half baths
square ft

221 Essex Road

Kenilworth, Illinois 60043
Closed / MLS #11654442 / Single Family / Kenilworth
Listing information updated 1/23/2023 at 12:03pm
Beautiful brick Colonial situated on an exceptionally large, professionally landscaped, sun-filled lot in the heart of East Kenilworth, a few short blocks to Lake Michigan. This 6 BR/5.2 BA/4-car garage home has been meticulously renovated and maintained from top to bottom to be "better than new" combining original architectural elements with all the features of a new construction home. Superb floor plan features gracious reception hall with handsome staircase, stunning and spacious formal rooms with custom wet bar/pantry and crisp white kitchen with custom cabinetry, high end appliances, large center island with fresh quartz countertops and breakfast room with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the professionally landscaped yard and patio. This well-planned kitchen is the perfect gathering spot for family and friends and opens seamlessly into the family room with wood-burning fireplace, high ceilings and custom built-ins. There is a private wood-paneled office with built-in bookcases, coffered ceiling, and French doors leading to the bluestone patio. Upstairs, there are five bedrooms and four bathrooms on the second floor, including a sunny and bright primary suite with amazing walk-in closet and a serene spa-like bath plus a convenient 2nd floor laundry with incredible linen storage! The third floor has two additional bedrooms/offices and full bath, as well as a playroom/sitting area, perfect for family, guests or working from home. Each bedroom is sunny and bright with excellent closet space. The lower level includes a recreation room, dug out billiard room and exercise space plus a bathroom. Two-car attached garage and two-car detached garage with tons of storage can be accessed though the outstanding, oversized mudroom with cubbies, an island with shoe shelves, and additional laundry. Ideally located just a short walk to the Joseph Sears School, New Trier, Kenilworth beach, Plaza Del Lago, parks and the Metra.

Full Features

Architecture Style:
Exterior Type:
Finished,Rec/Family Area,Storage Space
Beds Above Grade:
Cooling System:
Central Air
Heating System:
Natural Gas
Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Disposal, Range Hood
Main Level Primary Bedroom:
81-90 Years
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Square Feet:
Lot Size:
.50-.99 Acre
Internal Features:
Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, First Floor Laundry, Second Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Coffered Ceiling(s), Open Floorplan, Separate Dining Room
External Features:
Patio, Roof Deck, Storms/Screens, Outdoor Grill, Fire Pit

Room Information

Living Room:
17x30 - Main
Dining Room:
17x14 - Main
18x17 - Main
Family Room:
17x19 - Main
Primary Bedroom:
15x17 - Second Level
2nd Bedroom:
15x13 - Second
3rd Bedroom:
18x15 - Second
4th Bedroom:
14x13 - Second
10x10 - Second Level
Bedroom 5:
13x9 - Second Level
Bonus Room:
17x23 - Third Level
Bedroom 6:
16x13 - Third Level
Breakfast Room:
12x14 - Main Level

Taxes & Assessments

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School District(s):
38, 203
Elementary School:
The Joseph Sears School
Middle School:
The Joseph Sears School
High School:
New Trier Twp H.s. Northfield/Wi

Listing Office: Compass

Listing Office Phone: 847.446.9600

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221 Essex Road is a single family home which sold for $3,200,000. 221 Essex Road features 6 bedroom(s) and 5.2 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since October 17th, 2022 and was built in 1935. Nearby schools include The Joseph Sears School and New Trier Twp H.s. Northfield/Wi. The nearest transit stops include Linden CTA Purple line and Golf Metra Metra Milwaukee District North line. Want to learn more about 221 Essex Road?