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Westminster in the Woods

12 Hidden Brook Drive, North Barrington, IL 60010  |  MLS #09293069  | Virtual Tour #1430414

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Welcome Home!

ENTRY/FOYER/ GRAND HALL (22 ft x 18 ft) After accessing the entry gates of Wynstone and meandering through the streetscape of the premier golf course community, your guests arrive in awe of your stunning English Manor, directly viewing the course's 2nd green and siding to the signature 3rd tee. Turning onto your brick paver drive, your guests will cruise under an elegantly manicured canopy of Bradford pear trees to find ample space within the guest motor court, which is separate from the homeowner's drive curving to the raised panel 3-car garage doors on the side of the home. Impeccable English Tudor detail will render your guests speechless as they gaze upon the cream stucco and chocolate exposed timber construction combined with detailed masonry with limestone cornerstones and highlighted by box bay windows, a copper-topped bay window, and a decorative urn ensconced within a radius alcove. Strolling the paver footpath toward the home, your guests will pass through a pair of square stone pyramid crowned masonry entry piers that frame the hedge row marking the landscape, and appreciate the ivy that wistfully brings them to the English countryside. Guests will proceed through the English garden to your subtle yet grand front entrance, an espresso stained, raised paneled, arched doorway accented with Baldwin period hardware and encased within a quadruple relief soldier course mason crafted archway. As they are welcomed into your home, the rich old world details converge beginning with your enormous two-story foyer, into which your guests are beckoned by the warmth of the fireplace on a chilly fall or winter day. The solid limestone massive flush hearth wood burning fireplace, topped by a cast mantle and surround, illuminated by double directional recessed pot lights, holds gas logs served by a gas key starter. Tudor details abound in the home, beginning with your foyer, where the espresso stained oak floor showcases your finest foyer Persian rug and leads the eye to the espresso stained wainscot panels gracing the wall below the significant chair rail, beneath the neutral cream walls. Substantial crown moulding and baseboard continue the rich chocolate Tudor detail. Wainscot ceiling panels house recessed lighting, flooding the foyer with warm glow, while a dimmable burnished brass globe and scrolled fixture sporting shaded candles centers the grand space, allowing you to easily set the mood for either an elegant evening soiree or a boisterous family Thanksgiving feast. Hang your visitor's coats in one of the recess lit twin guest closets, auto-lit and concealed behind stained raised panel doors, flanking the arched entry door appointed with Baldwin period brass lever hardware evident throughout the residence. Hands barely grasp the considerable profile of the massive banister that ascends the exceptionally wide staircase centered by a woven wool hotel patterned runner framing the second story hall above the foyer, while French doors topped by a paned transom window confine commotion within the family room opposite the entry vestibule. Offer your guests the use of the formal recess lit powder room, surrounded by cappuccino faux leather papered walls and encased by luxuriant oak crown moulding. Oak hardwood flooring covers the guest powder room hosting a white octagonal pedestal lavatory served by brass spread faucetry beneath a brass and glass apothecary shelf. A white American Standard water closet sides the sink. Exquisite Baldwin brass flute towel and paper holders complete this lovely, ambient, room controlled by dimmers. LIBRARY (19 ft x 18 ft) After freshening from the journey, invite your soiree guests into the wainscot-judge paneled library for cocktails and engaging conversation, where they will be warmed by another exquisite wood burning fireplace! A solid corridor of limestone sets the hearth abutting an oversize firebox, housing gas logs, served by a key starter inset into a wall of milled oak wainscoting, highlighted by double directional recessed spots is sided by a built in bookcase showcasing your outstanding literary collection. The room is flooded by light from four triple transom topped casement windows A two to the front with a view of the home's paver motor court and the second green , and two offering views of the third tee, Wynstone's signature hole, to the southern side. For privacy, pull the Hunter Douglas Duette shades beneath the custom cornice and side panel draperies in the jewel tones fit for the office of the