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139 S Grove Avenue

Oak Park, IL 60302
  • $1,179,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 151 days
  • MLS #: 11004801
Price Reduced
UPDATED: 31 min ago
$1,179,000
  • 6
    BEDS
  • 0.23
    ACRES
  • 4
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 7,126
    SQFT
  • $165
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1894
County:
Area:

School Information

School District:
97

Description

Welcome to the John Seaman House built in 1894 designed by Fidelke & Ellis. This majestic Victorian home commands your attention with it's impressive wrap around porch and grand entrance. The Oak Park Historical Society considers this home to be the most "intact" Victorian in the area. It has all the original features such as ornate custom millwork, stained glass windows, 11 foot ceilings & 6 fireplaces with unique hand-carved mantels. The eye catching woodwork includes White Oak, Mahogany, Curly Beach, Butternut & Georgia Pine. There is a large entry with a built-in curved bench which leads to the open grand hall. The living room/double parlor features a fire place and expansive windows which look out on to the front porch. Enter the library with built-in bookcases and a beautiful stained glass window. The large dining room has a hard carved shell motif sideboard flanked with columns and gorgeous windows. Each room is separated by original "pocket doors" that match the woodwork of each room. You will love the 1st floor office perfect for today's remote learning/working. The dazzling staircase is highlighted by a dramatic stained glass window and intricate carved spindles. The enormous master suite has a giant sitting room with a fireplace and a recently renovated bath. There are 3 additional bedrooms, additional full bath and a large office on the 2nd floor. The 3rd floor ballroom/recreation room is massive. There are 2 additional bedrooms, a newly renovated full bath & large office on this floor. The 1 bedroom coach house, which is currently rented month to month, has a recently renovated bathroom. There are 2 garages with parking for six cars. Please see a list of renovations under "additional information". This spacious, one-of-a-kind home is not to be missed. Great location - close to train, downtown Oak Park, restaurants & shops.

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139 S Grove Avenue Oak Park, IL 60302

  • Price: $1,179,000
  • Status: Active
  • Updated: 31 min ago
  • MLS #: 11004801
6
Beds
4
Baths
1
½ Baths
0.23
Acres
7,126
SQFT
$165
$/SQFT
1894
Built
Neighborhood:
Oak Park
County:
Cook
Area:
Oak Park
Elementary School:
Oliver W Holmes Elementary Schoo
Middle School:
Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School
High School:
Oak Park & River Forest High Sch
School District:
97
Property Description
Welcome to the John Seaman House built in 1894 designed by Fidelke & Ellis. This majestic Victorian home commands your attention with it's impressive wrap around porch and grand entrance. The Oak Park Historical Society considers this home to be the most "intact" Victorian in the area. It has all the original features such as ornate custom millwork, stained glass windows, 11 foot ceilings & 6 fireplaces with unique hand-carved mantels. The eye catching woodwork includes White Oak, Mahogany, Curly Beach, Butternut & Georgia Pine. There is a large entry with a built-in curved bench which leads to the open grand hall. The living room/double parlor features a fire place and expansive windows which look out on to the front porch. Enter the library with built-in bookcases and a beautiful stained glass window. The large dining room has a hard carved shell motif sideboard flanked with columns and gorgeous windows. Each room is separated by original "pocket doors" that match the woodwork of each room. You will love the 1st floor office perfect for today's remote learning/working. The dazzling staircase is highlighted by a dramatic stained glass window and intricate carved spindles. The enormous master suite has a giant sitting room with a fireplace and a recently renovated bath. There are 3 additional bedrooms, additional full bath and a large office on the 2nd floor. The 3rd floor ballroom/recreation room is massive. There are 2 additional bedrooms, a newly renovated full bath & large office on this floor. The 1 bedroom coach house, which is currently rented month to month, has a recently renovated bathroom. There are 2 garages with parking for six cars. Please see a list of renovations under "additional information". This spacious, one-of-a-kind home is not to be missed. Great location - close to train, downtown Oak Park, restaurants & shops.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Queen Anne Exterior Building Type Wood Siding Exterior Features DeckPatioBrick Paver PatioStorms/Screens Foundation Details Stone Garage Details Garage Door Opener(S) Garage On Site Yes Garage Ownership Owned Garage Type Detached Is Parking Includedin Price Yes Model Victorian Number Of Cars 6 Parking Garage Type Detached 3 Stories Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

2nd Bedroom Level 2nd Level 3rd Bedroom Level 2nd Level 4th Bedroom Flooring Hardwood 4th Bedroom Level 2nd Level Addtl Room1 Level Main Level Addtl Room1 Name Library Addtl Room2 Level 3rd Level Addtl Room2 Name 5th Bdrm Addtl Room3 Name Office Addtl Room4 Name 6th Bdrm Addtl Room5 Name Office Addtl Room6 Name Office Addtl Room7 Flooring Hardwood Addtl Room7 Name Other Addtl Room8 Name Sitting Addtl Room9 Name Recreation Rm Appliances RangeMicrowaveDishwasherRefrigeratorWasherDryerDisposal Attic FinishedInterior Stair Basement Full Basement Bathrooms YN Yes Basement Description Unfinished Bath Amenities Separate Shower Bedrooms Below Grade 0 Built Before1978 YN Yes Cooling Central Air Dining Room Flooring Hardwood Dining Room Level Main Level Family Room Flooring Hardwood Family Room Level Main Level Fireplace Location Living RoomMaster BedroomBedroomDen/Library Fireplaces Total 6 Heating Natural Gas Kitchen Flooring Hardwood Kitchen Level Main Level Kitchen Type IslandPantry-Butler Laundry Level Basement Living Room Flooring Hardwood Living Room Level Main Level Master Bedroom Bath Full Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level Other Equipment Security System Room Type Bedroom 5Bedroom 6LibraryOfficeRecreation RoomSitting RoomOther Room Rooms Total 14 Total Sq Ft 0

Property Features

Age 100+ Years Association Fee Frequency Not Applicable Association Fee Includes None Corporate Limits Oak Park Disability Access And Or Equipped No Electric Circuit Breakers200+ Amp Service Holds Earnest Money Yes New Construction YN No Offeredfor Saleor Rent No Ownership Type Fee Simple Property Type Detached Single Rebuilt YN No Recent Rehab YN No Rural YN No Sewer Public Sewer Special Assessments No Special Listing Conditions None Special Service Area N Tax Annual Amount 42629.6 Tax Exemptions Homeowner Tax Year 2019 Township Oak Park Water Source Lake Michigan

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