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1547 N Dearborn Pkwy Is A Wood-Lovers Dream Estate

Talk about some wood in the Gold Coast! For $11,000,000 this could be yours!

This estate located at 1547 N Dearborn Pkwy makes you feel like you are living in a tree. Well, an elegant tree.

Sized at 18,590-square-feet, this home features 12 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms. The home also is also designed by architect August Fiedler. Built in 1891, the home is designed to give you that Romanesque-style feel.

The home offers original stained glass, mosaic tile and marble fireplace. The grand double staircase is a must see!

The main level features a sunny living area, a library, solarium and grand dining room adjacent to an incredible kitchen complete with stained glass skylight and butler and walk-in pantry.

No need to worry about getting around because there’s a full-size elevator!

The second floor features the master suite with an opulent bathroom, bedroom, sitting room and double walk-in closet. The second and third floors feature additional large bedrooms with luxurious, private bathrooms and expansive storage, a study, a ballet room and an oversized family area.

The entertaining space is unbelievable here! There is also an 8-car garage with a two-bedroom coach house above it, complete with access to a spacious rooftop. 

You need to see how gorgeous this place is. Check it out below:



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Gorgeous! We love the basement. Look at all of that entertaining space!

Another gem from the good people at @properties



Listing Agent: Emily Sachs Wong

Phone: (855) 753-7424

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This Estate In Wilmette Is The Definition Of Perfection

Let’s see — if we had $10,900,000, what would we do?

We would buy this property at located at 15 Linden Ave. in Wilmette.

This lakefront mansion on a private lane overlooks Lake Michigan. From elegant details to dramatic lakefront views, the estate features 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, an elevator, boat launch, 3 car garage with ample parking, screened in porch, private third floor retreat and more.

Can you say WOW?

The lower level includes a sauna, wet bar and movie theater.

OK, we need this place. You have to see it to believe how extravagant this estate is. Check it out below:





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So, what do you think?


  • Listing Agent: Laurie Gross
    Mobile: (847) 337-2217
    Visit her North Shore Illinois website here.




About Wilmette thanks to The Village Of Wilmette:

“The Village of Wilmette is a beautiful suburb on the North Shore of Chicago.  With a population of 27,087, Wilmette is known for its lakefront, tree lined streets, green street lanterns and brick streets.  To learn more about Wilmette, click on the links to the left.

Wilmette’s unique, locally owned restuarants are nestled amongst a rich blend of shops, cafes and other attractions. Our Village plays host to restaurants, cafes and eateries that satisfy even the most exotic palates. Enjoy notable cuisine originating from Asia, Europe and Latin America.

It’s not just the diverse cuisine that makes the restaurants great, there’s also the local, small town atmosphere. Whether you want a romantic dinner for two, a family breakfast, or dinner with live music, you will find what you are looking for at one of the many quality restaurants in our community.”