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5317 Turvey Court, Downers Grove, IL
$ 2,500,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#12020198
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyDUPAGE
  • CityDowners Grove
  • AreaDowners Grove
  • NeighborhoodDenburn Woods
  • Zip60515
  • Style
  • Year Built2002
  • Taxes$ 38771
  • Price$ 2,500,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage8346
  • Lot Size0.826 Acres
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
Property Description

This stunning Masterpiece is located on 2 cul-de-sacs in Denburn Woods, a neighborhood rich in history, the western suburbs' crown jewel! Just blocks from vibrant downtown Downers Grove, Denburn Woods is adjacent to Maple Grove Forest, Avery Coonley School, Fishel Park & Bandshell, Farmers Market, parks, baseball fields, top rated schools, blocks from the Metra BNSF Train Station with express~25-minute trains to Chicago Union Station. Wind along the neighborhood roads, up the hill to the highest point in the neighborhood. This remarkable, European & R. Harold Zook inspired estate, offers the luxury of comfort, privacy, convenience, space, bespoke finishes, superior construction & unique finishes. One is immediately awestruck by the undulating rooflines, crescent shaped paver stone & asphalt driveway, extraordinary stone, wrought iron & wood work, as well as the gracious gardens. The original owner spared no expense, investing several million dollars and committed 4+ years working with architects, designers, European & American craftsmen to create an intimate, comfortable floor plan and resort-style estate with a European flair. Chicago Home & Garden featured the home in a multi-page article highlighting the design & details. Interior features include 9,437 sq. ft. of finished 3 levels, 1st floor living & related living/in-law arrangement possible. The attention to detail is remarkable; some of the beauty includes the heated Jerusalem Stone flooring, 100-year old hewn cut timbers which are incorporated into architectural details of the main house & Coach House interior, cathedral & turreted-inspired ceilings, wrought iron work, plus hidden details abound, especially in the stonework. All flooring on the main level is heated including the garage. Windows are placed for maximum sight lines & privacy. Every design decision considered convenience & comfort. The home features 4 bedrooms (easy to make 6 bedrooms), main level Primary Suite, main level 2nd Bedroom with barreled ceiling & built-in cabinetry used as an office. The Great Room is just that...a GREAT ROOM, with expansive 43' cathedral ceilings punctuated by historic timber, magnificent stone fireplace, views of the backyard. The Dining Room is a circular shaped room with a wall of windows overlooking the upper terraced patio, stone fireplace, built-in cabinetry, adorned by a historic timber turret ceiling. The Chef's Kitchen is designed for function & entertaining, featuring soapstone, countertops, luxury appliances, multiple pantries, butcher-block countertops, wet bar, built-ins, window seat & breakfast bar. The heated Sun Room features 3 walls of windows, stone fireplace, heated stone floor, & access to the upper terraced patio. The 2nd level features fabulous views of the main level & yard, 2 Bedroom Suites, Sitting Room, hallway window seat overlooking the Great Room cathedral ceiling. The widow's walk hallway allows for up close enjoyment of the timber ceilings & columns. The walk-out lower level offers a wonderful space for entertaining & daily living which includes a restaurant-style rounded pub with a historic timber turret style ceiling & built-in beverage coasters along the adjacent hallway achieving a historic pub essence, family room with a stone fireplace, timber, wrought iron work, stone flooring & access to the lower terraced stone patio. The exercise room can be converted to 5th & 6th bedrooms, gym-size steam shower, full bathroom, multiple storage rooms, & access to the garage. Exterior features include a 2.5 car attached garage, numerous terraced blue stone patios, gazebo, space to build an in-ground pool, lush landscaping nestled on the 3/4 acre lot. The 2 story Coach House is insulated, heated, adorned by the same historic timber as the main house, hidden designs in stonework, solid wood sliding doors & can accommodate a prized vehicle, boat, home office, entertaining, storage. Move Confidently!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Hillcrest Elementary School Herrick Middle School North High School
Price History
4/4/2024 Listed $2,500,000

General Features

Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings,Sauna/Steam Room,Bar-Wet,Hardwood Floors,Heated Floors,First Floor Bedroom,In-Law Arrangement,First Floor Laundry,First Floor Full Bath,Built-in Features,Walk-In Closet(s),
Sewer Public Sewer
Heating Natural Gas,Forced Air,Radiant,Sep Heating Systems - 2+,Zoned
Cooling Central Air,Zoned
Possession Closing
Roof Shake
Appliances Double Oven,Microwave,Dishwasher,Refrigerator,High End Refrigerator,Bar Fridge,Washer,Dryer,Disposal,Wine Refrigerator,Built-In Oven,Range Hood,Other,Gas Cooktop
Exterior Features Patio,Porch,Storms/Screens,Workshop,Other
HOA 50
Garage Spaces 3.5
Association Fee Includes None
Year Built 2002
Township Downers Grove
Tax Year 2022
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Community Features Street Paved
Assoc Fee Paid Per Annually
County DuPage
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
Subdivision Name Denburn Woods
Other Structures Gazebo,Second Garage
Total Rooms 12
Status Active
Directions Gilbert Avenue,south on Turvey Road to Turvey Court,to home,near Maple Grove Forest entry.
High School North High School
City Downers Grove
High School District 99
MLS Area Downers Grove
Waterfront Y/N No
Street Name Turvey
Elementary School Hillcrest Elementary School
Tax Annual Amount 38771
Middle/Junior High School Herrick Middle School
Virtual Tour
Days on Market 15
Standard Status Active
Middle/Junior School District 58
Elementary School District 58
Property Type Detached Single

Interior Features

Basement Full,Walkout
Total Fireplaces 5
Fireplace Features Wood Burning,Gas Log,Gas Starter
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 2
Street Suffix Court
Laundry Features Gas Dryer Hookup,In Unit,Laundry Closet,Sink
Total Bedrooms 4
Room Type Recreation Room,Tandem Room,Storage,Walk In Closet,Heated Sun Room,Foyer,Mud Room,Sitting Room,Exercise Room
LivingAreaSource Plans
Total Baths 6
Bedrooms Possible 4
Basement Finished,Exterior Access,Rec/Family Area,Stone/Rock,Storage Space
Bathrooom Whirlpool,Separate Shower,Steam Shower,Double Sink,European Shower,Double Shower,Soaking Tub

Exterior Features

Lot Features Cul-De-Sac,Fenced Yard,Nature Preserve Adjacent,Irregular Lot,Landscaped,Mature Trees,Fence-Invisible Pet,Outdoor Lighting,Partial Fencing
Water Source Public
Total Parking 3.5
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
Lot Dimensions 49X49X112X203X289X204
Lot Size Acres 0.826
Other Equipment Humidifier,TV-Cable,CO Detectors,Ceiling Fan(s),Sump Pump,Radon Mitigation System,Generator,Multiple Water Heaters,Electronic Air Filters,Water Heater-Gas
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Type Attached,Detached
Garage Ownership Owned
Exterior Brick,Cedar,Stone,Limestone


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 60515

AVG $1.06M
AVG $9,405
AVG 228
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1976

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