Architecturally Stunning

 1500 Asbury Avenue, Evanston, IL

1500 Asbury Avenue, Evanston, IL

This architecturally stunning, 7 Bedroom plus Bonus Room, 4.5 Bath clapboard home rises 3 stories and is located on a premier street in the Dewey School District. Situated on a manicured and perennially planted, over-sized lot which is just blocks to downtown Evanston, Lake Michigan (Dawes park) and the Northwestern University campus, this grand home resides in the heart of the Historical District and is purported to have been the summer home of the founding family of the Simmons Bedding Company. With an elegant flow, it is just perfect for entertaining on a grand scale. The large Entry Foyer, Living and Dining Rooms are complemented by custom millwork, custom built-ins, custom windows, French doors, beamed ceiling and 2 fireplaces. The updated Chef’s Kitchen offers a great layout for prep, plus a large eating area and a business planning area. Thoughtfully enhanced for today’s discerning buyer while maintaining the integrity and character of yester-year this home has also been meticulously maintained over the years and says “welcome home.” Bathed in light with views of the lovely front and backyard foliage, the setting is serene. A separate Sun Porch and Screened Porch off the Living Room are both great places to take a moment to catch up on some reading or just take in the peacefulness of the grounds. An ample sized, and beautiful paver stone Patio off the back of the home offers more relaxation space and is the perfect place to enjoy a beautiful day or a summer’s evening party. Upstairs is a spacious landing surrounded by the Master Suite with a Sitting Room and Luxury Bathroom, three additional large scale Bedrooms and 1 Bonus Room, 2 additional Bathrooms, 1 of which is also En-suite. The spacious third floor offers 2 more Bedrooms, and a private Bath--your guests will feel pampered in this private space. An unfinished Basement offers enough head room for a Rec Room/Exercise Room, plus tons of storage and a lower level Laundry Room. The Private Coach house with Lofted Bedroom, Living/Dining Area and private Bath is in excellent condition and is the icing on the cake. Lovingly renovated over the years--no detail has been missed. This home is a 10+!  

Offered at $1,595,000

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