Lake Forest IL Real Estate & Homes for Sale
211 Properties Found
The median home value in Lake Forest, IL is $760,676. This is higher than the county median home value of $227,500. The national median home value is $231,815. The average price of homes sold in Lake Forest, IL is $760,676. Approximately 79% of Lake Forest homes are owned, compared to 12% rented, while 9% 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! Learn more about Lake Forest Real Estate.
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$2,150,000 650 Meadowood Drive Lake Forest, IL 60045
Modern elegance, characterized by strong, clean lines and bold, distinctive architecture, seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor living spaces, with a spacious, multi-level, stone and paver brick terrace, fire-pit, built-in grill and screened porch. Each perfectly proportioned room bathed in natural light, while capturing sweeping views of the professionally landscaped, wooded 1.23 acre property backing to Lake Forest Open Lands. Masterfully crafted with 2 x 6 constructed walls, abundant windows, four fireplaces, soaring twelve foot ceilings, radiant heated flooring in the kitchen, primary bathroom, and lower level, and an attached, heated four car garage. Exquisite attention to detail is evident through the transitional finishes with hardwood and stone flooring, handsome millwork, eight foot solid cherry doors, and custom cabinetry. Boasting remarkable areas for entertaining, and cozy spaces for a little solitude, including a DeGiulio designed chef's kitchen, spacious, first floor ensuite bedroom, a private, paneled library and additional second floor office space, perfect for working and studying from home. A lavish primary retreat, with sitting area, tremendous walk-in closet, and well appointed bath is found on the second floor with a generously sized laundry room, and three additional bedrooms highlighted by walk-in closets, ensuite, and Jack and Jill bathrooms. Lower level lifestyle amenities include a cinema, gym, game room, children's playroom, and recreation room with fireplace. Truly a home infused with contemporary, multi-functional design, that embodies the live, work, play needs, of today's style of living.
Beautifully maintained classic brick ranch on lovely wooded 1/2 acre lot. A gracious foyer welcomes you to this charming 3 bedroom/2 bath home. Living & dining rooms feature hardwood floors, built-in cabinetry & bay windows w/plantation shutters & wonderful backyard views. The newer, gourmet kitchen has high-end appliances, granite counters & a banquette seating area. Hardwood floors, 3 fireplaces, a screened porch & full basement including a rec room w/3rd fireplace, adjacent play room & tremendous storage are just some of the special features of this lovely home. Recent capital improvements include a new roof (2019), exterior painted (2020) & a new sump & battery back up (2020). Truly a delightful house in wonderful condition.
Open House: Saturday, 10/24 12:00-2:00PM
Charming home set on a large lot with plenty of room to expand is located sought-after Northmoor neighborhood. Walk to beach and park. Main level boasts a nice flowing floor plan featuring hardwood flooring, living room with fireplace, lovely separate dining room, kitchen with abundant cabinetry. 3 nice sized bedrooms with hardwood flooring on second floor. Full finished basement, large fenced yard and a great screened in porch. Sheridan school district. Walk to park and beach.
The three level townhome is perfectly located within walking distance to the train and shopping. The main level has hardwood flooring and a totally renovated kitchen with custom Amish cherry cabinets, Wolf and SubZero appliances along with a large working center island. New Marvin sliding doors open off the kitchen and dining room to an elevated patio. A second balcony in the front overlooks a landscaped courtyard. The bedroom level has a master bedroom with its own updated bathroom. The lower level has a flex room that can be family room, dedicated office or a workout space. The updated laundry and the entrance from the two car garage are also on the lower level. Note that basic cable and water are included in the HOA fees and the association has a healthy reserves for future renovation and repairs.
