10 Fabulously Expensive Homes in Illinois!

Although the Midwest isn’t known for its luxury homes, there are many fabulously expensive homes throughout the state. Gorgeous homes priced in the millions with features and amenities galore are on the market in Illinois right now. These homes offer gourmet kitchens, luxury bathrooms, huge master suites, and beautiful outdoor living spaces. Some of these homes even have elevators, indoor swimming pools, and incredible views of Lake Michigan. Each of these homes is unique and a sight to behold. Here are our favorites! 

1. Locust Road, Winnetka, IL

Experience Bel Air in North Shore with this beautifully-designed home on over two acres. This six-bedroom home features a nine-car garage, gym, theater, pool and spa, wine cellar room, and restaurant-quality bar. Designed by Richard Landry, a notable celebrity home designer with creations spanning from Malibu and Laguna, California, this home is a true beauty priced under $10 million. 

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2. Shore Acres Drive, Lake Bluff, IL

This beautiful $4.9 million lake-front mansion has it all—indoor pool, elevator, theater, and even a barber shop! Located in the Shores Acres subdivision in Lake Bluff, this five-bedroom home sits on five beautifully landscaped acres. It also has outdoor patios overlooking the private harbor, beach, and Lake Michigan. 

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3. West Whitmore Court, Lake Forest, IL

Experience French living in Lake Forest with this gorgeous $3.25 million French manor home. Featuring five bedrooms and five bathrooms, this architecturally stunning home offers superior quality and design. High quality materials such as stone and limestone exteriors, walnut hardwood floors, travertine tiles are throughout the entire home. It sits on approximately 1.5 acres of beautiful landscaping featuring ponds and lush vegetation. 

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4. North Michigan Ave Unit 1901, Chicago, IL

This $5 million penthouse dream combines single-family living with the wonderful luxuries and amenities of condo living downtown Chicago. Featuring view of Millennium Park and Lake Michigan, this four-bedroom penthouse is completely updated with luxurious, modern finishes throughout its four floors of living space. It also features over 2,000 square-feet of outdoor space with a wraparound terrace and two rooftop decks. 

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5. Kenilworth Avenue, Kenilworth, IL

Built in 1896 and designed by architect Daniel Burnham, this charming $3.195 million home has been renovated to preserve its original grandeur with added modern amenities. Every part of this home from its elegant architectural details to the state-of-the-art kitchen is classically beautiful. Some of its features include a wine cellar, coach house, three fireplaces, and original custom finishes and details throughout the home. 

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6. Diane Lane, Naperville, IL

This castle-like home nestled along the DuPage River showcases stunning custom craftsmanship from the exceptional millwork to the hand-scraped hardwood flooring. Over 10,000 square-feet, this home offers an elevator to access all four levels, which are all controlled by a state-of-the-art automation system. Features include an indoor pool and hot tub, gourmet kitchen, master retreat suite, six fireplaces, and second full living quarters in lower level. 

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7. Hybernia Drive, Highland Park, IL

A modern retreat, this $1..395 million stunning home offers major curb appeal. It features open-floor architecture with high ceilings, oversized windows, three balconies, beautiful pond views, spa, and huge master suite for starters. It even has two laundry rooms. Everything about this updated home is fabulous and gorgeous. 

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8. West Montana Street, Chicago, IL

This immaculate, $4.795 million hand-crafted limestone home takes up nearly three city lots, offering spacious living in the heart of Chicago. Features include a wrap-around porch, custom kitchen, walk-in pantry, master suite with sitting room and private balcony, full guest quarters, media room, and much more. The outdoor space is very private due to lush vegetation and a suburban-like backyard space. 

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9. Lismore Lane, Springfield, IL

A private home located on a quiet cul-de-sac, this beautiful property, coming in at just under $1 million, is truly like none other in the area. This custom-built home features a huge kitchen, private master suite with coffee bar, second kitchen, exercise room, six-car garage, large outdoor living spaces, and much more. It has five large bedrooms and three full bathrooms. A creek runs through the wooded area behind this gorgeous home. 

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10. Hawkweed Lane, Lake Forest, IL

This truly unique home worth $2.25 million features stunning architecture with dramatic cathedral ceilings. Surrounded by beautiful gardens and lush landscapes, this one-of-a-kind home features a beautiful indoor pool, ample outdoor living space, library, and greenhouse. The master bedroom and kitchen are newly renovated. 

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