Lake Forest IL Real Estate & Homes for Sale
296 Properties Found
The median home value in Lake Forest, IL is $638,825. This is higher than the county median home value of $227,750. The national median home value is $232,276. The average price of homes sold in Lake Forest, IL is $638,825. 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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Available for a quick close! Impressive center entrance colonial in the highly coveted Whispering Oaks neighborhood. 3 blocks to Cherokee Elementary School. Crisp & immaculate inside & out! True 5 bedroom home includes 3 full bathrooms on the 2nd floor. Endless options to use large extra bedrooms as home office, playroom or yoga/meditation room! Renovated master suite enjoys a large walk in closet, a high-end master bathroom with stone tiled shower with body sprays & rainfall , double vanity with marble counter tops, separate make-up table and large jetted tub. The spacious first floor enjoys light hardwood floors lots of natural light and a neutral decor. The white kitchen with shaker cabinets opens to the family room with built-in bookcases and paneled fireplace. The deck faces west to the big beautiful fenced yard-perfect for entertaining, gardening, playing on the included playset and the family dog! Hardwood floors throughout. The basement offers a recreation room with plenty of room for the toys and loads of storage. Within a 10 minute walk you will find the Metra, Starbucks, lakefront, walking trails and local restaurants. Park your jet skis, RV or sports car on your additional parking pad! New furnace in 2020! Make your move today!
$1,299,000 120 W Alden Lane Lake Forest, IL 60045
Set on 3+ acres of the original J. R. Thompson estate known as the "Highlands" this property was built in 1965 sparing no expense. The custom home built by Thomas Bleck, has been impeccably maintained by the original owner and boasts of many details including, 9 ft ceilings, hardwood floors, paneling and built-in cabinetry. Other features include a well-designed floor plan perfect for entertaining, professionally landscaped grounds with a swimming pool, dog run and outdoor seating areas. A paneled library with bar, four season porch with a tile and brick floor, mudroom, butler's pantry and breakfast room are just a few areas worth mentioning. Nine bedrooms, 7 full baths and 3 half baths make this address perfect for a family. Classic lines, beautiful grounds, sweeping vistas, mature trees, make this the ideal investment opportunity. Be the first to easily update this home and make it your own.
Stunning 4 bedroom and 2.5 bath home in sought after Academy Woods. This impressive home boasts a 2 story foyer with an open floor plan and vaulted ceilings. A Spacious first floor master suite with a private bath and separate shower with large walk in closet. The chef's kitchen has granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances with plenty of space to entertain. The warm and cozy sun room located off the kitchen lets you enjoy the weather anytime of the year. The yard has a lovely brick patio perfect for your backyard BBQ. Close to interstate, dining, shopping and entertainment.
$1,795,000 101 N Mayflower Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
This grand home on Mayflower Road has been completely reimagined! Situated on a 1 plus acre site, this home boasts picturesque views of winding ravine, expansive chefs kitchen, large morning room,family room spanning the rear of home with bespoke views. Home also features 11' ceilings,10' paneled doors Five bedroom suites with new marble baths. Master suite featires 14' ceilings, dressing room and huge terrace overlooking breathtaking ravines. Rare location,scale and state of the art finishes and detail. Call broker for showing instructions during this Covid-19 period. This property is also for rent for $7,000 per month
What an astounding opportunity to live in desirable Conway Farms! Located on a cul-de-sac opening to the third hole of the renown Conway Farms golf course, this beautiful, meticulously maintained residence offers a thoughtfully designed 2686 sf floor plan reflecting quality craftsmanship throughout. The attractive foyer opens to the formal dining room, family room, and spacious gourmet kitchen with breakfast area, three sets of French doors opening to the expansive brick patio gracing the landscaped garden. A guest bath and combined mud and laundry room finish this floor. The second floor opens onto a spacious loft with ample storage, and leads to the master suite and two additional bedrooms. The master bath boasts a lovely slipper clawfoot tub, double sinks, separate WC and shower. The two additional bedrooms share a Jack-and-Jill bathroom. The basement presents an inspired recreation room styled for wonderful entertainment for the younger set, and cavernous storage beyond. Accessed through the three French doors in the family room and breakfast rooms, the professionally landscaped garden and brick patio invite restful relaxation. Conway Farms offers tennis courts, a pool, Clubhouse, playground, nature trails and the opportunity for membership in the world-renown golf course, famous for hosting the BMW Golf Tournament. Close to 94/294, Metra, prime shopping, restaurants, and only 25 min to O'Hare airport! The city of Lake Forest offers a lovely ambience, beautiful Market Square, Open Lands with nature trails, and a striking beach - and as an additional attraction, Lake Forest is proud to have the lowest taxes in Lake County! Your Dream Home awaits!
