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$1,695,000

261 Vine Avenue

261 Vine Avenue

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Lori Baker

Lori Baker

Mobile #: (847) 863-1791

Email: [email protected]

Alissa McNicholas

Alissa McNicholas

Mobile #: (847) 530-3098

Email: [email protected]

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261 Vine Avenue

$1,695,000 | 261 Vine Avenue, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Nestled in the heart of Lake Forest's picturesque Historic District, just a few blocks from our vibrant downtown, this enchanting five-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom four-square-style home with over 5,200 square feet of finished livable square footage beautifully marries the charm of its original 1903 design with modern amenities. With updates throughout including all electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems, the home offers three expansive floors of living space, including a finished basement and a rare walk-up third floor with full bath. The spacious interior boasts a gracious floor plan with highlights such as a screened porch perfect for enjoying summer breezes, a dedicated first-floor office with fireplace, and French doors leading to the porch. a large formal dining room with an elegant bow window with buil-in seat. The gorgeous kitchen, featuring high-end white cabinetry, quartz and granite counters, and gleaming stainless steel appliances, flows seamlessly into a cozy family room. The home is also adorned with historic millwork, four fireplaces, and rich hardwood floors throughout most rooms. Outside, the meticulously designed landscaping by renowned landscape architect Craig Bergmann features a lovely garden with a brick paver courtyard covered by a trellis adorned with flowering vines. The garden also includes a bluestone dining patio, a large lawn, a garden shed, landscape irrigation, and lighting. This serene outdoor oasis provides the perfect backdrop for relaxation and entertaining, blending natural beauty with sophisticated design. Embrace the timeless elegance and modern comforts of this exceptional Lake Forest gem.

  • Active Under Contract

    Status
  • 5

    Bedrooms
  • 5

    Bath
  • 5,200 Sq.Ft.

    Living Area
  • 0.3 Acres

    Acres Lot
  • 1903

    Year Built

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

Status:
Active Under Contract
Living Space:
5,200 Sq.Ft.
Lot Size:
0.3 Acres
MLS® ID:
12081948
Type:
Residential
Year Built:
1903
Architecture Styles:
American 4-Sq.
Elementary School:
Sheridan Elementary School
Middle School:
Deer Path Middle School
High School:
Lake Forest High School
School District:
115

Interior

Total Bedrooms:
5
Total Bathrooms:
5
Full Bathrooms:
4
Half Bathrooms:
1
Fireplace:
Wood Burning, Gas Log, Gas Starter
Appliances:
Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Range Hood
Other Interior Features:
Hardwood Floors, Built-in Features, Center Hall Plan

Exterior

Garage Space:
3.0
Water Source:
Lake Michigan, Public
Roof:
Asphalt
Lot Features:
Landscaped, Mature Trees
Heat Type:
Natural Gas, Forced Air
Air Conditioning:
Central Air
Sewer:
Public Sewer, Sewer-Storm
Other Exterior Features:
Brick Paver Patio

Financial

Sales Price:
$1,695,000
Real Estate Taxes:
$23,677/yr

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