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Thursday, December 27, 2012
This Highland Park home is 2.6 acres overlooking a ravine and Lake Michigan. It includes a 55-foot marble entry hall that leads the way to meticulously restored home with a private path to the beach.
From elegant and stately mansions to modern, environmentally-friendly abodes, the North Shore is full of one-of-a-kind homes. Each week, Patch features one ‘Wow House’ that catches our attention. This week, a Highland Park limestone estate on nearly two acres of beach front property. Designed by Arthur Huen, this Limestone historic landmark mansion sits on 2.6 acres and overlooks a ravine and Lake Michigan. Located at 105 South Deere Park Road, this home includes a 55-foot marble entry hall that leads the way to meticulously restored home with a private path to the beach. There's also a remodeled cherry kitchen and a master suite, which is joined by a sitting room and master bathroom with a steam shower, whirlpool tub and original …
Friday, December 21, 2012
The basketball legend's Highland Park home was listed at $29 million in February. Will the price need to go down for it to sell?
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
In Patch's ongoing real estate column, we look at a Georgian-style brick home surrounded by lush trees.
Looking for a home for sale on the North Shore? Or do you just like to ogle pictures of gorgeous real estate? Each week, Patch features North Shore Wow Homes that fits the bill. Today's installment is a $2.8-million house at 38 Bridlewood Ln., built in 1978 near the Sunset Ridge woods in east Northbrook. The 4,550-square-foot home features five bedrooms, five baths, limestone floors, custom millwork, built-in glass china cabinets and inground pool. For more information, visit the home's Coldwell Banker listing.
Monday, December 3, 2012
The 1920 Lola Maverick Lloyd House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It's for sale for $699,930.
Lola Maverick Lloyd was a social activist whose grandfather's refusal to brand his Texas cattle inspired the term "maverick." So it's no surprise that such a freethinker would build a uniquely charming home. That arts-and-craft-style house on a wooded lot is for sale in Winnetka for $699,930. It has been preserved by her family since she died in 1999. The home, at 455 Birch St., includes a large mural in the living room of a ranch scene, turquoise window trim and lots of hand-carved wooden details and furnishings. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006. A 2009 Chicago Magazine article on the home, listed then at $990,000, pointed out the difficulties of buying a protected home that has rehab restrictions in place…
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Each week, Patch gives you a peek inside stunning North Shore real estate. This spacious, six-bedroom home provides plenty to amaze.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
In this installment of Patch's Wow House, showcasing North Shore real estate, we highlight a Pleasant Lane home practically hidden in the trees
Looking for a home for sale on the North Shore? Or do you just like to ogle pictures of gorgeous real estate? Each week, Patch features a different North Shore Wow House that fits the bill. Today's installment is a $1.9-million Glenview home for sale. The 1320 Pleasant Lane house was built in 1997 and designed with French country flair by the Northfield-based Orren Pickell architecture firm. The 5,636-square-foot home features five bedrooms, six and a half baths, expansive sun filled rooms, a large eat-in luxary kitchen, plus a gameroom. For more information, visit the home's Prudential Rubloff listing.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The home was sold by the estate of the late Florence Boone who was president of the Village of Glencoe from 1976 to 1985.
A home on Longwood Road in Glencoe recently sold for $4.5 million, joining its neighbor at 521 Longwood Road in the $4 million-plus club, according to ChicagoMag.com. The estate of Florence Boone sold the homes; both sit on the bluff above Lake Michigan and have access to private beach. The 1.10-acre home at 521 Longwood Rd. sold for $4.7 million in August, while the other sold for $4.5 million in early October, according to ChicagoMag.com Boone, president of the Village of Glencoe from 1976 to 1985, passed away at 93 years old in April, according to Donnellan Family Funeral Services. There are currently five properties listed above $4 million in Glencoe, according to RealEstateAOL.com Love peeking inside luxurious mansions on the …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Lake Forest home features 4 bedrooms and plenty of amenities.
From beautiful historic mansions to crisp, contemporary architecture, the North Shore definitely has no shortage of fabulous houses. Each week, Patch will feature one ‘Wow House’ that caught our attention. This week, we're featuring an open and airy Lake Forest Home. Listed at $925,000, this beautiful home features 4 bedrooms, 3.1 baths and a 3 car garage - plus it sits on a 3/4 acre lot. This week's Wow House is listed with Griffith, Grant and Lackie Realtors. For more information on this home - or others in the area - you can reach them at (847) 234-0485 or online at www.gglrealty.com.
Friday, October 19, 2012
Tour this $1.8 million Kelsey Road home complete with coach house, swimming pool, tennis court and more.
Tour this home on Kelsey Road with Hunter's Fairway Sotheby's International Realty Realtors Judy Gibbons and Tara Kelleher. Related Stories: Tour $4 Million Barrington Hills Home Milton Schwartz Home on Display Exclusive Home in "The Coves" Neighborhood