Golf Course
239 W Claremont Street Elmhurst, IL
$ 1,750,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11084300
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyDU PAGE
  • CityElmhurst
  • AreaElmhurst
  • NeighborhoodElmhurst City Centre
  • Zip60126
  • Style
  • Year Built1891
  • Taxes$ 29354
  • Price$ 1,750,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage5727
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Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data LLC
Property Description

Welcome to 239 W Claremont known as the Brush house and recognized by the Elmhurst Historical Society. Home sits on a difficult to find 119 x 196 lot just a few short blocks to downtown Elmhurst . A turn of the Century 1891 built "weekend Manor country estate" built by German - born Baron von Bielenfeldt and purchased shortly thereafter by the Brush family, one of the founders of the former Elmhurst Golf Club. The living room is described as a "grand salon" with an interesting blend of European and American Styles. Imported material from France and Italy dating back to the late 1800's. Mr Brush was a music publisher and musicians held many recitals in the living room, noted for acoustics. The main level boasts the grand salon, a mens and a ladies sitting room, dining room, kitchen , den, mudroom and 2 pantries. Currently the home is a 5 bedroom, 4 full , 2 half bath 5727 square feet of living space with a 3rd floor including a bonus, rec room, billiards room and a craft room or 6th bedroom. Impressive architectural features such as 12 foot ceilings, pocket doors, quarter sawn oak floors, pretzel sconces with Tiffany glass, leaded glass windows, original hardware and door knobs. This is a rare opportunity to own a piece of history that has been loved and cared for by each owner for over 130 years.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Hawthorne Elementary School Sandburg Middle School York Community High School
Price History
5/20/2021 Listed $1,750,000

General Features

Appliances Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Full, Walkout
Community Features Park, Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Cooling Space Pac, Zoned
Electric Circuit Breakers, 200+ Amp Service
Elementary School Hawthorne Elementary School
Elementary School District 205
Exterior Features Patio, Porch, Brick Paver Patio
Garage Spaces 2
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Steam, Radiators, Zoned
High School York Community High School
High School District 205
Interior Features Hardwood Floors, Walk-In Closet(s), Historic/Period Mlwk, Special Millwork, Separate Dining Room
Middle/Junior High School Sandburg Middle School
Middle/Junior School District 205
New Construction No
Ownership Fee Simple
Property Type Detached Single
Property Type Residential
Roof Shake
Sewer Public Sewer, Sewer-Storm
Standard Status Active
Tax Annual Amount 29354.14
Total Rooms 15
Township York

Interior Features

Basement Partially Finished, Exterior Access, Egress Window
Bedroomspossible 5
Below Grade Finished Area 400
Fireplace Features Wood Burning, Gas Log, Gas Starter
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 2
Kitchen Eating Area-Table Space, Pantry-Butler, Pantry-Closet, Pantry-Walk-in, Country Kitchen, Pantry
Room Type Bedroom 5, Office, Sitting Room, Bonus Room, Pantry, Mud Room, Foyer, Sitting Room, Recreation Room, Game Room
Total Baths 6
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 5

Exterior Features

Door Features Pocket Door(s)
Exterior Cedar
Foundation Details Brick/Mortar, Concrete Perimeter, Stone
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 119 X 196
Water Source Lake Michigan
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 15X13 2nd Level Hardwood
Bonus 10X10 Main Level Carpet
Dining Room 15X14 Main Level Hardwood
Family Room 29X17 3rd Level Carpet
Foyer 16X11 Main Level Hardwood
Game Rm 19X17 3rd Level Carpet
Living Room 27X23 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 24X23 2nd Level Hardwood
Mud 13X5 Main Level Hardwood
Office 16X12 Main Level Hardwood
Pantry 10X10 Main Level Hardwood
Recreation Rm 31X18 3rd Level Carpet
Sitting 13X12 2nd Level Hardwood
Sitting 14X12 Main Level Hardwood


  • 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 Single Family Average in 60126

AVG $790K
AVG $11,013
AVG 85
Year Built
AVG 1970
AVG 47
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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