The median home value in Lake Forest, IL is $785,000.
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 $785,000.
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.
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Historic character with contemporary functionality. This David Adler designed home, once the stable of the Albert Lasker Estate, has been sympathetically restored into a modern family home with an excellent flow. SUPER LOW PROPERTY TAXES! Formal living room divided by a fireplace. Hardwood and stone floors throughout. Magnificent updated eat-in kitchen filled with natural light is accented by original beams along with tongue and groove ceiling. Second floor has 4 generous bedrooms. The master suite includes a wood burning fireplace, 5 closets and a separate dressing area with 2nd sink and vanity. Full height attic affords expansion opportunities. New HVAC system, NEW Electrical system throughout the home. Bathrooms have all been gorgeously updated with marble and new fixtures. Its elegant cobblestone courtyard provides seclusion and old world charm.
Unique opportunity to purchase proposed construction and work with Premier Custom Homes, Ltd. of Lake Forest to create your dream home. Plans are approved and ready for demo of existing home. Incredible 1st floor master suite, smart home, high end appliances, future elevator, 1st floor laundry, 3 ensuite bedrooms on second floor plus bonus room, screened porch adjacent to family room and covered porch outside of kitchen. Located on an acre of land in established area-one of the few areas with mature trees and central location near shops and access to highways-close to downtown Lake Forest and within walking distance of brand new Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. Eight months to completion from start of construction. Agent owned.
Exceptional classic colonial with great curb appeal ideally located on a pretty landscaped wooded lot. Constructed using a high level of craftsmanship, design, & finish. Amenities include tall ceilings, crown moldings, desired room flow, gleaming first floor hardwood floors, tray ceilings, handsome millwork, many windows. Spacious entry. Formal living room with bay window. Party sized dining room. Roomy white cooks kitchen with center island, granite countertops, breakfast area adjoins large family room with fireplace and built-ins. Both kitchen & family room open to huge deck overlooking private fenced lovely yard. Good sized laundry/mud room. Upstairs is spacious master suite with hardwood floors, grand closet space, fully appointed bath with whirlpool tub and 3 other bedrooms and hall bath. Finished lower level has great entertainment space, office area, cedar closet & tons of storage space. Excellent value in a wonderful neighborhood!
Beautiful East Lake Forest cottage, walking distance to downtown. Curb appeal galore with quintessential front porch, spacious fenced back yard and two car garage. Updated Kitchen with New Cherry Schrock soft close cabinetry with granite counter, Stainless Steel appliances, and under cabinet lighting. Built in China hutch in Dining room. Hardwood Floors on 1st floor. Updated bathrooms. Finished Basement with new vinyl floor. Cedar closet with safe. Newer windows. Heating and Air Conditioner new in 2016. Roof 2010.Two attached TV's stay with the home.
PRIME EAST LOCATION, SPECTACULAR PRIVATE ACRE. CLOSE TO LAKE MICH, LAKE RD, SHERIDAN ELEM & LFHS! ORIG. HISTORIC COACH HOUSE ENLARGED & RENOVATED TO CREATE HARMONIOUS BLEND OF MID CENTURY MODERN & TRADITIONAL. OUTSTANDING CHEF'S KIT WITH WOLF, SUBZERO, GRANITE, ISLAND,& FARM SINK. NEW MSTR BATH. BLUESTONE WALKS, PATIO & GARDENS! PRIVATE, SECLUDED EAST LF PROPERTY. LOCATED ON A PRIVATE LANE, IN HISTORIC ESTATE AREA OF EAST LAKE FOREST. PRICED TO SELL, YOU CAN'T BEAT THE LAND AND SQ FT RATIO TO PRICE!
