111 Cary Avenue Highland Park, IL
$ 1,675,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11093100
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyLAKE
  • CityHighland Park
  • AreaHighland Park
  • NeighborhoodBraeside
  • Zip60035
  • StyleEnglish
  • Year Built1915
  • Taxes$ 42101
  • Price$ 1,675,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage7900
  • Lot Size1.53 Acres
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Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) - 103 - IL
Property Description

Built in 1915 by two renowned architects Mead and Johnson, this stately English manor known as "Cravardan" is archived in the Art Institute of Chicago for its significant architectural achievement reminiscent of an English country manor. The home sits on 1.5 acres on one of the most coveted streets in E. Highland Pk. Large grand rooms allow for entertaining of large gatherings. The architectural details, include magnificent original moldings, hand carved ceiling details & hand carved millwork including the finest high end finishes from solid brass door knobs to solid gold bath fittings. Meticulously updated and freshly painted, the modern elements have been seamlessly integrated to accommodate a modern lifestyle. BRAND NEW Chef's Kitchen w/prof ss appliances, custom hood, quartz counters, radiant heat in master bath, and new lighting throughout. The home features 6 bedrooms 4.2 baths and 7 fireplaces. Upon entering, a large circular foyer w/frpl leads to a dramatic great rm w/ 17 foot beamed ceiling, and a three season porch facing the ravine. The family room off the foyer, wonderful space for entertaining, is also intimate w/hand carved eye-brow ceiling and the dining room w/fireplace allows for large gatherings. Located off the dining room is the fully equipped kitchen w/custom cabinetry, center island w/quartz and eating area. The adjacent breakfast room is flanked by two columns and leads to a large outdoor patio. The laundry room and mud room are located off the Kitchen and connect to the garage. Located half way up to the second level is a vaulted porch w/fireplace and three walls of windows. The second floor includes a luxurious master bedroom with a juliet balcony overlooking the great room, three additional bedrooms, walk in closets and three full baths. The third floor w/ two additional bedrooms, living room, fireplace and full bath is reached by a second staircase. The basement w/wine cellar, has ample room for recreation and storage. On the exterior the bluestone terraces and lawn overlook dramatic year round panoramic views. Desirable Highland Park location and truly one of a kind!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Ravinia Elementary School Edgewood Middle School Highland Park High School
Price History
5/26/2021 Listed $1,675,000

General Features

Appliances Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Wine Refrigerator
Architectural Style English
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Partial
Community Features Street Paved
Contingency Attorney/Inspection
Cooling Central Air, Space Pac, Zoned
Electric Circuit Breakers, 200+ Amp Service
Elementary School Ravinia Elementary School
Elementary School District 112
Exterior Features Patio
Garage Spaces 2
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas, Radiant, Radiators
High School Highland Park High School
High School District 113
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Bar-Dry, Hardwood Floors, In-Law Arrangement, 1st Floor Laundry
Middle/Junior High School Edgewood Middle School
Middle/Junior School District 112
New Construction No
Ownership Fee Simple
Property Type Residential
Property Type Detached Single
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active Under Contract
Tax Annual Amount 42101.26
Total Rooms 15
Township Moraine

Interior Features

Basement Finished
Bathrooom Whirlpool, Separate Shower, Steam Shower, Double Sink, Bidet
Bedrooms Possible 6
Fireplace Features Wood Burning
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 2
Kitchen Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Island, Pantry-Closet
Room Type Bedroom 5, Bedroom 6, Breakfast Room, Exercise Room, Foyer, Great Room, Office, Recreation Room, Sun Room, Workshop
Total Baths 6
Total Bedrooms 6
Total Fireplaces 7

Exterior Features

Exterior Stucco
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 74342
Lot Features Irregular Lot, Landscaped, Wooded
Lot Size Acres 1.5306
Total Parking 4
Water Source Lake Michigan, Public
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 25X16 3rd Level Carpet
6th Bdrm 17X17 3rd Level Hardwood
Breakfast Rm 14X12 Main Level Granite
Dining Room 20X17 Main Level Hardwood
Exercise Rm 14X13 Basement Other
Family Room 18X14 Main Level Hardwood
Foyer 17X13 Main Level Hardwood
Great Rm 37X20 Main Level Hardwood
Living Room Not Applicable
Master Bedroom 20X15 2nd Level Carpet
Office 25X16 3rd Level Carpet
Recreation Rm 17X13 Basement Other
Sunroom 19X13 Main Level Terracotta
Work Rm 13X6 Basement


  • 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 Contingent Average in 60035

AVG $770K
AVG $15,194
AVG 85
Year Built
AVG 1961
AVG 41
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