West Lake - Lake Forest

Illinois

West Lake - Lake Forest, Illinois

Located in Illinois, West Lake - Lake Forest real estate is a limited supply market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.

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    About West Lake - Lake Forest
    With a Brilliant View

    West Lake is a beautiful, residential lake that sits just across the road from the lush Middlefork Savanna Forest Preserve and the Mellody Farm Nature Preserve. Residents on this lake genuinely have the best of all worlds, as they are only around 30 miles from the clear waters of Lake Michigan.

    Life in Nature and Golfing

    On West Lake, residents can feel like they live amongst nature, while still enjoying modern amenities.

    Middlefork Savanna Forest Preserve totals 687 acres of lush grass, marsh, and wildflowers, residents can enjoy hiking, biking, nature exhibits, and cross-country skiing all right across from your home. There are even dog parks for your furry friends!

    The Mellody Farm Nature Preserve is also right next door. Sitting on 50 acres of land, visitors can enjoy walking trails while they view the local wildlife.

    There is certainly no shortage of golf courses for you to try when you live on West Lake. Conway Farms Golf Club is just south across East Townline Road. This private club has an 18-hole, award-winning course that is sure to test your skills.

    Deerpath Golf Course, Onwentsia Club Golf Course, Knollwood Club, Old Elm Club, and Lake Bluff Course are all within 10 to 40 minutes. You will become a golf pro living on West Lake.

    Spend a Day on Lake Michigan

    The most significant attraction nearby West Lake is the second-largest Great Lake, Lake Michigan. This Great Lake has a surface area of 22,404 square miles, with 1,576 square miles being in Illinois. Boating, Fishing, swimming, sailing, and more can all be experienced on Lake Michigan.

    Large cities, such as Chicago, border this large lake and have hundreds of attractions, shops, restaurants, and fun experiences.

    Take a guided boat cruise on the Spirit of Chicago or sail the day away in a giant sailboat. You will feel like one of the early sailors going on a new adventure.

    Start Your Lake Journey Today

    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a vacation rental, West Lake is an excellent choice.