Queen of England! The wainscot milled ceiling reveals dimmable recessed lighting ideal for creating your cocktail hour atmosphere or brilliant light by which to prepare the stockholder annual report. Additional triple recess lit bookcases line the west wall proudly displaying your treasure chest of family photos, a chronicle of corporate accolades and travel trinkets from trips abroad. French doors provide a fluid flow for grand entertaining or closed seclusion within your personal retreat. LIVING ROOM (19 ft x 17 ft) As your guests continue to arrive to your evening gathering, initiate a second conversational circle by serving cocktails within your sophisticated living room surrounded by cappuccino walls beneath copious crown moulding, where your later arrivals will be enveloped in the room's elegant creamy white decor and warmed by yet another of your fireplaces! The formal wood burning fireplace, beckoning pre-dinner cocktails, boasts the ease of gas logs served by a key and highlighted by a pair of directional recessed lights embedded within the wainscot milled ceiling. The hearth features black marble hearth and surround of fluted pilasters crowned by a neo-classical white painted mantle embossed with by a classical relief of swagged bouquet centered by the signature urn. Creamy white brocade cornice and side panel draperies decorate the triple casement windows, two of which have conversation-provoking views of golfers teeing off from the third tee. The other triple casement window allows your guests a view of the charming English pavered terrace. The sunset glow is augmented by additional warm light provided by cornered, dimmable recessed lights. Retaining the elegance of the evening, close the transom topped French doors to the family room, inviting your guests to feel the intimacy of the formal entertaining area of your large home. DINING ROOM (18 ft x 16 ft) Dinner is served! Invite your guests to waltz from the formal rooms across the foyer into the most elegant dining room in which they've had the pleasure to feast upon you culinary production of menu planning and impeccable preparation and presentation A similar to the efforts creating this banquet sized formal room. The lustrous hardwood floors show off your prized Persian rug while there is copious space to accommodate the entirety of your huge dining room suite, including your table for twelve, matching hutch and sideboard with plenty of space remaining for the antique cart that holds your grandmother's tea service, and perhaps an intimate conversational seating arrangement with a glass of port in hand preceding the boxed bay window. Beneath the wainscoted ceiling, providing soft dinner music through the overhead speakers, you and your guests will experience the rich warmth of the finest rack of lamb. Before you serve your ethereal pear charlotte for dessert, allow your guests to relax with their coffee at the table or on the settee you've placed in the boxed bay window overlooking the forward grounds, or to return to their car in the nearby drive for that forgotten bottle of Sancerre that would be dessert's perfect complement. To place the finishing garnishes on your dessert, take your leave to the recess lit butler's pantry surrounded by crown moulding at the rear corner of the dining room, closing the swinging door to conceal the clatter of the adjacent kitchen cleanup and to protect the surprise of your cake. Your cut crystal cake stand, removed from your collection of heirloom pieces in one of the pantry's numerous tall cabinets, sits atop the double bull nose countertop of granite. Your private stock of brandy and cordials and associated stemware are at your fingertips. Seldom used cumbersome serving pieces are readily stored within the extensive base cabinetry. Under cabinet lighting highlights both the mirrored backsplash and your obvious talent for creating elegant desserts. The pantry stands ready for ease of service and clearing between courses... Pineapple sorbet? Electric outlets allow you to keep the cappuccino machine close at hand during your formal dinner parties. KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM (17 ft x 14 ft)(15 ft x 12 ft) The butler's pantry provides convenient access for the hostess to her expansive epicurean kitchen, updated and appointed with premium appliances, a center cooktop island, copious amounts of oak cabinetry and vast double bullnose polished granite Juperana Persia countertops, flooded by under cabinet and recessed lighting tucked into the soffit. Equally suited to preparing elegant dinners for twelve, family feasts for thirty, or intimate dinners for two, your kitchen provides you with ample storage space blending form with function. Store your