Gwen Hughes is a full time top producing Real Estate Broker whose team specializes in the sale of Luxury Homes, residential and income producing properties, and commercial leasing and sales. Prior to her real estate career, Gwen was a Vice President of a major bank. The experience Gwen gained in the financial services business has provided her with the tools necessary to successfully negotiate in today's changing real estate market.
Gwen's formal education includes an M.B.A. from DePaul University, and a B.S. in finance from the University of Illinois in Champaign Urbana.
She actively supports her company foundation KoenigRubloff Cares, as well as Misericordia Home. She is teaching a cooking class at the Midwest Brain Injury Clubhouse.
In her spare time, Gwen enjoys cooking and entertaining, and is in the process of writing a lifestyle book. Gwen lives in Old Town with her blind Cocker Spaniel, Lady, whom she adopted after selling a home for an owner who could not keep her. Her daughter Bess lives in Washington D.C. and is a V.P. for a political fundraising firm. Her son Alex lives in Old Town and works in site location in the film industry.
Welcome home to this stately brick and limestone custom built BGD&C Georgian home on a double lot across from beautiful Jonquil Park. With over 6800 square feet of luxury living, this 5 bedroom 5.5 bath residence features soaring ceilings, a marble foyer, a grand circular staircase and custom stained glass. There is a Top Chefs open island kitchen with a Wolf Cooktop, and Dacor double oven. There are 7 fireplaces, and a light filled solarium. A 45 foot deck overlooks the professionally landscaped backyard. The second floor has 4 large bedrooms (2 en suite) with ample closets, and a laundry room. The third floor study with ensuite bath opens to a spacious Trek deck with cityscape views. The lower level features an attached 5 car garage, (the envy of any car enthusiast), a playroom, a nanny suite, and a wine cellar. This is a very special place, with timeless finishes. *** Lower level Nanny quarters short term rental unit currently brings $50,000.00 annually in rental income ***