255 E Foster Place

    Lake Forest, IL 60045
    • $3,995,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 140 days
    • MLS #: 10429287
    UPDATED: 56 min ago
    $3,995,000
    • 7
      BEDS
    • 3.5
      ACRES
    • 5
      BATHS
    • 2
      1/2 BATHS
    • 10,029
      SQFT
    • $398
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1918
    County:
    Area:

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    Description

    This spectacular estate was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw for Louis F. Swift. The prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII, stayed here during his visit in 1924. Intricately detailed plaster ceilings in the solarium, entresol, living rm & dining rm are something to behold. The formal rms open to an expansive bluestone terrace w/ formal gardens that surround a stunning fountain. The 3.5 acre estate includes 2 PIN nmbrs, 1 parcel is 1.8 acres of vacant buildable land w/ utilities & can be sold separately in future. Int features incl 6 large bedrm suites, new master bath, handsome Library, Butler's Pantry, Kitchen & Breakfast area open to a large family rm, 2 wet bars, high clngs, fabulous mldgs, hardwd & stone flrs, 3 car garage & more! Enjoy entertaining family & friends in this amazing home w/ breathtaking, secluded grounds w/ lush gardens, manicured hedges, sprawling lawn, stone terraces in a prime location near LF Country Day School, downtown LF, Onwentsia Club & GreenBay

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    255 E Foster Place Lake Forest, IL 60045

    • Price: $3,995,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 56 min ago
    • MLS #: 10429287
    7
    Beds
    5
    Baths
    2
    ½ Baths
    3.5
    Acres
    10,029
    SQFT
    $398
    $/SQFT
    1918
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Lake Forest
    County:
    Lake
    Area:
    Lake Forest
    Property Description
    This spectacular estate was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw for Louis F. Swift. The prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII, stayed here during his visit in 1924. Intricately detailed plaster ceilings in the solarium, entresol, living rm & dining rm are something to behold. The formal rms open to an expansive bluestone terrace w/ formal gardens that surround a stunning fountain. The 3.5 acre estate includes 2 PIN nmbrs, 1 parcel is 1.8 acres of vacant buildable land w/ utilities & can be sold separately in future. Int features incl 6 large bedrm suites, new master bath, handsome Library, Butler's Pantry, Kitchen & Breakfast area open to a large family rm, 2 wet bars, high clngs, fabulous mldgs, hardwd & stone flrs, 3 car garage & more! Enjoy entertaining family & friends in this amazing home w/ breathtaking, secluded grounds w/ lush gardens, manicured hedges, sprawling lawn, stone terraces in a prime location near LF Country Day School, downtown LF, Onwentsia Club & GreenBay
    Exterior Features

    Cars 3 Driveway AsphaltBrick Exposure E (East) Exterior Building Type BrickStone Exterior Property Features BalconyPatioStorms/Screens Foundation Concrete Garage Details Garage Door Opener(S)Heated Garage On Site Yes Garage Ownership Owned Garage Spaces 3 Garage Type Attached Lot Description Landscaped ProfessionallyMature Trees Lot Dimensions 417X328X423X297 Lot Size 3.0-3.99 Acres Parking Garage Parking Included In Price Yes Roof Type Slate Style Of House Traditional Type Detached 2 Stories Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    Additional Rooms 5th Bedroom6Th Bedroom7Th BedroomSun/Florida RoomLibrary Air Conditioning Central Air Appliances Oven-DoubleDishwasherRefrigeratorWasherDryerDisposalCooktopRange Hood Attic FullInterior StairUnfinished Basement Full Basement Bathrooms YN Yes Basement Description Unfinished Bath Amenities Separate ShowerSteam ShowerDouble SinkSoaking Tub Bedrooms Above Grade 7 Bedrooms Below Grade 0 Dining Room Separate Disability Access Or Equipped No Equipment Tv-CableSecurity SystemCo DetectorsSprinkler-Lawn Fireplace Details Wood BurningGas Starter Fireplace Location Family RoomLiving RoomMaster BedroomOther Heat Fuel GasHot Water/SteamRadiant Interior Fireplaces 7 Interior Property Features Bar-WetHardwood FloorsHeated FloorsBuilt-In FeaturesWalk-In Closet(S) Kitchen Type Eating Area-Table SpacePantry-Butler Laundry Level Basement Master Bedroom Bath Full Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level Master Bedroom Size 29X19 Rooms 12

    Property Features

    Additional Sales Information Exceptions-Call List Office Age 100+ Years Agent Owned Interest YN No Area Amenities Curbs/GuttersSidewalksStreet Paved Assessment Association Dues 0 Assessment Includes None Built Before1978 YN Yes Corporate Limits Lake Forest Electricity 200+ Amp Service Elementary Sch Dist 67 Fee Frequency Not Applicable General Information School Bus ServiceCommuter Train High Sch Dist 115 Holds Earnest Money Yes Jr High Middle Dist 67 Master Association Fee No New Construction No Ownership Fee Simple Possession Closing Recent Rehab YN No Sewer Sewer-Public Special Assessments No Special Service Area N Square Feet Source Estimated Tax Exemptions Homeowner Tax Year 2018 Taxes 45961.36 Township West Deerfield Water Lake Michigan

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    Listing provided courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Koenigrubloff.


    © 2019 Midwest Real Estate Data LLC. All rights reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by MTP, MRED or Baz Realty Network | Keller Williams Elite. Based on information submitted to the MRED as of 2019-11-13T14:51:59.763 UTC. All data is obtained from various sources and has not been, and will not be, verified by broker or MRED. MRED supplied Open House information is subject to change without notice. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information. Some properties which appear for sale on this website may subsequently have sold and may no longer be available. NOTICE: Many homes contain recording devices, and buyers should be aware they may be recorded during a showing.

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