652 Oak, Barrington, IL

4 Beds

3 Full Baths

3,500 SqFt


Nestled in the quiet center of Jewel Park, this lovely Storybook Cottage was originally built in the late 1920’s as part of the 211 acres purchased for the site of “Jewel Tea Co., Inc. Business-Home Community for Barrington”. Amongst the winding neighborhood streets, this hidden gem is situated on an expansive corner lot, surrounded by mature specimen trees and enchanting gardens with many lovely varietals of perennial plantings. Once built for in-town country living, this delightful home offers the perfect blend of updates for today’s lifestyle and character true to its original architecture! Many original features have been well maintained and preserved to include built-ins, gorgeous millwork, much of the original hardware and doors w/glass doorknobs, gorgeous divided light glass windows, and an impressive front door. The main level offers a galley kitchen w/breakfast nook updated with newer SS appliances & bar area with wine refrigerator, large dining room with charming window wall and views, living room with unique barreled ceiling and inviting wood-burning fireplace, large family room, full bath and a fabulous home office (or 5th bedroom option), and fabulous 3-season sunroom! The second level features a large Master Suite with sitting room and a 2nd home office/studio, NEW carpet & paint (2020), plus 2 bedrooms in tandem, and a 4th bedroom with adjoining full bath. OVER $40K IN RECENT UPDATES & IMPROVEMENTS include NEW boiler (2020), water heater (2018) newly refinished dark hardwood floors, fresh paint throughout most of interior (2020) & exterior (2020), NEW chimney cap & tuckpointing (2020), NEW windows (6-double hung) to be installed (2021), exterior basement door & garage door opener (2018), radon mitigation (2020), installed drain tile & replaced sewer line (2019), ejector pit and pump (2019), interior drain tile & waterproofing (2019) w/transferable warranty, water softener (2018), roof & gutters (2011). Pretty backyard with large patio and privacy fence (2016), flagstone walkway (2018), large basement with laundry, ample storage and exterior access. Tremendous location close to Citizen’s Park with miles of beautiful nature trails, playground, park w/tennis courts & treehouse, Barrington’s Blue Ribbon award winning Roslyn Road Elementary School, top notch Library & Park District, Metra station and downtown grocery, farmer’s market & local shops, great coffee houses & eateries, and all of the charm the Village of Barrington and this home of historic significance has to offer! Quick close possible!

Property Details
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Price $519,000
Bedrooms 4
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 0
Property Style English
Lot Size 76X50X130X136X150
Property Type Residential
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings,Skylight(s),Hardwood Floors,1st Floor Bedroom,In-Law Arrangement,1st Floor Full Bath,Built-in Features
Exterior Features Patio
Year Built 1928
Fireplaces 1
Subdivision Jewel Park
Heating Steam,Baseboard,Radiators
Cooling Space Pac
Lot Description Corner Lot,Landscaped,Mature Trees
Laundry Features Laundry Chute,Sink
Pool Features
Parking Description
Parking Spaces
Garage Spaces 2
Association Fee 0
Association Amenities
Additional Rooms
Geographic Data
Directions Route 59/Barrington Rd, North of Route 14 to Elm Rd. East to Oak Rd. North to home
Address 652 Oak, Barrington, IL, Barrington, IL 60010
County Lake
Country US
Address Information
Address 652 Oak, Barrington, IL, Barrington, IL 60010
Postal Code 60010
City Barrington
State IL
Country US
Listing Information
Listing Agent Tara Kelleher
School Information
Elementary School Roslyn Road Elementary School
Middle School Barrington Middle School-Prairie
High School Barrington High School
MLS Information
Days on Market 37
MLS Status Active
Listing Date December 9, 2020
Listing Last Modified 2021-01-14T18:26:03Z
Tax ID
Tax Year 2019
Tax Annual Amount $12,338
MLS Area Barrington Area
MLS # 10950324