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The median home value in Lake Forest, IL is $799,000. This is higher than 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. Lake Forest real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale. Commercial properties are also available. If you like to see a property, contact Lake Forest real estate agent to arrange a tour today!
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Beds:
5
Baths:
6.50
Sq.Ft.:
5,962
Status:
NEW LISTING
MLS#:
12115650
Type:
Single Family
Subdivision:
Villa Turicum
Lot size:
0.94 Acres
Year built:
1969
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Don't miss this incredible opportunity to complete a beautiful home in Villa Turicum utilizing fabulous construction drawings by Melichar Architects! This lovely Georgian home is located on 0.94 acres east of Sheridan Road, just blocks from Lake Michigan and features an impressive two-story foyer with a lovely staircase, a wonderful floor plan, 4 wood-burning fireplaces, a 3-car garage, and a private, fenced backyard. Additional features include spacious rooms, a proposed kitchen that overlooks the backyard, a huge first floor guest suite/optional first floor primary suite, and 4 bedrooms on the second floor with hardwood floors that includes a sizable Primary Suite with fireplace ready to customize to fit your needs. Most interior millwork, finishes, flooring and cabinetry have been removed. The previous owners built a 3-story addition from 1999-2001. It includes a first-floor suite with a bedroom, two full bathrooms (one with a jetted tub and the other with a shower), a huge walk-in closet, wet bar, sitting room, and 2nd floor office or playroom. The bright sitting room has vaulted ceilings, skylights, windows, and a glass sliding door that opens to the patio and backyard. On the 2nd floor of this newer area, a huge storage space connects with bedroom 4 on the original 2nd floor. The lower level was expanded during this renovation to include an English basement (north and east windows are above grade), a large recreation room with a walk-in closet, and a full bathroom with jetted tub. All double-hung windows were replaced in 2018 by the previous owner with Renewal by Anderson windows. This is a perfect opportunity to finish designing your dream home in a wonderful neighborhood working with a top architect. One also has the ability to select their own finishes or use the finishes pre-selected by the architect. Choose your own contractor to complete this incredible home. The home is being sold "As Is."

Open House:

Sunday, 7/21 12:00-2:00PM

Beds:
4
Baths:
3.50
Sq.Ft.:
3,270
Status:
NEW LISTING
MLS#:
12116178
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
0.2 Acres
Year built:
1927
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Fabulous home in fabulous Northmoor neighborhood, just one block from South Park! Charming curb appeal welcomes you into a traditional interior setting including dining room, living room, large family room and kitchen with breakfast room. Four bedrooms total on the second floor including the en suite primary bedroom, and an updated hall bath. Fourth bedroom currently set up as an office. Finished and inviting lower level with a full bath, dry bar, exercise space, rec room and bright laundry room which helps make folding a delight! Lovely yard with rare large grass area, pavers patio with outdoor TV, hot tub and plenty of seating space - very well done. 2 car detached garage. Additional features include hardwood floors throughout the main level, plantation shutters, automated window treatments, walk-in pantry and professional landscaping. Phenomenal home in a desirable east Lake Forest location.

Beds:
3
Baths:
2.50
Sq.Ft.:
2,293
Status:
NEW LISTING
MLS#:
12116090
Type:
Condo, Townhouse
Year built:
1989
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Compass
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Move right in and enjoy this beautifully updated townhome. Improvements since 2018 include: New 2023 Brava composition roof, gutters and downspouts, new furnace, AC and hot water heater. Nest thermostat. Complete renovation of kitchen: new cabinets, counters, backsplash, sink and all new KitchenAid appliances. New custom blinds throughout most of first floor. Complete renovation of primary bath, gorgeous Crema Marfil stone tile, double vanities, Jacuzzi air-jet tub, separate shower, new lighting. New powder room. Laundry moved to first floor with new units. New basement NuCore flooring. Many new windows. New second floor carpet and freshened bath. New fireplace liner and gas logs. New garage door opener. Home is in tip-top shape. Spacious deck overlooks the pretty pond. A perfect spot to enjoy the evening sunsets. First floor primary with large walk-in closet. Two bedrooms and full bath on second floor. Basement is finished as lower level family room. Terrific unfinished area for storage. Security system, with 3 Ring cameras. Great location accessible to everything you might need! 10++

