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Homes: What you can buy for $3 million

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It's no surprise that most homes on the market for $3 million come with features that many buyers consider "extras."

At about 16.4 times more than the national median home value of $183,000, these homes are packed with upscale finishes and perks -- from a beachfront property in Hawaii to a sky-high glass and steel condo in Baltimore.

Gourmet chef's kitchens with stainless steel appliances are standard features at this price point, and pools, spas and even elevators are relatively common amenities. Some $3 million homes also have more unique features, like a backyard basketball court or rough stone walls that are part of an adjacent mountain.

Of course, $3 million won't buy the same amount of space and luxury everywhere. In Portland, Oregon, you can buy a two-bedroom condo with terraces. In Atlanta, you can buy five bedrooms and a pool.

Click ahead to see how much you can buy for $3 million in 10 cities from coast to coast.

Brooklyn, New York

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This four bedroom, 2.5 bathroom house in Brooklyn's Gowanus neighborhood is listed for sale at about $3 million. It last sold in June 2012 for $2.2 million, about three-quarters of the current asking price. The price is more than double that area's median home value, which is $1.1 million according to Zillow.

Brooklyn, New York

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The three-story home has a finished basement with a media room and home gym and a rooftop deck with a garden and a serving kitchen. The home also has hardwood floors, custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances and designer light fixtures.

Atlanta, Georgia

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This five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home in Atlanta's Tuxedo Park neighborhood is listed for sale at about $3 million. It last sold in 1978 for about $133,000, just 4.4 percent of its current price, according to Zillow. The home's price is about 5.8 times more expensive than the area's median home value of $512,400.

Atlanta, Georgia

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The home was built in 1936 and has a two-car garage with a guest house above it. The backyard has a pool and spa and a built-in barbeque grill. Inside, the home has a kitchen with stainless steel appliances, several fireplaces, an office, his-and-hers bathrooms and closets in the master suite.

Los Angeles, California

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This five-bedroom, five-bathroom home in Los Angeles' Cheviot Hills neighborhood is for sale at about $3 million. It last sold in June 2013 for $2.35 million -- about 78 percent of the current price -- and is almost 2.5 times more expensive than the area's median home value of $1.21 million.

Los Angeles, California

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The home has hardwood floors, walk-in closets, a fireplace, wet bar, wine fridge, second-floor balcony and rooftop deck with a fireplace and barbeque grill. The backyard has a covered patio, pool, spa and half-sized basketball court.

Chicago, Illinois

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This new five-bedroom, six bathroom home in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood is listed for sale at about $2.8 million. This price is more than 14 times the area's median home value of $194,500.

Chicago, Illinois

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The house has an open-air roof deck, a three-car garage, wood floors, patterned tile floors, a fireplace and stainless steel appliances.

Charleston, South Carolina

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This four-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom home in Charleston's Charlestowne neighborhood is listed for sale at approximately $3 million, about four times the area's median home value of $740,000. It last sold in 2006 for $2.7 million.

Charleston, South Carolina

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While the home is designed to look like a historic mansion, it was actually built in 1991. Each of the home's bedrooms has its own attached bathroom. The property also has an elevator, marble fireplace, exercise room, two-car garage and gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops.

Portland, Oregon

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This two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in Portland's Hillside neighborhood is for sale at about $3 million. It's priced more than four times the area's median home value of $687,700. It last sold in December 2010 for approximately $2.2 million, about three-quarters of the current price.

Portland, Oregon

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The home has two terraces, a butler's pantry, wine cooler, master suite with gas fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows. The purchase also includes four parking spaces and two private storage units.

Phoenix, Arizona

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This three-bedroom, five-bathroom home in Phoenix's Camelback East neighborhood is listed for about $3 million. It last sold in January 2012 for $2.6 million, about 87 percent of the current price. The home is more than seven times more expensive than the area's median home value of $411,800.

Phoenix, Arizona

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The unique home is built into the side of Camelback Mountain and features stone walls and a large boulder in the entryway. It also has a library, an elevator, two balconies, a front yard with a hiking path and 15-foot waterfall and a backyard with a swimming pool and spa with a waterfall. A two-car garage is attached to the house, and there's additional parking for up to 12 more cars.

Hanalei, Hawaii

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This three-bedroom, three-bathroom home in Hanalei on the island of Kauai is listed for sale at about $3 million. It's about 2.6 times more expensive than the area's median home value of $1.16 million.

Hanalei, Hawaii

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The home is located on the beach, and each of its three bedrooms has a private balcony and an ocean view. It has concrete floors, ceiling fans, a garden tub and tiled countertops.

Baltimore, Maryland

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This new three-bedroom, four-bathroom condo in Baltimore's Locust Point neighborhood is for sale at about $3 million. It's slightly more than 13 times more expensive than the area's median home value of $226,100.

Baltimore, Maryland

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The home has floor-to-ceiling windows with motorized shades, a gourmet kitchen, a wet bar with wine storage and a terrace. The condo also includes five parking spaces, storage and access to the building's fitness center.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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This four-bedroom, six-bathroom townhouse in Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square is for sale at about $3 million. It last sold in April 2006 for $2.85 million, $100,000 less than the current asking price. The home's price is about 6.4 times more expensive than the area's median home value of $469,400.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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The townhouse was built in 1800 and has an elevator that goes all the way up to a rooftop deck, a balcony and leaded glass windows. It also has three fireplaces, a gourmet kitchen with a breakfast bar and a skylight.

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