Lake Forest IL Real Estate & Homes for Sale
251 Properties Found
The median home value in Lake Forest, IL is $729,400. This is higher than the county median home value of $227,500. The national median home value is $231,815. The average price of homes sold in Lake Forest, IL is $729,400. Approximately 79% of Lake Forest homes are owned, compared to 12% rented, while 9% are vacant. Lake Forest real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale. Commercial properties are also available. If you like to see a property, contact Lake Forest real estate agent to arrange a tour today! Learn more about Lake Forest Real Estate.
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One-of-a-kind 3+ bd, 2 bth farmhouse-style East Lake Forest home, nestled in a secluded garden oasis, near downtown. Surrounded by lush gardens boasting perennial flowers, fruit trees, organic vegetable garden, fire pit, ample space for a chicken coup, and shaded by large trees, this is a unique and rare property! The house is a perfect mix of rustic features like hardwood floors and exposed wood beams, with the modern conveniences of an open plan layout, well equipped eat-in kitchen for gourmet cooking, lots of natural light, 2 extra rooms that can be made into office/nursery/playroom or 3rd bathroom, private parking (with space for a garage), large deck for entertaining, fenced in yard perfect for children/pets, central AC/heat, lots of closet space. A 5 minute walk to downtown (train, shops, restaurants, yoga), short walk/run/bike to LF beach, walking distance to exceptional public schools, all with complete privacy from neighbors. Low taxes. This property is a must see!
$1,695,000 925 E Westminster Lake Forest, IL 60045
Superb location! A rare find of transitional contemporary style in coveted East Lake Forest. Walk to town, train, & steps to possibly the best beach on NS. Architect Balfour Ames Lanza's vision transformed for today's lifestyle. This cool home sits on one lush acre & provides brilliant light & private green vistas from the walls of windows, numerous skylights, & voluminous ceilings. 1st floor en-suite office, 1st flr master suite with new, stunning master bath, mesquite floors, beautiful new kitchen with outdoor views, lower level rec room, multiple decks & patios, 5 bedrooms on the 2nd floor with flexible floor plan (optional 2nd flr master) & peaks of the Lake. Redefine your quality of life in this amazing location where the silence is deafening.
Luxurious & Pristine French Chateau with breathtaking High End finishes sets this home apart. The ultimate in luxury finishes you won't find anywhere else in Lake Forest Chateau! New Construction/ Renovations fully completed in 2020, including New Furnace (2020), New humidifier (2020), New Luxury Jenn-Air double ovens w/convection (2019 ) Gourmet Chef's Kitchen w/Quartzite Island in Taj-Mahal & Crystal White Quartzites & Countertops, Marble Backsplash, Jenn-Air High End Luxury SS Appliances, Custom Cabinets w/ Crown Molding. The main floor features a open flowing floor plan, New Walnut hand scraped Solid Wood floors & wainscotting throughout, all marble baths, custom millwork, high ceilings, stunning Great Room w/ Media Wall & Marble Quartz fireplace w/remote control start opens to Sunroom w/ Marble 18' Floors & Blue Pearl Granite Wet Bar all Overlooking the patio/pond through New French Doors! Formal dining room with double French doors with serene wooded views, lovely 2-story den w/floor to ceiling Palladian windows & Plantation Shutters. The second floor offers an exquisite Master Suite featuring 11' ceilings and gorgeous spa-like Marble bath with STEAM SHOWER, a loft and two generously sized bedrooms and a renovated hall bath with ensuite and additional 2nd floor Laundry. Finished designer lower level offers a large rec room w/ playroom or 4th bedroom, full bath, wine room and plenty of storage. Privacy abounds with water and wooded views. Walk to Metra, Starbucks, shopping district, enjoy the shops, beach and schools. Close proximity to O'hare & expressways. Maintenance free home that lives like a single family! This home is Unparalleled in privacy, location and elegance. Taking new renovation to a new level of luxury & customization!
