The median home value in River Forest, IL is $504,000This is higher than the county median home value of $255,000.
The national median home value is $266,648.
The average price of homes sold in River Forest, IL is $504,000.
Approximately 83% of River Forest homes are owned, compared to 12% rented, while 5% are vacant.
River Forest real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale.
Commercial properties are also available.
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DO YOU WANT WALK TO TOWN AND TRAIN LOCATION? This is the HOUSE! Located on the historic 700 Block of William this BRIGHT and SUN-FILLED home features a beautifully renovated (2019) open floor-plan Kitchen with all the bells and whistles,(white cabinetry, quartz countertops, expansive island, walk-in pantry). Large deck (16x19) right off the kitchen makes entertaining effortlessly. 1st floor family room surrounded by windows. Second level renovated in 2019 -Primary bedroom features newer stunning bath and 6x8 walk in closet. The other 2 bedrooms share a beautifully designed Jack/Jill bath. Lower level offers playroom, laundry /storage PLUS AN OFFICE AND FULL BATH. Large professionally landscaped yard. Nothing to do but move in and enjoy!
Fantastic oversized corner lot blends stately Tudor architecture while sitting among one the beautiful tree lined streets of River Forest. This stunning Buurma is perfect for todays buyer with well appointed rooms, amazing light, updated features throughout, flexible living space for multiple offices, e learning and guests! Beautiful formal entry with gorgeous wrap around wrought iron staircase, step down to beautiful living room with great ceiling heights, one of 4 fireplaces, custom trim and crown moldings and new windows throughout! Enjoy main floor family room and stunning library/office with custom stained glass, true formal dining with gorgeous leaded doors, eat in oversized high end kitchen with 42 in custom cabinets, SubZero, Viking and Fischer Paykel appliances, amazing storage and lovely breakfast room. All 5 bedrooms are located on 2nd level, primary suite with custom built ins, professionally organized closets, beautiful updated bath the w large steam shower, separate tub, double vanity. 2nd and 3rd bedrooms share jack and jill bath, 4th bedroom has large walk in custom closet and ensuite updated bath, 5th bedroom perfect for guests or office and ensuite updated bath! Full walk up attic with amazing space, fully finished lower level with huge recreational room, game room with full wet bar, sauna, 2nd kitchen, massive storage. Professionally landscaped back and front yards with 2 blue stone paved terraces, in ground pool, attached 3 car heated garage, generator, updated electrical and plumbing, side paved driveway- absolutely everything! Welcome Home. Steps to both elementary and middle school, train, parks!
Custom Burma built extra large tri-level home with three fabulous fireplaces! Quality construction including modernist slate floor design in foyer entry. Formal sunken living room with wood beamed ceiling and large handsome fireplace with clean lines. A large inviting family room with wood beamed ceiling is highlighted with another fireplace surrounded by stone. Three large bedrooms up a short flight of stairs. Master bedroom suite has extensive built-in storage in addition to tons of closet space. Additionally, there is a separate master dressing room with additional built-ins and closet space. Large eat-in kitchen with custom cabinetry, center island, soda fountain bar and a hard-to-find kitchen brick fireplace. Formal dining room with built-in storage. Rare chestnut & pecan woods detailing throughout including many built-ins. Extra rooms include workshop/hobby room and sewing/laundry room. Clean basement with crawl space for additional storage, and extra deep 2 car attached garage with utility room. Large walk-up attic for storage or possible additional living space. Masonry construction and circular brick paver driveway. Lots of charm and character in the warm interior design. Nestled in the heart of River Forest on a large 72 X 183 lot. Beautiful fenced yard with gazebo/double bench swing and irrigation system. First time offered since being custom built by the owner in 1959. This home has been meticulously maintained in its original decor.
