49 Candlewood Drive , North Barrington, IL 60010

Property Details

  • Price: $847,000
  • Status: Offered
  • Address: 49 Candlewood Drive
  • City: North Barrington
  • State: IL
  • Zip: 60010
  • MLS#: 09599159
  • Square Feet: 4,877
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 6.2
  • Year Built: 1996



Privately placed within a quiet cul de sac, this thoughtfully planned, masterfully crafted, lavishly landscaped estate overlooks your personal pool and botanic grounds boasting as many as 4 master suites readily accommodating 4 generations comprising as many family profiles! Its size & design are irresistible to all ages while the offering price is most attractive to the owner/owners.

The main residence offers 5 en suite bedrooms with choice of master levels, 6.2 baths, 2 fireplaces, a living room/office, generous dining room, a soaring glass walled family room open to one of 3 kitchens, 3 level laundries + 4 car garage!

Enjoy the 4 room apartment with separate interior and exterior entrances including a volume beamed ceiling living/kitchen area featuring a fully equipped cherry kitchen, full bath, and beamed sleeping room — it’s adorable!

The white, updated (2010), epicurean kitchen, crowned by contrasting granite counters extending to the coffee bar, features a plethora of top appliances including stainless subzero, viking, miele & kitchenaid viewing the octagonal window seated dinette & family room overlooking the glimmering pool waters.

The full finished english lower level, with entry/exit to the rear grounds, main house & apartment, presents a rec room, billiard/game area, a 3rd kitchen, exercise room, ensuite bedroom + full pool bath & laundry facility! Enjoy the 36’ x 18’ pool (2010), surrounded by stamped concrete, featuring a retractable cover, slide & basketball hoop!

In the heart of the exclusive Wynstone golfing community, your beautiful new home, defined by taupe, detailed masonry, sits regally behind nature’s splendid foreground of trees, shrubbery and grassy expanse, all professionally landscaped. Guests visit eagerly when your invitation contains the key words: Pool Party! As the duffers return from the links, the children are already splashing in your private swimming pool, surrounded by cinnamon stamped concrete accessible only through the lockable gate of a black iron fence.Bordering your lovely rear and side grounds, your pool is just steps away from your concrete-trimmed asphalt drive, which snakes from the road until it fans out to form a spacious apron fronting your attached four-car garage. Protected by dual raised panel doors and guarded by a trio of octagonal, beveled iron coach lights, each housing a single down light, your garage provides extra space for bikes, ice chests, tools and general storage. A service door next to the garage, leading to the apartment within the house, offers another thoughtful convenience.A concrete path escorted by shrubbery and extending from the asphalt drive brings guests past charming masonry quoins and the dedicated apartment entry door served by Baldwin hardware and a companion coach light to arrive at a landing a single step up, guarded by substantial twin vases brimming with florals. Here, guests admire your stately mahogany stained, raised panel fiberglass front door, flanked by a pair of well proportioned iron coach lamps that each shelter three up lights. Served by a Baldwin nickel pull and hardware, the door is flanked byfluted columns siding panels of etched glass that repeat in the door’s center. A sizable keystone presides over the door and centers its rectangular masonry frame.

FOYER (15’ x 13’)
Ascending one step, your guests arrive within your inviting vestibule, where your foyer table accentuates the spaciousness. Your foyer reflects the decor throughout your home: natural oak flooring, dove walls, lily ceilings, white baseboards, crown molding, window casings and white raised panel doors served by polished chrome egg knobbery. Unless otherwise noted, all the windows in your home are elegantly dressed in sheer Luminette shades; the valances and cornices vary room to room.

Flanking your front door, twin coat closets accommodate guests’ coats during the cooler months.

Centered and illuminated by a white glass bowl fixture with chrome trim, your foyer flows directly into a two-story hallway accommodating your discreet, prairie styled oak staircase climbing to your upper level and descending to your lower level.

Guests need not venture far to refresh their lipstick, as just across from your staircase the oak flooring extends into your flawless formal powder room.

Your white pedestal sink, served by polished brass and chrome spread lever faucetry, is topped by an octagonal mirror beneath a polished chrome bar holding twin white beveled etched glass up lights. Next to the sink, a shallow glass shelf matches the faucetry.