Open House: Sunday, 7/19 12:00-2:00PM
Highly desired & seldom available Lake Forest Chateau duplex, located in a secluded private enclave of duplex homes where residents enjoy mature trees, beautiful landscaping & a large pond that is the focal point of the community. And yet, it is literally minutes from the Metra station, Starbucks, Sunset Foods,restaurants, shops, banks, medical facilities - everything you need a short distance, even a dog park. This home is bright & spacious, offering fantastic views of the pond & its natural surroundings. From the 2-story entry foyer through the sunny living room with fireplace to the large eat-in kitchen, generous windows welcome nature in. Up the winding staircase is the master suite a sitting area, two walk-in closets & generous master bathroom with two sinks, a glass-enclosed shower & whirlpool tub. Also upstairs are two additional bedrooms, a home office & extra large cedar closet. Full Finished basement with 1/2 bathroom. Enjoy the comfort & convenience of living here.
$3,250,000 10 W Westleigh Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Experience this magnificent estate tucked away on 2.3 lush acres in the beautiful city of Lake Forest. Greet your guests in the elegant 2 story foyer featuring an opulent & artistic staircase. Soaring ceilings, lavish millwork, tall bright windows, glistening marble floors, 4 grand fireplaces & granite gourmet kitchen are among the many amenities. The attention to detail is second to none which you will notice when you tour the mahogany 1st floor library, spacious master with sitting room, family room marble wet bar, 2nd floor laundry, mini master suite & golf putting range. Close the private gate & enjoy this exclusive retreat or host a magnificent party. This home is a modern day masterpiece! OUR PANDEMIC ADVISORY FORM IS LOCATED UNDER ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MUST BE SIGNED BY ALL PARTIES.
$798,000 560 Buena Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Open House: Sunday, 7/19 12:00-2:00PM
Lake Forest Rare find in prestigious, family friendly "Ponds" neighborhood! Just renovated! Sunlit open concept Chef's kitchen with double convection oven and 5-burner gas range. Huge quartz island and counter overlooking living room, built in bluetooth compatible speaker, perfect for entertaining or family life. New roof. Flawless basement living space with in-ceiling speakers w/surround sound, and eco-friendly ethanol fireplace surrounded by custom stacked stone, and wet bar. Elegant and updated fixtures, master carpentried millwork throughout the home. Lush, private backyard, with fenced in yard, fire pit, nestled by trees. Walking distance to 3 ponds, Waveland Park and award winning Lake Forest schools. Priced to sell, you will not find a house as updated at this price point in the "Ponds" neighborhood in Lake Forest!
Super charming & sophisticated east LF home, walking distance to beach and town! Renovated to perfection blending historic (original glass door knobs!) with new for today's buyer. Hi-end kitchen with stainless appliances, stone countertops, subway tile backsplash to the ceiling, custom cabinetry & eat-in breakfast room. Great back door entry with closed built-ins for the shoes, jackets, back packs. Divine master bedroom suite with huge walk in closet (so rare for an East location!). Spa like master bathroom with radiant heated floors ,two vanities/sinks, soaking tub and extra large walk in shower. Two additional bedrooms on second floor share a tandem sunroom which could be fourth bedroom, office or playroom. Updated and lovely hall bath with tub-shower combo completes the second floor. Finished walk out basement has bedroom, half bath, rec space, sleek laundry area and storage. Pavers patio is unbelievable and new. Backyard offers lush & large garden, room for trampoline & hammock. Detached 2+ car garage w/ large loft area which could easily be built out. Eleven year old cedar shake roof and mechanicals. Perfect & Joyful.
Total perfection from the moment you arrive! From the floor plan to the many recent improvements, this home will not disappoint. Beautifully updated throughout, recent improvements include, a new roof, new gutters and downspouts; new hardy board exterior; new driveway; new kitchen with white cabinets, quartzite counters, and stainless steel appliances; new bathrooms; new stone fireplace; new first floor wide plank hardwood floors; plus freshly painted throughout...and more. The finishes and paint selections throughout the house will appeal to today's buyer preferences. The flexible floor plan includes a large dining room with fireplace, office, kitchen that's open to a spacious eating area with gorgeous stone fireplace, and large family room. Hardwood floors throughout most of the first and second floors. Upstairs includes a master bedroom suite with expanded bathroom, plus three family size bedrooms. Finished basement. Two car garage, paver patio, and large backyard makes for an unbeatable value.
