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2144 Thornwood Avenue

Wilmette, Illinois 60091

Sonia Madden

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Property Type
Single Family

Enlarged Center-Entry Colonial (approx 3941 sqft) with 5 bedrooms & 3 full baths on second level (4.1 in total) on one of Kenilworth Garden's leafiest & nicest blocks. Expanded to its current size in the early 2000's and updated in 2020. All hardwood floors refinished to modern, natural finish.The sun drenched Kitchen/Great-Room features vaulted ceilings, huge skylights, walls of windows opening to fenced back yard and bricked patio with year 'round, natural-gas-fired grill. The ceramic floor in the Great Room has a hot-water radiant system so the room is toasty warm all winter. Kitchen features include Sub-Zero fridge, White-finished Oak extra-deep cabinets, Double Oven, two large pantries and numerous small appliance "garages" to keep your counters clean. Primary Bedroom features newly gutted en-suite bath featuring matte-finished honed marble floors, Grohe faucets & hardware. Primary Bedroom & bath wired for sound and home theater. Good sized 2nd, 3rd and 4th bedrooms. 5th bedroom is 23' 7" x 10' and is perfect as a shared bedroom or playroom or as currently used as a double-desked home office. The two other full baths on the 2nd floor received new floors, lighting, vanities & plumbing fixtures in 2020. Also on the 2nd floor is a large laundry room with expansive storage and closet hanging space. Nicely finished basement features wide plank porcelain tile, a full bath and a huge 25'9" x 12'x9" separate storage area with room for an add'l laundry if desired. This suburban oasis of a home is wired for sound on the entire first floor, master bedroom & bath & Patio. Location is in Wilmette's quietest neighborhood with a 2 block walk to Harper Elementary, w/crossing guard on corner and 1 block to Thornwood Park & tennis courts. Additionally, just a short walk to Kenilworth METRA train to city, Bike to beach & Skokie Lagoons. This rarely available jumbo colonial has twelve new windows (2019), recent tear-off roof (2016), remote controlled gas-log fireplace and is super energy efficient w/all LED lights & extra attic insulation. Neighborhood is uniquely friendly & welcoming! If you need space and quiet - this just might be the place!

Full Features
Architecture Style: Colonial
Exterior Type: Aluminum Siding,Brick
Basement: Partially Finished
Beds Above Grade: 5
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Central Air, Space Pac
Heating System: Gas, Forced Air
Appliances: Oven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 81-90 Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 1
Room Count: 11
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 3,941
Tax Amount: $19,288
Tax Year: 2019
Internal Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry

Room Information
Living Room: 21X14 - Main Level
Dining Room: 15X13 - Main Level
Kitchen: 23X16 - Main Level
Family Room: 18X13 - Main Level
Primary Bedroom: 19X13 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 11X10 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 14X10 - 2nd Level
4th Bedroom: 22X10 - 2nd Level
Playroom: 13X12 - Main Level
5th Bdrm: 15X09 - 2nd Level
Recreation Rm: 26X12 - Basement
Storage: 26X13 - Basement

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $19,288

Listing information updated today (10/26/2020)

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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

School information is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. This information should only be used as a reference and does not warrant or guarantee enrollment. Please contact applicable schools or school districts directly to verify information and enrollment eligibility.

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Nearby Public Transportation

Union Pacific North

at Kenilworth Metra (0.67 miles away)


2144 Thornwood Avenue Wilmette, Illinois 60091 is a single family home currently listed at $899,000. 2144 Thornwood Avenue features 5 bedroom(s) and 5 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since September 29th, 2020 and was built in 1938. 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 2144 Thornwood Avenue Wilmette, Illinois 60091? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.