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Beds:
5
Baths:
5.00
Sq.Ft.:
6,214
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10975958
Type:
Single Family
Subdivision:
Havenwood
Lot size:
0.79 Acres
Year built:
1989
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
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If you're considering a home of this caliber, don't hesitate!! This is a home you simply must see in person to fully appreciate how big it is, the scope of the kitchen which is the full width of the home front to back, and the amazing backyard (your dog will thank you!). Tucked into a private cul-de-sac in desirable Havenwood, the home features a floor plan that allows everyone to find their favorite personal space, with all the elbow room you need, and room to spare! Tall ceilings, wide hallways, gorgeous moldings and functional built-ins set the stage, with amenities such as an enormous, sun-drenched kitchen where friends and family will love hanging out, a main floor office, huge bonus room perfect for working-from-home, main floor mud room with cubbies, and a separate laundry room with new dog shower. Additional highlights include 5 big bedrooms all on the 2nd floor, with a luxury primary suite that includes a private study. In addition, you'll have 3 fireplaces, front and back staircases, outfitted closets, freshly painted throughout and newly carpeted bedrooms, a finished lower level with exercise room, play areas, full bathroom, and storage galore, plus a cozy screened porch, a brand new hardscape with Hestan grill, dining bar, stone fireplace. Also, a children's playground, a 3 car garage with electric car charging outlet, security system, lawn sprinklers, the list goes on!

Beds:
4
Baths:
4.00
Sq.Ft.:
n/a
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10975294
Type:
Single Family, Ranch
Subdivision:
Wedgewood
Lot size:
1.04 Acres
Year built:
1989
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Compass
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Fantastic opportunity to move right into this 4 Bedroom brick RANCH on edge of a Cul-de-sac with approx 1 acre lot. Bright and Open Living/Dining with Vaulted ceilings. Family Room Opens to Deck looking out to the Wooded lot nestled in the wooded and secluded SW corner of Lake Forest with lovely pond views. Lovely kitchen w/ large eating area, double ovens, Oak Floors, Volume ceilings, 2 Fireplaces, 3 car attached garage, Huge unfinished basement, Wood deck, Fabulous Landscape. Super Charming! A Must See!

Open House:

Sunday, 4/25 12:00-2:00PM

Beds:
4
Baths:
4.00
Sq.Ft.:
2,695
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10974600
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
0.2 Acres
Year built:
1923
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
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Absolutely wonderful and Amazing Charming home with an "In-Town" location! You will be welcomed by the lovely front porch... (Perfect for outdoor conversations) ... Beautifully decorated and a lovely open floor plan. The kitchen has granite countertops and an abundance of gorgeous cabinetry. You'll love the generous counter space. The mudroom provides good storage and is bright and sunny! The floor plan is very versatile. Hardwood floors throughout the first level. The kitchen opens up to the family room which has a pretty fireplace. There is also access to the back deck with plenty of room for entertaining! All new flooring in the 2nd floor bedrooms and basement. The master suite is a true "get-a-way" with its large custom spacious bathroom, walk in closet and fireplace. It also has a wonderful deck right off the bedroom! It is a true escape! When the addition was put on the home, a newer basement came with it! Plenty of storage. There are 2 laundry rooms, one on the 1st floor and the other in the basement. ALL NEW WINDOWS! Semi smart lighting system.The yard is the perfect size! You can't beat the location! A quick hop to town, train, shops and library!

Beds:
6
Baths:
8.00
Sq.Ft.:
12,297
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10974372
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
3.8 Acres
Year built:
2001
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Coldwell Banker Realty
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An impressive tree lined driveway leads you to this 3.8 acre private estate on the most desirable road in town. The home was designed by the renowned architectural firm of Liederbach & Graham, with attention to authenticity, and classic comfort. Luxury & privacy define this estate, a perfect balance of uncompromised quality, elegance & tranquility abound. Phenomenal architecture design with outstanding craftsmanship, including massive windows, stone & wide planks wood floors. Inside you'll swoon over the Chef's dream kitchen with hand carved French style cabinets, top of the line appliances & a sitting space with a fireplace to enjoy the aroma of food while cooking. The screened porch off the family room features Vermont blue slate stone floor & a fireplace, great for E-Learning. Entertain your family and friends and enjoy the formal dining room, large living room, family room & separate coach house. There is an office, a study, recreation room, huge workout room, and two separate wings of family living on the second floor. The luxurious master suite boasts a stone hearth fireplace, bay window, and Lime stone radiant heat floors in bath with 3 separate sections - shower, soaking tub & 2 vanities, along with 2 huge walk-in closets well designed to fit any wardrobe.Overlooking the peaceful yard. There is an art room, wine cellar, lady's office, library & 3 season porch. This estate sets a high standard for excellence in living. It was designed to show the art of nature with open indoor / outdoor living spaces accented by exotic woods & stone. For the car lover, a 5 car garage is attached to the home. Let's also not forget the fruit trees adorning the property. The bright Third floor is finished as a large studio great for Yoga & other workouts. Features: Walnut floors in Living ,office, dining & family rooms. Reclaimed Terra Cotta tile with radiant heat floors in Kitchen & Breakfast room with wine refrigerator . Vermont Slate roof. Copper gutters and downspouts. Limestone terrace. Creston home control system . State of the art security system. Sprinkler System. SELLERS REQUEST A FORM OF Qualification FROM A FINANCIAL INSTITUTION TO BE EMAILED TO LISTING AGENT BEFORE CONFIRMING ANY APPOINTMENTS

