Come to Lake Carroll, only 2 hours from Chicagoland yet when you arrive at this waterfront log home you feel like you are in the Northwoods. Tucked into one of the most private but open spots at Lake Carroll. This IS rustic elegance at its best! Stepping into this home you immediately feel like you have found the one you are looking for. The main level has room for all to be entertained while relaxing. The vaulted Great Room with its floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace tells all to gather around. A large, roomy deck is easily accessed from the Great Room. What a spot to entertain or relax with the family. Views of the sunrise, boating and kids playing in the water can all be taken in from the deck. The kitchen, with its abundance of cabinets, ample counter space, breakfast bar and lots of room for the chefs is there for all to enjoy. Just steps from the kitchen and Great Room is a 3-season room. Wonderful spot to sit and watch the sun come up or to enjoy a great book. Take in the lake views and R-E-L-A-X. Kids outside playing? They will enjoy the sturdy fort - built for kids of all ages. If you need more activity send them to the beach down by the water. Always something to do here. Back inside the home, on the main level, there is a well appointed Guest ensuite, large dining area and a half-bath. All of this and more, decorated with a touch of Ralph Lauren. The masterfully crafted log staircase leads to a loft area that can be used as a small study, sitting area or extra sleeping space. Then there is the Master suite. Enter this room and you are ready to turn in. It is like a retreat in itself. Large walk-in closet and a master bath area that has to be seen to be appreciated. Down to the LL where your will find a fully finished family room, fireplace, a kitchenette/bar area with plenty of seating and more views!!! 2 nice sized bedrooms and another full bathroom complete this level. To keep the floors warm and toasty, the LL has been setup with radiant heat. Take a walk out the LL doors to the outside patio. Here you will find a nice gas fireplace, large patio area and of course....easy access to the shoreline...just steps away. By now you have noticed the meticulous landscaping that has been done to this home. River rock retaining walls, mulched flower beds loaded with numerous types of perennials, mature trees, seawall and patio. The waterfront also has a nice fire pit and boathouse, great for storage of all those water toys. Boat lifts and piers to stay. The oversized 2-car garage also has a 2-car garage underneath. A paved driveway directly to the lower garage makes it easy to store jet skis and more. Furnishings, boat, jet skis and ATV’s are all negotiable with the sale of the house. Property includes lots 50 & 51.
Listing provided courtesty of CYNTHIA GRIFFIN, FAWNRIDGE REALTY, INC.