125 S Park Avenue, Hinsdale, IL
Old world elegance in downtown Hinsdale, one block away from the downtown, train and Hinsdale middle school. A premier location on one of Hinsdale's most iconic streets sets the perfect stage for this gorgeous stone manor, which was built in 2003. Four gracious floors spread almost 8,000 square feet are united by an elevator - a mark of the fine craftsmanship and modern approach to luxury that characterizes this home. Rich architectural detailing and luxurious finishes define each level, creating an atmosphere of warmth and classic style that will endure for years to come. Offering a harmonious balance for family living and entertaining on a grand scale, the interiors flow from the foyer, with its dramatic curved staircase that is open and visible to all four levels, to the formal living and dining rooms, to an impressive family room where one can relax amid an antique-style fireplace and breathtaking 14-foot coffered ceilings. The chef's kitchen expresses the same sophistication as the public living spaces with professional luxury appliances, tailor-made center island with bar seating, butler's pantry and breakfast nook. An exquisite wood-paneled home office/ library boasts 14-foot coffered ceilings, a wall of leaded windows, built-in cabinetry and a beverage center. An elegant sunroom, lined with stone, is the perfect place to curl up with your favorite book or simply enjoy a connection to the outdoors without braving the elements. Timeless bespoke details such as extraordinary ceiling work, millwork, crown molding, wainscoting and antique fireplaces reinforce the home's lavish attention to detail and enduring commitment quality, which simply cannot be replicated today. Upstairs, the owner's suite is a private and spacious haven with tray ceilings, hardwood floors, a luxurious spa bathroom touched with marble, jacuzzi tub, steam shower, coffee bar and two large dressing rooms. A laundry, adjacent to the owner's suite, is convenient. Four generously sized bedrooms boast volume ceilings and hardwood floors; two bedrooms have en-suite baths and two share a jack-and-Jill bath. An unparalleled lower level provides additional separation and opportunity to keep the entire family entertained. Graced by radiant heated stone flooring, this level encompasses a large recreation room, game area, home theater with luxury seating for 9 includes all the electronics, bar area complete with Miele refrigerator, dishwasher and an icemaker. An exercise room and bathroom plus plenty of storage complete this level. Representing an extraordinary blend of old and new, the manor has flawlessly integrated state-of-the-art technology to accommodate modern lifestyles. A smart home system allow the future owner to control lighting, HVAC and security system. Led lighting has been incorporated inside and outside. There is also an integrated audio system with keypads and speakers throughout the home. Beyond the residence itself, the backyard has been professionally landscaped, reminiscent of an English garden. Enjoy the final days of summer in this unforgettable outdoor setting with extensive bluestone patios, fireplace, covered veranda, a stone fire pit with seating, lighted sports court and more. The owner has meticulously maintained this home through the years, and has invested $700,000 in upgrades with value-add-ons like an in-ground sprinkler system, natural gas backup generator and many other "Invisible" features that elevate the experience of this home. Even the three-car garage has radiant heated epoxy floor and an EV charge port! Old world elegance in downtown Hinsdale, one block away from the downtown, train and Hinsdale middle school. A premier location on one of Hinsdale's most iconic streets sets the perfect stage for this gorgeous stone manor, which was built in 2003. Four gracious floors spread almost 8,000 square feet are united by an elevator - a mark of the fine craftsmanship and modern approach to luxury that characterizes this home.
Courtesy of Dawn McKenna