Beds:
5
Baths:
6.00
Sq.Ft.:
4,750
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10971757
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
1.41 Acres
Year built:
1989
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Coldwell Banker Realty
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Set at the end of a private, quiet cul-de-sac, this elegant red brick Georgian has it all. Two story abundant light-filled home with bridal staircase foyer. The kitchen has been updated with expensive white & cherry Wood Mode cabinetry. This marvelous gourmet kitchen, where family gathers for cooking, chatting & enjoying fun meals, opens up to the huge cathedral ceiling great room with newer windows , skylights & the wet bar overlooking the serene private yard. The formal family dining room is wonderful for sit down dinners. Beautiful hardwood floors, elegant draperies & Plantation Shutters throughout the first floor. Ample spaces where you can work at home: a library, an office & a comfortably finished lower level. The second floor is host to the luxurious master suite, a relaxing haven after a busy day. En-suite bedroom with full bathroom, two bedrooms sharing a Jack & Jill bathroom, all quite spacious with large closets. There are 2 laundry rooms, one on the first floor & the other on the second floor. The additional 1200 sq ft. of finished recreation room in the lower level is wonderful space for a busy family. The backyard is a WOW!! Private 1.41 acres with a brick paver patio, screened-in gazebo with Brazilian IPE decking. Enjoy the huge green space with complete privacy. Let's not forget the heated 3 car garage that has a 220-voltage outlet ready for an electric car. This is truly a rare & remarkable estate in one of a kind setting. Walk to shopping & Starbucks !! Ready for Occupancy!! Quick Closing. Ready for a new owner.

Open House:

Sunday, 5/2 1:00-3:00PM

Beds:
5
Baths:
5.00
Sq.Ft.:
5,005
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10970817
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
1.65 Acres
Year built:
1958
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
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Tucked away down a private drive, this exceptional home feels like your very own "country in the city". Offering exquisite details and beautiful outdoor spaces, casual elegance radiates throughout this sunny and spacious home where formal rooms are complimented by warm family spaces. The gracious foyer welcomes you in and allows for easy access to all 1st floor rooms. Stunning living room is highlighted by the fireplace with detailed moldings and built-ins as well as the large bay window looking out on the professionally manicured grounds. Appealing white kitchen features high end appliances and is adjacent to the enormous yet inviting family room with beamed ceiling, stone fireplace and a fabulous wet bar. Relax in the adjoining four season sun room with heated stone floor and walls of windows. The 1st floor master suite is lovely with private bath and sitting room as well as access to the charming rose garden and patio. Upstairs are three additional bedrooms and two additional baths, as well as a large, cozy loft area. There is a large rec room in the basement for additional entertainment with room for pool or ping pong table. The nearly two acre fully fenced property with numerous gardens and patio with pergola provide for fabulous outdoor living. Freshly painted exterior and two new furnaces. Unsurpassed curb appeal and gorgeous grounds in a sought after Lake Forest location combine to make this a special opportunity!

Beds:
2
Baths:
2.00
Sq.Ft.:
1,427
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10969687
Type:
Single Family, Condo
Subdivision:
Laurel Place
Year built:
1997
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Coldwell Banker Realty
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Immaculate 1st floor corner unit at Laurel Place featuring 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths plus a den with a split floor plan for maximum privacy. The spacious Living Room/Dining Room combination features a marble gas Fireplace, hardwood floors, new blinds on sliding glass door leading to the balcony, and opens to a den/office with new blinds. Beautiful crown moldings and 9 foot ceilings highlight the rooms. A generously sized Kitchen with new stainless steel appliances, 42" cabinets, granite countertops, new full size washer and dryer, and table area for casual dining is bright and cheery. This condo also features: a private balcony, heated underground garage, storage room, ample closets including a large walk-in the master bedroom, new furnace and air condenser, nest thermostat, new Hunter Douglas blinds and new draperies, California Closets, new roof in 2016. Ideal Lake Forest location, walk to town and train!

