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Glen Ellyn
W89° 56' 6.6''
N41° 52' 56.5''
Main Street to Hawthorne, East to Forest, North to Home
Additional Information
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
Pat Murray
Not Applicable
Forest Glen Elementary School
Glenbard West High School
Hadley Junior High School
Property Description

Nestled in the heart of the charming and highly sought-after village of Glen Ellyn, this stunning home at 626 Forest Avenue offers the perfect combination of modern luxury and timeless elegance. Situated on a quiet, tree-lined street just blocks from the vibrant downtown area, this home boasts an enviable location that’s close to all the best restaurants, shops, and entertainment in the area. As you approach the home, you’ll be struck by its classic curb appeal, with a stately brick facade, well-manicured landscaping, and a beautiful backyard that’s perfect for outdoor entertainment. As you enter the home you are welcomed into a large foyer that showcases a beautiful staircase, gleaming hardwood floors and views into the formal dining room and living room with cozy fireplace. The main level continues with seamless flow into the very open and light-filled kitchen, breakfast room, family room and sunroom spaces, perfect for everyday living as well as fabulous entertaining! The white kitchen is a chef’s dream with top-of-the-line appliances including Subzero refrigerator plus additional refrigerator drawers in large island, 48″ Wolf range, and gorgeous soapstone counters. The family room is the perfect gathering spot for movie night or sports viewing and offers built-ins for media storage and large windows overlooking the Benjamin Gault Bird Sanctuary and Nature Preserve. An adjacent sunroom continues the enjoyment of the spectacular views of mature landscaping and access to bluestone patio. Upstairs you’ll find four generously sized bedrooms including a luxurious primary suite that features a spa-like bath with dual-sink vanity with travertine counters and flooring and a very spacious tiled shower, complete with seat and glass doors and transom. The 2nd floor continues with 3 additional bedrooms and 2 more full, beautifully remodeled (2018) bathrooms and a convenient 2nd floor laundry room with plenty of cabinetry and storage! You can also appreciate the many built-in features on this level with storage for linens, bookcases, and a 2nd fireplace in the 4th bedroom! The finished lower level of the home with lovely slate flooring provides even more space for entertaining and relaxing with a spacious rec room, temperature-controlled wine cellar and a golf simulator /exercise room! There’s also a sunny 5th bedroom with attached full bath that could be perfect for nanny, office, artist studio or playroom! Some of the amenities included in this home: whole house Generac generator, hardwood floors throughout, mudroom, butler’s pantry with icemaker, landscape sprinkler system, security system, basement dehumidifier/air purification system, heated floors in master bath, 3rd bedroom bath and basement 5th bedroom, 6 heating and 4 cooling zones, both hot water heating and gas-forced air systems, Nest thermostats. Now that Summer is approaching, imagine the AMAZING outdoor parties, barbeques and entertaining you will do on the Bluestone patios that meander through the pristine, and perfectly manicured grounds. The 3-car garage offers the auto enthusiast plenty of space, including 1 bay having a high ceiling that could accommodate a lift for a 4th car! If you’re looking for a little adventure, Lake Ellyn is just a few blocks away. This beautiful park features picturesque walking trails, a playground, and a serene lake that’s perfect for fishing or just taking in the beauty of nature. The Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts and the popular 4th of July Fireworks are amazing events that take place at Lake Ellyn. With its exceptional schools, charming downtown, and vibrant arts scene, Glen Ellyn is the perfect place to call home!

Residential For Sale

626 Forest Avenue, Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137

  • Bedrooms : 4
  • Bathrooms : 4
  • Lot Size: 0.36 Acre
Listing ID#MRD11785502
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Basic Details
Property Type : Residential
Listing Type : Sold
Listing ID : MRD11785502
Price : $1,800,000
Close Price : $1,800,000
Bedrooms : 4
Bathrooms : 4
Half Bathrooms : 1
Year Built : 1926
Lot Size : 0.36 Acre
Status : Closed
Days On Market : 5
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