by Kristen Kucharski
EACH FEATURED HOME IS TRULY REMARKABLE....IN ITS OWN UNIQUE WAY
The real estate market is hot and we have found some totally unique homes that we think you’re going to love. From a waterfront paradise to a green dream home and many homes in between– these beautiful west suburban real estate listings are truly so unique in their own special way. Here are 7 Spectacular Totally Unique Local Homes for Sale Right Now....
1. A Waterfront Paradise
26 SOUTH STREET, GENEVA–Custom Hogan Design and Construction brand new Fox River waterfront paradise. Traditional living with modern elegance. This home marries the rich beauty of the outdoors with the most desired comfort and modern features indoors. Wrap-around porch, screened-in porch, private roof top deck, vaulted beamed ceilings, open floor plan trimmed with the finest features from breathtaking millwork to top-notch finishes. The kitchen boasts quartz counters, stainless Subzero and Wolf appliances along with a delectable walk-in pantry. Smart technology throughout!
2. An Italian Inspired Villa
7S719 DONWOOD DR., NAPERVILLEImagine living in a stunning estate that will leave you feeling as if you are residing in a luxurious villa located in the heart of Tuscany, Italy. This custom built Meullner home is a one of kind situated on a beautiful 2.3-acre property. With 14,668 square feet of quality details, the home features 7 bedrooms (all ensuite), 9 bathrooms, 12 fireplaces, 2 fire pits, an outdoor kitchen, 4 car garage, elevator, 5 verandas, a trattoria, hearth room, Caterer's kitchen, inground pool, hot tub, & so much more! Additionally, it has Smart Home Automation throughout for convenient, modern living.
3. Your “Green” Dream Home
428 8TH AVE, LAGRANGE–Five bedrooms, classic stucco foursquare home built in 1913, gutted and upgraded in 2009 with green, recycled, repurposed, and hypoallergenic materials. Low maintenance, cost and energy-efficient, and comfortable with many luxuries. Conveniently located in La Grange's historic district, this fully renovated, Geothermal energy-efficient is a healthy, comfortable respite offering a 50-year warrantied aluminum roof, energy-star windows, cistern, permeable pavement, insulated garage, a recirculating, tankless hot water/boiler. Beautifully and naturally lit throughout, the remodel project utilized sustainably sourced, environmentally friendly, building materials.
4. A Converted Dairy Barn
55 CHIPPEWA DR, OSWEGO–Live the Lifestyle that you desire in this incredible, meticulously converted dairy barn, all 10,200 sq. ft. of it., plus all the charm of the old barn with its authentic timber frame construction and dovetail joinery. While the home offers lots of space with ample privacy, it also offers 1.4 acres, and the option for additional acreage with an equestrian facility, grooms’ quarters and an additional 1,800 sq. ft. plus ranch. The 6 bedroom, 6.5 baths, 4 car garage home provides the warmth and coziness that comes with all-natural materials and an energy efficient super-insulated design. Additional spaces include the exercise/art studio/or 7th bedroom/guest room with exterior access and a 6'x12' endless therapy pool. Handicapped accessible with wide doors plus a concrete ramp at the garage entry, as well as an elevator between the grade and main level.
5. A “Last of Its Kind” Opportunity
2S420 MADISON ST., WHEATON–Last chance to build new construction on this street. This property is located on a half-acre and has a tear down home on it. It is the only property backing to the beautiful St James Farm and siding to the Prairie Path. This teardown is packaged in a combined price which includes charming front home and beautiful buildable lot. These were purchased at different times and are not required to be sold together. Beautiful half acre lot surrounded by multi-million-dollar homes with a large easement between the lot and the Prairie Path, providing much open space. This is a one-of-a-kind unique opportunity.
6. Two Story Penthouse on the Riverwalk
520 SOUTH WASHINGTON STREET PH04, NAPERVILLE–Room to roam in this luxury two story penthouse in Downtown Naperville. Right on the River Walk just a quick stroll to Downtown shops, restaurants, and night life. This condo offers three full baths and one-half bath, three bedrooms, large loft with custom built ins for a great home office. Walk in closets with built in closet organizers. Kitchen has huge island, granite, upgraded stainless appliances. Three balconies. Two underground parking spaces and large storage space included. Gas fireplace in living room.
7. Contemporary Meets Rustic
3524 SPRING RD, OAK BROOK–The best of every world with a contemporary look, a modern feel, and a rustic-like setting! Soaring ceilings, custom dual fireplace, and picturesque window views add as much character to the interior as the exterior. Upon entry, you are drawn into widening views of Fullersburg Woods and Salt Creek. The open concept floor plan is equipped with a state-of-the-art kitchen, floating staircase and first floor Master Bedroom Suite. The lower level was designed for amusement and relaxation with an exercise room, steam room, wine closet, movie theater room, and putting green, gym. For those seeking a place where nature and high end living meet- this is the one!