The Real Estate Book - Lake Forest, IL

Set on over 5 private acres with nearly 400'of beach is Illinois' most architecturally significant estate on Lake Michigan, Mayflower Place, which hosted royalty several times in its history. This estate was meticulously renovated & restored in 1987 & 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 w/ decorative copper details & scuppers, & leaded glass windows w/ limestone surrounds. Enjoy over 400' of Lakefront, 28 rms/12 beds/11.4 baths and 11 exquisite fireplaces. An opportunity of a lifetime! One must see it to grasp its beauty & truly appreciate the level of detail rarely seen today & impossible to replicate. Truly spectacular in every way! One-of-a-kind