920 Hawthorne Place Lake Forest, IL
$ 2,600,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#09768641
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyLAKE
  • CityLake Forest
  • AreaLake Forest
  • NeighborhoodDowntown
  • Zip60045
  • StyleGeorgian
  • Year Built1925
  • Taxes44209
  • Price$ 2,600,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage5458
  • Lot Size1.5 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff
Property Description

Designed by prominent architects, Litchfield and Rogers, and beautifully expanded and updated by David Poulton, this home is perfect for today's discerning buyers. Featured in many historical publications and books, this remarkable brick Georgian includes a DeGiulio kitchen, exquisite millwork, his and her master baths, a 4-car garage, 5 fireplaces, high ceilings and hardwood floors throughout. Mechanicals were updated and new windows were installed in 1997. The 2-car attached garage and family room were built by the current owners. Light-filled, well proportioned rooms. Large second floor laundry room. Partially finished attic storage space with a full staircase for access. Handsome wine cellar in the walkout basement. Private, stunning grounds with towering trees. 3 blocks to town, train and the beach. A fabulous home in a highly desireable east Lake Forest location! Perfection!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Sheridan Elementary School Deer Path Middle School Lake Forest High School
Price History
5/9/2018 Listed $2,950,000
3/28/2019 12% - $2,600,000

General Features

Age 91-100 Years
Area Amenities Curbs/Gutters, Street Lights, Street Paved
Assessment Includes None
Built Before 1978 Yes
County Lake
Detached Type 2 Stories
Directions Sheridan to Westminster, east to Hawthorne, north to house
District Elementary School 67
District High School 115
District Middle/Junior School 67
Exposure N (North)
General Information School Bus Service, Commuter Bus, Commuter Train
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
New Construction No
Special Assessments No
Status Active
Tax Year 2017
Taxes 44209
Waterfront No
Year Built 1925

Interior Features

2nd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
3rd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
4th Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 1 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 4 Name Library
Addtl Room 5 Name Foyer
Air Conditioning Central Air
Attic Full, Interior Stair
Basement Partial, Walkout
Basement Bathrooms (y/n) No
Basement Description Unfinished
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 18X13
Bedroom 2 Level/Floor 2nd Level
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 17X13
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 17X13
Corporate Limits LAKE FOREST
Dining Room Separate
Dining Room Dimensions 23X17
Dining Room Level Main Level
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Equipment Humidifier, Sump Pump
Family Room Dimensions 17X17
Family Room Flooring Hardwood
Fireplace Features Wood Burning, Gas Starter
Fireplace Locations Family Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other
Fireplaces 5
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 2
Heater Fuel Type Forced Air, 2+ Sep Heating Systems
Interior Features Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry
Kitchen Appliances Oven/Range, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
Kitchen Dimensions 18X13
Kitchen Level Main Level
Kitchen Type Pantry-Butler
Laundry Dimensions 10X10
Laundry Level/Floor 2nd Level
Living Area 5458
Living Room Dimensions 25X17
Living Room Flooring Hardwood
Living Room Level/Floor Main Level
Master Bed Dimensions 17X17
Master Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level
Other Room 1 Dimensions 17X13
Other Room 2 Dimensions 11X8
Other Room 3 Dimensions 13X9
Other Room 4 Dimensions 18X13
Other Room 4 Level Main Level
Other Room 5 Dimensions 30X10
Other Room 6 Level Not Applicable
Other Room 7 Level Not Applicable
Rooms List Breakfast Room, Mud Room, Pantry, Library, Foyer
Street Suffix Place
Total Bathrooms 4.2
Total Rooms 10

Exterior Features

City Lake Forest
Acreage 1.5
Architectural Style Georgian
Attached Garage Yes
Disability Access And/or Equipped No
Driveway Asphalt, Brick
Exterior Features Balcony, Patio, Porch
Foundation Details Concrete
Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s), Heated, Multiple Garages
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Spaces 4
Garage Type Attached, Detached
Lot Dimensions 198X285X247X285
Lot Features Fenced Yard, Landscaped Professionally
Lot Size Area 1.0-1.99 Acres
Parking Garage
Roof Wood Shakes/Shingles
Sewer Sewer-Public
Water Source Lake Michigan, Public

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Breakfast Rm 17X13 Main Level Hardwood
Dining Room 23X17 Main Level Hardwood Separate
Family Room 17X17 Main Level Hardwood
Foyer 30X10 Main Level
Library 18X13 Main Level
Living Room 25X17 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 17X17 2nd Level Hardwood
Mud 11X8 Main Level Hardwood
Pantry 13X9 Main Level Hardwood


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • 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 $1.56M
AVG $24,725
AVG 42
Year Built
AVG 1970