On the Market: Castle-like home in Wheaton

  • The home features a spacious kitchen.

    The home features a spacious kitchen.

  • One of the rare features of this custom-built Wheaton home is a heated driveway.

    One of the rare features of this custom-built Wheaton home is a heated driveway.

  • With space for both a recreation room and a game room, families will enjoy entertaining and spending time together.

    With space for both a recreation room and a game room, families will enjoy entertaining and spending time together.

 
By Jean Murphy
Daily Herald Correspondent
Posted6/11/2011 12:01 AM

Families that enjoy leisure time spent at home will revel in this 4,497-square-foot home in Wheaton, custom built in 1997 by Cesario Builders of Oakbrook Terrace.

Not only does it feature a sunroom, but it also has a game room, a recreation room, an exercise room, a library, a theater room, a wine cellar with tasting room, a sauna/steam room and a hot tub. The fun needs never stop in this magnificent home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

This lovely property includes every possible amenity, from mahogany countertops in the gourmet kitchen, to a whole house sound and lighting system, to heated floors and cherry accent columns. There is even a heated driveway so that you don't have to shovel the next time we get snow!

Listing agent Becky VanderVeen provides great detail:

What's the hidden gem in this house?

"There is a secret spiral staircase hidden behind the cherry wall from the library to the wine-tasting room."

What surprises you about this house?

"The quiet serenity inside is refreshing."

Who can you picture living in this home?

"A king or queen!"

What's the coolest thing about living in this neighborhood?

"The neighborhood is almost gated in its appeal."

What's one adjective you'd use to describe the house?

"Castle-like"

What are some of the plants, flowers or trees in the yard.

"Towering oaks, playful pansies and purple redbud trees."