Open House:

Saturday, 7/20 1:00-3:00PM

Beds:
4
Baths:
4.00
Sq.Ft.:
3,281
Status:
NEW LISTING
MLS#:
12114609
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
1.45 Acres
Year built:
1985
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Royal Service Realty CMP
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Welcome to this gated 1.5 ACRE LAKE FOREST estate featuring an elegant 2-story colonial situated in the middle of a professionally-landscaped oasis. Quietly set back and buffeted from the main road with a long driveway, a myriad of mature fruit trees (peaches, pears, apples), a fully-fenced yard, and lovely pond- this is a true respite from everything. As soon as you enter from the circular driveway you're greeted by the double-height open foyer with dramatic spiral stairway and rotunda-plastered chandelier, elegant French doors throughout, and separate living, dining, and reading rooms. Every space opens out to the enclosed brick-paved patio area and vast yard/vegetable garden. Relax in the spacious living room with 10ft ceilings, cozy gas fireplace, crown moldings, trayed ceiling accent lighting, and the quiet OFFICE SPACE wing with its own yard access. The gourmet kitchen offers stainless steel appliances, Sub-Zero fridge, 42" cherry cabinets, island with barstools, separate breakfast area, and access to the stately dining room with open access to the patio. Walk-in butler pantry area off the kitchen leads to the main floor laundry, extra storage and cabinet space, and the 3-car garage. The main floor also has a formal reading room with fireplace which can be converted to a 5th bedroom, with a full bathroom adjacent. Walk up the spiral stairs to the second level area with a large open hallway, rear balcony access, and four total bedrooms and three bathrooms. Two en-suites also makes this truly convenient. Gorgeous primary bathroom with double sink vanity, separate spa-like shower, whirlpool, and walk-in closet. The finished basement area includes a large family room/exercise room, and lots of storage space. The backyard is a dream with lots of open space, professional enclosed garden, pond with walking bridge, and a storage shed. Lawn sprinkler system, new roof in 2018 w/warranty through 2030, dual-zone furnaces & AC units within 7 years, and an 80 gallon water heater in 2016. Conveniently located close to highways, award-winning schools, and all the Lake Forest amenities and restaurants. ACT FAST!

Open House:

Sunday, 7/21 1:00-3:00PM

Beds:
5
Baths:
5.50
Sq.Ft.:
4,506
Status:
NEW LISTING
MLS#:
12112386
Type:
Single Family
Year built:
1994
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Real Broker LLC
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Welcome to the epitome of modern elegance at 550 Hunter Lane in Lake Forest, Illinois. Tucked away in a private community just off Saddle Run Road, this pristine residence offers a remarkable blend of luxurious amenities and impeccable design that will capture your heart from the moment you step inside. As you enter, you'll be immediately greeted by the warmth of a double-sided fireplace, casting a cozy ambiance over the oak flooring throughout the main level. Soaring vaulted ceilings and skylights create a definitive WOW factor! The spacious entertaining room is perfect for hosting gatherings, complete with heated flooring, surround sound, and recessed lights, creating an inviting atmosphere for your guests. Every detail in this home has been carefully considered, with crown molding gracing each room, and Pella windows inviting natural light to dance across the space. The kitchen is a chef's dream, boasting 42-inch cabinets, stainless steel appliances, a stylish backsplash, and granite countertops. Top-of-the-line Sub Zero appliances and a mail sort station add to the functionality. A skylight and breakfast bar along with a dedicated dining area ensure a sunlit, welcoming environment. A dedicated home office is perfect for remote work, ensuring you stay productive while enjoying the comfort of your surroundings. Moving upstairs, you'll appreciate the design of the primary suite, where the dressing room and en-suite bath make getting ready a breeze. The remaining three bedrooms on level two are equally well-appointed, and the three and a half baths are elegantly designed for your comfort. The laundry room is both practical and versatile. Convenience is key with a mudroom and attached garage, ensuring a seamless transition from outdoor to indoor living. Access to the backyard provides an inviting space for outdoor enjoyment. Meander to the basement level to discover a sprawling entertaining space with a home gym featuring top of the line, professional equipment. An additional bedroom, bathroom, and storage space make for a perfect in-law arrangement private space for long term guests. Additional features of this exceptional home include a 3-car attached garage, perfect for car enthusiasts or additional storage needs. A+ School Districts include Cherokee Elementary School, Deer Path Middle School and the acclaimed Lake Forest High School. Don't miss your chance to call 550 Hunter Lane your own. Your new dream home awaits!

