The median home value in Lake Forest, IL is $799,000.
the county median home value of $300,000.
The national median home value is $308,980.
The average price of homes sold in Lake Forest, IL is $799,000.
Approximately 80% of Lake Forest homes are owned,
compared to 12% rented, while
8% are vacant.
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This gorgeous brick home located between Sheridan Road and Lake Michigan has amazing privacy and has been beautifully renovated and upgraded. Updates include a NEW Cedar styled composite roof, new gutters, downspouts and copper flashing (all roofing components to be installed shortly), 3 new furnaces and air conditions, a new heater in the garage, new hardwood floors on first floor, new base, trim and crown moldings throughout, new plantation shutters throughout, new decorative lighting, and a new expanded kitchen with custom cabinetry and a huge island for seating 4, open to the family room, and much more! Approximately $600,000 in improvements! The two-story foyer welcomes you to a grand home with a lovely formal dining room, expanded gourmet kitchen with premium appliances, quartzite countertops in the expansion, with seating at the breakfast area or at the large island. The kitchen is open to the huge family room. The family room has ample seating with views of the stunning grounds, on each side of the fireplace. Adjacent to the family room is the living room/library with built-ins and a wet bar. Additionally, the first floor has an ensuite bedroom with huge walk in closet, perfect for in-law quarters or secondary (first floor) primary bedroom. This room is currently being utilized as an office. A beautifully appointed powder room completes this level. The staircase has been updated with decorative wrought iron spindles and has new carpeting throughout the second floor. The primary suite is large with many closets and a lovely primary bathroom with a floating Porcher tub, walk in shower and private commode room, with Perrin and Rowe fixtures. There is a laundry area off of the primary bedroom suite as well. Three other bedrooms are located on the 2nd floor, one ensuite with the remaining two sharing one full updated bathroom. The lower level has a very large recreation room, an exercise room, utility & storage space and a wine cellar. The driveway was expanded with additional space to add a basketball court. There is a 3-car heated garage with a lovely courtyard and side apron for additional parking. The backyard is fully fenced and contains a deck for outdoor grilling with access off of the kitchen with an additional gorgeous bluestone patio and fireplace overlooking the stunning grounds. With all of these updates and more, this home is an exceptional value with the ability to move right in and enjoy all that Lake Forest has to offer!
Discover the epitome of elegance in this exquisite Lake Forest home, a harmonious blend of timeless craftsmanship and modern comfort. Built in 2009, this residence exudes a charming country French aesthetic, with its natural timbers, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors and stunning moldings that pay homage to classic design. Nestled gracefully adjacent to Open Lands, nature becomes an integral part of your lifestyle. Step inside to find a thoughtfully designed layout that includes a luxurious first-floor Primary Suite with separate sitting room, spa-like bath and two walk-in closets, offering both convenience and a serene sanctuary. Upstairs, four additional bedrooms, porch and bonus room await, providing ample space for family and guests. The heart of this home is a true masterpiece with an open kitchen and family room, inviting conversations and connections. The kitchen centers around a generously-sized island and separate eating area which flows into the large family room with beautiful two-story stone fireplace and vaulted, wood paneled ceiling. The finished basement with tall ceilings adds an extra layer of versatility, ready to accommodate your unique preferences - from entertainment to relaxation, with an abundance of natural light. Indulge in the splendor of a home that encapsulates the spirit of timelessness while embracing the comforts of modern living. The covered back porch with wood burning fireplace is perfect for summer entertaining or cooler fall evenings. Welcome to a place where elegance and charm meet contemporary sophistication, creating a haven that you'll be proud to call your own.
Exceptional red brick Georgian in ideal cul de sac location. Gracious two story foyer leads to open concept kitchen, breakfast room and cozy family room loaded with tons of natural light. Viking stainless appliances fill the gourmet kitchen, and warm hardwood floors grace the ENTIRE main floor. Massive first floor office with three walls of windows and sitting room area make working from home a dream. Second floor features six bedrooms. Spacious primary bedroom with two walk in closets, soaking tub, and separate shower. Jack n Jill bathroom connecting two bedrooms. A hall bath for the fifth bedroom and sixth bedroom (currently set up as bonus room). Unbelievable full finished basement with large play area/rec room, wet bar, sixth bedroom (currently set up as exercise room), full bath, sauna, closets galore and a large storage room. Additional highlights include: front and back stairs, two powder rooms on the first floor, three car garage with epoxy flooring, TALL ceiling heights EVERYWHERE, generator and a ~7 year new CEDAR SHAKE roof to boot! Gorgeous lot of 1.39 acres with beautiful lush landscaping views, and plenty of room for a pool in the backyard. Ideal central LF location: close to Sunset Foods, Sushi Kushi, train and more. Fabulous LF beach and LF schools. The WHOLE package!
