Seller represented by:
TOM CARRAHER with Compass

Buyer represented by:
Laura Best with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago

738 S Elmwood Ave Oak Park, IL 60304
  • Sold
  • Single Family

738 S Elmwood Ave Oak Park, IL 60304 Get directions

$590,738 $187/Sq. ft.
4 Beds 3 Baths 2 Partial Baths 3,151 Sq. ft. 6,652 Sq. ft. Lot
  • Age 119 Years
  • MLS# 11166749
  • Listed 6 Months 26 Days Ago


Gorgeous home located on a terrific block in south central Oak Park! Sitting on a 50 foot lot and measuring over 3100 square feet, this home has it all. Four Bedrooms , three full baths and two partial bathrooms on three levels offer so many options. Fantastic open floor plan on the first level is highlighted by the all stainless steel kitchen with large island that will be the focus of so many gatherings and events. Look out the back to the paver brick patio area with a gazebo with plenty of room for the yard, driveway and the two plus car garage. A spacious enclosed front porch leads to a grand foyer/music room, half bath, the living room with beautiful crown molding and recessed lighting, and the formal beamed ceiling dining room with leaded glass window. All the first floor rooms have beautiful hardwood flooring. Level two boasts three bedrooms and two full baths including the first of two en suite bedrooms. The third level has the additional primary bedroom suite plus a home office, skylights and more! The full finished basement rec room has new carpeting in the lower level and completes the package nicely. Central air, nicely landscaped grounds and all the charm you would expect in this home located in heart of the Gunderson district. Kindly exclude the dining room chandelier and the planters in the back yard. Make the call today!

  • Seller represented by:
  • REALTOR ® TOM CARRAHER with Compass
  • Buyer represented by:
  • REALTOR ® Laura Best with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago



  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Master Bedroom Dimensions: 29 x 15
  • Bedroom 2 Dimensions: 27 x 11
  • Bedroom 3 Dimensions: 12 x 11
  • Bedroom 4 Dimensions: 12 x 09
  • Master Bedroom Level: 3rd Level
  • Bedroom 2 Level: 2nd Level
  • Bedroom 3 Level: 2nd Level
  • Bedroom 4 Level: 2nd Level
  • Bedroom 2 Features: Flooring: Hardwood
  • Bedroom 3 Features: Flooring: Hardwood
  • Bedroom 4 Features: Flooring: Hardwood

Other Rooms

  • Total Rooms: 10
  • Bedrooms (Above Grade): 4
  • Bedrooms (All Levels): 4
  • Bonus: 17 x 12
  • Bonus Level: Main Level
  • Bonus: Hardwood
  • Living Room Dimensions: 18 x 12
  • Office/Study Room Dimensions: 12 x 09
  • Family Room Level: Basement
  • Living Room Level: Main Level
  • Office/Study Room Level: 3rd Level
  • Basement Description: Finished
  • Family Room Description: 24X22


  • Total Bathrooms: 3.2
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • 1/2 Bathrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms On Basement Level: No
  • Master Bathroom Features: Full

Interior Features

  • Enclosed Porch
  • Bonus
  • Office


  • Appliances: Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Range Hood
  • Laundry Features: Laundry Room Size: 11X08, Laundry Room Level: Basement

Heating and Cooling

  • Cooling Features: Central Air
  • Heating Features: Gas, Forced Air

Kitchen and Dining

  • Dining Room Description: Dining Room: Separate, Dining Room: 15X14
  • Dining Room Level: Main Level
  • Kitchen Description: Island, SolidSurfaceCounter
  • Kitchen Dimensions: 20 x 11
  • Kitchen Level: Main Level

Land Info

  • Lot Description: Lot size:Oversized Chicago Lot
  • Lot Size Acres: 0.1527
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 50X133
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 6652

Garage and Parking

  • Garage Spaces: 2
  • Garage Features: Detached
  • Open Parking Spaces: 2
  • Open Parking: Yes
  • Parking Features: Parking Type: Garage, Space/s

Exterior and Lot Features

  • Porch Dimensions: 31 x 09
  • Porch Level: Main Level

School Information

  • Elementary School: Longfellow Elementary School
  • High School: Oak Park & River Forest High Sch
  • Middle School: Percy Julian Middle School
  • School District: 97, 97, 200

Homeowners Association

  • Association Fee 2 Frequency: Not Required

Other Property Info

  • Annual Tax Amount: 17068.13
  • Source Listing Status: Closed
  • County: Cook
  • Directions: Ridgeland west to Van Buren one block to Elmwood N to 738
  • Tax Year: 2020
  • Ownership: Fee Simple
  • Source Property Type: Detached Single
  • Area: Oak Park
  • Source Neighborhood: Oak Park
  • Township: Oak Park
  • Source System Name: C2C

Building and Construction

  • Total Square Feet Living: 3151
  • Year Built: 1903
  • Building Exterior Type: Vinyl Siding
  • Living Area Source: Assessor
  • Property Age: 119
  • Levels or Stories: 3 Stories


  • Sewer: Sewer-Public
  • Water Source: Lake Michigan

Nearby Schools

Rating School Grades Distance
6 Longfellow Elementary School PK-5 0.2 mi
4 Percy Julian Middle School 6-8 0.4 mi
7 Oak Park & River Forest High School 9-12 1.1 mi
NA Ascension Private School PK-8 0.3 mi

School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Maponics, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.

Property History for 738 S Elmwood Ave

Property Tax

Property Price

Date Event Price Price / Sq ft Source
2021-12-30 Sold - - MRED
2021-08-03 Price Changed $599,738 $190 MRED
2021-07-24 Price Changed $628,000 $199 MRED
2021-07-23 Listing removed $655,000 $207 MRED
2021-07-23 Listed $655,000 $207 MRED
2021-06-28 Price Changed $655,000 $207 MRED
2021-06-04 Listed $685,000 $217 MRED
1999-10-25 Sold - - Public Record

The price and tax history data is obtained from public records and/or MLS feeds from local jurisdiction. Contact your REALTOR® directly in order to obtain the most up-to-date information available.