If you appreciate historic homes that have been updated, yet still maintain their character and charm, this one-of-a-kind home is for you! The stellar location is just one block to town and offers a breathtaking view of the iconic Western Springs water tower from the screened-in porch and the primary bedroom private rooftop deck! The Metra train, restaurants and all amenities of WS are just steps away, plus it is in walking distance to award-winning District 101 schools! With grand rooms, tall ceilings, 2 staircases, oversized windows, beautiful detailed trim and hardwoods throughout, this home has the classic beauty of a historic home plus the updates and amenities for today's modern living. The huge traditional foyer welcomes you from the blue stone porch and front walkway. A large kitchen and adjacent screened porch addition are the absolute heart of this home and a must see! The kitchen has white cabinets, black honed granite counters, a walk in pantry and large eating area. Double wide French doors open to the phenomenal screened-in porch bringing the outdoors inside! With 3 full sides of screened windows it offers so much air, light and beautiful views of the large, private fenced-in yard. Above the 2 car garage is a rare bonus space that is heated and cooled, perfect for a private office, studio, e-Learning space, etc.! The home isn't short on entertaining spaces. There is a parlor, huge family room and a separate dining room, all of which have fireplaces and huge windows with pretty views. The 4 bedrooms on the 2nd floor are all good-sized with nice closets/storage, including the primary suite with a room-size walk-in closet and private rooftop deck! From that deck there aren't many views more stunning in Western Springs! The large landing from the back staircase on the 2nd floor is a nice versatile space that has been maximized and is currently used as an office. Laundry is also conveniently located on the 2nd floor. The amazing 5th bedroom en-suite on the entire 3rd floor has a new bathroom and beautiful views, this space could function in multiple ways according to your needs. The basement has space for a workout/play area and includes an enormous storage room! This home is just special, definitely not cookie cutter, with details and nuances that only a historic home can offer!
Listing courtesy of Re/Max Properties.
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