2112 N Sedgwick Street
A rare, extraordinary, and classically designed home perfectly positioned on a substantial 50-foot wide lot located in the heart of the historic district in Lincoln Park. From sunrise to twilight the home is bathed in dazzling natural light. Oversized windows and french doors capture the treetop views and professionally landscaped outdoor spaces.
This custom home was a historic renovation, with architecture and design by Jean DuFresne of Space Architects and General Construction by Tinker and Chance, both known for their meticulous building standards and exquisite attention to every detail. Quiet elegance and unparalleled finishes abound throughout the home.
The classic, center entry with double front doors in old world mahogany lead to a generous foyer with ample space for greeting guests. Located on either side of the entry foyer are the formal living room and gracious dining room. The living room, anchored by an impressive wood-burning fireplace with a limestone surround and hearth, features extensive custom molding and millwork and magnificent floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the treetops and front yard. The elegant and perfectly proportioned dining room features those same magnificent windows that overlook the treetops and lead through to the Butler’s Pantry and into the impressive kitchen.
The kitchen and family room are show-stopping and the heart of the home. The kitchen features extensive custom millwork with warm walnut panels and two stunning built-in hutches with Wilmette hardware, an abundance of workspace, a well-appointed storage pantry, and high-end appliances for the family cook or fine-dining chef. Meals can be shared around the family dining table or informally at the breakfast bar. Custom millwork and
Adjacent and open to the kitchen is the substantial family room that looks onto the stunning, lushly landscaped, rear yard. The family room features custom millwork and bookcases that anchor a second fireplace, 3 sets of French doors to a large elevated terrace for outdoor lounging and dining. A retractable full-length awning allows for comfortable use of the terrace on the sunniest of days. A set of limestone stairs leads down to the large grass area bordered by a limestone pathway, perfect for a family game of football, riding scooters, or hosting a gathering of friends and family. A separate grilling area, additional paved basketball court, and lower side yard perfect for a trampoline complete the all-purpose yard.
The second floor of the home features a primary bedroom suite comprising a comfortable sitting area and bedroom that overlook the treetops in the rear yard, dual walk-in wardrobes with custom cabinetry, and a marble bathroom with separate and spacious vanities, a generous spa bathtub, and oversized marble shower. Three additional en-suite bedrooms and a laundry room complete the private, top floor.
The lower level offers a huge family room with custom bookshelves, direct access to the beautiful rear yard, an expansive guest suite, a private office overlooking the front garden, a separate playroom or den, and a private entrance, perfect for live-in help or visiting guests. Also located on the lower level are a spacious, custom outfitted laundry room, fabulous mudroom with loads of cubbies, storage, and sink, and direct access to the heated 3 car garage.
The incredible, outdoor living spaces feature professional landscaping, with mature trees and flowering trees and shrubs. The large, beautiful rear yard leads to the private deck over the garage and the fantastic outdoor kitchen. From the expansive deck you can enter the home and into the kitchen. A symbiotic relationship of the indoor and outdoor living spaces.
A top-level, Control 4 home automation system controls the lights, shades, televisions, and music. Mechanical equipment for the home is best in class and meticulously maintained.
A significant home of unparalleled quality, with incomparable indoor and outdoor living spaces, set in the historic district of East Lincoln Park. Welcome home!