700 Crab Tree Farm Lane, Lake Bluff, IL
$ 19,900,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#11835400
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyLAKE
  • CityLake Bluff
  • AreaLake Bluff
  • Zip60044
  • Style
  • Year Built1994
  • Taxes$ 130001
  • Price$ 19,900,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage9990
  • Lot Size31.85 Acres
Data Source:
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
Property Description

This lakeshore legacy property is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to establish your multi-generational family compound in the idyllic town of Lake Bluff, Illinois. This 30-acre property with its polo fields and equestrian stables with 13 stalls rivaling Wellington, and 700 feet of private Lake Michigan beach access for boating, is reserved for the discerning buyer who wants the best of both worlds: a luxurious country estate and the convenience of access to metropolitan living. Just 35 miles north of Chicago's 22 Michelin Star restaurants, world-class museums including art by Suerat, O'Keeffe and Van Gogh, and the largest heliport in North America, Lakeshore Legacy boasts of the seclusion and security of a private oasis. The sprawling estate has the ambiance of Europe with a tree-lined gravel drive, in-ground pool, tennis court, and nearby access to the prestigious Shore Acres Country Club. The marquee home features a stunningly renovated primary suite and handcrafted millwork making this six bedroom, six full and two half bath home the perfect retreat to enjoy unobstructed Lake Michigan sunrises. Both formal and informal gardens accentuate the beauty of the land. Impressive architectural details abound including a captivating two-story entryway with iron railings, custom chef's kitchen with commercial grade appliances and sunny eat-in area, all in a meticulously maintained one-owner home that strikes the perfect balance between opulence and comfort. Establish your lakeshore legacy: World class and a world away. *PLEASE DO NOT ENTER CRAB TREE FARM LANE WITHOUT PERMISSION, AS IT IS PRIVATE PROPERTY.*

Elementary School Middle School High School
Lake Bluff Elementary School Lake Bluff Middle School Lake Forest High School
Price History
7/18/2023 Listed $22,900,000
3/11/2024 14% - $19,900,000

General Features

Interior Features Bar-Wet,Hardwood Floors,Heated Floors,First Floor Full Bath
Sewer Sewer-Storm
Heating Natural Gas,Forced Air
Cooling Central Air
Possession Closing
Roof Other
Appliances Microwave,Dishwasher,High End Refrigerator,Freezer,Washer,Cooktop,Range Hood
Garage Spaces 4
Association Fee Includes None
Year Built 1994
Township Shields
Tax Year 2022
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Community Features Water Rights
Assoc Fee Paid Per Not Applicable
County Lake
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
Total Rooms 16
Status Active
Directions Sheridan Rd to Crab Tree Farm
High School Lake Forest High School
City Lake Bluff
High School District 115
MLS Area Lake Bluff
Waterfront Y/N Yes
Street Name Crab Tree Farm
Elementary School Lake Bluff Elementary School
Tax Annual Amount 130001.6
Middle/Junior High School Lake Bluff Middle School
Additional Parcels Y/N Yes
Virtual Tour
Days on Market 262
Standard Status Active
Middle/Junior School District 65
Elementary School District 65
Property Type Detached Single

Interior Features

Basement Full
Total Fireplaces 5
Fireplace Features Wood Burning,Gas Starter
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 2
Street Suffix Lane
Total Bedrooms 5
Below Grade Finished Area 1540
Room Type Bedroom 5,Bedroom 6,Breakfast Room,Office,Recreation Room,Game Room,Sitting Room,Exercise Room
LivingAreaSource Assessor
Total Baths 8
Bedrooms Possible 6
Basement Finished
Bathrooom Double Sink,Soaking Tub

Exterior Features

Water Source Lake Michigan
Total Parking 4
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
Lot Dimensions 645 X 1200 X 690 X 1787 X 41 X 1044
Lot Size Acres 31.85
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Type Attached
Garage Ownership Owned
Exterior Limestone


  • 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 Single Family Average in 60044

AVG $2.87M
AVG $31,158
AVG 602
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1978
AVG 33
Data Provided by Walkscore® not using MLS data