Haven Chicagoland March Edition: Top 10 Most Expensive Listings

From incredible city views, to acres upon acres of amazing suburban scenery, the top 10 most expensive listings from available homes featured in the March edition of Haven Chicagoland show just how diverse Chicago Area real estate can be!


O’Donnell Builders immaculate 2016 construction 5 bed, 4 & 2 1/2 bath home in Coonley School. Entertainer’s back yard with a brick paver patio, custom stone fireplace, and extra wide 2-car garage with beautiful garage rooftop deck. Double lot next door, so much sunlight! Hardwood on entire first and second level, custom plantation shutters in every room, crown molding and high-end finishes throughout. Gourmet kitchen with commercial grade appliances, Amish Custom Cabinetry, eat-in banquette, walk-in pantry and butler’s pantry. Family room attached to the kitchen boasts coffered ceiling and a beautiful fireplace. 3 beds, 3 full en suite baths and laundry room on the 2nd floor. Spacious master suite with his and hers walk-in closets. Gorgeous marble master bath features his and hers vanities, Grohe Faucets, heated marble flooring, steam shower, and free standing tub. Lower level (with radiant heat) includes huge family room with wet bar, 4th bedroom, and a 5th bed/office space.

Offered at  $1,525,000

Presented by Heather Hillebrand of The Hillebrand Team


One of the most architecturally significant and unique homes you’ll ever see!! Conceptualized by an internationally renowned architect, this modern industrial design was created to incorporate the beautiful outdoor space with the indoors. Huge windows, exposed brick, a gold leaf ceiling, and a 70-foot skylight accentuate that indoor/outdoor feel. This 4115 sq ft single family home has a 3 flat behind it, which was totally renovated and updated last year. Situated on a rare corner double lot (zoned R-4,) the massive backyard is a must see paradise retreat perfect for entertaining or just relaxing in the hot tub. Located 4 blocks from the heart of Wicker Park, Bucktown, and Ukrainian Village, this gorgeous home is move-in ready. Only minutes from the Blue Line and the 606. New privacy fence 2017. New A/C in 2016. New Furnace and water heater 2015. Let the apartments pay your mortgage while you live in this postmodern retreat or combine the buildings for your own personal palace! 

Offered at  $1,595,000

Presented by Brad Feinsmith of d'aprile properties


Gorgeous three bedroom, three bathroom high floor corner unit in The Grant, luxury full amenity building. Floor to ceiling windows throughout showcase the stunning views in every room. 3000 square feet of living space with contemporary finishes throughout. Spacious formal living room and dining room with hardwood floors. Large private balcony off the living room showcases the wonderful views of the city skyline, Grant Park, and Lake Michigan. The kitchen features Subzero and Wolf stainless steel appliances, eat-in breakfast bar, a large storage pantry, and is open to the comfortable family room area. The north facing master suite has two walk-in-closets and beautiful master bath with dual vanity marble sinks, soaking tub, and glass enclosed shower with rain shower head. Second bedroom features an ensuite bathroom. Side by side washer and dryer in unit and plenty of storage space. Building amenities include 24-hour door staff, fitness center, indoor pool, sundeck, theater room and more. Desirable South Loop location near Grant Park, Museum Campus, the lakefront, and many wonderful shops and restaurants.

Offered at $1,730,000

Presented by Nadine Ferrata of Coldwell Banker


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


Here is your opportunity to enjoy Midwest Club living with a custom built Tim Thompson masterpiece. Elegance abounds as you enter the soaring 2 story foyer with antique chandelier and sconces. From the marble floors to the grand staircase, this home will not disappoint the most discriminating buyer. Impressive chef’s kitchen with Thermador appliances. Bright and open breakfast room overlooks professionally landscaped back yard. Warm and inviting family room has stone fireplace and built-in, custom cabinetry. Welcoming sunroom and executive library finish main level living. Luxurious master retreat with French doors that lead to master bath and closet. Guest suite with private bathroom, 2 bedrooms with jack-and-jill bathroom and additional bonus/sitting room provide private, relaxation space. Full basement with rec room, including media space, wet bar and gaming area. Full bathroom and additional, unfinished storage space. 4 car garage. See Addtl Info for all Features and Upgrade.

