$6,500,000
6
beds
5
baths
1
half bath
6,390
square ft

151 Sheridan Road

Winnetka, Illinois 60093
Closed / MLS #10813912 / Single Family / Winnetka
In the late 1920's, architect Charles Whitney Stevens designed this exceptional residence at 151 Sheridan Road, located on 118 feet of Lake Michigan shoreline, using the finest exterior building materials available from the stone facades to leaded glass windows to copper gutters/downspouts and Ludowici roof tiles. Situated on 1.5 acres, the 350 foot approach to the home is a winding aggregate concrete driveway along a manicured front yard that terminates with a circular drive at a front door through which you can see the lake. The entrance is enchanting. The architectural significance of this Jacobethan Revival style was recognized by the National Park Service and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in March 2006. This prestigious honor was achieved because of the efforts by owners for nearly 100 years to maintain and preserve the essential exterior elements in pristine condition. The forward-thinking Stevens also designed an interior that too stands the test of time taking full advantage of coveted lakefront living. The stunning two-story gallery with marble floor leading to French doors and a blue stone terrace and the expansive lakeside yard is breathtaking. The wood paneled living room with wood burning fireplace and 12 foot ceilings is bathed in light and the banquet sized dining room with marble floors and French doors to screened porch is ideal for entertaining. Beyond these formal spaces that showcase the high-style interior decoration from the 1920s, this is a home that is practically designed for today's lifestyle. The attached/heated three car garage leads to a nice white kitchen with big butler's pantry & breakfast room for everyday living. The second floor with dual stair/elevator service sports six bedrooms (all with hardwood floors under carpet), four full bathrooms, a den and sitting room, most with east facing windows capturing sunrises and lake views. The basement also with dual stair/elevator service features a family room with fireplace, exercise room, full bathroom with steam shower, laundry, and tons of storage. A 1600 square foot walk up unfinished attic awaits. The sprawling lakeside yard leading to a fortified bluff and gentle stairs to Lake Michigan brings you to the shoreline where beaches come and go with the tides but built in a manner to provide easy access to the water for swimming while protecting the integrity of the shoreline. There are few lakefront properties along the North Shore that compare. So when you combine a 1.5 acre parcel running from Sheridan Road to Lake Michigan, a home that enjoys national recognition as an architectural gem, an interior with space, style and practicality and a lakefront setting you have more than a residence but a treasured retreat.

Full Features
Architecture Style: French Provincial
Exterior Type: Stone
Basement: Finished
Beds Above Grade: 6
Cooling System: Central Air, Zoned
Heating System: Gas, Forced Air
Appliances: Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 91-100 Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 3
Roof Type: Other
Room Count: 15
Water Front: Yes
Square Feet: 6,390
Lot Size: 1.0-1.99 Acres
Acreage: 1.5209
Internal Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Sauna/Steam Room, Elevator, Hardwood Floors, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)
External Features: Patio, Screened Patio, Storms/Screens, Outdoor Grill
Room Information
Living Room: 36x18 - Main Level
Dining Room: 19x19 - Main Level
Kitchen: 17x13 - Main Level
Family Room: 34x18 - Basement
Primary Bedroom: 18x15 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 18x13 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 17x16 - 2nd Level
4th Bedroom: 16x14 - 2nd Level
5th Bdrm: 13x12 - 2nd Level
6th Bdrm: 12x10 - 2nd Level
Breakfast Rm: 13x12 - Main Level
Gallery: 31x16 - Main Level
Den: 17x16 - 2nd Level
Taxes & Assessments
Tax Amount: $133,235
Tax Year: 2019
Location
Zip Code: 60093
City: Winnetka
County: Cook
Schools
School District(s): 36, 203
Elementary School: Greeley Elementary School
Middle School: The Skokie School
High School: New Trier Twp H.s. Northfield/Wi
Disclaimer: The accuracy of all information regardless of source, including but not limited to square footage and lot size, is deemed reliable but not guaranteed nor warranted and should be personally verified through personal inspection by and/or with the appropriate professionals.

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