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Listing Courtesy of Griffith, Grant & Lackie

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449 E Illinois Road - This charming vintage home is set on over an acre of lush property just steps to the heart of Lake Forest. The home is conveniently located to Market Square, bike path, Gorton Community Center, train station and beach. Simplify your lifestyle and enjoy the heart of east Lake Forest. The gracious home has been beautifully restored and maintained over many years. Lovely period details are featured throughout such as original fireplace, hardwood floors, distinctive windows and 9 ft ceilings. The main floor offers a living room, study, dining room and kitchen which opens to the family room. Abundant light pours in the many windows creating a magnificent view of the patio and backyard. Create your own sporting event in this spacious yard! Enjoy the porch whether it be reading or dining in this attractive setting. A 3-room apartment is located over the garage. Don't miss a rare opportunity to purchase this gracious home in the historic district!

Listing information

  • MLS® ID: 09298542
  • Beds: 4
  • Total Rooms: 10
  • Parking Type Description: Detached 2 cars
  • Total Square Footage: 3,820 ($353.40 per sq. foot)
  • Estimated Annual Taxes: $21,669
  • Elementary School: Sheridan Elementary School
  • Style: 3-Story
  • Baths: 4 (Full: 3 3/4: 0 1/2: 1 Other: 0)
  • Stories: 0
  • New Construction: No
  • Lot Area: 1.18
  • County: Lake
  • Year Built: 1893
  • Status: Active
  • Fireplaces: 4
  • Foreclosure: No
  • Lot Size: 80X656X80X653
  • High School: Lake Forest High School

Features

Additional Rooms Bonus, Library
Age 100+ Years
Air Conditioning Partial, Space Pac
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Oven-Double, Refrigerator, Washer
Area Lake Forest
Area Amenities Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Assessment Includes None
Attic Dormer, Finished, Interior Stair
Basement Partial
Basement Bathrooms (Y/N) No
Basement Description Unfinished
Built Before 1978 (Y/N) Yes
Dining Room Separate
Disability Access and/or Equipped No
Driveway Asphalt
Electricity 200+ Amp Service
Exterior Building Type Frame
Exterior Property Features Grill-Outdoors, Patio, Porch, Storage Shed, Storms/Screens
Fireplace Details Wood Burning
Fireplace Location Family Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other
Foundation Brick
Garage Details 7 Foot or more high garage door, Garage Door Opener(s), Heated, Transmitter(s)
Garage On-Site Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
General Information Commuter Train, Historical District
Heat/Fuel Hot Water/Steam, Radiators, Zoned
Interior Property Features 2nd Floor Laundry, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Skylight(s)
Is Parking Included in Price Yes
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Island, Pantry-Walk-in
Lot Description Landscaped Professionally
Lot Size 1.0-1.99 Acres
Master Association Fee No
Master Bedroom Bath Full
Other Bedrooms (Below Grade) - 0, Special Service Area - N, Tax Year - 2015, Total Full/Half Baths - 3.1, Township - Shields
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Garage
Possession Closing
Property Type Detached Single
Recent Rehab (Y/N) No
Roof Type Wood Shakes/Shingles
Sale Terms Conventional
Sewer Sewer-Public, Sewer-Storm
Special Assessments N
Style Of House Victorian
Tax Exemptions Homeowner, Senior
Type Detached 3 Stories
Virtual Tour None
Water Lake Michigan
Waterfront (Y/N) No

Rooms

Dining Room Main Level 22X13
Family Room Main Level 16X13
Kitchen Main Level 15X11
Library Main Level 16X13
Living Room Main Level 22X13
Bonus 3rd Level 22X13
Bedroom 2 2nd Level 15X13
Bedroom 3 2nd Level 13X13
Bedroom 4 2nd Level 13X13
Master Bedroom 2nd Level 15X13
Listing Courtesy of Griffith, Grant & Lackie