Home Featured on DIY Networks “Lake Life” for Sale in Illinois

by Sasha CarterApril 18, 2017

Lake Life Geothermal Home Hits the Market

Lake Life fishermen Justin and Nate Herman are experts when it comes to living on the water. Together, this duo has spent their lives fishing, or otherwise immersed in ocean-life activity. And now, they’re testing the waters of home design.

The DIY series Lake Life chronicles the Herman brothers as they craft one-of-a-kind homes for customers looking to live in remote, waterfront areas. Their waterfront creations range from whimsical volcano-themed homes to double-decker water slide retreats – each home singular and unique.

One of the houses crafted by the Herman brothers has recently hit the market. Read on to see just how fun lake life can be in this custom geothermal home.
7525 N Heinz Ln Edwards, IL 61528

Bask in the Picturesque Landscape Surrounding a Geothermal Lake House

Situated on a remote lake in the heart of Illinois, you’ll find a custom designed Lake Life home. Occupying more than four and a half acres on a seven-acre lake, this four-bedroom home blends in seamlessly with its stunning backdrop.

Built in 2011, the modern lake house is a geothermal marvel. To be sure, this home is not for the feint of heart. Just feet from the water, the home design immerses you in the scenery with a sunken family room and floor to ceiling windows.

The home’s exterior palette of materials works to augment, not detract from, the lake’s serene and chilling nature. With views in every direction, this home is stunning – a perfect place for seasoned fishermen and outdoor enthusiasts who are willing to weather a storm.
7525 N Heinz Ln Edwards, IL 61528

Cast Your Hook Into This Lakeside Gem

As you approach this modern lakefront home, you’ll notice the cool green and slate gray walls are understated and elegant. The home’s streamlined, vertical form and walls of floor-to-ceiling glass allow the natural landscape to emerge as the home’s focal point.

In each room, admire the home’s clean industrial finishes that add to the home’s cool, minimalist feel. Throughout the open concept home, eye-catching angles and vaulted ceiling are sure to attract attention from guests and lake creatures alike.

The home’s detached boathouse, renovated on the DIY series, offers an additional 870 square feet of living area just steps from the lake. The arched-roof industrial style boathouse includes a family room, a full kitchen, and lakeside sleeping quarters.

The color palate is dark and striking, with wood and steel finishes that complement the main house. The boathouse is the perfect site for a creative studio or a guest house for additional visitors.
7525 N Heinz Ln Edwards, IL 61528

Call This Modern Lake House Marvel Home

If you’re searching for remote waterfront living, this modern lake house is the perfect place to call home. Whether you’re eager to live in a famous Herman brothers home, or you’re just hoping to find a piece of refuge of the lake, the home’s character makes this space undeniably alluring.

For a $621,900 price tag, this four-bedroom home is a worthwhile investment. If you’re ready to take the bait, check out the home’s full listing here at homes.com.
7525 N Heinz Ln Edwards, IL 61528

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About The Author
Sasha Carter
Sasha is a writer and interior designer who lives in Virginia with her husband and three kids. She developed an interest in high profile homes through her work writing feature stories on them in a local magazine. She knows who is selling and who is buying, and is our go-to gal for any celebrity-owned or million-dollar real estate listings.