The median home value in Lake Forest, IL is $755,000.
the county median home value of $227,000.
The national median home value is $185,800.
The average price of homes sold in Lake Forest, IL is $755,000.
Approximately 80.58% of Lake Forest homes are owned,
compared to 11.25% rented, while
8.17% are vacant.
Lake Forest real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale.
Commercial properties are also available.
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From the eye-catching curb appeal to the beautiful quality and updates throughout, this home is a top contender! Enhanced with custom mill work and fresh neutral paint colors, the kitchen and bathrooms are luxuriously updated, making this home "Houzz" worthy and picture perfect! You'll love the richly appointed kitchen with large breakfast bar, high end appliances, and gorgeous cabinetry open to the cozy family room with fireplace. The living room with a second fireplace and big bay window is adjacent to the dining room for seamless entertaining, and there is an inviting screened porch that extends your living space, and opens onto the private patio and wooded backyard. Highlights include a main floor office with wet bar, a large master suite with luxury bath, 3 more darling bedrooms share a remodeled hall bathroom, a finished basement with playroom, bathroom, laundry and storage! Close to the train, Starbucks and Cherokee Elementary School, this is where you want to be!
The Northmoor neighborhood is a popular east location that is close to downtown Lake Forest, the train, and Lake Michigan. South Park is the cornerstone of the area with a new playground, pavilions, baseball and soccer fields, and tennis courts. This beautifully renovated and expanded home is just a block and a half from South Park in this idyllic neighborhood. Stylish and comfortable, this home is move-in ready. Not only does it have an incredible floor plan, but it also has four and a half baths which is rarely found. The stunning white kitchen is extremely functional with a spacious island/breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, large breakfast room, and it opens to the family room. Features include hardwood flooring, large windows, fine millwork, private master suite overlooking the backyard, a chic butler's pantry, first-floor laundry, finished lower level, and an oversized two car garage. Enjoy the completely fenced backyard from the large stone patio.
Tear down and design approved by the city. Being sold with approved plans. Just under 4000 sq ft. 5 beds/4.1 bath. Purchase the lot with approved plans or owner/builder will build for you Call today for more information.
So much Potential...Vintage farmhouse near South Park and bike path. Looking for buyer to give it lots of Love and Attention!! Seller is currently spiffing it up for interior showings, but for now you may walk the property. All Hardwood Floors. Great front porch. 180 foot Deep Lot, plenty of room for expansion. Priced to Sell. Call me with any questions.
Gorgeous L.F. brick Georgian home. 5 bedroom, 3.1 bath w/gracious center entry foyer. Exquisite details include hardwood on 1st floor, large moldings and all new dramatic light fixtures. Bright white kitchen includes newer stainless appliances, granite counters and a large eating area that has picturesque bay window views. Kitchen opens to family room, and embraces a large wood burning fireplace and French doors that open to paver patio. In addition, sliding pocket doors open to living room featuring abundant light from the floor to ceiling windows. Grand dining room to entertain guests incorporates newer hardwood floors, chair moldings and high-end lighting fixtures. Bedrooms include generous master w/spacious walk-in closet and updated master bath featuring soaking tub, duel vanities w/granite counters and walk-in shower w/top-of-the-line fixtures, custom cabinetry. All other bedrooms are roomy w/large closets. All updated baths. Lot fully fenced.HVAC 2016 This home is move in ready!
Perfect opportunity! Situated in the coveted Washington Circle subdivision, this delightful vintage home has been lovingly rehabbed, hardwood floors throughout, new roof just a couple of years old, new and updated baths. Its new 2nd floor added in 2000 offers 4 bedrooms including a spacious master suite. The 1st floor presents a generous living room, family room and dining room, a full bath and a charming European-style country kitchen with a huge eating area and pantry. The walk-out basement offers a rec room, office/bedroom, full bath and laundry/utility rooms. Sheridan school district! Close to the best Lake Forest has to offer - shopping, restaurants, entertainment, transportation and the beach!