Beds:
7
Baths:
9.00
Sq.Ft.:
8,991
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10964936
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
0.97 Acres
Year built:
1900
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Jameson Sotheby's International Realty
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Inherently timeless and elegant by design, this 7 bedroom/5.4 bath Georgian is quintessential Lake Forest. Originally designed by Henry Ives Cobb, the architect also responsible for the design of the Potter Palmer mansion and the Newberry Library, this 8,000-square-foot historical gem flaunts incomparable curb appeal courtesy of a professionally landscaped lot that's nearly an acre, a white oak-dappled circular drive and a facade befitting of a Robert Frost poem. And with ease of access to both Lake Michigan and the luxuries of downtown Lake Forest, recreational pursuits are but moments from your front door. Inside, artisan craftsmanship abounds across all three stories, from the grand first-floor foyer, living room, dining room, family room and library to the en suite bedrooms upstairs (three with original fireplaces), while creature comforts and au currant amenities-SubZero and Miele appliances in the updated kitchen, a 2,000-bottle climate-controlled wine cellar-satisfy the penchants of the modern family. And there's no shortage of specialty spaces: On the main level, a side portico and mudroom with powder room, built-in coat cubbies and a dog washing station deepens the home's overall function. On the third floor, bonus bedrooms (perfect for an au pair or multi-generational living), a WFH office, a media room, a large recreation room and a convenient kitchenette broaden the footprint. Below stairs, a partially finished basement boasts a walk-in wine cellar, home gym and ample space for storage. And for further serenity and family fun, the spacious backyard brings a screened-in porch, a sizable stone terrace and a new seven-foot white cedar stockade fence that defines the property for privacy (and pets). With room to spread out or come together, 400 Washington Road is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for a discerning buyer place to put down roots and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Beds:
3
Baths:
3.00
Sq.Ft.:
2,315
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10953356
Type:
Single Family, Condo
Subdivision:
Conway Farms
Year built:
1999
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Coldwell Banker Realty
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Looking for maintenance free-living? This beautifully appointed townhome in the popular Conway Farms sub division checks all the boxes. 1. The master bed and bath is on the 1st floor. 2. The updated kitchen provides an eat-in area for casual meals. 3. The living room and formal separate dining room are ideal for entertaining. Special features include a fireplace, pretty built-in cabinetry and hardwood flooring. 4. The 3 season screened porch offers pretty views to the open green space. 5. A full basement which has been partially finished allows for more living space and provides for additional storage. 6. There is a 2 car attached garage. 7. The amenities for the residents in Conway Farms include the pool house, tennis courts, community room, and playground, just a short walk from this home.

Beds:
5
Baths:
5.00
Sq.Ft.:
4,233
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10994954
Type:
Single Family
Subdivision:
Villa Turicum
Lot size:
0.98 Acres
Year built:
1973
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
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This is truly a gem in the beautiful Villa Turicum neighborhood. This lovely home sits on a pretty hill. Enjoy the circular drive as you arrive! The entry foyer is bright, spacious and freshly painted. It has a stunning open staircase! The foyer is a beautiful welcome to this home! Prepare for the "WOW" factor as you enter the amazing sized kitchen which opens to the family room and massive eating area. The kitchen has an abundance of cabinets, great counter space, SS quality appliances, and a nice breakfast bar. The generous eating area space overlooks the beautiful and soothing yard. The family room has a fireplace and bright bay window. The Living room and Dining room overlook the sprawling front yard. There is a full bath on the first level and a den/office. You'll love the first floor laundry room. The master suite is a true "Get-a-way" with its generous closets and private bathroom with a jetted tub, separate shower and bidet. The basement is beautifully finished with a wonderful recreation room, game room, storage and work out center. The quality in this home shows!