BUILDER MCNAUGHTON DEVELOPMENT BRINGS QUALITY, AND EXPERIENCE TO LAKE FOREST! MCNAUGHTON HAS "SET THE BAR" IN LUXURY RANCH & 1ST FLOOR MASTER LIVING! THE FENWICK, RANCH, OFFERS A WELL THOUGHT OUT FLOOR PLAN, WHICH INVITES YOU INTO EVERY LIVING SPACE OF THE HOME WITH STUNNING CRAFTSMANSHIP! THIS BREATHTAKING FOYER WRAPS AROUND TO DESIRED OPEN FLOOR PLAN WITH MASSIVE KITCHEN, DINETTE & FAMILY ROOM. BEDROOM AND BATHROOMS WILL EXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS! THIS STUNNER INCLUDES CUSTOM CABINETRY, QUARTZ COUNTER TOPS, PELLA WINDOWS, FIREPLACE, TRAY & CATHEDRAL CEILINGS, EXTENSIVE TRIM PACKAGE W/ CROWN & WAINSCOT + SOLID 8-FOOT DOORS, PAVER WALKS, PORCHES AND REAR PATIOS ALL INCLUDED IN STARTING PRICE. OPTIONS INCLUDE UPGRADED QUARTZ, FINISHED LOWER LEVEL, WHITE OAK CABINETS, AND HIGHLINE KITCHEN CABINETRY TO NAME A FEW. PRICE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON DESIGNER FINISHES NOT YET FINALIZED. INTERIOR PICTURES ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF A SIMILAR PLAN WITH SIMILAR FINISHES. STILL TIME TO SELECT YOUR OWN INTERIOR FINISHES! VISIT OUR MODEL TODAY!
Fabulous in-town home with amazing style and design in an incredible location across from West Park! One block from downtown Lake Forest, you will fall in love as you approach the front porch with New Orleans copper gaslight lanterns and a swing welcoming you to this beautifully updated home. The antique wide wood plank pine flooring graces the first floor which also has gorgeous architectural details and lighting. The first floor includes a beautiful living room, dining room, office area, kitchen, and family room. The fabulous kitchen features Woodmode cabinetry, high-end appliances and stone countertops with a peninsula island with seating area, and plenty of storage and workspace for all your kitchen needs. The cozy family room has an abundance of natural light overlooking the blue stone and paver patio, reminiscent of private European courtyards. From the family room, one may access the covered walkway which attaches the home to the large 2+ car carriage garage. The first-floor laundry is adjacent to the kitchen with an updated powder room. The second floor has two ensuite bedrooms, each with lovely fireplaces. Both private baths have been exquisitely updated. Additionally, there is a sitting room off of the primary bedroom with a wall of windows overlooking the private courtyard. The basement has great storage, a second home office area and exercise room with a walkout door to the back patio. The oversized 2+ car garage has stairs to a large, floored attic that could be finished for additional space. Approx $100,000 in improvements! Garage totally renovated and entire exterior of home painted in 2022. Near shops, restaurants, train, park and schools, this picture-perfect home is ready for you to move right in and enjoy!
This warm and inviting, sun filled 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom brick and cedar ranch has it all; updated kitchen and baths, refinished hardwood floors, new windows, new roof and gutters, new furnace and sump pump, and full basement. Nestled high on a quiet tree-lined street it offers great location and a comfortable floor plan. It features a spacious family room with a cozy brick, gas fireplace and a large picture window, a large dining room and a sun room overlooking a beautifully landscaped, fenced backyard with a new paver patio that is partially covered and can be enjoyed even on a rainy day. A sunny, white eat-in kitchen with new wide plank hardwood floors, subway tile backsplash, new refrigerator, and dishwasher, offers great storage and prep space. A large window over the sink brings in natural light and backyard views. The primary bedroom at the end of the hallway offers privacy and a beautifully remodeled en-suite bathroom. A fully renovated hallway bath and two additional bedrooms, all with great light and gleaming hardwood floors complete the main level. A full basement offers a pool table, spacious laundry area and tremendous storage. Other highlights include a charming front porch, a paver front walk, new light fixtures, ceiling fans, new washer and dryer, and an oversized one car garage with plenty of storage. Close to Waveland Park, Cherokee Elementary and with easy access to Metra and highways. Move-in and enjoy!
