Deerfield IL Real Estate & Homes for Sale
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$1,000,000 1529 Woodvale Avenue Deerfield, IL 60015
Room to roam....and cook, entertain, work, study, play, exercise and relax! Located in Northeast Deerfield on a spectacular 1/2 acre lot, this warm and inviting 2-story features generous room sizes, great flow, and remarkable attention to detail. Solid Kennedy-construction was meticulously maintained by its original owner for forty-five years. In 2005, seamlessly expanded, redesigned, and rebuilt to its current beauty and functionality- improvements include completely remodeled gourmet eat-in kitchen which opens to fabulous family room with vaulted ceilings and stone fireplace. First floor office plus separate study area. Convenient mudroom with washer/dryer and 2nd powder room. 2nd level features luxurious master suite plus 3 additional bedrooms, one ensuite. Hardwood floors throughout majority of house, new windows, new plumbing, upgraded electric, new zoned HVAC, central vac system. Finished lower level with rec room, game room, bar/kitchenette, exercise room, and 1/2 bath. Delightful patio and idyllic fenced yard with new hardscape and landscaping. Exceptional quality inside and out! (List of improvements included under "additional information").
Exceptional custom home in the heart of Deerfield - so close to schools, shopping, dining and transportation. The quality and amenities are amazing. Beautiful hardwood floors, handsome millwork, neutral color palatte en trend with today's design and open floor plan are the hallmarks of this spectacular residence. Every room has a unique architectural feature. Inviting entry with access to the Dining Room, Office, Family Room and Kitchen. The Dining Room is appointed with wainscotting, French Doors to a covered porch, and tray ceiling. The Office/Library has an attractive cofferred ceiling, wainscotting and French doors. The kitchen and family room run the entire back of the house with wonderful natural light from the Southern exposure. The kitchen has beautiful granite countertops, handsome Maple cabinetry, stone backsplash, huge island, sliding glass doors to the private fenced in yard and spacious eating area. As an extension of the kitchen, the Family Room has a gorgeous fireplace flanked by attractive bookcases with transom windows. This open floor plan allows you to enjoy the fireplace from the Kitchen, Eating area and Family Room and everyone can be together! The second floor offers 4 generous bedrooms two of which share a Jack and Jill bath while one has an ensuite bathroom. The Master Suite is a private retreat and features a tray ceiling, huge walk in closet and luxurious bath with separate vanities, soaking tub, large shower, private water closet and linen closet. The lower level is finished with the same quality and attention to detail as the first and second floors. Large windows bring in natural light and a fireplace creates a cozy atmosphere for the recreation area, home gym and game room. A 5th bedroom has access to a beautifully appointed bathroom and large closet. There is even ample storage space. Attached two car garage, first floor laundry, front and backyard patios and privately fenced yard complete the many, many features of this amazing home.
Gorgeous, fully renovated townhouse with first floor primary bedroom at the Fountains in Deerfield! Move right into this immaculate and spacious home. Large foyer entrance and dramatic 17' vaulted ceilings with skylights welcome you in to this smart, open floor plan with wonderful natural light. Completely updated, eat-in chef's kitchen offers large banquet seating, gray shaker style cabinetry, full height subway tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances and white Quartz countertops and island. Kitchen opens to a large great room and an oversized private back deck. Gracious, main floor primary suite features a large walk in closet and sumptuous en-suite bath with Quartz countertop double vanity, chair rails, subway tile, claw foot soaking tub and separate walk in shower with bench seating. Separate living room, dining room and office/den on main level featuring hardwood floors. Multi-sided gas fireplace. Two more bedrooms, another walk in closet, lofted family room and full bath upstairs. Incredible storage throughout including a huge, full height unfinished basement that also offers room for additional space to finish. Full size side by side laundry room. Attached 2 car garage. Tons of quality throughout this designer level renovation. Lovely, serene complex close to it all in the heart of Deerfield.
$550,000 239 pine Street Deerfield, IL 60015
WALK TO KELLER PARK from this lovely colonial with four bedrooms upstairs, and hardwood floors throughout the home. Enjoy the open kitchen to the living, dining and patio with sliding doors. Or perhaps you'd like the quiet respite of the first floor office, library or additional sleeping room and family room with fireplace.
Premium private location with a great view from the balcony ! Open floor plan with a fireplace. Updated kitchen and bath. Good size bedrooms. Unit has a large storage and newer washer and dryer. Close to Starbucks, Metra Station and I-94. Stevenson High School ! Won't last long ! Show and sell !
From the curb appeal in the front, to the deck and firepit in the rear, this expanded contemporary is a delight to behold. The open concept dining room has custom built-in cabinetry which overlooks the spacious living room with high vaulted ceiling. Cook's kitchen features sold red oak slab fronts, quartz counters and SS appliances. Sliding glass doors lead out to maintenance free Trex deck with adjacent cedar screened porch. Enlarged family room is adorned with 30 ft. of custom cabinets and counters, two-sided fireplace with marble accents and low-e-glass windows. Massive primary bedroom features a vaulted ceiling and eye popping dressing room with closet systems and 20 drawers. The ensuite bath has double vanities, two person whirlpool, separate shower with seat, electric skylights, bay window and radiant heat. Party time in the backyard with copper firepit, cedar screened porch and concrete patio surrounded by mature trees. Two basements, zoned heat and A/C. Very quiet interior street in Briarwood Vista near park. Award winning schools!
$659,000 1355 Carol Lane Deerfield, IL 60015
COOL AND SPACIOUS COLONIAL WITH A HIP VIBE AND A HARD TO FIND 3-CAR GARAGE*Enter The Large Slate Foyer With Floating Staircase That Is Completely Open To An Awesome Living Room With Soaring Ceilings And Hardwood Floors*Remodeled White Kitchen (2013) Has Brazilian Stone Countertops*Island*Stainless Appliances And Flows Seamlessly To The Family Room W/Fireplace&Sliding Doors That Open To An Oversized Brick Paver Patio W/Built-In Firepit For Outdoor Entertaining*Separate Dining Room Off Living Room&Kitchen*Fantastic 1st Floor Mudroom Off Garage Is A Dream*Luxurious Master Suite W/Double Vanities And Walk-In Closet*All Baths Including The Powder Have Been Updated And Remodeled*Versatile 2nd Floor Loft/Library Overlooks Living Room*Finished Recreation Room With New High-End Vinyl Flooring And Ample Storage*Hardwood Floors Throughout*Newly Painted In A Light Gray Tone*Solid Two Panel Doors*Epoxy Floor In Garage*Nicely Tucked Away In A Quiet Private Neighborhood Yet Close To Town And Parks*AWARD WINNING DEERFIELD SCHOOLS*COME SEE IT AND MAKE IT YOURS TODAY*Relocation Sale*Additional Relocation Paperwork Required
The open foyer immediately welcomes you to this bright and spacious home in Deer Run with many recent updates including - remodeled bathrooms, fresh interior paint, new roof, new carpet & paint in basement, and more. First level features large room sizes with comfortable flow from room to room, modern eat-in kitchen with island, 5th bedroom/office/playroom and laundry/mud room! Second level includes gracious master bedroom suite with a tandem room which can be used as an office, sitting area or nursery, etc. The master bathroom includes separate tub and shower in a spa like setting. Plus 3 additional bedrooms and hall bathroom with double sink vanity. The finished basement has rec room, bonus room, walk-in cedar closet and full bathroom. Easy access to the paver brick patio overlooking the fun two-tier back yard. This is a beautifully updated home located on a quiet street within a fabulous neighborhood, yet centrally located to all that Deerfield offers and close to expressways. This home has it all, ready for move-in and quick close possible!
$1,199,990 1005 Oxford Road Deerfield, IL 60015
This updated home is perfect for those who need a flexible space to live, work, and play. Perfectly located close to Deerspring Pool, Jewett Park, downtown Deerfield and the train station, this home was built in 20017 and extensively updated in 2019. The home's circular flow is designed for entertaining with an open chef's kitchen with high end appliances that connects to a butler's pantry and family room. There are plenty of bedroom options in this home. The spacious owner's suite has a massive wrap-around walk-in closet and additional storage with spa-like updated bathroom. There is also a secondary guest suite, as well as two other bedrooms with a shared updated bathroom. The main floor provides an option of a 5th guest suite with private full bathroom. The finished lower level offers many options. The main space is perfect for young and old to play and includes a charming stage or reading space. There is a 6th bedroom and full bath as well as a separate room with french doors that can be an office, workout space, playroom. Fenced back yard. Side-load extra large 3.5-car garage.
Opportunity Knocks! Your chance to own a bright, sunny end unit on popular Barclay Lane NOT on the tracks! This spacious 2 bedroom town home has a wonderful floor plan starting with a private attached 1 car garage, first floor laundry room, L shape dining room and living room with a gas fireplace and a cute patio that faces the huge lawn area. 2nd floor gives you 2 bedrooms recently carpeted including a 19 X 15 master bedroom with tons of closets and space to keep a desk and work from home. New furnace and A/C installed in September 2018. Pet friendly and close to everything Deerfield has to offer - this is a great place to live!
$1,150,000 1454 Woodland Drive Deerfield, IL 60015
SENSATIONAL CUSTOM BUILT HOME ON GORGEOUS HALF ACRE LOT IN THE WOODLAND PARK AREA OF DEERFIELD. BUILT IN 2006 ON A PARK-LIKE SETTING. 4 BEDROOMS PLUS 4.5 BATHROOMS AND A 3 CAR GARAGE. TWO STORY ENTRY WITH OPEN FLOOR PLAN. SPACIOUS EAT-IN KITCHEN WITH SOARING VAULTING CEILINGS AND WALK-IN PANTRY, HIGH END APPLIANCES AND HUGE ISLAND WITH SEATING PLUS ADDITIONAL TABLE SPACE. ATTRACTIVE TWO SIDED/SEE THROUGH FIREPLACE BETWEEN FORMAL LIVING ROOM AND FAMILY ROOM. HARDWOOD FLOORS THROUGHOUT FIRST AND SECOND FLOORS. MAIN FLOOR OFFICE, LAUNDRY, AND RECENTLY RENOVATED MUD ROOM WITH BACKYARD ACCESS. 4 GENEROUS SIZED BEDROOMS ON THE 2ND LEVEL. SOPHISTICATED MASTER SUITE WITH LARGE WALK-IN CLOSET. MASTER BATH WITH DOUBLE SINK VANITY, SEPARATE STAND-UP SHOWER AND SOAKING TUB. 2 ADDITIONAL BATHROOMS ON THE SECOND LEVEL INCLUDING ONE EN-SUITE BEDROOM PLUS A HALL BATH. FINISHED BASEMENT INCLUDES HOME THEATER, EXERCISE ROOM, SECOND KITCHEN, FULL BATH, STORAGE ROOM AND ENORMOUS RECREATION ROOM FOR PLENTY OF GAMING ACTIVITIES. TRULY GREAT LOCATION--STEPS TO WOODLAND PARK AND CLOSE TO SCHOOLS, METRA SHOPPING, AND RESTAURANTS AND ALL THE AMENITIES DOWNTOWN DEERFIELD HAS TO OFFER.
Stunning 2900sq.ft 4 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home has been meticulously upgraded and maintained! You'll be drawn in by the fabulous curb appeal the minute you drive up. Beautifully manicured landscape with brick paver driveway and walk way to front courtyard area with fountain and french door entryway. The large two-story tiled foyer welcomes you to jumbo room sizes everywhere on main level. Entertaining is a breeze in the double parlor formal living room and dining rooms featuring hardwood floors. Gorgeous completely upgraded and redesigned kitchen features tons of wood cabinets, granite counters, SS appliances, recessed lighting, backsplash and breakfast bar that opens to the family room! Perfect family room features custom built-in cabinets and mantle, butler's pantry with wet bar and wine fridge, fireplace and newer Pella sliding doors to the patio. Large newly updated mudroom off garage features your laundry and tons of storage. A beautiful half bath powder room completes the main level. Head up the grand open stairway to find 4 spacious bedrooms with hardwood floors throughout! Master bedroom en-suite bathroom features his and hers sinks and separate jacuzzi tub and shower. Full finished basement offers tons of rec room space for pool table, games, movie theater, exercise and storage. Finally, head back outside to the backyard boasting a brick patio, 30ft multi-level pergola and a small pond with fish! Superb overall location just a minute to Deerfield Metra, shopping, restaurants, Deerfield HS and many other parks and amenities. Check out 3D tour!
