887 Private Road

Winnetka IL, 60093


$242.81 per sqft


4 Beds

22,651 sqft


Built in 2018

Courtesy of Compass

Exquisite beyond compare.This Belgian Farmhouse is an understated masterpiece of design for the most discriminating buyer in a magnificent setting nestled at the end of a private lane close to Lake Michigan and steps to the energy of town and train. This exceptional 2018 home is surrounded by graceful harmony of boxwood gardens overlooking the peaceful Ravine road as it meanders into the distance.An extraordinary collaboration including the finest team of architects, designers & landscape masters guided carefully by the owner's expert hand and unparalleled sense of style has created what the owner refers to as " a simple Belgian Farmhouse." That masterfully crafted "simple" house has be lauded internationally and locally by so many for its design: the AIA named it #1 residential design in Illinois, while on the international scene, spectacular kitchen was voted # 2 kitchen in the world by Sub zero. Published frequently in print and across design blogs. The kitchen was an artful collaboration by the owner and Mick DeGiulio. Bright and airy, it is the perfect intersection of beautiful finishes and bespoke materials. Absolutely extraordinary for the serious chef. Gorgeous vistas from every room. The gravel courtyard welcomes you to the stylized gallery foyer - also used extensively for entertaining. The heart of the home is the expansive family room / dining area / extraordinary kitchen all symbiotic with the outside through walls of windows.The outdoor patio "room" transitions the peaceful home life to the outdoors enjoys panoramic vistas of the boxwood garden and the treetops beyond. A private office is gifted with incredible views. A breathtaking primary first floor suite with private garden and artistically designed closets and his and her DeGiulio master bath. Upstairs are family bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms & a comfy gathering room. The 3rd floor includes a cozy meditation space. The lower level with soaring ceilings provides a fabulous rec room with bar, a sophisticated media room & fully equipped spa: exercise, massage treatment room, infrared sauna & luxurious jetted shower & more! The landscape is as much of the ambiance with artfully designed boxwoods, specimen trees and multiple textures of hardscape. It is not just a retreat that will leave you breathless with the enchantment of its surroundings, but it creates the purest sense of home. Seemingly effortless simplicity combined with best in international design envelop you in a comfortable beauty. This special home is a pathway to the ultimate-discovered through the union of beauty, mind and soul.



August 2, 2020


February 14, 2024



887 Private Road
Winnetka IL, 60093

Interior Features



Full Bathrooms


Half Bathrooms


Interior Features

Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Sauna/Steam Room, Bar-Dry, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, First Floor Bedroom, First Floor Laundry, Second Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)


Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer

Laundry Description

Multiple Locations



Fireplace Description

Gas Log, Gas Starter



Cooling Description

Central Air, Zoned



Heating Description

Natural Gas, Forced Air, Zoned

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size

0.52 Acres

Exterior Features

Deck, Patio, Porch, Outdoor Grill

Lot Features

Fenced Yard, Landscaped

Architectual Style



Metal, Shake


Public Sewer

School Information

School District


High School

New Trier Twp H.S. Northfield/Wi

Elementary School

Hubbard Woods Elementary School

Other Property Details

Area Name




Tax Frequency


Days on Market


Association Fee




Garage Spaces


Parking Total







New Trier

Water Source

Lake Michigan



Buyer Agency Compensation

2.25% ON 1ST MM; 1.75% ON 2ND MM; 1.25% ON 3RD MM; 0.75% ON 4TH MM; .25% ON BAL -$395

Courtesy of Compass, Paige Dooley,
Listing Contact: 847-446-9600 

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