Sophisticated south-facing 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom unit in maintenance-free Crystal Point Condominium in lovely Lake Forest boasts tasteful updates, wonderful amenities, and convenient location. Welcoming foyer with coat closet leads you to the beautiful dining room with built-in cabinets and living room featuring a stunning fireplace with black marble surround and wood mantel. Remodeled eat-in kitchen offers: stainless steel appliances, custom wood cabinetry, sleek granite countertops, white subway tile backsplash, recessed lights, and tile floors. Generously sized primary suite has a large walk-in closet, and full bathroom with vanity and bathtub. Spacious second bedroom contains a double closet. Charming second full bathroom features a white vanity with quartz countertop, Kohler sink and Kohler fixture, and shower. In-unit laundry room is accessible through the second bathroom. Linen and pantry closets located in the hallway provide additional storage. Gorgeous hardwood floors and elegant crown molding flow throughout the freshly painted home. Windows, sliding patio doors, and interior doors have been upgraded. White shutters add privacy and elegance. The balcony is a great place to relax and have a cup of coffee! Residents enjoy utilizing the amazing in-ground pool, tranquil outdoor seating area with tables and umbrellas, exercise room, and updated party room! The lobby was also recently refreshed. One heated garage parking space and one storage unit are also included. The location cannot be beat! Conveniently located near: retail, dining, grocery stores, Lake Forest Beach, the Metra station, and the Interstate. Make your appointment today! Welcome home!
Incredible home on a corner lot in one of the best neighborhoods in the area. The home features an oversized 3 car garage, a large brick-paved driveway, brand new roof, new garage doors and new Hardie Board siding. Entering the home, one would be greeted with a separate foyer, leading to open and spacious living quarters with vaulted ceilings, boasting a mechanized skylight. Beautifully refinished hardwood floors provide an airy feeling to the open-floor concept space. Immediately, the space exudes a comfortable and cozy feeling with a fireplace, formal dining area, family room, and even includes a convenient wet bar. Moving to the brand-new kitchen, one will find vaulted ceilings with yet another mechanized skylight, large bay windows, and a breakfast area. Brand new wood cabinets, quartz counters, a marble backsplash, professional 6-burner stove, an awesome island and a huge pantry can all be found in this chef's kitchen. The first floor is completed with a convenient mud room, half bath and laundry area with brand new washer and dryer. Three large bedrooms, each with their own in-suite bathroom, allow for maximum privacy. A huge lofted fourth bedroom/playroom/office area adds to the family space. If not amazing enough, the home also features a full basement with a bathroom and flex space that may be used as a 5th bedroom. The brand-new deck and patio in the spacious backyard create perfect entertainment spaces outdoors for family and friends. Move in, unpack and enjoy this unique home and all that the beautiful town of Lake Forest has to offer.
Nestled within the Villa Turicum neighborhood, this remarkable residence with over 4700 SqFt of finished living space occupies just under 1 acre of meticulously landscaped grounds, offering both privacy and serenity. As you step through the entrance, an inviting foyer greets your guests with an air of elegance. The main level of the home is thoughtfully arranged, featuring a formal living room adorned with a fireplace, flanked by custom-built bookcases. Adjacent to this is a dining room that sets the stage for memorable gatherings and cherished moments. A seamless transition leads to the heart of the home - an open-concept space encompassing the kitchen, breakfast room, and family room. The kitchen, is adorned with marble countertops and ambient counter lighting, top of the line appliances and an adjacent beverage bar. The sunlit breakfast room opens to the yard and offers a perfect spot to enjoy a morning coffee. A spacious family room features another inviting fireplace, creating an intimate setting for gatherings or leisurely evenings. This property boasts five exquisite bedrooms, each with its unique character, and three recently updated bathrooms. The primary bedroom features a custom-built closet, and an ensuite bathroom with premium finishes creating a spa-like retreat within your own home. Among the bedrooms, one is equipped with a built-in desk and bookcases. Another bedroom treats you to a private balcony overlooking the lush landscape, while a spacious walk-in closet offers abundant storage. Custom-built shelving graces all the closets within the home. Practicality meets luxury, with the inclusion a service door entry to the mudroom and the convenience of a main-level laundry room. Hardwood floors span the entirety of the home, contributing to the seamless flow and timeless charm. Descend to the finished basement, where versatile spaces await - a recreation room, a play or game room, and a home gym for an active lifestyle. A designated storage room caters to your organizational needs. A comprehensive security system ensures peace of mind. Two HVAC systems offer zoned climate control. Car enthusiasts will enjoy a three car heated garage, the professionally landscaped gardens are nurtured by an integrated sprinkler system and bluestone patios and walkways create inviting spaces to unwind, while a fire pit encourages cozy gatherings on a crisp night. This home offers an unparalleled lifestyle that blends elegance and comfort in perfect harmony.
