615 Essex Road Kenilworth, IL
$ 3,750,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11402677
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyCOOK
  • CityKenilworth
  • AreaKenilworth
  • NeighborhoodThe Belvedere
  • Zip60043
  • StyleFrench Provincial
  • Year Built1924
  • Taxes$ 47902
  • Price$ 3,750,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage7424
  • Lot Size0.4795 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
@properties Christie's International Real Estate
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
Property Description

Set on an oversized lot in sought-after East Kenilworth, 615 Essex Road was renovated in 2013 and was completely transformed with the highest level of finishes all under the careful design of Morgante Wilson Architects. This 5 bedroom, 5.1 bath home seamlessly blends the formal and casual gathering places along with breathtaking views of the professionally landscaped yard. The impressive foyer makes a statement with views of the formal living room and dramatic arches which lead to the heart of the home-- the thoughtfully designed cook's kitchen with an expansive marble island, custom cabinetry, and top-of-the-line appliances: Blue Star Range, Subzero refrigerator and Bosch dishwashers. This exceptional space includes a breakfast room with a vaulted ceiling and floor-to-ceiling windows. The convenient butler's pantry/wet bar with wine refrigerator leads to the home's showstopper - the original mahogany-paneled dining room. The expansive sun-filled family room has custom bookcases and allows easy access to the yard through French doors. The second floor includes a luxe master suite that would rival any 5- star hotel with a spa-like bathroom and walk-in closets. Three additional bedrooms and an office share two stylish Jack and Jill bathrooms. The sun-filled laundry room finishes out this impressive second-floor space. The third-floor suite, with treetop views, includes the fifth bedroom, sitting room, timeless marble bath, and loads of storage. The lower level with high ceilings consists of a rec room with a wet bar and wine refrigerator, media room, workout room, full bathroom, wine cellar, and extensive storage. The exquisite grounds and magnificent facade includes a back terrace and 3-car attached garage and an additional detached garage bay. This renovation was complete and thorough and included the replacement of mechanical, electrical, plumbing systems, windows, and slate roof, all with the intent of keeping the tradition of this home alive. 615 Essex is the best of both worlds -- an ultra-private oasis in the most walkable East Kenilworth location. Steps to New Trier High School, the award-winning Joseph Sears School (JK-8), Metra, the beach, shopping, and dining.

Elementary School Middle School High School
The Joseph Sears School Elementary School The Joseph Sears School Middle School New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi
Price History
5/12/2022 Listed $3,750,000

General Features

Additional Parcels Y/N No
Appliances Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Wine Refrigerator, Range Hood
Architectural Style French Provincial
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Full
City Kenilworth
Community Features Park, Tennis Court(s), Lake, Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Cooling Central Air
County Cook
Days on Market 6
Directions Sheridan to Melrose - North on Essex to 615
Elementary School The Joseph Sears School
Elementary School District 38
Exterior Features Patio, Storms/Screens
Garage Spaces 4
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas
High School New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi
High School District 203
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, Second Floor Laundry, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Drapes/Blinds, Separate Dining Room
MLS Area Kenilworth
Middle/Junior High School The Joseph Sears School
Middle/Junior School District 38
New Construction No
Other Structures Other
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Closing
Property Type Residential
Property Type Detached Single
Roof Slate
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name Essex
Tax Annual Amount 47902.5
Tax Year 2020
Total Rooms 14
Township New Trier
Virtual Tour
Year Built 1924

Interior Features

Basement Finished
Bathrooom Separate Shower, Double Sink
Bedrooms Possible 5
Fireplace Features Gas Log, Decorative
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Living Area 7424
Livingareasource Plans
Room Type Bedroom 5, Office, Breakfast Room, Foyer, Other Room, Recreation Room, Sitting Room, Exercise Room
Street Suffix Road
Total Baths 6
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 1

Exterior Features

Exterior Stucco
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached, Detached
Lot Dimensions 248X27X193X183
Lot Features Landscaped
Lot Size Acres 0.4795
Other Equipment TV-Cable, Security System, CO Detectors, Sump Pump, Sprinkler-Lawn, Backup Sump Pump;, Generator, Multiple Water Heaters
Water Source Lake Michigan
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 60043

AVG $4.14M
AVG $59,506
Year Built
AVG 1924
AVG 49
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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