Breathtaking English country estate, nestled between Lake Forest and Libertyville, originally designed by the noted Harrie T. Lindeberg as a retreat and gentleman's farm. "Rimwold" offers a seamless blend of outstanding architecture and modern amenities. Surrounded by nature on a thoughtfully landscaped 5 acres adjacent to 290+ acres of Forest Preserve, the estate offers a storybook setting and consists of the main house, a four bedroom coach house, a gorgeous guest/ pool house and a stunning infinity pool with a waterfall and spa, a greenhouse, a small orchard and a charming vegetable garden. Beautifully renovated, the former Infant Welfare Society showcase house, offers grand scaled rooms, tall ceilings with hand cut beams (circa 1800), beautiful wood burning fireplaces, custom millwork and magnificent windows. The house also boasts a handsome paneled library, an elegant living room and a large formal dining room with an adjacent anteroom and a billiard room. A stunning Christopher Peacock kitchen with high end appliances, butlers pantry and a spacious Great Room with a massive fireplace and sweeping views of the spectacular grounds. The private bedroom wing offers a luxurious master suite with spa like bath and two additional en-suite bedrooms. The home also features a finished lower level with a wine cellar and recreation rooms. The second floor offers additional rooms and expansion potential. Other highlights include a back up generator, monitoring system, brick driveway and motor court, a large five car attached garage with storage above, plus additional 2 car garage with the coach house. Numerous patios and stone court yards, perfect for large scale entertaining or intimate gatherings. A truly special offering, ultimate in privacy surrounded by woodlands and prairie, just minutes to town, upscale shopping, restaurants and award winning schools! With easy access to major highways and O'Hare Airport this home has all the comforts of modern living! Award winning Stevenson Highschool and Lincolnshire elementary schools! Don't miss the virtual tour!
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