1241 Gilbert Avenue

Downers Grove, IL
$ 1,925,000 Beds 5 Baths 5.5 Sq 8,243 Virtual Tour
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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.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 1,925,000
  • Lot Size
  • 0.507 Acres
  • Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Sqr Footage
  • 8,243
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 5
  • Year Built
  • 2002
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • City, Zip
  • Downers Grove
  • Taxes
  • $ 24710
  • County
  • Style
  • Traditional
  • Area
  • Downers Grove
  • MLS#
  • 11239879
  • Zip
  • 60515
Listing Provided by: @properties
Data Source: Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)



Architectural Style Traditional
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Full, English
City Downers Grove
Community Features Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Cooling Central Air
County Du Page
Days on Market 99
Directions Forest Avenue south of tracks to Gilbert Avenue, west to home.
Elementary School Hillcrest Elementary School
Elementary School District 58
Exterior Features Deck, Brick Paver Patio
Garage Spaces 3
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air
High School North High School
High School District 99
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, First Floor Laundry, Coffered Ceiling(s)
MLS Area Downers Grove
Middle/Junior High School Herrick Middle School
Middle/Junior School District 58
New Construction No
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Closing
Property Type Detached Single
Property Type Residential
Roof Asphalt
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name Gilbert
Tax Annual Amount 24710.66
Tax Year 2020
Total Rooms 17
Township Downers Grove
Virtual Tour https://tour.vht.com/434202650/1241-gilbert-avenue-downers-grove-il-60515/idx
Year Built 2002

Interior Features

Basement Finished
Bathrooom Whirlpool, Separate Shower, Double Sink
Bedrooms Possible 5
Below Grade Finished Area 2229
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Living Area 8243
Livingareasource Builder
Room Type Study, Attic, Bonus Room, Bedroom 5, Exercise Room, Sitting Room, Recreation Room, Breakfast Room, Foyer, Game Room
Street Suffix Avenue
Total Baths 6
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 2

Exterior Features

Exterior Brick, Cedar, Stone
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 75 X 283 X 77 X 302
Lot Size Acres 0.507
Water Source Lake Michigan
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Based on the average sale price from the Park Ridge, IL office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,740
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Hillcrest Elementary School
Middle School Herrick Middle School
High School North High School

Price History

10/6/2021 Listed $1,975,000
11/8/2021 3% - $1,925,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60515

AVG $770K
AVG $8,792
AVG 287
Year Built
AVG 1978
AVG 42
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1241 Gilbert Avenue Downers Grove, IL is a Single Family Home for sale at $1925000 with 8243 sqft and a lot size of 0.507 Acres Acre(s). 1241 Gilbert Avenue Downers Grove has 5 bedrooms, 5 baths and was built in 2002. The property's zip code is 60515 which is in Downers Grove, IL

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