525 Forest Ave, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

3 beds2 baths1,876 sqft

Zestimate®: $393,217
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The lifestyle you've been dreaming of! Just one block to town, train, Lake Ellyn Park and Prairie Path Trail! Charming home in the absolute heart of the village! Amazing front porch complete with porch swing! Inside light filled rooms from over sized windows, miles of hardwood floors through out first and second floor. Freshly painted rooms showcase the drama of the high ceilings.Updated kitchen with granite counters. Built in china cupboard in the massive dining room. 2 fresh, newer baths; vintage ball & claw soaking tub! Huge closets in the dormers would make Carrie Bradshaw envious. Big mud room and pantry. Charming private yard and gardens. Daylight basement with rec room , workshop & storage galore! Swoon worthy curb appeal plus the updates of today! This is the whole package you've been looking for in the location you've been dreaming of!  More Less 


  • Lot: 7,000 sqft
  • Single Family
  • Built in 1906
  • 253 days on Zillow
  • Views since listing: 4,968
  • All time views: 6,548
  • 42 shoppers saved this home
  • Cooling: Central
  • Heating: Forced air
  • Last sold: Aug 2011 for $470,000


  • Attic
  • Cable Ready
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Fenced Yard
  • Fireplace
  • Flooring: Hardwood
  • Garden
  • Parking: Garage - Attached, 2 spaces, 500 sqft
  • Partial basement, 1000 sqft
  • Porch
  • Transportation

Additional Features

  • Addtl Room 4 Level: Not Applicable
  • Addtl Room 5 Level: Not Applicable
  • Property Address On IDX? (Y: Yes
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air
  • 2nd Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • 4th Bedroom Level: Not Applicable
  • Built Before 1978 (Y: Yes
  • Basement Bathrooms (Y: No
  • Dining Room: Separate
  • Electricity: Circuit Breakers
  • Foundation: Concrete
  • Family Room Level: Not Applicable
  • Heat: Gas
  • Heat: Forced Air
  • Sewer: Sewer-Public
  • Listing Type: Exclusive Right To Sell
  • Master Association Fee: No
  • Master Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • Parking Type: Garage
  • Special Assessments: N
  • Special Compensation Info.: None
  • Tax Exemptions: Homeowner
  • Waterfront (Y: No
  • Addtl Room 1 Level: Main Level
  • Dining Room Level: Main Level
  • Water: Lake Michigan
  • Kitchen Level: Main Level
  • Living Room Level: Main Level
  • Exposure: W (West)
  • Roof Type: Glass (Shingles)
  • Kitchen Flooring: Hardwood
  • Living Room Flooring: Hardwood
  • 2nd Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • 3rd Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • 3rd Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • Dining Room Flooring: Hardwood
  • Other Information: Commuter Train
  • Master Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • Kitchen Type: Eating Area-Table Space
  • Basement: Partially Finished
  • Equipment: Humidifier
  • Exterior Building Type: Frame
  • Addtl Room 1 Name: Den
  • Addtl Room 3 Flooring: Hardwood
  • Bath Amenities: Separate Shower
  • Addtl Room 3 Level: Main Level
  • Addtl Room 3 Name: Foyer
  • Lot Description: Corner
  • Addtl Room 2 Name: Recreation Rm
  • Addtl Room 2 Flooring: Other
  • Assessment Includes: None
  • Addtl Room 2 Level: Basement
  • Equipment: Fan-Attic Exhaust
  • Foundation: Block
  • Age: 100+ Years
  • Addtl Room 10 Level: Not Applicable
  • Addtl Room 6 Level: Not Applicable
  • Addtl Room 7 Level: Not Applicable
  • Addtl Room 8 Level: Not Applicable
  • Addtl Room 9 Level: Not Applicable
  • Area Amenities: Playground
  • Frequency: Not Applicable
  • Property Type: Detached Single
  • Area Amenities: Lake
  • Style Of House: Victorian
  • Status: New
  • Square Feet Source: Assessor
  • Compensation paid on: Net Sale Price
  • Master Bedroom Bath (Y: None
  • Basement (Y: Full
  • Living Room Window Treatments (Y: Blinds
  • Dining Room Window Treatments (Y: Blinds
  • Bath Amenities: Soaking Tub
  • Kitchen Window Treatments (Y: Drapes
  • Area Amenities: Gutters
  • Area Amenities: Street Lights
  • Area Amenities: Street Paved
  • Area Amenities: Sidewalks
  • Disability Access and: No
  • Garage On-Site: Yes
  • Offered for Sale or Rent: No
  • Additional Rooms: Recreation Room
  • Additional Sales Information: None
  • Recent Rehab (Y: Yes
  • Additional Rooms: Foyer
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Porch
  • Additional Rooms: Den
  • Laundry Flooring: Other
  • 1st Floor Full Bath
  • Franchisor Feed(y: No
  • Garage Ownership: Owned
  • Laundry Level: Basement
  • Other Information: Historical District
  • Garage Type: Detached
  • Type of House: 2 Stories
  • Garage Type: Detached

Appliances Included

  • Dishwasher

Room Types

  • Dining room


  • Exterior material: Wood
  • Roof type: Asphalt
  • Room count: 8
  • Stories: 2
  • Structure type: Other
  • Unit count: 1


  • Floor size: 1,876 sqft
  • Heating: Gas
  • Parcel #: 0511312001
  • Zillow Home ID: 4437482

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