Each week, Sold! highlights a bit of information about a recent home sale to offer some perspective on the housing market. Looking to buy, sell or rent a property? Consult the Geneva Patch Real Estate directory for more information.
Patch's House & Home
Sunday, December 23, 2012
Friday, September 28, 2012
Now is the time — before the cold sets in — to have your furnace checked, your chimney swept and other preparations for a Midwest winter.
Summer is over, there’s a chill in the night air and trees are just beginning to shed their leaves. The home-heating season is upon us, and local heating and furnace businesses say now is the time to get your furnace checked in preparation for a warm — and safe — winter. Why get your furnace checked now? “There are a number of reasons,” said Mark Conro, owner of Conro Heating & Air Conditioning, 7N264 Stevens Road, St. Charles. “Maintenance is one — just like a car, maintenance ensures the efficiency of your furnace when it’s operating and, more importantly, safety.” Furnace inspections help ensure no key parts are plugged up, that the filter has been changed and that there are no cracks in heat exchangers, said Conro, who has been in the …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Old House New House Home Show® returns with ideas, information and inspiration for homeowners.
The Old House New House Home Show, featuring 300 of the area’s award-winning contractors, designers, craftsmen, carpenters, landscape architects and home maintenance specialists on Sept. 29 and 30 at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St. In its 28th year, the event attracts thousands of homeowners in search of solutions for home improvement projects, according to a Pheasant Run Resort release. Learn practical pointers, design basics and tips from the trades. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Adult admission is $7; seniors (62+) and children (younger than 18) attend free. Parking is free. A portion of the ticket proceeds benefits The Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley, the partner philanthropy…
Sunday, September 2, 2012
This Campbell Street house offers a downtown Geneva location.
The house at 521 Campbell St. has been remodeled but retains the character of its original 1856 design. The house has four bedrooms and three bathrooms. It also has extensive custom woodwork and cabinetry, hardwood floors, honed granite countertops and high-end appliances. The house's design lets in a lot of natural light, and has a first-floor master suite, private guest room, an office, a gourmet kitchen and first-floor laundry room. The asking price is $885,000.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
What has sold recently? Check out this four-bedroom house built in 1989.
A Cranston Meadows home at 7N709 Fielding Ct. is set on an acre cul-de-sac lot. It is one block from a park, and although it is located in St. Charles Tonwhsip, the home's residents have St. Charles library and part district privileges. The four-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom house has newer appliances, granite counters, all bathrooms remodeled. The furnace, air conditioner and water softener are less than 4 years old and the roof is 10 years old. The house has a 3-car garage, big deck and shed. The 2,464-square-foot home sold for $315,000. Below, these other properties were sold in Kane County recently, according to Kane County property records. Batavia Geneva St. Charles About this column: Each week, Sold! highlights a bit of information about …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
This multimillion price tag comes with a lot of house. So much so, it takes a 60-plus-page brochure to describe all the house has to offer.
On the market is a five-bedroom, eight-bathroom—yes, eight bathrooms—house in Stone Manor at 8w675 Burr Road Ln. in St. Charles. The house sits on a private, approximate 12-acre site of manicured grounds. The stone-construction structure has five bedroom suites, paneled library, five fireplaces, an office with a private terrace and a bar/lounge combination. And no almost-$7 million house would be complete without a home theater, swimming pool, fitness facility, racquetball/sport court and golf simulator. For more details, call for a 60-plus-page brochure, call 630-377-1400.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
You made the nominations. Now you've got until Aug. 17 to choose the Best Plumber in the Tri-Cities!
Thursday, July 12, 2012
What's selling? A four-bedroom home in St. Charles sold for $605,000.
More than 4,000 square feet of living area at 40W353 Laura Ingalls Wilder Rd. in St. Charles backs out to expansive open space. Rooms on the first floor have nine-foot ceilings. The house has a family room, two fireplaces and 4.5 baths. The second-floor loft can easily be converted to a fifth bedroom There are two bedrooms and a home office in a professionally finished walkout basement. The house sold for $605,000. These other properties were sold in Kane County recently, according to Kane County property records. Batavia Geneva St. Charles
Friday, June 29, 2012
A four-bedroom home sold for $825,000.
This spacious 5,675-square-foot home sits on a professionally landscaped, premium wooded lot at 807 Alberosky Way, Batavia. It has cherry hardwood floors, large gourmet kitchen with commercial grade appliances and walk-in pantry, a two-sided fireplace in the family room and living room. A first-floor office has cherry coffered ceiling. The master suite also has a fireplace. Each of the home's four bedrooms has a full bath and walk-in closet. Outdoor entertaining is possible with a kitchen, deck and patio. Surround sound is set up throughout the home. The house is in a pool/tennis/clubhouse community. The home sold for $825,000. These other properties were sold in Kane County recently, according to Kane County property records. Batavia …
Sunday, June 17, 2012
You can get a single-family home on nearly an acre in St. Charles.
This 6,500-square-foot home has five bedrooms and four full and one partial bathroom. The home, at 3018 Fox Glen Court, St. Charles, has extensive landscaping. The family room is the focal point with its wall of windows offering views of the wooded lot. The outdoors also can be enjoyed from the gourmet kitchen and eat-in area and outside sitting areas. The house has a fireplace, hardwood floors, elaborate trim and moldings, a master suite, den, family room and a finished walk-out lower level. This traditional-style home was built in 1992.