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Closed GGL Listing

705 Ravine Avenue

LAKE BLUFF Illinois 60044

$1,200,000


Bedrooms
3

Bathrooms
2

Half Baths
1



MLS Number
09901729

Property Type
Detached Single

Neighborhood
LAKE BLUFF

Hear the waves on a windy day from this lovely vintage Lake Bluff home, situated on an enchanting ravine lot,1/2 block from Lake Michigan. Enjoy views of the woods & incredible ravine from the beautiful kitchen sitting room warmed by a grand "Salem" gas log fireplace original to the 1890 cottage aptly named Fairhaven. Enlarged and renovated in the 60's, the inviting comfortable 1st floor boasts 2 fireplaces, kitchen w/granite counters & veg sink in center island, 2 new ovens & all ss appliances; LR with wall of windows overlooking the patio and a handsome wb fp; bright & cheerful sunroom, and walnut paneled Library. The 2nd flr has 2 family bedrooms, one of which leads to a delightful roofdeck, plus a loft/4th bedroom w/ window seat, & master suite with gas log fp, closet room replete with custom builtins & skylights, & lovely new bath w/ heated tile floors. Plantation shutters, front and rear staircase, freshly painted. Just steps to beach and sunfish yacht club. Life at its best!

The Details

Full Features
  • Style Of House: Traditional
  • Roof Type: Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
  • Rooms Total: 11
  • Basement: Partial
  • Exterior Building Type: Brick, Frame
  • Bedrooms (Above Grade): 3
  • Heat/Fuel: Gas, Forced Air, Zoned
  • Master Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • Kitchen Appliances: Oven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances
  • Interior Fireplaces: 3
  • Fireplace Location: Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other
  • Year Built: 1890
  • Parking Type: Garage
  • Number of Spaces: 2
  • Waterfront: No
  • Interior Property Features: Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry
  • Exterior Property Features: Patio, Roof Deck, Storage Shed, Brick Paver Patio, Storms/Screens

Room Information
  • Master Bedroom Size: 16X20
  • 2nd Bedroom Size: 13X11
  • 3rd Bedroom Size: 12X13
  • Living Room Size: 16X20
  • Dining Room Size: 11X14
  • Kitchen Size: 15X15
  • Laundry Room Size: 5X6
  • Eating Area: 9X11
  • Library: 11X13
  • Loft: 15X21
  • Bonus: 13X11
  • Sun/Florida Room Heated: 11X13

Taxes:
  • Tax Amount: $20,020
  • Tax Year: 2016
Assessments:
  • Assessment Frequency: Not Applicable

The Neighborhood

Lake Bluff

Lake Bluff is a charming, family-friendly village located about 45 minutes north of Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan. In addition to the beauty, peace, and walkability of this historic town, with a population of just over 6000, residents delight in the small-town feel of this northern suburb of Chicago. Learn more

Assigned Schools

  • Elementary School: LAKE BLUFF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • Elementary School District: 65
  • Middle School: Lake Bluff Middle School
  • Middle School District: 65
  • High School: Lake Forest High School
  • High School District: 115

What's Nearby


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