02 June 2023

17,000 Square Foot French Country-Style Mansion In Barrington Hills, IL (VIDEO)

LOT SIZE: 8.32 acres
BATHROOMS: 9 full, 2 half
LIST PRICE: $9,500,000
LISTING AGENT(S): Michael LaFido of Marketing Luxury Group

If you were a fan of the hit FOX television series 'Empire', then you may recognize this stately brick and stone-accented residence. Known as the "Lyon's Den", it is the home of record company CEO Lucious Lyon. It has also been labeled the "most beautiful home for sale in Illinois" by Architectural Digest.

Built in 2008 and situated on nearly 8.5 acres of manicured land between two area lakes, this lavish estate in Barrington, IL features approximately 17,597 square feet of living space. It has six bedrooms, nine full and two half bathrooms, foyer and separate stair hall with floating staircase, an elevator, formal dining room, an eat-in gourmet kitchen with breakfast area, great room with fireplace, a walnut-paneled home office with fireplace, a gallery, home gym, garage parking for six cars, and much more. The expansive lower level includes a catering kitchen, a lounge with full wet bar, poker/billiards room, and a nine-seat home theater.

Outdoor features include a gated entrance, a carriage house, motor court, porte-cochere, open and rooftop terraces, patios, two fire pits, a swimming pool with deck jets, and a dock.

front elevation

stair hall

dining room



great room

home office

stair hall

primary bedroom

primary bathroom

wet bar



game room

home theater

4-car garage

rear grounds

rear elevation

rear elevation

swimming pool

rear aerial view

front aerial view

broad aerial view

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