The median home value in River Forest, IL is $470,000.
the county median home value of $285,000.
The national median home value is $308,980.
The average price of homes sold in River Forest, IL is $470,000.
Approximately 83% of River Forest homes are owned,
compared to 11% 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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Beautiful, upgraded 4Bed/4Bath home with finished basement in River Forest! Repainted home features refinished hardwood floors, brand new custom kitchen cabinetry, new stainless steel appliances, new quartz countertops, crown molding, white trim, recessed lighting, skylights, custom granite bar area, and 3 seasons room with wood burning stove that leads out to the pretty backyard. First floor bedroom can also be the perfect home office. Primary suite has large living space off the stairs, lovely French doors that open to the huge bedroom with 2 separate large walk-in closets, and step up jetted tub separate from walk in shower. 2nd bedroom has built-in double desk, shelves, ensuite bath, and double walk-in closets. Finished basement features new carpeting with huge living space wired for a home theater, large bedroom along with a den, full bath, laundry room with washer/dryer, washtub, built-in speakers, and storage room. Two-car garage, new asphalt driveway, and storage shed make this the ideal home. 2015 roof and zoned heating & cooling with new furnace and brand new AC unit. Right by great restaurants, shopping, and public transportation.
METICULOUSLY RENOVATED TWO STORY RIVER FOREST TOWNHOME WITH 2 BEDROOMS AND 1-1/2 BATHS. IT FEATURES THREE FULL FLOORS OF LIVING SPACE WITH ABUNDANT NATURAL LIGHT. THE FIRST FLOOR HAS AN OPEN LIVING ROOM/DINING ROOM COMBO, AND AN UPDATED HALF BATH. THE NEWLY UPDATED KITCHEN HAS A CERAMIC TILE FLOOR, STONE COUNTERTOP, WHITE CABINETRY, BREAKFAST BAR AND S/S RANGE, HOOD AND DISHWASHER. THERE ARE HARDWOOD FLOORS AND REPLACEMENT WINDOWS THROUGHOUT. THE SECOND FLOOR PRIMARY BEDROOM IS GENEROUSLY SIZED WITH ABUNDANT CLOSET SPACE. THE 2ND BEDROOM IS SPACIOUS AND HAS A DOUBLE DOOR CLOSET. THE FULL BATH HAS A NEW SINK, TOILET AND RE-GLAZED TUB. THE LOWER LEVEL HAS A FULLY FINISHED RECREATION ROOM AND SEPARATE UTILITY/LAUNDRY ROOM. BRAND NEW FORCED AIR/CENTRAL AIR, TOO. THIS TOWNHOME HAS NO MONTHLY ASSESSMENTS AND PETS ARE PERMITTED. ONE EXTERIOR PARKING SPACE IS INCLUDED. ENJOY THE AWARD WINNING RIVER FOREST SCHOOL SYSTEM AND A SHORT WALK TO A VARIETY OF NEIGHBORHOOD RESTAURANTS.
This Boutique Building in Ideal River Forest location has 1500SF of space for you. This is a 2-story, 3rd floor unit with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, plus a loft. Recent upgrades include a newer SS frig, fresh paint of entire unit, new furnace and updated first floor bath. The Main level includes Full Kitchen, Roomy Dining Area, Living Room, Two good sized Bedrooms, and Full Bath. Enjoy the Bright and Open Living Room with newer Sliding Glass Door to Balcony. Upstairs you will find the Owner's Bedroom and Bathroom with a luxury bath. The 2nd level LOFT area makes a great office space, reading or play area. In-unit Laundry boasts a newer Washer/Dryer. Price includes an Attached Garage Space, one outdoor Assigned Space, and a Storage Unit. This condo is perfect if you work from home or need an easy commute to the City. Walk to the train or CTA stop. A short drive to Oak Park and Forest Park EL stops or expressways. Walk Everywhere-Train, Bus, Schools, Stores-Jewel/Whole Foods & Park. Convenient to both Forest Park and Oak Park's restaurants, shopping and nightlife. Wonderful neighborhood, Top Rated Schools!! Take a look, let this unique space tap into your creativity! Tenant is on a month to month lease. Please note, this is Not an elevator building and the unit can be rented, no restrictions.
