If your buzzwords are “Zen,” “serene,” and “relaxing,” look no further than this 5 bedroom, 3.1 bath hillside ranch in east Highland Park!
This incredible, Milton Schwartz-designed home offers over 5,000 square feet of beautifully designed living space and is nestled perfectly into its ravine-like setting to make the most of the spectacular surroundings while updated to provide the latest in modern conveniences.
It’s a sophisticated home with a contemporary feel – not the kind of “contemporary” that euphemizes late 80′s Miami Vice decor screaming for an update, but the kind that feels just right right now; it’s clean and simple with a decidedly calm vibe.
Step inside the gracious foyer to a sweeping view of the main level with its hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings with skylights, gas fireplace with limestone surround, recessed lighting, and floor to ceiling windows that bring in sunlight and views of the lush landscape.
The open and well thought out floor plan has an easy flow between kitchen, living room, and dining room, making it the perfect space for hosting parties and holidays. The large foyer can handle overflow seating from the adjacent dining room, so you won’t run out of room for guests and can include all of your extended family in every event – if you want to!
The heart of this home is its completely updated NuHaus kitchen. Featuring maple cabinetry, granite counter tops, top of the line stainless steel appliances, bar seating and a planning desk, this kitchen is for the most serious of cooks and the busiest of moms or grand-moms who need a “home base” from which to juggle hectic schedules.
Greet the day with your morning coffee in the sun-filled breakfast room, situated perfectly between the kitchen and living room and surrounded on two 2 sides by floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the backyard deck and patio.
The expansive main level also features a master bedroom with a luxuriously updated, Zen-inspired bathroom and a huge closet, plus two additional bedrooms and full hall bath, fabulous mudroom, updated powder room, and loads of closet space.
Follow the staircase with its dramatic custom railing from the living room to a lower level complete with huge family room/play room, rec room, bonus room, two bedrooms and a full bath.
This 2800 sq. foot space offers flexibility in its usage: the family room is perfect for low-key teens to hang out or rambunctious children to play with abandon; the huge rec room can be a home theater or exercise room and the bonus room a wine cellar, dark room, or tween clubhouse; the fifth bedroom works perfectly as home office space. The convenient exterior access means you can have a separate entrance/exit for guests and clients. There are plenty of windows to let in incredible views and keep the lower level open and bright, elevating this space way above the status of “basement.”
If you’re ready to be wowed by breathtaking space and are looking for the perfect place to relax, entertain and simply live, this fabulous, light-filled home – in a dream location close to town, train and schools – is waiting for you.
Offered at $1,075,000.
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