PHOTOS: Barrington Hills mansion named 'most beautiful home for sale' in Illinois

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A sprawling estate in the northern suburbs has just been named the most beautiful home for sale in Illinois by Architectural Digest. (WLS)

A sprawling estate in the northern suburbs has just been named the most beautiful home for sale in Illinois by Architectural Digest.

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A luxurious mansion that spans more than eight city lots hit the market Thursday at a record asking price of $50 million.



The mansion at 45 Lakeview Lane in Barrington Hills is listed at $9,950,000 and boasts five bedrooms, nine bathrooms and two partial baths.

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According to the listing by Conlon/Christie's International Real Estate, the home is tucked away on more than 8 acres of manicured lawns, mature trees and two lakes. Custom walnut double doors lead to luxurious entryway and details like floor-to-ceiling windows, barreled and coffered ceilings, custom millwork and a glass-sided turret and porte cochere lend old world charm to the more than 17,000-square-foot home. A walkout on the lower level features a new home theater, a poker/billiards room and a full bar kitchen.

For more information, click here to see the listing.
PHOTOS: 'Most Beautiful Home for Sale in Illinois'

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