1717 Shore Acres Drive

Lake Bluff, IL
$ 9,950,000 Beds 6 Baths 9.5 Sq 10,405
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Sensational 3.08 acre lakefront property with approximately 320' of lake frontage. Breathtaking views of Lake Michigan from every room. Resort-like infinity edge pool with waterfall. Pool-side kitchen and full bath. Bluff has gradual, broad grassy switchback for a comfortable easy walk down to the lakefront. At the lake level is a boathouse unlike any other available on the North Shore. With over 3,000 square feet of space, it includes an Ipe wood roof deck above, with outdoor fireplace. Inside, the entire east facade of sliding glass panoramic doors open to the lake. Full kitchen, family room with fireplace, 2 baths. Room to store all water toys, including sail boat, jet skies, kayak, and canoes. The main house is built to entertain with 6 bedrooms, 8.3 bathrooms, and an indoor pool with water tunnel to the outdoor pool. Office with views overlooking the lake. Guest suite with its own living room and patio. Garage with room for housing up to 6 cars.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 9,950,000
  • Lot Size
  • 3.08 Acres
  • Bedrooms
  • 6
  • Sqr Footage
  • 10,405
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 8
  • Year Built
  • 1989
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 3
  • City, Zip
  • Lake Bluff
  • Taxes
  • $ 67816
  • County
  • LAKE
  • Style
  • Contemporary
  • Area
  • Lake Bluff
  • MLS#
  • 10890537
  • Zip
  • 60044
Listing Provided by: Compass
Data Source: Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) - 103 - IL



Appliances Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Bar Fridge, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Cooktop, Range Hood
Architectural Style Contemporary
Association Fee Includes None
Basement Full
City Lake Bluff
Community Features Lake, Water Rights
Cooling Central Air
County Lake
Days on Market 326
Directions Sheridan Road north to Shore Acres Drive to address.
Elementary School Lake Bluff Elementary School
Elementary School District 65
Exterior Features Patio, Brick Paver Patio, In Ground Pool, Storms/Screens, Outdoor Grill, Fire Pit
Facing Direction East
Garage Spaces 6
HOA Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Heating Natural Gas
High School Lake Forest High School
High School District 115
Interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, 1st Floor Bedroom, In-Law Arrangement, Pool Indoors, 1st Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s)
MLS Area Lake Bluff
Middle/Junior High School Lake Bluff Middle School
Middle/Junior School District 65
New Construction No
Other Structures Outdoor Kitchen, Boat House, Storage
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Closing
Property Type Detached Single
Property Type Residential
Roof Other
Sewer Septic-Private
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name Shore Acres
Tax Annual Amount 67816.04
Tax Year 2019
Total Rooms 15
Township Shields
Year Built 1989

Interior Features

Basement Finished
Bathrooom Whirlpool, Separate Shower, Double Sink
Bedrooms Possible 6
Fireplace Features Gas Log
Full Baths 8
Half Baths 3
Living Area 10405
Livingareasource Other
Room Type Kitchen, Bedroom 5, Bedroom 6, Breakfast Room, Game Room, Office, Recreation Room, Other Room
Street Suffix Drive
Total Baths 11
Total Bedrooms 6
Total Fireplaces 8

Exterior Features

Exterior Cedar, Stone
Garage Onsite Yes
Garage Ownership Owned
Garage Type Attached
Lot Dimensions 300X485X320X485
Lot Features Lake Front, Landscaped, Water Rights, Water View, Wooded, Mature Trees, Lake Access, Outdoor Lighting, Views
Lot Size Acres 3.08
Water Source Private Well
Waterfront Y/N Yes

Room Details

2nd Kitchen 18X13 Walkout Basement
Bedroom 2 24X14 Main Carpet
Bedroom 3 21X14 Walkout Basement Carpet
Bedroom 4 24X15 Walkout Basement Carpet
Bedroom 5 27X18 Walkout Basement Hardwood
Bedroom 6 22X21 Main Hardwood
Breakfast Room 20X19 Main Hardwood
Dining Room 20X17 Main Carpet
Family Room 26X25 Walkout Basement Hardwood
Game Room 22X19 Walkout Basement Hardwood
Kitchen 29X13 Main Hardwood Eating Area-Breakfast Bar,Eating Area-Table Space,Island
Laundry 19X16 Walkout Basement
Living Room 38X27 Main Carpet
Master Bedroom 26X14 Main
Office 25X19 Main Hardwood
Other Room 34X20 Walkout Basement
Recreation Rm 35X26 Walkout Basement Hardwood


  • 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

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Based on the average sale price from the Dekalb, IL office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,740
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Lake Bluff Elementary School
Middle School Lake Bluff Middle School
High School Lake Forest High School

Price History

10/5/2020 Listed $9,950,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 60044

AVG $1.81M
AVG $24,049
AVG 114
Year Built
AVG 1970


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1717 Shore Acres Drive Lake Bluff, IL is a Single Family Home for sale at $9950000 with 10405 sqft and a lot size of 3.08 Acres Acre(s). 1717 Shore Acres Drive Lake Bluff has 6 bedrooms, 8 baths and was built in 1989. The property's zip code is 60044 which is in Lake Bluff, IL

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