Address
269 Vine Avenue Lake Forest, IL
Price
$ 2,895,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10771010
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyLAKE
  • CityLake Forest
  • AreaLake Forest
  • NeighborhoodDowntown
  • Zip60045
  • StyleMediter./Spanish
  • Year Built1925
  • Taxes50287
  • Price$ 2,895,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms7
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage6715
  • Lot Size0.65 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Coldwell Banker Realty
Property Description

The Yellow House on Vine, is a stately home filled with light and updates throughout. This gracious home featuring 4 floors of living space and the Coach house. A comfortable home for family living, it has been cared for with love, from adding a bluestone patio, gas starter to all fireplaces, newer light fixtures & chandeliers. Built ins have been added throughout. Finished the 3rd floor with an extra bedroom & a play area. While 269 Vine has the beautiful details found in the stately older homes of its generation: oversized baseboards, extensive multi-piece crown molding and picture rails, elegant arched hallways, intricate crystal light fixtures, generously sized rooms that graciously flow from one room to another with oversized doors offering privacy when required and togetherness when not, substantial walls buffering noise between rooms and floors, it also has up to date amenities such as: in-ceiling speakers, heated bathroom floors, heated towel racks, oversized steam shower and jetted tub in the master bath.The gourmet family kitchen offers a professional series Viking range, wine refrigerator, butler pantry, walking pantry & a breakfast area. The Lower level has a mahogany bar and two temperature controlled wine cellars accommodating 1000s of bottles of your favorite vintages! It really is the perfect melding of both worlds. MORE RECENT IMPROVEMENTS: New Sump pump in utility room 2020, New Boiler and hot water heater July 2018 . New stackable washer/dryer coach house 2016 . A true hidden treasure can be found in the rear of the property in the two story coach house. It has been used as a rental property, an au pair residence, an in-law suite and during the recent pandemic a separate (500 foot commute!) Work From Home space and now a get away for extended family to shelter in place . The 1,255 sqft. coach house is appointed with high-end finishes including mahogany built ins, fireplace, laundry, powder room with waterworks fixtures, wine refrigerator, spa bath upstairs, and newer carpeting. The coach house :living room :18x24, Kitchen: 17x14, Dining area: 9x6, Bedroom:18x18 plus a full bathroom and large closets. Although it's tucked away privately, it's in the heart of the historic district where you can walk or bike for easy living. This marvelous property is in move-in condition and decorated in impeccable taste, complementing its idyllic surroundings.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Sheridan Elementary School Deer Path Middle School Lake Forest High School
Price History
7/6/2020 Listed $2,895,000

General Features

Appliances Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Bar Fridge, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Cooktop, Built-In Oven, Range Hood
Architectural Style Mediter./Spanish
Community Features Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Elementary School Sheridan Elementary School
Exterior Features Patio
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air
High School Lake Forest High School
Interior Features Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)
Junior High Deer Path Middle School
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
Property Type Detached Single
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active

Interior Features

Basement Partially Finished, Cellar
Basement Full
Bathrooom Whirlpool, Separate Shower, Steam Shower, Double Sink
Bedroomspossible 6
Full Baths 7
Half Baths 2
Kitchen Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Eating Area-Table Space, Island, Pantry-Butler
Total Baths 9
Total Bedrooms 6

Exterior Features

Exterior Stucco
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 102.6 X 261.3 X 105.3 X 285.6
Lot Features Fenced Yard, Landscaped, Mature Trees
Water Source Public

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 20X23 2nd Level
6th Bdrm 11X14 3rd Level
Dining Room 17X13 Main Level Hardwood
Eating Area 7X8 Main Level
Family Room 26X20 Main Level Hardwood
Foyer 27X7 Main Level
Game Rm 26X20 Basement
Library 20X23 Main Level
Living Room 20X25 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 20X22 2nd Level
Office 18X11 2nd Level
Pantry 10X9 Main Level
Storage 26X11 Basement

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • 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

Price
AVG $1.81M
$2.9M
Taxes
AVG $26,013
$50,287
Visits
AVG 145
95
Year Built
AVG 1970
1925

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