MLS Number 10740855
- Bedrooms 4
- Bathroom 6
- Square Feet 5,126
Here is your chance to live in the most revered & admired home in Downers Grove. A true stone manor estate set upon nearly an acre of majestic hilltop with resort-style grounds. Trusted old world craftsmanship-hand selected hewn cut timbers, intricately-laid blue limestone, ornamental wrought-iron artwork & 1000's of undulating hand woven cedar shingles (Zook inspired) comprise the massive facade. A timeless masterpiece taking nearly four years & millions more ($$$$) to build-the 8,346 square foot estate offers three inspiring levels of comfortable casual living on the most coveted court in scenic Denburn Woods. A 10 page article in Chicago Home & Garden magazine conveyed the mass intricacies & detailed finishes. Some 245 tons of Colonial blue limestone & 25,000 board-feet of 100 year old timber. The multitude of all natural materials, majestic cathedral/turret ceilings & wide open sight lines accentuate the warm relaxing feel inside every room. Private main floor Mbr Wing has luxury bath & huge walk-in shower & adjacent private executive barrel ceiling Den. Grand cathedral ceiling 43 ft Great Room has Alpine-like stone FP and alcoved corner serving bar perfect for friendly happy hours or nightcaps beside the fire. Chef's Kitchen has Viking & Sub-Zero appliance package, dual serving islands & rustic 20 ft turret ceiling Dining room w/Jerusalem stone raised hearth FP. Delightful Sun Room has spectacular year-round views from walls of windows & cozy stone FP & convenient dual access to the bluestone patios. Experience entertaining a multitude of guests in your very own replicated European snuggery spanning 40 feet with stone and brick accents, restaurant-style crescent Pub (ice makers & dishwashers), radiant heated floors and convenient walk-out lower level patio doors to private terraced outdoor reception areas & covered brick gazebo. NOTE: adjacent grassy area perfect for in-ground pool. After a workout enjoy the Spa sized-steam room to totally detox the mind and body. Marvel at the artistic iron railings, stone stairways or the front circular courtyard drive-which is pure elegance. The separate (fully insulated) Coachhouse has sliding carriage doors & side entrance with staircase to loft for storage-great for home business or storing that precious vehicle, motorcycles or jet skis. Stroll through scenic Denburn woods to vibrant downtown Downers Grove or catch an express train & be at Chicago's Union Station in 23 minutes. Convenience & Privacy the best of both. A beautiful work of art - classic & timeless - there will never be another one like it. Welcome Home!
Listed by Jon Svitak of Platinum Partners Realtors