221 Coolidge Ave Barrington, IL 60010

$524,900 3 3
Price Bedrooms Bathrooms
Price has not changed since being added to site on 2/23/2021
Status: Active

MLS #: 11001481

Detached Single Sq. Feet: N/A
On Site: 3 Days Lot Size: 0.2 Acres
Neighborhood: See All Homes for Sale in Barrington Village
DESCRIPTION
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A note from the sellers: Welcome to 221 Coolidge Ave. We have loved living in our authentic Sears Craftsman home here in the Historic Overlay District of the village of Barrington. A leisurely stroll around our neighborhood will bring you in contact with numerous beautiful, sometimes stately, historic homes, many built as far back as the 1860s. This home carries with it some history of its own. Irving Schumann was the original builder of this house. His name appears on the actual bill of lading, which is framed on the dining room wall. Mr. & Mrs. Schumann lived here, as well - with all 8 of their children. In the 1920s, Mr. Schumann was the master carpenter for the Chicago & Northwestern Railway, and was responsible for constructing the many station houses all along the northwest route of the railroad line - from just outside Chicago, all the way to Harvard, IL. Schumann would have had a hand in the constructing, and maintaining the old Barrington railroad station house, which was once located where Station Street meets the commuter railroad tracks. That station house building was moved to Barrington's Ice House Mall in 1978 and soon became Chessie's Restaurant (still in operation today, located in back of the Jewel-Osco).The location of our home is incredible. Hough Street Elementary School is a mere 2-blocks away, near the corner of Lill Street and Lincoln Avenue. Elementary-aged children won't have to cross any busy streets when walking to the school. Barrington High School is a little over a half-mile walk from our home, on Lake-Cook Road (Main Street), west of Dundee Avenue. Every May, the Barrington Arts Festival is held 3-blocks away on Cook Street. Over 100 artists are present at this event, some traveling quite far to exhibit at the festival. There's also live music and some great food. That same extended weekend, the Barrington Memorial Day Parade proceeds from Lake-Cook Road south onto Dundee Avenue, at the western edge of our block, and finishes on the grounds of the Evergreen Cemetery. Our neighborhood residents always congregate at the end of our block, and enjoy the multiple marching bands and parading veterans as they pass by our street. The 4th of July parade passes down Lake-Cook Road, just 4 blocks away, and the Barrington High School Homecoming Parade uses that same route. At Christmas time, Santa and his sleigh pull to a stop at the intersection of Coolidge and Lill Street, for families to enjoy. The Jewel-Osco is also 4-blocks away, and there are more than a dozen eateries within a 6-blocks of this home. Heinen's Grocery store is a must shop. It's the store where the employees actually know your name, and treat you like family. And of course, the historic Catlow Theater is also 4-blocks away - a perfect destination for a date night movie. For some 'getting back to nature' time, there's no better place to visit than Citizen's Park and the Cuba Marsh near the intersection of Route 14 and Lake Zurich Road (in back of the fantastic public library). There, you'll find a few miles of beautiful nature tails and wetlands. We really don't want to leave 221 Coolidge Avenue, but a job move in another city calls. We'll miss our cozy Sears home, especially on warm days when we'd sit on our front porch and watch the world go by, but we hope that you will enjoy your new home.
ARCHITECTURE
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Year Built: 1926
Style: Bungalow,Cape Cod,Ranch
Exterior Construction Type: Frame
Age Range: 91-100 Years
Foundation: Block
Basement: Partially Finished, Exterior Access
Basement Type: Full
FEATURES / AMENITIES
Interior Features: Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Full Bath
Appliances: Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
Equipment: Water-Softener Owned, TV-Cable, Sump Pump, Ceiling Fan(s)
Rooms: Enclosed Porch, Deck
Exterior Features: Deck, Porch Screened
Cars: 3
Parking Total: 3
Air Conditioning: Central Air, Space Pac
Heat Source / Type: Natural Gas, Steam, Radiators, Baseboard
Total Rooms: 6
ROOMS
SizeLevelFloorsWindows
Master14X122nd LevelCarpet
Bedroom 212X102nd LevelCarpet
Bedroom 312X10Main LevelHardwood
Dining Room13X12Main LevelHardwood
Kitchen12X11Main LevelHardwoodNone
Living Room24X12Main LevelHardwood
Enclosed Porch24X6Main LevelCarpet
Deck10X10Main LevelOtherNone
PROPERTY FEATURES
Lot Size: 0.2 Acres
Lot Dimensions: .25-.49 Acre
Lot Features: Landscaped
Parking On Site: Yes
Parking: Space/s
Parking Ownership: Owned
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Electric: Circuit Breakers, 200+ Amp Service
Transportation: School Bus Service, Commuter Bus, Commuter Train
Driveway: Asphalt
Directions: Hough St South of Main St to Coolidge West to home
COMMUNITY, TAX AND RELATED INFO
School District: 220
Elementary School: Hough Street Elementary School
Middle School: Barrington Middle School Prairie
High School: Barrington High School
Area: Barrington Area
County: Cook
Tax Year: 2019
Tax Annual Amount: $7, 353
Ownership: Fee Simple
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Listing Information Last Updated 2/25/2021
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