Golf Course
275 Sussex Lane Lake Forest, IL
$ 4,900,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11216571
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyLAKE
  • CityLake Forest
  • AreaLake Forest
  • NeighborhoodEverett
  • Zip60045
  • StyleFrench Provincial
  • Taxes$ 40583
  • Price$ 4,900,000
  • Bedrooms8
  • Full Bathrooms8
  • Half Bathrooms3
  • Sqr Footage11000
  • Lot Size2.05 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Arc Red Inc Arc Realty Group
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) - 103 - IL
Property Description

The casual observer would not know what hidden treasure lies beyond the gate of the Lake Forest - 275 Sussex Lane - Landmark property designed by the architect of centuries, David Adler. This house is an ideal backdrop for elevated living. The midwestern palace in Illinois was designed for the daughter of the Morton Salt founder. Embrace the beauty of the historic timeline backgrounds of memories and artwork. This Lake Forest house attracts attention by its powerful presence, based on the ornate details & tasteful grace rooted in the classic European style. The architectural work is to be admired and appreciated. This Quinn-rich place is a structure built for the ages with an interior holding countless features. The seamless interplay of the outdoor and indoor, wood, stone, marble, fireplaces, chandeliers, 11 feet ceilings, 24kt gold Sherle Wagner bathroom fixtures make the grand and family room a comfortable lifeline of casual entertaining. The divine library features this indulgent space of everlasting elegant play of woodwork, light & fire which would perfectly implement guests to read, relax & work, including an alluring lovely bathroom. The formal dining room provides dignity to the foyer and a commitment to a romantic mealtime. It's a theater for food, cooking revolutions, and wine testing. Curated out fresco butler room will delight your senses. Beyond a perfect entry illuminated hallway, there is a gourmet kitchen with gracefully crafted cabinetry, upscale appliances & granite counters. Everything here creates a unique touch of time and flavor. The secret powder room has a magnificent blend of marble and gold, reflecting both the modern-day and the past. The inspired floor plan takes us to the second and a third level of the house that resonates with the colors of this impressively strong appearance. Comprising of two wings of the second level, you will be taken into the private access of additional bedrooms. On the opposite side, you will find the entertaining area which is the elegantly crafted luxurious master suite with two separate bathrooms. The master suite demonstrates its space and functionality overlooking a huge professionally landscaped backyard with the pool, jacuzzi, tennis court, majestic flowers, trees, lights & surroundings. Top off your dream home for parties, events, meetings, or even fashion shows such as those, led in the past, by world-famous designers like Versace or Ralph Loren who promoted their exquisite collections in this multitude of colors property creations. A pleasure to show the beyond comparison estate located in Lake Forest - a city known for its lush parks, Lake Michigan, highly rated schools, history of polo, golf courses, cute town, stores, restaurants & easy access transportation. Property TAX exemption opportunity/ Local Historic Landmark/- application is attached.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Everett Elementary School Deer Path Middle School Lake Forest High School
Price History
9/12/2021 Listed $4,900,000

General Features

Additional Parcels Y/N No
Appliances Double Oven, Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Trash Compactor
Architectural Style French Provincial
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Walkout
City Lake Forest
Community Features Pool, Tennis Court(s), Gated
Cooling Space Pac, Zoned
County Lake
Days on Market 6
Directions Deerpath East of Waukegan Road, South on Sussex to gates, on the left side
Elementary School Everett Elementary School
Elementary School District 67
Exterior Features Patio, Brick Paver Patio, In Ground Pool, Outdoor Grill
Garage Spaces 3
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Steam, Radiator(s)
High School Lake Forest High School
High School District 115
Interior Features Sauna/Steam Room, Bar-Dry, Hardwood Floors, In-Law Arrangement, 2nd Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Bookcases, 10' Ceiling, Historic/Period Mlwk, Some Carpeting, Special Millwork, Some Window Treatmnt
MLS Area Lake Forest
Middle/Junior High School Deer Path Middle School
Middle/Junior School District 67
New Construction No
Other Structures Shed(s), Tennis Court(s)
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Negotiable
Property Type Detached Single
Property Type Residential
Roof Slate
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name Sussex
Tax Annual Amount 40583.14
Tax Year 2020
Total Rooms 17
Township Shields

Interior Features

Basement Unfinished
Bathrooom Whirlpool, Separate Shower, Steam Shower, Bidet, European Shower, Soaking Tub
Bedrooms Possible 8
Full Baths 8
Half Baths 3
Laundry Features Sink
Living Area 11000
Livingareasource Estimated
Room Type Bedroom 5, Bedroom 6, Bedroom 7, Bedroom 8, Foyer, Office, Breakfast Room, Sitting Room, Recreation Room, Play Room
Street Suffix Lane
Total Baths 11
Total Bedrooms 8
Total Fireplaces 4

Exterior Features

Exterior Stucco, Stone
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 89217
Lot Features Cul-De-Sac, Landscaped
Lot Size Acres 2.0481
Other Equipment Security System, Intercom, CO Detectors, Sprinkler-Lawn
Water Source Lake Michigan
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Bedroom 2 17X16 Second Hardwood
Bedroom 3 17X13 Second Hardwood
Bedroom 4 16X15 Second Hardwood
Bedroom 5 11X10 Second Hardwood
Bedroom 6 14X10 Second Hardwood
Bedroom 7 11X8 Second Hardwood
Bedroom 8 18X17 Second Hardwood
Breakfast Room 24X13 Main Ceramic Tile
Dining Room 21X18 Main Hardwood
Family Room 28X17 Main Ceramic Tile
Foyer 41X13 Main Hardwood
Kitchen 17X16 Main Hardwood Eating Area-Breakfast Bar,Island,Pantry-Butler,Pantry-Walk-in,Custom Cabinetry,Granite Counters
Laundry 16X12 Second
Living Room 41X21 Main Hardwood
Master Bedroom 29X19 Second Hardwood
Office 24X14 Main Hardwood
Play Room 36X24 Third Carpet
Recreation Room 32X30 Third Carpet
Sitting Room 11X9 Main 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 Single Family Average in 60045

AVG $1.84M
AVG $23,954
AVG 146

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