1896 Beaux-Arts Mansion Sells for $5M in Kenilworth, Illinois (PHOTOS)

1896 Beaux-Arts Mansion Sells for $5M in Kenilworth, Illinois

SOLD | Built 1896 | 10,685 Sq. Ft. | 6 Beds | 6.5+ Baths | 0.40 Acres
326 Essex Road, Kenilworth, Illinois, United States, 60043

Designed by architect Daniel Burnham and built in 1896, this fabulous Beaux-Arts mansion has sold for $5 million after hitting the market in 2016 for $7.7 million. Set on two lots, the property includes a magnificent swimming pool, spectacular grounds including a fountain, outdoor kitchen, fireplace, coach house, and a 3-car garage. Set in Kenilworth’s most premier location, this impressive home has been renovated with unparalleled attention to detail and uncompromised quality. The renovation kept the classic elegance and details of renowned architect Daniel Burnham but focused on functionality for today’s active family living. The first floor includes the sun-filled formal living room that opens to a side porch with a view of the breathtaking grounds. The music room/office, a dining room with a fireplace, and a wet bar all lead to the heart of the home, an expansive professional-grade de Giulio kitchen, with custom built-ins, banquet seating, La Cornue oven, 2 Carrara marble islands, and a fireplace. The kitchen opens to the spacious family room with bookcases, fireplace, and sunroom/office.


The exceptional second-floor master suite includes a bedroom with fireplace, sitting room, 2 walk-in closets, lavish bathroom – all with first-class finishes. Three additional bedrooms (one with a sitting room) include renovated ensuite baths and finish out the second floor. The third-floor work-out room rivals any gym and includes beautiful treetop views along with 2 additional bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms. The lower-level wine dining room is fit for any sommelier along with a wine cellar that holds 500 bottles. Lower-level recreation room, movie theatre, cedar closets, and loads of storage. New three-car garage with ice melt driveway and coach house along with pool bath. The property was on the market for $5.9 million with Mary Grant of At Properties Winnetka.


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