Beds:
2
Baths:
2.00
Sq.Ft.:
1,805
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10939697
Type:
Single Family, Condo
Subdivision:
Crystal Point
Year built:
1972
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Coldwell Banker Realty
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Remodeled and updated in 2018! This bright west facing 3rd floor unit offers two large bedrooms, 2 full baths, and a den. The former third bedroom is now a den with a wall removed to make an open floor plan to the large living room and dining room area. The fully updated and expanded kitchen has white cabinets, granite counters and stainless appliances. All new windows and sliding glass door. Refinished hardwood floors. Newer carpet in the bedrooms. Sparkling white updated bathrooms with granite counters. Recessed lighting throughout. In unit laundry room with new washer and dryer 2019. New HVAC 2016. Close to elevator. 2 indoor parking spaces in heated garage beneath building. Amazing amount of in unit storage plus storage cage in garage. Party room and Exercise room on first floor. Outdoor pool. No Pets and No Rentals. Close to town, shopping, restaurants, commuter train and beautiful Lake Forest Beach!

Beds:
3
Baths:
5.00
Sq.Ft.:
2,857
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10938428
Type:
Single Family, Condo
Year built:
2018
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
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East Lake Forest...New Construction...Low Maintenance...Steps to Everything!! Designed by Chicago architect Austin DePree with Northworks, and built by Taris Real Estate, also out of Chicago. Start with the Stunning exterior with handsome brick facade inspired by classic architecture. Find the perfect balance as you enter this elegant home filled with sunlight, 9' and 10' ceilings, hardwood flooring, sophisticated millwork throughout and masonry fireplace. The elevator services all 4 finished floors. The refined kitchen features Wolf/Sub Zero/Miele appliances, marble counters and island, milled custom cabinetry, wet bar and a sunny balcony. Craig Bergman designed grounds with lovely courtyard and private herringbone brick patio. Attached 2-car garage plus ample guest parking on the premises. Walk outside this remarkable residence and find yourself steps from Market Square, restaurants, shopping, Metra and Starbucks. Gracious in-town living!!

Beds:
5
Baths:
9.00
Sq.Ft.:
7,237
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10931942
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
1.45 Acres
Year built:
1960
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
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Simply fabulous! Style, luxury and comfort define this wonderful east Lake Forest home, just three blocks from Lake Michigan. Renovated and expanded by the esteemed design-build firm, Lake Forest Landmark Development, it boasts over 7,200 sq ft of the most sublime level of finish you will find. Sited on 1.45 acres with a backdrop of a gently sloping ravine, the home is in harmony with its natural surroundings. The two story foyer unveils a light palette and elegant design with generous white millwork and rich hardwood flooring. The foyer opens to the formal living room with fireplace and wall of windows with views of the magnificent ravine. The beautifully appointed dining room has floor-to-ceiling windows, a crystal globe chandelier, Fromental silk wallpaper and French doors for privacy. The Christopher Peacock kitchen is a showplace with ideal work space for the family chefs! The abundant white cabinetry is adorned with substantial satin nickel hardware, black walnut drawer liners and Carrara marble countertops with double edges. There are two SubZero refrigerators with double freezer drawers, a SubZero Dual Zone 78-bottle wine refrigerator, Fisher/Paykel and Miele dishwashers, a Wolf 6-burner gas cooktop with griddle and culinary vented hood, Wolf Dual Ovens and warming drawer, and a center island with seating and storage. Note the hand hewn, wide plank hardwood floors that extend from the kitchen into the informal eating area and spacious family room with fireplace. These rooms have access to the outdoor stone paved terraces. Work from home in the handsome walnut paneled library with built-in partner's desk, bookshelves and fireplace, or walk down the hall to another light, bright and spacious home office. The gorgeous first floor master suite boasts a deluxe bathroom designed by Laura O'Brien of O'Brien-Harris. It has two separate bathrooms with a common shower, a freestanding soaking tub, Calcutta Gold marble countertops, separate customized closets and dressing rooms complete with stackable washer and dryer. The nearby exercise room offers a full-size gym for home workouts. Front and rear staircases access the 2nd floor. The expansive 2nd floor has four en suite bedrooms with cedar-lined closets with closet systems. There is also a 2nd floor family/media/study room and nearby craft's room with large storage closet. The full finished basement provides plenty of space for recreational fun! It is complete with rec room, game room, a full bathroom and bright laundry room with two washers/dryers and a folding station. Additional home upgrades include a Panasonic multi-line business phone system, newer mechanical systems with wireless and remote ability to control heating/cooling, comprehensive security/alarm systems, programmable landscape lighting and irrigation system. This home represents the best of the best, and offers extraordinary natural scenery in every season!

