The median home value in River Forest, IL is $515,000.
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 $515,000.
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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This truly is a one-of-a-kind beauty! Stunning Victorian with 5200 square feet of classic features. The perfect blend of architectural detail from the last century modernized for the next one. Everything you want: open kitchen with all high-end appliances, a big island counter that opens to a huge family room on one side and the breakfast dining room that overlooks the expansive deck and yard. The first floor also offers a formal living and dining room, an office with fireplace and a screened-in porch The second floor offers a library with a beautiful vaulted ceiling and one of the five fireplaces; luxury primary suite with bath and spa-like features, 3 additional bedrooms, two additional bathrooms and a laundry area The third floor has two bedrooms, sitting room and full bath. Get away to the lower level for a movie in the rec room or workout in the exercise room with of course another full bath. This house will not disappoint!
Enjoy the best suburban living in sought after River Forest, known for its classic homes on tree lined avenues, great schools and nearby train. This 1919 Dutch Colonial has been modernized and re-imagined without sacrificing its original charm. You'll be drawn inside through the stained-glass door into the welcoming foyer opening to the formal living room, den, and open staircase. High ceilings and oak floors throughout reflect the light from an abundance of newer pained windows. Four bedrooms and 2 full baths upstairs provide flexibility along with two-story sun-room and partially finished basement. Entertain in all seasons from cozy fireside to expansive patio gatherings overlooking the private, manicured yard. Plenty of storage in the 2.5 garage. Excellent location...close to schools, parks and public transportation.
Massive, stately home stands remarkably tall on sought after block boasting unmatched historic charm. For sale for the first time in decades after years of service as beloved family home. Huge, welcoming front porch leads into generous foyer flanked by oversized formal living and dining rooms, more than enough entertaining space to host parties and special occasions, no need to cut the guest list! Kitchen/family room combo spreads across the whole back of the home, plus extra large, first floor 5th bedroom with en suite full bath could also work as home office or den. Legitimately soaring ceiling heights and light flooded rooms on both first and second floors. Ceiling height also plays a starring role on unfinished 3rd floor, plus big unfinished basement, 2 enormous spaces ready for your ideas. Park-like yard, shared garage offers 2 parking spaces and extra room for bikes. Short walk to Metra, schools, shopping, parks, etc. Sold 'as is'.
Terrific centrally located bright, roomy and updated top floor 2 BR/2 BA turnkey gem. The 5th floor unit is in an exceptionally well-managed and well-capitalized elevator building. Inviting and open floor plan comes with updated kitchen and baths (including a walk-in shower), modern accoutrements, hard-wood floors, newer bedroom carpeting, recessed lighting, and contemporary closet doors! Kitchen has granite/ stainless with a sit-up bar. Flexible space and works really well for living/ entertaining. Abundant closets make this a 10+. And lest we not forget the attached, heated garage parking space. WOW! Prime central River Forest location near Metra, Green Line, Jewel, Library, Trader Joe's & all the goodies of downtown Oak Park & River Forest Town Square!
Fantastic looking 4 Bedroom 1.5 Bathroom Center Entrance Colonial style single family home located in the heart of Beautiful River Forest and in the coveted and award-winning Lincoln School District. The house is located on a beautiful tree line street with mature tall trees abound. An Absolutely gorgeous property that you won't want to miss. The property has been occupied by the same family for the last 60 years and it's now time for New Memories to be made in the home with new owners. The house has been meticulously cared for over the years and is in move in condition with newly re-finished hardwood floors and freshly painted walls. As you walk in you will notice the center entrance is then split up by the beautiful living room with a wood burning fireplace on the left side and a generous size dining room on the right. The kitchen is large enough for an eat-in kitchen although there is a super cute Nook in the rear for an all-season room perfect for a medium sized table and four chairs to overlook the gorgeous backyard while dining. Upstairs has 3 generous size bedrooms, a really nice size master bedroom that's 18x12 and the 4th bed room would be best as an office or turned into a really nice sized walk-in closet. The basement is full and unfinished and is ready for new ideas... The house is walkable to all local Parks, Recreation along with tons of restaurants & shopping. Located just a short commute to Down Town Chicago, O'Hare or Midway Airport.
NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION. **MASSIVE, UPDATED FLOORPLAN** Residence 203 lives huge with 6,112 SF of total living on one floor (3,036 SF Interior + 3,076 SF Exterior). A private elevator opens directly into your new home with 4 large suites, 4.1 baths, expansive kitchen, living, and dining area, game/bar room, and spacious family room that opens into the HUGE 2,508 SF walkout terrace/backyard to double your entertainment space! 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 $849K to $2M.
Calling investors, rehabbers or buyers looking to customize! This 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bath condo is in need of some TLC, but it has a lot of potential and a great opportunity to purchase with instant equity. Do you know the unit directly above 4E sold for $672,000 in 2022? With a little bit of work, you can turn this 2500 sf single level home into a luxurious space with modern amenities. Recent improvements include: living/dining room painted, hallway bathroom, in-unit full size washer/dryer and NEW dual-zone HVAC (2020). Heated underground garage space included in price. Located at the Valencia, a well-maintained elevator building with friendly neighbors situated among the historic homes of River Forest. Conveniently located near Downtown Oak Park, public transportation, Concordia University, Dominican University. Seller motivated. Bring your offers!
Welcome to this 5,000 + sq. ft. SHOWSTOPPER! This award-winning, newer construction home was professionally designed and custom built! Experience luxury finishes, uncompromising quality, and attention to detail throughout. The beautiful views of Thatcher Woods and professionally landscaped grounds on this 200 ft. deep lot, offer stunning beauty and ultimate privacy. The heated Bluestone front walk and porch welcome you to the grand mahogany front door. You enter the vaulted foyer with marble tile flooring. The large and sunny living room showcases a custom limestone fireplace. The spacious dining room opens to the living room and terrace. The kitchen is a chefs dream with loads of custom, furniture-like cabinetry, a huge island with seating, Black Beauty granite countertops, two Wolf wall ovens, two Miele dishwashers and a Sub-Zero refrigerator. The butler's pantry features a walk-in pantry, Iceberg countertops, and a beverage refrigerator. The kitchen opens to a casual dining area and a huge family room which opens to the terrace and back yard. A well-appointed bar room off the foyer is incredible for entertaining or could be re-imagined as a guest room. There is also a full bathroom, a powder room and laundry room with built in ironing board 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 marble floors, steam shower, whirlpool/soaking tub and double vanities. Three additional bedrooms are on this level, each with custom closets. The shared bathroom is spacious and features a double vanity. The basement has high ceilings and features a large family room, gym room, an office with separate entrance, tons of additional storage and a beautiful half bathroom. This home also has a back-up generator in place. The spacious, floored attic offers more storage or the option to expand. The pristine 2.5 car garage is heated and offers storage, a Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer and separate entrance to basement office. A U-shaped Bluestone terrace connects the inside to the outside and features a built-in gas grill, fire pit, multiple seating areas, a beautiful fountain and speakers that allow music to flow throughout the home. The driveway and apron allows room for 3 additional parking spaces and a turn-around. The backyard and Bluestone terrace are lushly landscaped and offer entertainment and play spaces with dining and seating areas, a built-in grill, fire pit and fountain! No expense was spared-from the double-floor construction, to the solid wood mouldings and doors to the high-end fixtures and hardware throughout! The serenity and luxury of this fine home will truly take your breath away.
