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5 Properties Within 0.5 miles of: 275 Sussex, Lake Forest

275 Sussex
Lake Forest, IL 60045

  • 8 Beds
  • 8 / 3 Baths
  • 10,396 Sq. Ft.
  • Built In 1914
Price

$5,900,000

Est Payment
$33,447 / month (details)  
Taxes
$43,729  
Beds
8  
Baths
8 / 3  
Rooms
15  
Type
Detached Single  
Sq. Ft.
10,396  
Lot Size
231 X 140 X 223 X 181 X310 X 189  
Built
1914  
Neighborhood
Lake Forest  
MLS
#11451601
Status
Active (140 days)

Property Description

"Innisfail" a classic French Country Estate designed by famous Architect David Adler and his associate Henry Dangler is being offered to the most sophisticated buyers. This truly elegant stone and stucco residence sits upon 2.048 acres. The exterior features a swimming pool with spa, tennis courts and formal gardens. Iron gates flanked by large stucco monuments welcome you as you enter the French grandeur of this estate. The front of this home is accented by garden statuary and the front door has sphinx statues resting regally by the entrance. Stone garlands are draped below the window ledges and Parisian lamp posts romantically illuminate this special property. Mr. Adler was very conscious of symmetry during his design of the exquisite estate. This elegant home is a significant example of the enduring quality of David Adler's work. The home features grandly sized formal rooms, the stunning finishes reinforce the elegance of this home. Maintained and updated throughout the years including a new $690,000 slate roof with copper gutters, five new Air conditioning units and a commercial grade heating system, all bathrooms have been renovated with the highest quality design and materials ie. Sherle Wagner 24kt Gold fixtures, the kitchen boasts a Gaggenau six burner gas cooktop and hood and Subzero refrigerator and freezer. A simply magnificent home for entertainment, featuring grand rooms with sparkling crystal chandeliers, gilt moldings, exquisite faux painting, 11ft ceilings, four fireplaces, wood, marble and black terrazzo flooring. French doors throughout the first floor open onto the lovely terraces and breathtaking grounds. Typical of Adler's homes, there is a first floor lady's powder room and sitting room. The gentleman's restroom features fabric walls and is situated off the inviting cherry library complete with floor to ceiling bookcases. The second-floor features eight gorgeous bedrooms and seven baths. The master suite enjoys a delightful dressing room, with a beautifully painted barrel ceiling and lovely mirrored dressing room. The "his and hers" baths both feature murals which echo the formal gardens. All bedrooms have private bathrooms and walk-in closets. The third floor is filled with possibilities. Presently the third floor offers a sauna, large granite topped bar with wine cooler, dishwasher and icemaker, a spacious full bath and a recreation space including a stage with dramatic lighting. The home offers a housekeeping wing with bedrooms full bath and laundry room. This significantly historical estate brings the elegance of years gone by to life for the lucky new Homeowner!!

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Property Details

Interior Features

Room
Level
Flooring
Size
Living Room
Main
Hardwood
41X21
Dining Room
Main
Hardwood
21X18
Kitchen
Main
Hardwood
17X16
Family Room
Main
Carpet
28X17
Master Bedroom
Second
Hardwood
29X19
Bedroom 2
Second
Hardwood
17X16
Bedroom 3
Second
Hardwood
17X13
Bedroom 4
Second
Hardwood
16X15
Bedroom 5
Second
Hardwood
11X10
Bedroom 6
Second
Hardwood
14X10
Bedroom 7
Second
Hardwood
11X8
Bedroom 8
Second
Hardwood
18X17
Study
Main
Hardwood
24X14
Play Room
Main
Carpet
36X24
Sitting Room
Main
Hardwood
11X9

Utilities

  • Heating Natural Gas, Electric, Steam
  • Cooling Space Pac, Zoned
  • Water Lake Michigan
  • Sewer Public Sewer

Additional Information

Parking
3 Garage Spaces, Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s), Owned, Parking included in price
Schools
Lake Forest High School (115), Everett Elementary School (67), Everett Elementary School (67)

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Listing History

07-15-2022 Listed at $5,900,000
Last Modified 8/2/22 3:11 PM

Nearby Transportation

  • I 94 West 1.6 mi
  • I 94 East 1.8 mi
  • Hwy 41 North 4.6 mi
  • Hwy 41 South 4.9 mi
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