For Sale: David Adler-Designed French Revival-Style Manor

A home designed in homage to a French manor outside Versailles in Lake Bluff, Illinois asks $5.995 million, reports the Wall Street Journal.

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A home designed in homage to a French manor outside Versailles in Lake Bluff, Illinois asks $5.995 million, reports the Wall Street Journal.
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A look at the foyer.
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The home was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in November 2000. It's similar in design to the 19th-century Pavillon de la Lanterne, which has been used as a vacation home for the French president.
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The owners restored this wallpaper in the living room depicting a Chinese village. The colors from the scene guided the owners in selecting the color palate for the home.
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In the marble foyer, you'll find a star motif common to Adler's work.
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Pictured, the library. There are four fireplaces throughout the home.
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In the dining room, there's original pine flooring and three wallpaper scenes depicting boats in a harbor.
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In the kitchen, the owners retained a double sink and matched the color of the marble surface to the rest of the countertops.
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The floor-to-ceiling windows in each room bring light in year-round.
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The 7,200-square-foot home includes five bedrooms, six full bathrooms, and three half baths.
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The home includes some of Adler's original landscaping, including this U-shaped reflecting pool.
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Pictured, the outdoor dining area.
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