Stone & Brick Sanctuary
6055 Garfield, Burr Ridge • $1,599,000
Setting: Close in, yet a world away
Indoors: Three levels of living, with six bedrooms, including master suites on both the first and second floors. With wonderful gourmet kitchens on both the main level and downstairs in the walkout lower level, entertaining is easy whether in the dramatic double height family room or the luxe media room.
Outdoors: A lovely deep yard that could easily accommodate a swimming pool.
Contact: Sara Gordon, Coldwell Banker, 630-769-6872.
An American Beauty
329 E. Sixth Street, Hinsdale • $4,199,000
Setting: The corner of Sixth and Oak, the heart of Southeast Hinsdale.
Indoors: Past the gracious veranda and through the double foyer, a grand staircase welcomes into this richly restored residence with coffered ceilings and elegantly proportioned rooms. The third floor ballroom recalls another era, but the home is refreshingly modern.
Outdoors: Over one acre of landscaped lushness
Contact: Diana Ivas, the gracious top seller who has helped over 1,500 families purchase or sell their homes. 630-325-7500
A Family Resort
6500 Hillcrest Road, Burr Ridge • $6,400,000
Setting: A private hideaway in Burr Ridge
Indoors: A dazzling family compound complete with theater style screening room, indoor pool, billiards room, half basketball court and more. Plus formal rooms suited for the hosting everything from intimate dinner parties to fundraising soirees.
Outdoors: Lovely perennial gardens and charming sculptures.
Contact: Christos Papanastasatos, a man who believes in seizing the moment—a perfect philosophy for this home. 708-408-9525.
314 Trinity Lakes, Oak Brook • $2,199,000
Setting: A large lot in Trinity Lakes
Indoors: With soaring ceilings and designer touches, this is a home that reflects meticulous attention to detail—yes, that is a crystal chandelier in a garage. Four spacious bedrooms, including a fantastic master suite, give everyone space to call their own. The flow of rooms is open, yet defined for an ease of daily living and maximum enjoyment of the home.
Outdoors: A serene locale on the water with perennial gardens and a large patio.
Contact: Lina Shah, whose diplomatic good sense is a source of respect in her community and around the world. 630-928-8856
222 W. Seventh Street, Hinsdale
Setting: A prime spot across from Robbins Park
Indoors: This five bedroom, five-and-a-half bath home is the sort of place where friends of all ages gather for good times. When it’s time to get away from it all, the master suite with private balcony is the perfect retreat.
Outdoors: A secluded screened-in porch is a cozy spot to gather and enjoy the lush gardens and the park.
Contact: Megan McCleary, a top producing real estate broker who is a long-time Hinsdale resident and actively involved in the community. 630-780-1913
340 Forest Road • $1,499,000
Setting: A favorite street right out of a John Cheever novel
Indoors: The wonderfully equipped kitchen opens onto a spacious family room with fireplace, forming the heart of the home. Surrounding this center are elegant rooms perfect for entertaining. Upstairs are four lovely bedrooms.
Outdoors: The walkout lower level leads to a fenced landscaped yard with a large deck.
Contact: Cathy Balice, a Coldwell Banker agent whose clients say makes them feel uniquely taken care of throughout the process. 630-789-8280
The Historical Treasure
125 E. Maple, Hinsdale • $1,999,000
Setting: Walker’s paradise—steps to town and The Lane School
Indoors: The renovated seven bedroom, five-and-a-half bath home beautifully blends the 11-foot high ceilings, four fireplaces and exquisite details of a bygone era with the gourmet kitchen, soothing tones and mix of formal and family rooms that thrill today.
Outdoors: Gorgeous, symmetrical gardens and porches that transport you to another era.
Contact: Cathy Balice, who is devoted to excellent service and understands both sides of the real estate equation—the practical and the emotional. 630-789-8280.
Green for Good
Hampton Place, Hinsdale • Under $2,000,000
Setting: Picture perfect Hampton Place
Indoors: Designed by Culligan Abraham Architecture, the sleek design is enhanced by green building features, clean finishes and thoughtful details throughout. Builder Mark Hickman is known for understanding what homeowners want and working with each family to realize their vision and enable them to live their dream life.