Enjoy all that Lake Forest has to offer! Gorgeous beach, excellent schools and adorable downtown just minutes away from the Chicago! Walk to the fabulous new Lake Forest Hospital from this wonderful location. Nestled on a beautifully landscaped wooded lot surrounded by the serene beauty of LF Open Lands, Elawa Farm and hiking trails of Middlefork Savannah, this magnificent home offers the best in comfort and luxury. Beautiful custom finishes in this builder's own home include hardwood floors, custom millwork and gourmet cooks kitchen with butlers pantry open to family room and first floor private office. Fabulous master suite and incredible finished deep pour lower level with fireplace, media room, wet bar and fifth bedroom and bath. Agent owned.
This fantastic home minutes from downtown Lake Forest is just waiting for the right owner! Open and sunny, this home boasts soaring ceilings, 3 fireplaces, 7 bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom and large closets for plenty of storage space. Full basement features a bar and a home theater. Wooded lot on almost an acre of land offers privacy and plenty of space for entertaining in the summer. In need of some updates this home is a deal for the owner who's willing to put in some work for the home of their dreams. You won't find another home like it at this price!
Absolutely amazing Academy Woods home! Enjoy the very impressive 2 story foyer and 2 story living room. There is a lovely updated kitchen with granite counter tops and brand new stainless steel appliances! Fabulous 4 season sun room conveniently located off the kitchen. Spacious first floor master suite with a gorgeous private bath and plenty of closet space. You will absolutely LOVE the amazing wine cellar! It completes the sensational finished basement. There is also an abundance of storage space in the basement. The yard is the perfect size with a lovely brick patio.
"Stornoway," a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to acquire a magnificent property of unprecedented grand scale, exceptional architecture and prestigious historical significance on Chicago's North Shore. This luxurious lakefront manor was designed by noted architect Howard Van Doren Shaw in 1912 with 11,000 SF above ground and 4,800 SF below grade, including a 10 car heated garage and elevator. Beautifully restored, renovated and meticulously maintained with a completely restored bluff and private beach, an expansive pier, pool, spa and 2 private access paths to the beach. One is stone with a terrace 1/2 way down, the other path is wood and stone. Infused with an atmosphere of sophistication and refinement, this grand estate is astutely sited on 3.68 stunning acres. Perfection!
Grand Opening of Willow Lakes. Lake Forest's hidden gem offers maintenance free Villas from $679,900. The Abberton is a well-designed two-story which includes a dramatic open and flowing floorplan. The Villas are being built as custom homes with many standard features including hardwood floors, upgraded 42" upper cabinets in the Kitchen, granite counters, stainless appliances, crown molding, 9' ceilings on all floors including lower level and second floor. The Abberton is offered at only $679,900 with a standard lot and finishings. This home is being offered with a lot premium with Lake Views. Hurry! This won't last long!
Feels and looks like a ranch but so much more! Over 4200 sq ft. The expansive first floor offers the master, office/5th BR, great room, formal living room,, dining room and oversized mudroom/laundry. The kitchen, dining room and great room all view the wonderfully landscaped, fenced backyard. Hardwood floors in many rooms and second floor. Second floor offers 3 Br with room for expansion if desired. Large basement with finished rec room. Desirable Meadowood neighborhood conveniently located in Lake Forest to either train line, tollway, and schools. Just a short walk to lovely Elawa Farm, open lands and the natural walking paths offered. Look at the floor plans to see this one of a kind home!
Grand Opening of Willow Lake. Lake Forest's Hidden Gem, offers maintenance free Villas from $679,900. The Brunswick is a well-designed ranch which includes a dramatic open and flowing floorplan. A 3rd bedroom option is available in a finished lower level. The Villas are being built as custom homes with many standard features including hardwood floors, upgraded 42" upper cabinets, granite counters, stainless appliances, crown molding, 9' ceilings on all floors including lower level and second floor. The Brunswick Ranch is offered at only $699,900 with a standard lot and finishings. This home is being offered with a lot premium with Lake Views. Hurry! This won't last long!
