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888 Tower Road

888 Tower Road

$2,275,000  |  888 Tower Road, Winnetka, IL 60093

Welcome to 888 Tower Road, an enchanting 6-bedroom, 6 1/2 bath residence that seamlessly blends architectural excellence with modern luxury renovations. Frequently featured on architectural tours, this gorgeous property boasts a meticulously landscaped .53 acre lot, just two blocks from the lakefront and breathtaking beaches. With the Hubbard Woods train station and shopping just a short stroll away, convenience meets sophistication in this superb location. As you approach, be captivated by the stunning curb appeal and fine architectural details that set this home apart. You will step inside to a two-story foyer adorned with a majestic staircase, setting the tone for the generously scaled rooms designed for both daily living and elegant entertaining. A refined library, featuring quartersawn oak paneling, a molded ceiling, and fireplace with a carved limestone surround, invites moments of quiet reflection. The large living room, with a marble fireplace and bathed in natural light from east and south-facing windows, exudes warmth and charm. A spacious dining room, graced by a handsome fireplace and south-facing windows, provides an ideal setting for gatherings. The light-filled solarium offers a delightful space to immerse yourself in the beauty of the landscaped surroundings. Renovated in 2017, the chef's eat-in kitchen is a masterpiece, boasting a Wolf cooktop, Subzero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, Viking double oven, and Graff and Franke fixtures. It seamlessly opens to a bright family room with built-in shelves and patio access. A spacious mudroom addition with slate floors, cubbies, closets, and a pantry ensures an organized and efficient entryway. All the common rooms have at least two entrances for perfect traffic flow, and a second staircase provides access to all three floors. The highlight of the completely renovated second floor is a luxurious primary suite featuring a custom hand-carved limestone fireplace and an expansive bathroom with marble floors, Waterworks fixtures, Kohler spa bath, steam shower, and a spacious walk-in closet and dressing area. Four additional bedrooms, two with ensuite baths and two sharing a bath with a separate toilet and shower room, offer ample space for family and guests. Each bedroom features thoughtfully designed built-in drawers and shelving, 9.5-foot ceilings and wood floors. The renovated third level boasts a bedroom, bathroom with a shower, and an office/potential seventh bedroom. Remodeled in 2010, the excavated lower level is a haven for leisure and fitness enthusiasts, featuring a large, climate-controlled wine cellar that can accommodate over 800 bottles, an exercise room with Pavigym flooring, a recreational/media space, a separate "walk-out" entrance and a full marble bath with a walk-in shower The lush landscaping and lovely bluestone patio create a serene retreat for outdoor relaxation. The two-car garage that architecturally mirrors the home-- just steps from the mudroom -- has a 240-volt EV charging outlet and an attached storage "cottage.". Enjoy a short stroll to Tower and Lloyd Beaches, and revel in the proximity to Hubbard Woods vibrant shopping district, train station, parks, restaurants, and boutiques. This residence offers a lifestyle of unparalleled convenience, where timeless elegance meets modern comfort.

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SOLD

Status

6

Bedrooms

7

Bathrooms

7,488 Sq.Ft.

Living Area

1915

Year Built

Features & Amenities

Interior

Total Bedrooms:
6
Total Bathrooms:
7
Full Bathrooms:
6
Half Bathrooms:
1
Fireplace:
Gas Log
Appliances:
Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Cooktop, Range Hood
Other Interior Features:
Hardwood Floors, Special Millwork, Paneling

Area & Lot

Status:
Sold
Living Area:
7,488 Sq.Ft.
Lot Size:
0.53 Acres
MLS® ID:
11896535
Type
Residential
Year Built:
1915
Elementary School:
Greeley Elementary School
Middle School:
The Skokie School
High School:
New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi
School District:
203

Exterior

Garage Space:
2.0
Water Source:
Lake Michigan
Lot Features:
Landscaped
Heat Type:
Natural Gas, Forced Air, Steam
Air Conditioning:
Central Air, Partial
Sewer:
Public Sewer, Sewer-Storm
Other Exterior Features:
Patio

Financial

Sales Price
$2,275,000
Real Estate Taxes
$45,565/yr

Location

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