Incredible opportunity for this bank-owned contemporary home. This light filled residence has 6340 SF with soaring ceilings and dramatic living space. Features a gourmet kitchen with center island, granite countertops, high-end stainless appliances, and breakfast room. Spacious living room has wet bar and fireplace, and opens to dining room with fireplace. Library with fireplace opens to spacious family room. Two 1st floor ensuite master bedrooms, plus two bedrooms and bath on second floor. Master features HIS & HERS baths, 2 huge walk-in closets and a study with fireplace. Large mud room and laundry room off of the kitchen with access to sunroom and exercise room. Finished lower level has recreation room. For the car enthusiast, there is an impressive 9 car garage all tucked away on a private 1.5 acre lot with brick paver patio & lovely bluestone terrace. A private retreat in a great walk to Metra & shops location. Incredible value! 100% Tax Proration. Sold in AS IS condition.
$2,495,000 1007 Hawthorne Place Lake Forest, IL 60045
Ellslloyd, a gorgeous 1907 estate tucked away in East Lake Forest, has been restored and modernized beyond its original grandeur for today's lifestyle. Designed by Fifth Avenue architect Robert David Kohn, this magnificent home is grand in scale yet ever so inviting. The spacious and elegant foyer welcomes you to this one-of-a-kind estate, which offers both luxury and a place to enjoy the comforts of home. Large rooms, 8 unique fireplaces and high ceilings throughout. The newer gourmet kitchen features fresh white cabinetry with honed granite counters. A true chef's kitchen, this bright space has top-of-the-line appliances and abundant storage. The handsome paneled library with numerous bookcases is anchored by an inviting fireplace. A treetop retreat, the third floor includes a bonus room for hours of entertainment. Four car heated garage. Over 1 acre of land close to Lake Michigan on a private cul de sac lot.
Beautifully renovated (in 2018) east-facing top third floor condo with heated thermostat controlled porcelain flooring in foyer and kitchen. All three sets of sliding doors and all windows, both with screens, are new bringing good light and fresh air into this lovely condo. Two sets of sliders open to the east terrace. All paneled interior doors and door casings are new and oversized. New crown molding and baseboards. Kitchen is fully renovated inclusive of white cabinetry which reaches to ceiling height and has under-counter lighting, stainless steel appliances including Induction range and self-cleaning feature, silestone quartz countertops, mosaic tile backsplash, and custom vertical blinds. Master bathroom is fully renovated. All closets are built-in by Closets By Design. Large master bedroom with built-in plantation shutters. 2018 neutral carpeting in all common areas. Large living/dining room. Extra electrical outlets added throughout. Recessed lighting throughout. Bryant furnace. New Aprilaire humidifier. A spotless, renovated clean home awaits you in a dog friendly condominium building with a pool. Roof replaced in 2014. Strong reserves!
Rare opportunity to restore this unique Mid Century Modern ranch situated on 2.47 acre of land on the highly sought after the historic Onwentsia Road. Property offers in-ground pool, a pond and 3 car garage. The one floor living in this surrounded by large windows and high ceilings interior, skylights and open living area with fireplace and pool view adds to this relaxing environment. Brand new HVAC system was just installed plus the home offers radiant heated floors. Close to town, train, and excellent award winning schools. Property to be solid in as-is condition.
