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$6,500,000
965 E Deerpath Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045
8 Beds
11 Baths
13,602 SqFt

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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.
  • Price:
  • $6,500,000
  • Bedrooms:
  • 8
  • Full Baths:
  • 8
  • Half Baths:
  • 3
  • Square Footage:
  • 13,602
  • Acreage:
  • 3.16
  • Year Built:
  • 1925
  • Listing ID #:
  • MRD11464563
  • Street Address:
  • 965 E Deerpath Rd
  • City:
  • Lake Forest
  • State:
  • Illinois
  • Postal Code:
  • 60045
  • County:
  • Lake
  • Community:
  • Lake Forest
  • Listing Status:
  • Active Under Contract
  • Listing Type:
  • Detached Single
School District: 67
4
out of 5

Sheridan Elementary School
Public
School Grade Level K-4
School Students 233 students
School Teachers 11 student/
teacher
n/a

Deer Path Middle School East
Public
School Grade Level 5-8
School Students 424 students
School Teachers 11 student/
teacher
5
out of 5

Deer Path Middle School West
Public
School Grade Level 7-8
School Students 250 students
School Teachers 11 student/
teacher
5
out of 5

Lake Forest High School
Public
School Grade Level 9-12
School Students 1600 students
School Teachers 13 student/
teacher
  • Age Of Dwelling:
  • 91-100 Years
  • Approximate Total Liveable Area:
  • 13602
  • Architecture Style:
  • Georgian
  • Basement Description:
  • Unfinished, Cellar, Exterior Access, Storage Space
  • Basement Square Footage:
  • 7276
  • Exterior Description:
  • Brick
  • Exterior Features:
  • Balcony, Patio, In Ground Pool, Storms/Screens
  • Fireplace:
  • Wood Burning
  • Foundation:
  • Concrete Perimeter
  • Interior Features:
  • Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, First Floor Bedroom, First Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath
  • Number Of Fireplaces:
  • 9
  • Other Buildings:
  • Second Residence, Greenhouse
  • Type Of Roof:
  • Slate
  • Year Built:
  • 1925
  • Lot Features:
  • Landscaped
  • Lot Size:
  • 3.0-3.99 Acres
  • Community Features:
  • Pool, Curbs, Gated, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
  • Contingency Type:
  • Attorney/Inspection
  • Days On Market:
  • 82
  • Originating Mls:
  • Mred
  • Association Fee Payment Frequency:
  • Not Applicable
  • Hoa Master Fee Frequency:
  • Not Required
  • Ownership:
  • Fee Simple
  • Property Taxes:
  • $74,128
  • Tax Year:
  • 2021
  • Attic Present:
  • Interior Stair
  • Bathroom Description:
  • Separate Shower, Double Sink
  • Dining Room:
  • Separate
  • Total Bathrooms At Basement Level:
  • Yes
  • Total Rooms:
  • 15
  • Driveway:
  • Brick, Gravel, Circular
  • Garage Capacity:
  • 7
  • Garage Description:
  • Attached
  • Garage Parking Spaces:
  • 7
  • Appliances:
  • Double Oven, Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Cooktop, Built-In Oven, Range Hood
  • Cooling System:
  • Space Pac, Zoned
  • Electricity:
  • Circuit Breakers
  • Existing Water:
  • Lake Michigan, Public
  • Heating:
  • Natural Gas, Forced Air, Steam, Radiator(s)
  • Sewage Type:
  • Public Sewer
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The amounts for the Tax, Insurance, and HOA are estimates and not actual amounts.

Your Payment
$1,400/mo

Source: CINC

  • Listing Provided By Coldwell Banker Realty
  • ILMRED

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