428 S 8th Ave, La Grange, IL 60525, USA, La Grange, Illinois

Unfavorite PropertyAdd to Favorites
Added On:02/20/2021
Last Updated:07/14/2024
Four bedroom, classic stucco foursquare home built in 1913, gutted and upgraded in 2009 with green, recycled, repurposed, and hypoallergenic materials. Low maintenance, cost and energy-efficient, and comfortable with many luxuries.
Green HomeHealthy HomeSustainable Home
$799,000Asking Price (USD)
$11,945Annual Property Tax
2,900Square Feet
4 / Beds / Baths
7000.00 sqftLot Size
2008Year Built
Green HomeProperty Type

Mortgage Calculator

Purchase Price ($)Down Payment
Loan Amount
Annual Interest Rate
Loan Term (years)
Monthly Mortgage Payment

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Green and ECO friendly, hypoallergenic, and high-efficiency home. Energy: Dual split geothermal central air system (2009), new tankless high-efficiency hot water/ boiler with 15 yr. warranty (2019), radiant floors in basement, kitchen, and bathrooms, new windows throughout with double and triple glazed efficiency, eco-friendly Biofoam insulation on all exterior walls -- Use of recyclable materials: recycled aluminum tiled roof guaranteed for 50 yrs. (2009), insulated steel garage with sky lighting (2012), stainless steel kitchen counter and rails (2009)-- Hypo-allergenic materials: no VOC paints, no formaldehyde products, no carpeted rooms, no lead paint, all trim stripped and new drywall (2008)--Recycled materials: kitchen island, recycled aluminum roof, 1st-floor wood floors repurposed from Midwest oak barn, repurposed 3rd-floor maple wood floors, repurposed solid wood basement doors and surrounding bench, oak banister stair rails repurposed from 100 yr. old home, repurposed full-size cast-iron bathtub, repurposed light fixtures from prairie style homes, classic recycled brick on entryway, repurposed flagstone pavers on the back patio --Water efficient: high efficiency dishwasher and washer, waterless urinal, foot pedal water system in kitchen, recirculating hot water system, water-efficient cistern with new warrantied pump (2017) for exterior water usage, permeable pavement system with French drain--Outdoors: Rain Garden, compost system, vegetable garden, old-growth shade trees, native shade garden, beehives--Other: New Stucco (2009), new chimney (2009), interior noise reduction system with interior insulation and drywall, new electric throughout, new plumbing throughout, new gas and water lines into the home and out to sewers (no lead pipes) (2009), radon proofed, new Kohler steam shower with a 3-year warranty (2019), new hardwood floors on 2nd floor (2009), new tile in bathrooms (2009) and kitchen (2020), electric roof ice melt system

Property Description

Conveniently located in La Grange's historic district, fully renovated, this Geothermal energy-efficient four-square home with 4 bedrooms is positioned blocks from award-winning schools, parks, LG fitness center, or a walk into downtown La Grange for entertainment. Fully renovated; the home has been refined with a deep foundation, foam cell insulation, interior noise reduction systems, maple and oak floors, and radiant floor heat. Outdoor renovations feature a 50-year warrantied aluminum roof, energy-star windows, stucco, chimney, stained fir eaves, concrete drive, cistern, permeable pavement, insulated garage, and landscaping. Mechanically updated (2009), with a two-zone, geothermal heating and cooling system, electric, plumbing, and in 2019 a recirculating, tankless hot water/boiler. Naturally lit throughout, the remodel utilized sustainably sourced and environmentally friendly building materials. The bright, spacious kitchen exhibits modern elements including Amish maple cabinetry, stainless steel railings and countertops, a recycled 3Form island, and built-in SubZero. The kitchen and eating area overlooks the yard and garden. Upstairs are four bedrooms and a second-floor office or a baby room. The main bedroom on the top floor has cathedral ceilings, a walk-in closet, abundant natural light, and a master bath with a steam shower. The entertainment room comes with radiant, stained concrete floors, built-in shelves and oak benches. Located on a beautiful tree-lined street in the historical district of La Grange.

Neighborhood Description

The home is on a quiet tree-lined street located midway between the two largest parks of La Grange. It's walk and bike-friendly to trains, schools, parks, and downtown. Families fill the historic homes and the block enjoys camaraderie with many events such as block parties.

Market Area

La Grange is #12 in nation and #1 in Illinois. https://247wallst.com/special-report/2021/01/06/americas-50-best-cities-to-live-10/9/ rnLocated approximately 14 miles west of Chicago, in Cook County, the Village has an estimated population of 15,550. The Village of La Grange's strategic location has the advantage of being easily accessible from every direction. Interstate 290, Interstate 55 and the Tri-State Tollway (294) provide easy vehicular access to La Grange. O'Hare International Airport, Midway Airport, and the Chicago Loop are each accessible within 30 minutes. Public transportation is provided by Metra, which has approximately 5,000 boardings daily from the La Grange Road Train station and the Stone Avenue Station. Amtrak and PACE bus services also serve the area. In 2012, the Village of La Grange was named the top transit suburb of Metropolitan Chicago by the Chaddick Institute. The Village's housing stock is primarily made up of quality single-family homes ranging in price from $350,000 to more than $1 million. Homes within the Village are well-preserved and maintain their architectural and historic significance through sensitive restoration. This home is in the historic district designated by the National Trust for Historic Places within the Village. Downtown La Grange on any day or night is bustling with activity and features a myriad of dining, shopping, and entertainment options including a multi-screen movie theater. La Grange is an award-winning Village, featured prominently in several magazines such as Chicago Magazine and West Suburban Living, including a Best Downtown and Best Places to Live designation. La Grange is known for its unique and notable events including the annual Pet Parade, Craft Show, Endless Summerfest, West End Art Festival, Halloween Walk, and Holiday Walk. The community also serves as the home for the 270-bed La Grange Amita Health Adventist Medical Center, a Level II Trauma Center. Recreation facilities and activities for Village residents are provided by the Park District of La Grange, a separate unit of government that operates 11 parks covering 69 acres. The Village is also served by the La Grange Public Library and 19 churches representing 16 denominations. https://www.villageoflagrange.com/400/Why-La-Grange

School District

Cossitt Ave Elementary School 10/10rnPublic • K to 6 • Serves this home 0.6 mi- 540 Students- Park Junior High School 9/10rnPublic • 7 to 8 • Serves this home 1.2 mi- 694 Students- Lyons Twp High School 7/10rnPublic • 9 to 12 • Serves this home 0.8 mi- 4000 Students- La Grange is served by an excellent educational system anchored by nationally ranked Lyons Township High School. The nearby College of DuPage offers a wide variety of technical and professional courses.


Located in the historical district of La Grange, the area is mostly families, you and old, many here lifelong. The community has built a vibrant downtown with many restaurants. It thrives on the many activities for the children, school systems, park system, churches, and social life.

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


Air Quality

Agriculture in Areano
Industry in Areano
Air Pollution in Areano
Pesticide Freeyes
Fragrance Freeyes
Cleaned with Green Productsyes

Interior Environment

Heating System
Cooling System
Ventilation System
Part of Cooling System
Whole House Filtration
Whole House Vacuumno

Energy & Water

Water System
Wastewater System

Construction Information

Exterior Finish
Interior Finish
Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint
Floor Material
Roof Material
Window Material
Metal Dual Glazed
Insulation Material

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carportyes
Garage Typedetached
Number of Cars2
Garage Area440 sqft

Contact Seller

Listing ID : 20569