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A look at Illinois Mansions

August 3, 2009




This newly completed castle like mansion is located at 3015 Lincoln Road in Oak Brook, IL. It contains 18,000 square feet of living space that includes a massive 30ft x 60ft great room with cathedral ceilings, 12 skylights, a 500 square foot kitchen with adjoining dining room, 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, an elevator, 3 fireplaces, a family room, a climate-controlled wine cellar, and a 4 car heated garage. 
*There is also another large mansion being built right next to it
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This mansion is truly spectacular. I included it in one of my posts a while back and now it is finally for sale! The home sports a 15,000 square foot main house, a swimming pool, a large pond, a 6+ car garage, and a massive indoor basketball court/gym (the large white building). It is located at 7 Fox Hunt Road in Barrington, IL and contains 8 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms. It is listed for $14,500,000.
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This red roofed large mansion looks to be in excess of 20,000 square feet. It is located at the end of Falcon Court in Barrington, IL. As you can see, its massive compared to the surrounding homes. Also, if you look at the 2nd picture, there is another recently completed mansion to the north of it.

This newly constructed large mansion is located at 9 Blossom Court in South Barrington, IL. It is situated in the prestigious Magnolia Pointe area, where homes are well over 10,000 square feet. The home contains 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, and 18,000 square feet of living space. It is listed for $3,045,000. That is pretty good, considering a home of that size would cost over $9,000,000 in NJ.

Lake Carrington Estate Back on the Market

July 14, 2009

The magnificent Lake Carrington Estate, which spans over 26,000 square feet,  is officially back on the market. Built by Antares Development back in 2007, this grand colonial is located on Langhorne Lane in Greenwich, CT. The home was originally listed for $28,000,000 back in 2007. The price for the estate now is almost a whopping 50% lower at $14,500,000. The home’s interior is unfinished, leaving the potential buyer to customize it any way that they want to. The home features 7 bedrooms, 8 full baths and 9 half baths, and is situated on 9 acres of prime property that includes a lake. This luxurious mansion also comes with a 36 foot long indoor lap pool, 3 family room, a home theater, a 20,000 bottle wine cellar with its own tasting room, squash/basketball court, and 2 elevators.
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Country Superstar Alan Jackson’s Supersized Tennessee Estate

July 2, 2009









Location: 1301 Moran Road, Franklin, TN

Price: $38,000,000
Square Feet: 19,000
   Alan Jackson, the country mega-star who has sold over 50 million records, has finally put his massive abode on the market for a spine tingling $38,000,000. That is quite an impressive price to be asking right off the bat. There is another home on the market in Franklin that is $9 million less and is around the same size. The home was built in 1997 and took 23 months to complete. The home spans a total of 26,500 square feet counting the porches and contains 6 bedrooms and 7 full and 2 half bathrooms. The estate is situated on 140 acres of prime property and the Jacksons’ have made it into a home truly worth living in. Despite its enormous sized rooms, the home has a cozy and warm feel to it. There are two spiral staircases located at either end of the foyer. The first floor contains a formal dining room, a formal living room, a maple-floored home office, a large family room complete with 22 ft. ceilings, a spacious gourmet kitchen with adjoining breakfast room, and a glass enclosed porch. The 2nd floor contains 4 bedroom suites, an exercise room, and nanny quarters. There is also a third floor that contains a game room, a home theater, and a custom pub. The sprawling grounds include 3 ponds, a 10-acre lake, a boat house, a swimming pool, a barn with apartment, and an enclosed tennis court and basketball court. The best part of the house is of course the massive 20-car garage.
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Newly Constructed Alpine, NJ English Manor with Tricked Out Garage

June 20, 2009









This amazing mansion is located on Tulip Tree Lane in Alpine, NJ and was designed by renowned architect James Paragano. The grounds include a swimming pool with pool house and a tennis court.
Here is an excerpt from a website:
” The design concept of the project includes a primary vehicular procession through the home beginning with the porte cochere into a grand motor court with garage storage for 5 automobiles including one special showcase building. The drive continues down a private cylindrical ramp to a secret parking structure hidden below ground where a motorized turntable rotates exotic cars for easy parking and display. The procession is an evolving architectural experience that begins with a 600 foot long driveway and culminates in an elaborate lower level complex complete with a large auto showroom, exercise and spa area, recreation and bar area, as well as an indoor basketball court. The combined upper and lower garage space encompasses room for over 25 automobiles.

A look at Nevada Mansions !

