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For Sale - 1260 Sherwood Road, Highland Park, IL 60035 - $389,500

by Allyson Hoffman

Timeless Appeal!

Buyers, Builders and History Buffs Will Love the Abundant Bounty of Options Here!

Imagine the Possibilities -- A One-of-a-Kind Expanded Vintage Two Story Combines Endless Charm and Character on a Rare Third Acre in Sherwood Forest!

Don't miss this classic gem with limitless potential, a truly unique Sherwood Forest treasure located on a double-wide 100'x146' foot lot -- over a third of an acre! Check with the City of Highland Park for potential to sub-divide.

A covered porch greets you, opening to an inviting center entry foyer with an expansive and surprisingly sunny view through the entire house from front to back! On the east/street side you'll find the large gracious living room with its wood burning fireplace and an adjoining office/sunroom with windows on three sides. The separate dining with its direct kitchen access and a large adjacent family room are on the west side of the foyer.

Stairs from the foyer lead to the second floor with its wide upper hallway and two-bedroom wings separated by a relaxing library/study. The hallway leads to the master bedroom suite featuring wide base and crown moldings, a walk-in closet and full bath, and a family bath, second bedroom with built-in desk, and library/study with access to a second bedroom wing including two more large bedrooms.

Additional highlights include a large unfinished basement, 2.5-car garage with a separate garden/workroom providing space to expand to three-car garage parking, majestic mature trees/landscaping and lush perennial plants, ground cover and flowers.

With an ultra-convenient location close to nearby park, shopping, highway access, two equidistant Metra train lines and the choice of Deerfield or Highland Park High Schools, this is truly a unique opportunity not to miss. Estate Sale -- Property to be sold as is.

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1032 Springfield Avenue, Deerfield, IL 60015 - SOLD DECEMBER 2019!

by Allyson Hoffman


Amazing Opportunity -- Combines Classic Charm, Incredible In-Town Location and Affordability!

Limitless Possibilities Abound Here -- Step Up to Home Ownership or Step Down to Single-Level Living with Options to Enjoy As Is, Reconfigure, Renovate or Even Expand Up or Out!

An affordable commuter's dream -- just one block to train, park and library and only two blocks to the heart of Deerfield's town center amenities! 

Don't miss this charming all-brick ranch featuring an inviting living room and separate ell-shaped dining room with crown molding and a built-in corner cabinet! 

Two bedrooms, one facing the front yard and the other the back, share easy access to the full bath with its vented glass-block window and glass tub enclosure. 

The kitchen, located off the dining room, features newer cabinets and leads to a large closet for pantry storage and the huge family room addition opening out to the backyard and the detached two-car garage with convenient entry from the rear alley. 

A full unfinished basement with recreation space, ample storage, an expandable half bath and separate shower stall includes ample room for easy finishing and additional living area. 

The possibilities are endless in this lovingly appreciated and beautifully landscaped home. 

Other great improvements include: (1) Newer vinyl-clad, double-pane windows; (2) Newer mechanical systems; and (3) Oak hardwood floor beneath carpets. 

House is to be sold "as is" by elderly owner but is in good condition -- stop, look, love and buy!

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1840 Wildberry Drive Unit D, Glenview, IL 60025 - SOLD OCTOBER 2019!

by Allyson Hoffman

Magical Waterview Sunsets!

A Waterfront Wonder Overlooking Nature Preserve -- Total Tranquility!

Vacation at Home in the Heart of Glenview Where Nature, Wildlife and Waterfront Sunsets Are Your Constant Companion -- Amazing Views and Awesome Updates Abound Here!

Stunning, Spectacular Sunsets from the living room, dining room, eat-in kitchen, master bedroom and sprawling rear deck distinguish this amazing, spacious, fully-updated three-bedroom, 2.5 bath, two-story Valley Lo North townhome. A sensational one-of-a-kind serene setting combines with fabulous improvements that include a gorgeous high-end kitchen featuring stainless appliances, granite counters and vaulted ceilings with twin skylights -- totally unique! 

The expansive deck nearly spans across the entire rear of the property providing a truly exceptional view of the adjacent waterfront, wildlife and nature preserve. Raise the umbrellas and roll out the sunsetter awning for great daytime parties or simple relaxation and retreat to the fire pit at twilight to enjoy amazing red-sky waterfront sunsets at dusk. 

The master suite with a newer spa bath, huge customized/room-sized walk-in closet and sliders to the private master bedroom balcony also features its own wonderful panoramic water view -- a true retreat! Expansive daylight vistas across the water become romantic and dramatic sunsets at twilight here. 

With three updated baths, oak floors, exposed brick walls, and an open sky-lit stairway from finished basement to second floor, this a truly rare find with a setting that cannot be duplicated! 

Located in desirable Valley Lo North, you'll not find a better choice for a daily vacation-like atmosphere right in the heart of Glenview! Truly first class -- inside and out with a location that cannot be matched!

