Lake Forest IL Real Estate & Homes for Sale
377 Properties Found
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Open House: Saturday, 6/22 12:00-3:00PM
Nature, lakes & tranquility define the exclusive maintenance-free Academy Woods on the grounds of the former J. Ogden Armour estate. This special home, on a premium lot enjoys views of the pond & waterfall. Elements of design include walls of windows, a two-story foyer, vaulted, tray & volume ceilings, transom windows & hardwood floors. Two-story living room centers on a wood burning fireplace, custom library wall. Elegant formal dining in the round. 39' kitchen & family room combination w/2nd fireplace. 1st floor master suite. Spacious 21' room on the 2nd floor room ideal for hobbies, your art studio, office or 2nd master bedroom. DISCOVER LAKE FOREST: Friendly small town atmosphere; Award winning schools; Low property taxes; Historic Market Square for shopping and dining; Lake Michigan resident's beach; Active community centers; Metra to Ogilvie and Union stations; State of the art medical facility; Easy access to I-294 and Rt.41. Comfort, Style, Elegance!
$4,000,000 1035 N Sheridan Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
A unique opportunity in the heart of East Lake Forest! Let the winding drive transport you to your very own sanctuary on 4+ acres. This extraordinary home has withstood the test of time, preserving the gracious and elegant rooms and entrance hall while recent renovations transport it into the house of today. Designed by noted architect, Henry I Cobb, and recently renovated kitchen designed by Rugo/Raff is sure to impress in its simple elegance, including a butlers pantry, eat up island as well as table space, adjoining the family room, new informal powder room and mudroom. The Dining Room is without equal! The new master bath and walk in closet by Austin Depree of Northworks maintain the traditional sensibility while increasing the functionality for today's lifestyle. 5 of the six bedrooms are en suite, truly a luxury. A light and bright 3rd floor is a perfect get away for guests and family fun. Pool and tennis court, 3 car garage and gardens to stroll Walk to EVERYTHING!
Ready to move right in!Situated on a lovely tree lined street, this spacious, airy and bright home has desirable open floor plan and clean, modern lines. It features hardwood floors, high ceilings, large picture windows, and a grand sized family room with stone fireplace, which opens to the private backyard. The yard is fenced and boasts a knee high wall of pavers that surround the patio area. This 5 bedroom, 3 full bath home has a first-floor bedroom/office and 4 additional bedrooms upstairs, all with hardwood flooring.Kitchen has light wood cabinets with all stainless appliances. Freshly painted, this immaculate home is now ready for you. And you will love the location. Convenient to parks, excellent Lake Forest schools, and commuter train. Also after closing, Seller will reimburse the new owners up to $4,000 in moving costs.
Love this in-town farmhouse with great curb appeal boasting mature landscaping and beautifully maintained exterior including many newer double pane windows. This home has been well cared for and it shows. The location is unbeatable- Close to everything! Sheridan grade school and LFHS, library, train, & grocery store.The spacious first floor enjoys sun drenched rooms and hardwood floors. A fireplace warms the living room, and there is a sunroom/office, dining room, charming updated kitchen with ss appliances and granite counter tops opening to the family room. Spacious 2nd floor with three nice sized bedrooms. The lower level is finished with a full bath, laundry room and large recreation room. Fabulous deck off the family room perfect for entertaining . 2 car garage. Savvy- low cost home to maintain and operate. Welcome home!
$3,975,000 211 W Westminster Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
This inviting home by James Otis integrates modern architecture, interior design, stunning landscaping and is designed around a central courtyard by Shin Abe of Zen Associates. The 2.53 acres create lush tranquil gardens and outdoor rooms that back up to Lake Forest Open Lands, yet is walking distance to town. The home was totally updated and renovated in 2002 with new mechanicals, plumbing and wiring and includes a chef's kitchen, spa quality baths and wine cellar, both 2nd floor and basement laundries. A spectacular 1st floor master suite overlooks park-like grounds. Outdoor living is taken to new levels with the outdoor screened kitchen/studio, fire pit, spa, pool and original Adler his and her changing rooms. The home is a sophisticated backdrop for either traditional or modern. A two bedroom suite with private stairs is perfect for nannies or in-laws. The versatile plan is appealing to active families or those looking for a quiet retreat.
