half baths
square ft

927 Greenwood Avenue

Wilmette, Illinois 60091
Closed / MLS #11795374 / Single Family / Wilmette
Listing information updated 8/4/2023 at 6:03am
Welcome to this exquisite American Foursquare, located in the highly sought-after neighborhood of the Cage in Wilmette. Featured in This Old House magazine, this home has been fully renovated and expanded offering historical charm along with modern conveniences for today's lifestyle. As you enter, you'll immediately notice the exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail that sets this warm home apart. A vestibule with tiled floor is your first impression with a view of the fine quarter-sawn oak staircase. To the right is the formal Dining room with coffered ceiling, leaded glass windows, and wainscoting giving you a hint of the details you will see as you walk through this home. Step into the spacious living room, where a custom built-in window seat invites you to sit and admire the surroundings. Continue your journey into the heart of the home, the kitchen. Prepare to be impressed by the quarter-sawn custom cabinetry, meticulously crafted to create a seamless blend of style and functionality. Top-of-the-line appliances await, ready to assist you in creating culinary masterpieces. And to add a touch of charm, a built-in bench provides a cozy spot for dining, perfect for intimate gatherings or casual family meals. Open concept to the family room with French doors to the outdoor deck. The family room is adorned with beautiful quarter-sawn oak cabinetry, showcasing the timeless elegance of traditional design. Make your way to the second level. Primary bedroom, where hardwood floors lead the way to a space of tranquility. With its vaulted ceilings, the room opens to create a sense of airy serenity. Step into the spa-like primary bathroom, complete with heated floors that add a luxurious touch. Here, you can unwind and indulge in a rejuvenating bath or a refreshing shower. Additionally, the second floor offers 3 additional bedrooms and a full bath. Ascend to the versatile third level, which can be transformed to suit your needs. Whether you envision it as a guest suite, a spacious home office, or a vibrant children's playroom, this space offers endless possibilities to accommodate your lifestyle. Venture downstairs to the lower level, where a world of entertainment awaits. The recreation room boasts 9' ceilings, creating an expansive atmosphere for relaxation and leisure. Engage in friendly competition in the game room and stay fit in your sizable work out space. Take advantage of the ample storage areas to keep your belongings organized and out of sight. Before we conclude our tour, step outside to the custom front porch. The Douglas fir bead board ceiling adds a touch of sophistication, while the glass tile inlays provide a unique visual appeal. As you take in the surroundings, you'll appreciate the convenience of being just blocks away from downtown Wilmette, where you can explore a variety of shopping options, and indulge in a delectable dining experience. Additionally, this remarkable home is ideally located within walking distance of Plaza del Lago, Langdon Park on the shore of Lake Michigan and Gillson Beach, offering opportunities for shopping, dining, outdoor recreation and relaxation. Families will appreciate the proximity to esteemed educational institutions. For commuters, the Wilmette train station is just a walk away, providing easy access to the city and beyond. And for nature enthusiasts, the Green Bay Trail bike path beckons, inviting you to embark on scenic adventures. This exceptional residence seamlessly combines the timeless charm of its 1910 origins with modern luxuries through a thoughtfully designed 2-story addition. Immerse yourself in the luxury living experience offered by this home on Chicago's premier North Shore.

Full Features

Architecture Style:
Exterior Type:
Partially Finished,Sub-Basement,Rec/Family Area,Storage Space
Beds Above Grade:
Cooling System:
Central Air, Zoned
Heating System:
Natural Gas, Forced Air, Radiant, Sep Heating Systems - 2+, Indv Controls, Zoned
Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Range Hood, Water Purifier Owned, Gas Cooktop
Main Level Primary Bedroom:
100+ Years
Roof Type:
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Room Count:
Water Front:
Square Feet:
Lot Size:
Less Than .25 Acre
Internal Features:
Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, Second Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Coffered Ceiling(s), Beamed Ceilings, Open Floorplan, Special Millwork, Separate Dining Room, Pantry
External Features:
Deck, Brick Paver Patio

Room Information

Living Room:
27x15 - Main
Dining Room:
17x11 - Main
18x11 - Main
Family Room:
23x18 - Main
Primary Bedroom:
17x16 - Second Level
2nd Bedroom:
16x11 - Second
3rd Bedroom:
14x12 - Second
4th Bedroom:
12x9 - Second
Bedroom 5:
12x11 - Third Level
Breakfast Room:
10x10 - Main Level
15x12 - Third Level
Recreation Room:
33x26 - Basement Level
Family Room - Down:
21x18 - Basement Level

Taxes & Assessments

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School District(s):
39, 203
Elementary School:
Central Elementary School
Middle School:
Wilmette Junior High School
High School:
New Trier Twp H.s. Northfield/Wi

Listing Office: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago

Listing Office Phone: 847.790.8400

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927 Greenwood Avenue is a single family home which sold for $1,660,000. 927 Greenwood Avenue features 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 2 Half Baths. This single family home has been listed on @properties since May 31st, 2023 and was built in 1904. Nearby schools include Central Elementary School, Wilmette Junior High School, and New Trier Twp H.s. Northfield/Wi. The nearest transit stops include Jefferson Park CTA Blue line and Wilmette Metra Metra Union Pacific North line.