990 E Illinois Road

Lake Forest, IL
$ 2,495,000 Beds 5 Baths 4 Sq 4,613 Virtual Tour
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This lovely English manor home, built in 1926 by renowned architect James Gamble Rogers, is set on 2 acres of land overlooking a quiet ravine and just 2 blocks to the Lake. A perfect balance of old and new features, this home has been completely renovated and updated throughout while maintaining the classic elegance and timeless sophistication of a vintage home. Beautiful architectural details throughout include exquisite stained glass windows, pristine millwork and intricate stone features. The focal point of the spacious living room is the grand stone fireplace and beautiful leaded glass windows and doors. Cozy family room area offers a place to curl up with a book or watch some t.v. No details were spared in the outstanding newer custom kitchen. Upstairs you will find 5 bedrooms including the serene primary suite with vaulted, beamed ceiling, stone fireplace and luxurious bathroom w/whirlpool and separate shower. Also located on the 2nd floor is a library w/custom built-ins overlooking the yard and ravine, and the convenience of a large 2nd floor laundry room. The lower level features gorgeous stone floors and a cozy area with fireplace and wine cellar, as well as rec room area and powder room. The large backyard retreat offers plenty of space for al fresco dining, gardening and relaxing. Truly a special home.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 2,495,000
  • Lot Size
  • 2 Acres
  • Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Sqr Footage
  • 4,613
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 3
  • Year Built
  • 1926
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 2
  • City, Zip
  • Lake Forest
  • Taxes
  • $ 38054
  • County
  • LAKE
  • Style
  • English
  • Area
  • Lake Forest
  • MLS#
  • 11033804
  • Zip
  • 60045
Listing Provided by: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
Data Source: Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) - 103 - IL



Appliances Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
Architectural Style English
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Partial
City Lake Forest
Cooling Central Air, Zoned
County Lake
Days on Market 94
Directions Sheridan Road to Illinois and then east towards Lake Michigan
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Elementary School Sheridan Elementary School
Elementary School District 67
Exterior Features Patio
Garage Spaces 2
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air, Zoned
High School Lake Forest High School
High School District 115
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry
MLS Area Lake Forest
Middle/Junior High School Deer Path Middle School
Middle/Junior School District 67
New Construction No
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Closing
Property Type Residential
Property Type Detached Single
Roof Slate
Sewer Public Sewer, Sewer-Storm
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name Illinois
Tax Annual Amount 38054
Tax Year 2020
Total Rooms 12
Township Shields
Virtual Tour https://player.vimeo.com/video/557693842
Year Built 1926

Interior Features

Basement Finished
Bathrooom Whirlpool, Separate Shower, Steam Shower, Double Sink, Soaking Tub
Bedrooms Possible 5
Fireplace Features Wood Burning
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 2
Laundry Features Sink
Living Area 4613
Livingareasource Assessor
Room Type Breakfast Room, Library, Bedroom 5, Recreation Room, Foyer, Other Room
Street Suffix Road
Total Baths 5
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 3

Exterior Features

Exterior Brick, Stone
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 237X556X232X556
Lot Features Wooded, Mature Trees
Lot Size Acres 2
Water Source Lake Michigan
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Bedroom 2 14X11 Second Hardwood
Bedroom 3 12X12 Second Hardwood
Bedroom 4 15X11 Second Hardwood
Bedroom 5 12X9 Second Hardwood
Breakfast Room 17X12 Main Hardwood
Dining Room 16X18 Main Hardwood
Family Room 16X14 Main Hardwood
Foyer 17X7 Main Stone
Kitchen 17X16 Main Hardwood Eating Area-Table Space,Island,Pantry-Walk-in
Laundry 9X8 Second Stone
Library 16X14 Second Hardwood
Living Room 24X18 Main Hardwood
Master Bedroom 20X19 Second Hardwood
Other Room 18X14 Basement
Recreation Room 23X17 Basement Carpet


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Per Month

Based on the average sale price from the Elmwood Park, IL office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,740
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Sheridan Elementary School
Middle School Deer Path Middle School
High School Lake Forest High School

Price History

3/26/2021 Listed $2,495,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60045

AVG $1.88M
AVG $24,447
AVG 174
Year Built
AVG 1970


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990 E Illinois Road Lake Forest, IL is a Single Family Home for sale at $2495000 with 4613 sqft and a lot size of 2 Acres Acre(s). 990 E Illinois Road Lake Forest has 5 bedrooms, 3 baths and was built in 1926. The property's zip code is 60045 which is in Lake Forest, IL

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