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$ 1,395,000

1883 Italianate Villa

344 Keystone Avenue
River Forest, Illinois

The "Castle on Keystone", this legendary home just 9 miles west of downtown Chicago is available for the first time in 38 years. A truly one of a kind house on a combined 162 x 188 richly landscaped lot, exterior masonry completely cleaned repaired and tuckpointed in 2013 including the replacement of 4,000 bricks sourced from vintage brick sellers to match originals.
All exterior porches completely restored, custom made windows on all 3 floors, and 3 car garage custom built in Italianate design. Meticulously restored and preserved features in the Main House include 6+ bedrooms, hardwood floors, stained glass windows, ceiling medallions, crown molding, pocket doors and 2 fireplaces. Third floor was completely remodeled in 2017 including all new drywall, ceiling, electrical upgrade and insulation. Plumbing in place for 3rd floor bath. The separate Guest House, built in 2014, offers great room, gas fp, fully appointed 2nd full kitchen with granite and stainless steel luxury finishes, plus 4th exquisite full bath! Versatile space adapts to entertaining guests, home office, studio, overnight guests or in-law accommodation. A property not to be missed by the discerning prospective historic home buyer.
Classic perfection!
Classic perfection!
Bedrooms 7
Full Baths 3
Heated Sq. Ft. 5,424
Acres 0.6

Features.

  • Pocket Doors
  • Stained Glass Windows
  • Widow's Walk
  • Wrap Around Porch
  • 3-car garage

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Gagliardo Realty

Andy Gagliardo

Phone: (708) 669-0756

www.gagliardorealty.com

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Phone: (708) 669-0756

www.gagliardorealty.com

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