Open House:

Sunday, 7/21 12:00-2:00PM

Beds:
4
Baths:
5.50
Sq.Ft.:
4,810
Status:
NEW LISTING
MLS#:
12111490
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
1.27 Acres
Year built:
1966
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Experience your own private retreat in East Lake Forest! Nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac just steps to town and situated on over 1.26 acres with a pool, this stately updated all brick Georgian is the ideal blend of classic charm and modern conveniences. The superb floor plan includes a gracious foyer that flows to a sizable dining room plus an expansive living room with over 10ft ceilings and fireplace. Two sets of French doors lead to a large scale sun room with panoramic views of the lush grounds. The first floor presents a library (office) with custom built-ins, additional closet, pocket doors and a fireplace with marble surround. The recently renovated chefs kitchen includes a double stainless Sub Zero refrigerator, Wolf range, wet bar with wine refrigerator, tons of custom cabinetry and an expansive island for casual dining. The stunning kitchen opens to a sun filled family room complete with wood burning fireplace, gorgeous built-ins and French doors that connect to the fabulous backyard with patio, pool and hot tub. A large mudroom provides a full bath with shower, more custom cabinetry and flexible space. The home boasts a spacious primary suite and a spa-like bath with Carrera marble, heated floors, separate steam shower and tub. Also, an oversized walk-in dressing room. The second floor is comprised of three additional large bedrooms with organized closets and two updated bathrooms. Plus, a second laundry closet with sink. The recently updated lower level offers a 5th bedroom with walk-in closet, full bath, huge recreation room and laundry room with more storage. Other features include, hardwood flooring throughout, custom millwork, 4 car garage parking(electric charging station and heater), backup generator, wireless lawn sprinkler system, exterior landscape lighting, Sonos system, and more! This timeless residence is a true oasis in within blocks of town, train, schools and recreation.

Beds:
5
Baths:
4.00
Sq.Ft.:
3,528
Status:
NEW LISTING
MLS#:
12101441
Type:
Single Family
Year built:
1966
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: eXp Realty, LLC
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Beds:
4
Baths:
6.00
Sq.Ft.:
5,635
Status:
NEW LISTING
MLS#:
12101207
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
1.4 Acres
Year built:
2001
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Exhibiting unparalleled style and sophistication, this exquisite home has undergone a stunning renovation by acclaimed interior designer Megan Winters. Ideally situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, this distinguished residence is situated on 1.4 acres and has been masterfully reinvented inside and out. A crushed bluestone driveway and walkway lead you to the entrance. Upon entering the grand foyer, you are immediately captivated by the striking designer light fixtures, soaring ceilings, exquisite millwork, and a chic, timeless design. Perfect for entertaining, the first floor features multiple gracious rooms including a beautiful living room with a French limestone surround fireplace, an elegant dining room with wainscoting, and a grand family room with vaulted ceiling, fireplace, and French doors opening to the back patio and pergola. The centerpiece of the home is the phenomenal chef's kitchen, extensively renovated in 2015 with Bona Fide cabinetry, an extra-thick marble island with seating, high-end appliances, and much more. Conveniently located off the 3-car heated garage is a renovated mudroom with cubbies and ample storage. Additionally, the first floor includes a separate den that can serve as a home office, library, or playroom. Two staircases lead to the second floor, where you'll find 4 bedrooms, including an exceptional primary suite. The primary suite is a private retreat featuring a spacious sitting room, 2 walk-in closets, a luxurious primary bathroom, and an additional bonus room ideal as an office, exercise room, or additional closet space. Each of the three additional family bedrooms on the second floor boasts an ensuite bathroom and walk-in closet. The lower level of this remarkable home was fully finished in (year) and offers a large recreation room, a media room with fireplace, office, exercise room, 5th bedroom, and full bathroom. Step outside to the beautifully renovated outdoor space, featuring an expansive, fully fenced backyard, bluestone patio, pergola, and meticulously landscaped grounds offering complete privacy. Centrally located with easy access to shopping, restaurants, highways, and downtown Lake Forest, this stunning home truly offers the perfect blend of masterful design, functional flow, privacy, and convenience.

