Prominently located on a cul-de-sac just moments from the shores of Lake Michigan, this extraordinary home stands as a testament to the timeless grandeur of the North Shore. This masonry fortress has been painstakingly revitalized and expertly reimagined by its current owners, sparing no expense to ensure that no detail was left untouched. This property seamlessly marries the charm of a bygone era with the conveniences of modern living, offering a truly exceptional lifestyle. Step inside and prepare to be transported to a world of architectural splendor. Every inch of this 8,000 plus square foot home is a testament to unparalleled craftsmanship and the use of only the finest materials. The entry foyer, expansive living and dining rooms are designed with both grand entertaining and intimate gatherings in mind. Connecting seamlessly to these spaces, the sunlit family room features walls of windows that bathe the room in natural light, while just beyond lies a stunning stone patio, perfect for al fresco relaxation and entertainment. The standout kitchen and butler's pantry is a haven for culinary enthusiasts, boasting upscale appliances, bespoke cabinetry, and a Calcutta marble island that effortlessly merges style with practicality. The breakfast room offers a cozy and luminous spot to kickstart your day and enjoy your morning coffee. Ascend the grand staircase to discover an elegant library with a marble fireplace and four generously appointed ensuite bedrooms. The primary suite is a sanctuary with a dramatic wall of windows, a sitting area, built-ins, and a spacious bath. Each ensuite bedroom on this level provides a private retreat, ensuring that every member of the household enjoys personal space and relaxation plus many offer enchanting glimpses of Lake Michigan. Prepare to be awed by the third level, a true haven for family entertainment. Featuring an expansive great room with soaring vaulted ceilings, a convenient kitchenette, two additional bedrooms, and a full bath, this versatile space adds an extra layer of possibilities to the home. The lower level is a fabulous retreat of its own, boasting an extra-wide staircase, high ceilings, a welcoming recreation room with a stone fireplace, a full bath, cedar closet, and ample storage space. The current owners have made substantial investments in updating the home's mechanical systems, plumbing, windows, and more, ensuring a modern and comfortable living experience. Don't miss out on the chance to make this exceptional residence your very own. Your dream home awaits - seize the opportunity!
17 Canterbury Court, Wilmette, IL 60091 Find on Map
$2,850,000 ($352/SQ FT)
Estimated $17,320/month View My Payment
6 Bedrooms | 6 Full Baths, 1 Half Baths
MLS#: 11850322 | Status: Active