381 Forest Avenue

Glen Ellyn, IL
$ 864,900 Beds 5 Baths 3 Sq 3,415 Virtual Tour
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It's not just a home, it's a lifestyle in the absolute heart of the village! Glen Ellyn at your feet: 3 blocks to the train, 2 to Blackberry Market! Handsome Tudor on stately 100' wide lot offers easy elegance and charm. So many updates in 2020! Newly finished wide plank wood floors through out for a fresh look. New, charming Tudor wrought iron staircase. Freshly painted, sunny rooms with great circular floor plan for easy entertaining. Show-stopping, brand new white kitchen. Amish, handcrafted cabinetry with miles of simple white quartz counters with island style return for a breakfast bar. Farmhouse sink with bay window takes in views of the gardens. Shiny new stainless appliances including Bosch refrigerator and dishwasher, Jenn Air 5-burner dual fuel range, and built-in Sharp Microwave. Pantry cupboard. Great family room /breakfast room combo is the heart of the home with sunny south exposure. Two story sunroom with skylights and handy mudroom closets. Retire to your own 4-Seasons Hotel style Master Retreat: vaulted ceilings, sitting area with handsome built-in media center. Spa style marble bath with railhead, steam shower and lots of thoughtful details including built-in vanity, stunning round window and skylights. Nice closets in every bedroom! In the era of needing more s p a c e - this home will do it! Great bedroom sizes! Newer hall bath with double sinks. Upstairs laundry center with kitchenette featuring a u-line fridge with ice maker and full sink: perfect for coffee in the morning or a midnight snack! Need a home office? Recent build out over the garage is HUGE! (Technically a bedroom with its 3 closets.) It makes an amazing home office! And with the step out deck and private exterior staircase - it can easily accommodate a working professional that needs a private entrance for client work! Old world charm in the Juliette balconette look out over the sunroom. Over 1500 square feet of freshly painted basement ripe for finishing. Don't miss the 700-bottle wine cellar! The owner invested in quality you will appreciate including: whole house generator, newer windows, architectural grade roof with 50-year warranty...the list goes on! Oh, and we saved the best for last: rare, three car heated, ATTACHED garage! With it's gardening, potting center and half bath puts new meaning in the word: MAN CAVE. Come spring enjoy gorgeous perennial gardens with total privacy as the yard looks east to other deep yards and mature trees. Summer bliss on the upstairs sundeck watching the sunset and counting the stars. It's all here for you, in Glen Ellyn's sought-after neighborhood. Walk to all Schools, Prairie Path Trail & Lake Ellyn Park. Easy access to expressways.


  • Price
  • $ 864,900
  • Lot Size
  • 12,027 SqFt
  • Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Sqr Footage
  • 3,415
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 2
  • Year Built
  • 1951
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 2
  • City, Zip
  • Glen Ellyn
  • Taxes
  • 20901
  • County
  • Style
  • Tudor
  • Area
  • Glen Ellyn
  • MLS#
  • 11023868
  • Zip
  • 60137
Listing Provided by: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
Data Source: Midwest Real Estate Data LLC



Appliances Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s)
Architectural Style Tudor
Association Fee Includes None
Community Features Park, Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Contingency Attorney/Inspection
Cooling Central Air
Elementary School Lincoln Elementary School
Elementary School District 41
Exterior Features Deck, Roof Deck, Stamped Concrete Patio
Garage Spaces 3
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air, Steam
High School Glenbard West High School
High School District 87
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry, Walk-In Closet(s)
Middle/Junior High School Hadley Junior High School
Middle/Junior School District 41
New Construction No
Ownership Fee Simple
Property Type Residential
Property Type Detached Single
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active Under Contract
Tax Annual Amount 20901
Total Rooms 11
Township Milton

Interior Features

Basement Full
Basement Unfinished
Bathrooom Separate Shower, Steam Shower
Bedroomspossible 5
Fireplace Features Wood Burning
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 2
Kitchen Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Eating Area-Table Space, Pantry-Closet
Laundry Features Sink
Room Type Eating Area, Heated Sun Room, Foyer, Bedroom 5
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 1

Exterior Features

Exterior Stucco, Stone
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 100X114
Lot Size Acres 0.2761
Water Source Lake Michigan
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Addtl Room 4 Name 13X12 2nd Level Hardwood
Dining Room 14X12 Main Level Hardwood
Addtl Room 1 Name 13X10 Main Level Hardwood
Family Room 22X14 Main Level Hardwood
Addtl Room 3 Name 13X8 Main Level Hardwood
Living Room 19X13 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 23X15 2nd Level Hardwood
Addtl Room 2 Name 18X10 Main Level Ceramic Tile


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • 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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Per Month

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

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,740
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Lincoln Elementary School
Middle School Hadley Junior High School
High School Glenbard West High School

Price History

3/17/2021 Listed $864,900

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60137

AVG $550K
AVG $11,938
AVG 60
Year Built
AVG 1968
AVG 45
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381 Forest Avenue Glen Ellyn, IL is a Single Family Home for sale at $864900 with 3415 sqft and a lot size of 12,027 SqFt Acre(s). 381 Forest Avenue Glen Ellyn has 5 bedrooms, 2 baths and was built in 1951. The property's zip code is 60137 which is in Glen Ellyn, IL

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