It's Presidents Day. Which may have you thinking about that impressive white house at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. But we've got plenty of impressive abodes here on the North Shore, too.
Each week, Patch features a "Wow House" for sale in our area. Today, we've pulled together the most expensive ones from our North Shore sites over the past year. Some are still for sale, others now have new owners. They all feature photos. So if you like to peruse photos of impressive homes for sale, click through to check out these impressive homes.
This dream home boasts 18 rooms including seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, nine fireplaces and a grand ballroom.
The home once belonged to former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon and features a workout facility, steam room,. sauna, racket ball court and bar. It also has four fireplaces, five bedrooms, eight bathrooms and two half-bathrooms.
This six bedroom beauty was built in 2006 and features a walnut floor library with a hand-stenciled ceiling and chandelier, an elegant living room with a grand marble fireplace that separates the room into two separate seating areas and a butler's pantry/wet bar with a pounded copper sink, double tiered marble counter top, wine refrigerator and glass accent cabinets.
The five-bed, four-and-a-half bath home has a three-car garage, professionally landscaped gardens and is adjacent to Lawson Park. It also has lake views in every room.
This seven-bedroom, eight-bath home has an outdoor pool, gardens, fountains, a theater, a wine cellar and an exercise room — not to mention 10,685 square feet of space and a spacious kitchen.
This luxury home features four bedrooms, five and half bathrooms, two wine cellars that can hold 5,000 bottles of wines, a library, a temperature-controlled conservatory and a garage that can hold up to 13 cars.
Michael Jordan's house has dropped in price from $29 million to $21 million, according to NBC Chicago. The 56,000-square-foot-home home, built between 1993 and 1995, includes nine bedrooms, 15 bathrooms and an indoor basketball court,
Originally built for Wayne Chatfield-Taylor, this mansion maintains its grandeur of old, and has been carefully restored and renovated.