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    1000 E Illinois Road

    Lake Forest, IL 60045
    • $2,749,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 96 days
    • MLS #: 10904081
    UPDATED: 119 min ago
    $2,749,000
    • 6
      BEDS
    • 3.81
      ACRES
    • 6
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 5,976
      SQFT
    • $460
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1914
    County:
    Area:

    School Information

    Elementary School:
    Middle School:
    School District:
    67

    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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    1000 E Illinois Road Lake Forest, IL 60045

    • Price: $2,749,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 119 min ago
    • MLS #: 10904081
    6
    Beds
    6
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    3.81
    Acres
    5,976
    SQFT
    $460
    $/SQFT
    1914
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Lake Forest
    County:
    Lake
    Area:
    Lake Forest
    Elementary School:
    Sheridan Elementary School
    Middle School:
    Deer Path Middle School
    High School:
    Lake Forest High School
    School District:
    67
    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.
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style Mediter./Spanish Driveway BrickGravelCircular Exterior Building Type Stucco Exterior Features PatioBrick Paver PatioFire Pit Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter Garage Details Garage Door Opener(S)Transmitter(S)7 Foot Or More High Garage Door Garage On Site Yes Garage Ownership Owned Garage Type Detached Is Parking Includedin Price Yes Lot Features LandscapedStream(S)Wooded Model Villa Number Of Cars 2 Parking Garage Roof Tile Type Detached 2 StoriesCoach House Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    2nd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood 2nd Bedroom Level 2nd Level 3rd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood 3rd Bedroom Level 2nd Level 4th Bedroom Flooring Hardwood 4th Bedroom Level 2nd Level Addtl Room1 Flooring Carpet Addtl Room1 Level Main Level Addtl Room1 Name Den Addtl Room2 Flooring Carpet Addtl Room2 Level 2nd Level Addtl Room2 Name 5th Bdrm Addtl Room3 Flooring Other Addtl Room3 Name Foyer Addtl Room4 Flooring Hardwood Addtl Room4 Name Sun/Florida Room Heated Addtl Room5 Name Utility Room-Lower Level Addtl Room6 Name Eating Area Addtl Room7 Name 6th Bdrm Appliances Double OvenMicrowaveDishwasherRefrigeratorWasherDryerDisposalRange Hood Attic Pull Down Stair Basement Partial Basement Bathrooms YN Yes Basement Description FinishedCrawlCellarBathroom Rough-In Bath Amenities Separate ShowerDouble SinkSoaking Tub Bedrooms Below Grade 0 Built Before1978 YN Yes Cooling Space Pac Dining Room Separate Dining Room Flooring Hardwood Dining Room Level Main Level Family Room Flooring Hardwood Family Room Level Main Level Fireplace Features Wood BurningGas Starter Fireplace Location Family RoomLiving RoomOther Fireplaces Total 3 Heating Natural GasForced AirSteamRadiatorsZoned Interior Features Bar-WetHardwood Floors1St Floor Full BathBuilt-In FeaturesWalk-In Closet(S) Kitchen Flooring Hardwood Kitchen Level Main Level Kitchen Type Eating Area-Table SpaceIslandPantry-ButlerPantry-Closet Laundry Level Basement Living Room Flooring Hardwood Living Room Level Main Level Master Bedroom Bath Full Master Bedroom Flooring Carpet Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level Other Equipment HumidifierWater-Softener OwnedSecurity SystemSump PumpSprinkler-LawnAir PurifierBackup Sump Pump; Room Type DenBedroom 5FoyerHeated Sun RoomUtility Room-Lower LevelEating AreaBedroom 6 Rooms Total 13 Total Sq Ft 0

    Property Features

    Additional Parcels YN No Age 100+ Years Association Fee 0 Association Fee Frequency Not Applicable Association Fee Includes None Community Features CurbsSidewalksStreet LightsStreet Paved Corporate Limits Lake Forest Disability Access And Or Equipped No Electric Circuit Breakers Holds Earnest Money Yes Master Association Fee No New Construction YN No Offeredfor Saleor Rent No Ownership Type Fee Simple Property Type Detached Single Rebuilt YN No Recent Rehab YN No Sewer Public Sewer Special Assessments No Special Listing Conditions List Broker Must Accompany Special Service Area N Tax Annual Amount 50355.9 Tax Exemptions None Tax Year 2018 Township Shields Water Source Public

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    Listing provided courtesy of Jameson Sotheby's Int'l Realty.


    © 2021 Midwest Real Estate Data LLC. All rights reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by MTP, MRED or The Dena Furlow Team - Keller Williams Realty. Based on information submitted to the MRED as of 2021-01-17T23:51:31.663 UTC. All data is obtained from various sources and has not been, and will not be, verified by broker or MRED. MRED supplied Open House information is subject to change without notice. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information. Some properties which appear for sale on this website may subsequently have sold and may no longer be available. NOTICE: Many homes contain recording devices, and buyers should be aware they may be recorded during a showing.

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