Beds:
3
Baths:
2.00
Sq.Ft.:
1,848
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12102512
Type:
Condo, Townhouse
Subdivision:
Laurel Place
Year built:
1994
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Beds:
5
Baths:
3.50
Sq.Ft.:
3,130
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12102989
Type:
Single Family
Subdivision:
Whispering Oaks
Year built:
1964
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Coldwell Banker Realty
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Whispering Oaks Gem !! This beautifully updated property features a large, fenced-in backyard with colorful perennials providing full privacy. The home has undergone numerous improvements, including the installation of a new fence, renovation of the fireplace, addition of hardwood floors in the basement , and an upgrade to the electrical wiring in ceiling throughout the house. A second HVAC zone has been created, all windows have been replaced, and the floors have been refinished. The property also boasts new washer and dryer , a 24-zone lawn sprinkler system, and an extensive backyard drainage system. Custom cabinets have been built, and new bathroom tiles have been installed. Conveniently located within walking distance to the school and town, this home offers both comfort and accessibility.

Beds:
5
Baths:
5.00
Sq.Ft.:
6,447
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12108284
Type:
Single Family
Subdivision:
Havenwood
Lot size:
0.76 Acres
Year built:
1988
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
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This classic brick Georgian sits on three quarters of an acre amongst towering trees in a quiet, sought after, East Lake Forest neighborhood. The amenities of this property are too extensive to list; however, if you require high ceilings, extraordinary finish levels and the ability to play golf in the winter, this home delivers. A must see for the most discerning buyer.

Beds:
4
Baths:
3.00
Sq.Ft.:
1,792
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12107119
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
0.21 Acres
Year built:
1919
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Prello Realty
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Beds:
5
Baths:
3.50
Sq.Ft.:
4,008
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12093947
Type:
Single Family
Year built:
1909
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
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Feast your eyes on this incredible and rare find! This sensational classic and stunning 3 Story Victorian is located in East Lake Forest in the heart of town! The home itself is an amazing treat with its character and beaming beauty! The charming front porch welcomes you to this unbeatable home! As one enters they will be greeted by a warm and elegant foyer with its old world majestic arches and open staircase. The grandness of the living room is the perfect gathering place with its gorgeous fireplace, hand crafted millwork, arched doorways and gorgeous pillars. You appreciate the French doors to the attractive front porch. The Dining room is the perfect place for elegant entertaining. The kitchen has updated appliances and a grand eating area with starburst window and raised ceiling. The yard view is amazing! The first floor family room is sweetly located off the kitchen. You will be delighted to see the grand 2nd floor family room which can easily be an additional massive bedroom. The primary suite "Get-a-Way" has amazing space and it's own private bath and sit area. You won't believe all the storage and potential in the basement. The yard is charming and you can't beat the location!