HUGE 2 bedroom, 2 bath fifth floor end unit condo in the River Forest. Large rooms, master bathroom completely remodeled a few years ago, updated main bathroom, beautiful laminate flooring all around. New furnace, new balcony door with large west facing balcony. Laundry and storage on the first floor and one car garage space. Fabulous unit in a very desirable elevator building. Heat included in the monthly assessment. Great location. Walk to shops, transportation, parks & schools. MUST SEE!
NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION. 1284 PRIVATE SF BACKYARD**PRIVATE ELEVATOR**20 FT WIDE MASTER BEDROOM** New construction single-floor living in River Forest at Lake/Lathrop. A private elevator opens directly into your new home with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, expansive living area & HUGE 1,284 SF walkout terrace/backyard. Yes, 1,284SF! It's 52 feet long! Designer kitchen features Wood-Mode cabinetry, integrated Thermador appliances & huge quartz kitchen island for food prep & entertaining. Dining room can be set for 10 daily; expand to 12-14 on holidays. Lives like a single-family home-all on one level without any maintenance hassles. One parking space included. Additional parking spaces available ($35k each). RF is a new construction condominium building blending traditional design & modern luxury amongst River Forest's rich architectural heritage. Steps from schools, houses of worship, Tennis Club, Keystone Park & Metra with easy access to highway. New retail tenants will add to street-level amenities. RF features 3-Bedroom and 4-Bedroom layouts with prices ranging from $799K to $1.5M.
Rarely available. Stunning, 6,000 sf, custom-built home in premiere River Forest location! Designed with uncompromising quality and elegance for today's modern family. Gracious entryway greets you with a gorgeous wood and wrought iron staircase, private living room/office, and formal dining room. Perfect for entertaining, the well-appointed kitchen is a chef's dream with a walk-in pantry, desk area, butler's pantry with wine cooler, and breakfast area. Expansive light-filled family room includes a soaring ceiling with wood burning fireplace overlooking the beautiful fully fenced backyard. 1st floor bedroom, full bath, and mudroom complete this floor. Bright and airy 2nd floor includes 4 large bedrooms with vaulted ceilings and 3 full bathrooms, all with heated floors. The primary bedroom has a walk-in closet and ensuite bath with jacuzzi, separate luxury steam shower with rainshower, and body sprays. 2nd bedroom has ensuite bath, while the 3rd and 4th bedrooms share a Jack and Jill bath. Laundry room is conveniently located on 2nd floor, and your family will love the enormous finished basement with open concept game room, movie room with fireplace, wet bar, wine cellar, full bath, and plenty of storage space. Hardwood floors, meticulously crafted molding, central vacuum, sprinkler system, and built-in audio system throughout. Attached heated 3 car garage. Too many features to list - MUST SEE!! *Furnishings negotiable
Enhanced Buurma built brick home with architectural features and updates for today's lifestyle in prime River Forest location. This is a rare opportunity to own a spacious, mint condition, 5+1 bedrooms incorporated with the Inlaw/AuPair Suite with full kitchen, bedroom, and full bath situated on a beautiful corner lot!! Gracious open floor plan. Home is flooded with bright natural light, Gorgeous gourmet kitchen leading into the family room with w/fireplace and Hidden Wet Bar. Luxurious primary suite w/spa like bath and large walk in closet. The full finished basement offers two areas, Inlaw/AuPair Suite with full kitchen and also recreation room with half bath. Attached 4-car heated garage..The tasteful design found throughout the home gives it a warm inviting feeling and makes it perfect for family gatherings and entertaining. Living Room Fireplace As-Is
Spacious unit in a super well maintained, very secure River Forest condo!! There is nothing small about this one. The kitchen, living, and dining rooms are all big, creating a wonderful amount of "spread-out" room, in the primary living areas. There is also a nice balcony to enjoy, with western exposure. Perfect spot to enjoy the evening air on a nice day. Three LARGE bedrooms! Master bedroom en suite is huge, with hardwood flooring and big closets. Plenty of room to operate in the modern kitchen, which features marble flooring, custom cabinetry, top of the line appliances, and an eating area. This is an Elevator Building, and so well built that there is no noise from outside! Two parking spaces are included, one covered (#25) and one in the lot (#29). Heat and water included in assessments. Building amenities include a storage room with large lockers, a very clean laundry room, and an exercise room that Planet Fitness would be proud of! Very convenient location! Close to grocery stores, North Ave restaurants and many other businesses! Public transportation options are available, with easy access to the CTA Green Line and Metra. River Forest schools are excellent and Award Winning! Great Location! Wonderful Building! Excellent Condo!
