? This would be ideal housing for a college student, or would make for a perfect starter home. The building has no cap on rentals, so this could also be a great investment property! Enjoy the fresh air on the shared covered front balcony, (facing Augusta, not Harlem). Inside, you'll be met with a light and bright open floorplan, with neutral paint, white trim, Luxury Vinyl Plank flooring, and updated light fixtures throughout. The spacious living room is lined with windows that bathe the unit in natural light. Separate dining space with an added buffet/coffee bar area for additional storage! The gorgeous kitchen was updated in 2022, and features new cabinets, subway tile backsplash, quartz countertops, and all new stainless steel appliances including a convection oven. Generously sized bedroom with two separate closets! The full hall bath has an updated vanity and a tub/shower combo. The AC unit was just replaced too, so there is truly nothing to do but move in! Coin laundry is located in the common area. Assigned storage locker in the basement also. This is one of the units that DOES come with an assigned parking spot - not every unit has parking, so this is a huge plus! The HOA dues cover all exterior maintenance, lawn care, landscaping, and snow removal, plus water, trash, and heat. Less than a mile to downtown Oak Park and the green line, plus not far from the blue line or 290 either. There's also a convenient bus stop near the building, so it's possible to get around without a car. This property is a rare find... don't miss out!!!

1005 N Harlem Avenue Unit #C, Oak Park

$535,000
3 Beds 3 Baths 12029362 MLS NEW Status
Welcome to your new home sweet home at 612 Ferdinand! This charming 3-bedroom, 2.1-bathroom expanded Bungalow is ready to embrace you in the heart of Forest Park. Set on a generous 42 X 127 foot lot, complete with a 2.5-car garage and extra exterior parking pad, convenience and charm await you here. Step inside and be greeted by the warmth of a fully remodeled first floor, featuring a gorgeous kitchen lovingly crafted in 2018. Whether you're a culinary enthusiast or simply love gathering with loved ones, this kitchen is destined to be the heart of your home. And don't miss the cozy charm added by recent chimney tuckpointing and a new remote control gas log insert fireplace with a lifetime-guaranteed adjustable damper added in May of 2024. Upstairs, retreat to the full-height second floor with three bedrooms, each boasting its own walk-in closet for added convenience and storage. Venture downstairs to discover even more to adore. A new full basement bath was added in 2016, while new drain tile and a sump pump installed in 2014 ensure your home is well-protected. Plus with a new Furnace installed in 2017, comfort is guaranteed year-round. Privacy and serenity abound with the addition of a 6-foot privacy fence installed in 2016, creating your own personal oasis in the backyard. Picture-perfect BBQs and tranquil starlit evenings await. Plus, the large front porch, renovated in 2019 with stylish wood railings, beckons you to unwind and relax. With its warm atmosphere and countless updates, 612 Ferdinand is more than just a house - it's a place where memories are made and dreams come true. All this, plus only a couple of blocks from all of the great restaurants and shopping of downtown Forest Park, the Blue Line, and great local library! Welcome home to Forest Park! Please note that the seller is a licensed real estate broker in Illinois (not the listing agent)

612 Ferdinand Avenue, Forest Park

$649,900
4 Beds 3 Baths 12060328 MLS NEW Status
Discover the charm of this exquisite 4-bedroom, 2.5-bath Tudor home in the heart of historic Riverside. With just over 2800 square feet of finished living space, this residence boasts a sprawling primary bedroom featuring vaulted ceiling, ceiling fan, walk-in closet and en suite with separate shower, complemented by three additional spacious bedrooms on the second floor. The main level of the home offers a half bath, separate formal dining room, an inviting living room with wood burning fireplace connected by French doors to an additional first floor den/office and a huge family room with gas lighting/wood burning fireplace, perfect for both entertaining and everyday living. The updated spacious kitchen with LG and Samsung stainless steel appliances, heated floors, granite countertops and pantry rounds out the first level. Original hardwood floors, elegant shelving and crown molding accentuate the timeless elegance throughout. The huge finished basement with radiant heated floors provides an additional living space, including an extra room ideal for a fifth bedroom or office and tons of extra storage space. Modern comforts include dual-zoned air conditioning and heating, 200-amp electrical service, sump pump with battery backup and second floor laundry as well as additional laundry hookups in the basement. Outdoor living is enhanced with a spacious deck featuring trex flooring and a paver patio as well professionally landscaped grounds. Completing this exceptional property is a 2.5-car detached garage equipped with 220-volt electric. This home combines classic style with modern amenities, offering a perfect blend of comfort and sophistication. Property is being sold "As-Is". Close to shopping, restaurants, public transportation and major highways.

