Lakeside living gives a rare opportunity to experience the things that enhance life; time spent with loved ones, the relaxed pace of nature, and moments captured by slowing down. This Crystal Lake home offers a distinct opportunity to inhabit a space that has been fully modernized by a restoration architect and master builder, with an emphasis on honoring its 1920s heritage.A pleasantly welcoming exterior opens to a bright and airy kitchen designed to embrace guests. The huge granite topped island and countertops provide considerable space for hosting gatherings. Chef grade appliances including a built-in Sub-Zero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher and coffee bar. The grocery pass through creates a convenient way to get items from your car into the kitchen pantry. Views of the lake present a stunning backdrop, makes preparing meals a relaxing experience. Captivating charm is imbued into the family room by a large welcoming fireplace and antique wall mirror. Double sliding doors open into a huge sun room where a wall of windows fully encompasses views of sparkling waters. This is where you mix yourself a drink, at the wet bar, after work get into the adjoining hot tub sanctuary and enjoy the sunsets. Completing the first floor are a dedicated formal living room with built in 100 inch theater screen, a sunny guest room suite, 1.5 bathrooms updated with travertine tile, a mudroom connecting to the garage, and a laundry room. Moving upstairs, the master suite is a retreat in the truest sense, with 15 ft. vaulted ceiling with a wall of windows overlooking the lake. An arched doorway leading to the ensuite bath is flanked by a big walk-in closet; the overscale bathroom offers a 2-person jetted tub, steam shower and convenient hidden upstairs laundry. Two other spacious bedrooms with vaulted ceilings and great views of the lake. To increase the entertaining experience there is a game room with full bar with billiards and darts and full entertainment audio/ visual system. An immense brick terrace surrounds the lake side of the house with fire pit extend the living area, with entrancing water views from every angle. A brick paved path meanders through the landscaped yard including a waterfall feature , past a historic log cabin w/ bathroom, where you can extend your entertaining, ending at a the boat dock where water gently laps at the shore. This is the gateway to summers spent collecting memories that last a lifetime while water skiing, surfing, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing and swimming. Close to shopping, downtown restaurants & bars, a public beach, park and the Metra rail to Chicago. Upgrades from smart technology, to energy saving UV window tinting, are extensive.
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Janet & Bill Hibbs
330 W. Virginia St.,
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 | Phone: (815) 459-5900 |
Email: [email protected]