Don't miss this wonderful River Forest opportunity for a bedroom, full bath and laundry room - all on the first floor! The first floor also features a light-filled formal living room, separate dining room, family room with fireplace and eat-in kitchen. The second floor has a spacious primary bedroom with ensuite bathroom. Two additional bedrooms and full bath complete the second floor. Unfinished basement with high ceilings awaits your finishing touches or is perfect for storage. Two-car attached garage. Original owners have meticulously maintained this home.
Endless possibilities in this light and bright two bedroom, 1 bath condo unit! Unbeatable location close to metra, cta, shopping, dining and childcare; award winning schools and parks! This spacious home features neutral decorating, open floor plan and great closet space and thermal windows. Living room, dining room and bedrooms boast gleaming hardwood floors, ceramic tile floors in kitchen and bath. Meticulously maintained unit in well-managed association. Assigned parking apace and coin laundry and storage complete the picture!
Live in River Forest! Welcome home to this affordable, bright and spacious, 3 bedroom, 2 bath condominium on a quiet tree lined street in North RF. This first floor unit features an open floor plan with ample living space, dining area and freshly updated kitchen with stainless appliances and plenty of counter space. All bedrooms are generously sized and the primary even has an ensuite bathroom! In unit laundry with gorgeous parquet floors throughout. Space to grill outside your backdoor and 1 attached garage space along with 1 outdoor space make this place unbeatable! Steps to great restaurants, grocery store, park, schools and shops along North Avenue. No rental restrictions.
The uncompromising quality will astound you in this 5000 + sq. ft. custom built home! Luxury finishes and attention to detail are evident in every room. Situated on a 50 x 200 lot across from Thatcher woods this home was designed to offer unprecedented privacy and feel like a retreat. The 1st floor features a vaulted foyer, living room, dining room, gourmet chefs kitchen with pantry and butler's pantry, open to a huge family room and terrace. A well appointed bar room off the foyer is incredible for entertaining and could be reimagined as a guest room. There is also a full bathroom, powder room and laundry room on the first floor. A gorgeous staircase takes you to the 2nd floor where you will find a sweeping primary suite featuring vaulted ceilings, fireplace and double walk-in closets. The en-suite bath is truly a spa retreat with heated floors, steam shower, soaking tub and double vanities. Three additional bedrooms are on this level, each with custom closets. The shared bathroom is spacious and features custom double vanity. The basement has high ceilings and features a large family room, gym room and office with separate entrance. Tons of additional storage and a half bath round it out. The two-car garage is heated, offers storage and separate entrance to basement office. The driveway and apron allows room for 3 additional parking spaces and a turn-around. The backyard and stone terrace are lushly landscaped and offer entertainment and play spaces with dining and seating areas, a built-in grill, fire pit and fountain! The serenity and luxury of this fine home will truly take your breath away.
It's a testimonial to a home and a village when an owner stays in their house for almost 60 years. This brick center entrance colonial is located on one of the prettiest blocks in River Forest. It is nestled among homes priced over $1,000,000. This 4 bedroom 1.1 bath house has been lovingly cared for. The living room has a wood burning fireplace. Newly refinished hardwood floors and a fresh coat of paint make it sparkle. The large lot... 50 x 188 can accommodate a kitchen/family room addition. Bring your contractor. It's in a walkable River Forest location. One block from Washington Park. Two blocks from the River Forest Metra Station and Keystone Park. Just a few blocks from award winning Lincoln School. Walkable to the shops and restaurants in downtown Forest Park. Close to I-290 for a seamless commute to downtown or the Western suburbs. O'Hare airport is a 20 minute commute down Cumberland Rd. Home is in good shape, but to be purchased "AS IS." Taxes will be reassessed.
