14730 W Imperial Drive
Mettawa, Illinois 60048
Set on 4.69 acres of lush woodland and verdant perennial landscaping, this stunning country estate is timeless in design and replete with character. Completely and meticulously updated w/exceptional materials and finishes, the residence reflects current luxury tastes & standards, the new elegant brick and stone façade presaging its renaissance. Flushed with sunlight from the skylight, a dramatic 2-story marble entrance hall centers the floor plan, a graceful curving staircase leading to welcoming loft areas accented with bookcases. The generous living and dining rooms are found to the west and east of the entrance hall, the expansive family room directly north, a fireplace with a wood-burning stove insert its focal point. The gourmet kitchen is well-appointed with ample cabinetry, an over-sized granite-topped island, Viking, Dacor and Sub-zero appliances and a see-thru stone fireplace opening to the spacious breakfast room. Walls of glass complete with sliding doors open these rooms to the expansive deck and gardens, offering breathtaking views of the woods beyond. The mud/laundry room with sauna leads to a greenhouse and 3-car garage, completing the east wing on this floor. Walking down the broad gallery from the east wing to the west wing of the 1st floor, a secured door reveals the private quarters housing a double master suite comprising the master bedroom with its sumptuous master bath, as well as a 2nd bedroom with bath en suite. The 2nd floor is accessed by the main staircase as well as a second service staircase, and presents the afore-mentioned loft areas, three additional bedrooms & hall bath. Extra attic space invites possible build-outs on this floor. The immense full basement provides great workshop, crafting and storage areas. A nature enthusiast’s retreat, this beautiful estate offers the best in country living close to town, with horse stables, nature trails, forest preserves and open lands, as well as an abundance of shopping, restaurants, entertainment opportunities and transportation access just moments away. Check out the 3D video for a detailed personal tour of this lovely residence!
Listing information updated today (02/23/2018)