Experience a true authentic countryside Manor set upon a majestic hilltop w/resort-style grounds. 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, adjacent executive barrel ceiling Den, 43 ft cathedral ceiling Great room w/Alpine-style stone FP & alcoved corner serving bar, Chef's Kitchen has commercial grade appliance package, dual serving islands & rustic 20 ft turret ceiling Dining room w/Jerusalem stone raised hearth FP, Sun Room has spectacular year-round views & cozy stone FP & flooring, a European Snuggery spanning 40 feet in bright walk-out lower level has patio doors to bluestone terraces & covered gazebo (adjacent grassy area perfect for in-ground pool), Spa-Steam room, authentic crescent designed Irish Pub, tiered terraces have artistic iron railings & stone stairways, front circular courtyard drive is pure elegance, separate side (fully insulated) bluestone Coachhouse has sliding carriage doors, side entrance & staircase to loft-imagine the possibilities. 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!
Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s), Multiple Garages
Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Heated Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Laundry, 1st Floor Full Bath, Sauna/Steam Room
Oven-Double, Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, High End Refrigerator, Refrigerator-Bar, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Oven/Built-in, Range Hood
Gas, Forced Air, 2+ Sep Heating Systems, Radiant
Wood Burning, Gas Logs, Gas Starter
Patio, Porch, Balcony, Machine Shed
Cul-de-sac, Irregular, Landscaped Professionally, Mature Trees
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Platinum Partners Realtors.
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Listing information last updated on November 12th, 2019 at 4:35am CST.