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Kelmscott Park

Location, Location, Location

By | Press Release

 

Home buyers seeking suburban comforts and urban amenities should look no further than Kelmscott Park. Located a short walk from Market Square in Downtown Lake Forest, residents at Kelmscott Park have coveted access to the best Lake Forest has to offer. No Matter where your interests lie, Kelmscott Park and Lake Forest have something for you!

The Beach

Only a 5 minute drive from Kelmscott Park the Forest Park and Lake Forest Harbor have something for all lake front lovers. Enjoy the sun on the sandy beaches or snuggle up to stroll the lake front at sunset. This natural gem is only one of the beautiful features Lake Forest has to offer.

The Metra

Only a 10 minute walk from Kelmscott Park, the UP North Lake Forest station is readily available to all KP residents who want to take a trip downtown to enjoy all that Chicago has to offer.

Onwentsia Club

A quick 5 minute drive from Kelmscott Park, members at Owentsia Club enjoy a whole host of activities for the summer and the colder months.

Whatever your hobby may be, Kelmscott Park offers you the luxury and comfort that a  suburban lifestyle affords with the urban accessibility which ensures that everyone can find something fun nearby.

Kelmscott Park Wins Multiple 2018 Key Awards

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Kelmscott Park Wins Multiple 2018 Key Awards

The homes at Kelmscott Park won several awards at the 2018 Key Awards hosted by the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago (HBAGC). The 46th Annual Key Awards, one of the building industry’s most important events, was hosted on November 15th and recognizes excellence in housing design, architecture design, interior design, community design, landscape architecture and remodeling. Peers in the industry visit the project sites to analyze the developments which are judged by the quality, craftmanship, and design.

Award winning home design

The single-family home “Beckett” model at Kelmscott Park received the first-place Platinum Award for best single-family semi-custom home and the apartments won the Gold Award for best multi-family development. Both the single-family homes and apartments took home the Crystal Award which is given to the best of the best within each specific category for innovation and creativity.

The Beckett single-family home features 3,690 SF of living space and will be a part of a larger community built by Orren Pickell with architecture by Booth Hansen. Inspired by William Morris and Kelmscott Manor, the homes utilize the themes from the Arts and Crafts movement to create modern, open spaces. The three apartment buildings at Kelmscott Park range from 700 to 900 SF and feature a brick and stone façade. They are organized around a central courtyard, which features and outdoor patio with a fire-pit and grills as well as curving walking paths which connect each building.

Rich Landscapes Enhance Community at Kelmscott Park

By | Blog Post, Design

Rich Landscapes Enhance Community at Kelmscott Park

Lake Forest is synonymous with distinguished homes and impeccable landscaping. Since its visionary beginnings, the community has been a showcase of historic estates by legendary architects Howard Van Doren Shaw and David Adler, and picturesque landscapes by the likes of Frederick Law Olmsted and Jens Jensen. And while it’s been several decades since these renowned names first made their mark on Lake Forest, their significance is alive and well today. In fact, the community’s rich history was a point of inspiration right here at Kelmscott Park.

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