55 North Mayflower Road, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045

Opportunity of a lifetime to own the architectural masterpiece "Wyldwoode" by Harrie T. Lindeberg on 8.94 lakefront acres, including 2 subdivided lots. Built for steel tycoon, Clyde Carr, the "Y" shape design allows for spectacular lake views & full privacy. Guests are welcomed through the bronze metal front door with zodiac & other symbols designed by Oscar B. Bach. Elegant, gracious living is reflected through the wonderful blend of classic detail & comfortable floor plan. The dining room features a barrel plaster ceiling, while the living room has an exquisite marble ox blood mantel fireplace. The "Oval Office" on the 2nd floor has views of the lake. The master suite w/ his and hers baths & sitting room. The 3rd floor where you find the "high frontier bar". Home has 12 fireplaces. This compound is comprised of a grand & important home, 5 garages, pool, pool house & guest building attached by a breezeway. Lindeberg homes extend from South Hamptons to Lake Forest.



Single Family / Detached

8 bds

6 ba

13,353 Sqft

8.94 Acres



Built in 1900

Lake Forest

99222.64 (2016)

Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential, Houda Chedid

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  • Street Address: 55 North Mayflower Road
  • City: Lake Forest
  • State: Illinois
  • County: Lake
  • Subdivision: Lake Forest
  • Directions:
    Deerpath, East to Mayflower Rd, to Estate



  • Hospital
  • Park
  • Handicapped Accessible

General Information

  • Parcel Identification Number: 12343040330000
  • Multiple Pin Numbers: No
  • General Information: School Bus Service,Commuter Bus,Commuter Train

Heating /Cooling Features

  • Air Conditioning: Space Pac
  • Heating: Gas

Rooms Information

  • Master Bedroom:
    On 2nd Level
    Size: 23X19
    Flooring :Hardwood
  • 2nd Bedroom:
    On 2nd Level
    Size: 18X27
  • 3rd Bedroom:
    On 2nd Level
    Size: 16X18
  • 4th Bedroom:
    On 2nd Level
    Size: 17X18
    Flooring :Hardwood
  • Additional Rooms: 5th Bedroom,6th Bedroom,7th Bedroom,8th Bedroom,Eating Area,Breakfast Room,Den,Office,Great Room,Recreation Room
  • Basement Description: Finished,Cellar
  • Rooms Total: 18
  • Total Bedrooms (All Levels): 8
  • Total Bedrooms (Above Grade): 8
  • Total Full/Half Baths: 6.2
  • Dining Room:
    On Main Level
    Size: 29X22
    Flooring :Hardwood
  • Living Room:
    On Main Level
    Flooring :Hardwood
  • Kitchen:
    On Main Level
    Size: 24X17
    Flooring : Wood Laminate
    Features: Eating Area-Table Space,Pantry-Butler,Pantry-Walk-in
  • Additional Room #7: Den
    On 2nd Level
  • Additional Room #9: Great Rm
    On 3rd Level
  • Additional Room #10: Recreation Rm
    On 3rd Level
  • Additional Room #2: 6th Bdrm
    On 2nd Level
  • Additional Room #3: 7th Bdrm
    On 2nd Level
  • Additional Room #4: 8th Bdrm
    On 3rd Level
  • Additional Room #5: Eating Area
    On Main Level
  • Additional Room #6: Breakfast Rm
    On Main Level

Interior Features

  • Bathroom Features: Separate Shower,Double Sink
  • Bathroom in Basement:Yes
  • Other Equipments: TV-Cable,Security System
  • Interior Features : Balcony,Patio,Porch Screened,Pool In-Ground

Parking Features

  • Parking Type : Garage
  • Garage : Detached
  • Garage spaces : 5
  • Garage Features: Garage Door Opener(s)

Construction Features

  • Exterior Building Type: Brick
  • Roof Type: Tile
  • Built Before 1978.

Community Features

  • Area Amenities: Pool,Pond/Lake,Curbs/Gutters

SCHOOLS NEAR 55 North Mayflower Road

  • Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential, Houda Chedid
  • Property last updated on MRED : 2/12/2020 3:35:04 AM