Late Filmmaker John Hughes’s Tudor-Style Abode for Sale

You may not know the name John Hughes, but if you ever watched a film in the mid-1980s through the mid-1990s then you've certainly enjoyed his work. The late filmmaker directed such iconic hits such as National Lampoon's Vacation, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and Pretty in Pink, and while he passed in 2009, his movies and now, his real estate live on. View the listing.

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You may not know the name John Hughes, but if you ever watched a film in the mid-1980s through the mid-1990s then you've certainly enjoyed his work. The late filmmaker directed such iconic hits such as National Lampoon's Vacation, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and Pretty in Pink and while he passed in 2009, his movies and now, his real estate live on. View the listing.
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The filmmaker, who passed away suddenly in 2009, had lived at this Tudor-style home with his wife and now three grown children since 1988 when he reportedly bought the spread for $600,000.
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The mansion was designed in 1930, but the Hughes constructed a two-story addition to the house, matching each architectural detail precisely. This included custom hardware, which was replicated for the doors.
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A view of the spacious formal dining room that includes 10-11 foot ceilings. The mansion is listed by Nancy Hughes, John's widow, for $5.89 million.
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The wood-paneled living room boasts built-in shelving, a vaulted ceiling and a fireplace.
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Hughes's list of successful films are numerous -- his accomplishments include, Some Kind of Wonderful, Sixteen Candles, Beethoven and all three Home Alone flicks.
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The filmmaker reportedly retreated from the glam of Hollywood in the 90s and found solace in this Illinois property.
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The kitchen features a large center work island, paned glass windows and a double sink.
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Other amenities in the home include a sewing room, rec room, rolling lawns, and a 50-foot swimming pool.
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The home boasts 21 rooms total over 11,233 square feet. There are also an astounding six fireplaces in the house.
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A view of one of the six bedrooms in the late filmmaker's spread. There are also six full baths, as well as four half baths.
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A look at the home office.
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