Lake Forest |Price: $2,795,000

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This brick and stone estate home is perfectly poised on 1.8 acres landscaped by renowned designer, Craig Bergmann. The exquisite grounds include a clay tennis court, gardens, bluestone terraces, and a tiered fountain. The stately home was thoughtfully expanded and renovated by Landmark Development to continue the exquisite vintage detailing throughout, while elevating the floor plan to today’s luxury market standards. The transformation was featured in Better Homes and Gardens’ “Beautiful Kitchens” and “Remodeling Ideas for Your Home” publications.

1401 North Green Bay Road

Type: Three Story Home
Price: $2,795,000
Address: 1401 North Green Bay Road
City: Lake Forest
State: Illinois
Zip: 60045
Country: US
Lot Size: 1.8 acres
Year Built: 1910
Square Feet: 7493
Beds: 7
Baths: 4 1/2
Floors: 3
Garage Size: Three Car

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Property Description

 

The interior blends sophistication and comfort to create a warm and inviting home that is filled with rich vintage elements. The home’s hallmark is its striking architectural detailing, which includes tall ceilings, exquisite millwork, walls of windows, hardwood and tumbled marble flooring, and elegant lighting. The living room has intricate floor to ceiling tiger oak quarter-sawn paneling and fireplace with a custom carved mantle and stone surround. Incredible plaster cornice moulding, hand carved decorative cabinetry, and wainscoted walls complement the large windows in the banquet sized dining room. The stunning walnut paneled library has built-in bookcases and fireplace with carved stone surround. Two walls of arched windows define the light-filled family room with built-in bookcases and a slat ceiling with octagonal moulding.

Bathed by natural light throughout the day, the spacious Christopher Peacock kitchen offers modern amenities while blending seamlessly with the character of the home. No detail has been overlooked in the design of the expansive kitchen and breakfast room, which features top-of-the-line appliances a large custom pine island with breakfast bar, planning desk, walk-in pantry, and lighted glass cabinetry. Al fresco dining at its best can be enjoyed throughout the spring, summer, and fall in the gracious screened porch with bluestone flooring and iron railing that create synergy between the interior and exterior. The ideal mudroom includes a bench, storage lockers, ample cabinetry, and sink.

The master suite wing features a private office with handsome fireplace, marble bathroom by Landmark Development, large master bedroom with fireplace, and incredible walk-in closets. The second floor includes two additional updated bathrooms, three family bedrooms, and an expansive and versatile bonus room. The third floor offers three additional bedrooms, a bathroom, and storage.