c.1917 Herman and Claudia Uihlein Residence Overlooking Whitefish Bay Drops to $7.5M
$7,500,000 | Built c.1917 | 13,717 Sq. Ft. | 9 Beds | 6.5+ Baths | 3.13 Acres
5270 North Lake Drive, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, United States, 53217
One of the largest and most impressive estates along North Lake Drive in Whitefish Bay has been reduced to $7,500,000. Welcome to the historic Herman and Claudia Uihlein residence, a sprawling 13,717 square foot Mediterranean Revival mansion. It was designed by architectural firm Kirchhoff & Rose in 1915 and built for Herman A. & Claudia Uihlein over a period of two years. It sits on a impressive 3 acre property with manicured grounds overlooking Whitefish Bay. According to the listing, “The residence has been extensively and lovingly restored and the current steward of this property has invested significantly in upgrading and maintaining the home to perfection.” The imposing exterior is constructed of smooth Bedford limestone blocks and includes columns flanking the entry, a tile roof, arched multi-paned windows on the first floor and paired brackets under the eaves. This home truly needs to be experienced in person to appreciate what the artisans, craftsmen and designers have created. The kitchen was updated in 2018, there is a new boiler, air conditioning and renovated bathrooms. The expansive floor plan includes nine bedrooms, six full and one half bathrooms throughout. There are numerous formal entertaining rooms for grand-scale events including a gilded living room, panelled dining hall and gracious tea room. It has reportedly been owned by Timothy William Sullivan, CEO of REV Group, since 2007 when he purchased it for $5,000,000. You can learn more about the property on Wisconsin History. The Herman and Claudia Uihlein residence is on the market for $7,500,000 $10,000,000 with Sotheby’s International Realty.