Subliminal Sanctuary ~ $574,000
MLS #10146584  |  SITE #1332831
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3 BEDS 3.1 BATHS 3,694 SQ FT
Property Details
List Price $574,000
MLS Number 10146584
Beds 3
Baths 3.1
Garage 3
Year 2000
Square Feet 3,694
Lot Size 1/4 acre
Area North Barrington
  • 2 Fireplaces
  • 3 car garage
  • access to LL from Gar
  • Alarm System
  • Balcony Deck
  • Basement - Unfinished
  • Bathroom on Main Floor
  • Bedroom on Main Floor
  • box beamed ceiling
  • Broadband Available
  • Cedar Shake Roof
  • Central Air
  • Country Club
  • Cul-De-Sac
  • Cul-de-Sac Location
  • deck
  • En-Suite Bedrooms
  • Fireplace
  • First Floor Master
  • Forced Air
  • Garage - Attached
  • Gated Community
  • hardwood floors
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Landscaped Professionally
  • Lawn Care
  • Library w Builtins
  • Maple Kitchen Cabinetry
  • Office/Den
  • paver brick drive
  • Professional Appliances
  • Snow Removal
  • Sprinkler System
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Vaulted Ceilings
  • Vaulted Ceilings
  • walkin closets
  • Water Softener
  • Wynstone Golf Club =fee
A NATURE ABOUNDS AND SURROUNDS THIS PREMIER VILLAGE HOME CONSTRUCTED IN 1999 AND MAJESTICALLY PLACED WITHIN THE PRIVATE CUL DE SAC OF THE GROVES OFFERING BEAUTIFUL SPACIOUS VIEWS AND YOUR VERY OWN REAR YARD ARBORETUM. A THIS MAINTENANCE-FREE MINI-ESTATE OFFERS 3 BEDROOMS, 3.1 BATHS, 2 FIREPLACES, A DRAMATIC VOLUME GREAT ROOM WITH FLOOR TO CEILING WINDOWS, BEAUTIFULLY MILLED BOX BEAMED TRUE RELIEF WAINSCOT LIBRARY WITH BUILT-INS, FABULOUS DINING ROOM WITH REVERSE STEPPED COFFERED CEILING TREATMENTS, STUNNING BORDERED MAPLE, CHERRY AND OAK HARDWOOD FLOORS, PAVER BRICK DRIVE AND 3-CAR GARAGE. A THE FIRST FLOOR MASTER BEDROOM RETREAT PRESENTS A DEEP TRAYED RECESS LIT CEILING, BAYED SITTING AREA AND FABULOUS STONE TILED SPA INCLUDING ELEVATED DIVIDED HIS AND HER VANITIES, WHIRLPOOL TUB, LARGE ANGLED SHOWER AND PERSONAL COMMODE ROOM. TWO GENEROUS SECOND FLOOR VOLUME SUITES AWAIT YOUR FAMILY AND GUESTS. A YOUR STATE-OF-THE-ART GOURMET KITCHEN PRESENTS MAPLE FLOORS AND CUSTOM CABINETRY TOPPED BY GRANITE COUNTERS, STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES AND UNDERMOUNT SINK, PANTRY CLOSET, AND CENTER ISLAND. THE KITCHEN SERVES THE GREAT ROOM AND IS OPEN TO THE TRAYED BREAKFAST AREA ACCESSING THE EXPANSIVE ENTERTAINMENT DECK. A THE LARGE SUNLIT UNFINISHED ENGLISH LOWER LEVEL FEATURING 9-FOOT CEILING HEIGHT, FIREPLACE AND BATH ROUGH-INS, READILY AWAITS YOUR CUSTOM FINISH! ENTRY/FOYER (20' 4" x 13' 1") Welcome your guests as they arrive upon the paver brick court load driveway across from the lovely landscaped center island of the Groves cul de sac. Paver brick entry stairs with bluestone treads, guarded by black wrought iron railings, invite your guests within the protected portico illuminated by substantial iron coach lights. Open the transom topped raised six panel entry door, appointed with brass hardware and flanked by companioned sidelights, which is served by an intercom door bell. Step upon the striking diagonally set maple foyer floor, outlined in borders of cherry and oak, that is illuminated naturally from the arch top Palladian window or by evening glow from the stunning candelabra iron center chandelier. Double closets await your guests' coats. The voluminous vestibule displays rich buttercup subtle faux finished walls. A cream plush carpeted runner centers the formally painted and stained staircase to the second level while the open staircase to the lower level is covered in a textured Berber carpet. An unfinished English 9-foot lower level, complete with fireplace and bath rough-ins, awaits your custom finish. DINING ROOM (15' x 12' 9") Nightly, romantic candlelight dinners for two? Corporate dinners for eight? Holiday family celebrations for twelve? All may be enjoyed within this inviting dining room accessed from both the foyer and kitchen through heightened transom topped entry ways. The shimmer of evening sunsets stream through the forward double window. The table, centered upon a maple floor outlined by oak and cherry borders, is set beneath a double reversed stepped ceiling. The room is encased by crown moulding and a chair rail. An exquisite iron candelabra chandelier is the focal point of the room while an individual controlled base outlet control highlights your proudly displayed artwork. DEN/OFFICE/LIBRARY (15' 2" x 12' 4") Double transom topped French doors with lever hardware welcome you into this masterfully milled, warmly textured room compatible with the concept of formal literary display or a secluded, private work-at-home office. Should the Great Room trend to a formal space, this lovely room transposes to a cozy TV den/study. The richly stained oak hardwood flooring is reflected from the charming iron chandelier centered within the oak box beamed ceiling. Family photos, corporate accolades, golf trophies and literary collections can be