Place Your Bid: A Deluxe Megamansion Up for Auction in Wisconsin Is the Week’s Most Popular Home
A megamansion up for auction in Mukwonago, WI, is this week’s most popular listing on Realtor.com®. It’s adorned with exquisite fountains, gardens, and statues.
From a 22-karat gold and crystal chandelier to the hand-painted mosaic ceiling, the property oozes over-the-top, ornate finishes. There are four towering levels, for a total of 9,265 square feet of living space.
Other digs that drew your clicks include the former home of MLB legend Vin Scully in California, a Frank Lloyd Wright–inspired midcentury modern in Pennsylvania, and a Wisconsin time capsule designed to resemble a ship.
For a full look at this week’s 10 most popular homes, scroll down.
Price: $15 million
Why it’s here: Aptly named “Home Plate,” this mansion was the home of sports broadcaster Vin Scully, who called games for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The legendary sportscaster, who spent 67 seasons with the Dodgers, died over the summer at the age of 94. He spent his final years in this seven-bedroom, French country-style mansion in a gated community popular with celebrities.
The 11,615-square-foot mansion on a 2-acre lot boasts a home theater, marble wet bar, wine cellar, and floor-to-ceiling, stone-cast fireplaces.
Why it’s here: This affordable farmhouse comes with 10 acres, which include multiple barns.
The budget price reflects the condition of the three-bedroom home, which needs some TLC. There’s no central heating, and what heat there is is provided by a wood stove. The 2,228-square-foot home was built in 1820 and features period details, including the wide-plank flooring and exposed-beam ceiling.
Some of the barns will also need work.
Why it’s here: Fans of Frank Lloyd Wright will appreciate this budget-friendly, midcentury modern home with a sunken living room and a built-in fish tank.
Inspired by the legendary architect, the design of the four-bedroom home includes a raised dining room and a kitchen with restaurant-style booths.
There are three bedrooms on the main level. On the upper level is an in-law suite with a kitchen, bath, and private entrance.
Price: $3 million
Why it’s here: This picture-perfect home on 50 bucolic acres was redone down to the studs in 2019.
It was originally built in 1904, and some of its historic details remain. The 5,500-square-foot home has four bedrooms, double staircases, oversized windows, and a library with built-in bookcases.
The enormous property comes with a stocked lake with a floating dock, a three-story Amish barn with a home office, a woodworking shop, an eight-stall horse barn, fenced paddocks, and a fruit orchard.
Why it’s here: There’s no place like home with this affordable abode that sits adjacent to acres of rolling farmland—you’ll get the vistas with none of the upkeep!
The cozy four-bedroom home has been fully renovated, with a custom kitchen and updated bathrooms. The bedrooms are upstairs. On the lower level, you’ll find an additional living room with a wood-burning fireplace and sliders that open to a patio overlooking the acre lot.
There’s also a covered deck out back to take in the beautiful views.
Why it’s here: Designed to resemble a ship, this midcentury modern time capsule displays a nautical theme throughout.
The 4,360-square-foot build features porthole windows, a sunken living room, and a roofline in the shape of a sail. Four bedrooms are on the main level, while the primary suite takes up the entire second floor.
Reflecting the trends popular during its construction in 1958, the home boasts a retro kitchen, unique stonework, and groovy carpeting.
Why it’s here: This fixer-upper last changed hands in April for $200,000. Six months later, after an extensive renovation, the homeowners are about to more than double their investment. After barely a week on the market, the home is pending sale.
Built in 1996, the bright and open three-bedroom dwelling now boasts a sleek, modern interior with hardwood flooring, lots of windows, and eye-catching light fixtures. The jaw-dropping kitchen has a cathedral ceiling, exposed beams, and quartz countertops.
The 2,013-square-foot home comes with plenty of decks to take in the surrounding natural beauty.
Why it’s here: This enormous, five-bedroom log cabin is an unexpected find in small-town Iowa.
Sitting on 3.5 acres surrounded by farmland, this giant, 7,182-square-foot lodge comfortably sleeps 25. The main level features a stone fireplace and two-story, floor-to-ceiling windows. A walk-out lower level comes with its own kitchen and two offices.
The property includes a three-car garage, an enclosed gazebo, a wraparound deck, and a playhouse for the kids.
Why it’s here: This picturesque log cabin sits on nearly 10 acres and comes with a heated wood shop and a private pond with a dock.
The reasonably priced four-bedroom retreat boasts a two-story living area with a fireplace. The kitchen has been updated to include lots of cabinets, and the dining room is surrounded by windows and a skylight to let in an abundance of sunshine.
The home already has a contingent sale offer.
Why it’s here: This massive mansion sitting on 106 acres is going on the auction block, with bids due by Dec. 8.
The sprawling, 9,265-square-foot estate features three bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms—and ornate details throughout. The two-story foyer is topped by a 22-karat gold and crystal chandelier. The chef’s kitchen features an enormous 15-foot window, oversized island, and La Cornue range.
There are many balconies with views of the resort-style setting, while the third-floor eagle’s nest offers panoramic views.