Open House:

Sunday, 4/25 12:00-3:00PM

Beds:
4
Baths:
6.00
Sq.Ft.:
5,520
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10910385
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
4.19 Acres
Year built:
1953
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
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A Lake Forest Hidden Gem! This remarkable French Norman-Style Country Estate with Coach House is situated on 4 beautifully landscaped and private acres that were once part of the original Albert Lasker Estate and his legendary Mill Road Farm Golf Course. A distinctive Bluestone foyer welcomes you into this remarkably expanded 4 bedroom Estate Home. The home features a 2.5 car attached garage, a main floor master suite elegantly appointed by a gas burning fireplace topped with a marble mantle, and an attached wood paneled office or study. A beautifully designed and large addition to the home added a vaulted and beamed ceiling kitchen, built for large gatherings and entertaining, connected to a new family room and hallway gallery. Upstairs you'll find 2 large bedrooms connected to a Jack & Jill bathroom, an incredible family or play room with a wood burning fireplace and an enormous guest or in-law suite, complete with private bathroom, sitting area and walk-in closet. The partially finished walkout basement features a professional sound/media room, recreation or exercise room, additional laundry room and full bath room. The home has a total of 4 full and 2 half bathrooms. The Coach House sits above an extra deep 4 car garage and includes a vaulted family room and open kitchen, large bedroom and full bathroom. This very private wooded retreat is enhanced by a wonderful outdoor and elevated paver brick patio, perfect for entertaining or watching tennis played on the court located on the lower terrace.

Beds:
3
Baths:
3.00
Sq.Ft.:
2,960
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10893922
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
2.71 Acres
Year built:
1956
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Compass
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Recently renovated, large 3 bedroom, 2.1 bath brick ranch with 2,960 square feet above grade on a 2.71 acre wooded property. Living room with fireplace. Large family room with vaulted beamed ceiling, stone fireplace, and sliding glass doors leading onto a large wood deck with new decking. New white eat-in kitchen with updated cabinets, counters and stainless steal appliances. Hardwood floors throughout. Garaging for four cars, includes a 2-car attached garage, plus an additional 2-car detached garage with workshop area. Unfinished basement with high ceilings and two egress windows provides tons of storage or opportunity to create additional living space. Taxes reflect a fair market assessed value of $1,100,000 and should be reassessed based on the actual sale price after closing.

Open House:

Sunday, 4/25 12:00-2:00PM

Beds:
5
Baths:
7.00
Sq.Ft.:
6,500
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10913996
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
1.5 Acres
Year built:
2001
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
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Beds:
2
Baths:
3.00
Sq.Ft.:
2,400
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10912107
Type:
Single Family, Condo
Subdivision:
Willow Lake
Year built:
2021
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Premier Realty Group, Inc.
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THIS HOME IS AVAILABLE TO SEE ON A VIRTUAL TOUR TOO. PLEASE CALL LISTING AGENT FOR DETAILS. Exciting new Ranch plan now under construction which offers 2/3 bedrooms with 2.5 baths. Great Room features open plan for all your entertainment needs with breakfast/dining room, family room and large gourmet kitchen with over-sized island. First floor mostly hardwood floors except bedrooms, 42" uppers in kitchen are built by Amish with soft close doors and drawers. Quartz tops. Master suite features master bath with double island and two oversized walk-in closets. Maintenance free grounds and landscaping for homeowners to enjoy. All homes come with 2 car attached garages too. Full unfinished lookout basement available for finishing. Hurry these are selling quickly!

Beds:
3
Baths:
4.00
Sq.Ft.:
2,802
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10912104
Type:
Single Family, Condo
Subdivision:
Willow Lake
Year built:
2021
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Premier Realty Group, Inc.
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The Abberton home features a 1st floor study, dining room, great room with fireplace open to a gourmet Kitchen with quartz counter-tops, custom Amish cabinetry and Kitchen-Aid Stainless Appliances. Master Suite, with large sitting room, over-sized walk-in closet and master bath with Tub and Shower. 2 Additional En-suite bedrooms upstairs both with walk in closets. 2nd floor laundry room too. Full basement and professionally landscaped homesite. Maintenance-Free Community with incredibly convenient location off 94/41.