Huge Price Reduction! Seller Is Motivated; Bring Your Offers! Our condo features three large bedrooms, two full bathrooms and one half bath with a surprisingly large carpeted living room that flows into a separate dining room. Lives like a single family house without all the maintenance! The elevator transports you to a semi-private lobby before entering Unit 3E. Take a good look at the best layout in the building, nearly 2500 sq feet. of space, with a main bedroom that lives like a separate suite and enjoy the large kitchen, ideal for hosting your parties, with an abundance of cabinet space and a cozy breakfast area. The Juliette balcony off the living room offers beautiful tree-lined views but the entire home has great natural light throughout the day with the South and East exposures. In addition, there are many extra closets, in-unit full size washer/dryer and NEW dual-zone HVAC (2020). Heated underground garage space #3 included in price. The Valencia is a well-maintained elevator building with friendly neighbors situated among the historic homes of River Forest. Located conveniently near Downtown Oak Park and public transportation, building is exceptionally well managed. No dogs or rentals, sorry. This is a great opportunity that you don't want to miss!
Luxury 1 bedroom 1 bath condo with an office/den and garage parking at William Place. Beautiful Oak hardwood floors throughout, large bright living room that leads to an office/den. An expansive balcony from end to end of unit with west view. Kitchen has new LG appliances and a separate dining space. Lots of closet space and full-size washer and dryer in-unit. Convenient heated garage parking space, 2 storage units and 2 elevators. Building is well managed and maintained. Prime River Forest location; walk to Metra, Green Line, shopping and downtown Oak Park/River Forest and more!
WOW! Check out the price adjustment! It's perfectly priced for this home and this River Forest neighborhood! NEWLY VACANT, SO JUST MOVE-IN!!! Incredible opportunity to own this 5th generation, vintage 4-bedroom 2 bathroom with its original Douglas Fir hardwood floors throughout, in River Forest. Home sits on large lot with HUGE side yard with 2 car garage and additional parking pad. Spend your summer days sitting on your front porch or enjoying your backyard. Home boasts many original and unique features throughout the home that gives it that River Forest charm. Plenty of closet space, living room and dining, updated bathrooms, and washer/dryer on the first floor. Lots of kitchen counterspace, eat in area as well as walk-in pantry. Off the kitchen has a quaint bonus room that could be used as a sitting area to read your books, office or quiet place to drink your tea or coffee in the morning All 4 bedrooms on the 2nd floor have ample space as well as closet space. Additional storage space in unfinished basement and attic.
Fabulous three-bedroom, 2-1/2 bathroom unit with two garage parking spaces in one of River Forest's favorite buildings! Every room is large! The south-facing living room is drenched in sunlight, and the spacious separate dining room is great for entertaining. The eat-in kitchen has room for a table and chairs and plenty of cabinets and storage space with easy access to the laundry room just off the kitchen. There are plenty of options with three bedrooms: a family room or an office, or a 3rd bedroom. There is ample storage/closets throughout the unit, with an additional storage locker in the garage. The attached heated parking spaces are numbers 10 and 11.
Great River Forest location for major rehab or new construction. Value in the land. House has had appliances, furnace and water meter removed. Being sold "As Is" LA related to seller.
Get ready to be impressed by this 2,400 square foot, 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath condo in the desirable Valencia building! The unit has been beautifully remodeled with fine attention to detail and high quality materials. Features include fresh paint throughout, new porcelain tile floor in foyer, kitchen, powder room and 2nd full bath, recessed can lighting, stylish chandeliers, new bedroom carpet, pristine condition parquet floors and abundant closet space, including a cedar closet. A wall was removed between the kitchen and dining room to create a stunning, huge, open concept living area. A juliet balcony overlooks the lovely garden and floods this wonderful space with natural light. Here you will gather casually with friends and family or entertain more formally with ease and comfort. The Christine Baumbach designed kitchen has custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances, Ceasarstone quartz counters, new tile backsplash and a casual eating area. Both the powder room and full guest bath have been remodeled with a designer's flair. The large primary bedroom has multiple closets with new doors, new carpet and a well-appointed bath with double vanity, walk-in shower and glass tile accents. Bedroom #2 is very spacious with double closets and offers flexibility as a family room or 2nd primary suite. The 3rd bedroom is ideal for guests or in-home office. The large laundry room has a utility sink and generous storage. 2 garage parking spaces come with this unit.The Valencia is an extremely well managed and maintained building , with a very healthy reserve fund. Make this wonderful, move-in ready condo your own!