253 Gage Road, Riverside

$425,000
5 Beds 5 Baths 11993755 MLS NEW Status
Now is your chance to own a piece of Berwyn's charm. Picture yourself sitting on the front, covered, wrap-around porch on a leisurely summer evening, enjoying your favorite beverage while reading a book or chatting with loved ones. Built in 1909, just after Berwyn became a city in 1908, this home is located in the sought-after Proksa Park area, known for its concentration of historic residences. This quaint 5-bedroom, 4.1-bathroom Victorian home has been in the same family since 1945. Once you step inside this 3,000 square foot house, you will see the numerous opportunities that come with the amount of space it offers. The living room features beautiful original wood beams on the ceiling. There is an office on the main floor, with a full bathroom connected, that could potentially be converted into another primary suite. The kitchen flows seamlessly into the sun room, which provides access to the back deck. Upstairs, the massive primary bedroom boasts a brick fireplace, a spacious walk-in closet, and a private, large terrace overlooking the backyard. Removing a simple wall would connect the 4th bathroom to the primary bedroom, making it the perfect en suite. Three other bedrooms complete the 2nd floor, while the attic provides ample storage space or a neat office space. The historic charm and solid structure of the house offer endless possibilities. Another notable highlight is the home's proximity to the Depot District, which features 3 Metra commuter stations, as well as various shops, breweries, and restaurants.

3219 Maple Avenue, Berwyn

$1,595,000
6 Beds 4 Baths 12060968 MLS NEW Status
Splendor! This stately and impressive home is one to be treasured! Much admired Classic Revival home is sited on a lush half acre of land in the heart of the Estate section of Oak Park. This 6 bedroom 3.1 bath home is the Crown Jewel of American architecture at its finest. With inspiration from the Columbian Exposition, architect Harvey L. Page designed an alluring home that has epitomized distinctive living for more than a century. Discover the beauty in the details and the finishes, crafted to present with harmony and symmetry. Take delight in the ambiance, space and convenience of this home! A majestically scaled full height front porch bordered with columns welcomes all! Enter through a gracious set of double doors with stunning diamond paned leaded glass. Exceptional craftsmanship is present in finishes throughout the home. Soaring 10' ceilings, gorgeous art and leaded glass windows, picturesque palladium windows, beamed and cove ceilings, ornately finished fireplaces, intricate artisan millwork, all elements combine with a spectacular presence throughout the home. Gorgeous living room with bayed windows, elegant library-office with French doors, the formal dining room showcases a stunning crystal chandelier and offers a lovely hosting alcove. The home's architectural details and finishes are without match! Incredibly spacious and updated kitchen begins with a large butlers pantry designed as a connecting service to the dining room, a walk-in pantry, quartz island with induction cook top, stainless steel appliances and an airy and bright breakfast room with walls of windows! First floor guest bedroom features a very generously sized walk-in closet. Chic updated powder room completes the first floor. Gorgeous wide wood staircase brings you to the second level. All bedrooms are of a lavish scale with large windows that capture the sunshine throughout the day. The bedrooms are generously proportioned, providing ample space for relaxation and privacy. Each room offers a sense of tranquility and comfort, ensuring a restful retreat. The primary bedroom is a grand space with it's southern bay window and ornamental fireplace. The primary bath has marble flooring and a full vanity flanked by closets. The home gym is like no other with ample space for a full workout. The second floor laundry room features generous cabinetry and counter space - a much appreciated convenience. The center hall or back staircase brings you to a private and peaceful ensuite wing with bedroom, sitting room with wet bar and full bath. It's the perfect private retreat for extended family and guests. A rare opportunity presents now to own a treasured home of unparalleled grace and timeless appeal that seamlessly combines tradition and character with modern lifestyle conveniences. Experience the epitome of refined living in this distinguished and gracious heirloom home!

