Price Reduction
1255 N Green Bay Road Lake Forest, IL
$ 2,950,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11196809
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyLAKE
  • CityLake Forest
  • AreaLake Forest
  • NeighborhoodSkokie Junction
  • Zip60045
  • Style
  • Year Built1929
  • Taxes$ 41181
  • Price$ 2,950,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage6076
  • Lot Size2.35 Acres
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Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
Property Description

This exquisitely updated and redesigned classic East Lake Forest estate on 2.4 acres boasts an inviting floor plan of over 6000 sq ft. Features include all updated ensuite bathrooms, 9 ft ceilings, hardwood floors on all three levels, plantation shutters, all new high end gourmet kitchen, stunning marble Butler's pantry with dishwasher and wine refrigerator, new sauna, architectural details and built-ins. The gourmet kitchen is a cook's dream with cozy fireplace, a grand sized island of quartzite and butcher block, all premium appliances ( Wolf 8 burner stove with magnificent hood and double ovens, 2 Sub Zero refrigerators and freezers, 2 Miele dishwashers), and radiant heated stone flooring. The stunning kitchen and extra large breakfast room are open to the family room. This gracious sized eating area enjoys a desk area with built-ins and access to the brick paver patio perfect for entertaining. The gracious dining room is enhanced with the gold leaf painted ceiling and the lovely built-ins. Also on the first floor is the handsome all wood library, a 2nd family/game room, and the private guest bedroom suite. Upstairs there is the luxuriously appointed master suite with fireplace and spa like bathroom and custom walk-in closets, which also has access to the hot tub deck area. The bedrooms have ensuite updated bathrooms. Convenient second-floor service laundry with an additional laundry in the basement area. Recent remodel of third floor has hardwood floors, all new sauna room, private bedroom with full bathroom, and copious closet space. The basement provides a sensational mirrored exercise room and additional storage. The beautifully landscaped grounds with its deck, paver patio, and fire pit areas offer privacy and enjoyment.

Elementary School High School
Sheridan Elementary School Lake Forest High School
Price History
8/21/2021 Listed $3,249,000
1/13/2022 10% - $2,950,000

General Features

Appliances Double Oven, Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Bar Fridge, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Wine Refrigerator, Cooktop, Range Hood, Gas Cooktop
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Partial
City Lake Forest
Cooling Central Air
County Lake
Days on Market 153
Directions Green Bay Road North of Deerpath to house on East side of street
Elementary School Sheridan Elementary School
Elementary School District 67
Exterior Features Deck, Patio, Hot Tub, Roof Deck, Dog Run, Brick Paver Patio
Garage Spaces 3
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air, Steam
High School Lake Forest High School
High School District 115
Interior Features Sauna/Steam Room, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, First Floor Bedroom, Second Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Ceilings - 9 Foot
MLS Area Lake Forest
Middle/Junior School District 67
New Construction No
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Closing
Property Type Detached Single
Property Type Residential
Roof Slate
Sewer Public Sewer, Sewer-Storm
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name Green Bay
Tax Annual Amount 41181.54
Tax Year 2020
Total Rooms 13
Township Shields
Virtual Tour
Year Built 1929

Interior Features

Basement Finished
Bathrooom Separate Shower, Steam Shower, Double Sink, Soaking Tub
Bedrooms Possible 6
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 1
Laundry Features Multiple Locations
Living Area 6076
Livingareasource Builder
Room Type Bedroom 5, Bedroom 6, Breakfast Room, Exercise Room, Foyer, Game Room, Library, Mud Room, Pantry
Street Suffix Road
Total Baths 7
Total Bedrooms 6
Total Fireplaces 4

Exterior Features

Door Features French Doors
Exterior Brick
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 502X124X467X309
Lot Features Fenced Yard, Landscaped, Wooded
Lot Size Acres 2.35
Other Equipment Humidifier, Security System, Sump Pump
Water Source Lake Michigan
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 60045

AVG $1.86M
AVG $24,799
AVG 169
Year Built
AVG 1977

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