$1,125,000 1305 Carlisle Place Deerfield, IL 60015
Exceptionally spacious and charming newer Nantucket style home features an expansive wraparound front porch on a large, deep lot. Open floor plan, handsome hardwood floors, high ceilings, built-in speakers, very well proportioned large rooms & five bedrooms upstairs make this a wonderful home for everyday living and entertaining. Gourmet high end Kitchen features abundant cabinetry with pullouts, drawers, glass tile back splash, large island with cabinet storage & room for 4 bar stools, 2 Bosch dishwashers, stainless appliances, Viking double ovens, hood fan, granite counters, walk-in pantry & Butler's pantry with wine cooler & ice maker. Eating Area offers access through the French door to the deck. Enjoy the deck with the outdoor fireplace while you overlook the private 200 ft. deep wooded backyard. The Family Room, which is open to the Kitchen features a handsome fireplace. Adjacent to the Family Room is the large Office with French doors. Main floor Laundry/Mudroom offers access to the 3 car attached garage. The 2nd floor features 5 Bedrooms, 2 with private Baths & one with a Jack & Jill Bath as well as a 2nd Laundry Room. The Master Bedroom has vaulted ceilings, 2 customized walk-in closets & a 2 sided fireplace which it shares with the Master Bath. The Master Bath has a whirlpool tub, separate shower & double sinks. The 3rd floor has a Play/Rec Room Area. The Basement offers a spacious Rec Room, full Bath and another large space that is the size of half an ice rink and currently has an artificial ice floor and is a training tool for hockey players. This is terrific room for anyone who has kids that play hockey, but can easily be removed. This is a wonderful house to call your home!!
Pristine, well maintained, 3 bedroom and 3 bath home with partially finished sub basement in popular Deerfield Park backing up to Wilmot Park. Approximately 2300 sq. ft. of finished living space. Newly updated bathroom. Hardwood floors in Living Room/Dining Room and under carpet in bedrooms* Eat-in Kitchen with new granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and pantry cabinet * Two tiered deck with private yard and scenic park views* Two car attached garage * Great location in close proximity to town, schools, shopping, restaurants, parks, pool and transportation * Award winning Deerfield School Districts 109/113.
Charming move in ready bungalow with personality plus in a desirable school district, just a short distance from the train station! What more could you ask for? An inviting front porch, as well as an enclosed porch out back. Three bedrooms with a 4th room currently used as an office which could easily be re-purposed. Hardwood floors on the main floor, with newly carpeted stairs, newer roof and chimney, siding, windows and more. Beautiful street lined with trees. A cozy, private backyard complete with a storage shed and patio for your enjoyment. Home is easy to show-come for a look and stay for a lifetime!! Note-garage is "as is"
Stately brick front home with side load garage has great curb appeal in lovely Deerfield neighborhood. Super clean, neutral and extremely well maintained by original owners. Large kitchen with spacious eating area with bay window, and walk in pantry. First floor 5th bedroom or den/office. Ample family room features brick corner wood burning fireplace with gas start. Living room & dining room feature crown molding. All windows and slider to deck are Pella replacements, some with built in blinds. Master suite has walk in closet, vaulted ceiling and dual sinks. Finished basement offers a large rec area with wet bar, 6th bedroom, office, and full bath with huge whirlpool tub.
$1,399,000 1443 Stratford Road Deerfield, IL 60015
Construction can begin Summer 2020! Demolition complete! Proposed MODERN FARMHOUSE OR WILL BUILD TO SUIT-Over 4,700 sq ft of finished space on 3 floors w/ a HUGE backyard.Offers high-end finishes incl. tall ceilings, extra FR windows for natural light, hardwood flooring on 1st & 2nd fl, custom cabinetry throughout and abundant millwork. ...Stone & maintenance-free board & batten beauty being offered, or change style/materials/floor plan & sq footage to customize your dream home with 2nd generation, award-winning builder Michael Stone Group/Samara Development. Start with one of our many templates & customize only what you want, on a gorgeous Woodland Park lot next to & across from other new construction, with mature trees, & huge overviews in front & rear.Lot can accommodate approx. 6,200 on 1st & 2nd fl. Pics show color rendering options & builder's work. Call Ryan for flr plns & tour homes;bldr has many other lots in Woodland Park, including 3 at 1555 North Ave, starting @ $1,299M.
