Business Insider compiled a list of the most expensive homes on the market right now for sale in every state and this Barrington Hills mansion listed at $18,775,000.00 made the list for Illinois. So what does all that zeros and commas get you? In the even that one had such an amount just chilling Diddy style. You get: 30,000 sq. ft with 8 bedrooms, 8 full baths, 70.66 acres
According to the listing: Hidden Ponds at 7 Fox Hunt Road is a magnificent European Country Estate with several hidden ponds (hence the name) and a peaceful lake on seventy horse country acres in the heart of Barrington Hills. Built in 2004, this slate-roofed manor exudes luxury and class with every arch and angle. The stories that this property holds are filled with music and laughter, with the aromas of feasts past and of the many working fireplaces and the full size English Pub, with wine cellar, in the walk-out lower level.
The Gentleman’s Library is well suited for deep conversation over brandy and even has a hidden panel to the Master Suite. Through the robust kitchen is an imported Italian Solarium/Sun Room which is filled with oxygen rich plants which provides a warm and cozy escape.
All the amenities that suit the lifestyle indulging a multi-car collector garage, and elevator, ample room for a helipad and three over-grown golf greens and tee boxes which can easily be restored. Hidden Ponds is your very own Ritz Carlton resort with a peaceful waterfall, a relaxing spa, and a pool for laps or play; a regulation-sized gymnasium, a commercial-grade work-out facility, a private massage room and even a custom dog bath in the rear entry/mud-room.
This Grand Estate lacks nothing, and is the right home for the most savvy and discerning buyer.
Images via: Sotheby’s International Realty
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