20 Rapids Drive - Active



  • 5 beds
  • 5.5 baths
  • 4977 sq. ft.
  • 3 car detached garage
  • 1.27 acres

Listen to the rush of water as it passes over Thunder Bay Falls from this stunning contemporary perched high atop a limestone cliff overlooking Lake Galena offering absolutely breathtaking panoramas and endless lake views in one of the most unique and coveted locations The Galena Territory has to offer. Lake Galena is visible the second you enter the dramatic two story foyer which feeds to an open and airy great room with floor to ceiling limestone two sided fireplace, vaulted ceilings, and elegant dining area with tiered tray ceiling and built-in buffet bookended with storage/display cabinetry. Custom kitchen is light and bright with lots of glass and multiple skylights, and offers granite counters, center island with breakfast bar, stainless appliances including on counter cooktop and double oven, wine fridge, an eat-in area for table, and even the ambience and warmth of the fireplace. Spacious master suite with vaulted ceiling and alcove sitting area with desk feeds to private deck and adjoins large screened porch each offering phenomenal vantage points of the lake and adjacent cove. Luxurious master bath is a haven for relaxation and has double vanity, water closet, corner whirlpool with cove view, separate shower, and large pass through walk-in closet. Ascend to the upper level and find three nicely attired guest bedrooms each with their own private bathrooms and distinct elevated views of Lake Galena and distant treed ridges, one of which even features its own private corner deck with views of the lake, spillway, and serene side cove. Retreat to the lower level and find a huge family room great for entertaining with space for media area and a pool table, an additional guest bedroom and full bath, and an unfinished 24′ x 16’5 room for workshop, storage, or future expansion. Outdoor spaces are truly stunning with tiered composite decking that spans nearly the entire width of the house and a separate platform with hot tub, both providing the perfect setting to kick back, take in the beauty of nature, amazing sunsets, the sounds of the Falls, ornate landscaping, and even an on-property water feature. Stairs to side of property allow access to lower point, a great spot to picnic or enjoy amazing shoreline fishing right at water’s edge. Property is 1.27 acres with home tucked to the rear for the utmost in privacy at the end of a long private concrete drive with lots of parking and detached 3 car garage. Additional amenities include central vac, main level laundry room, exterior stone accents, composite front porch space, and much more. Come experience an absolute masterpiece that combines an unparalleled setting, pristine lake views and the utmost in tranquility.

  • MLS ID: #20180608
  • Price: $585,000
  • Status: Active
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 5.5
  • Square Footage: 4977
  • Lot Size: 1.27
  • Property Feature: Lake View,Panorama,Wooded,Subdivision,Covenants,Restrictions
  • Garage Capacity: 3
  • Garage Type: Detached
  • Year Built: 1991
  • Address: 20 Rapids Drive
  • City: Galena
  • Zip Code: 61036
  • State: IL
  • County: Jo Daviess
  • Property Type: Single Family
  • School District: Galena
  • Lot Size Back: 173.44
  • Lot Size Front: 44.15
  • Lot Size Side 1: 282.51
  • Lot Size Side 2: 222.67
  • Master Bedroom Dimensions: 18'9 x 18'8
  • Master Bed Floor Level: Main
  • Bedroom 2 Dimensions: 14'7 x 12'3
  • Bedroom 2 Floor Level: Upper
  • Bedroom 3 Dimensions: 14'4 x 13'1
  • Bedroom 3 Floor Level: Upper
  • Bedroom 4 Dimensions: 15 x 12'1
  • Bedroom 4 Floor Level: Upper
  • Bedroom 5 Dimensions: 16 x 12
  • Bedroom 5 Floor Level: Lower
  • Dining Room Dimensions: Combo w/LR
  • Dining Room Floor Level: Main
  • Family Room Dimensions: 33'6 x 15'4
  • Family Room Floor Level: Lower
  • Living Room Dimensions: 35 x 18'9
  • Living Room Floor Level: Main
  • Kitchen Dimmensions: 18'4 x 15'9
  • Kitchen Floor Level: Main
  • Fireplace: Wood
  • Area: Galena Territory
  • Modify Date: 2018-05-04 20:40:00
  • Posting Date: 2018-04-26 19:38:00

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