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120 W. Alden Lane

Lake Forest Illinois 60045




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Property Type
Detached Single

Lake Forest

Set on 3+ acres of the original J. R. Thompson estate known as the "Highlands" this property was built in 1965 sparing no expense. The custom home built by Thomas Bleck, has been impeccably maintained by the original owner and boasts of many details including, 9 ft ceilings, hardwood floors, paneling and built-in cabinetry. Other features include a well-designed floor plan perfect for entertaining, professionally landscaped grounds with a swimming pool, dog run and outdoor seating areas. A paneled library with bar, four season porch with a tile and brick floor, mudroom, butler's pantry and breakfast room are just a few areas worth mentioning. Nine bedrooms, 7 full baths and 3 half baths make this address perfect for a family. Classic lines, beautiful grounds, sweeping vistas, mature trees, make this the ideal investment opportunity. Be the first to easily update this home and make it your own.

The Details

Full Features
  • Rooms Total: 16
  • Basement: Full
  • Exterior Building Type: Brick
  • Bedrooms (Above Grade): 8
  • Heat/Fuel: Gas, Forced Air
  • Master Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • Kitchen Appliances: Oven-Double, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Cooktop, Oven/Built-in
  • Interior Fireplaces: 4
  • Fireplace Location: Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other
  • Year Built: 1965
  • Parking Type: Garage
  • Number of Spaces: 5
  • Waterfront: No
  • Interior Property Features: Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Laundry, 1st Floor Full Bath
  • Exterior Property Features: Patio, Porch, Dog Run, Pool In-Ground, Storms/Screens

Room Information
  • Master Bedroom Size: 27X20
  • 2nd Bedroom Size: 17X13
  • 3rd Bedroom Size: 17X13
  • 4th Bedroom Size: 18X16
  • Living Room Size: 27X20
  • Dining Room Size: 20X18
  • Kitchen Size: 20X15
  • Laundry Room Size: 15X14
  • Family Room Size: 20X15
  • 5th Bdrm: 17X12
  • 6th Bdrm: 15X14
  • 7th Bdrm: 16X14
  • 8th Bdrm: 16X14
  • Breakfast Rm: 16X11
  • Library: 20X19
  • Maid: 17X13
  • Sun/Florida Room Heated: 25X15
  • Mud: 8X5
  • Screened Porch: 13X10

  • Tax Amount: $51,024
  • Tax Year: 2017
  • Assessment Frequency: Not Applicable

The Neighborhood

Lake Forest

Lake Forest offers the best of all worlds. Located about 45 minutes north of Chicago, the beautiful little city on the banks of Lake Michigan has a peaceful, small-town feel that its residents treasure. A perpetual Tree City USA award-winner, Lake Forest lives up to its name with its lushly landscaped and tree-lined streets further enhanced by resident recreational access to nearly a thousand acres of Open Lands nature preserves, a gorgeous community beach, myriad parks and playfields. A wonderful public golf course, several country clubs, and two bath-and-tennis clubs add to the recreational options. Read more…

Assigned Schools

  • Elementary School: Sheridan Elementary School
  • Elementary School District: 67
  • Middle School: Deer Path Middle School
  • Middle School District: 67
  • High School: Lake Forest High School
  • High School District: 115

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