25W447 Plamondon Road || $1,330,000 || Sold



This magnificent home combines timeless style of beautifully preserved architecture and meticulous renovations with today's luxuries, conveniences and modern amenities. This residence features a lovely in-ground pool and tennis court that doubles as a hockey rink with full boards for skaters to enjoy during winter. Notable features include a spacious gourmet kitchen, private office with stunning view, and 3rd level features a full kitchen, home theater, bedroom and full bath. Fabulous location with privacy. An inconspicuous tree-covered lane, adjacent to renowned Chicago Golf Club, winds graciously to this exquisite mansion located on 2 acres of stately and idyllic grounds. This distinguished home was originally built for Charles Blair MacDonald, known as the father of golf in America, and now is part of a small esteemed enclave of the most prominent homes in the Chicago area. Ballyshear is an elite and historic estate offering comfortable elegance for an active family seeking a country club lifestyle in Wheaton



6,008 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA

1.82 Acres lot

Michael LaFido

Michael LaFido

Features & Amenities


  • KITCHENIsland, Pantry-Butler
  • FirepleaceWood Burning
  • APPLIANCESOven-Double, Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal
  • other interior FeaturesBar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, In-Law Arrangement, 2nd Floor Laundry

Area & Lot

  • Living Area6,008 Sq.Ft.
  • Status Sold
  • MLS ID10037725
  • YEAR BUILT1897
  • Architecture StylesColonial
  • water FrontageNo


  • AIR CONDITIONINGCentral Air, Space Pac, Zoned
  • roofAsphalt/Glass (Shingles)
  • lot featuresLandscaped Professionally
  • parkingGarage
  • other exterior FeaturesDeck, Patio, Porch Screened, Pool In-Ground, Breezeway
  • sewerSeptic-Private
  • additional FeaturesBar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, In-Law Arrangement, 2nd Floor Laundry
  • Garage Space3


  • PRICE$1,330,000

Work With Us

Throughout his career, Michael learned the importance of high-caliber marketing versus “traditional marketing”, which has become pivotal to his success. Over the past twenty years, LaFido and his team have developed a method that takes a more comprehensive, and proactive approach when positioning and marketing a home.