637 N Euclid Avenue, Oak Park

$849,900
3 Beds 3 Baths 12060893 MLS NEW Status
Welcome home to this beautifully renovated single family home in River Forest! This stunning property offers a seamless blend of classic charm and modern updates. Enjoy a spacious floor plan with top of the line finishes throughout! Step into the expansive kitchen featuring beautiful black cabinets with gold hardware, marble backsplash, quartz counters, black stainless steel appliances, oversized quartz island, pantry and built in breakfast nook adjacent to a stunning dining room with black and white marble flooring! Large family room perfect for relaxing or entertaining includes plantation shutters, gas/wood-burning fireplace and attached bonus room with panoramic windows and exposed brick, perfect for a play room or office. The upstairs level includes a spacious primary suite with a walk in closet, two bonus closets and attached ensuite bath with modern vanity and separate shower. Two additional bedrooms and full bathroom with modern quartz counters and soaking tub/shower combo. All bathroom fixtures and hardware are from Restoration Hardware. Fully finished basement with large laundry room area, bonus workout room or flex space! Walk outside to a large fully fenced in backyard and patio perfect for entertaining. New in 2022: roof, shutters, Perma-sealed basement, refinished hardwood flooring, new electrical, new plumbing, new water service. Enjoy the lush greenery and peaceful ambiance of the surrounding neighborhood including Lindberg Park and Priory Park which are only steps away! Close to shopping, dining and top rated schools. Move right into this perfectly renovated home! Broker Owned.

7200 Greenfield Street, River Forest

$529,999
3 Beds 3 Baths 12060016 MLS NEW Status
Welcome to your dream home nestled in a tranquil neighborhood! This captivating 2-story abode boasts 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, with an additional living room or office meticulously designed to blend modern updates with functionality. Upon entering, you're embraced by the inviting ambiance accentuated by quality wood finishes throughout and abundant natural light streaming in, creating a bright and welcoming atmosphere. With two separate HVAC systems, personalized comfort is ensured year-round, allowing you to tailor temperatures to your liking. The expansive living areas are perfect for both intimate gatherings and peaceful retreats. The additional living room offers versatility for various activities and entertainment options, or as your new home office. Step outside to discover your own outdoor oasis, complete with a meticulously maintained front porch and a tranquil clay brick patio in the yard, perfect for enjoying the outdoors and hosting gatherings.Outside, a sprawling yard beckons for outdoor enjoyment and gardening endeavors, offering abundant sunshine and lush greenery. Additionally, peace of mind is guaranteed with the inclusion of a battery backup sump pump. With a 200-amp service, the property offers ample electrical capacity to accommodate modern living needs. Upstairs, the master suite provides a serene escape with a lavish en-suite bathroom and a spacious walk-in closet. Two additional well-appointed bedrooms ensure comfort and privacy for residents and guests alike. Situated conveniently close to amenities, schools, and parks, this residence strikes the perfect balance between peaceful living and urban accessibility. With most major updates already completed, moving in is a breeze, allowing you to start enjoying your new home right away. Don't miss out on the chance to make this exceptional property yours. Schedule a showing today and embark on the journey to finding your perfect home!

9508 Henrietta Avenue, Brookfield

$579,000
3 Beds 3 Baths 12059935 MLS NEW Status
Nestled in the heart of historic Riverside, this split level offers an impeccable blend of style, comfort, and functionality. Step inside to be greeted by gleaming hardwood floors throughout that add warmth and character to the interior. The main level boasts a stylishly appointed living area with a welcoming fireplace and adorned with French doors, leading to an inviting dining room. The gourmet kitchen is complete with stainless steel appliances and elegant granite countertops. Unwind in the inviting family room, highlighted by a cozy fireplace that serves as the focal point of the space. 1/2 bath in main level. This spacious home features 3 ample size bedrooms in the upper level. Master bedroom with bathroom followed by two large bedrooms and another sizable, dual-entry bathroom. Plenty of closet space in each bedroom. The lower level consists of a nice-size recreational area, ideal for an exercise room, office, or game room. Your choices are endless. Large utility room with washer and dryer. Escape to the tranquil four-season sunroom, equipped with a separate heating and cooling system that leads to the adjacent patio and connects to a large, fenced yard. All are ideal for relaxation or entertainment. An attached two car garage with a storage area. Enjoy easy access to downtown Chicago via nearby highways and public transportation, as well as proximity to schools, parks, shopping, and dining options. Don't miss your chance to make this Riverside gem your own.

