525 Caren Dr

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 View Map $525,018 Ask a Question
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Mark Allen Realty

Mark Allen Realty

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Status: Sold
Property Type:Detached Single
MLS #:11744034
Sq. Feet:2,048
Date Sold:5/8/2023
Lot Size:0.26 Acres
Welcome to your dream home! This beautifully updated, 3 bedroom 2.5 bath, north facing home is located in the highly sought-after Stevenson High School District. From the moment you step inside, you'll be impressed by the versatile floor plan that offers the perfect flow between the living room, currently used as a music space with removable stage and sound proofing, dining room, and updated kitchen, featuring custom cabinetry, granite counters, undermount LED lighting, high-end appliances, and a bay window with seating. The family room boasts a vaulted ceiling with a skylight that opens by remote and accent lighting, custom bar, gas fireplace, and sliders to a fabulous sunroom with heated stone floors and gas hookup for year-round grilling. You'll love the solid oak flooring on the main level, upgraded doors throughout, built-in speakers, and so much more. The custom banister leading to the second floor was artistically created with copper railings, and the upper level includes the primary suite, with a sliding door leading to a balcony, two closets, and a stunning bath with heated flooring and expanded steam shower. Two more generous bedrooms and an updated guest bath with a deep linen closet adorn the upper floor. This stunning property also boasts a beautifully finished basement that offers a spacious rec room, large walk-in storage closet, and a versatile office/playroom that's perfect for all your needs. The 2-car, insulated and heated garage includes a dream work station, insulated garage door, and side-mounted Lift Master opener. Step outside and prepare to be wowed by the expansive yard space, which features two separate areas to enjoy. The expanded deck is the ultimate outdoor oasis, complete with a new 6-person hot tub, an electronic awning that covers the table area, a serene garden with a soothing water feature, and a fully fenced side yard that's perfect for a vegetable garden or a game of basketball. As if that weren't enough, this amazing home backs onto open space that connects to the walking path leading to Prairie School and the wonderful Green Lake Park. With so many updates and thoughtful touches throughout, this is the one you've been waiting for. Don't miss out on the opportunity to make this incredible home yours!

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Community Information

Address:525 Caren Dr, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Area:Buffalo Grove
City:Buffalo Grove
Subdivision:Strathmore Grove
Zip Code:60089

School Information

School District:96
High School:Adlai E Stevenson High School
Middle School:Twin Groves Middle School
Elementary School:Prairie Elementary School


Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1979
Exterior Construction Type: Frame
Age Range: 41-50 Years
Type Detached: 2 Stories
Basement: Finished
Basement Type: Partial
Garage Type: Attached
Garage Features: Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s)
Attached Garage: Yes
Garage Ownership: Owned
Parking: Garage

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, First Floor Laundry
Appliances: Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
Equipment: Humidifier, Security System, Ceiling Fan(s), Sump Pump, Security Cameras
Fireplace Features: Gas Starter
Fireplaces Total: 1
Rooms: Recreation Room, Enclosed Porch Heated, Bonus Room
Exterior Features: Balcony, Deck, Patio, Hot Tub
Cars: 2
Garage Spaces: 2
Air Conditioning: Central Air
Heat Source / Type: Natural Gas, Forced Air
Fireplace(s): Family Room
Total Rooms:10

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.26 Acres
Lot Dimensions:.25-.49 Acre
Lot Features: Fenced Yard
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Transportation: School Bus Service
Directions:Buffalo Grove Road south of Aptakisic to Thompson West to Caren Drive Right to home on left.

Tax and Financial Info

Tax Year: 2021
Tax Annual Amount: $13,390.36
Ownership: Fee Simple



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