342. Featured Home: FIVE Things to LOVE about 559 S. Summit Street, FOR SALE in the Village of Barrington

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 Searching for a newer home that offers today’s most sought after amenities in an established neighborhood just steps to the train, shopping, restaurants and park?  Look no further than this lovely home located at 559 South Summit in the heart of downtown Barrington and there’s a new price on this Barrington Village stunner! NOW LISTED … Read more…

302. Friday Featured Home: FIVE Things to LOVE about 237 N. Bay Court FOR SALE in Lake Barrington Shores

237 North Bay Court

 I’ve seen many homes in Lake Barrington Shores over the years, but this one truly has it all. Take a peek at this week’s Friday Featured Home, a rarely available Stonebrook Model nestled at the end of a quiet drive overlooking the natural beauty of the adjacent forest preserve. Located in Lake Barrington, here are … Read more…

256. Friday Featured Home: FIVE Things to LOVE about 21601 N. Inglenook Lane, FOR SALE in Deer Park

21601 N. Inglenook Lane - Deer Park

 If you are looking for an affordable home with single story living in the Barrington Area, search no further than this week’s Friday Featured Home. Located in Deer Park, here are 5 things to LOVE about 21601 N. Inglenook Lane: 1.  Single story living in this spacious three bedroom ranch. 2.  Enjoy the home’s three … Read more…

246. Friday Featured Home: 5 Things to LOVE About 1400 Dunheath Drive, FOR SALE in Inverness Shores

For Sale: 1400 Dunheath Drive - Inverness Shores

 From the moment I entered this spacious hillside ranch, I was captivated by the tranquil waterfront setting offering single story living in beautiful Inverness Shores. That’s why we selected the home at 1400 Dunheath Drive as this week’s Friday Featured Home. CLICK HERE to find the list price & property details and discover what I … Read more…

170. Five Things to Love About 5135 Tamarack Court

For Sale - 5135 Tamarack Court in Hoffman Estates - Listed by The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

If you live in Barrington and have friends or family you’d like to see move a little closer to your home, we have a new real estate listing for sale at 5135 Tamarack Court in Hoffman Estates.  This three bedroom, two-and-a-half bath property just came on the market with a list price of $439,000.  All are welcome to tour the property during our first open house scheduled there from 1 to 4 p.m. (tomorrow) this Sunday, June 22nd.

5135 Tamarack Court in Hoffman Estates - Listed by The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
5135 Tamarack Court in Hoffman Estates – Listed by The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

5135 Tamarack Court is picture perfect, situated on a large corner lot with private patio and beautiful landscaping! Aside from the curb appeal, one thing that sets this property apart from the rest is attention to detail.  This home has had many updates over the years, including a new roof, siding, soffit & fascia, heat and a/c, appliance, counters, insulated garage, and more.  From the inside out, it is meticulously maintained and you can really tell how much the owners have cared for their home.

With so many awesome features, it’s almost impossible to narrow it down to a short list of some of this property’s most appealing characteristics.  But if I had to choose just five, these would make my list…

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131. This Weekend’s Barrington Open Houses

Barrington Open Houses on Sunday, May 18, 2014

Despite Friday’s late-May snowshower (what’s up with that???), the weather forecast looks sunny for Sunday with a high of 68. And that sounds to me like the perfect forecast for a day of open house hopping in Barrington.

Barrington Open Houses on Sunday, May 18, 2014
Barrington Open Houses on Sunday, May 18, 2014

Whether you’re actively looking for a new home or would simply like to get a feel for property values in Barrington, below you will find the list of Barrington homes currently for sale with open houses scheduled for this Sunday, May 18th.

Post 300 - Luby Group Logo - Facebook - HouseIf you have specific questions about any of these properties or others you’ve seen on the market, please feel free to give me a call. 

My name is Liz Luby Chepell, I’ve been a licensed Realtor with Coldwell Banker’s Barrington office since 2004 and my direct phone number is 847-691-3150. 

I work on a family team with my mom, Suzanne Luby, my brother, Jim Luby, plus our full-time listing manager and marketing specialist, Christine.  We call our crew The Luby Group and we have some exciting new online offerings in the works to help anyone interested in buying or selling a home in Barrington so stay tuned!

Anyway, I just prepared this report for a client and thought I’d share it here to let you know that there are close to two dozen Barrington properties with open houses scheduled for this weekend.  The open house times vary by address so you’ll find a list of start and end times followed by details about each property open this weekend.  Have a great weekend and happy house hunting!  Here you go…

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268. NoonDaily: 5 Things to Love About 6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills

6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL - Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

For today’s NoonDaily update, we’re sharing a closer look inside a beautiful 4-bedroom home currently for sale on a lovely cul-de-sac at 6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills.

Check back for our latest NoonDaily post, tomorrow at 12 p.m.!
Check back for our latest NoonDaily post, tomorrow at 12 p.m.!

