Lake Forest|Price: $1,990,000

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This idyllic 1.13 acre setting is rarely found in east Lake Forest, just blocks from both town and Lake Michigan. Surrounded by towering mature trees, this estate is the perfect retreat. The striking stucco home is beautifully situated on the property to create sweeping lawns and a private newly fenced backyard oasis with stone patios and a pool.

545 College Road, Lake Forest

Price: $1,990,000
Address: 545 College Rd
City: Lake Forest
State: Illinois
Zip: 60045
Lot Size: 1.13 acres
Year Built: 1879
Square Feet: 6145
Beds: 5
Baths: 5.1
Garage Size: Two Car detached


Property Description

The home exudes an understated grandeur with tall ceilings and classic detailing throughout. Designed to provide exceptional property views from every room, the floor plan works well for both living and entertaining with oversized doorways to facilitate an easy flow and openness between all of the rooms. Features include three levels of living space, fine millwork and wainscoting, graciously sized rooms, beautiful quarter sawn oak hardwood flooring, and walls of windows.

The inviting foyer is a perfect introduction to the home and provides access to the rich paneled library, living, and dining rooms. The warm, gracious living room allows for intimate gatherings around the fireplace and has additional space for entertaining. The dining room has the flexibility to host large gatherings or intimate dinners. French doors lead to the patio from the family room that has 270 degree sundrenched views of the stunning property vistas to the east, south, and west to the pool. The kitchen and breakfast room was designed and crafted by NuHaus with many amenities including a large island with breakfast bar, ample cabinet space, pizza oven, and a fireplace.

The tranquil master suite is very flexible with two bonus dressing rooms that could also function as a nursery and/or study, and two separate bathrooms. The second floor also includes a large bedroom with a private bath and two additional bedrooms with a fourth full hall bathroom and laundry. The third floor treetop level is finished with a recreation room, 5th bedroom, exercise room, 5th full bathroom, and several storage rooms. The unfinished lower level provides extensive storage space and a second laundry room with a wash sink.

This property truly has it all in a highly desirable location!