displayed upon the custom built-in oak wall unit offering raised panel base cabinetry, solid oak shelving and marble surface top. True relief wainscot panels and chair rail surround the Gentleman's Room. Double transom topped forward daylight windows overlook the paved motor court and lushly landscaped center island of the Groves. Such a perfect room to curl up on a rainy day for the final chapter of your recent best seller novel! GREAT ROOM (21' 6" x 19' 4") A recess lit gallery welcomes you into this voluminous yet intimate "Grande Room" covered in popular maple hardwood flooring. A floor-to-ceiling raised hearth fireplace displays an interesting herringbone masonry pattern; features a massive oak mantle; is served by a gas starter key, and is topped by double directional lighting. The room welcomes a free floating furniture arrangement appreciating both television and a roaring, crackling fire simultaneously. An iron and wood paddle fan is suspended from the stepped coffered ceiling contributing to the delightful decor of this faux finished room, plus efficiently circulates the warm or cool air of the two-story space. Triple window walls overlooking your very own private arboretum flank the fireplace. The configuration of the adjoining rear home sites will preserve your sense of open space forever! This family gathering room is desirably open to the kitchen and dinette areas. Enjoy! FORMAL POWDER ROOM Discreetly positioned within a mini recess lit vestibule, this refreshing room invites your guests to "powder" their nose. The maple hardwood flooring hosts a white raised panel elevated vanity base topped by an integral bowl lavatory centered by brass and porcelain spread faucetry set beneath a full wall-to-wall mirror illuminated by a triple etched glass and brass downlight. Tiered end caps provide a wonderful display center for candles, perfumes, lotions and guest towels. The white Kohler angled commode is shielded from the doorway. Brass paper and towel holders complete this delightful bath! KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM (15' 4" x 14' 6") (14' 6" x 13' 10") The Epicurean dream kitchen features raised panel maple cabinetry topped by inch contrasting granite counters illuminated by both under cabinet lighting and a flood of overhead recessed lights. An angled raised panel preparation and service island set atop maple flooring provides a wealth of storage options, and serves as a work center, buffet and a desirable landing area. The west wall unit offers an upper bank of staggered display cabinetry. Base cabinets are divided by a stone backsplash with a designer inlay border. The unit duals as a butler pantry for serving and clearing from the formal dining room on those special occasions. A tiered open angled counter serves the Great Room while concealing the work area from the dinette space. A Kohler stainless steel undermount double bowl sink, centered by a chrome pull out lever faucet, offers an Insinkerator refuse disposal and reverse osmosis water filtration tap. An Ultimate Quiet Jennaire series stainless steel dishwasher sits to the right side. Note the trendy and convenient placement of the built-in Kitchenaid stainless steel microwave housed within the lower base cabinet near the butler unit. Additional Kitchenaid stainless steel appliances include a 5-burner gas cooktop with downdraft, a 42-inch side-by-side refrigerator/freezer, plus double convection ovens. A pantry closet stores the cook's staples. Additional designer appointments include a plate rack, spice drawer unit and arched lower display cabinet. The fabulous Breakfast Room, covered in maple flooring, is inset with 24" x 24" stone look ceramic tile laid on the diagonal and outlined by a designer border which is set beneath a stepped coffered ceiling encased by crown moulding and centered by a pewter down light chandelier. Southern exposure sunshine streams through the side window. Enjoy the park-like views! Sliding French doors welcome you onto the expansive entertainment deck 21' x 13' for a final cup of coffee and the morning newspaper while relaxing beneath the early eastern sunshine. You will enjoy the 180-degree view of open spaces and wooded wonderlands. LAUNDRY ROOM (11' x 7') The rear foyer connects the garage space directly with the kitchen. Family outerwear is stored at your fingertips. The drudgery of wash day is concealed behind closed doors yet relieved by the southern daylight window. Maple flooring extends to the convenient drying closet. Earth tone laminate counters top white raised panel cabinetry. A deep bowl built-in laundry sink is centered by chrome faucetry. Upper cabinetry conceals your household supplies and hardware. A pan cloud light illuminates the room on an overcast cloudy day. Phone calls? No problem. A conveniently placed telephone jack is at hand. MASTER BEDROOM SUITE AND SPA (20' 1" x 17' 2") The fortunate couple's private retreat is accessed from its own vestibule and lies behind