Empire films at renowned Barrington Hills property

Tonight, on the FOX premiere of the fourth season of Empire, savvy viewers might notice that Lucious Lyon’s opulent property looks familiar. Lucious’ hip-hop pad is actually Barrington Hills’ 45 Lake View Lane, a classic, 18,000-square-foot property that spills across 8 manicured, lakeside acres. 

Lucious’ home stuns fans with its well-appointed beauty. And for good reason. The five-bedroom, ten-bath stunner—currently on the market for $9,950,000—spares no elegance: floor-to-ceiling windows, custom millwork, walnut paneling, imported marble, and a 26-light crystal chandelier. On television the home looks fantastic, but it is 45 Lake View Lane’s real-life details that truly astound. Quality craftsmanship is best viewed up close. 

45 Lake View Lane suits individuals who love to host—perfect for Lucious and Cookie, and for the home’s true current owners. The lower level accommodates gatherings from the intimate to the boisterous, with a fireplace, a color-changing bar, and French doors that connect to an expansive stone patio, for parties that move seamlessly outdoors. A heated, in-ground pool, cabanas, and patios beg sunbathing, recreation, and relaxation—amidst a picturesque lake, established trees, and custom lighting that accentuates 45 Lake View Lane’s shoreline and landscaping. A playroom, walk-in wine cellar, commercial-grade kitchen, state-of-the-art home theatre, and spacious 4-car garage further assist hosts in making this property unforgettable to each of its visitors. And—thanks to the property’s prime-time moment—to TV viewers, also.. 

When you tune into the season premiere of Empire tomorrow on FOX, enjoy Hollywood’s little slice of heaven at 45 Lake View Lane. If you’re interested in making the property your home, contact CONLON/Christie’s International Real Estate agent Michael LaFido to arrange a tour. 

Take a viral tour of the home and view additional photos, please visit BarringtonHillsEstate.com.


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