Margaret H. Smith,
Licensed Real Estate Managing Broker
1322 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, IL 60091
Listing agent has an ownership interest in the property.
204 Wood Court, Wilmette, IL 60091
Unique new construction in a classic center-entry architectural design. Charming six-bedroom home on a brick, tree-lined street in the McKenzie Elementary School District. Special home blends the best of old and new. Traditional architectural details including a sloping roof, pediment head trim details, and a wood front door with sidelights and transom windows but with modern transitional finishes. Kitchen overlooks fully-fenced back yard and features custom maple cabinetry, Thermador stainless appliances, granite countertops, and butler’s pantry with beverage center. Luxurious master suite with marble countertops. Natural light is maximized from the lower level window wells to the third floor skylights providing good views from every room. Space age spray foam insulation, an insulated basement, and a 5-zone HVAC system make the home efficient and comfortable. Smart home wired for internet, TV, music, security, and with an internet wireless access point on every level and on the patio. Save time with the low maintenance exterior. Family building in Wilmette for over 150 years focused on the smallest details to insure quality. Timeless home you can invest in with confidence.
This charming brick-paved, tree-lined street is only one block long. With minimal street traffic, it is particularly family friendly. Meet your new neighbors at the annual Labor Day weekend block party centered at Wheeler Park.
The Wilmette Metra Station is located on Green Bay Road less than half a mile from this home. The train trip to downtown Chicago takes 28 minutes. The Metra Station on Central Street in Evanston is equally convenient.
McKenzie Elementary School (K-4), numerous neighborhood parks, the Wilmette Public Library, the Wilmette Village Center where you will find shopping, restaurants, entertainment, the Metra Station, banks, the post office, a hardware store, coffee shops, a movie theater, the Wilmette Village Hall, and so much more. Walk to shopping along Green Bay Road including the new Whole Foods grocery store.
The Wilmette Bike Route recommended for children is easily accessible on Highland Avenue. It is a short ride to Highcrest Middle School (grades 5-6) and the Wilmette Junior High School (grades 7-8) where the school bike racks are well used. At the Village Center the east-west bike route intersects with the Green Bay Trail heading north. This bike trail is off the road and parallels the train tracks for a scenic, easy ride north to New Trier High School. Bike east on Greenleaf Avenue to Wilmette Beach, Wilmette Harbor, and Gilson Park. Enjoy the best swimming beach on the north shore, rent a Hobie Cat or SUP board, or join the Sheridan Shore Yacht Club sailing program. Gilson Park is the site of numerous Wilmette Park District camp programs and water and beach activities for children. For an official version of the Wilmette Bike Route System, go to www.wilmette.com.
Besides the convenience and charm of the Village Center and also within walking distance are the shops along Green Bay Road including the new Whole Foods grocery store. Also nearby, the thriving commercial district on Central Street in Evanston invites a stroll just for the fun of it.