Beautifully rehabbed home in pristine condition! This home features an open layout on the first floor with very large living room, with wood burning fireplace, separate dining room and family room. Gourmet kitchen with island seating and casual dining area. Attached 2-car garage is a luxury! 2nd floor has 3 very large bedrooms each with large closets. Each of the smaller bedrooms have private balconies. Primary suite is extra large with en-suite bath. Finished basement includes family room, complete with bar and fireplace, a guest room with full bathroom and large laundry room. TONS of storage. Attached 2-car garage is a HUGE plus! LARGE yard with beautiful professional landscaping and paver patio is perfect for outdoor dining. Walk to schools, parks, Fresh Thyme, restaurants and more!! **No closings until June 15th**
INCREDIBLE LOCATION & LOW TAXES!! Super sunny corner home in central River Forest! This classic center entrance home has been nicely maintained and updated throughout. The gracious foyer opens to a beautiful living room featuring a wood-burning fireplace. The sun room is a great flexible space for office, or additional seating. The kitchen has been opened to the dining area for a great open-concept space. the second sun room can double as a mud room or office and the first floor full bath is a unique plus. Three large bedrooms on the second floor each feature large closets. The primary bedroom has a tandem with walk-in closet that could easily be converted to an en-suite bathroom. Basement has a finished family room space plus laundry room and extra storage areas. Large yard features paver patio and professional landscaping. Short walk to schools, library, shopping CTA Green line, Metra and downtown Oak Park! PROPERTY IS LEASED UNTIL APRIL 30
This charming 3 bed, 2.1 bath River Forest ranch with an attached 2 car garage has it all - a peaceful suburban town close to parks, forest preserves, groceries, restaurants, universities, downtown Oak Park shopping district, and award winning schools; with an easy commute to Chicago via multiple Metra stations, CTA green line and blue line. Step into a welcoming foyer flanked by the formal living room and dining room. The living room features a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, built-in display cabinets/shelving and large picture windows that allow natural light to fill the room. The eat-in galley kitchen, featuring solid wood cabinets, double ovens and an electric cooktop, is fully equipped to handle simple weeknight dinners to large get-togethers. Elevate the work from home experience with a private home office boasting floor-to-ceiling windows and sliders, backyard views and a cozy fireplace. The family room/den off the kitchen can be used as intended, or as a second office, kid's playroom, homeschool room. In the warmer months, fire up the grill and dine al fresco on the flagstone patio amongst a professionally landscaped yard. Rest and relax in a spacious master bedroom and ensuite bathroom with a stand up shower. Two additional bedrooms and a full bathroom with a jacuzzi complete the main level of the home. The basement, with brand new stone floors, a stone fireplace and powder room, provides additional space for recreation, entertainment, exercise or guest quarters/4th bedroom. Spacious laundry, utility and storage room. Updates include: recently power-washed stone exterior, fresh coat of paint throughout, newer roof, sump pump, back up sump pump and generator.
Experience a 3D tour, click Virtual Tour link to explore. This one-of-a-kind River Forest landmark home offers a lovely design, luxury, class and quality. Envisioned around family living and the art of entertaining, meticulously restored, enhanced and maintained over the years, situated on a large, prominent corner lot with gracefully landscaped greenery amid century-old trees offering complete privacy and tranquility. The in-ground heated swimming pool adds splendor and poise. Over 4,000 sq ft, the main house features six bedrooms, four (plus an additional tandem) bedrooms on the second floor. The master bedroom has a separate full bathroom with a whirlpool tub, and a grand balcony, accessible through two sets of French doors. The second bedroom and tandem room are currently used as a second-floor media room, with integrated surround sound, and the tandem room serves as an attached office. The third and fourth bedrooms are amply sized. On the first floor, the gourmet kitchen features top-of-the-line fixtures and a appliances (Thermador), Amish cabinetry, and it opens to a four-season solarium on one side, and a full-fledged breakfast room on the other side, which has a built-in arched cabinet, and a floor to ceiling bookcase. The gigantic sunken living room with spectacular crown molding, an exquisite fireplace, and two sets of French doors. The first floor also features a large dining room with beautiful crown molding, and a knotty pine wood den with built-in bookcases and all wood blinds. The finished basement includes a bedroom, bathroom, office, a multipurpose room/kitchen area, utility rooms, and a food/wine cellar. The property also features a studio apartment style coach house with separate forced air heating and air conditioning, an on demand water heater, spa-like bathroom with two person shower and rain shower, kitchenette, custom cabinetry with granite counter top, and a walk-in closet. The back yard is surrounded by a six foot tall wrought iron fence with automatic gate openers. Experience a 3D Tour, click virtual tour link to explore.
Come check out the facelift of this Cozy and well maintained 4 bedrooms and 2 bathroom home, move in ready. Freshly painted(2021), New windows(2015), beautiful hardwood floors(2021), newer bathrooms and kitchen, new storm door, All stainless steel appliances and much more. Fireplace in the living room and the family room. A great home for that person that cannot manage many stairs. Large back yard with a privacy fence and a huge patio for the family barbeque. Home has been professionally cleaned.
