Priced at $675,000
42065 N Old Lake Avenue, Antioch, IL 60002
Waterfront Chain O' Lakes home in Antioch, IL - You can have it all: lake life, incredible water views, old world charm with all the modern amenities; an entertainer's dream both indoors and out; high and dry above the lake and well above any floodwaters; a slice of Chain-O'-lakes history; all with little-to-no-maintenance. Nothing to do but move in, relax and enjoy! Channel Lake is the northernmost lake in the chain of lakes which is considered one of the cleanest and amongst the best for fishing (both summer and winter) and boating. Escape the hectic day by pulling into the long, concrete driveway lined by hostas in the summer and flanked with majestic mature trees. Newly installed landscape lighting and overhead lamps illuminate the driveway at night. The 2-car garage located well away from the main house has plenty of storage for your boat, lake toys and lawn equipment. Park in front of the 2-story house where there's ample room for several guests or pull right into the attached single car garage. Once inside, feel the lakefront lifestyle and lavish amenities. Take in the open floor plan and tall ceilings. The heart of the home features a modern, upscale kitchen with gleaming hardwood floors, cherry and cream colored cabinetry, light granite countertops, ss appliances, retractable downdraft vent hood that settles back into the countertop when not in use, recessed lighting, huge walk-in pantry and custom window treatments adorn each vista. Keep the entertaining going in the formal dining area that overlooks the lake or retire to the charming living room with original, built-in cabinetry. French doors lead to a quaint sitting room with 3 walls of windows overlooking the lake complete with an original to the home "Resolute" wood burning stove by Vermont Castings. Make your way upstairs to 4 well-sized bedrooms where there is plenty of room for your family and guests! Huge master addition boasts vaulted ceilings, palladium windows, hardwood floors, custom walk-in closet and master bathroom. Spa-like master bath with double sink vanity with custom cabinetry. Granite topped jetted tub and enclosed steam shower with full body sprayers. Need even more space? This home features a fully finished basement, perfect for entertaining. New vinyl plank flooring. Unique bar area and pool table has activities for all ages. Additional living room, workout room, full updated bathroom and bonus room expands the living space. Step outside into the backyard where you're sure to spend most of the summer days! A spacious flagstone patio is cut into the gently sloping lot for dramatic water views. The patio features a natural gas firepit that is ready to be lit at a moment's notice and ample seating for guests. A separate space to accommodate a large outdoor table and grilling area. . Once the sun sets, there are several tiki torches piped to natural gas lines that create evening ambiance like no other. The gas grill and fire pit also have permanent natural gas lines-no running out of propane! Along the northern side of the house sit 2 raised herb gardens to grow your own organic salads in the summer. Take a quick walk down to the lake on the newly installed composite stairs. Stop half way down and relax and catch some rays on the mid-deck and take in the views of the generously landscaped terraces. Head all the way down the stairs to enjoy hours of fun on the lakes. A separate boat shed is newly remodeled and can hold all your lake equipment close by when you need it. OVER $100,000 OF INTERIOR / EXTERIOR UPDATES HAVE BEEN DONE TO THIS HOME. New AC, New Furnace - invisible dog fence - freshly painted - exterior electrical system. This is the perfect lakefront home that offers year round activities within miles away. Wilmot Ski Resort and Richardson's Farm. After a hot day, stop at Hansen's for a scoop of ice cream. Summer and Winter wine walks in Antioch, Lake Geneva and Richmond! Best of all is a day at Ginger Blossoms in Richmond! Prepare to be impressed. A must see!