House of the Day: A Private Course -- And Giant Water Hazard

Want to spend more time on the links striking billion-dollar deals and less time hunting for shanks? Well, then this $8.9 million home is for you: The property has not one, but two holes for golf, as well as a putting green and expansive pool.

"Hidden Ponds" is a 70-acre estate located in Barrington Hills, Ill., that also boasts its own fish-stocked lake, pond and waterfall.

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House of the Day: A Private Course -- And Giant Water Hazard

Commanding a picture-perfect, tree-lined driveway, the stone and stucco mansion stretches a whopping 30,000 square feet and is surrounded by elaborate landscaping, while its indoors offers extravagant finishes and details. Over-the-top amenities include a full-size basketball court, arcade and elevator.

After shooting hoops, you and guest moguls can migrate to the home's own English pub, where you can hash out investment plans or deride Occupy Wall Street.

Cindie Patterson of RE/MAX of Barrington has the listing.

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