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895 Oakwood Avenue

Lake Forest Illinois 60045




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Property Type
Detached Single

Lake Forest

895 Oakwood (location, location!) has just had complete interior neutral painting, beautifully ready for a family who might want to make some updates as they go. It has four bedrooms, two and one-half baths, with unusually high ceilings, hardwood floors 98% throughout. The current owners did the hard work of "Open Concept", so the first floor has a dynamite flow and remarkable open, large spaces.......Tons of windows, flooded with light, big bay with window seat in Dining Room, many true mullioned windows, placed where they are especially charming: flanking the fireplace, in the large foyer, on the stair landing. Bedrooms are all large, and the Master especially expansive, with a walk-in closet and generous Master Bath. Stairs to the third floor for tons of easy storage, Laundry on the second floor. Full, older basement has a boiler (lasts forever, unlike furnaces), newer hot water heater, replaced copper horizontal hot water piping, and fully updated electrical panel. Completely fenced yard has an additional 20 ft. easement (electrical) in addition to being very deep. Two plus car garage with another car width of storage. Perfect for a growing family near West Park, town, train, and in wonderful Sheridan School District. Flexible showing and will show to serious buyers w PPE. Be in this great home in time for friends and family gatherings once again!

The Details

Full Features
  • Style Of House: American 4-Sq.
  • Roof Type: Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
  • Rooms Total: 9
  • Basement: Full
  • Exterior Building Type: Aluminum Siding
  • Bedrooms (Above Grade): 4
  • Heat/Fuel: Hot Water/Steam
  • Master Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • Kitchen Appliances: Oven/Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
  • Interior Fireplaces: 1
  • Fireplace Location: Living Room
  • Year Built: 1923
  • Parking Type: Garage
  • Number of Spaces: 2.5
  • Waterfront: No
  • Interior Property Features: Hardwood Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry, Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Exterior Property Features: Patio, Porch, Porch Screened, Storms/Screens

Room Information
  • Master Bedroom Size: 11X21
  • 2nd Bedroom Size: 13X10
  • 3rd Bedroom Size: 13X12
  • 4th Bedroom Size: 10X18
  • Living Room Size: 13X20
  • Dining Room Size: 14X12
  • Kitchen Size: 14X21
  • Laundry Room Size: 10X5
  • Family Room Size: 14X10
  • Attic: 27X27
  • Foyer: 7X13
  • Walk in Closet: 8X9
  • Enclosed Porch: 8X27

  • Tax Amount: $9,284
  • Tax Year: 2018
  • Assessment Frequency: Not Applicable

The Neighborhood

Lake Forest

Lake Forest offers the best of all worlds. Located about 45 minutes north of Chicago, the beautiful little city on the banks of Lake Michigan has a peaceful, small-town feel that its residents treasure. A perpetual Tree City USA award-winner, Lake Forest lives up to its name with its lushly landscaped and tree-lined streets further enhanced by resident recreational access to nearly a thousand acres of Open Lands nature preserves, a gorgeous community beach, myriad parks and playfields. A wonderful public golf course, several country clubs, and two bath-and-tennis clubs add to the recreational options. Read more…

Assigned Schools

  • Elementary School: Sheridan Elementary School
  • Elementary School District: 67
  • Middle School: Deer Path Middle School
  • Middle School District: 67
  • High School: Lake Forest High School
  • High School District: 115

What's Nearby

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