ClickCease 139 S Grove Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302 | MLS 10882901 | Listing Information | Ellen Stern | BHHS Chicago

139 S Grove Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302

Single Family
1 Half
Sq. Ft.
Acre Lot
Courtesy: EXP Realty, LLC
Last Updated: 10/25/2020 11:35 AM
BHHS Chicago> Illinois> Oak Park> 60302
Welcome to one of Oak Parks and the Midwest's finest homes. This 17+ room Queen Anne features unparalleled craftsmanship with original woodwork, 6 fireplaces, 3.1 baths. Move in ready with gracious living spaces, prismed art glass windows, original hand carved built-ins, and grand staircase. Spacious and refined bathrooms, wide hallways and a feeling of roominess create an inviting and practical home for today's work at home/play at home lifestyle. --------------- Room to live, work and relax in, this home also includes a 1 bed, 1 bath coach house/garage with space for 6 cars. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Practically downtown Oak Park. Enjoy leisurely afternoons and a cool beverage with friends and neighbors from the wrap around front porch or take short walks to Oak Park's shopping, restaurants or nearby parks. Still longing for the city? Spend the afternoon in Chicago.-------139 S. Grove Ave is two blocks to Green Line Train and a 10 minute walk to Metra providing 25 minute access to downtown Chicago. -------Walking distance to Holmes Elementary, Brooks Middle and OPRF High School. ---- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The spacious parlor, living room, library and dining room are each trimmed in different exotic woods. "A description published in the local paper in 1895 calls attention to the distinct wood species used in each separate space, from curly beech in the parlor, flame mahogany in the library and a highly polished red birch in the sitting room". Rooms are large and open, but give a sense of privacy and quietude. The craftsmanship is still clean and crisp and represents the finest of its time.----------------------------- Ascend the grand, open staircase to the second floor, where you'll find five bedrooms, two of them with tandems. Three of them have beautiful gas fireplaces. The third floor has an enormous 41 x 25 foot ballroom that is great for entertaining or for kids to play with friends The third floor also has three more bedrooms/offices and a full bath. Comfortable living with plenty of space to spread out, myriad options for where to Zoom work and e-learn. -------------------------------------------------------- The home sits on a desirable corner lot voted "best four corners in Oak Park". A beautiful block/street with turn of the century charm. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Oak Park is richly diverse in many ways and from the turn-of-the-20th-century has attracted people from all around the world, because of its proximity Chicago, wide-ranging architecture, and its devotion to maintaining an ethnically, culturally, racially and economically diverse population; making Oak Park one of the most unique places in America to enjoy, live-in or raise a family. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Restored/renewed mechanicals (heating, plumbing, electric) by Warren Stewart, one of Oak Park's authorities on authentic restoration. Major recent improvements: Roof-main 2019/garage 2017; Mbr ba with in-floor heat-2018; 3rd fl bath, wet bar-2011; New windows on 3rd floor (Marvin)-2010; New storm windows/doors, whole house (40+ windows)-2012; 2nd fl bath-2011; 1st fl bath- 2014; LL bath- 2012; Tuck-pointing- 2019; Coach house ba, kit, bed - 2017; Custom ext. paint, 7 colors - 2006, 2020.-----
Single Family, 3+ Story
3 Full/1 Half
Lake Michigan
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