Entertaining in Style

August 2012 View more

Photography by: Gregg Shapps

This East Highlands Naperville home was built around family gatherings and tradition.

Quick Tour:

Year house built: 2009

Builder: Lakewest Builders, Inc.

Interior designer: Kim Elia of Truffles

Total home square footage: 4991

Lot size: 70’ x 130’

General location in Naperville: East Highlands

At Home in Naperville

  • Enter this home through the custom made eight foot arched top,  knotty alder double entry door
  • Exceptionally designed fully equipped kitchen with 48 inch Viking Range, two refrigerator drawers, dual sinks, 42 inch built-in refrigerator, extra large island with granite and all custom made cabinetry and drawers are thoughtfully planned and laid out to entertain and cook for a crowd
  • Distributed audio surround sound throughout home with touch pads and iPod docking station in mudroom
  • First floor den with attached full bathroom and finished third floor with attached full bath
  • Luxurious master with dual closets, and spa-like bathroom featuring jacuzzi tub, dual vanities and walk-in glass surround shower with rain head and body sprays
  • Home has Rubberwall foundation barrier which is a lifetime guarantee against water infiltration
  • 10 foot first floor and 10 foot basement ceilings, second floor has volume and decorative vaulted ceilings

Meet your Neighbors

Number of years in Naperville: 12

Number of years in house: 3

Favorite room in this house: The kitchen is the heart of our home. We love to cook together for family and friends.

Favorite thing about Naperville: Naperville is the whole package—great schools, parks, health care and a vibrant downtown. And while it has become a big city, it has maintained a strong sense of community. We love that it still has that small-town feel.

A family tradition: We love hosting Thanksgiving—it’s our favorite holiday. We spend the whole day with our families cooking, eating, and playing games. It is the perfect day—all about family, food, and giving thanks for what’s important in life.

Anything else: We really love our home, but soon we’ll be empty-nesters. We are looking to stay in the same neighborhood and build something smaller.