Wilmette Homes for Sale and Rent
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Wilmette is a North Shore community of homes 14 miles to downtown Chicago. Wilmette homes for sale range from moderate-priced colonials to grand historic lakefront estates with riparian rights. Wilmette is noted for highly-rated public schools and New Trier High School, many beaches, including a sailing beach where you can store and rent sail boats, kayaks, and canoes, and charming cobblestone streets lined with post-top lampposts replicated from the 1920 originals. READ MORE
Wilmette Homes for Sale
|$250,000 - $500,000
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|$1,000,000 - $2,000,000
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2140 Lake Avenue, Wilmette, IL - $545,000
1373 Ashland Lane, Wilmette, IL - $1,349,000
2721 Lincoln Lane, Wilmette, IL - $785,000
2930 Greenleaf Avenue, Wilmette, IL - $549,900
1004 Greenwood Avenue, Wilmette, IL - $1,995,000
2300 Thornwood Avenue, Wilmette, IL - $850,000
245 Wood Court, Wilmette, IL - $1,349,000
2101 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, IL - $595,000
3140 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, IL - $1,075,000
401 Locust Road, Wilmette, IL - $649,000
601 Washington Avenue, Wilmette, IL - $1,750,000
2040 Chestnut Avenue, Wilmette, IL - $1,650,000
A Wilmette tour of homes should include a visit to Chestnut, Ashland, Greenwood and Elmwood, an area referred to as the CAGE ~ located between Green Bay and Sheridan Roads. While you’ll find modern homes and new construction scattered throughout Wilmette, homes in the CAGE tend to be original Victorians with front porches on large lots.
Plaza del Largo on Sheridan road is home to food markets, boutiques and a North Shore favorite dining spot Convito Italiano. Metra's Union Pacific North Line commuter train to Chicago's downtown business district is found on Green Bay Road.
Wilmette is served by two public school districts:
Wilmette Public School District 39: This district operates several elementary schools and one junior high school. The elementary schools in District 39 include Harper Elementary School, McKenzie Elementary School, Central Elementary School, and Romona Elementary School. Highcrest Middle School serves as the district's junior high school.
New Trier Township High School District 203: This district operates New Trier High School, which is a highly regarded public high school serving the communities of Winnetka, Glencoe, Kenilworth, Northfield, and parts of Wilmette and Glenview.
Here are some private schools in Wilmette:
- Loyola Academy: A coeducational Jesuit college preparatory school for grades 9-12.
- Regina Dominican High School: An all-girls Catholic high school offering grades 9-12.
- St. Joseph School: A Catholic school providing education from preschool through grade 8.
- Baker Demonstration School: An independent school offering progressive education from preschool through grade 8.
- Highcrest Middle School (North Shore School District 112): This is a public school, but it offers a specialized program called "Highcrest Middle School Academy" for academically advanced students.
- Chiaravalle Montessori School: A Montessori school providing education from preschool through grade 8.
Gillson Park: This is one of the largest and most popular parks in Wilmette, located along Lake Michigan. It offers a sandy beach, picnic areas, walking trails, and a sailing beach.
Langdon Park: This park features a playground, tennis courts, a basketball court, and open green spaces for various recreational activities.
Mallinckrodt Park includes a playground, baseball fields, tennis courts, and a beautiful garden.
West Park offers athletic fields, basketball courts, and a playground.
Centennial Park :provides a wide range of recreational facilities, including a swimming pool, ice-skating rink, and athletic fields.
Thornwood Park features a playground, open green spaces, and a bas
Keay Nature Learning Center is a nature-focused park with trails and educational programs.
Wilmette Golf Courses
Wilmette Golf Club, located at 3900 Fairway Drive, Wilmette, is an 18-hole course offering a challenging yet enjoyable golfing experience. The course features well-maintained fairways, bunkers, and greens, providing golfers with a mix of difficulty levels. The club also offers practice facilities, including a driving range and putting greens.
Canal Shores Golf Course, formerly known as the Peter Jans Golf Course or Evanston Wilmette Golf Course, is a unique course that lies along the North Shore Channel and features nine holes. The course offers a fun and recreational golfing experience, perfect for players of all skill levels. It is located at 1030 Central Street, Evanston, which is close to Wilmette.
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Listing information last updated on September 30th, 2023 at 8:08am CDT.