Exquisite beyond compare! Offering a lifestyle of warmth, elegance, comfort and luxury, this magnificent estate was meticulously renovated and expanded to exceed expectations throughout all four levels. Completed in 2015, this spectacular 11,613 square foot home is perfectly set on over 5.24 acres of breath-taking grounds in the heart of east Lake Forest. This luxurious estate is fully controlled anywhere in the world with its Savant Smart Home Automation system.
Features include six luxurious en-suite bedrooms and baths with radiant heat, two half baths, ten remarkable fireplaces, a gorgeous living room with intricate plaster ceilings, a sunroom with panoramic views of the beautiful grounds, a library with custom cerused oak paneled walls, an elegant dining room with intricate millwork, a gracious family room that opens to the custom designed gourmet kitchen, a theater room, swimming pool, spa, pergola with fireplace, six heated garages, a separate guest suite, new mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, a whole house generator, and more.
La Vieille Maison is the 'ultimate' entertainment destination. It is a retreat that will leave you breathless with peace and tranquility with gorgeous vistas in every room. The discerning home owner will appreciate its competitive price given its sought-after location, superior quality of construction, size, privacy, security, and timeless attributes. Upon viewing the estate, one will sense the extraordinary collaboration between the finest team of architects, interior designers, landscape architects and European craftsmen.
The heated four-car attached garage includes thermostats and epoxy flooring. The heated two-car detached garage includes epoxy flooring and a full house generator over the two-car garage with reinforced flooring and a ventilation system.
Over $3,000,000 was spent on the exterior landscaping, hardscape, custom outdoor lighting, swimming pool, pool vault, pergola, outdoor fireplace, garden walls, main entrance walls, pillars, and custom designed gates, service entrance gates, stockade fencing, and driveway. The landscaping includes a 70 zone irrigation system, specimen trees, a secret garden, flowers, shrubbery, and Kentucky bluegrass on Rosemary Road and the entire property. A new snowmelt system was added on the front stairs, back stairs and both crushed stone and sealed driveways in the front of the house and both garages. The exterior stone stairs on the front and back of the house were redone and all new balustrades were added to the back of the house.
Over $5,000,000 was spent in the interior of the estate. All work was completed by union laborers and tradesmen. Every basement room was built-out and new finishes were installed. Spaces include a large laundry room, ski storage room, AV equipment room and two spacious playrooms. All stairs leading to the basement were rebuilt and the floors were finished with epoxy.
Property Features Include: 9 fireplaces, multiple garages, heated garage, central air, gas forced air heating system, partially finished basement
Additional Information: high-end refrigerator, double oven, microwave, bar refrigerator, disposal, washer/dryer
Built in: 1914
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Lot Acres: 5.244