Outdoor Seating Sets
The clean lines of our Soho Outdoor Deep-Seating Furniture impart an elegantly modern look to your patio or pool area.
Bath Towels & Rugs
Dry off after a swim with our Monogrammed Sundial Pool Towel. With complimentary personalization, each pool towel is uniquely yours.
Umbrellas & Outdoor Cooling
Warm summer days call for a shaded escape from the sun's rays. Our European Side-mount 11' Umbrella swivels to block the sun all day.
An outdoor rug can add instant style to your outdoor area. The attractive scrollwork design of the Medallion Outdoor Rug can ground your alfresco space.
Downstairs is home to the great room, where the entire family congregates. The dining room, which went years without a chandelier until the perfect one was found. The wine room, where vintages are displayed like fine pieces of artwork instead of banished to the basement. The conservatory, which serves as a space of quiet contemplation amidst plenty of natural light. The soundproof club room, with soaring 30-ft ceilings and alligator-embossed leather wallpaper. The garden room, where fresh-picked blooms are transformed into spellbinding arrangements. Organized, hardworking mud- and laundry rooms. And the floor's showstopper, a 2,000 sq-ft kitchen designed by an Iron Chef.
Area rugs are used to add interest to the home's interior. Place our Hand-hooked Wool Rooster Area Rug in any room for a distinctive design statement.
In the kitchen, no detail was overlooked in creating a professional-level place to prepare meals for the family and guests. Of the many attractions, one truly stands out—the custom-designed island with a 50-ft retractable hose floating above the rectangular trough zinc sink, creamy white Carrera marble counter surface, and vintage French butcher block. A Salamander top browner, 8-burner Wolf cook top with flat-top griddle, built-in barbecue grill, under-the-counter steamer, walk-in cold storage, and Traulsen refrigerator/freezer adds to the Michelin star-quality workplace.
Also located on the home's lower level is a two-bedroom family suite specifically designed to surround guests with comfort. The suite boasts a soft, casual atmosphere, one in which guests feel inclined to put their feet up and relax; a luxury bath, and the ability to close off the suite from the rest of the house for complete privacy. Every year the couple welcomes out of town family for Thanksgiving; they say they are thrilled to have the space to host many loved ones at once.
Climb the home's staircase to find the bedroom suites contained within two wings: one for the children, ages 7, 11, and 14, and one wing for the parents. Though the children are young, the couple designed each bedroom to grow with the youngsters as they age. All amenities are built-in, and each bedroom has its own adjacent bath. Closets are tucked away to ensure nothing modern shows (no TVs in these kids' bedrooms). The daughter's bathroom vanity mirror was purchased at a flea market, the vanity itself converted from an old chest-of-drawers. In the 11-year old son's bedroom is a soaring cathedral ceiling traversed by thick exposed wood beams.
Awash in a uniquely vibrant shade of oxblood red, the wall disguises a secret: a door leading to a playroom with bean bag chairs, an air hockey table, racecar memorabilia on walls including a suit once worn by Christian Fittipaldi, a boy's dream hangout. Each child's bedroom has its own balcony, a romantic spot for finishing homework.
Where do the kids go when it's time for artwork and computer games? Climb one more flight of stairs to the smartly designed, kid-friendly attic, complete with computer stations and perfectly organized art supplies. The attic is also home to a massage therapy room and the workout room, making it a space the entire family can enjoy.
The family also enjoys the lower level, the entertainment district of the estate, complete with a TV screen rivaling those seen in a movie theatre. A second kitchen with a wrap-around counter offers a convenient place for a crowd-pleasing buffet. A refrigerator, freezer, microwave, and warming drawers help serve hot and cold food at perfect temperatures. Last but not least, an elevator makes trips between the lower and third floors quick and easy.
Tranquil outdoor areas create a relaxing backyard. Linger in your outdoor area longer with our Renaissance Garden Lanterns.
The home's first floor has a series of French doors that open like arms wide to the magnificent backyard. The couple says they feel like they are on a miles-away vacation every time they step outside. It is easy to find recreation in the home's outdoor spaces. The in-ground pool with sun shelf, slide, and fountains is popular at the kids' birthday parties, made even more fun with floats and lighting from Frontgate.
Other alfresco highlights: a grassy area for setting up party tables, a playground, a basketball hoop in the porte cochere, a two-car garage and additional three-car garage, a picturesque stone-lined pergola with a pair of swings facing each other, and oval rose garden visible from the master bedroom, which is filled with manicured pink blooms, bursting with color at the height of the summer.
After 18 months of building, the home in Highland Park was complete, but not without its share of challenges. The village's plane-of-light ordinance prevented designing a structure that towered over a neighbor's house, plus required only 1 garage door be seen from the street. The couple worked with Highland Park officials to get their design approved, and the couple says they are proud of the village for putting guidelines in place that prevent the building of a home that sticks out like a sore thumb.
Finally, after the years of conceptualizing, designing, and building, the owners do consider their home to be finished. In fact, they have not changed one thing inside the home since the day they moved in. The results are sheer perfection, and spectacular, indeed.
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