$6.6M Lake Forest Estate by Architect Phillip Liederbach Pending Sale
$6,595,000 | Built 2008 | 10,687 Sq. Ft. | 8 Beds | 7.5+ Baths | 3.01 Acres
55 E Onwentsia Road, Lake Forest, Illinois, United States, 60045
Designed by Phillip Liederbach of Liederbach and Graham, this magnificent French style manor is set on 3 glorious acres, providing a private haven in one of Lake Forest’s most desired locations. The property is pending sale after dropping to $6.6 million in October 2020. It first listed in January 2019 for $7.9 million. Construction lasted five years before finishing in September of 2009 and this is the first time it’s been available for purchase. Soaring 14-foot ceilings, walls of custom mahogany windows and French doors provide serene views and an abundance of natural light, while intricate millwork, custom marble, limestone and white oak floors and six unique stone fireplaces provide character throughout. There are a total of 8 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a garage with space for 5 vehicles and an inviting pool surrounded by lawn and gardens.
Star floor mosaics, intricate custom balusters, a panelled library and a dazzling Murano dining room chandelier are just some of the many highlights. Additional amenities include a second chef’s kitchen, a butler’s pantry, two laundry rooms and a finished lower level with recreation areas and a changing room with sauna. The property also includes a full guest apartment with separate entrance. The property is pending sale and on the market for $6.6 million with Jean Anderson of Berkshire Hathaway.