Lake Forest IL Real Estate & Homes for Sale
211 Properties Found
The median home value in Lake Forest, IL is $780,000. 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 $780,000. 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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A slice of paradise! This quality built home boasts a rare and very impressive foyer which overlooks a spectacular and sensational court yard! This owner put on a dynamic master addition with vaulted ceilings, walk in closet and spacious bathroom. You will love the starburst window and the pleasant view out of every window! The addition also included the first floor library which is the perfect work space with its lovely fireplace and custom book shelves. There is a WOW factor as you enter the living room with its floor to ceiling windows, hardwood floors, vaulted ceiling and attractive fireplace. The kitchen has a generous bright and spacious eating area just off the cooking area. You will appreciate the granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and the spacious pantry. The large dining room can easily be converted back to a large bedroom. You can appreciate the 2nd bedroom en-suite with its own private bathroom. The 3rd bedroom has access to the absolutely gorgeous sun room with a fun potbelly stove! The views of the yard are soothing and majestic! The finished basement has unbelievable natural sunlight! There was a newer basement put under the addition which provides fantastic recreation space. You will also be amazed at the amount of storage! This area could easily be finished. This home has been lovingly maintained for the next fortunate buyer to enjoy! There is a whole house generator. Roof 4 years. Furnaces 2014 and 2017, Central air 2014 and 2017. You can buy this one with confidence!
Great opportunity in a prime Lake Forest location. Situated on over a half acre, this brick 4 bedroom/2.5 bath home awaits your creative influence. It has all the right space with a first floor office, inviting family room, eat-in kitchen and a formal dining room The panomoric view from the heated sunroom is stunning year round. Second floor boasts a large main bedroom and 3 additional spacious bedrooms and an hall bath with a double sink. Hardwood floors, freshly painted and priced to accommodate any needed updates. The basement rec room has new carpet and more storage then you can imagine. All this in close proximity to the METRA and shopping.
Enjoys beautiful views of the pond & waterfall year round offering peace & serenity. Distinctive elements of design in this custom home include a two-story foyer, vaulted, tray & volume ceilings & hardwood floors. The living room centers on a wood burning fireplace and library wall crafted with display and book shelves, closed storage, cove and soft lighting, complete with detailed moldings. Elegant formal dining in the round. 39' kitchen & family room combination with 2nd fireplace. Kitchen has an abundance of white cabinetry, new stainless appliances: Bosch dishwasher, French door refrigerator, microwave, convenient separate bar sink and Wolf stove with down draft. 1st floor master bedroom suite has two walk-in closets and bath with tub and separate shower. Convenient 1st floor laundry with new Bosch washer/dryer. Spacious 21' room on the 2nd floor room is ideal for hobbies, your art studio, office or 2nd master bedroom. Comfort, Style, Elegance! Why live in a maintenance free community? Academy Woods, an environmentally-sustainable community is a small neighborhood of only 77 free standing homes, no attached walls. Everyone's landscaping, front and back is groomed on the same day so the neighborhood always looks amazing. Bushes are trimmed, gardens are weeded and mulched. Gardens on each cul-de-sac, attractively designed add to the beauty of the community. The ponds with waterfalls are professionally maintained adding a tranquil element for all to enjoy. Gutters are cleaned, no need for ladders. Annual exterior inspections offers a second pair of eyes to spot anything needing a homeowner's attention. Homes exteriors are painted on a maintenance schedule. Walks and driveways are plowed in the winter. There is direct access to the Middlefork Savanna with 670 acres of walking trails, birding, bicycling, cross-country skiing, hiking and self-guided trails and exhibits. 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.
This better than new Luxurious Custom French Chateau has been renovated with the highest level of finishes and features to create an ideal forever home that looks and feels like new construction! The home exudes modern elegance that won't be found anywhere in Lake Forest Chateau! The open layout of the gourmet kitchen and great room is perfect for entertaining. Enjoy the picturesque water view through double French doors while relaxing by the fireplace in the 2-story sunroom or from the secluded private patio. Uncompromising quality awaits in this stunning renovation, fully completed in 2020, with 3+1 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. Thoughtful attention to every detail includes exquisite millwork, rich hand-scraped solid Walnut floors, contemporary neutral decor and high-end finishes. Dramatic two story entry and open concept with flowing floor plan also offers intimate spaces. Chef inspired kitchen boasts a stunning quartzite island, Carrara marble backsplash, Taj Mahal quartzite countertops, high-end Jenn-Air Luxury stainless steel appliances and 42" cabinets with crown molding. Elegant tailored great room features floor to ceiling Quartz fireplace and flows into the sun room w/granite wet-bar and marble floors. Separate formal dining room with French doors invite privacy and flexibility of space. Enjoy the sun-filled den featuring floor to ceiling Palladian windows. Retreat to the luxurious master suite with 10' ceiling, double door entry, marble spa-like bath with ultra high-end Warren Platner designer sinks, jetted tub and frameless steam shower. Cozy loft, two additional bedrooms and full bath complete the second level. Finished lower level with large rec room, potential 4th bedroom, full bath, wine cellar, and storage. Lovely setting and convenient location. Walk to Metra & shopping district in beautiful Lake Forest. You can have it all...Welcome home!
