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John Hughes' Lake Forest Home For Sale

By Samantha Abernethy in News on Oct 25, 2011 9:40PM

The Hughes house, via Coldwell Banker.

The former home of legendary director John Hughes has been put on the market. His widow Nancy Hughes placed the Lake Forest house up for sale, priced at $5,890,000. After John died of a heart attack in August 2009, Nancy moved into a home just three blocks away.

The home sits on 2.1 acres about a block away from Lake Michigan. The house is 11,233 square feet and has 6 bedrooms, 6 full and 4 half bathrooms, and an outdoor swimming pool. The fact that the north shore home housed the man who so aptly captured the ennui of teenage life sure doesn't hurt. Go to the Coldwell Banker listing to see more photos of the grounds.