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27104 Southwoods Lane

Mettawa, Illinois 60048

Joanna Koperski

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Property Type
Single Family

Impeccably built by Orren Pickell in 2000 and richly appointed, this residence satisfies today’s discriminating tastes, featuring a contemporary floor plan, soaring ceilings, numerous and expansive rooms and high-end amenities, reflecting an elegant European influence and gracious living. The stone and stucco exterior, dormer windows, multiple chimneys, fireplaces, brick paver driveway, courtyard and porte cochère all evoke its French heritage.

With superior craftsmanship and outstanding finishes throughout, the residence presents tumbled marble and gleaming walnut hardwood flooring, soaring tray and coffered ceilings, superb millwork, custom cabinetry and built-ins, luxurious baths with heated floors, four fireplaces, Smart House technology, and more …

First Floor

The residence is entered through a massive walnut door, to a tumbled marble foyer, the graceful staircase to the left accessing the second floor and leading down to the lower level. Soaring windows enhance the front façade of the residence, flooding it with sunlight. The elegant master bedroom suite and handsome walnut-finished library grace this wing of the home, with the master suite presenting new striking his-and-hers new marble baths and walk-in closet. The grand living room faces the front entrance, a marble fireplace with massive soaring walnut mantel surround flanked by custom walnut shelving its focal point, the classic dining room opens to the right. Moving on, the south wing presents the gourmand’s kitchen with its ample center island, new Viking stove and high-end appliances, a cozy sitting/family room and a breakfast room, a multi-view fireplace servicing both. French doors open to reveal a wonderful 3-season room presenting breathtaking views of the gardens and pool beyond. A convenient family work area with desk, custom shelving and cabinets and the mud/laundry room complete this side of the residence, with a second walnut staircase leading to the lower level. Soaring windows enhance the front façade of the residence on this floor, flooding it with sunlight.

Second Floor

The second floor offers a gallery overlooking the foyer and living room and presents three additional bedrooms, each with attractive bathrooms en suite, one of these bedrooms functioning as a second master, the other channeling the home’s French tradition with its lovely toile finishes, and the third showcasing a marvelous seascape mural. A substantial bonus room is also a part of this floor, lending itself conveniently to either a play area or a private fourth bedroom, sporting its own access to the garage via a circular staircase.

Lower Level

Accessed by two open staircases, the exceptional walkout lower level boasts custom high ceilings, heated floors of stone and carpeting, and offers three considerable recreation areas: a family room with an inviting fireplace, a billiard room, and a play room. In addition, a fully equipped kitchen with an eating area, a fifth bedroom opening to a patio, a cigar room and temperature-controlled wine cellar also augment this level. The entire length of the lower level opens directly onto the gardens beyond, each of the main rooms either accessed by patio doors or offering stunning views through expansive windows.


The professionally designed award-winning landscaping and hardscapes enhance the property, blue stone walkways leading to the house, brick pavers gracing the circular drive, the side apron and inner courtyard accessed through the porte cochère. The fully-equipped guest house adjoins the porte cochère, includes the 6th bedroom, a kitchenette and full bath, and opens onto the award-winning pool and spa.

This 7947 sq. ft. luxurious residence features 17 rooms, 6 bedrooms, 6 full baths, 3 half baths, 4 fireplaces, a 3-car garage, 4.4 acres.


Full Features
Architecture Style: Traditional
Exterior Type: EIFS (e.g. Dryvit).,Stone
Basement: Finished,Exterior Access
Beds Above Grade: 6
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Central Air, Zoned
Heating System: Gas, Forced Air, Zoned
Appliances: Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator, Range Hood
Main Level Master Bedroom: Yes
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: Yes
Age: 16-20 Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 3
Roof Type: Wood Shakes/Shingles
Room Count: 18
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 7,947
Tax Amount: $35,596
Tax Year: 2018
Internal Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Laundry
External Features: Deck, Porch, Hot Tub, Brick Paver Patio, Pool In-Ground, Outdoor Grill

Room Information
Living Room: 20X27 - Main Level
Dining Room: 16X17 - Main Level
Kitchen: 17X21 - Main Level
Family Room: 14X15 - Main Level
Master Bedroom: 18X22 - Main Level
2nd Bedroom: 15X17 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 16X20 - 2nd Level
4th Bedroom: 13X21 - 2nd Level
Breakfast Rm: 13X20 - Main Level
Library: 21X20 - Main Level
Den: 15X16 - Walkout Basement
2nd Kitchen: 14X24 - Walkout Basement
Game Rm: 15X17 - Walkout Basement

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $35,596

Listing information updated today (9/23/2019)


Situated 29 miles northwest of Chicago's Loop, Mettawa is a small town characterized by its beautiful open lands and rural, equestrian setting. Named after a Potawatomi chief who once lived in the area, Mettawa was incorporated as a village in…

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School District(s)
CHSD 128, Rondout SD 72
Elementary School
Rondout Elementary School
Middle School
Rondout Elementary School
High School
Libertyville High School

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27104 Southwoods Lane Mettawa, Illinois 60048 is a single family home currently listed at $2,300,000. 27104 Southwoods Lane features 6 bedroom(s) and 9 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since July 23rd, 2019 and was built in 2000. Nearby schools include Rondout Elementary School, Libertyville High School. The nearest transit stops include Milwaukee District North Libertyville Metra. Want to learn more about 27104 Southwoods Lane Mettawa, Illinois 60048? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.