Lake Forest IL Real Estate & Homes for Sale
351 Properties Found
The median home value in Lake Forest, IL is $749,000. This is higher than the county median home value of $227,000. The national median home value is $185,800. The average price of homes sold in Lake Forest, IL is $749,000. Approximately 80.58% of Lake Forest homes are owned, compared to 11.25% rented, while 8.17% are vacant. Lake Forest real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale. Commercial properties are also available. If you see a property you're interested in, contact a Lake Forest real estate agent to arrange a tour today! Learn more about Lake Forest Real Estate.
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Incredible opportunity to update, expand and/or build in prime East Lake Forest. The mid-century modern home is situated on a unique lot with driveway access on a quiet lane. The home resides on almost a 1/2 acre and has a wide open back yard mixed with mature trees. The expansive living room with impressive cathedral ceilings has a wood burning fireplace. The dramatic cathedral ceiling resides over the dining room which flows to the kitchen. The large family room(with fireplace) opens to a back patio. All bedrooms throughout the home are generous in size and on the same level. The home boasts an attached garage and tons of storage throughout. Endless possibilities to create a one of a kind home in a spectacular location!
Walk to the amazing downtown Lake Forest from your new home. Located just over a mile from Lake Michigan! In the sought after Whispering Oaks neighborhood, this home provides a peaceful setting, along with everyday functionality. Its beautifully landscaped lot allows serene nature views in addition to being very conveniently located for commuting purposes, train/highway are not far. Everything in the home has been touched with expert craftsmanship and very high end materials. Its completely turn key ready.
$1,999,999 360 N Mayflower Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Winner of a coveted Historic Preservation Award, this home offers 10'+ ceilings, original moldings and fabulous architecture. This East Lake Forest gem, set on 1.35 acres one block from Lake Michigan, seamlessly blends past and present. The grand foyer with fireplace opens to the beautiful living rm and walnut-paneled dining rm which are great for entertaining, and the library has access to the covered terrace. The gourmet Christopher Peacock kitchen, butler's pantry and adjacent family room with office, mudroom and screened porch, are central to the home. The luxurious master suite includes his and hers closets, fireplace and fabulous views of the backyard. Four add'l bedrooms with updated baths, loft and sitting rm complete the 2nd floor. The third floor features an in-law/nanny suite, rec rm with exercise and game rm, and two additional bedrooms and baths. The basement offers billiard room, playroom, wine cellar and storage. Brand new 3 car garage. Incredibly priced at $171/sq ft.
Newly updated ranch home sits on a gated + private 1.5 acre w/wrap around porch. Sit under a shaded tree on the deck and look out onto the expansive backyard. Walk into the sun filled home and immediately notice the new quality:rich hardwood floors, neutral wall colors + high ceilings in the foyer and FR- everything in an all encompassing open floor plan! The Kitchen features all new stainless steel appliances: subzero fridge, 6 burner stove, monogram dishwasher. New granite + new cabinets. In-between your dining room and FR you will find your perfect entertainment nook - a granite wet bar w/a wine cooler. The master includes bay windows and tray ceilings. Find the master Bath complete w/a new closet, huge tiled steam/shower (w/rain head and handheld), heated floors, dual vanity, granite counter tops and a large picture window that looks out onto your private backyard. First floor Laundry room is tiled w/newer washer and dryer! LL 4th BR, full Bath + rec area. 3 car heated Garage.
$1,595,000 1241 Edgewood Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
This beautifully updated 6 bedroom east Lake Forest home is a must see. Set on 1.08 acres & renovated with care to retain original classic features, this home includes updated baths, a gourmet kitchen with large breakfast area, high ceilings, 10 feet on the first floor, original millwork & hardwood floors throughout. The stunning living room and dining room open to a deck and bluestone terrace. The handsome library opens to the family room and features beautiful leaded glass windows and restored bookcases. First floor laundry room and mudroom have ample storage. The 1st floor has 3 rooms that open to a beautiful backyard. Beautiful master suite with sitting area and fireplace. The coach house includes a studio or office/retreat. Fabulous location! Walk to town, Lake Forest High School, or the beach! Move right in and enjoy this amazing home!
$1,990,000 545 College Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
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 backyard oasis with stone patios and a pool. 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 pool plumbing, heating, and deck were all replaced about 7 years ago. This property truly has it all in a highly desirable location!
