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901 Rosemary Road

  • 6 beds
  • 8 baths
  • 11,613 sqft
  • ~5 acre lot
  • $904 per sqft
  • 1914 build
  • on site

Exquisite beyond compare! Offering a lifestyle of warmth, elegance, comfort and luxury, this magnificent estate was meticulously renovated and expanded to exceed expectations throughout all 4 levels. Completed in 2015, this spectacular 11,613 square foot home is perfectly set on over 5.24 acres of breath-taking grounds in the heart of east Lake Forest. (2 properties were purchased and combined totaling 5.24 acres) This luxurious estate is fully controlled anywhere in the world with its Savant Smart Home Automation system. Over $5,000,000 was spent in the interior of the estate. Over $3,000,000 was spent on the exterior of the estate. Features include 6 luxurious en-suite bedrooms and baths with radiant heat, 2 half baths, 10 remarkable fireplaces, a gorgeous living room with intricate plaster ceilings, a sunroom with panoramic views of the beautiful grounds, a library with custom cerused oak paneled walls, an elegant dining room with intricate millwork, a gracious family room that opens to the custom designed gourmet kitchen, a theater room, swimming pool, spa, pergola with fireplace, 6 heated garages, a separate guest suite, new mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, a whole house generator, and more. La Vieille Maison is the "ultimate" entertainment destination. It is a retreat that will leave you breathless with peace and tranquility with gorgeous vistas in every room. The discerning home owner will appreciate its competitive price given its sought-after location, superior quality of construction, size, privacy, security, and timeless attributes. Upon viewing the estate, one will sense the extraordinary collaboration between the finest team of architects, interior designers, landscape architects and craftsmen. The heated 4-car attached garage includes thermostats and epoxy flooring. The heated 2-car detached garage includes epoxy flooring and a full house generator over the 2 car garage with reinforced flooring and a ventilation system. Mariani Landscape designed the spectacular grounds! Features include stunning gardens, stone terraces and walks, custom outdoor lighting, a swimming pool, pool vault, pergola, outdoor fireplace, garden walls, pillars, and custom designed entrance and service entry gates. The landscaping includes a 70 zone irrigation system, specimen trees, and a secret garden. A new snowmelt system was added on the front stairs, back stairs and both crushed stone and sealed driveways in the front of the house and both garages. All work was completed by union laborers and tradesmen. Every basement room was built-out and new finishes were installed. Spaces include a large laundry room, storage room, AV equipment room and 2 spacious playrooms. The Savant system controls all televisions, outdoor music, pool, gates, draperies, security, climate throughout, all lighting inside and outside, security cameras, and the fireplaces in the family room and primary bedroom. An attached guest house and custom designed stairwell with full bath, entertainment room and bedroom, and a mudroom and 1/2 bath were added to the estate. The estate was originally designed by Arthur Heun for newlyweds William Mitchell and Ginevra King Mitchell. He was the son of the president of Illinois Merchants Trust which merged into Continental Bank. Ginevra King Mitchell was the daughter of stockbroker Charles King. She was also the former crush of F. Scott Fitzgerald and the inspiration for the character Daisy Buchanan in his novel "The Great Gatsby." Heun designed many mansions and the Casino Club and the Art Club in Chicago. Distinguished by its overall quality of detail, design, craftsmanship, and materials, this estate possesses a high level of integrity rarely found today. Absolute perfection!

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MLS# 11007256 —

Amenities & Taxes

The Building

Year Built:
1914
REBUILT:
No
New Construction:
false
Direction Faces:
North
Roof:
Slate
Foundation Details:
Concrete Perimeter
Disability Access:
No
Exterior Features:
Patio,Brick Paver Patio,Pool In-Ground,Storms/Screens,Outdoor Grill
Basement:
Full,Walkout
Other Equipment:
TV-Cable,Security System,CO Detectors,Sump Pump,Sprinkler-Lawn,Generator,Multiple Water Heaters
Living Area Source:
Estimated

Interior

Rooms Total:
18
Room Type:
Bedroom 5,Bedroom 6,Foyer,Game Room,Office,Play Room,Recreation Room,Sitting Room,Study,Tandem Room,Theatre Room
Living Area:
11613
Interior Features:
Hardwood Floors,In-Law Arrangement,Built-in Features,Walk-In Closet(s),Bookcases,Special Millwork
Door Features:
French Doors
Fireplaces Total:
9
Fireplace Features:
Double Sided,Wood Burning,Gas Log,Gas Starter
Fireplace Location:
Family Room,Living Room,Master Bedroom,Bedroom,Den/Library,Dining Room,Exterior
Laundry Features:
Sink
LAUNDRY:
Other
LAUNDRY:
Basement
LAUNDRY:
27X16

Location

Directions:
South on Sheridan road, East on Rosemary. Home is on South side of street.

The Property

Parcel Number:
12343030260000
Property Type:
Residential
Lot Size Dimensions:
228416
Lot Size Acres:
5.244
Lot Size Source:
County Records
Additional Parcels:
false
Waterfront:
false
Lot Features:
Fenced Yard,Irregular Lot,Landscaped,Mature Trees,Outdoor Lighting,Wood Fence

Listing Agent

Contact info:

Taxes

Tax Year:
2019
Tax Annual Amount:
100696.8

Beds

Bedrooms Total:
6
Bedrooms Possible:
6

Baths

Bathrooms:
8
Bathrooms Full:
6
Bathrooms Half:
2

The Listing

Special Listing Conditions:
None

Heating & Cooling

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

Utilities

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

Appliances

Appliances:
Double Oven,Microwave,Dishwasher,High End Refrigerator,Bar Fridge,Washer,Dryer,Disposal,Range Hood

Schools

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

The Community

Community Features:
Gated,Sidewalks,Street Lights,Street Paved
Association Fee Includes:
None
Association Fee Frequency:
Not Applicable

Parking

Garage Type:
Attached,Detached
Garage Spaces:
6
Garage Onsite
Yes

Extra Units

Other Structures:
Pergola,Second Garage,Garage(s)

Schools

Rating Details
6

Deer Path Middle School East

  • Public
  • 5-6
  • 1.3 mi
9

Deer Path Middle School West

  • Public
  • 7-8
  • 1.3 mi
7

Sheridan Elementary School

  • Public
  • K-4
  • 1.4 mi
10

Lake Forest High School

  • Public
  • 9-12
  • 1.5 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

901 Rosemary Road

Asking price

$10,500,000

Mortgage

$35,823

Taxes $8,391
Insurance $2,887
Utilities $471 See report
Total $47,572/mo.*
*This is an estimate

Flood Risk

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

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This property has minimal flood risk

This property has a . Although flood risks across the country are changing because of the environment, this property is unlikely to flood over the next 30 years.

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Sale history

Date Event Source Price % Change
3/1/21
Listed / Active MRED $10,500,000 107.6% (14.9% / YR)
12/16/13
Sold MRED $5,057,253 124.8% (54.8% / YR)
9/7/11
Sold MRED $2,250,000

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