25 N Cowley Road, Riverside

$799,000
4 Beds 4 Baths 12059468 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to this exquisite fully remodeled 2-story home, nestled on an extended double lot in the heart of Elmwood Park. This stunning property boasts a spacious 2-car garage with 9-foot doors, accommodating large vehicles, and a beautifully paved driveway for additional parking. The expansive rooftop deck offers picturesque views and is perfect for outdoor entertaining. Step inside to discover an open and inviting layout with 9-foot ceilings, large windows, and abundant natural light throughout. The living room features a cozy fireplace, seamlessly flowing into the dining room, creating an ideal space for gatherings. The chef-inspired kitchen showcases elegant white quartz countertops, a large seating island, and high-end stainless steel appliances. The main floor offers versatility with a bedroom/office space and a full bathroom, while the second floor hosts the primary suite with a private balcony and walk-in closet. The luxurious primary bathroom boasts a steam shower, sauna, high-end MicroSilk jet tub, bidet, double sink, heated floors, and a skylight, providing a spa-like retreat. Two additional spacious bedrooms and a convenient second-floor laundry room complete the upper level. The fully finished lookout basement features a wet bar, expansive family room, heated floors, full bathroom, and large storage area, offering ample space for relaxation and entertainment. This remarkable home also includes a fully fenced backyard, sprinkler system, security system, and surround sound system. Just a short walk from downtown Elmwood Park, library, pool, and Metra station, this extraordinary residence promises modern comfort, style, and convenience.

2611 N 75Th Avenue, Elmwood Park

$1,300,000
5 Beds 6 Baths 12045761 MLS ACTIVE Status
Experience luxury living in this stunning home on coveted Lawton Rd. Built in 2008 and meticulously renovated, this property blends modern elegance with timeless charm.The spacious first-floor layout is perfect for everyday living and entertaining, featuring a versatile living room, dining room, and a first-floor bedroom or office with exquisite moldings. The grand kitchen boasts a brand-new white quartz island, ample cabinet space, a walk-in pantry, and a Bertazonni Range with pot filler. The kitchen opens to a spacious family room with a fireplace, creating a central hub for gatherings. The mudroom is conveniently located off the back deck and includes an adjacent powder room. A newly renovated full bath next to the first-floor bedroom makes it ideal for guests or in-law living. Upstairs, the incredible master suite features a sitting area with a built-in coffee bar, a private covered deck, a large bathroom with dual vanity, spa tub, oversized shower, and an extra-large custom walk-in closet. Two additional bedrooms on this floor include one en suite with a walk-in closet, and another with direct access to the hall dual vanity bathroom. A fourth room, currently a multipurpose/laundry room, can be converted to a bedroom or office if desired, you'll love the the private deck overlooking the backyard and pool. Heading up to the third floor is an office and bar area, ideal for work or leisure, or another guest room if needed. The partially finished extra-deep basement features a full-size golf simulator, game zone, ample storage, and a beautifully redone full bath with shower. The main attraction is not to be missed --- step outside to a resort-style backyard, transformed in 2021. Enjoy the beautiful pool, custom-covered cabana with lighting, two TVs, and a fireplace perfect for summer relaxation. With a three-car attached garage, mudroom, walk-in pantry, multiple outdoor spaces, and a resort-style pool, this home has every convenience. Just 11 miles from Chicago, a prime location on a sought-after street, steps from town, train, schools, and all that Riverside has to offer. Don't miss this rare opportunity!

176 Lawton Road, Riverside

$394,999
3 Beds 3 Baths 12054517 MLS ACTIVE Status
Step into the comfort of 7946 W. Birchdale Ave., nestled in the heart of the friendly Elmwood Park neighborhood. This charming 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom home offers the perfect balance of modern convenience and traditional warmth, making it an ideal setting for buyers looking to create lasting memories. As you walk through the door, you're welcomed by a cozy and inviting atmosphere highlighted by rich hardwood floors that sweep across the first floor. The heart of the home is the beautiful kitchen, equipped with sleek stainless steel appliances and great counter space, perfect for preparing meals. Adjacent to the kitchen, the family room serves as a serene retreat for quiet evenings or perfect for teen movie nights. It's a space that promises relaxation and comfort at day's end. Venture upstairs to find the tranquil master suite, featuring a roomy walk-in closet and an ensuite bath, designed for restful nights. The second floor also hosts a flexible sitting area or office space, providing a peaceful nook for reading, working, or simply relaxing. Adding even more value is the finished basement, complete with a bonus room and an additional bathroom, offering versatile space for guests, hobbies, or a growing family. Outside, the well-kept backyard awaits, a private escape where you can unwind or entertain under the open sky. Living in Elmwood Park means you're just moments away from excellent schools, convenient transportation options, and a variety of local amenities. This home isn't just a place to live, it's a community to be a part of. Discover the blend of comfort, charm, and convenience that 7946 W. Birchdale Ave. offers. Don't wait-make it your new home by scheduling a visit today!