This immaculate one-story home in Stonebridge at Conway Farms has been beautifully maintained, its condition is immaculate. The 2 story entry leads you into a very spacious great room, its open floor plan provides loads of natural light throughout the day. The sunny kitchen provides a great breakfast space with and additional breakfast bar overlooking the family room. The office with lovely French doors for privacy, can be used for a multitude of needs. The master bedroom enjoys 2 very deep walk-in closet & bath with double vanity, shower, and soaking tub. The extra large, unfinished basement features very high ceilings, to use as storage or finish for lots of assertional usable space. You will also find a huge first floor laundry room off the garage, and white plantation shutters throughout. There is only one very reasonable association & assessment in Stonebridge covering lawn care, snow removal, exterior paint, pond maintenance, sprinkler maintenance, driveway seal coat every other year, and roof maintenance. This home screams out integrity!.
One of the larger (over 2000 sf) corner units, there are 3 large bedrooms and a den; updated in 2017; Heated floors in Living room, dining room and primary bathroom, Newer windows and sliders including screen doors and storm doors. Sliders have built in screens. Kitchen with stainless appliances, under cabinet lighting, snack bar, slide out cutting boards, pass thru from kitchen to living area and granite counters and backsplash. Both bathrooms have been updated with new vanities, lighting and flooring. Hall bath has beautiful white extra large shower with zero entry feature. Primary bath has all new interior with Kohler tub, hand held shower, heated floor. All new interior doors. Large laundry room with cabinets and linen closet. Den has heated flooring and built-in bookcases with cabinets. Living room has heated flooring and overlooks pool thru sliders. 2 parking spaces in heated garage with an additional storage cage 1 cat or dog allowed. Dogs 35 pound MAX no exceptions. Wallpaper removed from 3rd bedroom. Crystal Point is a beautiful 6 building condo campus and is the only complex in Lake Forest with a swimming pool. Stroll to your favorite restaurant, grocery, train, library, beach & more. Enjoy effortless living in Crystal Point.
Welcome to Kelmscott Park a luxurious community showcasing modern sophistication and a truly exceptional living experience. This West facing residence features 2 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms providing the epitome of comfort and style. As you step inside, you'll be greeted with an open-concept layout that effortlessly connects the living, dining, and kitchen areas. The kitchen is equipped with custom cabinetry, quartz countertops, high-end Wolf & Subzero refrigerator. The spacious living space has floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the stunning patio bringing the outdoor space inside. The primary suite is complete with spa like bath, shower, double vanity and generous closet space. Second bedroom offers ensuite. Residents enjoy access to a large community patio with fire pit, grill, and gathering area. A generous storage unit and FOUR indoor, underground heated parking spaces are included. This spectacular home is located within walking distance to the idylic downtown of Lake Forest complete with various dining options, shopping and Metra train. Call today to schedule a showing for what could be your new dream home.
A newly refreshed executive rental! Over 6000 sq ft, 6 bedrooms, 4.1 baths, 2 SEPARATE OFFICE SPACES, sitting room, formal dining and a large kitchen with table space, 1st floor laundry and so much more!This home has a large master suite with steam shower, separate cedar closet and a massive walk in closet. There is a first floor guest suite and first floor laundry. A very spacious unfinished basement and 2 attached 2 car garages. Brick paver driveway, in ground sprinkler system, updated landscaping, lovely patio space and a new roof! This lovely home awaits you! Close to train and interstate.Available immediately.
Classic Cape Cod home in desirable East Lake Forest. A welcoming foyer opens to formal living room w/built-in shelves, fireplace w/mantle, and several floor-to-ceiling windows allowing lots of natural sunlight! Spacious kitchen with island and separate eat- in breakfast area. Comfortable paneled family room with stone fireplace, and built-in shelves. Nice first floor powder room. FIRST FLOOR primary suite with full bathroom, OR would be a perfect first floor office. There is also a second office option BONUS room located above the 2-car attached garage. Convenient mud room located off garage. The second-floor features 3 nicely scaled bedrooms, one is en-suite and the others have a jack & jill bathroom. The large landing makes for the perfect for sitting room, desk/ study area, etc...The partially finished lower level has an extra-large room w laundry, storage. A beautiful yard and pretty setting with ravine views in backyard. This home is a perfect opportunity for buyers looking for a project and interested in putting their personal touches on this very special home. This home is being sold As-Is
Howard Van Doren Shaw's "Broad Lea" renovations in 2018,19 & 20 and then decorated to perfection! Entirely new gourmet kitchen and family room, new designer baths with Waterworks, glass conservatory, new screen porches spectacular private setting on nearly an acre of mature trees, bluestone patios. New home office with Marvin windows, heated floor & custom cabinetry. 2nd floor includes primary bedroom with 2 bathrooms and 2 walk in closets, 2 additional bedrooms and bathrooms, 2nd floor laundry and office with sleeping porch. 3rd floor completely re- developed into workout room, guest suite, sitting room, 2nd office and kitchenette. New roof 2020. The master suite has been transformed, light and bright, his and hers baths and closets. A beautiful sleeping porch await the summer nights and sounds of the prairie. Step out your door it's a short hop to Ragdale Meadow to enjoy all that Open Lands has to offer. Room for a pool. This house is a 10!
