Hot property: four houses on the Great Lakes of North America

Estate, Lake Forest, Illinois, $ 10.95 million

Where On the shores of Lake Michigan, 52 miles north of Chicago, approximately 40 minutes by car. O’Hare International Airport is about half an hour away by car.

What A six bedroom property on three acres. The current property, completed in 2001, was built around an original “great room” designed in 1928 by Chicago architect Alfred Granger. An office, library, home theater and fitness room are located on the lower level on a living space of 9097 m². with lake view.

State, Lake Forest, Illinois, USA

Why A landscaped cliff leads to a large heated boathouse and 400 foot private beach.

WHO Luxury portfolio

House, Dunkirk, New York, $ 2.395 million

House, Dunkirk, New York, USA

Where On Lake Erie, 43 miles along the Buffalo coast. Buffalo Niagara International Airport is less than an hour away by car, and flights to New York City airports take approximately an hour and 20 minutes.

What A colonial house with seven bedrooms from 1933. A central “large room” has a fireplace and a vaulted half-timbered ceiling. There are also covered terraces, a pantry, study and formal dining room.

House, Dunkirk, New York, USA

Why The 5.3 acres of the property are 261 feet of lakefront with an outdoor deck right on the water.

WHO compass

Estate, Cleveland, Ohio, $ 6.5 million

Estate, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Where Less than five miles from downtown Cleveland, the largest city on Lake Erie. Burke Lakefront Airport, which offers weekday shuttles to Cincinnati and private charter flights, is a 10-minute drive away, while Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is 20 minutes away.

What A seven bedroom property set on 2 acres with marble floors and baths, mahogany woodwork, two kitchens, a wine cellar and a bar area.

Estate, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Why Several formal terraces lead to the lakeshore and include an indoor pool housed in a glass atrium. In addition to the lake, the property offers views of downtown Cleveland.

WHO Luxury portfolio

Contemporary Home, Lion’s Head, Ontario, Canada CAD 2.5M ($ 2.033M)

Contemporary home, Lion's Head, Ontario, Canada

Where On the Northern Bruce Peninsula, a 15 km wide stretch of land with Georgian Bay to the east and Lake Huron to the west. Toronto and its international airport are 260 km south, about a three-and-a-half hour drive away.

What A modern three bedroom, three bathroom home with a British Columbia red cedar facade. Inside, marble, reclaimed hemlock wood floors, and even quartz are heavily represented.

Contemporary home, Lion's Head, Ontario, Canada

Why The location of the property, clean lines and natural materials make it natural
It’s a peaceful retreat with little but the water, forest, and views that will distract you.

WHO Sotheby’s International Realty

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