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One-of-a-kind custom luxury living residence in East Lake View. This exquisite 7,000 sqft, 5 bedroom, 4 full bath, 3.5 1/2 bath home offers true elegance with the 53 foot open staircase in the center of the home, 12 foot ceilings, opulent marble baths, chef’s kitchen with the finest high-end appliances: Viking, Zephyer, Sub-zero and Wolf. Radiant heated cherry floors throughout, 8 ft interior doors, 4 outdoor decks, outdoor fireplace and snow-free living with heated walkways/stairs, whole-house vacuum. Triple-vented gas sealed windows, 600 amp service, foam insulation throughout. Below-grade level perfect for in-law, au pair quarters, or home gym with living area, 2 bed 1 bath. Private 2 car garage can accommodate car lift for 4 cars  

Offered at  $2,199,000

Presented by: Sam Shaffer of Chicago Properties


Uniquely located in the most beautiful enclave of luxury homes in north Burr Ridge, this home exudes pure elegance. Acres of land surround a stone and stucco manor, situated on a wooded lot - enjoy over 8,000 square feet of living! One of the home’s seven total fireplaces centers the family room, bathed in natural light and punctuated by Cathedral ceilings. A spacious, eat-in kitchen and breakfast bar are perfect for entertaining friends and family. The first-floor master suite is privately located, opening into a sunroom and firstfloor office, complete with built-in cabinets. The second floor features two master suites, two additional ensuite bedrooms, and a second laundry room. The finished walk-out basement has two recreation areas, and an exercise room that overlooks this beautifully landscaped property. The perfect blend of comfort and high style; don’t miss you on your chance to own this one of a kind home!

Offered at  $1,899,000

Presented by: Lindsay D’aprile of d'aprile properties


15,000 sq. ft. of Wowed Decadence! This extraordinary brick and limestone Villa is situated perfectly among the bluffs of Lake Michigan. Whether you stargaze from one of the perfectly placed verandas or daydream from the rolling roar of the waves, it’s all here for the taking! Offering 6-bedrooms, 6-full baths & 4 powder rooms, this spectacular home offers a total luxury lifestyle. Features include 7 fireplaces, a grand foyer boasting marble mosaic floors with a double floating staircase, hand-beveled walnut floors, custom cabinetry & Moldings thru-out. This marvelously appointed kitchen is wrapped in travertine & overlooks the water with a breakfast room that leads to a Staircase to your 150 feet of Private Beach. The home includes a state of the Art 12-seat theater, indoor pool, hot tub, stone façade sunroom, wood carved Bar, spa with steam and massage room. What more can we say? We need to show you the rest. 

Offered at $9,699,899

Presented by Chaz Walters & Linda Monty of Coldwell Banker



Sutton Place offers 24hr gated security on a quiet & private block of homes in the Gold Coast. This end unit was completely rehabbed to create an open, spacious feel with designer quality finishes throughout. The first level offers an attached garage and family room leading to a private patio. The second floor has a living room with fireplace, dining room and kitchen with high end stainless appliances, quartz counters, a sunny breakfast room & powder room. The third floor has two large bedrooms plus den, side/side laundry & a large dual sink bath. The top floor is an exclusive master suite with a cathedral ceiling, beautiful white marble & quartz bath with skylights & another private terrace. Features include closet works closets in every room, 5” plank wood, porcelain & marble floors throughout, all new Anderson Windows with a 20 year transferable warranty to the new owner, new roof, new mechanicals, and stair walls were replaced with custom metal and wood staircase allowing more light & widening the feel of the home. Walk to Latin, Ogden, Lake Michigan beaches, dining, shopping and more. 

Offered at  $1,099,000

Presented by: Carol Collins of Sotheby's International Realty


Beautiful luxurious retreat perfect for entertaining or seclusion: Over 8,000 sq. ft. of the finest workmanship; over 2 acres bordered by forest preserve guaranteeing perpetual privacy. Home located on edge of lot; endless options to add outbuilding or subdivide. For the entertainer: House boasts hand-carved stone indoor waterfall; infinity hot tub flows seamlessly to gorgeous indoor pool flanked by retractable nano walls that give way to a stunning terrace complete with infra-tech heaters and wood burning fireplace. Through the temperature controlled wine “archway,” a first floor billiards room compliments the most outgoing of hosts. As a private retreat, the home welcomes with warm, hand-scraped walnut floors over radiant heat to allow temperature control to the degree in each room. Amish solid cherry, raised panel interior doors greet each threshold. From utilizing the finest materials to maximizing storage space, no detail was overlooked, no expense spared. No HOA, low taxes. 

Offered at  $4,800,000

Presented by: Bryan De Paulo of Kale Realty


EXTRA WIDE 46 FT LOT AND 3 CAR GARAGE! Quality new construction big home awaiting fussiest buyer. STUNNING CURB APPEAL AND AMAZING ATTENTION TO DETAILS BY EXPERIENCED BUILDER. Formal Dining Room, butler pantry, entertainment sized kitchen with white maple shaker cabinets, quartz counter tops and Viking Professional stainless appliances. Timeless details; extensive trim work, crown moldings, coffered ceiling, two gas fireplaces. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths up; Master suite features two walk-in closets, double vanity, tub, separate shower with bench, Grohe fixtures and heated floor. En-suite. Finished lower level has huge Recreation Room with fireplace and wet bar, home office, guest suite. Great room off kitchen terraces down to ground level mud room, brick paved patio and fenced in backyard with outdoor woodburning fireplace. Great location, walking distance to all Edison Park restaurants, Metra stop and downtown Park Ridge.  

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Presented by: Mark Bystrowicz of RE/MAX City


Located in the historic landmark district of Chicago’s Kenwood neighborhood with a beautiful limestone façade. The wrought iron fence pieces were hand bent in the 1850s salvaged after Hurricane Katrina while the cedar front doors were salvaged from a castle in Italy. Both pieces thoughtfully selected to complement the arches seen throughout the home, originally built in 1893. This sprawling single family home has over 8,000 square feet with five bedrooms, four full bathrooms, two half bathrooms, and a one bedroom one bathroom coach house. Features six fireplaces and Brazilian cherry hardwood floors throughout. Excellent space for entertaining in the formal living room and dining room. Gourmet kitchen has large eat-in island with wine cooler, high end stainless steel appliances, and breakfast room. Relaxing deck space off kitchen with plenty of space for outdoor dining area and a large fenced in yard and garden. The oversized master suite has a separate sitting area, private terrace, and walk-in-closet. Spa-like master bathroom features a large glass enclosed shower with multiple shower heads, dual vanity sinks, and an infinity soaking tub. Spacious bedrooms with ample closet space and hardwood floors. Endless living space throughout with two sunrooms, a family room, library, and an unfinished basement ready for personal design touches. Many desirable conveniences already in place like motion activated security cameras and business speed internet routers. The large detached garage has two parking spaces and four exterior spaces, with a bright and spacious coach house above.   

Offered at  $1,795,000

Presented by: Nadine L. Ferrata of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage