1240 Winwood Drive Lake Forest, IL
$ 1,599,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11002057
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyLAKE
  • CityLake Forest
  • AreaLake Forest
  • Zip60045
  • StyleCape Cod
  • Year Built2008
  • Taxes$ 40469
  • Price$ 1,599,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage6672
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data LLC
Property Description

Solid newer construction with a nod to old world craftmanship found at the end of a quite road in sought after Lake Forest. 5 bedroom, 6.2 bath. Privacy and land are abundant on this cul-de-sac corner lot sprawling over appx 1.4 acres. Upon entering this limestone and brick, classically symmetric home, you will be greeted with a bridal staircase, soaring 12-foot coffered ceilings, wainscoting and triple crown moldings. The open floorplan offers flexible space and well-appointed rooms that adjust to your lifestyle. With expansive square footage and bedrooms all ensuite, this is a rare opportunity for casual, yet elegant living at its finest in a state-of-the-art Control 4 Smart Home. The sophisticated library, dining room, & family room feature stunning mahogany woodwork, extensive built-ins, & fantastic space for original artwork. The gourmet kitchen boasts a large center island, top-of-the-line SubZero appliances, under counter refrigerator drawers and an eat-in area for memorable family meals. Natural light shines throughout: oversized windows funnel in the sunshine inside, while outside, the screened in sunroom provides additional entertainment space and plenty of fresh air. Head upstairs. The custom primary suite is a true oasis with an oversized walk-in closet / dressing room, all marble bath, separate vanities and large steam shower. Enjoy the appx 20 x 17 private rooftop terrace overlooking mature landscape in the summer or cozy-up to the fireplace in the winter. Rounding out the second floor you will find large bedrooms, bonus room options, a laundry room and plenty of storage. The fully finished lower-level features 9-foot ceilings, fireplace, large wet bar, wine cellar, rec room, full bath and additional home gym/bedroom/office options. Exquisite finishes throughout with quality at the forefront: inlaid hardwood floors, 5 granite fireplaces, heated 3-car attached garage, 2 laundry rooms, attic storage, 2 staircases and Keyth security systems are just the beginning of the endless list. 1240 Winwood is professionally landscaped with stunning stone walkways and patio areas. Taxes have been successfully appealed, ask for details. Steps from your back door you will find the walking trails of Middlefork Savannah, Elawa Farm and the Knollwood Club Country Club. Enjoy all Lake Forest has to offer with award-winning schools, Historic Downtown and Lake Forest Beach!

Elementary School Middle School
Everett Elementary School Deer Path Middle School
Price History
3/2/2021 Listed $1,599,000

General Features

Appliances Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal
Architectural Style Cape Cod
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Full
Community Features Street Paved
Contingency Attorney/Inspection
Cooling Central Air, Zoned
Electric Circuit Breakers, 200+ Amp Service
Elementary School Everett Elementary School
Elementary School District 67
Exterior Features Balcony, Patio, Porch Screened
Garage Spaces 3
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air, 2+ Sep Heating Systems, Indv Controls, Zoned
High School District 115
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry, Walk-In Closet(s)
Middle/Junior High School Deer Path Middle School
Middle/Junior School District 67
New Construction No
Ownership Fee Simple
Property Type Residential
Property Type Detached Single
Roof Shake
Sewer Septic-Private
Standard Status Active Under Contract
Tax Annual Amount 40469.18
Total Rooms 14
Township Shields

Interior Features

Basement Finished
Bathrooom Whirlpool, Separate Shower, Steam Shower, Double Sink
Bedroomspossible 5
Fireplace Features Wood Burning, Gas Starter
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 2
Kitchen Eating Area-Table Space, Island, Pantry-Butler
Room Type Bedroom 5, Eating Area, Library, Recreation Room, Exercise Room, Media Room, Mud Room, Screened Porch, Sun Room, Terrace
Total Baths 8
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 5

Exterior Features

Exterior Brick, Limestone
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 370X165X365X165
Lot Features Corner Lot, Cul-De-Sac, Landscaped
Water Source Lake Michigan
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 19X20 2nd Level Hardwood
Dining Room 18X15 Main Level Hardwood
Eating Area 19X15 Main Level Hardwood
Exercise Rm 17X15 Basement Carpet
Family Room 25X20 Main Level Hardwood
Library 17X12 Main Level Hardwood
Living Room 18X15 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 25X20 2nd Level Hardwood
Media Rm 17X15 Basement Carpet
Mud 9X12 Main Level Hardwood
Recreation Rm 40X24 Basement Carpet
Screened Porch 17X17 Main Level Other
Sunroom 17X17 Main Level Ceramic Tile
Terrace 20X17 2nd Level Other


  • 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

AVG $1.08M
AVG $17,760
AVG 147
Year Built
AVG 1977
AVG 21
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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