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9-Acre Former Marshall Field Land Holding On Auction Block

Interested in owning 9+ acres of meandering greenery in ritzier-than-thou Lake Forest? Any chunk of land of this size and quality in the picturesque suburb is hard to come by, let alone one associated with the Marshall Field family and the Armours (J. Ogden) before that. And it gets better: there's no asking price affixed to the land because it's being sold by auction. Sheldon Good & Co is the auctioneer (the folks in charge of last winter's Eastgate Village auction). We were unable to locate a minimum bid, so why not register and ante up your beer money? Contained within the acreage: a relatively-modern 3,200-square-foot ranch home with four bedrooms; a quarter-mile of shoreline along the private Academy Lake; woodland; and, various development possibilities. You see, the land sits adjacent to a golf course, office park, and pending 52-unit residential development. It can be up-zoned for even more intensive residential development, if so desired. But, should you nab it for an unexpectedly awesome price, you could also dig in for the long haul and begin to establish your family name in the pantheon of movers and shakers.
·Auction - 1640 West Kennedy Road, Lake Forest [Sheldon Good]