314 S Cottage Hill Avenue, Elmhurst, IL
$ 2,500,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11410019
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyDU PAGE
  • CityElmhurst
  • AreaElmhurst
  • Zip60126
  • StyleQueen Anne
  • Year Built1888
  • Taxes$ 28826
  • Price$ 2,500,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage6896
  • Lot Size0.516 Acres
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
Property Description

"Truesdale" -This stunning mansion was recently fully remodeled to meet the demands of today's luxury living standards. At 314 S. Cottage Hill, historic details merge with modern luxuries and upgrades to create the perfect home for today's busy lifestyle. The recently renovated home commands four meticulously appointed levels of approximately 8700 square ft of living space. Named "Truesdale" by its original owners, the home is undoubtedly one of the city's most extraordinary properties. The estate sits majestically on Cottage Hill, in the original estate area of the city. This property offers luxurious entertaining areas both inside and out. This home, while grand, is warm and exceptionally livable. The estate boasts 6896 sq feet of living space above ground plus a newly finished basement. This home rivals today's new builds with an infrastructure which has been completely updated to today's standards. Some of the major improvements include: All new electric including a 400 Amp service as well as a complete low-voltage network and communication wiring throughout. The home has new plumbing and sewer line, blown-in insulation on the 3rd floor and basement, new zoned heating & cooling for entire home along with removing radiators and adding high efficiency furnaces and air- conditioning, all new Pella windows on 3rd floor and basement, a new floor plan in kitchen and family room along with a new designer kitchen, brand new oak flooring in kitchen, family room and the entire 2nd floor plus hand scraped oak on the 3rd floor. Additionally, there was a complete renovation of the basement, taking it down to the gravel and rebuilding from the ground up with a new floor plan, drain tile, electrical, plumbing, sump pumps, lighting and much more. The home's technology includes high speed internet on all levels, high-capacity generator, 9 zone sprinkler system, and surround sound on all four floors. The current owner added 3 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms to the home. These are just a few of the many improvements to this incredible home. There are 6 bedrooms, 5 new bathrooms, and 7 fireplaces in the home. There is a 3-car garage plus an elegant porte-cochere for an additional car. Plus, parking for 10+ cars on the expansive driveway. The home has a spectacular wraparound porch that overlooks the gorgeous back yard that includes an English Garden and beautiful gazebo. The home has three family rooms, providing multiple areas to sit back and relax with family and friends. The kitchen is a chef's dream with custom cabinets, Viking Pro appliances, and a Sub-zero refrigerator. The third floor will leave you awe struck with its custom crafted bar and family room. No detail was overlooked in the complete renovation of this grand estate. The recent renovation was completed by the revered custom builder, Trinity Home Developers. Truesdale is located on a 1/2 acre+ within a short walk to Wilder Park, Elmhurst Library, The Metra Station, Hawthorne Grade School, York High School, IC Grade School & IC Catholic Prep. So many unexpected and exciting details await the next owners of this exceptional home.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Hawthorne Elementary School Sandburg Middle School York Community High School
Price History
5/23/2022 Listed $2,500,000

General Features

Appliances Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Freezer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Wine Refrigerator, Range Hood, Gas Cooktop
Architectural Style Queen Anne
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Full
City Elmhurst
Contingency Attorney/Inspection
Cooling Zoned, Electric, Gas, Dual
County Du Page
Days on Market 48
Directions Cottage Hill and St. Charles. Head North on Cottage Hill.
Electric Service - 400 Amp or Greater
Elementary School Hawthorne Elementary School
Elementary School District 205
Exterior Features Balcony, Porch
Garage Spaces, Detached Garage 3
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air, Sep Heating Systems - 2+, Zoned
High School York Community High School
High School District 205
Interior Features Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Second Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Ceiling - 10 Foot, Historic/Period Mlwk, Special Millwork, Drapes/Blinds, Granite Counters
MLS Area Elmhurst
Middle/Junior High School Sandburg Middle School
Middle/Junior School District 205
New Construction No
Other Structures Gazebo, Garage(s)
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Closing
Property Type Detached Single
Property Type Residential
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active Under Contract
Status Contingent
Street Name Cottage Hill
Tax Annual Amount 28826.58
Tax Year 2021
Total Rooms 15
Township York
Virtual Tour
Waterfront Y/N No
Year Built 1888

Interior Features

Basement Finished, Rec/Family Area, Sleeping Area, Storage Space
Bathrooom Separate Shower, Double Sink, Soaking Tub
Bedrooms Possible 6
Below Grade Finished Area 1805
Fireplace Features Gas Log
Full Baths 5
Laundry Features Gas Dryer Hookup, Sink
Livingareasource Estimated
Room Type Bedroom 5, Bedroom 6, Office, Recreation Room, Game Room, Family Room, Library
Street Suffix Avenue
Total Baths 5
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 7

Exterior Features

Living Area 6896
Exterior Cedar
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 77X292.6
Lot Size Acres 0.516
Other Equipment Central Vacuum, Security System, Intercom, Sprinkler-Lawn
Total Parking 1
Water Source Lake Michigan


  • 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 60126

AVG $860K
AVG $9,580
AVG 185
Year Built
AVG 1982
AVG 53
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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