143 Des Plaines Avenue, Forest Park, IL
$ 369,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11896754
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyCOOK
  • CityForest Park
  • AreaForest Park
  • NeighborhoodSamuel A Rothermel Houses
  • Zip60130
  • StyleBungalow
  • Year Built1909
  • Taxes$ 10733
  • Price$ 369,900
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage1750
  • Lot Size4,792 SqFt
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
Property Description

Step into a world of warmth and character with this beautiful brick bungalow, nestled in a vibrant, walkable neighborhood. This home's classic charm is immediately evident, from its inviting front porch to the timeless brick exterior. Inside, you'll discover a spacious layout, boasting 3 bedrooms, a study, and 2 1/2 bathrooms, all brimming with natural light and original details like stained glass windows, built-in shelving, and refinished hardwood floors. The living and dining rooms are perfect for hosting friends and family, while the modern updates blend seamlessly with the house's original charm. The study, with its forest green walls, copper ceiling, and French door, offers a serene retreat, ideal for a home office or library. The kitchen is a cook's dream, updated with stainless steel appliances, white subway tile backsplash, and a walk-in pantry. The main level features two bedrooms, perfect for kids, guests, or a nursery, complemented by a full bathroom with a handy laundry chute. The upstairs master suite is a private haven, complete with a walk-in closet, skylights, and a stylish half bath. Downstairs, an expansive unfinished basement awaits your personal touch, already equipped with a second full bathroom and ample storage. Step outside to your private backyard oasis, complete with a lush perennial garden, planter box, and a party-friendly garage door opening into the yard. Parking is a breeze with a 2-car garage and additional exterior spot. Embrace the convenience of city living with easy access to the CTA green line, Metra train, and a plethora of shops and restaurants on Madison St and Lake Street in Oak Park. Plus, you're just a short drive from the Forest Park pool and Rec center. This home is not just a place to live, it's a lifestyle choice for those who value comfort, charm, and community. Welcome to your new home!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Grant-White Elementary School Forest Park Middle School Proviso East High School
Price History
9/28/2023 Listed $379,900
10/24/2023 3% - $369,900

General Features

Additional Parcels Y/N No
Appliances Range, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s)
Architectural Style Bungalow
Assoc Fee Paid Per Not Applicable
Association Fee Includes None
City Forest Park
Community Features Park, Pool, Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Cooling Central Air
County Cook
Days on Market 61
Directions North on Harlem west on Randolph north on Des Plaines
Electric Circuit Breakers, 100 Amp Service
Elementary School Grant-White Elementary School
Elementary School District 91
Exterior Features Patio
Garage Spaces 2
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air, Steam
High School Proviso East High School
High School District 209
Interior Features Hardwood Floors, First Floor Bedroom, First Floor Full Bath
MLS Area Forest Park
Middle/Junior High School Forest Park Middle School
Middle/Junior School District 91
New Construction No
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Closing, Immediate
Property Type Detached Single
Property Type Residential
Roof Asphalt
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name Des Plaines
Tax Annual Amount 10733.12
Tax Year 2021
Total Rooms 7
Township Proviso
Virtual Tour
Waterfront Y/N No
Year Built 1909

Interior Features

Basement Full
Basement Unfinished, Exterior Access, Storage Space
Bedrooms Possible 3
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 1
Livingareasource Estimated
Room Type Study
Street Suffix Avenue
Total Baths 3
Total Bedrooms 3

Exterior Features

Living Area 1750
Exterior Brick
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 33 X 140
Lot Features Fenced Yard
Lot Size Acres 0.11
Other Equipment TV-Cable, CO Detectors, Ceiling Fan(s), Fan-Whole House
Parking Features Off Alley, Alley Access
Total Parking 1
Water Source Lake Michigan, Public


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 60130

AVG $460K
AVG $8,979
AVG 49
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1927
AVG 83
Data Provided by Walkscore® not using MLS data

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