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CHRIS AND JULIES HOT PICKS Here There And Everywhere Around The City
Dated: May 13 2021
This week Chris and Julie visit some pretty spectacular homes, please join us...
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JULIE CHESNE - Founding Member - ABR, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RENE, SRES
CHRIS CHESNE - CDPE, ABR, NRES
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6 Beds | 5 Baths | 1 Half Bath
Private elevator access ushers you into this 6600 SQ. FT. full-floor penthouse at the coveted 4 E Elm building in the heart of the Gold Coast. With breathtaking 360-degree views of the lake and city, 3 terraces, 6-bedrooms, 5.1-bathrooms & multiple living/dining areas, this home is perfect for both grand-scale entertaining and everyday living. The stunning kitchens and wet bar feature full-height Florense cabinets, waterfall countertops, Subzero, Wolf, and Miele appliances. Bountiful configuration options are available with plenty of space for an in-home gym, theater, and/or offices. Enjoy the highest quality designer home with full-service luxurious amenities; an outdoor pool, whirlpool, sun deck, fitness center, screening room, clubhouse lounge, and 24-hour doorman, all within walking distance to the best that Chicago offers, from the exclusive shops on Michigan Avenue to the plethora of restaurants and bars to enjoy. 3 Deeded Garage Parking spots included.
6 Beds | 4 Baths | 2 Half Baths
This is a special opportunity for a 37.5' wide lot home in a fabulous Lincoln Square location. Meticulously designed and maintained, this Landrosh built, the one-owner home offers custom high-end finishes at every turn. A gracious entryway features a huge walk-in front closet and concrete tiled flooring. The expansive front living room is a beautiful space to entertain around the Calacatta Gold fireplace with a surround of built-in bookshelves. French doors open onto the large front porch, running the entire width of the living space. Host large dinner parties in the adjacent dining room that will easily accommodate the largest of dining tables. Access the kitchen through one of two pass-throughs; one side offering a gorgeous marble butler pantry plus a true walk-in pantry, the other with an additional huge storage closet. Designed for today's lifestyle, the rear of the home is the perfect open concept with a gracious family room, built-in banquette for informal dining, and a homework/desk space. The super high-end kitchen features Miele appliances, Pietra Grigia over-sized island, a brand new hood surround, and wonderful appliance storage. There are also double dishwashers, refrigerators, and freezers. Four bedrooms can be found on the second level. Two of the generously sized second bedrooms share a nicely appointed hall bath, while the other is ensuite. The primary suite is a true retreat with a large bedroom plus a sitting room featuring three window exposures, dual custom closets, and a truly luxe spa bath with heated floors, dual sinks, an over-sized steam shower, a separate water closet, and a built-in space for a coffee bar/storage. A true laundry room completes the bedroom level. Access the lower level through a sunny rear staircase, which also features a fabulous mudroom area. The recreational/media room has a wet bar and is large enough to accommodate a separate play space. There is even a finished kid's "fort" under the stairs. A guest suite, additional bedroom or study/work out room, secondary laundry, and a second powder room complete the lower level. A true backyard and a deck over the three-car garage offers ample space to play and entertain in the warmer months. This home is a fully automated smart home with Lutron and Savant systems and there is also whole-house water filtration. Truly too many details to list! Fab location adjacent to Welles park and also near wonderful restaurants, boutique shopping, and more!
7 Beds | 6 Baths
CITY ESTATE situated on 5+ LOTS! Gorgeous residential block surrounded by beautiful homes! Walk to Southport Stores and restaurants. Outrageous 100-foot wide x 161-foot deep lot! (100' x 161'). Masonry 11,000+ square foot home sits on a 50 x 161-foot lot. And overlooks a huge 50 x 161-foot side yard! Magnificent home has an underground, attached, heated, commercial-grade garage (side yard has 2 more garages - one used for sports equipment). The home has 5 floors and includes a large top floor with cathedral ceilings, a full bath, and a private balcony overlooking the entire estate. This floor is currently used as a dream home office suite. Two heated mudrooms - one at the mezzanine level featuring laundry and cubby storage. The second heated mudroom is at the ground-level side entrance- perfect for strollers and scooters. Very large kitchen-great room overlooking the huge side yard and an additional raised backyard with grass and a 48' x 12' patio featuring an outdoor wood-burning fireplace and a Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet Kitchen. A high-end indoor kitchen features HOPES Windows and Doors, a "La Cornue" range, and a large custom-built banquette area. Barroom off of living room-dining room area, features custom cabinetry, liquor storage, and more daily wine refrigerated storage; good size room- perfect for entertaining. The lower level has a large wine cellar for additional wine storage. The Estate features heated sidewalks, 4 fireplaces (2 inside/2 outside), 6-7 bedrooms (4 on the 2nd floor), 8 bathrooms, 3 laundry rooms (including a large 10 x 8 2nd floor laundry room). The side yard sits on ANOTHER huge 50 x 161-foot lot (for the unbelievable total of 100' x 161') and includes a sports court, another patio with an additional outdoor fireplace, and an outdoor TV. The side yard also has 2 more garages (3 garages in total). The Estate took over 5 years to acquire the land and build- every single choice is magnificent and thoughtful. The Sacred Heart School Bus picks up on the corner- steps away. Walk to the German International School. Five minutes to Lycee Francais, Anshe Emet and RP Montessori. Located on one of THE best blocks in the City- surrounded by beautiful homes and lovely neighbors! Gorgeous "Greenview" in the coveted Graceland-West neighborhood. Broker lives on the next block (for over 30 years) and can welcome you to this special opportunity and wonderful life!
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