10 homes you can buy for $2 million

How much house can you buy for $2 million?

Whatever the size (these range from two to six bedrooms), relatively pricey pads tend to come with great amenities.

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For $2 million, you can buy an upscale home with all the luxuries of a vacation resort -- including swimming pools, fitness centers and sports courts -- a new construction house with sparkling new appliances or a low-key historic cottage by the sea.

What you can afford depends on where you're looking. Traditionally expensive markets like Manhattan and Provincetown, Massachusetts, mean less bang for your buck, but you may get a million-dollar view to make up for it.

In more affordable markets like Saint Louis, you'll probably find room to spread out, along with space-consuming amenities such as swimming pools and tennis courts.

Click ahead to see how much house you can buy for $2 million in 10 cities across the country.

New York, New York

This two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in Manhattan's Gramercy Park neighborhood is for sale for $2 million. It last sold in November 2006 for $1.3 million, about 65 percent of the current price. It is about 69 percent more expensive than the area's median home value of $1,186,200.

New York, New York

The two-floor unit overlooks Stuyvesant Square Park and has granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a den. Building amenities include laundry facilities on each floor, valet service, a 24-hour doorman, a rooftop deck and a bike room.

Atlanta, Georgia

This six-bedroom, seven-bathroom home in Atlanta's Morningside-Lenox Park area is for sale for about $2 million. It last sold in June 2012 for $1,410,000, about 71 percent of the current price. It is about 216 percent more expensive than the area's median home value of $631,800.

Atlanta, Georgia

The home was built in 2007 and has an intercom system, fitness center, wine cellar, theater, fenced backyard and several fireplaces.

Los Angeles, California

This five-bedroom, four-bathroom house in the Hollywood Hills is for sale for about $2 million. It last sold in March 2003 for $774,000, about 39 percent of the current price. It is about 53 percent more than the area's median home value of $1,308,100.

Los Angeles, California

The home was built in 1968 and has a six-car garage, fireplace, wet bar, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances and a back patio.

Chicago, Illinois

This six-bedroom, six-bathroom house in Chicago's Roscoe Village neighborhood is for sale for about $2 million. It was built this year and is more than nine times more expensive than the area's median home value of $201,700.

Chicago, Illinois

It has white quartz countertops, hardwood floors, a wet bar, French doors with Juliette balconies, a back deck, a finished basement, three fireplaces, heated bathroom floors, walk-in closets, a skylight and a detached garage.

Provincetown, Massachusetts

This two-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom cottage on Provincetown Harbor is for sale for about $2 million. It last sold in October 2011 for $1.4 million, about 70 percent of the current price. It is nearly four times more expensive than the area's median home value of $516,600.

Provincetown, Massachusetts

The beachfront cottage was built in 1900 and has raised-bed gardens, a waterfront deck, wood flooring, a wood-burning fireplace and whitewashed wooden walls.

Saint Louis, Missouri

This six-bedroom, 10-bathroom home in the Ladue area is for sale for about $2 million. It last sold in September 1999 for $1,150,000, about 58 percent of the current price. It is more than twice as expensive as the area's median home value of $800,700.

Saint Louis, Missouri

The house was built in 1967 and has a tennis court, basketball court, fitness center, finished basement, cathedral ceilings, several fireplaces and a mother-in-law apartment.

Salt Lake City, Utah

This three-bedroom, five-bathroom house in Salt Lake City's Sugar House neighborhood is for sale for about $2 million. It was built in 2008 and is about 7.7 times more expensive than the area's median home value of $260,200.

Salt Lake City, Utah

The home has an outdoor pool with a swim-up bar, a theater room, 1,000-bottle wine cellar, workout room, steam shower, three-car garage and several fireplaces.

Charleston, South Carolina

This three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom house in the Historic Dickerson Landing neighborhood is for sale for about $2 million. It last sold in June 2008 for $1,375,000, about 69 percent the current price. It is a little more than 2.5 times more expensive than the area's median home value of $784,000.

Charleston, South Carolina

The home was built in 1870 and has hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, several fireplaces, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, a deck and a fenced backyard.

New Orleans, Louisiana

This three-bedroom, three-bathroom home in New Orleans' famous French Quarter neighborhood is for sale for $1,875,000. It last sold in May 1994 for $327,000, about one-fifth of the current price. It is about 4.6 times more expensive than the area's median home value of $407,000.

New Orleans, Louisiana

The home was built in 1830 and has several fireplaces and chandeliers, a tiled courtyard with a fountain, second-story balconies, vaulted ceilings and a guest house.

Houston, Texas

This six-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom house in Piney Point Village is for sale for about $2 million. It was built in 2005 and is more than twice as expensive as the area's median home value of $853,800.

Houston, Texas

The home has an acclimatized wine room, a den, game room, covered patio with an outdoor kitchen, a detached three-car garage with a covered walkway to the house and a patio.