$1,170,000 60 Rue Foret Lake Forest, IL 60045
Classic Red Brick Georgian on 1.83 acres. Updated from top to bottom. Brand new carpet, paint, refinished hardwood floors. Addition in 2008. Flowing floor plan. Professionally landscaped, gorgeous flowering tree orchard, pergola, patio. Beautiful views from every window. 2014 all new mechanicals installed, 42 new or repaired windows in 2017. Sprinkler system inside & outside. Gourmet kitchen, new quartz counter tops, sink, island, separate desk & bay window breakfast area. Octagonal sun/office/music rooms off LR & 2nd flr Master bedrm. En suite bedrms w/ solar lights. 1st & 2nd floor Master bedrms. Spectacular 4 season room. 3 ceramic heating fans, 4 fireplaces. Bonus Room w/ skylights above garage. Stereo system throughout. Finished English basement w/ 100' movie screen, convertible full kitchen & separate bar area. 4 car garage w/ porcelain floor. Access to open lands, bike trails, savannas. Perfectly maintained home. Radon, mold, general inspections done Feb 2018. Ready to move in!
Open House: Sunday, 7/22 11:00-1:00PM
Exciting and rare Mid Century home in outstanding HO Stone neighborhood! Looking for room to spread out? This 3350 sf home boasts 5 bedrooms on second floor plus a 1st floor office and Sun room in addition to the formal Living, Dining and Family rooms! Spectacular newly updated white kitchen showcases all new appliances and granite counter tops and is nicely situated adjacent to the Family room! Enjoy cozy nights with a fire burning in your Family room or enjoy sunny skies in the awesome Sun room! Master suite is a treat with updated bathroom and private second floor deck- just imagine starry nights or morning coffee here! More getaway space in the carpeted Lower Level too! Hardwood floors throughout! Fenced backyard! Garage with high ceilings! Easy access to parks, trails and schools as well as commuter train!
$1,650,000 200 Glenwood Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Fabulous + Transitional + Soft Modern Vibe = A Hip Breath of Fresh Air in Lake Forest. This custom built one owner home features stunning architectural details & fantastic quality of construction with a flowing open floor plan. Situated in East Lake Forest at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac on a beautiful professionally landscaped 1.4 acre lot with a secret path to Waveland Park, this home offers the whole package for today's discriminating buyer. The updated NuHaus Kitchen and Dining Room bar area will tickle your inner hipster sensibility for clean sophisticated design and Euro influences combined with natural wood to keep it all grounded. The floating staircase anchors the impressive two story foyer and Family Room leading to the entertainment sized deck, yard, spa and fire pit. A spacious first floor Master Bedroom retreat with his & hers walk in closets and luxe spa bath. Second floor baths updated 2018 with fab finishes. 2nd floor office, kids playroom & finished basement. Fab!
Fabulous, Conway Farms townhome in "The Commons". Maintenance-free living at its best in Lake Forest. Lovely, spacious town home with the most amazing property and views! Wonderful soaring ceilings with flowing floor plan. Enormous first floor master bedroom w/large walk-in & full mstr bth. kitchen is decked out with granite counters, stainless steel appliances and eating area. Fireplace in living rm; dining rm has tray ceilings. Open floor plan offers 2-story family room and living room with fireplace. Newer Pella windows throughout, and brand new Marvin Windows sliders in the living room, and in master bedroom. Other features -hardwood floors, finished basement.
$1,949,000 951 Larkspur Court Lake Forest, IL 60045
Timeless, understated elegance defines this custom-built original owner home nestled on a quiet 1.38 acre cul-de-sac lot. Enhanced w/exceptional quality & superb attention to detail w/expansive room sizes, hardwood floors & wonderful light fixtures throughout. Gracious 2 story living room w/dramatic windows, Juliet balcony & gas log fireplace. French doors invite you in to the formal dining room, perfect for entertaining. The Chef's kitchen is a delight w/custom cabinets, granite, SS appliances, island w/breakfast bar & built-in range w/custom stone surround. Family room w/brand new hardwood floors, handsome stone fireplace, wet bar & French doors to stone patio & huge private yard. Coveted 1st floor master w/fireplace, luxurious bath & winding staircase to lofted study above. The 2nd level provides 4 additional bedrooms, 3 w/Juliet balconies overlooking the prof. landscaped yard. 4 car heated garage w/epoxy floor. Impeccably maintained home includes brand new cedar shake roof.
Beautiful Bldg in a great location with a well run association. This unit needs a little TLC; bring your imagination and your contractor. Excellent opportunity to move to Lake Forest. Outdoor Parking Space #16.
Open House: Sunday, 7/22 11:00-2:00PM
Set upon a hill in prestigious Villa Turicum, this stately brick Colonial exudes elegance. Guests will love the grand circular drive and gorgeous gardens leading up to your front door. This 4,097 SF residence features a timeless floor plan, spacious rooms, hardwood floors throughout, and is immaculately maintained. The front double-door opens to a welcoming foyer with custom millwork. It is flanked by a large living room, large formal dining room, and oversized family room . The first floor library connects through double-doors to the living room creating an even greater sense of space. Eat-in gourmet kitchen with abundant cabinets and counter tops. Laundry/mud room has it's own exterior door. The full basement is partially finished plus ample storage space. An expansive rear deck provides outdoor grilling, dining and lounging. It, and the backyard are given quiet privacy by a dense, half-acre of trees. Easy access/trails to the Lake. Close to town and Metra.
