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    1450 W Old Mill Road

    Lake Forest, IL 60045
    • $2,495,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 141 days
    • MLS #: 10825742
    UPDATED: 93 min ago
    $2,495,000
    • 3
      BEDS
    • 1.34
      ACRES
    • 3
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 4,098
      SQFT
    • $609
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1924
    County:
    Area:

    School Information

    Elementary School:
    Middle School:
    School District:
    67

    Description

    When it comes to property, there are no shortcuts and quality is everything. In short, do it once and do it well. -- A mantra that epitomizes this unique offering that includes a fantastic collection of architecture, design, and landscape set on a large, gated parcel. This mini-estate was originally designed by world renowned architect David Adler as part of the Lasker Estate, and has been meticulously expanded, renovated, and decorated by its current owner of 20 years, noted designer Frank Ponterio. This walled property is truly transportive. A three building limed washed brick compound includes the main house, dining/entertainment pavilion, and coach house (the designer's personal design studio). The main house includes three bedrooms and baths. Complete architectural plans and building approval has been obtained for a master suite expansion, providing a fourth bedroom in the main house. Plans are included with the sale. All millwork is by Christopher Peacock or custom by the designer's own workshop. Wide plank, hand scraped Walnut floors and French limestone flooring are throughout. The family room walls are upholstered in linen hide. Surround sound theatre, custom lighting, and an audio visual package are run by an expandable Savant System. Almost every detail and element in this home is custom designed and curated. The designer has incorporated many of his custom lighting and furniture pieces in the interior and many are included in the purchase price of the home. The back of house consists of new state of the art HVAC systems and a high-efficiency boiler for radiant heat. The private brick walled courtyard boasts fantastic gardens, shade and fruit trees, a subtle water feature, outdoor fireplace, and custom dining table with seating for twelve. The dining pavilion (originally the carriage house), opens onto the courtyard for open air dining and includes wine caves and beverage refrigeration. The coach house, holding a two-car garage and two-story office with powder room, overlooks the entire property. The second floor studio has built-in refrigerators, an ice maker, custom millwork, floating stone standing desk, conference table and 75" TV. The space contains a separate exhaust system for the occasional cigar. The lower level entry has French stone floors and more of the designer's custom lighting, a large fully built out studio for storage. Located just off the courtyard, a conference table on the first floor quickly converts to a pool table creating a flexible space that's great for entertaining. The rear portion of the property has its own sense of place as well; a rustic fire pit, another dining area beneath a Wisteria draped pergola, and a fenced vegetable garden lined with cutting flowers. All gardens have been maintained by Mariani Landscape. This is truly a spectacular, one-of-a-kind, Lake Forest retreat.

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    1450 W Old Mill Road Lake Forest, IL 60045

