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8 West County Line Road, Barrington Hills, IL – $1,499,000

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,500 Sqft
  • 10.24 Acres
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,500 Sqft
  • 10.24 Acres

8 West County Line Road

Extraordinary 10.24 acres estate runs the length of the 16th and 17th holes of the Barrington Hills Country Club. The spacious 5 Bedroom / 4.1 Bathroom home was built in 1957 and designed by Herbert Banse, a noted architect and apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright and was fondly named "Out of Bounds" due to its signature location. The gated entry and extended drive (over 1400 feet) takes you past the golf course, through a wooded wonderland, lush landscaping and a hilltop setting for this classic home. Inside you will find Old World detail, moldings, built-ins, beechwood paneling, oak flooring, walls of windows and patios showcasing the views overlooking the gardens, sweeping yard, and golf course. This garden home was designed to blend the indoor into the outdoor space and is perfect for entertaining and enjoying a lifestyle of outdoor activities, privacy and the appreciation of nature. The Foyer boasts a stone wall, slate flooring and a wall of windows overlooking the front of the property. The first floor offers Master Suite living, oversized Dining Room and a grand Living Room with floor to ceiling windows with a large stone fireplace and access to a 1,700 SF blue stone patio. Fabulous views enhance the bright & sunny Kitchen with loads of cabinetry, hi-end Dacor, Miele, SubZero appliances, separate work spaces, a charming breakfast nook and a pass through allowing service to the Living Room. A private Library with fireplace; 5th Bedroom for a Nanny/In-law suite or workout room with a full bath, attached 3-car garage, and plenty of built in cabinets and closets for storage complete the main level. The second floor offers 3 large Bedrooms (one is ensuite and the other bedrooms share a full bath), hardwood under the carpeting plus all three have access to the custom wrought iron New Orleans scroll-style balcony overlooking the backyard and golf course plus a 43 x 15 Bonus/Game Room and a large walk-in attic with built-in storage and cedar closet. The basement offers approximately 900 SF with a built-in wine room and an unfinished area for a large workout room. Quality construction, walk in attics, built-in storage, nooks, crannies, vintage details and first floor built of 18-inches of concrete are extra notable features of this outstanding home. There is also a detached storage garage and summer playhouse/cabin for adventures in the woods. Excellent location places you minutes from downtown Barrington, Metra train, shopping and award winning schools. Truly a home and setting to behold and treasure. Renovate this wonderful home or build your dream home on the prized setting...if you desire more land there is additional acreage available: Lot 0 Steeplechase Road (MLS #10529263) or 9 W. County Line Rd. (MLS#10633876) resulting in a total of 20 private acres.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #10946323
  • Price$1,499,000
  • Taxes$27,584
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms5.00
  • Full Baths4
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage5,500
  • Acres10.24
  • Year Built1957
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StyleColonial
  • StatusContingent

Community Information

  • Address8 West County Line Road
  • AreaBarrington Area
  • CityBarrington Hills
  • CountyLake
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60010


  • # of Garages3


  • HeatingNatural Gas
  • CoolingCentral Air
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementPartial
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces2
  • FireplacesWood Burning
  • Stories1.5 Story

Interior Features

Hardwood Floors,1st Floor Bedroom,In-Law Arrangement,1st Floor Laundry,1st Floor Full Bath,Built-in Features


Double Oven,Dishwasher,High End Refrigerator,Washer,Dryer,Cooktop,Water Softener Owned


  • ExteriorBrick
  • Exterior FeaturesBalcony,Patio
  • RoofShake
  • FoundationConcrete Perimeter

Lot Description

Golf Course Lot,Horses Allowed,Wooded,Mature Trees

School Information

  • District220
  • ElementaryCountryside Elementary School
  • HighBarrington High School


Barrington Middle School Prairie

Additional Information

  • Days on Market134

Listing Details

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Price Change History for 8 West County Line Road, Barrington Hills, IL (MLS® #10946323)

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Listing information last updated on April 15th, 2021 at 9:18am CDT.