1608 Forest Place

Evanston, IL 60201

$1,499,000
Price
6
Beds
4
Baths
1
1/2 Bath
3,600 Sq. Ft.
$416 / Sq. Ft.
3,600
Sq. Ft.
$416
per Sq. Ft.

Property Details for 1608 Forest Place

StatusActive
MLS #10488161
Year Built1879
DOM60
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeDetached Single / 3 Stories
Lot Size0.11 AC / 4,621 SF
Taxes$15,969.51 / year
Condo/Co-op Fees-
HOA Fees-
CountyCook County

Listing Agent

Contact Agent(s)

Property Details for 1608 Forest Place

Area
Evanston
Ownership
Fee Simple
Num Of Garage Spaces
2
Exposure
Lake/Water, Park
Heat/Fuel
Gas, Forced Air

Description

MOTIVATED SELLERS! Recent price reductions of $200,000 on this amazing home that screams LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! 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 - steps from numerous lakefront parks, beaches, bike/running paths, & lagoon. BUT it's 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 1 family for over 60 years, & offers an abundance of bright, charming living space w/ 10' ceilings, custom built-ins, tall, oversized windows, & updates galore. Renovations; newer kitchen w/ butler's pantry, restored hardwood floors, full 2nd kitchen in lower level, newer windows & electrical, 2 entrances to walk-out basement. All this & LOW TAXES!

Location

Listing Agent

  1. Brandy Isaac

    Listing Agent

    Compass

    brandy.isaac@compass.com

    P: (312) 961-1178

Building Information for 1608 Forest Place

Stories-Year Built1879Building Size-Lot Size0.11 AC / 4,621 SF

Payment Calculator

$6,722 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

Principal and Interest

$5,392

Property Taxes

$1,331

HOA Dues

$0

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Property Information for 1608 Forest Place