Move-in condition with many recent updates : kitchen island, appliances (french door fridge, 5 burner range, dishwasher and microhood, faucet), roof, windows, gutters/gutter screens, HW heater, refinished hardwood floors main and 2nd level, hardwood floor in family room, repainted siding and more. Master bedroom with a walk-in closet & master bath with body jets. All bedrooms on upper level, family room is at grade, not below level. Private back yard, easy to enter & exit 2 car side load garage, with a car pod for additional parking. Great location, walking distance to top rated grade and middle schools.
BEAUTIFULLY UPDATED RANCH IN THE HEART OF DEERFIELD WITH A FANTASTIC PRIVATE BACKYARD. SUN-FILLED & SPACIOUS LIVING ROOM, HARDWOOD FLOORS THROUGHOUT, CROWN MOLDING, UPDATED BATHS, NEWER WINDOWS, OPEN KITCHEN WITH UPDATED CABINETS. HOME IS FRESHLY PAINTED WITH NEUTRAL COLORS. NICELY FINISHED LARGE BASEMENT W/HALF BATH AND PLENTY OF STORAGE. LARGE FENCED IN BACK YARD. PRIME DEERFIELD LOCATION CLOSE TO METRA, PARKS, RESTAURANTS, SHOPPING.
Resort-style living at popular Coromandel! Beautiful sunny, spacious three bedroom/two bath unit with gorgeous pond views. Enjoy the huge living/dining room with glass sliders out to the large balcony, large kitchen with abundant cabinets and cozy adjacent breakfast room with windows on two sides. Enjoy in-unit laundry room, lots of closets and storage too!. Freshly painted and vacated for the next owner. Coromandel life style includes a clubhouse, indoor & outdoor pools, card & party room, exercise room, management office, playgrounds, tennis courts walking paths and more. Two heated garage spaces #3543,3544 & storage S26. Close to train, restaurants, town and shops. Truly a great place to live.
$1,295,000 601 Wilmot Road Deerfield, IL 60015
History meets modern luxury in this meticulously restored 4 Bed, 4.2 Bath 19th century farmhouse. Bright, inviting stone entry leads to lovely sunroom/sitting room. Large open family room and dining room separated by floor-to-ceiling gas fireplace. Top of the line gourmet kitchen with quartz countertops, large island with quartzite top and room for seating, stunning backsplash feature wall, 2 dishwashers, separate ref/freezer, 6 burner stove, griddle, walk-in pantry and separate breakfast area. French doors in the kitchen open to additional sunroom and outdoor deck. Gorgeous living room/entertaining space with walls of French doors, custom built-in wall unit and second kitchen equipped with sub-zero refrigerator and freezer drawers. The second floor boasts an elegant primary suite with bathroom equipped with separate tub and steam shower, double vanity and stunning 7 ft. walls of marble and large walk-in closet complete with lighted make-up area. 3 generous additional bedrooms and 3 full baths on the second floor as well as a large theatre room/playroom easily converted to 5th bedroom if needed. Gleaming hardwood floors, expansive windows, high ceilings and salvaged wooden beams and timbers are just some of the notable architectural details throughout. Lusciously landscaped and beautifully manicured yard outfitted with landscape lighting and 2 decks. Numerous smart home features including Alexa and Google enabled light switches in all bedrooms, nest thermostats, rachio sprinkler controller and 240 volt charging ports for 2 electric cars in the 3-car garage. Home was completely restored in 2013 with all new plumbing, furnaces, HVAC & electrical. Walkable to both Wilmot and Caruso. This exquisite home is the perfect blend of vintage architecture and modern amenities and is not to be missed. Don't miss the virtual walk-through!
Welcome to this desirable ranch style home with mechanic's dream garage! Enter through the new front door to a spacious foyer. Home has been freshly painted including outside trim. New carpeting in spacious family room with vaulted ceiling. Living Room, Hallway and all Bedrooms boast gorgeous newly finished hardwood floors. The Kitchen with wraparound counters and Breakfast bar is very inviting. Plenty of cabinets for storage. New Windows installed with new blinds. New washer and dryer, Furnace 2019, A/C 2018, Water Heater 2016. Great move-in condition. The area is in close proximity to J.C. Mitchell park, pool, tennis courts, dog park and the Metra! The large fenced in yard on this almost 1/2 acre property is waiting for you to enjoy this private retreat with a newly sided shed. The garage is HUGE! Cast Iron Heater to keep you warm while working on your cars or hobbies. Even has a covered mechanic's pit for the car enthusiast. Store those extra toys you never had room for before. The basement is ready for you to set up a great media room or game room for all to enjoy. Oversized storage room can also be a great exercise room. You will love the peaceful location of this lovely cared for home!
