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885 Waveland Road

Lake Forest Illinois 60045




Half Baths

MLS Number

Property Type
Detached Single

Lake Forest

Looking for charm, privacy, quality and the house of your dreams. The charm of a Jerome Cerny home is apparent here in the covered walkway past the Dutch door into the framed entrance. 9ft foot ceilings on the 1st floor, all have floor to ceiling windows, and the formal rooms enjoy either a boxed bay or bowed bay window. A gracious living room , cozy library with pickled paneling and a generous dining room have floor to ceiling windows, and enjoy either a boxed bay or bowed bay windows, these are are hallmarks of the formal spaces. The warmth of the southern exposure floods into the library with a wall of open shelving as well a paneled wall of closed shelving. The intimate dining room has room for china storage, buffet and additional seating within the box bay window. French doors to the blue-stone patio enhances the country life experience whether at sunrise or sunset! Christopher Peacock created the perfect blend of country kitchen with all the accouterments for the gourmet. An additional box bay window makes for the perfect setting for the breakfast table overlooking the beautiful wooded corner lot, allowing the opportunity to reflect on the wonders of nature. The first floor master bedroom,also enjoys a box bay window, and a newly renovated(2018) master bath with walk in shower. The second floor is replete with two spacious bedrooms with charming dormers, lots of storage and a hall bath. One of the bedrooms has bunk beds built-in. Additional second floor storage access is found in a floored attic within the garage with permanent stairs, originally used as an office. New: Cedar roof in 2012, 1st floor furnace in 2014, 1st floor AC compressor,sump pump and battery backup in 2016, driveway 2018. extras include: zoned HVAC & irrigation system Situated on .82 acres, partially wooded with large green space for family soccer games or quiet reflection. Welcome home!

The Details

Full Features
  • Style Of House: Colonial, Cottage
  • Roof Type: Wood Shakes/Shingles
  • Rooms Total: 8
  • Basement: None
  • Exterior Building Type: Brick
  • Bedrooms (Above Grade): 3
  • Heat/Fuel: Gas, Forced Air
  • Master Bedroom Level: Main Level
  • Kitchen Appliances: Oven/Range, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator
  • Interior Fireplaces: 1
  • Fireplace Location: Living Room
  • Year Built: 1953
  • Parking Type: Garage
  • Number of Spaces: 2
  • Waterfront: No
  • Interior Property Features: Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Laundry, 1st Floor Full Bath
  • Exterior Property Features: Patio

Room Information
  • Master Bedroom Size: 20X13
  • 2nd Bedroom Size: 16X14
  • 3rd Bedroom Size: 13X10
  • Living Room Size: 25X16
  • Dining Room Size: 17X14
  • Kitchen Size: 19X15
  • Laundry Room Size: 9X7
  • Family Room Size: 16X15
  • Attic: 26X15

  • Tax Amount: $14,234
  • 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

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