Whether you are building a gorgeous new luxury custom home or undertaking a high-end kitchen or bathroom remodeling in Wilmette, you’ll enjoy working with us. Experience our ONE-of-a-kind collaborative process and enjoy the distinctive design, extraordinary construction and quality craftsmanship that we’ve come to be known for.
Where is Wilmette?
Real Estate Overview
Wilmette is a mature suburb with older homes and little vacant land remaining. Because of this, one way to build a Wilmette custom home is to tear down an old house. But short of that, you can get all the luxury you need with a lavish custom kitchen or bathroom remodeling project in Wilmette. Contact The ONE Group for a Wilmette remodeling project that will give your home a fantastic new space that you’ll cherish for years to come.
According to Redfin, the market view in summer 2015 looks like this*:
- Median List Price: $799,000
- Median Sale Price: $670,000
- Number of Houses Sold: 166
*Calculated in July 2015.
Zillow lists the median home value in Wilmette at $647,000.
About the Neighborhood
The Cook County suburb of Wilmette is located 14 miles north of downtown Chicago. The Village is home to the strikingly beautiful Bahá'í House of Worship, superb schools, a multiplex theater, large amenity-filled parks and Lake Michigan beach access. In addition to the Bahá'í House of Worship, Wilmette is famous for other examples of religious architecture. It is also home to two Frank Lloyd Wright houses and a historical museum that offers a walking tour of the village’s fine examples of Prairie School architecture.
This North Shore bedroom community on the western shore of Lake Michigan is connected to the Chicago Loop by Metra rail and CTA train stations and an Interstate highway. I-94 (Edens Expressway) runs right through western Wilmette. Metra’s Union Pacific North Line (UP-N) operates through the village, with access to Chicago averaging approximately 40 minutes from the station on Green Bay Road. The CTA Purple Line (‘L’) rapid transit transports residents between Wilmette and the north side of Chicago via Evanston; this line connects with CTA trains to the Loop at Howard Street. Pace buses provide additional transportation.
Things to Do
Wilmette boasts many unique, locally owned and chain restaurants, cafes and eateries that offer delicious Asian, European and Latin American cuisines, among others. You’ll enjoy the atmosphere, not just the food, as Wilmette’s restaurants offer everything from romantic dinners for two to family brunches to dinners with live music. A wide range of cultural amenities is available to residents, including concerts, art shows, theater and so much more. From spring through fall, the Wilmette French Market sells traditional farmers’ market goods on Saturdays in the Village Center. Seven commercial districts provide distinctly different shopping experiences: Village Center, Green Bay Road District, Linden Square, Plaza del Lago, Ridge Road District, the West Lake Avenue and Skokie Boulevard Districts, home to Edens Plaza, the Village’s largest shopping center.