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20 W Westminster Road

Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

Andra O'Neill

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Property Type
Single Family
Lake Forest

The "Covin Tree" property features a remarkable 1908 Howard Van Doren Shaw home situated on a picturesque two acre lot, is conveniently located just blocks from downtown Lake Forest. The secluded grounds are breathtaking with lush gardens, manicured hedges, stone terraces, fountains, historic carriage house, restored playhouse, brick paver driveway, and a stunning, recently renovated pool. This stately residence includes 6 bedrooms and 9.2 bathrooms plus a six-car heated garage. The home has been completely rebuilt, has been renovated multiple times in the last 40 years and has been meticulously maintained. The first floor showcases a grand marble foyer, expansive living and dining rooms, gourmet kitchen with high-end appliances, sunroom, library, den, piano room and mud/laundry room. The second floor features six en-suite bedrooms and a large family room. The lower lever offers an exercise room, rec room, his-and-her bathrooms which lead to the pool area and lots of storage.

Full Features
Exterior Type: Brick
Basement: Finished
Beds Above Grade: 6
Beds Below Grade: 0
Cooling System: Central Air
Heating System: Gas, Forced Air, 2+ Sep Heating Systems, Zoned
Appliances: Oven-Double, Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Refrigerator-Bar, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator, Range Hood
First Floor Master Bedroom: No
Fireplace: Yes
Pool: Yes
Age: 100+ Years
Parking Type: Garage
Parking Spaces: 6
Roof Type: Slate
Room Count: 16
Water Front: No
Square Feet: 9,790
Tax Amount: $53,535
Tax Year: 2017
Internal Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, 1st Floor Laundry, 1st Floor Full Bath
External Features: Balcony, Patio, Pool In-Ground, Fire Pit

Room Information
Master Bedroom: 22X19
2nd Bedroom: 16X15
3rd Bedroom: 20X16
4th Bedroom: 22X14
Living Room: 25X22
Dining Room: 25X16
Kitchen: 18X14
Family Room: 26X18
5th Bdrm: 20X9
Breakfast Rm: 17X13
Den: 16X10
Office: 15X15
Bonus: 55X16

Taxes & Assessments
Taxes: $53,535

Listing information updated today (12/18/2018)

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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

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Nearby Public Transportation

Union Pacific North, Milwaukee District North

at Lake Forest Metra (0.43 miles away)


20 W Westminster Road Lake Forest, Illinois 60045 is a single family property, currently listed at $3,950,000. 20 W Westminster Road has 6 bedroom(s) and 11 bath(s). Want to learn more about 20 W Westminster Road Lake Forest, Illinois 60045? Contact an @properties agent to request more info.