1933 – Oak Park, IL

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Added to OHD on 3/23/18   -   Last OHD Update: 6/11/18   -   15 Comments

1024 Belleforte Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302

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  • $499,000
  • 3 Bed
  • 2 full, 2 half Bath
  • 2380 Sq Ft
Bring this grand home back to life! As you enter you will marvel at all of the beautiful and unusual doors. The elegant staircase and vintage light fixture greet you in the large and welcoming foyer. The living room with decorative fireplace and separate dining room provide ample space for entertaining in style. Upstairs the master bedroom has two large closets. The other two bedrooms are joined with a jack-n-jill half bath. The 2nd floor full bath has a separate shower with body sprays. A balcony/sun deck is accessed through one of the bedrooms and overlooks the backyard. The basement is unfinished , but has a high ceiling. The property has a driveway and two car detached brick garage. Bring your vision to this refined home in a lovely neighborhood!
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Erica Cuneen, Beyond Properties Realty
(708) 386-1366
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15 Comments on 1933 – Oak Park, IL

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11816 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Despite not seeing more of the home, the neighborhood would sell me!

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  2. Zann says: 566 comments

    The neighborhood is indeed beautiful, but the street view made me feel like this poor house is hiding herself. I hope someone clears the odd overgrowth and lets her shine again. 🙁

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    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11816 comments
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      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      I was thinking I bet the neighbors would help pull it down! 😀

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    • Michael Mackin says: 2131 comments

      I would agree about the overgrowth, particularly the vines growing on the house. While it may sound romantic, the fact is it will tear a house apart more that anything else! Just a look around the neighborhood, as Kelly remarked, will show you what the house should and could look like!

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  3. I love all the old fixtures like the doorknobs, window latches, and lights. And I absolutely love the arch (is it still called an arch if it’s pointed rather than curved?) over the opening in the fire place!

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  4. BethanyBethany says: 3378 comments
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    1983 White elephant
    Escondido, CA

    I don’t understand the plethora of beautiful detail photos without room pictures to give one a sense of the whole house. Oak Park is a very desirable town near Chicago and this place is really cool. I’d be putting in an offer if I could move back “home.”

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  5. Cathy F. says: 2219 comments

    Ditto to the above comments! Looks to be gorgeous, but leaves one wanting waaay more photos. And street and general neighborhood look lovely, too.

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  6. Mike says: 66 comments

    This was once the home of Fred Groen, who founded the namesake cookware manufacturing company.

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  7. LouB says: 85 comments

    This one is six blocks east of us.
    Ours was built in ‘28
    Our place has the exact same style of staircase, doors and door hardware.
    A lot of the houses in Oak Park – River Forest have the Norma Desmond vibe.
    Not too many haven’t been “ modernized “ though.
    Once this one transfers to the next owners the taxes will attain the wonderful heights peculiar to our town.

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    • A says: 79 comments

      Sorry it is 3:15 AM here it should be be Ashley403 posting__ Hi LouB and Everyone, Living in the neighbor hood can you tell if a developer back in the day when building these homes had a certain number of models to pick. Then the buyer than could pick from different things that were on the outside of each house(like in this case a square bay window) If this is true you could get an idea what the inside rooms look like from this house 4 doors down no it is not for sale and it has a semicircle bay. Comparing the two what a beautiful home you would have minus the vines:
      https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/1028-Belleforte-Ave-Oak-Park-IL-60302/3800834_zpid/

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      • Ashley403 says: 79 comments

        I was mistaken the address numbers make it seem four doors down in reality it is next door to the house above. The last line above should be lots of hard work and minus the vines.

  8. Colleen J says: 1210 comments

    It’s obviously still hooked up to amenities (picture of fixture (light is on)) so I too am wondering why there are not more pictures of the rooms, this sure will be a beauty if someone buys this house soon.

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