Hidden Chicagoland Gems

Fireplaces, views, lots of land, and great prices are just a few things to love about these hidden Chicagoland area gems.


Largest floorplan in Dearborn Mews boasts 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths and 3 private outdoor spaces! Open concept main level has spacious and bright living and dining room w/ gas starter wood burning fireplace, Chef’s kitchen with GE Monogram stainless steel appliances, granite counters and island cooktop, custom cabinetry, and separate breakfast area leading to 22x10” private deck overlooking your own back yard. Lower level 30X20” family room with sliders leading to the brick patio is a great space to relax with family & friends. 3 generous bedrooms, laundry room, & 2 baths complete the 3rd level. En-suite master has tandem custom built walk in closets. 4th level has a spectacular 24X15 rooftop deck with wet bar, fridge, & amazing views. Enjoy care free family living in the heart of the city. Secure gated community, 2 car attached garage and additional space for 2 more! Crown moldings, hardwood throughout, Top performing South Loop Elementary District. Schedule a showing today! 

Offered at $1,179,000

Presented by Robert Teverbaugh of Century 21


All stone mansion in McIntosh has every exquisite detail you can imagine. Enter through the custom arched, iron door and feel the grandness in the foyer. Stone floors with tile inlay. Take note of the oversized crown moldings, elegant lighting and winding staircase to 2nd floor. The dining room has floor to ceiling windows along with cove mold lighting creating a dramatic atmosphere. The gourmet kitchen shows off hand carved korbels, top of the line appliances, granite counters, breakfast bar & extra large eating area overlooking the blue stone patio & back yard. Coffered ceilings in the family room along with the stone fireplace and built-ins set cozy environment for informal entertaining or evening relaxation. Each bedroom on the second level is an en-suite with stylish bathrooms & large closets. The elevator will provide easy access from the upstairs all the way to the English lower level where informal entertaining begins. Check out the wine cellar, billiard room, rec room, exercise room and 5th bedroom.

Offered at $1,900,000

Presented by: Denise Curry of Baird & Warner


Modern style, fine tuned open floor plan and exceptional appointments are hallmarks of this Ravisloe beauty! Spend time this year on your covered front porch overlooking the golf course that welcomes you to this home just 12 years new! All the right stuff- two story entry, pillared Living Room/ Library with built-ins and formal Dining Room with volume ceiling. Maple/granite kitchen with breakfast room and stainless steel appliances opens to huge Family Room and views of pergola, deck, fire pit and grounds! First floor Master Bedroom with fireplace and luxury master bath with jetted tub, double shower & double bowled vanity! Upstairs 2nd bedrom with private bath and 2 additional bedroom’s share hall bath. Finished Lower Level with additional 1,200 square feet including recreation room with pool table included, 5th bedroom and full bath. Hardwood flooring, 3 car garage, sprinkler system, surround sound. Best location in Home Sweet Homewood! You don’t want to miss this one!

Offered at  $467,500

Presented by: Susan Jenner  of Baird & Warner



Located in The Heritage in Millennium Park, this 2 bedroom, 2 bath, east facing unit comes with fabulous view of Lake Michigan, Millennium Park, and the Chicago skyline. Unit includes eat-in chef’s kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and large walking pantry closet. Spacious bedrooms with huge walk-in closets. Full-amenity building with 24-hour doorman, on-site management, pool, fitness center, terraces, dog run, storage, Pedway access and more. One deeded parking space $35,000 additional. 

Offered at $820,000

Presented by Stephanie Xu of Related Realty


There are many reasons to fall in love with this home. Located only minutes from I65 in the gated community of Morningside, it’s truly one-of-a-kind. Each of the 17 home sites is 3-5 wooded acres, the common areas are beautifully landscaped and manicured, and the waterscapes include waterfalls and wildlife. There are quaint stone bridges and brick paver roads. The home has stunning curb appeal showcasing the home’s architecture, a circular paver driveway, and a serene wooded setting. If you like to entertain, this home has everything you’ll need. Greet your guests in a grand foyer, and direct them to the two-story great room with fireplace and floor to ceiling windows overlook an inviting patio. The home features a wet bar conveniently located off the foyer. There are four bedroom/bath suites. The main floor master bedroom has vaulted ceilings, wooded views and private patio. The gourmet kitchen opens to a family room with domed ceiling and stone fireplace.

Offered at $1,499,900

Presented by: Carol Allegretti of RE/MAX


Wilmette’s Kenilworth Gardens is a lively and very welcoming community. This classic brick home, located on a beautiful corner lot of Greenwood Ave. and 21st Street, is in easy walking distance to Harper School (K-4) and Highcrest Middle School (5-6). A Montessori preschool is just a block away, as is inviting Mallinckrodt Park. Built in 1938 it has been lovingly renovated over several years by its current only third owners to fully suit today’s family life styles while preserving unique architectural details of the original house. The1st floor features a large living room with wood-burning fire-place and built-ins, a family room, a formal dining room,  a white kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. The adjoining breakfast room has views of the yard and children’s play area. Access to the patio and yard is from the kitchen through the “mud room.” - The second floor has 4 bedrooms and 3 classic white bathrooms.  The home has beautiful hardwood floors throughout 1st and 2nd floors. - The play room and office in the walk-out basement have wainscoting and are carpeted. -  2 flood-control systems, copper gutters,  in-ground sprinkler system, fenced-in yard,  2.5-car detached garage. Absolutely move-in condition!

Offered at  $1,050,000

Presented by: Annegret Harnischfeger of @ properties


An exceptional value for its flawless luxury and privacy, this custom brick estate is located on a premier lot in McIntosh overlooking a gorgeous wooded backyard with babbling creek. Beautiful 2 story foyer with an elevator. Hardwood flooring throughout. Formal living and dining rooms. Breathtaking great room features extensive custom millwork and floor to ceiling palladium windows. French doors off the great room lead to the screened porch with skylites. The stunning chef’s kitchen is open to the family room for today’s lifestyle and offers a beautiful granite breakfast bar, wet bar and high end appliances. The 1st flr 2 story master suite has a huge walk-in closet, palladium windows and luxury bath with dual vanities & separate tub. 3 addl 2nd floor bedrooms including a 2nd master suite and loft. The finished walk-out basement has a rec room, office and full bath with steam shower leading out to paver patio . This home has all the bells and whistles.

Offered at $1,300,000

Presented by: Denise Curry of Baird & Warner