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254 Butler Drive

  • 4 beds
  • 5 baths
  • 5,651 sqft
  • ~2 acre lot
  • $389 per sqft
  • 1994 build
  • on site

Gorgeous custom designed home with 7,600 square feet of beautifully finished space! Enjoy this fabulous location on 1.66 private acres in east Lake Forest on a cul-de-sac near town, schools, and parks. TOTALLY UPDATED throughout with a walkout lower level that makes entertaining a dream! The amazing lower level was just completed with a wet bar, full bath, masonry fireplace and built-ins. It provides easy access to the pool, bluestone terraces and newer outdoor kitchen. Elegant gourmet kitchen with high-end appliances, designer finishes, custom cabinetry, quartzite countertops, pantry and breakfast area that overlook the spectacular grounds with amazing sunsets! Stunning living room with cathedral ceilings, abundant natural light, limestone fireplace and exquisite lighting. The dining room opens to the sunroom and living room. The incredible family room with stone fireplace opens to the kitchen, handsome library with coffered ceiling and fireplace, exterior terraces and back stair. High ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors, custom designer finishes and draperies throughout! The luxurious bathrooms have been beautifully updated. The fabulous new lower level includes a bedroom, full bath, second family room, and recreation room updated this year. Durable, low-maintenance construction with brick walls and a slate roof with copper gutters and flashings. 5,700 SF above grade with 2,000+ additional SF of finished space in the walkout lower level along with an additional 1,500 SF of unfinished storage with high ceilings. Stunning details with custom millwork and closets, a 3.5 car garage with built-in cabinetry, epoxy floors, and storage. Spacious, well-appointed rooms with French doors, transom windows, newer mechanicals and many new windows. A superior home in a very desirable location with easy access to everything! Just steps to Lake Forest Country Day School. Perfection!

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MLS# 10991493 —

Amenities & Taxes

The Building

Year Built:
1994
REBUILT:
No
New Construction:
false
Direction Faces:
East
Roof:
Slate
Foundation Details:
Concrete Perimeter
Disability Access:
No
Exterior Features:
Patio,Pool In-Ground,Outdoor Grill
Basement:
Full,Walkout
Other Equipment:
Humidifier,Central Vacuum,TV Antenna,Security System,Ceiling Fan(s),Sump Pump,Sprinkler-Lawn,Air Purifier,Backup Sump Pump;
Living Area Source:
Assessor

Interior

Rooms Total:
13
Room Type:
Bedroom 5,Breakfast Room,Foyer,Library,Recreation Room,Sitting Room,Sun Room
Living Area:
5651
Interior Features:
Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings,Hardwood Floors,1st Floor Laundry,Walk-In Closet(s)
Fireplaces Total:
4
Fireplace Features:
Wood Burning,Gas Starter
Fireplace Location:
Family Room,Living Room,Basement,Other
Laundry Features:
Gas Dryer Hookup,Sink
LAUNDRY:
Terracotta
LAUNDRY:
Main Level
LAUNDRY:
9X5

Location

Directions:
Westleigh east of US41 to Butler Dr, north to house in cul-de-sac

The Property

Parcel Number:
16041020250000
Property Type:
Residential
Lot Size Dimensions:
194.13X184.12X289.99X225
Lot Size Acres:
1.66
Additional Parcels:
false
Waterfront:
false
Lot Features:
Cul-De-Sac,Irregular Lot,Landscaped,Mature Trees
Location:
N

Listing Agent

Contact info:

Taxes

Tax Year:
2019
Tax Annual Amount:
39817.3

Beds

Bedrooms Total:
4
Bedrooms Possible:
5

Baths

Bathrooms:
5
Bathrooms Full:
4
Bathrooms Half:
1

The Listing

Special Listing Conditions:
None

Heating & Cooling

Cooling:
Central Air,Zoned
Heating:
Natural Gas,Forced Air,Zoned

Utilities

Sewer:
Public Sewer
Water Source:
Lake Michigan
Electric:
400 Amp Service or Greater

Appliances

Appliances:
Double Oven,Microwave,Dishwasher,High End Refrigerator,Freezer,Washer,Dryer,Disposal,Wine Refrigerator,Range Hood

Schools

Elementary School:
Cherokee Elementary School
Elementary School District:
67
Middle Or Junior School:
Deer Path Middle School
Middle Or Junior School District:
67
High School:
Lake Forest High School
High School District:
115

The Community

Association Fee Includes:
None
Association Fee Frequency:
Not Applicable

Parking

Garage Type:
Attached
Garage Spaces:
3.5
Garage Onsite
Yes

Extra Units

Other Structures:
Outdoor Kitchen

Schools

Rating Details
9

Cherokee Elementary School

  • Public
  • K-4
  • 0.8 mi
9

Deer Path Middle School West

  • Public
  • 7-8
  • 1.0 mi
6

Deer Path Middle School East

  • Public
  • 5-6
  • 1.0 mi
10

Lake Forest High School

  • Public
  • 9-12
  • 2.1 mi

GreatSchools scores are based on a scale from 1 to 10, where 10 is above average.

The school service areas are not definitive and should only be used as guidance. GreatSchools Ratings provided by www.greatschools.org

Monthly cost estimate

254 Butler Drive

Asking price

$2,200,000

Mortgage

$7,505

Taxes $3,318
Insurance $605
Utilities $241 See report
Total $11,669/mo.*
*This is an estimate

Flood Risk

  • FEMA Zone (est.):
  • Flood insurance:

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Flood likelihood over time

year probability
1y 1%
5y 4%
10y 7%
15y 11%
20y 14%
25y 17%
30y 20%

Because risk accumulates over time, this property has a 20% chance of flooding within the next 30 years.

Provided by Flood Factor™

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Sale history

Date Event Source Price % Change
3/4/21
Sold Subject To Contingencies MRED $2,200,000
2/9/21
Listed / Active MRED $2,200,000 19.7% (2.4% / YR)
12/10/20
Listed / Active MRED

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