Modern turn-key condo with city view! There isn't anything else to do but move in. The kitchen is the centerpiece of this home with no detail overlooked including a brand new wine fridge and all stainless steel appliances. Gorgeous trim throughout the home and en-suite bath in main bedroom. Nest thermostat. Closets have plenty of space with shelving and organizers. Location is central - half a block walk to Metra train, Keystone Park and near River Forest Town Center.
This bright and spacious 1050 sq ft. 2 bedroom, 1 bath condo is the one!! The kitchen features newer appliances, freshly painted cabinets and a beautiful updated mosaic backsplash to tie all the beautiful updates together! Hate garbage duty? Your garbage gets picked up at your porch door 3 times a week to save you a trip to the dumpster!!! The dining room and living room are open concept to each-other allowing for ample room to entertain and add to the bright and spacious features. The bathroom is tiled all throughout to protect against water damage while enabling and facilitating a deep clean! Both bedrooms include views of Harlem avenue and both sides of the building. Both rooms have ample closet space for all your storage needs! There is a storage facility, coin laundry, 2 parking spots, heat, water, among so much more included! Are you a commuter? Bus stop located at your door, with the green line just a few short minutes South on Harlem. I could talk about it for day, but you must come and see it for yourself and enjoy the neighborhood amenities! Dominican University, Concordia University, Local Forestry, Shopping, and so much more are all within walking distance.
Super sunny, beautifully updated, 1st floor condo with attached garage + exterior parking space! You won't believe how spacious and light-filled this unit is! The living, dining and kitchen are all open-concept. Kitchen is updated with quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances. Primary suite is large enough to accommodate a king-size bed. Both bathrooms are updated and unit has been freshly painted. Replacement windows throughout. Floors are heated to keep you toasty warm! Access the attached garage and storage from the back door without going outside. Unit has an outdoor area for grilling, gardening and a fire pit. All of this AND it is located within walking distance to restaurants, shopping, parks and TOP-NOTCH River Forest schools! Nothing to do but move in and enjoy!!
This clean, bright ground floor 1 bedroom condo in River Forest is move-in ready with fridge and range, updated bathroom floor/stylish sink/ faucet in 2016, plus new, quality carpet and baseboards in 2020. Handy parking spot included just inches from back door. This condo features two airy walk-in closets, a welcoming, flexible living/dining room, and large bedroom with space for reading nook, desk, or recliner. Separate private storage in the building. Free laundry, heat, air, and trash are among the benefits covered by the monthly assessment. Steps away from restaurants, parks, shops, and public transportation (bus). The Green Line is an 8-minute drive. River Forest schools!
ONE OF A KIND! RARE 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH 2ND FLOOR UNIT WITH 2 ASSIGNED PARKING SPACES ONSITE. OVERSIZED UNIT WITH MARBLE FLOORING IN THE KITCHEN/32" CABINETS & ALL APPLIANCES STAY. 21X14 LIVING ROOM WITH WESTERN EXPOSURE VIEWS OVERLOOKS FOYER & FORMAL DINING ROOM. MASTER BEDROOM HAS WALK-IN CLOSET/PREP AREA & FULL, PRIVATE BATHROOM. STEPS TO NORTH AVENUE & IT'S NIGHTLIFE WITH RESTAURANTS, TRANSPORTATION & UNIVERSITY. ASSESSEMENTS INCLUDE HEAT/WATER/GAS & PARKING. ONSITE LAUNDRY IN THIS ELEVATOR, SECURED BUILDING.
This magnificent and sprawling brick Tudor is located in the heart of central River Forest. Pristine oak floors, custom built-ins and cabinetry and exquisite architectural details grace this space. The front entry with built-in settee and grand staircase foyer greet you and flows into the large formal living room with custom built-in fireplace surrounds and room for multiple conversation areas! Don't miss the sunroom off the living room with its 3 walls of bright windows perfect as a quiet space, study, or office. Host your favorite holidays in the large formal dining room. The custom cook's kitchen by Mark Menna Designs can handle your best cuisine prep with large island, loads of granite counterspace, fine cabinetry , stainless appliances, and access to the park-like back yard and new deck! The breakfast area is perfect for informal dining or as a small TV family space. 1st floor bedroom is perfect for guests with a new full bath. Three large bedrooms with more beautiful oak floors are on the 2nd level including the home's original primary with double closets as well as a large bright dressing room/walk-in closet. This level's full bath is also new! The primary suite located on the 3rd level also has another office space, a new full bath as well as huge storage. The large rec room in the basement can be your home gym and workout area. More storage is also located in this lower level. This home has so many updates including newer windows throughout, newer heat boiler, space pac air conditioning and so much more. Walk to all that is great about River Forest as well as Oak Park... schools, dining, shops, nightlife, and all forms of transportation like the Metra or the Green Line. This fantastic home is move-in ready!
