Available for the first time in 20 years, 1205 N. Astor is an iconic piece of Chicago's architectural history featuring a 5,000 square foot full floor furnished penthouse plus 3,000SF of private outdoor space in the heart of the Gold Coast. Entering through your own private entry and elevator, the discerning tone is set in the entrance hall with beautiful millwork, espresso hardwood floors, an ornate wall covering and unique light fixtures. The living and entertaining spaces are truly breathtaking, boasting an endless number of accents: crystal chandeliers, period-appropriate sconces, handcrafted built-ins, 3 custom designed fireplaces, and more. From the grand living room and library to the formal dining room and the additional family room, no detail goes unnoticed, including a deluxe chef's kitchen with marble countertops, professional grade appliances, custom kitchen cabinets, and an adjacent breakfast room with a skylight. Down a gorgeous gallery hall with a peaked 20-foot-high skylight, the home's private quarters present two secondary ensuite bedrooms, each with its own sunny disposition. The primary suite finds sanctuary on the opposite side of the main level and features a custom dressing room and an elegant primary bath with dual vanity and walk-in shower and views of Lake Michigan. Adding to the home are two additional private terraces, a handsome work-from-home office, and a full outdoor kitchen with city views. Own a piece of Chicago History, perched within a classic six-unit condominium building, designed in 1911 by Benjamin Marshall, the architect behind the Drake Hotel, this full floor penthouse is spectacular and one-of-a-kind. The sophisticated exterior features a red brick facade with Juliet balconies, a wrought iron privacy fence, and a charming terra-cotta columned Georgian entryway. Building amenities include the private elevator, two spacious storage rooms, and a large multi-purpose room in the basement that can be used for additional storage or exercise room. Pet Friendly building. Deeded garage parking available nearby for purchase.
Courtesy of Dream Town Realty, Colin Hebson,
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