1854 Knollwood Road

Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

Julie Morse

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Property Type
Single Family
Lake Forest

Stunning, rare and refined Grand Ranch, approximately 6000s sf, with 10 foot ceilings and multi-windowed big views of gorgeous 2.45 acre grounds. Imagine a Gold Coast penthouse picked up and transplanted to this special private oasis of perennial gardens, lawns and mature woods - and you will begin to understand the magic of this special custom home with truly classic lines that can embrace traditional, transitional or modern decor with equal aplumb. Rendered in natural stone and true stucco exterior, with deep plaster wall interiors, the solid-as-a-rock home was created by a plaster industry executive who built it to last - and also with artful appeal. Even the dining room ceiling showcases a one of a kind sculptural relief by one of his Old Word craftsmen- simply amazing. The current owners have added gorgeous landscapes and hardscapes to compliment the homes' immense architectural appeal outside. Inside, the highlights of their many recent improvements include: a new luxury kitchen opening to fabulous family room, and the new panoramic-view year-round sunroom beyond; new primary bath with expanded his and her closetry; updated secondary baths; temperature-controlled wine cellar; and more! Current owners also installed a beautiful cement-infused tile roof to last the decades, and updated mechanicals. From the gracious high-ceilinged terrazzo marble-floored foyer... to the grandly-proportioned living and dining the immense bedrooms, all with walk-in closets with the large handsome study off the master wing, with built-ins and bath (which could be 6th bedroom) the kitchen wing bedroom/exercise room with bath...your experience here will be one of treasure found. Augmented by the beauty and privacy of the adjacent Knollwood Country Club grounds, this large acreage property is a haven of peace and relaxation, conveniently located to stores, restaurants and other Lake Forest amenities - including its award-winning beach, parks and schools. Come, explore and enjoy this Grand Ranch, like no other.

Full Features
Architecture Style: Ranch
Exterior Type: Other
Basement: Unfinished
Beds Above Grade: 5
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Central Air
Heating System: Gas
Appliances: Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Refrigerator-Bar, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Cooktop
Main Level Primary Bedroom: Yes
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: No
Age: 61-70 Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 3
Roof Type: Other
Room Count: 11
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 5,733
Tax Amount: $24,090
Tax Year: 2020
Internal Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Laundry, 1st Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, 10' Ceiling, 9' Ceiling, Center Hall Plan, Special Millwork, Atrium Door(s), Drapes/Blinds, Granite Counters
External Features: Patio, Storms/Screens

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $24,090

Listing information updated today (7/30/2021)

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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
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 (1.80 miles away)


1854 Knollwood Road Lake Forest, Illinois 60045 is a single family home which sold for $1,795,000. 1854 Knollwood Road features 5 bedroom(s) and 6 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since June 4th, 2021 and was built in 1958. 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 1854 Knollwood Road Lake Forest, Illinois 60045? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.

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