1700 N Waukegan Road

Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

Andra O'Neill

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Property Type
Single Family
Lake Forest

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!

Full Features
Architecture Style: Farmhouse,Traditional
Exterior Type: Frame
Basement: Finished
Beds Above Grade: 6
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Central Air, Space Pac, Zoned
Heating System: Gas, Forced Air, Radiant, Zoned
Appliances: Oven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator, Cooktop, Range Hood, Gas Cooktop
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 100+ Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 3
Roof Type: Wood Shakes/Shingles
Room Count: 13
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 5,590
Tax Amount: $33,000
Tax Year: 2018
Internal Features: Skylight(s), Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Full Bath
External Features: Patio, Storms/Screens, Invisible Fence

Room Information
Living Room: 26X21 - Main Level
Dining Room: 18X23 - Main Level
Kitchen: 11X22 - Main Level
Family Room: 17X14 - Main Level
Primary Bedroom: 16X20 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 14X10 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 14X10 - 2nd Level
4th Bedroom: 10X21 - 2nd Level
5th Bdrm: 31X18 - 3rd Level
6th Bdrm: 10X14 - Main Level
Foyer: 14X16 - Main Level
Screened Porch: 20X21 - Main Level

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $33,000

Listing information updated 10/13/2020 at 12:43pm

Listing Office: Griffith, Grant & Lackie

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Lake Forest

With its towering trees, picturesque street plan and bluffs overlooking Lake Michigan, it’s easy to see why Lake Forest is known for its natural beauty.  Rich in history, the community offers true luxury in a resort-style setting 30 miles north…

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School District(s)
Lake Forest SD 67, Lake Forest CHSD 115
Elementary School
Everett Elementary School, Deer Path Middle Sch East
Middle School
Deer Path Middle Sch West, Deer Path Middle Sch East
High School
Lake Forest High School

School information is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. This information should only be used as a reference and does not warrant or guarantee enrollment. Please contact applicable schools or school districts directly to verify information and enrollment eligibility.

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Nearby Public Transportation

Union Pacific North

at Lake Bluff Metra (1.60 miles away)


1700 N Waukegan Road Lake Forest, Illinois 60045 is a single family home currently listed at $2,500,000. 1700 N Waukegan Road features 6 bedroom(s) and 8 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since September 21st, 2020 and was built in 1912. Nearby schools include Everett Elementary School, Deer Path Middle Sch East, Deer Path Middle Sch West. The nearest transit stops include Union Pacific North Lake Bluff Metra. Want to learn more about 1700 N Waukegan Road Lake Forest, Illinois 60045? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.

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