18 Forest Lane

18 Forest Lane

18 Forest Lane, South Barrington, IL 60010

Spectacular Custom Home in the Forest Knoll neighborhood in South Barrington is a true Entertainers Dream! Winding streets through the neighborhood highlights the stunning landscape and ponds that can be used for recreation including the use of non-motorized boats! Striking curb appeal starts with the circular driveway and 5 car side load garage. Full brick construction, this home will shine for generations. Impressive entry inside with the voluminous foyer and grand chandelier that operates by a switch to lower in order to change out bulbs and clean! Living room invites great conversation with friends. Expansive Dining Room with Built in Cabinetry to host your biggest dinner parties. Family room is striking with 2 story beamed ceiling, gorgeous brick see-through fireplace and wet bar with custom cabinetry. Huge kitchen is finished with white cabinetry, granite counter tops, center island, breakfast bar and eating area that opens to your elevated deck with pond/yard views. Main floor includes handsome office with rich wood paneling & cabinetry flowing into bright sunroom and additional 4 season enclosed porch with exterior entry. Bedrooms 5 & 6 are also situated on 1st floor with walk in closets & one with a fireplace & dressing area. 2 Pantry walk-ins, 1st floor laundry and 5 car garage! 2nd floor finished to perfection with expansive primary bedroom, 2 walk in closets and spa bath with whirlpool tub, separate shower with optional steam feature! Bedrooms 2 & 3 share a huge semi-ensuite and big walk in closets. Bedroom 4 offers a full private bathroom! BONUS room measures 51 x 23 providing incredible options for busy families! Open loft leads to balcony for more stunning backyard views. This gorgeous home is filled with custom details throughout. FULL Walk-out basement finished to perfection with Steel Beam construction so NO BEAMS to impede space. A home within a home found in basement with the full kitchen, wet bar, bedroom #7 with see-through fireplace to recreation area including an electric drop projection screen, exercise room & full bathroom and shower with steam option for ultimate relaxation. Amazing Lot with In-Ground Sprinkler system and charming water fountain feature in front of home. Note the Dual Staircases for 2nd floor AND for Walk-Out basement! Truly special property. ALL 5 HVAC Systems were fully replaced in 11/2018. 3 Hot Water Heaters were replaced 6/2019. Water Softeners New in 2020. Reverse Osmosis System New in 2020.



9,808 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA

1.73 Acres lot

Caroline Starr

Caroline Starr

Features & Amenities


  • total bedrooms7
  • Total bathrooms6
  • full bathrooms6
  • Laundry room In Unit, Sink
  • Fireplace Double Sided, Gas Log, Gas Starter, More than one
  • APPLIANCES Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Cooktop, Gas Cooktop, Gas Oven
  • other interior Features Vaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Skylight(s), Bar-Wet, First Floor Bedroom, First Floor Laundry, First Floor Full Bath, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Bookcases, Center Hall Plan, Coffered Ceiling(s), Beamed Ceilings, Open Floorplan, Special Millwork, Granite Counters, Paneling, Pantry

Area & Lot

  • Status Sold
  • Living Area9,808 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Area1.73 Acres
  • MLS® ID11699996
  • TypeResidential
  • YEAR BUILT1996
  • Elementary SchoolGrove Avenue Elementary School
  • Middle SchoolBarrington Middle School - Stati
  • High SchoolBarrington High School
  • School District220


  • Garage Space5.0
  • water SourcePrivate Well
  • lot featuresLandscaped, Pond(s), Water View
  • HEAT TYPENatural Gas, Forced Air, Sep Heating Systems - 2
  • sewerSeptic-Private
  • SubstructureConcrete Perimeter
  • other exterior FeaturesBalcony, Deck, Brick Paver Patio


  • Sales Price$1,410,000
  • Real Estate Tax $38,309/yr
  • HOA $1,100/yr

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