Striking Custom Contemporary on 5 Private Wooded Acres in South Long Grove – $649,850 (SOLD)

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047

3442 monitor ln long grove il 60047 exterior

Opportunity to own this fabulous one-of-a-kind 4-bedroom, 3 1/2 bath custom home in sought-after South Long Grove.  Open, light-filled and exquisitely livable, this stunning contemporary features over 5,000 square feet of luxury living on over 5 acres, walls of 2 story windows and 5 skylights to usher the outside in. Surrounded by trees and your own protected nature conservancy, yet minutes from shopping and transportation, this home offers a lifestyle to be envied. Open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, 2 fireplaces, and striking architecture make this house a stand out.  The octagon-shaped kitchen with high end stainless steel appliances, huge island with second sink, vaulted ceiling and skylights is both functional and unique.  Overlooking the living room and conservancy, a light drenched loft leads to a private master suite with large walk-in closet, balcony, and travertine master bath with spa tub, seamless shower and skylights. This very special home boasts a huge wrap-around deck, a private brick patio and endless views for outstanding indoor and outdoor living.  All new mechanicals, meticulously maintained and extensive updates. Stevenson High School. Priced well below market to sell quickly.

Main Floor

Foyer

Sensational 2-story foyer with natural oak hardwood flooring, vaulted ceiling, walls of windows, guest closet, dramatic lighting on dimmers.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 foyer

Living Room (29 x 22)

Awe-inspiring 2-story living room with vaulted ceiling and wall of windows offering breathtaking views of conservancy, two sets of sliding doors to wrap-around deck, natural oak hardwood floors, stunning 2-sided travertine wood-burning gas fireplace and recessed lighting on dimmers.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 living area 3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 living room

Great view down into the living room from the loft above featuring 2-sided travertine wood-burning fireplace.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 living room

Dining Room (19 x 12)

Vaulted ceilings, walls of windows bring the outside in, French Doors to private deck overlooking woods, sliding doors to south deck. 2-sided travertine wood burning gas fireplace, dimmer lights, and natural oak hardwood floors.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 dining room

Library / Study (14 x 12)

Off of the living room, a fabulous library boasts a built-in wall of bookcases, recessed lights on dimmers, 2 sets of sliding doors leading to a wrap-around deck and gorgeous views. Can be closed off to living area with solid wood sliding pocket doors. Natural oak hardwood floors.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 study

Kitchen (16 x 16)

Unique and highly functional, this 2-story octagon shaped kitchen offers many amenities including an island with second sink, “Kamwood” cabinets, dramatic up and under-counter lights, newer top of the line appliances and fixtures, 2 skylights, vaulted ceilings, all complemented by natural oak hardwood floors. Storage galore is an understatement with the huge pantry.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 kitchen

Breakfast Room (14 x 11)

Perfect informal dining area. Bright and open with 2 skylights, 2 sets of sliding doors to the deck, vaulted ceilings complemented by the natural, oak hardwood floors.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 breakfast room

Powder Room

Located just off of the kitchen, this 2-story powder room wows you with its’ vaulted ceiling, skylight, recessed lighting, pedestal sink, custom mirror, custom paint, and natural oak hardwood floors.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 powder room

Bedroom 2 (18 x 12)

Large window with beautiful southern view, mini-blinds, 2 huge closets, including a walk-in. Newer oak hardwood floors.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 bedroom 2

Bedroom 3 (14 x 13)

Sliding doors to wrap around deck, wonderful views and light, large closet, mini-blinds, newer oak hardwood floors.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 bedroom 3

Full Bathroom

Double vanities, Corian counters, “Kamwood” cabinets, ceramic tile floors and shower, Hans Grohe fixtures, uniquely tiled walk-in shower, pocket door provides privacy for commode or shower, large linen closet.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 bathroom

Upper Level

Master Suite Plus Loft

A true sanctuary. Loft off master features windows to conservancy, and spectacular views galore as well as a vaulted ceiling and ceiling fan. The loft also overlooks living area and is a great place to curl up and read a book. French doors from loft to master suite offer privacy.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 loft

Master Bedroom (19 x 19)