$8,950,000 405 N Mayflower Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Set on over 5 private acres with over 425' of beach is Illinois' most architecturally significant estate on Lake Michigan, Mayflower Place, which entertained royalty several times in its history. This estate was meticulously renovated and restored in 1987 & 1988 by 70 craftsmen and European artists. The superior construction and level of intricate hand-carved architectural details and finishes rival the grand estates on the east coast. Built of durable materials, this concrete and brick structure features hand-carved limestone, monumental limestone stairs, fountains and balustrades, exquisite plaster relief ceilings, a slate roof with decorative copper details & scuppers, and leaded glass windows with limestone surrounds. Enjoy over 425' of Lakefront, 28 rooms/12 beds/11.4 baths and 11 exquisite fireplaces. An opportunity of a lifetime! One must see it to grasp its beauty and truly appreciate the level of detail rarely seen today and impossible to replicate. Truly spectacular!
STUNNING and completely updated! Move in to your dream home at an affordable price in Lake Forest! Not one detail has been spared. Kitchen is a complete gut remodel by Goebler Company to include; Marble and Granite counters, Farm Sink, Viking Stove, All Stainless Steel Appliances, Wine fridge and built in desk station. Newer hardwood floors throughout entire main level and second story. The open floorpan allows for easy and flexible everyday flo. Laundry room is conveniently located on the main level off the kitchen. Oversized Formal Dining Room open to living space. Large Living room is showered with windows to provide extremely beautiful natural light. Spacious Finished Basement for great Recreation use in addition to plenty of storage. Beautiful and Serene outdoor space sitting on your ACRE lot. Super low taxes to boot. Fantastic location as its close to Everett School, Starbucks, West Lake Forest Train station, Costco & Tollway. Nothing to do but move in and enjoy!
Home with Good Bones Needs Extensive Renovation. Showings for Serious Rehabbers or Tear Down / Expansion Only! Plans for Expansion Available. Use Caution and Do Not Walk on Deck. Exceptional Opportunity to Build Your Dream Home in a Prime East Lake Forest Location Steps From the Lake, Beach, Town, Train and More! Beautifully Wooded .57 of an Acre with 126 Feet of Frontage at an Incredible Price. Demolition of Existing Home approved by the City of Lake Forest. City of Lake Forest Says you can Build Approximately a 4200 sq ft Home Plus Additional 600 sq ft for Garage. Verify with City to Confirm. THIS IS NOT IN THE HISTORIC DISTRICT.
$1,049,000 1401 Harlan Lane Lake Forest, IL 60045
Summer is HERE and YOUR POOL is OPEN for the season!! Enjoy this home which is surrounded by grounds with endless entertaining options. Sunbathe the day away, grill or smoke on the custom outdoor deck and entertain in the newly built screened in patio. Situated on just over an acre, your space is kept private with an abundance of trees. Welcome your guests into your home through the light and airy Great Room with 16.5"vaulted ceilings which is centered around a grand fireplace/mantel. Want private time ? Everyone in your family can easily have their own space with at least 4 dedicated bedrooms (parlor ready for doors to be made a 5thBR) and 3 full and 2 1/2 baths. Your lofted office/den space is perfect for gathering or work. This lovingly maintained home is a must - see.
$1,269,000 1765 Tallgrass Lane Lake Forest, IL 60045
Striking newer custom home in the coveted Conway Farms. It features all stone exterior, rich Brazilian cherry floors, beautiful layered millwork & high end fixtures. Elegant living room and dining room. Gorgeous paneled library with center fireplace and built-ins. Spacious light filled family room with fireplace. High-end kitchen with separate butler pantry & sunny breakfast room with access to a private walled patio with built-in grill. Luxurious 1st floor master suite with lovely fireplace & spa-like bath, two walk in closets. The second floor features 3 additional en-suite bedrooms all with walk-in closets. Fantastic lower level (2867SF) with heated limestone floors, 2 fireplaces, wine cellar, theatre room, large recreational room, wet bar & workout room/ 5th bedroom & full bath. Five fireplaces, speaker system, heated 3- car garage. Quality throughout. Community pool, tennis, playground & walking trails nearby.
