Lake Bluff, IL Real Estate News

Whispering Lake, Lake Bluff, Illinois About Whispering Lake Whispering Lakes is a townhome community built in 1993 by Vilas Development Corp. Whispering Lakes features town homes with floor plans ranging from 1,200 to 1,700 square feet of living space. Whispering Lakes is located in Lake Bluff, Illinois on Waukegan Road north of Route 176. Average taxes in Whispering Lake $3,848 Average association fees in Whispering Lake $266 ($262 - $269) Average home size in Whispering Lake 1,464 ft2 Average lot size in Whispering Lake 0.00 acres Average year built in Whispering Lake 1996 Homes for sale in Whispering Lake Address Beds Baths Built Price 13319 Heiden Cir. 3 2.1 1997 $165,000 13352 Heiden Cir. 2 2.1 1995 $179,000 Sales Summary for Whispering Lake  (Dec 11, 2011 - Dec 10, 2012) # of Sale...
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By Marco Amidei
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The Hamptons, Lake Bluff, Illinois About The Hamptons The Hamptons is a town house community built in the early 1990's by Residential Homes of America. The Hamptons features 199 town houses with five floor plans ranging from 1,283 to 1,677 square feet of living space. The Hamptons is located in Lake Bluff, Illinois off of Waukegan Road. Average taxes in The Hamptons $5,769 Average association fees in The Hamptons $233 ($200 - $255) Average home size in The Hamptons 1,462 ft2 Average lot size in The Hamptons 0.00 acres Average year built in The Hamptons 1993 Homes for sale in The Hamptons Address Beds Baths Built Price 132 Welwyn St. #20 2 2.1 1992 $174,900 138 Pembroke Cir. 2 2.0 1992 $186,000 116 Hampton Blvd. #12-A 2 2.0 1992 $164,000 109 Templeton St. 2 2.0 1993 $139,000 100 Huntingt...
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Tangley Oaks, Lake Bluff, Illinois About Tangley Oaks Tangley Oaks is a single family neighborhood built in the mid 1980's by The James Company. Tangley Oaks features homes with floor plans ranging from 2,270 to 4,010 square feet of living space. Tangley Oaks was built on the formerly owned by Philip D. Armour III Estate. Tangley Oaks is located in Lake Bluff, Illinois on Green Bay north of Route 176. Average taxes in Tangley Oaks $17,243 Average association fees in Tangley Oaks $98 ($98 - $98) Average home size in Tangley Oaks 3,645 ft2 Average lot size in Tangley Oaks 0.46 acres Average year built in Tangley Oaks 1985 Homes for sale in Tangley Oaks Address Beds Baths Built Price 55 Greenwich Ct. 3 3.2 1984 $825,000 210 Margate Ct. 4 4.1 1987 $869,000 150 Heathrow Ct. 5 5.2 1985 $1,275...
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Sanctuary, Lake Bluff, Illinois About Sanctuary The Sanctuary is a single family neighborhood built in the mid 1990's by Residential Homes of America. The Sanctuary features 177 homes on 80 acres with 35 acres of wetland and natural areas. Floor plans range from 2,042 to 2,850 square feet of living space. The Sanctuary in Lake Bluff is located on Waukegan Road north of 176 to Atkinson east in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Average taxes in Sanctuary $8,475 Average association fees in Sanctuary $165 ($165 - $165) Average home size in Sanctuary 2,137 ft2 Average lot size in Sanctuary 0.00 acres Average year built in Sanctuary 0 Homes for sale in Sanctuary Address Beds Baths Built Price 12802 Sanctuary Ln. 3 3.1 0 $409,000 Sales Summary for Sanctuary  (Dec 11, 2011 - Dec 10, 2012) # of Sales Averag...
