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$6,250,000
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New Buffalo Area Single Family Home

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11845 Marquette Drive New Buffalo, MI 49117

6 Bed
6 Baths
5709 sqft
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Reminiscent of East Coast seaside homes, this confident, classic, six-bedroom 5.5 bath lakefront residence is perfectly situated within the sought after Riviera neighborhood. Thoughtfully designed and built by respected north shore Orren Pickell Builders on an elevated beachfront site and featuring a double dune, allows the home full advantage of spectacular summer sunsets and sweeping water views, visible from most rooms in the home. A timeless Georgian facade features a crisp, white cedar clapboard exterior with large covered rear porches. The interior blends gracious, comfortable and inviting spaces in a soothing palette of soft natural hues complemented by vintage French oak floors and lovely millwork. Extensive windows allow the outdoors and light to stream in and fill the space. A true chef's kitchen boasting Sub-Zero appliances, ice maker, double dishwashers,wine cooler, and pantry closet w/ 13-foot marble island opens to expansive rear terrace for easy indoor/outdoor entertaining. Large tile patio, 20' x 40' in- ground swimming pool, and custom fire pit. A short stroll across the yard brings you to a massive cedar deck nestled in the dunes overlooking one hundred feet of glorious Lake Michigan beach front. The spacious primary bedroom suite on the main level features a lavish bath with double vanities and large walk-in shower, custom walk-in closet, heated floors, and French doors leading to the pool terrace. The second level boasts a grand hallway, four spacious bedrooms, three full baths, and a large family room/office combination opening to a second covered porch to while away the summer afternoons. The lower level offers a massive media room with custom walnut built-ins, private guest bedroom and bath, and oversized Sub-Zero wine refrigerator. An attached heated two-car garage with additional storage space and large parking court with space for up to six additional vehicles complete this beautiful home. The grounds, which were professionally designed and landscaped by Nature's Way Landscape architects and boast a variety of mature plant and tree life include an outdoor shower and irrigation system. Meticulously cared for and pristine in every way. Perfection does exist!
Listing Courtesy of MichRic / @properties Christie's International R.E.
$5,650,000
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Chicago Area Single Family Home

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69 E Bellevue Place Chicago, IL 60611

4 Bed
5 Baths
5900 sqft
The elegance of northern Italy, in this completely new Gold Coast Home, with the original facade, perfectly restored. Unbelievable attention to detail with all the finest materials imported from northern Italy, including the marble, and the intricately designed wood flooring. Entering this home from lovely tree lined Bellevue Place. You will find a gracious living room with imported stone, fireplace, custom woodwork, and moldings with exquisite flooring 11 foot ceilings with a dramatic, Wrought iron stairway leading to the upper levels. There is an open dining room area just before you enter the kitchen, through carved arch ways, But no step up. There's an elevator that leads to all floors and the finished lower level featuring a fully equipped exercise room, full bath and an oversized two car garage. The extremely high end custom kitchen is not like any other you have ever seen and Leeds to a cozy family room, and a very large deck with a fireplace. The second floor has two en-suite bedrooms while the mail bedroom suite located on the third floor has a fireplace, a huge walk-in closet room, a stunning spacious floor to ceiling marble spa bath, with shower and tub. Double sinks. The fourth floor is a treasure, featuring a skylighted gathering room, full bath, bar, and a open deck looking over the beautiful street. This home is for the person that appreciates quality and architecture. It has not been staged so your clients can imagine their own furnishings here.
Listing Courtesy of Midwest Real Estate Data / Coldwell Banker Realty / Meladee Hughes
$5,500,000
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Chicago Area Single Family Home

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2118 N Hudson Avenue Chicago, IL 60614

