NORTH BURLING STREET
Making its market debut, presenting--- a rare opportunity to own a custom 8000
square foot single family residence built in 1997 on beautiful, historic Burling
Street. Located on this picturesque tree-lined street in the heart of Lincoln Park,
steps from DePaul University and Oz Park, this stunning home is a perfect haven
for creating memories for generations to come.
Stepping through the front door and foyer of the home, be enticed by the elegance
and grace that abounds from every part of this five bedroom, five and one half
bath home. The open and creative floor plan is designed for family living and
entertaining. The home is centered around a soaring, floating staircase within
an atrium. Natural light shines through the atrium skylight two stories above.
The atrium and staircase are the centerpiece of the home with its bright and airy
The formal living room and dining room just off the atrium, ensure seamless
movement from room to room. The sizable rooms with high ceilings, oak flooring,
living room with fireplace and huge windows, overlooking tranquil Burling Street,
are large enough to easily accommodate holiday gatherings and intimate parties.
Truly the gathering place of the home, the kitchen and adjoining family room are beyond the dining
room. A fireplace attracts family and guests for conversation and relaxation. A light filled breakfast area
near the family room overlooks one level of the beautifully landscaped back yard areas.
The huge kitchen is perfect to delight any cook with its huge center island, full height
cabinetry, sweeping counter space and high-end integrated appliances. Behind the kitchen
is a long gallery space with matching cabinetry and pantry. Both have access to the back
stairway and to the outdoor space.
On the second level, accessible by private elevator, the spacious primary suite blends luxury, comfort and privacy to
create an ideal retreat. With a spacious private balcony overlooking the backyard, this suite features a fireplace, large
walk-in closet and delightful spa bath outfitted with dual anigre wood vanities, a Jacuzzi tub, a separate steam shower
room and his and hers water closets. A true luxe spa bath!
The second level also features two en suite bedrooms and a laundry room.
The third level is the perfect guest room or au pair suite and includes a bedroom, full bath, large
storage space plus a sitting room with charming deck overlooking the lovely backyard below.
The highlight of the dual purpose massive lower level serves as both an enormous home
office area and a fitness/recreation area. The office is outfitted with handsome built-in cherry
cabinetry and desk and becomes a perfect private executive suite. This space is flooded with
light through large windows and doors directly accessible to a private front patio space. This
lower level comes complete with a utility kitchen and storage space, guest bedroom and bath
and sauna and is reached via a conveniently located elevator.
The main garden and patio space is situated on multi-levels and is surrounded by lush,
landscaped flowers and trees providing the ultimate in a true urban oasis. Accessible from
both the first and lower levels of the house, this garden is hidden when viewing the front of
the house making it a delightful secret garden.
To the rear of the garden enjoy the convenience of a rare attached two and one half car
heated garage --- complete with a Tesla charger.
Lincoln Park, named for the city’s largest recreational area, is one of the finest
neighborhoods in Chicago. The area features the Steppenwolf and the Royal George
Theater complexes, Lincoln Park Zoo, the Chicago Historical Society and many
other attractions. The historic character of Lincoln Park has been protected by the
designation of the Old Town Triangle as a Chicago Landmark District. Delightful
markets, couturier boutiques and a variety of restaurants ranging from gourmet to
ethnic eateries cater to every culinary and shopping need.
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