LUXURY OFFERINGS: WHAT YOU GET FOR $1 MILLION
By Megan Weisberg
By Megan Weisberg
529 PRAIRIE AVENUE
Completely renovated from top to bottom with a 1,000 square foot addition, this move-in ready home is a 5-minute walk to the Barrington Metra and downtown Barrington shops and restaurants. Wide-plank oak flooring is throughout the first level, and the open concept kitchen has an expansive island, butler’s pantry, built-in coffee bar, and breakfast nook that leads into the family room. From there French doors lead to an outside deck. A first-floor office is ideal for today’s work-from-home schedule. The mud room makes staying organized easy with built-in lockers and cabinets. One en suite bedroom is on the first level, four additional bedrooms and two full baths are on the second floor. This home also offers a completely ADA friendly main level, with a wheelchair lift, wheelchair ramp, and more.
The Details: 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths • 3,450 square feet, $275 per square foot Contact: Kate Fanselow, Jameson Sotheby’s, 773.621.4597
The three-level private villa, located in a housing complex, has its own entrance and outdoor heated plunge pool. On the lower level is the primary bedroom with an en suite bathroom, a second living room, and a fully equipped kitchen with a second entrance to the house. On the main level, there is a second kitchen and the main living room where guests can dine outside on the veranda. The upper level has a double bedroom.
The Details: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths • 2,152 square feet, $473 per square foot • Jacuzzi, swimming pool, sea and lake view Contact: Engel & Völkers Cyclades, +30 21 1105 5000
Constructed in 1875, Gwydyr House is a beautifully refurbished Victorian home with an annex. The kitchen has marble countertops, a central island with built in wine racks, a two oven AGA, and a large window seat with storage. A herringbone pattern floor runs through both the kitchen and the dining room uniting the two spaces. Beyond the kitchen on the eastern side of the house is a sun room. At the rear of Gwydyr House is an annex, which was originally servants’ quarters. Following a beautiful refurbishment, it is currently let out as a self-catering apartment.
The Details: 7 bedrooms, 7 baths • 6,119 square feet, $186 per square foot • 60 miles from Edinburgh Contact: Stephanie Clarke, Savills Country Houses Team, +44 (0) 1738 477 525