570 Lansdowne is a new custom home located on Lot #7 of Lansdowne Estates, Lake Bluff Illinois. This home was designed to showcase the views of Lake Michigan and the Ravine behind the home. Lansdowne Estates is a private enclave which was once part of a 22 acre estate built for Harry Clow and designed by Benjamin Marshall in 1911 that
included magnificent gardens created by Jens Jensen. The original bridge that was part of the Jens Jensen design to the estate is now part of the driveway to this beautiful home.
This custom home has been built by Capital Custom Homes and was designed by Scott Renkin. It features an Eastern Seaboard exterior which uses the perfect blend of natural stone and shake shingles capped off by a cedar shake roof. The grounds have all been professionally landscaped with irrigation system and include a front and rear covered porch with natural blue stone tiles. Additionally, the builder added an oversized patio to accommodate all your outdoor parties.
This well designed home includes approximately 9400 square feet on three levels with 15 rooms that offers amenities including hardwood floors, custom millwork and moldings, ten-foot ceilings with 8’ solid knotty alder interior doors, Amish custom built cabinetry, quartzite counters, high-end commercial grade appliances along with two custom fireplaces.
The first floor features a great room with a full window wall looking out on Lake Michigan which opens to a cozy hearth room and gourmet kitchen which features oversized island, Wolf Gas Range, Sub-Zero Refrigerator, 2 Bosch Dishwashers and built-in, pot-filler. The Amish built cabinets rise all the way to the ceiling and have lighted cabinets
and under-counter lighting throughout the kitchen. Other first floor features are 1st floor Library with Fireplace, Dining Room with two sets of French Doors leading to front porch and a butler’s pantry, 1st Floor guest bedroom and oversized mud room with custom built-in lockers. Two powder rooms are also featured on the first floor.
The second floor offers a dramatic master bedroom suite with amazing lake and ravine views along with two over-sized walk-in closets finished with closet organizers, master bath with stone tile and separate vanities along with walk-in shower and large standing soaker tub. Three additional bedroom suites and a spacious bonus room along with a second floor laundry room complete the top level.
The finished lower level features a state-of-the-art Media Room with custom theatre seating and full wall screen which makes watching movies a family affair. Additionally, there is a large family room with bar, 6th en-suite bedroom and an exercise room. 4-car attached garage with epoxy floors.