496 E Illinois Road Lake Forest, IL 60045
Listing Courtesy of: Midwest Real Estate Data / Lake Forest / Suzanne Myers

  496 E Illinois Road Lake Forest, IL 60045

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This three-story vintage home, known as the Frank W. Read House, is located in East Lake Forest in a coveted, close-to-town location, and is situated on almost an acre of beautiful, landscaped property! Vintage features include many original details such as wood floors, a beautiful staircase, high ceilings, built-ins, and multiple sun rooms with lovely views of the yard. Completely updated top to bottom over the last year, this home now enjoys four finished levels, five new bathrooms, a stunning white kitchen, and a four-car, tandem garage. The updates are comprehensive with all new mechanicals, roof, windows, and finishes. You can move right into this gem! Walk the property to enjoy the size and beauty of this lot. NEW in last 12 months: central air conditioning added, changed old boiler & radiator heat system to new gas furnace system, asphalt shingle roof, gutters, windows, kitchen, four bathrooms renovated (one upgraded from half to full bath). Finished basement including bathroom added, laundry room with new washer & dryer, new staircase & egress window added. Exterior stucco work and paint. Garage renovation with new roof, garage door, siding, epoxy floor & electric car capable. New wood floors through much of the house, refinished wood floors. Extensive electrical improvements including recessed lighting throughout, internet ready, light fixtures. Interior paint, cement patio and walkway, driveway. Massive landscaping work with incredible tree removal and many new plantings.

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Lot Size
0.81 acres
Single-Family Home
Year Built
School District
Lake County
Bathroom Details
  • Full Bathrooms: 5
Interior Features
  • Appliance: Gas Cooktop
  • Appliance: Range Hood
  • Appliance: Stainless Steel Appliance(s)
  • Appliance: High End Refrigerator
  • Appliance: Dishwasher
  • Appliance: Microwave
  • Appliance: Range
  • First Floor Full Bath
  • Hardwood Floors
Property Features
  • Fireplace: Wood Burning
  • Fireplace: Living Room
  • Fireplace: 1
Heating and Cooling
  • Forced Air
  • Natural Gas
  • Central Air
Basement Information
  • Cellar
  • Partial
Exterior Features
  • Stucco
  • Roof: Rubber
  • Roof: Asphalt
Utility Information
  • Utilities: Water Source: Public
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
School Information
  • Elementary School: Sheridan Elementary School
  • Middle School: Deer Path Middle School
  • High School: Lake Forest High School
  • Tandem
  • Detached
Living Area
  • 4,000 sqft
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