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1765 Lake Avenue, Highland Park, IL – $4,125,000

  • 8 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 9,557 Sqft
  • .85 Acres
  • 8 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 9,557 Sqft
  • .85 Acres

1765 Lake Avenue

Unparalleled setting, architecture, and design describe this 10,000 sq.ft. Nantucket inspired timeless beauty. Built in 1921, recently renovated and expanded with the finest craftsmanship and incredible attention to detail. Beautifully situated on an idyllic .85 acre of park-like property 2 homes from the lake, in coveted East Highland Park. This shingle and stone home exemplifies casual elegance and was designed for year round entertaining. Brick lined circular driveway guides you to inviting center entry Foyer flanked by lovely Living and Dining Room with its nearby elegant Butlers Pantry. Surrounded by windows, the Sunroom is flooded with natural light and the perfect room to curl up with a book. Perfectly positioned as the heart of the home, the gourmet Kitchen is fully equipped with every state of-the-art appliance, an oversized island, walk in pantry, planning desk, custom cabinetry with an abundance of storage, and separate eating area. Adjacent to the Kitchen is the impressive Family Room featuring handsome built ins, a striking stone fireplace, and a wall of french doors that seamlessly integrate indoor and outdoor living. Delightful Screened Porch, Convenient 1st floor Bedroom Suite, Elevator, ancillary Butlers Pantry, huge Mudroom with multiple lockers, and a 3 car heated Garage outfitted with climbing wall and driving range complete the many amenities of the main floor. The Primary Suite is a private enclave and is both spacious and serene offering a Sitting Area, Private Office, Dressing Area with boundless closet space, and a luxurious Spa-like Bath with Deck and hot tub. 4 generous Bedrooms, 3 Baths, and home Office make up the 2nd floor. 3rd floor is host to an outstanding bright and light expansive Study, an Exercise Room with gorgeous views of property, Full Bath with Steam Shower and Sauna, large Laundry Room, and 2 additional Bedrooms and Bath. Terrific Lower Level includes a Recreation Room with Fireplace, Wine Cellar, Wet Bar/Kitchenette, 2nd Laundry Room, a Full Bath, and ample Storage Space. Experience resort style living just outside your door with multiple outdoor living and dining spaces. Spectacular Pool with Spa and well appointed Casita for overnight guests that also doubles for poolside entertaining with full Kitchen, Bath, and Laundry. Durable backyard Sport Court terrific for Basketball, Hockey, etc. Exquisite landscaping and breathtaking gardens create the incomparable tranquil setting that few properties can boast. Make lifelong family memories... EXCEPTIONAL OFFERING!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #11061879
  • Price$4,125,000
  • Taxes$61,762
  • Bedrooms8
  • Bathrooms9.00
  • Full Baths7
  • Half Baths2
  • Square Footage9,557
  • Acres0.85
  • Year Built1921
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address1765 Lake Avenue
  • AreaHighland Park
  • CityHighland Park
  • CountyLake
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60035


  • Parking Spaces4
  • ParkingSide Apron,Circular Driveway
  • # of Garages3
  • Has PoolYes


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


  • HeatingNatural Gas,Forced Air,Zoned
  • CoolingCentral Air
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementPartial,Walkout
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces5
  • Stories3 Stories

Interior Features

Sauna/Steam Room,Hot Tub,Bar-Dry,Bar-Wet,Elevator,Hardwood Floors,Heated Floors,1st Floor Bedroom,1st Floor Full Bath,Built-in Features,Walk-In Closet(s),Bookcases,Open Floorplan,Some Carpeting,Special Millwork


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


Wood Burning,Gas Log,Gas Starter


  • ExteriorCedar,Stone

Exterior Features

Patio,Porch,Hot Tub,Porch Screened,Pool In-Ground,Outdoor Grill

Lot Description

Irregular Lot,Landscaped,Outdoor Lighting,Partial Fencing,Wood Fence

School Information

  • District113
  • ElementaryIndian Trail Elementary School
  • MiddleEdgewood Middle School
  • HighHighland Park High School

Additional Information

  • Days on Market17

Listing Details

  • OfficeCompass
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Listing information last updated on May 7th, 2021 at 6:01pm CDT.