7946 W Birchdale Avenue, Elmwood Park

$425,000
3 Beds 2 Baths 12049161 MLS ACTIVE Status
Check out this beautifully transformed yellow brick bungalow, meticulously renovated in 2020 to offer a contemporary and luxurious living environment. Featuring four spacious bedrooms and two full bathrooms, this residence provides abundant space for comfortable living and versatility. Upon entry, you'll be welcomed by the timeless elegance of hardwood floors that flow seamlessly throughout the first floor, creating an inviting and unified atmosphere. The expansive formal dining room sets the perfect backdrop for memorable gatherings, while the sleek all-white kitchen serves as a true culinary oasis, complete with custom cabinets, stunning granite countertops, and high-end appliances that cater to the chef of the house. Natural light floods the home, particularly in the morning in the kitchen and during sunset in the living room, offering warm and welcoming spaces. Strategically placed windows enhance the overall ambiance and establish a delightful connection to the outdoors. This home boasts multiple levels of living space, including finished areas on the second floor and in the basement, offering flexibility for a home office, play area, gym or private guest retreat. Every aspect of this bungalow has been carefully updated, featuring newer windows. Join us outside to your perfectly-sized deck, designed for seamless entertainment and relaxation, overlooking a yard that is ideal for outdoor activities and gardening. Enclosed within a new cedar privacy fence installed in 2022, the backyard offers a serene and private escape. In addition, an extra deep 2.5 car garage to keep your vehicles out of the elements and still have room for bikes, scooters and yard games. Conveniently located, this property provides easy access to public transit, major highway 290, and a variety of shopping and dining options along Cermak Road. Explore nearby parks for leisurely strolls or picnics and immerse yourself in the vibrant local community. Don't miss out on the chance to own this completely renovated bungalow that seamlessly blends modern updates with classic charm. Schedule a showing today and imagine yourself living in this remarkable home where comfort, style, and convenience converge!

2331 Cuyler Avenue, Berwyn

$725,000
4 Beds 4 Baths 12041728 MLS ACTIVE Status
Recent totally Rehabbed 11 Room/4BDR/4 full BATHS 2 story-style home. This home offers ample amount of living space and drenched in natural sunlight, some of the great futures include quality of craftsmanship with recessed lighting, hard wood flooring and ceramic tile through out the home, 8 1/2 foot ceilings. All newer electric, plumbing, siding, roofing and newer 2 1/2 garage. 1st floor offers the convenience of an open floor plan with a Living room & Dinning room combo, 2 bedrooms, full bathroom and a Huge eat-in-custom kitchen with 42 inch soft closing cabinets, and granite countertops. The 2nd floor consists of a spacious play room, 3rd bedroom, full bathroom and a great Master suite that features a marble bathroom, double sink vanity and separate shower with body sprays and rainfall shower head. The Lower level is completely finished and open with a nice size open for an office, family room and a full bathroom and a huge recreation room, separate laundry & mechanical room, storage room with plenty of space next to the rear walk up exit. Large 1st-level deck overlooks a deep fenced yard with lots of space for outdoor enjoyment, a 4 car parking pad ( or turn it in to a patio space ) & a newer 2.5 garage with a long driveway. Location is second to none, walking distance to Metra train stop, plenty of shopping within minutes away, close to Rt 66 (Ogden Ave ) and highways I55 and I290. Highly sought after Riverside school district...

369 Blackhawk Road, Riverside

$299,999
3 Beds 2 Baths 12057479 MLS ACTIVE Status
This beautiful home boasts a spacious and well-designed layout, providing ample room for you and your family. The main living area is bright and open, with large windows allowing for plenty of natural light. The living room is a great space for entertaining friends or relaxing with your loved ones. Adjacent to the living room is a well-equipped kitchen, complete with appliances and plenty of counter space for all your culinary endeavors.One of the best features of this home is its close proximity to a vibrant dining scene. Within a short stroll, you will find an array of enticing restaurants and cafes, offering diverse cuisines to satisfy every taste bud. Whether you're craving a gourmet dinner or a laid-back brunch, you'll have endless options just steps away from your front door.In addition to the dining options, this prime location also offers an abundance of parks and green spaces. Spend your weekends exploring the nearby parks, enjoying picnics, playing sports, or simply taking a relaxing stroll amidst nature. The convenience and availability of these recreational areas will provide you with the perfect opportunity to unwind and stay active.This home truly offers the best of both worlds - the comfort and tranquility of a well-designed living space and the convenience of a vibrant neighborhood. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to own a three bedroom, two bathroom home in a prime location. Contact us today to schedule a viewing and make this dream home yours! PRE-APPROVED BUYERS ONLY!

