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Listing Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Koenigrubloff

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850 Riverwoods Road - One of the finest country estates, "Shagbark" is sequestered at the end of a private lane amidst 11+ acres with woodlands and verdant lawns. Designed by Walter Frazier in 1938-39, this splendid estate has lovely grounds, featuring an English style serpentine walled garden, several limestone garden rooms, paths, organic vegetable and cutting gardens. Classically scaled and proportioned with French Ecole influences, the 17 room manor embodies timeless elegance with architectural appointments of hardwood floors, lofty ceilings include a quatrefoil dining room ceiling, superb moldings, wainscoting, 9 fireplaces, tall windows that fill the home with natural light, framing vistas of yard, in-ground pool/spa and greenhouse. Renovated with meticulous attention to detail. New 'lodge' entertaining area w/party kitchen (2010). New kitchen, breakfast & keeping rooms (2015). "Shagbark" combines the rich character of the original architecture with amenities for today's lifestyle! A gem! Virtual Tour

Listing information

  • MLS® ID: 09315041
  • Beds: 5
  • Total Rooms: 14
  • Parking Type Description: Attached 3 cars
  • Total Square Footage: 9,458 ($338.34 per sq. foot)
  • Estimated Annual Taxes: $38,986
  • Middle School: Daniel Wright Junior High School
  • Style: 2-Story
  • Baths: 7 (Full: 5 3/4: 0 1/2: 2 Other: 0)
  • Stories: 0
  • New Construction: No
  • Lot Area: 11.08
  • County: Lake
  • Elementary School: Laura B Sprague School
  • Year Built: 1939
  • Status: Active
  • Fireplaces: 9
  • Foreclosure: No
  • Lot Size: 11+ ACRES
  • High School: Adlai E Stevenson High School

Features

Additional Rooms 2nd Kitchen, 5th Bedroom, Breakfast Room, Den, Foyer, Game Room, Great Room, Other, Pantry, Sun/Florida Room
Age 71-80 Years
Air Conditioning Central Air
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Freezer, High End Refrigerator, Microwave, Oven-Double, Wine Cooler/Refrigerator
Area Lake Forest
Area Amenities Horse-Riding Trails
Assessment Includes None
Basement Walkout
Basement Bathrooms (Y/N) Yes
Basement Description Exterior Access, Sub-Basement, Unfinished
Bath Amenities Bidet, Full Body Spray Shower, Separate Shower, Steam Shower, Whirlpool
Built Before 1978 (Y/N) Yes
Dining Room Separate
Disability Access and/or Equipped No
Driveway Asphalt, Brick, Circular, Gravel
Electricity 200+ Amp Service, Circuit Breakers
Equipment Fan-Attic Exhaust, Humidifier, Security System, Sump Pump, Water-Softener Owned
Exposure W (West)
Exterior Building Type Brick
Exterior Property Features Dog Run and/or Invisible Fence, Gazebo, Greenhouse, Patio, Pool In-Ground
Fireplace Details Gas Starter, Wood Burning
Fireplace Location Basement, Family Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other
Foundation Concrete
Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s), Heated, Transmitter(s)
Garage On-Site Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
General Information School Bus Service
Heat/Fuel 2+ Sep Heating Systems, Forced Air, Gas, Hot Water/Steam, Radiators
Interior Property Features 1st Floor Full Bath, 2nd Floor Laundry, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Skylight(s), Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings
Is Parking Included in Price Yes
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Table Space, Pantry-Butler
Lot Description Cul-de-sac, Horses Allowed, Irregular, Landscaped Professionally, Wooded
Lot Size 10+ 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 - 5.2, Township - Vernon
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Garage
Possession Closing
Property Type Detached Single
Recent Rehab (Y/N) Yes
Roof Type Tile
Sale Terms Conventional, Rent w/ Option
Sewer Septic-Private
Special Assessments N
Style Of House Georgian
Tax Exemptions None
Type Detached 2 Stories
Virtual Tour None
Water Well-Private
Waterfront (Y/N) No

Rooms

2nd Kitchen Main Level 13X8
Breakfast Rm Main Level 11X10
Den Main Level 13X13
Dining Room Main Level 25X23
Family Room Main Level 18X18
Foyer Main Level 25X13
Game Rm Main Level 24X17
Great Rm Main Level 24X18
Kitchen Main Level 16X16
Living Room Main Level 27X24
Other Main Level 24X15
Pantry Main Level 15X10
Sunroom Main Level 18X16
5th Bdrm 2nd Level 11X9
Bedroom 2 2nd Level 18X13
Bedroom 3 2nd Level 18X16
Bedroom 4 2nd Level 13X12
Laundry Room 2nd Level 18X7
Master Bedroom 2nd Level 24X17
Listing Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Koenigrubloff