baking supplies in the corner cabinet nearest the stainless Dacor double wall oven with upper convection and tuck your KitchenAid stand mixer beneath the cabinet to use the ample counter space below. A narrow cabinet beneath provides ideal cookie sheet storage, and Baldwin brass-knobbed drawers hold all your specialized utensils. Chill your elegant desserts within the 48 inch Subzero refrigerator, which is nearly concealed by the raised panel facades. Your built in stainless steel GE Profile Spacemaker II microwave serves as the ideal prep area for those busy weekday meals. Cleanup is effortless within the Kohler stainless steel double bowl under mount sink centered by a Grohe pull out faucet with spray head aside a convenient soap dispenser. Enjoy pleasant views of the woods from your tree top birdhouse through the quadruple bank of casement garden windows. Load your dishes into the Bosch dishwasher, whose stainless steel front underscores its capacity for high performance cleaning. The center island, bedecked with the dramatic coffee and cream double bullnose granite illuminated by a white milk glass and bronzed suspended fixture, boasts a stainless steel Dacor 5-burner gas cooktop that will be key to your gourmet stocks and sauces. Its sleek design features a retractable exhaust fan that emerges from the island at the touch of a button. Additional tall cabinets rising to the soffit left of the sink provides plentiful space for your everyday tableware. Generous lower cabinets, concealing one of three Lazy Susans provide tall shelf space for storing your small appliances, support a giant raised panel serving peninsula, open to the breakfast room, and ideally suited early before-school cereal, for arranging ingredients for the family's build-your-own gourmet pizza night or guests viewing the chef at work with glasses of wine in hand. Your planning desk serves as the perfect station to pay weekly bills, plan dinner parties, organize the carpool and arrange the family's busy schedule of practices and appointments. The area remains clutter free thanks to its cookbook shelves, file drawers and mail cubbies. An enclosed upper cabinet provides additional space to stow your "do not touch" items. BREAKFAST ROOM (15 ft x 12 ft) The generous size of your breakfast room allows you to seat eight informally at your English country dining table situated beneath the coordinating double white glass and bronze coach fixture. Natural daylight floods the room through paned casement windows viewing forested backyard and from recess lights housed within the high ceiling. A set of French doors leading to the enclosed service bar are flanked by built-in cabinets. Copious drawers give you generous storage of your informal linens, while the counters provide additional space for cookbooks and accommodate a television so you can cook along with Emeril! Arched glass doors of the display cabinets above, lit from within, showcase your collector's plates upon glass shelves. The delightful window treatments and shades reflect the patterns and style can be traced to the finest countryside English Inns. Every gracious host dreams of having a bar in which to mix cocktails serve snacks and store beverages, but does every homeowner get to close the doors on the aftermath when cocktail hour is over? Ideally situated between the breakfast area and the family room, this separate service alcove perfectly serves your effortless entertaining needs. A generous wine rack holding 20+ bottles offers today's selection from the cellar is set above the stainless steel under mount sink centered by a Grohe faucet, where the bartender may wash his hands or glasses when cocktail hour is complete. Warmly stained oak comprising the upper and lower cabinets provides a home for the finest libations, your crystal barware and the barman's favorite cocktail nibbles. A U-line bar fridge with coordinating raised panel facade keeps cold beverages on hand for the exhausted golfer just in from the links. Dimmable recessed soffit lighting sets the mood, while under-cabinet lights shine upon the fabulous Juperana Persia granite countertop providing the right amount of task lighting for the bartender's deft work with the cocktail shaker. A set of retractable pocket doors at counter level reveal the large serving window to the family room, providing easy access for entertaining guests in the family room, living room or library. Additionally, a pair of sliding windows provides a pass-through for entertaining on your enormous screened-in porch. Imagine the time, energy and foresight developing the details and features of your practical and elegant serving bar! SCREENED PORCH (20 ft x 16 ft) Your guests will not believe they are in the northwest