3828 East Avenue, Berwyn

$329,000
2 Beds 2 Baths 12040778 MLS ACTIVE Status
Discover unparalleled comfort and convenience in this stunning move-in ready 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo nestled within an impeccably maintained elevator building. Boasting a rare find, the beautifully landscaped common area patio is accessible directly from the 2nd floor, providing a serene retreat just steps from your door. The spacious kitchen is a chef's delight, featuring Brazilian Cherry 42-inch cabinets, elegant granite countertops, and gleaming stainless steel appliances. Entertain with ease in the light-filled Living Room, which seamlessly flows to a private balcony, offering ample space for both relaxation and dining. Experience high ceilings adorned with classic crown moldings, complemented by rich hardwood floors and custom window treatments throughout. Both bedrooms offer the luxury of walk-in closets, while the primary bedroom also boasts double sinks and a separate soaking tub and shower. There is a large storage locker (#206) conveniently located in the attached garage and a deeded heated garage parking space (#64). Nestled in the heart of Oak Park's Ridgeland Historic District, this commuter's dream location offers unrivaled access to the Green Line Train, downtown Oak Park, and an array of restaurants and amenities including Pete's Fresh Market, the Farmer's Market, and Ridgeland Pool/Ice Rink. With proximity to Beye Elementary School, Julian Middle School, and OPRF High School, as well as easy access to the Metra, Blue Line train, and 290 highway. Don't miss the opportunity to make this exceptional property your own. *SHOWINGS START FRI 5/17*

106 S Ridgeland Avenue Unit #206, Oak Park

$519,000
3 Beds 2 Baths 12042751 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to this modest and charming family home that is larger than it appears to be from the colorful curb appeal. There is a 2-story addition not seen from the front of the home. This stately brick home is on a beautiful block of pristinely manicured homes, is walkable to the grammar school, and has loads of potential to be transformed into your "forever dream home" with some genuine artistic talent! The living room's focal wall is a fireplace that once heated the 1st floor all by itself! Rich history in this home. The owners are very proud of their lawn. Be amazed every day by the extremely deep enchanted storybook backyard that feels like you are in your own private park and green gardens! Furnish the wooden deck, invite some friends and enjoy this summertime! Notice and appreciate the historic features such as the finely crafted wood paneling, exposed vintage oak flooring you do not get in most new houses (in most rooms). Unfinished flooring in the family room and master bedroom. 2nd floor full bathroom has a shower stall, no bathtub, very popular these days! Powder room on the first floor just off the side door to the deck. Check out the surprising amount of closet space throughout both floors! And still a full basement for more finishable living space and a sub-level basement for storage galore! Please know that his home was lovingly occupied for a long time by the owners who shared many years of gatherings with friends, families, holidays, BBQ's and so on. With your innovative ideas, this can be your own sanctuary.

327 Southcote Road, Riverside

$739,900
4 Beds 3 Baths 12053472 MLS RE-ACTIVATED Status
Welcome to your dream home! You must see this beautiful two-story Prairie-like home that exudes timeless elegance and charm. As you step inside, you'll be captivated by the grandeur of the traditional oak staircase, a true centerpiece of this remarkable residence. Hardwood floors grace every inch of this immaculate home, adding warmth and sophistication to the living spaces. The spacious kitchen, perfect for culinary enthusiasts, features Corian countertops, ensuring a delightful cooking experience. Adjacent to the kitchen, an inviting family room awaits, creating a seamless flow for entertaining and quality family time. The master bedroom is a haven of tranquility, boasting ample space and his and her double closets. Imagine waking up to breathtaking views of the private fenced-in yard, as the bedroom and family room overlook this serene oasis. The natural light that floods the interior creates an airy and peaceful ambiance throughout. The lower level of this magnificent home offers versatility and convenience, with an in-law suite complete with its own bathroom. The built-in storage solutions and an expandable attic provide additional space for your growing needs. Convenience is key, and this home offers just that. With its close proximity to the Metra, commuting is a breeze, and the popular Forest Park Madison Street shops and restaurants are just moments away. You'll have a myriad of options for entertainment, dining, and shopping right at your doorstep. Not only does this home boast remarkable features and a prime location, but it also comes with a wonderful seller who is motivated to find the perfect match for this exceptional property. Serious buyers are invited to explore the possibilities of making this house their dream home. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! Schedule a showing today and experience the beauty and allure of this captivating home. Please note that the property is being sold as-is and it needs a new HVAC System, providing you with the chance to shape it to your personal preferences. Start the next chapter of your life in this remarkable home and make it yours. (The lot has a square footage of 7425, which is equivalent to approximately 0.1704 acres)

