Maison Mettawa

This 4,300 sq. ft. French country home is set on an exquisite, 5 acre, partially wooded lot backing up to the Old School Forest Preserve in Mettawa. Its Old World exterior features a combination of rustic stone, over-sized brick and full masonry stucco, with rough sawn stained cedar trim, brackets and shutters, and standing seam copper roof details and gutters. The first floor features a circular floor plan that centers around a two story foyer with mill made white oak and wrought iron staircase that spans all three floors, open great room/kitchen and breakfast room with beamed ceiling, glass cabinet butler’s pantry connecting the kitchen to the formal dining room, cherry paneled library with cathedral ceiling and collar ties, family workshop with home office and informal powder room, formal powder room, and screened porch with automated screens. The second floor features a stunning master suite with collar ties in the ceiling, limestone surround fireplace and spa bath, and three additional family en-suites. The 1,500 sq. ft. basement features full-height English windows that overlook the backyard from the family room, a wet bar, workout room, bedroom and full bath.