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$23,500,000
6 Beds 11 Baths 11707537 MLS ACTIVE Status
Spectacular in presentation and scale, 1932 N. Burling St. is the most prestigious home on the Chicago real estate market today - a 25,000-square-foot, custom mansion in the heart of Lincoln Park featuring six bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, and an unparalleled 177' x 149' parcel that spans more than eight city lots. From the limestone facade with detailed relief work and beautiful balconettes to its lavishly landscaped, private grounds and gardens that include an arbor, a hand-forged pavilion, decorative fountains, and a reflection pool, the exterior is a testament to classic European elegance and artisanship. Inside, a 25' x 25' entryway with inlaid, precision-cut marble from the French Pyrenees leads to a grand rotunda that features a statement-making, bronze and 22K gold repousse staircase. The main level continues with a game room, a media room, a project room, a sitting room, and two spacious guest bedroom suites that overlook the gardens. Plus, the media room, game room and sitting room all link to an inviting back terrace for alfresco entertaining of epic proportions. The second level presents a grand living room, a family room, a handsome library, a music room, a formal dining room, and a stunning chef's kitchen with custom cabinetry and professional-grade appliances, not to mention a highly impressive, 2000 square foot wraparound terrace with a professional outdoor kitchen, Kalamazoo grilling station, multiple lounge and dining options, and a wood-burning, outdoor fireplace. The third level reveals multiple, spacious secondary bedroom suites, one with a private study, and a breathtaking primary suite with a hand-carved, English marble fireplace, a custom dressing room, a refreshments center, and two spa-worthy, marble-clad ensuite baths. But there's more... The lower level features an impressive 5000 bottle wine cellar and tasting suite with 14' ceilings modeled after the Great Stable of Versailles, 3,000 square feet of temperature-controlled storage, and the space for a future staff apartment and catering kitchen. Additional, design-forward details include 1,000-pound, custom-designed bronze entry doors, Italian plaster ceiling work and reliefs, custom millwork including moments of gilded and French polished burled walnut, 22K gold and platinum hardware throughout, imported inlay stone, and carefully curated 18th-century light fixtures. Additional amenities include a three-car custom attached garage, a gated motor court for additional parking, a large laundry room with custom millwork, an all-floors elevator, a house manager's office, a security room, and an incredible HVAC and home automation control center. Perfect for large-scale entertaining yet intimate for everyday living by design, 1932 N. Burling St. is one-of-a-kind luxury living.

1932 N Burling Street, Chicago

$19,900,000
5 Beds 8 Baths 11835400 MLS ACTIVE Status
This lakeshore legacy property is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to establish your multi-generational family compound in the idyllic town of Lake Bluff, Illinois. This 30-acre property with its polo fields and equestrian stables with 13 stalls rivaling Wellington, and 700 feet of private Lake Michigan beach access for boating, is reserved for the discerning buyer who wants the best of both worlds: a luxurious country estate and the convenience of access to metropolitan living. Just 35 miles north of Chicago's 22 Michelin Star restaurants, world-class museums including art by Suerat, O'Keeffe and Van Gogh, and the largest heliport in North America, Lakeshore Legacy boasts of the seclusion and security of a private oasis. The sprawling estate has the ambiance of Europe with a tree-lined gravel drive, in-ground pool, tennis court, and nearby access to the prestigious Shore Acres Country Club. The marquee home features a stunningly renovated primary suite and handcrafted millwork making this six bedroom, six full and two half bath home the perfect retreat to enjoy unobstructed Lake Michigan sunrises. Both formal and informal gardens accentuate the beauty of the land. Impressive architectural details abound including a captivating two-story entryway with iron railings, custom chef's kitchen with commercial grade appliances and sunny eat-in area, all in a meticulously maintained one-owner home that strikes the perfect balance between opulence and comfort. Establish your lakeshore legacy: World class and a world away. *PLEASE DO NOT ENTER CRAB TREE FARM LANE WITHOUT PERMISSION, AS IT IS PRIVATE PROPERTY.*

700 Crab Tree Farm Lane, Lake Bluff

$9,999,999
8 Beds 9 Baths 11839535 MLS ACTIVE Status
Nestled in the prestigious Southeast Hinsdale neighborhood, this captivating estate is more than just a home; it's an exquisite masterpiece that exemplifies unparalleled luxury. With an enviable address at 505 S County Line Rd, Hinsdale, IL, this extraordinary property is a testament to timeless elegance and refined craftsmanship. Revered as an iconic piece of history, this estate spans over three parcels, totaling an impressive 2.76 acres along County Line Road. Selected as the 2023 WHOLE HOME by House Beautiful Magazine it has been expertly spearheaded by one of Hinsdale's most respected builders, J. Jordan Homes, this bespoke project has also enlisted the talents of 15 House Beautiful designers from across the country and includes several spectacular rooms by J. Jordan homes, each showcasing their expertise in transforming every room into a consistent work of art. The home has been completely reimagined with a new culinary kitchen and luxurious baths. Wait until you see the new reveal. Step inside and be amazed by the enchantment that awaits. From the grand reception room to the dramatic oval dining room, every space within this abode exudes opulence and sophistication. A striking paneled library, adorned with painted antique pine imported from England, adds a touch of Old-World charm that resonates throughout. This distinguished residence boasts rich details including a magnificently carved 18th-century chimneypiece in the dining room, exquisite millwork, dentil moldings, and wood inlay floors. The seamless fusion of these timeless elements with intimate yet relaxed spaces create an inviting atmosphere that is perfect for upscale entertaining or casual everyday living. Escape to the upper level, where six splendid bedrooms await, including a sumptuous primary wing that boasts a cozy fireplace, a tranquil sitting room, and a large walk-in closet. Immerse yourself in ultimate relaxation within the two hotel worthy baths, designed to pamper your senses. Venture downstairs to the walkout lower level, where an entertainment haven awaits. Engage in friendly competition at the bowling alley. A sitting room, dining room, and a fully equipped kitchen provide the perfect setting for hosting friends and family in style. Beyond the main residence lies a private oasis of enchanting park-like gardens, surrounded by manicured grounds and majestic trees, where an in-ground pool and flowing fountains add a touch of magic. Imagine resort-inspired living and entertaining, enjoyed by multiple generations under the blissful sun. For those seeking the ultimate legacy offering, the opportunity to acquire this rare estate, spanning from Woodside to 6th Street, awaits. With an address that commands attention and a residence that exudes elegance from every angle, this is an opportunity that discerning buyers simply cannot afford to miss. This historic estate has witnessed the passage of time, retaining its timeless allure. The architectural legacy of Joseph Corson Llewellyn and David Adler shines throughout, creating a harmonious blend of the Georgian Revival style and Adler's grand vision for an English-style country estate. In the heart of Southeast Hinsdale, surrounded by the finest amenities and renowned for its captivating charm, this exceptional property awaits its next owner and steward. Embrace the chance to write your own chapter within the storied walls of this historic estate. Discover a life of unrivaled luxury, where the beauty of the neighborhood harmoniously melds with the artistry of home.

505 S County Line Road, Hinsdale

$9,995,000
10 Beds 10 Baths 11985710 MLS ACTIVE Status
Unbelievable triple lot Lincoln Park home! This sensational home has been masterfully renovated and designed to perfection by its well-known designer-owner! This significant turn of the century limestone home sits on two lots, with the third lot as a full south side yard. A rare, renovated coach house has been connected to the main home by a modern glass atrium, creating a huge extension and doubling the livable square footage with its own kitchen, three bedrooms, and a lofted family room and is great as a guest house, au pair suite (or make an interior giant basketball court!) Through the atrium, one of the most amazing features of this home can be accessed: an original stone root cellar that now functions as a wine and tasting room and space for dinner parties that one dreams of in magazines. Wide and gracious room sizes allow for easy entertaining amidst the perfectly restored period styling, coupled with hip finishes that are totally today. From the moment you enter the gate, you will notice the Belgian stone and perfect restoration of the facade and the timeless entry. Dramatic by any measure, the breathtaking entry displays the art of craftsmanship, and the three-story staircase has been meticulously recreated from the home's original with hand lacquered banister and balusters. The beautiful formal living and dining spaces are outstanding, and the entire main floor lends itself to large parties or family gatherings. The all-white kitchen offers top of the line appliances, and is completely open to the great room that offers customized solutions to storage with beautiful built ins. This space opens up to the grassy side yard and offers direct access to the charming separately accessed office, perfect for client meetings while at home. Three generous bedrooms are located on the second level, including the lavish primary suite with sensational closets and an over-the-top marble detailed bath as well as access to a private terrace. A third level features four additional bedrooms as well as a study/play space. The lower level offers a large recreational space, a play/craft room, and ample storage. The coach house allows for three more bedrooms, additional living space, plus attached garage parking for five cars. This is truly a one-of-a-kind home with no detail spared or overlooked and would be incredibly difficult to recreate. Located on a fantastic Lincoln Park block, steps to wonderful shopping and dining on Armitage.