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Glenmore Woods, Lake Bluff, Illinois About Glenmore Woods Glenmore Woods is a single family neighborhood built in the late 1990's by Residential Homes of America. Glenmore Woods features 54 homes with floor plans ranging from 2,400 to 3,225 square feet of living space. Glenmore Woods is located in Lake Bluff, Illinois on Route 176 west of Waukegan Road. Average taxes in Glenmore Woods $11,013 Average association fees in Glenmore Woods $220 ($220 - $220) Average home size in Glenmore Woods 3,138 ft2 Average lot size in Glenmore Woods 0.25 acres Average year built in Glenmore Woods 1998 Homes for sale in Glenmore Woods Address Beds Baths Built Price 28585 Ashford Ct. 4 3.1 1998 $529,900 Sales Summary for Glenmore Woods  (Dec 11, 2011 - Dec 10, 2012) # of Sales Average Days on Market Avera...
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Armour Woods, Lake Bluff, Illinois About Armour Woods Armour Woods is a single family neighborhood built in the mid 1980's. Armour Woods is located in Lake Bluff, Illinois on Green Bay Road north of Route 176. Average taxes in Armour Woods $10,347 Average association fees in Armour Woods $83 ($83 - $83) Average home size in Armour Woods 2,301 ft2 Average lot size in Armour Woods 0.00 acres Average year built in Armour Woods 1987 Homes for sale in Armour Woods Address Beds Baths Built Price 63 Warrington Ct. 3 3.0 1987 $480,000 Sales Summary for Armour Woods  (Dec 11, 2011 - Dec 10, 2012) # of Sales Average Days on Market Average List Average Sale Ratio% 6 176 $492,817 $427,917 86.8% Recent home sales in Armour Woods Address Beds Baths Sold 89 Warrington Dr. 3 3.0 $580,000 80 Warrington...
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By Art Wilson, Realtor - Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Lake Bluff's November Property sales were 14, up 16.7% from 12 in November of 2011 and -12.5% lower than the 16 sales last month. November 2012 sales were at their highest level compared to November of 2011 and 2010. November YTD sales of 134 are running 18.6% ahead of last year's year-to-date sales of 113. The Median Sales Price in November was $474,500, up 48.2% from $320,250 in November of 2011 and up 3.4% from $458,750 last month. The Average Sales Price in November was $481,161, down -0.8% from $485,033 in November of 2011 and down -5.8% from $510,869 last month. November 2012 ASP was at a mid range compared to November of 2011 and 2010. The Total Inventory of Properties available for sale as of November was 62, down -21.5% from 79 last month and down -49.6% from 123 in November of...
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By Art Wilson, Realtor - Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Lake Bluff's October Property sales were 14, up 75.0% from 8 in October of 2011 and 55.6% higher than the 9 sales last month. October 2012 sales were at their highest level compared to October of 2011 and 2010. October YTD sales of 118 are running 16.8% ahead of last year's year-to-date sales of 101. The Median Sales Price in October was $421,250, up 25.7% from $335,000 in October of 2011 and up 6.9% from $394,000 last month. The Average Sales Price in October was $461,350, up 44.2% from $319,863 in October of 2011 and up 7.2% from $430,444 last month. October 2012 ASP was at a mid range compared to October of 2011 and 2010. The Total Inventory of Properties available for sale as of October was 77, down -13.5% from 89 last month and down -36.9% from 122 in October of last year. October ...
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By Art Wilson, Realtor - Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Lake Bluff's September Property sales were 9, down -10.0% from 10 in September of 2011 and -50.0% lower than the 18 sales last month. September 2012 sales were at a mid level compared to September of 2011 and 2010. September YTD sales of 104 are running 11.8% ahead of last year's yearto-date sales of 93. The Median Sales Price in September was $394,000, down -10.1% from $438,250 in September of 2011 and up 2.3% from $385,000 last month. The Average Sales Price in September was $430,444, up 16.6% from $369,050 in September of 2011 and down -16.0% from $512,189 last month. September 2012 ASP was at a mid range compared to September of 2011 and 2010. The Total Inventory of Properties available for sale as of September was 88, down -5.4% from 93 last month and down -36.2% from 138 in Septem...
