Perched atop the renowned Metropolitan Tower, this residence boasts an unrivaled advantage - breathtaking panoramic views. Behold Chicago's most iconic lakefront landmarks from your lofty vantage point: Millennium Park, Navy Pier, the Art Institute, Buckingham Fountain, the Cultural Mile district of Michigan Avenue, and Museum Campus, to name a few. This high-style, two-level haven lies at the heart of the Loop, offering an ever-changing spectacle of the city and Lake Michigan. What sets this home apart is not just its location, but the extraordinary outdoor space it commands in the heart of Chicago.The moment you step inside, the craftsmanship is palpable. Elaborate custom architectural millwork and woodwork adorn every corner, infusing a European elegance into this contemporary space. Four magnificent fireplaces grace the home, creating a uniquely warm and inviting ambiance. The grandeur of the residence is apparent, with generously proportioned rooms spread across two engaging levels. Abundant natural light floods in, enhancing the visual continuity of spaces appointed with high-quality materials and finishes. As you enter, a sprawling foyer welcomes you with limestone floors and intricate ceiling moldings. The 12-foot high dining area captures your attention, framed by hand-painted Gracie wall coverings, city vistas, detailed millwork, and a stunning shoulder-height marble fireplace. The seamless flow between the dining space, library, living room, and kitchen makes this area truly exceptional.The living room, meticulously designed, offers a backdrop of the city and Lake Michigan. A substantial fireplace takes center stage, set against high ceilings, expansive windows, and a rare double tray ceiling design. The library, exuding old world style in oak, boasts Chevron patterned floors, a coffered ceiling, intricate detailing, and extensive built-in shelving. It's a room with views that include the iconic Buckingham Fountain.The custom kitchen, breakfast area, and bar design bear the signature of Christopher Peacock. Crafted in solid walnut with hand-painted lacquer finish and Fine Paints of Europe hardware, they showcase a 5-burner LaCornue range, custom polished nickel hood, Subzero refrigerator and freezer, an impressive Waterstone faucet, and honed Colorado Lincoln marble countertops. An adjoining room offers casual dining and a full bar with an antique mirror backsplash and custom-polished brass countertop. Desending the striking staircase leads you to a floor of ensuite bedrooms, a wet bar, laundry room, and a Christopher Peacock custom closet. The centerpiece of this level is the main terrace, almost 1700 square feet of outdoor bliss above Michigan Avenue-a true rarity in the city. The primary bedroom suite faces the front, treating you to stunning lake views, a corner fireplace, and a spa-like bathroom with double vanity, custom cabinetry, steam shower, and an oversized jetted tub. A second front-facing ensuite bedroom matches the grandeur, boasting identical views and fully customized closets. An opulent dressing room features Christopher Peacock walnut cabinets, quartzite countertops, and a trio of Restoration Hardware chandeliers.This smart home is equipped with Savant automation for effortless control via the master pad or app. Resident-level-only elevator access ensures convenience and privacy, opening directly at your front door on both levels. Building amenities include onsite management, Amazon pods, a 24/7 doorman, a capacious storage room, event space, and a fitness center. Three parking spaces are included, one of which is tandem. Discover the exceptional, with private elevator access to both floors 24 and 25, and savor the rare urban oasis of a sprawling private terrace in the heart of the city. This exceptional home is also available for lease.
Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty, Craig Hogan,
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