Architect's own mid-century home on a beautiful private corner lot in desirable Whisper Oaks! Sundrenched rooms enjoy private wooded views. 4 inch White Oak hardwood floors, 3 fireplaces, stylish master bath, open kitchen, family room overlooking pool & yard. Finished basement. Walking distance to Cherokee school and park. Extra separate detached garage could be finished as office, artist studio or poolhouse! Quick closing possible. 2004- replaced hollow core doors to solid- replaced flooring- master bathroom & hall bath redone, new millwork 2014-roof -fence- carpeting 2016- HVAC
$1,195,000 2030 Knollwood Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
This intimate, perfectly laid out home on the 16th hole of Knollwood Club will delight those who want the modern open floor plan but crave other nooks to hide away. Feel away from it all as you enter this stunning well maintained home with English cottage feel and garden views from every room. Vaulted beamed ceilings, large oversized windows, cozy gas log fireplaces, and hardwood floors are just a few of the sought after features found throughout the home. As you enter the foyer, you are greeted with views of the ample living space and garden room with wet bar. The living room also has views of the gourmet kitchen with cozy fireplace, Wolf range, and Sub-Zero & Dacor appliances. The breakfast nook is quite exquisite surrounded by windows and bathed in natural light. Around the corner find room for storage, a butler's pantry, and beautiful custom cabinetry. There is also a staircase tucked off the kitchen that leads to a second floor guest suite or mother in law ensuite bedroom. Mirroring the style of the breakfast nook, the dining room raises the bar with bay windows and built ins flanking a picturesque window seat. Recreation room, powder room, mudroom, laundry, and 4 car heated garage round out the features of the west wing of the home. To the right of the foyer, a large beautiful painted wood office with many shelves, beautiful views, and fireplace anchor the opposite side of the home. An additional powder room leads to the bedroom hallway. The first floor master suite boasts incredible views, large walk in closet, steam shower, soaking tub, dual vanities, and heated floors. Each of the 3 bedrooms are ensuite with heated floors, organized walk in closets and private views of the property. The 2.5 acre property also has a generator to power the entire home. Come enjoy the special whimsy of this tranquil property
Spacious Brunswick ranch model with approximately 2500 SF featuring dramatic open and flowing floorplan that showcases spacious Great Room with Fireplace, Dining Room, Large Gourmet Kitchen w/ Amish custom cabinetry, large island and quartz counters. Master Bedroom with tray ceiling, luxurious bathroom and very large walk-in closet. Second bedroom with private bath and walk-in closet and a Study. Hardwood floors in the living area, 9' ceilings on main level and the lower level. Full unfinished basements, professionally landscaped homesites with irrigation system
CUSTOM BUILT HOME ON OVER 1.5 ACRES OF PRIVATE WOODED LOT. EXCESS ON PRIVATE ROAD FROM WAUKEGAN RD. HOUSE IS NOT ON THE WAUKEGAN RD. TWO MASTER SUITES. HUGE MASTER SUITE ON 1ST FR HAS ITS OWN OFFICE AND COZY FIRE PLACE. SPACIOUS LIVING RM, FAMILY RM AND ENCLOSED SUN ROOM. GREAT FLOOR PLAN AND MANY POTENTIALS. ONLY NEEDS NEW OWNER'S CREATIVE DECORATION. SOLD AS-IS.
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".
Updated move in ready traditional 4 bedroom, 3 bath home in Northmoor neighborhood. This is only the second time home has been available since original home owners moved in. Updates include; Kitchen, bathrooms, hardwood floors, interior and exterior recently painted, home office, A/C, kitchen appliances, and finished basement. Enjoy the attached 2 car garage in those cold winter days. Near newly remodeled South Park with walking trails, playground, tennis/basketball courts, etc.. Close to town, schools, Fort Sheridan, and Lake Forest beach!
