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901 Rosemary Road

Lake Forest, Illinois 60045


Ann Lyon
847.828.9991

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luxury portfolio international

$10,500,000


Bedrooms
6

Bathrooms
6

Half Baths
2

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Property Type
Single Family
Neighborhood
Lake Forest


Exquisite beyond compare! Offering a lifestyle of warmth, elegance, comfort and luxury, this magnificent estate was meticulously renovated and expanded to exceed expectations throughout all 4 levels. Completed in 2015 by Gregga Jordan Smiezney, this spectacular 11,613 square foot home is perfectly set on over 5.24 acres of breath-taking grounds in the heart of east Lake Forest. (2 properties were purchased and combined totaling 5.24 acres) This luxurious estate is fully controlled anywhere in the world with its Savant Smart Home Automation system. Over $5,000,000 was spent in the interior of the estate. Over $3,000,000 was spent on the exterior of the estate. Features include 6 luxurious en-suite bedrooms and baths with radiant heat, 2 half baths, 10 remarkable fireplaces, a gorgeous living room with intricate plaster ceilings, a sunroom with panoramic views of the beautiful grounds, a library with custom cerused oak paneled walls, an elegant dining room with intricate millwork, a gracious family room that opens to the custom designed gourmet kitchen, a theater room, swimming pool, spa, pergola with fireplace, 6 heated garages, a separate guest suite, new mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, a whole house generator, and more. La Vieille Maison is the "ultimate" entertainment destination. It is a retreat that will leave you breathless with peace and tranquility with gorgeous vistas in every room. The discerning home owner will appreciate its competitive price given its sought-after location, superior quality of construction, size, privacy, security, and timeless attributes. Upon viewing the estate, one will sense the extraordinary collaboration between the finest team of architects, interior designers, landscape architects and craftsmen. The heated 4-car attached garage includes thermostats and epoxy flooring. The heated 2-car detached garage includes epoxy flooring and a full house generator over the 2 car garage with reinforced flooring and a ventilation system. The spectacular grounds! Features include stunning gardens, stone terraces and walks, custom outdoor lighting, a swimming pool, pool vault, pergola, outdoor fireplace, garden walls, pillars, and custom designed entrance and service entry gates. The landscaping includes a 70 zone irrigation system, specimen trees, and a secret garden. A new snowmelt system was added on the front stairs, back stairs and both crushed stone and sealed driveways in the front of the house and both garages. All work was completed by union laborers and tradesmen. Every basement room was built-out and new finishes were installed. Spaces include a large laundry room, storage room, AV equipment room and 2 spacious playrooms. The Savant system controls all televisions, outdoor music, pool, gates, draperies, security, climate throughout, all lighting inside and outside, security cameras, and the fireplaces in the family room and primary bedroom. An attached guest house and custom designed stairwell with full bath, entertainment room and bedroom, and a mudroom and 1/2 bath were added to the estate. The estate was originally designed by Arthur Heun for newlyweds William Mitchell and Ginevra King Mitchell. He was the son of the president of Illinois Merchants Trust which merged into Continental Bank. Ginevra King Mitchell was the daughter of stockbroker Charles King. She was also the former crush of F. Scott Fitzgerald and the inspiration for the character Daisy Buchanan in his novel "The Great Gatsby." Heun designed many mansions and the Casino Club and the Art Club in Chicago. Distinguished by its overall quality of detail, design, craftsmanship, and materials, this estate possesses a high level of integrity rarely found today. Absolute perfection!



Full Features
Exterior Type: Stucco,Stone
Basement: Partially Finished,Exterior Access,Rec/Family Area,Storage S
Beds Above Grade: 6
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Central Air, Zoned
Heating System: Gas, Forced Air
Appliances: Oven-Double, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Refrigerator-Bar, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Range Hood
Main Level Primary Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: Yes
Age: 100+ Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 6
Roof Type: Slate
Room Count: 18
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 11,613
Tax Amount: $100,696
Tax Year: 2019
Internal Features: Hardwood Floors, In-Law Arrangement, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Special Millwork
External Features: Patio, Brick Paver Patio, Pool In-Ground, Storms/Screens, Outdoor Grill


Room Information
Living Room: 36X20 - Main Level
Dining Room: 29X17 - Main Level
Kitchen: 24X19 - Main Level
Family Room: 24X19 - Main Level
Primary Bedroom: 21X21 - 2nd Level
2nd Bedroom: 20X17 - 2nd Level
3rd Bedroom: 19X17 - 2nd Level
4th Bedroom: 19X17 - 2nd Level
5th Bdrm: 17X17 - 2nd Level
6th Bdrm: 19X14 - 3rd Level
Office: 18X17 - Main Level
Study: 15X13 - 2nd Level
Recreation Rm: 28X17 - 2nd Level


Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $100,696

Listing information updated today (5/7/2021)


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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
Sheridan 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

Metra
Union Pacific North

at Lake Forest Metra (0.91 miles away)


 





901 Rosemary Road Lake Forest, Illinois 60045 is a single family home currently listed at $10,500,000. 901 Rosemary Road features 6 bedroom(s) and 8 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since March 1st, 2021 and was built in 1914. Nearby schools include Sheridan Elementary School, Deer Path Middle Sch East, Deer Path Middle Sch West. The nearest transit stops include Union Pacific North Lake Forest Metra. Want to learn more about 901 Rosemary Road Lake Forest, Illinois 60045? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.