7 Bed
8 Baths
9120 sqft
Sold before print. Outstanding opportunity for a 9,000+ square foot home + coach house and four car garage in the best East Lincoln Park location! Originally two separate rowhomes, the owners completely re-built and combined the two into a one of a kind single family home with the absolute highest quality workmanship and finest finishes throughout. The living room has tremendous natural light and is the perfect place to entertain or sit around the fireplace. The adjacent grand dining room can be accessed through gorgeous solid wood pocket doors and features hand painted wall paper and ample space. A spacious butler's pantry offers access to the kitchen and dining rooms and has a prep sink, dishwasher, great storage, and beautiful copper counter tops. The true French farmhouse kitchen will please any chef with top end appliances, cerused oak cabinetry, large island with prep space, and a charming breakfast room full sides of windows overlooking the large backyard. A gracious family room is open to the kitchen and is the perfect place to gather informally. The beautifully curved staircase is a true focal point and leads to the bedroom level. Four bedrooms all in one level. The master suite spans the entire rear of the home with a large bedroom area, fireplace, and a separate sun/sitting room. There are also dual bathrooms that each have a dressing room. Three additional generous bedrooms, one ensuite and two that share a large Jack & Jill bath. The lower level features a media room and two guest bedrooms adjoined by a nicely appointed bathroom. You will also find a large recreational/game room, huge laundry, and the most amazing mudroom with plenty of storage and cubbies plus a huge wine room and a sauna room. The newly remodeled coach house studio over the garage offers the 7th bedroom, has a great kitchenette and full bath, perfect as an office, nanny quarters, in law suite, or rental income. This quiet, one way block is a true gem - steps from Lincoln Park, the zoo, lake, and Lincoln Schools!
Listing Courtesy of Midwest Real Estate Data / @properties Christie's International Real Estate
$5,500,000
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Chicago Area Condominium

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9 W Walton Street 2301 Chicago, IL 60610

4 Bed
5 Baths
4776 sqft
Welcome to the epitome of luxury living in the heart of Chicago...9 W. Walton #2301. This exceptional property has been curated for the discerning buyer who demands only the most refined and sophisticated lifestyle. Offering some 4,776 square feet of interior space, complemented by a 365 square foot covered terrace that captures breathtaking views of the city and lake. This world-class property has been reimagined with an on-trend palette providing the finest of design and artisanship, with a flow that is perfect for both intimate moments and grand-scale entertaining. Highlights of this expansive layout include a dramatic marble foyer perfect for your art collection, four bedrooms, four full bathrooms, one powder room, two offices, a professional chef's kitchen with a walk-in pantry, a formal dining room, a fireplace with marble mantle, power shades throughout and large terrace with heaters and gas line for your grill. The O'Brien Harris kitchen serves as the hub of the home with a 12-foot island that is anchored by three dramatic chandeliers. The kitchen opens to the oversized family room and casual dining, drenched in sunlight. The terrace is perfect for al-fresco dining or a nightcap overlooking the best of the Gold Coast. The primary bedroom suite is a sensational space designed to maximize comfort with a windowed bathroom, gracious shower room, deep soaking tub, dual sinks, expansive cabinetry, a glam room, and two private dressing rooms that have been outfitted with custom storage. The three additional bedrooms are all ensuite with customized closets. A work of art in and of itself, the custom iron and glass-walled office/library is next-level luxury and style. A discreet utility room with a full-size side-by-side washer and vented dryer and a separate service entrance for the ultimate privacy. High-security building with attentive 24-hour door staff. Five-star amenities include state of the art fitness center with Peloton bikes, an indoor pool, sauna, steam room, massage room, yoga/pilates studio, golf simulator, guest suites, wine locker, and a most gracious hospitality room with a catering kitchen and outdoor space to entertain. There is even a spot for your four-legged friends with an indoor/outdoor dog zone. Live in luxury and style with all the amenities you could ever want, two premium heated parking spots included plus a resident in-town private car service for your convenience.
Listing Courtesy of Midwest Real Estate Data / @properties Christie's International Real Estate
$5,150,000
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Lake Bluff Area Single Family Home

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1955 Shore Acres Drive Lake Bluff, IL 60044

5 Bed
10 Baths
14724 sqft
Experience the epitome of private resort living in Shoreacres Golf Club, one of Lake Bluff's most exclusive areas. Awaiting you: a historic lakefront property poised on 4.8 magical acres with a private beach and a separate guest house. The main residence, a meticulously renovated colonial-style manse of over 14,700 square feet with attached garage space for 8+ cars, stands as a masterpiece of elegance and sophistication. The current owners breathed new life into the classic estate, which was built in 1941 for Hadley Richardson Hemingway, the first wife of Ernest Hemingway, and their son Jack. A grand circular drive and gardens usher you into the property's private wooded embrace with peekaboo views of the lake in the distance. Abundant light and lake views flood nearly every room of the residence, revealing the grandeur within. The floorplan, modernized for today's lifestyles, offers multiple spaces for entertaining several generations of friends and family at once - all with seamless flow to the majestic lakefront surroundings. Embodying the private resort spirit is a very large indoor pool and spa, a 2-story sports court, multiple outdoor entertaining areas and balconies with lake views plus a finished basement with theatre, bar, and full kitchen. A gracious office, a private guest bedroom or au pair suite (or second office) above the kitchen, a bonus room, three hotel-like guest bedroom suites, and an inspiring primary suite with a private deck overlooking the lake create endless flexibility. A thoughtful blend of custom built-ins, fine millwork, hardwood and porcelain flooring, and quality materials and finishes by Naperville-based Smithe Design Team lend an air of timelessness that can be traced back to the great lakefront estates of the past. Meanwhile, a wealth of contemporary features such as an elevator, first and second floor laundry rooms, motorized blinds, and a smart home automation system provide the 21-century comforts. No detail has been overlooked - not even outdoors. You'll be forever drawn to the beautifully manicured grounds and gardens, where an outdoor kitchen, outdoor shower, multiple patios, fenced areas, and a newly installed tram and stairs take you down to over 260 feet of private expansive sandy beachfront with a massive deck and built-in grill. Your exclusive retreat has arrived in this unparalleled Lake Bluff offering.
Listing Courtesy of Midwest Real Estate Data / Coldwell Banker Realty / Annie Royster Lenzke
$4,801,000
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Oak Brook Area Single Family Home

