978 Elm Ridge Drive, Glencoe, IL 60022 US Chicago's North Shore, North and Northwest Suburbs Home

978 Elm Ridge Drive, Glencoe, Illinois


Property Details

Welcome to 978 Elm Ridge Drive in Glencoe's desired Skokie Ridge neighborhood.


Listing Information

  • MLS: 09320041
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Baths: 4
  • Partial Baths: 1
  • SQ FT: 3440
  • Lot Size: 0.2397Acres
  • Style: Tudor
  • Garage: 2 Car
  • Heat Source: Gas
  • Schools: 35/203
  • Taxes: $19,485

Property Description


A Striking, Stately Skokie Ridge Tudor Set High Above the Street -- A True Vintage Treasure!

The Allure of Yesteryear and Desired Contemporary Updates Blend in this Inviting Family-Centered Home Combining Captivating Charm, Comfort and Convenience!

This striking Tudor set on a high lushly-landscaped lot combines elegant vintage architecture and features with today’s desired updates. Arched doorways, leaded-glass and original woodwork provide the warmth of yesteryear. A fabulous cherry cabinet kitchen with granite counters and stainless appliances, open to the family room, adds today’s touches blending the best of old and new to this inviting and elegant historical treasure. From the front stone patio to the rear dining room with windows on three sides and radiant-heated floors, this charming home is truly one-of-a-kind. The main floor features a huge formal living room with a wood burning fireplace, an inviting family room (both with cherry hardwood flooring), a sunny dining room and library/office with N-S and W exposure, and even a multi-purpose fifth bedroom and adjacent full bath.

A grand stairway from the foyer with a tall, dramatic leaded-glass window on the landing leads to the second floor gallery/hall, the master suite with its full updated bath and a deep walk-in closet, three additional family bedrooms including one with an en suite bath, a second floor laundry area and an updated hall bath. Each bedroom features overhead lighted ceiling fan and abundant closet space.

On the lower level, the fully-finished basement provides abundant storage, convenient exterior access to the backyard and a huge recreation room with a ground-level daylight window and second wood burning fireplace. An extra-large game room with wet bar potential and cabinetry, a lovely powder room, mechanical room and storage areas are all accessed here. Located in Skokie Ridge, this uniquely-special home with easy access to town, beach, train, highway and the community center offers truly irresistible ageless appeal!
Living Room (First Floor) - 24' x 16'
* Located off the main entry foyer through a classic arched doorway
* Cherry hardwood flooring
* Wood-burning fireplace with marble surround and hearth and detailed wood mantel
* Crown molding
* Soft silhouette blinds
* Arched French doorway to adjacent library/office
* Double-French doors opening to adjoining dining room
* Wall sconce lighting
* Arched architectural shelving niches flanking the double doorway
* Sunny south exposure

Kitchen & Breakfast Area (First Floor) - 25' x 13'
* Fully remodeled and updated
* To-Ceiling Cherry Cabinets, some with glass front displays
* Granite counter tops
* Huge Peninsula Breakfast Bar with pendant lighting opening to and overlooking the adjoining family room
* Stainless appliances including 2 built-in Thermodor convection ovens, 2 dishwashers & microwave oven
* Dacor 5-burner stove and sub-zero refrigerator with cabinet front
* Ceramic tile flooring, back splash, hot/cold water filter faucet, and under-cabinet lighting
* Recessed can lighting
* Breakfast/Eating Area with lighted ceiling fan and arched French door leading to the dining room
* Back door with air-locked vestibule leading to backyard, one of two patios and in-ground gas grill
* Pantry with pull-out shelving
* Access to/from entry foyer, dining room and family room

Dining Room (First Floor) - 16' x 12'
* Located off both the living room and kitchen
* Access to living room from double French doors
* Access to kitchen from arched French doors
* Ceramic tile flooring, radiant heated
* Windows on three sides
* Cellular blind on west windows
* Doorway leads out to large, private, tiered brick-pavered patio

Family Room (First Floor) - 16' x 16'
* Located off the main entry foyer through a classic arched door way
* Opens to the adjacent kitchen breakfast bar peninsula island with pendant lighting
* Cherry hardwood flooring
* Soft silhouette blinds
* Chair rail and simple wainscot accents
* Crown moldings
* Sunny south exposure

Library/Office (First Floor) - 16' x 10'
* Located off the living room through and arched French door way
* Sunny -- windows on the south, west and north sides
* Slatted blinds on all sides
* Built-in bookshelves
* Crown molding
* Arched, shelved storage niche
* Views of both front and back yards
* Functions equally well as a library, a den or an in-home office

Master Bedroom (Second Floor) - 17' x 16'
* Located off upper gallery/hallway
* Oak floors beneath carpeting
* Honeycomb blinds -- raise from bottom or lower from top
* Lighted ceiling fan
* Deep walk-in closet
* Additional mirrored double-door closet
* Sunny south exposure and views of expansive front yard
* Access to updated master bath featuring;
- Radiant-heated porcelain floors
- Large cherry vanity with solid-surface counter top
- Kohler commode
- Unique "porthole" window
- Twin medicine chests
- Huge double+ step-in shower with bench seating

