400 Sterling Lane -- $994,900 -- SOLD/CLOSED February 2010!

Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX of Barrington 471.006264
Allyson Hoffman | RE/MAX Villager | 847-310-5300
400 Sterling Lane, Northfield, IL
Luxury & Location!
4BR/3.5BA Single Family House
offered at $994,900
Year Built 1995
Sq Footage 4,714
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3 full, 1 partial
Floors 2
Parking 3 Car garage
Lot Size .44 acres
HOA/Maint $0 per month



Great Architectural Details, Streaming Natural Sunshine, Exemplary Design & Function Combine in this Elegant, Spacious Two-Story Brick Dream -- Close to Northfield Shops & Dining!

Dramatic, Daring, Delightful Design -- An Exceptional Departure from Ordinary!

This stunning custom-built brick two-story Provincial dream on .44-acre treed site located on a private road near Northfield's town center features two-story foyer and Family Room with an airy bridge above and streaming natural light. Enjoy the Family Room with a dramatic fireplace wall & French doors to backyard deck; a formal Living Room off the foyer opening to the Library; an island kitchen with granite counters, large Eating Area and a Butler's Pantry/Wet Bar leading to the separate Dining Room and sliding patio doors opening onto a brick-paver patio; an amazing Master Bedroom suite with a grand Spa Bath and a huge two-sided Walk-In Closet; three more Family Bedrooms, one with its own en-suite bath; a massive recreation room and heated 3-car garage!

Living Room - 21' x 15'
* Located off Foyer
* Oak Floors
* Bay Window Wall
* French Doors to adjoining Library
* Recessed Can Lighting

Dining Room - 15' x 15'
* Located off Foyer
* Oak Floors
* Architectural Ceiling Detail with Indirect Lighting
* Opens to Butler's Pantry leading to Kitchen

Kitchen - 22' x 14'
* Ceramic Tile Flooring, on diagonal
* Center Cooking Island with Breakfast Bar
* Huge Eating Area with Bayed Window Wall and Sliding Patio Doors opening onto Brick Paver Patio
* An Abundance of "To-Ceiling" Cabinetry with convenient pull outs and a Lazy Susan
* Granite counters
* Planning Center with Desk
* Adjacent to Butler's Pantry with Wet Bar
* Wall of Pantry Closet Storage
* Built-in Refrigerator & Downdraft Grill
* Built-in Nutone System
* All Appliances Included
* Adjoins Main Floor Laundry Room

Butler's Pantry - 7' x 6'
* Separates Kitchen and Dining Room
* Oak Floors
* Glass-Front Cabinets
* Wet Bar Sink
* Granite Counters

Family Great Room - 23' x 18'
* Two-Stories High
* Dramatic Two-Story Fireplace Wall with Lighted Architectural Niche -- display your noted artwork here.
* Window Walls with windows on Two-Levels flank the fireplace wall and yield streaming natural daylight.
* Oak Floors
* Recessed Can Lights
* French Doors opening out to back and sideyard deck
* Located off Foyer with Doorways to both Kitchen & Library

Library - 15' x 13'
* Located between Living Room and Family Great Room
* French Doors lead to Living Room
* Privacy door from Family Great Room
* Oak Floors
* Recessed Can Lighting
* Ceiling Fan
* Overlooks Backyard & Deck

Foyer (main floor) - 15' x 14'
* Oak Floor with inlaid detailing
* Two-stories with abundant light
* Flanked on opposing sides by Formal Living and Dining Rooms
* Leads to Gracefully Rounded Stairway to Second Floor Landing & Bridge
* Dramatic Architectural Ceiling Detail and Lighting
* Two Guest Closets
* Bright & Light with an Abundance of Sunshine

Master Bedroom - 18' x 16'
* A true Suite complete with large, wide Dressing Hallway, Spa Bath and Room-sized Walk-In Closet
* 14'x 11' Walk-In Closet, sectioned into Two Customized Sides for Him and Her
* Double-Door Entry from Upper Foyer
* Huge Luxurious Spa Bath
* Access to Additional Full Bath
* Total Master Suite - 31' x 16' 5"
* Big Master Linen Closet
* Recessed Can Lighting

Master Bath - 16' x 15'
* Floating Vanity with His/Hers Sinks and Make-up Area
* Granite everywhere -- floors, counters, tub surround
* Soothing Spa Tub
* Big Separate Shower with Built-in Seat
* Separate Commode with Frosted Glass Privacy Door
* French Doors from Dressing Area

Family Bedroom 1 - 14' x 14'
* Features its own en-suite full bath
* Features its own large walk-in closet
* Recessed can lighting
* Parquet Flooring
* Bayed Window Wall overlooking Backyard

