1700 North Waukegan Road, Lake Forest, Lake County, IL 60045

For Sale

Listed by Leslie Dhamer with Griffith, Grant & Lackie
$2,500,000 USD
  • 6 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 5,590 Sqft
  • 2.9 ac Lot Size
  • Residential
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Property Summary for 1700 North Waukegan Road

Single Family Detached
Lot Size
2.9 Ac
MLS Number
Year Built
Parcel Number
Half Bath Total
Parking info
3, Garage
33,000 USD (2018)
School District
Lake Forest Community High School District 115
Schools Information
Rooms Information

Description for 1700 North Waukegan Road

Style and grace abound in this wonderful country estate! Built in 1912, Knollwood Farm is set on almost 3 acres. The first floor includes original terracotta foyer floor and door details with an adjoining powder room. A gracious living room with high ceilings and original oak floors extends to a charming screened in porch. A formal dining room with fireplace provides an elegant year-round entertaining venue. The kitchen includes plenty of storage with glass-enclosed shelving and high end stainless steel appliances. An updated office- which is also considered a bedroom, full bath and mud room also extend off the kitchen and back hall. Within the bright foyer one appreciates the wide staircase with custom banister entering the second floor that includes 4 bedrooms. The primary suite consists of an adjacent office and fireplace, his and hers bathrooms, dressing room and closets. Additionally there are two bedrooms sharing a Jack and-Jill bathroom, and the original main bedroom with separate full bath. All rooms have large windows with screens for summer time breezes. The third floor has a charming bunk room with a full bathroom which could also be used as a play room. Attic space with ample storage is also located on the third floor. The basement includes a home viewing rec room which was fully updated in 2020, plus a wood-paneled wine cellar, full bathroom along with the laundry room. Above a detached three car garage is an apartment with separate kitchen and bathroom. Behind the garage is a half basketball court. The deck and gazebo are wonderful for enjoying the spectacular views of the private yard and gardens with southern exposure. Enjoy the sunrise, sunset and all this wonderful estate has to offer!
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Features for 1700 North Waukegan Road

  • Heating Fuels: Natural Gas
  • Heating Systems: Forced Air, Radiant, Zoned, Fireplace
  • Wood Shake
Building Features
  • Floors: 3
  • Architecture Style: New Traditional
Interior Features
  • Attic
  • Skylight
  • Fireplace
  • Basement
  • Dining Room
  • Floor Covering: Carpet, Hardwood, Tile - Ceramic
Lot Features
  • Patio
  • Cooktop
  • Cooktop - Gas
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Garbage Disposer
  • Microwave
  • Oven - Double
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator - Wine Storage
  • Washer
  • Central A/C
  • Zoned A/C
Listing provided by Griffith, Grant & Lackie Realtors
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Listed by:

Leslie Dhamer

Griffith, Grant & Lackie

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