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111 Cary Avenue, Highland Park, IL – $2,499,000

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 7,900 Sqft
  • 1.53 Acres
  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 7,900 Sqft
  • 1.53 Acres

111 Cary Avenue

Ideally located on one of East Highland Park's most coveted streets, this 1915 English manor home designed by Mead and Johnson offers expansive indoor and outdoor living space on 1.5 acres. Substantially renovated with over $500,000 of enhancements, this home provides a perfect blend of old-world architectural detail and modern convenience. The home's center entry leads into a distinctive octagon shaped reception hall with domed plaster ceiling. The adjacent 2-story beamed ceiling living room offers dramatic living and entertaining space, with French doors connecting to a sunroom for more intimate gatherings. The formal dining room adjoins a stunning new top-of-the-line kitchen and a sun-filled breakfast room. Ideal for casual gatherings, the family room has a fabulous arched white beamed ceiling and one of seven fireplaces in the home. Perfect for al fresco dining and summer parties, a grand bluestone patio wraps the home's east side. The main staircase leads up to a charming mezzanine level den/office that is wrapped in windows in three sides. Continuing up the main staircase, there are four bedrooms and three tastefully renovated baths on the second level, including the primary suite with custom walk-in closet and a sophisticated new marble bath with custom vanity, Phylrich fixtures, a cast iron claw foot tub, and radiant heated floors. Two additional bedrooms, a full bath, and a rec room are located on the top level. The basement is a bonus, providing ample room for exercise, hobbies, storage, and wine cellar. Other features include SONOS indoor/outdoor sound system, designer wallcoverings and lighting, a new laundry room, new Pella windows, and an attached heated two-car garage with ample parking for extra cars. This home is steps from scenic Rosewood Beach, parks, bike trails and walking distance to Metra stop and Ravinia business district. It is in the popular Ravinia Elementary, Edgewood Middle School, and Highland Park High School Districts.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #12019948
  • Price$2,499,000
  • Taxes$49,368
  • Bedrooms6
  • Bathrooms6.00
  • Full Baths4
  • Half Baths2
  • Square Footage7,900
  • Acres1.53
  • Year Built1915
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StyleEnglish
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address111 Cary Avenue
  • AreaHighland Park
  • CityHighland Park
  • CountyLake
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60035


  • Parking Spaces6
  • # of Garages2


Garage Door Opener(s),Transmitter(s),Heated


  • CoolingCentral Air, Space Pac, Zoned
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementPartial
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces7
  • FireplacesWood Burning
  • Stories3 Stories

Interior Features

Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Bar-Dry, Hardwood Floors, In-Law Arrangement, First Floor Laundry


Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Wine Refrigerator


Natural Gas, Radiant, Radiator(s)


  • ExteriorStucco
  • Exterior FeaturesPatio
  • RoofAsphalt
  • FoundationConcrete Perimeter

Lot Description

Irregular Lot, Landscaped, Wooded

School Information

  • District113
  • ElementaryRavinia Elementary School
  • MiddleEdgewood Middle School
  • HighHighland Park High School

Additional Information

  • Days on Market50

Listing Details


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Listing information last updated on May 22nd, 2024 at 10:53pm CDT.