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5 Bedroom Brick Home in Kenilworth Gardens

5 Bedroom home in Kenilworth Gardens2121 Beechwood Avenue, Wilmette, IL 60091

This stunning brick home in Wilmette’s Kenilworth Gardens has plenty of space for everybody! With five bedrooms and three and a half baths it’s one of the larger homes in the neighborhood. It has a huge living room with fireplace and a formal dining room, making it the perfect for house for parties and holiday gatherings. A newer kitchen with adjacent family room opens on to a large deck overlooking the back yard.

Upstairs is a large master suite with cathedral ceiling and skylights plus three more family bedrooms and a hall bath. The fifth bedroom is on the lower level and has its own spa bath, making it a great retreat for guests, nanny or teenager. Also on the lower level is a rec room and laundry. An oversized two-car garage sits at the end of the private driveway.

 

2121 Beechwood Ave Living room

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2121 Beechwood Ave deck

See more photos and get more info about this home here.

Kenilworth Gardens is one of Wilmette’s most popular neighborhoods. Friendly and welcoming, there’s always something going on here, from summer block parties to egg hunts, concerts and neighborhood yard sales.  The biggest draw is Harper School (K-4), an award-winning elementary school that is walkable from anywhere in the neighborhood. The other big draw is Thornwood Park, with its playlot, ball fields, tennis courts and (in winter) skating pond. Finally, for those who commute to work in the city, Kenilworth Gardens is just a 5 minute walk to the Metra station in Kenilworth.

This home is offered at $975,000. Call the Come Home North Shore Team at 847-881-6657 to arrange a private showing of 2121 Beechwood or send us a note here.

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Contemporary Home in Wilmette’s Romona Neighborhood

450 Sunset Drive, Wilmette IL

450 Sunset Drive, Wilmette, IL 60091

This light, bright contemporary home has many recent improvements, beautiful hardwood floors and is freshly painted throughout. You’ll enjoy cooking in the updated kitchen with cherry cabinetry and heated floor. The living room with two exposures is awash with sunlight.  The first floor boasts both an office and a family room while the lower level offers additional living space in a large rec room, plus full bath, laundry and plenty of storage space. Upstairs are three generously sized bedrooms and a newer bath.

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Wilmette’s Romona Neighborhood

The Romona neighborhood is located on the west side of Wilmette, allowing easy access to the Edens Expressway as well as shopping at Old Orchard Mall. It’s a desirable area due to its proximity to award-winning Romona Elementary School, Highcrest Middle School and Wilmette Junior High School. It’s also close to Centennial Park, with its three community pools, indoor tennis courts, community garden and ice arena. Just a short distance west is the Wilmette Community Rec Center, with a health club, preschool and community theater, as well as activities and sports for all ages.

This home is being offered at $489,000. Call the Come Home North Shore Team at 847-881-6657 to arrange a private showing of 450 Sunset Drive or send us a note here.

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Home For Sale in Winnetka’s Crow Island Neighborhood

1249 Cherry St. Winnetka IL

1249 Cherry Street, Winnetka, IL 60093

This utterly charming English-style stone house is ideally located on one of Winnetka’s favorite tree streets. You’ll love entertaining in the spacious living room with its wood-beamed ceiling and vintage fireplace. On warm summer evenings move the party out to the large screen porch overlooking the backyard, just off the wood-paneled den. The kitchen, with its separate breakfast room, offers plenty of space to create your dream kitchen. A first floor bedroom and full bath is perfect for out of town visitors.

1249 Cherry Street Winnetka living roomClick here to see additional photos of 1249 Cherry Street

Upstairs is a large master bedroom plus two family bedrooms and bath. The two-level attic offers not only great storage but the potential to create additional living space.

The huge lower level has a finished vintage rec room with bar, workshop, laundry (with laundry chute and built-in bins for sorting) and tons of storage. The old coal storage room is just waiting to be re-born as your wine room. Newer mechanicals and back-flow control system make for carefree living. This home has a two-car detached garage.

The tree streets of Crow Island encompass one of Winnetka’s most desirable neighborhoods. Popular with families the homes in Crow Island come in a mix of styles and are surrounded by mature trees and well-tended yards. The home at 1249 Cherry Street is especially well-located near all three primary schools (Crow Island Elementary, Skokie Middle School and Washburne Junior High), and is just a block to Skokie Playfield, Nielsen Tennis Center, Winnetka Golf Club and Winnetka Ice Arena. Commuting to the city? It’s easy to hop on the Edens Expressway from here or walk to the Metra station.