Situated on one of the nicest lanes in Conway Farms, this brick & cedar home is updated with a floor plan you will love. Spacious & light-filled with large windows that display the finest of finishes throughout. Features hardwood floors, vaulted & tray ceilings, dual staircases, plantation shutters, 2 fireplaces, surround sound areas, copious built-ins, 5 window seats, generous crown moldings, 1st floor office, bright, newer white kitchen w/premium appliances (Sub-Zero, Bosch, Gaggenau) is open to family rm and spectacular butler's pantry area has additional cabinets & wine refrigerator. Extra large laundry/mud room w/washer, dryer, cabinets, sink, fridge/freezer & granite counters, luxurious master suite w/lighted ceiling detail, 2 walk-in organized closets & spa-like bath. Fabulous basement replete with bar/kitchenette (w/dishwasher and refrig), lovely coffered ceiling, grand recreation rm, full bath & plenty of storage. Lovely paver patio. Enjoy pool, clubhouse & tennis courts.
This picture perfect East Lake Forest home is located at the end of a quiet court which is one of the most coveted locations in town. This three story home features a spectacular fenced back yard with bluestone patio and can be enjoyed from the sun room with slate floor. The main level has gracious rooms with two fireplaces, lovely built-ins, and a gourmet kitchen with sunny breakfast space. Updates include cedar roof (2012), electrical and plumbing updates (2017), refinished floors, water heater (2015), and more. The freshly finished basement (2017) offers a fourth finished level.
Absolutely stunning brick & limestone Tudor poised on a gated 1.5 acres of manicured grounds complete with a gorgeous pool, stone terraces, outdoor fireplace and putting green. Outstanding architectural design and fine finishes throughout. Generous rooms, high ceilings, rich millwork, exceptional moldings, stone & walnut wide plank floors, seven fireplaces. Gorgeous, richly paneled mahogany library, music/ sun rm, formal living & dining room w/ FP. Dream kitchen with lg center island, high-end appliances & sunny breakfast rm. Spacious family room w/ FP. Beautiful master w/ FP, luxury bath w/ sun deck & custom dressing rm. All en suite family bedrooms. Fantastic walk-out LL w/ 10 seat movie theatre, meditation rm, workout rm, wet bar, wine rm, rec/game rm, his & hers lockers w/ steam & sauna. Front & back staircases, slate roof. State-of-the art security system, elevator, back up generator. Long winding driveway w/ motor court, 4-car heated garage & fenced yard. This home has it all!
Outstanding value! Originally listed at over $2 million! This stunning country estate is set on 3.72 acres just minutes to downtown Lake Forest! Located at the end of a private road this 7500 sq ft homes offers ultimate privacy and gorgeous views. It features gourmet kitchen with Poggenpohl cabinets, granite counters & professional appliances, separate breakfast room, walk-in pantry & stone fireplace. Charming library w/ brick fireplace, formal living room w/ marble surround fireplace & spacious dining room. Large family room w/ cherry built-ins, fireplace and access to homes multiple brick patios. Lovely master w/ fireplace, marble bath w/ whirlpool tub, shower and double vanity, huge closet. Five additional large all en-suite bedrooms include a 1st floor guest suite. Additional features include a clay tennis court, greenhouse, sun room, irrigation system, security system & oversized 4-car garage. Additional 2 separate lots available for a total of 11+ acres.
From the eye-catching curb appeal to the beautiful quality and updates throughout, this home is a top contender! Enhanced with custom mill work and fresh neutral paint colors, the kitchen and bathrooms are luxuriously updated, making this home "Houzz" worthy and picture perfect! You'll love the richly appointed kitchen with large breakfast bar, high end appliances, and gorgeous cabinetry open to the cozy family room with fireplace. The living room with a second fireplace and big bay window is adjacent to the dining room for seamless entertaining, and there is an inviting screened porch that extends your living space, and opens onto the private patio and wooded backyard. Highlights include a main floor office with wet bar, a large master suite with luxury bath, 3 more darling bedrooms share a remodeled hall bathroom, a finished basement with playroom, bathroom, laundry and storage! Close to the train, Starbucks and Cherokee Elementary School, this is where you want to be!
The Northmoor neighborhood is a popular east location that is close to downtown Lake Forest, the train, and Lake Michigan. South Park is the cornerstone of the area with a new playground, pavilions, baseball and soccer fields, and tennis courts. This beautifully renovated and expanded home is just a block and a half from South Park in this idyllic neighborhood. Stylish and comfortable, this home is move-in ready. Not only does it have an incredible floor plan, but it also has four and a half baths which is rarely found. The stunning white kitchen is extremely functional with a spacious island/breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, large breakfast room, and it opens to the family room. Features include hardwood flooring, large windows, fine millwork, private master suite overlooking the backyard, a chic butler's pantry, first-floor laundry, finished lower level, and an oversized two car garage. Enjoy the completely fenced backyard from the large stone patio.
