$1,349,0001408 Ridge Ave

1408 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL, 60201


Est. Monthly Price:

5 Bedrooms
4 Full Baths, 1 Partial
4,160 SqFt
Schools Nearby
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Property Facts and Features

Home TypeSingle Family Residence

Attached Garage2 spaces

Year Built1958

HeatingNatural Gas

CoolingCentral Air



FireplaceWood Burning, Gas Starter

MLS #11466944

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About 1408 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL, 60201

NEW PRICE and priced to SELL!! Seller wants this sold and some saavy buyer will be getting a steal. If you haven't seen this stunning renovation yet, schedule a showing, and if you have seen it, come back!! This home is worth your attention and serious consideration. Welcome home to 1408 Ridge in the Evanston Ridge Historic District. This stately, fully renovated 1950s Hemphill Colonial situated high on the hill, set back from Ridge Avenue is less than a mile from the lake. It is everything you are looking for...and more! Beautiful new black Marvin windows and new/newly refinished hardwood floors throughout. All new and expanded chef's kitchen is filled with light and features Subzero and Wolf appliances, white quartz counters, and custom cabinets. A large island opens the kitchen up to the dining room and living room. Roomy pantry cabinets adjacent to the eating area and a banquette seating area. Large living room with wood burning fireplace and huge custom sliding doors leading to your new relaxing backyard oasis. Large and lovely paver style patio is the perfect extended entertaining space and the new sod and cedar fence complete the package, with room still to personalize your outdoor space. Exterior upgrade options could include an outdoor fireplace with outdoor TV and lush new professional landscaping. The interior of this home has been carefully reconfigured to fit the needs of today's families while maintaining the original integrity of the home. Five spacious bedrooms across three levels provide both privacy and the versatility required for a modern lifestyle. Two bedrooms on the second level share a beautifully redesigned hall bathroom - both bedrooms with ample closet space and tons of natural light. Up only a few stairs is the third bedroom (perfect for nursery or workout room/den) with an en-suite bath and the light filled primary suite. The beautiful retreat features a vaulted ceiling, new canned lighting, three spacious closets, and a stunning spa like bathroom. The third level also features an office/study nook and the household's convenient second laundry. Finished lower level features fifth bedroom and fourth full bathroom, as well as a cozy family room with wood burning fireplace and laundry/mudroom - with access to the 2.5 car garage. All of the mechanicals are new, including all new dual-zoned HVAC, large new hot water heater, all new copper plumbing, and all new electrical including new 200 AMP service. A large sub-basement and crawl space provide ample storage space for the new owners to utilize. Close to the purple line and easy access to I-94, as well as everything downtown Evanston has to offer. This home's magnificent transformation is estimated to be complete in the next few weeks. Please take the time to tour this home.

Interior Features

  • Partial Bathrooms:

  • Full Bathrooms:

  • Appliances:

    Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Cooktop, Oven, Gas Cooktop
  • Basement:

  • Interior:

    Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, Second Floor Laundry, Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Fireplace:

    Wood Burning, Gas Starter

Exterior Features

  • Garage:

    2 spaces
  • Attached Garage:

  • Architectural Style:

    Colonial, Tri-Level
  • Waterfront:

  • Lot:

  • Exterior:

    Brick Paver Patio


  • Heating:

    Natural Gas
  • Cooling:

    Central Air


  • Originating MLS:

  • MLS Number:

  • Directions:

    East on Dempster St, North on Ridge Ave to 1408 Ridge. Home's garage and driveway are accessible from private road off of Greenwood just North of Dempster.
  • Listing Office:

    Engel & Voelkers Chicago North Shore
  • Listing Agent:

    Amy Larsen
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The Median Sold Price for All Homes in Evanston is $377.8K

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Property History for 1408 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL, 60201

Sold icon Jun 08, 2021Home Sold

Tax History for 1408 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL, 60201


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What's it like to live at 1408 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL, 60201?

Schools Near 1408 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL, 60201

The school rating is a score out of 10, where 10 is the highest and 1 is the lowest. Outlined schools indicate they are assigned to this listing.



Dewey Elementary School Dewey Elementary School url

1551 Wesley Ave0.21 mi

Public District KG-5


Washington Elementary School Washington Elementary School url

914 Ashland Ave0.65 mi

Public District KG-5


Lincoln Elementary School Lincoln Elementary School url

910 Forest Ave0.91 mi

Public District KG-5



Nichols Middle School Nichols Middle School url

800 Greenleaf St0.51 mi

Public District 6-8


Dr Ml King Jr Literary & Fine Arts School Dr Ml King Jr Literary & Fine Arts School url

2424 Lake St0.99 mi

Public Magnet KG-8


Chute Middle School Chute Middle School url

1400 Oakton St1.18 mi

Public District 6-8



Evanston Township High School Evanston Township High School url

1600 Dodge Ave0.73 mi

Public District 9-12


Chicago Math & Science Elementary Charter Chicago Math & Science Elementary Charter url

7212 N Clark St2.17 mi

Public Charter 6-12


Sullivan High School Sullivan High School url

6631 N Bosworth Ave2.97 mi

Public District 9-12

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Frequently Asked Questions About 1408 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL, 60201

What is the listing price of this property?

The listing price of 1408 Ridge Ave property is $1,349,000.

What type of property is this?

The property 1408 Ridge Ave is a house located in Evanston, Illinois, 60201.

Is this property for sale now?

Active Listing: 1408 Ridge Ave is For Sale (Active/New) which means the seller is accepting offers.

What are the assigned schools for this property?

The assigned schools for 1408 Ridge Ave are:
Dewey Elementary School: GreatSchools Rating 7/10
Nichols Middle School: GreatSchools Rating 5/10
Evanston Township High School: GreatSchools Rating 9/10

What is the annual property tax for this property?

According to the records, the last property tax for 2019 is $8,404 (source: MLS/based on county public records data).

When was this property sold last time and for how much?

The last sale was on June 8, 2021 for $655,000. (source: MLS/tax record).

How many bedrooms and bathrooms does this property have?

The property at 1408 Ridge Ave has 5 bedrooms and 4 full and 1 half bathrooms.

What is the square footage of this property?

The property 1408 Ridge Ave is 4,160 SqFt (source: MLS/tax record).

Which year was this property built?

The year of construction for 1408 Ridge Ave is 1958.
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Rocket HomesIllinoisCook CountyEvanston602011408 Ridge Ave

This home is located at 1408 Ridge Ave in Evanston, IL and zip code 60201 in the Green Ridge neighborhood. This 4,160 square foot home was built in 1958. Features: 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since July 18, 2022 and is currently priced at $1,349,000. The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $54,348.

The inventory of homes for sale in Evanston, IL between July 2022 and August 2022 decreased by 1%. While the average time on the market in August 2022 was 21 days, the median list price was $377,875. While more than 29 listings in Evanston, IL in August 2022 were sold above asking price, there were more than 12 listings sold at asking price, and more than 51 were sold below. The most common annual income of people living in Evanston, IL is between $35k-100k. The majority of families are single, no kids. Residents of this area typically have post secondary degree education.

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