This home is offered at $725,000. Call the Come Home North Shore Team at 847-881-6657 to arrange a private showing of 1249 Cherry Street or send us a note here.

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Glencoe New Construction by Highgate Builders

Glencoe New Construction by HighGate

 500 South Avenue, Glencoe, IL

Highgate Builders combines elegance, simplicity and charm in this exquisite Hampton-style shingle and stone home. Just listed by the Come Home North Shore team, the house will be built on an ideally-located property near town, train and schools. (Note: the photos shown below are of previously built Highgate homes).

It’s scheduled to begin construction in late summer or early fall 2014, allowing you to customize many aspects of the home to suit your specific desires. Everything about this home will be of the highest quality and built with the attention to detail that Highgate Builders is known for. The home is being offered at $2,595,000.

500 South staircase

The open floor plan will feature gracious room sizes, a sleek and stylish gourmet kitchen with separate eating area, and a paneled library on the main floor. Patios will extend the entertaining spaces to the outdoors.

500 South Ave. kitchen

The second floor will have four generous bedrooms including a luxurious master suite with large walk-in closets and spa bath.

The finished lower level will feature ten foot ceilings, a rec room, exercise room, as well as a fifth bedroom and full bath and plenty of storage. The home will have an attached two-car garage, with the option to add a separate garage for a third car.

Highgate Builders is one of the most well-respected and in-demand builders on the North Shore.  Winner of the 2009 Preservation Award, the firm has been featured in Luxe Interiors + Design and Home & Architectural Trends magazines. Highgate is also known for  building certified green and sustainable homes. You can see some of Highgate’s new homes here.

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If you would like to learn more about plans for this new construction, please call us at 847-881-6657 or email us. Come Home North Shore co-founder Paula Weiss has deep experience in all facets of new construction and can provide you with expert  guidance throughout the process.

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Jumbo Split-Level Home Near Romona School

519 Koerper Ct., Wilmette, IL
519 Koerper Court, Wilmette, IL

This recently updated and light-filled home sits on a quiet cul de sac just south of Romona School. At $599,000 it’s a terrific value and a great way to get into the Wilmette and New Trier school districts. The home has four bedrooms, two and a half baths and an over-sized two car garage.

Here’s why we think this home is such a great value:

  • It’s bigger than most split-level homes in the area and has great flow.
  • Unlike most splits, this one has a family room on the main floor as well as a huge rec room on the lower level.
  • It has lots of updates, including a newer kitchen with maple cabinetry, remodeled master bath, new laundry room, energy efficient windows, new flooring and it’s freshly painted throughout.
  • It has a super-convenient location, within walking distance of the schools and Centennial Park.

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If you’d like to arrange a private showing, please call us at 847-881-6657.

We are North Shore real estate specialists and one of the top teams in the area. If you would like to schedule a buyer or seller consultation with the Come Home North Shore team, please call 847-881-6657 or send us a note here.

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Wonderful Wilmette Townhouse For Sale

1829 Wilmette Ave. summer1829 Wilmette Avenue, Unit A, Wilmette

This spacious and sunny Wilmette townhouse at 1829 Wilmette Avenue is perfect for anyone who wants a carefree lifestyle. On cold winter days (like today) you can pull into your own two-car attached garage and be in your cozy warm home without having to shovel the driveway or trudge through the snow.

The townhouse has tons of living space, ample rooms sizes and plenty of storage. The main living floor is perfect for parties.  The bright and open living room has a fireplace and hardwood floors and flows right into the dining room and kitchen.

The kitchen was recently updated with granite counters, Wolf cooktop and oven, GE Profile refrigerator and Miele dishwasher.

There are two bedrooms on the top floor with an updated master bath and a hall bath. The third bedroom is on the first floor and can double as an office. It also has its own full bath. The newer LG washer and dryer, also located on the first floor, makes doing laundry easy and convenient.

And for bonus living space, head down to the lower level where you’ll find a rec room that can work as a family room, play room or exercise room.

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1829 Wilmette Ave_kitchen This 3 bedroom, 3.1 bath home is being offered at $475,000.

Go here for more information about 1829 Wilmette Ave. If you’d like to arrange a private showing, give us a call at 847-881-6657. We’d be happy to help you!

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Jay Cutler’s Winnetka House Goes On the Market

 Jay Cutler at Trapp Lane house

OK, so it’s not exactly HIS house, though he could certainly afford it after signing his seven year contract with the Bears a couple of weeks ago.