Family Bedroom 2 - 15' x 13'
* Light Neutral Carpeting
* Bayed Window Wall overlooking Front Yard & Trees
* Large Wall of Closets with Double Doors
* Shares hall bath with Family Bedroom 3

Family Bedroom 3 - 13' x 12'
* Light Neutral Carpeting
* Bayed Window Wall overlooking Backyard
* Large Wall of Closets with Double Doors
* Shares hall bath with Family Bedroom 2

Upper Foyer, Landing, Bridge - 23' x 13'
* Leads to Master Suite and Family Bedrooms, Upper Hall Bath, Big Linen Closet
* Airy and bright with streaming lights from lower Foyer and Family Great Room
* Dramatic views to Two-Story Entry Foyer and Family Great Room

Recreation Room (lower level) - 36' x 30'
* Rounded stairway from Upper Foyer leads to lower level
* A Huge Space ideal for Multiple Activity Centers
* Carpeted
* Huge Walk-In Cedar Closet
* Opens to Huge Storage Areas with an Abundance of Built-in Shelving

Laundry Room (main floor) - 10' x 8'
* Ceramic Tile Flooring, on diagonal
* Full Wall of Closets
* Built-in Storage Cabinets
* Located Off Kitchen
* Access to Heated Three-Car Garage

Powder Room (main floor) - 8' x 6'
* Oak Floors
* Recessed Can Lighting
* Pedestal Sink
* Mirrored Wall

Three-Car Garage
* Heated for comfort
* Three Separate Stalls, each with separate overhead doors & openers
* Shelved Closets
* Convenient Rear Over Head Doors
* Exterior Touchpad Access

Other Features
* 9' Ceilings on Main Floor
* Two-story Volume in Foyer and Family Great Room
* Abundant Recessed Can Lighting
* Lots of Oak Floors, throughout most of the main floor
* Custom Window Treatments including Bottom Up/Top Down Blinds in most rooms
* Two-zoned HVAC
* Sump Pump with Battery Back Up System
* Great amounts of closet space and Built-in Shelving Throughout

Exterior Features
* Brick exterior
* Concrete circular driveway
* Brick Paver Walkway to Front Door
* Backyard Brick Paver Patio off Kitchen Eating Area
* Back & Sideyard Deck off Family Great Room

Setting & Location
* Private Lane only a few blocks to Northfield's Town Center
* Nearly a Half-Acre of Serene Property with Mature Trees
* Country-like Setting with Close-In Convenience
* Near Shops, Dining, Grocers, Starbucks & Highway Access

Contact Allyson Hoffman for more information or to schedule a showing. Visit www.RealEstateNorthernIllinois.com or email Allyson@Allyson.com

see additional photos below

- Central A/C - Central heat - Fireplace
- High/Vaulted ceiling - Walk-in closet - Hardwood floor
- Family room - Living room - Bonus/Rec room
- Office/Den - Dining room - Breakfast nook
- Dishwasher - Refrigerator - Stove/Oven
- Microwave - Attic - Basement
- Laundry area - inside - Balcony, Deck, or Patio - Yard


- Stately brick Provincial two-story on private road with treed setting.
- Nearly a half acre, yet within two blocks of Northfield's town center!
- Per Assessor, over 4700 square feet of dramatic space featuring abundant energizing natural light.
- Two-story walls & windows -- a palette ready for your personal designs!
- Inviting island kitchen with planning center, breakfast bar & huge bayed eating area with sliders!
- Formal Living Room off two-story Foyer with French doors leading to the adjacent Library!
- Two-story Great Room with dramatic fireplace wall & windows on two levels!
- Great Room French doors lead out to deck & backyard!
- Formal Dining Room off Foyer features Architectural Ceiling & soft Indirect Lighting!
- Enchanting Master Suite complete with granite Spa Bath & separate shower!
- Master Suite room-sized sectioned walk-in closet & large dressing hall!
- Three more spacious family or guest bedrooms, one with an en-suite bath and walk-in closet!
- Full finished basement with immense recreation room & big cedar closet!
- Full finished basement with and an abundance of built-in storage shelves!
- Three-car heated garage complete with convenient rear overhead door opens into the Laundry Room!
- Oak Floors throughout most of the main floor & an abundance of recessed lighting!
- Dramatic open bridge spanning from Foyer to Family Room!
- Zoned HVAC, Lawn Sprinklers, Security System & More!
- Great Design, Great Space, Great Location & Great Price Combine Here!



Front Exterior View

Formal Living Room

Formal Dining Room

Family Room


Master Bath
Contact info:
Allyson Hoffman
RE/MAX Villager
For sale by agent/broker

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