405 North Mayflower Road Lake Forest, IL
$ 8,499,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10015247
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyLAKE
  • CityLake Forest
  • AreaLake Forest
  • NeighborhoodDowntown
  • Zip60045
  • StyleEnglish
  • Year Built1917
  • Taxes138360
  • Price$ 8,499,000
  • Bedrooms10
  • Full Bathrooms11
  • Half Bathrooms4
  • Sqr Footage24500
  • Lot Size5.4 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago
Property Description

Set on over 5 private acres with approximately 400'of beach is Illinois' most architecturally significant estate on Lake Michigan, Mayflower Place, which hosted royalty several times in its history. This estate was meticulously renovated & restored in 1987 & 1988 by 70 craftsmen and European artists. The superior construction and level of intricate hand-carved architectural details and finishes rival the grand estates on the east coast. Built of durable materials, this concrete and brick structure features hand-carved limestone, monumental limestone stairs, fountains and balustrades, exquisite plaster relief ceilings, a slate roof w/ decorative copper details & scuppers, & leaded glass windows w/ limestone surrounds. Enjoy over 400' of Lakefront, 28 rms/12 beds/11.4 baths and 11 exquisite fireplaces. An opportunity of a lifetime! One must see it to grasp its beauty & truly appreciate the level of detail rarely seen today & impossible to replicate. Truly spectacular in every way! One-of-a-kind

Elementary School Middle School High School
Sheridan Elementary School Deer Path Middle School Lake Forest High School
Price History
7/12/2018 Listed $8,950,000
7/3/2019 6% - $8,499,000

General Features

Age 100+ Years
Architectural Style English
Assessment Includes None
Basement Full
Built Before 1978 Yes
Community Features Pond/Lake, Water Rights, Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
Contingency Attorney/Inspection
County Lake
Detached Type 3 Stories
Directions Deerpath Rd East of Sheridan Rd to Mayflower S. to Gate
District Elementary School 67
District High School 115
District Middle/Junior School 67
Elementary School Sheridan Elementary School
Exposure N (North), Lake/Water
General Information School Bus Service, Commuter Bus, Commuter Train
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
High School Lake Forest High School
Middle/Junior School Deer Path Middle School
New Construction No
North 26
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Space/s
Rehab No
Special Assessments No
Status Contingent
Tax Year 2019
Taxes 138360.3
Waterfront Yes
Year Built 1917

Interior Features

2nd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
3rd Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
4th Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Additional Rooms 7th Bdrm
Addtl Room 1 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 10 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 10 Name Recreation Rm
Addtl Room 4 Name 8th Bdrm
Addtl Room 5 Name 9th Bdrm
Addtl Room 6 Name 10th Bdrm
Addtl Room 7 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 7 Name Library
Addtl Room 8 Flooring Marble
Addtl Room 8 Name Breakfast Rm
Addtl Room 9 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 9 Name Exercise Rm
Air Conditioning Central Air, Space Pac, Zoned
Attic Finished, Full, Interior Stair
Basement Bathrooms (y/n) Yes
Basement Description Partially Finished, Crawl, Exterior Access
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 22X14
Bedroom 2 Level/Floor 2nd Level
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 26X20
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 25X20
Continue To Show? Yes
Corporate Limits Lake Forest
Dining Room Separate
Dining Room Dimensions 28X23
Dining Room Level Main Level
Electric 400 Amp Service or Greater
Equipment Humidifier, Central Vacuum, TV-Cable, Security System, Ceiling Fan, Power Generator
Family Room Dimensions 37X21
Family Room Flooring Hardwood
Fireplace Features Wood Burning
Fireplace Locations Family Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other
Fireplaces 9
Full Baths 11
Half Baths 4
Heater Fuel Type Gas, Forced Air, Hot Water/Steam, Radiators, Zoned
Interior Features Bar-Wet, Elevator, Hardwood Floors, 2nd Floor Laundry
Kitchen Appliances Oven-Double, Oven/Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Refrigerator-Bar, Freezer, Disposal, Compactor-Trash
Kitchen Dimensions 44X15
Kitchen Level Main Level
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Breakfast Bar, Eating Area-Table Space, Island, Pantry-Closet, Pantry-Walk-in
Laundry Dimensions 23X14
Laundry Level/Floor 2nd Level
Living Area 24500
Living Room Dimensions 43X23
Living Room Flooring Hardwood
Living Room Level/Floor Main Level
Master Bath Full
Master Bed Dimensions 27X21
Master Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level
Multiple Pin Numbers (y/n) No
Other Room 1 Dimensions 15X17
Other Room 10 Dimensions 48X20
Other Room 2 Dimensions 26X14
Other Room 3 Dimensions 26X14
Other Room 4 Dimensions 19X10
Other Room 4 Level 3rd Level
Other Room 5 Dimensions 12X10
Other Room 6 Dimensions 12X10
Other Room 6 Level 3rd Level
Other Room 7 Dimensions 37X22
Other Room 7 Level Main Level
Other Room 8 Dimensions 24X16
Other Room 9 Dimensions 31X19
Rooms List 5th Bedroom, 6th Bedroom, 7th Bedroom, 8th Bedroom, 9th Bedroom, 10th Bedroom, Breakfast Room, Exercise Room, Library, Recreation Room
Street Suffix Road
Total Bathrooms 11.
Total Rooms 18

Exterior Features

City Lake Forest
Acreage 5.4038
Disability Access And/or Equipped No
Driveway Asphalt, Brick, Circular, Side Drive
Exterior Features Balcony, Patio, Roof Deck, Brick Paver Patio
Foundation Details Concrete
Lot Dimensions 235224
Lot Features Beach, Lake Front, Landscaped Professionally, Water Rights, Mature Trees
Lot Size Area 5.0-5.99 Acres
Parking Ownership Owned
Roof Slate
Sewer Sewer-Public
Total Parking 10
Water Source Public

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
10th Bdrm 12X10 3rd Level Hardwood
5th Bdrm 15X17 2nd Level Hardwood
6th Bdrm 26X14 2nd Level Hardwood
7th Bdrm 26X14 2nd Level Hardwood
8th Bdrm 19X10 3rd Level Hardwood
9th Bdrm 12X10 3rd Level Hardwood
Breakfast Rm 24X16 Main Level Marble
Dining Room 28X23 Main Level Hardwood Separate
Exercise Rm 31X19 2nd Level Hardwood
Family Room 37X21 Main Level Hardwood
Library 37X22 Main Level Hardwood
Living Room 43X23 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 27X21 2nd Level Hardwood
Recreation Rm 48X20 3rd Level Hardwood


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60045

AVG $980K
AVG $19,465
AVG 54
Year Built
AVG 1968
AVG 23
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