Take a tour of the recently finished and decorated Kelmscott Park Model Home.
Furnished by Toms-Price and decorated by Cheryl Baughman Souder, the Model Home at Kelmscott Park is located at 111 Franklin Place East in Lake Forest and is open every Thursday – Sunday 12:00 – 4:00 PM, or by appointment.
The story of the luxury real estate market in Chicagoland is really a tale of two markets. The city’s skyline is dotted with cranes as new buildings go up to accommodate more high-end apartments and condos. But in the suburbs, a dearth of new homes has led to strong demand among luxury buyers for existing homes and the few new developments that are under way.
A new development steps from Market Square caters to a new generation of Lake Foresters.
Lake Forest’s historic Market Square and downtown area is iconic for many reasons. But soon the anchor of the city will have an elegant new addition unlike anything its seen before — a luxury living community at the corner of Laurel and Western avenues that combines the best of Arts & Crafts tradition with a refined, maintenance-free lifestyle.
Kelmscott Park, the product of Tim Anderson of Focus Development, will offer a variety of new construction options, from nearly 4,000 square-foot single family residences to chic apartments with an in-town vibe. And to keep the development in harmony with Lake Forest’s legacy of distinguished residences, Anderson and his team even brought in some North Shore architecture and landscape design fixtures—Booth Hansen and Mariani Landscape. Continue reading →
Orren Pickell (Orren Pickell Building Group), Tim Anderson (Focus), Mayor Don Schoenheider (Lake Forest), Jack Reisenberg (Lake Forest 3rd ward Alderman) and Christine Kolb (Focus) scoop a ceremonial first dig at the Kelmscott Park residential property site November 3 morning in Lake Forest.
LAKE FOREST — Lake Forest officials and representatives of the real estate and development communities broke ground November 3 on Kelmscott Park, which will add a mix of 165 new housing opportunities at the northwest corner of Laurel and Western Avenues.
Kelmscott Park offers new construction, maintenance-free living on North Shore
One of the North Shore’s premier residential developers is returning to Lake Forest with Kelmscott Park, a new maintenance-free community of condominiums and luxury single-family homes. Built on a 10.7-acre site at Laurel and Western avenues in east Lake Forest, the highly anticipated community will feature lush landscaping and more than five acres of open space. Continue reading →