Sarah Rowland

Talk to Sarah Rowland about Lake Forest/Lake Bluff real estate.

Lake Forest/Lake Bluff real estate - local expertise with an international perspective.

Welcome! My name is Sarah Rowland and I joined the Lake Forest, Illinois, Coldwell Banker office 20 years ago after having lived in London, Hong Kong and Tokyo prior to making Lake Bluff our home. I work with both buyers and sellers and apply my international experiences to help you settle into this idylic community. My husband and I have raised 4 children here and I love working with young families, helping them with all things Lake Bluff/Lake Forest, from arranging sitters to schools, clubs etc.

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Lake Bluff

Lake Forest

As a full-time, full service professional, I have a proven track record of getting results for my clients. List/purchase price never determines my commitment to your transaction. I can help you sell or buy everything from million-dollar-plus estates to "regular" single family homes, condos & townhomes, rentals and vacant land.
Current Listings Past Sales


1665 Tallgrass Ln - $450,000

Beautiful 1.8 acres in Conway Farms
Lake Forest, IL
Land - Active
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Sarah delivers expert service from list to close.

When you're looking for a partner to help you negotiate the complexities of selling a home, you've come to the right place. My experience, dedication and strong communication will help ensure the successful and profitable sale of your home.

For 50+

Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES)

Do you want help sorting out the complex decisions and figuring out what role your real estate investment plays in your overall financial picture? As an SRES, I can provide information that addresses a host of issues affecting real estate decisions for senior citizens.
For Seniors


Ready for a rewarding experience?

Get detailed information on almost any property currently listed for sale. This includes Coldwell Banker listings as well as all other real estate broker listings on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS).


I deliver the exceptional results you desire.

We offer discerning clients unparalleled global connections, bespoke marketing strategies and more than 80 years of experience in luxury real estate marketing.

About Sarah

A Realtor with local expertise and international perspective.

Sarah was born and educated in England. After graduating from Bristol University Sarah worked in the fashion industry as a buyer for Peter Robinson in London. She then spent 4 years as a stewardess with British Airways before marrying and moving to Hong Kong, Tokyo, Toronto and then to USA where she has lived for the past 30 years in Lake Bluff. Sarah is an active member of the community currently working for Lake Forest Infant Welfare Society. In the past she has been on the board of the Winter Club, Lake Forest College womens board chair, Church of Holy Spirit committees. Sarah enjoys all sports from playing paddle tennis, squash, golfing, tennis and hiking. Sarah loves the outdoors and would love to introduce you to the delights of the North Shore of Chicago. Even though she has lived in the USA for 30 years her english accent still shines through!

Areas of Expertise
• Lake Bluff resident for 30 years 
• Familiar with schools: 4 children educated locally. 
• Work with Transferees and International clients
• Speak French and German
• International Experience: Lived in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Toronto and UK
• 20 years real estate experience in Lake Forest/Lake Bluff

Education and Leadership
• B. Sc. Hons Psychology Bristol University, UK
• President of Lake Forest College Women's Board. 2005 - 2007
• Infant Welfare Board for 20 years

• Presidents Circle top 1% nationally
• International Diamond Society
• ABR (Accredited Buyers Representative)
• SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist)
• Green Broker Designation