Tear down and design approved by the city. Being sold with approved plans. Just under 4000 sq ft. 5 beds/4.1 bath. Purchase the lot with approved plans or owner/builder will build for you Call today for more information.
So much Potential...Vintage farmhouse near South Park and bike path. Looking for buyer to give it lots of Love and Attention!! Seller is currently spiffing it up for interior showings, but for now you may walk the property. All Hardwood Floors. Great front porch. 180 foot Deep Lot, plenty of room for expansion. Priced to Sell. Call me with any questions.
Gorgeous L.F. brick Georgian home. 5 bedroom, 3.1 bath w/gracious center entry foyer. Exquisite details include hardwood on 1st floor, large moldings and all new dramatic light fixtures. Bright white kitchen includes newer stainless appliances, granite counters and a large eating area that has picturesque bay window views. Kitchen opens to family room, and embraces a large wood burning fireplace and French doors that open to paver patio. In addition, sliding pocket doors open to living room featuring abundant light from the floor to ceiling windows. Grand dining room to entertain guests incorporates newer hardwood floors, chair moldings and high-end lighting fixtures. Bedrooms include generous master w/spacious walk-in closet and updated master bath featuring soaking tub, duel vanities w/granite counters and walk-in shower w/top-of-the-line fixtures, custom cabinetry. All other bedrooms are roomy w/large closets. All updated baths. Lot fully fenced.HVAC 2016 This home is move in ready!
Perfect opportunity! Situated in the coveted Washington Circle subdivision, this delightful vintage home has been lovingly rehabbed, hardwood floors throughout, new roof just a couple of years old, new and updated baths. Its new 2nd floor added in 2000 offers 4 bedrooms including a spacious master suite. The 1st floor presents a generous living room, family room and dining room, a full bath and a charming European-style country kitchen with a huge eating area and pantry. The walk-out basement offers a rec room, office/bedroom, full bath and laundry/utility rooms. Sheridan school district! Close to the best Lake Forest has to offer - shopping, restaurants, entertainment, transportation and the beach!
Enjoy all that Lake Forest has to offer! Gorgeous beach, excellent schools and adorable downtown just minutes away from the Chicago! Walk to the fabulous new Lake Forest Hospital from this wonderful location. Nestled on a beautifully landscaped wooded lot surrounded by the serene beauty of LF Open Lands, Elawa Farm and hiking trails of Middlefork Savannah, this magnificent home offers the best in comfort and luxury. Beautiful custom finishes in this builder's own home include hardwood floors, custom millwork and gourmet cooks kitchen with butlers pantry open to family room and first floor private office. Fabulous master suite and incredible finished deep pour lower level with fireplace, media room, wet bar and fifth bedroom and bath. Agent owned.
This fantastic home minutes from downtown Lake Forest is just waiting for the right owner! Open and sunny, this home boasts soaring ceilings, 3 fireplaces, 7 bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom and large closets for plenty of storage space. Full basement features a bar and a home theater. Wooded lot on almost an acre of land offers privacy and plenty of space for entertaining in the summer. In need of some updates this home is a deal for the owner who's willing to put in some work for the home of their dreams. You won't find another home like it at this price!
Absolutely amazing Academy Woods home! Enjoy the very impressive 2 story foyer and 2 story living room. There is a lovely updated kitchen with granite counter tops and brand new stainless steel appliances! Fabulous 4 season sun room conveniently located off the kitchen. Spacious first floor master suite with a gorgeous private bath and plenty of closet space. You will absolutely LOVE the amazing wine cellar! It completes the sensational finished basement. There is also an abundance of storage space in the basement. The yard is the perfect size with a lovely brick patio.