Original owner, Extremely well cared for home. A three bedroom with two full and one half bath. Large living Room with wood burning fireplace and combo dining room with newly finished hardwood floors. Kitchen with eating area. Separate family room with new carpeting. Walk out lower level is the full imprint of the home with second family room or bedroom with new flooring.. Also a second kitchen downstairs. The mechanical room has storage 43'x14'. New roof with new gutters and downspouts. One block from Ft. Sheridan train station.
$647,900 935 Gage Lane Lake Forest, IL 60045
Wonderfully maintained 5 bedroom, 3 bath Colonial featuring a newer eat-in kitchen with white cabinetry, quartz countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Newer windows throughout the house. Hardwood flooring in most rooms. Large living room flooded with natural light from floor to ceiling windows, formal dining room, family room with stone fireplace and access to patio. The first floor also includes a fifth bedroom or office connected to a full bath, and a convenient mud room with laundry. Upstairs includes four spacious bedrooms and two full baths. The master suite includes a walk-in closet with custom organizers, and white tile bathroom. Three additional large bedrooms with hardwood floors. The basement provides plenty of room for storage and high ceilings offer great opportunity to finish the space. Graciously sited on 1.39 acres, the home is setback from the street for privacy and surrounded by a landscaped yard. Award winning Everett Elementary School and conveniently located between both downtown Lake Forest or Lake Bluff.
Charming Cape Cod located in the Northmoor neighborhood with Southern exposure, natural light pouring through and steps from South Park. Opportunities abound with this little gem. Hardwood floors throughout and a great floor plan. Eat in kitchen, a sun filled family room off the mud room, a half bath along with a formal dining room and living room complete the first floor. Upstairs features three spacious bedrooms, with two full baths, great closet space and room for expansion. The fun basement includes a huge closet, large recreation room and ample storage. The back yard features a brick patio and fire pit. Addition was built in 2005. The home offers endless possibilities in a fabulous neighborhood.
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. 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.
$1,689,000 437 N Green Bay Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Exceptional renovation in picturesque east Lake Forest! Fabulous renovations combine with 1/3+ acre lot in the walk-to-everything historic district. Wonderful entertaining and living areas, gourmet cook's kitchen with chef's pantry and butler's panty all open to beautiful family room addition. Office/bedroom on 1st floor with full bath offers great options for those who need a first floor bedroom. Large bedroom suites are bright and sunny including serene master suite with large bedroom with fireplace, sitting room, walk-in closet and luxurious bath. Back staircase from the first floor to additional 2 bedrooms, bath and playroom/office adds to the convenience and charm. Lower level has been completely renovated/rebuilt and offers heated floors, 9 foot ceilings, large rec room, full bath, exercise room and craft room. Elegance and quality throughout! Charming coach house with 2 car garage, potting shed and captivating 1 bedroom/1 bath apartment! Lush, fully fenced and private yard flows perfectly to large screened porch, deck and patios for outdoor entertaining. Nothing to do but move in!
$1,595,000 963 Elm Tree Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Beautiful & perfect are your first impressions. Old World walnut paneling, marble fireplaces. impressive hand crafted crown and mill-work, in addition to 8 foot tall doors, and an open and sunny floor plan make this a home to be enjoyed. The gourmet kitchen features Viking, Traulsen, and every conceivable amenity.The master suite provides both his and hers separate baths and walk in closets, additional bedrooms are all en-suite. There is a first floor guest suite with full bath. Laundry facilities on both the first and second level. Nothing has been overlooked. Howard Van Doren Shaw designed the A.A. Sprague Woodlands residence in 1907 at 991 Elm Tree. This property, is the original carriage house that was a part of that estate, and was also designed by Shaw in 1907. This Carriage House was separated from the original estate and became a single family residence, on the estate property after World War II. The home has experienced numerous expansions and renovations and today is a significantly respected Historical Home in the East Lake Forest Historical District. The Formal English Gardens feature a Gazebo, stone paths and plantings meticulously designed and maintained by The Mariani Company.
