1937 Beechwood Avenue

Wilmette, Illinois 60091

Mary Grant

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Half Baths

Property Type
Single Family

Everyone's favorite "FOREVER" house. This stunning French Colonial is prominently sited on an extra-wide 1/3 acre lot. Superbly constructed it was built by noted North Shore builder Clarence Hemphill. The popularity of this home is underscored by the fact that it has always sold has never before been on the market. The lovely French curb appeal stands out with its steep hip roof and curved headed upper windows, all perfectly balanced. The entrance is showcased by a handsome front door framed by full length shutters. A vestibule with coat closet and powder room opens into a beautiful foyer that easily flows into both the formal and casual areas of the main floor. The casually elegant floor plan boasts gleaming hardwood floors, large rooms, high ceilings, plaster moldings, an airy, light filled ambiance with a fresh young decor. The spacious living room is anchored by a pretty fireplace flanked by French doors that access the cheerful sun room with it's wall of east facing windows and long window seat . The inviting dining room is large, open and perfect for everyday meals and fun dinner parties. A Morgante Wilson designed addition and renovation created an amazing Cook's kitchen with custom wood cabinetry plus glass front display cabinetry, granite counter tops, high-end appliances, center island and office nook. The kitchen opens to a charming family area with fireplace, sky lights, mounted television and access to the patio. Also added was a terrific mudrooms with slate floor, a covered exterior entrance, cubbies and a large closet plus access to the coveted attached 2 car garage and back staircase . Upstairs boasts 5 bedrooms and 3 baths. The attractive master suite is wonderfully-sized and privately situated, enjoys three exposures, a full bath and walk-in closet. Each of the family bedrooms, is well-sized with hardwood floors, good closet space, bright fresh interiors and easy access to the hall baths with heated floors. The second floor also has a secluded office with private access from the back staircase plus a great view and a large walk-in storage closet. An enclosed staircase leads to the 3rd floor attic with its high pitched roof, dormer windows and fabulous potential. The basement level is impeccably clean, well lit, inviting and fresh. It houses a large light-filled recreation room with fireplace, built-ins, high ceilings and wet bar. There is also a multi functional room with radiant heated floors that would be perfect as an exercise or yoga room, arts and crafts room or 2nd office. The storage/mechanical/laundry room is meticulous with spotless walls and floors, great lighting and perfectly updated and maintained heating, cooling, plumbing and electrical systems. The house enjoys a beautiful landscape with sweeping lawns, Ironspot brick walk with auto ice melt, discreet side driveway, mature trees and a charming patio nestled behind a picturesque brick wall w picket gate. It's all here...exceptional quality, a gorgeous house, impeccable updating and maintenance, a fabulous lot in a prime location, a sought after school district and neighborhood and a short walk to the Kenilworth Station....all the elements of the perfect "FOREVER home."

Full Features
Exterior Type: Brick
Basement: Finished
Beds Above Grade: 4
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Central Air
Heating System: Gas, Forced Air, Radiant, 2+ Sep Heating Systems
Appliances: Oven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator, Cooktop, Range Hood, Other
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 81-90 Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 2
Roof Type: Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
Room Count: 13
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 3,560
Tax Amount: $20,904
Tax Year: 2018
Internal Features: Skylight(s), Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, Walk-In Closet(s)
External Features: Brick Paver Patio

Room Information
Living Room: 14X24 - Main Level
Dining Room: 14X14 - Main Level
Kitchen: 12X20 - Main Level
Family Room: 13X13 - Main Level
Primary Bedroom: 14X18 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 14X14 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 10X14 - 2nd Level
4th Bedroom: 10X13 - 2nd Level
Office: 9X13 - 2nd Level
Attic: 18X55 - 3rd Level
Exercise Rm: 13X15 - Basement
Recreation Rm: 13X24 - Basement
Sun/Florida Room Heated: 10X18 - Main Level

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $20,904

Listing information updated 6/25/2020 at 9:23am

Listing Office: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago

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School District(s)
New Trier Twp HSD 203, Wilmette SD 39
Elementary School
Highcrest Middle School, Harper Elementary School
Middle School
New Trier Township H S Northfield, Highcrest Middle School, Wilmette Junior High School
High School
New Trier Township H S Winnetka, New Trier Township H S Northfield

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Nearby Public Transportation

Union Pacific North

at Kenilworth Metra (0.42 miles away)


1937 Beechwood Avenue Wilmette, Illinois 60091 is a single family home currently listed at $1,299,000. 1937 Beechwood Avenue features 4 bedroom(s) and 4 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since May 22nd, 2020 and was built in 1937. Nearby schools include Highcrest Middle School, Harper Elementary School, New Trier Township H S Northfield. The nearest transit stops include Union Pacific North Kenilworth Metra. Want to learn more about 1937 Beechwood Avenue Wilmette, Illinois 60091? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.

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