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253 Vine Avenue

Lake Forest, IL 60045
  • $1,900,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 75 Days
  • MLS #: 11972139
$1,900,000
  • 5
    BEDS
  • 0.31
    ACRES
  • 4
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 4,837
    SQFT
  • $393
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1919
County:
Area:

School Information

Elementary School:
Middle School:
School District:
67

Description

Located in downtown Lake Forest, this amazing home has 7,500 SF of updated, beautifully finished living space! Thoughtfully renovated throughout, this classic property was updated and enlarged in 2007 utilizing the finest finishes and materials with incredible attention to detail on all levels. This home exudes comfort, sophistication and style at every turn and is attached to the garage through the beautifully finished lower level. The exterior is constructed of stucco with insulated high quality windows and copper gutters and downspouts. Luxurious amenities include high ceilings, rich walnut hardwood or stone floors, radiant floor heat on all levels, elegant designer lighting and finishes, Baldwin and Rocky Mountain door hardware, custom millwork, deluxe custom bathrooms, 5 fireplaces, two laundry rooms, front and back staircases, and an incredible lower level with radiant floor heat that connects the garage to the main house. The first floor has a great floor plan with an inviting foyer with 2 guest closets, a living room, study, powder room, dining room, and a gourmet kitchen open to a large family room, breakfast area, and butler's pantry. The 2nd floor includes a luxurious primary suite with a gorgeous custom spa bath featuring polished nickel Waterworks and Kohler faucetry, a center marble surround chromotherapy tub with bubbles, a custom vanity, separate shower and huge closet with custom built-ins. The remaining 4 bedrooms are spacious with large custom closets and abundant natural light with a laundry room nearby. The wonderful lower level boasts high ceilings, a separate theatre room, an additional recreation room, a 2nd family room with a stone fireplace, a full bathroom, spacious laundry room, large mudroom with built-in cubbies for the entire family, and access to the 2.5 car garage with a huge home office above. The lovely professionally landscaped grounds feature a large bluestone terrace, lighting, an in-ground sprinkler system, and even a dog run! Enjoy in-town living at its best with shopping, restaurants, train, and schools nearby. This home is a rare gem! Move right in and enjoy everything that this spectacular home has to offer.

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253 Vine Avenue Lake Forest, IL 60045

  • Price: $1,900,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 75 Days
  • MLS #: 11972139
5
Beds
4
Baths
1
½ Baths
0.31
Acres
4,837
SQFT
$393
$/SQFT
1919
Built
Neighborhood:
East Lake Forest
County:
Lake
Area:
Lake Forest
Elementary School:
Sheridan Elementary School
Middle School:
Deer Path Middle School
High School:
Lake Forest High School
School District:
67
Property Description
Located in downtown Lake Forest, this amazing home has 7,500 SF of updated, beautifully finished living space! Thoughtfully renovated throughout, this classic property was updated and enlarged in 2007 utilizing the finest finishes and materials with incredible attention to detail on all levels. This home exudes comfort, sophistication and style at every turn and is attached to the garage through the beautifully finished lower level. The exterior is constructed of stucco with insulated high quality windows and copper gutters and downspouts. Luxurious amenities include high ceilings, rich walnut hardwood or stone floors, radiant floor heat on all levels, elegant designer lighting and finishes, Baldwin and Rocky Mountain door hardware, custom millwork, deluxe custom bathrooms, 5 fireplaces, two laundry rooms, front and back staircases, and an incredible lower level with radiant floor heat that connects the garage to the main house. The first floor has a great floor plan with an inviting foyer with 2 guest closets, a living room, study, powder room, dining room, and a gourmet kitchen open to a large family room, breakfast area, and butler's pantry. The 2nd floor includes a luxurious primary suite with a gorgeous custom spa bath featuring polished nickel Waterworks and Kohler faucetry, a center marble surround chromotherapy tub with bubbles, a custom vanity, separate shower and huge closet with custom built-ins. The remaining 4 bedrooms are spacious with large custom closets and abundant natural light with a laundry room nearby. The wonderful lower level boasts high ceilings, a separate theatre room, an additional recreation room, a 2nd family room with a stone fireplace, a full bathroom, spacious laundry room, large mudroom with built-in cubbies for the entire family, and access to the 2.5 car garage with a huge home office above. The lovely professionally landscaped grounds feature a large bluestone terrace, lighting, an in-ground sprinkler system, and even a dog run! Enjoy in-town living at its best with shopping, restaurants, train, and schools nearby. This home is a rare gem! Move right in and enjoy everything that this spectacular home has to offer.
Exterior Features