But it IS the house that Cutler and his wife Kristin Cavallari have been renting for the past year. Now they are moving on and the house at 1334 Trapp Lane in Winnetka is for sale.

The brick and limestone house, which was built by HighGate in 2006, is set on almost three quarters of an acre on a quiet cul de sac just west of Hibbard Road. Given its thirteen rooms, six bedrooms and six full baths, size probably wasn’t the concern for the celebrity couple, who are expecting their second child this spring. It also has all the bells and whistles any self-respecting QB would want in a home. It even has a backyard big enough for throwing the football around. Whatever the reason they are leaving, the home can now be yours for only $4,499,000. Want to check it out? There will be an open house this Sunday from 11:30 to 1:30…allowing you plenty of time to house-hunt and still get to your Superbowl party.

The home is being marketed by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. The listing agent is Sonia Cohen. For more information about 1334 Trapp Lane, go here.

Build Your Dream Home With Greenview Homes

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403 Grove St., Glencoe, IL

Want a larger house but can’t find one that fits the bill? Why not build one? Then you can have everything you want.

Team up with Greenview Homes to build your dream home on a fabulous lot on a great Glencoe street. The property is 100 x 196 square feet (almost a half acre). The proposed new construction is approximately 5200 sq. ft. (1st and 2nd floors) but a larger home (up to 6000 sq. ft.) can be built to your specifications.

Highlights of the home include:

  • Nantucket shingle style architecture
  • Five bedrooms and four and a half baths
  • Attached three car garage
  • Additional 2000 sq. ft. of living space in the finished ower level.

This home is being offered at $2,375,000.  If you would like more information, call the Come Home North Shore team at 847-881-6657. We can provide specs and floor plans or schedule a meeting with the builder.

You can see other new construction homes for sale in Glencoe here.

We are North Shore real estate specialists and one of the top teams in the area. If you would like to schedule a buyer or seller consultation with the Come Home North Shore team, please call 847-881-6657 or send us a note here.

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Charming Three Bedroom Home For Sale in Glencoe

Charming Three Bedroom Home in Glencoe1025 Green Bay Road, Glencoe, IL

The current owners fell in love with this  three bedroom home in Glencoe the instant they saw it. And why wouldn’t they? It oozes with charm, starting with its cottage-style curb appeal and welcoming front porch.  It’s been redone from top to bottom with a young, fresh decor. So whether you’re in a condo now and ready for something bigger, or in a large home and ready for something more managable, this delightful home is ready and waiting for you to move in!

Here’s what awaits you when you step inside:

  • Spacious and light-filled rooms
  • A recently remodeled kitchen with cherry cabinetry, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances
  • A fabulous master suite with cathedral ceiling and skylights
  • A lower-level with rec room, laundry and ample storage

Out back is a private yard with bluestone patio and pergola where you will enjoy entertaining on summer evenings, and a two car garage just steps from the back door.

You can easily walk to town and train and you’re right next door to the Takiff Center, which offers classses and activities for all ages.

You can get more information and see more pictures of 1025 Green Bay Road here. Or call us at 847-881-6657 to arrange a private showing.

The home is offered at $649,000. We’re having an open house this Sunday, September 8 from 1:00 to 3:00 – hope you’ll stop by!

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New Construction in Glencoe

Glencoe New Construction

481 Grove, Glencoe, IL

Here’s an incredible opportunity to build your dream home at an incredible value. Located near Skokie Country Club, this proposed new construction by award-winning Greenview Builders will be a Nantucket style cedar and stone house built with exquisite finishes and the utmost attention to detail.

The first floor will feature a formal living room, dining room, family room, gourmet kitchen, library, mud room and powder room. The family room will open to a wonderful patio and large back yard. Upstairs will be four bedrooms and three baths, including a luxury master suite. The finished lower level will have a fifth bedroom, bath and rec room, with the option to add a media room. The plans include a two-car attached garage but an additional one-car detached garage can also be added.

This home is being offered at $1,997,000. The projected completion date is summer 2014. If you would like more information, call the Come Home North Shore team at 847-881-6657. We can provide specs and floor plans or schedule a meeting with the builder.

You can see other new construction homes for sale in Glencoe here.

We are North Shore real estate specialists and one of the top teams in the area. If you would like to schedule a buyer or seller consultation with the Come Home North Shore team, please call 847-881-6657 or send us a note here.

We are North Shore real estate specialists and one of the top teams in the area. If you would like to schedule a buyer or seller consultation with the Come Home North Shore team, please contact us at 847-881-6657 or send us a note here.

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