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Own this suburban Downers Grove mansion with an airstrip and hangar for $2.3M

Just west of Chicago in suburban Downers Grove, there’s an estate on nearly three acres with its own climate-controlled hangar and a private runway only available to a few homeowners in the neighborhood. Fancy yourself an aviation aficionado?

The grounds of the property are “resort-inspired” with a 215-foot swimming pond, waterfalls, wooden bridges, a gazebo, a mini-beach, and play area for kids. The sprawling home, built in 2008, has eight bedrooms, nine full bathrooms, and five half bathrooms.

There’s everything you’d expect in a luxury suburban mansion: high-ceilings, radiant heated floors, grand fireplaces, a 294-bottle wine cellar, and a Jacuzzi tub with a view. Plus, a little extra: a 5,175-square-foot hangar disguised as part of the house. The listing suggests using the space to park a fleet of cars (in addition to the separate four-car garage) or perhaps turning it into a basketball court.

The runway is only offered to 83 homes in the area, one of the listing agents Albert Miranda said.

“There are probably 7-10 airplanes coming and going, 3-5 on a weekday. So this is not much traffic—not anything near being by O’Hare or Midway. Also, the planes are turboprops which are quieter,” Miranda said.

8525 Kearney Road is listed for $2,399,000.


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