Your white American Standard commode, served by a white push button flush, is accompanied by a paper holder and rests beneath a towel rod, both echoing the faucetry’s décor.


To your foyer’s right, an angular arched opening beckons guests into the front room, where perhaps your baby grand piano awaits a visitor to entertain or you might use as a first floor office. Brilliant light streams in through a forward quadruple and side double window, each resting beneath a clear glass transom accented by simple shirred valances. Here, guests chat on couches or take turns tinkling the ivories beneath twin recessed spots. A generous built-in bookshelf reveals your seasonal reading list or corporate binders.

To your foyer’s left, the angular arched passage repeats to lead guests into your delightful formal dining room, where another front quadruple window repeats. Your chic chandelier attracts attention, its broad, shallow etched glass bowl suspended from the ceiling by an antique iron chain leading to triple rods grabbing an iron ring attached to the bowl.

Here, your table serves eight with the option of adding leaves for additional dining guests. Your hutch, buffet and chest find plentiful space as well. Your dining room provides the ideal setting as you welcome family and friends to “break bread” on holidays or family celebrations!

A double French door leads to your enviable kitchen while concealing the clatter of preparation.

FAMILY ROOM (22’ x 19’)
The gathering site for family and guests alike, your spectacular two-story great room is visible from your foyer on the opposite side of the staircase. A five-paddle honey fan centers the ceiling, which also houses six recessed lights as well as three spots overseeing your majestic, masonry raised hearth masonry fireplace served by a gas key starter while a black iron curved screen guards the firebox.

Full-height natural light comprises a pair of rear double windows topped by a neutral print cornice beneath two additional sets of double windows. The views are magnificent! Splitting the clear glass, the hearth wall above the firebox provides an ideal spot to mount your flat screen and, above that, to display your statement art piece.

KITCHEN & DINETTE (New 2010) (16’ x 15’) & (13’ x 12’)

Conveniently flowing from your great room and accessible through a door from your dining room, your state-of-the-art kitchen boasts metallic-flecked wheat, mocha and black granite topping biscuit cabinetry with recessed, bevel-framed panels. The cabinets are served by satin nickel round fluted knobbery, while the drawers are served by a whimsical variety of fruit-themed and round knobbery. All base cabinetry houses convenient pullout drawers, while a pull-out refuse receptacle assumes a cabinetry facade as well. Two open shelves display your flat screen, cookbooks and decorative pottery. Twin stacked double cabinets next to single cabinets harbor your large supply of pots and pans.

Contributing to the chef’s seemingly effortless ease, your kitchen is equipped with the latest upscale stainless steel appliances: a SubZero refrigerator and freezer, Viking Professional double oven and six burner cook top, Miele dishwasher and KitchenAid microwave, the latter located on your substantial island. Your under mount stainless steel sink is served by a Grohe single lever faucet with pullout spray and supported by a reverse osmosis tap and In-Sinkerator disposer. Above the sink, two wooden strips support hooks perfectly spaced for your measuring spoons.

A single window topped by a shirred double valance augments the illumination supplied by 14 overhead recessed lights, including one above the sink. Additionally, twin glass pendant lights, designed with smoky blue and mocha coil embellishment and satin nickel trim, illuminate your appreciated granite breakfast bar, hosting stool space for three, separating your kitchen from the family room.

Adding to your divine kitchen are a cavernous, walk-in, shelved pantry and companion walk–in family coat closet equipped with shelving stowing large platters and appliances. Next to the family coat closet, a door leads to your garage to provide easy entry for family members.

In your cheery, adjacent octagonal breakfast area, charming, oak-topped cabinetry window seats await your table for eight, while abundant natural light pours through two double windows and one single window that all repeat the kitchen window treatment, as does the clear glass door leading to your fabulous patio and pool.

A double door opens to your dreamy first-floor private haven affording you the privilege of leaving the day’s activities behind. Covered in milky low pile carpeting, your bed chamber is walled in cappuccino beneath a white vaulted ceiling centered by a white five paddle fan. The generous size provides plentiful space for your king bed, dresser and lounging chair.

