1545 West Fork Drive

Lake Forest, IL 60045

$850,000
Last Sold Price
4
Beds
2
Baths
1
1/2 Bath
2,840 Sq. Ft.
$299 / Sq. Ft.
2,840
Sq. Ft.
$299
per Sq. Ft.

Description

Nestled on a peaceful 3/4 acre lot, this charming 2-story colonial home boasts 4 spacious bedrooms, 2.5 baths (including a full master bath), and a 2-car garage. Offering the perfect blend of comfort and convenience in Lake Forest, IL Step inside to discover a warm and inviting interior with wood floors gracing the first and second floors. The main level features an updated kitchen (2021) with white shaker cabinets and granite countertops, stainless steel appliances (2020), and a cozy dining area....Nestled on a peaceful 3/4 acre lot, this charming 2-story colonial home boasts 4 spacious bedrooms, 2.5 baths (including a full master bath), and a 2-car garage. Offering the perfect blend of comfort and convenience in Lake Forest, IL Step inside to discover a warm and inviting interior with wood floors gracing the first and second floors. The main level features an updated kitchen (2021) with white shaker cabinets and granite countertops, stainless steel appliances (2020), and a cozy dining area. The living room is ideal for relaxation, with an abundance of natural light, while the family room flows to the kitchen and allows for the seamless entertainment. The basement, though unfinished, offers endless possibilities for customization. Outside, the property is a nature lover's dream, with a wooded lot and large trees providing privacy and serenity. Enjoy the convenience of a large paver driveway (recently power washed and resanded) wide enough for turn arounds, and long enough to host guests. Additional features include a newer roof (2018), newer triple pane windows (2016), cedar siding, Leaf guard gutters, and an HVAC system, including the high efficiency heat pump/AC, and furnace, replaced in 2009. The house has been freshly painted inside and out, ensuring a move-in ready experience. Located just minutes from West Lake Forest, you'll have easy access to Sunset Foods, restaurants, healthcare facilities, and the train station. Plus, with an elementary school, parks, and a playground within walking distance, this home offers the perfect blend of comfort, convenience, and community. Don't miss the chance to make this beautiful property your own!

Listing Agent

  1. Joe Gattone

    Joe Gattone

    Listing Agent

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Property Details for 1545 West Fork Drive

Area
Lake Forest
Township
Vernon
Ownership
Fee Simple
Num Of Garage Spaces
2.0
Num Of Parking Spaces
2.0
Parking Included in Price
Yes
Num of Interior Fireplaces
1
Heat/Fuel
Natural Gas, Forced Air, Heat Pump

Location

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LISTING UPDATED: 06/07/2024 03:00 AM

Property Details for 1545 West Fork Drive

StatusClosed
MLS #12026596
Days on Market53
Taxes$12,550 / year
HOA Fees-
Condo/Co-op Fees-
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeDetached Single / 2 Stories
Year Built1969
Lot Size0.73 AC / 31,798 SF
CountyLake County

Location

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Building Information for 1545 West Fork Drive

Stories-Year Built1969Building Size-Lot Size0.73 AC / 31,798 SF

Payment Calculator

$5,685 per month

30 year fixed, 7.25% Interest

Principal and Interest

$4,639

Property Taxes

$1,046

HOA Dues

$0

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Property Information for 1545 West Fork Drive