This Historic Colonial Manor with a Mediterranean touch is located on a tree-lined street and sits on an oversize lot (100'x185') with above-grade sq ft of 4630 and below-grade sq ft of 2124. The home is designed for maximum natural light and air circulation with full-face brick exterior. This one is a must-see for anyone who appreciates the beauty of historic homes. Enter the Impressive foyer with Italian marble tiles and wood moldings and see the beauty and elegance of the 1920s. The spacious living room with Florentine marble fireplace and attached sunroom is ideal for entertaining. Two sets of French doors open onto the front patio. The library has built-in wood bookcases and a cove ceiling, an ideal place for a home office. The first floor has two front entrances! One is adjacent to the library/office. Beautiful stained glass French doors close the dining room off from the foyer. The dining room features original antique chandeliers with matching wall sconces and a cove ceiling. The open and airy kitchen is equipped with plenty of cabinet space including a pantry cabinet, sub-zero refrigerator, Thermador electric cooking top, built-in oven, and microwave. The kitchen opens to the family room and breakfast room, perfect for family gatherings and entertaining. The family room has endless views of the spacious backyard and Pella sliding doors to the deck and patio. It also features a woodburning fireplace, skylights, and a wet bar The private fenced backyard has a built-in natural gas grill and an underground sprinkler system. The second floor has five bedrooms and four full bathrooms. The Primary suite has a sitting room/reading area and a walk-in closet with a pocket door. The master bathroom has a Jacuzzi tub, a separate shower, and marble tile also with a pocket door. There is a laundry chute on this level that serves the first floor and the basement. The attic has a heated dormer/bedroom with a full bathroom, closet, and ample storage space. The finished basement features a large recreation room with another wood-burning fireplace, a room which can be used as a bedroom, and a bathroom with a shower. The house has two heating systems, (hot water and forced air) and central air conditioning on the first floor. There is a laundry area in the first-floor mud room and laundry hookups in the basement. The three-car garage (546 sq ft) offers plenty of space for cars, bikes, and other sports equipment with an attic for extra storage. River Forest boasts highly-rated schools! Roosevelt middle school and the River Forest Library are near the home as well as Concordia University and Dominican University. Outstanding location with CTA Greenline and Metra station within one mile, perfect for downtown commuters. You'll also find Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, the River Forest shopping district, restaurants, and parks all nearby. Outstanding property in a wonderful location! The owner/seller is a licensed real estate agent but not the listing agent.
Highly desired 2 bedroom and 2 bath condo in the River Forest Les Chateau Condo Building. Featuring spacious living room with sliding door to your balcony, and a combo dining room. The primary bedroom has a large closet and full bath. Newer remodel! Everything is absolutely up to date. Newer light fixtures throughout. The attention to detail is evident throughout the entire space. This condo boasts 2 remodeled bathrooms with granite countertops. There are two large bedrooms, each with a good size closet in each. You'll have plenty of room to relax and unwind on your private balcony. This location is unbelievable - situated in a desirable area of River Forest, that includes highly rated schools and is convenient to transportation, shopping, dining. Common laundry and storage in basement. Garage parking is included in the awesome elevator building.
Prime River Forest location for major rehab or new construction on a beautiful lot. Value in the land. House has had appliances, furnace and water meter removed. Being sold "As Is" LA related to seller.
Beautiful Colonial in North Central RF - Full Lannon Stone w/ Ludowici red clay tile roof set on an oversized 75' wide corner lot w/mature landscaping. Incredibly well maintained and updated throughout; Marvin Windows (2018), recent full tuck-pointing with new lintels to boot. This southern facing home is drenched in natural light. Main level floor plan has excellent flow: Formal Living Room w/ WBFP, formal Dining Room open to Mark Menna Designs Kitchen (2019) featuring Thermador appliances and a Wolf speed oven with breakfast area that walks out to a north facing deck in warmer temps. A fully heated sunroom w/gas log fireplace sits on the N/W corner and another sun room sits at the S/E corner. Second level features 4 beds, 3 full baths. Newly remodeled Primary Suite boasts 2 closets along w/a full wall wardrobe and additional built-ins. The Primary Bath was fully remodeled by Tim Grams of Grams Construction in 2022 and has a heated floor. Lower Level Rec room also features a gas log fireplace, wet bar w/beverage cooler and ample storage. There is a 1/2 bath, gym area, office area, tool and utility room along w/ basement egress. Mature landscaped yard and patios offer multiple serene seating and dining areas on the north side as well as east side of the property. Side yard has two large separate seating areas, one under a pergola. Second patio and deck in the backyard. Professionally landscaped with massive hydrangeas, native plants/grasses, and arborvitae. Super walkable location; access to Willard Elementary, Constitution Park, North Ave restaurants and more!
NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION. LAST 3 BEDROOM**BEST-PRICED RESIDENCE**1360 PRIVATE SF BACKYARD**PRIVATE ELEVATOR**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 1,193SF walkout terrace/backyard. Yes, 1,193SF! 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 $849K to $1.5M.
There's No Place Like Home! Lovely, fresh and bright updated top floor condo in the perfect commuter location! Enjoy cooking in the large, renovated kitchen with quartz counters and gorgeous backsplash! Clean lines and updated fixtures greet you in the updated bathroom. The spacious living room accommodates both relaxation and dining. Beautiful hardwood floors throughout. The convenient location near the Metra, Green Line, shopping, etc makes your life easy! Deeded parking is included, laundry and additional storage is on-site. This building is investor and pet friendly! Heat is included in the monthly assessment. Get this one in time to enjoy summer in your new home! **Offer Deadline: 5pm Sunday 4/9**
Welcome to River Forest Garden Units. This 2 bedroom/1 bath unit with updated kitchen and bath, looks over the beautifully maintained courtyard has all the amenities River Forest has to offer plus more. Located walking distance from Metra, Green Line, Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Target, multiple restaurants and more! Elevator building with coin laundry and storage located in lower level. Daytime parking for residents and guest, evening parking has a waitlist, but multiple rental opportunities near by. Assessments include heat, water, common insurance, exterior maintenance, scavenger, and snow removal.
All the conveniences of a single family home in this three bedroom, two full bath condo in the Landers House Building of River Forest. Foyer entry with custom mirrored doors with plenty of closets, wood floors opens up to a spacious living room, adjacent to dining area, accented by expanded length windows/sliding glass doors to a private and spacious terrace for your outdoor pleasures. Updated kitchen with granite counter tops and a separate breakfast nook. Large Primary ensuite bedroom with updated handicapped accessible walk-in shower bath and a generous walk-in closet. Convenient in-unit washer and dryer. Unit comes with TWO heated garage tandem spaces. Additional storage locker space outside of the unit. Brand new air conditioner and furnace. Convenient River Forest location close to shopping, restaurants, parks, universities and public transportation.
Set On The Top Floor This Beautiful Condo is So Bright and Airy with Wide Open Views. Welcoming Foyer opens to a Gracious Gallery leading to the Large Living Room. Bar Nook wonderful for Entertaining. Separate Dining Room adjoins Large Redone Kitchen with ample space for a table. Three Spacious Bedrooms include a Master Suite with a Private Bath, Second Full Bath and a Powder Room for Guests. In unit Laundry and Plenty of Closets. Parking for Two Cars in the Garage. Move In Condition in a Wonderful Building.
Updated, modern contemporary home in the heart of River Forest. Meticulously finished with amazing craftsmanship and modern updates, this home offers you 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The finished basement is perfectly designed for a family room accompanied by a full spa like bathroom . Porcelain tile flows throughout the kitchen, dinning room and sunroom into the cherry hardwood floors of the living room. Brand new framed walls to give this home a modern design, making it truly unique. Brand new open concept kitchen with NEW stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and designed backsplash that flows into the dinning area with access to the light filled sunroom. Upstairs you will find 3 well size bedrooms and a gorgeous full bath with soaker tub, a glass shower and modern light up mirrors. Huge property lines which you can enjoy a front yard and an amazing partially fenced in backyard with newer 2.5 car garage, brand new grass, and a brand new Pergola of 17x14, perfect for Spring and summer time. Tons of updates including plumbing and electrical, and framing. All inspections passed by the city of River Forest. Only 2.5 blocks away from downtown oak park and the train station! Come see this beautiful home, schedule your showing today.
An unbelievable value for a 1500sf condo in Ideal River Forest location. This is a 2-story, 3rd floor unit with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, plus a loft in a Boutique Building. 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!
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
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.
MOTIVATED!!! 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.
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.