• Sold
  • Single Family

481 Wilshire Rd Lake Forest, IL 60045 Get directions

$930,000 $263/Sq. ft.
5 Beds 6 Baths 2 Partial Baths 3,536 Sq. ft. 26,572 Sq. ft. Lot
  • Stylecolonial_revival
  • Age 106 Years
  • MLS# 09245814
  • Listed 3 Years 6 Months 9 Days Ago

Overview

LOW LOW Taxes at "Northcroft," a handsome Colonial Revival home. Great neighborhood for this .61 acre private site. Wide center hallway starts the desirable circular floorplan. 9 ft ceilings and old growth pine floors in main rooms. Backstairs from cook's kitchen with Garland stove leads to second floor landing. Master suite has FP, two closets and newer bath! Add'l baths have classic pedestal porcelain sinks and ball/claw tubs with shower conversions. 3rd floor has walk-in attic storage, 2 bedrooms and full bath. Basement with rec room, 1/2 bath and newer laundry room with loads of cabinets. Hardwood floors on all 3 levels. Fenced with lush landscaping, bluestone and fieldstone patios, and gorgeous perennials. Free form pool with hot tub, exterior lighting and oversized 3+ car garage (8 ft. doors). . Close to everything yet tucked away in a great spot, this home is one of a kind - that your buyer will want to make theirs! Lake Forest Preservation Award Winner.....

Features

Bedrooms

  • Bedrooms (All Levels): 5
  • Bedrooms (Above Grade): 5
  • Master Bedroom: 13x15
  • Master Bedroom Bath: Full
  • 2nd Bedroom: 13x16
  • 3rd Bedroom: 11x16
  • 4th Bedroom: 10x14
  • Master Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • 2nd Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • 3rd Bedroom Level: 2nd Level
  • 4th Bedroom Level: 3rd Level
  • Master Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • 2nd Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • 3rd Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • 4th Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • Master Bedroom Window Treatments: Shades
  • 2nd Bedroom Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
  • 3rd Bedroom Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
  • Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms

  • Full Bathrooms: 4
  • Half Bathrooms: 2
  • Bath Amenities: Double Sink

Kitchen and Dining

  • Dining Room: Separate
  • Kitchen Level: Main Level
  • Dining Room Level: Main Level
  • Dining Room: 14x16
  • Kitchen: 12x18
  • Eating Area-Breakfast Bar
  • Island
  • Dining Room Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
  • Dining Room Flooring: Hardwood
  • Kitchen Flooring: Hardwood

Other rooms

  • Living Room: 16x30
  • Family Room: 11x32
  • Addtl Room 1: 10x17
  • Addtl Room 2: 14x28
  • Addtl Room 3: 8x26
  • Basement Features: Partially Finished, Exterior Access, Partial
  • Living Room Level: Main Level
  • Laundry Size: 9X11
  • Laundry Level: Basement
  • Family Room Level: Main Level
  • Addtl Room 3 Level: Main Level
  • Addtl Room 2 Level: Basement
  • Addtl Room 1 Level: 3rd Level
  • Total # Of Rooms: 10
  • Living Room Flooring: Hardwood
  • Laundry Flooring: Ceramic Tile
  • Family Room Window Treatments: Curtains/Drapes
  • Family Room Flooring: Hardwood
  • Basement Bathrooms (Y/N): Yes
  • 5th Bedroom
  • Recreation Room
  • Foyer
  • Addtl Room 3 Name: Foyer
  • Addtl Room 3 Flooring: Hardwood
  • Addtl Room 2 Name: Recreation Rm
  • Addtl Room 2 Flooring: Carpet
  • Addtl Room 1 Name: 5th Bdrm
  • Addtl Room 1 Flooring: Hardwood

Interior Features

  • Hardwood Floors

Home Features

  • Equipment: Humidifier, Security System, Ceiling Fan, Sump Pump
  • Attic: Unfinished

Building and Construction

  • House Style: Colonial
  • Levels or Stories: 3
  • Type of House: 3 Stories
  • Roof Type: Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
  • Foundation: Block, Concrete
  • Exterior Building Type: Aluminum Siding, Steel Siding

Exterior and Lot Features

  • Lot Description: Cul-De-Sac, Fenced Yard, Landscaped Professionally
  • Lot Dimensions: 134 X 200
  • Lot Size: .50-.99 Acre
  • Driveway: Asphalt
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool In-Ground
  • Grill-Outdoors

Garage and Parking

  • Number of Garage Spaces: 3
  • Garage: Garage Door Opener(s), 7 Foot or more high garage door
  • Parking Type: Garage
  • Garage Type: Detached

Heating and Cooling

  • Heating Features: Gas, Forced Air, Zoned
  • Cooling Features: Central Air, Zoned
  • Fireplace Location: Living Room, Master Bedroom
  • # Interior Fireplaces: 3
  • Fireplace Details: Wood Burning, Gas Logs, Heatilator Type System

Utilities

  • Water: Lake Michigan
  • Sewer: Sewer-Public, Sewer-Storm
  • Electricity: 200+ Amp Service

Appliances

  • Oven-Double
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Disposal

Amenities and Community Features

  • Area Amenities: Pool

School Information

  • Elementary School: Cherokee Elementary School
  • Middle School: Deer Path Middle School
  • High School: Lake Forest High School
  • Elem Sch District: 67
  • Jr High District: 67
  • High Sch District: 115

Other Property Info

  • Township: West Deerfield
  • County: Lake
  • Subdivision: Lake Forest Heights
  • Area: Lake Forest
  • Directions: Old Elm West of Ridge Road, North on Mt. Vernon, West on Wilshire
  • Parcel Identification Number: 16081050010000
  • Other Information: School Bus Service

Nearby Schools

Rating School Grades Distance
NA Cherokee Elementary School K-4 1.2 mi
NA Deer Path Middle School West 7-8 2 mi
10 Lake Forest High School 9-12 3.3 mi
NA Everett Elementary School K-4 0.8 mi
NA Sally Potter School/Lake Forest 2-12 1.3 mi
10 Deerfield High School 9-12 2.3 mi
NA Fusion Academy Lake Forest Private School 6-12 0.9 mi
NA Lake Forest Country Day Private School PK-8 1.6 mi

School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Maponics, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.

Neighborhood

Property History for 481 Wilshire Rd

Property Tax

Property Price

Date Event Price Price / Sq ft Source
2017-05-26 Sold - - Chicago
2017-05-05 Relisted $988,000 $279 Chicago
2017-01-13 Price Changed $1,024,000 $289 Chicago
2016-06-09 Listed $1,049,500 $296 Chicago

The price and tax history data is obtained from public records and/or MLS feeds from local jurisdiction. Contact your REALTOR® directly in order to obtain the most up-to-date information available.