The beautiful community of Lake Forest, Illinois is home to 19,375 people situated on approximately 17 square miles. Platted in 1857 and incorporated in 1861, the City of Lake Forest is perfectly planned around its picturesque ravines and lake bluffs. Home to a number of notable architects in days gone by, the quality of architecture and construction in Lake Forest is exceedingly high. There is a vast collection of remarkable estates within this unique community of historical and physical notability. Potential homebuyers will find an abundance of options when considering Lake Forest as a new home.
Properties in Lake Forest are in high demand and the average listing price is around $729,300, but can be higher for luxurious estates. Students in Lake Forest have exemplary educational opportunities through the 15 public and private elementary and high schools. One of those schools, Everett Elementary School, has a GreatSchools rating of 10/10 and a parent rating of 5/5 stars. Another notable school is Lake Forest High School which has a GreatSchools rating 10/10 and a parent rating of 4/5 stars. In addition to great schools, there are other educational and entertainment opportunities in the area, including the Wildlife Discovery Center and numerous arts programs for children and adults, at Stirling Arts Center.
Residents of Lake Forest have an abundance of other amenities to enjoy including the beautiful Forest Park beach with its alluring waves and smooth sand. People can also enjoy Lake Forest’s 400 acres of parkland, as well as the McCormick Nature preserve. There are racquetball, squash, handball and tennis courts to be enjoyed, in addition to the 18 hole Deerpath golf course. And for the convenience of its residents, Lake Forest is served by two Metra Rail Lines, the Union Pacific North Line and Milwaukee District North Line. There are countless other benefits available to residents in Lake Forest making this a great place to consider when buying a home.
If you are interested in buying a home in Lake Forest or have other real estate questions please contact us today for more information.
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