WOW! Lives much larger than it appears. Rare opportunity to live in East Lake Forest close to South Park, bicycle trail, Market Square, Gorton Community center, library, and LF beach. Stylishly updated with quality materials and architectural details. Open floor plan perfect for comfortable family living as well as gracious entertaining. Beautiful wood floors, 9' ceilings, handsome mill work, plantation shutters, 3 fireplaces and more. The new white kitchen boasts Carrara marble counter tops, deluxe appliances, refrigerator bar, breakfast bar and opens to generous family room. 10 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 5.1 baths plus additional living space in finished basement and third floor. Four bedrooms on second floor. Master suite has fireplace, newer bath with tub and shower, double sinks and radiant floors. A second en suite bedroom has new white bathroom with radiant heated floors. Bedrooms 3 & 4 share a new Jack & Jill bath with tub, shower, and double sinks. Large finished basement with big new windows, rec room, multi-purpose room and full bath. Expansive living area on 3rd floor with full bath. Inviting exterior with front porch, gated driveway, fully fenced yard and 2 backyard areas. New furnace, AC and hot water heater. DON'T MISS THIS GEM!
$1,249,000 971 Ashley Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Custom 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths East Lake Forest home in the desirable Havenwood neighborhood on an acre of gorgeous ravine property. Enter through the sun filled 2 story foyer to the open living room with fireplace, custom hardwood floors, walls of windows and sliding glass doors to NEW decks overlooking the ravine. Work at home from the handsome library with fireplace. This 5,534 sq ft home features: a master suite with his and her closets, separate tub, shower and commode area and sliding glass doors to the deck overlooking the ravine, a generous dining room with fireplace and custom hardwood floors, a huge well equipped kitchen with center island hardwood floors, 4 sets of sliding doors to deck and adjacent to the green house and family room with fireplace all on the main level. The 2nd floor features 2 ensuite bedrooms, and huge attic that could easily be converted to another bedroom suite. The freshly painted basement offers a full bath with shower, 4th bedroom and huge storage room with stairway from the 3 car garage.
Our LOSS is your GAIN! Owner says, SELL! Perfect project for home flippers/developers with plans and permits in place to get to the finish line fast and take advantage of the HOT suburban market demand! For the potential home buyers who are tired of looking at homes that don't give you everything you're looking for...Bring your contractor and design ideas and finish this home to your taste for instant equity. Approved plans in place for 4 bedroom and 2.5 bath home in a great Lake Forest location. Owner estimates ~$250k to finish. With comps in the $950k - $1M+, you will enjoy a tidy profit or instant equity! Interior is framed, with rough electrical, HVAC and Plumbing and drywall already completed. Home is being sold AS-IS. Alternatively, this could make for a wonderful home site for a new construction home with a large lot that is 66' and over 170' deep.
Why live in a maintenance free community? Academy Woods, an environmentally-sustainable community is a small neighborhood of only 77 free standing homes. Everyone's landscaping, front and back is groomed on the same day so the neighborhood always looks amazing. Bushes are trimmed, gardens are weeded and mulched. Gardens on each cul-de-sac, attractively designed add to the beauty of the community. The ponds with waterfalls are professionally maintained adding a tranquil element for all to enjoy. Gutters are cleaned, no need for ladders. Annual exterior inspections offers a second pair of eyes to spot anything needing a homeowner's attention. Homes exteriors are painted on a maintenance schedule. Walks and driveways are plowed in the winter. There is direct access to the Middlefork Savanna with 670 acres of walking trails, birding, bicycling, cross-country skiing, hiking and self-guided trails and exhibits. Volume ceilings & walls of windows bring the outdoors in, a beautiful wooded setting. Versatile floor plan, use the formal dining room for those elegant dinner parties or convert to an office or den. The Great room offers plenty of space for all your entertaining needs. The Kitchen is complete with wood cabinetry, planning desk, granite, stainless appliances and table space. 1st floor bedroom suite has a full bath, tub, separate shower and two closets. New neutral carpeting 1st floor. Finished basement has space for your workouts, pool table and hobbies. DISCOVER LAKE FOREST: Friendly small town atmosphere; Award winning schools; Low property taxes; Historic Market Square for shopping & dining; Lake Michigan residents' beach; Active community centers; Metra to Ogilvie, Union stations; State of the art medical facility; Easy access to I-294 & Rt.41
Sunny and Spacious! Move right in to this charming home with recent renovation and open floor plan ~ making your everyday living and entertaining a delight!! New custom finished white kitchen with open eating area. Family room with fireplace and new sliding doors to fenced backyard. All four baths recently renovated. Private home office can be 5th bedroom with walk-in closet. So many recent improvements...roof, windows, deck, washer, dryer, interior and exterior paint and more! Professionally landscaped with circular driveway and gorgeous lush perennials!
