635 Maple Street

Winnetka IL, 60093


$351.41 per sqft


7 Beds

7 Baths

12,521 sqft


Built in 1912

Courtesy of @properties Christie's International Real Estate

This meticulously renovated English Manor designed by Benjamin Marshall for the Thorne family (founders of Montgomery Ward), offers historical charm & modern luxury. In a prime Winnetka location, spacious living areas & high-quality finishes it presents a unique opportunity for those seeking a blend of elegance & functionality. The extensive attention to detail in the renovation, from the gorgeous conservatory to the thoughtfully designed kitchen & luxurious bedrooms, makes it a truly exceptional property. The 1st flr welcomes you w/a wood-paneled vestibule leading to the entry hall & sizable living room boasting a spectacular plaster relief ceiling & limestone fireplace. Adjacent to the living room, is a delightful conservatory w/windows on 3 sides offering stunning views of the outdoors & the 100-year old Magnolia tree that adds a touch of history to the scenery. The banquet-sized dining room is flooded w/natural light & French doors lead to the backyard patio. The 1st flr also features a library w/fireplace & floor-to-ceiling built-in bookcases, Butler's Pantry w/custom cabinetry, Scottsman ice maker, Sub-Zero beverage refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher & built-in Miele coffee center. The modern kitchen, which enjoyed the most extensive reconfiguration, is a chef's delight featuring a large island w/prep sink & breakfast bar w/seating for 4, custom wood cabinetry, Quartz countertops, & high-end Thermador appliances including 2 dishwashers, double oven, warming drawer, 6-burner cooktop with griddle, column refrigerator & freezer & Best ventilation hood. This elegant & functional kitchen opens to a private & sunny family room & a separate bricked breakfast room. On the 2nd flr, you will find an extensive Primary Suite w/multiple closets, limestone fireplace, luxurious limestone & marble bathroom & attached sunroom/office w/views of the neighborhood. There are 3 additional bedrooms, each w/its own unique character. One is an elegant en-suite w/fireplace, another en-suite has access to an exterior balcony & the third includes a sitting room & its own versatile attic space suitable for a bedroom, sitting room or office. The 3rd flr contains 2 bedrooms w/en-suite bathrooms each featuring a floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace. Additionally, 2 terraces offer privacy & an opportunity to enjoy the peaceful sounds of the Lake. The basement has 9-foot ceilings & includes even more luxury amenities such as a large media/game room, craft, exercise and mud rooms, workshop, office & technology center. The house surrounds a private backyard w/a spacious bluestone patio which provides an ideal entertainment space & overlooks a fenced professionally landscaped yard. Integration of Smart Technology ensures a modern living space. Visual Comfort lighting, Sonos audio, ethernet & RF in every room, Wi-Fi controlled thermostats, sprinkler system & exterior lighting. Designed for ultimate comfort w/13-zones of heated flooring encased in Gypcrete, 4 variable speed a/c units & high efficiency modulating furnaces. Additionally, the home has 6 fireplaces, 3 private terraces & 2 laundry rooms all showcasing a thoughtful blend of luxury and functionality. During the rebuilding, every aspect of was tended to, from re-plating original hardware to installing Kohler bathroom & kitchen fixtures. No expense was spared. The home features high-end mechanicals, highest-efficiency Marvin windows, slate roof & handcrafted copper gutters. Plumbing, electrical, tuck pointing, limestone replacement, heated driveway, extensive drainage systems, Tesla charger, reverse osmosis water purifier & a whole house generator have also been installed. Owning this fully updated historical home in a prime Winnetka location is a rare & extraordinary opportunity offering a blend of rich history, a meticulous renovation & a coveted setting. This is a unique chance to experience the best of both worlds-the charm of a historic residence & the modern comforts of a thoughtfully updated



February 7, 2024


April 19, 2024



635 Maple Street
Winnetka IL, 60093

Interior Features


7 Beds


7 Baths

Interior Features

Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, Second Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Ceiling - 10 Foot, Ceiling - 9 Foot, Historic/Period Mlwk, Separate Dining Room, Paneling, Workshop Area (Interior)


Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Bar Fridge, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Wine Refrigerator, Cooktop, Built-In Oven, Range Hood, Water Purifier, Gas Cooktop, Wall Oven

Laundry Description

Multiple Locations



Fireplace Description

Wood Burning, Gas Starter



Cooling Description

Central Air, Zoned



Heating Description

Natural Gas, Radiant, Sep Heating Systems - 2, Zoned

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size

0.52 Acres

Exterior Features

Balcony, Patio, Roof Deck, Storms/Screens




Public Sewer

School Information

School District


High School

New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi

Elementary School

Greeley Elementary School

Other Property Details

Area Name




Tax Frequency


Days on Market




Garage Spaces


Parking Total







New Trier

Water Source

Lake Michigan



Buyer Agency Compensation

2.25% ON 1ST MIL, 1.7% ON 2ND MIL, 0.75% ON BAL - $495

Courtesy of @properties Christie's International Real Estate, Cha McDaniel,
Listing Contact: 847-769-3889 

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