Opportunity of a lifetime...

Architectural masterpiece "Wyldwoode" by Harrie T. Lindeberg on 8.94 lakefront acres, including 2 subdivided lots.

55 N. Mayflower Road, Lake Forest

Spectacular Lake Views

Wyldwoode on Lake Michigan

Built in 1916 by estate architect Harrie Lindeberg for steel tycoon Clyde Carr, this Norman style home on 8.94 open and heavily wooded acres has been cited by many as the most beautiful home in lake Forest. The entrance at 55 N. Mayflower is under a wrought iron arch with large suspended coach lamp that connects on either side with a 4' brick serpentine wall. The long driveway curves through the woods to an open courtyard.

The "Y" shape design allows for spectacular lake views and full privacy. Guests are welcomed through the bronze metal front door with zodiac and other symbols designed by Oscar B. Bach. Elegant, gracious living is reflected through the wonderful blend of classic detail and comfortable floor plan. The dining room features a barrel plaster ceiling, while the living room has an exquisite marble ox blood mantel fireplace.

The "Oval Office" on the 2nd floor has views of the lake. The master suite with his and hers baths and sitting room. The 3rd floor is where you find the "high frontier bar." The home has 12 fireplaces. This compound is comprised of a grand and important home, 5 garages, pool, pool house and guest building attached by a breezeway. Lindeberg homes extend from South Hamptons to Lake Forest.


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225 East Deerpath Suite 50
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
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