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93 Lincolnshire Drive, Lincolnshire, IL 60069 - SOLD SEPTEMBER 2019!

by Allyson Hoffman

Exciting One-of-a-Kind Riverfront Multi-Level Two-Story ... Space to Spare, Serene Setting!

Unique on all fronts -- Exceptional Space, Exceptional Location Overlooking Riverfront and Golf Course, Only Steps to Spring Lake Park!

Enjoy resort-like living in this one-of-a-kind home w/a spectacular setting on .71-acres of serene riverfront and golf course. A grand circular drive leads to an inviting two-story slate entry overlooking the huge living room with vaulted ceilings and a large picture window. This spacious multi-level hillside two-story provides fabulous views from huge rooms including an eat-in kit with granite counters and marble floors, and a separate dining room, both opening to an expansive rear balcony.

An immense Master Bedroom suite features a huge custom-fitted walk-in closet, riverfront views and a private bath with granite counter. Three more family bedrooms on two levels and two more full baths make this a great family home. The massive ground-level family room features a large raised-hearth fireplace, wet bar and sliders out to the patio and sprawling backyard.

Additional extras include zoned HVAC, an attached three-car tandem garage, large dry basement and amazing location only two doors to Spring Lake Park! This unique home, in a totally unique setting on a high and dry home site, provides endless possibilities for the next lucky family! 

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For Sale - 3935 Sunset Lane, Northbrook, IL 60062, $1,750,000

by Allyson Hoffman


Magical Originality, Exceptional Quality & Tasteful Elegance Combine on a Serene Near Acre Setting!

Defined by Distinctive Design, Decor and Details, This Stunning Custom Creation Captures the Essence of Pure Artistry and Fine Living -- Truly Transcend the Ordinary Here!

The art of living well truly becomes reality in this masterfully designed one-of-a-kind treasure! Unmatched detail, stunning mill work and high ceilings combine with exquisite decor and a fabulous setting on nearly an acre of lushly-landscaped grounds. 

This custom creation with nearly 9000 Square Feet of dramatic grandeur includes an alluring two-story foyer, king-sized formal dining room, a breathtaking 4-season sunroom, a massive family room sharing a see-through/two-sided fireplace with the island kitchen/hearth room that will anchor your family's living and entertaining needs. 

The master bedroom suite features a massive sky-lit spa bath & divided his/her custom-fitted walk-in closet. All family bedrooms, including a main floor in-law/guest suite, offer ensuite baths. 

The deep, fully-finished lower level includes a massive great room, stunning wet bar and mini-kitchen, media/recreation room, huge office and exercise room. This unrivaled masterpiece is outstanding ... exceptional in every sense, inside & out!

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Pristine Perfection!

Outclass the Competition in this Outstanding One-Owner Dream -- a True Fastidious-Buyer Delight! 

White Gloves Are Always Welcome Here in this Pampered-With-Love Sherwood Forest Treasure -- It's Hard Not to Love this Home!

Manicured with love -- this pristine original-owner two-story exudes true pride of ownership! From the mature exterior landscape, bushes and flowering colors to the interior upgrades throughout the years, this welcoming, impeccably-clean gem is ready to go and features a two-story center entry design flanked by the formal living and separate dining rooms. The eat-in kitchen with its amazing abundance of cabinetry/counters and the inviting family room both overlook the lush backyard and patio – comfortable and convenient for family functions.

Upstairs you’ll find the master suite and three family bedrooms arranged to allow for a two-room master suite – the choice is yours. All bedrooms provide an enormous amount of closet space and either sunny east, west or south exposure. Downstairs you’ll find a great finished basement with ample space for children,teens, hobby areas and storage.

Located in desirable Sherwood Forest, enjoy easy highway access and the option of either Highland Park or Deerfield High Schools and Metra stations. Discover the difference in this happy, memory-making home!

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28 Foxtail, Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047 - SOLD MAY 2019!

by Allyson Hoffman

Artistry and Ambiance!

Blend Designer Details, a Classic Sensible Floor Plan, Sunny Spaces & Airy Architectural Awe Here!

Magical Originality & Elegant, Artistic Design Combines with a Tranquil, Serene Setting in this Dramatic, One-Of-A-Kind, Custom-Built Two-Story!

Custom-built and decorated with true artistry, this one-of-a-kind two story with a serene .98-acre setting and located near the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, features a sunny south-facing panorama of glorious trees and open land from two-story windows. Stepping into the two-story foyer, a front-to-back view greets you and a wide upper bridge-like loft filters abundant natural light to two floors. With center-entry design, the dramatic high foyer is flanked by both the formal separate dining room, and the step-down living room leading to a versatile study, library, den, or office. The family room, a two-story delight with windows on three sides, a cathedral ceiling, twin skylights, and a fireplace wall also opens to the study, the foyer, and the spacious island-kitchen with its large eating area, granite counters, stainless appliances, and patio-door access to a hexagonal deck and sprawling tranquil yard. Also located on the main floor are the lovely powder room, and a laundry room with access to the 3-car garage.

