Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty

965 E Deerpath Road

Lake Forest, IL, 60045

$6,500,000

$477 per ft²
$6,500,000
$477 per ft²
Active
Active
 - For Sale
beds
8 Beds
baths
11 Baths
carpenters-square
13,602 ft²
property_type
Residential
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Built 1925
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.
MLS® ID:
11464563
Listed:
7/13/22
Updated:
8/18/22

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Double Oven, Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Cooktop, Built-In Oven, Range Hood
Total Bedrooms
8
Full Bathrooms
8
Half Bathrooms
3
Interior Features
Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, First Floor Bedroom, First Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath
Fireplace
Wood Burning
Cooling
Space Pac, Zoned
Heating
Natural Gas, Forced Air, Steam, Radiator(s)

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
3.16 acres lot
Exterior Features
Balcony, Patio, In Ground Pool, Storms/Screens
Architectural Style
Georgian
Lot Details
Landscaped
Roof
Slate
Sewer
Public Sewer

School Information

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

Other Property Details

Area Name
Lake Forest
Taxes
$72467.7
Tax Frequency
per YEAR
HOA Amenities
Pool, Curbs, Gated, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
7
Parking
Y
View
N
County
Lake
Water Source
Lake Michigan, Public
Pool
No

 

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