The most surprising thing about this Downer's Grove dream home, at least to me, is the listing price. I expected it to be much higher than it is.

Over the last year, I've shared some pretty incredible Illinois properties. I'm not a real estate writer by any stretch, I just share what catches my eye.

It's fun to check out what's on the market and get ideas for things to do to your own home. Or, like in the case of this house, it's inspiration to buy lottery tickets.

Let's Do Some Dream Home Shopping

This house at 8525 Kearney Road in Downers Grove more resembles a resort than a family's home. This feels like the kind of home you would design in your imagination after being on a fabulous vacation. Bringing that kind of feeling home is something we all do, but imagine actually turning your home into A VACATION.

Yes, I need an island with a sandy beach, cascading waterfalls and just about every other luxurious home amenity you can think of. It's all here:

  • 8 bedrooms
  • 11.5 bathrooms
  • 2 full kitchens
  • Theater
  • Climate controlled airplane hangar and garage
  • Gym
  • Wine room
  • In-laws apartment

Over 18,000 total square feet. Main, 2nd and 3rd levels total 8,834 square feet. There's an additional 5,101 square foot walkout lower level.

Imagine taking that resort vacation dream and turning it into this!

And, for ONLY $2,495,000.

Mansion Like No Other Home in Illinois with Island, Beach and Waterfall

The most surprising thing about this Downer's Grove dream home, at least to me, is the listing price. I expected it to be much higher than it is.

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