$1,529,000 1351 N Green Bay Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Get ready to entertain your guests in this truly custom designed chef's kitchen. You'll be preparing gourmet meals while your family or guests gather around the island, lounging in the adjacent family room or reading a book by the fire in the living room. For summer fun enjoy plenty of parties by the pool with room for everyone to soak up the sun on the patio or curl up by the fire pit for evening drinks. Even clean up will be a breeze with an extra dishwasher and wet bar in the dining room! Retreat to your first floor master with walk in closet, jetted tub and steam shower. Plus, access to your own private patio. If you must work you can start a fire in your beautiful study while you change the world. Upstairs are 5 additional bedrooms, 3 baths and laundry. The guest room with attached bunk room is perfect for out of town visitors. There is even a study nook at the top of the stairs with tree house views. All of this with a 3 car garage on nearly 1.5 acres. Welcome home!
Outstanding opportunity to own east Lake Forest home. Recently updated kitchen with beautiful custom cabinetry, granite counters and stainless appliances. Hardwood floors throughout. New crown molding in large living room. Great room/family room with gracious fireplace and access to the outdoors from sliding glass doors. First floor laundry/utility room. Loads of sunshine fill this four bedroom, two and a half bath beauty. Spacious rooms and Master suite includes large walk in closet and updated bath. Newly finished, painted and carpeted basement for the family to hang out in. Terrific fenced in yard with ample room for any outdoor activities and gorgeous brick paver patio to relax and enjoy your leisure time. Walk to town, train, Sheridan School and Lake Forest High School. Move in ready! Live and love the life in Lake Forest!
Gorgeous 1 bed, 1.5 bathroom condominium in the heart of Lake Forest! Completely renovated unit with beautiful slate tile entryway, fresh paint, and entirely gutted kitchen with only the best finishes! Kitchen boasts new white shaker cabinets, never used appliances, and low maintenance quartz counters. Live a low-maintenance lifestyle with new vinyl flooring and new HVAC systems as well. This condo defines convenience as it is doors down from the laundry room and perhaps the shortest a to ccessa parking spot of any unit in the building. Low maintenance fees and low taxes make this convenient lifestyle one of the most economic in Lake Forest! Walk to the Metra station, coffee shops, restaurants, grocery stores, gyms, and ride your bike to the beach or along the many bike trails nearby. Parking is included. All common areas in building have been recently redone.
Move right into this charming, UPDATED Cape Cod situated on a large picturesque fenced lot in desirable East Lake Forest. Fabulous location close to town, Metra, dining, shopping, beach, bike trail, South Park and all that Lake Forest has to offer. This home is designed for entertaining with an open concept kitchen/living room with gleaming hardwood floors. The kitchen features a generous island, updated stainless steel appliances and opens onto an expansive deck which is perfect for a summer barbecue. The beautiful hardwood flooring continues throughout the first floor and into the elegant dining room and cozy family room; full bathroom completes the main level. The second floor includes a beautiful landing, 3 spacious sun-filled bedrooms with hardwood throughout, and a full bathroom. The finished basement offers a fabulous rec room with a newly built custom bar and ample storage. The backyard is a private oasis with a large deck, fire pit, and hot tub. NEW paint throughout, NEW fence and landscaping, NEW washer/dryer.
Enjoy morning coffee from your multi-tiered deck overlooking the professionally landscaped backyard with low maintenance perennial & bulb garden! This recently updated and immaculate four bedroom with three full bathrooms Lake Forest Colonial Split has a great floor plan with approximately 2,000 square feet of finished living space. Features include: hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, updated eat-in kitchen with maple cabinets, stainless appliances and quartz countertops. Also features three updated bathrooms - with the Master bath being brand new, 2 car attached garage, recent garden shed which matches the home and so much more! (See long list of improvements.) Low taxes (assessed upper level only). Great location and neighborhood! Just steps to South Park and the Robert McClory Bike Path! Move right in and enjoy this great home!
