861 Gage Lane
Lake Forest, IL 60045

Status: Sold
Single Family
4 beds
3 baths
3,226 sq.ft
Listing Price: $799,000

About this home

Desirable one level living, SHOWS VERY WELL, at the end of the scenic private drive, roughly on a 1.5 acre, private, level lot. This one owner, builder's home is expertly maintained and built. East and west facing, this home enjoys fabulous light filled rooms throughout the day. The exceptionally spacious primary bedroom suite, also features a dressing room and makeup area. The deck accessed through the sliders in the primary bedroom offers a retreat for morning coffee, cocktails or a quiet snooze. The patio area off the kitchen, is ideal for outdoor cooking. The lot offers ample opportunity for a pool, outdoor fireplace and fabulous sun gardening. Sliders off the family room adjacent to the living room, offers easy access to the backyard. Your living space just doubled with the finished basement with a full bathroom, an additional family room with wet bar, a fireplace, a second kitchen, recreation room and ample storage. The flow in this home is practical and well thought out for future development. The structure is such that it allows for a second story to be added - per the owners. The attached double garage is heated, and offers running hot and cold water. The detached 2.5 garage, is perfect for that long planned art studio, music studio or wood shop. The yard shed, the size of a good room offers ample storage for all garden equipment. Immense potential in this fabulous move-right-in home! Easy and quick access to shopping and creature comfort amenities. Somebody is going to get very lucky!

Property details

Property / Lot Details
Acreage 1.4221
Lot Dimensions 193X29.4X180X193
Lot Description Wooded, Mature Trees, Garden, Level
Lot Size Source County Records
Lot Size 1.0-1.99 Acres
NewConstructionYN 0
Other Structures Other, Second Garage, Shed(s), Garage(s)
Ownership Fee Simple
Property Type Detached Single
Style of House Ranch
Total Finished/Unfinshed Sq Ft 5008
Total Sq Ft 3226
Type Detached 1 Story
Upper Sq Ft 3226
Interior Features
Additional Rooms Eating Area, Family Room, Foyer, Pantry, Deck
Appliances Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Cooktop, Built-In Oven, Range Hood, Gas Cooktop
Aprox. Total Finished Sq Ft 5008
Square Feet 3,226
Square Feet Source Assessor
Attic Unfinished
Basement Description Finished
Bath Amenities Separate Shower, Double Sink
Basement Bathrooms Yes
Basement Full
Bedrooms Count 4
Bedrooms Possible 4
Bedrooms (Below Grade) 0
Basement Sq Ft 1782
Dining Separate
Disability Access and/or Equipped No
BelowGradeFinishedArea 1782
Fireplace Location Family Room, Living Room, Basement
Fireplace Count 3
Fireplace Details Wood Burning, Attached Fireplace Doors/Screen, Gas Log, Gas Starter
Baths FULL Count 3
Baths Count 3
Baths Half Count 0
Interior Property Features Bar-Dry, Hardwood Floors, First Floor Bedroom, First Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases
LaundryFeatures In Unit, Laundry Chute, Sink
Total Rooms 10
room 1
Type Eating Area
Level Main
Dimensions 11X10
room 2
Type Family Room - Down
Level Basement
Dimensions 26X17
room 3
Type Foyer
Level Main
Dimensions 17X8
room 4
Type Pantry
Level Main
Dimensions 6X4
room 5
Type Deck
Level Main
Dimensions 21X17
room 6
Type Bedroom 2
Level Main
Dimensions 13X13
room 7
Type Bedroom 3
Level Main
Dimensions 12X11
room 8
Type Bedroom 4
Level Main
Dimensions 16X14
room 9
Type Dining Room
Level Main
Dimensions 16X14
room 10
Type Family Room
Level Main
Dimensions 22X20
room 11
Type Kitchen
Level Main
Dimensions 14X10
Kitchen Type Eating Area-Table Space, Island, Pantry-Walk-in
room 12
Type Laundry
Level Basement
Dimensions 15X14
room 13
Type Living Room
Level Main
Dimensions 20X18
room 14
Type Master Bedroom
Level Main
Dimensions 20X20
Master Bedroom Bath Full, Double Sink, Tub & Separate Shwr
Virtual Tour, Parking / Garage, Exterior Features, Multi-Unit Information
Age 51-60 Years
Approx Year Built 1969
Parking and Garage Spaces 4
Driveway Asphalt
Exposure East,West
Exterior Building Type Brick
Exterior Property Features Deck,Patio
Foundation Concrete Perimeter
Garage Details Garage Door Opener(s), Transmitter(s), Heated, Multiple Garages
Parking On-Site Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached, Detached
Parking Spaces Count 4
Parking Garage
Roof Type Asphalt
MRD Virtual Tour None
Virtual Tour Date 07/30/2021 8:36 pm
School / Neighborhood, Utilities, Financing, Location Details
Air Conditioning Central Air
CommunityFeatures Street Paved
Area Major Lake Forest
Corporate Limits Lake Forest
Directions Waukegan Rd, North of Deerpath to Gage Lane, East to address, right at the white pillars, enter the private driveway.
Equipment Humidifier, CO Detectors, Ceiling Fan(s), Sump Pump, Air Purifier
Elementary School Everett Elementary School
Elementary Sch Dist 67
Heat/Fuel Natural Gas, Forced Air
High Sch Lake Forest High School
High Sch Dist 115
Sewer Septic-Private
Water Lake Michigan
Jr High/Middle School Deer Path Middle School
Jr High/Middle Dist 67
Township Shields
Waterfront 0


Financing Conventional
Investment Profile Residential


Master Association Fee($) 0
Frequency Not Applicable
Master Association Fee No
Assessment Includes None
Master Association Fee Frequency Not Required
PIN 12302040040000
Special Assessments N
Taxes $14,531
Tax Exemptions Homeowner, Senior
Tax Year 2020
$799,000 Listing Price:
MLS # 11174239
Investment Profile Residential
Listing Market Time 55 days
Basement Full
Type Detached 1 Story
Parking Garage
List Date 07/30/2021
Year Built 1969
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