Wow House!  Elmhurst Home Includes Moat, Oratory

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Solar, 21 Sleeping Chambers, 8 ½ Garderobes in this Unique Find

by Dave Noble, Real Estate Section

ELMHURST – Step across the drawbridge and through the gatehouse of this 41,000 square foot late Medieval-style home featuring a solar, 21 sleeping chambers, 8 ½ garderobes and a fireplace in nearly every room.  Earth and stone flooring throughout, the ground level features The Great Hall, overlooked by a minstrel’s gallery.

The full finished basement has flaming wall sconces and hosts a massive kitchen with amenities such as a central hearth, iron cauldrons and running water.  The large undercroft is perfect for storage.  A dungeon and oubliette complete the downstairs.  Upstairs, lords and ladies chambers include an updated boudoir.  Children will enjoy the courtyard’s livestock stable, blacksmith shop, and archery range.

Poised prominently in one of Elmhurst’s premiere neighborhoods and enveloped by beautiful homes and grand trees.  Walking distance from Hawthorne/ICCP Schools, Metra train, restaurants, library and Wilder Park.   For more information on this property, contact Mike Sparrow of Schiller Real Estate at #630-834-4374.

  • Address: 294 S. Cottage Hill Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126
  • Cost: $17,499,000
  • Sleeping Chambers: 21
  • Garderobes: 8.5
  • Square Feet: 41,000
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