Historic House Listings

Cotswolds English Cottage, Circa 1932 in Illinois. Love the curved roof! $569,000

March 24, 2019

This is such an interesting house! Beautiful stairs and I love the curved shingled roof! The Cotswolds English Cottage was built in 1932 in Winnetka, Illinois. Hardwood floors, boulder walls and original architectural details. Updated kitchen with a second staircase. Situated close to the village, Forest Preserve, golf course and beach. The Cotswolds English Cottage was featured in the book, ‘Architectural Album: Chicago’s North Shore. Three bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 2,600 square feet. $639,000 New price: $569,000

From the Zillow listing:


This Cotswolds English Cottage features a curved shingle roof, bouldered walls, hardwood floors and lovely architectural details. Inside is a stunning boulder fireplace and a princess balcony in the living room. The grand staircase with a hand-carved balustrade and overseen by an original fresco, splits into two leading to the master and another bedroom, resulting in extra privacy. Kitchen has been remodeled in 2010 with granite countertops, stone backsplash, top of the line JennAir appliances, including industrial strength cooking range, heated floors and 2nd staircase. Conveniently located close to the village, public transportation, Forest Preserve, golf course, beach & freeway. Incredible value for this gem of a house featured in the book “Architectural Album: Chicago’s North Shore.” Please see Agent Remarks section below for recent improvements.

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