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10 Lakefront Homes on the North Shore

Location, location, location. These lakefront homes have it — and then some.

Chicago’s north shore is the place to find some of the city’s most desirable suburbs, like Winnetka, Glencoe, Highland Park and Lake Forest. Given its proximity to the lake, these north side communities have beautiful (and often pricey) homes nestled along Lake Michigan. We’ve rounded up 10 of the best lakefront homes currently for sale, according to our team at Preview Chicago.


Top 10 Lakefront Homes on Chicago’s North Shore:


70 Harbor St. (Glencoe)

CONTACT: Susan J. Maman (@properties)

LIST PRICE: $5,990,000


12 Cliff Rd (Highland Park) 

CONTACT: Beth Wexler (@properties)

LIST PRICE: $4,600,000


1215 Whitebridge Hill Rd (Winnetka)

CONTACT: Chaz Walters (Hot Property)

LIST PRICE: $9,750,000


67 Laurel Ave (Highland Park)

CONTACT: Michael Lafido (Conlon)

LIST PRICE: $5,772,000


735 Sheridan Rd (Winnetka)

CONTACT: Jena Radnay (@properties)

LIST PRICE: $12,900,000


480 Oak St (Winnetka)

CONTACT: Scott Newman (Newman Realty)

LIST PRICE: $6,250,000


2445 Woodbridge Ln (Highland Park)

CONTACT: Sally Mabadi (Berkshire Hathaway)

LIST PRICE: $6,999,000


1421 Lake Rd (Lake Forest) 

CONTACT: Mona Hellinga (Berkshire Hathaway)

LIST PRICE: $5,495,000


999 Sheridan Rd (Highland Park) 

CONTACT: Geri Emalfarb (@properties)

LIST PRICE: $3,450,000


1419 Waverly Rd (Highland Park)

CONTACT: Merle Styer (Coldwell Banker)

LIST PRICE: $3,000,000


Which lakefront home is your favorite?



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33 Hidden Brook DriveNorth Barrington, Illinois 60010 – $1,500,000

8 Bedrooms | 10 Bathrooms | 19,000 Square Feet


  • “Thank you so much for all of your help. It’s hard to believe that less than two months ago we met to discuss the listing and now we are moved into our new home and don’t have to carry both properties. Hopefully, we will live in our new home for many many years but if we ever need help again or have the chance to make a recommendation, we will certainly think of you.” – Christine and Mike

2738 Kingston DriveNorthbrook, Illinois 60062 – $1,499,000

5 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms | 4,800 Square Feet


  • “We really enjoyed the experience of working with you and your team. Please don’t hesitate to use me as a reference. Your process was exactly what I have been looking for and in 11 moves, this was the most efficient and professional experience to date.” – Ken and Susan

1725 Elmwood DriveHighland Park, Illinois 60035 – $1,249,000

5 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms | 3,350 Square Feet


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1. Highland Park – $1,299,000

Highland Park

1725 Elmwood Drive.

Highland Oark 2

5 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath.

hp 3

3,350 sq ft. 0.25 Acres

2. Lincolnshire – $1,039,900


23410 N Elm Road

lincoln 2

4 Bedrooms, 4 Full Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath

linc 3

3.0 Acres

3. Long Grove – $790,000

lg 1

6235 Pine Tree Drive

lg 2

5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

lg 3

7,503 sq ft. 1.38 Acres

4. Long Grove – $779,900

long groove

1508 Sumter Drive.

long gronve 3

5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath

long gronve 2

4,500 sq ft. 1.03 Acres

5. Long Grove – $779,900


4462 Kettering Drive.

long grove 3

7 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, 2 Half Baths


4,836 sq ft. 0.77 Acres

6. Vernon Hills – $739,900


1449 N Butler Court.

vernon 2 5 Bedrooms, 6 Full Bathrooms


5,489 sq ft. 0.31 Acres

7. Buffalo Grove – $724,900


371 Foxford Drive.

bg 2

4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

bg 3

4,137 sq ft. 0.35 Acres

8. Long Grove – $699,900

long groove

2204 Shiloh Drive.

long groove 2

5 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

long groove 3

4,405 sq ft. 1.2 Acres

9. Long Grove – $599,990


8082 E Orchard Commons

orchard 2

4 Bedrooms, 6 Full Bathrooms

orchard 3

3,760 sq ft. 0.23 Acres

10. Kildeer – $539,900


20740 N Meadows Court

kildeer 2

6 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

killdeer 3

3,411 sq ft. 1.15 Acres

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