Expanded, Remodeled And Exquisitely Restored Ft. Sheridan Captain's Mansion

77 Macarthur Loop, Highland Park, IL, 60035, USA
USD|1299000USD $1,299,000
MLS 10989952
Web code ETVH
Status Closed

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Agent: Patricia Denenberg

Key Details

5711 SF2
Total Beds
Full Baths
Half Baths
Year Built
Room Count


Expanded, remodeled and exquisitely restored Ft. Sheridan Captain's Mansion showcasing yesterday's charm yet seamlessly enhanced with all of today's desirable amenities. Chef's dream kitchen features custom beaded inset shaker style cabinetry, granite counters, chopping block prep island, professional grade stainless steel appliances porcelain farm sink, under cabinet lighting, built-in speakers, recessed lights and large peninsula with stool seating open to the huge breakfast room and cozy family room with a wood-burning fireplace, beautiful built-in bench window seat overlooking the giant bluestone patio with seating wall. Breathtaking sunny great-room addition features a two-story cathedral ceiling with exposed brick walls, handsome timbers, built-in media center with...

bench window seats and book shelves, wood-burning fireplace, access to the gorgeous bluestone screened porch and wrap around balcony plus a wall of windows with serene seasonal lake views and year round ravine scenery and lake breezes. The spacious and romantic primary bedroom suite features a seating area with a gas fireplace overlooking the parade grounds, magnificent custom outfitted walk-in closet, private office with orginal pocket French doors, and a luxurious spa bath with natural stone floor, white subway tile wainscoting, white beaded inset shaker cabinetry with marble counters, his and hers vanities plus make-up vanity, extra large multi-head shower, private lav room, plus recessed and sconce lighting. Convenient second floor laundry room has white front load washer and dryer, and ample hanging, folding and storage space. The sizeable secondary bedrooms share a beautiful hall bath with double sink vanity. Sunny finished attic features a dormered loft space with built-ins, two additional bedrooms, cedar storage closet, and a gorgeous vintage bath with original claw foot tub, mosiac tile floor and white beadboard wainscoting. Additional amenities include an attached, oversized three-car garage, a delightful pottery barn catalog worthy mud-room with large double closet and built-in storage cubbies and cabinetry, huge unfinished basement with tremendous natural light, tall ceiling height and ample room for a wine cellar, two large recreation rooms and still extraordinary raw storage space, Zoned HVAC, restored yet enhanced double pane windows throughout, updated roof, walk-in front hall closet, and second rear staircase. Lovingly restored vintage details include the original vestibule entry, gracious and inviting foyer, elegant and extra wide wood double back staircase, hardwood floors, wainscoting detail, 10' high cove ceilings, picture rail, crown molding, oversized windows, original pocket doors, hardware and transoms, a formal front living room with wood-burning fireplace open to the formal dining room with original breakfront, matching built-in corner curio cabinets and gas fireplace with marble surround, finished attic, generous room sizes throughout, and so much more. Historic Ft. Sheridan is located on Lake Michigan, outfitted with walking trails and easy access outdoor recreation, conven... (Contact agent for additional details)

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Five Fireplaces
Central Air, Zoned
Gas Forced Air Heating
Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Cooktop, Range Hood
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