Classic Meets Contemporary in Old Highland Park
October 14th, 2013 | by The Update
Let’s start with this description of 3617 Euclid Avenue: It is a masterful blend of a traditional and welcoming exterior and a stylish contemporary interior. And there’s so much more to say about this treasure in Old Highland Park.
Nestled among gardens and terraces in an exquisite park-like setting, the home at 3617 Euclid Avenue is best described as a gracious family home. The house was built in 1919, and lovingly updated and expanded through the years.
Mature trees and expert landscaping create a curb appeal that truly welcomes. A nearly half-acre corner lot in Old Highland Park sets this home apart, creating a private estate that is both spacious and warm.
Inside, a sweeping staircase with stunning black accenting leads to the upper level, while fresh contemporary finishes in the entryway and living areas set the tone of modern sophistication. A glossy granite floor mixes with antique hardwoods to create unique experiences in each living space. The home has been opened up to flow elegantly for time with family or effortless entertaining.
From the beautifully updated kitchen, complete with stainless appliances, custom cabinetry and a butler’s pantry, the house opens up to the family room, breakfast room, and living areas beyond. A stunning library features dramatic black built-ins, a beamed ceiling, and plenty of natural light. A music room offers the perfect evening rehearsal spot, with padded walls and classic elegance.
The master suite is a relaxing retreat with a spacious bedroom and a luxurious master bath featuring marble finishes, separate his and hers closets and vanities, as well as a steam shower. The excellent floorplan of this home offers endless potential for expansion or customization with a total of five bedrooms and five full bathrooms, in addition to powder rooms.
Not only is there ample space inside, but the outdoor living areas have something for everyone. A romantic two-story terrace creates a calming retreat, while a ground level patio and spacious, meticulously manicured lawn provide the ideal backdrop for an evening of outdoor entertaining with friends. The guesthouse sits nearby with two bedrooms and three baths, as well as a three- car garage.
Carefully maintained with exceptional attention to detail this home is a seamless blend of traditional elegance and modern sophistication. Perfectly placed on a spacious lot in Old Highland Park, this family home is truly exceptional. Listed by Pogir for $4,699,500.
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