1854 Knollwood Road

Lake Forest, IL, 60045

$1,795,000

$313 per ft²
$1,795,000
$313 per ft²
Active Under Contract
Active Under Contract
 - For Sale
beds
5 Beds
baths
4 Full Baths
carpenters-square
5,733 ft²
property_type
Residential
calendar
Built 1958
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 rooms...to the immense bedrooms, all with walk-in closets with built-ins...to the large handsome study off the master wing, with built-ins and bath (which could be 6th bedroom)....to 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.
MLS ID:
11111416
Listed:
6/6/21
Updated:
6/14/21

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Bar Fridge, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Cooktop
Total Bedrooms
5
Full Bathrooms
4
Half Bathrooms
2
Interior Features
Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Hardwood Floors, 1 st Floor Bedroom, 1 st Floor Laundry, 1 st 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
Cooling
Central Air
Heating
Natural Gas

Exterior/Building Features

Exterior Features
Patio, Storms/Screens
Architectural Style
Ranch
Roof
Other
Sewer
Public Sewer

School Information

School District
67
High School
Lake Forest High School
Middle/Jr High
Deer Path Middle School
Elementary School
Everett Elementary School

Other Property Details

Area Name
Lake Forest
Attached Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
3
County
Lake
Water Source
Lake Michigan
Pool
No

Property History

Date
Event
Price
Value
6/10/21
Active Under Contract
-
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