Luxury Homes for sale in LAKE FOREST, Illinois

$15,000,000 | 8 Bed & 6.2 Bath
Property Description: 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 &...



  Listing Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Residential
MLS ID 10010982 | Status: Active

$12,000,000 | 6 Bed & 6.2 Bath
Property Description: Impossible to describe, this one-of-a-kind estate overlooking Lake Michigan exemplifies what can be built today with detail & craftsmanship borrowed from the past. The stunning great rm was designed by Alfred Granger in 1928. Stuart Cohen designed a 6 bdrm new home around the historic great rm. After 8 yrs of fastidious design & construction, the carved limestone, brick & timber home was completed in 2001. Much of the woodwork & lighting was designed & fabricated in...



  Listing Courtesy of: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff
MLS ID 10299311 | Status: Active

$8,950,000 | 10 Bed & 11.0 Bath
Property Description: Set on over 5 private acres with over 400'of beach is Illinois' most architecturally significant estate on Lake Michigan, Mayflower Place, which hosted 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...



  Listing Courtesy of: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff
MLS ID 10015247 | Status: Active

$7,495,000 | 8 Bed & 7.4 Bath
Property Description: A classic French masterpiece created by architect Phillip Liederbach of Liederbach & Graham. This exquisite new construction took over five years to complete and was finished in September 2009. Situated on three pristine acres on highly sought after Onwentsia Road in East Lake Forest. Soaring 14 foot ceilings, walls of custom mahogany windows and French doors provide serene views and an abundance of natural light. Intricate mill work, custom marble, limestone and white oak floors and...



  Listing Courtesy of: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff
MLS ID 10172436 | Status: Active

$5,995,000 | 7 Bed & 7.4 Bath
Property Description: "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 1908 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 restored bluff and...



  Listing Courtesy of: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff
MLS ID 09883439 | Status: Active

$5,750,000 | 6 Bed & 6.2 Bath
Property Description: PRESTIGIOUS LAKE FOREST ESTATE ON APPROX 3.8 ACRES W/BEAUTIFUL MARIANI LANDSCAPING & APPLE ORCHARD! 3 STORIES + FINISHED LOWER LEVEL. THIS HOME OFFERS 6 BDRMS/6 FULL & 2 1/2 BATHS, 7 FRPLS, 5 CAR GARAGE W/UPPER LIVING AREA, EXQUISITE ARCHITECTURAL DETAIL THRU-OUT. LEVEL 1:SPACIOUS LIGHT-FILLED LIVING RM W/VAULTED TIMBER-BEAM CEILING, WALNUT HDWD FLRS, FP, ADJ DINING RM ALL W/FRENCH DOOR TERRACE ACCESS, GOURMET KITCHEN W/HEATED TERRA COTTA TILE FLRS, HIGH END APPLS, FP, GARDEN VIEW...



  Listing Courtesy of: Baird & Warner
MLS ID 10272434 | Status: Active

$4,975,000 | 7 Bed & 7.4 Bath
Property Description: Designed by Walter Frazier, this "New Formalist" Palladian Villa's classic/modernist design blends spectacularly with 3.6 acres of manicured grounds. The masterpiece lakefront estate has 7 bedrooms, 5 fireplaces, walnut floors, de Giulio kitchen, 10 baths and a 3 car heated garage. The floor plan flows effortlessly and features a solarium, green house and floor to ceiling original steel sliding glass doors along the entire lakeside. Even the tree house has lake views! The...



  Listing Courtesy of: Keller Williams Chicago-Lincoln Park
MLS ID 10353872 | Status: Active

$4,950,000 | 7 Bed & 6.2 Bath
Property Description: Designed by renowned architect Harrie T Lindeberg, this home has been lovingly restored to its original splendor and renovated to meet the needs of today's most discerning homeowner. Situated on 2+ acres with own tennis court, pool and attached coach house, this truly is country club living at its finest. Elevator and wine cellar are just several of the new additions to the home. Perfect walk to town or lake locationElevator, Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Laundry2nd Kitchen, 5th Bedroom, 6th...



  Listing Courtesy of: Griffith, Grant & Lackie
MLS ID 08907510 | Status: Active

$4,950,000 | 7 Bed & 8.6 Bath
Property Description: Sited on 4.5 private acres, this brilliantly designed Beaux Arts mansion is poised for completion. The unfinished residence presents a unique opportunity to transform over 24, 000SF of potential living space into a timeless landmark on Chicago's exclusive North Shore. With a full 4" cut limestone exterior, Vermont slate roof, unparalleled formal and informal areas, multiple terraces, 11 geothermal wells for heating and cooling, 4-level elevator and indoor swimming pool, it is...



