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Listing 8 out of 31
$1,699,000 For Sale

1608 Forest Place
Evanston, IL 60201

6 beds, 4 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,600 sq ft; lot: 4622 sq ft lot - MLS# 10380713
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Description

Enjoy rare, unobstructed Lake Michigan views in this one-of-a-kind historic Evanston home. Located in the highly-coveted Lakeshore Historic District, this remarkable rare gem sits directly across from Lake Michigan, & with loads of nature steps from the front door - numerous lakefront parks, beaches, bike/running paths, & lagoon. But also conveniently just a few blocks to all that downtown Evanston offers; dining, shopping, entertainment, train & NU! This incredibly-spacious, 6-bedroom, 4.5 bath Victorian home has been lovingly maintained by one family for over 60 years, & offers an abundance of bright, charming living space with 10' ceilings, custom built-ins, tall, oversized windows, & updates galore. Renovations include newer kitchen w/ butler's pantry, restored hardwood floors, full 2nd kitchen in lower level, newer windows and electrical, two entrances to walk-out basement. All this & LOW TAXES! This charming home with direct lake views is one-of-a-kind! Welcome home!

Features

  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Detached Single
  • Listing Status: Active
  • County/Area: Cook County
  • Zip Code: 60201
  • Year Built: 1879
  • Age: 100+ Years
  • School District: 65, 202
  • Elementary School: Dewey Elementary School
  • Middle School: Nichols Middle School
  • High School: Evanston Twp High School
  • Sq.Ft.: 3,600 sq ft
  • Total Rooms: 14
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Full Baths: 4
  • Half Baths: 1
  • Basement: Finished, Full, Walkout
  • Garage: 2-Car, Garage Door Opener(s), Detached
  • # of Parking Spaces: 2
  • Fireplace: Family Room, Basement, 2, Gas Logs, Gas Starter
  • Lot Size: Less Than .25 Acre
  • Baths: 5
  • Pool or Spa: Hot Tub, See Kitchen Type
  • Waterfront: Yes
  • # Of Cars: 2
  • 2nd Bedroom Size: 18x15
  • 2nd Bedroom Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
  • 3rd Bedroom Size: 13x12
  • 3rd Bedroom Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
  • 4th Bedroom Size: 13x11
  • 4th Bedroom Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
  • Above Grade Bedrooms: 6
  • Additional Rooms: 2nd Kitchen, 5th Bedroom, 6th Bedroom, Office, Library, Recreation Room, Foyer, Storage
  • Addtl Room 1 Flooring: Stone
  • Addtl Room 1 Name: 2nd Kitchen
  • Addtl Room 1 Size: 12x8
  • Addtl Room 2 Name: 5th Bdrm
  • Addtl Room 2 Size: 17x13
  • Addtl Room 3 Name: 6th Bdrm
  • Addtl Room 3 Size: 12x9
  • Addtl Room 4 Flooring: Stone
  • Addtl Room 4 Level: Walkout Basement
  • Addtl Room 4 Name: Office
  • Addtl Room 4 Size: 14x9
  • Addtl Room 5 Flooring: Hardwood
  • Addtl Room 5 Name: Library
  • Addtl Room 5 Size: 21x14
  • Addtl Room 6 Name: Recreation Rm
  • Addtl Room 6 Size: 17x15
  • Addtl Room 7 Flooring: Ceramic Tile
  • Addtl Room 7 Name: Foyer
  • Addtl Room 7 Size: 13x12
  • Addtl Room 7 Window Treatments: Blinds
  • Addtl Room 8 Name: Storage
  • Addtl Room 8 Size: 12x9
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air, Zoned
  • Appliances: Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
  • Area Amenities: Pond/Lake, Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
  • Association/Assessment Frequency: Not Applicable
  • Basement Bathrooms (Y/N): Yes
  • Bedroom 2 Floors: Hardwood
  • Bedroom 3 Floors: Hardwood
  • Bedroom 4 Floors: Hardwood
  • Built Before 1978 (Y/N): Yes
  • Dining Room: Separate, 17x13
  • Dining Room Floors: Hardwood
  • Dining Room Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
  • Driveway: Off Alley
  • Electricity: 200+ Amp Service
  • Exposure: Lake/Water, Park
  • Exterior Building Type: Vinyl Siding
  • Exterior Property Features: Patio, Porch
  • Family Room: 18x17
  • Family Room Floors: Hardwood
  • Family Room Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
  • Garage Ownership: Owned
  • General Information: School Bus Service, Commuter Bus, Commuter Train, Historical District
  • Heat/Fuel: Gas, Forced Air
  • Interior Property Features: Hardwood Floors, In-Law Arrangement, Built-In Features
  • Is Parking Included in Price: Yes
  • Kitchen: 14x13
  • Kitchen Floors: Hardwood
  • Kitchen Type: Eating Area-Table Space, Pantry-Butler
  • Living Room: 17x14
  • Living Room Floors: Hardwood
  • Living Room Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
  • Lot Dimensions: 53X97
  • Master Bedroom: 26x15
  • Master Bedroom Bath: Full
  • Master Bedroom Floors: Hardwood
  • Master Bedroom Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
  • Parking: Garage
  • Roof Type: Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
  • Sewer: Sewer-Public
  • Square Feet Source: Estimated
  • Tax Year: 2017
  • Taxes: $15,402
  • Township: Evanston
  • Type Detached: 3 Stories
  • Water: Lake Michigan, Public
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