This spacious, updated home is set on over an acre of property on a quiet street and features an expansive, open floor plan. Sun-drenched rooms, two-story family room with a wall of windows, large kitchen with island and sunny eating area, laundry/mudroom and en-suite bedroom are all on the first floor. A living room with fireplace, gracious dining room and library with built-ins round out this floor. The second floor master suite includes a newly renovated bathroom with heated floors, large shower, separate soaking tub, double sinks and an incredible closet. Three additional bedrooms complete this level. The finished basement includes recreation room, game area and full bath plus lots of storage. Attached 3-car garage.
Where serenity meets tranquility! You won't want to miss this, nothing to do but move in and enjoy! New kitchen, baths, meticulous, high style and great space! Perfect for empty nest or family! Immaculate rambling Ranch home with a backyard one can usually only dream about with room for a pool as well as a soccer net! Landscaped to perfection as well, even the birds love it! Fabulous floor plan, hardwood floors throughout and picturesque views from almost every room!
Enjoy luxury living in a totally secluded setting adjacent to Daniel Wright Forest Preserve. Take advantage of award winning Stevenson High School & District 103 schools. This spacious, sunny, 5,600-sq-ft home on 2.5 secluded wooded acres is your dream come true. Highly desirable first-floor master suite offers his-and-her walk-in closets, dressing area, and a luxurious bathroom w/steam shower & soaking tub. Access your private indoor hot tub off the master & relax in a cozy, four-season sunroom. Entertaining space abounds w/an open floor plan that includes a full bar in the family room, a gourmet kitchen equipped for serious cooking, a large living room w/vaulted ceilings, and a formal dining room. Office & powder room off the foyer can easily convert to a 1st floor in-law suite. Large, bonus room upstairs is ideal for a gym, play room, or rec room. Beautiful exterior night accent lighting & landscaping & auto-adjusting sprinkler system ensure year-round beauty in this move-in home.
Nature's palate is thoughtfully captured within this Federal style Flemish bond brick & stone home. Features include: Neff maple cabinetry, detailed millwork throughout, Brazilian walnut floors, radiant heat for the main level and lower level, multi-zone stereo system & architecturally designed curved staircase. Lower level with English walkout, 5th bed & bath, fire place, and wet bar. Lots of storage and 3 car attached garage. This custom home situated in a unique prairie setting with stunning views of Elawa Garden, steps to play ground, hiking, and biking trails. Don't miss this place! Shows even better in person!
Stately, brick home on private, fenced, park-like .79 acres at end of cul-de-sac in beautiful Arbor Ridge. Gourmet eat-in kitchen opens to family room with double sided fireplace, gathering island and yard views. First floor office with coffered ceilings. Four season sun porch with fireplace. Large master bedroom with newly updated bathroom and his and her closets. Well thought out floor plan, 2 story foyer, front and back staircases, 2 powder rooms, large mud room/laundry room. 4 bedrooms with 5th bedroom in lower level with full bath. Large recreation room with plenty of built-ins for storage. Large additional storage room, exercise room. Generator. 3 car attached garage. Walk to commuter train, Everett School, shops and more. This lovely and updated home checks all the boxes!
Completely updated East Lake Forest home has newer roof, windows and hardwood floors throughout. Spotless white gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances and brand new breakfast island. Living room with Carrara marble tile hearth opens to large light-filled dining room. Finished lower level offers large laundry room, full bath and family room, and storage. Brand new deck off the kitchen is protected by fence. Close to town, beach and bike trails. Ready to move right in!
Perched on a prime lot in sought after Middlefork Farms this stately brick home is set across from the park, overlooking 750 acre Savannah and open lands, offering spectacular views. Designed by Peter Witmer to resemble the historic Elawa Farm building, this custom home is exquisitely detailed with finest stone and millwork, featuring volume ceilings, dramatically open/flexible floor plan. De Giulio kitchen is a chef's dream with 48" Wolf French cooktop and double ovens, soap stone island, double Sub-Zero 36" fridge/freezer, SieMatic cabinetry; eat-in area open to expansive family/living room with 11' ceiling, limestone fireplace. Master suite w/balcony, oversized bath/walk-in closet. Sitting area/office on 2nd level; lower level w/office #2. Low maintenance/quality built home, with copper gutters, new hardscape bluestone and brick patios, impeccably landscaped. Located near the new Lake Forest Hospital, it's a nature lover's dream with miles of trails to explore. Top tier schools!