Beds:
6
Baths:
5.00
Sq.Ft.:
4,200
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10907616
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
0.62 Acres
Year built:
1921
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Coldwell Banker Realty
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This charming cottage has been expanded over the years and is now a beautiful home situated at the end of a pretty cul-de-sac just off Green Bay Road & within walking distance to Lake Forest Open Lands, the train and Market Square. The home is 4200 square feet with 2 attached garages plus potting shed on a beautifully landscaped 0.6 acre. There is a large, gracious living room, an elegant dining room, an office, a library and a sun porch on the ground floor. On the second floor there is a 3 room master bedroom suite with a his and hers dressing room and office/nursery. There are four additional good-sized bedrooms and an upstairs laundry. The home is South facing, filled with sunlight and is surrounded by beautiful property. Sold "as is".

Beds:
5
Baths:
5.00
Sq.Ft.:
5,905
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10906260
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
1.05 Acres
Year built:
1986
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Griffith, Grant & Lackie
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This exceptional mid century modern home is truly stunning in its timeless architectural design. You will be captivated knowing that Lake Michigan, with its breezes, is only a short distant away. The foyer with its soaring ceiling, approximately 17 ft., serves as a prelude to the majestic interior with breath taking views of the secluded property. You have now entered a world of its own. The foyer opens to the dining room, with cove lighting, and living room with the soft glow of cove lighting and fireplace. Enjoy working from home in the paneled library/office with built-in book cases. Space for a large screen TV. Adjacent to the library is a spacious first floor guest room en suite bathroom. Tucked away from the main living area of the home this space could be converted into a first floor master suite. The family room has a volume ceiling with views to the east and the magical yard. It opens to the breakfast room which is bathed in morning sun. A perfect place for a cup of coffee and relaxing before the day begins. The kitchen offers all the high end appliances today's cook requires. Enter the back hall with second staircase from the heated 3-car garage. Full bathroom with steam shower. The incredible 2nd floor master suite is like no other! Enjoy the warmth of the fireplace and the view of the Lake in the coming months. The sitting room has beautiful paneling, built in desk and storage space. Two walk-in closets plus bar. Two additional family bedrooms with bath and built-ins. Majestic views east. The lower level boosts a bedroom with full bath and a large area with new carpeting, freshly painted, new built-in storage space. The room is waiting to be transformed with exercise equipment and a large screen TV! Enjoy The park like setting is your perfect retreat from the City or the busy days that sometimes are all consuming. Beautiful in-ground swimming pool and hot tub surrounded by bluestone. No detail has been overlooked in maintaining this special home

Beds:
9
Baths:
12.00
Sq.Ft.:
11,553
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10892539
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
4 Acres
Year built:
1910
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Coldwell Banker Realty
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The Potter Palmer Estate is a rare combination of location, privacy, acreage & a unique 2 acre buildable site, 11,553 sf Estate on 4 acres of table land & 2 ravines one of Lake Forest's most sought after & significant properties. Originally the carriage house for the Phillip Swift Estate, it has been expanded several times to achieve its current size & status. In the early 1920's Farwell Winston, extensively expanded & remodeled the home with architect Stanley Anderson. From 1970 to 1972 the Potter Palmers added 2 major additions, plumbing & electrical upgrades, with architect James Keiser & Bleck Engineering Company. This French styled stucco Estate has been maintained and improved by the current owners from 2016 through 2020. 1st floor-Entry Foyer - Travertine marble floors, rich oak wood, circular staircase, expanded powder room with Italian glass vanity. Impressive living room (former carriage house) with fireplace, hardwood floors, ceiling beams, crystal sconces, French doors. Grand dining room with parquet floors, brass chandelier, silver closet, French doors leading to redwood surround deck on west ravine. Library with fireplace, hardwood floors, 12 ft floor to ceiling window overlooking the ravine. Family Room with arched specialty tiled fireplace, pegged wood floors, floor to ceiling sliding glass doors adjacent to the pool, and tiled kitchenette with oven, burners, dishwasher & microwave. Cabana with full shower & bathroom, 2 large dressing rooms, hot tub, laundry fixtures & counter top in large open area leading to 2nd garage. Utility closet includes a 40 gallon H2O heater for this area. Sun room, floor to ceiling sliding glass doors on 3 sides & wet bar. Solarium with floor to ceiling sliding glass doors & terra cotta flooring. Main kitchen of white cabinetry, JennAire stoves with capacity for ten burners or a mix of burners and grills, Corian counters for maximum durability, built in heating plates and warmers, walk-in pantry, island & large seating area with couch & chairs as well as kitchen table. Arched access door to wrap around redwood deck on the west ravine for comfortable outdoor dining. Recently remodeled laundry room with built in cabinets & hanging racks. 2nd floor- Master suite with marble fireplace, 2 very large walk-in closets with vanity and sink in between, extensive built-in cabinetry, recently renovated Calacatta marble bath, shower, vanities. Kitchenette with sink, microwave, storage. 9 bedrooms (9 in total), most with recently renovated marble counter tops. 8 of the bedrooms have private ensuite baths with added storage cabinetry. Turret office connecting the 2 main wings of the house. Large playroom with 5 large built in shelf sections, floor to ceiling mirrors, specialty floating dance flooring. INTERCOM throughout the house via a telephone system. MUSIC SYSTEM and speakers throughout the 1st floor, by the pool, and the black slate patio. DIVIDED BASEMENT, all with indoor outdoor carpet. Beneath the main kitchen is a large area for crafts & extensive built in shelving. At one end is a Swedish cedar wine cellar. Included is a large boiler and chiller for the gas fired and water based HVAC system, and air handling blower units. There is a 100 gallon H20 tank for a portion of the main house. 5ft high passage under West wing. Beneath family room/kitchenette is large sauna, steam room & exercise area. This also houses an air handler, 50 gal H2O and sump pumps. The current owners have done extensive improvements: a recently renovated cottage with fireplace (originally the groundskeeper cottage) redwood deck wrapping around East & South end of home, "woodland garden" with multiple stone walk ways leading to south ravine, sewer system, added over 400 trees and bushes, recessed lighting and fans, new fence, piping, trees, ravine work, retaining walls, ceiling fans, and freshly painted exterior. Estate features: tennis court, playground, fire pit, 4 patios, 2 courtyards for resort style living.

