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1000 E Illinois
Lake Forest, IL 60045

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 / 1 Baths
  • 5,976 Sq. Ft.
  • Built In 1914
Price

$2,749,000

Taxes
$50,356  
Beds
6  
Baths
6 / 1  
Rooms
13  
Type
Detached  
Sq. Ft.
5,976  
Lot Size
566 X 422 X 417 X 358  
Built
1914  
Neighborhood
Lake Forest  
MLS
#10904081
Status
Active (48 days)

Property Description

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.

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Interior Features

Room
Level
Flooring
Size
Living Room
Main
Hardwood
30x22
Dining Room
Main
Hardwood
22x17
Kitchen
Main
Hardwood
27x13
Family Room
Main
Hardwood
30x13
Bedroom (master)
2nd
Carpet
22x20
Bedroom (2nd)
2nd
Hardwood
18x14
Bedroom (3rd)
2nd
Hardwood
16x12
Bedroom (4th)
2nd
Hardwood
14x13
Den
Main
Carpet
13x9
5th Bdrm
2nd
Carpet
21x12
Foyer
Main
Other
16x28
Sun/Florida Room Heated
2nd
Hardwood
13x12
Utility Room-Lower Level
Basement
16x10

Utilities

  • Heating Gas, Forced Air, Hot Water/Steam, Radiators, Zoned
  • Cooling Space Pac
  • Water Public
  • Sewer Sewer-Public

Additional Information

Appliances
Oven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Range Hood
Parking
Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s), 7 Foot or more high garage door, Garage On Site, Owned
Schools
Lake Forest High School, Deer Path Middle School, Sheridan Elementary School

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Listing History

10-13-2020 Listed at $2,749,000
Last Modified 10/19/20 12:05 AM

Nearby Transportation

  • Union Pacific North 1.2 mi
  • Hwy 41 North 3.8 mi
  • I 94 West 3.9 mi
  • Hwy 41 South 4.1 mi
  • I 94 East 4.2 mi
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