RISMEDIA, November 6, 2009—Custom built in 2001, this Prairie style home is situated in an urban oasis in Chicago’s popular Lincoln Square neighborhood, on the north branch of the Chicago River. The home sits on over 9,000 square feet of land with lush wooded frontage on the River as well as its own dock and deck overlooking the natural habitat where it is common to see Heron, Fox, Beavers and all manner of bird and wildlife.
Mammoth windows are oriented toward the river and bring in nature plus amazing light throughout the day. The home’s 35’ ceilings and two-story, double sided stone work together to create a dramatic impact. Complete with custom milled rich Oak trim, Oak doors and hardware all in the prairie style in addition to the custom paint and three fireplaces create a feeling of warmth throughout the home. Designed with an ideal open floor plan for entertaining, the Dining Room is located in the center of the home and one step down leads to the Great Room, Family Room and an extraordinary Chef’s Kitchen, with its professional grade appliances, Sub Zero Armoire SidebySide, two Sub Zero drawers and built in wine racks, in addition to a huge granite island also housing a 2nd sink.
The home features enormous rooms, including 6 bedrooms with 5 on the 2nd level and 3 ensuite. The Master Bedroom includes built-ins flanked by stained glass doors and a balcony opening to a view of the River. The Master Bath has a separate steam shower, two-person Jacuzzi and Bidet. Among only a handful of single family homes situated on the Chicago River, this is a unique find for boaters, kayakers or just pure lovers of the natural habitat.
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