Beds:
7
Baths:
13.00
Sq.Ft.:
n/a
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10860843
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
7.5 Acres
Year built:
1910
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Compass
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Whether driving up the winding tree-lined driveway or entering the grand foyer, when you arrive at the Two Gables Estate, you immediately feel at home. Rich in history, this prestigious property has been fully renovated and offers everything one desires for modern day luxury living. Meticulous craftsmanship and unsurpassed elegance went into the estate when it was built and once again when it was recently renovated. The home seamlessly blends its historic warmth and architecture with its updated infrastructure and a perfectly thought out floor-plan. This North Shore masterpiece sits on 7.5 fully gated acres with a stunning oversized pool, spa and cabana overlooking its serene European countryside landscape. With a superior in-town Lake Forest location that allows for a short stroll into Market Square or quick bike ride down to the shores of Lake Michigan. Two Gables stands unparalleled. Enjoy this private full amenity luxury home while taking advantage of everything Lake Forest has to offer. You will truly love where you live! The estate has been meticulously cared for and continues to be. The serene park -like yard and grounds allow for almost anything you can imagine. You must tour this home to truly appreciate all it has to offer!

Beds:
6
Baths:
8.00
Sq.Ft.:
5,590
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10877070
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
2.9 Acres
Year built:
1912
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Griffith, Grant & Lackie
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Style and grace abound in this wonderful country estate! Built in 1912, Knollwood Farm is set on almost 3 acres. The first floor includes original terracotta foyer floor and door details with an adjoining powder room. A gracious living room with high ceilings and original oak floors extends to a charming screened in porch. A formal dining room with fireplace provides an elegant year-round entertaining venue. The kitchen includes plenty of storage with glass-enclosed shelving and high end stainless steel appliances. An updated office- which is also considered a bedroom, full bath and mud room also extend off the kitchen and back hall. Within the bright foyer one appreciates the wide staircase with custom banister entering the second floor that includes 4 bedrooms. The primary suite consists of an adjacent office and fireplace, his and hers bathrooms, dressing room and closets. Additionally there are two bedrooms sharing a Jack and-Jill bathroom, and the original main bedroom with separate full bath. All rooms have large windows with screens for summer time breezes. The third floor has a charming bunk room with a full bathroom which could also be used as a play room. Attic space with ample storage is also located on the third floor. The basement includes a home viewing rec room which was fully updated in 2020, plus a wood-paneled wine cellar, full bathroom along with the laundry room. Above a detached three car garage is an apartment with separate kitchen and bathroom. Behind the garage is a half basketball court. The deck and gazebo are wonderful for enjoying the spectacular views of the private yard and gardens with southern exposure. Enjoy the sunrise, sunset and all this wonderful estate has to offer!