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125 Breakenridge Farm Road Oak Brook, IL 60523

8 Bed
14 Baths
12007 sqft
This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to acquire one of the finest and largest homes in the exclusive gated community of Breakenridge Farm in Oak Brook. Promising unrivaled peace and privacy on 3.5 acres of wooded and landscaped grounds, this elegant custom-built home is a must-see for the discerning buyer. Beyond the timeless brick and limestone facade of this 24,000-square-foot residence, the 8-bedroom, 9 full bathroom, 5 powder room floor plan has been designed to enhance your lifestyle. At the heart of the home, the expansive, custom kitchen features granite counters and stainless commercial appliances including a 6-burner range, double oven and pot-filler faucet. The kitchen's large dining area has a fireplace and opens to a backyard terrace. Ready to host your formal gatherings, the 800 square-foot living room boasts 20' coffered ceilings, a limestone fireplace and panoramic floor-to-ceiling vistas of your parklike grounds. Large enough for a 14-person table, the formal dining room boasts lovely views and a wet bar with beverage refrigerator. Also on the main floor, you'll find a large family room ideal for casual gatherings and a cozy study with vaulted ceilings, brick fireplace and built-in bookcase. In a secluded wing of the main floor, the 3,000 square-foot primary suite boasts a colonnaded entry, custom limestone fireplace, private balcony and a sitting area with its own fireplace. There are two 300-square-foot closets featuring custom hardwood built-ins and a marble-topped dressing island. The sumptuous en suite bath has two separated vanities, a large jetted soaking tub, and tiled walk-in shower with rainforest and body-surround shower heads. Completing the main floor are two laundry rooms and a casual great room with coffered ceiling, fireplace and wet bar. Reached by elevator, private back stairs or the grand main staircase, the second floor has hardwood floors throughout, another full-size laundry room, and 6 bedrooms each with private en suite bath. Designed to benefit body and spirit, the lower walkout level features a large indoor swimming pool and hot tub, full-size sport court for basketball and volleyball, billiard room, exercise room and a central great room with a large custom-built bar and bricked walk-in wine cellar. There are also multiple utility rooms and storage closets on the lower level along with another en suite bedroom. This one-of-a-kind residence has an attached 3-car garage as well as a 3-car detached garage with car lifts.
Listing Courtesy of Midwest Real Estate Data / Dream Town Real Estate
$4,560,000
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Glencoe Area Single Family Home

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25 Aspen Lane Glencoe, IL 60022

