It's hard to believe from the outside that this mansion, right on the beach in Longboat Key, Florida, isn't a historic home somewhere in Europe. With six bedrooms, six bathrooms and all the amenities, it's a sight to see.
The Duchess Mansion is a landmark residence built in 1906 for a leading industrialist of the time and, at one point, was the home of a European Duchess. The walls are constructed entirely of cast-in-place concrete, three feet in depth.
Grassy lawns surround the main house, which is set up on an embankment so as to maximize the incredible views. Two nearby outbuildings echo the mansion's architecture and provide garage space and storage cellars.
The historic Pabst Mansion, found in the suburbs of Chicago's North Shore, was built in 1936. Impeccably restored for today's family, it includes eight bedrooms, 12 bathrooms and stunningly landscaped grounds. Welcome to the high life.
This elegant home not far from Chicago was built in 2008 and it includes every modern luxury...and then some. Its three floors have bedrooms aplenty (five plus two guest suites), as well as entertaining options like a game room and a home theater.
Jensen Beach, Florida is the location of this grand beach house, with water views everywhere you look. The house has five bedrooms; the garage fits four cars. And the home is equipped with smart technology. Leave no luxury behind!