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188 E. Foster Place

Lake Forest Illinois 60045

$3,249,000


Bedrooms
6

Bathrooms
8

Half Baths
1



MLS Number
10401903

Property Type
Detached Single

Neighborhood
Lake Forest

Stunning manor home ('04) set on a very private, professionally landscaped 1.4 acre bordered by a 12 ft tall stone wall in the back. It features tumbled brick exterior, beautiful windows & entry doors, walled courtyards & terraces. The interior showcases elegant yet understated details from French doors and bay windows to arched entryways, barreled and coved ceilings, fine moldings and six striking fireplaces. Exquisite decorating, custom lighting & versatile floor plan. The state of the art kitchen boasts wood ceiling, custom cabinetry and hardware, commercial appliances, large center island, separate breakfast room, and a cozy hearth room with fireplace. Large butlers pantry accessible from both kitchen & dining room features gorgeous display cabinets, wine cooler, ice maker and is perfect for staging and serving. Gentlemen's library has rich paneled walls, fireplace and a discrete wet bar, French doors provide access to a pergola covered garden. Formal living room has beautiful built-ins and French doors to a small walled patio. Large dining room is highlighted by elliptical cove ceiling, bay window and stunning chandelier and sconces. Spacious great room has beamed ceiling, fireplace and furniture quality built-ins, and floor to ceiling windows and French doors. A beautiful screened porch with wood burning fireplace overlooks the private back yard. Fabulous master suite has a cozy fireplace, Juliette balcony, luxurious bath & huge dressing room & closet. Four additional en-suite bedrooms all with walk-in closets, study loft and a bonus room complete the second floor. Finished lower level offers an additional bedroom & full bath, temperature controlled wine cellar, large rec room, fully applianced wet bar, theatre, exercise room and sauna. 4-car heated garage has epoxied floors and plenty of storage. Front and back staircases. Back up generator. Gorgeous stone patios and perennial gardens with irrigation system. This home has it all including great location; close to town, Metra, and just a short walk to the LF Country Day school.

The Details

Full Features
  • Style Of House: French Provincial
  • Roof Type: Wood Shakes/Shingles
  • Rooms Total: 15
  • Basement: Full
  • Exterior Building Type: Brick, Stucco
  • Bedrooms (Above Grade): 5
  • Bedrooms (Below Grade): 1
  • Heat/Fuel: Gas, Forced Air
  • Master Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • Kitchen Appliances: Oven-Double, Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator, Range Hood, Other
  • Interior Fireplaces: 6
  • Fireplace Location: Family Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other
  • Year Built: 2004
  • Parking Type: Garage
  • Number of Spaces: 4
  • Waterfront: No
  • Interior Property Features: Skylight(s), Sauna/Steam Room, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors
  • Exterior Property Features: Balcony, Patio, Porch Screened, Stamped Concrete Patio, Brick Paver Patio, Fire Pit

Room Information
  • Master Bedroom Size: 26X17
  • 2nd Bedroom Size: 16X13
  • 3rd Bedroom Size: 17X12
  • 4th Bedroom Size: 16X14
  • Living Room Size: 16X14
  • Dining Room Size: 20X16
  • Kitchen Size: 20X17
  • Laundry Room Size: 8X10
  • Family Room Size: 25X17
  • 5th Bdrm: 20X15
  • 6th Bdrm: 15X16
  • Library: 16X15
  • Bonus: 20X18
  • Recreation Rm: 29X17
  • Exercise Rm: 25X16
  • Theater Rm: 19X18
  • Foyer: 30X10
  • Other: 17X16
  • Bar: 10X10

Taxes:
  • Tax Amount: $41,241
  • Tax Year: 2017
Assessments:
  • 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: Cherokee 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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