980 N Green Bay Road

Lake Forest, IL
$ 6,750,000 Beds 6 Baths 9.5 Sq 9,167
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This is a rare offering of an exceptional estate designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw situated on approximately 15 acres in the heart of Lake Forest. Providing the utmost in privacy and unsurpassed natural beauty, the grounds are unparalleled and include wooded areas, meadows, ponds and trails, further enhanced by the adjacent property protected by Lake Forest Open Lands Association. The views are endless and the opportunity for exploring nature becomes part of your day. Approached via a long, tree-lined drive and circular courtyard, the residence is majestic. Once inside, the home has a country house ambiance of gracious comfort. You will be taken by the architectural details, impeccable condition, and sheer beauty of the home. Formal rooms are elegant, yet warm and welcoming. Each room captures a view of the grounds while the west terrace and screened porch provide the perfect setting for watching a sunset over the meadow. Family spaces are cozy spots to enjoy a fire and relax. The de Giulio kitchen is spacious and well appointed. It includes a fabulous butler's pantry and a separate breakfast room that opens to the terrace. Adjacent is the family room overlooking and providing access to the children's play area, greenhouse and gardens. The second floor provides a beautiful master suite with fireplace, sitting room, loads of closets and two private baths. There are four superb family bedroom suites, plus a live-in suite. The property is complimented by a charming and spacious two bedroom coach house at the Green Bay Road entrance, which could serve as a home office or guest house. The former stable provides six bays for cars and equipment. There is a delightful two bedroom apartment here as well. A greenhouse and tool shed fulfill the needs of tending to the vegetable garden and lovely cutting gardens. Summer allows for enjoyment of the pool, which is situated in a tranquil, unobstructed spot and provides a full day of sunshine! 980 Green Bay has been a beloved family home for 40 years. The blend of nature and privacy found within moments of the Village of Lake Forest is unique indeed. Continuing as stewards of this estate will be a decision you will not regret.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 6,750,000
  • Lot Size
  • Bedrooms
  • 6
  • Sqr Footage
  • 9,167
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 9
  • Year Built
  • 1909
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • City, Zip
  • Lake Forest
  • Taxes
  • 107789
  • County
  • LAKE
  • Style
  • Georgian
  • Area
  • Lake Forest
  • MLS#
  • 10931010
  • Zip
  • 60045
Listing Provided by: Griffith, Grant & Lackie

Features

General

Appliances Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Bar Fridge, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Cooktop
Architectural Style Georgian
Elementary School Sheridan Elementary School
Exterior Features Patio, Porch Screened, Pool In-Ground, Workshop
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas, Steam
High School Lake Forest High School
Interior Features Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors
Junior High Deer Path Middle School
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
Property Type Detached Single
Roof Shake
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active

Interior Features

Basement Full
Basement Unfinished
Bathrooom Separate Shower, Double Sink
Bedroomspossible 6
Full Baths 9
Half Baths 1
Kitchen Eating Area-Table Space, Pantry-Butler
Total Baths 10
Total Bedrooms 6

Exterior Features

Door Features French Doors
Exterior Brick
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached, Detached
Lot Dimensions 663157
Lot Features Nature Preserve Adjacent, Landscaped, Pond(s), Wooded, Mature Trees
Water Source Lake Michigan

Amenities

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

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$3,068

Per Month

Based on the average sale price from the Niles, IL office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,939
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Schools

Elementary School Sheridan Elementary School
Middle School Deer Path Middle School
High School Lake Forest High School

Price History

11/11/2020 Listed $6,750,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60045

Price
AVG $1.86M
$6.75M
Taxes
AVG $26,607
$107,789
Visits
AVG 144
43
Year Built
AVG 1969
1909

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980 N Green Bay Road Lake Forest, IL is a Single Family Home for sale at $6750000 with 9167 sqft and a lot size of Acre(s). 980 N Green Bay Road Lake Forest has 6 bedrooms, 9 baths and was built in 1909. The property's zip code is 60045 which is in Lake Forest, IL

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