This 2003 custom home is perfectly designed for casual comforts and exceptional entertaining. With an open floor plan that is one of the most sought-after amenities among today's buyers, you'll find nearly 5000 square feet of finished living space that includes a rare walk-out lower level. With 13 rooms total, there are 5 bedrooms, 4.1 baths, a convenient second floor laundry room, with features such as crown moldings, built-in speakers, can lighting, and numerous built-ins.
One of the first things that will strike you upon entering this inviting home is the elegant dining room that takes center stage, where family and friends will enjoy a special meal hearth-side. The floor plan encourages mingling, from the kitchen with it's warm custom cabinetry and up-to-the-minute stainless appliances, open to the family room with it's built in bookshelves, where you can take in a book, or a favorite TV show. For privacy, the library provides a quiet study, finished with Cherry built-ins and a handsome coffered ceiling.
Bedrooms are sunny and spacious including the master suite which has ample room for a sitting area, plus a luxurious sky-lit bathroom with an over-sized shower stall. The walk-out lower level adds substantially to the living space, providing a world unto itself with a 2nd kitchen with breakfast bar, a wood burning stove, a recreation room and a terrific home office with built-in desks and views of the outdoors. One of the best features of this home is the rich glow of the woodwork, and the light that pours in from the many windows including a dramatic Paladian window that enhances the front facade. You'll love this half acre setting with inspiring views of nature and the close proximity to the train station, Cherokee School, and Waveland Park. Most of all, you'll love how exceedingly livable this house is, and how much it feels like a home that suits your lifestyle.
The community of Lake Forest is recognized for its natural beauty, sensitivity to open space and preservation of its historic structures and landscapes. Vibrant business districts, including the historic and charming Market Square, welcome residents and visitors alike. Chartered in 1861, the City of Lake Forest is home to prestigious businesses and residential locations and offers many excellent schools and cultural opportunities.