6 Tranquil Homes for Sale in Illinois

Explore the epitome of peace and quiet with these six tranquil homes for sale in Illinois. Perfect for those seeking to escape the city’s noise, each home offers a serene environment, where every day feels like a retreat.

Parklike Oasis On 2 Acres | $1,675,000

210 79th Street, Willowbrook, IL
Listing agent: Ryan Kurtz

This 2 acre estate is in the shadow of the city. Only 5 minutes to I-55 exit and 20 minutes to downtown, this Willowbrook mansion offers the perks of the suburbs with convenient access to Chicago! Hidden from the road, the grounds of this private, grand estate begin to impress from the moment you enter the property.


Size: 8,328 sf


Price: $1,675,000


Listing details: The long drive meanders past mature trees and the beautifully manicured yard in route to the sprawling 8,328 square foot mansion. The palatial grounds at the rear of the home include large unencumbered green space, mature trees, garden beds, and a landscaped pond with waterfalls and bridge.


Contact: Ryan Kurtz, John Greene Realtor, +1 630.251.5386

Premier Prairie District Townhome | $875,000

1853 S Prairie Pkwy, Chicago, IL
Listing agent: Susan Jenner

Sun-drenched corner town home in the most sought-after part of South Loop within the idyllic Prairie District. Enter the welcoming foyer that includes heated floors and opens into a large private office space with custom drapery and a recently renovated half bath. The open concept second floor boasts ten-foot ceilings with generous windows that brighten the main living area.


Size: 2,500 sf


Price: $875,000


Listing details: The cozy living room features a Juliet balcony, custom built-ins, a mounted Smart TV, and a gas fireplace for keeping warm in the winter. The trendy kitchen includes classic white Shaker-style cabinets, a Carrera marble subway tile back splash, grey quartz counter tops, top of the line stainless steel Fisher & Paykel appliances, designer Visual Comfort lighting, and a large center island with plenty of room for food prep and entertaining.


Contact: Susan Jenner, Baird & Warner, +1 708.829.1820

Home On Lake Jasper | Contact for pricing

13817 E Lake Jasper South Ave, Newton, IL
Listing agent: Wes Smith

Show-stopper on Lake Jasper! This 2 bed 3 full bath Barn dominium style home built in 2019 is calling your name! You will love the open concept kitchen/living/ dining area boasting beautiful cathedral ceilings with exposed trusses and views of the lake! The top of the line kitchen offers custom Amish cabinets, newer appliances with a pot filler located above the range, and walk-in pantry with custom shelving!


Size: 1,600 sf


Price: Contact for pricing


Listing details: The master bedroom boasts a huge walk-in closet and master bath with a knockout tile shower and dual vanity! The enclosed back porch with stunning views of the lake is complete with electric fireplace and access to the open patio primed for a hot tub with the exterior disconnect already in place! Enjoy lake life to the fullest from the private dock area with all new rip rap!


Contact: Wes Smith, Stence Realty Team, +1 618.912.2120

1736 N Wood St | $5,695,000

1736 N Wood St, Chicago, IL
Listing agent: Brad Lippitz Group

Spanning three city lots surrounding an enormous private inner courtyard, this timeless award-winning residence offers privacy, serenity, and the opportunity for grand-scale indoor and outdoor entertaining.


Size: 8,000 sf


Price: $5,695,000


Listing details: A sublime private oasis in the heart of the City.


Contact: Brad Lippitz Group, Compass, +1 773.404.1144

Listing agent: Angel Salazar

Builder’s custom built colonial – first owners & first time on the market. Hardwood floors all over. Solid oak wood stairwell & railings. Dramatic 2 story stone fireplace. 2-zoned heating/ac. Dramatic coved ceiling in dining room and gourmet kitchen with all stainless steel appliances with sliding door leading to deck for outdoor entertaining.


Size: 3,067 sf


Price: $999,900


Listing details: Granite counter tops w/built-in wine cooler. Primary bedroom with his & her’s closets, jacuzzi & radiantly heated floor, all bedrooms w/cathedral ceilings except basement. Full finished basement in radiant heated flooring and backup sump pump. 2-car heated garage. So much more beautiful amenities to view.


Contact: Angel Salazar, Century 21, +1 773.209.5001

638 W Cedarville Rd | $850,000

638 W Cedarville Rd, Freeport, IL
Listing agent: Ann Haag

This 28-acre retreat offers an unparalleled blend of timber, creek, trails, a +/- 3-acre pond, and farmland. Tucked away from the road, it ensures privacy and tranquility. Recently updated with new marble counter tops in the kitchen and master bathroom, the home features a chef-friendly kitchen opening into a dramatic great room with soaring 20’ ceilings and expansive windows framing stunning views.


Size: 5,440 sf


Price: $850,000


Listing details: Other highlights include a formal dining room, main floor office/library, and a master suite with double vanities and a jetted tub. With 5 generous bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and a 3-car garage, there’s ample space for family and guests. The finished walk-out lower level offers additional living space, including a spacious family/rec room and bonus rooms.


Contact: Ann Haag, Key Realty, +1 815.218.6121