Beds:
8
Baths:
11.00
Sq.Ft.:
11,986
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10812725
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
2.16 Acres
Year built:
1929
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Griffith, Grant & Lackie
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Designed by noted architect, Edwin Hill Clark, circa 1929, this home speaks to an era of architectural integrity, superb quality, and inherent warmth and character. Boasting one of Lake Forest's most premier locations, the home is privately situated on 2.1 acres, with south facing lawn, gorgeous pool and terraces, and pristine grounds. Beautifully proportioned rooms, with exquisite detailing and craftsmanship are awe-inspiring. Everything denotes quality, from the exemplary 1920's workmanship, to the modern influences incorporated to achieve a functionality for today's active families. In 2005, Chicago architect and designer Darcy Bonner, was hired to elevate the home another level, starting with a professional grade kitchen, complete with custom wood cabinetry, top-end appliances and multiple work stations for prep and baking as well as a family breakfast room and private courtyard patio. In step with the family's long tradition of entertaining, a terrific family great room was added off the kitchen area. This exceptional, two-story room features beamed ceilings, gorgeous windows, handsome built-in cabinetry and an impressive fireplace. There is room for a large dining table allowing all to gather on a more casual basis. On the second floor, the master bedroom is a fitting retreat and provides a gas fireplace, built-in cabinetry, lovely bath and a large dressing area with ample closet space. Four additional family bedrooms, all have unique personalities and each include a private bath. There is a fifth bedroom on this level, or bonus room/playroom that also provides a private bath and study room. The nicely outfitted third floor includes a full kitchen, bath, living room and three bedrooms. A perfect, private environment for a live-in or long term guest. There is a lovely guest bedroom suite on the first floor also. The lower level is a special amenity, with remarkable space. To begin, a sport court, with high ceiling, padded flooring, and lot of room to play! There is an impressive wine cellar, an exercise area, media room, workshop, industrial laundry and lots of storage! Once outdoors, you will enjoy the sun-filled pool and terrace area. Tucci umbrellas provide a bit of shade when needed. There is a large dining and lounging area, a seating area with gas firetable and firebowls, a playground area, and a true firepit for a dessert of s'mores. 611 E. Woodland provides a private environment with the atmosphere of an old European country retreat. This is a grand residence that beckons family and friends to gather in comfort and tranquility.

Beds:
6
Baths:
9.00
Sq.Ft.:
9,284
Status:
Active
MLS#:
10858668
Type:
Single Family
Lot size:
2.08 Acres
Year built:
2005
A broker reciprocity listing Courtesy: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
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Your castle awaits you! This stunning Custom masterpiece is absolutely sensational in every way! From the second you walk in the door...you will be impressed beyond imagination! The floating limestone staircase is amazing. The grand and exquisite limestone floor foyer opens to a delightful living room with graceful views and beautiful custom carved limestone fireplace. This living room has divine terra cotta flooring. You will enjoy the fine craftsmanship and elegant touches! There is a lovely entertainment bar just off the foyer! This is the house to really entertain in! The lime stone flooring throughout most of the first level is sensational. The dual chandelier dining room is magnificent with its elegant woodwork and view. The coffee bar/butlers pantry is another great spot. There are 2 laundry rooms..one on the first floor and the other on the second. The mud room has ample space too. If you love beautiful open kitchens, this is your place! There is an abundance of beautiful cabinets and a grand breakfast bar. It opens to a very spacious eating area and breathtaking family room. Equally impressive is the outdoor fireplace, bar and entertainment area which is located off the kitchen. This home features many terraces and outside lounging spaces with blue stone. You can enjoy the covered terrace on a rainy day! The first floor Library is simply a delight for anyone who works from home. The custom cherry wood paneled library with its custom coiffured ceiling and substantial fireplace make this grand sized study a retreat! There is also a 1st floor guest suite with ample closet space and its own sitting area. Headed up to the extraordinary entrancing master suite, one can enjoy the Princess balcony, stone fireplace and what most can only dream about closets! There are 4 massive and custom designed closets. There is a stellar master bath with a grand tub, heated floors, steam shower, and an additional bathroom in the suite. All the bedrooms have generous closet space. There is also a study on the second floor which can make a perfect classroom or zoom room! The bathroom to the study also has a steam shower. The 2nd floor family room can double as a bedroom if needed. It is a tremendous space with a fireplace, walk in closet and sensational view! The basement has many magnificent features. A billiards area, a rec room with a fireplace, a game room, a theater, a fitness center with full bath and steam shower. There is another room that can also second as a bedroom. This place even has a craft/wrapping room! The 4 car heated garage is a plus too! The soothing and scenic views are a bonus and you will feel like you have escaped when you see the gorgeous pond and sprawling lawn views. This is certainty a "10"

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