4 Bed
5 Baths
5757 sqft
Spectacular sweeping views of Lake Michigan from dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows in this exclusive one-of-a-kind custom contemporary estate overlooking the bluff. Listen to waves lapping at your waterfront and enjoy fresh lake air from the 2-tiered stone terrace that defines luxury, exclusive privacy and relaxation. Create a sandy beach with stairs to your own private resort or leave the rugged shores for natural beauty. Arrive in style at 25 Aspen down the private lane with gated security to your heated circular motor court and enter the striking 4- bedroom, 4.5 bath home with 20-foot soaring ceilings embedded with 3-tiered transom windows that spill over the lake. There is no other home so close to the bluff that offers such breathtaking water views that you feel like you are floating away on a yacht. This pristine modern home opens with marble flooring and round corners into a wondrous Living Room with stunning panoramic lake views and double-sided fireplace flowing to a sleek Office, elegant Dining Room to pamper your guests and private first floor Bedroom Suite. Matching the natural blue waters are artistic built-ins found in the relaxing Family Room and custom blue cabinets in the Chefs Kitchen with professional stainless Subzero/Dacor/Miele appliances, substantial granite island with bar seating, modern silver tiled backsplash and endless storage with hidden pull outs, Ascend the granite bridal staircase or take the stylish Daytona elevator to the upper level with beautifully refinished neutral hardwood floors and transparent catwalk that has you sitting on top of the world. Supersized Bedrooms each with private ensuite Bath and walk-in closets offer glorious lake views including the Primary Suite with balcony, granite fireplace, ensuite bath with heated floors and extensive closet with custom built-in wardrobes. 4 furnaces, 3 fireplaces, full- house generator, enclosed dog run, 3-car heated garage, heated driveway, irrigation system, and two stone terraces overlooking Lake Michigan are among the lavish amenities found in this distinct contemporary luxury estate nestled in an extraordinary private location, incomparable to any other home on Chicago's North Shore. Minutes to Glencoe's downtown, beaches and parks in the nationally recognized New Trier school district.
Listing Courtesy of Midwest Real Estate Data / Compass
$4,510,000
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Winnetka Area Single Family Home

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104 Longmeadow Road Winnetka, IL 60093

7 Bed
9 Baths
12998 sqft
An extraordinary testament to the highest standards of luxury living! This home was completely gutted down to the studs and masterfully reimagined by award-winning architect, Karl Straussburger. Whether you're an athlete, artist, chef, or simply an enthusiast, this property is custom-built to suit your needs. One of only 14 homes on Lake Longmeadow with exclusive riparian rights and the only home on the lake with an incredible private peninsula. Along the waterfront is the ultimate fishing hub, abundant with bass, bluegill, and other natural wildlife. A retaining wall to prevent erosion has been installed by the US Army Corps of Engineers. A floating dock off the lake provides access to the water and leads to a separate brick patio, which offers views of the serene natural surroundings. The patio also features a cozy fire pit, perfect for enjoying the beauty of the outdoors while staying warm and comfortable. With 111 feet of lakefront access and riparian rights, this home is perfect for kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, and ice skating in the winter months, all from your quiet backyard. The grandiose backyard has been impeccably landscaped, including an invisible dog fence in the backyard, and still with enough room to add a swimming pool. The prime outdoors of this home is adorned with apple and peach trees as well as a tomato and herb garden. Every inch of the property has been thoughtfully redesigned and beautifully updated to create a truly breathtaking living experience. From the moment you step off the custom brick circular driveway and enter through the magnificent foyer, you'll be greeted by an open and spacious floor plan, where all of the home has been perfectly designed with meticulous detail that is apparent in every room. The main floor, with all hardwood flooring throughout, flows from the brightest piano room with a fireplace to a separate formal dining room with comfortable seating for 12 people. Also on the main level are two custom-designed offices with fantastic custom woodwork, a powder room, an elevator connecting 3 floors, and an expansive mudroom. The picturesque kitchen with a butler's pantry and informal dining space is an entertainer's dream, with serene views of the backyard, and connects to the living room with a fireplace. Off the kitchen is a bright sunroom with 100-year-old barn wood accents and heated floors, and a fireplace that opens to the grand brick outdoor patio space. The second floor boasts 5 en suite bedrooms with the finest finishes, heated bathroom floors, and large walk-in closets. The impressively spacious primary suite is a true retreat and opens to a balcony with the best views of the backyard and lake. Adjacent to the primary suite is a separate sitting room, and a spiral staircase leading to a private library above the primary bedroom with more impeccable woodwork, which is illuminated by four custom stained-glass skylights. Also on the third level is a safe room, full bath, and two large rooms currently being used as an artist studio and film developing studio but could also be bedrooms. The lower level continues to impress with an additional bedroom with a full bath and kitchenette that makes for a private part of the home for hosting guests. A few stellar features of the home reside on the lower level with a full temperature-controlled glass wine cellar, complete with a separate private tasting room with custom wood accents. The theater boasts 3 rows of seating and is uniquely adorned with a charming back row to mimic vintage theater seating. The theater is also equipped with double soundproofed walls and ceiling making for an idyllic viewing experience. Also along this level are two expansive gym and exercise rooms, one with 10 ft ceilings adequate to add a golf simulator, and another bathroom with a sauna connecting to the other exercise room. Don't miss out on the opportunity to make this exquisite home your own and experience the very best in upscale living!
Listing Courtesy of Midwest Real Estate Data / @properties Christie's International Real Estate