Matthew Messel

540 W Ruhl Road

$670,000 540 W Ruhl Road, Palatine, IL 60074
Welcome home to your personal oasis! This classic brick beauty in coveted Dunhaven Woods sits on a quiet street overlooking a scenic pond. Upon entering you are greeted with a soaring sun-drenched foyer. To your right find the extra-large living room, and to your left enter the expanded dining room with turret and dry bar. Follow the hall to the huge updated kitchen featuring granite counters, premium backsplash, Alder 42" cherry cabinets with under lighting, double sink, a large island plus eat-in area, and a full-sized walk-in pantry. The two-story family room boasts an extra-large stone fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows, and a unique double-blade fan to help cool/heat the room. The main floor bedroom can be used as an office or in-law suite with a neighboring full bath with a 36" ADA door. Off the kitchen enjoy the backyard with the new Trex deck overlooking the 5-acre natural pond with fountain. Head upstairs to the master suite with tray ceilings and a sitting area with surround sound and a huge custom walk-in closet. The en-suite bath features a soaking tub, a large walk-in shower, and raised double sinks. The second bedroom with an en-suite bath has a walk-in closet and window bench. The third and fourth bedrooms are generously sized, both with walk-in closets, and the third full bath is updated as well. The fully finished basement adds an additional approx 2,000 square feet of living space with a full high-end bar, additional bedroom, 5th full bathroom, plus surround sound. Walkout to the massive stone patio with wall seating. Additional features of this gorgeous home include a new humidifier, recessed lighting throughout, 10' ceilings on the first floor, newly painted ceilings, extra padding in carpet plus extra insulation added to the ceiling for additional R-Value. Ideal location close to Deer Park for shopping and dining, Route 53, and next to Deer Grove Forest Preserve.
  • Sold
  • 5
  • 5
  • 2001
    Year Built
  • 4,977 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 4,977 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 0.277 Acres
  • MLS® ID: 11013843
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 2001
  • Water Frontage: Y
  • Elementary School:Lincoln Elementary School
  • Middle School: Walter R Sundling Junior High Sc
  • High School: Palatine High School
  • School District: 15


  • Total Bedrooms: 5
  • Total Bathrooms: 5
  • Full Bathrooms: 5
  • Laundry Room: In Unit
  • Fireplace: Wood Burning, Gas Log, Gas Starter
  • Appliances: Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer
  • Other Interior Features: Bar-Dry, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, First Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Walk-In Closet(s), Ceiling - 10 Foot, Some Carpeting, Granite Counters, Separate Dining Room

Exterior & Building

  • Garage Space: 3
  • Water Source: Public
  • Roof: Asphalt
  • Parking: Driveway
  • Heat Type: Natural Gas, Sep Heating Systems - 2
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • HOA Amenities: Lake, Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
  • Other Exterior Features: Deck, Patio, Fire Pit


  • Sales Price: $670,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $17,853/yr
  • HOA Fees: $532/yr

540 W Ruhl Road

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