  Listing Courtesy of: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff
MLS ID 10333975 | Status: Active

$4,725,000 | 5 Bed & 8.2 Bath
Property Description: 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...



  Listing Courtesy of: Griffith, Grant & Lackie
MLS ID 10249567 | Status: Active

$4,475,000 | 8 Bed & 9.3 Bath
Property Description: Incomparable estate residence, privately situated on five glorious acres. The history of the home dates to 1930's when originally designed by Chester Walcott. The current owners have enhanced the home in every aspect, to create an outstanding family oasis, with nothing left untouched. The condition is meticulous both inside and out. The residence is introduced by a formal motorcourt and entryway, protecting guests from the elements. The truly breathtaking entry foyer leads to beautifully...



  Listing Courtesy of: Griffith, Grant & Lackie
MLS ID 10367044 | Status: Active

$4,250,000 | 6 Bed & 6.2 Bath
Property Description: This fabulous Howard Van Doren Shaw home is distinguished by its overall quality of details, design, materials and craftsmanship. Awarded the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation award in 2009 for Rehabilitation, the meticulous updates & complete renovation were completed in 2008 to create a sense of warmth, elegance, luxury & comfort. This beautiful 16 room, 6 bedroom, 6.2 bath home is set on 1.61 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in the heart of east Lake Forest. The best...



  Listing Courtesy of: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff
MLS ID 10349838 | Status: Active

$4,250,000 | 7 Bed & 6.1 Bath
Property Description: David Adler's 1928 South African Dutch Colonial overlooks Lake Michigan with over 200' of private sandy beach. Striking architectural details are enhanced by modern luxury renovations to make this home a real treasure. Captivating bluestone loggia and formal front garden welcome you. Original wood floors and millwork include Adler's signature bent wood staircase. Expansive living room w/fireplace, built-in bookcases, French doors that open to the rear patio. Solarium w/three walls of windows...



  Listing Courtesy of: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff
MLS ID 09492932 | Status: Active

$4,000,000 | 6 Bed & 5.2 Bath
Property Description: A unique opportunity in the heart of East Lake Forest! Let the winding drive transport you to your very own sanctuary on 4+ acres. This extraordinary home has withstood the test of time, preserving the gracious and elegant rooms and entrance hall while recent renovations transport it into the house of today. Designed by noted architect, Henry I Cobb, and recently renovated kitchen designed by Rugo/Raff is sure to impress in its simple elegance, including a butlers pantry, eat up island as...



  Listing Courtesy of: Griffith, Grant & Lackie
MLS ID 10085509 | Status: Active

$3,999,000 | 5 Bed & 6.2 Bath
Property Description: One of the only new custom homes in East Lake Forest available now. French chateau inspired design evokes timeless elegance while offering every imaginable modern finish and amenity. This full-stone home with limestone detail features a stately slate roof and copper finishes. Exquisite architectural nuances include intricate millwork, custom cabinetry, six fireplaces, two convenient laundry facilities, hardwood flooring throughout and an expansive lower level including wine cellar. Outdoor...



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MLS ID 10101499 | Status: Contingent

$3,995,000 | 8 Bed & 7.2 Bath
Property Description: Modern luxurious living at its best! MANY NEW IMPROVEMENTS! A home that has been completely updated & renovated for today's living, where family & friends want to gather. Providing a beautiful backdrop for casual or formal living & entertaining, this estate features a fabulous floor plan w/spacious, sun-filled rooms, high ceilings on all levels, incredible architectural detail, elegant, spacious & comfortable rooms, gorgeous NEW spa master bathrm, NEW custom dressing rm...



  Listing Courtesy of: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff
MLS ID 10290663 | Status: Active

$3,995,000 | 7 Bed & 6.4 Bath
Property Description: A noteworthy Lake Forest residence privately situated on a five acre parcel adjacent to protected Open Lands property. Classic Georgian architecture, with symmetry and balance that is replicated on the front and rear facades. The grand entry foyer spans the width of the home, and leads directly out to the terrace and grounds. Architectural details are irreplaceable today. Millwork is a work of art. Formal rooms are grand, yet warm and welcoming. Exceptional updates have been made in the...



