A rare opportunity... Welcome to Stonewater Sanctuary, a peaceful paradise unlike any other. Private, tranquil, and serene... you have found your forever home! No detail or expense was spared in creating this masterpiece that exudes casual elegance. OUTDOOR: Sited on 5+ acres, tranquility abounds with water flowing through a bird and wildlife sanctuary. Your own private park w/ponds, fountains & gardens, a fishing oasis, fire pits, extensive landscape lighting, and a 1/2 mile gravel walking/jogging/running path for exercise wanders throughout the property. Outdoor activities include bocci ball and a sport court that features basketball, pickleball, volleyball and can be converted to ice skating and hockey in the winter. There is plenty of room and space allowed for a future in-ground pool. Warm and inviting... your peaceful, private retreat awaits. Return to nature, fun, and a dream home for the ultimate in indoor/outdoor entertaining with a custom covered patio that includes bluestone floors, patio heaters, Wolf 54" built-in grill with warming drawer, Big Green Egg smoker, and a Sub-Zero under-counter refrigerator. INDOOR: Exceptional quality and finishes throughout, so be prepared to enjoy understated elegance at its finest! What a great first impression, when entering the foyer via a custom/curved 9' knotty alder double front-door. The music enclave was originally designed for a grand piano and could also be used for a gorgeous venue to have photos taken for a special event such as graduation or wedding... the possibilities are endless. An impressive great room with a massive stone fireplace and outdoor south-facing courtyard terrace is complete with a fire pit and waterfall for indoor/outdoor entertaining. Truly a resort-like residence and entertainer's paradise, unlike any other offering on the market today. The gourmet kitchen is complete with Wood-Mode cabinetry, Wolf range and ovens, two Sub-Zero refrigerators, adjacent large walk-in and butler's pantry with hammered copper sink, Wolf steam oven, and warming drawer, built-in Miele coffee system, and dishwashers. Granite counters with sizable islands are truly a cook's delight. There is a kitchenette and several game room areas in the finished lower level. Get ready to be impressed. Five ensuite bed/baths for the ultimate in privacy. There is a surprise loft, sitting/homework area, and a special private/secret room. The current first-floor office could easily serve as a first-floor master suite, as it is complete with a free-standing tub, oversized shower, dual vanities, and walk-in closet. Whole-house Control 4 automation system controls lighting, electric/automatic blinds, HVAC, audio/visual, and cameras.The choice is yours. Wisconsin stone construction, low-maintenance Hardie-board trim, and 50-year architectural shingles are just a few of the extras. No need to drive to a second home, because it doesn't get better than this! Conveniently located only minutes away from Crystal Lake, schools, Metra train, local airport, shopping, and restaurants. Seeing is believing! A very rare opportunity awaits the most discerning buyer.
Listing Courtesy of Jameson Sotheby's International Realty