Picturesque and roomy, this 3 bedroom 2.1 bath, Nantucket retreat in Conway farms will impress with its style and updates. Refinished hardwood floors throughout, with fresh Farrow & Ball paint and wall coverings, create a warm and relaxing feeling. The foyer opens to a stunning living room with vaulted ceilings, new ship-lap and inviting fireplace. Open the french door to a refinished three-season room with exterior access to a back patio and wooded rear yard. The gourmet kitchen has custom cabinets and granite countertops, with skylight and wall of windows. The kitchen has been updated with backsplash, new hardware, lighting, updated appliances, and Perrin and Rowe faucets. The first-floor laundry, off the kitchen, has white cabinetry, deep porcelain laundry sink, and 2018 GE deep fill washer & dryer. The first-floor master suite is spacious with a walk-in closet and spa bathroom with porcelain tile and Kohler fixtures. New french doors in 2020. Second floor has two spacious bedrooms and incredible built in's. The second-floor bath has dual sinks, porcelain tile, shower/tub with Kohler fixtures. The dining room has a lovely bay window with access to the kitchen and living room for open concept entertaining. Lower level, with high ceilings, has family room, small wine closet, and large walk-in cedar closet. There is room to expand in the unfinished area or for additional storage space. Owner has added additional shrubbery for enhanced privacy and other plantings for Spring and Summer color. Community pool, pool house and tennis court just steps away in this maintenance-free living community. Easy access to expressway, shopping and dining.
$2,900,000 11 Stone Gate Lane Lake Forest, IL 60045
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
Delightful one story living at its best! Starting with the curb appeal this bright and sunny home has a great deal to offer with beautiful hard wood floors, a striking newer kitchen with (2015) with generous counter and workspace plus entertaining space, a spacious living room - dining room combo with lovely fireplace, pretty mantle and an expansive picture window. Two very nice sized bedrooms and an updated bright and white bath with wainscoting. New lighting, exterior painted (2019), fenced large yard, stone patio, and lush landscaping. Wonderful location near all LF has to offer, town, schools, recreation center, parks, restaurants, shopping, lakefront and more. Easy transportation to everywhere!
$1,467,500 1201 Melody Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
This house exudes STYLE and CLASS topped off with GREAT FUNCTION and FLOW! This stately stunning all brick residence has it all. The attention to detail in the complete transformation of this home is extraordinary. Some of the improvements include; a incredible full kitchen renovation, all new designer light fixtures, floor plan changes to create openness, refinished hardwood flooring, finely crafted mill work and custom staircase banister and spindles, fireplace faces, stunning master bedroom, all marble hall bathroom, and much more. Sitting beautifully on approx 1.84 acre lot. Convienantly located across from Lake Forest Open Lands, this home enjoys extensive gorgeous property views in addition to privacy with the backyard deck and screened porch. This house is a true gem finished with pride and integrity.
$2,749,000 1000 E Illinois Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Retreat to this Enchanting Villa in prestigious Lake Forest - just 45 minutes beyond the bustling city lies "Vallombrosa" a picturesque mediterranean-inspired estate surrounded by nearly 4 acres of lush greenery and peaceful flowing ravines. Built in 1914, this 6000sqft home (and Coach House) is equal-parts rich in architecture & old-world charm yet incredibly livable & manageable in size. Designed by architect Edwin Clark (Brookfield Zoo) keen attention to detail throughout the homes interior and exterior all tell a story of centuries past. Restored in 2003 & Updated in 2018 the storybook home features a pebble & cobblestone circular drive, front courtyard, an overhanging balcony w/ water fountain, solid stucco facade and terra-cotta clay roof. Pass-through arched entry doors to the majestic dual-staircase entry foyer. Main level includes a fireside formal dining room, both formal and family living areas, a wood-adorned office & library, and custom kitchen & prep room & bright sunroom overlooking the rear yard gardens. Upper level features 4 bedrooms + media room, each w/ attached bathrooms, a romantic main bedroom w/ sitting & dressing room, ornate vintage detailed baths, lighting, custom closets & window treatments. Lower level partially finished w/ 800+ bottle wine cellar, additional storage and prep rooms. Sip on wine, entertain and feast on meals alfresco overlooking a 60ft deep lot perfectly plush with fire-pit. Additional Coach House Studio w/ Full Bath & 2 Car Detached Garage. Nearby Lake Michigan, own a piece of history, dazzle family & friends, and start living your fairytale now.
