545 College Road, LAKE FOREST, IL 60045
Understated Grandeur Home

Understated Grandeur Home

545 College Road, LAKE FOREST, IL


  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Full Baths
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 6145 Sq.Ft. Living
  • 1879 Year Built
  • Sold Status
  • 10019828 MLS ID

The home exudes an understated grandeur with tall ceilings and classic detailing throughout.

With oversized doorways to facilitate an easy flow and openness between all of the rooms. Features include three levels of living space, fine millwork and wainscoting, graciously sized rooms, beautiful quarter sawn oak hardwood flooring, and walls of windows. The inviting foyer is a perfect introduction to the home and provides access to the rich paneled library, living, and dining rooms. The warm, gracious living room allows for intimate gatherings around the fireplace and has additional space for entertaining. The dining room has the flexibility to host large gatherings or intimate dinners. French doors lead to the patio from the family room that has 270 degree sundrenched views of the stunning property vistas to the east, south, and west to the pool.

The kitchen and breakfast room was designed and crafted by NuHaus with many amenities including a large island with breakfast bar, ample cabinet space, pizza oven, and a fireplace. The tranquil master suite is very flexible with two bonus dressing rooms that could also function as a nursery and/or study, and two separate bathrooms. The second floor also includes a large bedroom with a private bath and two additional bedrooms with a fourth full hall bathroom and laundry. The third floor treetop level is finished with a recreation room, 5th bedroom, exercise room, 5th full bathroom, and several storage rooms. The unfinished lower level provides extensive storage space and a second laundry room with a wash sink.

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Features and Amenities


  • APPLIANCESMicrowave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Cooktop, Built-In Oven, Range Hood
  • other interior FeaturesHardwood Floors, 2 nd Floor Laundry

Area & Lot

  • Living Area6145 Sq.Ft.
  • Status Sold
  • MLS ID10019828
  • YEAR BUILT1879
  • water FrontageN


  • HEAT TYPENatural Gas, Radiators
  • Garage Spaces2
  • sewerPublic Sewer


  • SALES PRICE$1,700,000
  • HOA FEES$0 0
  • Real Estate Taxes$33,271

Designed to provide exceptional property views for both living and entertaining.


270 degree sundrenched views of the stunning property vistas to the east, south, and west to the pool.



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