Natural light graces the room, entering through a rear double window topped by a simple white cornice. Two overhead recessed lights add illumination.

Through a single door, your enormous walk-in closet accommodates both “his and hers” with white rods, drawers, shoe/purse cubbies and white cabinetry served by white pulls. The 17’ x 8’ closet enjoys natural light through rear and side double windows topped by blinds behind white shirred valances beneath clear glass transoms. Seven overhead recessed lights brighten the space as well.

Your spa, floored in 4″ x 4″, delicately textured porcelain tile, offers an atmosphere of repose, respite and rejuvenation including your enviable, white American Standard Idealcast eight-jet whirlpool bath, accessible up two tile steps and brightened by twin recessed overhead lights. Rear and side double windows, flanked by single windows, back dropping the tub are dressed in blinds crowned by white shirred double cornices.

His and her white under mount sinks, served by polished chrome single lever faucetry capped in retro Hot/Cold white buttons, each supported by polished chrome soap dispenser, rest within attractive molten granite comprised of coral, beige, coffee and black topping two multiple base cabinets including a large angled unit. A white-framed mirror is mounted beneath twin polished chrome light fixtures of eight bulbs each.

Three stacked drawers side a long drawer above a kneehole space that accommodates your antique gold iron stool topped by a mochaccino cushion. The granite repeats, as does a smaller wall mirror beneath a companion five-bulb fixture.

A rain glass double sliding door fronts your oversized, recessed lit, walk-in shower, served by polished brass and chrome faucetry and designed with a corner shower seat extending the tile surround that repeats your bath’s floor tile while adding a single ribbon of trim in black and mocha polished porcelain and minimizing the shower floor tile size to 1″ x 1″.

An alcove centered by an overhead fan/light shields your white American Standard commode served by a polished brass and chrome paper holder matching your shower door’s knobbery.

A short hallway from your kitchen guides you to your enviable first floor laundry, brightened by overhead lighting and a front window topped by white blinds and a print tab valance looped over a white rod resting below a clear glass transom. Oak hardwood flooring extends to this bright and cheerful room! Your top of the line, white side-by-side LG Steam washer and True Steam dryer, accompanied by a stainless steel under mount sink served by white single lever faucetry, handle all of your laundry day requirements.

Mist, black and taupe granite crowns your laundry room’s expansive cabinetry repeats from the kitchen, dropping the beveled frame and applying the cabinet knobbery to the drawers as well. Three double base cabinets and two wide drawers support three double upper cabinets, while a convenient utility closet stores mops, brooms and retractable duster poles!

GARAGE (36’ x 25’) “Wilderness” Floor Guard 2014
Your expansive garage is spacious enough to accommodate not only four cars but lawn equipment, a snow blower, bicycles and tools. Convenient access is provided to the kitchen as well as allowing the occupants of the upper suite discreet ingress/egress by means of their own staircase without disruption of the main house! The lower level is also directly accessed from the garage as well.

A staircase runner repeating from your master suite flows upward to blanket most of your second floor. Protected by a balustrade that companions your staircase and illuminated by a trio of overhead recessed lights, your upper floor hallway provides dramatic views to your first floor.

SECOND FLOOR MASTER SUITE #3 on the floor plan (25’ x 15’)
A southern facing triple bay window adds charm to this ginormous bedroom, with additional light supplied through twin divided rear facing windows, capped by a double valance boasting a colorful print. The paddle fan, consistent with other bedrooms centers the room while a deep walk-in closet, brightened by two overhead lights, is lined with abundant built-ins.

A door accesses a bath that combining the selections of the prior listed baths including the first floor master spa’s 4″ x 4″ floor tile and modern faucetry serving the white under mount double sink. Elegant black, sand, gold and taupe granite tops recessed base cabinetry served by satin nickel pulls and comprising two double cabinets, one single cabinet, a triple bank of drawers and a single drawer above another kneehole space. Two eight-bulb polished chrome fixtures brighten the wall mirror.

This family member luxuriates in a white six-jet whirlpool bath, served by polished brass and chrome spread lever faucetry, nesting beneath a double window dressed in blinds and a companion to the bedroom’s cornice.

