This former one-room schoolroom (circa 1842) with historical status is situated on 1.57 acres in Barrington Hills—offering three bedrooms and two baths within 2,094-square-feet that exudes vintage charm. It’s been meticulously updated with chef’s kitchen, Viking range, butcher block island, vintage cabinetry, original hardwood flooring, and farmhouse sink. A lavish custom bathroom, expanded laundry/mudroom, and special nostalgic finishes add to this historically rich home.
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A rare find—this 19th century Haeger School House with modern updated amenities brings priceless character to a charming retreat. Enjoy all the benefits of Barrington Hills living without the expense and upkeep of a larger estate. Privacy abounds on 1.57 fence-enclosed bucolic acres with meticulously landscaped yard and towering hickory and oak trees.
An open floor plan makes this home perfect for both cozy family gatherings and entertaining during all seasons. Enjoy country life both inside and out. The delightful potting room has been repurposed as a porch, ideal for morning coffee listening to the birds or evenings soaking up the sounds of silence. This is an ideal home for a smaller family that loves to play outdoors, garden, and create your own version of a country life. The main floor master bedroom opens to a private blue flagstone patio for those who love to take in the sunrise or enjoy sunsets.
This charming country home, located at 74 Meadow Hill Road in Barrington Hills, is currently offered by Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty at $450,000. For more information, contact Heidi Seagren at 847-306-0600.
This recently updated 5,000-square-foot, four-level townhome in Lincoln Park is perfect for a growing family—with 6 bedrooms, 4 baths and a powder room, and a two car garage. The master suite has hardwood floors, great natural light, huge walk-in closet, and spa bath with steam shower. The third level boasts an entertainment room with a vaulted ceiling, wet bar, and an east-facing terrace. The finished lower level features two bedrooms, a bath, a secondary laundry, and a large recreation room with functional built-ins.
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A beautiful brick and limestone home is situated on a highly sought-after quiet one-way block within walking distance to all that Lincoln Park has to offer. Enjoy custom finishes throughout the home, a fabulous floor plan, and great outdoor living space. Top-of-the-line, stainless steel appliances include a double oven, range and hood, Sub-Zero refrigerator, and a wine refrigerator.
Designed for the way we live today, the open living and dining rooms are great for entertaining and gathering around the fireplace with great natural sunlight from the west-facing windows. Prepare dinner in the new white kitchen while the kids do their homework around the large center island and a built-in desk/work space. Then, catch up on the day around the built-in banquette designed with informal dining in mind. During warmer months, spend time on the rear terrace with family and friends on the lovely stone patio and the newly designed garage roof deck with built-in planters. Or venture out to take advantage of the city—from neighborhood theater, dining, and excellent schools to the Chicago lakefront close by.
This urban enclave, located at 2239 N. Wayne Avenue in Chicago, is currently offered by Emily Sachs Wong Luxury Properties/@properties for $1,995,000. For more information, contact Emily Sachs Wong at 312-286-0800.