889 S Colfax Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126
Featured on the cover of Traditional Home Magazine, this flawless Hampton's inspired Shingle style home is a designer gem from start to finish. Created by architect Brad Lewis of Schwarz Lewis Design Group, designed by Soledad Zitzewitz Interiors and built by Ross Builders, this timeless masterpiece offers an extraordinary blend of traditional and contemporary architecture. Custom built on a unique and highly desirable 120' wide double lot, this breathtaking setting envelopes the property in serenity and natural beauty. The stately exterior is elevated with imported Canadian granite stonework, Alaskan Cypress shake roof, copper gutters/downspouts, and elegant high gloss white columns. Gorgeous light-filled transitional-style interiors express a reverence for the past while maintaining a sense of modernity throughout. Countless custom details and designer-curated finishes set against the backdrop of a neutral color palette bring effortless style to the 7-bedroom, 7 full bath, 2 half bath home. Every element has been meticulously selected to convey luxury at every turn. Hermes wallpaper, imported English cast-iron fireplace, custom designed trim and floor to ceiling millwork and built-in's, marble tile imported from Spain, Perrin and Rowe plumbing fixtures, custom designer light fixtures from Urban Electric, Baker, Ralph Lauren, and select fixtures imported from France are just a few of the standouts. The state-of-the-art kitchen boasts an oversized island, exquisite Italian Calcutta Gold marble countertops and walls, custom cabinetry with walnut inserts and custom-designed hardware, a 72" LaCanche range and hood, Wolf wall oven, Wolf steam oven, 36" Subzero refrigerator and 36" Subzero freezer, 2 Bosch dishwashers, Subzero wine and drink fridge with ice maker and an expansive pantry with built-in organization. An open floorplan on the main level has been tailor-made for contemporary entertaining and family living as it flows from the kitchen, formal living and dining areas and sunroom room with arched windows. Upstairs, you'll find a convenient second laundry with double washers and dryers, a large, vaulted bonus room with additional storage closet, 5 ensuite bedrooms, including a sumptuous primary bedroom suite that doubles as a retreat offering a dressing area, coffee bar and a spa-like bathroom featuring an oversized steam shower, heated hydromassage jacuzzi tub and heated marble floors. Fully finished third floor includes a one-of-a-kind performing stage and a bunk room with built-in beds for world class sleepovers. The captivating basement has been envisioned as a modern, chic lounge that rivals the luxe-meets-eclectic-charm of Soho House with a wine cellar, lounge area, billiard room and full bar with two Subzero wine and drink fridges with icemaker, 2 Bosch dishwashers, a built-in kegerator, all set against brass details, impressive chandeliers, tufted leather banquet seating and warehouse-inspired brick-lined walls. A sport court, theater, fitness room and additional bedroom, full bath with heated floors and built-in infrared sauna can also be found on this level. Other highlights of this home include 5 fireplaces, whole-house generator, integrated A/V system of in-wall and exterior speakers, security cameras, lighting, window shades and temperature, a mudroom with built-in cabinetry and additional laundry, whole-house water filtration system with an additional reverse osmosis unit and a heated attached 4.5-car garage with finished epoxy floors and extensive storage system. Beyond the interiors, the secluded entertainer's backyard was made to impress. The outdoor kitchen is completed with a built-in stone pizza oven, grill, sink and refrigerator. The expansive yard offers custom Ipe wood raised garden beds, bluestone patios, professionally manicured landscaping, a stone fire pit, a putting green, and a covered patio with outdoor fireplace. From the impressive interior to the expansive backyard, it truly has it all!
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