980 North Green Bay Road, Lake Forest, Lake County, IL 60045

For Sale

Listed by Nancy Adelman with Griffith, Grant & Lackie
$6,750,000 USD
  • 6 Beds
  • 10 Baths
  • 9,167 Sqft
  • Residential
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Property Summary for 980 North Green Bay Road

Type
Residential
Sub-Type
Single Family Detached
MLS Number
10931010
Year Built
1909
Half Bath Total
1
Parcel Number
12294030630000
Parking info
7, Garage
Taxes
107,789 USD (2019)
Zip
60045
School District
Lake Forest Community High School District 115
Schools Information
Rooms Information

Description for 980 North Green Bay Road

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.
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Features for 980 North Green Bay Road

Roof
  • Wood Shake
Heating
  • Heating Systems: Hot Water, Steam, Fireplace
  • Heating Fuels: Natural Gas
Appliances
  • Cooktop
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Garbage Disposer
  • Microwave
  • Oven - Double
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator - Bar
  • Washer
Building Features
  • Floors: 2
  • Architecture Style: Georgian
Interior Features
  • Attic
  • Fireplace
  • Basement
  • Dining Room
  • Floor Covering: Carpet, Hardwood
Extra Features
  • Security System
Exterior Finish
  • Brick
Lot Features
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Swimming Pool
Cooling
  • Central A/C
  • Zoned A/C
Listing provided by Griffith, Grant & Lackie Realtors
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Listed by:

Nancy Adelman

Griffith, Grant & Lackie


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