Courtesy of Jameson Sotheby's International Realty

1116 Elmwood Avenue

Wilmette, IL, 60091


$389 per ft²
$389 per ft²
 - For Sale
4 Beds
4 Baths
5,000 ft²
Built 1908
This beautiful and recently renovated six bedroom home is located in the Wilmette 'Cage'. Carefully expanded in 2011, and further renovated in 2019 / 2020, this home features an addition and kitchen designed by de Giulio Kitchen Designs. The elegant kitchen features a coffered ceiling, large island with seating and storage and a sitting / TV area with a hand carved walnut fireplace. High end finishes include: SieMatic Beau arts custom cabinetry with built in Subzero refrigeration drawers; Walnut Cabinetry, large built in fridge / freezer; Viking dual fuel range, Handmade de Giulio custom hood with external fan to reduce noise; Gaggenau induction cooktop and convection steam oven; dual dishwashers; a large walk in pantry, a butler's pantry / liquor bar area; and an eat in breakfast bar area with in kitchen dining / refreshment area which overlooks the back yard. The first floor level also has a separate living room with a wood burning fireplace, a formal dining room with coiffured ceilings. A rear 'mud' room area with easy access to the backyard and basement, leads to the newly landscaped back yard and to the fully finished lower level. Upstairs, on the second level which has hardwood floors, are four bedrooms, a beautiful hall bathroom, great closet space, a second floor laundry room with new washer /dryer and drying closet. The spacious primary suite has large dual walk in closets, cathedral ceilings, and a gas fireplace. The spacious primary suite bathroom has in floor heating, a large Japanese soaking tub, a separate shower with multiple shower heads, dual sink area by Ann Sacks / Kallista. The large unfinished attic provides plenty of extra storage space. The fully finished lower level has two large bedrooms or offices and extra high ceilings and radiant in floor heat in the addition areas. The lower level bath has a new steam shower. Lower level also has a wet wine bar area for easy entertaining and extra storage closets. Three solar tubes fill the home with sunlight. The home is completely heated and cooled by the earth by two new in 2019/2020 ClimateMaster geothermal units that each have three zones and are controlled by six Ecobee thermostats. The home's geothermal system delivers low energy bills, and environmentally friendly comfort year round in every part of the home. New in 2020 tankless hot water heater, UV Light / hepa filtration systems with air exchanger and whole home humidification. Two sump pump systems with pump back ups, Generac Generator, 400 amp service with buried utility lines. The home is wired for Ethernet and sound / video with a sonos sound system. Most of home has Alexa / Lutron lighting controls. A newly re-landscaped yard has multiple stone paved entertaining areas plus a large grassy area which offers a space for every purpose for all members of the household. The yard has mature trees, a large variety of perennials, custom led lighting, in-ground sprinklers, a hot water tap, buried utilities (no overhead lines), wired stereo sound, a beautiful built in BBQ with an all season durable soapstone countertop, and a large stone built in planter with seating which serves as the focal point of the yard. Conveniently located in 'The Cage', which is a very short walk to downtown Wilmette, The Beach / Lake Michigan / Gilson Park, Central Elementary School, Plaza del Lago, the Greenbay trail / 'Train Park', and the Metra Train.

Interior Features

Total Bedrooms
Full Bathrooms
Half Bathrooms
Interior Features
Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Sauna/Steam Room, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, Solar Tubes/Light Tubes, Second Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Ceiling - 10 Foot, Coffered Ceiling(s), Historic/Period Mlwk, Beamed Ceilings, Open Floorplan, Special Millwork, Some Window Treatmnt, Drapes/Blinds, Granite Counters, Separate Dining Room, Some Insulated Wndws, Some Storm Doors, Pantry, Plaster, Replacement Windows
Laundry Description
Gas Dryer Hookup, Electric Dryer Hookup, In Unit, Sink
Wood Burning, Heatilator, Circulating, More than one
Zoned, Geothermal
Zoned, Geothermal

Exterior/Building Features

Exterior Features
Patio, Brick Paver Patio, Storms/Screens, Outdoor Grill
Architectural Style
American 4-Sq
Lot Details
Fenced Yard, Landscaped, Mature Trees
Public Sewer

School Information

School District
High School
New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi
Elementary School
Central Elementary School

Other Property Details

Area Name
Tax Frequency
per YEAR
HOA Amenities
Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights
Garage Spaces
Water Source

Property History

Price Change


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