765 West Westleigh Road

LAKE FOREST, IL 60045

$4,950,000

 
MLS# 09684744


Description

A noteworthy Lake Forest residence nestled on a five acre parcel adjacent to protected Open Lands property. Often referred to as the McIlvaine Estate the home was designed by Stanley Anderson and built for the family in 1935. The home has only had four owners. Classic Georgian architecture, with symmetry and balance that is replicated on the front and rear facades. The grand entry foyer spans the width of the home, and leads directly out to the terrace and grounds. Architectural details are irreplaceable today. Millwork is a work of art. Formal rooms are grand, yet warm and welcoming. Exceptional updates have been made in the past two years to systems; heating, cooling, electrical, electronics, security, smart house technology, have all been brought to today's standards and beyond. Kitchen features LaCornue range, SubZero refrigerators, large island with tremendous storage and work space. Tranquil hearthroom with fireplace and access to patios. Unable to list all. Exceptional.
Listed:
07/10/17
Price Per Sq Ft
$564.36




This listing 765 West Westleigh Road Lake Forest, Il 60045 is a detached single listing with 6 full baths, 4 half baths, 7 bedrooms and approximately 8,771 square feet on a lot of 217,800 sqft (or 5 acres). 765 West Westleigh Road was built in 1935. 765 West Westleigh Road is located in Lake Forest and in ZIP Code 60045. It has been listed on our site since Jul 10, 2017.

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Lake Forest

The city of Lake Forest, IL , is one of tranquil surroundings, a picturesque street plan and natural beauty. It is located on the western coast of Lake Michigan, high on the bluffs, just 31 miles north of Chicago. An eclectic and affluent community, Lake Forest is well-known for its liberal arts school, Lake Forest College. Residents of Lake Forest homes take great pride in their enthusiasm and passion for environmental conservatism having formed the Lake Forest Open Lands Association more than 40 years ago. Aside from its natural beauty and painterly landscapes, Lake Forest is one of the Chicagoland area’s most notable sites for historical architecture. Estates and homes in this region were designed by the likes of George Fred Keck, David Adler and Henry Ives Cobb, among others...

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