12855 Elmwood Rd, Elm Grove, WI 53122-1920
BD: 5
BA: 3/2

12855 Elmwood Rd, Elm Grove, WI 53122-1920


Embrace the Essence of “Home”!


Attractive Curb Presence

Attractive Curb Presence


  • Single Family Home
  • Status: Sold
  • 14 Total Rooms
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Full Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Bathrooms
  • Type of Construction: Stick/Frame
  • Est. Square Footage: 4,249
  • Est. Above Grade Sq Ft: 3,814
  • Est. Below Grade Sq Ft: 435
  • Garage: 2.5, Detached
  • Est. Year Built: 1936
  • Subdivision: Elmhurst
  • School District: Elmbrook
  • High School: Brookfield East
  • County: Waukesha
  • Postal Municipality: Elm Grove
  • MLS#: 1819464
  • Listing Company: Shorewest - Brookfield-Waukesha
  • Price/SqFt: $200
  • Zip Code: 53122

Property Description

12855 Elmwood Rd, Elm Grove, WI 53122-1920 - Embrace the essence of “home” in this captivating cream city brick cape cod set on a private lot in the quaint Village of Elm Grove. You are a short stroll to the fabulous Village Park that features pool, splash pad, tennis, a great library and the bustling village center. Long time owners have upgraded and lovingly maintained this once in a lifetime offering. You will be impressed with the outstanding construction that is on display from an era when quality reigned supreme. Take special note of all the fabulous millwork, architecturally detailed hardwood floors, a variety of built ins and three fireplaces featuring the most handsome floor to ceiling native stone natural fireplace in the family room. The formal centers welcome friends and family. A brick faced natural fireplace warms their spirits in the living room. Host holiday get-togethers in the formal dining room that features two corner built in china cabinets. The formal centers overlook the private backyard where you can’t wait for summer to enjoy the huge paver patio and gazebo. Your haven of relaxation is found in the stunning front to back family room with wood cross beam ceiling, a convenient wet bar and that gorgeous fireplace. French doors flanked by sidelights open to a glorious, light drenched tile floor sunroom. This spot will quickly become a favorite to enjoy the setting sun. A key to the active household is an in home office. This space excels with built in desk and a wall of built ins. The heart of the home resides in the kitchen with hearth style dinette. A gas fireplace sets a welcoming ambiance. Large center island with breakfast counter is topped in glistening granite. The cabinets are stunning! The American knotted cherry wood is a show stopper. A full complement of appliances including double ovens, five burner gas range, microwave and KitchenAid refrigerator. Marble backsplash and under-cabinet lighting are also featured. A corner built in cabinet and wine rack complete this Food Network inspired kitchen. Bon Appetite! Rounding out the first floor is a conveniently located powder room and expanded drop zone that includes lockers and plenty of closets. The garage is big and includes a walk up loft for storage or maybe your personal application. Two staircases lead to the comfortable second floor resting quarters. Here you will find five bedrooms. The fifth bedroom has a closet conveniently located off of the hallway. Two full baths service bedrooms two-five. The primary suite is sheer luxury. A volume ceiling adds to an airy ambiance. Cream city brick accent wall adds character. The suite includes a large walk in closet and close access to a personal spa-like bath. Relaxing whirlpool, double vanities and a big tile shower are all here to extend that extra level of pampering. The lower level has bonus square footage. There is a rec room and exercise area plus a half bath. Large laundry room with folding table as well. 12855 Elmwood Road: where charm, convenience, quality and that cherished lifestyle all come together!

Room Dimensions


  • Living Rm: 17.0 x 13.0
  • Kitchen: 21.0 x 13.0
  • Family Rm: 20.0 x 18.0
  • Dining Rm: 12.0 x 9.0
  • Den: 12.0 x 10.0
  • Sun/Four Season Room: 21.0 x 13.0
  • Full Baths: 0
  • Half Baths: 1


  • Primary BR: 21.0 x 12.0
  • BR 2: 11.0 x 11.0
  • BR 3: 11.0 x 11.0
  • BR 4: 11.0 x 11.0
  • BR 5: 11.0 x 11.0
  • Full Baths: 3


  • Rec Rm: 25.0 x 12.0
  • Laundry Rm: 11.0 x 11.0
  • Other Rm: 15.0 x 9.0
  • Half Baths: 1
  • Additional features

    Other Rooms

    • Gazebo


    • Block, Full, Partially Finished, Sump Pump

    Interior Features

    • Heating/Cooling: Natural Gas Central Air, Forced Air, Multiple Units
    • Water Waste: Municipal Sewer, Private Well
    • Appliances Included: Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Other, Oven, Range, Refrigerator, Water Softener Rented
    • Inclusions: Generator

    Building and Construction

    • 2 Story
    • Corner Lot, Wooded
    • Exterior: Patio
    • Cape Cod

    Land Features

    • Waterfront/Access: N
    • Lot Description: 188 x 100
  • Property History
    MLS Number New Status Previous Status Activity Date New List Price Previous List Price Sold Price DOM
    1819464 ActiveWO Active Dec 21 2022 10:23AM 7
    1802840 Expired Active Nov 18 2022 12:00AM 127
    1802840 Oct 12 2022 4:24PM $874,900 $899,900 127
    1802840 Jul 18 2022 12:21PM $899,900 $949,900 127
    1802840 Active Jul 15 2022 2:29PM $949,900 127
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