Beds:
4
Baths:
3.50
Sq.Ft.:
5,616
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12106943
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
1.06 Acres
Year built:
2001
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Compass
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Home is built in 2001. Indulge in the epitome of luxury with this custom-built masterpiece nestled in the esteemed enclave of Lake Forest. Set upon over an acre of verdant landscape, this three-story sanctuary boasts more than 5000 square feet of unrivaled elegance and refinement. Upon crossing the gated threshold, a grand driveway adorned with a mesmerizing water fountain sets the tone for the grandeur that awaits within. Step into a realm of bespoke craftsmanship, where every facet exudes sophistication and attention to detail. The main level greets you with a distinguished study, providing a haven for work or leisure, while the dining room, adorned with exquisite crystal chandeliers, features doors with crystal glass accents. Hardwood floors grace the entirety of the home, adding to its allure. Adjacent to this, a sun-drenched sunroom beckons, offering panoramic vistas of the expansive terrace and lush surroundings, perfect for hosting memorable gatherings under the open sky. Ascending to the second floor reveals two bedrooms, each boasting its private balcony, while the extravagant primary suite pampers with an opulent en suite complete with a steam shower and marble accents, along with direct access to the balcony for moments of tranquil repose. Journeying to the finished third story unveils a versatile space bathed in natural light, awaiting your personal touch for stargazing, fitness, or creative endeavors. Below, the finished basement entices with a prep kitchen, living area, and bar, ideal for stylish entertaining. Throughout the residence, four fireplaces provide warmth and ambiance, while the gourmet kitchen captivates with custom cedar cabinets, Viking appliances, and oak trim. Pella windows flood the interior with natural light, complemented by a state-of-the-art steam boiler system ensuring comfort and efficiency. Outside, meticulously landscaped grounds offer boundless opportunities for outdoor enjoyment, including a designated area for recreation and exploration. An attached workshop provides space for hobbies, while the garage's partially finished attic invites your imaginative vision. Conveniently situated near the Metra train, commuting is effortless, allowing for a seamless blend of work and leisure in this idyllic locale. Experience the pinnacle of luxury living in this custom-built dream home, where every element reflects a commitment to excellence and a life well-lived. Welcome to the epitome of Lake Forest luxury!

Open House:

Sunday, 7/21 12:00-2:00PM

Beds:
3
Baths:
3.50
Sq.Ft.:
2,868
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12017976
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
1.38 Acres
Year built:
1977
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Compass
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Beds:
4
Baths:
3.00
Sq.Ft.:
3,158
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12098168
Type:
Single Family
Subdivision:
Academy Woods
Lot size:
0.18 Acres
Year built:
1997
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Citywide Real Estate
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Rare opportunity to buy a customized 4 bedrooms home in The Academy Woods. Academy Woods is a tree-filled neighborhood of single-family homes in Lake Forest, Illinois. Located at the end of a leafy drive next to a shimmering lake, Academy Woods is a beautiful and peaceful haven for the owners of the 77 homes on the property. This customized brick home has a choice location in Academy Woods layout. Architecturally stunning home was significantly expanded to create a more spacious residence with a rare 1st floor master suite and large second bedroom/library with additional full bath again on the 1st floor. Two more bedrooms on the second floor with a full bath complete this house. The living room has super high ceilings with huge windows bringing in a lot of sunlight throughout the day. Expansive & private backyard has uninterrupted wooded and winter pond views. Enjoy this beautiful home that has access to the trail to Middlefork Savanna, a 600+acre nature conservancy. The HOA covers snow removal, lawncare as well as taking care of the common areas of this private community giving you a maintenance free living. The home just needs some cosmetic upgrades and TLC.

Beds:
3
Baths:
3.50
Sq.Ft.:
2,468
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12087089
Type:
Single Family
Year built:
2024
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Experience the epitome of luxury living in this brand-new construction by McKirnan Group. Located in a perfect East Lake Forest location, this all-brick home boasts 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths with a fantastic layout for everyday living. The expansive kitchen is a true chef's dream featuring granite countertops, an oversized island, custom cabinets by Quintessential Cabinetry, a 48" Wolf gas range and a French door Subzero refrigerator. The kitchen seamlessly opens to the living room, creating a bright and spacious environment perfect for both living and entertaining. The main level also features a dedicated office, perfect for remote work or study. Just off the garage you will find a practical mudroom with this home's first laundry area. Upstairs you'll find three generous bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The primary suite boasts a large custom closet and a beautifully appointed bath with quartz countertops and Kohler fixtures. The bright, fully finished basement offers a large living area, the fourth bedroom, full bath and a second laundry room. The attached garage is equipped with an EV plug, making it easy to charge your electric vehicle at home. Walk to downtown Lake Forest, filled with charming shops and restaurants! Fabulous location and fabulous home!

Beds:
5
Baths:
3.00
Sq.Ft.:
4,077
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12087271
Type:
Single Family
Year built:
1986
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Berg Properties
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Fabulous 4100 sf all brick Georgian poised on gorgeous oversized lot in popular Onwentsia Gardens neighborhood! This 5 bedroom, 3 bath home features all hardwood floors on 1st floor, walnut inlay in the foyer, updated white kitchen, new baths, Kolbe and Kolbe true divided windows, new roof (2023) with copper flashings and gutters! Two story foyer showcases grand staircase, spectacular views of outside in every direction plus new lighting. Generously sized living room is open to the vaulted ceiling, 4 season sunroom with skylights and the dining room giving it that open floor plan today's buyers desire. The shiny and bright white kitchen features granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, extra large eating area with built-in and fantastic views to the pretty backyard. Large family room adjacent to the kitchen features wood burning fireplace, crown moldings and recessed lighting. Making this home even more appealing is the extra spacious library/6th bedroom and full bath on the first floor! Four very generous size bedrooms on the second floor including spectacular Primary suite complete with new amazing white bath boasting white Copenhagen granite, free standing soaking tub, double vanities and separate shower! Lower level finished with media area, recreation room and play area plus plenty of storage. Beautiful professionally landscaped .57 acre yard, brick paver patio and perennial's galore is perfect for playing or entertaining plus asphalt driveway with paver edging and apron. Noteworthy is the common grounds and landscaping (maintained by the HOA) that surround this yard giving it an extra special look and expansive feel! You can even walk the dedicated open space connected to this yard all the way to Poplar Street! 3 car garage and extra large laundry room too! Built by very well respected Gene Martin. Centrally located with easy access to town, train, restaurants and parks plus a straight shot down US41 to downtown Chicago. Move right in and experience the popular Lake Forest schools, parks, beaches and amazing restaurants!

Beds:
5
Baths:
9.50
Sq.Ft.:
7,053
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12093380
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
1.8 Acres
Year built:
2006
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Compass
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No expense has been spared creating this remarkable home. Custom built in 2006 on 1.8 acres on the grounds of Robert P. Lamont's former estate, this home embodies the classic elements of Georgian architecture with limestone adorned windows, symmetry, proportion and exquisite finishes. Boasting 6 bedrooms and 8.3 bathrooms across 7053 SF with an additional 4000 SF in the finished lower level, this thoughtfully designed home offers a mix of formal and informal spaces and a floorplan equally suited for grand entertaining as it is for comfortable family living. Spacious but not imposing, it features graciously scaled rooms with incredible architectural detail, soaring ceilings, elaborate plaster moldings, exquisite millwork, wide plank hand scraped mahogany flooring and 8 fireplaces. Upon entering, a stunning center entry hall sets the stage for the extraordinary detail evident throughout this exceptional home. The outstanding craftsmanship and attention to detail are immediately apparent, creating an inviting and elegant atmosphere from the moment you step inside. Just off the foyer is a formal dining room, a perfect setting for large dinner parties or for celebrating special family events. Embraced by plaster moldings, this room features exquisite floor to ceiling windows, gas fireplace and a crystal chandelier and sconces. A pair of hidden doors leads to be beautifully appointed butlers pantry with full size wine refrigerator, beverage and freezer drawers. The stunning DeGiulio-designed kitchen offers furniture-quality cabinets and fantastic storage and prep space, top-of-the-line appliances, a massive center island, onyx counters and a large breakfast room overlooking the private backyard. The adjacent family room boasts a limestone fireplace, extensive millwork, coffered ceilings, tall windows and French doors leadings to an inviting screened porch with a cozy outdoor fireplace. The first-floor owner's wing is a luxurious retreat, complete with two fireplaces, his and hers luxury baths, a beautiful dressing room, and a private sitting room with a discrete wet bar. A hidden fully integrated door connects to a formal living room adorned with rich millwork, a beautiful chandelier and another gorgeous fireplace. An ante room leads to an executive-size library with richly paneled walnut walls, exquisite built-ins and a handsome fireplace. A gracious open staircase connects all three levels and is flooded by natural light through an architectural skylight. The second-floor hosts four beautifully appointed bedrooms, all with en-suite baths, hardwood floors and walk-in closets. Two of the suites have private decks overlooking the treetops and the lush backyard. The unparalleled lower level boasts the same exceptional quality as the rest of the home. Featuring high ceilings, architectural moldings, a sit-down bar, second family room with fireplace, game rooms, movie theater, a workout room with spa- like bath, a bedroom suite, catering kitchen, and wine room. Oversized window wells with exposed brick bring in natural light. This home also offers three butlers/ service pantries and three laundry rooms, one on each level, for added convenience. Outside, the property presents a beautiful and private setting, featuring a gated entry with a striking brick and limestone garden wall, stunning landscaping, stone terraces and two one-of-a-kind pool changing rooms that are original to the former estate. Additionally, a spacious front courtyard provides ample parking for guests. Other highlights include an electronic entry gate, crushed granite driveway, landscape lighting, irrigation system, backup generator, security and speaker systems and a 4-car heated garage. This home is a testament to quality and value, offering an exceptional living experience in a prime location.

