Most Expensive

10 Most Expensive Homes in Barrington, Illinois

Let’s get right to it—If you’re looking to spend a pretty penny, here’s a list of the 10 most expensive homes in the wonderful land of Barrington, Illinois.

11 Peraino Cir

$2,999,000 – 5 beds 6 baths 9,060 sqft

Is it a bird? Is it a European villa? Or just a magnificent Estate. From the stone fireplace to the home theater on the lower level, this home is nothing short of lavish. Also features a 2500+ bottle wine cellar, wet bar, exercise room, billiard room, locker room, rec room, poker room, and walk-in humidor.

90 Hawley Woods Rd

$2,675,000 – 7 beds 8.5 baths 14,607 sqft

This English Country Estate is surrounded by over 100-year-old oaks and conveniently located to highways, restaurants, as well as downtown Barrington. We also love the Master Bath’s custom walk in shower, jetted tub and his & her water closets. 

9 Goose Lake Dr

$1,739,000 – 4 beds 5 baths 7,000 sqft

This absolutely stunning French Country home sits at the end of the most wanted Goose Lake Drive. The End Of Most Desired Goose Lake Drive. The best feature of this home is probably the elevator which services all three levels. The sauna doesn’t fall too far behind, however.

17 Oakdene Dr

$1,285,000 – 4 beds 4 baths 3,527 sqft

A beautiful equestrian property, including a coach house, is tucked away in the popular Oakdene neighborhood. If you love horses, and a barn, this is the home for you. Paddocks, pastures, ponds & dressage area included.

74 Brinker Rd

$1,200,000 – 5 beds 8 baths 5,800 sqft

This very contemporary home is perfect for the socialite who loves to entertain. You can’t ignore a home whose insides are positioned around a central Atrium with an indoor pool. The lower level includes a Media Room, Wine Room, a Wet bar and tasting area, plus a large Exercise Room.

3 Jennifer Ct

$1,199,000 – 5 beds 4.5 baths 6,700 sqft

You’re not in the White House. It’s only the top 10 most expensive home at 3 Jennifer Ct. Surrounded by woods, and sitting on  a pond, the ample number of windows provides plenty of light and stunning views.

67 Brinker Rd

$1,150,000 – 5 beds 5.5 baths 4,894 sqft

Another English Country Estate in Barrington that sits high on hill, has recently been renovated and is now ready for purchase.  It’s centrally located to the Metra Train and the expressway, but nestled away on a private street.

7 Oak Lake Dr

$1,099,000 – 6 beds 6 baths 4,849 sqft

From the outsides manicured entryway to the beautiful, wood-aligned interior, this home in Barrington sits on a wooden lake front site with 16 rooms on nearly 5 acres.

15 Rolling Hills Dr

$995,000 – 5 beds 5 baths 8,396 sqft

This award winning home at 15 Rolling Hill Dr was presented by Home Builders Associate of Greater Chicago for excellence in home design. Surrounded by a myriad French doors, you’ll enjoy a range of tranquil views.

65 Hills And Dales Rd

$949,999 – 4 beds 4 baths 4,400 sqft

If you love to entertain, we think you’ll love this house. There’s a space to entertain, and  very separate space to live, thanks to the design layout of this home. The home is in seclusion on over 5 acres of land, a circular driveway, and a 3-car garage.

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Restaurants

Must Try: Top 100 Al Fresco Restaurants

AL FRESCO DINERS—With only a few weeks left of summer, it’s not too late to get out and enjoy fantastic views, tasty foods, and jaw-dropping outdoor dining experiences. Our friends at OpenTable have discovered 100 of the Best Al Fresco dining restaurants in America. With the help of OpenTable Diners, here are the top 100 Al Fresco Restaurants—a restaurant right in our own backyard of Wheaton, Illinois tops the list.

 

100 Best Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America for 2017

As Voted by OpenTable Diners

By OpenTable

 

ACQUA

Various Locations

Italian

 

Adelle's

Adelle’s

Wheaton, IL

Contemporary American

 

Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar

Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar

Naples, FL

Seafood

Beachcomber Cafe - Crystal Cove

Beachcomber Cafe – Crystal Cove

Newport Coast, CA

Californian

Bistro 821

Bistro 821

Naples, FL

American

Blue Moon Fish Co.

Blue Moon Fish Co.

