St. Charles, IL 2

About this dome

  • Size: 3000 sq ft
  • Dome profiles
    • Dome 1: 49', mid

Dome Sold – St. Charles area (an upscale community 35 minutes west of Chicago). It is a 49′ diam with 3,000+ square feet. The lot is prime, an acre and a quarter of heavily wooded, mature trees. The forest forms a tunnel over the long driveway which parallels a lot bordering stream.

The nearest neighbor is hundreds of feet away giving visitors a feeling that the property is much larger than actual. All manor of Illinois wildlife can be seen passing through including owls, wood ducks, foxes, deer. etc. The house cannot be seen from the street providing secluded tranquility. And yet, O’Hare Airport is just a 35 minute drive. Both I88 and I94 are within fifteen minuets. A brand new high school in one of the best districts in Illinois is just a 10 minute walk. The grade school is just a five minute drive. The dome is half truncation on a two foot riser. It features an 1880 square foot lower level with two walk out, 8′ glass sliding doors. The lower level is partially finished with a full finished bath, a cherry wood entertainment center, and a large quarry stone fire place. Included is 230v service with 30 amp circuits and room for more. A tinny 125,000 Btu furnace heats this large house and a tinny 60,000 Btu central air conditioner keeps it cool. A parking place and terraced garden compliment lower level access. The main floor features a large living room with a quarry stone fire place visible to the top through a circular pattern of five skylights. A long curved floating stair provides access to the upper level. The main floor also includes a large kitchen and dinning room, two computer rooms, a powder room, a large pantry and a large laundry room. A “work shop” vestibule connects the dome to the 2-1/2 car garage. There are three parking spaces aside from the two in the garage. The upper level has three bedrooms with a loft that has served as an additional bedroom. Ample closet space plus a master bath room, and a second bathroom serve the the second floor. A ceiling vent and two crank open windows help to change dome air in minutes. Recent sales of homes in the same subdivision range from a low of $265,000 to $350,000. Surrounding subdivisions range from $450,000 to $1,000,000 plus. Some options are available and the house is in good condition.