Stately and stunning 4 bedroom, 4.1 bathroom Colonial! Extremely well-maintained inside and out! New, beautiful hardwood floors throughout! 2-story foyer opens to formal living & dining rooms. Volume ceiling in family room with woodburning fireplace, dry bar & wall of windows with 2 sliders to deck. Enormous kitchen with SS appliances, tile backsplash, island with breakfast bar, abundant cabinetry & adjacent casual dinette. First floor office, sunroom, laundry & powder rooms. Master bedroom consists of woodburning fireplace, floor-to-ceiling windows, crown molding with tray ceiling and 2 walk-in-closets. Luxury master bath features dual vanities, separate shower & whirlpool tub. 3 additional bedrooms; one with updated ensuite. Walk-in attic storage. Newly finished basement includes theater/rec room with built-in entertainment center, accent lighting, wall of closets and wet bar; 5th bedroom or workout room; full bathroom; huge workshop; and storage room. Side-load garage with extended driveway. Beautifully landscaped yard with oversized deck, mature trees and numerous perennials.
The best of the Ponds! The circular driveway and brick courtyard welcome you to this two story 5 bedroom, 4 bath, sun drenched home with generous room sizes, flexible floor plan and a 3 car garage. Separate living and dining rooms are perfect for entertaining. The large kitchen has an eat in area and opens to the family room with fireplace. The first floor offers a guest bedroom/office plus a master suite option. The second floor offers another master suite option plus 2 more bedrooms. Tons of potential in the sprawling unfinished basement with tall ceilings. Don't miss the long list of features including: wine fridge, hardwood floors, heated floors, first floor laundry / mud room, walk in closets, and cedar roof. Enjoy summer breezes on the blue stone patio overlooking your professionally landscaped yard. Welcome home!
The best of both worlds. Loads of charm and character with many fresh updates. Desirable and friendly in-town neighborhood. Gorgeous curb appeal with freshly painted gray stucco, new shutters and front door. Handsome millwork, hardwood floors, built-in custom cabinetry, and fresh decorating throughout. Granite and stainless kitchen has all newer appliances, including a family hub media center refrigerator. Large dining room surrounded by many light-filled living spaces. Bright family room with tall windows opens up to outdoor deck for entertaining. Huge master suite with second floor laundry. Basement has a deeply dug play room, separate recreational area and lots of storage. Sump pump and water heaters replaced recently. Two car garage with ample storage. This lovely retreat is beautifully landscaped, fully fenced and minutes to West Park. Easy, fun living!
$2500 Credit to Buyers! LOW TAXES & NO ASSOCIATION FEES!!! This exceptional home has so many distinctive features. A few that make a splash are the oversized lot, desirable area, convenient (close to school) location, custom blinds throughout the house, new 2nd floor windows, appliances, roof, utilities, and the fully-renovated second floor and basement. An appealing drive-up impresses, with mature landscaping, welcoming walk-up, and attached tandem 2-car garage (fits 3 cars). Step inside to appreciate the open-concept floor plan, highlighted by hardwood flooring and fresh, neutral paint. Natural sunlight from the many new windows exudes a warm feel throughout. Find the well-appointed kitchen ready to impress with not only newer appliances, lots of cabinetry, counter space, recessed lighting, and a huge eat-in bar for seating, but a kitchenette area leading to the back deck and a versatile built-in and desk space for work from home. Along with the kitchen, the main level offers a formal dining space with a fireplace, living area that opens to a roomy back deck, an office, and powder room. Upstairs find the master suite; relax here with room to stretch and enjoy the impressive bath featuring granite, custom lighting, and soaking tub with shower. Three additional bedrooms and an updated full bath complete this level. Guests and family alike will feel at home! Have fun in the finished basement with concrete ceilings, custom built-in entertainment system, bar with seating, and tile-flooring for easy care. Take the fun outside and relax in the hot tub or on the large back deck and lawn. Nice shed for storage and greenery provides some privacy. A dual furnace, humidifier and AC, 8 years old roof, 7 year old hot water heater, and 5 year old whole house generator round out this home's features. Add easy access to nearby school, park district & other amenities. You've got every reason to make this your next home!
