Lake County

Didier Farms in Lincolnshire Offers Autumn Fun

If you are looking for good, old-fashioned fall fun in the northern Chicago area, check out Didier Farms in Lincolnshire. Only a five-minute drive from the Buffalo Grove community, Didier Farms offers autumn activities for the whole family. Family owned and operated since 1912, the farm includes a greenhouse and a farmstand. The farm holds …

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On the Market: Gorgeous Edwin Hill Clark Lake Forest Renovation Wants $3.5M

Perhaps not as well known as David Adler or Howard Van Doren Shaw, architect Edwin Hill Clark designed some grand homes for Lake Forest’s wealthy residents back in the early decades of the 20th century. Built at the very end of the Roaring Twenties, this 7,500 square foot home has been very tastefully renovated to …

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On the Market: Huge Suburban Van Doren Shaw Manse Returns to the Market

The behemoth Howard Van Doren Shaw-designed Lake Forest mansion built for John Dorr Bradley in 1898 has returned to the market after a five month break. Originally listed in February 2012, the seven bed, seven bath home came with a typical-for-Lake Forest ask of $3.995 million. The 8,000 square foot manse sat on the market …

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On the Market: Beautifully Restored Century-Old Mansion Seeks $2.65 Million

This 110 year old Lakeview mansion with a gorgeous print-magazine-quality restoration is a perfect blend of vintage stylings with contemporary sensibilities. With six bedrooms, four bathrooms and over 6,400 square feet, this old home is no McMansion. Set on a corner lot, the home also has a nice sized yard, and plenty of windows that …

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On The Market: Opulent Nouveau Riche Suburban Mega-McMansion Now Half Off

What is the most McMansion-y thing a home can have? Gaudy ornate interior styling? A swimming pool and tennis court? A grand staircase, a home theater and a four car garage? How about all of the above. Some people want to make a statement with their home, and this one is a testimony to money …

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