Much bigger than it looks! This 3+ BR, 2-1/2 BA brick bungalow is move-in ready! The first floor features an open floor plan LR/DR, 2 BR's, remodeled full bath, eat-in kitchen with new appliances and granite countertops. The primary suite on the second floor has a remodeled bath and upgraded hardwood floor. The reworked basement has a 4th bedroom and half bath. Some additional features include new windows, Alpha closets, new washer & dryer, new water heater, recently painted interior, new roof for both house and garage, garage siding in 2018, and brick patio and firepit all enclosed by a private back yard.
Double doors lead you into this elegant yet comfortable condominium which has more than 2300 square feet of living space. Not many condos in this area have 3 bedroom 3 bath in this great River Forest location. The open floor plan leads to a den, dining room and a living room with sliding glass doors which open to a balcony. This condo has a spacious Primary Suite with views to the south/west and includes walk-in closet and sitting area. The primary bath includes double sinks, walk in shower, whirlpool tub. The second bedroom is spacious and has a huge walk in closet for additional storage space. The third bedroom is also en suite and is a spacious bedroom. The eat in kitchen has all newer stainless steel appliances and includes plenty of cabinet space. In unit laundry has built-in cabinets, shelves and a laundry tub. This unit has had all windows replaced in 2019 and all bedrooms have carpeting that was installed 1 week ago. Two indoor deeded parking spaces and two storage closets. Guest parking is available at the rear of the building. The building is practically soundproof with cement walls and floors separating the units. The building has an elevator and bike rack. This building is situated within minutes of shopping, dining, athletic clubs, the green line, Metra with easy access to interstate 290 (20 minutes to downtown Chicago, 25 minutes to O'hare Airport). Just a short walk will show you everything that Oak Park has to offer. This neighborhood has exceptional schools.
Comfortable space for all your needs and wants in this 4 Bedroom brick home. The first floor features a living room with a wood-burning fireplace, dining room, kitchen, breakfast room/mudroom, custom deck, and a family room that overlooks a private fenced yard. The 2nd floor consists of 4 bedrooms, and 2 full and one half baths. Additional family room in basement with a half bath and lots of storage. Hardwood floors and many built-ins throughout. Bring your decorating ideas and make it your own!
River Forest's finest custom built contemporary original owner home with Roman brick. Features sunken Livingroom with cathedral beamed ceiling. Spacious formal dining room with picturesque views. Hardwood floors in living room, marble floors in dining room and foyer. Eat-in kitchen. 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths on the upper level. Primary bedroom has balcony overlooking forest preserve. Great closets and storage. Lower level family room with marble fireplace and built-in bar. Finished sub-basement and laundry room. Roof 2 years old. Circular drive. Immediate possession. (taxes are shown with multiple exemptions)
Center of River Forest and over 5000 square feet of updated space to Live, Work, Study and Play, all in a super convenient location. Stately and bright mix of charm and elegant living with thoughtfully designed gourmet kitchen featuring a large island with custom storage including docking station for electronics, cozy breakfast nook, mudroom and heated floors. The kitchen flows seamlessly to the open family room with gorgeous views of the private backyard. Spacious 2nd floor has 5 bedrooms, with ample room for the family that works from home and attends online classes. Spacious Primary suite has a walk-in closet, spa-like bath, fireplace, heated floors and private balcony.Full 3rd floor could be an ideal in-law,nanny suite, or office with 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath and huge studio currently used for exercise but originally designed as an art studio. Large basement with game room, wood paneled office, wine cellar, laundry and plenty of storage. Short walk to schools, library, trains, park, restaurants, Oak Park boutiques and grocery stores. *Successful tax appeal will be reflected on Aug tax bill. 100 x 185 ft lot