A hidden treasure, The Evergreens, one of Lake Forest's most historic homes, was built in 1869. The house is constructed on the site of what is believed to have been the first house occupied after the founding of Lake Forest. This Greek Revival structure has been extensively restored & renovated since 1977. The elegant decorating enhances the architectural features typical of a substantial Midwestern home of the post-Civil War period. On January 28, 1978, the house was listed as one of 60 significant properties in the Lake Forest National Register District - the highest national honor that can be accorded a property of historical & architectural significance. This private house in a great location, is warm & friendly, as well as spacious for grand entertaining. There are original interior shutters in most of the rooms. The LL is spectacular w/antique English molding, mantles, hdwd floors, 4 fireplaces, FR, DR, kit, office, BR & bath, laundry, wine cellar & tasting room.
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