27 Franklin Avenue, River Forest

$359,750
3 Beds 2 Baths 12052707 MLS PRICE CHANGE Status
Located just blocks from Downtown Berwyn and walk to train location this charming home has undergone a top to bottom renovation with nothing being missed and is better than new! From the moment you enter this home it reminds you of a new construction model home, at a fraction of the price. Tons of natural sunlight shines through the new windows into the living room which flows effortlessly into the modern, open kitchen! The kitchen offers fresh new cabinets, quartz counters, SS appliances and overlooks a formal dining room! The first floor has two bedrooms with a full bath that features new vanity, new shower enclosure and all the modern fixtures any buyer in todays market seeks! There is also a first floor laundry room which is rare for the Berwyn market! The second floor of this home is an owners retreat being dedicated as a master floor vs a typical master bedroom! There is a large sitting area/den off the master bedroom, spa like modern bathroom which serves as the master bathroom along with a spacious bedroom, the second floor is an owners oasis! Off the rear of the home is a custom patio which is ideal for those summer BBQ and family gatherings, 2 car detached garage with newer siding and so much more! Basement has recently been finished with a high end Epoxy Flooring!! There has been nothing overlooked on this home, everything is new, the location should not be overlooked and at this price point with these finishes, this home will not be on the market for long!

3028 Clarence Avenue, Berwyn

$1,200,000
4 Beds 5 Baths 12052684 MLS ACTIVE Status
PRICE DROP!! Experience Timeless Elegance in this Magnificent Tudor Revival Home! Step into a realm of architectural grandeur and historic significance with this exceptional 5,000 sq. ft. residence, originally crafted for J.W. Allen, renowned founder of a prominent baking supply company. This elegant home is a testament to timeless craftsmanship and exquisite attention to detail, offering a lifestyle of unparalleled sophistication. As you enter through the 30 ft. wide double foyer, adorned with arched doorways, wainscoting, and alabaster light fixtures, you'll be greeted by a sense of grandeur that sets the tone for the splendor that awaits within. The sweeping living room, bathed in natural light, features a vaulted, beamed ceiling, wainscoting, and a stunning brick and limestone fireplace, creating a captivating focal point. With built-in cabinets and direct access to a beautiful outdoor patio, this space is ideal for both grand entertaining and cozy gatherings alike. The generously sized dining room provides the perfect setting for hosting large family gatherings, while the sunlit kitchen boasts an island with seating and opens seamlessly to a welcoming family room, perfect for casual dining and relaxation. Ascend the dramatic staircase to the mezzanine level to discover a second family room/den adorned with exquisite woodwork and built-ins, complete with a corner fireplace for intimate gatherings. The second floor is home to a luxurious primary suite, featuring double closets, an en-suite bath with separate tub and shower, and a private sitting room with fireplace. Two additional bedrooms on this level share a Jack & Jill bath, with a bonus tandem room offering versatile space for play, work, or additional accommodation. The third floor offers a private retreat with a bedroom, full bathroom, additional bonus space, and ample storage, while the partially finished basement boasts a rec room, full bath, workout room, and additional storage. For added flexibility, a charming 1-bedroom apartment over the garage provides an ideal rental or in-law arrangement. Outside, enjoy the expansive deck with built-in seating, meticulously landscaped yard, and convenient driveway connecting to the alley for ample parking. Don't miss your chance to own a piece of history and indulge in the epitome of luxury living in this exquisite Tudor Revival home. Schedule your private showing today and prepare to be enchanted by the timeless beauty and unmatched craftsmanship of Oak Park living.

