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1217 Forest Avenue, Evanston, IL – $1,750,000

  • $1.8M Price
  • 6 Beds
  • Baths
  • 6,308 Sqft
  • $1.8M Price
  • 6 Beds
  • Baths
  • 6,308 Sqft

1217 Forest Avenue

Majestic Mayo Tudor Revival beauty just blocks from Lake Michigan.Built in 1907,1217 Forest is a very special Evanston Landmark home boasting large,open,flexible spaces.Generously proportioned rooms and an excellent floor plan perfect for gracious entertaining or family living.This architectural gem is loaded w/significant details which include original beamed ceilings,leaded glass windows,pocket doors,built-ins,hdwd flrs,beautiful woodwork and imposing fireplaces.Meticulously maintained w/numerous major improvements over the years,including installation of central A/C.The home offers 6 brms, 4.1 bths.On the 3rd floor there are 2 separate BR suites,perfect for home office,in-law,teen,or guest space.The warm kitchen/FR area opens out to fabulous patio and outdoor living space overlooking the professionally landscaped lush backyard w/delightful fountain.The original garage w/charming coach house is in the rear of the yard.Unbeatable location,blocks to the lake,beaches,NU,and city. A gem!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #10559723
  • Price$1,750,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Bathrooms4.50
  • Full Baths4
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage6,308
  • Acres0.00
  • Year Built1907
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StatusActive
  • Taxes$34,879
  • HOA Fees FrequencyNot Applicable

Community Information

  • Address1217 Forest Avenue
  • AreaEvanston
  • CityEvanston
  • CountyCook
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60202


  • Parking Spaces3
  • ParkingOff Street, Driveway


Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved


  • HeatingGas
  • CoolingSpace Pac
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementPartially Finished
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces5
  • FireplacesWood Burning
  • Stories3 Stories

Interior Features

Hardwood Floors, In-Law Arrangement, 1st Floor Laundry


Oven-Double, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Cooktop


  • ExteriorBrick
  • Exterior FeaturesDeck
  • RoofTile

School Information

  • ElementaryDewey Elementary School
  • MiddleNichols Middle School
  • HighEvanston Twp High School

Listing Details

  • OfficeColdwell Banker Residential
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Price Change History for 1217 Forest Avenue, Evanston, IL (MLS® #10559723)

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Coldwell Banker Residential.

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Listing information last updated on February 23rd, 2020 at 8:51am CST.