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188 E. Foster Place

LAKE FOREST Illinois 60045




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Property Type
Detached Single


Stunning manor home ('04) set on a gorgeous 1.4 acre bordered by a 12ft tall wall in the back. It has detailed tumbled brick exterior, beautiful windows & entry drs, walled courtyards & terraces. Six fplcs and screened porch w/ pine ceiling, stone floors & an outdoor FP. The interior features elegant detail from French doors & bay windows to arched entryways, barreled & coved ceilings & fine moldings. Exquisite decorating, custom lighting & versatile floor plan. The state of the are kitchen boast wood ceiling, custom cabinetry, commercial appliances, lg center island, separate brkfst rm, and a wonderful hearth rm w/ FP. Lg butlers is accessible from both kitchen & DR. Gentlemen's library has rich paneled walls, FP& wet bar. French drs provide access to a pergola covered garden. Fabulous master w/ FP, sm balcony, lux bath & huge closet. Four additional en-suite brdms. Finished LL w/ wine cellar, wet bar, theatre, exc room, sauna. 4 car gar. Desirable location, walk to town & schools.

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

  • Tax Amount: $41,241
  • 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 District: 67
  • Middle School District: 67
  • High School District: 115

What's Nearby

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