950 Tara Court

5 Beds 8 Baths 7,215 Sq.Ft.


Nestled at the end of a tranquil cul-de-sac on Tara Court in Wheaton, this magnificent 7,215 sq. ft. custom-designed home is a timeless testament to luxurious living. Crafted in 2001 with unwavering attention to detail, this all-brick residence is a harmonious blend of elegance and functionality, proudly maintained by its original designers and owners. Beyond its stately facade, the home unfolds over 16+ rooms, creating a sprawling haven for both intimate gatherings and grand celebrations. Boasting a wealth of living space, the residence comprises 7,215 sq. ft. above-ground area, augmented by two two-car garages, two expansive porches, three generous balconies, and a finished basement spanning approximately 4,100 sq. ft. - resulting in over 12,000 sq. ft. under roof. Set on the largest lot on Tara Court, the property is adorned with mature trees, offering a serene and private retreat. The open floorplan, a hallmark of this residence, encompasses five bedrooms, seven and a half baths, and four fireplaces, fostering an environment of warmth and sophistication. The first floor is a masterpiece of design, featuring a guest suite (partially ADA compliant), a formal dining room, a study, a media room, a powder room, and a kitchen with a breakfast nook. Additional highlights include a solarium, a laundry room with a full bath, and both a gathering (family) room and formal living room, seamlessly interconnected in an open layout. The second floor unveils four bedrooms, each with its own ensuite bath and distinctive open/raised ceilings. The primary bedroom is a sanctuary with a fireplace, a spacious his and hers bathroom, and an expansive walk-in closet. The three additional bedrooms boast large walk-in closets and ensuite bathrooms, creating private havens for every member of the household. The finished basement, spanning ~2,500 of finished sq. ft., adds another dimension to this extraordinary home. Complete with a wet bar, a brick fireplace, four large rooms, a custom redwood wine cellar, a workshop space, two closets, a full bathroom, and ample storage, the basement offers versatility and endless possibilities. Practical amenities include two large water heaters, three nearly new furnace/AC units with built-in humidifiers, and three sump pumps - with the two primary pumps equipped with battery backup systems. Recent enhancements, such as a new roof, new gutters, new gutter guards, two new AC units, and a comprehensive pool renovation, underscore the meticulous care and modern updates that define this residence. Strategically positioned in South Wheaton, Tara Court provides convenient access to I-88 to the south, I-355 to the east, and a nearby commuter train to the north. The residence is part of the esteemed Wheaton/Warrenville School District (D200), ensuring access to well-regarded elementary, middle, and high schools. Immerse yourself in a lifestyle defined by luxury, comfort, and enduring memories in this remarkable home where meticulous craftsmanship meets contemporary living. Welcome to a residence that transcends the ordinary, inviting you to create a lifetime of cherished moments.

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950 Tara Court, Wheaton, IL 60189


Active Under Contract
Michael LaFido

Michael LaFido

Features & Amenities


  • total bedrooms5
  • Total bathrooms8
  • full bathrooms7
  • half bathroom1
  • other interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, First Floor Bedroom, In-Law Arrangement, First Floor Laundry, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Ceiling - 10 Foot, Granite Counters, Workshop Area (Interior)

Area & Lot

  • Status Active Under Contract
  • Living Area7,215 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Area0.74 Acres
  • MLS® ID12028008
  • TypeResidential
  • YEAR BUILT2000
  • NeighborhoodWheaton
  • Elementary SchoolWiesbrook Elementary School
  • Middle SchoolHubble Middle School
  • High SchoolWheaton Warrenville South H S
  • School District200


  • Garage Space4.5
  • water SourceLake Michigan
  • roofAsphalt
  • lot featuresCul-De-Sac, Fenced Yard, Irregular Lot
  • HEAT TYPENatural Gas
  • sewerPublic Sewer
  • SubstructureConcrete Perimeter
  • Disability FeaturesDoor Width 32 Inches or More, Hall Width 36 Inches or More, Swing In Door(s), Bath Grab Bars
  • other exterior FeaturesBalcony, Hot Tub, In Ground Pool, Other


  • Sales Price$1,750,000
  • Real Estate Tax $39,766/yr
  • HOA Fees $200/mo


The affluent community ranks among the “top 25 highest earning towns” and one of the best places to live by Money magazine.


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