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905 East Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL – $2,500,000

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,597 Sqft
  • 1.19 Acres
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,597 Sqft
  • 1.19 Acres

905 East Illinois Road

Beautifully updated by Megan Winters in 2014, this home defines warmth, elegance and luxury. Located east of Sheridan Road on one of east Lake Forest's most beautiful streets, this sun-filled 5,500+sq ft home is perfectly sited on 1.19 acres with gorgeous views. Features include a new $140,000 1" thick cedar shake roof with new copper roofs, flashings, gutters and downspouts, a stunning curved staircase, high ceilings, hardwood floors, a family room with views of the breath-taking grounds and a wonderful floor plan with sun-filled rooms and large bedrooms. The Burmeister gourmet kitchen with stone countertops, custom cabinetry, a large island, and stainless steel high-end appliances make cooking a joy! The breakfast room with fireplace and built-in desk complete this amazing kitchen. The 2nd floor has 5 bedrooms with newly renovated bathrooms, white cabinetry and marble countertops. The gracious master suite includes a fireplace, updated master bath with a marble shower, 2 vanities, a spa tub and 2 large closets. The entire family will enjoy the 3,100 square foot full, expansive basement with high ceilings and room for everyone. The attached 3.5 car garage is a plus with a room on the 2nd floor for storage or future finished space with a seperate exterior entrance. The 3rd floor is accessible via a wide staircase and provides ample storage space or room for expansion if desired! Must see to truly appreciate all that this fabulous home has to offer. Perfection!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #10990068
  • Price$2,500,000
  • Taxes$33,666
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms5.00
  • Full Baths4
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage5,597
  • Acres1.19
  • Year Built1984
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StyleCape Cod,Tudor
  • StatusContingent

Community Information

  • Address905 East Illinois Road
  • AreaLake Forest
  • CityLake Forest
  • CountyLake
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60045


  • # of Garages3


Garage Door Opener(s),Transmitter(s)


  • HeatingNatural Gas,Forced Air
  • CoolingCentral Air,Zoned
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementFull
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces4
  • FireplacesGas Log
  • Stories2 Stories

Interior Features

Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings,Bar-Wet,Hardwood Floors,1st Floor Laundry,1st Floor Full Bath,Beamed Ceilings


Double Oven,Range,Microwave,Dishwasher,Refrigerator,Bar Fridge,Washer,Dryer,Disposal


  • ExteriorBrick,Stucco
  • Exterior FeaturesPatio
  • Lot DescriptionWooded,Mature Trees
  • RoofShake
  • FoundationConcrete Perimeter

School Information

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

Additional Information

  • Days on Market65

Listing Details

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Price Change History for 905 East Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL (MLS® #10990068)

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Listing information last updated on April 13th, 2021 at 3:46pm CDT.