"Stornoway," a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to acquire a magnificent property of unprecedented grand scale, exceptional architecture and prestigious historical significance on Chicago's North Shore. This luxurious lakefront manor was designed by noted architect Howard Van Doren Shaw in 1912 with 11,000 SF above ground and 4,800 SF below grade, including a 10 car heated garage and elevator. Beautifully restored, renovated and meticulously maintained with a completely restored bluff and private beach, an expansive pier, pool, spa and 2 private access paths to the beach. One is stone with a terrace 1/2 way down, the other path is wood and stone. Infused with an atmosphere of sophistication and refinement, this grand estate is astutely sited on 3.68 stunning acres. Perfection!
Grand Opening of Willow Lakes. Lake Forest's hidden gem offers maintenance free Villas from $679,900. The Abberton is a well-designed two-story which includes a dramatic open and flowing floorplan. The Villas are being built as custom homes with many standard features including hardwood floors, upgraded 42" upper cabinets in the Kitchen, granite counters, stainless appliances, crown molding, 9' ceilings on all floors including lower level and second floor. The Abberton is offered at only $679,900 with a standard lot and finishings. This home is being offered with a lot premium with Lake Views. Hurry! This won't last long!
Feels and looks like a ranch but so much more! Over 4200 sq ft. The expansive first floor offers the master, office/5th BR, great room, formal living room,, dining room and oversized mudroom/laundry. The kitchen, dining room and great room all view the wonderfully landscaped, fenced backyard. Hardwood floors in many rooms and second floor. Second floor offers 3 Br with room for expansion if desired. Large basement with finished rec room. Desirable Meadowood neighborhood conveniently located in Lake Forest to either train line, tollway, and schools. Just a short walk to lovely Elawa Farm, open lands and the natural walking paths offered. Look at the floor plans to see this one of a kind home!
Grand Opening of Willow Lake. Lake Forest's Hidden Gem, offers maintenance free Villas from $679,900. The Brunswick is a well-designed ranch which includes a dramatic open and flowing floorplan. A 3rd bedroom option is available in a finished lower level. The Villas are being built as custom homes with many standard features including hardwood floors, upgraded 42" upper cabinets, granite counters, stainless appliances, crown molding, 9' ceilings on all floors including lower level and second floor. The Brunswick Ranch is offered at only $699,900 with a standard lot and finishings. This home is being offered with a lot premium with Lake Views. Hurry! This won't last long!
This spacious, updated home is set on over an acre of property on a quiet street and features an expansive, open floor plan. Sun-drenched rooms, two-story family room with a wall of windows, large kitchen with island and sunny eating area, laundry/mudroom and en-suite bedroom are all on the first floor. A living room with fireplace, gracious dining room and library with built-ins round out this floor. The second floor master suite includes a newly renovated bathroom with heated floors, large shower, separate soaking tub, double sinks and an incredible closet. Three additional bedrooms complete this level. The finished basement includes recreation room, game area and full bath plus lots of storage. Attached 3-car garage.
Where serenity meets tranquility! You won't want to miss this, nothing to do but move in and enjoy! New kitchen, baths, meticulous, high style and great space! Perfect for empty nest or family! Immaculate rambling Ranch home with a backyard one can usually only dream about with room for a pool as well as a soccer net! Landscaped to perfection as well, even the birds love it! Fabulous floor plan, hardwood floors throughout and picturesque views from almost every room!
Enjoy luxury living in a totally secluded setting adjacent to Daniel Wright Forest Preserve. Take advantage of award winning Stevenson High School & District 103 schools. This spacious, sunny, 5,600-sq-ft home on 2.5 secluded wooded acres is your dream come true. Highly desirable first-floor master suite offers his-and-her walk-in closets, dressing area, and a luxurious bathroom w/steam shower & soaking tub. Access your private indoor hot tub off the master & relax in a cozy, four-season sunroom. Entertaining space abounds w/an open floor plan that includes a full bar in the family room, a gourmet kitchen equipped for serious cooking, a large living room w/vaulted ceilings, and a formal dining room. Office & powder room off the foyer can easily convert to a 1st floor in-law suite. Large, bonus room upstairs is ideal for a gym, play room, or rec room. Beautiful exterior night accent lighting & landscaping & auto-adjusting sprinkler system ensure year-round beauty in this move-in home.