175 N Taylor Avenue, Oak Park

$1,125,000
5 Beds 3 Baths 12051554 MLS ACTIVE Status
Stately prairie four square centrally located in coveted Frank Lloyd Wright Historic district. Built by noted Danish Oak Park builder, August Christenson, for prominent Chicago businessman, CJ Johnson, it's been in the same family for generations, impeccably maintained and sensibly upgraded from the horse and buggy era to the space age. It's near everything making OP desirable - farmer's market, Ridgeland Commons Athletic center, schools, libraries, shopping, dining, entertainment, public transportation, and yet is a quiet, peaceful retreat. Oak Park's proximity to all the city has to offer and O'Hare is an added plus. The hallmarks of a Scandinavian aesthetic and American arts & crafts, which this home exemplifies, are natural materials, lack of ostentation and contrivance and, most importantly, nature- it's beauty and tranquility are always an integral part of a residence. This home's prominent characteristic is a craftsman interior of -grained old wood, built- ins, cozy fireplace, stained glass, wainscoting. These make you feel sheltered, secure, comfy inside. Large windows, porches, abundant greenery lure you outside to commune with nature in your lovely, private garden. It's country living in a refined urban setting. You enter through an elegant, dramatic 30 X10 porch partially screened by white pines. A deck in the secluded rear garden has a Viking cooktop/rotisserie/grill and handmade picnic table. It overlooks an expansive, lush, fenced garden with specimen trees. There are 2 rear patios, one with a firepit. A bright airy country kitchen with a large pantry between it and the formal dining room is for simple, everyday life with everything in easy reach. All four 2nd floor bedrooms are light and airy, punctuated with green views. One has a balcony. There's a mid-century modern bath. The 3r floor bedroom, occupying the entire floor, is a quiet sanctuary with antique wainscoting, full bath. The modern basement with heated floors was architecturally designed as an adaptable space. It can be your family room, gym, children's space, for guests & in-laws, it's fitted for quick installation of an additional light kitchen, if you desire. It has a private entrance, Bose sound system, spa bath with steam shower, Bain Ultra aromatherapy/chromotherapy/thalassotherapy tub, laundry room. There's a 2-car garage w adjacent exterior space for additional cars. The home's many updates include total rewiring, sprinkler system, landscape lighting with 250 volts in the garage to support an ev charger, rare 3 zone pump driven radiant heat, 2 Bradford White water heaters, sump pump, backflow preventer, new sewer line, replacement windows tilting in for cleaning, and more. Space Pac AC includes the attic. The village has just installed a new green alley.

415 N Elmwood Avenue, Oak Park

$725,000
6 Beds 4 Baths 12039898 MLS ACTIVE Status
Must see it to believe it! Oak Park 2-flat with amazing bonus room and huge 3 car garage in prime location! The top floor is a perfect owner's unit; lives like a house. It boasts a generous living room and dining room with beautiful hardwood floors. The updated kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, pantry, and island that seats four and opens up to a lovely family room. The family room is the perfect place to relax and watch a show. The fabulous family room custom built-in holds up to a 65" TV. Four bedrooms and 3 renovated baths make this unit complete. The private primary bedroom and updated en suite provide all the space you need plus 4 closets! The first-floor unit with 2 bedrooms and 1 fully renovated bath has been meticulously maintained. You will find rich hardwood floors in the living room, dining room and bedrooms. The updated bath is perfection! The eat-in kitchen has plenty of cabinets, counter space and a pantry. The bonus room found at the back of the 2-flat steals the show! You will be wowed when you see the spaciousness highlighted by a fully updated bath! This space is perfect for a home office or a luxurious in-law arrangement. Opportunity knocks in the unfinished basement that spans the entire footprint of the original building! Attention garage enthusiasts!! This heated and cooled garage with 220V outlets (2) will knock your socks off! Room for 3 cars (BendPak Commercial lift included) and plenty of space to spend quality time tinkering around with a tv included! Driveway provides additional parking for 3+ cars! All of this and still yard space to entertain and enjoy the warmer months (natural gas line for easy grilling). Location provides easy access to: Whole Foods, Target, Walgreens, Trader Joe's, Lake St shops and restaurants. Lindberg Park around the corner with playground, tennis courts, baseball diamond, and beautiful paths throughout the park. Sought after Horace Mann Elementary, Percy Julian Middle School and Oak Park/River Forest High School.

1431 N Harlem Avenue, Oak Park

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