Get ready to embrace "Hartwood," one of Barrington Hill's most historic properties. Circa 1904, this magnificent home is privately situated on a sanctuary of 7.8 lush acres with a prime location just moments to town. The sweeping driveway with a canopy of age-old trees leads you to this grand Georgian country estate, an architectural treasure rich in history, timeless appeal, breathtaking views and stunning grounds. The exterior features stunning gardens, an incredible gazebo, flowing patios, a 20 x 40 swimming pool, picket fenced vegetable garden and a 6.5 car detached garage with charming two-bedroom coach house. The home boasts 6 Bedrooms, 5.2 Bathrooms, approximately 9,500 SF above grade, 4 fireplaces and architectural details and warmth hard to duplicate today. An addition by the current owner shows reverence for the architectural integrity of the residence, perfectly blending history, beauty and functionality. The gracious foyer flows into an expansive living room with oversized fireplace. The room is drenched with sunshine from the floor to ceiling windows and French doors which lead to a fantastic Sun Room overlooking the gardens, patios and pool. The private Library with rich walnut woodwork is the perfect WFH option or quiet reading. A formal Dining Room with plenty of windows and a fireplace is perfect for entertaining on a grand level while a spacious Country Kitchen features various work spaces, a Butler's Pantry, high-end appliances, three refrigerators and a large breakfast room and opens to the TV Room and adjacent patio for dining al fresco. The Family Room, added in 1992, is very large with a fireplace and room for multiple seating areas and three sides of windows to enjoy the views of the property. The lower Rec/Billiards Room features knotty pine paneling, a marble fireplace and radiant heated floors. The second floor is comprised of an elegant Primary Suite with dual bathrooms and a custom walk-in-closet. Four additional bedrooms, three full bathrooms and a large laundry room complete the second level. A staircase leads to the third floor with two finished rooms with built-ins and a large unfinished attic. The basement includes a wine cellar and plenty of storage options and could be finished as exercise or hobby rooms. The distinctive gardens, patios and pergola create beautiful outdoor rooms and are the perfect backdrop to be enjoyed poolside or in the shade of the open-air gazebo. The garage offers 6+ spaces for cars or hobby storage and a light filled upper-level Coach House with vaulted Living Room, Kitchen, Dining area, two bedrooms, a full bathroom and laundry. With room to spread out or come together, Hartwood is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for a discerning buyer to put down roots and create memories that will last a lifetime. This distinctive property embraces the beauty of Barrington Hills and can be your escape to the country, yet moments from grocery, coffee shops, restaurants, Metra train and award-winning District 220 schools.
5 W County Line Road, Barrington Hills, IL 60010Find on Map
$1,799,000 ($188/SQ FT)
$11,369/month View My Payment
MLS#: 11684622 | Status: Active