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Matthew Messel
Nicholas Blackshaw

163 Forest Avenue

$500,000 163 Forest Avenue, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Welcome to 163 Forest Avenue! As you step inside you will be greeted by the beautiful kitchen which features a stunning stone backsplash that carries over onto the island, complementing the custom, high-end cherry cabinets and quartz countertops. The oven/stovetop was updated in 2018 and the dishwasher in 2023, creating a culinary haven for the discerning homeowner. Wood flooring graces all three levels, further enhancing the home's timeless allure, while the cute storage space under the stairs and reading bench in the office space add delightful touches to the home's character. As you explore the property, you'll discover an oversized garage with 8-foot doors, easily accommodating campers, boats, or large vans, catering to outdoor enthusiasts and those with diverse parking needs. The exterior of the home is enveloped in low-maintenance, lifetime redwood siding, which was recently stained, offering both durability and aesthetic appeal. The wooden deck with built-in bench seating was rebuilt in 2024 providing a charming outdoor setting for leisure and entertainment. The basement is a versatile space, featuring a wood-burning fireplace and a full bath, offering the perfect setting for gatherings or quiet retreats. Recent updates include the furnace, updated in 2024, ensuring efficient and reliable heating, as well as the windows replaced in 2023, enhancing energy efficiency and aesthetic appeal. Situated mere minutes from the serene Lake Zurich and Old Ridge Nature Park, this distinguished residence offers unparalleled access to natural beauty and outdoor recreation. Additionally, the vibrant downtown area of Lake Zurich is just a short distance away, ensuring effortless access to local dining, shopping, and entertainment. This residence at 163 Forest Avenue presents an exceptional opportunity for proximity to natural and urban amenities. Schedule your private tour today and envision the endless possibilities that await in this remarkable home.
  • For Sale
  • 4
  • 4
  • 1976
    Year Built
  • 2,847 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: For Sale
  • Living Space: 2,847 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 8,712 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS® ID: 12062795
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1976
  • Neighborhood: Lake Zurich and Hawthorn Woods
  • Elementary School:May Whitney Elementary School
  • Middle School: Lake Zurich Middle - N Campus
  • High School: Lake Zurich High School
  • School District: 95


  • Total Bedrooms: 4
  • Total Bathrooms: 4
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • Half Bathrooms: 1
  • Laundry Room: In Unit
  • Fireplace: Wood Burning
  • Appliances: Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer
  • Other Interior Features: Hardwood Floors, Second Floor Laundry, Built-in Features

Exterior & Building

  • Garage Space: 2.0
  • Water Source: Public
  • Roof: Asphalt
  • Lot Features: Fenced Yard, Mature Trees, Sloped, Wood Fence
  • Heat Type: Natural Gas, Forced Air
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Other Exterior Features: Deck, Stamped Concrete Patio, Storms/Screens


  • Sales Price: $500,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $8,110/yr
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163 Forest Avenue

The Neighborhood:
Lake Zurich and Hawthorn Woods

Family-friendly community has a rural feel, yet is much different from a typical suburb.

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