Outdoors: Plantings and perennials to dazzle, plus a standout exterior design.
Contact: Mark Hickman Homes, a Hinsdale builder who has crafted some of the most beautiful homes in the area for 17 years. Megan McCleary, a local broker who puts her focus on her clients though a network of professional and personal connections who can help ease the transitions inherent to moving. 630-789-1913
The Nantucket Shingle
610 N. Grant • $1,189,000
Setting: Monroe School area
Indoors: Gleaming dark wood floors and light flooding in on the carrera marble make this home the ideal spot to bring your decorating dreams to life. The stunning master suite with luxurious bath and his-and-hers closets are there for time to retreat, yet Burns Field is close by for family time.
Outdoors: A large lot with lots of space to relax.
Contact: Kris Berger, Kris’ hometown roots grow deep and she is devoted to pairing people with just the right spot to enjoy all the area has to offer. 630-975-0088
The Classic Georgian
929 S. Grant Street, Hinsdale • $1,995,000
Setting: A distinguished block of distinctive homes
Indoors: 6,000 square feet of unparalleled quality with all the must-haves in an open floor plan defined by ageless elegance. This is a home that grows with you, adapting to the evolution of life with grace and style.
Outdoors: Alfresco ambiance created with paver patios and a fountain surrounded by timeless landscaping.
Contact: Chris Pequet, whose deep-rooted connection in the community and the Sotheby’s Global Network allows Chris to offers the best in real estate sales. 630-323-4800
445 East Fourth Street, Hinsdale • $3,200,000
Setting: Prime Southeast Hinsdale
Indoors: A unique design with soaring ceilings and top shelf details, this one-of-a-kind sunlit estate offers exquisite spaces including a sumptuous living room and an art gallery foyer.
Outdoors: A three-quarter acre lot with private patios and balconies to overlook it all.
Contact: Chris Pequet, with 30+ years of success in real estate, the power of Sotheby’s International Network and a team of top marketing specialists, she delivers the next generation of real estate expertise. 630-323-4800
6327 Wesley Road, Willowbrook • $625,000
Setting: Popular Rogers Farm
Indoors: Thoughtfully updated home well equipped for comfortable family life with a first floor family room, eat-in kitchen and laundry all in place. A pretty central staircase leads to four nicely sized bedrooms.
Outdoors: A private patio and multi-level landscaping.
Contact: Tina Porterfield and Anna Fiascone, this powerhouse team pairs Tina’s experience and Anna’s fresh perspective for an unbeatable combination that celebrates a successful past and a brilliant future. 630-780-1234, Tina, 630-780-1215, Anna
8 Seneca Court, Burr Ridge
Setting: The best spot in Burr Ridge
Indoors: A first floor master suite and office occupy their own wing, separate from the soaring two-story family room and large working kitchen. Upstairs, three bedroom suites and a loft space create a family-style lounge.
Outdoors: Flowering trees and lush lawns create a welcoming environment.
Contact: Peggy Smego, chosen by Chicago magazine as a 5 Star Real Estate Agent in 2012. 630-789-8280
103 Kenmare, Burr Ridge
Setting: Fieldstone Club’s Finest
Indoors: Lots of room to entertain with grace and charm, plus extras like a gardener’s dream conservatory off the great room. With a main floor master and two guest suites upstairs, everyone enjoys their own space.
Outdoors: Nestled among mature trees are two patios surrounded by well-kept grounds.
Contact: Peggy Smego, a broker who believes in giving back by supporting Habitat for Humanity and DuPage PADS. 630-789-8280.
The Gracious Estate
511 South Oak Street, Hinsdale • $3,199,000
Setting: Sunsplashed Southeast
Indoors: The coveted, yet elusive blend of warmth, comfort, and endless elegance, this private sanctuary is an ideal retreat from life’s hectic moments—complete with an indoor pool. The grand foyer and burnished dining room will make this home a sought-after dinner invitation.
Outdoors: A welcoming courtyard and grounds that seem to go on forever.
Contact: Erin McLaughlin, an agent who always thinking outside the box for her clients. Erin cares about her clients and communication channels are clear. She works to win for you. 630-522-2083.