491 Washington Avenue, Glencoe, IL 60022
491 Washington Avenue

491 Washington Avenue

491 Washington Avenue, Glencoe, IL


  • 7 Beds
  • 6 Full Baths
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 0.5 Acres Lot
  • 7,194 Sq.Ft. Living
  • 1910 Year Built
  • Pending Status
  • 11958263 MLS® ID
Distinctive. Gracious. Classic. Ideally located on nearly a half-acre and a short walk from downtown Glencoe, schools, beach, Metra train and Skokie Country Club. This one-of-a-kind home got a head-to toe renovation completed in 2011. Meticulously-maintained, it has the appeal of a well-crafted historic house with today's amenities. From the charming entry vestibule and gracious foyer, enjoy the quality hardwood floors throughout 1st floor. Cook's kitchen w/high-end appliances, custom cabinetry and large island w/prep sink opens to a sun-filled breakfast room. Dining room and family room offer entertaining areas galore. DR easily accommodates 20. Expansive FR is outfitted w/a FP, walnut trim, 2 sets of walnut French doors, bay windows and cozy window seating. Relax in your library, complete with built-in wood bookcases and FP, or head into the sunroom/office and watch the sunset from the 10 side-by-side windows and wraparound bench seating. The mudroom has a full bath, pantry, closet, washer/dryer/refrigerator and attached to garage. 2nd floor primary suite w/2 walk-in closets plus all the amenities you'd expect in a high-end home. 3 bedrooms w/large closets, 2 full baths, washer/dryer and linen closet complete the 2nd floor. Third floor has 2 bedrooms w/shared bath. The lower-level includes a guest room w/full bath, huge rec room w/FP and utility room that features a workspace. Private driveway behind the house accommodates parking for guests and leads to oversize 3-car attached garage. Professionally-designed landscape includes sprinkler system; fenced yard; custom bluestone patio; gas grill; charming vine-covered wood potting shed; 2 planting beds. Tall grasses and seasonal flowers bring this yard to life from spring through late fall.
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Jody Dickstein

Jody Dickstein


Features and Amenities


  • Total Bedrooms7
  • Total Bathrooms6.5
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Laundry roomMultiple Locations
  • APPLIANCESDouble Oven, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer
  • other interior FeaturesHardwood Floors, First Floor Laundry, Second Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)

Area & Lot

  • Status Pending
  • Living Area7,194 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Area0.5 Acres
  • MLS® ID11958263
  • TypeResidential
  • YEAR BUILT1910
  • Elementary SchoolSouth Elementary School
  • Middle SchoolCentral School
  • High SchoolNew Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi
  • School District203


  • Garage Spaces3.0
  • Water SourceLake Michigan
  • roofTile
  • lot featuresFenced Yard, Landscaped
  • HEAT TYPERadiator(s)
  • sewerPublic Sewer, Sewer-Storm
  • other exterior FeaturesPatio


  • Sales Price$2,490,000
  • Real Estate Tax $42,468/yr


Jody continues to be one of the most successful Realtors in Glencoe and the North Shore. Her sales rank in the top 1 percent nationwide year after year. Give her a call to find out how she can help you!

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