496 East Illinois Road, Lake Forest



5 Beds, 5.0 Baths
Parking: Four car detached tandem garage (2 cars fitting two deep)

496 East Illinois Road

Lake Forest, Illinois 60045




Vintage home completely updated ~

This three-story vintage home, known as the Frank W. Read House, is located in East Lake Forest in a coveted, close to town location. This home is situated on almost an acre of beautiful, landscaped property. Vintage features include many original details such as wood floors, beautiful staircase, high ceilings, built-ins, and sun porches with lovely views of the yard. Completely updated top to bottom, this home now enjoys four finished levels, five new bathrooms, a stunning white kitchen, and a four car, tandem garage. The updates are comprehensive with all new mechanicals, roof, windows, and finishes. Move right into this gem.

NEW in last 12 months ~
Central air conditioning added
Removed boiler & radiator heat & added new gas furnace with forced air system
Kitchen with Wolf range & Sub-Zero fridge
Four bathrooms renovated (one upgraded from half to full bath)
One bathroom added
Finished basement including new staircase, full bath, and bedroom
Egress window
Exterior stucco work and paint
Washer & dryer
Garage renovation with new roof, garage door, siding, & electric car capable
New wood floors through much of the house
Refinished wood floors
Extensive electrical improvements including recessed lighting
Internet ready
Light fixtures
Interior paint
Cement patio and walkway
Massive landscaping work with tree removal and new plantings
Epoxy floor in garage