Single Family Detached
Location, location, location.... This stately, elegant, traditional brick home on coveted Edgemere Court in the Lakeshore Historic District, is just steps to the lake and beach. Blending traditional and newer spaces, lovely original architectural details can be found throughout the home, as well as many major updates and improvements. Arched doorways, rich woodwork and moldings, hardwood floors, a custom marble fireplace mantle in the living room, recessed lighting,tray ceilings, to name a few. This special home sits on a pristine 70 x 183 lot, complete with a spectacular, newer, in-ground swimming pool. There are even seasonal lake views from several rooms in the house. There are four levels of finished living space, from the finished basement, to the finished third floor. Entering the front door vestibule one steps up to an open foyer, leading to the spacious sun drenched living room with large, east facing windows. The gas start,wood burning fireplace, with custom marble mantle, separates the living room and dining room spaces. On the opposite side of the foyer, you step down into the large, open, kitchen/breakfast nook/family room/mud room area, all redone in 2012/2013. The gorgeous, sunny kitchen, with high end appliances including a Wolf range/oven, Sub Zero refrigerator, wine fridge, and more, has a welcoming island perfect for additional kitchen work space, or just hanging out. The open breakfast nook area can accomodate a large table, could even be additional family room space. The family room is an inviting, cozy area, with a gas start, wood burning fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast nook/family room over looks the professionally landscaped backyard, with a spectacular newer in-ground swimming pool surrounded by lovely hardscape patio areas and gardens. Double doors from the breakfast nook/kitchen access out to the terrace/veranda, stepping down to the patio/pool/back yard area. Walking up the stairs to the large, open second floor landing, there are four bedrooms, including the master suite, as well as an updated hall bath. The master suite is east and south facing, with seasonal lake views. There is a charming sitting room/office, as well as the large master bath with soaking tub, separate steam shower, and double sink vanity space. The third floor surprises with yet more terrific living spaces. There is a fifth bedroom, an updated full bath, and a large, open space that can be a sixth bedroom, office space, play room, etc. Continuing down to the finished basement, the spaces include a laundry room, exercise room, full bath, rec room, wine cellar, storage and mechanical rooms. The backyard,pool area and garage/coach house can also be accessed through the mud room. The detached, clean, two car garage, complete with radiant floor heat, is a treat in the cold weather. Above the garage sits an absolutely charming coach house. Completely rehabbed, the coach house has new mechanicals, forced a/c and heat, new full kitchen with table space, new bathroom, new windows, paint and carpeting. Bright and spacious, perfect for a studio, office, or income opportunity. This fabulous home and property, with convenient access to the city, easy walk to transportation, shops, and restaurants, and just steps to the lakefront and beach , is truly a special opportunity!
MLS # 11078165
Courtesy Of Coldwell Banker Evanston