Chicago suburbs as they are treated to the botanic view presented from your porch, back dropped by the soft symphony of a babbling stream below. Anderson French glass doors provide entre onto your vast screened porch, where the exposed brick of the home's exterior is complimented the khaki color of the porch's framing. The voluminous cathedral ceiling and railed screens grant protection from all the elements, allowing your casual arrangement of wicker furniture to comfortably seat your guests, while the paddle fan fixture affords cool comfort on even the most sweltering of days. Can you imagine finishing the final chapter of your best seller sequestered during a summer shower falling prey to an afternoon nap dreaming of yourself starring in the protagonist role? Open a set of French doors to the amazing two story family room perfect for those informal summer entertaining evenings following twilight golf. A pair of swinging screen doors invites you to step onto the balcony to light the grill or reminisce of your childhood days whiling away in your tree fort as you now enjoy all the bird watching available from your own perch . The gurgle of the babbling brook in the forest below bellows your fortunate ascent to status of your present tree house! FAMILY ROOM (25 ft x 22 ft) A soaring, vaulted, recess lit clipped cathedral ceiling featuring exposed beams characterizes this enormous room, surrounded by transom topped windows and doors, ideally suited for multiple floating furniture arrangements to accommodate the entire clan at the holidays. Pass your guests a hot toddy through the serving bar window, and invite them to take a seat in front of the giant crackling wood-burning fireplace with limestone hearth and espresso-stained true relief judge panel surround, serving as the focal point of your family room and welcoming holiday revelers cold and weary from their journey. Opposing the fireplace wall lay a richly stained custom media center, where your large collection of CDs and DVDs find their homes next to rows of family photo albums and detective fiction collection. Upper cabinets store the Christmas shopping spree not to be discovered by adventuresome tots and teens. Play your favorite holiday tunes, or allow the kids to open the receding doors to reveal the television and pop in a DVD to pacify them until dinner. Gaze upward from the French doors accessing the foyer towards the impressive balustrade that presenting a Romeo and Juliet overlook from the second level gallery. The enormous gathering room is well-lit by day, as the fireplace is flanked by floor-to-ceiling transom topped casement windows and the side wall is comprised of three Anderson French doors that beckon the clan onto the elegant English garden patio. Fabulous window treatments (stored in the lower level) atop Hunter Douglas shades surround the room covered by the dazzling woven oatmeal carpet. On warmer days, step onto the paver brick terrace, and your guests will surely notice the Tudor detail of the brick knee wall supporting wrought-iron rails and the splendid view of Wynstone's third tee and par 5 signature hole. REAR SERVICE HALL Precisely designed to accommodate unnoticed ingress and egress of family members, caterers, and household service callers without disturbing the prime living areas of the estate; the residence offers three secondary entrances accessing upper and lower levels rear staircases. You will love having your service entrance, mudroom, and laundry facilities isolated from the more formal portions of the house, keeping the workaday ruckus from disturbing your book club or bridge group when they visit in the afternoons. Beyond the kitchen a recess lit hall accessing an enormous walk-in pantry storing bulk purchases from Costco, the cook's staples and the sporting equipment better kept out of sight thus out of mind! Step from the garage as an enormous family coat closet with a double row of extra-high shelves awaits your family's outerwear. GUEST SUITE/BEDROOM #4 (15 ft x 14 ft) Fabulous quarters preside over the rear hall as this private suite, tucked in the rear corner of the home provides a perfect setting over night in-laws and grandparents unable to transact the stairs, an ideal nanny/housekeeper's quarters or guests arriving for The Main Event wishing they could spend another week! The large sleeping room, set beneath a milled ceiling and covered by a rich latte carpet, accommodates a robust bedroom suite, with the bed wall flanked by a pair of narrow casement windows. Be sure to arrange comfortable reading chair and ottoman next to the large bank of four casement windows, as your visitors will appreciate the peace brought on by the view of the wooded backyard. Hunter Douglas