Single Family for Sale: 1141 Chestnut, Wilmette, IL 60091 SOLD

3 beds
2 full, 1 half baths
3,192 sqft
1141 Chestnut, Wilmette, IL 60091 SOLD
3 beds
2 full, 1 half baths
3,192 sqft
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Selling Price: $1,400,000
Original List Price: $1,599,000
Sold at 87.6% of list price
Sold Date: 04/12/2024

Type Single Family
Style Tudor
Beds 3
Total Baths 2 full, 1 half baths
Square Feet 3,192 sqft
Lot Size 0.26 acres
Year Built 1927

City Wilmette
County Cook
School District 203

MLS 11934566
Status Closed
Interior photos taken 2/26 and posted asap. This classic English Tudor home on highly sought after Chestnut Ave in the coveted CAGE area of East Wilmette offers a perfect blend of charm, character, elegant architecture, and a major renovation opportunity. Fifty plus years of love by the current owner fill this home. The right buyer for this home will bring their architect and designer with them to view the home and bathe together in natural light, storybook appeal and the potential this home offers. It boasts generous walls of windows, creating a warm, sunny and inviting atmosphere throughout. Upon entering the elegant foyer, you'll be greeted by classic architectural details, arched doorways, and generously proportioned rooms. The Living Room is adorned with a stunning stone fireplace, creating an inviting and abundant yet cozy space. The Dining Room is perfect for hosting holiday gatherings, providing ample space for entertaining. A highlight of the home is the light-drenched English Conservatory, a versatile space designed for year-round living. The kitchen, with its ceiling-height Maple cabinets, overlooks a breathtaking large brick terrace surrounded by beautifully landscaped grounds, ensuring privacy and tranquility. The 1990's kitchen features double ovens, good cabinet storage, a prep sink/bar area, baker's rack island & pot rack, pantry cabinet, and wood counters The second floor primary suite features a spacious layout, a walk-in closet and bath large enough for double sinks to be added. Two additional corner bedrooms (one quite large) share a semi on suite hall bath. The third floor presents untapped potential, ideal for creating additional bedrooms, a home office, or another bath. The full unfinished basement includes a newer deep-pour room addition. The property includes a slate roof, newer windows on the first floor, and a two-car garage with a brick paver driveway, complete with attic storage. The charming large antique brick courtyard patio feels right out of historic Europe. The vast side yard is a blank canvas, ready for your fencing or privacy landscaping touches if a grassy private lawn is on your wish list. This corner lot is nicely sized at .26 acres and 11,440 square feet. The location is unbeatable, close to downtown Wilmette's vibrant dining and shopping scene, Metra, the beach, schools, Plaza del Lago shopping and dining, and downtown Kenilworth. With so much potential and room for attic expansion and opportunity to customize the basement, this architectural treasure invites you to make it your own. Don't miss the opportunity to turn this fabulously located 1920's vintage house into your dream home, combining classic charm with modern luxury. Home is offered As-Is. Please note Hall Bath toilet is turned off, original toilet needs replacing.

Room Features

Basement Description Unfinished
Dining Description Separate

Lot & Building Features

Architecture Tudor
Cooling Central Air
Heating Natural Gas
Parking Description Garage
Sewer Public Sewer
Tax Year 2022
Water Lake Michigan
Fireplaces 1
Fireplace Locations Living Room
Lot Dimensions 65 X178 ft

Community and Schools

Elementary School Central Elementary School
Junior High School Wilmette Junior High School
Senior High School New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi

Price History of 1141 Chestnut, Wilmette, IL

Date Name Price Difference
12/31/1969 Listing Price $1,400,000 N/A
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Tom OConnor
Direct: 708-237-7790
3580 W 95th Street
Evergreen Park, IL 60805
Listed by @properties Christie's International Real Estate, Chris Veech
Sold by Baird & Warner, Mark Delfs
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