WELCOME HOME! This STUNNING beauty is nestled perfectly on an oversized .45-acre cup-de-sac lot in sought-after Hamilton Estates! This EXQUISITE beauty boasts over 5800+ sq ft of pristine updated living space with 4-5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 3 car garage & an INCREDIBLE finished English basement. From the moment step on to the bluestone front porch of this gem, you realize that LUXURY abounds throughout. Upon entrance you'll experience beautiful moldings, rich wood flooring, plantation shutters, exquisite fixtures & designer finishes inclusive of "on trend" moody paint hues. Just off the foyer of this gem, you'll experience the customized living room & formal dining room with a direct access to the spectacular remodeled Chef's kitchen. A renovated staircase with custom iron rails and box newel posts will steal your heart as you enter the rotunda area that leads you to the heart of the home. This Gourmet Chef's kitchen boasts custom white cabinets, granite countertops & High-End Stainless-Steel appliances inclusive of a SUBZERO refrigerator/Freezer, WOLF 48" Double Ovens & Professional Range Hood! You'll love the gorgeous custom glass and tile backsplash which features a built-in pot filler above the commercial grade WOLF Oven. Pasta anyone? The oversized breakfast area is complimented by a butler pantry boasting a fab serving counter and double refrigerator drawers! This fabulous space is large enough to fit your oversized farmhouse table perfectly! Entertaining is made easy with the the cocktail butler pantry area that leads to the formal dining room that boasts both a wine refrigerator and a beverage refrigerator, plus beautiful glass cabinets to showcase all you stemware! Open to the Kitchen is the spectacular Family room with soaring ceilings & an incredible floor to ceiling stone fireplace! The wall of windows and convenient double French doors lead to the upper exterior deck and provide loads of light! You'll LOVE the incredible home office with an abundance of windows & breath-taking views of the oversized back yard. The HUGE mud/laundry room has loads of cabinets, granite countertops and a convenient mud room sink - washer & dryer included too! A super chic powder room with custom glass/stone wall tile complete the main level. Head upstairs & experience the gorgeous upper landing with a circular iron staircase & lofted sitting area, yes, please! The Primary Suite boasts a sitting room, simply a true oasis where you can snuggle up & read your favorite book or perhaps have a 2nd remote workspace. The primary remodeled LUX bath includes fabulous tilework, double bowl vanity, soaking tub and HUGE walk-in shower with glass surround. You'll love the huge, customized WIC! The two other generously sized bedrooms include an updated jack and jill bath & the 4th bedroom is an ensuite with its own updated private bath! The incredible full finished basement showcases a spectacular fully equipped theater room boasting inclusive theater media components, speakers, twinkle ceiling lights, lighting, plus custom theater seating! This spectacular finished basement also includes a game area, media area, bar area, sitting room, a tech office space and an additional 4th full bath! Storage area too! Explore the outside of this custom beauty where you'll fall in love with the incredible fenced backyard that boasts a FABULOUS double tier deck with a pergola and lighting! Plus, the oversized yard has an AMAZING lighting system called "Moonlighting" which automatically comes on at dusk & creates a STUNNING ambiance while you enjoy your outdoor space. This outdoor oasis is the perfect space to enjoy dinner al fresco or simply fun outdoor entertaining! Finally, enjoy the oversized 3+ car garage with new epoxy floors and new $10k insulated custom garage doors! Prime location is a commuter's dream located just minutes off I'94. Highly Acclaimed schools, district #72 Roundout & #128 Libertyville High School! Over $300k in recent improvements!!