Upstairs you’ll find a loft-like lounge area leading to a family bath, three generous bedrooms and a grand master bedroom suite with a cathedral ceiling, an adjoining sitting room, a huge walk-in closet, and a luxurious spa bath with high ceilings and separate jetted tub and shower areas.

Downstairs you’ll find a full, high-ceiling basement with several daylight windows, a brand-new furnace and a large finished workroom. Ideal for future finishing, this abundant space can be tailored to suit your family’s special wants and needs.

Escape here and combine tranquility, sunshine and uniquely awesome artistry and ambiance!

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1123 Wayne Avenue, Deerfield, IL 60015 - SOLD APRIL 2019!

by Allyson Hoffman


Kudos Come Naturally in this Unique Expanded Chadwick Square Two-Story -- Make Dreams Reality Here! 

Satisfy Your Checklist Where Timeless Elegance & Countless Upgrades Combine with Family-Friendly Roominess, a Flowing Floor Plan & Ultra-Convenient Location -- All The Right Stuff Can Be Yours Here!

Check all the boxes in this exceptional, expanded Chadwick Square two-story -- upsized with two additions, updated and upgraded where classic and contemporary decor combine in airy open spaces with exquisite timeless appeal. 

This extraordinary home features a formal living room and separate dining room; a spacious island kitchen with breakfast bar, big eating area, "to-ceiling" Leicht cabinetry, bay window, granite counter tops and an adjacent laundry/mudroom; a family room with feature wall of built-ins, inviting gas fireplace and sliders opening out to a fabulous three-season sun room with cathedral ceiling, four skylights and access to the backyard and patio.  

The second floor includes a huge master bedroom suite with a two-room renovated spa-like bath and a massive customized closet. Additionally, four large family bedrooms featuring two with walk-in closets, two with 9.5' ceilings and one with its own private balcony provide great options for all family members. 

On the lower level, the family-friendly full finished basement includes a media area, recreation and game areas, a full bath, big mechanical/utility room with a workshop and an office or sixth bedroom -- ideal for nanny, maid or guest. Located with easy access to Deerfield's popular town center, Metra station and highways, this stunning home includes a huge pavered patio and fenced yard with majestic mature trees. 

Fulfill your great expectations with style and grace here!

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Panoramic Views!

Cash In to Great Living, Great Space, Great Amenities & Location -- Fulfill Great Expectations Here!

Combine Carefree Living with Resort-Like Amenities, Captivating Updates and a Prime Sunny Corner Setting in this "Ready-for-Prime-Time" Airy, End-Unit Condo!

Thumbs up! Don’t miss this super-special sunny, Southwest corner unit with six rooms, 2 bedrooms and a multi-functional family room or third bedroom. This “Winner’s Circle” gem features a beautifully updated kitchen, baths and stunning Cherrywood flooring. The cheerful, bright living room with windows on two sides, boasts both a fireplace wall and sliders leading out to the balcony overlooking a quiet, central courtyard. Entertain with ease or enjoy family gatherings in the separate dining room, conveniently-adjacent to the like-new kitchen with its cherry cabinetry, granite counters, stainless appliances, breakfast bar and planning desk.

The spacious master bedroom suite includes a huge customized walk-in closet and appealing-remodeled, private master bath. Enjoy an additional large second bedroom with easy across-the-hall access to the lovely renovated family/guest bath and a great den, library, or third bedroom with the carefree flexibility to accommodate your individual needs. Add a convenient in-unit laundry room, deeded and heated underground parking and fabulous resort-like amenities including two outdoor pools, tennis courts and renovated clubhouse to this best-value delight. Combine lovely grounds, aerated ponds and a great easy-access location in desirable Pheasant Creek. Stop, look, love and buy!

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613 Huber Lane, Glenview, IL 60025 - SOLD JANUARY 2019!

by Allyson Hoffman

A Classic Gem!

Have Happy Holidays Here on Huber in this Heartwarming Home!

Combine Charming Center Entry Colonial Design with Ample Family-Centered Space Set on a Lushly-Landscaped Lot and a Quiet Dead-End Cul-de-Sac Street!

Tucked on a quiet dead-end street you'll find this lovely center-entry two-story Colonial featuring an inviting slate foyer flanked on one side by the formal dining room and on the other side by the step-down to the expansive living room. The family room with sliders opening to the patio and eat-in kitchen with a bay window both overlook the lush backyard.

On the upper level you'll find a wide-open hallway leading to all family bedrooms and the master bedroom suite complete with its own true sitting room, ideal for use as an in-home office, exercise area, or private den. Oak floors span the entire 2nd floor as well as the family room, dining room and living room.

A full finished basement includes a huge recreation room complete with a large wet bar and an unfinished storage, workshop and mechanical area. The main floor laundry room, located off the kitchen, includes access to the two-car attached garage and a convenient side door. Combine a great floor plan with limitless potential and location nearby to park and schools in this appealing classic!

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Contact Allyson Hoffman for more information or to schedule a showing.  Visit or email [email protected]!

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RE/MAX of Barrington
306 W. Northwest Highway
Barrington IL 60010
Allyson: 847-310-5300
Paul: 847-913-6100

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