The Purcell Group Real Estate Blog

Welcome to our blog. Our primary focus is to provide you with in-depth insights into the Kane County & St Charles surrounding area real estate market. Our aim is to empower you to make informed decisions whether you're buying, selling, or investing in Kane County real estate. Dive into our posts and remember to subscribe for the latest market updates!

May 2, 2024

Elburn IL Real Estate- 1134 Citizen Ave




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Oct. 12, 2023

South Elgin IL Real Estate- 668 Waterside Drive



Wow, what a VALUE!!! Gorgeous custom-built Keim home in the heart of Thornwood, St. Charles Schools!!! This wonderful subdivision has parks, ponds, walking paths, tennis & basketball courts, a pool, and a beautiful clubhouse. New Roof 2020, carpeting 1st & 2nd floor NEW 2022, interior painted 1st & 2nd floor 2021-2023, refrigerator 2022, dishwasher 2020, washer and dryer 2022, large water heater 2022. You will love this home the moment you step into the dramatic 2-story foyer that offers a sunny living room, airy dining room, chef's kitchen with hardwood flooring, stainless steel high-end refrigerator and appliances, center "prep" island, adjacent to the family room, and French door to patio! The vaulted family room has stacked floor-to-ceiling windows, a custom stone fireplace "for cozy nights," and built-in custom cabinetry and shelving. The First-floor den/office has built-ins and terrific panoramic views of greenery from boxed bay windows! Vaulted primary bedroom with HUGE walk-in closet and bath with whirlpool, shower, and dual vanities. 3 bedrooms share a dual sink vanity hall bath. Finished 9 ft deep pour basement with fireplace, huge full-length bar w/granite counters, recreation, game, and playroom, recessed lighting, and updated bath with steam shower. Enjoy the evening sunsets on your beautiful patio with a professionally landscaped yard with a sprinkler system. Close to Corron Elementary School, the Thornwood pool, shopping, and restaurants. Start making memories here! You will LOVE it!

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Sept. 20, 2023

St. Charles IL Real Estate: 36W705 Stoneleat Rd


If you are looking for a one-of-a-kind luxurious lifestyle property close to shopping, schools, river, restaurants, and not far from downtown St. Charles, this is it!  Unique custom 7500 square feet walkout ranch nestled on 2.48 acres on a private wooded cul-de-sac with an INDOOR pool (has own wing with spa and bath) in Ware Woods! Significantly remodeled and upgraded completed in 2021 on exterior, landscaping, & interior!







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Aug. 4, 2023

Hoffman Estates IL Real Estate- 5295 Morningview Drive



INCREDIBLE UPDATED/REDONE home with finished walkout lower level with rec and game rooms, full bath, bedroom/den & 2nd kitchen. Updated (2014) gourmet kitchen, primary bath, complete remodel (2020), with award-winning Barrington School District 220 in the highly desired Bridlewood Subdivision! Roof & siding new 2017...Furnace & A/C 2018...Water heater 2022...Hall bath remodeled, newer hardwood floors, new staircase, doors, & fence 2020...Refrigerator, storm door 2023...Trek deck 2022...Updated kitchen cabinets & backsplash in the finished basement kitchen in 2020...New light fixtures, and ceiling fans in every room. Walk into perfection and make it YOURS! "On trend" and neutral choices will make your life a pleasure. Large kitchen (open to the family room for fabulous entertaining) with island, granite, stainless steel appliances, and eating area with doors to deck. The primary bedroom has tray ceiling with fan, walk-in closet, and "newer" luxury bath with a "free-standing" tub, classy vanity with dual sinks, "jazzy" mirrors and floor-to-ceiling glass door shower with chic contemporary Herrington Bone tile! The other 3 bedrooms share redone hall bath. Finished walkout basement (great for multi-generational living) boasts recreation and game rooms, remodeled 2nd kitchen with breakfast bar island, newer cabinetry and "fashionable" tile backsplash, bedroom/den with full bath! 2.5-car tandem garage with custom shelving for extra storage. The fenced yard has a newer Trek deck, cement patio under the deck with "deck roof" above, and tons of room to enjoy the swing set and other activities. Come see this home and make your forever memories HERE! You will love all 3 levels of living! Close to I-90, shopping, and dining.

