This Fisher Lane house chooses timeless over trendy... always. Incorporating classic finishes and custom European detailing throughout 7,400 SF above grade, this magnificent home exudes style and comfort on 3/4 of an acre in coveted east Winnetka! Built in 1998 and updated and expanded in 2008, this custom home was designed with spaces to be lived in and enjoyed. Accommodating over 200 guests, or entertaining a few friends stopping by for a glass of wine at the bar, enjoying billiards or cards, this home by far exceeds ones expectations! The quality and craftsmanship is evident throughout. Materials include handmade brick and corbeling, a slate roof with copper gutters, flashings and details, custom built-in cabinetry throughout and designer lighting. The foyer features a fabulous staircase with a one-of-a-kind railing, replicated from an estate in Paris! The living room adjoins the entertainment room and foyer which opens to the dining room, library and family room. The handsome library includes custom Cherry cabinetry and built-ins. The spectacular entertainment room offers harlequin stone flooring from Brazil and an amazing, meticulously restored antique bar from Genoa! The fabulous gourmet kitchen (2015) with high-end appliances, custom cabinetry and quartzite countertops, opens to the expansive family room with a fireplace and lovely built-ins. The sunroom opens to the veranda which opens to the entertainment room, creating the perfect floor plan with incredible circulation. The luxurious primary bedroom with a fireplace, exterior deck, built-ins, and an amazing bathroom (2019) with the finest finishes is a dream! The second floor also includes 4 additional bedrooms with Jack and Jill bathrooms and a wonderful laundry room. The home has two separate basements, with an opening connecting them. The original lower level includes an exercise room, bonus/music room, 2nd family room, bedroom, kitchen, full bath, mechanical room and storage. The 2nd lower level includes a handsome billiards room, a powder room and storage. The home was built by the current owners with the design and interior space adhering to feng shui principles. Having the home living in harmony with the Earth's elements of water, fire, earth, metal, and wood to cultivate positive energy. Since the grounds were the location of the Harris Estate coach house, tradition was respected by restoring the original gazebo and continuous flagpole. The expansive bluestone terrace features an outdoor kitchen that includes a built-in grill, burners, a warming drawer, and a fire-pit surrounded by masonry garden walls. The deck off of the kitchen is perfect for grilling. The lush gardens and beautiful landscaping create a private oasis in the heart of Winnetka. Absolute perfection!
Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings,Bar-Wet,Hardwood Floors,1st Floor Laundry,Walk-In Closet(s),Bookcases,Open Floorplan,Special Millwork,Separate Dining Room
Double Oven,Microwave,Dishwasher,High End Refrigerator,Bar Fridge,Washer,Dryer,Disposal,Wine Refrigerator,Cooktop,Range Hood,Gas Cooktop
Balcony,Deck,Patio,Storms/Screens,Outdoor Grill,Fire Pit
Irregular Lot,Mature Trees,Outdoor Lighting
New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi
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Listing information last updated on March 9th, 2021 at 1:45am CST.