FOR SALE
$3,100,000

255 Foster Place
Lake Forest, IL 60045

Single Family
Residence
7
Beds
5
Baths
+
2 Half
10,029
Sq. Ft.
3.5
Acre Lot
1of
Photos
Map
Courtesy: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
Last Updated: 9/27/2020 3:59 AM
BHHS Chicago> Illinois> Lake Forest> 60045
This spectacular estate was designed by renowned architect Howard Van Doren Shaw, for Louis F. Swift. Set in a prime location near Lake Forest Country Day School, downtown Lake Forest, and Onwentsia Club, this 7 bedroom, 5.2 bath estate exudes a sense of luxury and elegance that rivals the grand estates on the east coast. The Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII, stayed here during his visit in 1924. The intricately detailed plaster ceilings in the solarium, entresol, living room and dining room are truly magnificent. The gorgeous formal rooms open to an expansive bluestone terrace with formal gardens that surround the beautifully restored monumental fountain. Breath-taking sunset views and stunning grounds complete this historic masterpiece. This appx 3.5 acre estate includes 2 PIN numbers; 1 parcel is appx 1.8 acres of vacant buildable land with utilities and can be sold separately in the future. Interior features include 5 large bedroom suites, a new master bath and dressing room, handsome library, butler's pantry, kitchen & breakfast area open to a large family room, 2 wet bars, high ceilings, fabulous moldings, hardwood and stone floors, a greenhouse, 3-car garage and more. Enjoy entertaining family and friends in this fabulous estate with amazing, private grounds with lush gardens, manicured hedges, a sprawling lawn and stone terraces. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own this remarkable historic estate.
10736126
Single Family, 2 Story
7
Lake
5 Full/2 Half
1918
3.5 Acres
Lake Michigan
2
Brick,Stone
Public Sewer
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