New England style charm located in East Lake Forest's historical district. Enjoy this prime location - walk to town, the train, the beach, the library, the community center, the bike path and schools. This home was built in 1925 and sits back on a private drive. Renovated in 2005 and expanded in 2009, this vintage home is warm, inviting, and great for entertaining. The expansive family room has vaulted ceilings, a bar with oven, microwave, ice machine, sub-zero wine and soft drink refrigeration and a farmhouse sink. Three french double doors allow lots of light and spill out onto the large bluestone patio and private yard. The Wolf/Sub-Zero appointed kitchen features custom cabinetry, granite counter tops, farmhouse sink, ample windows, a huge eating area and an outdoor entrance with a porch perfect for growing herbs. The formal dining room is adjacent to the kitchen and is perfect for entertaining. The large living room is off the kitchen and has two french doors that also access the patio. This home has three fireplaces located in the main bedroom, living room and family room. 2nd level boasts main bedroom suite with fireplace and two additional large bedroom suites. Hardwood floors throughout lower level, main level and second floor. The third floor has vaulted ceilings, skylights, a bedroom and a recreation room which is plumbed for a full bathroom. The lower level has a playroom/office area and a bedroom - includes a handicapped-accessible full bath which is also perfect for in-law visits. There are also two laundry options, one on the second floor and one in the lower level for beachwear and towels. Beautiful backyard boasts a built-in gas grill, bluestone counter top, fire pit and shed for storage. The views from this attractive, unique floor plan give one a sense of being up in the trees. Enjoy the convenience and charm of this location - it's like living on a New England vacation. Agent related to owner.