These are Chicago’s top five residential sales this week


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A palatial mansion that evokes 17th century France topped this week’s Chicago home sales, while a handful of opulent homes in Lincoln Park also changed hands.
Property type: Single-family home
The mansion at 655 Sheridan Road, dubbed “The Versailles of Glencoe,” has sold for $5 million. The 11,000-square-foot, five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home comes with a roof terrace, an elevator and an indoor spa with a pool and sauna. The 0.75 acre property also includes an outdoor pool, jacuzzi and five-car garage.
It was first listed in December of last year for $6 million. The asking price was cut twice since then and it went into contract in October. The buyers are university professors Shana Olwyn Kelly and Edward Hartley Sargent, who funded the purchase with a $3.8 million loan from Wintrust Mortgage. The seller is Cloud 9 Ventures, Inc., which is controlled by Peter Pocrnich.
Property type: Single-family home
1838 North Hudson Avenue (@properties)
Advertising executive Morgan Caroll and his wife, Anne, sold another Lincoln Park property. The pair, who recently sold a mansion at 2112 North Sedgwick Street for $6.5 million, offloaded another home just a couple of blocks away. The property, at 1838 North Hudson Avenue, is a six-bedroom, six bathroom home that changed hands for $3.3 million. The buyers are Yabi Wu and Yannan Zheng, who funded the purchase with a $1.9 million mortgage from First Centennial Mortgage Corporation.
Property type: Single-family home
1910 North Hudson Avenue (Compass)
Kent Zimmerman, the principal of consulting firm Zeughauser Group, and his wife, Grace, sold their Lincoln Park mansion for $2.8 million. The property, at 1910 North Hudson Avenue, is a five-bedroom, five-bathroom home with a three-story atrium and a glass-enclosed private office. It was first listed in July for $3 million and it went into contract in September. The unknown buyer took out a $1 million mortgage from lender Proper Rate, LLC to fund the purchase.
Property type: Single-family home
830 West Buena Avenue (Compass)
Troy Molitor, the head of lending firm Molitor Financial Group, bought a mansion in Uptown Chicago for $2.5 million. The home, at 830 West Buena Avenue, is a four-bedroom, five-bathroom home that spans 5,350 square feet. It was first listed in October at the same price. The sellers are London residents Jean and Jennifer Cayla.
Property type: Single-family home
2658 North Greenview Avenue (@properties)
Gabriel Goodman, an executive at market research firm Ipsos, and his wife, Laurie, bought a home in West DePaul for $2.3 million. The 5,200-square-foot property, located at 2658 North Greenview Avenue, was first listed in November of last year at the same price. The seller is an LLC controlled by Sam Kostic.