Located in the Stewart Ridge subdivision in Plainfield, this home is 4,200 square feet and has a finished 1,600 square-foot- basement. Featuring five bedrooms and five bathrooms, this model home, known as Tiana Leanor, was constructed for the 2008 Northern Illinois Home Builders Association (NIHBA) Cavalcade of Homes. It has received a gold certification from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) National Green Building Program. Additionally, the home has earned the Energy Star certification.
The heating and cooling features of this home include innovative geothermal units connected to a water holding tank which feeds into high-efficiency, on demand, tankless gas water heaters. Some of the other energy-efficient features include Tyvek House Wrap to improve the thermal package, motion sensors and timers on outdoor lighting, spray foam insulation by Icynene and Heartland insulated vinyl siding. This home also has Energy Star appliances and Pell Proline windows.
Water-efficiency features include Kohler low-flow aerator faucets and water-efficient flush toilets. There is a control-activated hot water recirculation system to the master bathroom and the landscaping includes native plants that require less watering needs.
Features of the indoor environmental quality include, but are not limited to, the use of ICI paints, which are solvent-free and have no VOCs. There is a humidistat installed to control the whole house’s humidification system and an air-to-air heat exchanger to enhance indoor air quality.
Inside the home, the kitchen has custom cabinets, upgraded granite countertops, custom tiled backsplash and a cooking hood with glass and metal tiles. The Thermador stainless steel kitchen appliance package includes a 48-inch cooktop with a grilling section. There is 6-inch distressed teak flooring and upgrade trim package with ceiling details throughout. The family room and kitchenette look out over the pond and there is a custom learning center off of the family room.
This home features a custom powder room and an oversized mud room with custom built lockers, a closet and a sink with granite countertops. The executive den has a coffer ceiling and double French doors. The master bedroom features a three-layered crowned ceiling with rope lighting and a wine and coffee bar with a sink. The master bathroom has a walk-in shower with a 10-head design and a spa with columns. All of the bedrooms have custom ceiling detail.
An open staircase leads to the finished lookout basement with a 10-foot ceiling. It features a kids-play area with a caulk board wall. There is a full bathroom in the basement with custom tile and granite countertops. The home also has an oversized cedar deck with iron ballisters that step down to a stamped concrete patio with a fire pit. There is a garage with epoxy flooring and a separate side door.
For more information, call Richard Cannavino, President of St. Thomas Homes at 630.973.9061 or visit stthomashomes.net.
12153 S. SINCLAIR DRIVE
Number of Units-1
Price-Opening bid is $849,900
Delivery Date-August 2008
Developer-St. Thomas Homes