GONE! A Don Erickson “Jamaican” Roof Home in Wood Dale

190 Sherwood Drive, Wood Dale, IL 60191

190 Sherwood Drive in Wood Dale, designed by Don Erickson

Amazing opportunity to own this custom, mid-century modern home designed by renowned architect Don Erickson, apprentice and protege to the iconic Frank Lloyd Wright! Don Erickson was a close friend of Frank Lloyd Wright and worked alongside him from 1948-1951. Erickson’s architectural art was known for incorporating light and nature into the homes he designed which is notable by this homes’ center point showcasing a beautiful, live ficus tree and domed skylight. This one of a kind, Jamaican pagoda style home is nestled in the highly sought after Royal Oaks subdivision. Every aspect of this architectural masterpiece has been meticulously crafted from the walls that are covered with gold foiled grasscloth wallpaper and ceilings made of pecky cypress and rough sawn cedar beams that extend from exterior to interior making the transition from outside to inside flawless. This home offers a sense of calm and relaxation while soaking in all of the beautiful surrounding nature. Upon entering the home you are greeted by an expansive open concept living area and soaring ceilings with numerous skylights to offer plenty of natural light in. The home’s main level boasts an open floor plan living/dining area, family room and updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, island, and leathered granite countertops. The master bedroom features a private bathroom, walk in closet and sliding patio doors leading onto deck. Full bathroom is updated with a walk in whirlpool tub. The 2nd bedroom is generously sized with sliding doors leading out onto deck. Enjoy your cup of coffee on the tri-level deck overlooking the private, stocked pond with private island access. Take floating stairs to lower level of the home which includes sitting area, two bedrooms each with their own sliding patio doors, full bathroom, recreational room with wet bar, laundry room and plenty of storage space. From the lower level, walk out onto the sunken rock garden patio area and enjoy your own intimate, hidden outdoor oasis. Home features Generac whole house generator. Numerous updates include new roof and skylights in 2018, all sliding patio doors replaced in 2020, new wood laminate flooring installed in 2023, all kitchen appliances replaced in last 5 years, three sump pumps replaced in 2018.

This property sold on September 19th, 2023

Listing courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices American Heritage

  • Price: $519,900 
  • Bedrooms:
  • Bathrooms: 3 full 
  • Square Feet: 3,408 (including basement level) 
  • Lot Size: 0.338 acre 
  • High School: Fenton 
  • Taxes: $11,161.14 
  • List Date: 7/7/2023 
  • StateCode: IL