This stunning home, in the Estate Section of Lake Forest, is a rare find. Located on the corner and across from the Lake Forest Country Club, gives club members fast access to all the wonderful amenities. The curb appeal is eye catching with brick and stone accents, a circular drive and a side entry garage with abundance of parking. One of the largest double lots that can be deeded separately, gives you growing room for a pool, a fabulous addition to the home or outdoor living space. As you enter the home you can see the meticulously maintained pride of ownership. The arched entry has an abundance of crown molding that shows attention to detail. A large dining room with easy access to the gourmet kitchen is one you will use!The vaulted great room with fireplace also has access to a recent addition of a large screened in living area with a stone wood burning fireplace that will become your favorite area to relax.
The most attractive area of the home is the gourmet kitchen that is truly a cooks dream. The owners love of cooking shows with his personal design renovation of the space. Top-of-the-line appliances, a large center island for prepping complete with a built-in deep fryer, a high-efficiency exhaust hood and two large Lazy Susan's for serving gives you plenty of room to sit and enjoy your chef at work.
A massive hearth room gathering area is open to the gourmet kitchen with a stunning stone floor to ceiling fireplace with vaulted ceiling and wood accent beams that creates a warm inviting feeling that is carried through to the gourmet kitchen. Custom built-ins and cabinetry sets this space apart.
A peaceful and tranquil water feature is located in the hallway with the trickling sound of water that can be enjoyed throughout the first floor. A built-in wet bar is also located in the gathering area for entertaining. Espresso anyone? A gourmet coffee machine is even built-in for the coffee lover. The laundry/mudroom is perfect for storage with abundance of cabinetry.
The first floor master suite is truly a retreat with a separate office/ lounging area with fireplace to get away and relax. Built-in custom cabinetry flank the fireplace with an abundance of windows. As you enter the master bath it truly feels like you were entering a private spa. Heated floors, candle light fixtures, a Jacuzzi tub, a large walk-in shower with dual heads, and separate vanities. The final touch is his and her walk-in closets which makes this the perfect owners retreat.
On the second floor you will find hardwood flooring as well as four spacious bedrooms each with access to baths and a rumpus/TV/game room designed for the child in us all. This could also be a great guest suite as well. The second level has access from two staircases and access to the lower level.
The lower level is complete with a theater and theater seating or the screen can be raised revealing built-in bookcases. A pool table area, workout space and full bath completes the lower level. An abundance of storage space is also available in the lower level.
Updates, room to grow with two lots, while boasting with warmth and charm....This home has it all!
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