Ryan and Sarah Miller of Miller + Miller Real Estate welcome you to a private & secluded estate home on a spectacular wooded lot that abuts to a 14-acre forest preserve. 800 feet of wrought iron fencing, and a gated entrance & exit surround the property. Mature perennial gardens, waterfalls, streams, a koi pond and English gardens lead visitors on stone pathways to a resort-style private backyard, pool with cascading waterfall, hot tub, pergolas, heated outdoor chef’s kitchen & entertaining area … an absolute outdoor paradise!
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This luxury custom home for sale at 928 Hobson Road in Naperville, IL, is a stunning architectural masterpiece of highly detailed design, exceptional craftsmanship, and ultra-modern technology set against a breathtaking backdrop of natural forest preserve and mature, perennial landscaping. The Hobson Road residence has been meticulously well-cared by the current and original home owners, who recently completed extensive home renovations and remodeling in 2009 and 2013.
Featuring two kitchens, six ovens, and high-end appliances by WOLF, VIKING, PRIMO CERAMIC GRILL, MUGNAINI PIZZA OVEN, TURBOCHEF, and GAGGENAU STEAM OVEN. The sun-filled kitchen with large windows galore offer views of waterfalls, trees + wildlife. A fabulous floor plan, the kitchen features an expansive 13-foot island with exotic hardwood counter-top and in island, second prep sink. Featuring 2 dishwashers, 2 refrigerator/freezers, plus 2 fridge drawers! Additional kitchen renovation details include a pass through window between the family room and kitchen for easy entertaining, upgraded flooring by Apex Wood Floors live sawn, wide plank, white oak hardwood floors, granite countertops, two larders for food + dish storage, and museum quality recessed lighting fixtures + trims. French doors lead to the covered outdoor kitchen and party space. The family, library and breakfast room all integrate with the 2 kitchens for ease of entertaining.
The outdoor kitchen, entertaining area, grilling and cooking stone island overlook the backyard and swimming pool. The heated outdoor kitchen features an additional gas oven, built-in Viking grill with side sear burner, smoke drawer + rotisserie. Additional cooking appliances in the space include a high BTU Wok burner, PRIMO charcoal grill for ultra precise grilling/smoking, and authentic MUGNAINI Italian Wood Fired Pizza Oven (cooks 2-3 pizzas at a time.) Relax in privacy under the 13 foot cathedral ceiling Pergola with views overlooking the swimming pool with cascading waterfall, perennial gardens, pine trees + forest preserve. Enjoy the pergola year-round in the heated outdoor kitchen, in the eight person hot tub, or by the kitchen’s wood burning fireplace. Extra upgrades include an Escort Lighting outdoor speakers and low-voltage lighting package which surround the pool and throughout the property. Other inclusions are smart technology and upgraded electronics throughout such as new 400 amp service, 20kw Generac Generator, new 2012 motorized property gates with phone control, a Napco 16-zone security system, HDMI-matrix TV system, structured wiring, and many technologically advanced remote control access and custom programming capabilities.
The home truly is an escape to a gardener’s or nature lover’s retreat with a complete outdoor venue dedicated to relaxation and entertainment. The southern point of the property includes an abundance of trees, nature and covered cabana with grape vines, and a brick path to the nearby herb and kitchen garden with compost tumbler for at-home gardening. Spend time underneath the arched 40′ English arbor with Wisteria, Clematis, and Akebia leading to a sunken, tumbled, moss rock grotto, or meander through the Whimsy garden with children’s seating. The residence’s entryway features a custom 8 foot arched and 3 inch thick, mahogany wood & iron new entry door. Leading to the front entry of the home is a calming and inviting set of stone patios with decks overlooking two koi ponds, waterfalls and professionally hardscaped grounds to include mahogany stream bridges and 2 mahogany wood pond decks. The home is surrounded by a woodland garden and abundant daffodils, scylla, redbuds, columbine, bleeding hearts, and lily of the valley. Discover mature perennial plants and flowers growing throughout the property with more than 75 trees and several ornamentals. Numerous limestone urns surround the swimming pool and backyard with blue-stone sidewalks, boulders, limestone & stone patios, tumbled marble, stepping stones, and brick pathways around the property’s gardens.
This Naperville custom home has 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, 2 powder rooms, 4 car heated garage, and 2,147 square feet of finished basement
The home’s lower level provides over 2,000 square feet of remodeled finished space for games, drinks, guest accommodations, or fitness any time of the year. The impressive, European-style brick wine cellar with slate floor, old-world design and stucco walls has capacity for > 800 bottles and state-of-the-art technology including Euro-Cave chiller with remote control temp option offering the homeowner a chance to showcase rare collections and have favorite selections at the ready. Basement upgrades include heated stone floors over the entire basement, brick walls, tasteful faux finishes, copper ceiling and reclaimed beams + wood cabinetry. A full bath, theater/media, professional bartender’s bar, poker card room, game room, 500 gallon reef tank and 5th bed/office/exercise room complete the lower level entertainment space.
Choose one of the two basement’s staircases to lead you up to the 2nd-story of the home. On the upper level, you’ll find a four-bedroom layout to include a spacious master suite with equally generous closet rooms to include a “mini” office, sumptuous two-person glass shower, and heated bathroom floors – the same floors featured in the upstairs Jack and Jill bathroom. A brand new 2013 full bathroom features hexagon Carrera tile floor and Carrera marble countertop + vanity by Restoration Hardware. A romantic master bedroom with white oak hardwood, wide-plank floors and Southern-exposure has French doors opening the bedroom to a large balcony providing views of the waterfalls + forest preserve. High-end finishes within the suite include unique lighting fixtures from Fine Art Lamps, a vintage hand-painted claw foot tub, and European plumbing fixtures by Lefroy-Brooks.
Located on prestigious Hobson Road between Washington Street and Naper Boulevard in Gottschlich Estates, the home is less than 3 miles from Downtown Naperville where upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment await. Downtown Naperville offers rail transportation to and from Chicago as well as an excellent library, Riverwalk, and Centennial Beach. The property borders DuPage County’s 14-acre Goodrich Woods Forest Preserve providing privacy and front door access to a network of biking trails including the DuPage River Trail and a connection to downtown via the Riverwalk. The Hobson Road address is in the highly acclaimed Naperville School District 203, and bus pick up for Benet Academy in Lisle is available in-front of the home.
Every element from the outdoor paradise with resort-style swimming pool and quality amenities, to the indoor extravagance of high-end appliances and luxury materials is orchestrated for a pure, indulgent custom home ownership experience in prestigious Naperville… truly, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own not only a dream luxury home but also ownership to enjoy every day of the week a vacation-style setting in the upmost of privacy.
Ryan Miller and Sarah Miller, Miller + Miller Real Estate
Licensed Agents at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
1212 S. Naper Blvd., Suite #122, Naperville, IL 60540
To schedule a home tour or real estate showing call 630-408-6729 or email Ryan + Sarah.
Miller + Miller is a Realtor team who specialize in Fine Real Estate and luxury homes serving all of DuPage County including Naperville and Hinsdale.