Duette shades can be lowered at bedtime. Bi-fold doors conceal a spacious closet awaiting a weekend wardrobe. The room, surrounded by a cozy neutral color, directly accesses the adjoining full bath. FULL BATHROOM The versatile full bath, dueling as a private guest bath, serves the family as a rear powder room just steps from the garage, back staircases and service entrances allowing the children a pit stop arriving home from school or between shots in a game of horse! The neutral decor, announced by cappuccino 4 inch by 4 inch floor tile, extends to the tub surround. A light washed oak raised panel vanity, topped by an integral lavatory centered by chrome spread faucetry, sits beneath a recess lit full mirror. Ample cabinets beneath the vanity await the bath salts, shower gels and scented lotions a gracious hostess provides for her guests. An almond Kohler water closet divides the vanity and the recess lit almond Kohler shower/tub beckoning your guests at the end of 18 holes or a long day of shopping at Woodfield or Deer Park Town Center. LAUNDRY/MUDROOM (10 ft x 7 ft) Drudgery of wash day is a thing of the past within this utilitarian haven tucked in a hidden corner of the home. Durable 4 inch by 4 inch cappuccino flecked tiles provide for easy cleanup of the mudroom on those rainy and snowy days when the kids come in the service entrance from sledding. A built in laundry sink served by a delta faucet sits aside the Maytag washer and dryer adjacent to an appreciated folding counter with handy upper hanging bar easing the task of sorting before distribution. Crisp almond Euro style upper cabinetry conceals your soaps and household supplies. The room is flooded by natural daylight from the side service door as well as overhead lighting that evenly illuminates your workspace. THE GRAND HALL From the foyer, ascend the awesome, broad oak staircase reminiscent of timeless English estates, upon the textured hotel runner, your hands barely grasping the massive handrail atop carved balustrades divided by 5 squared newel posts encased by true relief wainscot set beneath a chair rail. Pause on the landing traversing the forward foyer boasting an extended cushioned window seat within a window surround box bay showcasing a large object d'art or sun-loving spray of ferns while welcoming those preparing to depart for an evening on the town, but forced to wait for their date to finish primping evolving in time to your daughter's exceptional descent on her wedding day! Follow the balustrade around the landing and up four more stairs to the hardwood of the recess lit second level hall, as you peek through the Romeo and Juliet balcony at the reveling in the family room below. Adjacent to the overlook lays an alcove embraced by up lit limestone shell sconces perfect for showcasing your family photos perched upon a fine mahogany console table. Stepping onto the textured oatmeal carpet of the upstairs gallery, you will find your off-season wardrobe at home in one of the hall's three auto lit storage closets elegantly veiled by sheered French doors. Natural light dives through one of the four remotely controlled, operable skylights, bringing you the tranquility of natural daylight any time of the year. Beyond the closets, beneath a quaintly slanted ceiling, imagine the perfect little reading nook, your much loved chaise lounge accompanied by a bookcase stocked with all of Oprah's picks, a basket of the latest fashion magazines, and a reading lamp to illuminate the experience. Access to the back staircase to the forward service door provides the young adults with a quiet escape or reentry for those undetected late nights. MASTER SUITE AND SITTING ROOM (19 ft x 14 ft)(17 ft x 11 ft) After the last holiday guest returns home, retreat to the solace of your master suite with a glass of wine and a magazine in front of your personal antique fireplace framed by carved rose marble mantle and surround is set upon a black flush hearth highlighted by double directional lighting. Nothing will be simpler that day than effortlessly turning the gas key starter igniting the logs and easing into your favorite chair. Your enormous fairy tale boudoir is a delight for the design-minded couple. Substantial oak baseboard plays against the frothy umber textured carpeting and the warm almond milk walls, while the companion crown moulding leads the eye to the wainscot ceiling outlining the unique shape of the suite. Perched upon your bed against the diagonal wall, you can enjoy the overview of the terrace provided by the triple casement window, or bask in the soft light streaming through the custom sheers shrouding the box bay overlooking the third golf hole. Your romantic cove-lit spa retreat provides you with a number of