Open House: 26280 W. Rt. 22, Barrington

This dramatic one-story home designed and built by a Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice sprawls over 6,000 square feet and comprises a truly private master "retreat."

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This dramatic one-story home designed and built by a Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice sprawls over 6,000 square feet and comprises a truly private master "retreat."
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26280 W. Route 22, Barrington | $1.6 million | LXTV Video: Inside the Property
This unique residence was designed and built circa 1969 by Don Erickson, an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright and a disciple of Wright's theory of organic architecture. | LXTV airs Sundays at 10:30 a.m. NBC 5 Chicago.
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This dramatic one-story home sprawls over 6,000 square feet and comprises a truly private master "retreat." This family room features a sunken built-in sofa surrounded by slate tile. The massive brick hearth and wood-burning fireplace has built-in shelving.
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Truly a work of art, this home is full of the warm textures of wood and brick, and hugs the gentle slope of its 10-acre site which includes a 5-acre vacant parcel.
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A lower living room offers built-in seating, undulating stone planters filled with exotic ferns, a custom steel, glass and wood cocktail table, and angled walls of thermopane glass.
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The kitchen was refurbished with an award-winning design in 1996 and offers twin Viking stainless steel gas ranges, a glass island and floating glass shelving and a walk-in pantry.
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Hexagonal Saltillo terracotta floor tiles are the base of the dining room, which features an Art Glass shoji-design buffet cabinet with slate top and huge storage drawers for table linens, silver and dinnerware.
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The master retreat is one of five bedrooms. It offers brick floors with inlaid design, a huge suspended iron planter and brick platform bed. Warm the space with a wood-burning fireplace. There are two separate study and seating areas and a large walk-in closet.
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The master bath is like a garden retreat, with an angled glass ceiling. It features a double-sink vanity with cultured marble counter top and lava stone shower.
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You can relax year-round in this deep blue mosaic tiled pool heated by a radiant heat system. Three large skylights illuminate planters of tropical trees. Walls of glass sliding doors lead to a patio.
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The estate also includes a separate guest house and 2.5 car garage. For more information or to schedule a showing, please contact Joe Kunkel at Baird & Warner. | LXTV Video: Inside the Property | LXTV airs Sundays at 10:30 a.m. NBC 5 Chicago. | Open House: Inside Chicago's Biggest & Baddest Abodes
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