If you’ve ever dreamed of living in one of those classic French mansions from Keira Knightley period piece movies, then our latest ‘Home of the Week’ is sure to peak your interest. This French estate expertly designed by world-renowned architect Richard Landry offers potential homeowners with the finest of French living – - in America.
The following is written by Charisse Compton on her blog Prince of the Apple Towns and who also just happens to be my sister-in-law. When I saw what she wrote I thought it fit perfectly with everything Coldwell Banker is trying to communicate with our “Value of a Home” campaign and asked if she would be ok with my sharing it. So here is her trip down memory lane in the wake of her parents finally selling the home where she grew up.
The ultimate goal for most of us is to find a job we enjoy in an industry we like. We want to make money and have a fair shot to advance and find success. We also want to feel like we are making a difference. The thousands of Coldwell Banker agents I have met over the last eight years while working in the brand’s corporate headquarters are no different.
Before we get into the details of the home I offer two words: putting green. What home in a city has a putting green in the backyard? This one. For those non-golfers, this home in Chicago, IL is truly an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city streets. Situated on three city lots, this home has a mix of both space and design. The home has 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths and 2 half baths, plus a coveted 2-car garage to avoid parking on the streets.
Located in Highland Park, IL, Halcyon Hall is a Historic Landmark Home that was built in 1925 and exudes old-world charm and elegance. And if you couldn’t tell from the photos, it boasts a black and white themed decor throughout. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a home with a monochrome palette throughout that looks as sophisticated as this one.