$1,499,000 510 Broadsmoore Drive Lake Forest, IL 60045
Open House: Sunday, 7/22 1:00-3:00PM
Amazing value for this impressive brick home on 1.5 beautiful acres in the highly sought after Broadsmoore area of Lake Forest. The exceptional sun-filled open floor plan accommodates large groups for entertaining and offers an easy daily lifestyle, with generously sized rooms, 10 foot ceilings, solid 6 paneled doors and 5 fireplaces. This home has been modified for handicap access. The private back yard features a fantastic large pool with diving board and wading areas, spa and terraces. The dream kitchen opens to the family room featuring: Subzero refrigerator, Dacor, Viking and Bosch appliances, granite island and breakfast bar, walk-in-pantry, and large breakfast room. When you escape to the master suite, enjoy a marble bath with fireplace, steam shower, whirlpool tub and 2 huge closets. Improvements in the last year include; refinished floors, 3 new furnaces, washer/dryer, new pool heater. This home checks all the boxes.
Centrally located in Lake Forest, this home is situated on nearly an acre. The home will impress with the gourmet kitchen redone in 2012 that includes Thermador appliances, a gorgeous island that seats up to four, and an eating area that overlooks the expansive new patio and fenced backyard. Hardwoods floors throughout the first and second level. Generous size rooms, living and family rooms boast fireplaces. Den on first floor has an attached full bathroom. Second level has a large master bedroom, walk-in closet with built-ins and three additional bedrooms. Lower level is new as of 2017. Basement has new carpet and includes a rec room, 5th bedroom and full bathroom, tons of storage and a 1400 bottle wine cellar.
Pied a Terre in the sought after 485 Oakwood Building located in the heart of downtown Lake Forest! This top floor gem is available for the first time in 20 years. Welcoming foyer with coat closet and full bath lead you down a hall to the living and dining room. High ceiling height, plantation shutters and built-in bookcases. Enjoy this two bedroom or bedroom/ den unit with two full bathrooms. Stack washer/dryer, white kitchen, meticulously maintained. One car heated garage parking place with storage locker. Easy access to market square, train and the famous Deerpath Inn just moments away.
$15,000,000 55 N Mayflower Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Opportunity of a lifetime to own the architectural masterpiece "Wyldwoode" by Harrie T. Lindeberg on 8.94 lakefront acres, including 2 subdivided lots. Built for steel tycoon, Clyde Carr, the "Y" shape design allows for spectacular lake views & full privacy. Guests are welcomed through the bronze metal front door with zodiac & other symbols designed by Oscar B. Bach. Elegant, gracious living is reflected through the wonderful blend of classic detail & comfortable floor plan. The dining room features a barrel plaster ceiling, while the living room has an exquisite marble ox blood mantel fireplace. The "Oval Office" on the 2nd floor has views of the lake. The master suite w/ his and hers baths & sitting room. The 3rd floor where you find the "high frontier bar". Home has 12 fireplaces. This compound is comprised of a grand & important home, 5 garages, pool, pool house & guest building attached by a breezeway. Lindeberg homes extend from South Hamptons to Lake Forest.
Custom cedar home, was thoughtfully designed & built to capture the beautiful & changing views thru-out the year. The owners created a floor plan orienting the rooms toward the hundreds of acres of forest preserve, the home overlooks their landscaped gardens. This truly happy, feel good home offers 26' ceiling in the great room w/ large wood burning frplc, 19' ceiling in the kitchen, wide plank wood flooring, large custom bar positioned between dining rm & great room. Four bedrooms on the 1st floor, master has wood burning frplc, dressing area w/ his/her walk-in closets. A lofted library/sitting rm overlooking the great room & a very large office/5th bed w/ private bath on 2nd floor. An additional family/media room w/ bath is also on the 2nd floor w/ 90" screen, built-ins for A/V equipment & surround sound. Numerous skylights, which open, contribute to the feeling of being outside. Entertain on the large hard wood deck w/ built-in grill, spa & multiple sitting areas. Ideal location!
$1,699,000 1022 Aynsley Avenue Lake Forest, IL 60045
This spectacular custom home of brick & stucco with a stunning slate roof is situated in the desirable Middlefork Farm area. Beautifully designed & meticulously maintained, it features hardwood floors, travertine, 11 ft ceilings, surround sound, plantation shutters, archways and exquisite millwork throughout. Private 1st floor library, gracious sized living room and separate dining room, grand family room with coffered ceiling & gourmet kitchen with new Sub-Zero, Viking, and large eating area. Upstairs, the luxurious Master bedroom has sitting area, large walk-in closets, and spa-like bathroom. All family bedrooms have en-suite baths and walk-in closets. The fabulous English basement is replete with recreation room with fireplace and eating area, 5th bedroom suite, exercise room, media room, and temperature controlled wine room. Gorgeous private yard is enhanced with new pergola and bluestone patio and walkways. Lovely grounds by Rocco Fiore Landscape make this an incredible setting.
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