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$1,185,000
128 Days Online

178 E Illinois Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045

For Sale|Single Family Home|Active
3
Beds
2
Full Baths
1
Partial Bath
2,300
SqFt
$515
/SqFt
1915
Built
County:
Lake
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312-766-7076
178 E Illinois Road178 E Illinois Road178 E Illinois Road178 E Illinois Road
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Located in Lake Forest's historic downtown area, this picturesque home blends the best of the charm and character of an older elegant home with many thoughtful improvements and upgrades over the years. Welcomed by a beautiful walkway gate you will be enchanted by the privacy, the 1/2 acre lot with mature trees and sweeping lawns, the side porch, and the lovely screened porch. Features include beautifully refinished hardwood floors, high ceilings, intricate moldings, and gorgeous windows. An interior rehab in 2010 included all 3 floors plus the finished basement with new flooring, a stunning new kitchen, 3 new baths, new electrical, light fixtures, beams in the primary suite, living room crown molding, new fireplace mantel, 2 furnaces and 2 a/c units. The exterior rehab in 2010 included new roof, gutters, landscaping, new garage door, exterior light fixtures, and shutters. A nicely flowing floor plan includes space for one and all to gather in the gracious formal living room, kitchen with island, pretty dining area, comfortable family room plus the 3rd floor bonus room/den and the spacious finished basement with rec rooms. Exterior was recently painted, new sump pump, new hot water heater. Enjoy the wonderful and convenient in town living near shopping, Metra train station, restaurants, schools, parks, open lands, and Lake Michigan! This is a rare opportunity to purchase a captivating home on a delightfully spacious property in East Lake Forest. Easy to show

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Listing Snapshot
Price
$1,185,000
Days Online
128 Days
Bedrooms
3
Inside Area (SqFt)
2,300 sqft
Total Baths
3
Full Baths
2
Partial Baths
1
Lot Size
0.525 Acres
Year Built
1915
MLS Number
11131560
Status
Active
Property Tax
$15,993
HOA/Condo/Coop Fees
N/A
Sq Ft Source
Appraiser
Friends & Family
Recent Activity
2 months agoListing updated with changes from the MLS
3 months agoPrice changed to $1,185,000
4 months agoListing first seen online
General Features
Style
Colonial
Sewer
Public Sewer
Basement
Full
Acreage
0.525
Water
Public
Attached Garage
No
Foundation
Concrete Perimeter
General Information
School Bus ServiceCommuter Train
Garage
Detached
Rooms Total
9
Type Detached
3 Stories
Lot Size
.50-.99 Acre
Garage Spaces
2
Lot Features
Mature TreesPartial Fencing
Interior Features
Cooling
Central Air
Heating
Natural GasForced Air
Appliances
RangeMicrowaveDishwasherRefrigerator
Interior
Vaulted/Cathedral CeilingsSkylight(s)Hardwood FloorsSpecial Millwork
Fireplaces
1
Fireplace Features
Gas Log
Fireplace
No
Bathroom
Separate Shower
Kitchen
Island
Fireplace Locations
Living Room
Kitchen Flooring
Hardwood
Living Room Flooring
Hardwood
Master Bedroom Size
17X16
2nd Bedroom Size
22X13
3rd Bedroom Size
13X9
Room Types
Bonus RoomRecreation RoomScreened Porch
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Exterior Features
Spa
No
Waterfront Property
No
Exterior
Porch
Lot
Mature TreesPartial Fencing
Community Features
Township
Shields
Community Features
ParkTennis Court(s)SidewalksStreet Lights
MLS Area
Lake Forest
Association Fee Includes
None
Schools
School District
67
Elementary School
Sheridan Elementary School
Middle School
Deer Path Middle School
High School
Lake Forest High School
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