1540 N LAKE SHORE Drive Unit: 14-15N
Chicago IL, 60610
$554.86 per sqft
Built in 1925
Courtesy of Jameson Sotheby's Intl Realty
Exquisitely designed and masterfully executed, this two-story, 7,200 sq ft 4-5 bed/7 bath (4 full baths, 3 half baths) property in the residences at 1540 N. Lake Shore Dr. lives like a single-family home. Completely renovated and boasting panoramic views of the lake, Lincoln Park and Cardinal Mansion, the 1926 pre-war co-op sits between Burton Place and Lincoln Park in the Gold Coast on one of Chicago's most prestigious blocks. From moment one in the home's 38-foot-long formal foyer, Unit 14-15N flaunts its first-class finishes and details, including limestone arches, bespoke millwork, marble and hardwood floors, custom wallcoverings and high ceilings. The main level effortlessly unfolds across a range of elevated living and entertaining spaces, including a grand, lake-facing living room with wood-burning fireplace, a formal dining room with contemporary wainscoting and more lovely lake views, and a standalone wet bar that lives off of the foyer/living room that's perfect for parties. Past a proper butler's pantry with a sink and wine storage, the chef's kitchen stuns with custom cabinetry, stone countertops, a marble backsplash, stainless Sub-Zero appliances - four ovens, an eight-burner stovetop, two large refrigerators, and two dishwashers - and connectivity to a light-filled breakfast room. At the back of the house, the main level also features a luxe family room and a large guest bedroom with a chicly appointed, en-suite bath. Up a curvaceous floating staircase with custom brass railings that extends from the main gallery, the second level presents two, secondary en-suite bedrooms with walk-in closets, a rec room with a second kitchen, an exercise room that could be converted into a fifth bedroom, two cedar closets for clothing storage, a second-floor laundry, and a magnificent primary suite. Separated by a long hallway that's lined with built-in bookshelves, the primary suite features a spacious bedroom with a wood-burning fireplace, a 30-foot-long dressing room, an owners' study or sitting room, and a marble-clad, en-suite spa bath with a dual vanity, a large soaking tub, and a glass-encased shower. Additional unit details include custom wallcoverings, designer light fixtures, custom blinds and draperies, custom built-ins throughout, surplus storage, embedded speakers with Sonos audio, and upgraded mechanicals: central air, a humidifier and 800-amp electrical service. (Of note: Each room has individually controlled thermostats for HVAC.) Pet-friendly and professionally managed, the building also features a fitness center and a 24-hour door staff. Convenient valet parking next door, as well as door-side service right at 1540 during dedicated hours. Steps from Lincoln Park, bike paths, the beaches of Lake Michigan and the Lincoln Park Zoo, not to mention a short stroll to the Mag Mile, fine dining and iconic cultural institutions, 1540 N. Lake Shore Dr., Unit 14-15N, offers world-class refinement with the very best of Chicago right outside your front door.
March 8, 2023
February 16, 2024
1540 N LAKE SHORE Drive Unit: 14-15N
Chicago IL, 60610
Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, First Floor Bedroom, Second Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Storage
Double Oven, Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Bar Fridge, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Wine Refrigerator
Natural Gas, Steam, Indv Controls
Storms/Screens, Cable Access
Park Adjacent, Water View
Tar and Gravel
Other Property Details
CHI - Near North Side
Days on Market
Association Fee Frequency
Bike Room/Bike Trails, Door Person, Elevator(s), Exercise Room, Storage, On Site Manager/Engineer, Receiving Room, Service Elevator(s)
Buyer Agency Compensation
2.5% - $425
Courtesy of Jameson Sotheby's Intl Realty, Timothy Salm,
Listing Contact: 312-751-0300
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