ClickCease 139 S Grove Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302 | MLS 10882901 | Listing Information | Mary Bleeker | BHHS Chicago
FOR SALE
$1,400,000

139 S Grove Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302

Single Family
Residence
8
Beds
3
Baths
+
1 Half
7,600
Sq. Ft.
N/A
Acre Lot
1of
Photos
Map
Courtesy: EXP Realty, LLC
Last Updated: 10/29/2020 12:31 PM
BHHS Chicago> Illinois> Oak Park> 60302
One of the Midwest's finest homes, the John Seaman House sits on a desirable corner lot, practically downtown Oak Park. This 17+ room Queen Anne features unparalleled craftsmanship and attention to detail, original woodwork, 6 fireplaces and 3.5 fresh baths. Move-in ready with gracious living spaces, wide-scale hallways and refined updates. Practical and flexible for today's work at home/play at home lifestyle. This home includes a 1 bed, 1 bath coach house/garage with parking for 6 cars. ----------------------- Prismed art glass windows, hand carved built-ins, and grand staircase, the craftsmanship is still clean and crisp and represents the finest of its time. The spacious parlor, living room, library and dining room are each trimmed in warm, hand crafted woods. "A description published in the local paper in 1895 calls attention to the distinct wood species used in each separate space, from curly beech in the parlor, flame mahogany in the library and a highly polished birch in the sitting room".----------------------------- Ascend the grand, open staircase to the second floor, where you'll find five bedrooms, two of them with tandems. Three of them have beautiful gas fireplaces. The third floor has a wonderful 41 x 25 foot ballroom along with three more nicely sized rooms w/closets and a full bath. This living space provides an element for both privacy and fun while home learning/officing and was originally designed as a beautiful entertaining area and living quarters for in-laws and out of town guests.- -------------------------- A warm and inviting family home, roomy and comfortable with impressive options for connecting and time together, as well as quiet and secluded spots for productive Zoom calls and e-learning. Truly a blend of all-world original details meshed with the space and flexibility today's family requires.------------------------- The home sits prominently on a corner lot voted "Best four corners in Oak Park". A beautiful block/street with turn of the century charm, walking distance to world-renowned schools.--------------- Enjoy leisurely afternoons and a cool beverage on the wrap around front porch or take short walks to Oak Park's shopping, restaurants or nearby parks. Just two blocks to Green Line Train and a 10 minute walk to Metra providing 25 minute access to downtown Chicago.------------------------------ 139 S Grove Ave was restored/renewed exterior and mechanicals (heating, plumbing, electric) by Warren Stewart, one of Oak Park's authorities on authentic restoration and earned the Cavalcade of Pride. Recent improvements: New roof, baths, ballroom/bar and exterior paint; Coach House kitchen and ba.
10882901
Single Family, 3+ Story
8
Cook
3 Full/1 Half
1894
Lake Michigan
3
Wood
Public Sewer
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