Open houses are great for both home-seekers and real-estate buffs. Drop by and tour a home, without the usual requirement of a bottle of wine and potentially awkward conversation with your hosts!
We kid, of course, but here's five area homes that you are more than welcome to check out in person this Sunday.
First, check them out above and below:
320 S. La Grange Rd.—$850,000 (La Grange)
7 bed, 3.2 bath, unknown sq. ft., built unknown, 2-car detached garage
Baird & Warner
Huge three-story home sheltered from La Grange Road by a row of hedges, on a huge lot and with a whopping seven bedrooms. Kitchen has been recently updated: cherry/granite/SS plus island and eating area. Also includes wide porch, ten-foot ceilings on first two floors, rec room, mud room, breakfast room, nursery and more. Realtor: "Lots of charm... perfect location, just blocks to downtown La Grange!"
1445 Newberry Ave.—$359,500 (La Grange Park)
4 bed, 2.1 bath, unknown sq. ft., built 1948, 2.5-car detached garage
Coldwell Banker LLC
Brick first bloor and aluminum/vinyl second floor on this 1948 La Grange Park home. Custom fireplace in hardwood living room, kitchen with stainless-steel, granite and island, and fenced yard all feature in this home's appeal. Large master suite with bath, walk-in closets and new carpet, plus balcony. Realtor: "Move right in!"
4915 Creek Dr.—$435,000 (Western Springs)
3 bed, 2.1 bath, 2,600 sq. ft., built 1994, 2-car attached garage
Home Buyers Marketing IL, Inc.
Commonwealth townhome end unit with backyard deck overlooking Flagg Creek and surrounding woods. Features eat-in kitchen, fresh paint, two full baths and stairs leading to master suite with whirlpool, shower and walk-in closet. Realtor: "Bright open floor plan... quiet setting near shopping [and] transportation!"
3825 Grand Ave.—$939,900 (Western Springs)
4 bed, 3.2 bath, 4,400 sq. ft., built 2005, 2-car detached garage
Prudential American Homes
Bright-yellow stone-and-cedar farmhouse-style newer home in the very north of Western Springs. Custom interior with maple floors and custom cabinets, intercom, heated floors in finished basement, newer mud room, blue-stone patio. Finished third floor includes half bath. Realtor: "Designer's home that shows better than new!"
445 S. Catherine Ave.—$399,900 (La Grange)
4 bed, 2.1 bath, 1,760 sq. ft., built 1914, 2-car detached garage
Prudential American Homes
Prairie-style home in La Grange's eastern Historic District. Large dining room and eat-in kitchen, plus private landscaped yard. In the past six years, updates to baths, roof, alum soffit, painting, garage floor and door. Realtor: "Fall in love when entering the living room with hardwood floors and beamed ceiling!"