Welcome to 223 N. Ellsworth
WALK TO EVERYTHING from this Historic District charmer with a classic FRONT PORCH on one of the most picturesque streets in DOWNTOWN NAPERVILLE. This 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom, 2710 SF(above grade) home has been pristinely maintained, EXPANDED and RENEWED throughout the past 20 years.
A spectacular CHEF'S KITCHEN and GREAT ROOM addition by renowned Charles Vincent George Architects created a family space with soaring 17-foot VAULTED CEILING, clerestory windows and sliding doors overlooking the patio and backyard. Extensive CUSTOM MILLWORK highlights the gas-log FIREPLACE with built-in cabinetry and is pre-wired for TV and sound. The open-concept kitchen features a breakfast bar, custom cabinetry, pantry, professional VIKING 36" GAS RANGE with external-vent hood and a fully integrated SUB ZERO REFRIGERATOR.
A gracious foyer features a reading nook, beautiful DUAL-SIDED ORIGINAL STAIRCASE and quarter-sawn white oak HARDWOOD FLOORING THROUGHOUT the main level. The living room overlooks the front porch and is highlighted by the original POCKET DOORS leading to the dining room with a triple bay window and is large enough for extended-family gatherings. There is also a MAIN LEVEL FULL BATH.
The second level has a generous primary bedroom with a seating area and WALK-IN CLOSET and a 2009 Shiffler-renovated hall bath with a stunning onyx floor. The second bedroom has a PRIVATE ENSUITE and the third bedroom is also a generous size. ORIGINAL HARDWOOD flooring under the carpet!
The third level features the 4th bedroom with a half bath and custom built-ins. This level could also be used as a recreation space or a PRIVATE OFFICE SUITE. Zoned heating and central air provide year-round comfort with tree-top views! The pristine original basement provides a laundry room, mechanical room and lots of storage.
Professionally landscaped FULLY FENCED yard and garden with zoned lighting. ORIGINAL 16' X 24' COACH HOUSE with remote garage door and walk-up stair to large unfinished attic space. UPDATES: 2019 front and rear exterior painted. 2015 NEW tear off ROOF and GUTTERS. 2010 new front porch. 2009 new second-floor hall bath. 1999 major addition including kitchen/great room, first-floor full bath and entire 3rd level with half bath. NEW PLUMBING, NEW 200AMP ELECTRIC(line run underground), NEW zoned boiler, NEW central air. The current owners have preserved and enhanced the fine craftsmanship, improved energy efficiency and created modern functionality.
AWARD-WINNING DISTRICT 203 SCHOOLS. ONE block to BNSF Metra station and four blocks to DOWNTOWN NAPERVILLE RESTAURANTS AND SHOPS. A true GEM!
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