1017 Prairie Avenue, Barrington, Illinois 60010

Full Baths
Half Bath
List Price
Single Family Residential
Detached Single
Living Area
Barrington Area
Days On Market

Property Description

Light and bright California ranch home feels like sunshine no matter the season! Seasonal views of Baker's Lake. Located on two lots in unincorporated Barrington, this beauty is in-district for Park District services/pool, but with the benefit of LOW TAXES! Designer's own home will not disappoint! The heated sun room entry sets the tone for how special this home is with industrial stair rails, stone walls & floor and an entire 2 story wall of windows...Enter through double doors into the light-filled great room which opens to the chef's kitchen, dining room & screened porch! Chef's kitchen with Bertazzoni 6-burner gas range & hood, Bosch dishwasher, bar area with wine refrigerator, huge breakfast bar, pantry & tumbled marble backsplash. The two-sided stone fireplace between the dining room & the great room is the ideal spot to settle in with a glass of wine and a good book! Gorgeous warm brown-toned hardwood floors throughout the main living areas. Volume ceilings throughout! Melt away the stresses of your day in the master retreat with newer (2019) European design spa bath...STUNNING (yes, that is a wenge vanity w/quartzite counter, custom tile, a free standing tub & a HUGE walk-in shower!) You won't fight for closet space with a walk-in and two wall closets! Ideally, the master retreat is located privately away from the other bedrooms. Extensive exterior hardscape including stone terracing & a patio off the lower level with private hot tub (2019). The seller has spent years cultivating the perfectly manicured yard with outdoor rooms defined by the terracing and perennials galore! Sit and relax or dine al fresco on the private screened porch or back patio. There is plenty of room for a pool in the back yard if you'd like. This is THE IDEAL ENTERTAINER'S HOME! Open lower level is flooded with natural light and has additional family room with fireplace, exercise room and game area! Brand new carpet (2020) Newer driveway (2014), roof (2013), HVAC, many newer windows. The outdoor shed has electric service which makes it ideal as a workshop. Separate playhouse. Award-winning Grove Elementary (a long time Barrington Village favorite that feels like a true neighborhood school), Prairie Middle (a short walk across Ron Beese Park!)and Barrington High. Minutes to Metra, I-90, Village shopping/dining & The Arboretum. 4,100 finished square feet...spread out and stay awhile! The 2.5 car garage has newer doors (2014) and plenty of room for bikes etc. Homes like this are a rare find...if you are tired of cookie cutter homes, your magazine worthy dream home awaits! A copy of the brochure for this listing is available on the atproperties website. Primary square footage was an addition in 1971.

Additional Information

School District
Elementary School
Grove Avenue Elementary School
Middle School
Barrington Middle School Prairie
High School
Barrington High School
Barrington Village
Corporate Limits
Tax Year
Tax Exemptions
Tax Amount
Not Applicable
Assessment Includes
Additional Sales Information
Year Built
Exterior Building Type
Cedar, Stone
Exterior Property Features
Hot Tub, Porch Screened, Stamped Concrete Patio, Storms/Screens
Lot Dimensions
Lot Size Range
.50-.99 Acre
Number Of Cars
Garage Spaces
Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s)
Air Conditioning
Central Air, Zoned
Gas, Forced Air, 2+ Sep Heating Systems, Indv Controls, Zoned
Interior Property Features
Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Bar-Dry, Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)
Full Baths
Half Baths
Master Bath
Basement Description
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Kitchen Level
Main Level
Kitchen Flooring
Living Room Level
Not Applicable
Family Room Level
Not Applicable
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Master Bedroom Level
Main Level
Master Bedroom Flooring
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Second Bedroom Level
Second Bedroom Flooring
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Third Bedroom Level
Third Bedroom Flooring
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Fourth Bedroom Level
Fourth Bedroom Flooring
Sunroom 20X9 Lower Other, Screened Porch 17X6 Main Level Other, Great Rm 34X16 Main Level Hardwood Blinds,Curtains/Drapes, Office 16X13 Lower Carpet Blinds, Walk in Closet 15X3 Main Level Hardwood, Recreation Rm 16X12 Walkout Basement Carpet, Game Rm 20X10 Walkout Basement Carpet, Exercise Rm 16X13 Walkout Basement Carpet Shades

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