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1241 Gilbert Avenue
Downers Grove, Illinois IL 60515
Sold For: $1,890,000
Listing ID 11239879
Status Closed
Sold Date 5/06/2022
Bedrooms 5
Full Baths 5
Total Baths 6
Partial Baths 1
SqFt 8,243
Acres 0.507
Year Built 2002

Property Description:

Here's to new beginnings. Prepare to fall in love with this 5 Bed/5.1 Bath Traditional style home in the heart of downtown Downers Grove and all of the interesting shops and restaurants it has to offer! Displaying the finest in craftmanship and design built by Matthies Builders, you will notice the attention to detail at every turn including exceptional millwork, intricate moldings, custom cabinetry and interesting ceiling details throughout. Over 8,200 SF across 4 finished levels of living space! The impressive 2 story foyer with a show stopping curved staircase sets the stage for this incredible home. Gorgeous formal living and dining spaces that are perfect for entertaining, and an inviting family room with brick fireplace, custom built ins, a soaring ceiling and a wall of windows that bathe this room in natural light while allowing for an idyllic view of the lushly landscaped back yard. A gourmet kitchen with high end appliances, large center island, butler's pantry and multiple storage solutions is certain to be the heart of the home. A study with French doors offers privacy and a quiet place to work from home. A dramatic staircase will take you upstairs to a fantastic master retreat that offers lovely views of the yard, tray ceiling, spacious walk in closet and appealing master bath with dual vanities, separate shower and jetted tub. A second En-suite, two more additional bedrooms, and a bonus room with closet completes this level. The convenient back staircase leads up to the finished attic perfect for an in-law suite featuring a large rec room, 5th bedroom and full bath. The basement was designed with entertainment in mind. The full wet bar with a wine cellar, is the perfect place to gather around and catch the big game. Take advantage of a workout in the dedicated exercise room and then refresh in the full bath. Just when you think it can't get any better than this, take a step outside onto the multi level deck with a built in bar area and take in the pristine views of this very private oasis. Backing to St. Joseph Creek, you will appreciated the serenity this space offers. The difference is in the details of this magnificent home. Award winning schools, steps away from the Metra Station, downtown Downers Grove and easy access to I-88 and I-355. What's not to love? There is truly no place like home.

Primary Features

County: Du Page
Half Baths: 1
Property Type Specific: Detached Single
Year Built: 2002


Attic: Finished
Basement: Full, English
Basement Bathrooms: yes
Basement SqFt: 2229
Bath Amenities: Whirlpool,Separate Shower,Double Sink
Below Grade Finished Area: 2229
Cooling: Central Air
Dining Room: Separate
Fireplace Location: Family Room,Living Room
Fireplaces Total: 2
Heating: Natural Gas, Forced Air
Interior Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, First Floor Laundry, Coffered Ceiling(s)
Lot Size Dimensions: 75 X 283 X 77 X 302
Main SqFt: 5304
Room Type: Study, Attic, Bonus Room, Bedroom 5, Exercise Room, Sitting Room, Recreation Room, Breakfast Room, Foyer, Game Room
Rooms Total: 17
SqFt: 8243
Square Footage Comments: 5,304 SF on 1st and 2nd floors, 2229 SF in basement, 710 SF on 3rd Floor.
Total Finished/Unfinished SqFt: 8243
Total SqFt: 6014
Upper SqFt: 710


Architectural Style: Traditional
Exterior Building Type: Brick,Cedar,Stone
Exterior Features: Deck, Brick Paver Patio
Foundation Details: Concrete Perimeter
Garage Details: Garage Door Opener(s),Transmitter(s)
Garage On-Site: yes
Garage Spaces: 3
Garage Type: Attached
Is Parking Included in Price: yes
New Construction: no
Parking: Garage
Roof: Asphalt
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water Source: Lake Michigan


Elementary School: Hillcrest Elementary School
Elementary School District: 58
High School: North High School
High School District: 99
Living Area Source: Builder
Lot Size: .50-.99 Acre
Middle Or Junior School: Herrick Middle School
Middle Or Junior School District: 58
Special Service Area: N
Township: Downers Grove
Waterfront: no


Age: 16-20 Years
Basement Description: Finished
Board Number: 10
Built Before 1978: no
Disability Access and/or Equipped: no
General Information: Commuter Train,Interstate Access
Market Code: Off-Market
Status: Closed
Number Of Cars: 3
Public Document Count: 2
Rebuilt: no
Rehab: no
Special Assessments: N
Special Listing Conditions: None


Association Fee Frequency: Not Applicable
Association Fee Includes: None
Garage Ownership: Owned
Holds Earnest Money: yes
Offered for Sale or Rent: no
Ownership: Fee Simple
Possession: Closing
Purchase Contract Date: 2022-03-05T00:00:00+00:00
Tax Annual Amount: 24710.66
Tax Year: 2020

Zoning Info

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Adam St. James

2625 Butterfield Road, Suite 138-S
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: 630-780-4663

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