ways to unwind. Decisions, decisions... What will it be? A bath and a novel in the almond step-up whirlpool tub, settled within the radius box bay, beneath an exquisite shaded sconce enclosed by electronically controlled window treatments back dropping the demilune display shelf. Perhaps you prefer to relax within the twin recess lit walk-in shower under the giant chrome Grohe sunflower showerhead outfitted with Grohmix controls and featuring triple body sprays, a corner seat, 2 inch by 2 inch ceramic basin, and cocoa and cream 12 inch by 12 inch marble surround covering the spa. Step onto the generous drying area affront a full length beveled mirror in easy view of both walk-in closets offering your last glance before leaving for the New Year's Eve Gala at the Club. Prepare to pamper yourself further while seated at the limestone topped, recess lit, vanity. She can apply makeup at the longer vanity station while he shaves at his own lavatory in this harmony-promoting space. Each under mounted sink is outfitted with chrome widespread faucetry with four spacious drawers of her vanity beckon to be filled with the latest colors from Lancome, while three of his own will organize his shaving kit. Full-sized mirrors with a two-inch beveled edge top each vanity and reflect the happy countenances of the couple as well as the easterly morning sun appearing through the bay. The private water closet boasts a contemporary Kohler commode opposite double bi-fold doors concealing a spacious cabinet for your plush towels and linens. Pocket doors on either side of the main cove lit spa conceal two generous walk-in closets. Hers, illuminated by bright globes, contains extensive racks and shelves surely filled with the latest styles, a white laminate armoire unit to protect the cashmere that's folded just so, as well as a Meilink wall safe for her heirloom and anniversary jewels. He will find that his closet, also brightly lit by a white globe, will be ship-shape with the organization system of racks and shelves leaving plenty of space for a dressing bench. This suite of sweets embodies the good fortune of the proud couple to provide their family such a home to be raised in and always to be revisited by its members and their fond memories of years - if these walls could talk they would share beautiful stories! BEDROOM SUITE 2 (18 ft x 12 ft) Your infant, guest, teenager, or grown and married son or daughter will enjoy residing permanently or temporarily within this spacious suite. Flanking the entry are a pair swing doors to auto lit closets begging to be filled with the latest teen fashions or the weary visitor's traveling attire. Flagging spirits will be refreshed by breathing in the evanescent light from the six panels of casement windows within the box bay overlooking the front grounds yet shrouded in privacy by the canopy of manicured Bradford pear trees lining the drive. This space will only be enhanced by either your heirloom pieces or your teenager's more contemporary choice of design. The oak baseboard and wainscot ceiling are in keeping with the rest of the home's Tudor glory. Large enough for an oversized bedroom suite of queen or king size, this space would also lend itself well to a pair of twins for your young daughters who are best friends or for the grandchildren who spend time with you in the summer. Guest and teenager alike will be delighted to use such a stylish private bathroom decorated in the soft neutrals of the suite. A coordinating narrow stripe paper gives its caf au lait hue to the 3 inch by 3 inch ceramic tile of the floor and recess lit shower tub surround, while the creamy almond is highlighted by the almond Kohler ceramics and Corian counter with integral sink atop a washed oak vanity. Two tall, narrow casements topped by Hunter Douglas Duettes offer morning light to the guest or resident while they perform their morning prep rituals at the recess lit, full mirror above the vanity. A wealth of towels and linens are stored within the self contained linen closet. Drawing the shades allows the teenager a view of the front drive so she knows when her date has arrived! BEDROOM SUITE 3 (21 ft x 14 ft) Aging parent you'd like to care for and keep close by? College graduate working to get on his own two feet? This extra grand suite in a quiet corner of the home will comfortably accommodate either. Arrange a king-sized bed along the short wall, and its companion bureau on the long wall, and still have additional space for a loveseat and coffee table so grandma or grandpa can happily enjoy their quarters with a good book or a chat with a friend. Echoing the symmetry of the first suite, a recess-lit alcove reveal, raised panel doors announcing sizable auto lit walk-in