Off the pages of one of Elin Hilderbrand's classic romance Nantucket novels, this lakefront perfectly grey stained cedar shake beauty could be straight off 'Sconset street. Beachy comfortable yet ultra luxurious as this finely crafted custom set on 1.5 acres of private grounds, delivers the ultimate living experience with floor to ceiling picture windows that allow the backdrop of panoramic lake views to radiate throughout. Sensational level of build quality throughout by notable NS builder: detailed door casings & moldings, chestnut wide plank floors, gorgeous neutral stones & white marbles, all accented with meticulous trim carpentry. Chef's kitchen overlooks the entire first floor w/nooked in breakfast booth, butcher block w/ soapstone countertops, Ann Sacks tile work & Waterworks sink. Fully accented w/ huge walk-in pantry, mudroom w/command center, 2nd bath (full), laundry (2nd) & 3 car garage. Let the the elevator whisk you up to the the ultimate primary suite equipped with Holly Hunt automatic window treatments, a crisp 5 star hotel level white Statuary marble bath, lounge & bedroom area with endless blue views of the water. 3 other family beds w/ Ann Sacks ensuite baths share a gathering family room with adjoining deck to relax in the hot tub. Current owners took this house one step further by adding a coach house that seamlessly blends with main house as if this structure as always been here. Beautiful breezeway accenting with matching porch swings signals a welcoming transition to a spectacular coach house with commercial level 3 car garage w/custom auto body shelving & cabinetry, epoxy flooring, & custom silent garage doors. Separate entrance with staircase up to a full 2nd floor in law suite with workout area. This lakefront destination makes living easy & convenient as town is only a quick 10 min picturesque walk. Added bonus.. newly completed reengineered bluff & all re-landscaped to perfection by Bill Eiserman. It's time for you to feel like you live in your own romance novel at 55 Prospect!
55 Prospect Avenue, Highland Park, IL 60035 Find on Map
$5,650,000 ($628/SQ FT)
Estimated $35,478/month View My Payment
5 Bedrooms | 6 Full Baths, 2 Half Baths
MLS#: 11872090 | Status: Active