$1,225,000 1255 Harlan Lane Lake Forest, IL 60045
Open House: Saturday, 7/18 12:00-2:00PM
One step inside and you will see and appreciate the quality of this meticulously maintained home. Fabulous open floor plan makes entertaining a breeze. Extensive mill work, moldings, built-ins and hardwood floors are sure to impress the most discerning buyer. A two story foyer with beautiful staircase opens to both living and dining rooms. Gourmet kitchen features an expansive island with breakfast bar, substantial granite counter space, an abundance of custom cabinetry and a large separate eating area. A charming mudroom with built-ins and slate floor and powder room are located just off the eating area. The kitchen opens to the family room with stone fireplace and access to the stone patio and lush backyard with firepit. An office and a huge 1st floor bedroom with bath complete the first level. Upstairs, the master suite is inviting and private with sitting area, luxurious bath and spacious walk-in closet. There are three additional en-suite bedrooms on this level, along with the convenience of a 2nd floor laundry room. Plenty of space in the finished basement featuring rec room w/stone fireplace and half bath. Newer carpet and freshly painted throughout. Nothing to do but move in and enjoy!
$627,900 935 Gage Lane Lake Forest, IL 60045
In person showings welcomed and interior drone video tour or Facetime tour available. Also visit 935Gage. info for more information! Wonderfully maintained 5 bedroom, 3 bath Colonial featuring a newer eat-in kitchen with white cabinetry, quartz countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Newer windows throughout the house. Hardwood flooring in most rooms. Large living room flooded with natural light from floor to ceiling windows, formal dining room, family room with stone fireplace and access to patio. The first floor also includes a fifth bedroom or office connected to a full bath, and a convenient mud room with laundry. Upstairs includes four spacious bedrooms and two full baths. The master suite includes a walk-in closet with custom organizers, and white tile bathroom. Three additional large bedrooms with hardwood floors. The basement provides plenty of room for storage and high ceilings offer great opportunity to finish the space. Graciously sited on 1.39 acres, the home is setback from the street for privacy and surrounded by a landscaped yard. Award winning Everett Elementary School and conveniently located between both downtown Lake Forest or Lake Bluff.
$1,895,000 1980 Telegraph Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Impressive Country French Estate inspired by Monet's Country home in Giveny France, built by Rick Swanson exquisitely perched up high behind a gated entry and circular drive. An open light filled floor plan with soaring ceilings welcomes as you enter the gracious foyer with inviting Views of the expansive back yard great. Beyond the living room French doors, you are drawn to the stone patio and a fun pool with slide, hot tub and play yard. There is plenty of room to play outdoor sports and games in the expansive fenced back yard. Work from home in the gorgeous cherry paneled library with fireplace adjacent to the spacious 1st floor master suite. Beautifully designed, the light bright fully equipped kitchen features a center island with seating and large table area hosting a love seat, table and 4 chairs. The kitchen is open to the family room with handsome stone fireplace, built in cabinets, vaulted ceilings with skylight, and a wet bar conveniently located between the kitchen and family room. Access the patio, pool and yard through the French doors in the family room. On the second floor you will find a double bedroom suite that shares a bath and two more bedrooms with Jack and Jill bath. The huge 3600 sf basement offers a recreation room, exercise room, 2 large bedrooms, a full bath and loads of storage. Recent improvements: 2018 new roof, and copper flashing, AC, furnaces, ring technology, landscaping, beautiful wrought iron gates. Enjoy the casual elegance of a country Estate within 5 minutes of the metra train, expressways and shopping, 15 minutes to the Lake Forest Beach and town.
