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Oprah Winfrey Sells Chicago Lake Shore Condo

Date : June 30, 2012

Oprah Winfrey is unloading her Chicago condo for half its original price.

The stunning 4,600-square-foot, Benjamin Marshall-designed house was built in 1913 on East Lake Shore Drive, and boasts of 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 10-foot ceilings, two fireplaces, two foyers (inner and grand).

Oprah bought the place in 2006 for $5.6 million. It has 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths, 2 half-baths, a formal dining room, a butler’s pantry, a wine room, and a solarium. However, what truly makes

 

the beautiful house stand out is its spectacular view outside. The best time to appreciate its outdoor landscape is during summer, where the beach scenes near Lake Michigan are truly breathtaking and one-of-a-kind.to see.

Ironically, the “The Richest Woman in Hollywood” has never moved into the unit, with privacy issues one of her main causes for concern. Chicago Tribune once reported that Oprah spends most of her time at her properties in Hawaii and California since she left her show last 2011. She still has her most coveted Gold Coast real estate, but has been trying to sell her Lakeshore Drive condo for quite some time now.

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