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1000 East Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL – $2,749,000

  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 5,976 Sqft
  • 3.81 Acres
  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 5,976 Sqft
  • 3.81 Acres

1000 East Illinois Road

Enjoy the Blossoming Spring in This Enchanting Villa. Prestigious Lake Forest - Just 45 Minutes Beyond the Bustling City Lies "Vallombrosa" A Picturesque Mediterranean-Inspired Estate Surrounded by Nearly 4 Acres of Lush Greenery and Peaceful Flowing Ravines. Built In 1914, This 6000sqft Home (And Coach House) Is Equal-Parts Rich in Architecture & Old-World Charm Yet Incredibly Livable & Manageable in Size. Designed by Architect Edwin Clark (Brookfield Zoo) Keen Attention to Detail Throughout the Homes Interior and Exterior All Tell A Story of Centuries Past. Restored In 2003 & Updated In 2018 The Storybook Home Features A Pebble & Cobblestone Circular Drive, Front Courtyard, An Overhanging Balcony W/ Water Fountain, Solid Stucco Facade and Terra-Cotta Clay Roof. Pass-Through Arched Entry Doors to The Majestic Dual-Staircase Entry Foyer. Main Level Includes A Fireside Formal Dining Room, Both Formal and Family Living Areas, A Wood-Adorned Office & Library, And Custom Kitchen & Prep Room & Bright Sunroom Overlooking the Rear Yard Gardens. Upper-Level Features 4 Bedrooms + Media Room, Each W/ Attached Bathrooms, A Romantic Main Bedroom W/ Sitting & Dressing Room, Ornate Vintage Detailed Baths, Lighting, Custom Closets & Window Treatments. Lower Level Partially Finished W/ 800+ Bottle Wine Cellar, Additional Storage and Prep Rooms. Sip on Wine Entertain and Feast on Meals Alfresco Overlooking A 60ft Deep Lot Perfectly Plush with Fire-Pit. Additional Coach House/In Law Suite W/ Full Bath & 2 Car Detached Garage. Nearby Lake Michigan, Own A Piece of History, Dazzle Family & Friends, And Start Living Your Fairytale Now.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #10978894
  • Price$2,749,000
  • Taxes$48,898
  • Bedrooms6
  • Bathrooms7.00
  • Full Baths6
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage5,976
  • Acres3.81
  • Year Built1914
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StyleMediter./Spanish
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address1000 East Illinois Road
  • AreaLake Forest
  • CityLake Forest
  • CountyLake
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60045


  • # of Garages2


Garage Door Opener(s),Transmitter(s),7 Foot or more high garage door


  • CoolingSpace Pac
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementPartial
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces3
  • FireplacesWood Burning,Gas Starter
  • Stories2 Stories,Coach House

Interior Features

Bar-Wet,Hardwood Floors,1st Floor Full Bath,Built-in Features,Walk-In Closet(s)


Double Oven,Microwave,Dishwasher,Refrigerator,Washer,Dryer,Disposal,Range Hood


Natural Gas,Forced Air,Steam,Radiators,Zoned


  • ExteriorStucco
  • Lot DescriptionLandscaped,Stream(s),Wooded
  • RoofTile
  • FoundationConcrete Perimeter

Exterior Features

Patio,Brick Paver Patio,Fire Pit

School Information

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

Additional Information

  • Days on Market82

Listing Details

  • OfficeJameson Sotheby's Int'l Realty
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Listing information last updated on April 16th, 2021 at 9:45am CDT.