730 S Forest Dr Barrington, IL 60010

$729,000 4 5
Price Bedrooms Bathrooms
Price has not changed since being added to site on 1/25/2023
Status: Active

MLS #: 11707058

Detached Single Sq. Feet: 874
On Site: 4 Days Lot Size: 0.66 Acres
Neighborhood: See All Homes for Sale in Glen Acres
Open House
Sunday, January 29, 2023 from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM.  
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Welcome home to Glen Acres! Presenting 730 Forest Drive, a lovely, move-in ready 4 bedroom, 3.2 bath home located in one of the most charming & sought-after neighborhoods in the Village of Barrington. The welcoming front portico leads you into this center entry colonial through a pretty front door with sidelights of beveled glass and iron where guests and family can be greeted in your formal foyer, flanked by gorgeous living and dining rooms boasting beautiful millwork, moldings, hardwood flooring & paned windows. No doubt the cozy family room will be a true favorite, featuring a wood burning fireplace with Vermont Castings stove insert with brick surround & custom built-in bookcases & cabinetry. This generous space seamlessly steps through to your beautifully updated kitchen and an impressive, 4-season sunroom, providing plenty of space to entertain all year long. The recently refreshed kitchen is a chef's dream! Notable updates include NEW hardwood floors (2022), NEW quartz counters (2022), NEW subway tile backsplash (2022), updated hardwood kitchen cabinets w/under mount lighting, NEW Samsung refrigerator (2022), NEW SS under mount sink & faucet (2022), newer KitchenAid 4-burner gas range, microwave & dishwasher (2019), NEW recessed lighting (2022) and NEW paint (2022). Through the kitchen you'll find the heated 4-seasons room with a thermostat-controlled Vermont Castings gas stove, vaulted ceilings, and panoramic views of the sprawling backyard, plus access to the private, brick paver patio with attached Weber gas grill (2019), and quite possibly the "best loved" sledding hill in the neighborhood! Second level offers a generous master suite with hardwood floors, double closet with Elfa organization system and an updated primary bathroom with walk-in shower, timeless travertine tile & custom cabinetry. Second bedroom suite has another full bath, large vanity, walk-in shower, hardwood & tile floors, double closets and wall of built-ins that do double-duty as a home office space/homework station. The 3rd & 4th bedrooms have hardwood floors with ample closet space and share a beautifully updated (2020), hallway bath with white double vanity, quartz counters, new tile, updated lighting, mirrors, and shower/tub combo. The finished basement features a large rec room with NEW paint (2022), built-in cabinets, 2nd powder room, built-in wet bar w/room for game table & chairs, cedar closet, tool bench and seemingly endless amounts of storage! Plenty of privacy, tucked away at the end of the street, with large trees, mature plantings & professional landscaping. NEW Rheem water heater (2022), NEW Pargreen water softener (2022), Lennox furnace & A/C (both 2013, serviced annually), Honeywell thermostat (2021), roof (2016), windows replaced over the years, NEW asphalt driveway (2021, sealed annually). Steps to A+ Barrington schools & Metra train station, and such great proximity to all that downtown Barrington has to offer! Enjoy a quick stroll to restaurants & coffee shops, charming small business boutiques & shops, grocery stores, Farmer's Markets & other great cultural events offered throughout the year!
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3 Full / 2 Half
Year Built: 1976
Style: Colonial
Exterior Construction Type: Aluminum Siding
Age Range: 41-50 Years
Type Detached: 2 Stories
Roof: Asphalt
Foundation: Concrete Perimeter
Basement: Finished, Rec/Family Area, Storage Space
Basement Type: Full
Interior Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, First Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Bookcases, Pantry, Workshop Area (Interior)
Appliances: Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Range Hood, Water Softener Owned, Gas Cooktop
Equipment: Humidifier, Water-Softener Owned, TV-Cable, CO Detectors, Ceiling Fan(s), Sump Pump, Backup Sump Pump;, Water Heater-Gas
Fireplace Features: Wood Burning, Wood Burning Stove, Heatilator, Masonry, Insert
Fireplaces Total: 2
Laundry: Gas Dryer Hookup, In Unit, Sink
Rooms: Foyer, Game Room, Recreation Room, Heated Sun Room
Exterior Features: Patio, Brick Paver Patio, Outdoor Grill, Invisible Fence
Cars: 2
Garage Spaces: 2
Air Conditioning: Central Air
Heat Source / Type: Natural Gas, Forced Air
Fireplace(s): Family Room
Total Rooms: 11
Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 0
Below Grade 874
Total 874
Lot Size: 0.66 Acres
Lot Dimensions: .50-.99 Acre
Lot Features: Landscaped, Mature Trees
Garage Type: Attached
Garage Features: Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s)
Attached Garage: Yes
Garage Ownership: Owned
Parking: Garage
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Electric: Circuit Breakers
Transportation: School Bus Service, Commuter Train
Driveway: Asphalt, Side Drive
Directions: Lake Cook (Main Street) to Dundee Ave. south (south of Hillside) to Tower Rd., east on Tower Rd. to Forest, north on Forest to driveway on left.
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: 2021
Tax Annual Amount: $9, 527
Ownership: Fee Simple
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