440 East Wisconsin Avenue Lake Forest, IL
$ 2,895,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#09181727
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyLAKE
  • CityLake Forest
  • AreaLake Forest
  • Zip60045
  • StyleEnglish
  • Year Built1927
  • Taxes46521
  • Price$ 2,895,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage7518
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Coldwell Banker Residential
Property Description

Incredible Price Reduction of $855,000! An opportunity not to be missed! **2017 INFANT WELFARE SOCIETY SHOWHOUSE AND GARDENS** Historic Preservation Award winning Howard Van Doren Shaw English Country Estate set on over 2 acres featuring exquisite gardens, fountains, bluestone terraces, fire pit, and in-ground trampoline. Prime location close to Lake Michigan and Shaw's Market Square. Enjoy today's amenities while owning a piece of history; owner has over $5.5 million in the property, including a chef's dream kitchen. This private 5 Bedroom, 5.1 Bath Estate includes Coach house, heated garage, and charming spaces both inside and outdoors to entertain or relax in. Featured in Stuart Cohen's new book "Inventing the New American House, Howard Van Doren Shaw, Architect". Just move in and enjoy this Howard Van Doren Shaw masterpiece.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Sheridan Elementary School Deer Path Middle School Lake Forest High School
Price History
4/1/2016 Listed $3,995,000
5/5/2016 3% - $3,899,000
7/16/2016 3% - $3,799,000
5/3/2017 2% - $3,750,000
9/15/2017 23% - $2,895,000

General Features

Age 81-90 Years
Built Before 1978 Yes
County/Parish Lake
Detached Type 3 Stories
Directions Sheridan Rd, N of Deerpath Rd to Woodland Rd, W to Wisconsin, S to home
General Information School Bus Service, Commuter Train
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Mlsstatus Active
Parcelnumber 12284050030000
Possession Closing
Special Assessments U
Special Listing Conditions List Agent Must Accompany
Vowautomatedvaluationdisplay No
Waterfront (y/n) No

Interior Features

2nd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 10 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 10 Name Other
Addtl Room 4 Name Office
Addtl Room 5 Name Library
Addtl Room 6 Name Sitting
Addtl Room 7 Name Mud
Addtl Room 8 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 8 Name Pantry
Addtl Room 9 Flooring Carpet
Addtl Room 9 Name Bonus
Basement Full
Basement Bathrooms (y/n) No
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 15X15
Bedroom 2 Level/Floor 2nd Level
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 16X12
Dining Room Separate
Dining Room Dimensions 20X15
Dining Room Level Main Level
Dining Room Window Treatments Curtains/Drapes
Districtmiddleorjuniorschool 67
Family Room Flooring Terracotta
Fireplace Features Wood Burning, Gas Logs, Gas Starter
Fireplace Locations Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other
Fireplaces 3
Interior Features Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry
Kitchen Appliances Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
Kitchen Dimensions 19X17
Kitchen Level Main Level
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Table Space, Island, Pantry-Butler
Laundry Level/Floor 2nd Level
Laundrydimensions 10X9
Living Area 7518
Living Room Dimensions 36X17
Living Room Flooring Hardwood
Living Room Level/Floor Main Level
Living Room Window Treatments Curtains/Drapes
Master Bed Dimensions 22X15
Master Bedroom Level/Floor 2nd Level
Other Room 2 Dimensions 15X11
Other Room 3 Dimensions 20X13
Other Room 4 Dimensions 13X11
Other Room 4 Level 2nd Level
Other Room 6 Dimensions 15X10
Other Room 6 Level 2nd Level
Other Room 7 Level Main Level
Other Room 8 Dimensions 13X10
Other Room 9 Dimensions 43X21
Ownername OOR
Rooms List Bonus, 5th Bedroom, Breakfast Room, Den, Library, Mud Room, Office, Pantry, Sitting Room, Other
Roomstotal 15
Streetsuffix Avenue

Exterior Features

Attached Garage Yes
Disability Access And/or Equipped No
Districthighschool 115
Garage Details Transmitter(s), Heated
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Spaces 3
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 2.08
Lot Size Area 2.0-2.99 Acres
Parking Garage
Sewer Sewer-Storm
Water Source Lake Michigan


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Pets
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60045

AVG $1.72M
AVG $25,112
AVG 12
Year Built
AVG 1972

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