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Aug. 1, 2023

St Charles IL Real Estate-2005 Fairfax Road



Fabulous location 1/2 mile to the "fishing pond" and 26 acre Fox Chase Park with 2 playgrounds walk to St. Charles East High School, Wredling, and Norris. JUST MOVE IN! Freshly painted 2023, hardwood throughout the main living areas, custom trim package with knotty alder doors. GORGEOUS redone primary bath suite 2023 with soaking tub, trendy dual sink vanity and mirrors, architectural "wood plank" wall, and glass shower with floor-to-ceiling subway tile. New roof, garage door, gutters, and siding 2019, freshly sealed driveway, newer patio door, furnace, and A/C 2012. Stainless steel appliances, breakfast bar, doors to patio and open to family room with brick fireplace, wet bar, and 4-window bay for wonderful views, first-floor office, redone powder room, and laundry complete first floor. 3 bedrooms with shared hall bath, 2 toilets, and 2 vanities. Finished basement with laminate flooring, industrial ceiling in the recreation room, and playroom. Spacious fenced yard, concrete patio, and mature trees for private entertaining! Fenced dog run & shed. Close to shopping, restaurants, downtown




Posted in Listings
June 28, 2023

St Charles IL Real Estate-3305 Charlemagne Lane

3305 Charlemagne Lane

SOLD  $560,000

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June 21, 2023

Elgin IL Real Estate-39W425 Capulet Circle

39W425 Capulet Circle, Elgin



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June 13, 2023

Geneva IL Real Estate: 1613 Kaneville Road

SOLD $975,000

1613 Kaneville Road, Geneva 


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May 31, 2023

St Charles IL Real Estate: 3807 Chesapeake Road



3807 Chesapeake Road, St. Charles, IL

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May 11, 2023

South Elgin IL Real Estate-681 Kateland Way

SOLD  $700,000

681 Kateland Way- $674,900

Large updated "like new" custom home located in #303 St. Charles Schools on a spacious, gorgeous landscaped lot. Enjoy the Thornwood pools, tennis and volleyball courts, bike trails, and clubhouse! Updates: Brick patio recompacted, leveled 2022...Concrete patio laid and wired for hot tub 2022...Furnace Pump, dishwasher, refrigerator 2022...Newer water heater, redone main floor bath, new basement flooring LVT 2021...TSR polyurea garage floor coating 2020...The garage interior was repainted in 2019...Roof 2018...Updated lighting, A/C, new coil in furnace 2017...From the moment you walk into the 2-story elegant foyer, you know you are HOME! Gorgeous vaulted living room, fabulous dining room for great entertaining and HUGE vaulted family room with brick fireplace that is flanked by custom floor-to-ceiling windows with plantation shutters and leafy panoramic views! The gourmet kitchen was remodeled in 2017 and offers white cabinetry with glass front display cabinets above, granite counters, hardwood flooring, breakfast bar island, stainless steel appliances (DW & refrigerator 2022), a pantry closet and an impressive eating area with door/windows that have plantation shutters and lead to the brick paver patio. First floor office/den, redone "trendy" powder room, functional mudroom with floor-to-ceiling lockers is everyone's dream... Spacious tray-ceiling master suite has "your own personal dressing/sitting" room area. The vaulted bath has a skylight, dual sinks, shower, whirlpool tub, and big walk-in closet. 3 other bedrooms share an updated hall bath with dual sinks and tub shower. Finished basement has large open recreation room, bedroom room, full bath with dual sinks, exercise or bedroom playroom/office. Enjoy a cook-out on the beautiful paver brick patio overlooking the extra large, deep professionally landscaped yard with sprinkler system!

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