17 Canterbury Court, Wilmette, IL
$ 2,850,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11850322
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyCOOK
  • CityWilmette
  • AreaWilmette
  • NeighborhoodNorth Evanston
  • Zip60091
  • Style
  • Year Built1930
  • Taxes$ 44216
  • Price$ 2,850,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage8089
  • Lot Size0.4 Acres
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
Property Description

Prominently located on a cul-de-sac just moments from the shores of Lake Michigan, this extraordinary home stands as a testament to the timeless grandeur of the North Shore. This masonry fortress has been painstakingly revitalized and expertly reimagined by its current owners, sparing no expense to ensure that no detail was left untouched. This property seamlessly marries the charm of a bygone era with the conveniences of modern living, offering a truly exceptional lifestyle. Step inside and prepare to be transported to a world of architectural splendor. Every inch of this 8,000 plus square foot home is a testament to unparalleled craftsmanship and the use of only the finest materials. The entry foyer, expansive living and dining rooms are designed with both grand entertaining and intimate gatherings in mind. Connecting seamlessly to these spaces, the sunlit family room features walls of windows that bathe the room in natural light, while just beyond lies a stunning stone patio, perfect for al fresco relaxation and entertainment. The standout kitchen and butler's pantry is a haven for culinary enthusiasts, boasting upscale appliances, bespoke cabinetry, and a Calcutta marble island that effortlessly merges style with practicality. The breakfast room offers a cozy and luminous spot to kickstart your day and enjoy your morning coffee. Ascend the grand staircase to discover an elegant library with a marble fireplace and four generously appointed ensuite bedrooms. The primary suite is a sanctuary with a dramatic wall of windows, a sitting area, built-ins, and a spacious bath. Each ensuite bedroom on this level provides a private retreat, ensuring that every member of the household enjoys personal space and relaxation plus many offer enchanting glimpses of Lake Michigan. Prepare to be awed by the third level, a true haven for family entertainment. Featuring an expansive great room with soaring vaulted ceilings, a convenient kitchenette, two additional bedrooms, and a full bath, this versatile space adds an extra layer of possibilities to the home. The lower level is a fabulous retreat of its own, boasting an extra-wide staircase, high ceilings, a welcoming recreation room with a stone fireplace, a full bath, cedar closet, and ample storage space. The current owners have made substantial investments in updating the home's mechanical systems, plumbing, windows, and more, ensuring a modern and comfortable living experience. Don't miss out on the chance to make this exceptional residence your very own. Your dream home awaits - seize the opportunity!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Central Elementary School Wilmette Junior High School New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi
Price History
8/3/2023 Listed $2,850,000

General Features

Appliances Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Wine Refrigerator
Assoc Fee Paid Per Not Applicable
Association Fee Includes None
City Wilmette
Cooling Central Air, Space Pac, Zoned
County Cook
Days on Market 99
Directions Sheridan Road to Canterbury Ct, East to Property
Electric Service - 400 Amp or Greater
Elementary School Central Elementary School
Elementary School District 39
Garage Spaces 2
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air, Steam, Sep Heating Systems - 2+, Zoned
High School New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi
High School District 203
Interior Features Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, Second Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Bookcases
MLS Area Wilmette
Middle/Junior High School Wilmette Junior High School
Middle/Junior School District 39
New Construction No
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Closing
Property Type Residential
Property Type Detached Single
Roof Tile
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name Canterbury
Tax Annual Amount 44216.91
Tax Year 2021
Total Rooms 16
Township New Trier
Waterfront Y/N No
Year Built 1930

Interior Features

Basement Full
Basement Partially Finished
Bedrooms Possible 6
Fireplace Features Wood Burning, Gas Starter, More than one
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 1
Livingareasource Plans
Room Type Bedroom 5, Bedroom 6, Breakfast Room, Exercise Room, Foyer, Great Room, Library, Recreation Room, Tandem Room, Utility Room-Lower Level
Street Suffix Court
Total Baths 7
Total Bedrooms 6
Total Fireplaces 4

Exterior Features

Living Area 8089
Exterior Stone
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 124X143X124X134
Lot Features Cul-De-Sac, Fenced Yard
Lot Size Acres 0.4
Other Equipment Humidifier, Security System, CO Detectors, Ceiling Fan(s), Sump Pump, Sprinkler-Lawn, Security Cameras, Water Heater-Gas
Water Source Lake Michigan


  • 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 60091

AVG $1.07M
AVG $13,913
AVG 763
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1962
AVG 54
Data Provided by Walkscore® not using MLS data