Monday, February 18, 2013
Patch has rounded up the priciest 'Wow Houses' we've run in the past year. If you like to ogle North Shore homes for sale, take a peek.
It's Presidents Day. Which may have you thinking about that impressive white house at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. But we've got plenty of impressive abodes here on the North Shore, too. Each week, Patch features a "Wow House" for sale in our area. Today, we've pulled together the most expensive ones from our North Shore sites over the past year. Some are still for sale, others now have new owners. They all feature photos. So if you like to peruse photos of impressive homes for sale, click through to check out these impressive homes. $5.9 Million Deerfield House Has Nine Fireplaces This dream home boasts 18 rooms including seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, nine fireplaces and a grand ballroom. Jim McMahon's former $5.45M Northbrook Home For Sale …
Friday, February 15, 2013
The 4,500-square-foot home sold for 38 percent less than its 2010 price of $4.83 million.
A Wilmette mansion owned by Blackstone Group L.P. recently sold for $3 million, at 38 percent less than its 2010 price of $4.83 million, ChicagoRealEstateDaily.com reported. The new owners of the four-bedroom home with 120 feet of lakefront at Canterbury Court plan to tear down the structure and rebuild, ChicagoRealEstateDaily.com reported. Love amazing homes? Check out our Wow House column! Related Coverage
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
This five-bedroom home has six fireplaces, 11-foot ceilings and plenty of windows.
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, it's a $2.15M mansion in Lake Forest. Located at 410 Waukegan Road, this five bedroom home is a new construction built on about one and a half wooded acres. Walls of windows allow a lot of natural light. The home also includes 11 foot ceilings, six fireplaces and a gourmet kitchen with a built in coffee maker and two dishwashers. There's also a winding wrought iron art staircase. 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.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
The Kenilworth house sits right on the shore of Lake Michigan.
This $5,250,000 Kenilworth house at 245 Sheridan Rd. in Kenilworth is designed by famed architect George Maher and sits right on the shores of Lake Michigan, with its own private beach. The home features seven bedrooms, four bathrooms and two half-bathrooms. The home also has a formal livingroom, a banquet-sized dining room and a master suite complete with a fireplace. This home is listed with Dinny Dwyer, with Jean Wright Real Estate. For more information on this house, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or reach her by phone at 847-446-9166. For more news on real estate in Wilmette and Kenilworth, be sure to 'like' Patch on Facebook and sign up for our free daily newsletter here!
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
In Patch's ongoing real estate column, we look at a 5,000-square-foot, 102-year-old Evanston home designed by Dwight Perkins, a Prairie School architect who worked with Frank Lloyd Wright.
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 $1.7 million Evanston home at 2700 Lincoln St., built in 1911 and designed by Dwight Perkins, a noted Prairie School architect who worked with Frank Lloyd Wright. The three-story, 5,000-square-foot home has six bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths, and is located on 1/3 acre in north central Evanston. Prairie School details include 80 architectural windows to bring the "outside in," as well as crown molding, hardwood floors and period lighting. The living room features a wood-burning fireplace with oak mantel, while the formal dining room …
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.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
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 $3.14-million house at 1750 Braeside Ln., built in 1998, near the Sunset Ridge woods in east Northbrook. The 8,500-square-foot home rests on a 1.2 acre lot and features six bedrooms, five full bathrooms and two partial bathrooms, an outdoor pool and a golf range. For more information, visit the home's Coldwell Banker listing.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Glencoe home also features four floors of views of Lake Michigan.
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 Houses that fit the bill. This stunning $4,900,000 Glencoe home — located at 60 Harbor St. — was custum-built with four floors of stunning views of Lake Michigan, 109 feet of private beach and a stunning deck with tiered balconies. The home also has five bedrooms, nine baths (five full and 4 half), a chef's kitchen, an elevator and an indoor poll with a jacuzzi and spa. Check out the two bars and plenty of space for entertaining. The home is listed by Oleg Trifonov with Coldwell Banker. For more information on this or other homes in the area, contact him at (847)529-7780 or via email at …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Wilmette home also has open floor plan and sun room.
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 Houses that fit the bill. This beautiful 5-bedroom Wilmette at 1045 Romona Road home features an open floor plan, 4 fireplaces and a 2 story foyer with a circular staircase. Other highlights include a spacious kitchen with new appliances, a library and a sun room. Plus the backyard is sure to be the highlight for anyone who loves to entertain - there's a pool and a huge patio! This home is listed for $2.5 million with Julie Miller at The Hudson Company. For more on this home, or others in the area, visit their website here.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The home for sale on the North Shore is by noted architect Daniel Burnham.
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 Houses that fit the bill. This beautiful $8,950,000 Kenilworth home must be seen to be believed. The house features a pool, a coach house, a theater and an expansive lawn and gardens. It also has seven bedrooms, six full baths, two half baths and a three car garage. It was designed by Daniel Burnham. This home is listed with Barbara Mawicke of Coldwell Banker. She can be reached at (847) 446-4000. For more information on this home and others on the North Shore, check out their website here.