255 Foster
Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045

$3,100,000 | Residential | 7 Bed | 5 Bath | Virtual Tour

10736126



This spectacular estate was designed by renowned architect Howard Van Doren Shaw, for Louis F. Swift. Set in a prime location near Lake Forest Country Day School, downtown Lake Forest, and Onwentsia Club, this estate exudes a sense of luxury and elegance that rivals the grand estates on the east coast. The Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII, stayed here during his visit in 1924. The intricately detailed plaster ceilings in the Solarium, Entresol, Living Room and Dining Room are truly magnificent. The gorgeous formal rooms open to an expansive bluestone terrace with formal gardens that surround the beautifully restored monumental fountain. Breath-taking sunset views and stunning grounds complete this historic masterpiece. This 3.5 acre estate includes 2 PIN numbers; 1 parcel is 1.8 acres of vacant buildable land with utilities and can be sold separately in the future. Interior features include 5 large bedroom suites, a new master bath and dressing room, handsome Library, Butler's Pantry, Kitchen & Breakfast area open to a large Family Room, 2 wet bars, high ceilings, fabulous mouldings, hardwood and stone floors, a greenhouse, 3 car garage and more! Enjoy entertaining family and friends in this fabulous estate with amazing, private grounds with lush gardens, manicured hedges, a sprawling lawn and stone terraces. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own this remarkable Historic Estate. Bar-Wet,Hardwood Floors,Heated Floors,Built-in Features,Walk-In Closet(s) 5th Bedroom,6th Bedroom,7th Bedroom,Sun/Florida Room,Library Balcony,Patio,Storms/Screens 200+ Amp Service Oven-Double,Dishwasher,Refrigerator,Washer,Dryer,Disposal,Cooktop,Range Hood Landscaped Professionally,Mature Trees South on Green Bay road, turn west on Foster Place home is on the Left side of the street

Listing Courtesy of: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago - MLS ID: 10736126
Status: Active
Acreage: 3.5
Year Built: 1918
Parking: Garage Door Opener(s),Heated
Assessments: $0.00
Taxes: $50,751.10
SqFt: 10,029
Lot Size: 3.0-3.99 Acres
Grade School: Cherokee Elementary School
Middle School: Deer Path Middle School
High School: Lake Forest High School



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255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045
255 Foster, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045


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