closets. Six casement windows overlook the side grounds and drive while saturating the room with warm daylight, while recessed spots in each corner are dimmable for a bright or diffuse lighting scheme. The wainscoted ceiling reiterates the home's European design. The neutral decor of the full bath complements the soft touches of the suite with its solid base of 3 inch by x 3 inch cappuccino tiles on the floor and surrounding the shower tub combination. The full-sized mirror reflects a vast Corian integral countertop set upon a washed oak vanity luxuriously peppered with doors and drawers to hold all of the suite-dweller's potions, fragrances, reams, hair accessories and remedies. Above the Kohler ceramic water closet is an additional cabinet, ideally suited for the plush towels only good enough for Grandma and there's no stooping or bending to retrieve them! A chrome Kohler widespread faucet graces the integral sink, as its companion does its duty in the recess lit shower tub. The soffit above the vanity holds recessed dimmable lights, perfect for applying makeup suitable for daytime and evening. The full bath may be accessed from the hall for personal use by second floor visitors without intrusion to the sleeping room. FINISHED WALKOUT LOWER LEVEL The raised panel solid oak door from the foyer opens a widened, recess lit staircase, covered by a designer woven hot chocolate carpet, sided by double handrails and lined by stucco and vertical timbers cascades into a walk out entertainment extravaganza for family and friends. RECREATION ROOM 2/BILLIARD ROOM (41 ft x 16 ft)/(18 ft x 17 ft) Your home is sure to become the exhausted golfers' regular 19th hole, as soon as the first foursome experiences the substantial oak bar sit down "Cheers" bar outlined by a brass foot rail, window paned mirrored back display credenza storing an array of bottles while reflecting all the amenities that center your lower level. From the bartender's vantage point, this bar has it all: black laminate preparation countertops perch upon hidden panel doors that open to reveal shelf space for a full set of barware and all the finest thirst-quenching mixers and accoutrements. Two U-Line refrigerators, perhaps one for soda and one for beer, serve those looking for a cold one, while a black KitchenAid dishwasher concealed by a complementary panel facade begging to assist you and save steps on clean up duty. Finally, a double sink in stainless steel centered by a chrome loop spread faucet serves all the barman's needs, from the bourbon and branch to the bar cleanup. Belly up to the bar and roll the dice upon the fabulous rolled edge oak counter, routed with a recessed drink ledge, storing as many as eight stools. When your guests need a challenge they can move into the billiard room surrounded by recess lights and open to the bar. Your prized pool table, set beneath the double shaded English brass coach fixture, beckons the gamers free to fully draw their cues full length. Rack 'em! Your best vintages are well kept under lock and key behind the French doors to your recess lit cedar lined generous wine cellar holding upwards of 325 bottles. The Breezaire cooling unit keeps bottles at their best until you decide to uncork them. An informal dining arrangement or gaming table sides the bar and fronts a full length picture window next to French doors opening onto the paver brick patio setting the stage for a night cap under the stars as the sounds of crickets, tree owls and trickling streams provide a summer of symphony sounds! Access your utilities through one of two doors into the clean, well-organized mechanical storage room. BEDROOM SUITE 5/WORKING OFFICE (18 ft x 13 ft) A raised panel door reveals a private working office or den, his ideal escape to work on the family finances, plan the next vacation or study up on the stock market beneath the even fluorescent lighting and the warm glow of recessed lights fronting the full English look out windows. An enormous walk-in closet offers room for golf clubs, other sporting equipment or unsightly file cabinets and supplies. Imagine a display of his golf trophies on a bookcase and additional seating where he can relax and read his Harvey Pennick to brush up on his golf game. Some one you thought flew out of the nest only to return? The Brady Bunch blending families requiring spaces and places for everyone? A packed house for a family reunion A No problem! This fifth bedroom directly accesses a full bat! FULL BATH The lower level is served by a full recess lit bathroom, which awaits the use of your post-golf bar guests or the night the ski team needs to bunk at your house. An espresso stained vanity supports an integral Corian counter top, served by brass spread