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1222 Dryden Place, Evanston, IL – $1,995,000

  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,450 Sqft
  • .33 Acres
  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,450 Sqft
  • .33 Acres

1222 Dryden Place

Contemporary French Chateau new construction located in the heart of Evanston; built on an over 1/3 acre double lot within premier private landmarked Dryden Place development, this home offers exceptional interiors, unparalleled construction and state-of-the-art technology. Conceived and built by Bill James, each facade of this home presents a statement. The front entry feature of stepped slabs of thick limestone are uplit at night to impress. Professional landscaping using over $25,000 of mature trees and shrubs, along with a stunning Cascade stone water wall and pond, which are like an outdoor sculpture, provide beauty and privacy for you to enjoy from the 10' x 40' side terrace. Numerous custom Marvin floor-to-ceiling windows and French doors ensure loads of light and beautiful views of the magnificent grounds. High-end majestic exterior materials such as butternut brick and limestone exterior with green metal roof, elaborate copper rain collection boxes, downspouts & copper trim features lend luxurious elements to the house. An expansive, contemporary open first floor plan works around an oversize gas-vented wood-burning fireplace w/built-in bookcases, generous living room and dining area open to a gaming table or grand piano at the north end, paneled 10 ft. ceilings, fine wood detailing, trim. Natural finish ash hardwood floors throughout; custom poplar and metal staircase. Main entry features a large gracious foyer with walk-in closet, powder room, next to a sitting room w/view and French door access to the west side terrace. Sleek chef's kitchen with custom cabinetry, peninsula, quartz c-tops, premier Sub-Zero, Thermador and Bosch appliance package & 2 sinks. The large kitchen can be entered from the attached 2-car garage entry corridor with mud room and a 2nd powder room. The large Theater Room downstairs has windows that view a unique upgraded style of window well using an attractive interlocking block retaining wall. The second floor plan is made up of 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths: an impressive 16' x 20' master suite w/two oversized walk-in-closets, and spa-like bath that is 10' x 21', separate shower w/rain-head, handheld and body sprays. The north end of the master has a large 9' x 25' roof terrace giving magnificent views of the former Dryden mansion and grounds. A linen closet and a spacious laundry room complete the second floor. The lower level boasts a huge 23' x 24' Theater room, surround sound, an office or additional bedroom with a full bathroom. Beautiful views from large windows throughout the home. Superb pre-wired Lurex Smart Home electronics music distribution, security systems with 7 cameras in place, and heating can be operated from your cell phone. A huge finished & heated apartment size walkable attic to store off-season terrace furniture or hobby interests. 2 car attached garage plus 3 parking spaces. Construction is nearly complete. Some buyer options, closet organizers, a few bath mirrors, access to huge finished attic can be customized. Tall ceilings & doorways throughout. Builder/Developer has built & sold 22 homes in Evanston, including 2 in this private Dryden Place development. See his attached bio from the recently published book "Evanston's Design Heritage: Architects, Designers & Planners." A 1-year builder warranty is included. Plus, a large parking pad foot-print provides an opportunity to build a 2nd Garage or Super-Carriage House!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #10689058
  • Price$1,995,000
  • Taxes$2,322
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms6.00
  • Full Baths4
  • Half Baths2
  • Square Footage5,450
  • Acres0.33
  • Year Built2020
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StyleOther
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address1222 Dryden Place
  • AreaEvanston
  • CityEvanston
  • CountyCook
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60201

Amenities

  • Parking Spaces3
  • ParkingSide Apron
  • # of Garages2

Garages

Garage Door Opener(s),Transmitter(s),7 Foot or more high garage door

Interior

  • HeatingNatural Gas,Forced Air
  • CoolingCentral Air,Zoned
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementPartial
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces1
  • FireplacesWood Burning,Gas Starter
  • Stories3 Stories

Interior Features

Hardwood Floors,2nd Floor Laundry,Built-in Features,Walk-In Closet(s),10' Ceiling,Open Floorplan,Granite Counters

Appliances

Range,Microwave,Dishwasher,High End Refrigerator,Washer,Dryer,Disposal,Stainless Steel Appliance(s),Wine Refrigerator,Cooktop,Built-In Oven,Range Hood,Gas Cooktop,Electric Oven,Range Hood

Exterior

  • ExteriorBrick,Stone,Limestone
  • Exterior FeaturesPatio,Roof Deck,Storms/Screens
  • RoofMetal
  • FoundationConcrete Perimeter

Lot Description

Cul-De-Sac,Irregular Lot,Landscaped,Mature Trees,Outdoor Lighting,Sidewalks,Streetlights

School Information

  • District202
  • ElementaryDewey Elementary School
  • MiddleNichols Middle School
  • HighEvanston Twp High School

Additional Information

  • Days on Market98

Listing Details

  • OfficeThird Meridian Realty LLC
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Listing information last updated on March 9th, 2021 at 1:30am CST.