A double rain glass door with towel bar fronts a walk-in shower in the bath’s same tile surround while floored in 1″ x 1″ tiling. A shower light insures the space great lighting.

A cozy modest recess lit sitting area, displays a single window behind blinds and another cornice, brings a unique relaxing tone to the bath.

A single door leads to a private area, home to a white Kohler commode served by polished chrome single lever faucetry and a Lucite paper holder. A side facing double window repeats the mini blinds and cornice, while an overhead light and separate fan grace the ceiling.

The large, en suite sleeping rooms guarantee each occupant has a personal retreat when desired!

SUITE #4 (16’ x 15’)
Your family member’s lovely bedroom, centered by a white paddle overhead fan, enjoys light streaming in from a quadruple front facing window and double side facing window, each topped by a blue, wheat and garnet striped cornice. Double folding doors front an extensive closet concealing the wardrobe of a prince or princess enjoying a spacious bath, floored in 12″ x 12″ white ceramic tile, is brightened by a quadruple forward window topped by mini blinds.

A single lever modern geometric polished chrome waterfall faucet serves this bath’s biscuit under mount sink. Above, a beveled mirror is mounted beneath an eight-bulb fixture consistent with other’s throughout the house. Rich black, mist and gold granite tops a double base recessed panel cabinet flanked by single base cabinets, all “sporting” knobbery in a range of athletic ball motifs—soccer, baseball, football and basketball—ideal for your young athlete!

The walk-in shower surround repeats the flooring tile with the addition of vertical trim tiling and a ribbon in 4″ x 4″ colonial blue polished porcelain tile.

The commode rests beneath a white towel rod.

Enjoy your personal “bathhaus”!

LIVING ROOM: (17’ x 17’)

TV/DEN AREA: (9’ x 8’)

KITCHEN: (14’ x 12’)

3RD MASTER BEDROOM: (21’ x 14’)

WALK-IN CLOSET: (11’ x 7’)

Your “one of a kind” residence offers two separate living quarters under a single roof. Separate entrances from your front grounds and attached garage welcomes the resident and visitors of the Suite, complete with kitchen, living, sleeping and laundry rooms. The intimate foyer was designed and constructed in such a manner that provision for a lift lies within the walls for additional support. The vestibule enjoys illumination provided by a double window beneath a clear glass transom, as well as two recessed lights.

The carpet climbs a widened staircase served by double oak handrails. At the landing, a 90-degree turn continues the ascent to this special suite of rooms, ideal for in-laws or perhaps an adult child or frugal college graduate searching for their dream job. The suite repeats the primary home décor.

The spacious, L-shaped living and dining/den area is illuminated by a single overhead white etched glass bowl fixture in the main area and a second in the “L,” where the occupant may establish a home office or a TV nook. Nearby, a double folding door reveals their seasonal coat closet.

A single door opens to a generous bedroom, centered by a white paddle fan, revealing a quadruple front window topped by a double valance in a beige-on-khaki acanthus print. A large, brightly lit walk-in closet equipped with white shelving and rods accommodates the resident’s wardrobe and storage requirements.

A door provides access to a small laundry room boasting a white Maytag 2000 Series front loading washer and GE Easy Care front loading dryer. A pair of natural oak, raised panel double upper cabinets with crown molding, served by beveled round polished brass knobbery, stows the resident’s laundry day supplies. A white glass bowl fixture brightens the efficient room!

The suite’s kitchen features a stainless steel under mount sink served by polished chrome single lever faucetry, a soap dispenser and a reverse osmosis tap, topped by taupe, apricot and chocolate granite. The abundant raised panel oak cabinetry, served by round antique bronze knobbery, rims the room with twin double upper mounted cabinets and one corner single upper cabinet, all with crown molding, along with base cabinetry comprising one double cabinet, one single cabinet, one corner cabinet with lazy susan, one slim single cabinet, twin drawers and a pair of flip down drawers for sponges and squeegees.

