37 E Onwentsia Road

37 E Onwentsia Road

37 E Onwentsia Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Spectacular estate on beautiful Onwentsia Road! This three plus acre private estate exudes sophistication and style, with over 8100 square feet of finished living space above grade, that has been meticulously expanded and updated indoors and out by the current homeowners. As you drive through the majestic pillars with exquisite urns you are led down a long, wide brick bordered driveway with a fruit orchard designed by Scott Byron on one side and serene gardens, plantings, and curated Spruce trees on the other leading to the gorgeous home. Constructed of stucco and stone, this home has an attached, four-car heated garage, forecourt and plenty of driveway parking for guests. The interiors feature high ceilings, 6 en suite bedrooms, 7 full & 2 half bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen open to the family and breakfast room, a large sunroom room, two 1st floor library/offices, a den, large open living/dining room with a wall of windows overlooking the expansive backyard. Other features include a large first floor laundry, mud room, wet bar, gleaming hardwood floors and luxurious finishes & amenities throughout, including an amazing lower level that includes a large bar area, full bathroom, theater, and third family/recreation room. On the second floor of the addition is an exercise room that could also be the 6th en suite private bedroom. Outside, your fenced in private resort amenities include a large blue stone terrace that contains an in-ground pool with spa (installed in 2020), built-in gas firepit, a tennis court with pergola for viewing, a fire ring area with large stone seats and a putting green designed after Augusta's #13 with mature trees and beautiful plantings throughout. This amazing property provides comfort, elegance, unparalleled luxurious grounds and is undoubtedly one of the premier homes in Lake Forest. A true oasis - absolute perfection!



8,107 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA

3.04 Acres lot

Features & Amenities


  • total bedrooms6
  • Total bathrooms9
  • full bathrooms7
  • half bathrooms2
  • Laundry room Gas Dryer Hookup, Sink
  • Fireplace Wood Burning, Gas Log
  • APPLIANCES Double Oven, Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Bar Fridge, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Wine Refrigerator
  • other interior Features Bar-Wet, Hardwood Floors, First Floor Laundry

Area & Lot

  • Status Sold
  • Living Area8,107 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Area3.04 Acres
  • MLS® ID11609304
  • TypeResidential
  • YEAR BUILT1959
  • Architecture StylesFrench Provincial
  • Elementary SchoolCherokee Elementary School
  • Middle SchoolDeer Path Middle School
  • High SchoolLake Forest High School
  • School District115


  • Garage Space4.0
  • water SourceLake Michigan
  • roofAsphalt
  • lot featuresLandscaped, Wooded
  • HEAT TYPENatural Gas, Forced Air
  • sewerPublic Sewer
  • SubstructureConcrete Perimeter
  • other exterior FeaturesBalcony, Patio, Hot Tub, Brick Paver Patio, In Ground Pool, Storms/Screens, Fire Pit


  • Sales Price$3,966,387
  • Real Estate Tax $38,864/yr

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