838 Mount Vernon Avenue

Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

Christine Ashmore

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Property Type
Single Family
Lake Forest

Set at the end of a private, quiet cul-de-sac, this elegant red brick Georgian has it all. Two story abundant light-filled home with bridal staircase foyer. The kitchen has been updated with expensive white & cherry Wood Mode cabinetry. This marvelous gourmet kitchen, where family gathers for cooking, chatting & enjoying fun meals, opens up to the huge cathedral ceiling great room with newer windows , skylights & the wet bar overlooking the serene private yard. The formal family dining room is wonderful for sit down dinners. Beautiful hardwood floors, elegant draperies & Plantation Shutters throughout the first floor. Ample spaces where you can work at home: a library, an office & a comfortably finished lower level. The second floor is host to the luxurious master suite, a relaxing haven after a busy day. En-suite bedroom with full bathroom, two bedrooms sharing a Jack & Jill bathroom, all quite spacious with large closets. There are 2 laundry rooms, one on the first floor & the other on the second floor. The additional 1200 sq ft. of finished recreation room in the lower level is wonderful space for a busy family. The backyard is a WOW!! Private 1.41 acres with a brick paver patio, screened-in gazebo with Brazilian IPE decking. Enjoy the huge green space with complete privacy. Let's not forget the heated 3 car garage that has a 220-voltage outlet ready for an electric car. This is truly a rare & remarkable estate in one of a kind setting. Walk to shopping & Starbucks !! Ready for Occupancy!! Quick Closing. Ready for a new owner.

Full Features
Architecture Style: Georgian
Exterior Type: Brick,Cedar
Basement: Partially Finished,Cellar,Rec/Family Area,Storage Space
Beds Above Grade: 4
Beds Below Grade: 1
Cooling System: Central Air, Zoned
Heating System: Gas, Forced Air, Zoned
Appliances: Oven/Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Range Hood
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 31-40 Years
Parking Type: Garage,Space/s - Driveway
Parking Spaces: 6
Roof Type: Wood Shakes/Shingles
Room Count: 13
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 4,750
Tax Amount: $23,888
Tax Year: 2019
Internal Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Laundry, 2nd Floor Laundry
External Features: Deck, Patio, Brick Paver Patio

Room Information
Living Room: 18X16 - Main Level
Dining Room: 18X13 - Main Level
Kitchen: 12X15 - Main Level
Family Room: 25X17 - Main Level
Primary Bedroom: 30X18 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 17X11 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 20X12 - 2nd Level
4th Bedroom: 13X15 - 2nd Level
Library: 20X13 - Main Level
Foyer: 13X23 - Main Level
Office: 10X13 - Main Level
Eating Area: 18X14 - Main Level
5th Bdrm: 20X19 - Basement

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $23,888

Listing information updated 4/11/2021 at 12:23am

Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty

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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
Cherokee 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

Milwaukee District North, Union Pacific North

at Lake Forest Metra (0.85 miles away), Fort Sheridan Metra


838 Mount Vernon Avenue Lake Forest, Illinois 60045 is a single family home currently listed at $1,399,000. 838 Mount Vernon Avenue features 5 bedroom(s) and 6 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since January 15th, 2021 and was built in 1989. Nearby schools include Cherokee Elementary School, Deer Path Middle Sch East, Deer Path Middle Sch West. The nearest transit stops include Milwaukee District North Lake Forest Metra. Want to learn more about 838 Mount Vernon Avenue Lake Forest, Illinois 60045? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.

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