Beds:
3
Baths:
3.50
Sq.Ft.:
2,646
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12083823
Type:
Single Family
Subdivision:
Conway Farms
Lot size:
0.26 Acres
Year built:
2000
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Coldwell Banker Realty
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This Courts of Conway home is bright and sunny and enjoys spacious main level living. This lovely home has been beautifully updated with great attention to architectural details, and is perfectly suited for your hosting and entertaining. The main level features a gracious foyer leading into a grand living room. The chef's kitchen enjoys a sunny breakfast area and opens to the formal dining room. A sophisticated library is a quiet spot to enjoy a favorite book. The main level's primary bedroom suite features updated vanities, and his and her closets. The upper level enjoys two bedrooms and full bath. The full, finished basement features a great family room, office nook, fourth bedroom, full bathroom, and great storage. The quiet, outdoor space enjoys an enlarged patio. This home enjoys an east facing front door, and the association covers lawn care and snow removal, plus use of the pool and tennis courts. The recent updates since 2020 include: renovations in the living room, master bath, guest room, and kitchen; as well as interior paint, carpeting, washer & dryer, double ovens, gas fireplace insert, patio, and roof. This home offers 2,646 square feet of living space above grade and an additional 1,294 in the basement.

Beds:
5
Baths:
7.50
Sq.Ft.:
4,167
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12095272
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
0.46 Acres
Year built:
2024
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: RE/MAX Top Performers
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Welcome to this stunning six-bedroom, 7.1-bath new construction French eclectic style home, perfectly situated close to downtown Lake Forest on nearly half an acre lot. This luxurious residence offers an open floor plan filled with sunny rooms and high-end tasteful finishes throughout. The gourmet kitchen is a chef's dream, featuring quartz countertops, Thermador stainless steel appliances, and an island with a breakfast bar. The main level includes a bedroom/office with a walk-in closet and ensuite, providing flexible living space. The second floor is highlighted by a lavish master suite, boasting a large walk-in closet and a private ensuite with a double-sink vanity, soaking tub, and separate shower. Three additional bedrooms on this level each have their own ensuite and walk-in closet, ensuring comfort and privacy for all. The full finished basement adds even more living space with a wet bar, open rec room, a sixth bedroom, two full baths, and a family room, making it perfect for entertaining or accommodating guests. The huge fenced yard with a patio provides a serene outdoor retreat, ideal for relaxation or outdoor activities. Conveniently located close to the Lake Forest Metra station and right off Route 43, this home offers easy access to transportation and local amenities. Don't miss the opportunity to own this exquisite new construction home in a prime Lake Forest location!

