18 COUNTRY Lane, Northfield, IL 60093 (MLS # 10733035)
Price $1,499,000
Status Active
Beds 5
Baths 5 Baths
Home size 5,632 sqft
Lot Size 43,343 sqft
Days on Market 40
From the moment you drive down this breathtaking private driveway under the canopy of greenery, you will arrive at the most magnificent secluded property situated on an acre of truly beautiful grounds and landscape completely surrounding this exquisite 5 bedroom, 3 + 2 1/2 bath custom Hemphill designed brick French Country Manor. Upon entering, you are greeted by a gracious foyer, anchored by a bridal staircase and a tremendous circular flow throughout. As we begin our tour & enter the stucco and beamed ceiling family room complete with a wet bar and wood burning fireplace with a gas starter one can enjoy truly spectacular views of the backyard and patio. The family room flows into the most wonderful Country kitchen updated for today's buyer with top of the line appliances, (Viking six burner stove with griddle, Viking double convection ovens, built in stainless steel microwave, side by side Subzero refrigerator/freezer, Miele dishwasher and built in expresso bar) a granite bar, a well designed hallway pantry leading into the mud room and attached 3 car garage with adjacent powder room. The warm & inviting breakfast room on the opposite side is complete with a ceramic tiled wood burning fireplace hearth for extra warmth in the winter, while for a beautiful change of seasons and quiet enjoyment in the summer, a few steps down into the screened in porch which lives like an outdoor living room for relaxing, dining and family enjoyment. Walk outside into a stunning expansive patio surrounded by perennials, a Koi pond and picturesque panoramic landscape designed by Scott Byron including outdoor lighting to enjoy anytime of day or night. For a more formal view, returning to the foyer, you are anchored by the step down living room with a wood burning fireplace with a gas starter across from the a beautiful large dining room with the front bay window. The piece-de-resistance is the magnificent 2 story library/office adjacent to a second powder room down the hall. This handsome library/office is accessible from the first floor hallway, yet complete with a spiral staircase to retire to the Master bedroom with an additional office and library area. Upstairs, the Master Suite features the most expansive Master Bath complete with a huge Jacuzzi tub and walk in shower as well as dual vanities and a make up area in addition to a huge his/hers closet that will fit all your clothing needs. The second floor features 4 additional bedrooms and two baths each with their own personality for the children and guests in your life. Downstairs is a finished basement with a recreation room, an area that doubles as a home theater or game room and a large laundry room recently updated including a cedar closet, spotless mechanical room and storage galore. Dual zoned HVAC. Conveniently located around the corner, walking distance to the new state-of-the-art Sunset Ridge Middle School (grades 4-6), 5 minute drive to shopping and entertainment and just 25 minutes from downtown. Imagine fulfilling your ever dream of home ownership filled with moments and memories that will truly take your breath away.
Property Type(s): Single Family
Last Updated 6/2/2020 Year Built 1981
Community Northfield Garage Spaces 3.1
County Cook


Elementary School Middlefork Primary School
Jr. High School Sunset Ridge Elementary School
High School New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi

Additional Details

AIR Central Air, Zoned
APPLIANCES Dishwasher, Disposal, Double Oven, Dryer, High End Refrigerator, Microwave, Range, Washer
AREA Northfield
BASEMENT Partial, Yes
EXTERIOR Brick Paver Patio, Outdoor Grill, Porch Screened, Storms/Screens
GARAGE Attached, Yes
HEAT Forced Air, Natural Gas
INTERIOR Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Skylight(s), Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings
LOT 0.995 acre(s)
LOT DESCRIPTION Irregular Lot, Landscaped, Wooded
LOT DIMENSIONS 115 X 353 X 130 X 180 X 15 X 173
SEWER Public Sewer,Sewer-Storm
STYLE French Provincial
TAXES 27300.66
UTILITIES Circuit Breakers,200+ Amp Service
WATER Lake Michigan

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