Built in 1965 by Thomas Bleck - the original J.R. Thompson Estate known as the "Highlands" - this classic in-town 8,900 SF estate on 1.67 lush acres has been masterfully renovated by Eugene Martin. The floor plan was revised for today's active living , and everything has been remodeled with exquisite detail, including new hardwood flooring, designer light fixtures, tall, barreled ceilings, new windows, 5 fireplaces, and a new roof. A grand entry expands the entire depth of the home with French doors leading to the back brick paver patio. The home offers numerous gracious-sized rooms for a family to spread out and enjoy, including the formal dining room, living room, library with built-in bookshelves, family room with coffered ceiling, and game room. The spectacular, eat-in gourmet kitchen features an oversized island, quartzite countertops, Moroccan tile backsplash, high-end appliances including 3 Wolf stoves, 3 Bosch dishwashers, Subzero refrigerator & freezer, Subzero 60 bottle wine cooler, 3 sinks, and a walk-in pantry. There are six ensuite bedrooms on the 2nd floor, all with luxurious new baths, including the incredible primary suite with sitting room, huge walk-in closet, and gorgeous bath with oversized shower, separate vanities, and a soaking tub. Located off the mudroom with built-in cubbies is a third staircase leading to private spacious office with full bath. There is a laundry room on both the first and second floors, and a 3 car attached + 2 car detached garage. Numerous areas for storage or expansion in the attic with separate staircase and partially finished basement. This property is in an exceptional location, ideally located close to downtown Lake Forest, shopping, and the Metra. Very special estate with unparalleled quality workmanship. Purchase of both the house at 120 W. Alden on 1.67 acres plus the adjacent 1.38 acre lot is also available as a package at a significant discount!
120 W Alden Lane, Lake Forest, IL 60045 Find on Map
$2,890,000 ($325/SQ FT)
Estimated $15,370/month View My Payment
6 Bedrooms | 7 Full Baths, 3 Half Baths
MLS#: 11801398 | Status: Contingent Attorney/Inspection