Outstanding newer construction ideally situated in the popular 'Highlands' boasting large square footage--almost 4,100 square feet, NOT including the tandem three car garage! This beauty enjoys a fantastic location right in the heart of Northbrook--only blocks to town, train, shops, parks, library and K-5 Greenbriar Elementary school--it just doesn't get any better!
Custom built with superior architectural design, this home exudes exceptional quality inside and out from the all-brick exterior with copper flashings, to the high-end finishes, curved archways, wonderful open floor plan and fabulous grounds-you name it--every detail has been well thought out and it shows. Plus, this home...
An impressive curved brick portico with barrel beadboard ceiling welcomes guests into the dramatic two-story foyer with attractive turned wrought-iron staircase leading to an upper level gallery. Step into the magnificent kitchen that gourmet cooks have always dreamed of. Gorgeous custom cabinetry is everywhere along with top stainless steel appliances, a planning center and a massive 9' center island/breakfast bar. The extra-large eating area has glass doors leading out to the pretty brick paver patio ideal for entertaining and on to the expansive lush backyard surrounded by mature landscaping creating a world of privacy all year-round. Gracefully curved archways lead to both the formal dining room, with pretty illuminated trayed ceilings, and to the spacious family room, featuring a stunning floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, which can be seen from both the kitchen and dining room making meals that much more memorable. There are two beautifully bayed offices/libraries on the main level; either room could be a 'flex' space for a playroom, exercise/music room or used for any desired activity.
Four big bedrooms are located on the second level, all with private or connecting baths and walk-in closets. The romantic primary bedroom suite will provide a most tranquil retreat. There are trayed illuminated ceilings, two generous walk-in closets and an ultra-luxurious spa-like bath with 'his and hers' vanities, jacuzzi with inline heater, large glass enclosed shower and separate lavatory. Also on the second level is a 23 x 11-foot bonus/storage room and convenient pull-down stairs to a floored attic.
The enormous lower level is ready to be finished for more fun and play; there are high ceilings, a finished full bath and room for the future game, rec, exercise room and additional bedroom. The laundry room, located on the main level, has abundant cabinetry as well a handy second refrigerator and there is a mud room with cubbies and closets right off the attached tandem three car garage.
Extensive planning went into the design of the professional landscaping which includes flowering trees, mature bushes and everblooming perennials, as well as an underground sprinkling system.
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