If you plan on house-hunting this Sunday, you’ll be able to leave the jackets behind since temperatures are expected to reach the upper 70s. Here is a sampling of the 20 properties open to tour this Sunday.

3242 Thayer St. - open 1 to 3 p.m.

3242 Thayer

Open 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. List price: $525,000. Taxes: $9,705. 3BR/1.5BA.

Nestled into its landscaping, this three bedroom one-and-a-half bath home has been owned by only three families over the past 74 years.

The living room has a fireplace, and there is a separate dining room. There is also a family room on the main floor.

An updated kitchen with eating area includes all-white cabinetry. 

On the second floor are three bedrooms including the master bedroom. The second floor also has newer windows – replaced in 2005.

Both bathrooms in this home, built in 1939, have been renovated.

A back yard deck provides additional living space when weather permits.

This home is in the top-rated Willard School district.  It’s handy to scenic Lovelace Park and Central Street buses that provide easy access to shops and trains. For more information, contact Emily Guthrie with Weichert Realtors/LakeShore Partners at 847-570-9900.

1031 Sheridan Rd.

Open 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. List price: $1,310,000. Taxes: $23,591. 4BR/ 4BA/2Half BA.

This landmark, Queen Anne-style home in Southeast Evanston has an arched, stone entry with a semi-wrap front porch. It boasts three floors with two staircases, a balcony and a roof top deck .

The foyer, with original oak paneling, leads into the gracious living room with gas log fireplace. There is a gallery just off the living room, and a separate 19- by-14-foot dining room.

An updated eat-in kitchen that includes cherry cabinetry and granite countertops also has stainless steel appliances and a pantry.

On the second floor are two bedrooms, laundry facilities and the master suite. A fourth bedroom is on the third floor.

There is both a finished attic and finished basement.

The backyard of this historic home, built in 1895, includes a stone patio with custom gas barbeque and a pond. There is also a two-car garage. For more information, contact Michael Berg with Berg Properties at 888-276-9959.

1901 Grant St.

Open 11:30 to 1p.m. Sunday. List price: $649,000. Taxes: $14,065. 4BR/2BA.

This renovated farmhouse, with coach house in rear, was built in 1912, and is located in the Kingsley School district. The living room has a wood-burning fireplace with gas starter, and there is a separate dining room.

The spacious kitchen has light wood cabinets and stainless steel appliances, and opens to a family room and screened porch.

Four bedrooms and a den/sitting room are on the second floor.

There is a large yard with brick paver patio. There is also a two-car garage in front as well as a three-car garage off alley. The coach house rents for $950 a month. For more information about this property, contact Jackie Mack with Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty at 847-274-6676.

501 Ridge Ave.

Open 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. List price: $425,000. Taxes: $10,051. 3BR/ 1.5 BA.

This spacious Colonial in South Evanston is conveniently located near school and trains.  It has a circular traffic pattern and hardwood floors. 

There is a wood-burning fireplace in the living room, separate dining room, and the large kitchen has a breakfast area.  There is also a family room.

On the second level, there are three generously-sized bedrooms.

Recent improvements include: a new roof in 2005; a boiler in 2011; siding in 2011; and tuck-pointing on the chimney in 2010.

The house sits on a deep lot and has a one-and-a-half car garage. For more information contact Susan Salisbury with Koenig & Strey at 847-989-5547.

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