904 Glencoe DriveSteps To Your Glencoe Lifestyle…

Custom built Timm Martin all brick Georgian residence on quiet cul-de-sac just steps from the heart of town, including restaurants, Writer’s Theatre, library, grocery, pharmacy and more.  This home was built for suburban / beach town environment within easy reach of downtown Chicago, yet without typical suburban, car-only lifestyle.   Near transportation, schools, Ravinia Park, Chicago Botanical Garden and our magnificent beach and North Shore lake front park.

Blue stone steps welcome you to the gracious entry and 2 story foyer with spiral staircase, recessed lighting and natural light filtering in from large windows.  Gracious living space unfolds from here with a design that allows for easy living, entertaining or tranquil alcoves.

Double French doors open to the Library/Living room with handsome hardwood floors, built-in bookcases, crown moldings and recessed lighting.  A wood burning, gas starter fireplace has a slate surround and wood mantle – a peaceful spot for quiet gatherings or for reading or reflecting.

The Dining room, with hardwood floors, recessed lighting and large double windows, connects to the kitchen and is perfect for entertaining!

The open bright Family room and adjacent Sun room and Kitchen feature hardwood floors, recessed lighting and scenic vistas from the many windows and French doors opening to the beautifully landscaped property.  This area was designed to allow family interconnectedness and also separate undistracted activities.

The Family room has a wood burning, gas starter fireplace with granite surround and wood mantle.  Built-in cabinetry and French doors that open to the stone paver patio and landscaped yard   complement the space – a perfect place for large gatherings or quiet intimate evenings at home.

The Sun room is a peaceful alcove surrounded by windows and French doors with easy access to the patio and yard. The fabulous Kitchen has an abundance of beautiful floor to ceiling cherry wood cabinets, some with lighted art glass inserts, a large island with prep sink and granite counters.  Appliances include:  a Sub Zero refrigerator, a Thermador 4 burner stove with char broiler and griddle, and a Bosch dishwasher.  The large eating area also has a wall of cabinets and work area.

Completing the first level is a stunning Powder room, ample closets and a separate mud room connecting the side entrance and kitchen.

The 2nd level has 4 spacious bedrooms including a luxurious Master suite.  There are hardwood floors and recessed lighting throughout.  One bedroom, currently used as an office, has a private bath with spa tub.  A private suite has 2 bedrooms with fitted closets and ample natural light. They share a bath with double sinks, granite counters, storage towers, mirrored medicine cabinets and separate shower.

The Master bedroom has a wood burning, gas starter fireplace flanked by 2 glass sconces and a sitting area.  The spa oasis bath features Jerusalem stone counters, Kalista double sinks and Mahogany cabinetry.  There is an extra- large spa tub and a multi-head double shower with bench, steam and music!  A large fitted walk-in closet has a private stairway (also accessible from the main hall) going to a third floor retreat. Currently a private office, this flexible space allows for another bedroom with walk-in closet, a master lounge or a playroom.

The large, finished basement with 9- foot ceilings and its own HVAC zone, is carpeted, has recessed lighting and has multiple closets for storage.  A laundry room with Maytag washer and dryer and many cabinets is connected by chutes from 1st floor mudroom and 2nd floor bedroom suite area.  A bedroom, currently used as an exercise room has recessed lighting and a large closet.  An additional room, now used as a 5th bedroom, also has many possibilities. The spacious multi-use recreation room is set up for media and a large play area.  A full bath has a shower and is connected to both the bedroom and main recreation area for convenience.  Plumbing is in place for the addition of a kitchen/bar, if desired.

Other highlights of this special offering include:  3 zone HVAC, 2 water heaters, 400 amp electric service, double sump pump battery back-up, underground sprinklers on main property, security system, speakers in many areas of the home including the exterior, and a 2.5 car garage with extensive shelving designed for storage.

The private property on nearly ½ acre has a stone paver patio with fire pit, play yard and an unusually large side yard – the land was annexed from a neighboring lot and, if desired, allows potential for a pool, greenhouse, sports court, skating rink, addition or other lifestyle choices.  More information and a custom tour HERE and HERE

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