706 Monroe Avenue

River Forest IL, 60305


$330.61 per sqft


5 Beds

6 Baths

5,293 sqft


Built in 1889

Courtesy of @properties Christie's International Real Estate

Welcome to your 2023 reconstructed dream home flooded with natural light throughout and high ceilings! Nestled on an oversized lot in River Forest, this stunning modern masterpiece exudes elegance and sophistication. Meticulously reconstructed from the ground up, this home offers the perfect blend of contemporary design and timeless charm. Only 3 walls and roof frame were saved from original home, 97% NEW CONSTRUCTION! Step inside and be captivated by the seamless fusion of space and style. New white oak floors adorn three levels, leading you through a grand staircase with beautiful light fixtures that illuminate every corner. The heart of this home is the chef's dream kitchen, where culinary aspirations come to life. Quartz countertops, custom hand-made solid maple cabinets and a magnificent 48" Ilve Majestic oven from Italy set the stage for gourmet creations. High end appliances include beverage refrigerator, Dacor Dishwasher and Monogram side by side refrigerator. Indulge in the luxury of beautifully appointed bathrooms featuring exquisite tile, Kohler, Duravit, Graff and Gerberit bath fixtures and innovative lighting. Picture yourself starting your day with Alexa Amazon speakers seamlessly integrated into the bathroom mirror, providing weather updates and setting the tone for the day ahead. Entertain with ease in the open-concept main level, featuring a family room with a gas fireplace, living room, dining room, kitchen, den, powder room, and convenient mudroom. Upstairs, discover a haven of comfort with four bedrooms, three baths, and a dedicated laundry room. The third floor offers a private retreat with an additional bedroom, bath, and two charming nooks ideal for quiet reading or imaginative play. The lower level beckons with another spacious family room complete with a wet bar and refrigerator, heated floors in basement including the bathroom, perfect for hosting gatherings or cozy nights in. A second laundry room on lower level adds convenience and functionality to everyday living. New roof, 2 new drain tile systems. A new 4-story addition was added on the south/west side as well as a mudroom on the west side. No detail has been overlooked in this meticulously reconstructed home, with upgrades including a new copper supply water line to the street, new overhead plumbing system, new basement floor, new electrical 200 AMPS service as well as whole house system, sprinkler system, new closed cell spray insulation, new windows, new doors and state-of-the-art security system with cameras for added peace of mind. New James Hardie Board siding (fiber cement). Experience the pinnacle of luxury living in a home that combines unparalleled craftsmanship with modern amenities. With home 97% new construction and maintenance-free appeal, this is more than just a home-it's a lifestyle. Relax and unwind on your new large back deck overlooking a great yard. Deck was done with Trex decking boards and aluminum railings (maintenance free) Home also has a front porch with new Trex boards, new cedar baluster, trims and soffit. 2 car garage has a 240v circuit for an EV plus an exterior spot. Garage has new roof shingles and gutters, new siding and side door. Don't miss your chance to own this exceptional property, where every detail reflects the care and dedication of its developers. Schedule your private showing today and make your dream a reality!



April 16, 2024


July 22, 2024



706 Monroe Avenue
River Forest IL, 60305

Interior Features



Total Bathrooms


Full Bathrooms


Half Bathrooms


Interior Features

Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, Second Floor Laundry, Walk-In Closet(s)


Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Bar Fridge, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Wine Refrigerator, Range Hood, Gas Cooktop

Laundry Description

In Unit, Multiple Locations, Sink



Fireplace Description

Gas Log, Gas Starter, Heatilator



Cooling Description

Central Air, Zoned



Heating Description

Natural Gas, Forced Air

Exterior/Building Features

Exterior Features



Public Sewer

School Information

School District


High School

Oak Park & River Forest High Sch

Elementary School

Lincoln Elementary School

Other Property Details

Area Name

River Forest



Tax Frequency


Days on Market




Garage Spaces


Parking Total







River Forest

Water Source

Lake Michigan



Listing History





Price Change




Price Change



Courtesy of @properties Christie's International Real Estate, Eileen Casey,
Listing Contact: 773-742-9611 

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