9 Tranquil Homes for Sale in Illinois

Illinois invites you to experience a life of serenity through these 9 exceptional homes. Each property is a reflection of the desire to find balance in a fast-paced world and create a haven for the soul.

4099 Sterling Rd | $1,225,000

4099 Sterling Rd, Downers Grove, IL
Cyndi Borrowman, PCRE Real Estate

Escape the bustling city and embrace the tranquility of suburban life while still living in an urban-styled custom-built luxury property nestled in charming Downers Grove. Experience the best of both worlds as you step into this home that seamlessly blends urban sophistication with suburban charm.


Size: 3,989 sf


Price: $1,225,000


Listing details: Upon entry, you’ll be welcomed by a picturesque open concept layout, creating a warm and intimate atmosphere. The great room sets the tone for relaxation and family gatherings, perfect for creating cherished memories in your new suburban abode. The heart of this home is the five-star kitchen, complete with exquisite quartz counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and a stylish island with a breakfast bar.


Contact: Sabine Rolnick, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, +1 312-405-0183

19235 1900 NORTH AVE | $430,000

19235 1900 North Ave, Princeton, IL
Listing agent: Beth Mulcahy

Experience the epitome of country elegance on this stunning estate! This unique property spans almost four acres, offering both seclusion and easy access to schools, parks, and shopping in Princeton, Illinois. The 4-bedroom, 2-bath home is nestled in a beautifully-landscaped natural haven, bordered by a captivating black walnut grove.


Size: 3,000 sf


Price: $430,000


Listing details: An expansive three-season room with windows galore provides entertainment space. The Family room boasts a full wall of windows and a stone wood-burning fireplace, creating a cozy atmosphere. The kitchen features top-quality stainless steel appliances, abundant cabinetry, and Silestone counter tops. A fluid floor plan leads to the dining room, living room, and a sunlit office with French doors and built-ins.


Contact: Beth Mulcahy, Landmark Realty, +1 815.866.3630

16717 W Primrose Lane | $475,000

16717 W Primrose Ln, Lockport, IL
Listing agent: Holly Jamison & John Mendez

Welcome to 16717 Primrose Lane in Lockport! This custom-built, 5-bedroom house is sure to impress with its spacious layout and stunning features. Step inside and be greeted by gleaming hardwood floors that flow throughout the main level, giving the home a warm and inviting ambiance.


Size: 3,200 sf


Price: $475,000


Listing details: The heart of this home lies in the updated, huge eat-in kitchen. With ample counter space and modern appliances, meal preparation becomes a breeze. Sliding glass doors lead out to a deck in the secluded fenced yard, perfect for enjoying your morning coffee or hosting barbecues with friends and family.


Contact: Holly Jamison & John Mendez, Realty One Group, +1 708.571.0009, 708.854.7653

66 Hidden Valley Rd | $625,000

66 Hidden Valley Rd, Hardin, IL
Listing agent: Cyndi Borrowman

No expense was spared when perfecting this amazing property on a dead end road! 6 Bedroom Ranch home with NEW Master Bathroom Suite, Kitchen remodel, and a completely finished basement that includes 2 bedrooms, bathroom, over sized game and media room with a mini kitchen.


Size: 3,398 sf


Price: $625,000


Listing details: 3 outbuildings on the property! 30 x 40 open front shed with electric built in 2015. 40 x 60 x 16 shed with concrete floor built in 2012 also has a separate tool room, office, and bathroom with AC/Heat. Newest 30 x 72 x 12 shed built in 2022 has a workshop/parking (28 x 30), separate living quarters which includes a full kitchen, bath, living room, laundry, and bedroom (28 x 30).


Contact: Cyndi Borrowman, PCRE Real Estate, +1 217-779-1861

831 E Drexel Sq | $975,000

831 E Drexel Sq, Chicago, IL
Listing agent: Helen Sobel

Indulge in the luxury of this huge classic Greystone where sophistication meets comfort. This exquisite residence, conveniently located across from the historical Drexel Fountain in the western edge of Hyde Park, features 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms.


Size: 3,269 sf


Price: $975,000


Listing details: With a seamless blend of architectural elegance and modern amenities, this home provides a harmonious sanctuary where you can unwind and embrace the essence of Hyde Park’s distinguished charm.


Contact: Helen Sobel, Baird & Warner, +1 312.735.0413

945 S Ridge Rd | $1,165,000

945 S Ridge Rd, Lake Forest, IL
Listing agent: Joanna Koperski

This elegant and classic residence is located on historic South Ridge Road, gracing a 1.38 acre wooded and landscaped property approached by a circular drive. Perfectly melding a contemporary and traditional ambiance, the thoughtfully designed and welcoming floor plan presents 10 well- proportioned and beautifully appointed rooms offering quality craftsmanship throughout sporting 4366 SF, four bedrooms/2.3 baths and a 3-car garage.


Size: 4,366 sf


Price: $1,165,000


Listing details: A lovely sunroom provides panoramic views of the verdant grounds beyond. A large exercise room and rec room grace the lower level. What a great opportunity – a 10! Perfectly located, enjoy the best Lake Forest has to offer – easy access to the center of town, prime shopping, restaurants, nature trails, Lake Michigan, transportation!


Contact: Joanna Koperski, @ Properties, +1 847.668.0096

11 Old Coach Dr | $660,000

11 Old Coach Dr, South Barrington, IL
Listing agent: Phillip Desai

Home located “Heart of South Barrington” Cul-de- Sac location. Rare opportunity to build your dream home on a very private WATERFRONT LOT or upgrade this home. All 5 bedrooms have walk in closets. The size of this 2 acre plus will accommodate your dream mega home. This property may allow building a possible 20,000 sq ft home.


Size: 3,400 sf


Price: $660,000


Listing details: Contact South Barrington Building and Zoning. This home has a all season room addition built approx. 20+ years ago at a cost of $50,000 plus. Is heated and is air conditioned. No association fees with this fabulous property. South Barrington offers membership in a private club that has both an indoor and outdoor pool with a fully equipped gym.


Contact: Phillip Desai, Rosenthal Realty Ltd., +1 847-812-0410

Listing agent: Kevin Fritzsche & Kristie Tindall

A truly “Unbelievable” one of a kind property nestled at the end of the lane on nearly 10 acres. Gated entry leads you down the drive past the pond, bandstand and train tracks with depot (Whistleville Station) to the lit fountain in the circle drive at this custom, all brick home. There is a 2 car attached and a 3 car detached garage.


Size: 7,342 sf


Price: $1,050,000


Listing details: There is a machine shed, a pump station for the working train and there is a carriage house with a basement workshop. The train track that meanders around the pond and property includes a tunnel, the trestle bridge and a depot with restrooms. There is a water wheel in back and this property borders Fort Daniel Conservation. Home has an open concept.


Contact: Kevin Fritzsche & Kristie Tindall, Brinkoetter Realtors, +1 217.620.5874, 217-855-1085

Listing agent: Betty Shuster

One time- Just look one time and you will fall in love! All you need for your family. Useable, beautiful space inside and out! Kitchen remodeled with high end appliances. Office on main floor and could be a bedroom- full bath adjoining it.


Size: 6,483 sf


Price: $685,000


Listing details: The in-ground entertainment is 18 x 40 with automatic cover and heat pump. Owners have taken pride and shown this home love and attention! Brand new driveway!


Contact: Betty Shuster, RE/MAX, +1 217.652.3959

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