1216 Gilbert Avenue Downers Grove, IL
$ 800,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10655248
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyDU PAGE
  • CityDowners Grove
  • AreaDowners Grove
  • NeighborhoodDowntown Downers Grove
  • Zip60515
  • Style
  • Year Built1888
  • Taxes10004
  • Price$ 800,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage3900
  • Lot Size0.47 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
Property Description

The very best of all worlds....not a detail missed with the extensive renovation of the home, located in the heart of downtown Downers Grove. Home has a terrific floor plan with a seamless addition-not a detail missed! Some of the upgrades include gorgeous built-ins, Pella and Andersen windows, roofs replaced, transom windows for extra sunlight, sound system. Swing those French Doors open and walk onto the front porch or screened porch to enjoy everyday of the year. Kitchen has high end finishes, gorgeous cabinetry, Dacor stove, SS appliances, eating area, built-in buffet with quartz counter top with a view of the Family Roof. Family Room offers built-in cabinetry, Fireplace, access to deck and screened porch. Primary Bedroom Suite addition is nothing short of amazing...very spacious bedroom, walk-in closet, second closet, 2 room bathroom ensuite. Third level makes for a perfect Au Pair Suite, with full bathroom with heated floors, bedroom and living area or extra space for a Recreation or Home Office. Basement has Laundry area, hobby room, utility area and lighted crawl space with concrete floor. Situated on almost a 1/2 acre, the backyard has the original barn for the horses, fire pit, professional landscaping, deck and patio. 2.5 Car Garage, concrete driveway with turn around. Sellers have taken meticulous care of the home and yard. Just a block from the Metra Train Station & vibrant downtown with year round events include summer long Farmers Market, parades, ice festival, art fair, free concerts at the Bandshell. Close to Denburn Woods, Maple Grove Forest Preserve, Gilbert Park, south side of the tracks for easy access in and out of town. What a lifestyle awaits you!!!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Hillcrest Elementary School Herrick Middle School North High School
Price History
3/4/2020 Listed $850,000
4/25/2020 2% - $835,000
6/18/2020 2% - $825,000
7/7/2020 4% - $800,000

General Features

Age 100+ Years
Assessment Includes None
Attached Garage Yes
Built Before 1978 Yes
Community Features Park/Playground, Pond/Lake, Other
Contingency Attorney/Inspection
County Du Page
Detached Type 3 Stories
Directions Gilbert just west of downtown Downers Grove by one block.
District Elementary School 58
District High School 99
District Middle/Junior School 58
Elementary School Hillcrest Elementary School
Exposure S (South)
Exterior Features Deck, Porch, Porch Screened, Storms/Screens, Fire Pit, Workshop
Full Baths 3
Garage Spaces 2.5
General Information School Bus Service, Commuter Train
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Half Baths 1
High School North High School
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)
Middle/Junior School Herrick Middle School
New Construction No
Other Structures Shed(s)
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Garage, Space/s
Rehab Yes
Roof Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
Sewer Sewer-Public
Special Assessments No
Status Contingent
Tax Year 2018
Taxes 10004.82
Waterfront No
Year Built 1888

Interior Features

2nd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
3rd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
3rd Bedroom Window Treatments Blinds
4th Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
4th Bedroom Window Treatments Blinds
Additional Rooms Recreation Rm
Addtl Room 1 Flooring Carpet
Addtl Room 4 Name Foyer
Addtl Room 4 Window Treatments Blinds
Addtl Room 5 Name Deck
Addtl Room 5 Window Treatments None
Addtl Room 6 Name Screened Porch
Addtl Room 7 Flooring Ceramic Tile
Addtl Room 7 Name Mud
Addtl Room 8 Flooring Other
Addtl Room 8 Name Work Rm
Addtl Room 8 Window Treatments None
Addtl Room 9 Flooring Other
Addtl Room 9 Name Utility Room-Lower Level
Air Conditioning Central Air, 1 (Window/Wall Unit)
Attic Unfinished
Basement Partial
Basement Bathrooms (y/n) No
Basement Description Unfinished, Crawl
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 10X15
Bedroom 2 Level/Floor 2nd Level
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 11X13
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 11X11
Continue To Show? No - has seller written direction
Corporate Limits Downers Grove
Dining Room Separate
Dining Room Dimensions 13X14
Dining Room Level Main Level
Dining Room Window Treatments None
Equipment Humidifier, CO Detectors, Ceiling Fan, Sump Pump, Backup Sump Pump;
Family Room Dimensions 18X24
Family Room Flooring Hardwood
Fireplace Features Gas Logs
Fireplace Locations Family Room
Fireplaces 1
Heater Fuel Type Gas, Electric, Other
Kitchen Appliances Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances
Kitchen Dimensions 14X21
Kitchen Level Main Level
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Pantry-Butler, Pantry-Closet
Laundry Dimensions 13X20
Laundry Features Gas Dryer Hookup, In Unit, Sink
Laundry Level/Floor Basement
Living Area 3900
Living Room Dimensions 15X14
Living Room Flooring Hardwood
Living Room Level/Floor Main Level
Living Room Window Treatments Blinds
Master Bath Full
Master Bed Dimensions 16X31
Master Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level
Other Room 1 Dimensions 16X20
Other Room 2 Dimensions 18X14
Other Room 3 Dimensions 11X24
Other Room 4 Dimensions 7X11
Other Room 4 Level Main Level
Other Room 5 Dimensions 14X36
Other Room 6 Dimensions 9X13
Other Room 6 Level Main Level
Other Room 7 Dimensions 6X7
Other Room 7 Level Main Level
Other Room 8 Dimensions 10X13
Other Room 9 Dimensions 13X22
Rooms List 5th Bedroom, Eating Area, Recreation Room, Foyer, Deck, Screened Porch, Mud Room, Workroom, Utility Room-Lower Level
Street Suffix Avenue
Total Bathrooms 3.1
Total Rooms 12

Exterior Features

City Downers Grove
Acreage .47
Disability Access And/or Equipped No
Driveway Concrete
Foundation Details Stone
Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s)
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 75X277
Lot Features Landscaped Professionally, Mature Trees
Lot Size Area .25-.49 Acre
Parking Ownership Owned
Total Parking 8
Water Source Lake Michigan, Public

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 16X20 3rd Level Carpet
Deck 14X36 Main Level Hardwood
Dining Room 13X14 Main Level Hardwood Separate
Eating Area 18X14 Main Level Hardwood
Family Room 18X24 Main Level Hardwood
Foyer 7X11 Main Level Hardwood
Living Room 15X14 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 16X31 2nd Level Hardwood
Mud 6X7 Main Level Ceramic Tile
Recreation Rm 11X24 3rd Level Carpet
Screened Porch 9X13 Main Level Hardwood
Utility Room-Lower Level 13X22 Basement Other
Work Rm 10X13 Basement Other


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60515

AVG $480K
AVG $7,172
AVG 75
Year Built
AVG 1969
AVG 46
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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