On the opposite wall, a white GE gas oven and four-burner range rests between a quadruple bank of drawers and a single base cabinet beneath a single drawer siding an angled double base cabinet. Above, a white Whirlpool microwave sits beneath a double upper cabinet flanked by two additional upper cabinets plus a single cabinet on the angle and a small double cabinet above a white GE side-by-side refrigerator/freezer.

The kitchen area welcomes natural light through a double window presiding over the sink and supported by a second double window flanked by twin single windows. The kitchen’s vaulted ceiling houses four recessed lights and a single spot above the sink.

Both a powder room and a full bath serve this suite. Floored in oak, the powder room offers a white pedestal sink, faucetry, octagonal mirror and commode, along with the eight-bulb chrome strip in other baths. A white ceramic paper holder with floral crafting companions a single towel rod above the commode.

The suite’s full bath, tiled in 4″ x 4″ snowy porcelain, repeats the waterfall faucetry serving a double under mount sink, also served by a single soap dispenser and topped by charcoal and tan granite. A full wall mirror sits beneath another strip of eight-bulb lighting.

The raised panel cabinetry served by polished chrome football knobbery includes kneehole space beneath a single drawer flanked by a pair of double base cabinets, each siding a triple bank of drawers. A single white towel rod serves each sink.

The commode is served by a polished chrome push button flush and white paper holder. Brightness is supplied by an overhead recessed light and a second light bridging the commode and large walk-in shower, which is shielded by a double clear glass sliding door equipped with a single polished chrome towel bar. The shower’s 1″ x 1″ white porcelain tile which complements the 6″ x 8″ dove polished porcelain tile surround adorned with a ribbon of pistachio and soft peach extending to the shower seat. A rain shower is served by polished brass and chrome faucetry, while an overhead shower light provides additional illumination.

Opening an extra-wide double door reveals a large linen and supplies closet equipped with ample shelving and rods and boasting its own double side window, topped by mini blinds and repeat of the bedroom valance.

A single door leads to a 32’ x 22’ attic space adjacent to this suite.

RECREATION AREA: (28’ x 23’)


EXERCISE ROOM: (15’ x 13’)

ENSUITE BEDROOM # 5 (16’ x 14’)

3RD KITCHEN (13’ x 11’)


The foyer staircase descends to your expansive lower level, floored in 14″ x 14″ multi-shaded neutral porcelain textured tile.

Beneath a grid ceiling to your left as you reach the lower level, you invite guests to join in a game of ping pong, pool or foosball in a game area of your appreciated lower level “extravaganza”!

Step up to the peninsula counter of the 3rd kitchen, lit by a trio of snaking rods, each holding five track lights. Nine recessed lights provide additional illumination in this L-shaped area.

The family chef/caterer has all necessities at hand, including a double integral multi-toned sink served by Price Pfister single lever bar faucetry, a reverse osmosis tap and an In-Sinkerator disposer. A KitchenAid microwave presides over your service center’s four-burner GE Profile stainless steel oven and range with stainless steel backsplash, while a Jenn-Air stainless steel dishwasher ensures quick and easy clean-up. Along the rear wall, a Frigidaire Gallery stainless steel side-by-side refrigerator/freezer provides a water and ice dispenser and rounds out the state of the art kitchen, eliminating the running of steps!

Your recessed panel cabinetry is served by satin nickel football knobbery on the cabinets, while the drawers are served by pulls whimsically themed in eating utensils. A bank of four drawers is supported by a single drawer, a single base cabinet and a double base cabinet, in addition to a corner base cabinet concealing a lazy susan. Three single upper cabinets are supported by small double cabinets that hover above the microwave and refrigerator and a slender single cabinet for cookbooks. Appreciated extra storage is available in three full height double cabinets with slide-out drawers for trays, appliances and other large items.

A nearby single door opens to a modest mechanical and storage room, while another door accesses a tiled staircase ascending to the door to your exterior grounds and garage!

To your right as you arrive in your lower level, another large recreation area is illuminated by 19 overhead lights plus one spot brightening the stunning floor-to-ceiling glass shelving that ingeniously conceals a support beam. This area is perfect for a multimedia and entertainment center, dance studio or children’s play area. Storage is plentiful within a closet fronted by a double folding door and equipped with rod and shelving. The white wooden blinds cover a window streaming natural daylight.

