Real Estrange: Versailles-inspired chateau, Home with a history

by Chicago Agent

Versailles-inspired chateau

A luxurious property named the Maison Des Jardins on Long Island in New York, modeled after Versailles and Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, is now listed for $60 million. Featuring a soft limestone facade and Italian marble covers, as well as amenities like a movie theater, wine room, billiard room and fitness center, this exquisite abode is a little slice of European heaven.

Home with a history

Built in 1857, this Holly Springs, Mississippi, home known as Cedarhurst has deep roots in the American Civil War, serving as a temporary hospital and headquarters of the commander of the 4th Military District during Reconstruction. Listed at $272,000, this 5,000-square-foot home has a neo-Gothic sensibility, with features like two-story gables, Tudor windows and a cast-iron balustrade.

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