545 Essex Road Kenilworth, IL
$ 3,199,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10927548
  • TypePending
  • CountyCOOK
  • CityKenilworth
  • AreaKenilworth
  • NeighborhoodThe Belvedere
  • Zip60043
  • StyleColonial
  • Taxes76059
  • Price$ 3,199,900
  • Bedrooms7
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage5729
  • Lot Size0.44 Acres
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Property Description

Very special opportunity to own this iconic all American East Kenilworth beauty. Woven with a Ralph Lauren classic design elegance, this is the one that everyone knows & loves. This stately & elegant pillared white brick colonial perfectly perched above the street is beautifully set on an extra-wide corner lot, just steps to Sears School and KW beach and New Trier. Completely rebuilt & graciously expanded by Paul Konstant in 1997, this classic home was transformed into the ultimate family compound perfect for today's lifestyle. Inside offers an ideal circular floor plan over all four floors of finished living space. Step into the dramatic 2-story foyer with a sweeping staircase and access to every room on the first level. The Chefs kitchen at the heart of the home is the ultimate gathering space with a comforting and inviting modern country feel. Updated with top of the line appliances, oversized island with breakfast bar seating, & black granite countertops, all opening to the family room, separate breakfast room with second family room, and formal dining room. Breakfast room leads out to the back bluestone patio with grilling & eating area for perfect summer nights. Large mudroom with w-i-c & side door out to fire pit area and 2-car garage w/ coach house. To the other end of the kitchen is the main family room w/ gas fireplace, custom cabinetry w/ wet bar, & sliding doors also leading out to the grilling patio. Continue through into the gracious living room with a wood burning FP and oversized windows overlooking the front and side yards. Through the back of the living room is a sun-drenched office that leads outside to another bluestone patio set above the lushly landscaped side yard. Spacious second level has 5 beds including a luxurious master suite w/ marble fireplace, office, marble bath, walk-in closet, private wraparound deck overlooking the East grounds. 4 other family beds with 2 large Jack-and-Jill baths. Finished 3rd level has two guest bedrooms with a hall bath. It doesn't stop there with the ultimate hangout spot found in the finished LL. Large game/media room with built-in custom bar steps down into another large dugout recreation room. Exercise room, full bath, and oversized laundry room also in the LL. Impeccably manicured grounds, paver brick & stone walkways, and bluestone patios all done by Rocco Fiore adds the finishing touch. Come experience this incredible All-American home that is the ultimate entertaining destination. And best of all, you will never have to drive your kids to school again with this ideal East Kenilworth locale!! An iconic winner that never gets old but only shines brighter as time goes by.

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
11/6/2020 Listed $3,199,900

General Features

Appliances Double Oven, Range, Refrigerator, Bar Fridge, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Range Hood
Architectural Style Colonial
Community Features Park, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Elementary School The Joseph Sears School
Exterior Features Deck, Patio, Dog Run, Fire Pit
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Forced Air
High School New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi
Interior Features Hardwood Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry, Built-in Features
Junior High The Joseph Sears School
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
Property Type Detached Single
Roof Shake
Sewer Public Sewer, Sewer-Storm
Standard Status Pending

Interior Features

Basement Finished
Basement Full
Bathrooom Separate Shower, Double Sink, Soaking Tub
Bedroomspossible 7
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Kitchen Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Island, Breakfast Room, Granite Counters
Total Baths 6
Total Bedrooms 7

Exterior Features

Door Features French Doors
Exterior Brick, Frame
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 100 X 192
Water Source Lake Michigan

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 16X13 2nd Level Hardwood
6th Bdrm 14X17 3rd Level Carpet
7th Bdrm 16X16 3rd Level Carpet
Breakfast Rm 17X16 Main Level Stone
Deck 33X28 2nd Level Other
Dining Room 18X12 Main Level Hardwood
Family Room 17X21 Main Level Hardwood
Foyer 9X11 Main Level Hardwood
Game Rm 17X22 Basement Carpet
Living Room 17X25 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 17X18 2nd Level Hardwood
Mud 10X7 Main Level
Recreation Rm 21X24 Basement Stone


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • 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 $2.34M
AVG $61,987
AVG 34
AVG 51
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