Driveway Asphalt Exterior Building Type Stucco Exterior Features Dog RunBrick Paver Patio Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s)Heated Garage Onsite Yes Garage Ownersite Owned Garage Type Attached Is Parking Included In Price Yes Lot Features LandscapedMature TreesPartial FencingSidewalksStreetlights Lot Size .25-.49 Acre Parking Details GarageSpace/s Parking Features DrivewayCarriage House Parking Onsite Yes Parking Ownership Owned Parking Total 9.5 Roof Asphalt Types 4+ Stories Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Appliances RangeMicrowaveDishwasherHigh End RefrigeratorBar FridgeWasherDryerDisposalWine RefrigeratorRange Hood Approximate Finished Sq Ft 0 Basement Finished9 ft + pourConcrete (Basement)Rec/Family Area Basement Bathrooms YN Yes Basement Details Full Bathroom Separate ShowerSteam ShowerGarden Tub Bedrooms Below Grade 0 Bedrooms Total 5 Cooling Central AirSpace PacZoned Dining Room Separate Fireplace Features Wood BurningGas Log Fireplace Location Family RoomLiving RoomMaster BedroomBasementDen/Library Fireplaces Total 5 Heating Natural GasRadiant Interior Features Bar-WetHeated FloorsBuilt-in FeaturesWalk-In Closet(s)Ceiling - 9 FootHistoric/Period MlwkOpen FloorplanSome CarpetingSpecial MillworkSome Wood FloorsDrapes/Blinds Laundry Features Gas Dryer HookupLaundry ClosetMultiple LocationsSink Room Type Bedroom 5Breakfast RoomOfficeStudyLoftRecreation RoomMedia RoomMud RoomPantryFoyer Rooms Bedroom 5 (Third) Breakfast Room (Main) Office (Second) Study (Main) Loft (Third) Recreation Room (Basement) Media Room (Basement) Mud Room (Basement) Pantry (Main) Foyer (Main) Bedroom 2 (Second) Bedroom 3 (Third) Bedroom 4 (Third) Dining Room (Main) Family Room (Main) Kitchen (Main) Laundry (Basement) Living Room (Main) Master Bedroom (Second) Rooms Total 15 Total Sq Ft 0 Unfinished Sqft 0

Property Features

Additional Parcels YN Yes Age 100+ Years Association Fee Frequency Not Applicable Association Fee Includes None Built Before1978 YN Yes Community Features ParkTennis Court(s)SidewalksStreet LightsStreet Paved Corporate Limits Lake Forest Currently Leased No Disability Access And Or Equipped No Electric Service - 400 Amp or Greater General Information School Bus ServiceCommuter TrainInterstate AccessHistorical District Master Association Fee Frequency Not Required Mls Actual Status Active New Construction YN No Other Equipment HumidifierTV-CableSecurity SystemCO DetectorsCeiling Fan(s)Sump PumpSprinkler-LawnBackup Sump Pump;GeneratorMultiple Water HeatersWater Heater-Gas Ownership Fee Simple Rebuilt YN No Rehab Year 2007 Rural No Sewer Public Sewer Special Listing Conditions None Tax Annual Amount 28523.18 Tax Year 2022 Township Shields Type Detached Single Water Source Lake Michigan

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