$1,074,990 348 S Green Bay Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Spectacular estate living situated on prestigious Green Bay Road! Private drive provides an unparalleled level of luxury living and safety for kids and pets. This beautiful home offers three levels of entertaining and living space. Classic Georgian architecture features dramatic staircase upon entry, freshly stained dark-stained hardwood floors throughout! Living room features floor to ceiling windows with sweeping views of the landscape
$1,250,000 846 Highview Terrace Lake Forest, IL 60045
***WOW!!**LOCATION, LOCATION!***Beautiful remodeled home done by professional builder in popular NORTHMOOR neighborhood** 4 bedroom and 4.1 bath*** Nearly 4,500 sq ft of living space***2 en-suite bedrooms*** Master suite with custom walk in closet and bathroom with soaking tub/shower/double sink vanity***2nd level laundry**A 5th bedroom option or office on the main level** Gorgeous kitchen features custom kitchen cabinets, farmers sink, huge island and eating area*** SubZero/Wolf appliances** Living room with fireplace and doors leading to the backyard patio** Formal dining room***Full finished walkout basement with a bar, exercise room, full bathroom and 2nd laundry** Mud room***Walking distance from the Beach, South Park and downtown**** This is truly one of Lake Forests's finest homes!!
$1,295,000 1605 W Broadland Lane Lake Forest, IL 60045
Exquisite custom home built by Gene Martin in 1995. This Nantucket-style gem is located on the 4th fairway of Conway Farms Golf Course. Over 5500sf of total living space. Gorgeous barreled ceiling foyer, Deguilio kitchen with Viking and Sub-Zero, Australian cypress hardwood flooring, plantation shutters & custom built-ins everywhere, fabulous great room with cathedral ceiling, wet bar, fireplace and french doors leading to new pavers patio with new gas-start firepit. Exceptional first floor master bedroom with french doors to patio, his/her walk in closets, jacuzzi tub and separate steam shower. Large and lovely first floor library, could be family room. Two en suite bedrooms on the second floor. One with brand new gorgeous and spacious walk-out balcony. Another en suite bedroom in lower level. Fully finished and decked-out lower level with high ceilings, huge exercise room, stunning fireplace, pool table, wet bar, theatre area and more. Some recent improvements: 2 new furnaces, 2 new AC systems, 4y old cedar shake roof, 2 new paver patios, 2 new 75gallon hot water tanks, new windows/french doors, newly painted exterior and more. So well-maintained. Access to Conway Farms pool and tennis courts included in HOA. Both garages heated. Truly remarkable!
Sunny, clean and bright this gorgeous updated Colonial in the heart of HO Stone gives you a lot to fall in love with! Nothing to do but move in. The Gourmet kitchen is splashed with granite, stainless/high end appliances, and an eating area that opens onto great deck for easy outdoor entertaining! Tons of first floor living space with fabulous living room, dining room and light, bright family room with wood burning fireplace! Other 1st floor features include: NEW powder room, *First* floor laundry, and hardwood floors throughout! Upstairs, find 4 generous sized bedrooms including beautiful master bedroom and bath. Hardwoods throughout upstairs, too! The finished lower level is complete with rec room and private office for expanded living options, perfect for the 'Work From Home' lifestyle. An "oh my goodness" backyard featuring beautiful landscaping and fenced yard, lots of room to run and play! If you need to commute downtown you can find the conveniently located Ft Sheridan Metra station as your nearest stop. Your closest green space is a short bike/walk to Waveland Park (walking trails, ball field, playground, tennis courts, and pond). Also take advantage of your close proximity to public beaches! Best of all, don't miss all that downtown Lake Forest has to offer - tons of restaurants, cafes, and great local shopping!
Wonderful Home in a Great, In-Town, East Lake Forest Location. 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths on the 2nd Floor and a Bedroom and Full Bath on the 1st Floor! Bathrooms Updated. Newer appliances in the Huge Eat in Kitchen. Freshly Painted, Carpeted and Move in Ready but sold "As Is". Walk to Shops, Restaurants, Library, Grocery Store and More! Lake Forest Features a 26 Acre Lakefront for Swimming, Boating, Biking or Walking. Elawa Farm is Nearby with a Farm to Table Garden Market of Produce, Baked Goods and Fresh Flower Bouquets. Amazing Lifestyle & Value!
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