55 North Mayflower Road, Lake Forest


8 Beds
7 Baths
13,353 Sqft
8.94 Acres
5 Garages

Opportunity of a lifetime to own the architectural masterpiece "Wyldwoode" by Harrie T. Lindeberg on 8.94 lakefront acres, including 2 subdivided lots. Built for steel tycoon, Clyde Carr, the "Y" shape design allows for spectacular lake views & full privacy. Guests are welcomed through the bronze metal front door with zodiac & other symbols designed by Oscar B. Bach. Elegant, gracious living is reflected through the wonderful blend of classic detail & comfortable floor plan. The dining room features a barrel plaster ceiling, while the living room has an exquisite marble ox blood mantel fireplace. The "Oval Office" on the 2nd floor has views of the lake. The master suite w/ his and hers baths & sitting room. The 3rd floor where you find the "high frontier bar". Home has 12 fireplaces. This compound is comprised of a grand & important home, 5 garages, pool, pool house & guest building attached by a breezeway. Lindeberg homes extend from South Hamptons to Lake Forest.

Essential Information
MLS® #10010982
Full Baths6
Half Baths2
Square Footage13,353
Year Built1900
Sub-TypeDetached Single
Community Information
Address55 North Mayflower Road
AreaLake Forest
CityLake Forest
Zip Code60045
AmenitiesPool, Pond/Lake, Curbs/Gutters
Parking Spaces5
# of Garages5
GaragesGarage Door Opener(s)
Is WaterfrontYes
Has PoolYes
PoolPool In-Ground
CoolingSpace Pac
Stories3 Stories
Has BasementYes
BasementFinished, Cellar
Interior Features

Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Full Bath


Oven/Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Range Hood

Exterior Features

Balcony, Patio, Porch Screened, Pool In-Ground

Lot Description

Lake Front, Landscaped Professionally, Water View, Wooded

School Information
ElementarySheridan Elementary School
MiddleDeer Path Middle School
HighLake Forest High School
Listing Details
OfficeColdwell Banker Residential
Property History
Status Changed from New to Active

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Listing information last updated on April 7th, 2020 at 8:35am CDT.