Retreat to the large master bedroom where you will find lots of windows and light, vaulted ceiling, recessed lights on dimmers, new sliding door to private balcony overlooking backyard and conservancy. Plush Berber carpet, mini blinds. Wired for home theater surround sound. Large walk-in custom closet with 2-sided dresser. Crawl space above offers additional storage space.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 master bedroom

Master Bathroom

Completely remodeled with travertine tile, new custom cabinets, double vanity, high efficiency commode, Hollywood make-up lights, lighted make-up mirror. Adjacent to a dream walk-in custom closet with 2-sided dresser.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 master bathroom

Your own mini spa! High end oversized Kohler jetted tub, Grohe faucets, Kohler fixtures, seamless glass shower door surround, recessed lights on dimmers, skylight plus two walls of windows and wired for stereo.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 master bathroom

Lower Level Family / Great Room (33 x 21)

Superb, large family room with walls of windows and multiple sliding doors to backyard paver-brick patio. Built-in recessed shelves on either side of massive raised-hearth marble wood-burning fireplace with gas starter and logs.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 family room

Hot Tub

Located on the walk out lower level, this amazing space offers a wall of windows spanning the entirety of the room with sliding doors to the backyard paver-brick patio, built in spa and wet bar with recessed lighting on dimmers and Berber carpet.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 hot tub

Wet Bar

Relax in the built in spa, and enjoy the wet bar with breathtaking views of the backyard.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 wet bar

Office or Exercise Room (12 x 11)

Another great large, bright and open space with sliding doors that lead to paver brick patio. New Berber carpet.

3442 Monitor Ln lower level

Deck

Enormous wrap-around deck offer unbelievable views of the vast property and endless entertaining and relaxing opportunities.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 private deck 3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 deck

Rear Exterior

Huge, wrap-around deck with views from every vantage point, gates and steps to the lower level patio, a new wood fence dog run on the side of the home, new stone walkway from the from house to backyard and paver brick patio spanning the backyard.

3442 Monitor Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047 rear exterior

 

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Laundry  / Mud Room (12 x 6)

Washer, dryer, sink, built-in cabinets, natural oak hardwood floors, large coat closet, crawl space above.

Garage

Oversized three-car garage boasts built-in storage, workbench, and door to dog run. Three separate paneled garage doors with openers, plus keyless entry pad make getting in and out super easy.

Dog Run

Great large area features a new fence (2011) and is accessed from the garage and also opens to the wraparound deck. Gate to yard.

Premium Location:

  • 5 private, wooded acres in beautiful Marden Lake with creek and lake on property
  • Your backyard borders on your own protected wetlands, offering unobstructed views, beauty and privacy
  • Sought-after South Long Grove location is convenient to everything
  • ½ mile to Forest Preserve entrance and walking/biking paths
  • 10 minute drive to Barrington or Arlington Park Train Station
  • 20 minutes to O’Hare International Airport
  • 5 minute drive to Highway 53 or Deer Park Town Center and The Shops at Kildeer that offers fabulous restaurants, shopping and movie theaters
  • Highly ranked School Districts (District 96, Kildeer Elementary School, Woodlawn Junior High School and District 125 Stevenson High School)

General Features:

  • Dramatic, open and inviting with spectacular views from every room
  • Approximately 5300 square feet of luxury living on 3 levels
  • Open first-floor plan with walls of 2-story windows and skylights
  • Dramatic grand staircase
  • First floor laundry room and mud room off garage
  • 2 wood burning fireplaces with gas starters
  • All living areas offer easy outdoor access via sliding doors leading to deck, patio, or balcony
  • 6-panel doors throughout
  • Generous closets and storage throughout home
  • Fresh paint and new caulking throughout
  • Dimmers throughout home for dramatic lighting
  • Two-zoned heating and air conditioning
  • Whole-house security system with three keypads, motion detection
  • Two floors wired for surround sound with built-in speaker controls on main floor
  • Separate wiring for surround sound in master suite and master bathroom
  • Property taxes $16,990

Contact Information:

Please contact Sari Levy at 630 359-4696 for a showing. Click here to see our other Chicago Area Homes for Sale.

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