2236 Birchwood Avenue

2236 Birchwood Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091

1/2 Bath
4,375 Sq. Ft.
$274 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.


Don't miss this expanded center-entry colonial in the heart of Wilmette! Situated on a massive 57x187 lot, this classic home underwent a significant renovation in 2010 that included a 3-story addition, an attached 2-car garage, and so much more! With gorgeous hardwood floors, fantastic room sizes, 6 bedrooms, 5 1/2 baths, and over 4,300 square feet of living space, you will be hard-pressed to find or recreate anything like this spectacular home. The open concept kitchen and family room provide exceptional...

Property Details for 2236 Birchwood Avenue

New Trier
Fee Simple
Num Of Garage Spaces
Num Of Cars
Parking Included in Price
Num of Interior Fireplaces


Property Details for 2236 Birchwood Avenue

MLS #11178069
Days on Market10
Taxes$20,636 / year
HOA Fees-
Condo/Co-op Fees-
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeDetached Single / 2 Stories
Year Built1940
Lot Size0.24 AC / 10,659 SF
CountyCook County

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Listing Agents

  1. David Chung

    David Chung

    Listing Agent



    P: (312) 399-0630

  2. Amy Chung

    Amy Chung

    Alternative Listing Agent



    P: 312.285.6194

Building Information for 2236 Birchwood Avenue

Stories-Year Built1940Building Size-Lot Size0.24 AC / 10,659 SF

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$5,738 per month

30 year fixed, 2.95% Interest

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Property Information for 2236 Birchwood Avenue

General Information
    School Information
  • Elementary School District: 39
  • Elementary School: Harper Elementary School
  • Jr High Middle School: Wilmette Junior High School
  • High School District: 203
  • High School: New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi
  • 2nd Alternate Jr High Middle School: Highcrest Middle School
  • Middle Or Junior School District: 39
    Addtl Parking Information
  • Garage Details: Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s)
  • Garage On Site: true
  • Garage Ownership: Owned
  • Garage Type: Attached
  • Parking: Garage
    Location and General Information
  • County Or Parish: Cook
  • Postal Code: 60091
  • State Or Province: IL
  • Street Suffix: Avenue
Property Information
    Interior Features
  • Interior Property Features: Hardwood Floors, In-Law Arrangement, Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Num Of Rooms: 12
  • Bedrooms Above Grade: 5
  • Bedrooms (Below Grade): 1
  • Total Full Half Baths: 6
  • Num Of Full Baths: 5
  • Num Of Half Baths: 1
  • Community Features: Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
  • Basement Type: Partial
  • Bedrooms Possible: 6
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air, Zoned
  • Electric: Circuit Breakers, 200+ Amp Service
  • Basement Description: Finished
  • Basement Sq Ft: 1139
  • Dining Room: Separate
  • Basement Bathrooms: Yes
  • Fireplace Location: Family Room,Living Room,Basement
  • Room Type: Recreation Room, Play Room, Foyer, Bedroom 5, Bedroom 6, Mud Room
    Utilities / Equipment
  • Sewer: Sewer-Public
  • Water: Lake Michigan, Public
  • Appliances: Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Range Hood
  • Other Equipment: Humidifier, TV-Cable, Ceiling Fan(s), Sump Pump, Sprinkler-Lawn, Backup Sump Pump;, Multiple Water Heaters
    Property/Lot Information
  • Exterior Property Features: Brick Paver Patio
  • New Construction YN: No
  • Rebuilt: Yes
  • Rebuilt Year: 2010
  • Rehabilitated: Yes
  • Rehab Year: 2010
  • Year Built: 1940
  • Built Before 1978: Yes
  • Age: 81-90 Years
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Type Detached: 2 Stories
  • Total Sq Ft: 3236
  • Aprox Total Finished Sq Ft: 4375
  • Total Finished and Unfin Sq Ft: 4375
  • Main Sq Ft: 1361
  • Upper Sq Ft: 1875
  • Lot Size: Less Than .25 Acre
  • Lot Dimensions: 57X187
  • Disability Access and/or Equipped: No
  • Driveway: Asphalt
  • Exterior Building Type: Vinyl Siding, Brick
  • Roof Type: Asphalt
  • Foundation Details: Concrete Perimeter
  • General Information: School Bus Service,Commuter Bus,Commuter Train,Interstate Access
  • Below Grade Finished Area: 1139.0
  • Living Area: 4375.0
  • Living Area Source: Plans
  • Lot Size Acres: 0.2447
  • Property Type: Detached Single
    Property and Assessments
  • Public Document Count: 1
  • Document Date: 2021-09-07T17:31:05
  • Photos Count: 47
Room Information
    Master Bedroom Information
  • Master Bedroom Level: Second
  • Room Type: Master Bedroom
  • Master Bedroom Bath: Full
  • Master Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • Master Bedroom Size: 26X24
    Bedroom #2 Information
  • 2nd Bedroom Level: Second
  • Room Type: Bedroom 2
  • 2nd Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • 2nd Bedroom Size: 14X13
    Bedroom #3 Information
  • 3rd Bedroom Level: Second
  • Room Type: Bedroom 3
  • 3rd Bedroom Flooring: Stone
  • 3rd Bedroom Size: 13X12
    Bedroom #4 Information
  • 4th Bedroom Level: Second
  • Room Type: Bedroom 4
  • 4th Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • 4th Bedroom Size: 16X12
    Dining Room Information
  • Dining Room Level: Main
  • Room Type: Dining Room
  • Dining Room Flooring: Hardwood
  • Dining Room Size: 13X12
    Family Room Information
  • Family Room Level: Main
  • Room Type: Family Room
  • Family Room Flooring: Hardwood
  • Family Room Size: 18X18
    Kitchen Information
  • Kitchen Level: Main
  • Room Type: Kitchen
  • Kitchen Type: Eating Area-Breakfast Bar,Island,Granite Counters
  • Kitchen Flooring: Hardwood
  • Kitchen Size: 13X16
    Laundry Information
  • Laundry Level: Basement
  • Room Type: Laundry
  • Laundry Size: 12X6
    Living Room Information
  • Living Room Level: Main
  • Room Type: Living Room
  • Living Room Flooring: Hardwood
  • Living Room Size: 13X21
    Additional Room #1 Information
  • Room Level: Basement
  • Room Type: Recreation Room
  • Addtl Room 1 Size: 16X20
    Additional Room #2 Information
  • Room Level: Basement
  • Room Type: Play Room
  • Addtl Room 2 Size: 18X20
    Additional Room #3 Information
  • Room Level: Main
  • Room Type: Foyer
  • Addtl Room 3 Size: 6X9
    Additional Room #4 Information
  • Room Level: Second
  • Room Type: Bedroom 5
  • Addtl Room 4 Flooring: Hardwood
  • Addtl Room 4 Size: 12X10
    Additional Room #5 Information
  • Room Level: Basement
  • Room Type: Bedroom 6
  • Addtl Room 5 Size: 12X10
    Additional Room #6 Information
  • Room Level: Main
  • Room Type: Mud Room
  • Addtl Room 6 Size: 18X6

