1280 Knollwood Circle Lake Forest, IL
$ 1,349,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10965340
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyLAKE
  • CityLake Forest
  • AreaLake Forest
  • Zip60045
  • Style
  • Year Built1967
  • Taxes$ 26601
  • Price$ 1,349,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms7
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage7533
  • Lot Size2.33 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Coldwell Banker Realty
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) - 103 - IL
Property Description

This gracious estate boasts unobstructed golf course views, amazing grounds, perennial gardens and 8 car garage spaces with plenty of room for your golf cart and car collection. It's a golf lover's dream, strategically placed on 2.33 acres adjoining the 1st fairway of Knollwood Country Club featuring spectacular views. Oscar Meyer built this gracious 6 bedroom, 7 full and 2 half baths, 7533 square foot, 8 car garage, home in 1967 for his oldest son. The current owner added a self contained apartment addition in 2011 on the main floor off the library overlooking the golf course, featuring a living room, kitchenette, 1st floor bedroom, and full bath with zero-threshold shower. Off the kitchen is a private bedroom, bath and sitting room on the 2nd floor, separate from the 4 bedrooms on the 2nd floor. Original significant architectural features include: marble floors, marble powder room floors and pedestal sink, sconces, 5 fireplaces, bridal staircase and chandeliers. Recent updates: refurbished roof and 2 new air conditioning units. The property is being sold "As Is"

Elementary School Middle School High School
Everett Elementary School Deer Path Middle School Lake Forest High School
Price History
1/26/2021 Listed $1,349,000

General Features

Additional Parcels Y/N No
Appliances Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Range Hood
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Full
City Lake Forest
Contingency Financing
Cooling Central Air
County Lake
Days on Market 231
Directions Waukegan Road to South Entrance of Knollwood Club pass the club house, to Knollwood Circle
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Elementary School Everett Elementary School
Elementary School District 67
Exterior Features Patio, Storms/Screens, Workshop
Garage Spaces 8
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas, Forced Air
High School Lake Forest High School
High School District 115
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, In-Law Arrangement, 1st Floor Laundry, 1st Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, 9' Ceiling, Beamed Ceilings
MLS Area Lake Forest
Middle/Junior High School Deer Path Middle School
Middle/Junior School District 67
New Construction No
Other Structures Second Garage
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Closing
Property Type Detached Single
Property Type Residential
Roof Shake
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active Under Contract
Status Contingent
Street Name Knollwood
Tax Annual Amount 26601.18
Tax Year 2020
Total Rooms 16
Township Shields
Year Built 1967

Interior Features

Basement Partially Finished
Bathrooom Separate Shower, Double Sink
Bedrooms Possible 6
Below Grade Finished Area 1554
Fireplace Features Wood Burning
Full Baths 7
Half Baths 2
Living Area 7533
Livingareasource Assessor
Room Type Bedroom 5, Bedroom 6, Eating Area, Office, Library, Sitting Room, Heated Sun Room, Enclosed Porch Heated, Foyer, Mud Room
Street Suffix Circle
Total Baths 9
Total Bedrooms 6
Total Fireplaces 5

Exterior Features

Buyerofficefax (312) 475-1810
Exterior Brick
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 291.8 X 364.8 X 404.3 X 230.8
Lot Features Cul-De-Sac, Golf Course Lot, Landscaped, Wooded, Mature Trees, Garden, Views
Lot Size Acres 2.33
Water Source Lake Michigan
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Bedroom 2 14X14 Main Hardwood
Bedroom 3 11X18 Second Carpet
Bedroom 4 12X17 Second Carpet
Bedroom 5 14X17 Second Carpet
Bedroom 6 10X15 Second Carpet
Dining Room 17X16 Main Hardwood
Eating Area 12X16 Main Hardwood
Enclosed Porch Heated 16X21 Main Ceramic Tile
Family Room 15X30 Main Hardwood
Foyer 22X16 Main Marble
Heated Sun Room 21X21 Main Ceramic Tile
Kitchen 13X17 Main Hardwood Eating Area-Table Space,Island,Pantry-Walk-in,Granite Counters,Updated Kitchen
Laundry 9X20 Main Ceramic Tile
Library 25X25 Main Hardwood
Living Room 18X25 Main Hardwood
Master Bedroom 18X18 Second Carpet
Mud Room 9X17 Main Ceramic Tile
Office 15X16 Main Hardwood
Sitting Room 12X16 Second Carpet


  • 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 $990K
AVG $15,398
AVG 92
Year Built
AVG 1974