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A very attractive well built and meticulously maintained four-season, water front cottage. Located in the highly desirable Lake Carroll community, located in northwest Illinois, 2 1/2 hours west of Chicago. This waterfront home located on a quiet cove with good water depth. A gentle tiered slope allows for easy access to the waterfront for all ages. The large attractive water front stone patio with built in fire pit has running water and electricity. Natural stone retaining walls and exquisite landscaping compliment the patio and waterfront experience. The water front has plenty of room to accommodate a dock, boatlift, jet ski docking station or lift and swimming area.This newer home has a very cozy warm feel with an open living space, vaulted ceiling and 2-story stone fireplace. Just over 1700 sqft of main living space with additional 1200 sqft finished walk out basement. The first floor has the main great room, kitchen, dinette, powder room, master bedroom suite and foyer. The large beautiful kitchen has upgraded oak cabinets with a built in breakfast bar. Attractive wood mouldings in the kitchen and dinette area creates and inviting atmosphere which enhances the dining experience. The spacious master suite has generous closet space, a large master bath with double sinks, a large soaking tub, and separate shower. Both the great room and Master bedroom have ceiling fans. A 3-season room is accessible from the dinette and exits onto a large wrap around deck that connects to the front covered porch. Main living section has beautiful hardwood floors. Bathrooms have ceramic tiled floors and master bedroom is carpeted. he upper level has 2 bedrooms, a full bath, loft area (that over looks the main great room), spacious storage closets. The upper bedrooms loft and storage space are carpeted, while the bathroom has a ceramic tile floor. Both Upper bedrooms have ceiling fans. The lower level has a second great room, full bath, storage area, laundry, game area (with ping pong table), an additional dedicated sleep area (with antiques hospital beds), and furnace room. A refrigerator has been conveniently placed behind the entertainment unit. The bath is connected to one of two sliding doors that exit on to the lower covered patio, by means of hardwood floor. Storage space has been created in conjunction with the hardwood floor. The bathroom and laundry have ceramic mosaic flooring while the remainder of the lower level is carpeted. The lower great room has 2 large sliding doors and a window which allow in generous natural light and views of the cove. The additional sleeping space is adjacent to the game area and can be very dark and cool creating perfect sleeping conditions.Gentle slope allows for easy access to the dock to enjoy fishing, swimming or paddle boating in the cove. The stone patio at the waterfront provides ample room for dining or sunbathing. Stone steps descending from the patio into the lake are an inviting entry for all swimmers. Gather around the built in fire pit for smores or night time star gazing. The waterfront is large enough to accommodate a dock, boat lift, jet ski docking station/lift and swim area. This quiet calm cove allows for easy docking. The house has central forced air, propane furnace and water heater, water softener and Omni water filtration, propane stove and clothes dryer, well and septic. A 2 1/2 car detached garage has an asphalt driveway and large parking area for guests. Lake Carroll is the largest private recreational lake in Illinois. Lake Carroll is located in northwest Illinois 2 1/2 hours west of Chicago. It is a 638 acre lake with 22 miles of scenic shoreline. Lake Carroll offers and endless list of amenities including 18 hole golf course and club house, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, miles of atv/snowmobile trails, ski and tubing hills with lodge, cross country skiing, campground, beach, 2 marinas, hunting, fishing, and of course boating. Furnishings are negotiable.