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608 Buena Road

Lake Forest Illinois 60045




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Detached Single

Lake Forest

Look for a retreat? Enjoy the tranquility of moving water and beautiful sunsets over looking the peaceful pond, while a chorus of bullfrogs lulls you to sleep around the fire pit. Welcomed by the 2 story foyer and sweeping staircase, the house unfolds around you. A freshly styled living room with hardwood floors and wood-burning fireplace are separated from the family room by french doors. The family room has a media center a stone fireplace and a wet bar w/ french sliders flanking the fireplace onto the expansive brick paver patio with room for 2 dining areas and a fire pit. The adjacent deck is the perfect home for a removable sun porch frame. The spacious kitchen and breakfast room also open onto the paver patio, allowing for perfect flow for family gatherings and circular flow when entertaining. The kitchen is a gourmets delight, walk in pantry, Bosch cooktop, a double sink overlooking the yard and a prep sink on the island. Adjacent to the 5th ensuite bedroom is the laundry/mud with folding counter, and hanging space as well. An intimate dining room with plenty of room for the heirloom pieces, completes the 1st floor. The second floor Master is expansive and private with ample closets and a spacious master bath. The three other family bedrooms as over-sized, large enough for a double/queen bed and a sitting area! The lower level has enough room for a home theater, enjoys a wet bar with microwave and refrigerator and pool table with a super cool faux tin ceiling, not your color, easily paintable. Plenty of storage, a cedar closet, battery back up sump pump, utility sink wood shelves. Abundant storage throughout the home! BONUS: Electric Car Charging Station!

The Details

Full Features
  • Style Of House: Colonial
  • Roof Type: Wood Shakes/Shingles
  • Rooms Total: 10
  • Basement: Full
  • Exterior Building Type: Brick, Cedar
  • Bedrooms (Above Grade): 5
  • Heat/Fuel: Gas, Forced Air, 2+ Sep Heating Systems
  • Master Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • Equipment: Humidifier, Ceiling Fan, Sump Pump
  • Kitchen Appliances: Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
  • Interior Fireplaces: 2
  • Fireplace Location: Family Room, Living Room
  • Year Built: 1989
  • Parking Type: Garage
  • Number of Spaces: 3
  • Waterfront: No
  • Interior Property Features: 1st Floor Bedroom
  • Exterior Property Features: Deck, Patio, Dog Run

Room Information
  • Master Bedroom Size: 20X18
  • 2nd Bedroom Size: 17X14
  • 3rd Bedroom Size: 14X11
  • 4th Bedroom Size: 16X12
  • Living Room Size: 19X15
  • Dining Room Size: 14X11
  • Kitchen Size: 16X13
  • Laundry Room Size: 8X6
  • Family Room Size: 26X15
  • 5th Bdrm: 13X12
  • Breakfast Rm: 13X12

  • Tax Amount: $16,625
  • Tax Year: 2019
  • Assessment Amount: $525
  • Assessment Frequency: Annual

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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