Unique Homes: Living it up in Carmel, Ind.

It's not what most people would expect or could afford in the middle of America's heartland. But if you've got $5.5 million, you can buy a palatial movie-themed mansion in Money's Best Place to Live.

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Best Places Unique Homes Carmel IN Front

Just a few miles outside of Indianapolis is a home worthy of George Lucas or perhaps a big Chicago high roller. The owners of this three-story, three-acre Carmel giant, on sale for $5.5 million, sought to build an entertainer's paradise in the affluent Queens Manor neighborhood, and they started from the ground up.


  @Money - Last updated August 20 2012 08:51 AM ET
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