General Information
School Information
  • Elementary School District: 67
  • Elementary School: Everett Elementary School
  • Jr High Middle School: Deer Path Middle School
  • High School District: 115
  • High School: Lake Forest High School
  • Middle Or Junior School District: 67
Addtl Parking Information
  • Garage Details: Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s)
  • Garage On Site: true
  • Garage Ownership: Owned
  • Garage Type: Attached
  • Parking: Garage
Taxes and HOA Information
  • Association Fee Frequency: Not Applicable
Property Information
Interior Features
  • Interior Property Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, First Floor Laundry, Built-in Features, Granite Counters, Separate Dining Room, Some Insulated Wndws
  • Num Of Rooms: 9
  • Bedrooms (Below Grade): 0
  • Door Features: 6 Panel Door(s)
  • Window Features: Triple Pane Windows
  • Community Features: Curbs, Street Paved
  • Attic: Pull Down Stair
  • Bath Amenities: Double Sink,Soaking Tub
  • Fireplace Features: Wood Burning
  • Basement Type: Full
  • Bedrooms Possible: 4
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air
  • Electric: 200+ Amp Service
  • Basement Description: Unfinished
  • Dining Room: Separate
  • Basement Bathrooms: No
  • Fireplace Location: Family Room
  • Room Type: Recreation Room
  • Num of Baths: 2.1
Exterior Features
  • Type: 2 Stories
Utilities / Equipment
  • Sewer: Sewer-Public
  • Water: Public
  • Appliances: Oven-Double, Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, All Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Range Hood, Gas Cooktop, Gas Oven
  • Other Equipment: Humidifier
Property/Lot Information
  • Exterior Property Features: Patio
  • New Construction YN: No
  • Rebuilt: No
  • Rehabilitated: No
  • Built Before 1978: Yes
  • Age: 51-60 Years
  • Type Detached: 2 Stories
  • Total Sq Ft: 0
  • Aprox Total Finished Sq Ft: 0
  • Total Finished and Unfin Sq Ft: 0
  • Lot Description: Forest Preserve Adjacent, Landscaped Professionally, Wooded, Mature Trees
  • Lot Size: .50-.99 Acre
  • Lot Dimensions: 33106
  • Other Structures: Shed(s)
  • Waterfront: No
  • Disability Access and/or Equipped: No
  • Driveway: Brick
  • Exterior Building Type: Cedar
  • Roof Type: Asphalt
  • Foundation Details: Pillar/Post/Pier
  • General Information: School Bus Service
  • Living Area Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Source: County Records
Property and Assessments
  • Buyer Financing: Conventional, FHA, VA
  • Public Document Count: 1
  • Document Date: 2024-04-11T13:46:58
  • Photos Count: 50
  • Rural: N
  • OpenHouse Count: 1
Virtual Tour/Additional Media
  • Virtual Tour: None
  • Virtual Tour YN: No
  • Virtual Tour Date: 04-12-2024
Room Information
Master Bedroom Information
  • Master Bedroom Level: Second
  • Room Type: Master Bedroom
  • Master Bedroom Bath: Full
  • Master Bedroom Dimensions: 17X19
Bedroom #2 Information
  • 2nd Bedroom Level: Second
  • Room Type: Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom #2 Room Dimensions: 15X13
Bedroom #3 Information
  • 3rd Bedroom Level: Second
  • Room Type: Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom #3 Room Dimensions: 15X14
Bedroom #4 Information
  • 4th Bedroom Level: Second
  • Room Type: Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom #4 Room Dimensions: 15X12
Dining Room Information
  • Dining Room Level: Main
  • RoomType_DR: Dining Room
  • Dining Room Dimensions: 11X12
Family Room Information
  • Family Room Level: Main
  • RoomType_FR: Family Room
  • Family Room Dimensions: 13X19
Kitchen Information
  • Kitchen Level: Main
  • RoomType_KT: Kitchen
  • Kitchen Dimensions: 13X18
Laundry Information
  • Laundry Level: Main
  • Room Type: Laundry
  • Laundry Dimensions: 7X9
Living Room Information
  • Living Room Level: Main
  • Room Type: Living Room
  • Living Room Dimensions: 15X22
Recreation Room Information
  • Room Level: Basement
  • Room Type: Recreation Room
  • Deck Dimensions: 40X35

Property History for 1545 West Fork Drive

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
DateEvent & SourcePrice

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Public Records for 1545 West Fork Drive

Taxable ValueLand$106,937Additions$136,103Total$243,040
Tax Record2023$12,550 ($1,046 / month)
Home Facts
Beds0Baths2.5Total Finished SqFt2,840 SqFtAbove Grade Finished SqFt2,840 SqFtStories2Lot Size33,106 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1969CountyLAKEAPN15-12-403-023Fireplace TypeHas Fireplace

Schools near 1545 West Fork Drive

This home is within Lake Forest School District 67.
Rating
School
Type
Grades
Distance
Public - K to 4
Public - 5 to 6
Public - 7 to 8
Public - 9 to 12
Rating
School
Distance
Everett Elementary School
PublicK to 4

Deer Path Middle School East
Public5 to 6

Deer Path Middle School West
Public7 to 8

Lake Forest High School
Public9 to 12

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