2026 N Kenmore Avenue, Chicago

$8,999,900
5 Beds 7 Baths 11844268 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to THE FARM! One of the most incredible offerings to enter the Illinois marketplace! WATCH THE FULL LENGTH VIDEO and imagine living the American dream on this sprawling 35 acre farm estate which includes TWO LUXURY HOMES. Enjoy a lifestyle of unpretentious luxury and privacy coupled with rustic, country charm in this unbelievable offering that can not be replicated at this price! Built with uncompromising quality and the absolute highest attention to detail, this ONE OF A KIND offering includes a spectacular, custom estate RANCH home on 6.06 acres - ZONED E1 Single Family Estate PLUS a Victorian MODERN FARM HOUSE/2,644 sq. ft. on 29.46 additional acres zones A1 agricultural. Other buildings include: CLUBHOUSE/11,180 SF, SCIENCE AND LEARNING CENTER/5,460 SF, CHICKEN COOP MANSION/2,108 SF, TOOL SHED/2,108 SF, STORAGE BUILDING/6,400 SF, and ANIMAL SHELTER 1,196 SF. Imagine hosting events in your private 11,180 SF clubhouse/event space complete with commercial kitchen, conference room, wet bar, outdoor kitchen and expansive dining area with soaring ceiling and retractable awnings. Homes and all buildings were constructed with no expense spared are ULTRA UPGRADED and include high end fixtures, finishes, appliances, and RADIANT HEAT. Garage/covered parking for 30 plus vehicles on property. The possibilities are endless and the flex space can be used for classrooms, offices, conference rooms, banquets, home business, storage, prep kitchens, party rooms, workshops, crafts, auto repair, RV storage, car collections, boat storage, and SO MUCH MORE! Conveniently located, this property is just minutes from expressway access, approximately 50 minutes from downtown Chicago and Midway airport and 10 minutes from Silver Cross Hospital. Schedule your appointment for a private showing of this magnificent estate that is truly the perfect blend of farm life and luxury living. Must walk grounds to truly appreciate everything this property has to offer. Measurements are for the main house. Full brochure which includes measurements for the Victorian guest house available upon request. Mokena mailing address but is within the corporate limits of Homer Glen.

12225 179Th Street, Mokena

$8,700,000
7 Beds 7 Baths 12023400 MLS ACTIVE Status
Home expands 132 feet facing Lake Michigan! Absolutely unbelievable value! Nestled on nearly two acres of prime lakefront property in Glencoe, this stunning 8,700+ square foot home boasts unparalleled privacy and natural beauty. Unlike other properties on the lake side of Longwood, which share their lot with a front and back home, this property enjoys full ownership of the land from the street to the lake, offering a grand entrance with a spacious front yard and a breathtaking backyard that includes unobstructed views of the lake. This magnificent home underwent a complete renovation in 2007, including new baths, kitchen, flooring, electric, plumbing, and the addition of a stunning infinity pool and hot tub overlooking Lake Michigan. The house features jaw dropping views of the lake from almost every room offering an abundance of serene natural light. The finishes are luxurious and timeless, featuring walnut flooring, top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, exquisite custom cabinetry and millwork, and natural stone baths. With seven bedrooms, five bathrooms, and two powder rooms, the primary suite is located on the main living level. The layout is open and bright, yet still allows for ample privacy with family rooms on two floors, a large exercise room, an office, and a den. The home also includes a four-car garage, a dog run, two laundry rooms, and a winding staircase leading to a seawall-protected lake frontage. Every corner of this home will take your breath away. While this property enjoys a peaceful oasis, it is also situated in the heart of Glencoe and is steps from Glencoe Beach and Glencoe's charming downtown area featuring a grocery store, restaurants, boutiques, doctor's offices, a post office and the original HomeTown Coffee and Juice restaurant. This extraordinary home offers serene privacy while being located in the center of the community.

595 Longwood Avenue, Glencoe

$7,700,000
6 Beds 8 Baths 11954932 MLS ACTIVE Status
Exquisite and historic, 1521 N. State Parkway is a rare, prized property on one of Chicago's most coveted blocks known for its magnificent residences. Built in 1894 this George Maher home stands apart for its Beaux-Art style, limestone facade, masterfully landscaped rooftop terrace as well as its one-of-a-kind iron front door. Designed for luxurious living and the highest caliber entertaining, this five story, six bedroom residence was recently gut renovated by Hewitt Horn giving the home a clean, contemporary flare that sprawls over 9,700 square feet and features incredible outdoor spaces. A storied home that has played host to luminaries from all industries, this once-in-a-lifetime offering awaits the most discerning buyer. Entering the home through the stately doors, you are greeted by a regal, formal gallery surrounded by custom-paneling that sets the tone for the rest of this majestic home. The expansive main level is graced with rift and quarter sawn parquet flooring, soaring 12' ceilings and white walls that are a canvas for your art collection. The main living room and sitting area are focused on gracious living and the marble fireplace serves as a focal point as you enjoy the view from the floor to ceiling French doors overlooking State Parkway. Off this room is the formal dining room that is also perfect for the homeowner who lives to entertain. A chef's dream best describes the fabulous eat-in kitchen with its large center island, gorgeous marble countertops and top-of-the-line appliances - French doors off the kitchen leads you out to a quaint terrace. The sweeping grand staircase ushers you up to the second floor where you will find three ensuite bedrooms all with exceptional millwork and sumptuous details. The west bedroom is set as a library with a marble fireplace surrounded by built-in cabinetry and ornate crown moldings. This Versailles-inspired room features several windows with tree top views. The third floor features a jaw dropping primary suite with vaulted ceilings and graced by a meticulously detailed fireplace. An ensuite bathroom clad in white marble boasts a double sink, oversized soaking tub, separate steam shower, and separate water closet. Not to be missed, the primary closet is a dream. Across the floor, a bold office swathed in wallcoverings sits next to an oversized lounge/den space. The top floor is your entertaining level - You are greeted to this sunny fourth level by a skylight and a spacious, warm family room with stone fireplace and French doors that lead you to one of Chicago's best terraces. This beautifully landscaped terrace offers a built-in grill, outdoor fireplace, lighting, irrigation, and the perfect city views - this outdoor space is truly a showstopper. On this level you will also find a small kitchen making entertaining a breeze, a generous bedroom and full bathroom. The lower level is just as appealing with a large game room, a 2nd laundry room, ensuite bedroom and extra storage. This incredible home offers a 1 car garage and a gated 1 parking pad. Perfectly poised in the Gold Coast, the block of North State Parkway is home to some of the most beautiful homes in Chicago. With the park and lake at your doorstep, and world-class restaurants, and chic Oak Street shopping nearby, this is iconic Gold Coast living at its peak. 1521 N. State Parkway represents a life of luxury and is ready for you to move right in and enjoy.

