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8614 W 123rd Street
Palos Park IL 60464

$859,000real estate property listed by Realty Executives real estate property listing

Active Listing ID 11776411
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4 bed
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3,891 square feet
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4.00 Bath (3 Full Bath , 1 Half Bath)
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Built in 1935
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Lot: 1.38 acre

$859,000real estate property listed by Realty Executives real estate property listing

Active Listing ID 11776411

8614 W 123rd Street Travel back in time to the year 1935. Shirley Temple starred in the musical Curly Top, Mickey Mouse first color film was released, the first pair of briefs and can of beer were made, Amelia Earhart first solo flight from Hawaii to the US and the precise construction of this Historic masterpiece was completed! One of the most remarkable and recognized homes in Palos Park, commonly known as the "Kool Aid Mansion, " referencing the family of its original owners, Edwin Elijah Perkins, inventor of powdered drink mix Kool-Aid. Design details include Marshall Field's Company collaborating with the most skilled artist from Italy to execute the venetian plaster finished walls on most of the main level. Flawlessly preserved in time and impeccably maintained by the homeowners. Inviting entryway welcomes you in awe at every turn. Incredible great room has soaring, vaulted ceilings that are highlighted with wood beams, a gorgeous wood burning fireplace and historical/antique windows add so much character to this grand space. Formal dining room with custom, dentil molding, gleaming hardwood flooring and a swinging door flows effortlessly to the updated kitchen. One of a kind, custom kitchen offers furniture quality cabinetry, quartz countertops, luxury wallpaper backsplash, stainless steel appliances and a niche opening to the spacious breakfast room/eat in area. Stunning breakfast room ideal for additional seating and entertaining and features a custom, parquet inlay flooring detail. Cozy sun room surrounded by windows with a brick accent wall. Lower level offers a family room filled with a stunning, floor to ceiling brick fireplace, vaulted/beam ceilings, a hidden dry bar, four sets of French doors leading to an expansive patio perfect for entertainment and a relaxing breeze. MAIN LEVEL MASTER SUITE with luster stone ceiling detail. Private master bathroom offers marble, basket weave pattern and whirlpool tub. Main level 4th bedroom or option for home office and powder bathroom. Second level offers a spacious second family area with custom built-ins and an elegant, stained glass pendant light fixture. Two additional bedrooms on the second level with a shared full bathroom. Full, finished basement offers a laundry area, recreation, mud room with access to the garage, utility room and elongated storage area. Nestled on a private 1.382 acre verdant grounds with towering mature trees and perfect outdoor entertaining spaces with a custom pergola and expansive patio. Prime Palos Park location, just seconds to the famous "Plush Horse" ice-cream shop. For any discerning buyer looking for anything but ordinary.....extraordinary! Schedule your private showing today. This setting is absolutely priceless. You must walk grounds to truly appreciate this once is a lifetime offering.

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Property Features

  • Facts
  • Built in: 1935
  • Lot Size: 1.38 acre
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Features
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • 1/2 Bathrooms: 1
  • Cooling System: Central Air
  • Exterior Finish: Balcony, Patio, Storms/Screens, Fire Pit
  • Roof Type: Asphalt
  • Heating Fuels: Radiant, Radiator(s)
  • Additional Features
  • Basement
  • Fireplace

School Information

  • School
  • Palos West Elementary School(Elementary)
  • Palos South Middle School(MiddleSchool)
  • Amos Alonzo Stagg High School(HighSchool)


  • Appliances: Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Stainless Steel Appliance(s)
  • Basement: Full
  • BathroomsFull: 3
  • BathroomsHalf: 1
  • BathroomsTotalInteger: 4
  • BedroomsTotal: 4
  • City: Palos Park
  • Cooling: Central Air
  • CountyOrParish: Cook
  • DaysOnMarket: 6
  • Directions: 123rd Street (McCarthy Road) right before intersection at S. 86th Ave
  • FireplacesTotal: 2
  • GarageSpaces: 2.5
  • Heating: Radiant, Radiator(s)
  • HighSchoolDistrict: 230
  • InternetAddressDisplayYN: True
  • InternetEntireListingDisplayYN: True
  • ListingId: MRD11776411
  • ListOfficeName: Realty Executives Elite
  • ListPrice: 859000
  • LivingArea: 3891
  • LotFeatures: Landscaped, Wooded, Mature Trees
  • LotSizeDimensions: 201X303X200X303
  • ModificationTimestamp: 05/11/2023 05:07:14
  • NewConstructionYN: False
  • OriginalEntryTimestamp: 05/05/2023 19:43:33
  • OtherStructures: Pergola
  • ParcelNumber: 23261070130000
  • PhotosChangeTimestamp: 05/05/2023 19:45:02
  • PhotosCount: 51
  • PostalCode: 60464
  • PropertyType: Residential
  • Roof: Asphalt
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • StandardStatus: Active
  • StateOrProvince: IL
  • StreetName: 123rd
  • StreetNumber: 8614
  • StreetSuffix: Street
  • TaxAnnualAmount: 14681.55
  • TaxYear: 2021
  • WaterfrontYN: False
  • WaterSource: Lake Michigan
  • YearBuilt: 1935
Listing Changed: 5/11/2023 5:07:14 AM GMT
Source Updated Date: 6/9/2023 4:30:33 AM GMT

Courtesy of: Christine Wilczek, Realty Executives Elite, 630-243-9500

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