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Subdivisions and Neighborhoods in Lake Bluff – North Terrace Subdivision   In 1961 a subdivision of single family homes called the Terrace was started to the west of Sheridan Road in Lake Bluff.  The Terrace has evolved into three separate subdivisions divided by Green Bay Road and Rockland Road.  The North Terrace Subdivision is a rectangular shaped section east of Green Bay and north of Rockland Road.  It is bordered on the south by the East Terrace, to the east by the East Lake Bluff neighborhood, and to the north by Tangley Oaks.    Note: The red line shows the border for the Village of Lake Bluff.  Lake Bluff has a large number of subdivisions and neighborhoods because of the age of the city and the way the city grew over time.  The blue lines show the location of each of the many ...
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Subdivisions and Neighborhoods in Lake Bluff – West Terrace Subdivision   In 1961 a subdivision of single family homes called the Terrace was started to the west of Sheridan Road in Lake Bluff.  The Terrace has evolved into three separate subdivisions divided by Green Bay Road and Rockland Road.  The West Terrace Subdivision is located west of Green Bay and south of Rockland Road.  It is bordered on the south by Lake Forest, to the east by East Terrace, to the north by the Lake Bluff Golf Course.    Note: The red line shows the border for the Village of Lake Bluff.  Lake Bluff has a large number of subdivisions and neighborhoods because of the age of the city and the way the city grew over time.  The blue lines show the location of each of the many subdivisions, neighborhoods and new bu...
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Subdivisions and Neighborhoods in Lake Bluff – East Terrace Subdivision   In 1961 a subdivision of single family homes called the Terrace was started to the west of Sheridan Road in Lake Bluff.  The Terrace has evolved into three separate subdivisions divided by Green Bay Road and Rockland Road.  The East Terrace Subdivision is a triangle shaped section east of Green Bay and south of Rockland Road.  It is bordered on the south and east by Wimbledon Estates, to the west by West Terrace, to the north by North Terrace, and directly to the east by the East Lake Bluff neighborhood.    Note: The red line shows the border for the Village of Lake Bluff.  Lake Bluff has a large number of subdivisions and neighborhoods because of the age of the city and the way the city grew over time.  The blue ...
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Subdivisions and Neighborhoods in Lake Bluff – Lansdowne Construction and Subdivision   The Lansdowne Subdivision is located on a single street, Lansdowne Lane that ends with a luxury mansion and lots fronting on Lake Michigan.  Orren Pickell is the contractor that is developing this subdivision.  There are currently two homes on Lansdowne Lane and several lots for sale.  Lansdowne is at the southern part of Lake Bluff, located between Lake Forest to the south and East Lake Bluff to the North.  You arrive at Lansdowne by turning east off of Moffett Road just north of where Moffett merges with Sheridan Road.    Note: The red line shows the border for the Village of Lake Bluff.  Lake Bluff has a large number of subdivisions and neighborhoods because of the age of the city and the way the ...
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Subdivisions and Neighborhoods in Lake Bluff – Shore Acres Subdivision   The Shore Acres Subdivision is northern most subdivision of Lake Bluff along Lake Michigan.  It is north of Crab Tree Farm and East Lake Bluff.  Arden Shores Estates is to the west of Shore Acres but you cannot enter Arden Shores Estates from Sheridan Road, as a result Shore Acres is very private and somewhat isolated.  This Lake Bluff subdivision is very upscale and has several homes with their own private beach on Lake Michigan.  You enter Shore Acres by turning east off of Sheridan Road.  Shore Acres gets its name from the Shore Acres Country club and Shore Acres Golf Course which is at the center of this community.    Note: The red line shows the border for the Village of Lake Bluff.  Lake Bluff has a large num...
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Subdivisions and Neighborhoods in Lake Bluff – Armour Woods Subdivision   Armour Woods is a subdivision comprised of single family homes located in the northern part of the Village of Lake Bluff.  You enter this subdivision off of Green Bay Road.  It is north of the Tangley Oaks Subdivision and south of Arden Shores Estates Subdivision.  Armour Woods was a part of the estate of Phillip D. Armour III.  This is a relatively small subdivision that only includes homes on Warrington Drive, Warrington Court and Oak Ridge Court.   Note: The red line shows the border for the Village of Lake Bluff.  Lake Bluff has a large number of subdivisions and neighborhoods because of the age of the city and the way the city grew over time.  The blue lines show the location of each of the many subdivisions...
