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965 E Deerpath Road

Lake Forest IL, 60045

$5,650,000


$415.38 per sqft

Sold

Closed

8 Beds

11 Baths

13,602 sqft

Residential

Built in 1925

Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty

Fairlawn , designed by Delano & Aldrich,Privately secluded Estate with a gated entrance. The symmetry of the red brick Georgian design delights on arrival. Designed in 1923 by New York-based architects, Delano and Aldrich, Fairlawn is in a category by itself. . Reflecting gracious elegance, majestic room sizes and a flowing floor plan. This magnificent residence sits on 3.16 acres of spectacular green gardens that was designed as a series of rooms. As one of the finest residences along Chicago's North Shore, Fairlawn was completed in 1925. Symmetrical scale rooms with high ceilings, cozy fireplaces, a paneled library, a sun room with beautiful murals, grand living/ball room and dining room. The third floor hosts a fun domed space. There is a new kitchen with custom cabinets & top of the line appliances, it opens up to the family room & has easy access to the pool. There are 7 car garages attached to the main house by a heated tunnel. The separate coach house includes: bedroom, bathroom, Kitchen & a living room. There is a green house. Recent updates : new boiler system, new kitchen, Bluestone patio around the pool, Ruckus Wi-Fi system throughout & hot water heaters. Fairlawn is a private retreat, located in the heart of East Lake Forest, across from the beach & the park. History :in 1857 Farwell purchased 18 acres. Fairlawn was built in 1870 by Senator Charles Benjamin Farwell who was one of Lake Forest's original settlers. 1891 the first golf game reported in the midwest teed off on a small seven hole course built on the estate front yard. In 1920: the house burned to the ground. It was rebuilt in 1923 by his daughter Grace, founder of the Chicago Arts Club. The estate has been through many changes . In 1950 the property was subdivided into 9 lots. Today Fairlawn sits on 3.16 spectacular acres.

11464563

MLS ID

July 14, 2022

Listed

May 9, 2024

Updated

Map

965 E Deerpath Road
Lake Forest IL, 60045

Interior Features

Bedrooms

8


Total Bathrooms

11


Full Bathrooms

8


Half Bathrooms

3


Interior Features

Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, First Floor Bedroom, First Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath


Appliances

Double Oven, Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Cooktop, Built-In Oven, Range Hood


Fireplace

Yes


Fireplace Description

Wood Burning


Cooling

Yes


Cooling Description

Space Pac, Zoned


Heating

Yes


Heating Description

Natural Gas, Forced Air, Steam, Radiator(s)

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size

3.16 Acres


Exterior Features

Balcony, Patio, In Ground Pool, Storms/Screens


Lot Features

Landscaped


Architectual Style

Georgian


Roof

Slate


Sewer

Public Sewer

School Information

School District

67


High School

Lake Forest High School


Elementary School

Sheridan Elementary School

Other Property Details

Area Name

Lake Forest


Taxes

$74,128


Tax Frequency

Annually


Days on Market

36


Garage

Yes


Garage Spaces

7


Parking Total

7


View

No


County

Lake


Municipality

Shields


Water Source

Lake Michigan, Public


Pool

Yes


Buyer Agency Compensation

2.25%1M/1.75%2M/1.25%3M/0.75%BAL-$475

Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty, Houda Chedid,
Listing Contact: 847-234-8000 

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