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916 Shermer Road
Northbrook, Illinois IL 60062
Sold For: $1,350,000
Listing ID 11440811 Status Closed 5 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths 1 Partial Baths 5,501 SqFt 1.150 Acres

Property Description:

This rare all-American gem which has been featured many times in design magazines is situated on a spectacular setting and oozes with immense curb appeal and charm like no other. Spend warm summer evenings on the front porch rocking chair with an iced tea whilst reading your favorite book in the shade. The home itself is a blend of pure Midwest colonial architecture with modern sensibilities. Elegant Parlor Room with arched alcove bookshelves, elegant fireplace and bay window overlooks the front garden. Stately Dining Room fit to receive the Queen with detailed ceiling moldings, timeless decor and built-ins. Channel your inner Julia Child in the Kitchen and put your culinary skills at work! Loads of cabinetry, Thermador 6 burner range with griddle and vent hood, three ovens, warming drawer, SubZero refrigerator, island with prep sink and seating, Asko dishwasher, spacious counters, pantry closet, desk planning area, huge Breakfast Room and opens conveniently to the every day hang out - the Family Room. Grand Great Room with cathedral beamed ceilings, gas fireplace, arched windows, Game table area and access to the backyard. Main floor bedroom en suite perfect for in-law, nanny or even optional Primary Bedroom and complete with fireplace, walk-in closet access to balcony and bathroom with dual vanity sinks, shower and jetted tub. The Office is cleverly tucked away from the activities of everyday life and is adorned with custom built-ins and triple-wide crown molding. Dedicated Laundry Room, Butlers Pantry, Powder Room & Mud Room complete the main level. Secondary Owners Suite on the 2nd floor with exposed aged wood, reading nook with skylights and built-ins and en suite with double vanity sinks and separate water closet. Jr Suite with walk-in closet. Two additional bedrooms with generous closet space share the Hall Bath. Vast Lower Level awaits your design ideas and is ripe for just about anything you would want to create. Nestled on over an acre the exterior living spaces are truly unique and amazing featuring huge terrace, basketball court, massive stone patio with pergola & outdoor fireplace, walkways, professionally landscaped throughout, shed and outdoor lighting. Other highlights include: detailed trim work and built-ins throughout, leaded glass front door, skylights, two car garage, zoned HVAC, irrigation system, back up generator, beautiful circular driveway and more! Check out 3D tour & video!

Primary Features

County: Cook
Half Baths: 1
Property Type Specific: Detached Single
Year Built: 1944


Appliances: Double Oven, Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Wine Refrigerator, Range Hood
Basement: Full, Walkout
Basement Bathrooms: no
Basement SqFt: 2894
Bath Amenities: Double Sink
Cooling: Central Air
Dining Room: Separate
Fireplace Features: Wood Burning, Gas Log, Gas Starter
Fireplace Location: Living Room,Exterior,Great Room
Fireplaces Total: 3
Heating: Natural Gas, Forced Air, Sep Heating Systems - 2+
Interior Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Bar-Dry, Hardwood Floors, First Floor Bedroom, First Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Beamed Ceilings, Open Floorplan, Separate Dining Room
Lot Size Dimensions: 173X122X303X132X318
Main SqFt: 3926
Other Equipment: Humidifier, Ceiling Fan(s), Fan-Whole House, Sump Pump, Sprinkler-Lawn, Generator, Multiple Water Heaters
Room Type: Bedroom 5, Office, Great Room, Foyer, Mud Room, Walk In Closet
Rooms Total: 11
SqFt: 5501
Square Footage Comments: Basement: 2894 Sq.Feet, Main Level: 3926 Sq.Feet; 2nd Floor: 1575 Sq.Feet Garage: 597 Sq.Feet Balcony: 110 Sq.Feet Patio: 868 Sq.Feet Porch: 678 Sq.Feet
Total Finished/Unfinished SqFt: 8395
Total SqFt: 5501
Unfinished Basement SqFt: 2894
Upper SqFt: 1575


Architectural Style: Farmhouse
Driveway: Asphalt,Circular
Electric: Circuit Breakers
Exterior Building Type: Frame,Stone
Exterior Features: Deck, Patio, Porch
Garage Details: Garage Door Opener(s),Heated
Garage On-Site: yes
Garage Spaces: 2
Garage Type: Attached
Is Parking Included in Price: yes
New Construction: no
Parking: Garage
Roof: Asphalt
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water Source: Public


Elementary School: Meadowbrook Elementary School
Elementary School District: 28
High School: Glenbrook North High School
High School District: 225
Living Area Source: Plans
Lot Features: Landscaped, Outdoor Lighting
Lot Size: 1.0-1.99 Acres
Middle Or Junior School: Northbrook Junior High School
Middle Or Junior School District: 28
Rural: N
Special Service Area: N
Township: Northfield
Waterfront: no


Age: 71-80 Years
Basement Description: Unfinished
Board Number: 2
Built Before 1978: yes
Disability Access and/or Equipped: no
General Information: Commuter Train
Market Code: Off-Market
Status: Closed
Number Of Cars: 2
Public Document Count: 1
Rebuilt: no
Rehab: no
Special Assessments: N
Special Listing Conditions: List Broker Must Accompany


Association Fee Frequency: Not Applicable
Association Fee Includes: None
Garage Ownership: Owned
Holds Earnest Money: yes
Offered for Sale or Rent: no
Ownership: Fee Simple
Possession: Closing
Purchase Contract Date: 2022-09-23T00:00:00+00:00
Tax Annual Amount: 25759.13
Tax Year: 2020

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