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963 Elm Tree Road, Lake Forest, IL – $1,595,000

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 4,251 Sqft
  • .74 Acres
  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 4,251 Sqft
  • .74 Acres

963 Elm Tree Road

Beautiful & perfect are your first impressions. Old World walnut paneling, marble fireplaces. impressive hand crafted crown and mill-work, in addition to 8 foot tall doors, and an open and sunny floor plan make this a home to be enjoyed. The gourmet kitchen features Viking, Traulsen, and every conceivable amenity.The master suite provides both his and hers separate baths and walk in closets, additional bedrooms are all en-suite. There is a first floor guest suite with full bath. Laundry facilities on both the first and second level. Nothing has been overlooked. Howard Van Doren Shaw designed the A.A. Sprague Woodlands residence in 1907 at 991 Elm Tree. This property, is the original carriage house that was a part of that estate, and was also designed by Shaw in 1907. This Carriage House was separated from the original estate and became a single family residence, on the estate property after World War II. The home has experienced numerous expansions and renovations and today is a significantly respected Historical Home in the East Lake Forest Historical District. The Formal English Gardens feature a Gazebo, stone paths and plantings meticulously designed and maintained by The Mariani Company.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #10669088
  • Price$1,595,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms5.50
  • Full Baths5
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage4,251
  • Acres0.74
  • Year Built1907
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StyleTraditional
  • StatusActive
  • Taxes$28,524
  • HOA Fees FrequencyNot Applicable

Community Information

  • Address963 Elm Tree Road
  • AreaLake Forest
  • CityLake Forest
  • CountyLake
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60045


  • Parking Spaces2
  • # of Garages2


Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved


Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s)


  • HeatingGas, Forced Air
  • CoolingCentral Air
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementPartially Finished
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces3
  • FireplacesGas Logs, Gas Starter
  • Stories2 Stories

Interior Features

Skylight(s), Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Laundry, 1st Floor Full Bath


Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator


  • ExteriorBrick
  • Exterior FeaturesPatio
  • RoofSlate

Lot Description

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 9:05am CDT.