5449 Bending Oaks Place

5449 Bending Oaks Place, Downers Grove, IL 60515
5449 Bending Oaks Place

5449 Bending Oaks Place


Fabulous home on a sought after private cul de sac. Recently renovated (2020-2023) and sitting on an oversized 80x163 lot. 2.5 car extra deep garage for storage of all those outdoor toys and tools. Home designed by sellers and renowned midwest architect. Serene wooded lot with mature trees, extensive perennial plants, and professional landscaping. Backs up to neighbor's peaceful creek. Lush greenery views from all rooms. Living space of 4690 Sq Ft above grade plus 2300 Sq Ft in finished basement. Spectacular screened porch, large back deck and stunning flagstone front porch to enjoy all that nature has to offer. Owners favorite part of home is sitting in their lovely screened porch. Great size to entertain and take in all the fabulous surroundings. The interior has an open contemporary floor plan with high ceilings, oversized windows, 8 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, and 3 wood-burning gas fireplaces. 11 Skylights and 2 sun tunnels allowing for lots of natural sun light. Some hardwood floors have been added and recently all have been redone. Living and dining rooms were specifically designed for entertaining with a see through fireplace to be enjoyed by guests in both rooms. Large family gatherings can take place with the dining room open to living room, providing space to expand table seating. Cook's kitchen is spectacular! Every single detail has been thought out, including two double doored pantry cabinets with rollout shelves, with matching uppers, as well as storage inside the island for larger countertop appliances. Extremely efficient cabinet and storage space. White cabinetry and brand new white quartz counters & stone backsplash. Enormous island. Newer stainless steel appliances; Sub-Zero refrigerator (2020), Thermador oven and cook top (2019), top of the line KitchenAid dishwashers (2019).Huge 2 story family room with walls of windows, 4 skylights, and white brick 2 story dramatic fireplace. First floor boasts bedroom/office/in-law quarters with a full bath and locking privacy door. Glass French doors and windows giving you the opportunity to see the front yard and front foyer. Good size sunny 1st floor laundry room with two walls of cabinets. Palatial primary suite includes a luxurious spa bath with heated floor, oversized shower, operable skylights, an abundance of drawers & the most inviting windows overlooking the backyard. Expansive walk in closet. All bedrooms are extremely spacious yet cozy, each with a large closet or walk in closet. Two bedrooms boast darling window seats with a view. The fully finished walk-out basement has French doors leading to a lovely brick patio. Basement also includes white brick fireplace, English & full height windows, and lots of separate rooms for additional bedrooms, offices, or exercise/play room. So many upgrades here; security system, central vac (2022), sprinkler system, whole house fan. 3 Furnaces, 2 AC's, 4 zones. New roof in 2021. The street is comprised of 15 homes and location is extremely desirable because of the ability for children to run independently between houses and yards. Highly sought after Hillcrest Elementary, Herrick and Downers Grove North. Walk to train. Easy access to expressways. Walk to vibrant downtown Downers Grove (1.1 miles); to train (.9 miles), restaurants, shopping, Tivoli theatre, and library. Resort style living at its best! Spectacular setting and home.
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Features & Amenities


Total Bedrooms 5
Total Bathrooms 6
Full Bathrooms 5
Half Bathrooms 1
Laundry Room Laundry Chute, Sink
Fireplace Wood Burning, Gas Starter
Appliances Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Cooktop
Other Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, First Floor Bedroom, First Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Walk-In Closet(s), Open Floorplan


Garage Space 2.5
Water Source Lake Michigan
ROOF Asphalt
Lot Features Cul-De-Sac, Landscaped, Mature Trees
Heat type Natural Gas, Forced Air, Zoned
Air Conditioning Central Air
Sewer Public Sewer
Substructure Concrete Perimeter
Other Exterior Features Deck, Porch Screened, Brick Paver Patio

Area & Lot

Status Sold
MLS® ID 11774456
Type Residential
Year Built 1997
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Hillcrest Elementary School
MIDDLE SCHOOL Herrick Middle School
HIGH SCHOOL North High School
School District 99


SALES PRICE $1,275,000

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