1521 N State Parkway, Chicago

$7,500,000
6 Beds 7 Baths 11909719 MLS ACTIVE Status
Absolutely magical, truly custom residence in the heart of the Gold Coast. Located on an oversized parcel just steps from the park and lakefront, the owners spared absolutely no expense during a multi-year renovation of this one-of-a-kind property. Grand foyer with original coffered ceiling and fireplace opens to untold historic sophistication throughout which perfectly melds with every modern day convenience for today's lifestyle. Dream kitchen with island crafted from wormy chestnut, La Cornue range, impossibly rare 400+ year old reclaimed stone flooring, and woodburning fireplace from Provence. Family room with antique French mantel and original curved windows. Separate billiard room with paneling salvaged from a Swiss hunting lodge. Truly stunning living room with adjacent custom office; dining room with original paneling and butler's pantry which features full kitchen with Wolf range. Gorgeous master suite with antique fireplace, bath with silver plated antique chandelier and sconces. Beautiful craft room with fireplace and custom built-ins. All door, window and cabinet hardware is either gold or sterling plated from Bronze de France, Paris. Rare antique or custom made lighting throughout. Abundant outdoor space including beautiful courtyard with fountain, large stone terrace off second floor, and private balcony area off of craft room. State of the art mechanicals, elevator, and attached garage. Truly a remarkable offering.

1515 N State Parkway, Chicago

$7,500,000
5 Beds 11 Baths 11876189 MLS ACTIVE Status
Long tree lined driveway welcomes you to this expansive Hamtons house with pool house and coach house on just under two acres of exquisite property in Glencoe. The main residence features 6 bedrooms and 9.2 baths with a flowing floor plan conducive to today's lifestyle. Grand foyer, formal living room, dining room with custom millwork, and two story office. Luxurious kitchen with high end appliances and large eating area opens to family room with outdoor access. Beautiful new sunroom with floor to ceiling windows and yoga/spa room with sauna and hot tub. Second level features an enormous primary suite with high ceilings, separate sitting room, and access to the second story office and second story balcony. Gorgeous primary bathroom with large soaking tub, double vanity, and separate closet/dressing room. Upstairs family room/office and four additional bedrooms all ensuite. Second level laundry with double washers and dryers. Lower level has it all. Sport court, private theatre, wine room, recreation space, bedroom with bathroom and additional powder room. Multiple utility rooms offers commercial grade mechanicals. Wrap around patio overlooks pool, pool house with changing room, storage, and bathroom. Lushly landscaped property with new fully fenced property and new stones in backyard. Converted barn offers an incomparable entertainment/living space with a full kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, and electrified glass doors (approx 1,934 sqft). Three car garage for main house and additional two car garage for barn. One of Glencoe's finest opportunities.

346 Grove Street, Glencoe

$6,950,000
6 Beds 7 Baths 11915424 MLS ACTIVE Status
Incredible opportunity to own the Grande Dame of Hinsdale! Built in 1924 by Alfred F. Pashley who also designed the Cardinals mansion, this home has recently undergone a complete restoration and has been enhanced with modern conveniences for today's living. Situated on over a half acre corner lot, the curb appeal of this French Eclectic Chateau is unrivaled. The stucco exterior, steel casement windows, slate roof, and handcrafted iron details exude old world grandeur. Choose from one of three bluestone patios to sit and admire the architectural details, verdant gardens and beautiful neighborhood surroundings. Continue to be stunned as you enter into the stately foyer featuring a 38-step 3 story curved staircase. The elegance continues into the adjacent living room and library which gets an abundance of natural light thanks to oversized steel french casement windows and 10 1/2 ft ceilings. The dining room is an entertainer's dream, allowing seating for 14 and clad in bespoke wallpaper with a custom plaster chandelier. The kitchen is an absolute show-stopper, situated in what was originally an art gallery with 16' coved ceilings. Details include chevron floors, custom walnut cabinetry, and a 16' island with calacatta viola marble. The full size Miele refrigerator and freezer, La Cornue range with custom hood, oversized Galley sink with Waterworks dual faucets, along with an abundance of storage make this kitchen as functional as it is beautiful. A butler's pantry, bar area and an intimate family room complete the main floor. Upstairs, you will find the spacious primary suite featuring a wood burning fireplace and enormous ebonized walnut walk-in closet. Another wow moment awaits in the bath with a freestanding marble tub and shower wrapped in slabs of marble. Three additional bedrooms and baths are found on the 2nd floor as well as a laundry room with dual washers and dryers. On the third floor you will find a custom built-in bunk room, two additional bedrooms or offices and a play/game room along with a full bath. Behind the property sits the former stables, now a coach house with an extra large 2 car garage and an upstairs 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment with full kitchen and laundry (additional 1,000sf). The perfect accommodation for hosting guests or in-laws and is also a rare legally rentable apartment. It also has its own walled private bluestone patio. Don't miss the chance to own one of the most beautiful and historically significant homes in Hinsdale! Owner is a licensed broker.

420 S Park Avenue, Hinsdale

$6,900,000
6 Beds 7 Baths 12006948 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to this 60' wide lot masterpiece of luxury living, crafted by an outstanding builder with the ultimate in craftsmanship. Best Lincoln Park location, with the original home built on 33' and integrated with a side lot, creating a secret garden oasis featuring a coy pond, flourishing pea, tomato, eggplant and pepper plants, a charming garden shed, and enchanting pathways leading you through nature's embrace or just room to play. The grace of the home is immediately noted upon entry with luxe finishes + functionality at every turn. The wide and open living and dining rooms connect with a lovely butler's pantry. The kitchen-greatroom offers everything you could want with marble counters, quality cabinetry and high end appliances Glass doors connect the interior spaces to the lush side garden, creating a blend of indoor and outdoor living with walkways that also lead to the garage roof deck, and hot tub located in the rear yard. An elevator connects all floors, or take the elegant stair. The second level hosts the primary suite, complete with dual walk-in closets, beautiful bath with separate tub, and dual vanities, reflecting a meticulous attention to detail. Three additional bedrooms and two ensuite baths complete this level. Great natural light bathes the interiors as you continue to the top level where the fantastic library spans the width of the home with bespoke bookshelves. An additional bedroom, bath and a family room, provide a retreat for leisure as well as access to the roof deck. The lower level pampers the feet with heated floors throughout, and includes the additional bedroom, bath and laundry room. A wine cellar and large play space complete this level. The attached 3 car garage leads to the very useful mudroom. From the meticulously manicured landscaping to the bespoke finishes, this residence is a testament to a quality of a life well lived when you call this place home.

1713 N Burling Street, Chicago

$6,900,000
5 Beds 6 Baths 11966017 MLS ACTIVE Status
One-of-a-kind notable, modern home in the premiere East Lincoln Park location. This architectural masterpiece is a sanctuary of ultra livable elegance, seamlessly integrated into its historic surroundings. The 8,700-square-foot home, designed by award-winning architect Dirk Lohan, has show stopping finishes coupled with graceful rooms in a garden like setting. Purposefully designed with direct entry at grade, makes for ease of indoor and outdoor living. The enclosed front garden is a wonderful space and walks directly into the large travertine foyer, which easily accommodates a large crowd of guests. A elevator reaches every living level. The living and great rooms flow outside through sliding glass walls. The floating staircase against a wall of glass lets in light where most city homes have none. Central to the home is the open dining room with beautiful paneled walls that connect to all of the living spaces. The all-new kitchen offers amazing cooking space with luxe appliances, a spacious pantry, a fabulous wet bar, Dekton counters, large island, and eat in table space. and premier the second level is the perfect layout with a magnificent great room that separates the primary suite from two bedrooms which share a large bath. The laundry room is ultra luxurious with an unreasonably wonderful amount of counters and cabinets and a beverage fridge. The primary suite overlooks the darling park and features an expansive walk-in closet, a luxurious bathroom with Carrera marble vanities, heated floors, and a rejuvenating steam shower. The third level unfolds with a second great room, housing two bedroom suites, an elegant office with a wood-burning fireplace and custom built-ins, a large gym, and a massive closet with a linen built in and safe. The 1,100-sf roof deck has wonderful city views. This home has impeccable design with cutting edge mechanics, with commercial-grade sump pumps, water heaters, a water pressure booster, a 4-story elevator, and 6 HVAC units. The entire home boasts newly done flooring, updated bathrooms, Lutron lighting, surround sound, and smart security features. The 4-car heated garage comes complete with electric car chargers, and beyond all the meticulous details. Set just blocks away from the zoo, the lake, restaurants, shopping, and lush parks, this residence offers an extraordinary lifestyle opportunity that's not to be missed.

