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654 Leland Court

Lake Forest Illinois 60045




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Property Type
Detached Single

Lake Forest

This Goldberg Downey designed, east facing home, sits on a private, heavily wooded lot located only seven minutes walk from the train station. A grand spacious foyer greets guests with a sweeping staircase, a gorgeous crystal chandelier, tiered ceiling and gleaming cherry floors. Just off the foyer is a large living room with a lovely marble surround fireplace and a large bay window overlooking the front garden. The two story family room includes a granite surround fireplace, custom built-ins and a wall of windows that let in the views of wooded back yard. The kitchen has a generous breakfast area with access to a spacious wooden deck and offers top of the line Thermadore appliances and a Sub Zero refrigerator. The first floor includes a richly paneled library with a bay window, a beautifully designed guest suite, formal dining room and a large recreation room for entertainment. The second floor features a bright large loft with multiple sky lights and a birds eye view of the family room and the lush backyard. The second floor Master bedroom suite has custom built-ins and his and her walk in closets and a luxury bath. There is a second spacious en-suite bedroom and two other large bedrooms with a generous Jack and Jill bathroom. A second staircase leads conveniently to all three levels. The full basement has a partially finished carpeted segment with a bedroom suite, a generous sitting room and a comfortable play area. There is separate access from the basement to a four car garage with epoxy flooring. A back-up generator ensures continued supply of power. Home is also wired for sound and has zoned heating and cooling and a first floor laundry. This is an exceptionally well constructed home with exquisite workmanship and detail, and many design elements that give it truly understated elegance. Matterport tour available.

The Details

Full Features
  • Roof Type: Wood Shakes/Shingles
  • Rooms Total: 15
  • Basement: Full
  • Exterior Building Type: Brick
  • Bedrooms (Above Grade): 5
  • Bedrooms (Below Grade): 1
  • Heat/Fuel: Gas, Forced Air
  • Master Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • Equipment: Humidifier, Central Vacuum, Security System, Intercom, CO Detectors, Sump Pump, Power Generator, Multiple Water Heaters
  • Kitchen Appliances: Oven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Cooktop
  • Interior Fireplaces: 2
  • Fireplace Location: Family Room, Living Room
  • Year Built: 1995
  • Parking Type: Garage
  • Number of Spaces: 4
  • Waterfront: No
  • Interior Property Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Exterior Property Features: Deck

Room Information
  • Master Bedroom Size: 20X16
  • 2nd Bedroom Size: 16X15
  • 3rd Bedroom Size: 17X14
  • 4th Bedroom Size: 15X14
  • Living Room Size: 15X20
  • Dining Room Size: 14X18
  • Kitchen Size: 16X22
  • Laundry Room Size: 8X11
  • Family Room Size: 21X20
  • 5th Bdrm: 15X13
  • 6th Bdrm: 13X14
  • Library: 14X13
  • Loft: 20X13
  • Bonus: 11X15
  • Recreation Rm: 21X22
  • Sitting: 13X20
  • Foyer: 16X15
  • Gallery: 9X20

  • Tax Amount: $29,222
  • 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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