Second Bedroom (Second Floor) - 16' x 12'
* Located off upper gallery/hallway
* Oak floors
* Lighted ceiling fan
* Slatted wood blinds
* Walk-in closet
* Wall of shelving with built-in desk
* Overlooks back yard
* Private en suite bath with pedestal sink, ceramic tile/radiant-heated floors, stall shower, Kohler commode, medicine chest, built-in oak cabinets/counter and track lighting

Third Bedroom (Second Floor) - 13' x 10'
* Located off upper gallery/hallway
* Oak floors
* Lighted ceiling fan
* View of back and side yard
* Roman shades
* Attached shelving
* Large double-door closet
* Additional walk-in closet

Fourth Bedroom (Second Floor) - 17' x 13'
* Located off upper gallery/hallway
* Oak floors
* Lighted ceiling fan
* Honeycomb blinds
* Sunny south and west exposures with view the expansive front yard
* Large double-door closet
* Additional walk-in closet

Fifth Bedroom (First Floor) - 11' x 10'
* Located on first floor off kitchen and rear service hallway
* Natural oak floors
* Lighted ceiling fan
* Large double-door closet
* Slatted wood blinds
* Conveniently-adjacent to main floor full bath with pedestal sink, Kohler commode, tub and hand held shower
* Now used as den/office, but ideal for guests, nanny or maid's quarters

Recreation Room (Basement) - 18' x 16'
* Sunny daylight, ground-level window with south exposure
* Ceramic tile flooring
* Drop ceiling with fluorescent lighting
* Second wood-burning fireplace with ceramic tile surround and hearth
* Wood ceiling beams

Game Room (Basement) - 21' x 17'
* Ceramic tile flooring
* Built-in cabinetry with sink and refrigerator -- can function for serving or as a wet bar
* Drop ceiling with fluorescent lighting
* Access to powder room with pedestal sink and Kohler commode
* Access to spacious storage areas, mechanical room and exterior access doorway leading up to back yard

Foyer (First Floor) - 17' x 8'
* Hardwood cherry flooring
* Enter from sunny air-locked front vestibule
* Leads to living room, kitchen and family room
* Guest closet
* Stairway to second floor with view of striking landing with original tall leaded-glass window

Upper Hall/Gallery (Second Floor) - 18' x 12'
* Oak flooring
* Wide, deep and bright with view overlooking stairway landing with original tall leaded-glass window
* Leads to master bedroom suite, full updated hall bath, three family bedrooms and second floor laundry facilities
* Large linen closet adjacent to full bath

Laundry Area (Second Floor) - 7' x 6'
* Conveniently located on the second floor off the gallery/foyer, centrally located for easy access from all the master suite and upstairs family bedrooms
* Oak floors
* Folding counter top
* Built-in Shelving
* Ready access to add a future laundry tub, if desired

Storage (Basement) - 25' x 7'
* Ceramic tile flooring
* Access to sump pump
* Access to electric panel, circuit breaker with 200 AMP service
* Ample space for easy-access to stowed belongings
* Access doorway from lower level game room

Storage (Basement) - 9' x 4'
* Access from lower level game room
* Second deep storage area with some shelving installed

Mechanicals/Utility Room (Basement) - 17' x 6'
* Located off the game room
* Gas boiler system located here
* Additional cabinet in this room can be relocated or utilized as a workshop center

Additional Interior Highlights
* Second floor family bath off gallery/hallway with radiant-heated tile flooring, oak vanity with solid surface counter top, Kohler commode, recessed can lighting, tub with glass enclosure, 2 medicine chests and a linen closet
* Front air locked entry vestibule, tile flooring, with access to both foyer and lower level
* All newer double-paned low-maintenance vinyl-clad windows excepting garage and lead-glass over the front entry
* Lower level access alcove 4' x 8' with exterior doorway leading to stairway up to the back yard
* Back room system which blocks any sewer backups
* HVAC includes zoned systems including gas forced air/central air on 2nd floor, gas boiler/window CAC on 1st floor, radiant heat in dining room floors and all three 2nd floor bathrooms

Additional Property Highlights
* Large, lushly-landscaped front stone patio leading to front doorway
* Underground sprinkler system
* Private fenced backyard with brick patio and in-ground gas grill, conveniently-located through back vestibule from kitchen; second large, tiered brick-paver patio located off the family/sun room; large storage shed tucked at the east end
* Attached two-car, heated garage with access to the back service hall and with exterior doorway to side yard -- extra refrigerator in garage is included
* Ultra-convenient location with easy access to elementary school, community center, downtown Glencoe shopping, Metra station, beach and Edens Expressway

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