Primary on Main
1680 Yale Court Lake Forest, IL
$ 769,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11074627
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyLAKE
  • CityLake Forest
  • AreaLake Forest
  • NeighborhoodAcademy Woods
  • Zip60045
  • StyleTraditional
  • Year Built1996
  • Taxes$ 13879
  • Price$ 769,900
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage2707
  • Lot Size9,148 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
RE/MAX of Naperville
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data LLC
Property Description

You will fall in love with this beautifully remodeled home in the lovely Academy Woods, a maintenance free neighborhood. A versatile floor plan, designed to take full advantage of the wooded setting with walls of windows bringing the picturesque outdoors in. Total renovation of over 4000sf living space including newly finished basement with a full bath, leaves nothing left to do but to move right in. Distinctive architectural elements in this custom home includes two-story foyer, vaulted, tray and volume ceilings, skylights, solid hardwood floors and built-ins. The house offers an open floor plan. The living room which centers on a wood burning fireplace and display & book shelf build-ins opens up to the kitchen. The brand new white kitchen comes with beautiful cabinetry, quartz countertops, marble backsplash, big peninsula, 2 lazy Susan and pantry cabinet for ample storage. The eat-in breakfast area opens to heated sunroom with vaulted ceiling, skylights and tall windows. The two-story family room offers tall windows that look out the wooded backyard and brick patio. The convenient 1st floor Master bedroom suite includes two walk-in closets, built-ins & a free standing tub and a separate walk-in shower. The first floor is complete with a graceful formal dining room, a laundry room with new washer/dryer and a power room. The upstairs are finished with 3 good size bedrooms that are ideal for hobbies, office, art studio, etc. Fully finished basement has a huge recreational area, a game area, a 5th bedroom, a full bath, a utility room with ample storage areas. Brand new Trane AC. Why live in a maintenance free community? Academy Woods, an environmentally-sustainable community is a small neighborhood of only 77 free standing homes, no attached walls. Everyone's landscaping, front and back is groomed on the same day so the neighborhood always looks amazing. Bushes are trimmed, gardens are weeded and mulched. Gardens on each cul-de-sac, attractively designed add to the beauty of the community. The ponds with waterfalls are professionally maintained adding a tranquil element for all to enjoy. Gutters are cleaned, no need for ladders. Annual exterior inspection offers a second pair of eyes to spot anything needing a homeowner's attention. Homes' exteriors are painted on a maintenance schedule. Walks and driveways are plowed in the winter. There is direct access to the Middlefork Savanna with 670 acres of walking trails, birding, bicycling, cross-country skiing, hiking and self-guided trails and exhibits. DISCOVER LAKE FOREST: Friendly small town atmosphere; Award winning schools; Low property taxes; Historic Market Square for shopping and dining; Lake Michigan resident's beach; Active community centers; Metra to Ogilvie and Union stations; State of the art medical facility; Easy access to interstate highways. This location is ideal for shopping, transportation, schools and a directly accessible path to Elawa Farms and Bear's training camp. You will want to call this special place home. Live and love the life in Lake Forest.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Everett Elementary School Deer Path Middle School Lake Forest High School
Price History
5/7/2021 Listed $769,900

General Features

Appliances Washer, Dryer, Disposal
Architectural Style Traditional
Association Fee Includes Lawn Care, Scavenger, Snow Removal
Basement Full
Community Features Lake, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Contingency Financing
Cooling Central Air
Electric Circuit Breakers
Elementary School Everett Elementary School
Elementary School District 67
Exterior Features Patio
Garage Spaces 2
HOA Fee 1250
HOA Fee Frequency Quarterly
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air
High School Lake Forest High School
High School District 115
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Laundry, 1st Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, 10' Ceiling, Drapes/Blinds
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 Public Sewer
Standard Status Active Under Contract
Subdivision Name Academy Woods
Tax Annual Amount 13879
Total Rooms 12
Township West Deerfield

Interior Features

Basement Finished, Crawl, Storage Space
Bathrooom Separate Shower, Double Sink, Full Body Spray Shower, Soaking Tub
Bedroomspossible 5
Below Grade Finished Area 1592
Fireplace Features Wood Burning
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Kitchen Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Eating Area-Table Space, Pantry-Closet, Breakfast Room, Custom Cabinetry, Granite Counters, SolidSurfaceCounter, Updated Kitchen
Laundry Features Gas Dryer Hookup, Sink
Room Type Sun Room, Foyer, Bedroom 5, Recreation Room, Game Room, Attic, Storage, Walk In Closet
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 1
Window Features Bay Window(s), Blinds, Screens, Skylight(s), Window Treatments, Wood Frames

Exterior Features

Door Features Sliding Doors, 6 Panel Door(s), Sliding Glass Door(s)
Exterior Stucco
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 31X80X78X87
Lot Features Cul-De-Sac, Landscaped, Wooded
Lot Size Acres 0.21
Water Source Public
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 13X12 Basement Carpet
Attic 15X15 2nd Level Carpet
Dining Room 13X12 Main Level Hardwood
Family Room 17X15 Main Level Carpet
Foyer 9X8 Main Level Hardwood
Game Rm 16X14 Basement Carpet
Living Room 15X14 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 18X13 Main Level Hardwood
Recreation Rm 21X16 Basement Carpet
Storage 40X12 Basement Other
Sunroom 13X12 Main Level Ceramic Tile
Walk in Closet 10X4 Main Level Hardwood
Walk in Closet 6X5 Main Level Hardwood
Walk in Closet 6X8 Main Level Hardwood


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Contingent Average in 60045

AVG $16,190
AVG 129
Year Built
AVG 1971

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