About This 1917 Mansion For Sale In Lake Forest Illinois
Set on over 5 private acres with over 425-feet of beach is Illinois’ most architecturally-significant estate on Lake Michigan, Mayflower Place, which entertained royalty several times in its history. This estate was meticulously renovated and restored in 1987 and 1988 by 70 craftsmen and European artists. The superior construction and level of intricate hand-carved architectural details and finishes rival the grand estates on the east coast.
Built of durable materials, this concrete and brick structure features hand-carved limestone, monumental limestone stairs, fountains and balustrades, exquisite plaster relief ceilings, a slate roof with decorative copper details & scuppers, and leaded glass windows with limestone surrounds. Enjoy over 425 feet of lakefront, 28 rooms, 12 bedrooms, 11.4 baths, and 11 exquisite fireplaces. An opportunity of a lifetime! One must see it to grasp its beauty and truly appreciate the level of detail rarely seen today and impossible to replicate.