At around 7:35 a.m. on Monday, discovered that someone had forced the gate open at the Villa Taj on County Line Road and also forced open a rear door to the house.
According to Deputy Chief Tim Vaclav, the officer searched the premises at 6501 County Line Road and found "no evidence of interior damage, theft or criminal activity."
The 45,000-square-foot mansion at Plainfield and County Line Roads has never been lived in. The home, which contains a 2,500 square feet master bedroom suite, conservatory, ballroom, library and 20-car garage was once listed at $26 million.
, flooding it and causing damage to half the interior, which housed exotic features such as Italian marble, Jerusalem limestone and gold-leaf wall detailing. Burr Ridge Community Development Director Doug Pollock told Patch last March that the wall finishings and flooring would have to be removed and replaced. The home remains unoccupied.
Police notified the management company of the forced entry.