Wednesday, April 3, 2013
In Patch's ongoing real estate column, we look at a three-story, five-bedroom Victorian home in North Evanston with ornate stained glass windows and other historic details.
Looking for a home for sale on the North Shore? Or do you just like to ogle pictures of gorgeous real estate? Each week, Patch features North Shore Wow Homes that fits the bill. Today's installment is a $2.4 million Victorian home at 1742 Asbury Ave. in Evanston. Built in 1889, the three-story, five-bedroom house is replete with period details including ornate stained glass windows, wood panelling and several fireplaces. Other features include a wrap-around porch, sunroom and three-bedroom coach house. For more information, visit the home's Coldwell Banker listing.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Large first floor living space offers family room, kitchen, living room and dining room with hardwood floors.
From elegant and stately mansions to modern, environmentally-friendly abodes, The North Shore is chock-full of one-of-a-kind homes for sale. Each week, Patch features one ‘Wow House’ that caught our attention. This week Patch has an abode listed by Alan Berlow at Coldwell Banker at 963 Cedar Avenue in Deerfield. Listed at $1,099,000, this dream home boasts a kitchen with eating space and an eating bar, island, butler pantry and pantry closet. The main floor also has a contemporary living room, dining room, family room and a fifth bedroom. There is also a finished basement recreation and exercise room. And, the family house has four bedrooms on the second floor. There are five full bathrooms. Here, take a peek inside, and see what this …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Can you smell the sea breeze? This 5,600 square-foot estate brings Nantucket design to the North Shore.
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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
From elegant and stately mansions to modern, environmentally friendly abodes, The North Shore is chock-full of one-of-a-kind homes. Each week, Patch will feature one ‘Wow House’ that caught our attention. This week, a 5,600 square-foot Northbrook estate steals our hearts. Set on two acres down a private lane, the $2.9 million showstopper invokes New England with its cedar shake shingles, peaked rooflines, gables and expansive porches. Completed by builder Orren Pickell in 2005, 23 Bridlewood Road won a Crystal Key Award from the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago for its architectural design. Last Week: Glenayre Mansion Makes This Week's 'Wow' House Inside this mansion, French doors lead through the foyer to an enormous family …
Friday, December 2, 2011
Realtor opens pet boutique in Willow Festival.
After moving to Glenview from the city, realtor Mary Bowler set out on slowing the pace of life a bit, taking long walks with her pug, Sushi, to get to know her new neighborhood. Taking stock of the stores in the area as they walked, she realized something was missing. “In the city there are a lot of these small, intimate little pet shops,” said Bowler, who is an agent with Coldwell Banker in the Lakeview area, “but there was nothing like that out here.” Although she is still licensed with Coldwell Banker, Bowler had been thinking about what else she might do with her time—and the idea of opening a pet boutique sounded like a blast. After giving the idea a little more consideration and doing some serious homework on the subject, Bowler …
Thursday, February 3, 2011
In the market for some new digs? Check out these open houses for the weekend.
If you're house hunting and aren't too focused on the big game this weekend, consider venturing out. Here, a round up of local open houses this weekend from your local Coldwell Banker agency. Know of open houses? Want Patch to feature them? Email us! Joanna@patch.com.