Ljt designs

Presents Cottingham Manor
A Country English Villa
Built in 2006
Drawing shows original design

The 45 year old home we tore down
Various stages of
construction
The ‘million dollar’ view
Stone/brick and stucco
exterior accentuated by
copper roof over garage
Professional photos
were taken for the
chicago luxury home
tour
Reminiscent of english
manor homes quarter
and rift sawn
distressed oak was used
on the custom doors,
herringbone flooring,
custom staircase and
all the millwork.
Living room vaulted ceiling
A custom honed
travertine fireplace
Was custom
designed using
english turnings on
either side of the of
the fire box

the fireplace was
accentuated with top of the
line schonbek crystal and
oil rubbed bronze sconces
Quartersawn oak
bookcase overlooks the
living room
Luxury home tour Furnishings by doti of naperville
The dining room
This area was
designed to frame a
china hutch
The quartersawn
oak staircase was
custom desinged
with english
turnings balusters
and newel posts
designed in the
late 1800’s and
custom made for
ljt designs
The kitchen
The back wall has 2 36” subzero refrig/freezers and 2 pantry “garage”
cabinets with electric outlets to store and hide the coffee pot,
toaster etc
The bow-shaped window
overlooks the golf
course view
The arched opening
leads to the butlers
pantry
The french doors hide the
walk-in pantry
Butlers pantry below
Family room
separated by double-sided
fireplace in the sunroom
The evolution of the family
room
2 sets of 10’ high
french doors lead
to the stone-walled
sun room
sunroom
Hallway leads to powder room, back hall to garage, and french
doors open to first floor office/den/bedroom with full bath
Powder room complete with top of the line sherle wagner faucets
Lighted Arch designed
to frame artwork
Library/office or
first floor bedroom
with full bath
A built in bookcase
is located on the left
Full bath off library/office/5
th
bedroom
Second floor Bookcase
and balcony opens to
living room
Second floor
hallway and linen
closet
Second
floor
hallway
doorway
below
opens to
laundry
room
Master bedroom
View of
golf
course
from
master
bedroom
Luxury home tour
furnishings by incredible
interior designers chris
and rene
Double set of french doors leads To sitting room and fireplace
Sadly, the only photo we
had of the sitting room
which missed the custom
wood carved mantle
arches create alcoves for
armoires
center arch
leads to huge
closet on left
and bathroom
on right
Master bathroom
with matching hand
painted vanities from
south america opposite
one another
Custom designed jetted
bathtub overlooks the
golf course
Custom hand-painted
Dual vanities are
encases in arched
openings
Double door closet contains a built-in coffeemaker
arched opening on right leads to shower and separate
toilet/bidet room with huge linen closet
Custom shower
has ceiling rain
showerhead,
a wall mounted
showerhead and
body sprays
separate toilet/bidet
room
Bedroom #3
beautifully furnished by
chris and rene
Bedroom #3
Ensuite bathroom
Four-story custom
staircase
Steps leading to
laundry room
and 4
th
bedroom
ensuite
Bedroom #4 – furnished by chris and rene
Bathroom #4 ensuite tiled in a
pale green marble contrasted
with a pure white marble
an exquisite venetian mirror
tops the vanity, but we had no
photo of it... 
Bedroom #4 bath
Accurate color of
tile is represented in
left photo
Second floor
Staircase leads to
finished attic with
powder room
attic
Attic
powder
room
Partially finished 2700 sq ft Lower level with above grade windows
which ljt completed in 2011 for owners of this home
Arch designed to separate kitchen/bar area
Archway finished in stone
Media room with double french doors leading to exercise
room
Front room with Full masonry fireplace
Built-in Cabinets were added on either side of the fireplace to
enclose water meter
Archway was designed to create custom seating
for pool table

double french doors on right lead to potential wine cellar