$1,795,000 152 N Ridge Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Sought after and rarely available BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION by Scott Streightiff /Scott Renken. Convenient location - so close to town, commute and schools! It is not often that you find such fine workmanship, not a detail was spared! Gorgeous white kitchen with ship lap, guartz counter tops, huge center island, chrome stage lights and more. Open floor concept, 10 ft ceilings, wide plank floors and fine, fine mill work throughout! First floor Master suite is beautiful with designer bath featuring soaking tub, steam shower and his & her closets. 4 additional bedrooms and 3 gorgeous white/carrara marble baths on 2nd floor. Screened porch with blue stone floor, blue stone patio and endless views of private and quiet yard. Deep pour (10ft) full basement stubbed for bath. High tech wiring throughout to handle speakers, camera, alarm, etc. 3 Car garage and so much more! 1st and 2nd fl laundry. 2 1st fl powder rooms. Quick possession possible! Preconfigured for elevator.
Open House: Sunday, 6/23 1:00-3:00PM
Amazingly spacious (3154 sf) true 5 bedroom/3.1 bath colonial in the heart of Whispering Oaks. You'll immediately feel the quality & care that has gone into improving & maintaining this terrific home including a fantastic white kitchen w/high-end appliances (i.e. Wolf & SubZero), a large center island, spacious eating area opening to the family room w/fireplace & built-ins, bar w/wine fridge & french doors to the backyard. The 2nd floor has 5 sunny bedrooms & 3 baths including a large master w/lovely new bathroom ('17). All bedrooms are spacious w/large, well-appointed closets. Wonderful floor plan for family & entertaining. Hardwood floors thruout 1st floor, Hardie Board siding & newer windows & HVAC. Park like yard w/professional landscaping. Located on a lovely street with sidewalks within walking distance to Cherokee School. There's really nothing to do but move in and enjoy!
$2,295,000 605 College Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Beautiful 3 story home with sweeping lawn, majestic trees, timeless architecture and unbeatable location! Walk to train/beach/dining/shopping. Just completed, meticulous and TOTAL renovation teams vintage charm w/casual chic and state of the art amenities. Quality thru out! Gorgeous hardwood/stone floors, custom mill work and built-in cabinetry. Over 100 new windows maximize natural light and spectacular vistas. Sun room w/comfy upholstered swing overlooks new blue stone patio/gas fire pit. Open concept living combines FR/Kitchen w/quartzite counters and top of the line appliances; Wolf ovens/ La Cornue range/ Liebherr French door refrigerator/built in 4 bottle Dacor wine station/Sub- Zero Wine Cooler (temp. controlled wine cellar in basement). Luxurious Master Suite w/"tree top" office, fireplace, large WIC's. Stunning bath w/hydro jet tub/double sinks/curbless shower. 4 additional bedrooms- 2 en suite. 3rd floor w/large vaulted attic perfect for future rec area! 3 car gar. SPECIAL!
Brand New Custom Home being proposed to build by icon Building Group. This oversized, large in-town lot is close to downtown, schools, hospital and transportation. Approximately 3300 SF with full unfinished basement, 3 car garage and landscaped lot. Pictures show similar home and type and quality of finishings. Act now and be a part of the actual selection of your new custom home.
Mid Century Modern-sprawling 5 bedroom, 3 bath multi-level home with hardwood floors throughout! Updated, white kitchen has stainless steel appliances, and solid surface "sparkling" white quartz counter tops. Enter the front door to view the mature landscaping that creates a private sylvan setting in your back yard. An entire wall of floor to ceiling windows are the back drop for the living and dining rooms. The living room fireplace is ensconced in a solid lannon stone wall, floor to ceiling. Second fireplace is in the family room, both chimneys have new liners and chimney caps. Family room is spacious and cozy tongue and groove paneling lines the walls and sides of the wet bar. Full bath and two bedrooms or offices are off of the family room. Large screened porch, 3 season, walks out to yard & connects kitchen to garage. 2 car garage is significantly oversized. Close to Cherokee school and playground, great neighborhood! Please exclude kitchen refrigerator&Mast Bed drapes
Open House: Sunday, 6/16 11:30-1:30PM
This Deerpath Inn condo, built in 1995, is located just off historic Market Square. This in-town condo is close to restaurants, shopping, commuter train, and beauty salon. Conveniently situated on the first floor, this home enjoys beautiful views of the landscaped, English courtyard, perfect for outdoor dining. The gracious foyer with stone floor will welcome your guests into a sophisticated home. The grand living room features a bay window, wood floors, a formal fireplace, nine foot ceilings, and crown molding. You will be pleased by the large scale of the dining room - perfect for entertaining. The spacious kitchen enjoys white cabinets, granite counters, ample table space, and newer appliances. This sunny condo is a corner unit with windows facing all four directions. You will find newer furnace, AC, and washer & dryer. This building also has a pristine, heated garage connected to the Deer Path Inn, and storage units for each homeowner.
