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$5,900,000
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Lake Forest Area Single Family Home

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275 Sussex Lane Lake Forest, IL 60045

8 Bed
11 Baths
10396 sqft
MLS# 11451601
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Innisfail a classic French Country Estate designed by famous Architect David Adler and his associate Henry Dangler is being offered to the most sophisticated buyers. This truly elegant stone and stucco residence sits upon 2.048 acres. The exterior features a swimming pool with spa, tennis courts and formal gardens. Iron gates flanked by large stucco monuments welcome you as you enter the French grandeur of this estate. The front of this home is accented by garden statuary and the front door has sphinx statues resting regally by the entrance. Stone garlands are draped below the window ledges and Parisian lamp posts romantically illuminate this special property. Mr. Adler was very conscious of symmetry during his design of the exquisite estate. This elegant home is a significant example of the enduring quality of David Adler's work. The home features grandly sized formal rooms, the stunning finishes reinforce the elegance of this home. Maintained and updated throughout the years including a new $690,000 slate roof with copper gutters, five new Air conditioning units and a commercial grade heating system, all bathrooms have been renovated with the highest quality design and materials ie. Sherle Wagner 24kt Gold fixtures, the kitchen boasts a Gaggenau six burner gas cooktop and hood and Subzero refrigerator and freezer. A simply magnificent home for entertainment, featuring grand rooms with sparkling crystal chandeliers, gilt moldings, exquisite faux painting, 11ft ceilings, four fireplaces, wood, marble and black terrazzo flooring. French doors throughout the first floor open onto the lovely terraces and breathtaking grounds. Typical of Adler's homes, there is a first floor lady's powder room and sitting room. The gentleman's restroom features fabric walls and is situated off the inviting cherry library complete with floor to ceiling bookcases. The second-floor features eight gorgeous bedrooms and seven baths. The master suite enjoys a delightful dressing room, with a beautifully painted barrel ceiling and lovely mirrored dressing room. The his and hers baths both feature murals which echo the formal gardens. All bedrooms have private bathrooms and walk-in closets. The third floor is filled with possibilities. Presently the third floor offers a sauna, large granite topped bar with wine cooler, dishwasher and icemaker, a spacious full bath and a recreation space including a stage with dramatic lighting. The home offers a housekeeping wing with bedrooms full bath and laundry room. This significantly historical estate brings the elegance of years gone by to life for the lucky new Homeowner!!
Listing Courtesy of Midwest Real Estate Data / The Groves / Celeste Lockhart
$2,695,000
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Riverwoods Area Single Family Home

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720 Ringland Road Riverwoods, IL 60015

