611 Thomas Avenue

Forest Park, IL
$ 465,000 Beds 3 Baths 2 Sq 2,047 Virtual Tour
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Complete Rehab in 2017, this GORGEOUS BRICK 2-story home has been lovingly cared for and further upgraded! The enclosed front porch adds additional 3 season square footage and leads into the beautiful foyer with stained glass window and original wood staircase. French doors open to front living room and attached sitting room with fire place! Incredible natural light streams in through the south facing windows and this floorplan provides flexibility with separate room for 1st floor office, e-learning space, or playroom! Formal dining room has modern light fixture, gorgeous wood trim, crown molding, swinging door & beautiful wallpaper. Dining room leads back to the OPEN white and grey kitchen, SPACIOUS back family room, and 1st floor FULL BATH with subway tile and quartz vanity. Kitchen features grey cabinets with white quartz counters, stainless steel appliances, tall pantry cabinet and marbled grey herringbone backsplash along with a large bartop which connects to the expansive family room. Wood beams, brick woodburning fireplace, wood mantle and natural light complete this desirable space. Full 2nd floor offers 3 spacious bedrooms, deep hallway closet and large remodeled FAMILY BATH with marble subway tile and linen closet storage! Finished basement has new epoxy flooring and space for music room, playroom/family room, storage, yoga room and a light and bright laundry room with NEW washer/dryer! This oversized lot offers plenty of space for outdoor entertaining! Side deck is connected to kitchen/family room for easy grilling or morning coffee and privacy fenced in back yard is large with space for relaxation and play! Dine al fresco or recline on the recently added large deck off of garage! Original wood trim, crown molding, french doors, wood floors, and stained glass provide the perfect marriage from old to NEW. Enjoy original character, but peace of mind with all new updates as of 2017, including 200 AMP electric service/panel and wiring, NEW plumbing throughout including NEW service to the street, NEW windows in Family room, NEW appliances, NEW High Efficient furnace and A/C, and NEW water heater. Nestled into the 600 block of Thomas, this PRIME location offers easy walkability to Garfield Elementary school (1 block), cafes, restaurants, bars (3 blocks), parks (3 blocks), pool (4 blocks), ROOS Center, library (3 blocks) and Blue Line El (4 blocks), plus easy access to 290 for commuting into the city or out west. This lovely and unique house is the perfect place to call HOME.


  • Price
  • $ 465,000
  • Lot Size
  • 5,489 SqFt
  • Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Sqr Footage
  • 2,047
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 2
  • Year Built
  • 1891
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 0
  • City, Zip
  • Forest Park
  • Taxes
  • 7101
  • County
  • COOK
  • Style
  • Prairie
  • Area
  • Forest Park
  • MLS#
  • 10897077
  • Zip
  • 60130
Listing Provided by: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago



Appliances Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Stainless Steel Appliance(s)
Architectural Style Prairie
Community Features Park, Pool, Tennis Court(s), Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Contingency Attorney/Inspection
Elementary School Garfield Elementary School
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air
High School Proviso East High School
Interior Features Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Full Bath, Walk-In Closet(s), Beamed Ceilings
Junior High Forest Park Middle School
New Construction No
Parking Features Off Alley
Property Type Detached Single
Property Type Residential
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active Under Contract

Interior Features

Basement Finished
Basement Full
Bedroomspossible 3
Full Baths 2
Kitchen Updated Kitchen
Total Baths 2
Total Bedrooms 3

Exterior Features

Exterior Brick
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 43X127
Water Source Lake Michigan, Public


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Based on the average sale price from the Long Grove, IL office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,939
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Garfield Elementary School
Middle School Forest Park Middle School
High School Proviso East High School

Price History

10/9/2020 Listed $465,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60130

AVG $290K
AVG $6,500
AVG 38
Year Built
AVG 1951
AVG 79
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611 Thomas Avenue Forest Park, IL is a Single Family Home for sale at $465000 with 2047 sqft and a lot size of 5,489 SqFt Acre(s). 611 Thomas Avenue Forest Park has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and was built in 1891. The property's zip code is 60130 which is in Forest Park, IL

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