55 North Mayflower Road Lake Forest, IL
$ 15,000,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#10010982
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyLAKE
  • CityLake Forest
  • AreaLake Forest
  • NeighborhoodDowntown
  • Zip60045
  • StyleEnglish
  • Year Built1900
  • Taxes99222
  • Price$ 15,000,000
  • Bedrooms8
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage13353
  • Lot Size8.94 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Coldwell Banker Realty
Property Description

Opportunity of a lifetime to own the architectural masterpiece "Wyldwoode" by Harrie T. Lindeberg on 8.94 lakefront acres, including 2 subdivided lots. Built for steel tycoon, Clyde Carr, the "Y" shape design allows for spectacular lake views & full privacy. Guests are welcomed through the bronze metal front door with zodiac & other symbols designed by Oscar B. Bach. Elegant, gracious living is reflected through the wonderful blend of classic detail & comfortable floor plan. The dining room features a barrel plaster ceiling, while the living room has an exquisite marble ox blood mantel fireplace. The "Oval Office" on the 2nd floor has views of the lake. The master suite w/ his and hers baths & sitting room. The 3rd floor where you find the "high frontier bar". Home has 12 fireplaces. This compound is comprised of a grand & important home, 5 garages, pool, pool house & guest building attached by a breezeway. Lindeberg homes extend from South Hamptons to Lake Forest.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Sheridan Elementary School Deer Path Middle School Lake Forest High School
Price History
7/9/2018 Listed $15,000,000

General Features

Age 100+ Years
Architectural Style English
Assessment Includes None
Basement Full
Built Before 1978 Yes
Community Features Pool, Pond/Lake, Curbs/Gutters
County Lake
Detached Type 3 Stories
Directions Deerpath, East to Mayflower Rd, to Estate
District Elementary School 67
District High School 115
District Middle/Junior School 67
Elementary School Sheridan Elementary School
Exposure E (East), W (West)
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
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Garage
Rehab No
Special Assessments No
Status Active
Tax Year 2016
Taxes 99222.64
Waterfront Yes
Year Built 1900

Interior Features

4th Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Additional Rooms 7th Bdrm
Addtl Room 1 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 10 Name Recreation Rm
Addtl Room 4 Name 8th Bdrm
Addtl Room 5 Name Eating Area
Addtl Room 6 Name Breakfast Rm
Addtl Room 7 Name Den
Addtl Room 8 Flooring Hardwood
Addtl Room 8 Name Office
Addtl Room 9 Name Great Rm
Air Conditioning Space Pac
Basement Bathrooms (y/n) Yes
Basement Description Finished, Cellar
Bedroom 2 Dimensions 18X27
Bedroom 2 Level/Floor 2nd Level
Bedroom 3 Dimensions 16X18
Bedroom 4 Dimensions 17X18
Corporate Limits Lake Forest
Dining Room Separate
Dining Room Dimensions 29X22
Dining Room Level Main Level
Electric Circuit Breakers
Equipment TV-Cable, Security System
Family Room Dimensions 24X21
Family Room Flooring Stone
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 2
Heater Fuel Type Gas
Interior Features Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Full Bath
Kitchen Appliances Oven/Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Range Hood
Kitchen Dimensions 24X17
Kitchen Level Main Level
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Table Space, Pantry-Butler, Pantry-Walk-in
Laundry Dimensions 18X20
Laundry Level/Floor Basement
Living Area 13353
Living Room Dimensions 36X25
Living Room Flooring Hardwood
Living Room Level/Floor Main Level
Living Room Window Treatments Curtains/Drapes
Master Bath Full
Master Bed Dimensions 23X19
Master Bedroom Flooring Hardwood
Master Bedroom Level 2nd Level
Multiple Pin Numbers (y/n) No
Other Room 1 Dimensions 17X21
Other Room 10 Dimensions 18X25
Other Room 2 Dimensions 13X20
Other Room 3 Dimensions 17X13
Other Room 4 Dimensions 12X15
Other Room 4 Level 3rd Level
Other Room 5 Dimensions 12X13
Other Room 6 Dimensions 12X12
Other Room 6 Level Main Level
Other Room 7 Dimensions 9X12
Other Room 7 Level 2nd Level
Other Room 8 Dimensions 17X19
Other Room 9 Dimensions 18X25
Rooms List 5th Bedroom, 6th Bedroom, 7th Bedroom, 8th Bedroom, Eating Area, Breakfast Room, Den, Office, Great Room, Recreation Room
Street Suffix Road
Total Bathrooms 6.2
Total Rooms 18

Exterior Features

City Lake Forest
Acreage 8.94
Attached Garage Yes
Disability Access And/or Equipped No
Driveway Asphalt
Exterior Features Balcony, Patio, Porch Screened, Pool In-Ground
Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s)
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Spaces 5
Garage Type Detached
Lot Dimensions 389428
Lot Features Lake Front, Landscaped Professionally, Water View, Wooded
Lot Size Area 8.0-9.99 Acres
Other Structures Greenhouse
Roof Tile
Sewer Sewer-Public
Water Source Public

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
5th Bdrm 17X21 2nd Level Hardwood
6th Bdrm 13X20 2nd Level
7th Bdrm 17X13 2nd Level
8th Bdrm 12X15 3rd Level
Breakfast Rm 12X12 Main Level
Den 9X12 2nd Level
Dining Room 29X22 Main Level Hardwood Separate
Eating Area 12X13 Main Level
Family Room 24X21 Main Level Stone
Great Rm 18X25 3rd Level
Living Room 36X25 Main Level Hardwood
Master Bedroom 23X19 2nd Level Hardwood
Office 17X19 2nd Level Hardwood
Recreation Rm 18X25 3rd Level


  • 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 $1.69M
AVG $25,274
AVG 68
Year Built
AVG 1970