This Recently Renovated 1960s Residence Outside Chicago Just Hit the Market at $1.7M

The 7,617-square-foot home in Barrington Hills, Illinois, sits on a 5.3-acre lot complete with a large pool and kidney bean–shaped putting green.
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Location: 88 Meadow Hill Road, Barrington Hills, Illinois

Price: $1,700,000

Year Built: 1964

Footprint: 7,617 square feet (five bedrooms, four full baths, three half-baths)

Lot size: 5.3 acres

From the agent: "This luxurious, midcentury-modern, custom-styled estate located in coveted Barrington Hills will wow you from the moment you drive onto the private 5.3-acre property. Extensive whole-home renovations were just completed in 2021 and 2022 along with all-new mechanical systems being installed throughout the house and pool pump room for the over 800-square-foot, in-ground pool with a splash pad, LED-lit massaging jets, and diving board. Behind the back deck and alongside the pool you will find a kidney bean–shaped, five-hole putting green, while the property rolls on and into a deeply forested area where animals of all kinds are seen daily."

This recently renovated 1964 home in Barrington Hills, Illinois, is located on a sprawling, 5.3-acre lot roughly an hour northwest of Chicago.

"Through the front door you will find yourself welcomed by a two-story foyer with an exposed brick fountain and mahogany trim," says the listing agent.

A built-in storage unit with an aquarium and concealed cabinets leads to the expansive kitchen.

The recently updated kitchen includes professional-grade, stainless-steel appliances and radiant floor heating. A four-person dining table near the large central island provides additional seating.

On the other side of the entry foyer, a sunken family room features double-height, vaulted ceilings and a towering gas fireplace—one of three in the residence.

Just a few steps up from the living room, a long, open dining area with multiple skylights overlooks the back deck and pool.

A semi-enclosed bar with a beverage cooler sits on one end of the sunroom-like dining area.

From the entry, the original wooden staircase leads to another living room on the second level.

Hardwood floors complement the mahogany-paneled cathedral ceilings in the upstairs living room. A full-height brick fireplace sits on the far end of the space. Sliding glass doors open to another deck overlooking the expansive backyard.

Dramatic vaulted ceilings continue into the principal bedroom suite, where a stone-clad gas fireplace is framed by sliding glass doors that provide direct access to a screened-in balcony.

Earthy tile and stone lines the floors and walls in the en suite principal bath, which includes a soaking tub and a large steam shower with a built-in bench.

One of the upstairs rooms is currently used as a space for practicing yoga. In total, the 7,617-square-foot home includes five bedrooms, four full baths, and three half baths.

The 88 Meadow Hill Road home also includes an apartment-style suite with its own private kitchenette and full bath. The newly finished basement comes with a glass-enclosed wine room.

88 Meadow Hill Road in Barrington Hills, Illinois, is currently listed for $1,700,000 by Connie Antoniou of Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty.

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