Contingent GGL Listing

650 Newcastle Drive

Lake Forest Illinois 60045




Half Baths

MLS Number

Property Type
Detached Single

Lake Forest

This custom built home located across from a serene nature conservancy offers privacy yet it is close to everything, walking distance to Metra, shops and parks! Wonderful scale & flow, 10 ft ceilings, hardwood floors and extensive crown moldings. The first floor features a spacious family room with vaulted ceilings, over-sized windows, a center fireplace flanked by pretty built-ins and it flows easily to a sun filled large kitchen with breakfast room, a center island with additional seating, granite counters and stainless appliances. Sliding glass doors provide access to a large cedar deck, brick patio, gazebo and a tranquil back yard. A private study with French doors overlooks the back gardens. An elegant living room offers a marble surround fireplace and floor to ceiling windows. The formal dining room has pretty views of the perennial gardens and Open Lands. A large mudroom with laundry room and an extra refrigerator has wonderful storage and folding space and gives access to the side yard and a 3 car garage. A second powder room is conveniently located off the back. A very pretty second floor master suite overlooks a beautiful nature conservancy and offers tray ceiling and a cozy sitting area, huge walk in closet, marble bath with double sinks & dressing table, free standing shower and Jacuzzi tub and a private linen closet. Two other family bedrooms share a Jack and Jill bath with two separate vanities, the third bedroom has access to a private bath. The finished lower level features tall ceilings, a large rec room with built-in desk and bookcases, a small wet bar and a 5th bedroom and full bath. Wonderful outdoor space with professionally landscaped back yard and well established perennial gardens. Additional highlights include all brick exterior, new cedar roof ('17), concrete driveway and a side loaded garage.

The Details

Full Features
  • Style Of House: Georgian
  • Roof Type: Wood Shakes/Shingles
  • Rooms Total: 11
  • Basement: Full
  • Exterior Building Type: Brick
  • Bedrooms (Above Grade): 4
  • Bedrooms (Below Grade): 1
  • Heat/Fuel: Gas, Forced Air
  • Master Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • Kitchen Appliances: Oven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
  • Interior Fireplaces: 2
  • Fireplace Location: Family Room, Living Room
  • Year Built: 1992
  • Parking Type: Garage
  • Number of Spaces: 3
  • Waterfront: No
  • Interior Property Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Bar-Dry, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Laundry
  • Exterior Property Features: Deck

Room Information
  • Master Bedroom Size: 20X15
  • 2nd Bedroom Size: 15X13
  • 3rd Bedroom Size: 15X13
  • 4th Bedroom Size: 14X12
  • Living Room Size: 15X21
  • Dining Room Size: 13X15
  • Kitchen Size: 22X15
  • Laundry Room Size: 9X19
  • Family Room Size: 19X17
  • 5th Bdrm: 13X17
  • Study: 15X15
  • Recreation Rm: 22X27

  • Tax Amount: $20,494
  • 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: Everett 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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