10 Chicagoland Listings you can Afford on a $1M Budget

10 of the best Chicagoland listings that can fit your budget!


Designed by Chicago architect Cicero Hine. This stately Queen Anne Victorian is stunningly beautiful in every detail! Featured in national magazines, on housewalks, kitchen walks and garden walks. Winner of multiple awards. Large wrap-around open front porch, period wallpapers throughout, original butternut woodwork, pocket doors, 2 gas marble fireplaces, built-in china cabinet/server in the dining room. Turn-of-the-century kitchen with all the modern amenities such as dishwasher, Subzero refrigerator, and a gas range that is a converted authentic 1916 Glenwood cast iron cook stove. There is beauty everywhere you look in this one-of-a-kind home on a lovely corner in the Historic District, within walking distance of the Green Line El, the Metra Train, shopping, restaurants, the Library and Scoville Park.

 Offered at $989,000

Presented by: Margaret McSheehy of Historic Homes Realty


Stunning master craftsmanship is evident throughout this one of a kind and one-owner home. Distinctive and versatile floor plan! Exquisite living room with fireplace and dining room with balcony. Both have wonderful views of outdoor entertainment area with pool, pool house (1/2 bath), patio and lush back yard through their wall of windows. 5 bedrooms (2 with Murphy beds) and 4.5 baths. Fireplace adorned family room with wet bar and easy access to pool area. New washer and Dryer and Trash compactor. This property offers a lifestyle of privacy in East Glenview. When you come home to this very convenient location you feel like you can get away from it all, but yet you are only minutes from all the conveniences you need! This home is being sold “as is”!

Offered at $986,000

Presented by: Shirlee Ehlers of Coldwell Banker


Outstanding Vintage home with a flair for the past and the present! Exceptional addition and remodel done in 2010 adding extra living space, sumptuous outdoor patio w/stone gas fireplace in a private nook, updated kitchen w/extended granite serving island, high counter height, stunning rustic maple cabinetry, stainless steel high-end appliances w/large walk in pantry that can be additional preparation area, gleaming hardwood Brazilian cherry & teak floors, recently exposed and newly stained oak floors, over-sized living room w/fireplace for comfortable evenings, beverage fridge in the family room which boasts a 2nd hearth-warming gas fireplace flanked w/custom shelving, sunny dining room, which was originally a sunroom, one of the original doors is now in the master suite which has its own private bath w/silver maple cabinets, walk-in closet and great personal and private deck overlooking the gorgeous yard that has 3 pins! So many details that can’t be enumerated, it’s worth the visit today.

Offered at $949,900

Presented by: Becky Vanderveen of Realty Executives


Stunning artist and designer owned loft space in quiet w. Loop location. A complete gut rehab in 2015, this 1/2 floor, south facing residence has 3 bedrooms (completely enclosed), 2 baths and 2300 sf of living space (only 2 units per floor). 11’ Ceilings (sound proofed), original timber beams/pillars, exposed brick, oversized windows, new espresso stained hardwood floors, custom built-ins, 8’ doors w/ emtek hardware and new led track lighting. The open concept kitchen w/ sleek 42” cabinets, stainless steel appliances, marble countertops and a 10’ island is the heart of this modern home and perfect for entertaining. The master suite w/ an organized walk-in closet, portelonasa tile bath, custom double vanity, hans grohe fixtures and rain forest shower. In-unit laundry. Close to everything the w. Loop has to offer: Mary Bartelme park/dog park (1 block away), restaurants, retail, Mariano’s/Whole Foods, Greek Town and 90/94, etc. One secured parking space included (additional parking available).

Offered at $939,000

Presented by: Stewart C. Smith of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services - KoenigRubloff Realty Group


This Home has all the amenities that you are looking for! Attractively designed with over 3400 square feet offering a spacious open floor plan which is perfect for Everyday Living & for Entertaining at its best! Formal LIV & DIN, 1st floor OFC, gourmet KIT (renovated in ‘07) gorgeous custom cabinetry, expansive island, granite counters, high end appliances & even a Butler’s Pantry. Sun-filled BRK RM with door to patio & yard. FAM RM with beautiful mantled fireplace is ideally located off Kitchen. Large Mud Room. Second floor features luxe Master Suite, 3 generous size BRs, 2 full BTHS and LDY Rm. 3rd floor has 5th BR. Full fin LL with Full BTH offers a variety of additional living space with unlimited possibilities. Just steps from the school and several parks with lots to do & enjoy! This fantastic home is located in desirable Forest Hills and within a short distance to town, pool, fitness trails & Metra!

Offered at $925,000

Presented by: Helen Lalonde of Helen Lalonde Real Estate - Smothers Realty Group


A tree street Gem! This home offers vintage charm with today’s amenities. The first floor has a sun filled formal living room that leads into the formal dining room for entertaining. The White kitchen with marble backsplash is centrally located and adjacent to a large family/breakfast room. The incredible family room has a beautiful fireplace with floor to ceiling built-ins and doors leading out to the backyard deck. The cozy study off the family room is a fantastic place for an office or reading nook. The second floor offers a spacious master suite with a nicely appointed bath, as well as 3 additional bedrooms and a bonus room! The basement is finished and offers great recreational space, along with the laundry and storage. The mudroom is perfect for keeping everything organized! The garage is an added bonus because its oversized with a 15 x 11 finished space on the second level for either an office or storage. This home is a must see!

