Connie Dornan

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916 Shermer Road

916 Shermer Road, Northbrook, IL 60062

This rare all-American gem which has been featured many times in design magazines is situated on a spectacular setting and oozes with immense curb appeal and charm like no other. Spend warm summer evenings on the front porch rocking chair with an iced tea whilst reading your favorite book in the shade. The home itself is a blend of pure Midwest colonial architecture with modern sensibilities. Elegant Parlor Room with arched alcove bookshelves, elegant fireplace and bay window overlooks the front garden. Stately Dining Room fit to receive the Queen with detailed ceiling moldings, timeless decor and built-ins. Channel your inner Julia Child in the Kitchen and put your culinary skills at work! Loads of cabinetry, Thermador 6 burner range with griddle and vent hood, three ovens, warming drawer, SubZero refrigerator, island with prep sink and seating, Asko dishwasher, spacious counters, pantry closet, desk planning area, huge Breakfast Room and opens conveniently to the every day hang out - the Family Room. Grand Great Room with cathedral beamed ceilings, gas fireplace, arched windows, Game table area and access to the backyard. Main floor bedroom en suite perfect for in-law, nanny or even optional Primary Bedroom and complete with fireplace, walk-in closet access to balcony and bathroom with dual vanity sinks, shower and jetted tub. The Office is cleverly tucked away from the activities of everyday life and is adorned with custom built-ins and triple-wide crown molding. Dedicated Laundry Room, Butlers Pantry, Powder Room & Mud Room complete the main level. Secondary Owners Suite on the 2nd floor with exposed aged wood, reading nook with skylights and built-ins and en suite with double vanity sinks and separate water closet. Jr Suite with walk-in closet. Two additional bedrooms with generous closet space share the Hall Bath. Vast Lower Level awaits your design ideas and is ripe for just about anything you would want to create. Nestled on over an acre the exterior living spaces are truly unique and amazing featuring huge terrace, basketball court, massive stone patio with pergola & outdoor fireplace, walkways, professionally landscaped throughout, shed and outdoor lighting. Other highlights include: detailed trim work and built-ins throughout, leaded glass front door, skylights, two car garage, zoned HVAC, irrigation system, back up generator, beautiful circular driveway and more! Check out 3D tour & video!

Features & Amenities


Total Bedrooms 5
Total Bathrooms 4
Full Bathrooms 3
Half Bathrooms 1
Laundry Room Laundry Chute, Sink
Fireplace Wood Burning, Gas Log, Gas Starter
Appliances Double Oven, Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Wine Refrigerator, Range Hood
Other Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Bar-Dry, Hardwood Floors, First Floor Bedroom, First Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Beamed Ceilings, Open Floorplan, Separate Dining Room


Garage Space 2.0
Water Source Public
ROOF Asphalt
Lot Features Landscaped, Outdoor Lighting
Heat Type Natural Gas, Forced Air, Sep Heating Systems - 2
Air Conditioning Central Air
Sewer Public Sewer
Other Exterior Features Deck, Patio, Porch

Area & Lot

Status Sold
LOT SIZE 1.15 Acres
MLS® ID 11440811
Type Residential
Year Built 1944
Neighborhood Northbrook
Architecture Styles Farmhouse
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Meadowbrook Elementary School
MIDDLE SCHOOL Northbrook Junior High School
HIGH SCHOOL Glenbrook North High School
School District 225


SALES PRICE $1,350,000

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