1040 North Lake Shore Drive
The Carlyle with unparalleled lake view, has maintained its stellar reputation as one of the most premier buildings with regards to location, service, and amenities. This exceptional designers own home offers uncompromising design and quality creating an elegant lifestyle. Stunning foyer with Italian matched sculptured marble floor, custom guest closets, striking custom carved moldings, and solid walnut front door. The sculptured marble floor continues into the gallery with recessed custom tray ceiling, custom crown molding, and wall coverings in imported fabric. Expansive entertaining space is the hallmark of the living room with inlayed distressed floor, floor to ceiling bay window with lake view, and triple cut crown molding. The formal dining room offers French entry doors, Italian matched sculptured marble floor, custom carved crown molding, built-in buffet wall, and custom built floor to ceiling display. French entry doors welcome you to the exquisite library built on site by renowned custom cabinet maker Parenti and Rafaelli in rich mellow butternut carved woods. There are four recessed book cases with accent lighting, and a custom built armoire that houses media center and wet bar. Kitchen with polished porcelain floor, crown molding, and appliances. Breakfast room opens to an expansive terrace viewing Lake Michigan and Michigan Avenue. The elegant master bedroom suite offers double carved French doors, platform bed chamber with sitting area with antique parquet floor, custom crown molding, and walls in damask. There are his and her master baths. Hers with a tub in a marble platform and decorative pillars in a contrasting marble, built-in vanity with three-way mirror, and free-standing sink.Her walk-in closet is double hung with leather floor. There is a second closet with organizers for shoes, purses, sweaters, and lingerie, with leather floor. His bath with vanity with natural stone counter top and pewter faucet and handles. Bedroom II with custom designed and crafted built-in armoires in fruitwood that straddle each side of the bed. There are three double hung closets covered in leather, two recessed custom book cases, matching crown molding, custom wool carpet, and full bath. Bedroom III with full bath. Security system. Caged storage area. Doorman 24 hours. Valet parking 24 hours. Concierge. Common area amenities include Ball Room with fully equipped kitchen, exercise room with equipment, indoor pool, whirlpool tub, and sun bathing deck.