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Seafood

The Boathouse at Sunday Park

The Boathouse at Sunday Park

Midlothian, VA

Seafood

Boca - Brandon

Boca – Brandon

Brandon, FL

American

Brave New Restaurant

Brave New Restaurant

Little Rock, AR

Contemporary American

BRAVO Cucina Italiana - Naples - Mercato

BRAVO Cucina Italiana – Naples – Mercato

Naples, FL

Italian

Bridges Restaurant

Bridges Restaurant

Danville, CA

Californian

BRIO Tuscan Grille

Various Locations

Italian

Cafe Amelie

Cafe Amelie

New Orleans, LA

Contemporary Southern

Cafe Berlin

Cafe Berlin

Washington, DC

German

Cafe Lurcat - Naples

Cafe Lurcat – Naples

Naples, FL

American

Café Monarch

Café Monarch

Scottsdale, AZ

Contemporary American

Cafe Pinot

Cafe Pinot

Los Angeles, CA

Contemporary American

Campiello - Naples

Campiello – Naples

Naples, FL

Italian

Cedar Creek Inn - San Juan Capistrano

Cedar Creek Inn – San Juan Capistrano

San Juan Capistrano, CA

American

Columbia Restaurant

Various Locations

Spanish

Continental Naples

Continental Naples

Naples, FL

Steakhouse

Copley's on Palm Canyon

Copley’s on Palm Canyon

Palm Springs, CA

Contemporary American

Cress on Oak Creek at L'Auberge de Sedona

Cress on Oak Creek at L’Auberge de Sedona

Sedona, AZ

Contemporary American

Cucina Rustica

Cucina Rustica

Sedona, AZ

Italian

Culinary Dropout at the Yard

Culinary Dropout at the Yard

Phoenix, AZ

Gastro Pub

Da Vinci Ristorante

Da Vinci Ristorante

Marco Island, FL

Italian

Different Pointe of View

Different Pointe of View

Phoenix, AZ

Contemporary American

Duke's Beach House Maui

Duke’s Beach House Maui

Lahaina, HI

Hawaiian

El Chorro

El Chorro

Paradise Valley, AZ

American

Farm & Table

Farm & Table

Albuquerque, NM

Contemporary American

Fleet Landing Restaurant & Bar

Fleet Landing Restaurant & Bar

Charleston, SC

Seafood

Frida's

Frida’s

Lahaina, Hawaii

Mexican

Gaylord's at Kilohana

Gaylord’s at Kilohana

Lihue, HI

Hawaii Regional Cuisine

George's Ocean Terrace

George’s Ocean Terrace

San Diego, CA

American

Gonza Tacos y Tequila - Durham

Gonza Tacos y Tequila – Durham

Durham, NC

Mexican

Gratitude - Newport Beach

Gratitude – Newport Beach

Newport Beach, CA

Vegan

Guppy's

Guppy’s

Indian Rocks Beach, FL

Seafood

Hearth Restaurant and Pub

Hearth Restaurant and Pub

Windsor, CO

Gastro Pub

Hot Tin Roof

Hot Tin Roof

Key West, FL

Seafood

The House Brasserie

The House Brasserie

Scottsdale, AZ

Contemporary American

Jack Dusty Coastal Cuisine and Crafted Cocktails

Jack Dusty Coastal Cuisine and Crafted Cocktails

Sarasota, FL

Seafood

Jake's - Palm Springs

Jake’s – Palm Springs

Palm Springs, CA

Contemporary American

Kaluz Restaurant

Kaluz Restaurant

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Contemporary American

Kimo's Restaurant Maui

Kimo’s Restaurant Maui

Lahaina, HI

Seafood

La Brasserie Bistro and Bar

La Brasserie Bistro and Bar

La Quinta, CA

French

La Quinta Cliffhouse

La Quinta Cliffhouse

La Quinta, CA

American

Laili

Laili

Santa Cruz, CA

Mediterranean

Latitudes on Sunset Key

Latitudes on Sunset Key

Key West, FL

Contemporary American

Lavender Bistro

Lavender Bistro

La Quinta, CA

Californian

Le Vallauris

Le Vallauris

Palm Springs, CA

French

Little Beast Restaurant

Little Beast Restaurant

Los Angeles, CA

Contemporary American

Lon's at The Hermosa

Lon’s at The Hermosa

Paradise Valley, AZ

American

Marche Bacchus

Marche Bacchus

Las Vegas, NV

French

Mariposa

Mariposa

Sedona, AZ

Latin / Spanish

Mediterrano

Mediterrano

Naples, FL

Mediterranean

Michaels Restaurant

Michaels Restaurant

Key West, FL

American

The Mill Kitchen and Bar

The Mill Kitchen and Bar

Roswell, GA

Southern

Miro's Restaurant

Miro’s Restaurant

Palm Springs, CA

Modern European

Mitch's on El Paseo Prime Seafood

Mitch’s on El Paseo Prime Seafood

Palm Desert, CA

Californian

Molto Trattoria

Molto Trattoria

Naples, FL

Italian

Momed - Atwater Village

Momed – Atwater Village

Atwater Village, CA

Mediterranean

Morgan's in the Desert

Morgan’s in the Desert

La Quinta, CA

Farm-to-table

Ocotillo

Ocotillo

Phoenix, AZ

Contemporary American

Olive & Ivy Restaurant & Marketplace

Olive & Ivy Restaurant & Marketplace

Scottsdale, AZ

Mediterranean

Ophelia's on the Bay

Ophelia’s on the Bay

Sarasota, FL

Contemporary American

Osteria Tulia

Osteria Tulia

Naples, FL

Italian

Pacifica Seafood Restaurant

Pacifica Seafood Restaurant

Palm Desert, CA

Seafood

Panama Hotel & Restaurant

Panama Hotel & Restaurant

San Rafael, CA

Contemporary American

Paragary's

Paragary’s

Sacramento, CA

Farm-to-table

 

