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Wow House: $3.5M Mansion Has Indoor Lap Pool

This week's featured home was built in 1892 for a military general at Fort Sheridan. It was totally restored and now comes with eight fireplaces, two jacuzzis and a sauna.

From elegant and stately mansions to modern, environmentally-friendly abodes, the North Shore is full of one-of-a-kind homes.

Each week, Patch features one ‘Wow House’ that catches our attention. This week, a totally restored mansion in Highland Park that was built as a general's quarters for Fort Sheridan in 1892. It's listed at $3,495,000.

In addition to the eight bedrooms, eight fireplaces, two jacuzzis and indoor lap pool, the home also features a wine cellar, a sauna, a dance studio and a view of the lake.

Is your home a ‘Wow’ House? Want to nominate a spectacular, unusual or just plain cool property on the North Shore? E-mail us: jacob@patch.com.

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Steve Handwerker July 25, 2012 at 05:52 PM
These are soldier's quarters! Not even a general's quarters! Wow, what a cool million (or more) can do!

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