faucetry beneath famed mirror reflecting twin Brit sconces. A Kohler almond water closet matches the recess lit shower tub complemented by a 4 inch by 4 inch tile surround companioning those covering the floor. The enormous size of this bathroom makes it ideal for showering up and dressing after a game of golf, baseball, racquetball, or whatever strikes his fancy. RECREATION ROOM (25 ft x 22 ft) Your college students home on break will love to reconnect with old pals in your vast, open sitting room with the ambient sense of a Swiss ski chalet as their own brand of music streams through the overhead speakers. Keep them cozy by lighting a blaze in the giant raised hearth wood burning soldier course detailed fireplace, served by a gas key starter and flanked by pairs of elongated casement windows. Note the thoughtful inclusion of the floor outlets allowing the lamp lit furniture placement to be drawn inward for intimacy of the conversational seating arrangement. Access the rear grounds through French doors that lead beneath the upper screen porch and to the brick paver patio grill station. We encourage the placement of your own hot spa! You can also access an additional utility and workroom, complete with workbench and plenty of storage shelving for stashing your holiday decor off season. The size of this unfinished space drives home the sheer magnitude of this home! EXERCISE ROOM (14 ft x 13 ft) For the fitness-minded family, French doors lead the way to the expansive exercise room bordered by recess lighting. A mirrored wall helps you watch your form during those lifts and squats, while a recessed nook in the corner easily accommodates the large television that prevents boredom from creeping into your workout by following televised routines of Richard Simmons! Tucked in the rear corner of the room are two closets, a large under-stair closet ideally suited for your extra hand weights, and a petite corner closet, which, with a little shelving, would be perfect for stowing workout towels! INTERIOR FEATURES Espresso stained substantial baseboards, casings and crown moulding 10 foot ceilings 8 foot doors first floor Baldwin period brass lever hardware Wainscoted ceilings 6 wood burning fireplaces some with gas logs 2 Carrier furnaces 2 Carrier Air conditioners Carrier Comfort Zone damper controls Carrier programmable thermostats General 1040 humidifiers 400 amp electrical service Stanguard security system Angel water softener 2 50 gallon hot water heaters, one Rheem, one Bradford White 2 sump pumps 2 large mechanical/storage rooms Anderson French doors High energy efficient insulation package with 2 x 6 exterior construction specs Formal and rear staircases up and down EXTERIOR FEATURES Blend of masonry and synthetic stucco with Tudor exposed timber featuring limestone quoins, soldier course detail, stone sills, intricate open chimney flues topped by clay pots Charming limestone alcove with sculpted urn 3-car garage with painted baseboard and epoxy floor includes raised panel wood doors, keypad, fluorescent lighting, telephone jack, pull down staircase, 2 Allister Type II automatic openers plus transmitters Cedar shake roof (full replacement 2001) Copper gutters, valleys and counter flashing Copper top bay window Anderson thermopane aluminum clad casement windows Copper coach lights Decorative iron railings Lush English landscaping bordered by hedgerow and enhanced by exterior lighting Weather Matic lawn irrigation system Intermatic light timers Stand Guard home security system Paver brick entry and motor court and walkways plus asphalt side drive Paver terrace and lower level patio Extensive lush professional landscape Heavily wooded lot with stream Overlooks 2nd green and sides 3rd tee of the Wynstone golf course Expansive volume screen porch Three service entrances Wynstone 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

  • $999,400
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5.1 bathrooms
  • 3 Garages
  • Wynstone
For more information, contact:
Marsha Ulbrich

Marsha Ulbrich

RE/MAX Unlimited Northwest
847-344-8630 or 847-382-5450
Westminster in the Woods

House Side


Front Entrance

Terrace View

Signature Hole


Foyer 2

Foyer 3

Foyer 4

Living Room

Living Room 2

Powder Room

Dining Room

Dining Room 2


Library 2


Kitchen (2)

Eating Area

Eating Area (2)

Bar Room

Family Room

Family Room

Family Room 2

Screened Porch


Master Bedroom

Master Bedroom

Master Bath

Bedroom 3

Bedroom 4


Rec Room

Rec Room 2

Sit Down Bar

Billiard Room

Exercise Room

View of 2nd Green


Wynstone Gate

Clubhouse Front

Clubhouse Back

Clubhouse Patio



Kiddie Pool

Tennis Courts

Water View

Wynstone's 12th Hole

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