Fabulous opportunity to own one of the most elegant, updated townhomes on a quiet, private cul-de-sac w/ an amazing lower level. Maintenance-free living in desirable Woodland Creek Manor near town, train & shops. High ceilings, beautiful hardwood flooring on first floor w/ custom detailing. Gracious living room w/ vaulted ceiling, fireplace & French doors that open to the light-filled sunrm. Custom built-in cabinetry, plantation shutters and lighting throughout the home. Inviting family room w/ fireplace open to the breakfast area & kitchen that overlook the patio & beautiful grounds. Beautiful gourmet kitchen with stone counters & high-end SS appliances. Expansive main-floor master suite w/ luxurious master bath & large walk-in closet. 2nd story has 2 additional spacious bedrooms, second full bathroom & open bright office loft w/ built-ins. Incredible fully finished basement for entertaining w/ bar, media room & billiards area. 4th bedrm/exercise rm w/ full bath, craft room & storage.
Picture perfect brick ranch completely updated w/ quality in mind. Upon entering the front door you will note the architectural detailing that introduces each space. Beautiful arches, tray ceilings, balanced moldings, and neutral palette throughout. The floorplan flows nicely from Greatroom to dining and kitchen. Updates are endless: Marvin windows & hardwood floors throughout, natural cherry cabinets and onyx backsplash in kitchen with quartz counter tops, 3 full baths & powder room all done.Wonderful outdoor spaces with secret garden courtyard, and large paver patio off the back surrounded by perennial gardens for easy summer living. The half acre is quite secluded with a woodland canopy at the back of the lot. Full basement is ready to finish with fireplace and new large window for light for more space.
You will love this amazing well thought out home. Huge comfortable open floor plan that combines the huge kitchen and eating area with a light filled family room. Gorgeous white kitchen features all Thermador appliances, beautiful cabinetry, huge island. Formal living and dining rooms. 1st floor master suite with soaking tub, separate shower , vaulted ceiling , his and hers walk-in closets. Additional 1st floor bedroom for guests, live-in, or office space. 2 Separate HVAC systems . Beautiful Hardwood flooring throughout 1st level. Large 2nd floor Bedrooms. Full finished basement offering an additional 1,200 sq ft with of space. 3 Car garage connects to a mud room/laundry space. Additional laundry hookups in basement. This amazing property sits upon a very private 1.6 acres. Agent owned/interest.
Beautifully rehabbed home in the popular whispering oaks neighborhood within walking distance of Cherokee elementary. The property features brand new hardie board exterior along with designer high end finishes, white shaker cabinets, quartz countertops and stainless-steel appliances. There is a large master suite with luxurious master bathroom. There are 3 other large bedrooms along with a full finished basement. The brand new high efficiency HVAC, energy efficient windows, led lighting and 2 new decks are a definite plus. The property is fully permitted with the village of Lake Forest and completed by an experienced developer. Easy to Show!
Opportunity such as this rarely comes available in The Ponds of Lake Forest and if you do not act fast you will miss your chance!! This spacious 6 bedroom home is one of a kind, from the cedar roof to the amazing floor plan and grand foyer this home has it all, just needs your vision to bring back to life with modern finishes. The home is being sold as-is, offers a large family room with vaulted ceilings, large master suite, finished 3rd level which has potential to be so many things, full basement and one of the most desirable lots in all of the ponds. Buyer is responsible for survey, taxes pro rated at 100%, all information is estimated! This is the ideal project for a buyer who wants to be in Lake Forest and wants conveniences of new but does not want to build! This home will not last long