Price Reduction
1225 Forest Avenue Evanston, IL
$ 1,699,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10682722
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyCOOK
  • CityEvanston
  • AreaEvanston
  • Zip60202
  • Style
  • Year Built1899
  • Taxes35988
  • Price$ 1,699,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage6250
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Property Description

One of a Kind Lavishly Restored Ernest Mayo Evanston Landmark Home. Architectural Details, Charm, Dignity and Character. Spectacular Breathe Taking Foyer and Staircase . This Magnificent Home has Hardwood Floors Throughout. The Restoration of the Highest Quality. It is Overwhelming as you Tour this Custom Design and High End Finishes. The Two Page Home Improvements Showing the Highest Quality and Craftsmanship. The Minute You Enter into the Home you will be in Awe of the Moldings and Woodwork. The Third Floor Offers an Enormous Great Room with Crystorama Lighting and Floor to Ceiling Shelving that has been Refurbished. A New Master Suite with His and Her Dressing Room with Custom Cabintry, Custom Radiator Covers and Crystal Crystorama Chandeliers. A Master Bathroom with Custom Marble Shower with Glass Shower Door,LED Light and California Faucets, Custom Cabinetry with Marble Countertops, and California Faucets, Ceramic Tiled Walls, a 66" Magnus Cast Iron Bathtub. Marble Flooring, Exhaust Fan, Hudson Valley Sconce and Feiss Malia Chandelier, GFCI Outlets and New Compact Radiator. Created Second Floor Laundry Room with Custom Cabinetry, Black Marble Flooring, New Trim and Lighting. New Eat-In Kitchen with GE Monogram Professional Appliances that Include a 6 Burner Double Oven Range with Grill and Hood, Ice Machine,Dishwasher, Microwave, and Bottom Freezer Built in Refrigerator. Custom Cabinetry and Island, Quartzite Countertops, Under Cabinet Lightening and GFCI Plugs. Hudson Valley Chandeliers and Visual Comfort Scones, Franke Stainless Steel Sink. Rohl Faucet, Four New Marvin Wood Windows, New Hardwood Floors, Ceramic Subway Tile and Black Marble Flooring in Mudroom with Custom Cabinet. Rebuilt Stair case to Mudroom and Basement. New Custom Exterior Solid wood Door. So Much More! It Is A Pleasure to Show this Masterpiece!

Price History
5/5/2020 Listed $1,890,000
7/14/2020 1% - $1,880,000
7/22/2020 5% - $1,800,000
8/27/2020 3% - $1,749,000
9/17/2020 3% - $1,699,000

General Features

Age 100+ Years
Assessment Includes None
Attached Garage Yes
Built Before 1978 Yes
County Cook
Detached Type 3 Stories
Directions South of Dempster, north of Main, corner of Burnham.
District Elementary School 65
District High School 202
District Middle/Junior School 65
Full Baths 3
Garage Spaces 2
General Information Historical District
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Half Baths 1
Interior Features Hardwood Floors
New Construction No
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Garage
Rehab No
Sewer Sewer-Public
Special Assessments No
Status Price Change
Tax Year 2018
Taxes 35988.95
Waterfront No
Year Built 1899

Interior Features

2nd Bedroom Flooring Carpet
3rd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
4th Bedroom Flooring Carpet
Additional Rooms Sunroom
Addtl Room 1 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 4 Name Den
Addtl Room 5 Name Great Rm
Addtl Room 6 Name Foyer
Addtl Room 7 Name Walk in Closet
Addtl Room 8 Flooring Carpet
Addtl Room 8 Name Tandem Rm
Air Conditioning Space Pac
Basement Full
Basement Bathrooms (y/n) No
Basement Description Unfinished
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 22X13
Bedroom 2 Level/Floor 2nd Level
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 15X13
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 13X13
Corporate Limits Evanston
Dining Room Separate
Dining Room Dimensions 28X14
Dining Room Level Main Level
Fireplaces 4
Heater Fuel Type Gas, Hot Water/Steam
Kitchen Dimensions 21X22
Kitchen Level Main Level
Laundry Dimensions 11X6
Laundry Level/Floor 2nd Level
Living Area 6250
Living Room Dimensions 33X22
Living Room Flooring Hardwood
Living Room Level/Floor Main Level
Master Bed Dimensions 18X17
Master Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level
Multiple Pin Numbers (y/n) No
Other Room 1 Dimensions 18X12
Other Room 2 Dimensions 20X10
Other Room 3 Dimensions 23X15
Other Room 4 Dimensions 13X12
Other Room 4 Level Main Level
Other Room 5 Dimensions 33X31
Other Room 6 Dimensions 18X18
Other Room 6 Level Main Level
Other Room 7 Dimensions 11X9
Other Room 7 Level 2nd Level
Other Room 8 Dimensions 18X12
Rooms List 5th Bedroom, 6th Bedroom, Sun/Florida Room, Den, Great Room, Foyer, Walk In Closet, Tandem Room
Street Suffix Avenue
Total Bathrooms 3.1
Total Rooms 12

Exterior Features

City Evanston
Disability Access And/or Equipped No
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 50 X 150
Lot Size Area Less Than .25 Acre
Water Source Public

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 18X12 3rd Level Hardwood
6th Bdrm 20X10 3rd Level Hardwood
Den 13X12 Main Level Hardwood
Dining Room 28X14 Main Level Hardwood Separate
Family Room
Foyer 18X18 Main Level Hardwood
Great Rm 33X31 3rd Level Hardwood
Living Room 33X22 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 18X17 2nd Level Hardwood
Sunroom 23X15 Main Level
Tandem Rm 18X12 2nd Level Carpet
Walk in Closet 11X9 2nd Level


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

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60202

AVG $1.04M
AVG $19,442
AVG 57
Year Built
AVG 1926
AVG 75
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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