Archive for Lake County

Didier Farms in Lincolnshire Offers Autumn Fun

If you are looking for good, old-fashioned fall fun in the northern Chicago area, check out Didier Farms in Lincolnshire. Only a five-minute drive from the Buffalo Grove community, Didier Farms offers autumn activities for the whole family. Family owned and operated since 1912, the farm includes a greenhouse and a farmstand. The farm holds [Read More]

October 26, 2015 | Author: Lauren Pond | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Events, Events AOI, In the Burbs, Lake County, Locations

Head Outdoors for Walk Your Dog Month

It is the middle of January in Chicago, the sun is shining and the grass is covered in snow. Despite the temperature, January is Walk Your Dog Month. So bundle up and brave the cold to take your loyal companion to the dog park to run and play in the snow. There are multiple dog [Read More]

January 17, 2015 | Author: Lauren Pond | Comments: (0) | Categories: Cook County, Events, Events AOI, In the Burbs, In the City, Lake County, Locations

On the Market: Gorgeous Edwin Hill Clark Lake Forest Renovation Wants $3.5M

Perhaps not as well known as David Adler or Howard Van Doren Shaw, architect Edwin Hill Clark designed some grand homes for Lake Forest’s wealthy residents back in the early decades of the 20th century. Built at the very end of the Roaring Twenties, this 7,500 square foot home has been very tastefully renovated to [Read More]

December 12, 2014 | Author: Curbed Chicago | Comments: Comments Off on On the Market: Gorgeous Edwin Hill Clark Lake Forest Renovation Wants $3.5M | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Lake County, Locations, Single Family Homes

On the Market: Huge Suburban Van Doren Shaw Manse Returns to the Market

The behemoth Howard Van Doren Shaw-designed Lake Forest mansion built for John Dorr Bradley in 1898 has returned to the market after a five month break. Originally listed in February 2012, the seven bed, seven bath home came with a typical-for-Lake Forest ask of $3.995 million. The 8,000 square foot manse sat on the market [Read More]

April 22, 2014 | Author: Curbed Chicago | Comments: Comments Off on On the Market: Huge Suburban Van Doren Shaw Manse Returns to the Market | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Lake County, Locations

On the Market: Beautifully Restored Century-Old Mansion Seeks $2.65 Million

This 110 year old Lakeview mansion with a gorgeous print-magazine-quality restoration is a perfect blend of vintage stylings with contemporary sensibilities. With six bedrooms, four bathrooms and over 6,400 square feet, this old home is no McMansion. Set on a corner lot, the home also has a nice sized yard, and plenty of windows that [Read More]

February 19, 2014 | Author: Curbed Chicago | Comments: Comments Off on On the Market: Beautifully Restored Century-Old Mansion Seeks $2.65 Million | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Lake County, Locations

On The Market: Opulent Nouveau Riche Suburban Mega-McMansion Now Half Off

What is the most McMansion-y thing a home can have? Gaudy ornate interior styling? A swimming pool and tennis court? A grand staircase, a home theater and a four car garage? How about all of the above. Some people want to make a statement with their home, and this one is a testimony to money [Read More]

February 16, 2014 | Author: Curbed Chicago | Comments: Comments Off on On The Market: Opulent Nouveau Riche Suburban Mega-McMansion Now Half Off | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Lake County, Locations

Celebrity Real Estate: John Hughes Lake Forest Estate Back on Market with Price Cut

Screenwriter, director, producer and film auteur John Hughes’ former home in Lake Forest has been relisted for sale. The seven bedroom, six-and-a-half bathroom home first went up for sale in 2011, two years after Hughes suffered a fatal heart attack. At three stories and over 11,000 square feet the home built in 1929 is no [Read More]

February 11, 2014 | Author: AJ LaTrace | Comments: Comments Off on Celebrity Real Estate: John Hughes Lake Forest Estate Back on Market with Price Cut | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Lake County, Locations