10 Most Expensive Houses in America
Here are the 10 most expensive houses in America. These days money is major concern when it comes to buying a home. These houses are dream homes for most people, but some, those very, very few like Bill Gates and Donald Trump can actually afford these insanely tricked out houses.
- Fairfield Sagaponack, New York Price: $185 million + Though it’s not currently for sale, Fairfield has a total of 110,000 square feet. It has 29 bedrooms, 39 bathrooms, a bowling alley, a squash court, two tennis courts, a 90-foot long dining room, a 200 car garage, a move theater that seats 164, and it’s own power plant. ‘Nuff said.
- The Hearst Mansion Beverly Hills, California Price: $165 million No it’s not the same as the Hearst Castle. The mansion has 29 bedrooms, a disco room, theater, and three pools. Owned by the infamous William Randolph Hearst, JFK was a guest, and its neighbors include Tom Cruise and the Beckhams. Not sure which is more of a draw.
- The Manor Los Angeles, California Price: $150 million It’s has 56,000 square feet, 123 rooms, it has an indoor skating rink, multiple swimming pools, a bowling alley, a tennis court, a doll museum, and three kitchen. One of it’s floor is just used for closet space and one of it’s rooms is only used to wrap presents. It even has it’s own private orchard.
- The Ecology House Medina, Washington Price: $147.5 million Not only is it one of the most expensive homes in the world, it is one of the most advanced. It has a total of 66,000 square feet over looking Lake Washington, 8 bedrooms, 25 bathrooms, four floors, a 17ft x 60ft swimming pool, a subterranean garage that fits 30 cars, a indoor trampoline room, racquetball/volleyball court, a 100 visitor reception hall, basketball court, a bowling alley, a library, a shooting range and, a movie theater. Not only that, but guests are given pins to wear that automatically adjusts music, temperature, and lighting based on their preferences whenever they enter a room. Can anybody say Terminator?
- Hala Ranch Aspen, Colorado Price: $135 million It is 56,000 square feet, 15 bedrooms, 27 bathrooms, heated stables, a tennis court, an indoor pool, a car wash, a gas station, a sewage treatment plant, and the master bedroom has it’s own salon. The guesthouse on this property alone sold for $36.5 million.
- Fleur de Lys Holmby Hills, California Price: $125 million 41,000 square feet, 15 bedrooms, modeled after the French Chateaux Vaux-le-Vicomte, it has 24 carat gold trim, a movie theater with 50 seats, museum-pieces like Marie Antoinette’s personal curtain patter and Napoleon’s favorite chair. The outer walls are made from handpicked and imported French limestone.
- Three Ponds Bridgehampton, New York Price: $75 million 25,000 square feet, this mansion boasts 60 acres of waterfront farmland, it’s own private golf course with a pro shop, a swimming pool that’s 75 feet long, a tennis court, an orangery, 14 gardens that include crabapple allee, lily walk, vegetable garden, rose, hydrangea, and butterfly, and three ponds stocked with fish.
- Pierre Penthouse New York, New York Price: $70 million The top three floors of the building make up this penthouse. It has it’s own ballroom with 23 foot high ceilings, a 360 degree view of New York, 20 foot French windows, a black marble staircase, a paneled library, and double reception rooms. If you don’t want the whole things, it’s available in two parts, one for $59 million and the other for $11 million.
- Not Named Malibu, California Price: $65 million It’s a private compound with seven bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, and panoramic ocean views in the main house alone. It has a gym, riding ring, swimming pool, tennis court, a private road to the beach, and a guardhouse.
- Sierra Star Incline Village, Nevada Price: $60 million The main house is 11,000 square feet and there are two guesthouses, 18 bedrooms, a three-story carriage house with an elevator that can lift vehicles and two piers with three remote-controlled lifts. It’s located on the north shore of Lake Tahoe.