$2,195,000 314 Foster Place Lake Forest, IL 60045
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!
Gorgeous townhome in sought after Lake Forest Chateau! Impeccably maintained and landscaped neighborhood rivals any in Lake Forest. Maintenance-free living at its best! A short walk to Metra, Starbucks, Sunset Foods, medical center, and more. Beautiful three bedroom, 2.5 bath home that has been tastefully updated with new carpeting, paint, guest bath, master closet, lighting and so much more. The full and dry basement provides massive storage for all of that extra stuff!
Rarely available three bedroom coach house on one of the most coveted streets in East Lake Forest. Expertly renovated and updated, sophisticated and comfortable it offers a wonderful blend of old world charm and upscale finishes and modern amenities. It features well proportioned rooms, great moldings and hardwood floors throughout. A beautifully appointed DeGiulio kitchen with high end appliances (Viking & Sub-Zero) flows easily to a spacious dining room with access to a charming patio and walled garden. A spacious family room boasts a beautiful fireplace and large windows overlooking the gardens. Other highlights include modern baths, all new windows, plantation shutters, and updated mechanicals, a finished basement with a family room with fireplace and ample storage. Very private, professionally landscaped yard. Great home and location. One of a kind offering!
Spacious 2,400SF 3 bedroom 2.1 bath + den three-level townhome located in Lake Forest close to Metra, shopping, restaurants. Features: Central heat & A/C, Carpet throughout, Large living room with corner brick fireplace, Balcony, Large kitchen with SS appliances and Eat-in kitchen space, Formal dining room overlooking the pond, Master bedroom with master bath & walk-in closet. Lover level has family room with sliding doors leading to fenced patio, laundry room and mud room conveniently located directly in from two car attached garage. Great location.
$1,350,000 1551 W Old Mill Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Private...Pool...Perfection...A David Adler treasure known as the "Guest House" once part of the original Albert Lasker Estate. This exclusive country retreat sits on 2.24 wooded acres. Meticulously updated and maintained with white chef's kitchen, custom cabinetry, marble counters, wood-paneled study, high ceilings, rich millwork, and extensive architectural details. Incredible all-season porch overlooking the expansive property and the refreshing in-ground, heated pool. Partially finished basement with abundant storage, attached garage. A must see historical gem!!
$1,299,000 1305 Gavin Court Lake Forest, IL 60045
Prestigious all brick home on gorgeous lot tucked back nicely onto a cul-de-sac in central Lake Forest! Phenomenal first impression as you enter this solid home with grand bridal staircase, incredible mill work and 10' ceilings! Special features of this home include: gorgeous slate roof, dual 1st floor offices, beautiful hardwood floors, gracious room sizes and impressive Master suite! Kitchen showcases custom cabinetry, granite counters and large center island- perfect place to show off your culinary expertise! Cozy Family room offers great space to relax with family & friends while sitting by the fire! Formal Living room w/FP and Dining room flank the foyer and are generous enough for large gatherings! Five bedrooms on the second floor complete with one Jack & Jill, 2 en suite BR's plus the spacious Primary Bedroom! Primary Suite has 2 big walk in closets with custom closet organization and a huge luxury bath! Circular driveway plus 4 car garage. Close to shops, restaurants, Starbucks, train station and trails & nature!
