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Nestled on a hill overlooking Mirror Lake, this exquisite 5-acre custom estate blends the warmth of a family home w/ the opulence of a five-star resort. Offering breathtaking lake views & meticulously manicured grounds featuring an inground pool, 2 outdoor kitchens, multiple water features, outdoor pavilion, pool house w/ rooftop deck & sand beach. The expansive main house is complemented by a 2-stall barn & massive outbuilding /garage/workshop/barn. A private gate opens to a circular paved driveway, leading to a custom handcrafted entryway. Inside, you're greeted by beautiful hardwood floors, a dramatic winding staircase & Venetian plaster walls crafted by European artisans. The large dining room w/ a tray ceiling is perfect for both grand dinner parties & intimate family meals. The chef's kitchen boasts travertine floors, custom cherry cabinets, a walk-in pantry, granite countertops, stainless appliances, pro-grade Thermador double oven w/ a 6-burner stovetop & integrated grill, built-in exhaust hood, huge island & double sinks. The bright & open great room features spectacular pool views, cozy stone fireplace, vaulted ceiling w/ a hand-carved medallion & multiple skylights. The inviting library offers custom built-in bookcases & stone fireplace, creating a serene space for quiet contemplation. The bright living room opens to a private patio w/ beautiful views of the grounds & lake. The spacious office provides a private & quiet workspace. The workout room has volume ceilings & lots of windows overlooking the patio. The main level also includes a laundry room w/ custom built-ins & sizable powder room. Ascending the wide spiral staircase to the 2nd level you'll find a luxurious primary suite w/ hardwood floors, walk-in closet, custom built-ins & an incredible enclosed balcony/sunroom that offers year-round views. The ensuite bathroom features a shower, jetted tub, dual sinks & bidet. 3 add'l large bedrooms, each w/ wood floors, walk-in closets & private full baths, complete the 2nd level. The basement includes an entertainment area, wet bar, mechanical room & ample built-in storage. For the car enthusiast, an attached heated garage, add'l 3-car garage & an outbuilding that can store 4-6 add'l vehicles. While the main house is truly spectacular, the crowning glory of this unique property lies in its meticulously designed & flawlessly executed exterior entertaining spaces. The covered outdoor kitchen is a chef's dream, featuring a custom wood-fired pizza oven and built-in five-burner grill for creating exquisite meals. The inground pool boasts an attached hot tub & an integrated stone diving "board." Relax on the patio listening to the soothing sounds of water streaming thru the ponds & waterfalls or find a tranquil spot on one of the multiple individual patios for a peaceful escape from the poolside activity. For larger gatherings, the covered pavilion offers a perfect space for entertaining, rain or shine. The pool house provides add'l conditioned space for entertaining & relaxing. It includes a custom-built wet bar, a cozy sitting area overlooking the pool, lower-level bedroom w/ a walk-in closet & access to a private patio, a large full bathroom w/ steam shower & a massive rooftop deck offering stunning views of the lake, grounds, patio & home. Finally, there is a 2nd "winter kitchen" w/ a flagstone patio, built-in grill & wood-burning fireplace located just off the main house offering easy access to grilling & entertaining during cooler months or when a more intimate outdoor experience is preferred. Enjoy relaxing on your private beach or kayaking on Mirror Lake. In addition to the home & property, another exceptional feature is its prime location. Located in one of the few walkable neighborhoods in Barrington Hills, the sellers have enjoyed riding bikes & walking w/ their children thru the private & quiet streets without worrying about busy traffic or noise that is often experienced w/ other area properties.

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Listed by Jim Talerico of Redfin Corporation

Based on information submitted to MRED  as of July 23, 2024 . All data is obtained from various sources and has not been, and will not be, verified by broker or MRED.   All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy.  Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information. NOTICE: Many homes contain recording devices, and buyers should be aware they may be recorded during a showing.

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