June 9, 2009

This Mediterranean styel mega-mansion is located at 9401 Kings Gate Court in Las Vegas. It contains over 15,800 square feet of living space and has 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. It contains high ceilings, a 2-story great room, a library, marble floors, a gym, and a swimming pool.
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This grand mansion is located on Kings Gate Court in Las Vegas. It has 8 bedroom, 12 bathrooms, and has over 15,800 square feet of living space. It is listed at $14,000,000 and contains a grand sweeping staircase, a home theater, and a swimming pool.
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This newly constructed home is located at 30 Olympia Hills Court in Las Vegas and is listed at $11,900,000. It has 7 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, and contains over 13,600 square feet of living space.
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This 12,000 square foot home has 6 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a home theater, a swimming pool, and a massive indoor basketball court. It is located at 40 Promontory Ridge Drive in Las Vegas.
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This spectacular mansion is located at 18 Augusta Canyon Way in Las Vegas and is on the market for $6,995,000. It has 5 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, and 11,000 square feet of living space. The home has an amazing double bridal staircase with marble and wrought iron hand rails, a 2-story great room with massive limestone fireplace, a gorgeous master bathroom with marble bathtub, marble floors throughout, and a swimming pool. This home was built with the finest and most exotic materials around.
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This amazing home is located in the guard gated community of Spanish Hills. It is loctaed at 5156 Scenic Ridge Drive in Las Vegas and is on the market for $5,950,000. The 8 bedroom, 10 bathroom mansion has over 10,600 square feet of living space and contains a home theater, a game room, two master bedrooms, and a swimming pool.
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This mansion is located at 3730 Topaz Street in Las Vegas. It is on the market for $4,999,888 and has an appraise vale of $7,000,000. The 7 bedroom, 9 bathroom house contains 14,600 square feet of living space and has a swimming pool, lighted tennis court, and a 7-car garage.
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This newly listed mansion is located at 3790 Topaz Street in Las Vegas. It is listed at $4,995,000 and has 7 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, and a little over 14,000 square feet of living space. It has a tennis court and swimming pool.
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This 3 home compound is located at 12 Vintage Ct in Las Vegas. It has 11 bedrooms, 21 bathrooms, and over 16,300 square feet. It is listed at $4,890,000
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Newly Built Tricked Out Hamptons Mega Mansion

June 6, 2009








This massive 31,000 square foot mega-mansion was built at 612 Halsey Lane in prestigiuos Bridgehampton, NY. It is situated on an amazing 12 acres and features every amenitie possible including 14 bedrooms and 19 bathrooms! It was built by real estate developer Joe Farrell (owns Farrell Building Company) for his family and he has recently decided to put it on the market for a mind numbing $59,500,000. It can also be rented for 2-week periods during the summer for an astronomical price of $500,000. (The Jonas Brothers were reportedly looking to rent this house) The mansion contains a grand foyer with sweeping staircase, walnut floors with radiant heating, Crestron touch panels throughout, an elevator, a double living room with 2 fireplaces, a hughe gourmet kitchen with walk-in refrigerator, a walnut library, a 2800 square foot master suite, 8 en-suite bedrooms, and a 2-bedroom apartment. The enormous 10,000 square foot lower level is a kid’s paradise. It contains a children’s playroom, a virtual golf room, a home theater, a 2-lane bowling alley, a tv room with 5 plasmas, a room with a half-pipe and rock climbing wall, an indoor basketball/racquetball court, a custom bar and disco, a subterranean garage with hydraulic lifts, and a spa facility with a steam, sauna, jacuzzi, and massage area. The grounds include a swimming pool and a sunken tennis court. 
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A look at Mansions 12 !

May 31, 2009


This French chateau, dubbed Hillcrest Manor, is located on Hillsboro Pike in Nashville, TN. It was designed by J. Terry Bates & Associates. 
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This colonial mega-mansion is under construction on prestigious Strait Lane in Dallas, TX.


This 22,000 square foot Normandy style mansion is located on Congressional Parkway in Potomac, MD. It is owned by Raul Fernandez, who is the chairman of ObjectVideo and co-owner of the Washington Capitals. The home has 8 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, a 2,000 square foot pool house, a swimming pool, and a tennis court.
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This mansion is located on Highland Farms Road in Potomac, MD. It is owned by developer Steve Lebling who throws lavish parties frequently. The 28,000 square foot house has 11 fireplaces, 13 bathrooms, a 4+ car garage, a swimming pool, and a large pool house.