Welcome to the Solomon Thatcher Jr. Home, one of the first and finest homes built in River Forest. This home was built on 516 and 518 Keystone Avenue. Keystone Avenue is affectionately referred to as "The Street of Dreams" with some of the deepest parkways, setbacks, and yards up to 235' deep. A rare opportunity to own a very distinctive home situated one block from beautiful Keystone Park, and the River Forest Metra train station. This impressive three story home features a Mansard roof, elongated windows, and a welcoming porch and veranda. Solomon built this home with thoughtful, hand crafted millwork. He was a builder that also owned a sawmill which accounts for the incredible selection and execution of the woodwork displayed throughout the home. The home is designed around a grand central foyer with soaring ceilings, 8' pocket doors and a transom of french panes. The foyer and the first floor rooms are filled with art and stained glass, fireplaces, some original gas light sconces, hand carved woodwork, wainscoting, beamed ceilings and more. Moving through the grand foyer is the intimate dining room showcasing warm walnut wainscoting and breathtaking crown moldings found frequently in great Chicago architecture of this period. Off the dining room is a breakfast room flooded with light and panoramic views of the expansive yard and mature trees. The chef's kitchen features custom cabinetry, granite counter tops, an island with seating for six, high-end stainless steel appliances including a professional 48" oven/range, two refrigerators and two dishwashers for quick clean up. Off of the kitchen is a convenient mudroom that includes first floor laundry. This awesome kitchen was selected for the annual Parenthesis Kitchen walk. The home was also featured as an ASID showcase home, a Wright Plus house walk home and was on the 2022 River Forest Historic Homes Tour. The second floor includes a magnificent hallway with a striking floor to ceiling mahogany trimmed mirror. There are 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and a sunroom on the second floor. The Primary suite includes a fireplace, sitting area, walk-in closet, luxurious spa bath, separate shower and elegant double sink vanity. Third floor includes a game room, an office, 3 bedrooms and a full bath. There is a Coach House above the garage that is freshly painted and includes one bedroom, a family room, kitchen and a full bath. This is your opportunity to live in a wonderful home in a fabulous location on one of the largest lots in River Forest.
NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION. 1360 PRIVATE SF BACKYARD**PRIVATE ELEVATOR**20 FT WIDE MASTER BEDROOM** New construction single-floor living in River Forest at Lake/Lathrop. A private elevator opens directly into your new home with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, expansive living area & HUGE 1,360SF walkout terrace/backyard. Yes, 1,360SF! It's 52 feet long! Designer kitchen features Wood-Mode cabinetry, integrated Thermador appliances & huge quartz kitchen island for food prep & entertaining. Dining room can be set for 10 daily; expand to 12-14 on holidays. Lives like a single-family home-all on one level without any maintenance hassles. One parking space included. Additional parking spaces available ($35k each). RF is a new construction condominium building blending traditional design & modern luxury amongst River Forest's rich architectural heritage. Steps from schools, houses of worship, Tennis Club, Keystone Park & Metra with easy access to highway. New retail tenants will add to street-level amenities. RF features 3-Bedroom and 4-Bedroom layouts with prices ranging from $799K to $1.5M.
920 PRIVATE SF BACKYARD**THREE SUITES**CORNER RESIDENCE** New construction single-floor corner residence in River Forest at Lake/Lathrop. A private elevator opens directly into your new home with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, expansive living area & generous 920 walkout terrace/backyard! Designer kitchen features Wood-Mode cabinetry, integrated Thermador appliances & huge quartz kitchen island for food prep & entertaining. Dining room can be set for 10 daily; expand to 12-14 on holidays. Powder room for guests and private owner's suite with sitting areas set in the treetops facing St. Luke's. Primary bedroom features double vanity, separate shower, and standalone soaking tub. All secondary bedrooms are large, suited to a private bathroom, and include a walk-in closet. Lives like a single-family home-all on one level without any maintenance hassles. One parking space included. Additional parking spaces available ($35k each). RF is a new construction condominium building blending traditional design & modern luxury amongst River Forest's rich architectural heritage. Steps from schools, houses of worship, Tennis Club, Keystone Park & Metra with easy access to highway. New retail tenants will add to street-level amenities.