1912 William Arthur Warren-Designed Colonial Revival Sells in Lake Forest, Illinois
SOLD | Built 1912 | 3,536 Sq. Ft. | 5 Beds | 4.5+ Baths | 0.61 Acres
481 Wilshire Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045
Designed by architect William Arthur Warren in 1912, this beautifully renovated Colonial Revival has sold for $1.4 million after hitting the market for $1.45 million in Lake Forest, Illinois. Listing details: This classic 1912 Colonial Revival home, designed by Chicago architect William Arthur Warren, has been renovated to perfection and is situated on a private cul-de-sac. Beautifully appointed with high-end finishes thru-out including hardwood floors, original walnut handrail, Brazilian Rain Forest marble fireplace surrounds/hearths, numerous new Marvin windows, and light fixtures. Gracious living room with built-ins and fireplace and nice sized dining room also with fireplace make for picture-perfect gatherings. The warm and inviting kitchen features honed stone countertops, top-of-the-line appliances, including an impressive Garland gas stove, and a center island with seating. The family room/breakfast room is highlighted by walls of windows looking out at the expansive, private yard. Just off the lovely second-floor landing are the primary bedroom suite with fireplace, 2 walk-in closets, and a private bath.
Two additional bedrooms can be found on this level, each with stunning new baths including the luxury of heated floors. The third level boasts two more bedrooms (currently used as home offices) and another full bath. The lower level is the perfect hangout with 2nd family room option, a nice sized laundry room, a 1/2 bath, and exterior access making it easy to use the basement bath while enjoying the beautiful in-ground pool and hot tub. The fully fenced yard is perfect for entertaining with a charming back porch, and a large stone patio area adjacent to the pool. The oversized 3 car garage has stairs leading to a huge, floored unfinished space above the garage with potential for an office, hobby space, or fun pool house. This truly is an elegant home on a one-of-a-kind property that needs to be seen to be fully appreciated! This beautiful home was on the market for $1.45 million with Jean Anderson of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services – Chicago. Photography by Palo Dobrik.