9 Charming Homes on the Illinois Market

Unveiling a world where every home is a masterpiece of charm and elegance, our collection of nine Illinois properties awaits those seeking a harmonious blend of comfort and style. Check them out below to discover more.

Timeless Elegance Meets Modern Comfort | $2,495,000

1114 Pleasant Lane, Glenview, IL
Listing agent: Anne DuBray

Sprawling two-story home on a beautiful lot in Glen Oak Acres has been updated and expand- ed by Morgante Wilson architects to combine the charm and elegance of yesteryear with the updated finishes of today. The home offers over 5700 square feet of living space plus a heated three car garage and a finished basement.


Size: 5,729 sf


Price: $2,495,000


Listing details: Formal living room with fireplace, charming dining room, and office with all custom built-ins. All-white kitchen with high-end appliances and breakfast table space. Stunning vaulted ceiling great room leads to a sun porch with heated blue stone flooring. The second level of the home has five bedrooms and three full bathrooms including a beautiful primary bedroom with vaulted ceilings, two walk-in closets, and en- suite bathroom with shower, separate tub, and double sink vanity.


Contact: Anne DuBray, Coldwell Banker, +1 847.877.8870


436 Warwick Ln, Village Of Lakewood, IL
Listing agent: Jackie Nelson

Just an hour from Chicago on NW Metra train line! Nestled in the sought-after CCAPOA neighborhood in Crystal Lake/Lakewood, this charming custom built craftsman-style home is your ticket to lakeside living at its finest. Picture-perfect with a cozy vibe, the home has so many prime features!


Size: 4,529 sf


Price: $950,000


Listing details: The homes’ main floor has the primary suite, another bedroom, and a first-floor laundry room. There are 10’ ceilings in the family room and kitchen. The large kitchen is a chef’s dream! 42” off-white cabinetry, several windows, center island, SS appliances, wine fridge and granite counters. The second floor features 2 generous sized bedrooms joined by a jack and jill bath, plus a large bonus room. Also, there are 3 fireplaces! (primary bedroom, family & dining rooms). Step outside to your own slice of paradise, complete with mature trees on a private, generous 3/4-acre lot. Relax on the patio, or take a soak in the hot tub! Rinse off the day in your private outdoor shower – lake life at its finest! The oversized 3 car garage has heat, water, and floor drains, plus potential for expansion upstairs. The exterior was painted in 2022, and the interior was painted in 2021. Finally, you can’t beat this location! Just 2 blocks from the lake! You will enjoy access to 4 private beaches in your neighborhood. Plus, there’s a boat ramp and several CCAPOA parties (assoc. is voluntary). Home is also close to the Crystal Lake Country Club, the Dole mansion (arts park and Sunday farmers market), downtown Crystal Lake & Route 14.


Contact: Jackie Nelson, Berkshire Hathaway, +1 815.814.5355

Charming Vintage Residence | $445,000

1005 Bonnie Brae Pl Apt 3e, River Forest, IL
Listing agent: Sheila Fitt

Welcome to the Valencia Building – where vintage charm meets comfort and convenience! Nestled in the heart of River Forest, this stunning 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom unit boasts over 2,400 square feet of elegant living space. Step into a home that has been thoughtfully refreshed with a fresh coat of paint, revealing original parquet floors in the living and dining rooms that were once concealed under plush carpeting.


Size: 2,429 sf


Price: $445,000


Listing details: Contemporary chandeliers adorn the space, adding a touch of modern sophistication. The abundance of closet space, including an original cedar closet in the foyer, ensures ample storage for all your belongings. A Juliet balcony graces the living area, inviting streams of natural light and offering picturesque views of the charming tree-lined Augusta Street.


Contact: Sheila Fitt, Baird & Warner, +1 708.308.8139

75 Open Pkwy S | $679,000

75 Open Pkwy S, Hawthorn Woods, IL
Listing agent: Maria Etling

Gorgeous Greenbriar Model offers Spacious Floor plan with Extensive Updates Throughout with Golf Course Views! Exceptional Home with 2 Story Foyer and Family Rm Showcases Fresh Paint Throughout Much of the Interior. Newer Quality Plush Carpeting Throughout and Gleaming Hardwood Floors.


Size: 3,605 sf


Price: $679,000


Listing details: Adjacent Living and Dining Rooms Offer Flexible Space for This Wonderfully Flowing Floor plan. Gourmet Kitchen Featuring White Cabinetry and Granite Counters Offers Many Updates. Eating Area has Lovely Views of the Patio and Golf Course. Large 2 Story Family Room Features Wall of Windows and Fireplace! Convenient Main Floor Ofc and Laundry.


