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

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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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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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