    • Price: $2,495,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 93 min ago
    • MLS #: 10825742
    3
    Beds
    3
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    1.34
    Acres
    4,098
    SQFT
    $609
    $/SQFT
    1924
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Lake Forest
    County:
    Lake
    Area:
    Lake Forest
    Elementary School:
    Everett Elementary School
    Middle School:
    Deer Path Middle School
    High School:
    Lake Forest High School
    School District:
    67
    Property Description
    When it comes to property, there are no shortcuts and quality is everything. In short, do it once and do it well. -- A mantra that epitomizes this unique offering that includes a fantastic collection of architecture, design, and landscape set on a large, gated parcel. This mini-estate was originally designed by world renowned architect David Adler as part of the Lasker Estate, and has been meticulously expanded, renovated, and decorated by its current owner of 20 years, noted designer Frank Ponterio. This walled property is truly transportive. A three building limed washed brick compound includes the main house, dining/entertainment pavilion, and coach house (the designer's personal design studio). The main house includes three bedrooms and baths. Complete architectural plans and building approval has been obtained for a master suite expansion, providing a fourth bedroom in the main house. Plans are included with the sale. All millwork is by Christopher Peacock or custom by the designer's own workshop. Wide plank, hand scraped Walnut floors and French limestone flooring are throughout. The family room walls are upholstered in linen hide. Surround sound theatre, custom lighting, and an audio visual package are run by an expandable Savant System. Almost every detail and element in this home is custom designed and curated. The designer has incorporated many of his custom lighting and furniture pieces in the interior and many are included in the purchase price of the home. The back of house consists of new state of the art HVAC systems and a high-efficiency boiler for radiant heat. The private brick walled courtyard boasts fantastic gardens, shade and fruit trees, a subtle water feature, outdoor fireplace, and custom dining table with seating for twelve. The dining pavilion (originally the carriage house), opens onto the courtyard for open air dining and includes wine caves and beverage refrigeration. The coach house, holding a two-car garage and two-story office with powder room, overlooks the entire property. The second floor studio has built-in refrigerators, an ice maker, custom millwork, floating stone standing desk, conference table and 75" TV. The space contains a separate exhaust system for the occasional cigar. The lower level entry has French stone floors and more of the designer's custom lighting, a large fully built out studio for storage. Located just off the courtyard, a conference table on the first floor quickly converts to a pool table creating a flexible space that's great for entertaining. The rear portion of the property has its own sense of place as well; a rustic fire pit, another dining area beneath a Wisteria draped pergola, and a fenced vegetable garden lined with cutting flowers. All gardens have been maintained by Mariani Landscape. This is truly a spectacular, one-of-a-kind, Lake Forest retreat.
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style Farmhouse Driveway Gravel Exterior Building Type Brick Exterior Features PatioStorms/Screens Garage Details Garage Door Opener(S)Transmitter(S) Garage On Site Yes Garage Ownership Owned Garage Type Attached Is Parking Includedin Price Yes Lot Features Dimensions To Center Of RoadFenced YardLandscaped Number Of Cars 2 Parking Garage Roof Shake Type Detached 1.5 Story Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    2nd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood 2nd Bedroom Level 2nd Level 3rd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood 3rd Bedroom Level Main Level 4th Bedroom Level Not Applicable Addtl Room1 Flooring Stone Addtl Room1 Level Main Level Addtl Room1 Name Foyer Addtl Room2 Flooring Marble Addtl Room2 Level Main Level Addtl Room2 Name Mud Addtl Room3 Flooring Hardwood Addtl Room3 Name Breakfast Rm Addtl Room4 Flooring Hardwood Addtl Room4 Name Office Addtl Room5 Flooring Hardwood Addtl Room5 Name Game Rm Appliances RangeMicrowaveDishwasherHigh End RefrigeratorFreezerWasherDryerDisposalRange Hood Attic DormerUnfinished Basement Partial Basement Bathrooms YN Yes Basement Description Partially Finished Bath Amenities Separate ShowerDouble SinkSoaking Tub Bedrooms Below Grade 0 Built Before1978 YN Yes Cooling Central Air Dining Room Separate Dining Room Flooring Hardwood Dining Room Level Main Level Family Room Flooring Hardwood Family Room Level Main Level Fireplace Location Living Room Fireplaces Total 1 Heating Radiators Interior Features Hardwood Floors1St Floor Bedroom1St Floor Full BathBuilt-In FeaturesRestaurant Kitchen Flooring Hardwood Kitchen Level Main Level Kitchen Type Eating Area-Table SpaceIslandPantry-ClosetCustom CabinetryUpdated Kitchen Laundry Level Not Applicable Living Room Flooring Hardwood Living Room Level Main Level Master Bedroom Flooring Hardwood Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level Room Type FoyerMud RoomBreakfast RoomOfficeGame Room Rooms Total 10 Total Sq Ft 0

    Property Features

    Age 91-100 Years Association Fee Frequency Not Applicable Association Fee Includes None Community Features Street Paved Corporate Limits Lake Forest Disability Access And Or Equipped No Holds Earnest Money Yes New Construction YN No Offeredfor Saleor Rent No Ownership Type Fee Simple Property Type Detached Single Rebuilt YN No Recent Rehab YN Yes Rehab Year 2015 Rural YN No Sewer Public Sewer Special Assessments No Special Listing Conditions None Special Service Area N Tax Annual Amount 12357.36 Tax Exemptions Homeowner Tax Year 2019 Township West Deerfield Water Source Lake MichiganPublic Zero Lot Line No

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