Traditional Family Home In The Heart Of Downers Grove

1241 Gilbert Avenue, Downers Grove, IL, 60515, USA
USD|1925000USD $1,925,000
MLS 11239879
Web code MRPU
Status Active

Key Details

8243 ft2
Total Beds
Full Baths
Half Baths
Year Built
Room Count


Prepare to fall in love with this five-bedroom, five-and-a-half-bathroom traditional-style home in the heart of downtown Downers Grove and all of the interesting shops and restaurants it has to offer. Displaying the finest in craftsmanship and design built by Matthies Builders, you will notice the attention to detail at every turn including exceptional millwork, intricate moldings, custom cabinetry, and interesting ceiling details throughout. This home offers over 8,200 square feet across four finished levels of living space. The impressive two-story foyer with a show-stopping curved staircase sets the stage for this incredible home. The gorgeous formal living and dining spaces are perfect...

for entertaining, and an inviting family room with a brick fireplace, custom built-ins, a soaring ceiling, and a wall of windows that bathe this room in natural light while allowing for an idyllic view of the lushly landscaped back yard. A gourmet kitchen with high-end appliances, a large center island, a butler's pantry, and multiple storage solutions is certain to be the heart of the home. A study with French doors offers privacy and a quiet place to work from home. A dramatic staircase will take you upstairs to a fantastic master retreat that offers lovely views of the yard, tray ceiling, spacious walk-in closet, and appealing master bathroom with dual vanities, a separate shower, and a jetted tub. A second ensuite, two more additional bedrooms, and a bonus room with a closet complete this level. The convenient back staircase leads up to the finished attic perfect for an in-law suite featuring a large recreation room, fifth bedroom, and a full bathroom. The basement was designed with entertainment in mind. The full wet bar with a wine cellar is the perfect place to gather around and catch the big game. Take advantage of a workout in the dedicated exercise room and then refresh in the full bathroom. Just when you think it can't get any better than this, take a step outside onto the multi-level deck with a built-in bar area and take in the pristine views of this very private oasis. Backing to St. Joseph Creek, you will appreciate the serenity this space offers. The difference is in the details of this magnificent home. Award-winning schools steps away from the Metra Station, downtown Downers Grove, and easy access to I-88 and I-355.

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