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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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These Luxurious Homes On The Lake Will Shock You

It’s hard finding the perfect home in Illinois, especially a home that gives you that beach vibe.

Luckily, these homes are not only on the lake, but absolutely stunning.

Yes, they may be a little pricey but it’s OK to look and set some dream goals.

Check out our top 5 favorite estates on the lake below:

1. 657 Sheridan Rd. Winnetka, IL 60093 – $6,295,000
With 6 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms, space is the least of your worries. This 11,00-square-foot home features a basement, a theater room and more!
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2. 1203 Whitebridge Hill Rd. Winnetka, IL 60093 – $6,400,000
Sitting on 1.1 acres, this home features extreme privacy for you and your family. You don’t have to worry about pesky neighbors. It’s just you and your lake front home against the world.
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3. 973 Sheridan Rd. Winnetka, IL 60093 – $7,750,000
This 10 bedroom and 11 bathroom estate lives on 14,670-square-feet and was inspired by the seaside architectural style of the Mediterranean.
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4. 405 N Mayflower Rd. Lake Forest, IL 60045 – $9,950,000
Talk about an estate straight out of a fairy tale. Maybe that’s why it’s worth almost $10 million?

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5. 700 Arbor Dr. Lake Bluff, IL 60044 – $18,000,000
Sitting at $18 million, this place is much more appealing than any castle. You’d also think there would be more than 7 bedrooms but that view is what makes this place worth it.

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Hmmm, we’re guessing the places to be for a beautiful lake front home is either in Winnetka or Lake Bluff. Which one is more your style? 


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The Most Breathtaking Home We’ve Seen For Sale Lives In Winnetka

We love this place. From the moment we saw these pictures we knew this place would take the cake for most breathtaking.

Located at 1098 Mount Pleasant Rd. in Winnetka and on the market for $1,725,000, this gorgeous home features 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. 

This sophisticated raised ranch gives you that southern exposure with floor-to-ceiling windows. The chef’s kitchen will definitely WOW you.

The first floor features the master suite which gives you that 5 star resort feeling. The walk in closet is amazing!

The lower level offers a guest suite and has an open floor plan – perfect for entertaining.

The home also features 3 fireplaces, a 2 car garage, office and library. This home is special because it sits on a 1/2 acre so you don’t need to worry about anyone bothering you!

Just steps from top rated schools, you are your family will love this place as much as we do!

Check this beautiful home out below:

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How stunning is this place? We love the ranch style and the layout. Not only is the kitchen stunning but look at that master bathroom! Everyone looks clean and up to date. What more could you as for? This home has it all.

Contact the agent: Karin Zawaski

(847) 867-0591 mobile
(847) 446-4000 office
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