If walls could talk, the following multimillion-dollar homes for sale would be among the most voluble. From a mansion along Chicago’s Astor Street to Victorian estate in Cloverdale, California, check out five of the most storied houses currently up for grabs.
A wonderful blend of timeless vintage and edgy contemporary design, this charming 5,000-square-foot home along Astor Street in the Windy City—now on the market for $2.799 million—consists of five bedrooms and five-and-a-half baths.
Among its bevy of enviable features are 12-foot ceilings, five fireplaces, a sky room/deck, and a garden play area.
Built by a local tailor back in 1908 in the coastal city of Pacific Grove, this single-family overlooks sweeping ocean views and is just a stone’s throw away from a number of sites including the Monterey Aquarium and Lovers’ Point.
Offering 2,294 square feet of living space, the turquoise home—now asking $1.995 million—features three bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths and sits on about a tenth of an acre.
Sited on a four-acre lot along the Saugatuck River in Fairfield’s lower Weston, this family estate—presently priced at $1.5 million—features three newly-renovated, rentable cottages including a three-bedroom farmhouse, plus a barn, a chicken coop, and a wishing well.
Combined, the woodsy property consists of five bedrooms and four full baths.
Poised in the the Netherwood Heights Historic District in Plainfield, New Jersey, this 1915 colonial-style residence—referred to by locals as the Rushmore Mansion—is comprised of five bedrooms and eight baths.
Situated on a 2.59-acre lot, the grey brick home is accompanied by an outdoor amorphous-shaped pool and a sizable courtyard.
Presently operating as a bed-and-breakfast inn, this Sonoma residence offers the ultimate in Wine Country living.
Now on the market for $1.249 million, this eight-bedroom, eight-bath sits on .31 acres and is surrounded by a 40-foot wraparound veranda. Dotted with fruit trees, the grounds also house a vineyard and a vegetable garden, along with a koi pond.