6 Bed
9 Baths
10000 sqft
MLS# 11623613
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Set among 2.2 acres of majestic trees on one of the North Shore's most private lots, Ringland Manor, a modern Country French estate, epitomizes endless charm & sophistication. Set off an enchanting private tree-lined road, the gated circular cobblestone & brick drive beckons you to the twin mahogany doors w/forged iron detail & flanked by majestic stone columns & bluestone steps. Warmth & light set the tone as you cross the threshold of the 21' grand foyer w/floating iron scroll motif staircase, travertine floor with marble medallions, graceful arches & pillars. 12' & 10' ceilings w/architecturally significant details, two bed/bath suites on main level, oversized windows, four exquisitely designed fireplaces, extensive oversized millwork & trim, stone counters, custom cherry built-ins, illuminated coved art niches, slate roof & Brazilian cherry floors, this home is nothing short of magnificent at every turn. Stunning two-story great room w/carved limestone fireplace & a wall of French transomed doors overlooking the upscale outdoor living area. World-class chef's kitchen features cream glazed cabinetry, island w/furniture-quality detail, marble backsplash with fleur-de-lis inserts, Wolf commercial-grade range, ovens, exhaust & microwave, Subzero refrigerator/freezer w/double drawers, Bosch dishwasher, pot filler, two stainless sinks, customized walk-in pantry, wraparound breakfast bar, temperature-controlled wine cellar with floor-to-ceiling racks & sun-splashed dining area. Entertain with confidence in the sumptuous dining room w/box beam ceiling, statement chandelier, rich moldings, forward-facing windows with nature views & adjacent butler's pantry w/glass display cabinetry, new counter-height refrigerator, dishwasher & ice machine. The private cherry paneled library could be a classy club or Command Central for the busy executive w/solid cherry French doors, coffered ceiling, fireplace, handsome bookcases, recessed lighting, & turret curved windows with pretty views. Work hard, play hard, right? Next to the study, enjoy the tricked-out bar with plenty of space for guests to mingle or relax & adjacent state-of-the-art media room with tiered seating, surround sound & room-darkening shades. Gentle archways, thick crown molding & an abundance of windows define the living room. Guest bedroom suite on main floor. Cabana room w/French doors open to bluestone patio & new pool & spa bath w/dry sauna, steam shower, jetted tub & private cobblestone patio. Main level laundry & drop zone offers abundant cabinetry, granite counters, & stainless utility sink with pull-out spray. Two staircases lead to thoughtfully designed second floor. Double door entry to the opulent primary suite in the East wing features scrolled limestone fireplace, double tray ceilings, rotunda-style sitting area, two customized boutique-size closets, lavish bath, jetted tub, oversized glass steam shower, linen tower, two custom cabinetry vanities, and beautification station. French doors open to private bluestone balcony overlooking pool & wooded surrounds. Another full suite w/turret sitting area, fireplace, generous walk-in closet & spa-style bath can be found in the west wing. Three en-suite bedrooms, game room/bonus room w/wet bar, pool table, sitting area, entertainment center & second laundry room complete the upper level. Beyond the pool, sits a sweet wooded oasis w/adorable arched bridge over Thorngate Creek with serene sitting area. 4'9 concrete crawl beneath entire home provides plenty of storage space. Stone exterior with natural slate roof, copper flashing & downspouts, multiple roof lines & peaks. 4-car heated garage w/24' ceiling allows for car/storage lifts. Ringland Manor combines character, comfort & location. 6-mile drive to Lake Michigan beaches & harbors of Glencoe, Highland Park and Lake Forest. 20 miles to downtown Chicago, quick access to Metra and I-94, and only 9 miles to O'Hare. Award-winning Deerfield Schools, shopping and dining.
Listing Courtesy of Midwest Real Estate Data / The Groves / Susan Bro
$1,999,900
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Wynstone Area Single Family Home

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70 Hillburn Lane North Barrington, IL 60010

4 Bed
5 Baths
4600 sqft
MLS# 11243574
Build your dream home with your favorite builder on this spectacular wooded lot with a small pond overlooking the only Jack Nicklaus golf course in Illinois! Wynstone was recently featured in Chicago Magazine as the most prestigious golf course community in the Chicago Area. Need inspiration to get started? The seller has two sets of amazing plans for this lot for your review. Use them or revise them to match your Wish List. We also have plans for a custom home designed by the incomparable Dean Snow Fine Homes. This transitional masterpiece offers 4600 SF of euphoric living space plus 1500 SF finished walkout. 10' ceilings on main level, 9' ceilings on second floor. Two fireplaces. Marvin casement windows, stucco and masonry exterior. 4-car garage. Wide white oak plank flooring on both levels. Custom cabinetry, stone countertops, Wolf range and microwave, Subzero refrigerator and freezer, and Bosch dishwasher. Custom millwork. Two 75-gallon water heaters. Kohler plumbing fixtures. Luxury lighting package. Customized closets. Landscaping package. Alarm system and low voltage wiring. Zoned Carrier HVAC. This builder can work with buyers to create their own masterpiece, too. Please visit the site and contact Lori with questions. See list in drop-down menu. WE WELCOME ALL BUILDERS!
Listing Courtesy of Midwest Real Estate Data / The Groves / Lori Rowe
$999,999
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Antioch Area Single Family Home

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18715 W Edwards Road Antioch, IL 60002

