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Riverside real estate is a great place for your next day trip! The town is easy to get to on the METRA commuter line and through many highways. Annual events are happening all year long, including a seasonal Tree Planting Project where the community comes together to plant 1,000 trees in one day! The local enthusiasm is Riverside is something to be proud of, and residents regularly have constructive events and volunteer opportunities that help make the town better, both in beauty and spirit! The Parks and Recreation Department busily plans bringing folks together through sports, classes and special events. Dedicated as a National Historic Landmark the village of Riverside is known as the “Village in the Forest”. The scenic surroundings here add to the appeal of Riverside homes. Not just the beauty of Mother Nature stands out but architectural designs please the eye as well. Riverside’s roots run deep in architectural genius having been designed by Frederick Law Olmsted himself in 1869. Other prominent architectural efforts in the community are the works of Frank LLoyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, Joseph L. Silsbee and R. Harold Zook.

Designed with Style Riverside Homes Are Big on Charm

Riverside real estate is also close in proximity to many educational and historic attractions. Excursions are easy to such nearby attractions as the Brookfield Zoo, Chicago Portage National Historic Site, and the Unity Temple, a favorite of Frank Lloyd Wright enthusiasts and a historically influential structure. Other attractions include the local Art Institute, numerous museums, and The Adler Planetarium. All great places to spend an afternoon or evening of educational and cultural wonder. The Adler Planetarium in particular will keep you informed and invested in relevant scientific advances, as well as offers many, many activities that appeal to children and adults alike, including space exploration seminars and entertainment! Riverside is a wonderful place to settle down, visit, or spend a season. The unique style and deep history found in its homes and the spirit of the ever progressing town will make you want to never leave!


Newest Riverside Illinois Homes For Sale

8 Beds 5 Baths MRD11491223 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to 84 Riverside Road...the iconic jewel of historic Riverside! Known as the William T. Allen Residence, this beautiful historic home is set on a magnificent landscaped 0.50 acre lot. Featuring an Italianate design throughout, every room is awe-inspiring. Fabulous design elements include dramatic 13-foot ceilings, grand staircase and hallways, 9 marble fireplaces, crown moldings, original mirrors, and hardwood floors throughout. Exceptional outdoor entertaining space with a wraparound porch, a private back patio and huge side yard. Overlooking the Des Plaines River, this home is situated in one of the prettiest locations in town. Close to top-rated restaurants, shopping, parks, Metra, and the Riverside Library. Steps to the Swinging Bridge and the riverwalk path. Top-rated Riverside 96 and 208 school districts. Near several private and parochial schools, including St. Mary School, Fenwick High School, Nazareth Academy and Trinity High School. The home has significant historical and architectural value as one of the earliest residential structures to be constructed in the Village by architect William LeBaron Jenney, a prominent member of the Chicago School of Architecture and considered to be the "Father of the Modern Skyscraper." The home was built for William T. Allen in 1869 and is listed on various historic registries. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live in this prestigious Riverside beauty!

84 Riverside Road, Riverside

Listing courtesy of @properties Christie's International Real Estate.

4 Beds 2 Baths MRD11610519 MLS ACTIVE Status
This Greystone Tudor, orignially the Hugo Reich residence (a local builder), is quintessential Riverside, bursting with historical charm. Located in a prime location near the elementary school and parks, the house sits back off the street with fantastic curb appeal and circular drive. Inside, it features wonderful original woodwork and fixtures, french doors and arched doorways. The spacious first floor features an open floor plan filled with natural light that brings the sunshine through the beautiful and large windows. The living and dining room are anchored by a unique angled stone fireplace and lead to a lovely den and sitting room. The foyer leads into a renovated kitchen with high end appliances, large eating space that looks out a wall of windows to the backyard and a large updated powder room. The second floor has 3 bedrooms and a classic renovated full bath. The top floor has a bonus room that can be used as a 4th bedroom, family room or office space. There is additional living space in the walk out basement that includes a rec room with original bar and woodwork as well as tons of space for storage and woodworking and laundry. The low maintenance yard is fully fenced and private with a deck and fun tree house for the kids. The house has been well maintained and has a newer water heater and both boiler and heat/AC from Mitsubishi split units. Riverside is a historic landmark, designed by Fredrick Law Olmsted. It is a family and commuter's dream with top ranked schools K-12 and located on the Burlington Northern Metra train line and is a quick trip to the city. You won't find a better place to live!

157 Southcote Road, Riverside

Listing courtesy of @properties Christie's International Real Estate.

5 Beds 4 Baths MRD11375894 MLS ACTIVE Status
This large, updated English Tudor combines vintage charm and modern convenience in the historic and picturesque suburb of Riverside. The main floor has plenty of room for entertaining, with a wood-burning fireplace, built-in bookcases and many original architectural details such as arched doorways, plaster cove moldings and oak floors. The great room is spacious enough for a pool table and dining area. The high-end kitchen includes a double oven, brand new counter-depth refrigerator, gas cooktop in the island, granite countertops, heated tile floors and cherry cabinetry. This 5/4 home features tons of closets and storage throughout. The large master suite upstairs includes vented skylights, a double-sink granite vanity, jacuzzi roman tub and built-in cabinetry. Hook-ups for the second-story laundry are located off the jack-and-jill bedrooms. All four bathrooms are newly updated and appointed with variations on the same stone tile accents. wood cabinetry, and new plumbing. There are granite countertops, travertine stone accents and recessed lighting throughout. The lower level includes enough amenities for an in-law suite with new windows, a second kitchen, stacked washer and dryer, a luxurious bathroom with a platform tub and separate shower. Outside, the front yard is professionally landscaped and in back a giant two-tier rear deck serves both intimate and large gatherings. It overlooks a large, private back yard featuring mature pines, maples and fruit trees. Hobbyists and do-it-yourselfers will enjoy two workshops with 200-amp service, along with a two-car plus garage. The roof and central AC are new and under warranty, furnace and water heater are also recent. Copper plumbing throughout. This one must be seen to be appreciated.

366 Downing Road, Riverside

Listing courtesy of iRealty Flat Fee Brokerage.

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