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269 Vine Avenue, Lake Forest, IL – $2,895,000

  • 6 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 6,715 Sqft
  • .65 Acres
  • 6 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 6,715 Sqft
  • .65 Acres

269 Vine Avenue

The Yellow House on Vine, is a stately home filled with light and updates throughout. This gracious home featuring 4 floors of living space and the Coach house. A comfortable home for family living, it has been cared for with love, from adding a bluestone patio, gas starter to all fireplaces, newer light fixtures & chandeliers. Built ins have been added throughout. Finished the 3rd floor with an extra bedroom & a play area. While 269 Vine has the beautiful details found in the stately older homes of its generation: oversized baseboards, extensive multi-piece crown molding and picture rails, elegant arched hallways, intricate crystal light fixtures, generously sized rooms that graciously flow from one room to another with oversized doors offering privacy when required and togetherness when not, substantial walls buffering noise between rooms and floors, it also has up to date amenities such as: in-ceiling speakers, heated bathroom floors, heated towel racks, oversized steam shower and jetted tub in the master bath.The gourmet family kitchen offers a professional series Viking range, wine refrigerator, butler pantry, walking pantry & a breakfast area. The Lower level has a mahogany bar and two temperature controlled wine cellars accommodating 1000s of bottles of your favorite vintages! It really is the perfect melding of both worlds. MORE RECENT IMPROVEMENTS: New Sump pump in utility room 2020, New Boiler and hot water heater July 2018 . New stackable washer/dryer coach house 2016 . A true hidden treasure can be found in the rear of the property in the two story coach house. It has been used as a rental property, an au pair residence, an in-law suite and during the recent pandemic a separate (500 foot commute!) Work From Home space and now a get away for extended family to shelter in place . The 1,255 sqft. coach house is appointed with high-end finishes including mahogany built ins, fireplace, laundry, powder room with waterworks fixtures, wine refrigerator, spa bath upstairs, and newer carpeting. The coach house :living room :18x24, Kitchen: 17x14, Dining area: 9x6, Bedroom:18x18 plus a full bathroom and large closets. Although it's tucked away privately, it's in the heart of the historic district where you can walk or bike for easy living. This marvelous property is in move-in condition and decorated in impeccable taste, complementing its idyllic surroundings.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #10771010
  • Price$2,895,000
  • Taxes$50,288
  • Bedrooms6
  • Bathrooms9.00
  • Full Baths7
  • Half Baths2
  • Square Footage6,715
  • Acres0.65
  • Year Built1925
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StyleMediter./Spanish
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address269 Vine Avenue
  • AreaLake Forest
  • CityLake Forest
  • CountyLake
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60045

Amenities

  • # of Garages3
  • GaragesTandem

Interior

  • HeatingNatural Gas,Forced Air
  • CoolingCentral Air,Space Pac
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementFull
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces7
  • FireplacesGas Log,Gas Starter
  • Stories2 Stories

Interior Features

Bar-Wet,Hardwood Floors,Built-in Features,Walk-In Closet(s)

Appliances

Dishwasher,High End Refrigerator,Bar Fridge,Washer,Dryer,Disposal,Cooktop,Built-In Oven,Range Hood

Exterior

  • ExteriorStucco
  • Exterior FeaturesPatio

Lot Description

Fenced Yard,Landscaped,Mature Trees

School Information

  • District115
  • ElementarySheridan Elementary School
  • MiddleDeer Path Middle School
  • HighLake Forest High School

Additional Information

  • Days on Market287

Listing Details

  • OfficeColdwell Banker Realty
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Listing information last updated on April 13th, 2021 at 3:31pm CDT.