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161 Washington Circle, Lake Forest, IL – $898,900

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 2,500 Sqft
  • .22 Acres
  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 2,500 Sqft
  • .22 Acres

161 Washington Circle

**EAST Lake Forest** Wonderfully updated home inside and out! Walk to downtown, train, park and tennis courts. Welcome to a home with so much historical character and feel, yet all the modern features you could want. Dark hardwood floors, crown moulding, and plantation shutters give elegance to the home. Updated chefs kitchen, boasting high-end stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, microwave drawer, and wine fridge. Lighting inside and below the upper cabinets, and the open shelving above the bar to match the wood beams on the ceiling contrast beautifully with the white shaker cabinets and brushed gold hardware. Plenty of storage with a floor-ceiling pantry closet, and no shortage of counter space with a huge island (comfortably seats 5). Kitchen overlooks the yard, and has an abundance of natural light. Seamless transition to the outdoor space with deck and fully fenced yard. Step down into a cozy family room, with a combination of natural light and LED recessed lighting. Plus a private den/office space with backyard views. 4 beds and 3 full baths upstairs. One private bathroom off of bedroom 1, Very large master bath with separate glass shower, and still room for free standing tub, or additional vanity for the Master Bed; and one Full hallway bath. Attic is finished as yoga studio. Could be 5th bedroom, playroom, etc. Nothing left to do on this home! Come and see ASAP! Since 2017 - Kitchen remodel, master bath remodel, new kitchen appliances, new Washer/Dryer, toilets, vanities, Upgraded electrical, Buried outside wires, 3rd floor insulation, two new A/C units, spacepac, and Boiler, New garage door and opener, New front door, New gas fireplace, New roof, Plantation shutters, New fence, Almost all windows, New backyard landscaping, All new lighting, switches/fixtures, paint, carpet.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #10444961
  • Price$898,900
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms3.50
  • Full Baths3
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage2,500
  • Acres0.22
  • Year Built1929
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StyleEnglish
  • StatusActive
  • Taxes$11,624
  • HOA Fees FrequencyNot Applicable

Community Information

  • Address161 Washington Circle
  • AreaLake Forest
  • CityLake Forest
  • CountyLake
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60045


  • Parking Spaces2
  • # of Garages2


Street Lights, Street Paved, Park/Playground, Tennis Courts


Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s)


  • HeatingGas, Radiant, Radiators
  • CoolingCentral Air, Space Pac
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementUnfinished
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces1
  • FireplacesWood Burning
  • Stories2 Stories

Interior Features

Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Laundry, Bar-Dry, Heated Floors, Built-in Features


Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal


  • ExteriorCedar
  • Exterior FeaturesDeck
  • RoofAsphalt/Glass (Shingles)
  • FoundationConcrete

Lot Description

Fenced Yard, Landscaped Professionally, Mature Trees

School Information

  • ElementarySheridan Elementary School
  • MiddleDeer Path Middle School
  • HighLake Forest High School

Listing Details


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago

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Listing information last updated on April 5th, 2020 at 8:35am CDT.