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254 Butler Drive, Lake Forest, IL – $2,200,000

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,651 Sqft
  • 1.66 Acres
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,651 Sqft
  • 1.66 Acres

254 Butler Drive

Gorgeous custom designed home with 7,600 square feet of beautifully finished space! Enjoy this fabulous location on 1.66 private acres in east Lake Forest on a cul-de-sac near town, schools, and parks. TOTALLY UPDATED throughout with a walkout lower level that makes entertaining a dream! The amazing lower level was just completed with a wet bar, full bath, masonry fireplace and built-ins. It provides easy access to the pool, bluestone terraces and newer outdoor kitchen. Elegant gourmet kitchen with high-end appliances, designer finishes, custom cabinetry, quartzite countertops, pantry and breakfast area that overlook the spectacular grounds with amazing sunsets! Stunning living room with cathedral ceilings, abundant natural light, limestone fireplace and exquisite lighting. The dining room opens to the sunroom and living room. The incredible family room with stone fireplace opens to the kitchen, handsome library with coffered ceiling and fireplace, exterior terraces and back stair. High ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors, custom designer finishes and draperies throughout! The luxurious bathrooms have been beautifully updated. The fabulous new lower level includes a bedroom, full bath, second family room, and recreation room updated this year. Durable, low-maintenance construction with brick walls and a slate roof with copper gutters and flashings. 5,700 SF above grade with 2,000+ additional SF of finished space in the walkout lower level along with an additional 1,500 SF of unfinished storage with high ceilings. Stunning details with custom millwork and closets, a 3.5 car garage with built-in cabinetry, epoxy floors, and storage. Spacious, well-appointed rooms with French doors, transom windows, newer mechanicals and many new windows. A superior home in a very desirable location with easy access to everything! Just steps to Lake Forest Country Day School. Perfection!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #10991493
  • Price$2,200,000
  • Taxes$39,817
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms5.00
  • Full Baths4
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage5,651
  • Acres1.66
  • Year Built1994
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StatusContingent

Community Information

  • Address254 Butler Drive
  • AreaLake Forest
  • CityLake Forest
  • CountyLake
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60045


  • # of Garages4
  • GaragesGarage Door Opener(s),Heated
  • Has PoolYes


  • HeatingNatural Gas,Forced Air,Zoned
  • CoolingCentral Air,Zoned
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementFull,Walkout
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces4
  • FireplacesWood Burning,Gas Starter
  • Stories2 Stories

Interior Features

Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings,Hardwood Floors,1st Floor Laundry,Walk-In Closet(s)


Double Oven,Microwave,Dishwasher,High End Refrigerator,Freezer,Washer,Dryer,Disposal,Wine Refrigerator,Range Hood


  • ExteriorBrick,Stucco
  • RoofSlate
  • FoundationConcrete Perimeter

Exterior Features

Patio,Pool In-Ground,Outdoor Grill

Lot Description

Cul-De-Sac,Irregular Lot,Landscaped,Mature Trees

School Information

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

Additional Information

  • Days on Market66

Listing Details

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Price Change History for 254 Butler Drive, Lake Forest, IL (MLS® #10991493)

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Listing information last updated on April 15th, 2021 at 9:18am CDT.