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5 Gorgeous North Shore Homes

Julie Chernoff | July 1, 2019 | Home & Real Estate

What do the North Shore’s most expensive properties on the market share in common? Hint: It’s better by the beach. And if you can’t be close to the lake, be majestic.


70 Harbor St., Glencoe
This five-bedroom, nine-bathroom lakefront home with a stunning private beach is built to impress. The master suite features a spa-like bathroom, sitting room and private deck from which to survey the ever-changing colors of Lake Michigan. $4.8 million, listing agent Scott Petcov, Zimmerman Property Group,


77 Stone Gate Lane, Lake Forest
Perched above Lake Michigan, this 2.7-acre Tudor Gothic estate dazzles with its landscaped bluff, huge heated boat house with rooftop bluestone terrace and nearly 400 feet of protected lakefront. $12 million, listing agent Ann Lyon,


326 Essex Road, Kenilworth
Designed in 1896 by Daniel Burnham, this seven-bedroom, 10,685-square-foot classic revival home has been completely renovated. The double-lot property includes a home theater, an exercise room, a gazebo, a gourmet kitchen and a wine cellar. $7.75 million, listing agent The Mawicke Group, @properties,


1622 Forest Place, Evanston
A gorgeous 12,429-square-foot, Tudor-style stucco mansion with lake views, this home has five en suite bedrooms, a charming portico and a first-floor layout that flows graciously for entertaining. $5.2 million, listing agent Brandy Isaac, KoenigRubloff,


203 Sheridan Road, Winnetka
Private beachfront properties rarely come on the market in Winnetka, and this one sits on an acre of land. The generous rooms of this five-bedroom, four full-bathroom, 4,849-square-foot home are flooded with natural light and offer glorious lakefront views. There’s stunning wood, stone and brickwork throughout. $8.9 million, listing agent Erica Goldman, Jameson Sotheby’s,


Photography by: 70 Harbor Photo courtesy of Zimmerman Propery group; 77 stone gate photo by maureen ward; 326 essex photo by larry malvin photogrpahy; 1622 Forest photo by Scott thompson; 203 sheridan photo by jeff bara