Suffield House is considered one of renowned architect David Adler's most important country houses. A collaboration with his designer sister, Frances Adler Elkins, this 15,000 sqft residence completed in 1934 is on 5.4 acres in the heart of Lake Forest. Built for Mrs. J. Ogden "Lolita" Armour, the entrance is neo-Georgian while the rest of the 15,000 square foot home was designed in a classical French style. The brick is whitewashed, with the warmth of buff pink coming through. This home's interior is loaded with priceless, perfectly preserved architectural features including imported English paneling, antique Chinese oil paintings, exotic marbles, ornate plaster moldings and decoration, original light fixtures, nine fireplaces (each more beautiful than the next), custom millwork, and a handsome Versailles patterned hardwood floor. This home was ahead of its time with features including a 4-stop passenger elevator and a sophisticated central heat and air conditioning system. Designed for entertaining on a grand scale, the main level has a series of exquisite formal rooms, supported by a service area that rivals the manor home in Downton Abbey with a butler's pantry, kitchen, breakfast room, silver vault, and a flower arranging room. On the second level, there are five en suite bedrooms including a large primary suite, plus a 1,000 sqft 2 bedroom, 2 bath staff apartment. The top level offers potential for expansion with another 2-bedroom apartment, a large cedar closet, a gift-wrapping room, an exercise room, and storage. A spacious, paneled rec room with a fireplace is a surprise feature in the otherwise utilitarian basement which includes a laundry center, vault, wine room, multiple storage rooms, and mechanicals. Recreational features include a beautiful pool, spa, and pool house with a great room, kitchen, dual baths, and laundry, and a bentgrass lawn with a PGA-rated putting green modeled after the 12th hole at Augusta Golf Course. A large portion of the yard is fully fenced, creating a safe place for pets to roam. The home also includes a carriage house that would make a great art studio, home office, or guest suite. Other features include a deep 4-car garage and storage facilities for landscaping equipment. Available for the first time in nearly 50 years, this is a rare opportunity to own a truly exceptional home by one of the most significant residential architects of all time!
Nestled behind the gated entrance and along a picturesque driveway lies this magnificent Georgian brick residence, set on nearly 4 acres in the heart of Lake Forest. This secluded, in-town country estate ensures the utmost privacy, with fully fenced and gated grounds adorned with lush gardens. Upon crossing the threshold, a breathtaking double curved staircase captures your attention, a true testament to the quality and grandeur of this estate. The sunken main living room, with natural light, treats you to sweeping 180-degree views of the gardens and bluestone patio. A formal dining room leads to the more casual wing of the residence, featuring a chef's kitchen, spacious family room, and sunroom. This space is perfect for both entertaining and cozy evenings by the fireplace. The west wing of the ground floor currently comprises three versatile offices/libraries, offering endless possibilities. The east wing, discreetly situated, provides separate mudroom entrances, a laundry room, an exercise room with a full bath including steam shower, and additional office space. The expansive four-car garage is equipped with smart system openers and new insulated garage doors, complete with cameras. Ascend to the second floor via one of two staircases and discover a wide main hall leading to the Primary Suite plus four luxurious ensuite bedrooms. The Primary Suite boasts a wood-burning fireplace, private balcony, two generous closets, and a spa-like bathroom. The third floor offers a new realm of living space, with three generous bedrooms, two full bathrooms, capacious storage rooms, and a soundproof, well-ventilated cigar room. In total, the usable square footage approaches an impressive 10,000 square feet, with an additional 3,000+ square feet of space in the basement. The basement includes ample storage rooms, a dedicated craft room, a recreational space, and a secure storage room. Numerous upgrades have been made to ensure top-of-the-line systems throughout the home, including a 600 amp state-of-the-art electrical service that is ready for a pool and pool house and includes a large generator. The front circle driveway and walkways have been recently installed and are heated by a dual-boiler heating system. The property boasts 12 raised beds for organic gardening, each equipped with its own water source. Here, you'll also discover two meticulously registered butterfly gardens. Enjoy leisurely evenings in the separate firepit area, soak in the hot tub, or revel in the vast expanse of the manicured lawn. If you seek a residence that combines privacy, security, grandeur, room for everyone, and the serene ambiance of the countryside, all within walking distance to downtown Lake Forest, then this is the home you've been dreaming of.
Welcome to this Stunning three-bedroom, three-bath Amberley Woods Corner Unit with Breathtaking unobstructed views of the Pond and Woods. This Unit offers Great Light Exposure and High-end appliances, including High Ceilings and Custom Cabinetry that lend an air of sophistication to the space. The Open Floor Plan is Perfect for entertaining, while the Gourmet Kitchen boasts updated Stainless Steel Appliances. The Master Bedroom Suite features a spa-like ensuite and walk-in closet with built-ins. Two generously sized bedrooms provide ample space for guests or a Home Office. Enjoy the beautiful Balcony overlooking the serene Nature Views. This elegant, efficient Newer Building offers easy Town, Highways, and Transportation access. Two-car Heated Parking adds convenience and comfort to this must-see unit. Welcome Home!
