26971 Elmwood Drive

Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
Contingent / MLS #11484643 / Single Family / Lake Forest
Listing information updated 8/8/2022 at 9:03pm
Wait no longer - this is the home you have been waiting for to come onto the market! Beautifully renovated home on a gorgeous acre lot! You are sure to be impressed with the light and bright open floor plan the moment you walk through the door. The first floor has undergone a massive renovation (2015, $200K) including the relocation of the kitchen which now overlooks the amazing backyard! The kitchen is every chef's dream with a large quartz island, high-end stainless steel appliances, slate floor, large eating area, and a cozy two-sided white brick fireplace. The open concept of the dining, living and family room areas allow for ideal entertaining space and include gorgeous hardwood and slate floors, brick fireplace, recessed lights, skylights and plenty of natural light! Convenient first floor 4th bedroom/office is adjacent to the remodeled full bathroom. The sunroom with newer windows and sliders offers year-round sensational views of the expansive yard! 2nd floor has also been renovated (2018, $140K) boasts 3 additional rooms including a spacious primary suite with access to the large balcony with newer pella slider/window with in-window shades and a beautifully updated and modern full bathroom complete with dual vanities and large shower. All bedrooms have hardwood floors, ceiling fans, recessed lights and handy closet organizers. Like the other bathrooms, the 2nd floor hall bath looks like it popped out of a magazine - beautifully renovated! The finished basement offers even more living space with recreational areas and tons of storage (stubbed for a 4th bathroom too!)! Private, scenic acre property with 2 patio areas - you will feel like you are on vacation sitting in your own backyard! Roof new in 2014, new zoned HVAC in 2018. Exterior recently painted. This is truly a turn-key home - - just move in and enjoy! The location is fantastic as well with super convenient access to the major roads and a quick drive to shopping/restaurants in Vernon Hills, west Lake Forest and downtown Libertyville! Excellent, highly desired Roundout elementary/middle school (just down the street) and highly ranked Libertyville High School! This amazing home offers the best of all worlds: move-in ready house on a gorgeous, private lot with an amazing location!

Full Features

Exterior Type:
Beds Above Grade:
Cooling System:
Central Air, Zoned
Heating System:
Natural Gas, Forced Air, Zoned
Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
Main Level Primary Bedroom:
31-40 Years
Parking Type:
Parking Spaces:
Room Count:
Water Front:
Square Feet:
Lot Size:
1.0-1.99 Acres
Internal Features:
Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, First Floor Bedroom, First Floor Full Bath
External Features:
Balcony, Deck, Dog Run, Brick Paver Patio

Room Information

Living Room:
18x15 - Main
Dining Room:
13x11 - Main
19x20 - Main
Family Room:
22x10 - Main
Primary Bedroom:
14x15 - Second Level
2nd Bedroom:
12x12 - Second
3rd Bedroom:
12x14 - Second
4th Bedroom:
12x14 - Main
Recreation Room:
22x26 - Basement Level
Sun Room:
12x12 - Main Level
12x13 - Main Level

Taxes & Assessments

Tax Amount:
Tax Year:


Zip Code:
Lake Forest


School District(s):
72, 128
Elementary School:
Rondout Elementary School
Middle School:
Rondout Elementary School
High School:
Libertyville High School

Listing Office: Baird & Warner

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26971 Elmwood Drive is a single family home currently listed at $699,000. 26971 Elmwood Drive features 4 bedroom(s) and 3.0 bath(s). This single family home has been listed on @properties since August 5th, 2022 and was built in 1986. Nearby schools include Rondout Elementary School and Libertyville High School. The nearest transit stops include Lake Forest Metra Metra Milwaukee District North line. Want to learn more about 26971 Elmwood Drive?