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Jack Pysz, Managing Broker

Managing Broker

  • Office 773.328.8055
  • Cell 773.344.8444

314 South Cottage Hill Avenue, Elmhurst, IL – $2,500,000

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 6,896 Sqft
  • .52 Acres
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 6,896 Sqft
  • .52 Acres

314 South Cottage Hill Avenue

"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.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #11410019
  • Price$2,500,000
  • Property Taxes$28,826.58
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms5.00
  • Full Baths5
  • Square Footage6,896
  • Acres0.52
  • Year Built1888
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StyleQueen Anne
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address314 South Cottage Hill Avenue
  • AreaElmhurst
  • CityElmhurst
  • CountyDu Page
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60126


  • Parking Spaces1
  • # of Garages3
  • GaragesGarage Door Opener(s)


  • CoolingZoned, Electric, Gas, Dual
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementFull
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces7
  • FireplacesGas Log
  • Stories3 Stories

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


Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Freezer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Wine Refrigerator, Range Hood, Gas Cooktop


Natural Gas, Forced Air, Sep Heating Systems - 2+, Zoned


  • ExteriorCedar
  • Exterior FeaturesBalcony, Porch

School Information

  • District205
  • ElementaryHawthorne Elementary School
  • MiddleSandburg Middle School
  • HighYork Community High School

Additional Information

  • Days on Market42
  • HOA Fees Freq.Not Applicable

Listing Details

  • OfficeMO2 Brokerage LLC
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Listing information last updated on July 3rd, 2022 at 12:52am CDT.

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