Parkshore Grill

Parkshore Grill

St. Petersburg, FL

Contemporary American

Passerelle Bistro

Passerelle Bistro

Greenville, SC

French

Portico Restaurant - Richmond

Portico Restaurant – Richmond

Richmond, VA

Italian

Poseidon

Poseidon

Del Mar, CA

American

The Prado at Balboa Park

The Prado at Balboa Park

San Diego, CA

Contemporary American

Quiessence at The Farm at South Mountain

Quiessence at The Farm at South Mountain

Phoenix, AZ

Contemporary American

Red Fish Grill

Red Fish Grill

Miami, FL

Seafood

Renato's

Renato’s

Palm Beach, FL

Continental

The Restaurant at Ponte

The Restaurant at Ponte

Temecula, CA

Californian

Rick's Cafe Boatyard

Rick’s Cafe Boatyard

Indianapolis, IN

Seafood

Rita's Kitchen at Camelback Inn, A J.W. Marriott Resort

Rita’s Kitchen at Camelback Inn, A J.W. Marriott Resort

Scottsdale, AZ

Southwest

Sale e Pepe - Marco Beach Ocean Resort

Sale e Pepe – Marco Beach Ocean Resort

Marco Island, FL

Italian

Saltus River Grill

Saltus River Grill

Beaufort, SC

Contemporary American

SASSI

SASSI

Scottsdale, AZ

Italian

Shore

Shore

Sarasota, FL

American

Si Bon

Si Bon

Rancho Mirage, CA

Belgian

Spencer's Restaurant

Spencer’s Restaurant

Palm Springs, CA

American

Spiga Cucina Italiana

Spiga Cucina Italiana

Scottsdale, AZ

Italian

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens

Escondido, CA

Organic

Sundy House

Sundy House

Delray Beach, FL

International

RESERVE NOW

Tom Hams Lighthouse

Tom Hams Lighthouse

San Diego, CA

Seafood

Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar - Scottsdale

Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar – Scottsdale

Scottsdale, AZ

Seafood

RESERVE NOW

Tonto Bar & Grill

Tonto Bar & Grill

Cave Creek, AZ

American

The Tropicale

The Tropicale

Palm Springs, CA

Californian

The Turtle Club - Naples

The Turtle Club – Naples

Naples, FL

Seafood

Vin de Set

Vin de Set

St. Louis, MO

Provencal

Virtu Honest Craft

Virtu Honest Craft

Scottsdale, AZ

Modern European

Vivace Restaurant

Vivace Restaurant

Tucson, AZ

Italian

The Waterfront Restaurant

The Waterfront Restaurant

Anna Maria, FL

Continental

Wildflower - Tucson

Wildflower – Tucson

Tucson, AZ

Contemporary American

Zinc Bistro

Zinc Bistro

Scottsdale, AZ

French

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Places, Shop, Shops

T.J. Maxx, BlueMercury to takeover Clark and Diversey with New Retail Development

THIS JUST IN—T.J. Maxx and Bluemercury to move into the vacancy at Clark and Diversey. You may have known it as the Vitamin Shoppe, Starbucks, or the Coconuts video store of the 90’s and early 2000’s, but as of now, the building will be home to discount clothing store T.J. Maxx, leasing 4,800 square feet of the ground floor and the entire 15,800-square-foot second floor.

The current structure at the intersection of Clark Street and Diversey Parkway is noticeably prepared for demolition as retail real estate investor Acadia Realty Trust is set to build a fully-renovated retail building

At first glance, the new building offers a reminiscent, yet modern look to a typically vintage Clark Street. Still, it stays true to a “two-story max” theme that keeps Clark Street distinct from the rest of the rising city.

While T.J. Maxx plans to takeover the second floor, Bluemercury, a cosmetic company and spa chain, will lease about 2,100 square feet on the ground floor, and share the remaining spaces with other tenants.

Demolition is set to last over the next couple of months and, according to an article by the Chicago Tribune, Acadia executive Christopher Conlon slates the building is set for completion sometime in 2018.

As far as the future of the longstanding T.J. Maxx merely blocks away (located above the now neighborhood Walmart), no word has been given.

 

 

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