Steeped in luxury, this home is perfect for a cozy evening by the fireplace as well as for grand-scale entertaining! With 12-foot ceilings on the main level, a coveted open floor plan and custom design, the exquisite finishes and attention to detail are truly impressive. The light-filled Great Room features a wall of windows, limestone fireplace, 220-gallon saltwater fish tank and drop-down theater screen. Open to the dining area with an incredible custom designed, glass front walk-in wine closet and room for two large tables, it also showcases the phenomenal Chef's kitchen with mirrored 72" side by side Subzero refrigerator and freezer, oversized marble island with double trough sink, beautiful marble backsplash, 60" BlueStar range including griddle, grill and additional Wolf oven. An office and Guest Suite are also part of the main level living space. The second floor Primary Suite offers the utmost in luxury boasting his and hers walk-in closets, custom bath with double shower featuring stunning mosaic tile, spa tub and coffee/wine bar. A loft area and two additional ensuite bedrooms complete the second floor and all are accessible by staircase or elevator. The lower level is an enclave unto itself offering a recreation room with large windows, bar area, access to the 6,610-bottle wine cellar and tasting room, sport court, resistance pool and hot tub, exercise room, and full bath. The backyard is an entertaining mecca with inground pool, pool house, hot tub, gas fire table, waterfall, brick oven, built-in grill, beverage fridge, sink and storage. There is ample space for parking eight or more cars in the garages and the gated property offers the ultimate in privacy. This is an exceptional lifestyle estate!
This luxury maintenance free townhome located in desirable Woodland Creek Manor has been impeccably maintained with tasteful neutral decor and hardwood floors. A very private location on a secluded cul-de-sac setting. Seldom available 1st floor Primary suite. Beautiful French doors in the living room w/fireplace lead to one of two patios. 2nd patio is located off of breakfast room. Vaulted ceilings and brand new skylights. Designer kitchen has premium appliances and white cabinetry. Two story family room w/fireplace. Convenient butlers pantry between kitchen and dining room has wet bar and 2 beverage refrigerators. Spacious 1st floor Primary bedroom w/luxurious bath and walk-in closet. Upstairs you will find a great loft/library space overlooking the family room and two additional bedrooms sharing a bath between. The lower level is great and offers so much more space with huge rec room featuring a wet bar with refrigerator and dishwasher, an office or 4th bedroom, exercise room and full bath. New Roof in 2022. Great location close to shopping and train. ** PHOTOS being taken on 9/19
STUNNING, single family home situated on a quiet tree-lined street located in Lake Forest! This unique property features a ranch-style front exterior combined with a rare two-story design! This home is situated on a large corner lot nestled in a quiet neighborhood near parks/forest preserves and zoned to great Lake Forest schools. The property features an attached, heated 3.5-car garage plus plenty of additional parking space on the long driveway. This 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home offers an updated interior with an expansive layout that provides 5,663 square feet of living space. The main level features a gracious-sized living room with a built-in stone fireplace, built-in wood bookcases and plenty of picture windows that fill the interior with ample natural light! There is also a spacious separate dining area with a large picture window that overlooks the beautiful outside scenery, perfect for entertaining. The large kitchen features plenty of cabinetry blended with granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances including an updated refrigerator (2020), dishwasher (2019), high-end Dacor gas stove (2018), and double wall ovens (2016). The eat-in kitchen features a center island that provides plenty of additional counter space. The main floor offers four perfect sized bedrooms, including a huge master suite with fireplace and extra sitting area, office area, exercise or nursery area. The master suite features beamed ceilings, a pair of walk-in closets, and a private balcony that is perfect for relaxation. The master includes an en-suite bathroom that features a separate sunken soaking tub and shower with a frameless door. The master suite also grants additional access to a staircase that leads to the garage. The main floor offers one additional full bathroom and one half bath, both with newer Kohler toilets (2017). The main floor has new high quality carpet (Sept 2023), fresh and clean for new owners. The lower level offers a full, finished walk-out basement with gorgeous slate floors that includes a spacious family room with a fireplace and wet bar, a large recreational area, a full bathroom, a utility/workshop room, and a laundry room with a new washer plus dryer (2023). The property is fully equipped with a new HVAC system (2023), sump pumps (2023/2020), furnace (2017), and an upgraded indirect high efficiency hot water heater (2017). This home also provides an additional radiant heated hot water system. The property features a large backyard perfect for all outdoor gatherings with a patio and updated wooden fencing (2021). The backyard patio and a small hidden pad outside the kitchen both offer natural gas hook-ups for the outdoor chef! A large shed in the backyard provides plenty of bonus additional storage. The front exterior of the home boasts diverse landscaping and a newly replaced stone front path. The property is located near three rail stations to the city, making it an ideal commute. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. This home is a must see, don't miss out!
