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42 Kenilworth Avenue, Kenilworth, IL – $3,395,000

  • 6 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 5,520 Sqft
  • 36 DOM
  • 6 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 5,520 Sqft
  • 36 DOM

42 Kenilworth Avenue

~ Lakeside New England Colonial ~ Magnificent restoration of one-of-a-kind North Shore home with breathtaking curb appeal set on a spacious, sun-filled, professionally landscaped lot next to Kenilworth Beach and Lake Michigan. Superb floor plan features magical lake views from most rooms in this fully restored home by the lake! This impeccably detailed home features a gracious entry with magnificent paneled staircase, formal living room with wood burning fireplace and a beautiful bay of windows overlooking Lake Michigan, spacious dining room with quarter sawn oak floors and lake views, wonderful mahogany paneled library with peaceful lake views, and stunning lake views from the bright sunroom with French doors leading to the deck and rear yard. Spectacular lake views from the warm and inviting kitchen, breakfast area, butler's pantry and family room with stacked Vermont slate wood-burning fireplace make this thoughtfully designed living space the center of the home. Upstairs, start each day with exceptional lake views from the primary suite with wood-burning fireplace featuring marble surround and hearth, an adjacent sitting room with spectacular lake views, large dressing room and exquisite spa bath. There are three additional bedrooms on the second floor, each with its own uniquely finished bath and some of the best lake and beach views. The third-floor features two more bedrooms and baths with amazing lake views as well as a cool game room/hangout space. The rooftop widow's walk can be accessed from this level, offering panoramic views of Lake Michigan. Stunning architectural detailing, abundant sunlight, five fireplaces and high-end finishes throughout. Lower level includes the "log cabin" gaming/video room, spacious recreation room, exercise room, a spa room with a sauna & hot tub and wine cellar. Enjoy the outdoors in the privacy of the back yard on the rear deck or on one of the two bluestone terraces - one with outdoor fireplace. Enhanced by exquisite details inside and out, a charming coach house with full bath, sits above the two-car garage, and offers the perfect home office or guest suite. Idyllic lifestyle location just steps to Kenilworth Beach and a few blocks to Sears School, New Trier, the Metra and all that Kenilworth has to offer! Low Taxes!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #10863270
  • Price$3,395,000
  • Taxes$32,119
  • Bedrooms6
  • Bathrooms8.00
  • Full Baths7
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage5,520
  • Acres0.00
  • Year Built1896
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StyleColonial
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address42 Kenilworth Avenue
  • AreaKenilworth
  • CityKenilworth
  • CountyCook
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60043


  • # of Garages2


  • CoolingSpace Pac
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementFull
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces6
  • FireplacesWood Burning,Gas Starter
  • Stories3 Stories

Interior Features

Sauna/Steam Room,Bar-Wet,Hardwood Floors,In-Law Arrangement,2nd Floor Laundry,Walk-In Closet(s),Historic/Period Mlwk,Special Millwork,Separate Dining Room,Some Insulated Wndws


Range,Dishwasher,High End Refrigerator,Bar Fridge,Disposal,Wine Refrigerator,Range Hood


Natural Gas,Steam,Baseboard,Radiant,Radiators,2+ Sep Heating Systems,Zoned


  • ExteriorFrame
  • Exterior FeaturesPatio,Roof Deck,Storms/Screens
  • Lot DescriptionWater View
  • RoofSlate


Brick/Mortar,Concrete Perimeter

School Information

  • District203
  • ElementaryThe Joseph Sears School
  • MiddleThe Joseph Sears School


New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi

Additional Information

  • Days on Market36

Listing Details

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Listing information last updated on May 17th, 2021 at 11:31am CDT.