Monday, March 11, 2013
Fewer than 12 percent of home sales in the three North Shore suburbs were distressed-home sales.
Winnetka, Wilmette and Glencoe were among the five suburbs with the fewest number of distressed-home sales in northern Illinois in 2012, Crain’s Chicago Business reported. Distressed-home sales, such as foreclosures or short sales, accounted for 46.7 percent of all 2012 home sales in northern Illinois but in the three North Shore communities distressed-home sales accounted for fewer than 12 percent of all home sales—only 8 percent of home sales were distressed sales in Winnetka, that figure was 10.1 percent in Wilmette and 11.9 percent in Glencoe, Crain’s Chicago Business reported. Related Coverage
Monday, February 4, 2013
The sale of the Sheridan Road home that includes 150 feet of lakefront is one of the highest residential sales in Chicago-area history.
An unidentified bank trust has purchased an 18-room Winnetka lakefront mansion for $12.25 million, one of the highest-priced residential sales in Chicago-area history, Chicago Tribune reported. Patrick Haynes, a private-equity executive, first listed the home for $13.9 million in July 2012, ChicagoRealEstateDaily.com reported. The Sheridan Road house, built in 1928, includes an elevator, six-car garage, six bedrooms, eight full baths and three partial baths. Plus, there's a pool overlooking the home's 150 feet of Lake Michigan frontage. Want to peek inside more mansions? Check out our Wow House column.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
In this installment of Patch's Wow House feature showcasing North Shore real estate, we've got lots of pictures of a 5,800 square-foot house.
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 $5-million Winnetka home for sale. The 1131 Taylorsport Lane house, built in 2001, is just steps away from the lake and ravines. The 5,800-square-foot colonial home features five bedrooms, six and a half baths, a steam shower, vaulted ceilings, designer kitchen, and mahogany-paneled library. For more information, visit the home's @properties listing.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The property, once Chicago’s most expensive real estate, has been put on the market at a $5 million discount.
A 27,000-square-foot Winnetka mansion was listed over the weekend at a $5 million discount from its peak-listing price, Huffington Post reports. The property at 68 Locust Rd., Winnetka, boasts six bedrooms, six bathrooms, a two-story rotunda, Tiffany dome to the spa, wine cellar, an outdoor poor and a covered loggia. Price for the Richard Landry-designed Le Grand Reve, or The Big Dream? $27 million, according to Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty. The mansion was listed for a Chicago-area record $32 million at its peak, according to Chicago Tribune. Want to peek inside other amazing mansions along the North Shore? Check out our Wow House column. Want to follow similar articles in Wilmette and Kenilworth? Sign up for Wilmette-…
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
In this installment of Patch's Wow House feature showcasing North Shore real estate, we have lots of pictures of a lakefront house for sale in Winnetka that sits on half acre, lakefront lot.
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 $4.5-million Winnetka home for sale at 695 Sheridan Road. The 4,620-square feet house boasts lakefront views and gardens, and includes four bedrooms, three and a half baths, gourmet kitchen, his-and-her custom organized closets and a luxury limestone bath. For more information, visit the home's Koenig & Strey listing.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Check out this four bedroom, five and half bath lakefront luxury Winnetka home for sale.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
This four bedroom, five and half baths lakefront luxury home has a dining room with seating capacity for 26 people.
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Wednesday, August 8, 2012
From elegant and stately mansions to modern, environmentally-friendly abodes, The North Shore is chock-full of one-of-a-kind homes. Each week, Patch will feature one ‘Wow House’ that caught our attention. This week, a Winnetka lakefront home at 191 Sheridan Rd. steals the show. Listed at close to $7 million, this luxury home boasts four bedrooms, five and half bathrooms, two wine cellars that can hold 5,000 bottles of wines, a library, a temperature-controlled conservatory and a garage that can hold up to 13 cars. Here, take a peek inside, and see what this high-end price tag fetches in 60093. Is your home a ‘Wow’ House? Want to nominate a spectacular, unusual or just plain cool property on the North Shore? E-mail us: chi-an.chang@patch.…
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
319 Sheridan Road is currently listed for more than $16.7 million.
From elegant and stately mansions to modern, environmentally-friendly abodes, the North Shore is chock-full of one-of-a-kind homes. Each week, Patch will feature one ‘Wow House’ that caught our attention. This week, a nearly three-year-old lakefront mansion caught our eye. The 1.5-acre property, at 319 Sheridan Rd. in Winnetka, is home to a 15,000-square-foot mansion, with seven bedrooms and more than eight bathrooms. Special features include a wine cellar, two wet bars and an elevator. Plus, who could forget the personal beach and view of Lake Michigan? In case you might, there's a pool with a cabana, fire pit and wood deck to remind you. Milena Birov at @properties is handling the listing, and she can be reached at (847) 962-1200 or …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
1090 Crescent Ln. in Winnetka includes four floors and five fireplaces.
From elegant and stately mansions to modern, green spaces, the North Shore plays host to a variety of real estate gems. Each week, Patch will feature one ‘Wow House’ that caught our attention. Listed at more than $2.9 million, this dream home boasts six bedrooms, seven baths and recent renovation since its original build in 1907. Have a dog? The house comes with a dog shower included. LAST WEEK: This Week’s Wow House a New Traditional Build Take a peek inside, and see what this high-end price tag fetches in 60093. Is your home a ‘Wow’ House? Want to nominate a spectacular, unusual or just plain cool property on the North Shore? E-mail us: email@example.com.