Offered at $899,000

Presented by: Kate Huff of @properties


This is what you’ve been waiting for... and it won’t last long with this new price! THE opportunity in Kenilworth Gardens! This stately brick French Provincial Charmer is one of a kind, with exceptional curb appeal...! The first floor has a functional circular floor plan featuring a grand, sun filled living room with tall ceilings and windows, French shutters, newly refinished hardwoods and stunning moldings. The kitchen was designed to stand the test of time with custom cabinetry & top of the line SS appliances. The breakfast room and family room are generously sized with a cozy fire place and French doors that lead to the inviting back yard. This home should be at the TOP of your list! It checks all the boxes: A+ location, priceless charm and tons of valuable living space! Walk to train, Walk to Harper, Highcrest/Wilmette Jr. High and St. Joes.

Offered at $810,000

Presented by Carrie Tarzon of @properties


Park home at Lake Shore East. Spacious, over 4000 sf of interior space and 1000sf private rooftop deck, outdoor space on 4 levels and 2 heated parking & storage attached below. Private Entrance onto the park and private interior elevator servicing every level. Designer finishes and expanded kitchen, dining and living room. Dramatic 10’ floor to ceiling wood and stone fireplace in living room, solid walnut floors throughout. Open kitchen with 9 foot Leathered White Marbled kitchen Island with breakfast bar, 30” Subzero double refrigerator and freezer with 2 pullout drawers and matching custom pantry. 2nd level with family room, 2 bedrooms, and laundry room. Stone Bathrooms, custom tile. 3rd Level with Master Suite, 2 walk in closets, 4th bedroom. Access to Aqua’s 5 Star Amenities Included In your Assessment. Walk to Lakefront, Loop, Maggie Daley, Millennium Park, River Walk, Navy Pier, Restaurants, Marianos, GEMS private school & Bright Horizons preschool.  

Offered at $850,000

Presented by: Carol Collins of Jameson Sotheby's International Realty


Welcome to 5588 square footage of WOW! This charming hillside RANCH is located in the heart of prestigious Barrington Hills known for its Award Winning schools and picturesque surroundings. The private gated residence sits atop a hill, is a getaway from daily hustle bustle. Views of the private pond, lush landscaping, warm, spacious open floor plan makes it perfect for entertaining!! Gorgeous in-ground pool & expansive wrap around decks completes the feeling of a retreat! The Gourmet Chef’s kitchen features stainless steel appliances & granite counters. The walk out lower level boasts of an expansive rec room & amazing wine cellar. Enjoy a complete in-law suite with laundry for your out of town guests! The home features 3 fireplaces, and impeccable views with deck access from every room. 5 car garage can holds all your cars or toys. Minutes to town or Metra. Freshly painted and maintained makes it move in ready! Call and ask for an exclusive showing of this natures gem today!

Offered at $799,000

Presented by: Kim Alden of Baird & Warner


Sophisticated elegance in this 5Brdr & 4.1 Bath custom built brick & stone colonial on private .5 Acre lot. Gleaming hardwood floors. Dramatic 2-story foyer with soaring ceilings extends to family room with fireplace & skylights. Octagonal formal dining room. Gorgeous spacious kitchen offers high-end ss appliances, custom cherry cabinets, granite counters, island with wine cooler & vegetable sink. 1St floor bedroom with en suite. Luxurious master bedroom has 2 person whirlpool, closets & storage galore. 1St floor laundry with folding counters. Basement has rec room with fireplace, game room, exercise room and bathroom has heated floors. 9Ft ceilings in the basement and on the first floor. Just move in and enjoy it!

Offered at $758,500

Presented by: Barbara E. Skaliotis of Magnum Realty


One of Flossmoor’s most admired homes located near the heart of town on market for the 1st time! Beautiful blend of old & new, this renovated 6 BR, 4.3BA Victorian farmhouse welcomes you w/charming wraparound front porch! Special attention has been paid to the details throughout this impeccable home. First floor offers 9 ft ceilings, HW flooring, generous LR & DR, each w/FP, stunning KT w/ white custom Napanee cabinetry opens to deck, grounds & FR w/3rd FP & screened porch perfect for summer nights. Unwind in your MBR suite - sitting room, bedroom & fabulous MBA w/maple floors & cabinetry, oversized shower, jetted tub, double vanity & fab Cali walk in closet. BR2 w/private BA & 2 additional BR’s share hall BA. 3rd floor w/ expansive BR5 & 6 w/full BA. Front & back staircases. 9 ft. ceilings on 2nd floor. Finished LL rec room. Gorgeous perennial gardens & grounds.

Offered at $595,000

Presented by: Susan Jenner of The Jenner Group - Baird & Warner