889 Sheridan Rd Winnetka, IL 60093

$5,999,900 7 9
Price Bedrooms Bathrooms
Price has not changed since being added to site on 1/12/2022
Status: Active

MLS #: 11275927

Detached Single Sq. Feet: 2959
On Site: 6 Days Lot Size: 1.3 Acres
Township: See All Homes for Sale in New Trier Township
DESCRIPTION
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A majestic lakefront OPPORTUNITY to experience the finest North Shore living in the heart of Winnetka with all the benefits of lake living with non lake liabilities! If easy lake living is what you are looking for with half the tax bill and no expense of owning a beach with incredible panoramic views, welcome to "Sunrise Lake Manor". Beautifully situated on 1.3 acres of maturely landscaped grounds with organic gardens, tiered bluestone w/2 viewing patios, commercial level hot tub w/ fp overlooking the lake, this 11,390 square ft., now 7 bed/6.3 bath, 2004 custom estate was built to stand the test of time. The finest materials with no expense: Chicago common brick, slate roof, limestone surround, Marvin windows, top of the line heating & cooling systems (5 units), copper gutters & downspouts, insulated floors from lower level to 3rd floor, two staircases and NOW a completely new re-engineered lifetime retaining wall. Seller was in the middle of doing a cosmetic facelift with White Glove builder, Bulley Andrews & notable award winning architect J. Lawton Thies when a change of life event occurred. NOW ready for the next owner to step in and finish as this house is in a A++ condition as it's all reframed & prepped for a whole new luxury kitchen, newly configured primary wing/w brand new bathroom overlooking lake with separate his and hers walk-in closest and lower level. The house was untouched in dining, living, offices etc. so this project is really all about bringing this house into 2022 cosmetically as all dated elements have been demo'ed. The biggest non-fun bill to pay is DONE: all new bluff work was JUST completed by seller for close to $1m, now is the time to design a backyard of your dreams with the best lake back drop! A true lakefront opportunity as a home of this size and caliber could never be recreated today at this price with over 11,000 sq ft of living space. Come do the fun part as that is what left and your biggest question will be should I do more of a clean line transitional white kitchen w/waterfall thick iceberg quartz countertops or go more the more Chip & Joanna Gaines look with natural oak sawn details and black accents? The best thing about this opportunity is the exterior is classic & timeless so any design spin interior wise would work! No need to build..... just need to finish as all the "dirty work" has been completed and Chubb insurance has keep the worksite in pristine shape. Walking distance to town & train, jump to Tower beach and feel part of this vibrant community instantly in award winning NEW TRIER district. Ask Jena for all conceptual schematic plans as one plan does have the addition of an elevator which has already been roughed in. There are two sets of plans to work from and of course you can bring in any contractor or architect that you choose!
ARCHITECTURE
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 6 Full / 3 Half
Year Built: 2004
Style: English
Exterior Construction Type: Brick, Stone, Limestone
Age Range: 16-20 Years
Roof: Slate
Foundation: Concrete Perimeter
Basement: Finished
Basement Type: Full
FEATURES / AMENITIES
Interior Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, In-Law Arrangement, Second Floor Laundry, Bookcases, Center Hall Plan, Beamed Ceilings, Some Window Treatmnt
Equipment: Humidifier, Intercom, Fire Sprinklers, CO Detectors, Ceiling Fan(s), Sump Pump, Sprinkler-Lawn, Air Purifier
Fireplace Features: Wood Burning, Gas Log, Gas Starter, Free Standing, Masonry
Fireplaces Total: 5
Laundry: Gas Dryer Hookup, Sink
Rooms: Bedroom 5, Gallery, Mud Room, Bedroom 6, Library, Game Room, Office, Bedroom 7, Recreation Room, Breakfast Room
Exterior Features: Balcony, Deck, Patio, Porch, Hot Tub, Brick Paver Patio, Storms/Screens, Fire Pit
Other Structures: Garage(s)
Cars: 3
Garage Spaces: 3
Air Conditioning: Central Air
Heat Source / Type: Forced Air
Fireplace(s): Family Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Basement
Total Rooms: 16
SQUARE FOOTAGE
Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 0
Below Grade 2959
Total 2959
PROPERTY FEATURES
Lot Size: 1.3 Acres
Lot Dimensions: 1.0-1.99 Acres
Lot Features: Water View
Garage Type: Attached
Garage Features: Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s), Heated, 7 Foot or more high garage door
Attached Garage: Yes
Garage Ownership: Owned
Parking: Garage
Sewer: Sewer-Storm
Water: Lake Michigan
Electric: 200+ Amp Service
Driveway: Asphalt, Circular
Directions: South/east corner of Sheridan and Tower. Access from Sheridan
COMMUNITY, TAX AND RELATED INFO
School District: 36
Elementary School: Hubbard Woods Elementary School
Middle School: Carleton W Washburne School
High School: New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi
Area: Winnetka
County: Cook
Tax Year: 2020
Tax Annual Amount: $51, 951
Ownership: Fee Simple
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