Reverie on the River

Appears in the August 2022 issue.

For all of the elevated delights scattered throughout its sprawling 6,500 square feet of interior space—including walnut hardwood and natural stone floors, knotty alder doors, a state-of-the-art media room, a grand library, a light-filled sunroom, and not one but two fully equipped kitchens—the most impressive draw of this circa-2015 estate (birthed from the foundational elements of the previous structure by Avondale Custom Homes) is probably what lies outside its walls.

Across the property’s three-plus acres, nature lovers will find a lushly landscaped outdoor paradise, replete with tall grasses, wildflowers, soaring trees, waterfalls and, best of all, 185 feet of frontage along the Fox River, perfect for putting in a kayak or just taking in the view on a peaceful summer evening. Yet getting away from it all, in this case, really means getting the best of both worlds, with the lively suburban scene of downtown St. Charles mere minutes away.  

“While we’re so lucky that the Fox Valley has many beautiful homes, the level of construction, tranquil setting, privacy, and stellar location really sets this one apart,” says listing agent Debora McKay of the McKay Group/@Properties Christie’s International Real Estate. “It’s very rare to embody all of those qualities the way that this home does.” 
6N691 Rte. 31, St. Charles | $2.35 million

Photos courtesy of Creative Light Studios (Property)