Very solid, well maintained custom built Cape Cod style home located on a winding tree-lined street in a popular Lake Forest neighborhood. The spacious sun-filled home features a two story foyer, 9 ft. ceilings, detailed crown moldings, recessed lighting, 3 gas fireplaces, a heated sunroom and first floor office. Perfect for entertaining, the first floor enjoys a gracious living room that connects to the large dining room and is steps away from the updated eat-in kitchen with granite countertops, gleaming stainless appliances & walk-in pantry. The family room is adjacent to the kitchen and has a dramatic fireplace, wet bar and custom built-in bookcases. The second floor features a spacious master suite and 3 additional over-sized bedrooms. The full basement has updated flooring and plenty of room for a pool table, ping pong table, lounging space with a fireplace and a huge storage room with zoned HVAC! Large laundry room with plenty of closet space, a spacious 2.5 car garage & an additional parking pad. The beautiful and sunny backyard can accommodate a play set, trampoline, or garden! Near Everett Park, Everett Elementary School and conveniently located near the West Lake Forest Metra Station, Sunset foods, Starbucks and additional retail shopping all within a short drive. This is a great opportunity to live in a peaceful, popular neighborhood in vibrant Lake Forest!
IMMEDIATE POSSESSION, easy to show! Second floor unit. One of the largest 1 bedroom units(1,055 sq. ft.) end unit overlooking lovely courtyard from 4'X12' balcony. Home features new flooring throughout and freshly painted. New since 2018 are SS refrigerator, SS stove, SS dishwasher, furnace, air conditioning and patio door. Nice, open floor plan. Building features a reception room, exercise room, meeting room, storage locker and assigned parking spot. Look at thhe low property taxes of $2,098!! Convenient location near train, grocery store and downtown historic Market Square. Enjoy the beautiful Lake Forest beach and boat launching area!
Welcome to 515 Beverly in the sought-after neighborhood of Whispering Oaks. The interior here will impress those who enjoy tasteful design, thoughtful detail, and convenient living. The gracious foyer greets you as you walk in the door of this tri-level home. The living room, flexible in use, is simply stunning with walls of windows, fireplace, and perfectly styled built-ins. The open dining room allows for easy flow especially when entertaining. The sunroom makes for a great home office or just a place to relax and enjoy the gorgeous landscaping views. An all white kitchen is light and bright with abundant windows in the large eat-in area that showcasing the yard at every turn. The family room features another fireplace and white beam ceiling adding to the cozy feel. All 3 bedrooms feature hardwood floors and great storage. The huge mudroom / laundry room is a fantastic surprise ideally located right off the attached 2 car garage. The exterior is a dream sanctuary and perfectly allows for outdoor living and entertaining: trellises, rock gardens, a rose and wisteria covered pergola, and wild flower gardens are plentiful. There is just under an acre of thoughtfully planned and well tended gardens and outdoor space. Privacy from the street and landscape lighting adds to the endless feature list. Ideal location, walk to Cherokee school, close to town, beach and an option of two Metra stations. Welcome Home!
$1,250,000 334 Circle Lane Lake Forest, IL 60045
Original midcentury glass box, overlooking a dramatic 1.65-acre ravine landscape in Lake Forest, just one block from the Lake in desirable Villa Turicum. This 1959 classic is a rare and celebrated showcase of midcentury architecture on the North Shore designed by Edward Dart, the mastermind behind Chicago's Water Tower Place. Mr. Dart was known for designing structures that meld with the landscape, and for incorporating natural materials and free-flowing spaces into his buildings. The 3,498 square-foot residence on Circle Lane is no exception. A seamless fusion of brick and walnut casts an atmosphere of warmth. A wood-burning fireplace, and original hardwood and brick floors elevate the midcentury character of the interiors. Walls of glass encourage the dweller to interact with nature from virtually every room. A functional floorplan comprises a spacious great room, office, dining room, sunroom and unique lower level family room. Four bedrooms, including a desirable main floor primary bedroom, provide the future owner enduring flexibility as lifestyle needs evolve. A lower level walkout expands the living space by an additional 2,500 square feet; while an in-ground swimming pool creates more opportunities to connect to the outdoors. A two-car garage completes the visionary home. In addition to offering a private and tranquil wooded setting, this one-of-a-kind property also offers Riparian rights with a stunning walking path through nature that leads straight to the beach.
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