5 Beds
4, 2 half Baths
5,727 SqFt
Acre Lot
Sqft Lot
Status Active
Property Type Detached Single
Price Type
Year Built 1891
Days on Website 67

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$1,599,900 – 239 W Claremont Street, Elmhurst, IL 60126

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Welcome to 239 W Claremont known as the Brush house and recognized by the Elmhurst Historical Society. Home sits on a rarely found, 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.

Property Details and Features

Appliances and Equipment

  • Description: Range,Microwave,Dishwasher,Refrigerator,Washer,Dryer


  • Description: Full,Walkout


  • Full Bathrooms: 4
  • Half Bathrooms: 2


  • Total Bathrooms: 5


  • Area: 5727
  • Year Built: 1891


  • Details: Space Pac,Zoned

Exterior Features

  • Features: Patio,Porch,Brick Paver Patio


  • Total Fireplaces: 5


  • Garage Spaces: 2


  • Heating: Steam,Radiators,Zoned

Home Owner’s Association

  • Dues Frequency: Not Applicable
  • Description: None


  • Days on Market: 47
  • Listing Price: 1599900
  • Status: Active


  • Area: Elmhurst
  • City: Elmhurst
  • State: IL
  • Zip: 60126
  • County: Du Page
  • Directions: St Charles Rd to Prospect north to Claremont west to 239


  • Dimensions: 119 X 196


  • Description: Shake


  • Elementary: Hawthorne Elementary School
  • Middle/Junior High: Sandburg Middle School
  • High School: York Community High School


  • Sewer: Public Sewer,Sewer-Storm
  • Water Source: Lake Michigan

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