1270 W Whitmore Court, Lake Forest, IL
$ 2,995,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11918609
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyLAKE
  • CityLake Forest
  • AreaLake Forest
  • NeighborhoodMiddlefork Farm
  • Zip60045
  • Style
  • Year Built2009
  • Taxes$ 39382
  • Price$ 2,995,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms3
  • Sqr Footage6026
  • Lot Size1.18 Acres
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
Property Description

Discover the epitome of elegance in this exquisite Lake Forest home, a harmonious blend of timeless craftsmanship and modern comfort. Built in 2009, this residence exudes a charming country French aesthetic, with its natural timbers, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors and stunning moldings that pay homage to classic design. Nestled gracefully adjacent to Open Lands, nature becomes an integral part of your lifestyle. Step inside to find a thoughtfully designed layout that includes a luxurious first-floor Primary Suite with separate sitting room, spa-like bath and two walk-in closets, offering both convenience and a serene sanctuary. Upstairs, four additional bedrooms, porch and bonus room await, providing ample space for family and guests. The heart of this home is a true masterpiece with an open kitchen and family room, inviting conversations and connections. The kitchen centers around a generously-sized island and separate eating area which flows into the large family room with beautiful two-story stone fireplace and vaulted, wood paneled ceiling. The finished basement with tall ceilings adds an extra layer of versatility, ready to accommodate your unique preferences - from entertainment to relaxation, with an abundance of natural light. Indulge in the splendor of a home that encapsulates the spirit of timelessness while embracing the comforts of modern living. The covered back porch with wood burning fireplace is perfect for summer entertaining or cooler fall evenings. Welcome to a place where elegance and charm meet contemporary sophistication, creating a haven that you'll be proud to call your own.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Everett Elementary School Deer Path Middle School Lake Forest High School
Price History
2/12/2024 Listed $2,995,000

General Features

Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings,Bar-Wet,Hardwood Floors,First Floor Bedroom,First Floor Laundry,First Floor Full Bath,Walk-In Closet(s),Bookcases,Ceiling - 10 Foot,Ceilings - 9 Foot,Beamed Ceilings
Sewer Public Sewer
Heating Natural Gas,Forced Air,Radiant,Sep Heating Systems - 2+,Zoned
Cooling Central Air,Zoned
Possession Closing
Roof Slate
Appliances Double Oven,Microwave,Dishwasher,High End Refrigerator,Freezer,Washer,Dryer,Wine Refrigerator,Range Hood
Exterior Features Balcony,Brick Paver Patio
Garage Spaces 3
Association Fee Includes None
Year Built 2009
Township Shields
Tax Year 2022
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Community Features Park,Curbs,Sidewalks,Street Lights,Street Paved
Assoc Fee Paid Per Not Applicable
County Lake
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
Subdivision Name Middlefork Farm
Other Structures Second Garage
Total Rooms 15
Status Active
Directions Waukegan Rd turn West onto Summerfield Dr,slight right onto Whitmore Ct to address.
High School Lake Forest High School
City Lake Forest
High School District 115
MLS Area Lake Forest
Waterfront Y/N No
Street Name Whitmore
Elementary School Everett Elementary School
Tax Annual Amount 39382.98
Middle/Junior High School Deer Path Middle School
Virtual Tour
Days on Market 6
Standard Status Active
Middle/Junior School District 67
Elementary School District 67
Property Type Detached Single

Interior Features

Basement Full
Total Fireplaces 4
Fireplace Features Wood Burning,Gas Starter,Heatilator
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 3
Street Suffix Court
Laundry Features Gas Dryer Hookup,Sink
Total Bedrooms 5
Below Grade Finished Area 3000
Room Type Bonus Room,Bedroom 5,Bedroom 6,Foyer,Game Room,Office,Recreation Room,Screened Porch,Sitting Room,Other Room
LivingAreaSource Assessor
Total Baths 8
Bedrooms Possible 6
Basement Finished,Egress Window,8 ft + pour,Rec/Family Area,Storage Space
Bathrooom Separate Shower,Double Sink,Double Shower,Soaking Tub

Exterior Features

Lot Features Nature Preserve Adjacent,Landscaped
Water Source Lake Michigan
Total Parking 3
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
Lot Dimensions 255 X 192 X 81 X 218 X 173
Lot Size Acres 1.18
Other Equipment Security System,CO Detectors,Ceiling Fan(s),Sump Pump,Sprinkler-Lawn,Backup Sump Pump;,Generator,Multiple Water Heaters,Security Cameras,Internet-Fiber
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Type Attached,Detached
Garage Ownership Owned
Exterior Brick,Limestone
Door Features French Doors,Lever Style Door Handles,Panel Door(s)


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 60045

AVG $1.99M
AVG $22,433
AVG 490
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1982

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