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The Joseph Sears SchoolElementary School
The Joseph Sears SchoolMiddle School
New Trier Twp H.s. Northfield/wiHigh School
Address: 226 Essex Road
Property Taxes: $37,723
Tax Year: 2020
One of the most unique and spectacular homes in prime East Kenilworth and on the North Shore! Spanish Colonial Revival enthusiasts - this is what you have been waiting for. This home hasn't been on the market in over 5 decades! The MOST AMAZING FEATURE of the home is an oversized southern facing garden with beautiful perennials and sculpted boxwoods that have been meticulously cared for by The Chalet. The perfect place to enjoy the gardens, morning coffee or entertain in the evening is on the spacious bluestone patio surrounded by a beautiful arcade (noted feature of Spanish Colonial). Beautiful arched openings, roped pillars are focal points inside and in beautiful foyer with a fountain that welcome you into the home. Host gatherings in the grand living room that has beautiful rounded French doors that lead out to the garden as well. Stunning dining room that will seat many and flows into the Chef's kitchen. Large open kitchen with plenty cabinetry/storage, large island and a huge banquette that cold easily be converted into a family room off the kitchen. The second floor has a gorgeous primary suite and rare custom closets - the craftsmanship is second to none. Enjoy breezes in the primary bedroom from the Juliet balcony that overlooks the garden. 3 other nice sized family bedrooms and 3 full marbled baths are on the second floor. The lower level has a spacious finished area and cool wood bar, laundry room, half bath and storage - versatile - and can be used however you want. 2-car attached garage with incredible ceiling height and mudroom area. This home is perfectly situated in the heart of town, just a few blocks to everything, Joseph Sears School (JK-8th), New Trier High School, the beach, Metra and Plaza del Lago shopping. This is rare opportunity to live in truly a SPECIAL home! Home is being sold "As Is."