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East Lake Bluff Neighborhood in Lake Bluff Illinois   Subdivisions and Neighborhoods in Lake Bluff – East Lake Bluff Neighborhood   The East Lake Bluff Neighborhood is at the center of Lake Bluff and is the oldest part of the Village.  This neighborhood, it is not a subdivision, includes the central business district, the city hall, police and fire stations and contains a mix of single family homes, condos, and some rental properties.  The name East Lake Bluff is based upon its position east of Sheridan Road and the Lake Bluff train station (and rail road tracks).  East Lake Bluff is bordered by East Terrace Lake Michigan to the east, Lake Forest to the south and Crab Tree Farm and Shore Acres to the north.  Note: The red line shows the border for the Village of Lake Bluff.  Lake Bluff...
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By Art Wilson, Realtor - Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
  Lake Bluff's August Property sales were 16, up 23.1% from 13 in August of 2011 and -15.8% lower than the 19 sales last month. August 2012 sales were at their highest level compared to August of 2011 and 2010. August YTD sales of 93 are running 12.0% ahead of last year's year-to-date sales of 83. The Median Sales Price in August was $397,500, down -20.5% from $500,000 in August of 2011 and up 10.4% from $360,000 last month. The Average Sales Price in August was $551,469, down -15.7% from $654,308 in August of 2011 and up 16.3% from $474,116 last month. August 2012 ASP was at a mid range compared to August of 2011 and 2010. The Total Inventory of Properties available for sale as of August was 88, down -12.9% from 101 last month and down -30.2% from 126 in August of last year. August 201...
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Subdivisions and Neighborhoods in Lake Bluff – Belle Foret Subdivision Belle Foret Drive Subdivision is comprised of single family luxury homes located in the northern part of the Village of Lake Bluff.  You enter this subdivision turning west off of Green Bay Road.  It is west of the Tangley Oaks Subdivision and the Armour Woods Subdivision, east of the Sanctuary and Knollwood Subdivisions and north of the Lake Bluff Golf Course and the Lake Bluff Elementary School.  This is a small subdivision of consisting of 24 single family, high end homes all located on Belle Foret Drive.  Lake Bluff Open Lands built a small park called Prairie Preserve in 1992.  This park contains natural prairie grasses and wild flowers. Note: The red line shows the border for the Village of Lake Bluff.  Lake B...
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Subdivisions and Neighborhoods in Lake Bluff – Arden Shores Estates Subdivision   Arden Shores Estates is a subdivision comprised of single family homes located in the northern part of Lake Bluff.   You enter Arden Shores Estates by turning east off of Green Bay Road. It is north of both the Tangley Oaks Subdivision and the Armour Woods Subdivision.  Arden Shores Estates includes homes on only nine streets: Bayshore Drive, Forest View Drive, Hillside Ave, Glendell Ave, Juneway Terrace, Rivers Drive, Kohl Ave, Melvin Drive and Campbell Court.    Note: The red line shows the border for the Village of Lake Bluff.  Lake Bluff has a large number of subdivisions and neighborhoods because of the age of the city and the way the city grew over time.  The blue lines show the location of each of ...
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  Lake Bluff is the northern most suburb of Chicago’s North Shore.  It is positioned on Lake Michigan, just north of Lake Forest.  Lake Bluff is bordered on the west by Libertyville and Green Oaks and to the north by the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, North Chicago and Waukegan.  School District 65 serves Lake Bluff, and manages the Lake Bluff Elementary School and Lake Bluff Middle School.  High School Students in Lake Bluff share the Lake Forest High School.  This red line on the map shows the borders for the Village of Lake Bluff   Prior to becoming Lake Bluff the area was originally known as Dwyer Settlement, then in 1848 it was renamed Oak Hill, then Rockland in 1859, and finally Lake Bluff in 1882 before actually being incorporated as the Village of Lake Bluff in 1895.  This c...
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