Welcome to this craftsman revival masterpiece! Stately and timeless, this residence is a centerpiece of the magnificent lakeside Gates community. Seated on prestigious South Shore Drive, this home boasts sophistication, size and a lifestyle that is perfect for so many! A grand front porch greets you upon entry. A large open and engaging floor plan is enjoyable for entertaining and yet offers quiet corners and refined design. Stunning woodwork throughout the property provides excellent built-ins and elegance. Detail to artistry is easily appreciated. Open from the foyer the heart of the home is an expansive kitchen. Solostone counters, built in appliances, prep and presentation areas abound! Dining Room, breakfast bar and a well-appointed pantry are found in conjunction with the kitchen. The family room is open to the gourmet kitchen and is warm with large fireplace and access to 2 porches, one screened and one open! The first-floor master suite is a dream with grand walk in closet/room, a additional dressing room and spa like master bath. Bath offers water closet, grand seated shower and soaker tub. A true serene escape! Additionally, on the first floor you will find a lovely buffet style bar area leading into a cozy living room with another charming fireplace. A treasured room of this home is a stunning garden room with bright windows and lovely views. Continuing onward, 2 additional bedrooms are located first floor and share a traditional full bath. One half bath, generous laundry room and an enormous mudroom with built in storage and exterior access complete the first floor. The second floor offers an office with lovely views of surrounding community, 2 ample bedrooms each with their own en-suite and a nice landing between the rooms. Basement is colossal with entertaining bar, rec room and finished storage. Immense unfinished is area ready for your dreams ...formal gym, theater room, etc. 3 Car Detached garage, car port and nice and private backyard are tucked behind this home. Lovely paver patio off to the side of the home offers views of gardens and serene lake lifestyle! Old world workmanship meets today's modern needs and style.
1155 S Shore Drive, Crystal Lake, IL 60014Find on Map
$1,290,000 ($259/SQ FT)
$8,258/month View My Payment
MLS#: 11341837 | Status: Active