California and Connecticut come together in the East Winnetka Cape Cod home sitting on .45 of an acre and steps from the beach. Terrific living space with 7 bedrooms and 5.1 baths. Perfect transitional layout with 3 of the bedrooms (all with en suite baths) situated on the first floor. Primary bedroom suites on the first and second floor. Gracious entry with wainscoting opens to the sun-filled first floor that includes a formal living room with a dramatic fireplace flanked by floor-to-ceiling windows, elegant dining room, sophisticated family room/den with fireplace, and eat-in kitchen with stainless appliances. Second-floor suite with fireplace and sitting area along with 3 additional bedrooms and second-floor laundry. Unfinished lower level with loads of space. All new windows, newer roof, hardwood flooring, professional landscaping with lighting, sprinkler system, and two-car attached garage. Walk to award-winning schools -- New Trier High School and Greeley Elementary, the lake, and the Metra.