Property History for 2236 Birchwood Avenue

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Sep 6, 2021

Listed (Active)

MRED #11178069

Sep 21, 2003

Sold (Public Record)

Public Record #124509603

DateEvent & SourcePrice

Listed (Active)

MRED #11178069


Sold (Public Record)

Public Record #124509603


For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 2236 Birchwood Avenue

Taxable ValueLand$21,318Additions$69,826Total$91,144
Tax Record2019$20,009 ($1,667 / month)
Home Facts
Beds3Baths3.5Total Finished SqFt3,134 SqFtAbove Grade Finished SqFt3,134 SqFtStories2Lot Size10,659 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1940CountyCOOKAPN05-33-103-014

Schools near 2236 Birchwood Avenue

Highcrest Middle SchoolPublic5-60.2 mi
Regina Dominican High SchoolPrivate9-120.5 mi
Wilmette Junior High SchoolPublic7-80.5 mi
Harper Elementary SchoolPublicK-40.5 mi

Highcrest Middle School

5-6, 0.2 mi, Public


Regina Dominican High School

9-12, 0.5 mi, Private


Wilmette Junior High School

7-8, 0.5 mi, Public


Harper Elementary School

K-4, 0.5 mi, Public


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2236 Birchwood Avenue is a single family home for sale in Wilmette, IL 60091. This property was listed for sale on September 7, 2021 by Compass at $1,199,000. It has been on the market for a total of 10 days and was last sold on September 22, 2003. This listing's school districts are New Trier Twp High School District 203, Wilmette School District 39. Nearby schools include Highcrest Middle School, Wilmette Junior High School and New Trier Township High School Winnetka. 2236 Birchwood Avenue is a 6-bed, 5.5-bath, 4,375 sqft single family home built in 1940.

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