745 Barberry Lane Lake Forest, IL
$ 3,950,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10634556
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyLAKE
  • CityLake Forest
  • AreaLake Forest
  • NeighborhoodDowntown
  • Zip60045
  • StyleGeorgian
  • Year Built1905
  • Taxes51415
  • Price$ 3,950,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage7460
  • Lot Size1.61 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
Property Description

This beautiful Howard Van Doren Shaw home was extensively renovated and updated in 2008. Distinguished by its overall quality of details, design, materials and craftsmanship, it was awarded the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation award for Rehabilitation in 2009. The meticulous updates & renovations created a sense of warmth, elegance, luxury & comfort for today's discerning buyers. This gracious 16 room, 6 bedroom, 6.2 bath home is set on 1.61 acres of manicured grounds in the heart of east Lake Forest. The best of both worlds, historic yet new, 2 blocks from the Lake. In 2008, new windows & doors, new gourmet kitchen w/ high-end appliances, new bathrooms, new mechanical, electrical & plumbing systems, new insulation, finishes & mouldings, gleaming hardwood floors throughout, high ceilings, & so much more. Wonderful finished lower level w/ a spa bath, exercise area, recreation area, media area, & 2nd laundry room. Attached, heated garage, 2nd floor laundry room and expansive finished 3rd floor with bedroom, full bath & game rm/office. Enter and feel right at home!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Sheridan Elementary School Deer Path Middle School Lake Forest High School
Price History
2/11/2020 Listed $3,950,000

General Features

Age 100+ Years
Architectural Style Georgian
Assessment Includes None
Basement Full
Built Before 1978 Yes
Community Features Street Lights, Street Paved
County Lake
Detached Type 3 Stories
Directions E on Westminster, N on Hawthorne to Barberry to address
District Elementary School 67
District High School 115
District Middle/Junior School 67
Elementary School Sheridan Elementary School
Exposure N (North), W (West)
General Information School Bus Service, Commuter Train
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
High School Lake Forest High School
Middle/Junior School Deer Path Middle School
New Construction No
North 27
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Garage
Rehab Yes
Special Assessments No
Status Active
Tax Year 2019
Taxes 51415.06
Waterfront No
Year Built 1905

Interior Features

2nd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
3rd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
4th Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Additional Rooms Foyer
Addtl Room 1 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 10 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 10 Name Mud
Addtl Room 4 Name Sitting
Addtl Room 5 Name Recreation Rm
Addtl Room 6 Name Sunroom
Addtl Room 7 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 7 Name Office
Addtl Room 8 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 8 Name Den
Addtl Room 9 Flooring Other
Addtl Room 9 Name Screened Porch
Air Conditioning Central Air
Attic Finished, Interior Stair
Basement Bathrooms (y/n) Yes
Basement Description Finished
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 20X15
Bedroom 2 Level/Floor 2nd Level
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 15X10
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 12X11
Corporate Limits Lake Forest
Dining Room Separate
Dining Room Dimensions 18X14
Dining Room Level Main Level
Electric Circuit Breakers
Equipment Humidifier, TV-Cable, Security System, CO Detectors, Ceiling Fan, Sump Pump, Sprinkler-Lawn
Family Room Dimensions 26X12
Family Room Flooring Hardwood
Fireplace Features Wood Burning, Gas Logs, Gas Starter
Fireplace Locations Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other
Fireplaces 3
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 2
Heater Fuel Type Gas, Radiant, 2+ Sep Heating Systems
Interior Features Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry
Kitchen Appliances Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Refrigerator-Bar, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
Kitchen Dimensions 25X10
Kitchen Level Main Level
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Table Space, Island, Pantry-Closet
Laundry Dimensions 11X8
Laundry Features Gas Dryer Hookup, Multiple Locations, Sink
Laundry Level/Floor 2nd Level
Living Area 7460
Living Room Dimensions 25X24
Living Room Flooring Hardwood
Living Room Level/Floor Main Level
Master Bath Full
Master Bed Dimensions 24X15
Master Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level
Multiple Pin Numbers (y/n) No
Other Room 1 Dimensions 15X11
Other Room 10 Dimensions 18X5
Other Room 2 Dimensions 20X15
Other Room 3 Dimensions 21X16
Other Room 4 Dimensions 16X14
Other Room 4 Level 2nd Level
Other Room 5 Dimensions 41X33
Other Room 6 Dimensions 16X14
Other Room 6 Level Main Level
Other Room 7 Dimensions 10X10
Other Room 7 Level Main Level
Other Room 8 Dimensions 14X10
Other Room 9 Dimensions 25X14
Rooms List 5th Bedroom, 6th Bedroom, Den, Foyer, Mud Room, Office, Recreation Room, Screened Porch, Sitting Room, Sun/Florida Room
Street Suffix Lane
Total Bathrooms 6.2
Total Rooms 14

Exterior Features

City Lake Forest
Acreage 1.608
Attached Garage Yes
Disability Access And/or Equipped No
Driveway Asphalt, Brick, Circular, Other
Exterior Features Balcony, Patio, Porch, Porch Screened, Brick Paver Patio
Foundation Details Concrete
Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s), Heated
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Spaces 2
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 70040
Lot Features Irregular
Lot Size Area 1.0-1.99 Acres
Roof Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
Sewer Sewer-Public
Water Source Lake Michigan

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 15X11 2nd Level Hardwood
6th Bdrm 20X15 3rd Level Hardwood
Den 14X10 Main Level Hardwood
Dining Room 18X14 Main Level Hardwood Separate
Family Room 26X12 Main Level Hardwood
Foyer 21X16 Main Level Hardwood
Living Room 25X24 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 24X15 2nd Level Hardwood
Mud 18X5 Main Level Hardwood
Office 10X10 Main Level Hardwood
Recreation Rm 41X33 Basement Carpet
Screened Porch 25X14 Main Level Other
Sitting 16X14 2nd Level Hardwood
Sunroom 16X14 Main Level Other


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

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60045

AVG $1.68M
AVG $25,012
AVG 64
Year Built
AVG 1971
AVG 21
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