1856 N Mohawk Street, Chicago

$6,840,000
4 Beds 6 Baths 11905331 MLS ACTIVE Status
The most discreet and elegant residence in all of historic Old Town. Situated on +/- 2.5 lots, this architecturally significant home offers a lifestyle unlikely to ever be replicated. The grounds consist of a light-filled single family home, reimagined historic 'fire cottage', lush gardens, and an oversized 2 1/2 car garage connected by heated walkways. The primary residence, carefully designed by the current owners and renowned Rugo Raff architects, boasts natural light in every room. The main level offers a welcoming foyer with curved plaster walls, walnut paneled library with one of 5 wood burning fireplaces, hand crafted staircase, a mezzanine, separate living room and dining room flanked with built-ins and floor to ceiling windows, piano room, and a true commercial grade kitchen. The entire west wing of the main level was raised to accommodate the basement expansion and the Food & Wine Magazine featured kitchen, one of only a handful of residential kitchens built by SML, the company that creates Michelin-starred kitchens. The second floor features a full floor primary retreat with large, custom walk-in closets, oversized bathroom w/ large open shower, teak ceiling, and skylights, heated flooring and sep water closet, and a private sitting room w/ adjacent home office. A third floor attic is a private study and quiet home office that completes the East wing of the home. Over the glass bridge is the family wing with two large bedroom suites, each with a reading loft perfect for homework or sleep overs. The lower level encompasses a generous family game and media room, modern wine cellar, and flex Rec room/music room/additional bedroom, large laundry center & full bathroom w/ walk-in shower. Tucked away through the gardens is a separate coach house with lofted bedroom space, bathroom, and kitchen ideal for guests, a gym, and art or yoga studio with a nano-wall that opens completely to the garden. The outdoor space is a fully-private walled garden with generous gathering areas, espalier pear trees, concord grape vines, arctic kiwi, and a large roof deck above an oversized 2 1/2 car garage. No expense was spared and small details abound in the creation of this meticulously cared for private compound.

229 W Eugenie Street, Chicago

$6,500,000
5 Beds 9 Baths 12021621 MLS ACTIVE Status
With almost 11,000 interior square feet, five bedrooms, five full baths, three powder rooms, five incredible outdoor spaces and one meticulous renovation, 1871 N. Howe St. is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for those looking for an amenities-rich, design-forward, single-family home. Situated on a double lot in the most prestigious pocket of Lincoln Park, this home's lovely limestone facade and four-seasons landscaping by Mariani Landscape make a grand first impression. Inside, flawless millwork and modern space planning keep things bright and airy, beginning with a foyer that flaunts high ceilings, sleek wood paneling and limestone floors. Upscale, transitional design selections by Richar Interiors are evidenced throughout, including designer light fixtures, tile and stone from Ann Sacks, dark hardwood floors, Stark carpeting and Lefroy Brooks fixtures. The main floor consists of seven interconnecting living and dining spaces for seamless entertaining, including a living room with limestone fireplace, a formal dining room, an elegant library with bar, an incredible three-story gallery, a light-filled family room with fireplace, a presentation kitchen with breakfast room, and a walk-in closet/mudroom. This home's impressive chef's kitchen boasts custom white cabinetry by Christopher Peacock, Calcutta marble countertops, professional-grade appliances and a butler's pantry. The family room affords direct access via French doors to a new backyard sports court. The crown jewel of the outdoor areas is an expansive, more than 1,100-square-foot, raised deck above the attached four-car garage that features maintenance-free, porcelain tile, a professional outdoor kitchen and grill, a defined dining space and a shaded lounge for a truly impressive, alfresco oasis with a spa-like vibe. Back inside, the second floor presents three secondary bedrooms, all with en suites, a media room with custom built-ins, second-floor laundry, and a fabulous primary suite with two dressing rooms, a fireplace, a private balcony, and a hotel-worthy spa bath with dual vanity, two WCs, a standalone soaking tub and a glass-encased shower. The third level features a family-friendly, multipurpose room (think exercise room, game room, or another WFH office depending on your preference), a beverage center, and a large walk-out terrace space, and links to a rooftop observation deck with spectacular skyline views. This home also comes complete with a recently renovated lower level with a large rec room, new carpeting, a bonus laundry and a guest suite with a newly remodeled bath. Recent upgrades include a new HVAC system, new windows, several new Pella exterior doors, new decking, fresh paint and a new roof. With an epic, indoor-outdoor footprint that's walking distance to restaurants and boutique shopping along Armitage and Halsted, not to mention within close proximity to neighborhood parks and the lakefront, 1871 N. Howe St. is an incomparable property on Chicago's charming North Side.

1871 N Howe Street, Chicago

$6,500,000
5 Beds 7 Baths 11830316 MLS ACTIVE Status
A sophisticated presence, landmark status, architectural integrity, and an unprecedented outdoor footprint for Wicker Park, 1407 N. Hoyne Ave. is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for the homeowner who wants an expansive city estate with pedigree and a modern program. Originally built for beer baron John H. Rapp in 1886, this 8250 SqFt-square-foot, 5+ bed/5.5 bath single-family home underwent a 2-plus-year renovation and restoration by Rugo Raff Architects. The current owner acquired and reunited the original 2000 square foot coach house with this lovingly restored home which is now included in this offering. Preserving elements of its Victorian charm while optimizing sightlines and integrating first-class finishes was paramount. This special home's unheard of 98' x 150' lot - a combined oversized 4-5 city lots! - affords multiple green spaces, including a deep front yard with mature landscaping, a side yard with raised garden beds and a European-style pergola, and a meticulously manicured backyard. Inside, an elegant entry plus an oval-shaped entry hall link to a lovely living room with an abundance of natural light, a traditional turret, and a wood-burning fireplace, and a formal dining room just beyond with hand-scraped walnut floors. The custom chef's kitchen stuns with O'Brien Harris cabinetry, white quartzite countertops, professional-grade Wolf/Sub-Zero appliances, an herb garden, a full butler's pantry, a breakfast dining space with banquette seating, and a built-in desk. The main level also features an intimate family room with built-in walnut cabinetry and a chic beverage center, and two beautiful limestone terraces accessed via French doors: a 12' x 23' west terrace for open-air entertaining and a 12' x 17' side terrace that's perfectly appointed for large-scale alfresco dining with an outdoor kitchen and a built-in grill. A striking example of this home's flawless interior architecture is the centrally located, curving suspended staircase. The second level is devoted to two secondary bedrooms (one with custom bunk beds), the first of two laundry rooms, and an impressively spacious primary suite with a sitting area, a custom dressing room, a walk-in closet, and a marble-clad ensuite bath with two vanities, a soaking tub, and a deluxe shower. The third floor presents two designer offices--a handsome den with knotty alder wood floors and a gas fireplace, a cozy den with a wet bar, an exercise room, and yet another polished guest bedroom. But there's more... This truly magnificent home also comes complete with a fully finished garden level with a massive playroom that opens onto a basement terrace, a wine room, a kitchenette, another large guest bedroom with den perfect for related living, a second laundry room, a walk-in storage room, and a custom mudroom that connects to a two-car garage. Plus, the property features a standalone coach house - a wonderful blank slate that can be transformed into a guest cottage, a recreation or art space, offices, or added parking if needed. Additional callout details and amenities include restored original doors and hardware, custom woodwork and trim throughout, designer lighting and wallcoverings throughout, four total fireplaces, 97 Marvin windows, geothermal heating and cooling plus radiant heat in the lower level playroom, a Lutron lighting system, self-irrigating planters on both terraces, and an excess of custom interior storage. Walking distance to Wicker Park proper and the world-class shopping and dining that extends from the neighborhood's famed Six Corners, 1407 N. Hoyne Ave. is a one-of-a-kind home with uncompromising design and comforts.

