Stand-out real estate listings across the Chicago area
See Inside $15 Million Lake Forest Mansion For Sale
Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018
A 13,353-square-foot home on 8.94 lakefront acres in Lake Forest went up for sale in July for $15 million. A look inside shows eight bedrooms, seven bathrooms, 12 fireplaces, five garages and a pool, but a closer look reveals the century-old home's history and historic details. Designed by architect Harrie T. Lindeberg, the home known as "Wyldwoode" was given a "Y" shape design "for spectacular lake views and full privacy," according to the listing. The bronze metal front door includes zodiac and other symbols designed by Oscar B. Bach. "The dining room features a barrel plaster ceiling, while the living room has an exquisite marble ox blood mantel fireplace," according to the listing. According to Crain's Chicago Business, this property is "the second-highest asking price for an existing home in the Chicago area." The home was listed with Houda Chedid of Coldwell Banker.