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502 Washington Avenue, Wilmette, IL – $1,225,000

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

502 Washington Avenue

For the discerning buyer who appreciates top quality and craftsmanship, this masterfully restored George Maher home has been gutted to the exterior walls and rebuilt with meticulous detail fitting for today's modern lifestyle and 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, custom cabinetry with lighting, a walk-in pantry/mud room; open eat-in area featuring an oversized island with seating for at least six! This area flows into the dining and family rooms, an exterior deck, elegant living room with gas fireplace, expansive windows; 11' ceilings throughout; stereo speakers in most rooms including sunroom and backyard. High ticket rehab updates include window replacement, new wiring/250 amp electric, zoned Space-pac A/C, mechanicals and plumbing, high efficiency boiler, whole house humidifier, rebuilt fireplaces/chimney, all exterior walls insulated, asbestos removal and so much more! Meticulously landscaped yard with colorful perennials, and a built-in outdoor grill at the garage. The spacious master suite features gas log fireplace, ensuite master bath with soaking tub, steam shower, separate water closet, heated floor, walk-in closet. Convenient second floor laundry room with workspace and storage; 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 a bonus cedar walk-in closet. The basement recreation room with generous ceiling height, new windows facing the back yard and a half bath. Enjoy wine tastings in the custom built, temperature controlled wine room. Plenty of storage in the basement plus an expansive workroom and walkout exit to rear yard. Located on a lovely, prime street in EAST Wilmette so close to Gillson Park/Beach and dog beach; blocks from both CTA EL train and Metra train stations, Central School and downtown Wilmette. An enchanting house filled with charm and high quality detail - make it your forever home!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #10634432
  • Price$1,225,000
  • 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, Other
  • 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, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator, Range Hood


  • 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 Realty
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Listing information last updated on April 4th, 2020 at 12:05pm CDT.