78 W Quail Drive

78 W Quail Drive

78 W Quail Drive, Lake Forest, IL 60045

On a quiet cul-de-sac in The Ponds subdivision, this stunning all brick colonial sits on a professionally landscaped 1/3-acre lot. As you step inside, the grandeur of the 9-foot ceilings on the first floor greets you, complemented by the stunning two-story foyer featuring a beautiful curved staircase. The first-floor boasts a convenient bedroom and full bath, while the spacious kitchen features quartz countertops and a spacious bay dining area overlooking an expansive tiered deck and private back yard. Entertain guests in the large dining room with a brass chandelier and French doors leading to the center hall, or cozy up in the inviting family room with a gas fireplace, granite wet bar, and oak beams and mantel. The sizable living room completes the main level. Upstairs, the large primary bedroom impresses with an ensuite bath featuring a Jacuzzi tub, his & her sinks and roomy shower. Three additional large bedrooms, a bonus sitting room, a walk-in attic above the three car garage, and ample closet space provide comfort and convenience. The large unfinished basement with high ceilings and a roughed-in full bath provide endless possibilities for customization. Outside, an irrigation system, landscape lighting & security lighting add to the home's appeal. New Brava synthetic cedar-look roof (November 2023). Meticulously maintained by its original owner, this home offers majestic curb appeal, luxury and comfort in a highly desirable location.



4,042 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA

Sondra Douglass

Sondra Douglass

Features & Amenities


  • total bedrooms5
  • Total bathrooms4
  • full bathrooms3
  • half bathroom1
  • APPLIANCES Double Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Cooktop
  • other interior Features Bar-Dry

Area & Lot

  • Status Sold
  • Living Area4,042 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS® ID12035243
  • TypeResidential
  • YEAR BUILT1988
  • NeighborhoodLake Forest
  • Elementary SchoolCherokee Elementary School
  • Middle SchoolDeer Path Middle School
  • High SchoolLake Forest High School
  • School District115


  • Garage Space3.0
  • water SourceLake Michigan
  • roofOther
  • lot featuresCul-De-Sac
  • HEAT TYPEElectric, Forced Air
  • sewerPublic Sewer
  • other exterior FeaturesDeck


  • Sales Price$1,249,000
  • Real Estate Tax $19,062/yr
  • HOA $975/yr

Lake Forest


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