Tucked away on a storybook 1.3 acre setting by the Barrington Hills riding trails, this classic colonial has four fireplaces, two staircases, a screened-in volume porch and finished lower level.

6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL - Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL – Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

My business partner Suzanne Luby and I have this property listed for sale and it’s priced at $589,000. Suzanne and I are both Realtors with The Luby Group and Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Barrington. I asked Suzanne to share her top five things to LOVE about the home at 6 Ashbury Lane and here’s how she breaks it down…

1. Warm & Cozy

Cozy up in the warmth of 4 fireplaces in the living room, family room, master bedroom and the lower level.

6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL - Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL – Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL – Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL - Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL – Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

2.  Going Up!

Front and back staircases.

6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL - Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL – Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

3. Lower Level Fun

Kids will enjoy the finished lower level with a recreation area, game room and a half bath.

4. Outdoor Entertaining

Entertain on the expansive deck off the kitchen and screened porch.

6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL - Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL – Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL - Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL – Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

5. Curb Appeal

Incredible curb appeal, classic colonial lines and lush landscaping.

6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL - Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL – Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

If you’d like to schedule a time to see this property, that’s easy! Just give us a call and we’ll set it up. You can reach Suzanne by email (Suzanne@TheLubyGroup.com) or by phone at 847-922-7733. Or you can also contact me (Liz Luby) at Liz@TheLubyGroup.com or by phone at 847-691-3150.

CLICK HERE to view all of the properties Suzanne and I currently have listed for sale with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Barrington. And here are more details – and many more things to love – about the home at 6 Ashbury Lane….

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261. NoonDaily Update: 5 Things to Love About 118 Raymond Ave.

118 Raymond Avenue in Barrington - For Sale, courtesy of The Luby Group & Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

For today’s NoonDaily update, we’re going back to 1862 for a look inside a historic Queen Anne home built that year and currently for sale in the Village of Barrington. Back at that time, there were only 300 people living in what used to be called “Barrington Station”, an 80 acre area that is now known as the Village of Barrington.

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Check back for our latest NoonDaily post, tomorrow at 12 p.m.!

Today, this jewel of Barrington’s yesteryear is located at 118 Raymond Avenue, just north of Lake Cook Road and just west of downtown Barrington. But, back in the day, the home was originally situated at Hough and Main Streets before it was relocated to its present site in 1929. How’s that for some interesting Barrington real estate trivia!  One of the best features of this home is that it’s within walking distance to schools and the shops, restaurants and Catlow Theater in downtown Barrington.

118 Raymond Avenue in Barrington - For Sale, courtesy of The Luby Group & Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
118 Raymond Avenue in Barrington – For Sale, courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

My business partner Suzanne Luby and I have this 3-bedroom property listed for sale and it’s priced at $379,900. Suzanne and I are both Realtors with The Luby Group and Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Barrington. I asked Suzanne to share her top five things to LOVE about the home and here’s how she breaks it down…

1. Today’s Amenities, Yesterday’s Charm

The property has been lovingly restored while maintaining its heirloom qualities.

118 Raymond Avenue in Barrington - For Sale, courtesy of The Luby Group & Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
118 Raymond Avenue in Barrington – For Sale, courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

2.  Historic Details

Interior sunny turret, original walnut millwork and wide-planked pine floors.

118 Raymond Avenue in Barrington - For Sale, courtesy of The Luby Group & Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
118 Raymond Avenue in Barrington – For Sale, courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

3.  Room with a View

Heated sun porch off the kitchen is a great space to enjoy coffee and visit with guests or family overlooking the private back yard.

118 Raymond Avenue in Barrington - For Sale, courtesy of The Luby Group & Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
118 Raymond Avenue in Barrington – For Sale, courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
118 Raymond Avenue in Barrington - For Sale, courtesy of The Luby Group & Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
118 Raymond Avenue in Barrington – For Sale, courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

4. Private Oasis

Lovely private back yard with paver patio and perennial gardens.

118 Raymond Avenue in Barrington - For Sale, courtesy of The Luby Group & Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
118 Raymond Avenue in Barrington – For Sale, courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

5. Award Winning!

The property has been honored as a first place winner of the “Chicago Painted Lady” award.

118 Raymond Avenue in Barrington - For Sale, courtesy of The Luby Group & Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
118 Raymond Avenue in Barrington – For Sale, courtesy of The Luby Group & Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

If you’d like to schedule a time to see this property, that’s easy! Just give us a call and we’ll set it up. You can reach Suzanne by email (Suzanne@TheLubyGroup.com) or by phone at 847-922-7733. Or you can also contact me (Liz Luby) at Liz@TheLubyGroup.com or by phone at 847-691-3150.

CLICK HERE to view all of the properties Suzanne and I currently have listed for sale with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Barrington. And here are more details – and many more things to love – about the home at 118 Raymond Avenue…

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