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965 E Deerpath Road, Lake Forest, Il 60045 (map)

$6,500,000 ($ 478/SQ FT) $ 37,137/month (view my payment)

8 Bedrooms 28 Days on the Market
8 Full, 3 Half Bathrooms Detached Single, 3 Stories
13,602 Appx. Sq Ft Age: 91-100 Years
Virtual Tour 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.
Schools for 965 E Deerpath Road, Lake Forest
Elementary: (District 67)
sheridan elementary school
Junior High: (District 67)
deer path middle school
High School: (District 115)
lake forest high school
Rooms for 965 E Deerpath Road, Lake Forest ( 15 - Total Rooms)
Room Size Level Flooring
Kitchen : 22X22 Main Hardwood
Living Room : 45X25 Main Hardwood
Dining Room : 30X21 Main Hardwood
Family Room : 25X18 Main Hardwood
Laundry Room : 10X09 Main
Other Rooms : Bedroom 5, Bedroom 6, Bedroom 7, Bedroom 8, Library, Sitting Room, Heated Sun Room, Foyer
Room Size Level Flooring
Master Bedroom : 21X22 Second Carpet
2nd Bedroom : 21X17 Second Carpet
3rd Bedroom : 23X22 Second Carpet
4th Bedroom : 21X18 Second Carpet
General Information for 965 E Deerpath Road, Lake Forest
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Status: Active
Price: $ 6,500,000
Price Per Sq Ft: $ 478
8 Above Grade + 0 Below Grade
Bathrooms: 8 Full, 3 Half
Appx. Sq Ft: 13,602 (Source: Assessor)
Appx. Year Built: 1925
Age: 91-100 Years
Recent Rehab: No
Type: Detached Single, 3 Stories
# of Stories:
Unit Floor Level:
Additional Sales Information:
Waterfront: No
New Construction: No
New Construction Options:
Full, Unfinished, Cellar, Exterior Access, Storage Space
Basement Bathroom: Yes
9 Fireplace(s), Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other, Bedroom, Den/libra, Wood Burning
Double Oven, Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Cooktop, Built-in Oven, Range Hood
Security System, Sump Pump
Interior Property Features
Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, First Floor Bedroom, First Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath
Kitchen: Eating Area-table Space
Dining Room: Separate
Master Bedroom Bathroom: Full
Bath Amenities: Separate Shower, Double Sink
Other Features:
Other Information: School Bus Service, Commuter Bus, Commuter Train, Interstate Access
Disability Access: No
Disability Features:
Green Energey Efficient:
Garage / Parking
Parking: Garage, 7 Spaces
Garage: 7 Spaces
Type: Attached
Details: Garage Door Opener(s),Transmitter(s),Heated
Included with Price: Owned
Garage On-Site: Yes
Exterior Parking: Spaces
Included with Price:
Parking On-Site:
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Lake Michigan,Public
Air Conditioning: Space Pac,Zoned
Heating: Natural Gas, Forced Air, Steam, Radiator(s)
Exterior Features
Balcony, Patio, In Ground Pool, Storms/screens
Acreage: 3.16
Lot Size: 3.0-3.99 Acres
Lot Dimentions: 175.4X152.1X395.1X442.8X202.9X119.8
Lot Description: Landscaped
Exterior: Brick
Style: Georgian
Area Amenities:
Home Owners Association
Assessment/Assn Dues: $ 0, Not Applicable
Includes: None
Master Association:
Special Assessments: No
Taxes: $ 72,468 ( 2021)
Tax Exemptions:
PIN: 12341020030000
Special Service Area: No,
Corporate Limits: Lake Forest
Township: Shields
County: Lake
Zip Code: 60045
MLS #: 11464563
Days on the Market: 28
Total: 27
List Date: 07/14/2022
Last MLS Update: 08/09/2022-09:16 am
Last Update:
08/10/2022 - 12:11 am
Deerpath Road, East of Sheridan Rd to Property.
Listing Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Realty
965 E Deerpath Road, Lake Forest - Property History
Date Description Price Change $/sqft Source
Jul 14, 2022 New Listing $ 6,500,000 - $478 / SQ FT MRED LLC
Jan 17, 2018 Sold $ 3,725,000 - $274 / SQ FT MRED LLC
Dec 28, 2017 Under Contract - Attorney/Inspection $ 4,500,000 - $331 / SQ FT MRED LLC
Dec 21, 2017 Re-activated $ 4,500,000 - $331 / SQ FT MRED LLC
Nov 30, 2017 Under Contract - Attorney/Inspection $ 4,500,000 - $331 / SQ FT MRED LLC
Oct 03, 2017 Price Change $ 4,500,000 -15.56% $331 / SQ FT MRED LLC
Jul 24, 2017 Price Change $ 5,200,000 -13.46% $382 / SQ FT MRED LLC
Mar 01, 2017 New Listing $ 5,900,000 - $434 / SQ FT MRED LLC
Feb 28, 2017 Cancelled $ 7,500,000 - $549 / SQ FT MRED LLC
Apr 17, 2016 New Listing $ 7,500,000 - $549 / SQ FT MRED LLC
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