Picture perfect east side home! Welcoming front porch with porch swing. Spacious living room opens to the dining room. Kitchen includes maple cabinets, island, granite counters and stainless appliances. Terrific open floors plan! Master suite is complete with vaulted ceiling, walk-in closet and luxurious bath with steams shower, double sinks and heated floor. Expansive deck overlooks private deep yard. Oversized garage includes a second floor room that could be used for a home office, game room or man cave. Finished basement offers family Room, playroom and storage. Additional features include first floor laundry, mud room, hardwood floors and convenient location near train, schools, town and the beach!
$1,895,000 1970 Merritt Lane Lake Forest, IL 60045
Newly updated beautiful brick home in an estate setting on private 1.5 acre wooded cul-de-sac lot. From the minute you step into the foyer you sense the quality details that exist in the home. Nice features include high ceilings, hardwood floors, detailed mill work, dual staircases, and exquisite fireplaces. Destined to become a gathering place, a huge white gourmet kitchen has breakfast area and is open to a sunroom. Truly a retreat, the master suite has a sitting area, huge walk-in closet and a spa-like bath. The heart of the house is the family room. Work at home in a private library. Guests are comfortable in 1st floor guest suite. Recently finished English basement has large rec room, exercise room, wine cellar, bar, guest bedroom & full bathroom. Enjoy entertaining in the outdoor spaces complete with grill & firepit. Super convenient location w easy access to O'Hare, highways, Metra commuter station, shopping, parks, and Northwestern Medicine LF Hospital
This stunning two story colonial home features an open floor plan with gorgeous hardwood floors, remodeled kitchen with top of the line stainless appliances, custom cabinetry and large breakfast bar. The kitchen opens to both an inviting family room with fireplace and sun drenched garden room. The large living is ideal for entertaining. New Pella windows throughout. The second floor features an expansive master suite with drop down movie screen, bathroom suite with fireplace and two walk in closets. Three more spacious bedrooms finish off the second floor. The partially finished basement offers recreation area and plenty of storage. All of this on a beautifully 1.38 acre landscaped lot with large deck and brick paver walkways.
Charming 1 1/2-story Colonial with open floor plan includes 4 large bedrooms, 3 full baths & 2 half baths. This spacious house has many highlights including dramatic two-story family room with soaring, vaulted ceilings, kitchen with newer, high-end appliances, granite countertops, breakfast room, and window-filled sun porch with slate tile floor. Large first floor master suite with cathedral ceilings and master bath that boasts dual split vanities, walk-in shower, large whirlpool tub, and private commode. The second floor includes three bedrooms, one with en suite bath, a second full bath, large linen closet, and loft overlooking the family room. Lower level recreation room with fireplace, wet bar and powder room, plus ample space for storage. Hardwood floors throughout most of the main floor. Three car garage.
$1,695,000 1255 Winwood Drive Lake Forest, IL 60045
If you appreciate Superior Quality and Craftsmanship...this is the Home for You! Gorgeous French Country Manor on sought after Private Setting on 1.4 Professionally Landscaped acres, with walking paths to Elawa Farms and Lake County Forest Preserves. Meticulously Maintained and Enhanced by this original owner, you will find High Ceilings, Deep Crown Molding, Wide Plank Hardwood Floors, Extra Tall Solid Doors, Recessed Lighting, Chair Rail and Picture Frame Wainscoting, Plantation Shutters, Custom Cabinetry and Builtins, High-end Appliances, Built-in Speakers, French Doors, Transom Windows and so much more!! Deep Pour Finished Basement with Rec Room, Wet Bar, Exercise Room, Sauna, 5th Bedroom and Full Bath. Three -car Heated Garage with Epoxy Floor. Casual elegance and thoughtful design make this a home to treasure.
$1,880,000 545 College Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
This idyllic 1.13 acre setting is rarely found in East Lake Forest, just blocks from both town and Lake Michigan. Surrounded by towering mature trees, this estate is the perfect retreat. The striking stucco home is beautifully situated on the property to create sweeping lawns and a private backyard oasis with stone patios and a pool. The home exudes an understated grandeur with tall ceilings and classic detailing throughout. Designed to provide exceptional property views from every room, the floor plan works well for both living and entertaining with oversized doorways to facilitate an easy flow and openness between all of the rooms. Features include three levels of living space, fine millwork and wainscoting, graciously sized rooms, beautiful quarter sawn oak hardwood flooring, and walls of windows. The pool plumbing, heating, and deck were all replaced about 7 years ago. This property truly has it all in a highly desirable location!
