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Van Ann Kim

501 Butler Drive

$1,800,000 501 Butler Drive, Lake Forest, IL 60045
Welcome to this stunning, updated, 5 bedroom, 5 bath, all brick home. This home is on an idyllic location of a premium 1.3-acre lot next to beautiful Waveland Park, backing up to a private wooded area. Amazing features include a cook's kitchen, home gym, new and refurbished hardwood flooring, new lighting throughout, and a floor plan perfect for everyday living as well as for entertaining in style. This house includes meticulous upgrades including the fabulous expanded and renovated kitchen with top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, custom cabinetry, beautiful backsplash, an 11-foot island and a marvelous coffee bar with built-in Miele coffee maker and beverage fridge! The kitchen opens to the light and bright, spectacular family room and eating area, with vaulted beamed ceiling, wonderful built-ins and walls of windows and glass doors showcasing the stunning views of the gorgeous, professionally landscaped yard, patio and pool! The large first floor private office has an exquisite brick fireplace, built-ins and convenient patio access. The outdoor living space includes a beautiful, heated pool, brick fireplace, stunning pergola and expansive patio. The renovated mudroom and first floor full bath have heated flooring, and easy access to pool and patio area. The spacious primary bedroom suite on the upper level is truly a retreat with a luxurious whirlpool bath and a steam shower. Four additional large bedrooms and two lovely baths grace the rest of the upper level. The amazing fully renovated lower level expands the actual living space by another 1500+ square feet which includes a large recreation room, an awesome game/wet bar area, an exercise room, a full bath, a flexible room perfect for a 2nd office or a 6th bedroom and plenty of storage space. Full home sound system, security system, full-house back-up generator and so much more!! This is an absolute MUST-SEE!!
  • Sold
  • 5
  • 5
  • 1975
    Year Built
  • 4,500 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 4,500 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 1.38 Acres
  • MLS® ID: 11381235
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1975
  • School District: 115


  • Total Bedrooms: 5
  • Total Bathrooms: 5
  • Full Bathrooms: 5
  • Laundry Room: Gas Dryer Hookup, Sink
  • Fireplace: Wood Burning
  • Appliances: Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
  • Other Interior Features: Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, Heated Floors, Second Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Beamed Ceilings

Exterior & Building

  • Garage Space: 2.5
  • Water Source: Lake Michigan
  • Heat Type: Natural Gas, Forced Air
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air
  • Sewer: Public Sewer


  • Sales Price: $1,800,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $25,254/yr
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“Welcome to this stunning, updated, 5 bedroom, 5 bath, all brick home.”

501 Butler Drive

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