Price Reduction - Golf Course - Primary on Main
196 E Old Elm Road, Lake Forest, IL
$ 349,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11980698
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyLAKE
  • CityLake Forest
  • AreaLake Forest
  • Zip60045
  • StyleFarmhouse,Ranch
  • Year Built1920
  • Taxes$ 4776
  • Price$ 349,900
  • Bedrooms2
  • Full Bathrooms1
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage1205
  • Lot Size0.33 Acres
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
Property Description

Step back in time when you enter 196 E. Old Elm Rd. in Lake Forest and just imagine what life was like in this 2 bed 1 bath 1205 sq foot home. Oh, if the walls could talk!! This charming cottage style home allows you the opportunity to bring your ideas to make this house your home. Basement offers additional storage and an area for a workshop if you are handy. Screened-in porch and one level living makes this a real GEM. Located in prestigious Lake Forest the property offers a beautiful back yard complete with 19th hole for the golf enthusiast, 2 car detached garage, large deck, mature trees and great location. Just a few short blocks from Lake Michigan beaches, schools, trails, Moraine Dog Beach and Old Elm Golf Course. Don't let this one slip away. Home is sold AS IS.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Everett Elementary School Deer Path Middle School Lake Forest High School
Price History
2/14/2024 Listed $399,900
3/18/2024 3% - $389,900
3/29/2024 3% - $379,900
4/9/2024 8% - $349,900

General Features

Interior Features First Floor Bedroom,First Floor Full Bath
Sewer Public Sewer
Heating Steam,Radiant,Baseboard
Cooling Window/Wall Unit - 1
Possession Closing
Roof Asphalt
Appliances Range,Refrigerator,Washer,Dryer,Microwave
Exterior Features Deck
Garage Spaces 2
Association Fee Includes None
Architectural Style Farmhouse,Ranch
Year Built 1920
Township West Deerfield
Tax Year 2021
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Community Features Curbs,Street Lights,Street Paved
Assoc Fee Paid Per Not Applicable
County Lake
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
Contingency Attorney/Inspection
Total Rooms 6
Status Contingent
Directions Old Elm Rd. east of 41.
High School Lake Forest High School
City Lake Forest
High School District 115
MLS Area Lake Forest
Waterfront Y/N No
Street Name Old Elm
Elementary School Everett Elementary School
Tax Annual Amount 4776
Middle/Junior High School Deer Path Middle School
Additional Parcels Y/N No
Days on Market 63
Standard Status Active Under Contract
Middle/Junior School District 67
Elementary School District 67
Property Type Detached Single

Interior Features

Basement Partial
Full Baths 1
Street Suffix Road
Total Bedrooms 2
Room Type Foyer,Deck
LivingAreaSource Assessor
Total Baths 1
Bedrooms Possible 2
Basement Unfinished

Exterior Features

Water Source Lake Michigan
Total Parking 2
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
Lot Dimensions 76 X 165 X 74 X 165
Lot Size Acres 0.33
Other Equipment Ceiling Fan(s)
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Type Detached
Garage Ownership Owned
Exterior Other


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Contingent Average in 60045

AVG $1.3M
AVG $17,712
AVG 319
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1980

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