Contact: Maria Etling, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, +1 847-962-7085

Charming & Modern Farmhouse | $799,000

1353 Pine Hill Rd, Franklin Grove, IL
Listing agent: Lee Bardier & Jill Ramirez

Welcome to 1353 Pine Hill Road, your dream farmhouse with original charm and modern updates! This 5-bedroom, 2.5-bath home boasts a fully renovated interior, including new 9-foot basement walls and restored hardwood floors. The kitchen features a 6-burner Jenn Air gas stove and double oven.


Size: 3,544 sf


Price: $799,000


Listing details: A cozy living room with a gas fireplace, formal dining room, and mudroom with built-in lockers complete the main floor. Upstairs, a primary bedroom with en-suite, 3 more bedrooms, and a 2nd-floor laundry await. The basement offers a family room and game area. Outside, a spacious 60 x 88 shop, horse area, 40 x 60 barn, and shed provide ample space for your hobbies or business.


Contact: Lee Bardier & Jill Ramirez, Bardier & Ramirez Real Estate, +1 815.716.3604, 815.716.7379

Charming Brick Home With Stunning Views | $1,000,000

1145 Thatcher Ave, River Forest, IL
Listing agent: Lisa Grimes

Elegant, brick home nestled on a beautifully landscaped, deep corner lot (60 x 235) across from Thatcher Woods offering stunning views from gorgeous leaded glass windows. Greeted by architectural character and a traditional floor plan, you’ll enjoy stunning hardwood floors, 2 wood burning fireplaces, a formal dining room, 1st fL powder room and a wide sunroom/family room that will surely be your favorite room in the house.


Size: 3,085 sf


Price: $1,000,000


Listing details: The architecturally intact kitchen features white cabinets, granite counters and a bright breakfast room. The second floor has three generously sized bedrooms with roomy closets, along with a full hallway bath. The elegant primary bedroom includes a walk-in closet and an en suite bath, providing both comfort and convenience.


Contact: Lisa Grimes, Compass, +1 708.205.9518

1131 E 61St St #3 | $174,000

1131 E 61St St #3, Chicago, IL
Listing agent: Beki Darin

Charming unit near Roosevelt Chapel. Open floor plan, hardwood floors, new paint, stainless steel appliances, washer/dryer, central heat/air, private deck.


Size:   sf


Price: $174,000


Listing details: Low assessments, near amenities, ample street parking.


Contact: Beki Darin, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, +1 312.944.8900

505 Lincoln Ave | $1,999,000

505 Lincoln Ave, Downers Grove, IL
Listing agent: Karen Reicher

This GORGEOUS & GLAMOROUS “NEW CONSTRUCTION” 2-Story Home with LP Siding, ‘MASSIVE” Wrap Around Covered Porch, & Pella Windows has all the “BELLS & WHISTLES” inside & outside!! Time to write your contract NOW so you can “CELEBRATE” the upcoming 4th of July on your Back Coverage Porch & BBQ on your 14 x 16 Paver Brick Patio.


Size: 6,000 sf


Price: $1,999,000


Listing details: ELEGANT & NUMEROUS Features Thru-out this 6,000 Sq Ft FINISHED LIVING SPACE located on a Large Corner Lot in the Historic Town of Downers Grove Include: OPEN FLOOR PLAN, 7 Spacious Bedrooms, 5.5 Luxury Baths, Primary Bedroom w/En-suite Bath with heated floors & HUGE Walk-In Closet. Kitchen w/ 8.5 ft Quartz Island & Top of the Line Appliances.


Contact: Karen Reicher, RE/MAX, +1 630-202-2686

Luxurious Property | $899,999

1317 E Hyde Park Blvd, Chicago, IL
Listing agent: Sherri Washington

A luxurious property located at 1317 E. Hyde Park Blvd is newly renovated and exuding elegance and sophistication, situated in a prime location. It features an open concept design, traditional charm blended with contemporary flair, hardwood flooring, crown molding, and large windows for ample natural light.


Size: 4,100 sf


Price: $899,999


Listing details: The gourmet kitchen is highlighted as a centerpiece for entertainment, equipped with top-of-the-line appliances and custom cabinetry. The main level also includes a sophisticated living room with a fireplace. The upper levels offer two master suites with en suite bathrooms and fireplaces, along with three additional bedrooms and a loft/office space.


Contact: Sherri Washington, Sherri Washington Real Estate, +1 708.845.0549