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457 E. Wisconsin Avenue

Lake Forest Illinois 60045




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Property Type
Detached Single

Lake Forest

Architectural treasure in premier east Lake Forest location, just moments to town and schools. This home was designed by Frost and Granger and features architectural details irreplaceable today. Beautifully scaled rooms feature many leaded glass windows, ornate and intricate moldings, gorgeous arched doorways all wrapped in a unique and captivating exterior design. While grand in so many ways, the home has an amazingly comfortable aura and livable layout. An extensive renovation years ago brought the homes mechanicals to today's standards, with four zones of heating and cooling and 400 amp electric service. Lovely kitchen with double ovens, center island and breakfast bar. Breakfast room and family room are open and incorporated into the kitchen space. Super finished third floor recreation/media room. Plus huge front wraparound sunroom provided many useful options. This home is in a perfect, centrally location providing quick access to town, beach, Sheridan School and High School. Come enjoy the benefits of in-town living.

The Details

Full Features
  • Style Of House: Traditional
  • Roof Type: Wood Shakes/Shingles
  • Rooms Total: 13
  • Basement: Full
  • Exterior Building Type: Stucco
  • Bedrooms (Above Grade): 6
  • Heat/Fuel: Gas, Forced Air
  • Master Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • Kitchen Appliances: Oven-Double, Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator
  • Interior Fireplaces: 4
  • Fireplace Location: Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other
  • Year Built: 1901
  • Parking Type: Garage
  • Number of Spaces: 4
  • Waterfront: No
  • Interior Property Features: Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom
  • Exterior Property Features: Patio

Room Information
  • Master Bedroom Size: 24X23
  • 2nd Bedroom Size: 18X12
  • 3rd Bedroom Size: 17X13
  • 4th Bedroom Size: 15X11
  • Living Room Size: 35X21
  • Dining Room Size: 25X18
  • Kitchen Size: 19X13
  • Laundry Room Size: 15X15
  • Family Room Size: 19X16
  • 5th Bdrm: 16X13
  • 6th Bdrm: 13X12
  • Den: 15X14
  • Bonus: 15X34
  • Foyer: 14X25
  • Gallery: 15X24
  • Sitting: 12X12

  • Tax Amount: $34,957
  • 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: Sheridan 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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