1407 N Hoyne Avenue, Chicago

$6,320,000
5 Beds 13 Baths 11626290 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to the gated entrance of this exquisite Prairie-style country estate designed by Chicago's Mark Zinni who built this unique property to be one with nature and endless room to roam away from the hustle and bustle. Accessible by a one-hour drive from downtown Chicago, or the last stop on the Union Pacific West Metra Train Line, or by helicopter landing on the private helipad. Several private airports are also within easy driving distance. The main house built with fond-du-lac stone is set on an expansive 151 acres and has over 7500 square feet of living space. Impeccably maintained, this estate has everything needed for entertaining, working, relaxing, horseback riding and corporate events. Filled with vast windows, clerestory architectural details and unique skylights, this light-filled retreat is a home for all seasons. As you walk through the home filled with flagstone and all hardwood floors, you will recognize ultimate quality and detail at every turn. The home's main level interior features include a light-filled, fully equipped modern kitchen, a second catering kitchen, and ample pantry options. Downstairs, there is a large wine cellar, cocktail area, and wine tasting room. And for all-ages entertaining, enjoy skee ball, billiards, poker, ping pong, and a personal 12-seat screening room theater. Also included is a fitness room. The sleeping wings of the home are extremely private and include a primary suite with a two-story stone fireplace, spa-like dual stone baths and dressing rooms. Beyond the main house you are guided by herringbone stone pathways that flow all around this lush landscape. A secondary entrance gate leads to the gorgeous guest house w/ two bedroom, two bathroom that welcomes visitors and includes a screened-in porch, full kitchen and cozy fireplace area. Includes a two car garage attached. We can't forget to tell you also about the pool house that has two full bathrooms, bar and fully outfitted kitchen that provides everything needed for hosting swimming friends and catering lovely events. For the equestrian lover; the home is surrounded by beautiful natural open space, three plus landscaped horse paddocks, four pastures, maintenance buildings and a hay barn, plus a stellar six-stable horse barn (room for expansion) and a 7000 s.f. indoor riding arena. Please call us for specifics on this beautiful property. Come see this STUNNING Estate!! We welcome you!

165/197 N Schneider Road, Elburn

$5,995,000
6 Beds 8 Baths 11863442 MLS ACTIVE Status
Turn-of-the-century Chicago architecture, estate-like living in the Gold Coast, an abundance of modern amenities, and a designer outdoor footprint... you can have it all. Located on one of Chicago's most prestigious streets, this 8600 square-foot, 6 bed/8 bath (6 full, 2 powder rooms) single family home seamlessly integrates Gilded Age charm and contemporary design. A brick and limestone exterior with professional landscaping give this home a stately curb appeal, welcoming guests into a foyer that sets a decidedly elegant tone for entertaining and everyday living. The main level features hardwood floors and detailed millwork throughout, including a grand living room with fireplace, a handsome study with a second fireplace, a gorgeous, all-white dining room with French doors that open onto a manicured side courtyard with a water fountain, and a polished family room for relaxed gatherings. The chef's kitchen features custom cabinetry, quartzite countertops, state-of-the-art Miele/Sub-Zero/Bosch appliances, a breakfast nook, a walk-in pantry, and a butler's pantry with an ice maker and a bonus dishwasher. Better still, the main level connects to a 600 square-foot back deck with an ivy-covered pergola and an outdoor kitchen with a built-in kitchen. Upstairs, the second level is entirely devoted to this home's spectacular primary suite which features a spacious bedroom with fireplace, marble ensuite baths, two custom walk-in closets, a private office, and a chicly appointed sitting room with access to an enclosed balcony. The third level presents four secondary bedrooms and three full baths, all expertly designed to be in keeping with the home's classic character, and a laundry room. But there's more... This home's fully finished basement level boasts a theater room with wet bar, a game room, a wine cellar, a guest bedroom with ensuite, a spa with massage room and stream shower, a second laundry, and direct access to an attached heated two-car garage. Additional callout details include front and back staircases, designer lighting, wallcoverings and drapery throughout, whole house gas generator, and Savant home automation system. Walking distance to Lincoln Park, the lakefront and world-class shopping and dining along the Mag Mile, 1451 N. Astor is the definition of Gold Coast luxury.

1451 N Astor Street, Chicago

$5,900,000
6 Beds 7 Baths 12032738 MLS NEW Status
Exquisitely detailed and thoughtfully designed, this extra-wide, 5 bedroom, 5.2 bath, 8380 square foot Melrose Partners home is located on one of East Lincoln Park's most sought-after streets. A formal living room with fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows provides a warm, light-filled space alongside a separate dining room. The gourmet kitchen features Calcutta marble countertops, two Subzero refrigerators/freezers, Wolf double-oven and range, and Waterworks fixtures. A built-in breakfast nook provides the perfect spot for casual dining. The kitchen opens into a graciously sized family room with a second fireplace, which leads to a beautifully landscaped patio space and garage roof deck, making this home ideal for both large-scale entertaining as well as comfortable living. A sumptuous primary suite highlights include a private balcony, a morning kitchen, and an expansive dressing room. The luxurious bathroom offers radiant flooring, an oversized shower, separate soaking tub, dual vanities, and private commode. Located on the west end of the second floor is a wood-paneled library or home office complete with an ensuite powder room. Three generously sized, ensuite bedrooms with walk-in closets and a laundry room with two washers and dryers occupy the third floor. A roof deck with a pergola showcases stunning skyline views and a five-stop elevator makes access a breeze. A curved staircase leads to the finished lower level with a recreation room, a game room, a gym, a wine cellar, and a four-car attached garage with storage. Additional highlights include 9-foot doors with Katonah hardware, walnut and stone flooring, and state-of-the-art AV and security. Built with expert precision and love, this is the perfect home.

1841 N Orchard Street, Chicago

$5,900,000
8 Beds 6 Baths 12010867 MLS ACTIVE Status
The "Ralph H. Poole House" stands as an enduring testament to David Adler's visionary craftsmanship, a cornerstone of architectural excellence, nestled amidst the Illinois prairie. Originally conceived between 1911-14 in collaboration w/Henry Dangler & landscape design by Frederick Law Olmsted, the residence is the essence of a Parisian home transplanted into the heart of the Midwest. As you enter the flowing driveway w/over 8 beautifully manicured acres, you are transported to your own private getaway. Stepping across its threshold, one is immediately enveloped by a sense of symmetry, balance, and proportion that seamlessly intertwines both interior and exterior spaces. Meticulously restored & elevated to its current state of opulence (2017), every facet of the home, from its plumbing & electrical systems, to chimneys & landscape, have all been redone or enhanced, & bears witness in a transformation to its original splendor! The current owner's hands were involved in every element of the design with true thought in bringing the home into the 21st century for living but honoring all of its history! Enter the expansive foyer/gallery with 13 ft ceilings on the main floor, a grand vestibule anchored by a sweeping limestone staircase, adorned w/ an infinity pattern stone floor & wheat & chaff plaster relief adorning the walls. The foyer offers access to the living room, boasting a signature black terrazzo floor, complemented by a marble fireplace and raised paneled walls with an exquisite Baccarat crystal chandelier. Adjacent, the library beckons w/ rich Gum Wood encased bookcases, paneling & marble carved fireplace, w/beautiful white oak flooring. The former music room is now a stunning dining room w/ fireplace, raised plaster walls & stunning white oak flooring adjacent to the family room. The oval sunroom, strategically positioned on the southwest corner, harnesses sunlight throughout the day & seasons, with the opposing side of the home containing the oval family room which now is seamlessly integrated w/the state-of-the-art kitchen, that exudes modern sophistication w/floor-to-ceiling custom cabinets, a waterfall marble island, & top-of-the-line appliances. The butler's pantry is also a wonderful complement for entertaining between the family room, & dining room. The first floor also has a large ensuite bedroom drenched with natural light, with a french door opening to the southern gardens. Adjacent is a beautiful first floor office with lovely southern views as well. There is also an elegant powder room and a large mud room off of the kitchen. Ascending the grand staircase to the second floor reveals a primary bedroom retreat adorned w/ a generous walk-in closet, mirrored double vanities, radiant heated floor & a luxurious frameless glass shower w/Greek key design elements & black/white marble throughout. There are two large bedrooms that share a beautiful bath w/ floating tub/shower, one bedroom that is ensuite & three additional bedrooms that share a beautifully updated full bath and a laundry room w/built-ins on this floor, near the back staircase. The unfinished basement has several large rooms, an original laundry room, dry storage and mechanicals. Outside, the newer pool area beckons w/ a bluestone patio and limestone stairs, with a pool house for your storage needs. The meticulously landscaped grounds feature a terrace patio connecting the home with the two-bedroom coach house. The coach house has a two-car garage, a studio area and second floor private guest apartment (904 sq ft) w/kitchenette, full bath, two bedrooms & living room. There is also an additional detached one +car garage, completing this unparalleled estate of timeless allure and modern convenience. Move right in and enjoy all that this luxurious estate has to offer near schools, parks, and town!

