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1623 Sylvester Place
Highland Park, Illinois IL 60035
$3,295,000 Price
Active Status
5 Bedrooms
5 Full Baths
5.1 Total Baths
1 Partial Baths
5,968 Square Feet
0.828 Acres
09563413 Listing ID
Superlatives don't capture the magnificence. Built by architect William W. Boyington in 1893 on almost an acre of stunning ravine property with seasonal lake views, this historic log house has been renovated with the finest materials to the highest standards with the most exquisite finishes. The amazing Great Room is flanked by facing fieldstone fireplaces and has a gorgeous 120-year-old 11"-wide reclaimed oak floor. The dining room features uncut elm logs that harmonize with the windows and gardens and ravine beyond. The gourmet kitchen has custom English cabinets, double Wolf ovens, 2 dishwashers, Sub-Zero fridge, a warming drawer, pizza oven & wine fridge. 3 en-suite bedrooms on the 2nd level include a luxury master with whirlpool and marble slab steam shower. A 4th en-suite upstairs bedroom is accessible from a private staircase. The light-filled lower level includes a spacious 5th bedroom, full bath with steam shower & large family room. 3.5-car attached garage.
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Status Active
County Lake
Year Built 1893
Property Type Detached Single
Detached Single
Property Subtype 2 Stories

Basic Features

Acres: 0.828
Address: 1623 Sylvester Place
Area: Highland Park
Bedrooms: 5
City: Highland Park
County: Lake
Elementary School: INDIAN TRAIL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Full Baths: 5
High School: HIGHLAND PARK HIGH SCHOOL
Jr High/Middle School: ELM PLACE SCHOOL
Listing ID: 09563413
Listing Price: $3,295,000
New Construction: no
Ownership: Fee Simple
Partial Baths: 1
Remarks: Superlatives don't capture the magnificence. Built by architect William W. Boyington in 1893 on almost an acre of stunning ravine property with seasonal lake views, this historic log house has been renovated with the finest materials to the highest standards with the most exquisite finishes. The amazing Great Room is flanked by facing fieldstone fireplaces and has a gorgeous 120-year-old 11"-wide reclaimed oak floor. The dining room features uncut elm logs that harmonize with the windows and gardens and ravine beyond. The gourmet kitchen has custom English cabinets, double Wolf ovens, 2 dishwashers, Sub-Zero fridge, a warming drawer, pizza oven & wine fridge. 3 en-suite bedrooms on the 2nd level include a luxury master with whirlpool and marble slab steam shower. A 4th en-suite upstairs bedroom is accessible from a private staircase. The light-filled lower level includes a spacious 5th bedroom, full bath with steam shower & large family room. 3.5-car attached garage.
Rent/Lease: neither
Rent/Lease Off Season: $0
Rent/Lease Price: $0
Square Feet: 5,968
State: Illinois
Status: Active
Street Name: Sylvester Place
Street Number: 1623
Total Baths: 5.1
Township: MORAINE
Property Subtype: 2 Stories
Year Built: 1893
Postal Code: 60035

Advanced Features

Garage Spaces: 3.50
Half Baths: 1
Interior Fireplaces: 2
Of Cars: 4
Total Rooms: 10
2nd Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
2nd Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom Size: 20X10
3rd Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
3rd Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom Size: 16X10
4th Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
4th Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
4th Bedroom Size: 19X14
Additional Rooms: Breakfast Room, Great Room, 5th Bedroom
Additional Sales Information: List Agent Must Accompany
Addtl Room 1 Flooring: Hardwood
Addtl Room 1 Level: Main Level
Addtl Room 1 Name: Breakfast Rm
Addtl Room 1 Size: 19X12
Addtl Room 2 Flooring: Hardwood
Addtl Room 2 Level: Main Level
Addtl Room 2 Name: Great Rm
Addtl Room 2 Size: 42X25
Addtl Room 3 Flooring: Stone
Addtl Room 3 Level: Lower
Addtl Room 3 Name: 5th Bdrm
Addtl Room 3 Size: 17X17
Age: 100+ Years
Agent Owned/Interest (Y/N): no
Air Conditioning: Central Air, Zoned
Appliances: Oven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator
Area Amenities: Pond/Lake, Curbs/Gutters, Street Paved
Assessment Includes: Snow Removal
Assessment/Association Dues: 100
Attic: Pull Down Stair
Basement: Partial, English
Basement Bathrooms (Y/N): yes
Basement Description: Finished
Bath Amenities: Whirlpool, Separate Shower, Steam Shower, Double Sink
Bedrooms (Above Grade): 5
Board Number: 2
Built Before 1978 (Y/N): yes
Corporate Limits: HIGHLAND PARK
Dining Room: Separate
Dining Room Flooring: Hardwood
Dining Room Level: Main Level
Dining Room Size: 26X19
Directions: Prospect to Lake; south on Lake to Sycamore Place; Sycamore to Sylvester Place.
Disability Access/Equipped: no
Driveway: Asphalt
Electricity: 400 Amp Service or Greater
Elementary School District: 112
Equipment: Humidifier,Central Vacuum,Security System,CO Detectors,Ceiling Fan,Sprinkler-Lawn,Air Cleaner,Backup Sump Pump,
Exterior Building Type: Log, Stone
Exterior Property Features: Deck, Grill-Outdoors
Family Room Flooring: Stone
Family Room Level: Lower
Family Room Size: 18X16
Fireplace Details: Gas Logs, Includes Accessories
Fireplace Location: Other
Frequency: Annual
Garage Details: Transmitter(s), Heated
Garage On-Site: yes
Garage Ownership: Owned
Garage Type: Attached
General Information: School Bus Service, Commuter Train, Interstate Access
Heat/Fuel: Gas, Forced Air, 2+ Sep Heating Systems
High School District: 113
Holds Earnest Money: yes
Interior Property Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry
Parking Included in Price: yes
Jr High/Middle District: 112
Kitchen Flooring: Stone
Kitchen Level: Main Level
Kitchen Size: 21X14
Kitchen Type: Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Island, Pantry-Butler, Pantry-Closet
Laundry Flooring: Hardwood
Laundry Level: 2nd Level
Laundry Size: 10X8
Living Room Level: Not Applicable
Lot Description: Landscaped Professionally, Water View, Wooded
Lot Dimensions: 145X263X229X124.37
Lot Size: .50-.99 Acre
Master Bedroom Bath: Full
Master Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
Master Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
Master Bedroom Size: 24X18
Offered for Sale or Rent: no
Parcel Identification Number: 16243070150000
Parking: Garage
Possession: Closing
Recent Rehab (Y/N): no
Roof Type: Wood Shakes/Shingles
Sewer: Sewer-Public
Special Assessments: N
Special Service Area: no
Square Feet Source: Assessor
Street Suffix: Place
Tax Exemptions: Homeowner
Tax Year: 2015
Taxes: 36826.62
Virtual Tour: None
Water: Lake Michigan
Waterfront: no

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Contact - Listing ID 09563413

Leslie Glazier

548 W. Webster
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: 312-208-3444
Phone Alt: 312-208-3444

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