$1,695,000 951 Larkspur Court Lake Forest, IL 60045
Timeless, understated elegance defines this custom-built original owner home nestled on a quiet 1.38 acre cul-de-sac lot. Enhanced w/exceptional quality & superb attention to detail w/expansive room sizes, hardwood floors & wonderful light fixtures throughout. Gracious 2 story living room w/dramatic windows, Juliet balcony & gas log fireplace. French doors invite you in to the formal dining room, perfect for entertaining. The Chef's kitchen is a delight w/custom cabinets, granite, SS appliances, island w/breakfast bar & built-in range w/custom stone surround. Family room w/brand new hardwood floors, handsome stone fireplace, wet bar & French doors to stone patio & huge private yard. Coveted 1st floor master w/fireplace, luxurious bath & winding staircase to lofted study above. The 2nd level provides 4 additional bedrooms, 3 w/Juliet balconies overlooking the prof. landscaped yard. 4 car heated garage w/epoxy floor. Impeccably maintained home includes brand new cedar shake roof.
$8,950,000 405 N Mayflower Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Set on over 5 private acres with over 400'of beach is Illinois' most architecturally significant estate on Lake Michigan, Mayflower Place, which hosted royalty several times in its history. This estate was meticulously renovated and restored in 1987 & 1988 by 70 craftsmen and European artists. The superior construction and level of intricate hand-carved architectural details and finishes rival the grand estates on the east coast. Built of durable materials, this concrete and brick structure features hand-carved limestone, monumental limestone stairs, fountains and balustrades, exquisite plaster relief ceilings, a slate roof w/ decorative copper details & scuppers, & leaded glass windows w/ limestone surrounds. Enjoy over 400' of Lakefront, 28 rms/12 beds/11.4 baths and 11 exquisite fireplaces. An opportunity of a lifetime! One must see it to grasp its beauty & truly appreciate the level of detail rarely seen today & impossible to replicate. Truly spectacular in every way! One-of-a-kind
$15,000,000 55 N Mayflower Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Opportunity of a lifetime to own the architectural masterpiece "Wyldwoode" by Harrie T. Lindeberg on 8.94 lakefront acres, including 2 subdivided lots. Built for steel tycoon, Clyde Carr, the "Y" shape design allows for spectacular lake views & full privacy. Guests are welcomed through the bronze metal front door with zodiac & other symbols designed by Oscar B. Bach. Elegant, gracious living is reflected through the wonderful blend of classic detail & comfortable floor plan. The dining room features a barrel plaster ceiling, while the living room has an exquisite marble ox blood mantel fireplace. The "Oval Office" on the 2nd floor has views of the lake. The master suite w/ his and hers baths & sitting room. The 3rd floor where you find the "high frontier bar". Home has 12 fireplaces. This compound is comprised of a grand & important home, 5 garages, pool, pool house & guest building attached by a breezeway. Lindeberg homes extend from South Hamptons to Lake Forest.
$1,495,000 1022 Aynsley Avenue Lake Forest, IL 60045
This spectacular custom home of brick & stucco with a stunning slate roof is situated in the desirable Middlefork Farm area. Beautifully designed & meticulously maintained, it features hardwood floors, travertine, 11 ft ceilings, surround sound, plantation shutters, archways and exquisite millwork throughout. Private 1st floor library, gracious sized living room and separate dining room, grand family room with coffered ceiling & gourmet kitchen with new Sub-Zero, Viking, and large eating area. Upstairs, the luxurious Master bedroom has sitting area, large walk-in closets, and spa-like bathroom. All family bedrooms have en-suite baths and walk-in closets. The fabulous English basement is replete with recreation room with fireplace and eating area, 5th bedroom suite, exercise room, media room, and temperature controlled wine room. Gorgeous private yard is enhanced with new pergola and bluestone patio and walkways. Lovely grounds by Rocco Fiore Landscape make this an incredible setting.
$1,299,999 925 E Illinois Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
One of a kind property, built in 1916 as part of the Cyrus McCormick estate. Originally built as the "gardeners cottage" for the estate, the main gates and several lamp posts remain. Fabulous conservatory added to replace original greenhouse, use as a greenhouse with attached original potting shed or as additional living space. Kitchen remodel and Master bedroom addition includes additional family room on the 2nd floor by Barrett Construction. 3+ car heated garage. On one very private acre.
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