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502 Washington Avenue, Wilmette, IL – $1,275,000

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,461 Sqft
  • .21 Acres
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,461 Sqft
  • .21 Acres

502 Washington Avenue

For the discriminating buyer who appreciates top quality and craftsmanship, this masterfully restored home, gutted to the exterior walls, has been rebuilt with meticulous detail - better than new construction! Originally built by renowned architect George Maher for his mother in the late 1890's; recently restored for today's modern lifestyle with timeless decor. The three-season front sunroom welcomes you to an expansive foyer with wide staircase, cozy office nook and powder room. The hub of the home is a wide open kitchen, created with high-end appliances (Wolf stove/SubZero fridge, Viking convection/microwave) custom cabinetry with lighting, a walk-in pantry/mud room; open eat-in area featuring an enormous island with seating for at least six! This area flows into the dining and family rooms, an exterior deck, elegant living room with rebuilt gas fireplace; 11' ceilings throughout; stereo speakers in most rooms including sunroom and backyard. High ticket rehab updates include creation of 2nd floor laundry room, 99% window replacement, drywall/trim, piping, 3-piece moldings; new wiring/250 amp electric, zoned Space-pac A/C, new mechanicals and plumbing, high efficiency boiler, whole house humidifier, rebuilt fireplaces/chimney, all exterior walls insulated, asbestos removal and so much more! The sunny family room open to eat-in area has extensive windows with views of the meticulously landscaped yard with exotic perennials, and a built-in outdoor grill at the garage. The spacious master suite features rebuilt gas lot fireplace, ensuite master bath with Japanese soaking tub, steam shower, heated floor, walk-in closet. Convenient second floor laundry room with window and great working space. Bedroom #2 features skylights, beams, vaulted ceiling, and a fun loft. The third floor is its own private getaway with the 4th bedroom and its own full bath, plus treetop views of the neighborhood, and a bonus cedar walk-in closet. The basement recreation room, also with new windows looking out on to the back yard and a new half bath. Enjoy wine tastings in the custom built temperature controlled wine room! And don't miss the expansive workroom, ideal for any sized project. Located on a lovely, prime street in EAST Wilmette so very close to Gillson Park/Beach and dog beach; blocks from both CTA EL train and Metra train stations, Central School, St. Francis School, downtown Wilmette. An enchanting house filled with charm and high quality detail - make it your forever home!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #10634432
  • Price$1,275,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms4.00
  • Full Baths3
  • Half Baths2
  • Square Footage3,461
  • Acres0.21
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StyleAmerican 4-Sq.
  • StatusActive
  • Taxes$20,188
  • HOA Fees FrequencyNot Applicable

Community Information

  • Address502 Washington Avenue
  • AreaWilmette
  • SubdivisionEast Wilmette
  • CityWilmette
  • CountyCook
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60091


  • Parking Spaces6
  • ParkingDriveway
  • # of Garages2


Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved


Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s)


  • HeatingGas, Hot Water/Steam, Zoned
  • CoolingCentral Air, Space Pac
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementPartially Finished
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces2
  • FireplacesGas Logs, Gas Starter
  • Stories3 Stories

Interior Features

Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry, Walk-In Closet(s)


Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal


  • ExteriorStucco
  • Lot DescriptionCorner
  • RoofAsphalt/Glass (Shingles)
  • FoundationBrick

Exterior Features

Deck, Brick Paver Patio, Grill-Outdoors

School Information

  • ElementaryCentral Elementary School
  • MiddleWilmette Junior High School


New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi

Listing Details

  • OfficeColdwell Banker Residential
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Listing information last updated on February 23rd, 2020 at 6:20am CST.