closed double doors. The first-floor cavernous sleeping room is covered in fawn plush carpeting. A romantic bayed sitting area overlooks your personal sanctuary. A white etched glass paddle fixture outlined by four recess lights centers the deep trayed ceiling. Furniture placement options are endless choosing your bed wall between divided windows or placing your bed on the solid wall and bureaus opposite --- the choice is yours! A master keypad allows you to secure the home before retiring. Double doors welcome you to the recess lit dressing area offering his and her separate walk-in wardrobe rooms illuminated by flush opaque glass and iron-look ceiling fixtures. Step onto the 16" x 16" stone look ceramic tile floor extending to the recess lit deep white whirlpool tub deck set beneath a double forward window covered by Hunter Douglas Duette light control sheer blinds. Note the designer inlay leaf border tile inset. White raised panel separate his and her vanities are topped by matte-finish integral bowl lavatories centered by attractive brass and glass spread faucetry set beneath full mirrors illuminated by brass and etched glass downlights. The lady's preparation center offers a dropped and recessed make-up space. The enormous walk-in shower, surrounded and based with 16" x 16" stone, features brass faucetry and is enclosed by an angled brass and glass door. The compartmentalized white Kohler commode offers desirable privacy and a convenient bi fold linen closet. Immerse yourself in the luxury and ambiance of this incredible trayed ceiling spa rivaling the appointments of the "Golden Door". SECOND LEVEL Your guests will appreciate their spacious and private quarters as they overlook the foyer and family room of your spectacular residence from the bridged balcony offering an elevated display ledge showcasing your valued sculpture or artifact. SUITE TWO (19' 5" x 13') This generous sleeping room presents beautiful southern exposure views of open spaces. A white paddle fan light fixture centers the quaintly clipped dormered room. Guests weekend wardrobes are readily placed in the spacious walk-in closet large enough to house a high school or college child's extensive apparel, accommodating "three-changes-of-clothes-a-day", whether they need it or not! A pocket door dually connects this sleeping room to the full bath which is conveniently accessible from the hall. Stone look 16" x 16" ceramic flooring extends to the shower surround displaying an inlay border. The white vanity base is topped by an integral bowl lavatory centered by a chrome single lever faucet set beneath a full mirror illuminated by a chrome and globe light bar. A white Kohler water closet divides the preparation area from the shower enclosed by a chrome and glass door. SUITE THREE (16' 8" x 14') The generous north sleeping suite rivals the size of many master bedrooms! Plush fawn carpet covers the entire second level. A white paddle fan fixture is suspended from the deep trayed ceiling. A triple side window welcomes the early morning sunrise as your guests choose their golf attire from the large walk-in closet. The private bath features a stone ceramic tile floor extending to the surround of the tub featuring a diamond pattern inset. The white Kohler tub, displaying chrome faucetry, is divided from the preparation area by a white Kohler commode. The raised panel white vanity, centered by chrome faucetry, is set beneath a full mirror illuminated by a triple downlight. INTERIOR FEATURES Nutone intercom system Ademco security system Decora rocker switch plates TJI silent floor joists 2 40 gallon Bradford White hot water heaters 2 Heil 90% efficient furnaces 2 Aprilaire humidifiers 2 air conditioners Reverse osmosis water filtration system Angel water softener 9-foot unfinished English lower level with fireplace and bath rough-ins plus side and rear window surround 200 amps electrical service Glued and screwed drywall Durarock shower surrounds R13 and R38 insulation Sump pump Battery Back up new 2017 EXTERIOR FEATURES Brick and cedar elevation with soldier course masonry detail Paver brick entry steps with bluestone platform New Cedar shake roof installed August 2015 Aluminum clad gutters and downspouts Decorative circular attic vents Black iron coach lights Vetter aluminum clad Thermopane casement windows with grills and screens Paver brick court load drive accessing 3-car window surround garage with Buckeridge overhead doors and three transmitters Lawn and flower bed irrigation system Expansive entertainment deck with stairway to ground level and stone walking path "into the woods" Lushly landscaped grounds with natural backdrops offer one of the most private and serene settings among all of the maintenance free home sites! Designer mailbox The proud Owners and I would like to thank you for visiting their lovely home for a short time or perhaps forever! Sincerely, Marsha Ulbrich Exclusive agent
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