5 Bed
4 Baths
4481 sqft
MLS# 11450355
Dreams really do come true at Oakview Farm! Enter the drive leaving the rest of the world behind. Vintage 1866 main home perfectly Renovated for the 21st century, $350k just invested. A truly magnificent one-of-a-kind 10-acre sanctuary! Complete with 2-separate homes canopied by majestic 100yr old oak trees shading them from the summer sun, while blessing you with their glorious beauty. Property sides and backs to Lake County's Dutch Gap Forest Preserve assuring your amazing views, serenity & privacy will never change. This spectacular property has everything one could ask for: 5 stall horse barn with an attached 6 car wood heated garage, 2-car garage steps to main home, detached 21x19 gym with its own HVAC would make the perfect home office as well. New 10x14 Utility building with a front porch & own HVAC-presently used to raise rabbits. New 24x12 chicken coop complete w/chickens their eggs are sold prior to being laid. Silo awaiting your creativity it's possibilities are endless. Use caution entering the primary residence prepare to fall in love. Original vintage eyebrow entry door opens into the grand foyer. Viewing large formal living room with fireplace along with the massive formal dining room complete with swinging butler's door to the kitchen. Gorgeous crown molding and 6 baseboards thru-out. 5-True generous sized bedrooms, complete with two Master bedroom options 1st or 2nd floor. Second floor master received the perfect bath addition: double sinks, heated floor, separate shower, separate water closet, 18x10 walk-in closet contains separate shoe closet inside. Four full baths professionally remodeled with 2 on 1st floor & 2 on 2nd. Totally New Custom Kitchen: center island with hardwood top, indestructible stone counters, farmers sink, custom backsplash crafted in Portugal hand painted and signed by the artist, all appliances are new, you will however have to beg for the eye-catching refrigerator, double oven, custom hood vent, convenient pot filler over stove top, complete with a tin ceiling. Kitchen side door to original porch. Totally reconstructed eating area dramatic and bright with new vaulted ceiling, distressed wood beam & floor to ceiling-new windows. Rear entry/mud room's extra large with 6 individual custom cubbies providing plenty of storage for all. Newly constructed laundry room equipped with: washer/dryer, plenty of cabinets, hard surface counters, wash sink, drying rack & conventional coat closet. Enormous 43x10 brand new screened porch 3 ceiling fans, bug free breezes with amazing views of ever-changing nature. The porch is a 10+ according to all who have enjoyed the pleasure of relaxing within it. The second residence was built around 1940 boasting:1600 sq. ft.: 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, kitchen, dining room, living room with fireplace, front & back porches, hardwood and laminate flooring, exterior access to the basement. Presently rented for $1400 a month till 3/14/23 more than covering property taxes. Second residence would also make the perfect related living scenario granting you privacy with proximity. Additional new to primary residence: All flooring thru-out, complete septic system, entire electrical system, entire plumbing system, whole house water treatment system which easily connects to 2nd home if desired, 2-hot water heaters, all light fixtures & recessed lighting, front home siding, improved gravel driveway, french drain in basement, total interior painted including windows and trim. Beehives at rear of property qualifies it for agricultural zoning thus lower taxes! Seller is planning on removing beehives, possibly negotiable. Icing on this already delicious home your hideaway is only a 3 minute drive to the interstate! This special farmette with it's infinite possibilities & postcard views make it The Perfect Forever Nest
Listing Courtesy of Midwest Real Estate Data / The Groves / Jeffrey Clark
$889,000
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Hillside Estates Area Single Family Home

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25333 N Marilyn Lane Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047

4 Bed
5 Baths
4704 sqft
MLS# 11662853
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A one of a kind spectacular custom 4 bedroom, 4.1 bathroom home with over 7500 finished square feet on 1+ acre property in the heart of Hawthorn Woods. The first level has more than 2900 sq. feet of living space including a master suite and laundry room. Gorgeous brick paver walkway leads to the grand two-story foyer as you enter with views into a 2-story living and dining room. Foyer has an open staircase to the 2nd level. Spacious kitchen is a chef's dream boasting island with sink, pot filler above cooktop, breakfast bar, eating area plus a walk-in pantry. Family room is the heart of the home featuring cozy fireplace and abundance of natural lighting and exterior access to the patio through double glass doors. Escape to the spacious first floor master suite bedroom with 2 walk-in closets and 2 master bathrooms each with their own vanity, sink and commode separated by a large shower. Second level has three spacious bedrooms with walk-in closets plus a large loft and a bonus room. One of the upstairs bedrooms is a private ensuite and the other 2 connect to an unbelievable closet with extended bonus space for studying/theatre room or so many other possibilities! Finished basement is made for entertaining all ages. The lower level has a built-in granite seating area, plenty of areas for game spaces, a full bath and all this entertaining is complete with a dance floor and disco light! At the one end of the lower level space is a comfortable seating area surrounding a tiled fireplace. Retreat to an outdoor oasis with luscious landscaping, outdoor up lighting installed in 2017, backyard paver patio and under 4 large curved arches a covered patio. New in 2022 is the upstairs air conditioner, 2 new water heaters, and a water softening system. 2020 garage walls were finished with an organization system, garage floor epoxy applied and new garage doors installed. This home is true perfection!
Listing Courtesy of Midwest Real Estate Data / The Groves / Jennifer Schmidt
$859,950
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Oaks Of Barrington Area Single Family Home

