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255 N Green Bay Road, Lake Forest, Il 60045 (map)

$10,100,000 ($ 673/SQ FT) $ 56,389/month (view my payment)

7 Bedrooms 60 Days on the Market
8 Full, 3 Half Bathrooms Detached Single, 3 Stories
15,000 Appx. Sq Ft Age: 81-90 Years
Suffield House is considered one of renowned architect David Adler's most important country houses. A collaboration with his designer sister, Frances Adler Elkins, this 15,000 sqft residence completed in 1934 is on 5.4 acres in the heart of Lake Forest. Built for Mrs. J. Ogden "Lolita" Armour, the entrance is neo-Georgian while the rest of the 15,000 square foot home was designed in a classical French style. The brick is whitewashed, with the warmth of buff pink coming through. This home's interior is loaded with priceless, perfectly preserved architectural features including imported English paneling, antique Chinese oil paintings, exotic marbles, ornate plaster moldings and decoration, original light fixtures, nine fireplaces (each more beautiful than the next), custom millwork, and a handsome Versailles patterned hardwood floor. This home was ahead of its time with features including a 4-stop passenger elevator and central air conditioning. Designed for entertaining on a grand scale, the main level has a series of exquisite formal rooms, supported by a service area that rivals the manor home in Downton Abbey with a butler's pantry, kitchen, breakfast room, silver vault, and a flower arranging room. On the second level, there are five en suite bedrooms including a large primary suite, plus a 1,000 sqft 2 bedroom, 2 bath staff apartment. The top level offers excellent potential for expansion with another 2-bedroom apartment, a large cedar closet, a gift-wrapping room, an exercise room, and storage. A large, paneled rec room with a fireplace is a surprise feature in the otherwise utilitarian basement which includes a laundry center, vault, wine room, multiple storage rooms, and mechanicals. Recreational features include a beautiful pool, spa, and pool house with a great room, kitchen, dual baths, and laundry, and a bentgrass lawn with a PGA-rated putting green modeled after the 12th hole at Augusta Golf Course. A large portion of the yard is fully fenced, creating a safe place for pets to roam. The home also includes a carriage house that would make a great art studio, home office, or guest suite. Other features include a deep 4-car garage and storage facilities for landscaping equipment. Available for the first time in nearly 50 years, this is a rare opportunity to own a truly exceptional home by one of the most significant residential architects of all time!
Schools for 255 N Green Bay 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 255 N Green Bay Road, Lake Forest ( 13 - Total Rooms)
Room Size Level Flooring
Kitchen : 12X23 Main Hardwood
Living Room : 22X40 Main Hardwood
Dining Room : 23X19 Main Hardwood
Family Room : 26X19 Basement Carpet
Laundry Room : 16X29 Basement Other
 
Other Rooms : Foyer, Bedroom 5, Gallery, Walk In Closet, Library, Gallery, Sun Room, Bedroom 6, Breakfast Room, Bedroom 7
Room Size Level Flooring
Master Bedroom : 21X22 Second Hardwood
2nd Bedroom : 17X14 Second Hardwood
3rd Bedroom : 25X18 Second Hardwood
4th Bedroom : 15X16 Second Hardwood
General Information for 255 N Green Bay Road, Lake Forest
Large Photo Viewer
 
 
Status: Active
 
Price: $ 10,100,000
Price Per Sq Ft: $ 673
 
Bedrooms:
7 Above Grade + 0 Below Grade
 
Bathrooms: 8 Full, 3 Half
 
Appx. Sq Ft: 15,000 (Source: Estimated)
 
Appx. Year Built: 1934
Age: 81-90 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:
 
Basement
Full, Partially Finished
Basement Bathroom: Yes
 
Pets
Fireplace
9 Fireplace(s), Living Room, Master Bedroom, Basement, Bedroom, Den/li, Wood Burning
 
Appliances
Double Oven, Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, High End Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Range Hood
 
Equipment
Humidifier, Security System, Sprinkler-lawn, Generator, Security Cameras
 
Interior Property Features
Skylight(s), Elevator, Hardwood Floors, In-law Arrangement, Historic/period Mlwk, Paneling, Pantry, Workshop Area (interior)
 
Kitchen: Pantry-butler, Breakfast Room, Pantry
Dining Room: Separate
 
Master Bedroom Bathroom: Full
Bath Amenities:
 
Other Features:
Other Information: None
 
Disability Access: No
Disability Features:
 
Green Energey Efficient:
 
Garage / Parking
Parking: Garage,Space/s, 10 Spaces
 
Garage: 4 Spaces
Type: Detached
Details: Garage Door Opener(s)
Included with Price: Owned
Garage On-Site: Yes
 
Exterior Parking: Spaces
Included with Price: Owned
Parking On-Site: Yes
 
Utilities
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Lake Michigan
Air Conditioning: Central Air,Zoned
Heating: Forced Air
Exterior Features
Hot Tub, Brick Paver Patio, In Ground Pool
 
Acreage: 5.40
Lot Size: 5.0-5.99 Acres
Lot Dimentions: 412 X 625 X 400 X 711
Lot Description: Fenced Yard, Golf Course Lot, Landscaped, Mature Trees, Garden
 
Exterior: Brick
Style: French Provincial
Model:
 
Area Amenities:
 
Home Owners Association
Assessment/Assn Dues: $ , Not Applicable
Includes: None
Master Association:
Special Assessments: No
 
Taxes
Taxes: $ 96,816 ( 2021)
Tax Exemptions: Homeowner,Senior
PIN: 12333000050000
Special Service Area: No,
 
Subdivision:
Corporate Limits: Lake Forest
Township: Shields
County: Lake
Zip Code: 60045
 
MLS #: 11650195
Days on the Market: 60
Total: 58
List Date: 10/11/2022
Last MLS Update: 10/20/2022-12:08 pm
Last bluefence.com Update:
10/27/2022 - 12:02 am
 
Directions
Suffield House is on the east side of Green Bay Road between Westleigh and Deerpath. It is just nort
Listing Courtesy of: Engel & Voelkers Chicago
255 N Green Bay Road, Lake Forest - Property History
Date Description Price Change $/sqft Source
Oct 11, 2022 New Listing $ 10,100,000 - $673 / SQ FT MRED LLC
 
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