Set on a PRIVATE LANE short walking distance from historic downtown Lake Forest, this updated home offers over 6,000 square feet of livable space. Meticulously maintained by the current owners with numerous upgrades; updated kitchen and bathrooms, whole house generator, custom camera security system, walkout lower level with heated floor and au pair/guest suite, dog wash, inground sprinkler system, 3 fireplaces, 3.5 car garage with epoxy flooring system and custom storage, bluestone walkways, 9' first floor ceilings, and a beautiful southern exposure. First floor boasts a great floor plan with easy flow starting with the updated Kitchen: Wolf double ovens, large gas cooktop, separate beverage center, Sub Zero refrigerator, dual sinks all open to the large eating area with direct access to a large dining room for bigger gatherings. Expansive Family Room features a gas fireplace, wet bar, and large triple slider to custom deck. Additional entertaining space in the large living room. The first floor is completed with study, full bathroom plus a separate half bath, and a large mud room with custom cabinetry. Second floor offers a spacious Primary Suite with custom spa bathroom offering a designer claw foot tub, custom closet cabinetry, designer ceiling treatment, heated floors, and separate water closet room with steam shower. Three large bedrooms, all with spacious closets plus renovated bathroom complete the upstairs living quarters. Amazing walkout lower level is "Prime Time" for Sunday Football parties complete with a full-service bar with a dishwasher, beverage center, custom cherry cabinetry, billiards table area open to full media room with a gas stone fireplace and also heated flooring. Large triple slider opens to the outside with a spacious bluestone patio area creating the perfect inside/outside living. Extensive professionally landscaped yard features inground sprinkler system, mature trees and perennials, private firepit area, fully fenced backyard, large storage shed and custom ribboned driveway.
Stunning NEW CONSTRUCTION home in East Lake Forest. Located on a private lane "Codfish Alley" is just 1 block from Lake Michigan, this charming Nantucket style home is constructed of high-quality materials. The exterior is clad in cedar shingle siding, an architectural shingle roof and standing-seam metal dormers. The chimney is constructed of Chicago common brick that was claimed from a historic home designed by Delano & Aldrich. Marvin windows and doors provide natural light throughout the home. The outdoor space features a large deck, yard and is just steps to the beach. As you step inside, you will be greeted by the heart of the home, an inviting main floor open concept that seamlessly connects the spaces with 9 foot ceilings and white oak hardwood flooring. The highlight of the main floor is the chef's kitchen which includes custom, white painted shaker style cabinets, quartz countertops, Bertazzoni appliance package, and island with seating. The kitchen flows effortlessly to the family room with a gas starter fireplace. A dining area and private office are also included on the main floor. The attached 2-car garage provides easy access to the mudroom and powder room. As you ascend the open staircase to the second floor, three private bedrooms and a bonus room await (bonus room could easily function as another bedroom, or office). The primary suite features a 9 foot vaulted ceiling, two large walk-in closets, fireplace and a spa-like bath with tile flooring, double vanity, tiled shower with glass door and a separate water closet. The basement includes another bedroom and full bathroom and large rec room. This is your opportunity to buy new construction in East Lake Forest.
Located at the end of a cul-de-sac in the coveted Havenwood Subdivision, this architecturally stunning Post-Modern style home designed by architect Roy Binkley exudes personality and wit and is a masterpiece of blending form, function, light, and views. Situated amidst the picturesque wooded landscape of the former Havenwood Estate, the property seamlessly combines the best of old and new, incorporating two remnant monuments from the original estate into the property layout. Built in 1989, this wood cedar-clad home features a wood shingle roof and is defined by two monumental-sized round windows punctuating the front and rear facades. The southeast-facing orientation of the house allows natural light to flood the interior throughout the day. The home spans approximately 4,789 square feet above grade including two walkout lower level rooms. The first floor boasts a dramatic Living Room with a fireplace, soaring ceilings, and a wall of windows overlooking the ravine, a large formal Dining Room, a Kitchen with an island, an eating area, and a sitting room. Other highlights include a family room with built-in custom cabinetry and a guest suite with a full bathroom. The second floor features a primary suite and two large family-sized bedrooms. The lower level is equally impressive, offering a recreation room, an office with exterior access, a full bathroom, an exercise room, and plenty of storage space. Additional features include a first-floor laundry room and a three-car garage. From most rooms will you enjoy stunning year-round views of the Ringwood Road ravine, recently restored by the City of Lake Forest, and boasting beautiful native trees and flowers. Whether you are drawn to the architecturally unique design, the tranquil ravine setting, or this wonderful east Lake Forest neighborhood close to South Park and a short distance to the beach, this property has it all.