$5,555,000 660 N Sheridan Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
The most beautiful example of Victorian Italianate architecture in Chicago, this Historic Preservation Award winning home has been renovated and designed to meet the desires of the 21st century buyer. Perfectly located between Lake Forest's Market Square and Lake Michigan this outstanding gated offering includes all of the exquisite furnishings valued at $700,000 AND a 1.3 subdivided lot valued at $1,250,000. Gorgeous woodwork and flooring which includes African mahogany, ash and walnut, antique fireplace mantels, superb custom moldings and high ceilings all compliment the interior of the home. Four levels of living with 6 spacious bedrooms, 5.2 baths, library, den and family room, wine tasting room, 7200 wine bottle storage with newer custom designed built-in cedar racking, 2nd floor laundry, and newer heated 3 car garage all are packaged into this magnificent home. The property is visually stunning at every turn, with exceptional views from every window. Remarkable 3 story octagonal tower rises above the roof to a windowed cupola and pointed spire. Walk the pathway through the cutting gardens, enjoy the Victorian Circle Garden with statuary, admire the specimen trees, or delight in the most impressive in-ground pool with fountain and pavilion surrounded by brick & blue stone decking. Live in and enjoy one of the most treasured of all Lake Forest homes.
Highly desired & seldom available Lake Forest Chateau duplex, located in a secluded private enclave of duplex homes where residents enjoy mature trees, beautiful landscaping & a large pond that is the focal point of the community. And yet, it is literally minutes from the Metra station, Starbucks, Sunset Foods,restaurants, shops, banks, medical facilities - everything you need a short distance, even a dog park. This home is bright & spacious, offering fantastic views of the pond & its natural surroundings. From the 2-story entry foyer through the sunny living room with fireplace to the large eat-in kitchen, generous windows welcome nature in. Up the winding staircase is the master suite a sitting area, two walk-in closets & generous master bathroom with two sinks, a glass-enclosed shower & whirlpool tub. Also upstairs are two additional bedrooms, a home office & extra large cedar closet. Full Finished basement with 1/2 bathroom. Enjoy the comfort & convenience of living here.
Have you ever walked into a home and wished one day you could have a home just like it? This is just that home. From the moment you walk into you'll notice the attention to detail at every turn - from the elegant flooring to the handcrafted finishes. As you head into the kitchen notice the gorgeous counters, ample cabinetry and built in fridge - a perfect space to whip up some new recipes. Make your way to the first floor master bedroom. A sprawling space awaits you. The grand master bathroom includes a welcoming hot tub. A great space to unwind after a long day. Your new home is the perfect place to entertain. Spend time in the sun room or a nice evening in the living room with a cozy fireplace. Welcome home.
Dramatic 2 story home set on 1.4 beautifully landscaped wooded acres. Soaring ceilings, walls of glass showcase a spacious light, bright open floor plan. Grand sized kitchen includes granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The private master suite includes 2 walk in closets and large wonderfully appointed master bathroom. The finished lower level includes the fifth bedroom, recreation room, full bath and large sauna. Wonderful neighborhood and perfectly located near the Lake Forest Metra Station with quick access to highways, shopping, dining and more!
Fabulous, move-in ready home on an over-sized lot in the coveted Northmoor neighborhood. This classic home was superbly updated and expanded. The home boasts an inviting porch which enters into a gracious foyer. The remodeled gourmet kitchen provides stainless appliances, white cabinets with pantry, quartz countertops, backsplash and breakfast bar. Plus, a beautiful bay window with custom built-in eating banquet. The open and sun filled kitchen flows into a breakfast room with French doors. A spacious family room with tons of windows, built-ins, bar/wine fridge, fireplace and French doors lead to a back porch overlooking the private and fenced-in backyard. The separate dining room extends into a large formal living room with bay window and cozy wood burning fireplace. Loads of natural light. The second floor offers a large Master bedroom with recently updated bathroom with Carrera marble, dual sinks/vanity and glass enclosed shower. Two sizable bedrooms, hall bath and tons of storage/closet space complete this floor. The lower level provides a wonderful recreation space, office nook, laundry and built-in storage. The lush yard with gravel patio presents the perfect space for entertaining or play. Don't miss the extraordinary opportunity to live in a charming and meticulously maintained home near South Park, bike path, lakefront, town and more!
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