JULIES HOT PICKS My Obsession With Outdoor Spaces

Dated: September 10 2020

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Join Julie today as she visits homes with deluxe outdoor spaces.

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1848 N Sheffield Ave | Chicago, IL

5 Beds | 4 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Situated in Lincoln Park, this modern 5-bedroom, 4.1-bathroom home boasts countless upgrades and luxurious finishes throughout. A truly elegant space, this spacious home features quality craftsmanship and ample natural light around every turn. Thoughtfully designed, this stunning home includes an expansive kitchen with two sinks, two ovens, and high-end Sub-Zero, Wolf and Bosch appliances. Two separate lower levels are home to a guest bedroom with en-suite bath, entertainment room, and a separate children's recreation room that can easily convert into a home theater. Custom designed, the home office is fit for any work from home situation. The one-of-a-kind master suite boasts a huge bedroom with walk-in closet, glass jewelry displays, and illuminated rods affording an upscale boutique feel. A spectacular master bathroom includes a steam shower, soaking tub, dual vanity, and heated floors for the ultimate spa experience. A breathtaking third floor penthouse offers soaring 13-foot ceilings. Ideal for entertaining, the bespoke drawing room and wet bar overlook the lush rooftop garden and outdoor lounge with pergola. Southern exposures ensure plentiful sunlight all day long, and views of Chicago's iconic skyline. An attached, front-facing 2-car garage completes this gorgeous home. Located within the Oscar Mayer School District, this home is just moments to charming dining and shopping areas.

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2550 N Lakeview Ave, Unit N705 | Chicago, IL

3 Beds | 3 Baths 

Custom three-bedroom and three-bath apartment located on the NW corner of Lincoln Park's iconic 2550 N Lakeview building features abundant light. The unit has 10' 8" ceiling height and is built out with high quality finishes including wide plank hardwood flooring, wall coverings, distinctive window treatments, unique fixtures and upscale moldings. Living room has built-in credenza and entertainment center including flat screen television. Adjacent to the living room is an office with built-in desk, cabinets and shelves. Chef's kitchen has Snaidero cabinetry and high-end appliances including Subzero, Wolf and Miele. Large dining room has built-in marble top bar with wine refrigerator and glass door cabinets. Generous sized primary bedroom suite overlooks the 2550 Park. It has three windows providing significant light. The space includes a sitting area, large walk-in custom-built closet and spa bathroom. Bath has over-sized soaking tub, double sink vanity and steam shower. Second bedroom and bath are located on the primary bedroom's wing and has the flexibility of being a guest room or office. Third bedroom located on the opposite of the apartment is large and has a lot of privacy with its adjacent spa bathroom. Two balconies, one located off the kitchen and the other located off the living room have beautiful views and have a gas line for a grill. Space off rear entry acts as a mud room or storage area and boasts a wall of built-in shelves. 2550 is known as having the city's best service and amenities. Friendly uniformed staff and on-site management contribute to such reputation. These amenities include state of the art fitness center, indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, yoga room, massage room, concierge, dry cleaners, library/billiard room, club room, game room, theater. The building is pet friendly and features paw wash and exercise area. 

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2728 N Wayne Ave, Unit 1 | Chicago, IL

4 Beds | 2 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Located on a quiet tree-lined street, this sprawling unit offers tremendous value in the heart of Lincoln Park with over 2200 sq ft of living space, 4 bedrooms, 2 and a half baths, 2 private outdoor spaces and parking included. The owners have updated the home to perfection including new designer light fixtures throughout, freshly painted rooms and cabinets and smart home features including interior and exterior Sonos Home Sound System, Nest Thermostats and Touchless Kitchen Faucet. The perfectly designed floor plan opens to a cozy living room with wood-burning fireplace combined with a casual dining room. Both rooms are flooded with natural light and include custom mill work details such as crown molding, coffered ceilings and wainscoting along the dramatic staircase. The flow continues seamlessly to the open concept kitchen through a butler's pantry complete with wine fridge. Kitchen highlights include gorgeous custom cabinetry, new custom back splash, quartz counters with island counter stool seating, Viking Stove, Subzero Fridge, generously sized pantry, and built-in breakfast nook. The kitchen opens directly into the cozy family room with sliding doors perfect for indoor-outdoor entertainment off one of the two generous back deck spaces. The largest deck over the garage is wired for electric and gas and was recently finished with custom privacy fence and artificial grass. The over-sized master bedroom is flooded with natural light and includes 2 custom walk-in closets, spa-like bath with dual vanities, standing steam shower and Whirlpool tub. All four spacious bedrooms include radiant heating in the floors and bathrooms and newly finished custom closets. With low assessments, this stunning space is a picturesque dream home.

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Julie Chesne

My goal has always been to enhance my clients’ quality of life, as well as their economic well-being, through my 25+ years of experience, superior service and dedication. My mission is to develop a ....

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