DOWNERS GROVE, IL — Nestled amid lush treetops, this stone manor in Downers Grove will make you feel like you’ve stepped into your own fairytale. From the turret ceilings to the cozy sun room, to the backyard coach house, this estate is wrapped in old-world luxury.
- Address: 5317 Turvey Ct, Downers Grove, Illinois
- Price: $1,999,000
- Square Feet: 5126
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 4 Full and 2 Half Baths
- Built: 2002
- Features: Here is your chance to live in the most revered and admired home in Downers Grove. A true stone manor estate set upon nearly an acre of majestic hilltop with resort-style grounds. Trusted old world craftsmanship includes hand-selected hewn-cut timbers, intricately-laid blue limestone, ornamental wrought-iron artwork and thousands of undulating hand woven cedar shingles (Zook inspired) that comprise the massive facade. A timeless masterpiece taking nearly four years to build, the 8, 346 square foot estate offers three inspiring levels of comfortable casual living on the most coveted court in scenic Denburn Woods. A 10-page article in Chicago Home & Garden magazine conveyed the mass intricacies & detailed finishes. Some 245 tons of Colonial blue limestone and 25, 000 board-feet of 100-year-old timber. The multitude of all natural materials, majestic cathedral/turret ceilings and wide, open sight lines accentuate the warm relaxing feel inside every room. Private main floor master bedroom has luxury bath and huge walk-in shower and adjacent private executive barrel ceiling Den. Grand cathedral ceiling 43 ft Great Room has Alpine-like stone fireplace and alcoved corner serving bar perfect for friendly happy hours or nightcaps beside the fire. Chef’s Kitchen has Viking & Sub-Zero appliance package, dual serving islands & rustic 20 ft turret ceiling Dining room w/Jerusalem stone raised hearth fireplace. Delightful sun room has spectacular year-round views from walls of windows and cozy stone fireplace, along with convenient dual access to the bluestone patios. Experience entertaining a multitude of guests in your very own replicated European snuggery spanning 40 feet with stone and brick accents, restaurant-style crescent pub (ice makers & dishwashers), radiant heated floors and convenient walk-out lower level patio doors to private terraced outdoor reception areas & covered brick gazebo. NOTE: adjacent grassy area perfect for in-ground pool. After a workout enjoy the spa sized-steam room to totally detox the mind and body. Marvel at the artistic iron railings, stone stairways or the front circular courtyard drive-which is pure elegance. The separate (fully insulated) Coachhouse has sliding carriage doors and side entrance with staircase to loft for storage-great for home business or storing that precious vehicle, motorcycles or jet skis. Stroll through scenic Denburn woods to vibrant downtown Downers Grove or catch an express train and be at Chicago’s Union Station in 23 minutes. Convenience & Privacy the best of both. A beautiful work of art – classic & timeless – there will never be another one like it. Welcome Home!