This beautiful Illinois lakefront village has one of the highest incomes per household in the U.S. and is growing quite rapidly.

Get to Know Glencoe, Illinois

In the late 19th century and into the beginning of the 20th century, this north shore community became the location of many elegant homes. Glencoe is also home to several structures from the world-renowned architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.

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The downside to this growth is that Glencoe's older homes are quickly disappearing and being replaced with larger homes for the area's growing wealthy demographic, according to kiddle.co. Historical preservation is a growing concern as property tax rates are rising, especially the tax bills on these five giant homes. We'll work up to the MOST expensive.

5 Most Expensive Homes For Sale in Glencoe, Illinois

Dinny Dwyer/Kathleen Bauer Coldwell Banker Realty
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5. 60 Hazel Avenue

This 8,321 square foot home has six bedrooms and seven bathrooms.

Dinny Dwyer/Kathleen Bauer Coldwell Banker Realty Listed by Kathleen Bauer
Dinny Dwyer/Kathleen Bauer Coldwell Banker Realty
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I get most excited to see the kitchens in these big expensive homes.

Dinny Dwyer/Kathleen Bauer Coldwell Banker Realty
Dinny Dwyer/Kathleen Bauer Coldwell Banker Realty
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Dinny Dwyer/Kathleen Bauer Coldwell Banker Realty
Dinny Dwyer/Kathleen Bauer Coldwell Banker Realty
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This list of most expensive homes for sale in Glencoe is full of some very beautiful and relaxing backyards.

Dinny Dwyer/Kathleen Bauer Coldwell Banker Realty
Dinny Dwyer/Kathleen Bauer Coldwell Banker Realty
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Dinny Dwyer/Kathleen Bauer Coldwell Banker Realty
Dinny Dwyer/Kathleen Bauer Coldwell Banker Realty
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List price: $3,499,000 (full listing)


 

 

Listed by Marlene Rubenstein/Dena Fox Baird & Warner
Listed by Marlene Rubenstein/Dena Fox Baird & Warner
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4. 165 Maple Hill Road

This six-bedroom and seven-bathroom home is 7,600 square feet of fabulous with all of its spaces and upgrades.

Listed by Marlene Rubenstein/Dena Fox Baird & Warner
Listed by Marlene Rubenstein/Dena Fox Baird & Warner
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Before you see the backyard sanctuary, look at this master bathroom.

Listed by Marlene Rubenstein/Dena Fox Baird & Warner
Listed by Marlene Rubenstein/Dena Fox Baird & Warner
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Listed by Marlene Rubenstein/Dena Fox Baird & Warner
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Listed by Marlene Rubenstein/Dena Fox Baird & Warner Listed by Dena Fox
Listed by Marlene Rubenstein/Dena Fox Baird & Warner
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List price: $3,599,000 (full listing)


 

Susan Maman @properties Christie's International Real Estate
Susan Maman @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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3. 1015 Sheridan Road

This nearly 10,000 square-foot Glencoe home is about as secluded as you can get. After completion of a million-dollar 3-year-long renovation, this 6 bedroom, 6.5 bathroom home is on the market.

Susan Maman @properties Christie's International Real Estate
Susan Maman @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Susan Maman @properties Christie's International Real Estate
Susan Maman @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Susan Maman @properties Christie's International Real Estate
Susan Maman @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Susan Maman @properties Christie's International Real Estate
Susan Maman @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Susan Maman @properties Christie's International Real Estate
Susan Maman @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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That overhead photo really shows off the kind of privacy this home provides.

List price: $3,649,000 (full listing)


 

Linda Rosenbloom/Carol Gooze @properties Christie's International Real Estate
Linda Rosenbloom/Carol Gooze @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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2. 5 Briar Lane

Beyond having 9 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms, we don't know a ton about this house yet, but it is quite a spectacle. Sitting on the end of a cul-de-sac, this home sits on two acres of prime land.

Linda Rosenbloom/Carol Gooze @properties Christie's International Real Estate
Linda Rosenbloom/Carol Gooze @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Linda Rosenbloom/Carol Gooze @properties Christie's International Real Estate
Linda Rosenbloom/Carol Gooze @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Linda Rosenbloom/Carol Gooze @properties Christie's International Real Estate
Linda Rosenbloom/Carol Gooze @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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List price: $4,950,000 (full listing)


 

Katie Traines @properties Christie's International Real Estate
Katie Traines @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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1. 35 Aspen Lane

A true hidden gem right on the North Shore of Lake Michigan, that feels very much like you're living in a resort. Six bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 6,600 square feet of WOW! Yo don't want to miss what's inside this hoe, but it's the outdoors that show just how perfect this spot really is.

Katie Traines @properties Christie's International Real Estate
Katie Traines @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Let's take a little walk down these steps.

Katie Traines @properties Christie's International Real Estate
Katie Traines @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Just a little bit further.

Katie Traines @properties Christie's International Real Estate
Katie Traines @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Welcome to your private beach.

Katie Traines @properties Christie's International Real Estate
Katie Traines @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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List price: $5,465,000 (full listing)

20 Most Expensive Homes For Sale in Illinois Right Now