Beds:
2
Baths:
2.00
Sq.Ft.:
2,012
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12089108
Type:
Condo, Townhouse
Subdivision:
Crystal Point
Year built:
1972
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: United Real Estate - Chicago
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Sunday, 7/21 11:00-1:00PM

Beds:
3
Baths:
3.50
Sq.Ft.:
1,720
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12084810
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
0.16 Acres
Year built:
1909
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Coldwell Banker Realty
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Completely updated and move in ready Farmhouse style home in the heart of Lake Forest. Built in 1909 , rehabbed in 2019. This home features a wrap around porch, an open floor plan, white shaker cabinets, custom marble countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a walkout finished basement with full bath along with a 4th bedroom. Location is minutes from town, West Park, Sheridan School, Lake Forest High School, Commuter Train, and so much more!

Beds:
4
Baths:
3.00
Sq.Ft.:
3,956
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12046581
Type:
Condo, Townhouse
Subdivision:
Lake Forest Chateau
Year built:
1993
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Welcome to this stunning and expansive townhome in prestigious Lake Forest Chateau boasting almost 4000 square feet above grade with an open floor plan and gleaming hardwood floors. The living room, dining room, and family room offer breathtaking views of the patio and a serene natural spring-fed pond. The living room impresses with a 21-foot ceiling and a gas fireplace adorned with a Cantera Stone hand-carved surround. The kitchen is equipped with granite counter tops, high end appliances, an island, desk area, and spacious breakfast room. Conveniently located off the kitchen is a large laundry/mud room that leads to 2-car garage. The second-floor primary suite features a tray ceiling, walk-in closet, and luxury bath with jetted tub. The remaining bedrooms are generously sized, and the large open loft area overlooks the living room and family room adding to the home's spacious and open feeling. The finished basement provides additional living and entertaining space with a large wet bar, an entertainment center with surround sound, half bath and ample storage and utility space. Step outside to the two-level Italian stone patio, completed in 2021, and enjoy the peaceful views of the pond. This home has been meticulously maintained, with a new furnace in 2021, A/C in 2019, roof in 2016. Plus the hardwoods on main floor, stairs, and railings were refinished and new hardwoods were installed on second floor loft area and second floor hallway, all in in 2022. Located close to shopping, Metra, restaurants, and more, this exquisite townhome offers both luxury and convenience.

Beds:
5
Baths:
6.50
Sq.Ft.:
6,575
Status:
Active
MLS#:
12081433
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
1.5 Acres
Year built:
2001
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: @properties Christie's International Real Estate
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Situated on 1.5 private acres in the picturesque town of Lake Forest, this sweeping residence exudes timeless elegance with updated charm reminiscent of an East Coast country estate. If Martha Stewart or Ina Garten had a home here, this would undoubtedly be it. Boasting an impeccable fusion of formal sophistication and relaxed comfort, the layout of this home is designed to perfection. Just a few of the highlights include: A gorgeous updated white kitchen with all new (2023) high end appliances; a luxurious primary bedroom retreat that features a separate sitting room with loft, dreamy bathroom with steam shower and closets to die for; main floor full guest suite; separate guest wing with private beds and baths; finished lower level with wide deep window wells that offer plenty of natural light. Walking through this home you'll find so many well thought out details from the wide window seats and cozy nooks, to the 5 fireplaces, the wine cellar and the fully integrated smart home features. In addition to a 2-car attached garage there is a detached carriage house, providing space for two more cars along with a workshop, garden room, and two finished 2nd floor spaces, perfect for a work from home space, music room, or gym. Many new features include a new DaVinci synthetic shake roof, new appliances, fresh paint, new HVAC. There is plenty of room for a pool, which would be perfected placed in front of the carriage house making it a perfect pool house for outdoor living. Convenience meets luxury in this desirable location, just moments away from the train station, major highways, and grocery stores. Welcome to your perfect retreat in Lake Forest-a home that seamlessly combines sophistication, comfort, and convenience for the ultimate in luxurious living.

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