Offered at  $1,868,000

Presented by Lucy Matune of Baird & Warner


All stone mansion in McIntosh has every exquisite detail you can imagine. Enter through the custom arched, iron door and feel the grandness in the foyer. Stone floors with tile inlay. Take note of the oversized crown moldings, elegant lighting and winding staircase to 2nd floor. The dining room has floor to ceiling windows along with cove mold lighting creating a dramatic atmosphere. The gourmet kitchen shows off hand carved korbels, top of the line appliances, granite counters, breakfast bar & extra large eating area overlooking the blue stone patio & back yard. Coffered ceilings in the family room along with the stone fireplace and built-ins set cozy environment for informal entertaining or evening relaxation. Each bedroom on the second level is an en-suite with stylish bathrooms & large closets. The elevator will provide easy access from the upstairs all the way to the English lower level where informal entertaining begins. Check out the wine cellar, billiard room, rec room, exercise room and 5th bedroom.

Offered at $1,900,000

Presented by: Denise Curry of Baird & Warner


Exquisite & Detailed Bucktown 2+ Year Custom 2008 Build with Lincoln Park Architect Rivals Highest-End New Construction.  Incredible 15 Room, 5 Bedroom, Wide Full-Depth (34x125) Lot, Ideally Located At End of Quiet 1-Way Steps to Exciting New 606 Trail + Northwestern Med, Shops, Dining.  Entertaining Kitchen Greatroom with 10’ Island, Garden View & Walkout to 1,100SF Loggia & Pergola.  Enormous Private Master Suite H/H Vanities & Private Commodes, Dual Steamshower, Huge WIC, FP & Nursery/Sitting Room.  Quick Stroll down Wabansia to The 606, Little Cheval™, Core Power™, Robey Hotel™, Fairgrounds™, The Goddess And Grocer™, More!  Experience Sumptuous Comforts, Rare Attached Heated 3 Car Garage with Mudroom, 1,100SF Outdoor Living and the Difference of Wide-Floorplan Living.  

Offered at  $2,249,000

Presented by Anne Mertes of Orange Star Realty, Inc.


Take Advantage of this incredible opportunity to build your dream home in one of Chicago’s most Sought after locations! Only Remaining Homesite at  Lake Shore Estates! Ready To Build OVERSIZED Single Family Homesite, at 32’ x 185’ with 33’ of LSD Frontage. Call or email for additional details. 

Offered at  $2,645,000

Presented by January Sambell of CMK Realty


Modern luxury living at its best! Open concept layout (4723 SF total) and 3 terraces offer panoramic (E,W,S) views of the lake, Lincoln Park and the city. Sophisticated and elegant finishes with over $400K in upgrades including custom millwork and cabinetry, marble fireplace, spa-like master bath with aromatherapy, custom-designed closets, and hardwood floors throughout. Smart home technology include centralized A/V, built-in speakers, and programmable lighting, Lutron shades and climate that can be easily adjusted from anywhere with your smart phone. Entertaining is made easy with top of the line chef’s kitchen - Ceasarstone countertops, customized Snaidero cabinetry and appliances by Wolf, Subzero and 2 Miele dishwashers. Upgraded butler’s pantry include full-size Subzero wine fridge and wet bar. Enjoy 5 star amenities and services, concierge, gym, pool, hot tub, saunas, private park, yoga room, club lounge, library, movie theater, game room, dry cleaner and more. Two parking spaces & storage. 

Offered at  $3,995,000

Presented by Katarina Maiers of Baird & Warner


Located just outside of Chicago, this estate boasts over 8,000 sq ft of the finest workmanship on over 2 acres bordered by forest preserve guaranteeing perpetual privacy. Every species of wood and stone hand carved and imported. Each room individually designed for functionality and proportionality by interior and lighting designers and artisans. The custom furniture and built-in cabinetry was designed to compliment each room and therefore intended to stay. Whole house surround speakers, motorized screens, front gate, and security system is run by Control Four automation system. The estate boasts an indoor aquatic sanctuary including a hand carved stone full wall waterfall that descends from thirty feet in the air; An infinity hot tub flows seamlessly to gorgeous indoor extra deep salt water pool which is flanked by retractable nano walls that give way to a stunning terrace complete with infra-tech heaters and wood burning fireplace. A changing area completes the retreat with individual lockers, floor to ceiling custom tile and a steam shower. A temperature controlled wine“ archway” boasts four individually temperature controlled sub-zero wine coolers housing over five hundred bottles of wine, the look inspired from the south of France. From there one travels to a billiards room with custom hand carved black walnut floors in a versailles pattern. As a private retreat, the house includes warm hand scraped tongue and groove walnut floors over radiant heat to allow temperature control to the degree throughout each room.  Amish built solid cherry, extra thick raised panel interior doors greet at each threshold.  From pillowed imported travertine tile to an overabundance of built in cabinet storage, no detail was overlooked. Top of the line materials, appliances, stereo system, and mechanicals were utilized and well maintained. No expense was spared. No HOA; low taxes.

Offered at $4,295,000

Presented by: Brian De Paulo of Kale Realty