1010 Green Bay Road, Lake Bluff

$5,695,000
5 Beds 6 Baths 12003991 MLS ACTIVE Status
Chicago's finest modern estate. Spanning three city lots surrounding an enormous private inner courtyard, this timeless award-winning residence - featured in numerous magazines - offers privacy, serenity, and the opportunity for grand-scale indoor and outdoor entertaining. Designed by architect Brad Lynch and masterfully built to commercial standards with no expense spared by Goldberg General Contracting, the 8,000 square foot home is a feast for the eyes and senses, where light, materials, and structure intersect to create a sublime oasis in the heart of the city. Ingeniously inconspicuous from the streetscape, the home's entry hall leads to an expansive living room with soaring ceilings highlighted by views onto the courtyard and light provided by an enormous skylight. Hidden floor-to-ceiling pocket doors easily separate the successive main rooms - an intimate dining room, gourmet kitchen, family room, and a mudroom which leads to an incredible, heated 5-car garage. A floating staircase leads up to three large bedroom suites including a dreamy primary with walls of built-in closets, a spa bath with Boffi fixtures, and a beautiful copper privacy rain screen. The top floor offers flexibility with two additional bedrooms/offices, full bath, and two irrigated green roof terraces. The lower level has a huge family/playroom and massive amounts of storage. Walk into this home and experience the unbelievable details: floor to ceiling walls of glass created out of handcrafted Hope's steel windows and doors; the seamless transition between exterior and interior spaces; extensive use of copper, walnut, and imported stones; reconstituted white oak paneling throughout; and sustainable features, including geothermal heating and cooling, radiant flooring, permeable paving and green roofing. Located right off the 606 trail and steps away from Chicago's best boutiques and restaurants, Brad Lynch's tour de force presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

1736 N Wood Street, Chicago

$5,500,000
7 Beds 11 Baths 11754782 MLS ACTIVE Status
This breathtaking estate boasts over 15,000 square feet of unparalleled quality construction and exquisite finishings. The craftsmanship is evident throughout, and the state-of-the-art design is truly remarkable. Set on a sprawling 37-acre lot with horse trails, this home is the epitome of luxury living. With 21 thoughtfully designed rooms spread over 4 levels all serviced by an elevator. They include 7 spacious bedrooms, 12 luxurious bathrooms, and 6 cozy fireplaces. This home offers the ultimate in spaciousness and comfort. Each room features high-end materials and finishes, showcasing the attention to detail that went into its design. The audio and security systems are top-of-the-line, with expandable capabilities, ensuring that your family feels privacy and security. The home is also fully wired with internet and plasma throughout, so you can stay connected and entertained no matter where you are in the house. In addition to its impressive features, the property includes a spa room, personal gym with a private bath, office area, dog wash, and two laundry rooms. With multiple PIN numbers, this property also offers a unique investment opportunity and flexibility for future use. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity also provides plenty of space to build a stable, arena, large pool, or tennis and pickleball court. Overall, this is a truly exceptional property that seamlessly blends the best in craftsmanship, design, and technology. Don't miss your chance to own this stunning estate and live the ultimate luxurious lifestyle. ]

594 Plum Tree Road, Barrington Hills

$5,495,000
5 Beds 6 Baths 12012667 MLS ACTIVE Status
French colonial style meets the luxury of modern amenities in this elegant, spacious residence. This crisp, white-painted brick home in a top location is set back on a 1.24 acre lot with a long driveway and an expansive front yard. All the best vintage and modern desirable amenities are present in this outstanding residence. Open the front door to a welcoming foyer with its handsome circular staircase setting the tone. As expected, there is a gracious living room with a traditional fireplace and a generous-sized paneled formal dining room. In addition, there is a cozy space just off the living room, a spot for a private phone call, conversation or enjoying a book. The room is a "snug." Charm personified! For today's living, add in a beautiful, spacious family room awash in natural light with two walls of gorgeous French doors leading to the terrace and a lively paneled billiard room with a built-in Bavarian-style bar. The buyer will delight in the custom kitchen, beautifully planned and and completed in the last year with top of the line everything! Continue down the hallway to an entertainment kitchen, pantry and full bath opening onto an oversized blue stone terrace with a plunge pool hot tub for the complete spa experience. A fire pit, grill and ample seating to entertain guests completes the terrace. All of this overlooks the gorgeous perennial garden, profuse with colorful blooms all summer, and the picturesque playhouse. The house's primary second level hosts a master bedroom with two oversized walk-in closets and a luxury bath. Three additional bedrooms and two baths complete the second floor. One of the bedrooms has access to the third floor bonus room and storage. The garage lover will enjoy entering the motor court through the dove cote archway and pulling into the three car attached garage complete with epoxy floor and custom built-ins that provide terrific dimensions to the garage space. A carpeted separate stairway leads up from the entertainment kitchen to a spacious fitness room, private office with two desks, and a private guest suite with bath. The house's lower level is the perfect TV room or game space for children and includes superb storage. Every buyer has a wish list. Whatever your desires, this one-of-a-kind property checks all the boxes!

901 Hill Road, Winnetka

$5,495,000
6 Beds 8 Baths 12009280 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to a realm of unparalleled elegance and exclusivity in the highly sought-after Cabernet Court, luxury subdivision of Burr Ridge. Built in 2017, this remarkable French Chateau is situated on a lush acre of land and presents an exceptional opportunity to live in one of the most prestigious communities in the region. The meticulously planned subdivision exudes sophistication, with upscale residences and an ambiance of refined living. Privacy, tranquility, and opulence: this magnificent estate offers bespoke architectural details and finishes that are unparalleled and timeless, yet warm and comfortable. Hand carved stone fireplaces, volume ceilings, floor to ceiling designer millwork, stone details and features, including an incredible custom stone and wrought iron staircase in the grand foyer, complimenting the imported wrought iron entryway door. The wine cellar features hand scraped oak detailing with ample room to house your most precious wine collection, and especially designed adjacent to the handsome bar and lounge area, and theater. The details and features are endless, and must be experienced to be appreciated. Location and community is everything here, ensuring a high-quality lifestyle for its esteemed residents. Indulge in the nearby Burr Ridge Village Center, a premier shopping and dining destination, featuring upscale boutiques, gourmet restaurants, and entertainment options, and neighboring downtown Hinsdale. Enjoy the abundance of nearby parks, country clubs, and golf courses, providing many opportunities for outdoor recreation and leisure. Situated in close proximity to major transportation routes, including highways and airports, Burr Ridge allows for easy access to downtown Chicago and other neighboring cities, making it an ideal location for commuters and jet setters alike. This enviable address combines the serenity of suburban living with the cosmopolitan allure of the city. All Hinsdale schools: Elm Elementary, Hinsdale Middle School, Hinsdale Central High School.

65 S Cabernet Court, Burr Ridge

$5,490,000
7 Beds 8 Baths 11942725 MLS ACTIVE Status
Introducing an outstanding resale single family home epitomizing luxury living by Savane Builders! Enter into the world of unparalleled craftsmanship and elegance. This extraordinary residence boasts the finest finishes and meticulous attention to detail, setting a new standard for upscale living. Elevator access to all levels. This home is a testament to the builder's expertise, featuring a thoughtfully designed layout that seamlessly blends functionality with aesthetics. The living and dining rooms are beautifully designed and add to the flow of the home with a formal entry. The heart of this home is the expansive kitchen greatroom, where culinary dreams come to life. With top-of-the-line appliances and ample space for entertaining, this area is a chef's delight. The great room features a large fireplace and great space with two sets of French doors to the yard. Walk directly outside and experience the ease of outdoor living in your own private oasis. The spacious yard provides the perfect backdrop for outdoor gatherings, playtime, or simply enjoying your space. Note the convenience of having all four secondary bedrooms and a dedicated laundry room on the second level. This design ensures practicality and ease of living. Retreat to the top-floor primary bedroom, a sanctuary of luxury and privacy. Relax in style and enjoy the spaciousness and impeccable finishes that define this space with an oversized bathroom featuring a sumptuous soaking tub and an extra-large steam shower, and a separate make up area. Unwind in the adjacent family room, which opens to a remarkable roof deck equipped with heaters in the covered portion of the ceiling. Take in breathtaking city views surrounding a fireplace, all while enjoying year-round outdoor comfort. The lower level is home to the attached 2+ car garage access, mudroom, large playroom and two bedrooms and bath. This is more than a house; it's a lifestyle. This is residence where every detail has been carefully considered to provide you with the ultimate living experience.

1913 N Burling Street, Chicago

$5,400,000
6 Beds 8 Baths 12007116 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to this rare offering situated on a double lot on one of the most coveted blocks in Lincoln Park. This exceptional, all-brick and limestone 6-bedroom, 5.3-bathroom residence will impress with it's impeccable design and extra-wide feel. The sellers have incorporated a fully landscaped side yard to create the ultimate urban oasis and garden featuring a large blue stone patio with gas fire-pit, oversized grass yard with lush plantings & trees, and an integrated irrigation system. This elegant home has luxurious finishes and extensive trim and millwork details throughout, all within a clean and classic design. The main level features a welcoming foyer that walks into a sunlit living room centered upon a gas fireplace with custom limestone mantel; three large front windows overlook tree-lined Dayton St. The ample dining area provides an excellent space for hosting dinner parties. Gorgeous powder room presents designer wallpaper and custom lighting. The spacious chef's kitchen is designed to cater to all your culinary needs - complete with professional-grade appliances (SubZero, Wolf), custom white cabinetry to the ceiling and marble counters including a large island that offers breakfast bar seating. The adjacent butler's pantry provides a second dishwasher and additional refrigerator drawers. The light-filled great room boasts a gas fireplace, beautiful built-ins and oversized glass French doors that open to a raised rear paver patio with brick and limestone outdoor wood burning/gas starter fireplace plus paver garage roof deck with beautifully irrigated planters and landscaping. The second floor hosts three spacious bedrooms, each with its own en-suite bathroom, plus a laundry room. Relax in the tranquil primary bedroom suite equipped with two large walk-in closets. The elegant primary marble bathroom boasts a steam shower, luxurious soaking tub, heated floors and separate his/her vanities. The top level is a tree-top oasis with an additional family room and custom built-in wet bar that opens to the large partially covered rooftop deck with pergola featuring wainscotting, recessed lighting and outdoor fan - incredible space for entertaining or everyday outdoor living. The top floor also features a 4th bedroom(currently used as office) with ensuite bath and separate guest powder room. The lower level presents ample space for recreation and guest accommodation, including a large rec room with a gas fireplace and a custom-built wet bar with a spectacular 600+ bottle wine cellar. The basement also features heated floors throughout, two additional bedrooms, two baths, and surplus storage. There is a sophisticated Control4 home AV system with wired speakers throughout the interior and outdoor spaces. Access your oversized 2.5 car garage via a covered walkway. Unwind and relax in your incredible rear or side yard. There is an additional concrete pad adjacent to the brick garage that provides overflow parking or a sport court with basketball net. Endless possibilities to add additional square footage to this special home. Do not miss this opportunity in prime Lincoln Park location near Armitage and Halsted, steps to dining, shopping, Oz Park, transportation and more!

1908-10 N Dayton Street, Chicago

$5,250,000
5 Beds 8 Baths 11973312 MLS NEW Status
This finely crafted beach home could NEVER be built for this price today set on 1.5 acres by top shelf luxe builder Mike Wojcik and Marvin Herman Architecture. Equipped with an elevator to all floors, this finely crafted masterpiece delivers the ultimate living experience with floor to ceiling picture windows that allow the backdrop of panoramic lake views to radiate throughout. Sensational level of build quality throughout: detailed door casings & moldings, chestnut wide plank floors, gorgeous neutral stones & white marbles, all accented with meticulous trim carpentry. Chef's kitchen overlooks the entire first floor w/nooked in breakfast booth, butcher block w/ soapstone countertops, Ann Sacks tile work & Waterworks sink. Fully accented w/ huge walk-in pantry, mudroom w/command center, 2nd bath (full), laundry (2nd) & 3 car garage. Let the the elevator whisk you up to the the ultimate primary suite equipped with Holly Hunt automatic window treatments, a crisp 5 star hotel level white Statuary marble bath, lounge & bedroom area with endless blue views of the water. 3 other family beds w/ Ann Sacks ensuite baths share a gathering family room with adjoining deck to relax in the hot tub. Current owners took this house one step further by adding a coach house that seamlessly blends with main house as if this structure as always been here. Beautiful breezeway accenting with matching porch swings signals a welcoming transition to a spectacular coach house with commercial level 3 car garage w/custom auto body shelving & cabinetry, epoxy flooring, & custom silent garage doors. Separate entrance with staircase up to a full 2nd floor in law suite with workout area. This lakefront destination makes living easy & convenient as town is only a quick 10 min picturesque walk. Added bonus.. newly completed reengineered bluff & all re-landscaped to perfection by Bill Eiserman. Hands down the BEST lakefront value in the North Shore now at this price.

55 Prospect Avenue, Highland Park

$5,250,000
7 Beds 9 Baths 12028929 MLS ACTIVE Status
One of Kenilworth's most admired architectural gems, this magnificent English Manor home was designed by noted architect C. Whitney Stevens. Set on more than half an acre on a coveted block steps away from Lake Michigan, this beautiful home was thoughtfully expanded and renovated by Chip Hackley in 2017. Modern amenities were added while impeccably preserving the home's architectural integrity. Grand and timeless with elegant archways and doorways, exquisite leaded-glass windows framed in limestone, a three-story hand-carved oak staircase, richly paneled walls, coffered ceilings and intricately restored plaster moldings on the living and dining room ceilings, this home also exudes warmth and modern casual living. A gourmet kitchen area features a fabulous Barber Wilsons nickel sink from England, high end appliances, an adjacent sunny breakfast room, convenient office and a new mudroom. An addition off of the kitchen created the mudroom and stairs to interior access for newly rebuilt 3 1/2 car garage with partially finished coach house and new pool house with full bathroom. Four levels of smartly finished living space with four ensuite bedrooms, two additional bedrooms and one full bath on the second floor, along with two enormous bedrooms (one currently being used as a recreation room) and new full bath on the recently transformed third level. Included in the renovation are two new bathrooms, a gut rehabbed primary bath and four renovated bathrooms. The basement level offers two well-appointed and generously-sized recreation areas and multiple bonus rooms to meet your needs. Enjoy this ideal location blocks away from Sears Elementary and New Trier HS. Feel the lake breezes from the new luxurious outdoor oasis with stunning pool, bluestone patios and pergolas on a lush property that feels like the English countryside.

123 Melrose Avenue, Kenilworth

$5,250,000
6 Beds 8 Baths 12009621 MLS ACTIVE Status
This private oasis is a self-sustained retreat with 3000 linear feet of waterfront property sitting on 160 private acres on Lake Shafer, forest, trails, ponds and even farmland. Everything your heart desires and so much more. For those water enthusiasts you will find two boat houses each equipped with automatic boat lifts which accommodate pontoon boats, jet boats, jet skis and paddle boats. On the water you will also find a sizable pier, sandy beach, beach volleyball court and fire pit. In one boat house you will find a party room, fully functioning kitchen, powder room, a wrap-around partially covered deck that overlooks the water and a BBQ area equipped with gas grills and picnic benches. The New England style main house greets you with an enormous wrap-around porch that overlooks the lake. Perfect for dinner after a fun day on the water. This home was built for comfort and entertaining with 3 bedrooms and sleeping nooks which can easily sleep 12, 4 full baths, one powder room, laundry room, a cathedral ceiling great room, formal dining room, full functioning kitchen with coffee bar plus 2 stone fireplaces and a sizable comfy loft. The stunning guest house has 3 bedrooms, can easily sleep 11, 3 full baths, a great room, full kitchen plus dining area, fantastic family room that leads to the deck with a hot tub, plus an outdoor shower. Want to play a game of basketball, enjoy the full-sized outdoor basketball court. The kids can romp around on the jungle gym for hours. The impressive barn has six stalls and can house horses, goats and cows easily. The barn has a full bath on the main level, a guest suite in the silo/turret with a living room, kitchenette, bedroom and full bath. Upstairs there is an indoor half-court basketball court and full workout area. There are fenced in horse pastures surrounded the barn and land as well. The fishing hut sleeps 4 with a kitchenette, full bath and covered deck overlooking the bass stocked aerated pond. Of course you need a place for the toys, the oversized, newly built shed with heating and cooling can hold those 3 wheelers, motor bikes, snowmobiles, store the boats and collector cars. The newly renovated carriage house is a site to be seen. Set on the South edge of the property next to the forest and on the bayou, this home overlooks the lake and the bayou with direct access to the water from the tiered cement break wall. This home is an entertainer's dream with sliding door entrances to patios, a fenced in yard. Gorgeous chefs' kitchen, formal and informal dining areas, al fresco dining space outside, a massive great room with cathedral ceilings, 4 built-in sleeping books with lighting, electric and wi-fi, 2 bedrooms, 3 full baths provides ample arrangements for all guests. This is all set just outside of the quaint little town of Monticello where you will also find Indiana Beach and the amusement park.

