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188 E. Foster Place

Lake Forest Illinois 60045




Half Baths

MLS Number

Property Type
Detached Single

Lake Forest

Stunning newer home in a fantastic walk to town location! It features beautifully detailed tumbled brick exterior, beautiful windows & entry doors, walled courtyards, patios and gorgeous landscaping. 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, quartzite countertops, commercial appliances, large center island, separate breakfast room, and a lovely 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 charming 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 with access to the private back yard. A beautiful screened porch with wood burning fireplace overlooks the gardens. Fabulous master suite has a pretty 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 additional entertaining space and features temperature controlled wine cellar, large recreational room, fully applianced wet bar, theatre, exercise room, sauna and a bedroom & full bath. The oversized 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. Virtual tour available

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: 2002
  • 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: $43,411
  • Tax Year: 2019
  • 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

What's Nearby

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