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Reduced - 1260 Sherwood Road, Highland Park, IL 60035 - $399,000

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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2028 St. Johns Avenue, Highland Park, IL

by Allyson Hoffman

In the Heart of Town!

The Best of Both Worlds Combines 2-Story Living, Private Outdoor Space & Great Condo Benefits Here!

Enjoy Unique Contemporary Design with a Truly Open-Concept Floor Plan, Freshly Painted and Newly Carpeted, & Prime Location with Supremely-Convenient Access to Nearby Downtown Action Right Here!

Convenience is where it’s at in this sparkling, contemporary, open-concept townhome located in the heart-of-Highland Park’s bustling downtown center. Stroll through the park-like courtyard of the 2020 Complex to the private entry of this unique two-story and step into a bright, airy main floor featuring a huge living/dining great room with exposed brick walls and sliders leading out to a private patio and yard as well as a large eat-in kitchen with granite counter tops and radiant-heated porcelain tile floors.

An open stairway leads up to a large loft, family bath, second-floor laundry area, and all bedrooms. The master bedroom features a spacious walk-in closet and an updated master bath; two additional family bedrooms both provide ample closet space. Exposed brick walls highlight every room and the loft, with a custom-built desk, can provide alternative function as a great library/office area.

Additional great features include two-zoned HVAC with separate units and controls, a large pantry storage area, main floor powder room, and an open stairway leading down to a convenient storage unit and two heated underground parking spaces. This pet-friendly association with a lovely sundeck is only a short distance to shopping, Metra train, restaurants, library and lake – a truly rare opportunity to own a great home with lifestyle amenities only a hop, skip or jump away!

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619 Glenview Avenue #101, Highland Park, IL 60035 - SOLD DECEMBER 2016!

by Allyson Hoffman

A Private, Outdoor Oasis!

From Convenience to Comfort to Captivating Updates, Celebrate Sunny Solitude -- Inside & Out Here!

Prime Location Combines with Carefree Living in this Sunny, Lives-Like-A-Home Condo -- Elegant Updates, Airy Open Floor Plan & an Utterly Private Outdoor Oasis Make This Truly One-of-a-Kind!

Fulfill your great expectations here! Combine the benefits of condo living within a small 16-unit building of caring, friendly, community-oriented residents with a stellar location, close to downtown Highland Park shops, eateries, park, lake, library and train, and a spectacular, airy, updated condo that truly lives like a home! Only one of two units with both sunny south exposure and a gorgeous 31’ decked patio, utterly private, this spectacular home boasts a gracious entry foyer with maple floors that extend to and through the kitchen, hallways and formal dining room. Ideal for entertaining, the dining room is easily larger than those in many homes and overlooks the huge step-down living room its lovely wood burning fireplace, a full wall of windows and view of your own private outdoor oasis.

The kitchen, gutted & updated in 2009, features granite counters, stainless appliances, maple cabinets, a small breakfast bar and large double-door pantry closet -- simply stunning with access from both the foyer and to the dining room.

The master suite with a step-down bedroom includes built-in cabinetry, a dressing area, a full wall of windows with sliding door access to the private decked patio, 17’ of custom-fitted, mirrored closets, wool Berber carpeting, and a spectacular 2009 master bath, fully updated with new vanity, granite counter and large double-door shower with convenient corner bench seating.

The large second bedroom boasts two large custom-fitted double-door closets, wool Berber carpeting, a sunny west window and convenient, direct access to the family/guest bath. Add an in-unit laundry/mechanical room with full-sized washer/dryer, large guest and hall linen closets and a freshly-painted interior for a truly exceptional residence ready to move right in and enjoy.

Condo amenities in this pet-friendly community include an underground garage space with elevator access, ample additional exterior parking, storage locker, quarterly window washing, a beautifully landscaped walkway and a botanic-like community deck with tables, chairs, umbrella and gas grill, ideal for your outdoor relaxation, enjoyment and entertaining. This unique opportunity is one to simply stop, look, love and buy!

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Allyson Hoffman
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1245 Waukegan Road
Glenview IL 60025
Fax: 847-400-0881

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