7332 NE Shafer Road, Monticello

$5,200,000
7 Beds 6 Baths 11755660 MLS ACTIVE Status
Significant Mansion is situated on the premier North Park Avenue in the heart of the city's Old Town/Gold Coast neighborhood. This custom-built home is an all-masonry brick and limestone stunner, spanning over 8,000 square feet and sitting on a spacious double lot that is 50 feet wide. The house features a large side yard and entrance, balconies, a covered rooftop deck, and a stunning turret tower that offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the city skyline and the surrounding tree-lined neighborhood. This seven-bedroom, 5 1/2-bathroom home is meticulously designed with attention to every detail. It boasts 12-foot ceilings, hardwood floors throughout, a coffered living room ceiling, deep crown moldings, 8-foot doors, three wood-burning fireplaces, a five-stop elevator, and a top-floor, well-appointed gym overlooking an impressive professional indoor sports B ball court. The spacious chef's kitchen includes a Wolf range cooktop and custom copper hood, Wolf built-in convection ovens, a commercial Thermidor refrigerator, granite countertops, custom cabinets, and a sizable walk-in pantry. The kitchen also offers a large center island, counter seating, and a separate eating area, and is open to the grand family room with a wood-burning fireplace. The spectacular 3-season room features a wood-burning fireplace, access to an outdoor grilling patio with a built-in DCS chef's grill, a mudroom with laundry, and access to the remarkable side yard. The spacious primary suite offers a large walk-out balcony, a private staircase into a distinctive turret personal office, two large walk-in closets, an en suite bath featuring a double vanity, a sizable steam shower, and a jetted bathtub. Additional bedrooms are generously sized and include walk-in closets, en suite baths, and walk-out balconies. The lower level includes an entertainment space with a fireplace, a potential wine storage room, and two large bedrooms with walk-in closets and a full bath. Other highlights include an attached spacious 2.5-car garage, an automated privacy gate, a snowmelt driveway, a central vacuum, geothermal radiant heat, Marvin windows, multiple laundry rooms, and a Sonos multi-room sound system throughout. Ideal for entertaining large families, this home is perfectly located and close to entertainment, restaurants, great schools (Latin/Parker), parks, the lakefront, and more. This "truly one-of-a-kind home" is a must-see!

1515 N North Park Avenue, Chicago

$5,199,000
5 Beds 8 Baths 11990202 MLS ACTIVE Status
A rare opportunity to own a just completed - reimagined 19th century stone and brick home on a 30-wide lot, on a Lincoln Park block so rich in historic architecture, the city landmarked it. Located just a few blocks from the lake, Lincoln Park, Oz Park, Francis W Parker school, Lincoln Elementary school and just a few minutes drive to the Latin School and downtown, this location is as good as it gets. Checkered gray and white marble entry leads to gracious living and dining rooms with herringbone white-oak floors, 11-ft ceilings, limestone fireplace and a custom staircase. Huge kitchen and great room lead to outdoor paver patio with fireplace and two-car garage w/ EV capability, plus parking pad. Kitchen features include Subzero fridge, 60-inch Wolf range with two 30-inch ovens, two dishwashers, and butlers' pantry with tons of storage, Visual Comfort Verdigris lanterns and walk-in pantry. House of Rohl brass plumbing fixtures, porcelain waterfall countertop and wrapped hood. The second floor features a truly grand primary suite measuring 20x20 with huge walk-in closet and bath with Waterworks fixtures. Also on the second floor, a library and ensuite guest bedroom. The third floor features three ensuite bedrooms, laundry room and an office. Top floor leads to a rooftop permitted for a deck with panoramic city views. The lower level has radiant heat throughout, a rec room with two bedrooms, 2 baths, a dog wash and mudroom with additional laundry hook-up. Elevator to all floors, three fireplaces with two additional gas hook-ups in primary bedroom and lower level rec room, space carved out for wine cellar, etc. This home is broker owned.

2130 N Cleveland Avenue, Chicago

$5,195,000
5 Beds 7 Baths 12005995 MLS ACTIVE Status
Extremely hard to find, Custom Newly built in desirable East Kenilworth - just one block from the Lake! Custom built by Scott Simpson Design + Build, this Modern Tudor home has a harmonious interior and exterior design with the highest level of luxury throughout! This transitional beauty boasts 6 bedrooms, 6.1 bathrooms, soaring ceilings and an ideal circular floor plan to ensure the best of entertaining. The oversized black trim casement windows flood the home with natural light from every angle and provide a modern sophistication! You will notice conscious design decisions, flawless craftsmanship and the finest materials in every turn, from the high-end cabinetry, gorgeous white oak floors, natural stone and tile choices, designer lighting and hardware. The interior breaths large and airy with a beautiful center gallery as the focus of the home with sight lines straight to the beautiful pool in a southwest facing turfed backyard, ensuring you enjoy every moment of sunshine and no mud on those rainy or snowy days. You will love this resort-like oasis right in your backyard. Outdoor entertaining - at its finest with the saltwater pool, spa and fabulous outdoor kitchen area. Back inside, chefs will enjoy the stunning kitchen with an oversized quartzite island, top-of the-line WOLF and SubZero appliances and an elevated banquette that sets the mood to entertain! The family room and kitchen combination with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors - is a dream to leave open. Hear the splashes in the pool and feel the lake breeze in the house all while listening to your favorite music on speakers throughout the house and backyard. The intimate living room has a tailored limestone fireplace opening to a study styled with gorgeous custom built-ins and sleek sliding glass doors for privacy. A gracious dining room adds elegance with custom millwork and a beautiful Butler's pantry nearby. Your guests will enjoy a first floor ensuite bedroom with oversized French doors and a charming patio. A stunning quartzite powder room and mudroom accessible from the pool complete the first floor. A dramatic staircase with unbelievable sunlight leads to four ensuite bedrooms on the second floor. The primary suite is a light-filled retreat: Cathedral ceilings, spa bath with the most stunning vanities with custom wood doors that are to die-for, spacious steam shower, heated floors, soaking tub, coffee/wine station with fridge and two walk-in closets. You may never leave this space! There are three additional ensuite bedrooms all bright with high ceilings and finished with fun and stylish bathrooms! Large laundry room with double washer and dryers - will make your life easy. The lower level will WOW you! Expansive entertaining space with a modern fireplace, wet bar with fridge, dishwasher and custom cabinetry, walk-in 1,000 bottle temp-controlled wine cellar with gorgeous steel doors, theater room, nice sized bedroom, full bath and workout room. Heated 2-car garage with storage above. Client spent over 2 years working with the Village to get the previous house deconstructed, plans, permits and building - efforts you don't have to go through. Walk to Award-Winning Sears School and New Trier HS, the beach, train and Plaza Del Lago shopping. If NEW CONSTRUCTION, EXCELLENT SCHOOLS AND A PREMIER LOCATION ARE YOUR MUST HAVES - THEN THIS IS IT!

240 Raleigh Road, Kenilworth

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