Cozy Brick Ranch tucked away in Lake Forest hosting a Great location in Forest Haven Subdivision. This home is Situated on a Beautiful 1 acre wooded lot. providing endless expansion possibilities. The Living room has a wood burning fireplace & hardwood floors. Kitchen features new appliances, gleaming granite counter tops, new cabinetry, with new stylish back splash and Farm sink. The two Bedrooms share an updated full Bathroom. Home has Full basement which offers lots of studded space ready to finish and with lots of storage . Immediate move in ready
Striking Prairie style Cape Cod set on a gorgeous, park-like 1.4 acres! Beautifully designed and renovated, it offers great architectural detail and a flexible floor plan with well-proportioned rooms and sought after the 1st-floor master. Features include Chef's kitchen with a large center island, granite, and stainless commercial range, a separate breakfast room with access to a large deck. Formal living room with fireplace, all-season sunroom, formal dining room, and a spacious family room with a wall of windows overlooking the private back yard. The sun-filled first floor master suite has its own private brick patio and boasts his and her closets, and a luxury bath. The adjacent private office/ den can easily be converted to a 5th bedroom or a nursery. The second floor features a large loft with built-in bookcases, perfect for a home office/ study room. Three spacious bedrooms; one en-suite, the other two share a well-appointed Jack and Jill bath. 2nd and 1st-floor laundry with loads of storage. Clean finished basement. Four car garage. Large cedar deck and brick patio. Wonderful setting and convenient location. Award-winning schools!
Gorgeous home in the Park Lane neighborhood. Formerly the model for the development so it has all of the features the discerning buyer seeks! Fabulous chef's kitchen with Quartzite counters and a $pectacular La Cornu stove opens to a comfy family room with a fireplace. Bright and airy neutral decor in generous size rooms including a first-floor study for the WFH crowd. Spacious Master Suite with dual walk-in closets and a spa to relax in. Fully finished basement with full bath and plenty of room for the younger set. Loads of space in the 3-car garage! Great neighborhood with lots of open space, walking paths, and ponds. A little oasis that is close to everything! Ready to move in. You'll love it!
Imagine building your new custom home on one of our 16 Wooded Estate lots in a community featuring 30 acres of conservation area tucked away from everything at Oak Knoll Woodlands of Lake Forest. Fidelity Wes Builders will design and build your dream home in this one of a kind community. Custom Homes and Lots starting at $989,000, A truly rare gem located in Lake Forest offering some of the lowest real estate taxes around. A must see!!! This Model shown is our new ranch model featuring the ever popular Farmhouse style construction. This home features many high end upgrades, full unfinished basement, 3 car attached garage and professionally landscaped homesite. We are now meeting with prospective buyers so if you have interest, let's get together to discuss the many different custom home options available.
Curb appeal at its finest. This home has a gracious two story foyer, an expansive kitchen with exposed brick and an island great for hosting gatherings. Upstairs bedrooms all have super cool character.. 2 of which have an en suite. First floor bedroom with an en suite is currently being used as a den. Master suite has a balcony, spacious sitting area and large walk in closet. Two separate fenced yards both with brick paver patios and one with a fire pit. Path to Cherokee school & Waveland park. Close to town, metra and access to highway.
Exciting blend of mid century modern & contemporary home! The 100 year old beams enhance the 2 story great room with a floor to ceiling window wall. Large brick fireplace to admire while looking outdoors to you very private oasis. Main level master allows convenience of 1 story living. Second floor provides 3 generous sized bedroom with 2 full baths, in addition to a huge loft to be used for multi purposes. Full huge unfinished basement to be finished to your liking w/ very high ceilings. The house need work, but instant equity to be had! This home is situated set back from the street on a beautifully landscaped oversized lot. Put your own personal touches in and and you will have your dream home at a very reasonable price. House is assessed at $924,000 so taxes will come down!
