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1020 West Armory, Champaign

This lovely home at 1020 West Armory, Champaign just came on the market and it is one of those perfect vintage west side Champaign homes.

Here are some of the highlights:

Your dream…fulfilled.

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1702 S. Vine, Urbana, Illinois 61801


Home for sale near Blair Park!

Blair Park is one of the grand old parks in Urbana and is the ideal spot for a game of tennis, a quiet walk…and certainly an excellent view to have in front of your home. This property in South Vine looks across at this treasure 24/7.


This 3 bedroom updated home is ideally located, less than a mile from the heart of the University of Illinois campus & only blocks to elementary & junior high. Enjoy outdoor living in the private fenced patio area. Kitchen completely updated with custom hickory cabinets & top of the line stainless steel appliances. Completely handicap assessable, with pull out counters, ramps & hardwood throughout. New roof in 2010. New high efficiency HVAC in 2010.


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1105 Brighton, Urbana, Illinois


Are you looking for a home for sale in Urbana?

Do you need a home that is move in ready?

Are you looking for a bargain in the Champaign Urbana real estate market?

Would you like a home near Yankee Ridge School?

WELL THEN MOVE RIGHT IN to this all brick, updated ranch near Yankee Ridge school…this one is even convenient to the U of I. Plenty of space to relax & live in this 3 bedroom home with 2 living areas & an office/den. Spacious family room with fireplace opens onto patio to extend leisure activities to the outdoors. Enjoy cooking in the kitchen overlooking the family room, updated with new dishwasher & refrigerator in 2010 & new stove in 2006 & newer counter tops. Numerous updates include freshly painted interior, new carpet(appears to have hardwood under bedroom carpet), new windows & central air and new furnace in 2010. MOVE IN READY!

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1205 S Race, Urbana, Illinois


Romantic Spanish Stucco Home for Sale in Urbana!

Not often are there homes for sale in Carle Park in Urbana. But here is one and it is not to be missed.

The exterior is enchanting spanish stucco.

The location is in Leal School District, Urbana.

The polished hardwood floors throughout will set off your rugs. Enjoy year round living with the in ground pool for hot summer days & the warmth of the fireplace for cool evenings. There is even a third bedroom that can also be used as a sun room!


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2008 Rebecca, Champaign, Illinois


Here is a Champaign Urbana Real Estate Bargain!

This charming 4 bedroom, 2 bath home is in the lovely established Southwood neighborhood. The remodeled kitchen has a  tin black splash and features skylights flooding the room with natural light. The dining room looks out onto the screened porch for outdoor enjoyment. Gas log fireplace in living room is perfect for cool evenings. Priced to move you!

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1809 Byrnebruk, Champaign, Illinois


Prestige…Elegance…Golf…Peace and Quiet.

Enjoy views of the 7th green in this formal and  inviting Hallbeck built home located in desirable Lincolnshire Fields. This 3 bed, 2.5 bath home is situated on a generous sized lot w/ large trees & shrubs. Gracious foyer w/ marble floors & curved staircase leads to formal dining, living room, kitchen or family room.

Cook & entertain in the large kitchen with oversized island, ceramic floors, corian counters and built-in desk. Stainless steel appliances include Fisher & Paykel cooktop & Dacor double ovens. The open floor plan is perfect for hosting intimate groups or large open houses.

The family room with wood burning FP whispers “relax” from its oak pegged floors to the soaring vaulted ceilings. Tranquil master bedroom offers a personal retreat with whirlpool tub, separate shower & views of the golf course.

Spacious home has multiple areas for living with home office, hobby room/loft & sunroom. Numerous windows flood this home with natural light year round. Contact Sharon Harkness at 217.621.6308 for a complete list of amenities…and for a chance to see this incredible property!


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306 Pond Ridge Ln, Urbana, Illinois


Let the sunshine in!

Sunshine flows into this 4 bed, 2.5 bath soft contemporary built by Sunbilt Homes. The soaring foyer with hardwood floors leads your guests to sophisticated living areas.

Great Hall!

The over sized great hall will be the center of entertaining with its wall of glass windows and warm  fireplace. The front room, previously used for concerts, features cathedral ceilings & paladian windows overlooking the garden.

Kitchen with a Mexican flair!

Large kitchen features Mexican tile and endless storage. Candlelight & wine dinners can be yours in the formal dining room which opens to screened “porch” for summertime enjoyment.


The sumptuous master suite is as inviting during the day as it is after dark. The perfect spot to read, catch up on correspondence or simply relax.

A huge bonus!

The 4th bedroom can be a second master- it has an attached office & full bath.

University of Illinois close by!

And, check out the location of this home for sale in Urbana…just off south Race Street in Yankee Ridge subdivision. This is so close to the University of Illinois as well as the Stonecreek Golf Course.


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Green Homes in CU

Experience the Different shades of Green in Champaign County! New home construction is constantly evolving to meet the demands and expectations of the consumer. Over the years the Home Builders Association of East Central Illinois would host the Showcase of Homes to introduce new trends and designs that were available when building a new home. This year The Home Builders Association of East Central Illinois has joined forces to build a single home for The Green Build Showcase. The members of the homebuilders association have been collaborating for the last several months to bring Champaign County this unique property along with several seminars throughout the showcase to help educate the community. Take advantange of this great opportunity to preview a truly “green” built home and to see first hand all of the options available to build a more energy efficient and eco friendly home.

The model home is located in Urbana’s South Ridge Subdivision, at 1711 Horizon Lane, in southeast Urbana. It will be open on Friday, September 16, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, September 17 and 18, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

In addition to the Green Build Showcase, a second home will be open to the public. Chad Vliet of Vliet Builder’s LLC will be available to answer questions on how his homes are standing out front when it comes to affordable, energy conscious homes. Chad’s home is located in South Ridge Subdivision as well and the address is 3407 Deer Ridge. Make it a point to stop by and view this affordable, energy efficient home.

If you prefer a rural subdivision with city amenities, Chad Vliet has another energy efficient home in Landis Farm Subdivision that has a lot of the same energy conscious features as the property in South Ridge. The property is located at 2501 Fairfield Drive and can be viewed by appointment.

Finally, in Northeast Urbana near the intersection of Highcross Road and Airport Road a unique subdivision has been developed in the Historic Big Grove of Urbana. Brickhouses Road Subdivision features 7 one acre lots (approximate in size). This subdivision was developed with the vision that all homes follow the “zero net energy” plans. To learn more about this beautiful subdivision visit

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3313 Cherry Hills Drive, Champaign


Home for sale in Champaign

Cherry Hills is right along Windsor Avenue, an easy jaunt from the University of Illinois. Cherry Hills subdivision is popular for many reasons- one is homes like this one.

This one is move in ready!

Welcome to this 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath Kenny built home located on Cherry Hills Drive as it meanders through this lovely subdivision. The spacious family room has a large fireplace. The cathedral ceilings make it perfect for informal gatherings. There are sliding doors to the deck and a large fenced backyard.

Four spacious bedrooms including the master suite are located upstairs. Freshly painted interior & new carpeting throughout make it ready…so MOVE RIGHT IN!

Call Sharon Harkness today to have a look. 217.621.6308.


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Briar Hill Condos For Sale

[youtube=]There is a condo for sale in Briar Hill right now and you should see this one!

Briar Hill is a cool little area on west Windsor in Champaign. It was built years ago and has been so well maintained- it is like a little community.

Nearby Briar Hill is the new Champaign County YMCA– like you can walk to it!

Check out this condo for sale in Champaign listed now by Sharon Harkness.

The address is 14 Briar Hill, Champaign

14 Briar Hill, Champaign


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