This is the 30,000 square foot mansion of Jim Kimsey, the co-founder and one time CEO of AOL. The house is located at 600 Chain Bridge Road in Mclean, VA. The home cost $12 million to build. Jim owns the Frank Lloyd Wright house right next door. He built this mansion solely for large parties and charity events.


This French manor is being completed on Braewood Place in Dallas, TX. The home has a 5+ car garage, a swimming pool, and is located in the Bent Tree Country Club.


This estate is located at 54th Ct SE in Salme, OR. The estate contains a 3+ car garage, an attached guest house, a barn, a swimming pool with pool house, a basketball court, and a tennis court. 

Potomac Mega-Mansion has sad story behind its selling

May 26, 2009

This is the unfinished mega-mansion of renowned cardiologist Dr. Hector Collison. The 27,000 square foot home is on the market for $5,500,000 and contains 10 bedrooms, 10.5 bathrooms, an indoor pool, a basketball court, and much more. It is located on Bentcross Drive in Potomac. Hector and his 15 year old son died in a single engine plane crash in the Shenandoah Mountains. Him and his family were set to move into this sprawling mansion and now his wife is forced to sell it. The bank says that they owe $8,000,000 on the house. There is a video above on this story.

A look at a French Manor in Prestigious Alpine

May 25, 2009










This house has been on my mind ever since I discovered it while taking a drive through Alpine, NJ. I was looking through past publications of Architectural Digest online and I came across this house. I was ecstatic when I found it. The French inspired mansion was designed by famed architect Boris Baranovich. The interior designer of the home is Penny Drue Baird. The home is owned by Steven and Candice Stark, who moved from an apartment in New York City to this fabulous 2-acre estate. Steven is the owner of Stark Carpet, which offers carpets, rugs, furniture, and textiles to design professionals for both commercial and residential use. Stark Carpet had sales of $150 million back in 2007. The 24-room, 20,000 square foot house includes a magnificent foyer with beautiful wrought iron balconies, Wi-Fi technology, 25 zones of climate control, a grand dining room that can seat 30 people, a gym, large custom dressing rooms for him and her, a library, an indoor basketball court, an indoor pool, multiple family rooms, a home theater with 700 movies programmed in, a tennis court, and an outdoor swimming pool. 
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A look at Mansions for Sale 2

May 11, 2009

Location: Windermere, FL
Price: $5,900,000
Square Feet: 12,124
This Mediterranean style mansion is located in the Chaine Du Lac section of Windermere and features 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, a sweeping staircase, a great room, and a swimming pool.
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Location: 9600 Pacific Court, Burr Ridge, IL
Price: $4,399,000
This grand castle like estate features 7 bedrooms, 7.2 bathrooms, spiral staircase, 4-story elevator, wine cellar, staff quarters, and many more amazing amenities. 
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Location: Middletown, NJ
Price: $5,900,000
Square Feet: 9,000
This stately mansion boasts 6 bedrooms, 8.5 bathrooms, a gorgeous double bridal staircase, formal dining room with coffered ceiling, an office, a 2-story great room with vaulted wooden ceiling, marble floors throughout, a swimming pool with pool house, and a large detached garage with guest quarters.
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Location: Marvin Road, Charlotte, NC
Price: $7,890,000
Square Feet: 11,500
This newly built mansion contains 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, a ballroom, a study, a billiards room, a playroom, a gym, a 4-car garage, a porte cochere, and a swimming pool.
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Location: 5 River Hill Road, Louisville, KY
Price: $4,450,000
Square Feet: 14,161
This home is one of the most expensive and largest homes on the market in the entire state. It contains 6 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms.
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Location: 2o Providence Way, Alpharetta, GA
Price: $6,900,000

This large equestrian estate is situated on over 32 acres of land and contains 7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, 8 stall stables, 2 riding rings, grand room, music room, multiple fireplaces, 2 offices, a home theater, a caretaker house, a guest house, a swimming pool, a basketball court, and a tennis court.
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Location: 1 Benedek Road, Lawrenceville, NJ
Price: $3,800,000
Square Feet: 10,000
This magnificent all brick colonial contains 6 bedrooms, 7.5 bathrooms, a library, a gorgeous double bridal staircase, elevator, 4-car garage, 2 laundry rooms, and 3 fireplaces.
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Location: 828 Windstone Boulevard, Brentwood, TN
Price: $3,975,000
Square Feet: 11,203
This 6 bedroom, 7.3 bathroom French Chateau was built in 2008 and features the finest materials around. 
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