5317 Turvey Court

Downers Grove IL, 60515


$299.54 per sqft


4 Beds

6 Baths

8,346 sqft


Built in 2002

Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago

This stunning Masterpiece is located on 2 cul-de-sacs in Denburn Woods, a neighborhood rich in history, the western suburbs' crown jewel! Just blocks from vibrant downtown Downers Grove, Denburn Woods is adjacent to Maple Grove Forest, Avery Coonley School, Fishel Park & Bandshell, Farmers Market, parks, baseball fields, top rated schools, blocks from the Metra BNSF Train Station with express~25-minute trains to Chicago Union Station. Wind along the neighborhood roads, up the hill to the highest point in the neighborhood. This remarkable, European & R. Harold Zook inspired estate, offers the luxury of comfort, privacy, convenience, space, bespoke finishes, superior construction & unique finishes. One is immediately awestruck by the undulating rooflines, crescent shaped paver stone & asphalt driveway, extraordinary stone, wrought iron & wood work, as well as the gracious gardens. The original owner spared no expense, investing several million dollars and committed 4+ years working with architects, designers, European & American craftsmen to create an intimate, comfortable floor plan and resort-style estate with a European flair. Chicago Home & Garden featured the home in a multi-page article highlighting the design & details. Interior features include 9,437 sq. ft. of finished 3 levels, 1st floor living & related living/in-law arrangement possible. The attention to detail is remarkable; some of the beauty includes the heated Jerusalem Stone flooring, 100-year old hewn cut timbers which are incorporated into architectural details of the main house & Coach House interior, cathedral & turreted-inspired ceilings, wrought iron work, plus hidden details abound, especially in the stonework. All flooring on the main level is heated including the garage. Windows are placed for maximum sight lines & privacy. Every design decision considered convenience & comfort. The home features 4 bedrooms (easy to make 6 bedrooms), main level Primary Suite, main level 2nd Bedroom with barreled ceiling & built-in cabinetry used as an office. The Great Room is just that...a GREAT ROOM, with expansive 43' cathedral ceilings punctuated by historic timber, magnificent stone fireplace, views of the backyard. The Dining Room is a circular shaped room with a wall of windows overlooking the upper terraced patio, stone fireplace, built-in cabinetry, adorned by a historic timber turret ceiling. The Chef's Kitchen is designed for function & entertaining, featuring soapstone, countertops, luxury appliances, multiple pantries, butcher-block countertops, wet bar, built-ins, window seat & breakfast bar. The heated Sun Room features 3 walls of windows, stone fireplace, heated stone floor, & access to the upper terraced patio. The 2nd level features fabulous views of the main level & yard, 2 Bedroom Suites, Sitting Room, hallway window seat overlooking the Great Room cathedral ceiling. The widow's walk hallway allows for up close enjoyment of the timber ceilings & columns. The walk-out lower level offers a wonderful space for entertaining & daily living which includes a restaurant-style rounded pub with a historic timber turret style ceiling & built-in beverage coasters along the adjacent hallway achieving a historic pub essence, family room with a stone fireplace, timber, wrought iron work, stone flooring & access to the lower terraced stone patio. The exercise room can be converted to 5th & 6th bedrooms, gym-size steam shower, full bathroom, multiple storage rooms, & access to the garage. Exterior features include a 2.5 car attached garage, numerous terraced blue stone patios, gazebo, space to build an in-ground pool, lush landscaping nestled on the 3/4 acre lot. The 2 story Coach House is insulated, heated, adorned by the same historic timber as the main house, hidden designs in stonework, solid wood sliding doors & can accommodate a prized vehicle, boat, home office, entertaining, storage. Move Confidently!



April 4, 2024


May 9, 2024



5317 Turvey Court
Downers Grove IL, 60515

Interior Features



Total Bathrooms


Full Bathrooms


Half Bathrooms


Interior Features

Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Sauna/Steam Room, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, First Floor Bedroom, In-Law Arrangement, First Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Special Millwork, Drapes/Blinds


Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, High End Refrigerator, Bar Fridge, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Wine Refrigerator, Built-In Oven, Range Hood, Other, Gas Cooktop

Laundry Description

Gas Dryer Hookup, In Unit, Laundry Closet, Sink



Fireplace Description

Wood Burning, Gas Log, Gas Starter



Cooling Description

Central Air, Zoned



Heating Description

Natural Gas, Forced Air, Radiant, Sep Heating Systems - 2, Zoned

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size

0.83 Acres

Exterior Features

Patio, Porch, Storms/Screens, Workshop, Other

Lot Features

Cul-De-Sac, Fenced Yard, Nature Preserve Adjacent, Irregular Lot, Landscaped, Mature Trees, Fence-Invisible Pet, Outdoor Lighting, Partial Fencing




Public Sewer

School Information

School District


High School

North High School

Elementary School

Hillcrest Elementary School

Other Property Details

Area Name

Downers Grove



Tax Frequency


Days on Market


Association Fee


Association Fee Frequency




Garage Spaces


Parking Total







Downers Grove

Water Source




Buyer Agency Compensation


Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago, Elaine Pagels,
Listing Contact: 630-640-2002 

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