Interior Features
    Interior Features
  • Num Of Rooms: 14
  • Additional Rooms: 2nd Kitchen, 5th Bedroom, 6th Bedroom, Office, Library, Recreation Room, Foyer, Storage
  • Area Amenities: Pond/Lake, Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
  • Bedrooms All Levels: 6
  • Bedrooms Above Grade: 6
  • Bedrooms Below Grade: 0
  • Total Full Half Baths: 4
  • Num Of Full Baths: 4
  • Num Of Half Baths: 1
    Utilities / Equipment
  • Electricity: 200+ Amp Service
  • Sewer: Sewer-Public
  • Water: Lake Michigan, Public
  • Appliances: Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
    Master Bedroom Information
  • Master Bedroom Bath: Full
  • Master Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • Master Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • Master Bedroom Size: 26X15
  • Master Bedroom Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
    Bedroom #2 Information
  • 2nd Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • 2nd Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • 2nd Bedroom Size: 18X15
  • 2nd Bedroom Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
    Bedroom #3 Information
  • 3rd Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • 3rd Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • 3rd Bedroom Size: 13X12
  • 3rd Bedroom Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
    Bedroom #4 Information
  • 4th Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • 4th Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • 4th Bedroom Size: 13X11
  • 4th Bedroom Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
    Basement Information
  • Basement Type: Full, Walkout
  • Basement Bathrooms: Yes
  • Basement Description: Finished
  • Basement Sq Ft: 1200
  • Finished Basement Sq Ft: 1200
    Dining Room Information
  • Dining Room: Separate
  • Dining Room Flooring: Hardwood
  • Dining Room Level: Main Level
  • Dining Room Size: 17X13
  • Dining Room Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
    Family Room Information
  • Family Room Flooring: Hardwood
  • Family Room Level: Main Level
  • Family Room Size: 18X17
  • Family Room Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
    Fireplace Information
  • Fireplace Details: Gas Logs, Gas Starter
  • Num of Interior Fireplaces: 2
  • Fireplace Location: Family Room, Basement
    Kitchen Information
  • Kitchen Flooring: Hardwood
  • Kitchen Level: Main Level
  • Kitchen Size: 14X13
  • Kitchen Type: Eating Area-Table Space, Pantry-Butler
    Laundry Information
  • Laundry Level: Not Applicable
    Living Room Information
  • Living Room Flooring: Hardwood
  • Living Room Level: Main Level
  • Living Room Size: 17X14
  • Living Room Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
    Additional Room #1 Information
  • Addtl Room 1 Flooring: Stone
  • Addtl Room 1 Level: Walkout Basement
  • Addtl Room 1 Name: 2nd Kitchen
  • Addtl Room 1 Size: 12X8
    Additional Room #2 Information
  • Addtl Room 2 Level: 3rd Level
  • Addtl Room 2 Name: 5th Bdrm
  • Addtl Room 2 Size: 17X13
    Additional Room #3 Information
  • Addtl Room 3 Level: 3rd Level
  • Addtl Room 3 Name: 6th Bdrm
  • Addtl Room 3 Size: 12X9
    Additional Room #4 Information
  • Addtl Room 4 Flooring: Stone
  • Addtl Room 4 Level: Walkout Basement
  • Addtl Room 4 Name: Office
  • Addtl Room 4 Size: 14X9
    Additional Room #5 Information
  • Addtl Room 5 Flooring: Hardwood
  • Addtl Room 5 Level: 3rd Level
  • Addtl Room 5 Name: Library
  • Addtl Room 5 Size: 21X14
    Additional Room #6 Information
  • Addtl Room 6 Level: Walkout Basement
  • Addtl Room 6 Name: Recreation Rm
  • Addtl Room 6 Size: 17X15
    Additional Room #7 Information
  • Addtl Room 7 Flooring: Ceramic Tile
  • Addtl Room 7 Level: Main Level
  • Addtl Room 7 Name: Foyer
  • Addtl Room 7 Size: 13X12
  • Addtl Room 7 Window Treatments: Blinds
    Additional Room #8 Information
  • Addtl Room 8 Level: Walkout Basement
  • Addtl Room 8 Name: Storage
  • Addtl Room 8 Size: 12X9
    Additional Room #9 Information
  • Addtl Room 9 Level: Not Applicable
    Additional Room #10 Information
  • Addtl Room 10 Level: Not Applicable
Property/Lot Information
    General Information
  • Property Type: Detached Single
  • Type Detached: 3 Stories
  • General Information: School Bus Service, Commuter Bus, Commuter Train, Historical District
  • Total Sq Ft: 3600
  • Aprox Total Finished Sq Ft: 4800
  • Total Finished and Unfin Sq Ft: 4800
  • Waterfront: Yes
    Parking Information
  • Num Of Cars: 2
  • Garage Details: Garage Door Opener(s)
  • Garage On Site: Yes
  • Garage Ownership: Owned
  • Garage Type: Detached
  • Parking Included in Price: Yes
  • Parking Type: Garage
    Structure Information
  • New Construction: No
  • Age: 100+ Years
  • Disability Access and or Equipped: No
  • Driveway: Off Alley
  • Exterior Building Type: Vinyl Siding
  • Exterior Property Features: Patio, Porch
  • Interior Property Features: Hardwood Floors, In-Law Arrangement, Built-in Features
  • Main Sq Ft: 1200
  • Upper Sq Ft: 2400
  • Rebuilt: No
  • Rehabilitated: No
  • Roof Type: Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
  • Approx Year Built: 1879
  • Built Before 1978: Yes
    Location Information
  • Corporate Limits: EVANSTON
  • Directions: Just north of Forest Place and Davis
  • Township: EVANSTON
    Lot Information
  • Acreage: 0
  • Lot Dimensions: 53X97
  • Lot Size: Less Than .25 Acre
    School Information
  • Elementary School District: 65
  • Elementary School: Dewey Elementary School
  • Jr High Middle District: 65
  • Jr High Middle School: Nichols Middle School
  • High School District: 202
  • High School: Evanston Twp High School
Multi-Unit 5+ Information
    Building Features
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air, Zoned

Property History for 1608 Forest Place

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Price Change

MRED #10488161

$1,499,000
Aug 16, 2019Listed (Active)

MRED #10488161

$1,599,000
Aug 1, 2019Cancelled

MRED #10380713

DateEvent & SourcePrice
Price Change

MRED #10488161

$1,499,000
08/16/2019
Listed (Active)

MRED #10488161

$1,599,000
08/01/2019
Cancelled

MRED #10380713

For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 1608 Forest Place

Taxable ValueLand$6,931Additions$54,738Total$61,669
Tax Record2017$14,833
Home Facts
Baths3.5Finished Sq.Ft.2,764 SqFtStories2Lot Size4,621 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1879CountyCOOKAPN11184050180000

Schools near 1608 Forest Place

AllElementaryMiddleHigh
SchoolTypeGradesDistanceRating
Chiaravalle Montessori SchoolPrivatePK-80.3 mi
NR
Nichols Middle SchoolPublic6-80.7 mi
6
Dewey Elementary SchoolPublicK-50.9 mi
7
Rice Childrens CenterPublic3-81.0 mi
NR

Chiaravalle Montessori School

PK-8, 0.3 mi, Private

NR

Nichols Middle School

6-8, 0.7 mi, Public

6

Dewey Elementary School

K-5, 0.9 mi, Public

7

Rice Childrens Center

3-8, 1.0 mi, Public

NR

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1608 Forest Place is a single family home for sale in Evanston, IL 60201. This property was listed for sale on August 16, 2019 by Compass at $1,499,000. Nearby schools include Dr Bessie Rhodes Magnet School, Nichols Middle School and M L King Jr Lab Experimental School. 1608 Forest Place is a 6-bed, 4.5-bath, 3,600 sqft single family home built in 1879.

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