523 Essex Road Kenilworth, IL
$ 2,495,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10582307
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyCOOK
  • CityKenilworth
  • AreaKenilworth
  • NeighborhoodThe Belvedere
  • Zip60043
  • StyleTraditional
  • Year Built1896
  • Taxes41843
  • Price$ 2,495,000
  • Bedrooms7
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Lot Size0.44 Acres
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Property Description

AVAILABLE FOR WORRY FREE SHOWINGS... ONE OF KENILWORTH'S MOST PROMINENT HOMES! Spend those summer days on the front porch of this stunning home with all the charm of the past and the amenities of today! Enjoy the oversized 100'x193' lot with large patio and expansive lawn. Both the interior and exterior were masterfully renovated in 2008 and again in 2017 to include an addition and a low maintenance exterior. The first floor is an entertainer's dream...spacious reception hall with handsome staircase, lovely living room with fireplace and adjoining sun room, gorgeous formal dining rm, library, sun-filled family room right off a state of the art kitchen. The second floor has a new master suite with custom bath, three family bedrooms, an office and two additional baths. The third floor boasts three bedrooms , a full bath and great tree-top views. The finished lower level has something for everyone... a rec rom, media rom, exercise rom, wine cellar and storage. This home has significant architectural features, with high ceilings, custom millwork & moldings...character that is hard to replicate! Kids and their friends can walk home for lunch as you will be just steps from both Jospeh Sears School (JK - 8th grade) and New Trier High School. The Train & Lake are just blocks away. DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS GEM!

Elementary School Middle School High School
The Joseph Sears School Elementary School The Joseph Sears School Middle School New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi
Price History
5/7/2020 Listed $2,495,000

General Features

Age 100+ Years
Architectural Style Traditional
Assessment Includes None
Basement Full
Built Before 1978 Yes
Community Features Park/Playground, Pond/Lake, Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
County Cook
Detached Type 3 Stories
Directions Kenilworth Avenue east of Greenbay Road to Essex Road; North to 523
District Elementary School 38
District High School 203
District Middle/Junior School 38
Elementary School The Joseph Sears School
Financing Options Conventional
General Information Commuter Train
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
High School New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi
Middle/Junior School The Joseph Sears School
New Construction No
North 14
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Garage
Rehab Yes
Special Assessments No
Status Active
Tax Year 2018
Taxes 41843.49
Waterfront No
Year Built 1896

Interior Features

2nd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
3rd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
4th Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Additional Rooms 7th Bdrm
Addtl Room 1 Flooring Carpet
Addtl Room 10 Flooring Other
Addtl Room 10 Name Exercise Rm
Addtl Room 4 Name Office
Addtl Room 5 Name Foyer
Addtl Room 5 Window Treatments None
Addtl Room 6 Name Sunroom
Addtl Room 7 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 7 Name Library
Addtl Room 8 Name Recreation Rm
Addtl Room 8 Window Treatments None
Addtl Room 9 Name Media Rm
Air Conditioning Central Air, Space Pac
Attic Finished, Interior Stair
Basement Bathrooms (y/n) No
Basement Description Finished
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 10X12
Bedroom 2 Level/Floor 2nd Level
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 14X15
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 13X17
Corporate Limits Kenilworth
Dining Room Separate
Dining Room Dimensions 19X17
Dining Room Level Main Level
Electric Circuit Breakers, 200+ Amp Service
Equipment TV-Cable, Sump Pump
Family Room Dimensions 19X20
Family Room Flooring Hardwood
Fireplace Locations Family Room, Living Room
Fireplaces 2
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 2
Heater Fuel Type Gas
Kitchen Appliances Oven-Double, Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
Kitchen Dimensions 16X26
Kitchen Level Main Level
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Table Space
Laundry Dimensions 10X10
Laundry Level/Floor Basement
Living Room Dimensions 19X21
Living Room Flooring Hardwood
Living Room Level/Floor Main Level
Master Bath Full
Master Bed Dimensions 11X21
Master Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level
Multiple Pin Numbers (y/n) No
Other Room 1 Dimensions 9X24
Other Room 10 Dimensions 16X17
Other Room 2 Dimensions 12X14
Other Room 3 Dimensions 14X16
Other Room 4 Dimensions 11X15
Other Room 4 Level 2nd Level
Other Room 5 Dimensions 10X13
Other Room 6 Dimensions 12X21
Other Room 6 Level Main Level
Other Room 7 Dimensions 10X17
Other Room 7 Level Main Level
Other Room 8 Dimensions 18X22
Other Room 9 Dimensions 12X14
Rooms List 5th Bedroom, 6th Bedroom, 7th Bedroom, Office, Foyer, Sun/Florida Room, Library, Recreation Room, Media Room, Exercise Room
Street Suffix Road
Total Bathrooms 4.2
Total Rooms 16

Exterior Features

City Kenilworth
Acreage .44
Attached Garage Yes
Disability Access And/or Equipped No
Driveway Asphalt
Exterior Features Patio
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Spaces 2
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 100 X 193
Lot Features Landscaped Professionally
Lot Size Area .25-.49 Acre
Roof Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
Sewer Sewer-Public
Water Source Lake Michigan

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 9X24 3rd Level Carpet
6th Bdrm 12X14 3rd Level Carpet
7th Bdrm 14X16 3rd Level Carpet
Dining Room 19X17 Main Level Hardwood Separate
Exercise Rm 16X17 Basement Other
Family Room 19X20 Main Level Hardwood
Foyer 10X13 Main Level Hardwood
Library 10X17 Main Level Hardwood
Living Room 19X21 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 11X21 2nd Level Hardwood
Media Rm 12X14 Basement
Office 11X15 2nd Level Hardwood
Recreation Rm 18X22 Basement
Sunroom 12X21 Main Level Hardwood


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60043

AVG $2.56M
AVG $43,664
AVG 158
Year Built
AVG 1946
AVG 51
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