  Listing Courtesy of: Griffith, Grant & Lackie
MLS ID 10109421 | Status: Active

$3,995,000 | 5 Bed & 6.3 Bath
Property Description: Beautifully-renovated Mid-Century modern 5 bedroom, 6 full, 3 half bath estate with the sounds and views of Lake Michigan right across the street. Designed by Ike Colburn and reinvented by the current seller to optimize the master architect's vision for a home that sets your senses sailing. Taken to new heights with linear custom trim, Carrera marble and limestone baths, stone fireplaces and a state of the art kitchen, every angle excites and intrigues. Rare 1st-floor master bedroom suite...



  Listing Courtesy of: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff
MLS ID 09989011 | Status: Active

$3,975,000 | 7 Bed & 7.2 Bath
Property Description: This inviting home by James Otis integrates modern architecture, interior design, stunning landscaping and is designed around a central courtyard by Shin Abe of Zen Associates. The 2.53 acres create lush tranquil gardens and outdoor rooms that back up to Lake Forest Open Lands, yet is walking distance to town. The home was totally updated and renovated in 2002 with new mechanicals, plumbing and wiring and includes a chef's kitchen, spa quality baths and wine cellar, both 2nd floor and...



  Listing Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Residential
MLS ID 10035384 | Status: Active

$3,950,000 | 5 Bed & 7.4 Bath
Property Description: Stylistically reminiscent of the great David Adler. Functionally built to exceed every modern expectation. Breathtaking home must be seen to be believed! Located in East LF, steps away from the beach & lake. Arriving at this exquisite home, along a bricked drive through an allee of mature Linden trees, is like finding yourself in a bygone era. Elegant, gracious, immaculate & immensely welcoming, this is the home to raise your family & host your friends. Meticulously designed, ...



  Listing Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Residential
MLS ID 10098933 | Status: Active

$3,950,000 | 5 Bed & 5.3 Bath
Property Description: Incredible value for an estate that is close to town and Lake Forest Country Day School. Designed by Ambrose Cramer and meticulously expanded and totally renovated by Hammond Beeby Architects in 2008, this magnificent home is truly one-of-a-kind and in pristine condition. Superior quality construction with an elevator, a Ludowici Clay tile roof, zinc coated copper gutters and downspouts, a fabulous high-end gourmet kitchen with butler's pantry, gleaming Birger Juell hardwood floors, and...



  Listing Courtesy of: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff
MLS ID 10254004 | Status: Active

$3,950,000 | 5 Bed & 7.4 Bath
Property Description: Built in 2005, historic presence and exquisite detail encompass this English Country residence located steps from Lake Michigan. This magnificent home received the 2007 Historic Preservation Award for new construction. Cross the 55 foot private bridge to experience this remarkable 19 room home with 6 bedrooms and 7.4 baths. Superior materials, outstanding millwork and exceptional craftsmanship. Amazing grounds with bluestone patios, salt water spa and stunning landscaping. A Lake Forest...



  Listing Courtesy of: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff
MLS ID 09849159 | Status: Active

$3,950,000 | 7 Bed & 7.1 Bath
Property Description: This magnificent in-town, east Lake Forest home is situated on 2 acres of beautiful lush landscaped property. One will find spectacular details throughout: gorgeous plaster mouldings, marble fireplaces, hardwood floors, and 12' ceilings, to name a few. The home offers Old World grandeur combined with the desirable features today's buyers are looking for - newer kitchen, updated bathrooms, updated mechanical systems, theater room and more. The home has 7 bedrooms, 7.1 bathrooms, an...



  Listing Courtesy of: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff
MLS ID 09766509 | Status: Active

$3,900,000 | 5 Bed & 6.2 Bath
Property Description: Skylight(s), Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Laundry5th Bedroom, Sun/Florida Room Heated, Library, Exercise Room, Media RoomPatio, Storms/Screens200+ Amp ServiceOven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Disposal, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator, Cooktop, Oven/Built-in, Range HoodLandscaped Professionally, Mature TreesEast on Deerpath to Lake Rd. South to Spring Ln. West. North side of street...



  Listing Courtesy of: Griffith, Grant & Lackie
MLS ID 10410561 | Status: Active

$3,895,000 | 5 Bed & 8.1 Bath
Property Description: Extraordinary opportunity! Built by Legacy in 2006, this stunning estate exudes warmth & luxury. The gorgeous kitchen has custom cabinetry, hi-end appliances & a breakfast room w/breathtaking views of the grounds & opens to to a large family room w/a beam ceiling & handsome fireplace. The sunroom, w/radiant heated floors & fireplace is adjacent to an impressive paneled library w/fireplace. Beautiful moldings & details are throughout the formal living room & dining...



  Listing Courtesy of: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff
MLS ID 10254029 | Status: Active


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