$1,320,000 475 Oak Knoll Drive Lake Forest, IL 60045
Imagine building your new custom home on one of our 16 Wooded Estate lots in a community featuring 30 acres of conservation area tucked away from everything at Oak Knoll Woodlands of Lake Forest. Fidelity Wes Builders will design and build your dream home in this one of a kind community. Custom Homes and Lots starting at $989,000, A truly rare gem located in Lake Forest offering some of the lowest real estate taxes around. A must see!!! This home shown is our new planned model featuring the ever popular Farmhouse style construction. This home features almost 3800SF of luxury living with a 3 car attached garage and full unfinished basement and professionally landscaped homesite. We are now meeting with prospective buyers so if you have interest, let's get together to discuss the many different custom home options available.
$2,695,000 1630 Paddock Lane Lake Forest, IL 60045
Picturesque Connecticut-style country home and carriage house on 1.5 sweeping landscaped acres. Alluring curb appeal and modern conveniences make every day feel like a "staycation" here. The flexible floorplan provides plentiful areas for the whole family to work, study, and play. Pristine features throughout include high ceilings, hardwood floors, gorgeous cabinetry, extensive millwork, all-suite bedrooms, beautifully finished lower level with home theater, wine room, bar area, game room, and full bathroom. Stately elegance meshes seamlessly with inviting comfort throughout with two laundry rooms, five fireplaces, coffered ceilings, and dual staircases. Enjoy cooking in the gourmet kitchen that opens to the breakfast room, both outfitted in custom cabinetry. Hanging out in the family room will be a favorite pastime. Sipping your morning coffee on the patio outside the Sunroom is a great way to start the day! The main bedroom has a separate entrance hall, creating the ideal primary suite for today's living. This bedroom has a fireplace, dual walk-in closets, bathroom featuring double steam shower, soaking tub, heated floors, dual vanities with hidden TV in mirror, and refrigerator drawers. A charming room beyond the bedroom can serve as a private study, media area, art studio, or exercise area, to name a few. A spiral staircase leads up to the 3rd floor space. There are three additional bedroom suites on the second floor along with a study that could function as another bedroom. A big loft area provides a perfect spot for home schooling or study. A fifth bedroom suite is conveniently located on the main level. All spaces are perfected with tasteful decor and immaculate finishes. The expansive private yard with its bluestone patios and large grassy spaces are perfect for entertaining while leaving plenty of space to accommodate a future pool. The carriage house has a two-car garage, exercise room, music room, workshop, and potting room. The attached two-car garage has soaring high ceilings and handsome built-in cabinets. Unforgettable and exuding gracious livability, this home is everything today's buyers are dreaming of. Located close to Everett Elementary School, parks, Starbucks, grocery stores, Metra Commuter station, highway access, and quick access to O'Hare Airport.
$1,395,000 1345 Kimmer Court Lake Forest, IL 60045
Striking sun filled brick colonial on a quiet, gently rolling professionally landscaped cul-de-sac lot. Expertly renovated and tastefully appointed this home features an exceptional floor plan with sun filled rooms, lofty ceilings with gorgeous light fixtures and hardwood floors throughout. Fabulous 2020 kitchen with custom white cabinets, quartz counters and top of the line appliances and separate breakfast room. Relaxing sunroom with tall windows and custom built-ins. Adjacent family room boasts vaulted ceilings and a large limestone fireplace. Formal dining room and living room with fireplace and custom moldings overlook the large back yard. First floor office with 2 sets of french doors and wall of built-ins offers privacy. Gorgeous master with luxury bath has double vanity, heated floors and towel racks, large glass shower, soaking tub and his and hers closets. Three additional 2nd floor bedrooms all with large closets and pretty baths. Finished basement with a theater, exercise room, large bedroom, craft room/ game room, full bath, large utility room and ample storage. Other highlights include all new Pella windows, 3-car garage with new overhead doors and epoxy floor, new front entrance and soffits, new driveway, new WiFi sprinkler system, newer mechanicals, cedar roof, new gardens and new paint throughout. Wonderful home and setting! Convenient to town, train and schools.
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!
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.
THIS HOME IS AVAILABLE TO SEE ON A VIRTUAL TOUR. PLEASE CALL LISTING AGENT FOR DETAILS. Exciting new Ranch Plan now under construction. This plan 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 basement available for finishing. Hurry these are selling quickly!
$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, 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.
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.
$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!
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