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704 North Highland Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL

&04 North Highland Aveenue, Arlington Heights, , 60004 Dated Posted: April 29, 2017


Circa 1904

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About This Old House

Stunning 100 year old 5/6 bedroom American Four square in Historic Arlington Heights on 1/3 acre lot is a rare find. Walking distance to downtown Arlington Heights and train. Festival park can be seen from home. Major work of masonry tuck-pointing, waterproofing, replacing of plumbing stack, 220 electrical already done. Main floor gutted and lovingly restored with a fresh look with an open floor plan. 9 foot coffered ceilings on the first floor, oak floors, custom cherry cabinets and newer stainless steel appliances. Amazing main floor bath done in period white subway and hexagon tiles with black accents. Second floor has large rooms with original refinished Douglas fir hardwood floors. Walk in closet in master bedroom. Full unfinished walk up attic with dormers and huge full basement with 8 foot ceilings and 7 rooms! Plenty of storage! Spacious professionally landscaped yard and beautiful English garden.
• New Stainless Steel Samsung Induction Range and Flex Duo Convection Oven with warming drawer
• “Indows” custom interior storm windows fitted for front porch
• Invisible Fence dog containment installed in back yard
• Graber insulating honeycomb top down/bottom up blinds installed throughout home (except sun rooms & basement).
• New Insinkerator garbage disposal installed
• Began installation of reclaimed ¾ inch tongue and grove beadboard walls in basement. Additional materials available upon request to finish other walls.
• Exterior Tuckpointing done with Enviroseal waterproofing applied to brick two feet below grade.
• Main floor bathroom gutted & expanded
• New plumbing stack installed from basement to second floor
• Period subway and hex tile design with heated floor
• Restoration Hardware lighting & Moen Fixtures
• Laundry plumbing moved to to create huge basement laundry room with chute leading to vintage reclaimed cabinetry from 2nd floor
• Organized closet system installed for sport gear & off-season clothing in closet adjactent to laundry space
• Custom made floating bathroom counter with steel frame and double stainless sinks purchased for future renovation on second floor shared bathroom. (available upon request)
• Pair of amazing antique Crane porcelain sinks with brass fixtures purchased for future master bath. (available upon request)
• Closet added to first floor office/bedroom
• Front hall closet enlarged and organized system installed
• Removed chained link fence and reconfigured landscaping and English garden
• Garage siding and trim re-painted
• New LG stainless steel Refridgerator with freezer drawers installed
• New Samsung front load washer and dryer with drawer bases installed
• Surround sound speakers installed in family room. Pre-wiring for future speakers installed to kitchen, dining room & office
• Interior basement US Waterproofing system with wall protection installed
• Sump pump installed
• New KidWise polymer covered wood playset installed
• Green insulation installed in basement storage spaces below enclosed porch
• Skeleton keys made for all doors including basement gin cellar


• River rock and stones
• Flagstone with peagravel added to english garden
• Two large trees removed for safety
• Necessary tree trimming done to remaining oak, redbud and apple trees done extend life of trees
• Removal of old front Junipers
• Rubberific 100% recycled eco friendly mulch layed
• Addition of new plant life
• Azaleas
• Rosebushes
• Hydrangeas
• Ewes
• Lilac bushes
• Snowball bushes

Prior to our ownership in 2008

• New open concept floor plan
• New oak flooring
• Custom Cherry Cabinetry with granite countertops
• Ethernet and home entertaiment system throughout hone
• Rehabbed and reinstalled original radiators on first floor
• Coffered ceilings and canned lighting
• Hinkley Craftsman lighting
• New boiler in 2005 for radiant heat on first floor
• New HVAC system for second floor.
• New Andresen windows on second floor
• New Nuconcepts custom windows on main floor
• New screens for front porch
• New Bosch Dishwasher
• New gas fireplace
• Stainless steel sinks in kitchen and bar area
• 220 electrical upgrade

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