The classic French Manor home features a stucco exterior, copper gutters and downspouts, a cedar shake roof, and tall casement windows with limestone sills. The interior is well proportioned throughout with graciously sized rooms and tall ceilings. The arches and other architectural details create an artistic blend of comfort and style. Recessed lighting and sconces accent the architecture, enhance the warmth in the home, and provide special visual effects. High-end details are enriched by the intrinsic quality of construction.

Features include glistening quarter sawn and rift white oak flooring, 8’ solid Alder wood doors with Baldwin antique bronze hardware, a custom Venetian plaster wall treatment in the family room and kitchen, and tall windows that provide an abundance of natural light and are complemented by elegant Holly Hunt window draperies. The home has three full masonry fireplaces with gas starts, including a molded European fireplace in the family room.

The expansive kitchen includes a butcher block island, double Wolf oven and 6 burner range plus a griddle, SubZero refrigerator and freezer, Miele dishwasher, a built-in planning desk with storage space, a walk-in pantry, a butler’s pantry, and space for a large breakfast table. The private library features custom hand-built book cases and exquisite walnut detailed hardwood flooring. Additional first floor amenities include two powder bathrooms, full laundry room, and a mudroom with built-in cabinetry. The elegant master suite includes a fireplace, 22’ x 15’ walk-in closet that leads to a large private bonus room, a stone bathroom with double vanities, bubbler tub, and separate shower. The full finished lower level is another complete level of living with tall ceilings and rich millwork throughout.

There is a second full kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and Woodmode cherry cabinetry. Additional rooms include a large great room with a custom wall of built-in Woodmode cherry cabinetry, 5th bedroom, full bathroom, exercise room, game area, and storage. The 1.62 acre property features an attached three car heated garage, paver patio, bluestone front walk, paver-lined driveway, extensive landscaping, fenced yard, a large raised bed fenced vegetable garden, and a dog run.

14155 Mettawa Woods Drive

Type: Home
Status: Sold
List Price: $1,499,000
Neighborhood: Mettawa
City: Mettawa
State: Illinois
Zip: 60045
Lot Size: 1.62
Year Built: 2003
Square Feet: 5465
Beds: 4
Baths: 4 1/2
Floors: 2
Garage Size: Triple