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605 Linden
Oak Park, IL 60302

  • 6 Beds
  • 5 / 2 Baths
  • 6,504 Sq. Ft.
  • Built In 1908
Price

$1,985,000

Est Payment
$15,404 / month (details)  
Taxes
$60,999  
Beds
6  
Baths
5 / 2  
Rooms
17  
Type
Detached Single  
Sq. Ft.
6,504  
Lot Size
100 X 175  
Built
1908  
Neighborhood
Oak Park  
MLS
#12008347
Status
Contingent

Property Description

Rare offering of an extraordinary home! The James Fletcher Skinner House, the crowning architectural design of Charles E White, has the stature of being one of the finest homes in the western suburbs. Recognized as one of the First Significant Structures in the Prairie School National Register, the home's stately corner setting is in the heart of Oak Park's Historic Estate District. A masterpiece of the prairie school era, the home is impressive in scale and offers the ultimate in livability with its timeless design that seamlessly transitions to the lifestyle trends of today. Upon entry, the grand foyer captivates with its exquisite woodwork, leaded glass doors, and an inlaid glass-tiled fireplace. An entertainers dream, the first level offers warm and inviting spaces, including an elegant dining room with quarter-sawn oak paneling and a generous living room featuring a gas fireplace that serves as a focal point with its ornately carved mantel and stained glass windows, giving a touch of elegance and timeless sophistication to the room. The chef's kitchen is a culinary delight, anchored by a custom island with generous storage and wine refrigerator, perfect for both functionality and style. High-end appliances, including 2 full-size SubZero refrigerators, Dacor double ovens, and a Miele dishwasher, ensure that every culinary need is met with luxury and efficiency. Ascend the grand staircase to find the primary bedroom suite, a supreme sanctuary of comfort, complete with a romantic fireplace, radiant heated floors in the bathroom, an attractive dressing room with two walk-in closets. The second floor also includes a bright, well-equipped laundry room with abundant cabinetry and counter space, and a gracious guest room with a hall bathroom. Rounding out this level are two large bedrooms, each with a tailor made walk-in wardrobe and dressing area connected by a spacious jack & jill bathroom with a new soaking tub, separate shower and water closet. One level up is the ultimate in flexible living with a spacious family room centered around a gas fireplace with exquisite marble surround, two additional bedrooms and a full bathroom. Designed for leisure and entertainment, the lower level is equipped with a state-of-the-art home theater. Experience cinematic brilliance with a 4K-capable projector and a massive 158-inch projector screen. Immerse yourself in audio excellence with a THX/Dolby Atmos 11.2 speaker system featuring Klipsch speakers strategically placed for optimal sound. The seating area comfortably accommodates 8-10 guests, ensuring an unforgettable viewing experience. When you're ready for more active entertainment, step outside to the custom designed, heated basketball court featuring a floating "Maple TuffShield ShockTower" floor, installed by Snap Sports Athletic Surfaces in 2016. This product is easily removable if you prefer two extra garage parking spaces. This unique amenity creates a space for recreational activities and lively gatherings for family and friends. Finally, if you're seeking private guest accommodations or income-generating potential, the 1 bedroom/1 bath coach house above the 2.5 car garage serves as a wonderful addition, offering versatile living space and an opportunity for added convenience and flexibility.With its unparalleled architectural significance and modern amenities, this home offers a rare opportunity to experience the timeless allure of the Prairie School design. Schedule a showing today to immerse yourself in the luxury and charm of the James Fletcher Skinner House.

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Rooms

Room
Level
Flooring
Size
Living Room
Main
Hardwood
29X20
Dining Room
Main
Hardwood
18X15
Kitchen
Main
Slate
23X14
Family Room
Third
Hardwood
27X22
Laundry
Second
Hardwood
16X11
Master Bedroom
Second
Hardwood
20X17
Bedroom 2
Second
Hardwood
13X13
Bedroom 3
Second
Hardwood
18X15
Bedroom 4
Second
Hardwood
15X12
Bedroom 5
Third
Hardwood
14X11
Bedroom 6
Third
Hardwood
14X11
Breakfast Room
Main
Slate
15X15
Library
Main
Hardwood
14X13
Heated Sun Room
Main
Slate
14X14
Foyer
Main
Hardwood
28X15
Sitting Room
Main
Carpet
17X13
Recreation Room
Basement
Carpet
41X35
Office
Main
Carpet
10X7
Theatre Room
Basement
Carpet
28X26

Utilities

  • Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air, Sep Heating Systems - 2+, Zoned
  • Cooling Central Air, Zoned
  • Water Lake Michigan, Public
  • Sewer Public Sewer, Sewer-Storm

Additional Information

Interior Features
Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, Second Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Historic/Period Mlwk, Beamed Ceilings
Exterior Features
Balcony, Deck, Brick Paver Patio, Storms/Screens
Appliances
Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Bar Fridge, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Wine Refrigerator, Cooktop, Gas Cooktop, Wall Oven
Parking
4 Garage Spaces, Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s), Heated, 7 Foot or more high garage door, Garage On Site, Owned, Parking included in price
Schools
Oak Park & River Forest High Sch (200), Percy Julian Middle School (97), Horace Mann Elementary School (97)

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Listing History

06-17-2024 Listed at $1,985,000
07-12-2024 Status changed to Under Contract
Last Modified 7/12/24 8:12 PM

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