The property of the past due philanthropist Nancy Hughes — the widow of filmmaker John Hughes — on Thursday offered her five-bedroom mansion on greater than 5 acres on Lake Michigan in Lake Wooded area for $12.92 million, which is a document residential sale value for that northern suburb.
Nancy Hughes died at age 68 in 2019, a decade after her seriously acclaimed filmmaker husband, who was once in the back of many iconic movies shot within the Chicago subject, died at age 59.
In early 2018, Nancy Hughes paid $12 million thru her Vista Del Lago LLC Delaware restricted legal responsibility corporate for the Mayflower Street mansion in Lake Wooded area, which was once inbuilt 2009. The stone mansion has a slate roof, six complete bogs, 4 part bogs, a first-floor number one bed room suite, a second-floor screened porch, a second-floor billiard room, two laundry rooms with customized cabinetry, and a complete basement with a big game room and radiant warmth ground all through.
Outdoor at the fenced and gated property are a safe seaside, a brand new four-person tram to the seaside, a stone staircase, a loggia with radiant warmth underneath the stone and a pool space with a front room and entire kitchen.
Hughes’ heirs indexed the 11,846-square-foot mansion in March in actual property brokers’ personal record community for $15 million and not budged at the asking value, together with after record it publicly in August. It went underneath contract per week after it was once publicly indexed.
Checklist agent Ann Lyon didn’t reply to a request for remark.
The mansion had a $126,126 tax invoice within the 2020 tax yr. It simply were Lake Wooded area’s highest-priced record — now, the highest-priced public record in Lake Wooded area is a seven-bedroom, 15,000-square-foot mansion on Inexperienced Bay Street this is to be had for $10.1 million.
Public information don’t but establish the consumer of the Hughes mansion.
With the Hughes property sale, a minimum of 9 Chicago-area houses now have offered for $10 million or extra in 2022. Rather then the Hughes property sale, the opposite 8 gross sales had been for quantities starting from $10 million to $20.56 million, and they’ve been gross sales of mansions in Winnetka and Lincoln Park and of condominiums in high-rises in downtown Chicago.
Goldsborough is a contract reporter.
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