A hallway beneath a drop ceiling housing three overhead recessed lights is lined with a massive double door leading to a huge walk-in storage closet with shelving. This hallway also leads to a single door shielding your workout room, centered by a paddle fan fixture.

BEDROOM SUITE #5 (16’x 14’)
Continuing down the hallway, you arrive at your lower level bed and bath behind a single door. The spacious bedroom accommodates a linen closet behind another single door, while the garden window and paddle fan repeat.

Within the sleeping room, a single door announced by diagonally set floor tiles on the bias opens to your lower level bath. Here, a double integral creamy speckled sink tops recessed panel cabinetry consisting of a double base cabinet flanked by twin triple banks of drawers and served by single lever satin nickel faucetry. A 12-bulb fixture illuminates a wall mirror.

Twin polished chrome towel rods capped in football finials and staggered in height match a hook on the back of the door.

A walk-in shower, fronted by a single rain glass door served by a satin nickel curved pull, offers neutral 3″ x 3″ porcelain textured tile surround, a shower seat and two shower heads, each controlled by a single lever faucet. Twin recessed lights provide brightness.

The Kohler commode repeats, but with a polished chrome paper holder matching the towel rods.

Your lower level provides a second full bath, defined by a Kohler rectangular beveled white integral pedestal sink below an arched mirror lit by four down lights within classic white etched bell shades mounted upon a satin nickel rod.

The white bathtub is served by single lever satin nickel faucetry within a 3″ x 3″ cappuccino porcelain textured tile surround, while the Kohler commode is served by a front-attached polished chrome lever and repeats the paper holder. An overhead light/fan is mounted here as well all baths.

A single door conceals your roomy mechanical and storage room, brightened by five overhead and wall bulbs and doubling as a third laundry facility with a white Maytag side-by-side top loading washer and front loading dryer, accompanied by a white laundry sink served by polished chrome spread lever faucetry. The room provides the furnaces and water softener leaving ample storage space for luggage, supplies, holiday decorations and memorabilia.

POOL (36’ x 18’) Installed Spring 2010

By Anchor Pool and Spa in Huntley IL

Polaris 3900 Pool vacuum

Infinity 4000 automatic pool cover with touchpad open/close

Built in waterslide and basketball hoop

Built/in lighting

Second heat controlled by wireless panel

Masonry seating bench

Stamped concrete pool deck enclosed per code with iron fence


Volume Family Room

Oak hardwood flooring

Neutral decor

Three Master Suites

Three Kitchens

Three laundry facilities

Multigenerational Apartment

Masonry fireplace with gas key starter

Decora rocker switch plates

Intermatic Light timers

Updated Stand Guard security system

Nutone intercom

2 New Trane Furnaces and Air conditioners 8/2014

2 New humidifiers

Smoke detectors

Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Generac Circuit Generator Panel

Double electrical panel totaling 400 amps

75 Gallon Bradford White Energy Saver water heater

3 Reverse Osmosis taps

2 Sump pumps

Angel Care water softener

32’ x 22’ attic space

Full masonry construction

Stone sills and keystones

Masonry quoins

Coach lamps

Winding asphalt drive with concrete ribbons Semco Thermopane aluminum clad casement windows

4-car garage with carpenter built storage shelving, overhead doors, automatic transmitters, separate access door to apartment entrance and lower level

In ground, lit basketball hoop

In ground swimming pool

Professional landscaping with abundance of up lighting

Hunter Lawn Irrigation system

Cedar shake roof (treated and preserved)

Oversized aluminum clad gutters and downspouts

Frost free hose bibs

Designer mailbox

The proud Owner and I would like to thank you for visiting her lovely home for a short time or perhaps forever!


Marsha Ulbrich

Exclusive agent

CONTRACTOR: Joe Roberts Constr.



REAL ESTATE TAX: (2015) $20,184.20

Exemptions: Homestead: $6,000

Senior: $5,000

SSA #17: $1,027.79

TOTAL TAX BILL: $21,211.99

SCHOOLS: District 95

Grammar: Seth Paine

Middle School: Lake Zurich North

High School: Lake Zurich



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