Charm & character abound in this classic English Tudor situated in a phenomenal east location across the street from the park & 1/2 a block to the lake & Glencoe beach. The long time owners have impeccably and meticulously maintained and cared for their home – updating almost all of the infrastructure. Spacious Living Room/Great Room features a handsome, original fireplace which has been converted to electric & is operated with a remote, beautiful original crown molding & custom wood built-ins offering abundant storage. Living Room opens to the all year round heated Sun Room with newer windows on 3 sides that offer views of the lake & open to enjoy lake breezes all summer long. All the windows open & are screened. Step out of the Sun Room to the stone Patio. Gracious & tranquil separate Dining Room, perfect for entertaining, boasts the same original molding & a large bay window. The Kitchen has a large built-in banquet with seating, wood cabinetry with good storage space, pantry cabinet, garbage and recycling drawer, granite counter tops, Thermador built-in double ovens, built-in microwave, 5 burner gas cook top & Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer. Kitchen door opens to a covered porch, ideal for a gas grill. Adjacent to the Kitchen is a cozy Den with built-ins. On the landing at the top of the stairs is a terrific Office with a bay window & built-ins. The 2nd floor features 5 large Bedrooms with recessed lights & ceiling fan lights as well as 3 full Baths – 2 of which have whirlpool tubs. The closets are large and have been customized. The Primary Bedroom has a wall of custom closets with built-in drawers. The Primary Bathroom has 2 sinks, whirlpool tub and separate shower. The large finished 3rd floor has a fabulous gym (which could be used as an office or a playroom), a number of closets, including a big walk-in closet & an additional unfinished room offering more storage. There are also Bessler stairs to an attic that adds significant additional storage. The finished basement, with good ceiling height, offers a Rec/Playroom, full Bath, unfinished room with washer & dryer, furnace, water heaters and good size walk-in storage room. The estimated 4700 sq. ft. does not include the finished basement. House has been tuckpointed & both chimneys were completely replaced in the last 2 years. 90% of the gutters have been replaced with new oversize copper gutters; replaced all lead pipes with new copper pipes; 80% of the plumbing is new; 2 water heaters work in tandem, one of which is new this year; new driveway & Powder Room 3 years old; guts of double furnace were redone 3 years ago, 2 A/C units, one is 2 years old. Sellers will leave newer, large wall mounted flat screen t.v. in Living Room. Exclude: Basement Refrigerator & Freezer. Japanese toilet seats in Primary Bath and 2nd floor Hall Bath will be replaced with New regular toilet seats. A special home in a premier location!1,775,000


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