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1469 Columbia Lane Barrington, IL 60010

5 Bed
5 Baths
4137 sqft
MLS# 11668644
MOTIVATED SELLER WILL WORK WITH BUYER WITH CLOSING COST OR RATE BUY DOWN ASSISTANCE. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Simply stunning, this Stratford model in sought after Oaks of Barrington is all dressed up and ready to go! Over 6000 Finished SF and an incredible amount of Storage, this beauty should not be missed. The Open Floor Plan is an entertainers dream with an easy flow between the Family Room with a custom stone fireplace surround and the updated Kitchen with a large island and eating area, a cook's delight! Granite countertops, 42-inch maple cabinets, subway tile backsplash and stainless-steel appliances, will make you want to cook here! Did I mention the view? Enjoy stunning year-round pond views and greenspace across the back of the house. The Bathrooms have all be updated, are gorgeous and impressive! The main floor has lovely hardwood floors throughout including the formal Living and Dining Rooms as well as the Office. Five, yes five Bedrooms upstairs including a spacious Primary Suite with Sitting Room, large Walk-in Closet and Stunning Bath can be your relaxation retreat. Two additional bathrooms including a Jack and Jill and impressive amounts of closet space round out the 2nd floor. Enjoy the big game or movie in the Media Room in the Finished English Basement with plenty of flexible Rec Room space for all as well as a 6th Bedroom and full bath! Wow! Ample additional storage in the lower-level utility room. Top Rated District 220 Barrington Schools. Parks, shopping & transportation nearby. So much has been done, this one is special and won't disappoint. Don't Wait, View Us Today! WELCOME HOME.
Listing Courtesy of Midwest Real Estate Data / The Groves / Christine Cutro
$825,000
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Farmington Area Single Family Home

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20982 N. Buffalo Run Kildeer, IL 60047

4 Bed
4 Baths
4512 sqft
MLS# 11657257
Stately French Provincial home set high on a hill in prestigious sought after Farmington of Kildeer! Almost 1.5 private wooded acres to call your very own. A grand marble foyer with curved bridal staircase welcomes you into this lovely estate. 7345 total square feet, with 4512 located on the 1st & 2nd floors. This home comes complete with 4 bedrooms, 3.1 baths, full finished basement, large kitchen with granite counters, newer stainless steel appliances & under cabinet lighting. First floor office/library with built in bookcases and rich wood beams leading out to the screened Florida sunroom with serene views of nature. Electric blinds in both kitchen & family room. Stone wood burning FP in family room, and large wall of sliders leading out to the deck with serving area for summer outdoor entertaining. Living room with gas log FP has potential as theatre room, home gym or possible future in-law arrangement. Huge primary retreat with new hardwood flooring, gas log fireplace and sitting area that leads out onto a private balcony. Spacious dual vanity primary bath featuring heated floors, a soaker tub, large shower and his and her walk in closets. The finished basement is an entertainers dream, complete with a large bar w/seating, rec room, game room area, new carpet, large utility/storage room and a full bath. Upgraded laundry room with newer washer and dryer and counter top for folding. New closet organizing in all bedroom closets. Recently updated guest bath. New tankless water heater and copper plumbing in basement. Neutral paint, decorative wainscotting and white trim & doors throughout. Electronic dog fence included. Home warranty included with purchase! This home has gorgeous views out of every window. Prestigious address in desirable school dist. Close to shopping, restaurants, commuter train stations and interstate access. Near Farmington Bath & Tennis Club of Kildeer, for summer enjoyment of pool, tennis & social gatherings. This home has it all. Don't wait or it will be too late!!!
Listing Courtesy of Midwest Real Estate Data / The Groves / Sally Leoni