North Shore Builders Opens New Winnetka Home to the Public

May 18, 2012

North Shore Builders, a leader in building quality custom “Green” homes throughout Chicago’s North Shore, has reinforced their reputation as the area’s #1 Name in Home Value with their newest home at 1496 Asbury in Winnetka. This Saturday, North Shore Builders are opening the doors to this exquisite home for all to see.

1496 Asbury Brkst Room

1496 Asbury Breakfast Room

The 3,475-square-foot three-story home in Winnetka offers expansive living space with an added 992 square-feet in the finished basement. The clapboard style siding and beautiful 8′ wood entry door adds a charming historic look to this traditional home that is ideal for family living. With a fully finished basement there is plenty of room for entertainment and works perfect for out of town guests.

The first floor is breathtaking as well as functional with hardwood floors that cover the foyer, study, living room, dining room, family room, and kitchen. Perfect for feeding the entire family, the kitchen includes restaurant quality, stainless steel appliances, walk-in pantry, crema marfil marble counters with onyx stone backsplash, and upgraded maple cabinets with glass doors and under cabinet lighting. Adjacent to the kitchen is a tiled mud-room with a built-in cubbies and closet, spot on for any family with children. Other amenities include custom built-in bookshelves in the family room and study, coffered, crowned ceilings in the dining room, solid arched 2 panel doors, and a gas fireplace.

1496 Asbury Dining Room

1496 Asbury Dining Room

With hardwood floors lining the hallway of the second floor, the extraordinary craftsmanship resonates throughout the entire home. A master suite, complete with jetted tub and carrara tiled shower, three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a laundry room make the second story ideal. The third floor includes more living space with another bedroom, bathroom, and bonus area. Premium millwork including crown molding, chair rail, and picture frame give this historically inspired dream home an outstanding floor plan ideal for blissful everyday living.

The open rail leading to the finished basement attractively incorporates an additional family living space. With a bonus bedroom, full bath, and rough in for a bar, the completed basement is idyllic for both children and adult entertainment.

1496 Asbury Study photo

1496 Asbury Study

1496 Asbury Fam  Rm photo

1496 Asbury Family Room

1496 Asbury will be open for viewings on Saturday, May 19, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm as well as by appointment. For more information please call Therese Schaefer at 773-706-7560 or visit North Shore Home Builders’ website at

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