$1,199,000 1232 Warrington Road Deerfield, IL 60015
New Proposed Construction by Key Award winning Michael Stone Group.1 block from prestigious Blue Ribbon Walden Grammar school-Classic stone & board & batten, shingle or siding Farmhouse design, or pick your own exterior materials and design, based on budget. Color renderings illustrate possibilities; 2/ 2.5/ 3 car garage possible in multiple configurations, as is overall sq ft, based on price...Interior and exterior/ flr pln can be customized, high-end finishes, millwork and ceiling details are standard from 2nd generation MSG/Samara Development. Home can have our 2.5 car front load garage(pictured), 3 car tandem garage, or our 2 and 1, 3 car garage configuration option(starting at $1,249M) Home is across from 2 of our r Homes at 1223 & 1217 Warrington.Home has r new, more open floor plan, perfect for entertaining, is energy efficient & highly finished. approx.4,200 finished sq ft on 3 floors(home sq ft can +/- based on $);Call for flr plns,tour finished homes; Michael Stone Group has other lots in area, both larger & smaller. Michael Stone Group has a renovated home at 939 Westcliff available end of July 2020 for $599K....Pics show builders work
House Beautiful! Quality construction, amazing finishes and attention to detail featuring a trending white Chef's kitchen open to family room with handsome fireplace and eating area with open access to outdoor patio boasts a magnificent center island with breakfast area, Quartz counters, decorative pendants, custom oversized cabinetry featuring soft close drawers and doors and display glass cabinets, built-in SS appliances, under cabinet lighting, decorator backsplash. All high ceilings including 10' ceilings on main level. 1st floor flex room has a walk in closet and could be study, den or 5th bedroom. Open concept floorpan, hardwood floors, abundant windows offering tons of natural light. The 2nd level loft is ideal for office space or sitting area. The master suite features tray ceiling, a gorgeous master bath with soaking tub, separate shower with glass surround, dual vanities + walk-in closet with built-in professional closet organizers. Deep pour 9' ceiling height basement fully finished features a huge rec room + full bath and storage room. Enjoy the convenience of 2nd floor laundry with built-in cabinets and shelves. The custom moldings wainscoting and detailed finishes make this home a 10+
STUNNING REHAB WITH CHARM AND CHARACTER ON A GREAT STREET IN DESIRABLE WOODLAND PARK NEIGHBORHOOD. ALMOST 4300 SQ. FT. OF LIVING SPACE ON THE MAIN AND 2ND FLOORS PLUS THE PARTIALLY FINISHED BASEMENT. HUGE 800 SQUARE FOOT MASTER BEDROOM ADDITION. OPEN FLOOR PLAN W/ GORGEOUS KITCHEN--HUGE ISLAND PLUS SEPARATE BREAKFAST AREA AND SCREENED-IN PORCH LEADING TO PRIVATE FENCED BACKYARD. HARDWOOD FLOORS THROUGHOUT THE HOME. PLENTY OF ENTERTAINING SPACE INSIDE AND OUT. FORMAL OFFICE/LIBRARY WITH BUILT-INS AND FIREPLACE ON MAIN FLOOR. OPEN FAMILY ROOM WITH FRENCH DOORS TO YARD. ENJOY THE OUTDOORS IN THE SCREENED PORCH. SEPARATE MUDROOM AND LAUNDRY PLUS 2 POWDER ROOMS ON 1ST FLOOR. GENEROUS SIZED BEDROOM AND ALL REMODELED BATHROOMS. NEWER ROOF, A/C, AND WINDOWS. NEWLY FINISHED PARTIAL BASEMENT. STEPS TO HUGE WOODLAND PARK, AWARD WINNING SCHOOLS, POOL, DOWNTOWN DEERFIELD, METRA, AND HIGHWAYS.
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