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507 Lake Avenue

Wilmette, IL 60091

  • 5 beds
  • 3.5 baths
  • 4,800 sqft
  • ~1/2 acre lot
  • $125 per sqft
  • 1909 build
  • on site

Wright house, Right time! The 1909 Frank J Baker house sits in a Prime East Wilmette location. Home is available for the first time in 60+ years. Frank Lloyd Wright employed his classic Prairie design with strong horizontal porches that flank the two story diamond leaded glass vertical window wall of the living room. Home features 5 large bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms & 3 fireplaces. Second level has a master, en-suite, w fireplace & private porch. Two additional en-suite bedrooms, a fourth and fifth bedroom plus sitting room. Storage galore in this home! Kitchen and breakfast room provide pleasant views of the expansive yard and grounds. One of Wrights larger wood and plaster homes. Wright designed the addition in 1922. Lower level contains mechanicals, laundry, storage, work room and additional office. Lot 161 X 158. 3 car + garage/carriage house. Located 2 blocks from Lake Michigan. The Baker House is a National Registered Landmark and is also a protected Wilmette Historic Home.

Listing courtesy of MRED / @properties

Last checked: 8 minutes ago • Last updated Sep 16, 2020 • Source: MRED

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Amenities & Taxes

The Building

Year Built:
1909
Age:
100+ Years
Description:
2 Stories
Architecture Style:
Prairie
Exterior Construction:
Frame, Stucco
Rebuilt:
No
Recent Rehab Construction:
No
Roofing:
Asphalt/Glass Shingles
Foundation:
Concrete
Basement:
Partial
Basement Description:
Partially Finished
Total SqFt:
4800
Square Footage:
4800
Main SqFt:
1,700 Sqft
Upper SqFt:
3,100 Sqft
Total Finished/Unfinished Sq Ft
6840
Approximate Total Finished SqFt:
4,800 Sqft
Basement SqFt:
2,040 Sqft
SqFt Source:
Estimated

Interior

Total Rooms:
13
Features:
Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)
Kitchen Location:
Main Level
Dining Room Location:
Main Level
Living Room Location:
Main Level
Living Room Flooring:
Hardwood
Laundry Location:
Basement
Fireplaces:
3
Fireplace Locations:
Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other
Addtl Room 4 Level:
Main Level
Extra Rooms:
5th Bedroom, Office, Enclosed Porch, Breakfast Room, Balcony, Workroom, Recreation Room, Storage, Bonus Room
Extra Room 1:
5th Bdrm
Extra Room 1 Location:
2nd Level
Extra Room 2 Location:
2nd Level
Extra Room 2:
Office
Extra Room 3:
Enclosed Porch
Extra Room 3 Location:
Main Level
Extra Room 4:
Enclosed Porch
Extra Room 5:
Breakfast Rm
Extra Room 5 Location:
Main Level
Extra Room 6:
Balcony
Extra Room 6 Location:
2nd Level
Extra Room 7:
Work Rm
Extra Room 7 Location:
Basement
Extra Room 8:
Recreation Rm
Extra Room 8 Location:
Basement
Extra Room 9:
Storage
Extra Room 9 Location:
Basement
Extra Room 10 Level:
Basement
Addtl Room 10 Name:
Bonus

Room Dimensions

Kitchen:
13X13
Living Room:
17X34
Dining Room:
19X13
Laundry:
15X10
Master Bedroom:
21X16
Bedroom 2:
19X17
Bedroom 3:
19X17
Bedroom 4:
13X13
Extra Room 1:
15X10
Extra Room 2:
13X8
Extra Room 3:
20X12
Extra Room 4:
20X13
Extra Room 5:
14X12
Extra Room 6:
17X5
Extra Room 7:
10X8
Extra Room 8:
33X16
Extra Room 9:
19X18
Extra Room 10:
18X11

Location

Directions:
Sheridan N to Lake E
Area:
Wilmette

The Property

General Information:
Historical District
Acreage:
.5877
Property Type:
Detached Single
Lot Size:
.50-.99 Acres
Lot Dimension:
161 X 158
Driveway:
Asphalt

Listing Agent

Contact info:

Taxes

Parcel ID:
05342040040000
Annual Taxes:
$21,387.75
Year:
2017
Lot Number:
10482813

Beds

Total:
5
Bedrooms Total:
5
Bedroom 2:
2nd Level
Bedroom 3:
2nd Level
Bedroom 4:
2nd Level
Master Bedroom:
2nd Level
Master Bedroom Flooring:
Hardwood

Baths

Baths Total:
3.1
Master Bath:
Full
Full Baths:
3
Half Baths:
1
Basement Bathrooms:
No

The Listing

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Status:
Closed

Heating & Cooling

Heat and Fuel:
Gas, Radiators
Air Conditioning:
1 (Window/Wall Unit)

Utilities

Electricity:
200+ Amp Service
Water:
Lake Michigan
Sewer:
Public

Schools

Junior/High School District:
39
High School District:
203

Parking

# of Cars:
3
Garage Ownership:
Owned
Garage:
Carport, Tandem, Multiple Garages
Garage:
Detached
Garage:
Yes
Garage Spaces:
3
Location:
Garage

Schools

Rating Details
N/A
Central Elementary School
  • Public
  • K-4
  • 0.4 mi
10
New Trier Township High School Winnetka Campus
  • Public
  • 10-12
  • 1.7 mi
9
Highcrest Middle School
  • Public
  • 5-6
  • 2.0 mi
N/A
Wilmette Junior High School
  • Public
  • 7-8
  • 2.4 mi
N/A
New Trier Township High School Northfield Campus
  • Public
  • 9-9
  • 3.7 mi

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Sale history

DateEventSourcePrice% Change
SoldMRED$600,000-29.4%
PendingMRED$849,900
Sold Subject To ContingenciesMRED$849,900