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$6,500,000
82 Days Online

965 E Deerpath Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045

For Sale|Single Family Home|Active Under Contract
8
Beds
8
Full Baths
3
Partial Baths
13,602
SqFt
$478
/SqFt
1925
Built
County:
Lake
Listing Courtesy of MRED as distributed by MLS Grid of Coldwell Banker Realty

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Fairlawn , designed by Delano & Aldrich, Privately secluded Estate with a gated entrance. The symmetry of the red brick Georgian design delights on arrival. Designed in 1923 by New York-based architects, Delano and Aldrich, Fairlawn is in a category by itself. . Reflecting gracious elegance, majestic room sizes and a flowing floor plan. This magnificent residence sits on 3.16 acres of spectacular green gardens that was designed as a series of rooms. As one of the finest residences along Chicago's North Shore, Fairlawn was completed in 1925. Symmetrical scale rooms with high ceilings, cozy fireplaces, a paneled library, a sun room with beautiful murals, grand living/ball room and dining room. The third floor hosts a fun domed space. There is a new kitchen with custom cabinets & top of the line appliances, it opens up to the family room & has easy access to the pool. There are 7 car garages attached to the main house by a heated tunnel. The separate coach house includes: bedroom, bathroom, Kitchen & a living room. There is a green house. Recent updates : new boiler system, new kitchen, Bluestone patio around the pool, Ruckus Wi-Fi system throughout & hot water heaters. Fairlawn is a private retreat, located in the heart of East Lake Forest, across from the beach & the park. History :in 1857 Farwell purchased 18 acres. Fairlawn was built in 1870 by Senator Charles Benjamin Farwell who was one of Lake Forest's original settlers. 1891 the first golf game reported in the midwest teed off on a small seven hole course built on the estate front yard. In 1920: the house burned to the ground. It was rebuilt in 1923 by his daughter Grace, founder of the Chicago Arts Club. The estate has been through many changes . In 1950 the property was subdivided into 9 lots. Today Fairlawn sits on 3.16 spectacular acres.

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Listing Snapshot
Price 
$6,500,000
Days Online 
82 Days
Bedrooms 
8
Inside Area (SqFt) 
13,602 sqft
Total Baths 
11
Full Baths 
8
Partial Baths 
3
Lot Size 
3.16 Acres
Year Built 
1925
MLS Number 
11464563
Status 
Active Under Contract
Property Tax 
$74,128
HOA/Condo/Coop Fees 
N/A
Sq Ft Source 
Assessor
Friends & Family
Recent Activity
2 weeks agoListing updated with changes from the MLS
a month agoStatus changed to Active Under Contract
3 months agoListing first seen online
General Features
Style 
Georgian
Sewer 
Public Sewer
Electric 
Circuit Breakers
Basement 
Full
Acreage 
3.16
Water 
PublicLake Michigan
Garage Spaces 
7
Foundation 
Concrete Perimeter
General Information 
School Bus ServiceCommuter BusCommuter TrainInterstate Access
Garage 
Attached
Rooms Total 
15
Type Detached 
3 Stories
Lot Size 
3.0-3.99 Acres
Lot Features 
Landscaped
Interior Features
Cooling 
Space PacZoned
Heating 
Natural GasForced AirSteamRadiator(s)
Appliances 
Double OvenRangeMicrowaveDishwasherRefrigeratorHigh End RefrigeratorWasherDryerDisposalCooktopBuilt- In OvenRange Hood
Interior 
Skylight(s)Hardwood FloorsFirst Floor BedroomFirst Floor LaundryFirst Floor Full Bath
Fireplaces 
9
Fireplace Features 
Wood Burning
Bathroom 
Separate ShowerDouble Sink
Fireplace Locations 
Living RoomMaster BedroomOtherBedroomDen/ LibraryDining RoomGrand Entry Hall
Room Types 
Bedroom 5Bedroom 6Bedroom 7Bedroom 8LibrarySitting RoomHeated Sun RoomFoyer
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Exterior Features
Roof 
Slate
Waterfront Property 
No
Exterior 
BalconyPatioIn Ground PoolStorms/ ScreensStorms/Screens
Lot 
Landscaped
Other Structures 
Second ResidenceGreenhouse
Community Features
Association Dues 
0
Township 
Shields
Community Features 
PoolCurbsGatedSidewalksStreet LightsStreet Paved
MLS Area 
Lake Forest
Association Fee Includes 
None
Schools
School District
67
Elementary School
Sheridan Elementary School
Middle School
Deer Path Middle School
High School
Lake Forest High School
Listing Courtesy of MRED as distributed by MLS Grid of Coldwell Banker Realty



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