It takes a lot to warrant a high price tag in a flyover state, but the homes that do are worth more than a second glance. From a chic renovated industrial in downtown Tulsa to a sleek waterfront mansion in Ohio, you wish you lived here.
Location: Contemporary estate in Ladue, Missouri
Size: 10,000 square feet
Key selling points: With its artful blend of white walls, maple woodwork, glass, Carrara marble, and natural light, this St. Louis-area home is the rare mansion that looks as good in person as it does on paper. From the entertainment center and wet bar to the exercise room, master suite, and guest house, every square inch is clean, modern, spacious, and inviting.
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Location: Renovated warehouse in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Size: 4,270 square feet
Key selling points: And you thought your Brooklyn loft was cool. This roomy renovated warehouse contrasts original raw brick, gleaming galvanized ducts, concrete ceilings, and honey-hued wood flooring with modern extras like walk-in closets, stainless steel appliances, recess-mounted flatscreens, over-sized showers and sinks, and a fire pit/porch/pool combo tailor made for sipping of craft beers al fresco.
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Location: Modern smart home in Chicago, Illinois
Size: 6,500 square feet
Key selling points: This Lincoln Park home's wide-plank, hand-scraped oak floors, vaulted skylight ceilings, and immaculate aesthetic earned it a spot on our list, but the highlights are definitely the urban entertaining porch and massive home office/library (perfect for making deals in your slippers and smoking jacket).
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Location: Waterfront home in Avon Lake, Ohio
Size: 18,000 square feet
Key selling points: This midwest mansion earns a perfect ten for its triple-height wall of skylights, screening room, wet bar and lounge, infinity pool with picture-perfect lake vistas, and a sanctuary-like master bath we could easily imagine sharing—or keeping all to ourselves.
Listing: Howard Hanna
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