Expanded, remodeled & exquisitely restored Ft. Sheridan Captain's Mansion showcasing yesterday's charm yet seamlessly enhanced with all of today's desirable amenities. Chef's dream kitchen features custom beaded inset shaker style cabinetry, granite counters, chopping block prep island, professional grade stainless steel appliances porcelain farm sink, under cabinet lighting, built-in speakers, recessed lights and large peninsula w/ stool seating open to the huge breakfast room & cozy family room with a WBFP, beautiful built-in bench window seat overlooking the giant bluestone patio with seating wall. Breath taking sunny great-room addition features a two-story cathedral ceiling w/ exposed brick walls, handsome timbers, built-in media center with bench window seats & book shelves, WBFP, access to the gorgeous bluestone screened porch & wrap around balcony plus a wall of windows with serene seasonal lake views and year round ravine scenery & lake breezes. The spacious & romantic primary bedroom suite features a seating area w/ a gas FP overlooking the parade grounds, magnificent custom outfitted WIC, private office w/ orginal pocket French doors, and a luxurious spa bath with natural stone floor, white subway tile wainscoting, white beaded inset shaker cabinetry with marble counters, his & her vanities + make-up vanity, extra large multi-head shower, private lav room, plus recessed & sconce lighting. Convenient 2nd floor laundry room has white front load W/D, and ample hanging, folding & storage space. The sizeable secondary bedrooms share a beautiful hall bath w/ double sink vanity. Sunny finished attic features a dormered loft space w/ built-ins, two additional bedrooms, cedar storage closet, and a gorgeous vintage bath with original claw foot tub, mosiac tile floor and white beadboard wainscoting. Additional amenities include an attached, oversized 3 car garage, a delightful pottery barn catalog worthy mud-room with large double closet & built-in storage cubbies & cabinetry, huge unfinished basement with tremendous natural light, tall ceiling height and ample room for a wine cellar, 2 large recreation rooms and still extraordinary raw storage space, Zoned HVAC, restored yet enhanced double pane windows T/O, updated roof, walk-in front hall closet, and 2nd rear staircase. Lovingly restored vintage details include the original vestibule entry, gracious & inviting foyer, elegant & extra wide wood double back staircase, hardwood floors, wainscoting detail, 10' high cove ceilings, picture rail, crown molding, oversized windows, original pocket doors, hardware and transoms, a formal front living room w/ WBFP open to the formal dining room w/ original breakfront, matching built-in corner curio cabinets and gas FP w/ marble surround, finished attic, generous room sizes T/O, and so much more. Historic Ft. Sheridan is located on Lake Michigan, outfitted with walking trails & easy access outdoor recreation, convenient to downtown Highwood, Highland Park & Lake Forest, quick access to the Metra, highway and scenic Sheridan Rd. The perfect entertaining home designed for easy living - don't miss this true gem!
Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings,Hardwood Floors,2nd Floor Laundry,Built-in Features,Walk-In Closet(s),10' Ceiling,9' Ceilings,Historic/Period Mlwk,Beamed Ceilings,Open Floorplan,Some Carpeting,Granite Counters
Double Oven,Microwave,Dishwasher,High End Refrigerator,Washer,Dryer,Disposal,Stainless Steel Appliance(s),Cooktop,Range Hood
Wood Burning,Gas Log,Gas Starter,More than one
Balcony,Porch Screened,Brick Paver Patio,Storms/Screens
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