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Top 5 Most Unique Chicago Properties on the Market Today

1. 1140 W Monroe St – $5,650,000

What We Love: Talk about space! This home boasts a total of 15,000 square feet, with the first floor acting as a garage able to accommodate 15 cars, a casino room, and a bedroom suite. Need more? Head on up to the second floor where you’re greeted with 7,000 square feet of open space, so go ahead and pre-order that huge couch you’ve always wanted but never had the space for. Oh, and did we mention there’s a huge patio with a hot tub? Look no further, because your dream home has arrived.

2. 11 E. Walton St – $5,350,000

What We Love: Everyone loves a good view, and this one will not disappoint. You’re guaranteed to feel like you’re looking out over the ocean in California, but instead you get all the city fun of Chicago! With modern finishes and an exquisite walk in closet, this luxury apartment makes us feel like we’re on top of the world.

3. 60 E. Monroe St – $4,500,000

What We Love: Endless windows. Forget about watching TV, watch the hustle and bustle of the city-goers high above the ground! You’ll be able to catch every sunrise if you’re a morning bird and, not to mention, you’ll have a world-class view to the summer fireworks launched from Navy Pier. All the adventure of the city without having to leave home!

4. 1848 N. Paulina St – $3,675,000

What We Love: They always say history repeats itself, right? Well Mid-Century Modern is back, baby! the layout of this home is absolutely stunning, but our favorite room might have to be that wood-finished office with floor to ceiling views out into the tree-lined neighborhood. From the sleek stylings, brick accent walls and sprawling patio, this home is perfect to fulfill all your Don Draper party dreams. We can already see a Mad Men party happening!

 

5. 1257 W Wrightwood Ave – $3,290,000

What We Love: Don’t be fooled by this being last on this list. This is by far our favorite home on the market right now, and we only have one thing to say: decks on decks on decks! Sure, the inside space is magnificent, but it’s hard to resist an outdoor patio and extended deck, perfect for those stifling Chicago summer days. Kick back, relax, host your Cubs viewing party and take in Chicago’s outdoors in the comfort of your cozy neighborhood. Who says cities are all concrete jungles? This bungalow is sure to make you appreciate the greenery!

 

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Most Expensive Homes in Chicago

When it comes to the most expensive homes in Chicago, there is no better place to view them than this video. We excluded the Trump property because it is $32 million and no staged, and really has no impact from a viewing standpoint.

Most Expensive Homes in Chicago

Here are some of the most expensive homes in the US according to BusinessInsider.com, unfortunately not one is in Chicago:


The 12 Most Expensive Homes For Sale In The US

halseyThe median price for an existing home in the United States is $211,000, according to theNational Association of Realtors. However, these twelve homes blow this average away with price tags in the high millions.With the help of Zillow, we’ve put together a list of the most expensive homes currently on the market in the U.S. They range from penthouse apartments to sprawling estates, and each has amenities that most people can only dream about.

All of the homes are located in either New York or California, which is unsurprising as both are in the top 10 most expensive states in America.

Paige Cooperstein contributed to this story.

 

#12 A real estate tycoon is selling this ornate California mansion.

Address: Bradbury, Calif.

Price: $68.8 million

The majestic Bradbury Estate is made of mostly French Limestone and took more than eight years of careful construction to build. The home has a two-story library, a 3D theater, a 2,000-bottle wine cellar, a 10-car garage, and a pool.

Owner Don G. Abbey of the real estate firm Abbey Company chopped the price on the home from $78.8 million to $68.8 millionwhen it failed to sell after a year on the market.

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#11 This giant Hamptons mansion was recently renovated.

Address: Water Mill, N.Y.

Price: $69 million

This waterfront estate features a 22,000-square-foot mansion as well as a carriage house and a gatehouse. The property was completely restored by well-known designers and architects, giving it up-to-date touches while retaining its 20th century charm.

#10 Here’s a swanky duplex with hotel amenities.

Address: New York, N.Y.

Price: $70 million

This 16-room duplex apartment is located in the swanky hotel The Pierre and features a beautiful dining room and a spacious corner living room. Amenities also include concierge service, housekeeping, and gym access.

See the rest of the list here, click here

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/most-expensive-homes-for-sale-2014-6?op=1#ixzz3Fxb2S0XC

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