926 Sterling Avenue, Flossmoor, IL


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About 926 Sterling Avenue

This home is the best it's ever been - The owners have brought back the woodwork to its original glory, updating the systems, and building a large kitchen and family room to the rear of the home with a huge walk out deck the cover the entire rear of home. Close to the charming downtown shopping area of Flossmoor. This one of kind beautiful three-story American Four Square is located on a double lot with brick path and onto the enclosed porch, The original doors and knobs that lead you into and through the vestibule give you the first taste of the craftsmanship of years gone by that lies beyond. From the foyer you are open to the original parlor, used now as a music room. The formal living room with a wood-burning fireplace, now being used as a study. Next is the large formal dining room, with built-ins and French doors, separated from the study by 8 foot and pocket doors. The rear of the home is the newest part of the addition thoughtfully laid out. The kitchen, breakfast and family room grouping offers slate floors and newer windows allowing in lots of natural light. The plus is all baths feature radiant heated floors, while other rooms feature antique filigreed radiators. The house has central air conditioning, with separate units for each of the three floors. A large deck has then newest composite decking wraps around the back and south side of the house. The staircase leading to the 2nd and 3rd floors is impressive. On the first floor, there are original, quarter sawn oak floors, while the second floor features cherry wood flooring. The master suite, with a walk-in closet and a very large bath with a huge shower and whirlpool soaking tub served by a dedicated hot water heater.. Two additional bedrooms share a Jack and Jill bath. The laundry was added for convenience to this floor. The third floor is likely the household staff quarters with a bedroom and private bath plus the owner added a recreation room with pool table and seating areas. A pull-down stair gives access to the large, stand-up attic, providing more storage. The house is prewired for ethernet, video, and in-wall speakers. The exterior features much new hardscape, with a side entrance to the mudroom. The large 2 car detached garage The roof on this home was replaced just weeks ago, and the entire exterior, including the original redwood siding, ornamentation, and window casements were recently restored and painted in period colours, Home is less 1/4 quarter of a mile from the Metra station with restaurant and local pub. THIS HOME IS PART OF FLOSSMOOR HISTORY! Four families have owned this 1903 home. Tons of character and charm this is must see!!

Features of 926 Sterling Avenue

MLS® # 11735688
Price $649,900
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 4.00
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 3,750
Acres 0.00
Year Built 1903
Type Residential
Sub-Type Detached Single
Style American 4-Sq.
Status Active

Community Information

Address 926 Sterling Avenue
Area Flossmoor
City Flossmoor
County Cook
State IL
Zip Code 60422


Parking Spaces 2
# of Garages 2
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool No


Appliances Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer
Heating Natural Gas
Cooling Central Air
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 1
Fireplaces Wood Burning
Stories 3 Stories
Has Basement Yes
Basement Full


Exterior Cedar

School Information

District 233
Elementary Western Avenue Elementary School
Middle Parker Junior High School
High Homewood-Flossmoor High School

Additional Information

Days on Market 497
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No
HOA Fees Freq. Not Applicable

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