• $3,995,000
  • 7 bd,
  • 5 full ba,
  • 2 half ba,
  • 10,029 sqft
  • 3.50 lot
  • Est payment $21446.02/mo

255 East Foster Place, Lake Forest, IL 60045

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Property & Neighborhood Info

Courtesy Of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff

Single Family in Lake Forest

This spectacular estate was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw for Louis F. Swift. The prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII, stayed here during his visit in 1924. Intricately detailed plaster ceilings in the solarium, entresol, living rm & dining rm are something to behold. The formal rms open to an expansive bluestone terrace w/ formal gardens that surround a stunning fountain. The 3.5 acre estate includes 2 PIN nmbrs, 1 parcel is 1.8 acres of vacant buildable land w/ utilities & can be sold separately in future. Int features incl 6 large bedrm suites, new master bath, handsome Library, Butler's Pantry, Kitchen & Breakfast area open to a large family rm, 2 wet bars, high clngs, fabulous mldgs, hardwd & stone flrs, 3 car garage & more! Enjoy entertaining family & friends in this amazing home w/ breathtaking, secluded grounds w/ lush gardens, manicured hedges, sprawling lawn, stone terraces in a prime location near LF Country Day School, downtown LF, Onwentsia Club & GreenBay

Courtesy Of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff
  1. 7 Beds
  2. 5 Full Bath
  3. 2 Half Bath
  4. 10,029 Sq. Ft.
  5. 3.50 Lot

Main Features

  • Listing Status: Active
  • Year Built: 1918
  • Garage: 3.0
  • Floors: 2
  • Rooms: 12
  • Full Bath: 5
  • Half Bath: 2
  • School District: 67
  • School District2: 67
  • School District3: 115
  • School District: Elem:67/Midl:67/High:115
  • County: Lake County
  • Taxes: $45,961.36
  • Tax Year: 2018
  • MLS Number:10429287

Additional Features

  • Air Conditioning:
    • Central Air
  • Attic:
    • Full
    • Interior Stair
    • Unfinished
  • Equipment:
    • CO Detectors
    • Security System
    • Sprinkler-Lawn
    • TV-Cable
  • Flooring:
    • Carpet
    • Hardwood
    • Other
  • Interior Features:
    • Bar-Wet
    • Built-in Features
    • Hardwood Floors
    • Heated Floors
    • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Bathroom Description:
    • Double Sink
    • Separate Shower
    • Soaking Tub
    • Steam Shower
  • Bedroom Level:
    • 2nd Level
  • Dining Room:
    • Separate
  • Dining Room Floor:
    • Hardwood
  • Dining Room Level:
    • Main Level
  • Family Room Floor:
    • Hardwood
  • Family Room Level:
    • Main Level
  • Kitchen:
    • Eating Area-Table Space
    • Pantry-Butler
  • Living Room Floor:
    • Hardwood
  • Living Room Level:
    • Main Level
  • Master Bath Description:
    • Full
  • Master Bedroom Flooring:
    • Carpet
  • Master Bedroom Level:
    • 2nd Level
  • Kitchen Floor:
    • Ceramic Tile
  • Kitchen Level:
    • Main Level
  • Rooms:
    • 5th Bdrm
    • 5th Bedroom
    • 6th Bdrm
    • 6th Bedroom
    • 7th Bdrm
    • 7th Bedroom
    • Library
    • Sun/Florida Room
    • Sunroom
  • Laundry:
    • Basement
  • Appliances:
    • Cooktop
    • Dishwasher
    • Disposal
    • Dryer
    • Oven-Double
    • Range Hood
    • Refrigerator
    • Washer
  • Fireplace:
    • 7
    • Family Room
    • Gas Starter
    • Living Room
    • Master Bedroom
    • Other
    • Wood Burning
  • Age Description:
    • 100+ Years
  • Garage:
    • Attached
    • Garage Door Opener(s)
    • Heated
  • New Construction:
    • N
  • Recently Renovated:
    • No
  • Roof:
    • Slate
  • Style:
    • Traditional
  • Basement:
    • Full
    • Unfinished
  • Basement Bathroom:
    • Yes
  • Foundation:
    • Concrete
  • Driveway:
    • Asphalt
    • Brick
  • Exposure:
    • E (East)
  • Exterior:
    • Brick
    • Stone
  • Exterior Features:
    • Balcony
    • Patio
    • Storms/Screens
  • Lot Description:
    • 3.0-3.99 Acres
    • Landscaped Professionally
    • Mature Trees
  • Waterfront:
    • No
  • Parking:
    • Garage
  • Electric:
    • 200+ Amp Service
  • Fee Includes:
    • None
  • Heat:
    • Gas
    • Hot Water/Steam
    • Radiant
  • Sewer:
    • Sewer-Public
  • Access:
    • 35093
  • Amenities:
    • Curbs/Gutters
    • Sidewalks
    • Street Paved
  • Handicap Features:
    • No
  • Water:
    • Lake Michigan
  • List Type (Exclusive):
    • Exclusive Right To Sell
  • Dues Frequency:
    • Not Applicable
  • Special Assessments:
    • N
  • Special Conditions:
    • Exceptions-Call List Office
  • Miscellaneous:
    • Commuter Train
    • School Bus Service
  • On Site Garage:
    • Yes
  • Owner Agent:
    • No
  • Ownership:
    • Fee Simple
  • Possession:
    • Closing
  • SQFT Source:
    • Estimated
  • Tax ID:
    • 16041030030000
  • Total Acres:
    • 3.5
  • Kitchen Dim:
    • 19X13
  • Living Room Dim:
    • 30X21
  • Bed2 Dim:
    • 24X21
  • Bed3 Dim:
    • 24X20
  • Bed4 Dim:
    • 20X14
  • Dining Room Dim:
    • 30X19
  • Family Room Dim:
    • 23X20
  • Master Bed Dim:
    • 29X19
  • Utility Dim:
    • 6X18
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255 East Foster Place Lake Forest, IL 60045

243380608 42.235065 -87.84097 129 False 0 3995000.0 10029 100 7 5.2 10429287 False
  • $3,995,000
  • 7 bd
  • 5 full ba
  • 2 half ba
  • 10,029 sqft
  • 3.50 lot
  • Est payment $21446.02/mo