Property Sneak Peek: January 2016

Happy New Year! Dream big in the New Year by perusing some of Chicago’s most glamorous and expansive homes on the market. We know you will get some jaw-dropping design inspiration as you soak in the style of each of these prestigious multi-million dollar homes.

1516 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago – 10 bed/7 bath/9 fireplaces for mere $17,000,000

Embark on a once‐in‐a‐lifetime restoration of a Historic Chicago mansion along the highly‐sought after Lake Shore Drive. One of the “Seven Houses” on Lake Shore Drive District! A French‐Chateau‐inspired stone main house with four stories and nearly 12,000 sq ft of potential living space as well as a 2,400 square foot two‐story coach house. Between the views and location and finishes, there is nothing you will be left wanting.

924 N Clark Street, Chicago – 6 bed/6.3 bath/3 fireplaces – $15 Million

Take a look at this contemporary renovation & expansion of this 15,000 sq. ft. historic 1916 Prairie substation on the Gold Coast. Enter a private gatehouse to the courtyard w/ large terrace, marble pool & green lawn. Large windows/atrium/skylight fill the home w/ light. 7 terraces and 360° views. Green features include solar heated pool, geothermal heating/cooling. The smart home features 2 kitchens, an elevator, exercise area, wine cellar, green house & 4 car garage. Ready to take a look?

1970 N Burling Street, Chicago – 5 bed/ 6.1 bath/3 fireplaces – $9.5 Million

What an outstanding home built by Liederbach and Graham offering a unique blend of exposed brick and industrial metalwork throughout. The 45’ wide lot house sits inside of a walled “secret” urban garden, with the entire ground level of the house open to the outdoors. Ceiling heights feel limitless & light enters the open first floor living, dining, kitchen & greatroom from all sides. Every room is accompanied by beautiful stone, fabrics, & Hope’s Windows. The enclave offers a very unique guest suite coach house over the attached garage w/ a full kitchen & living room bathed in natural light. There is even a lofted bedroom accessed by an industrial steel ladder, in addition to the large bedroom w/ vaulted ceilings. 900 bottle wine cellar/tasting room and recreational room w/ sauna and bath on lower level. The brick floor garage is reminiscent of an old Chicago street, and is perfect for three cars. Pretty amazing, right?

2466 N Lakeview Avenue, Chicago – 9 bed/6.3 bath/5 fireplaces – $8,695,000

This historic Wrigley mansion has 15,000 square feet of architectural beauty to behold. It’s quality of woodwork, tile and other material combined with extremely detailed construction will leave you inspired in both the main house and the coach house that features 2 apartments for staff. Plenty of outdoor space including balcony, deck, patio, greenhouse, roof deck and brick paver patio. Home features views of park and lagoon and a garage which can house 5 cars.

If any of these amazing properties pique your interest and you would like to learn more, give me a shout at olivia@oliviaschicago.com today! If you are looking for something a little smaller, but just as special, I can help you with that, too!