SOLD! Architect Dennis Blair’s Former Personal Atrium House

105 W Hillside Avenue, Barrington

Wow! The former personal residence of renown architect Dennis Blair has been completely remodeled to be a perfect modern haven with the convenience of being in the Village of Barrington! Walk to Metra, restaurants and more from this fantastic atrium home, updated with a gorgeous kitchen, all new bathrooms, new windows and much more. The 12 x 12 atrium is the centerpiece to this extraordinary residence that winds up around the open space, offering so much natural light throughout. Upon entering, you’ll find aggregate pavers leading down to the sunlit family room with a whole wall of windows and a fireplace at the east end. Or go up a few steps, past the remodeled powder room, to the kitchen and dining level, where the clean lines and carefully selected materials, combined with the Sub-Zero and Miele appliances, make for a beautiful place to prepare a meal. The adjacent, open dining area has sliders out to a balcony. Up a few more steps and you’ll be in the living room. Here, you’ll enjoy a fieldstone fireplace, sliders to a deck, and views out of the fantastic bubble window to the back yard. A few more steps lead up to the bedroom level, where the Primary bedroom enjoys a private balcony and a beautifully outfitted private en suite bathroom and a walk-in closet. Bedrooms 2 and 3 each also have a private balcony, and bedroom 3 can be opened up to the atrium or closed off for privacy. The 2nd full bath is also beautifully remodeled in character with the rest of the home. Outside you’ll find a lovely stone patio beneath a landscaped terrace and ample yard space for playing, kids, pets, and more. New roof, skylight panel and most sliders replaced in 2020 along with a new fence & hardscaping, new water heater, new paint throughout and so much more. Don’t miss this opportunity to own and live in a true showpiece residence that offers the best of both Dennis Blair ’70s modernism along with all of the comforts and conveniences of today’s quality of living!

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  • Price: $550,000 
  • Bedrooms:
  • Bathrooms: 2.1 
  • Square Feet: 2,252 
  • Lot Size: 0.25 acre 
  • High School: Barrington 
  • Taxes: $7,372.15 (2019) 
  • List Date: 11/13/2020 
  • StateCode: IL