1715 Forest Avenue

Wilmette IL, 60091


$318.75 per sqft


4 Beds

4.5 Baths

4,549 sqft


Built in 1994

Courtesy of Compass

Welcome to 1715 Forest Avenue! This classic and timeless center entry colonial home is located in a highly sought after McKenzie School neighborhood. This spacious home (4549 Square Feet) features a desirable floor plan, well scaled rooms and hardwood floors. The welcoming foyer leads to a gracious living room with a wall of built-in bookcases and is centered around a wood-burning fireplace. The large separate dining room with a butlers pantry is perfect for entertaining and leads to the light and bright kitchen. Featuring a large walk-in pantry and an open and airy breakfast area overlooking the professionally landscaped backyard, a perfect spot to start your day. The comfortable family room with a wood-burning fireplace opens to the kitchen and is ideal for relaxing and unwinding, plenty of space for the whole family to enjoy. Directly off of the kitchen is the mudroom. A designated office for today's remote work plus a powder room rounds off the first floor. Space abounds on the second floor where you will find four bedrooms and three bathrooms along with a convenient second floor laundry room. The spacious primary suite with a vaulted ceiling features dual walk-in closets along with a spa-like newer private bathroom. The 3 additional bedrooms have good closet space, one bedroom is ensuite and there is a hallway bathroom. The expansive lower level offers a recreation perfect as a teen hang out and play area. Plus, a bedroom with a full bath and plenty of storage space. This special home has a secluded backyard with a great deal of green space for gardening, a lovely patio with a firepit leading to a 2.5 car garage with an electronic gate for easy alley access. Plus, a bike shed designed by the owners and a dog run. This is a block party-lemonade stand kind of street, in an A+ location, close to the Metra, schools, town and numerous parks. Not to be missed, this property truly checks all of the boxes!



February 23, 2023


February 16, 2024



1715 Forest Avenue
Wilmette IL, 60091

Interior Features


4 Beds


4.5 Baths

Interior Features

Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, Second Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Center Hall Plan, Some Carpeting, Some Window Treatmnt, Granite Counters, Separate Dining Room, Pantry


Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Gas Cooktop



Fireplace Description

Wood Burning, Gas Starter



Cooling Description

Central Air



Heating Description

Natural Gas, Forced Air

Exterior/Building Features

Exterior Features

Patio, Dog Run, Storms/Screens, Fire Pit

Architectual Style



Public Sewer

School Information

School District


High School

New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi

Elementary School

Mckenzie Elementary School

Other Property Details

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Tax Frequency


Days on Market




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Off Alley, Alley Access

Parking Total






Water Source

Lake Michigan



Buyer Agency Compensation

2.25% 1ST M, 1.75% 2ND M-$495

Courtesy of Compass, Jane O'Malley,
Listing Contact: 224-216-8140 

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