For Sale: 1608 Forest PL, Evanston IL 60201

Single Family Homes $1,499,000

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This beautifully renovated home is situated across the street from Patriots Park, Dawes Lagoon, and Lake Michigan. Enjoy the views of the parks and lake from the lovely gated front yard and flagstone entry. The home features a large tiled foyer with a handsome staircase, grand double parlor, fireplace flanked with floor to ceiling bookcases, huge dining room, tall sunny windows, ten-foot ceilings, crown moldings and 12-24" tall decorative baseboards. The kitchen features a lovely garden window, butlers pantry and built-in granite table/chairs offering glimpses of the lake over morning coffee. A maid's staircase off the kitchen accesses all four levels! The lower level has two egress doors and is masterfully built-out with a second granite kitchen, a gorgeous family room with fireplace, full granite bath, office/bedroom and tons of storage. Overhead sewers were installed during the renovation. This is the perfect set-up for a home office for client exterior access or as an in-law arrangement. Zoned heating/AC throughout. The second level is complete with a master suite and sitting room overlooking the lake, and three additional bedrooms with a hall bath. The third floor has two more bedrooms, a full bath with a separate tub and shower, and a large library/art studio with gorgeous views over the parks and lake. On the market for the first time in over 60 years. It has been lovingly cared for with tons of updates throughout. Garage has a separate PIN 11184050190000 taxes are $522 and size is 24' x 32'.


Photo of 1608 Forest PL, Evanston, IL, 60201, single family homes for sale
Photo of 1608 Forest PL, Evanston, IL, 60201, single family homes for sale

General Info

  • Beds: 6
  • Baths: 4.1
  • Basement: A
  • Waterfront: N
  • Exposure: A,B,C,D
  • Year Built: 1879
  • County: COOK
  • MLS#: 10632285



  • Bedroom 2: 18X15 H flooring
  • Bedroom 3: 13X12 H flooring
  • Bedroom 4: 13X11 H flooring

Common Areas

  • Living Room: 17X14 H flooring
  • Family Room: 18X17 H flooring
  • Dining Room: 17X13 H flooring
  • Kitchen: 14X13 H flooring

Other Areas

  • BR5: C flooring
  • BR6: C flooring

Additional Features

External: Patio


  • Listed Price: $1,499,000
  • Taxes: $12,732
  • Tax Year: 2018

Contact Info

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