Most Expensive Houses In America Right Now (32 pics)
1Price: $69 millionIt's also the site of the historic Glenbrook Rodeo, which draws celebrity guests and spectators to the property every year. 31. (TIE) La Casa Pacifica in Southern California has a storied past. Often referred to as the "Western White House," the Spanish Colonial Revival compound was once home to President Richard Nixon.
2Price: $69 millionIt boasts almost 500 feet of waterfront and breathtaking views in the region that is famous for being the "most idyllic climate in the world." 29. (TIE) This incredible 14-room Manhattan duplex offers 360-degree views of Central Park and the city skyline from its perch atop the prestigious Pierre Hotel on 5th Avenue.
3Price: $70 millionCustom details are featured throughout, including two enormous, wood-paneled dressing rooms attached to luxurious master suites 29. (TIE) The spatial confines of New York City are quickly forgotten in this 9,700-square-foot duplex penthouse at 50 United Nations Plaza.
4Price: $70 millionResidents can take in unparalleled views of the Manhattan skyline and East River from the spacious roof deck and swimming pool, two-story bay window, or from any one of the four bedrooms and 7.5 baths. 26. (TIE) This sleek and stylish duplex on Manhattan's Upper East Side, owned by billionaire hedge funder Steve Cohen, has all of the most modern features, including a state-of-the-art chef's kitchen, media and entertainment room, reception room, dressing rooms, and staff rooms.
5Price: $72 millionIf that all isn't impressive enough, the views from the expansive glass windows are sure to amaze. 26. (TIE) Residents of this elegant penthouse currently owned by Rupert Murdoch can look down on any part of New York City from their 360-degree perch above Madison Square Park.
6Price: $72 millionA double-height great room and spacious outdoor terrace are perfect for entertaining, while five bedrooms, a private internal elevator, and access to the residents-only fitness center seal the deal. 26. (TIE) 28,000 square feet, 11 bedrooms, 18 bathrooms, and a ballroom that can accommodate 200 guests are just some of the details that make this Beverly Hills palace an entertainer's dream.
7Price: $72 millionDual grand staircases, a hand-finished, wood-paneled library, and attached guardhouse add to the royal feel of this French chateau. 22. (TIE) Located on the desirable South Ocean Boulevard in Palm Beach, this Mediterranean estate includes a 24,600-square-foot residence, 274 feet of beachfront, a private dock, and an in-ground pool.
8Price: $75 million,A gated entry ensures maximum privacy, and a pool house and guesthouse mean that there is plenty of room for visitors. 22. (TIE) Presiding over 262 acres complete with a lake and manicured gardens, this magnificent Connecticut mansion boasts over 20,000 square feet of ornate, old-world beauty.
9Price: $75 millionGuests can be welcomed among imported antique marble, stately fireplaces, and a lavish indoor pool with an Italian Renaissance air. 22. (TIE) Designer-furnished with all of the latest appliances, this exquisite home sits on a private, 25-acre peninsula on Georgica Pond in Wainscott, New York.
10Price: $75 millionA self-contained guest wing, dock, elevators, tennis court, and waterside pool with spa are just a few of the property highlights. 22. (TIE) As if one penthouse above the Ritz Carlton in Manhattan's Battery Park wasn't enough, this deal includes the opportunity to merge two of them to create an 11,000-square-foot home.
11Price: $75 millionBeyond the tremendous indoor space that this would create, residents would also have access to three private outdoor terraces that look out over the Freedom Tower and Statue of Liberty, plus all of the five-star amenities of the Ritz downstairs. 21. This 8,000-square-foot condo in New York City's famous 432 Park has all of the benefits of being built in 2015. Sleek, modern design details are present throughout, and spectacular Manhattan views can even be enjoyed from the bathtub.
12Price: $76.5 millionAccess to the building's state-of-the-art gym and pool, plus the rights to brag about living in the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere, make the property even more desirable. 18. (TIE) Purchase eight of your very own islands off the Connecticut coast with this offering. The main one, Rogers Island, boasts a 20th-century manor house with 10 bedrooms, a pool complex, its own Nicklaus-designed golf hole and a private cove with piers for large yachts.
13Price: $78 millionThe islands are only five minutes off the mainland by boat, and 20 minutes from Manhattan by helicopter. 18. (TIE) The chance to live at the top of the glamorous Sherry Netherland on Manhattan's Upper East Side is not ever something to pass up, but this 15-room residence with multiple terraces is a true gem.
14Price: $78 millionIncomparable vistas of Central Park, Midtown, and the Upper East Side contribute to the sky-high price tag. 18. (TIE) This Palladian-style mansion sits within the guard-gated Bradbury Estates near Los Angeles, and encompasses a whopping 30,000 square feet of space.
15Price: $78 millionAn extensive list of jaw-dropping amenities include a two-story library, infinity pool, 15-person spa, 10-car garage, 3D theater, poker lounge, and wine cellar for 2,000 bottles. 17. Elk Mountain Lodge combines the rustic style of Aspen, Colorado, with unmatched design details. Billionaire businessman Bill Koch first listed the 80-acre property for $100 million in 2015, but it has since received a price cut.
16Price: $80 millionThe compound includes 12 buildings on 82 acres, with the 14,000-square-foot main house at the center of it all. Two serene trout ponds and miles of surrounding wilderness make it a nature lover's paradise. 16. At 15,000 square feet, this six-story Upper East Side mansion is something out of a Gilded Age storybook. It's being sold by real-estate developer Keith Rubenstein of Somerset Partners.
17Price: $84.5 millionAbsolutely every detail is accounted for in this house, from custom marble and woodwork to steam-resistant mirrors in the bathrooms and a temperature-controlled room for storing fur coats. The dining room spans one full city block, and a two-story staff suite ensures that there is plenty of room for the help. 15. The asking price for this 10,000-square-foot penthouse at the Atelier condo building in midtown Manhattan includes a bit more than eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and unobstructed views of the Hudson River.
18Price: $85 millionListing agent Daniel Neiditch of River 2 River Realty is also offering five-year access to a yacht, two Rolls-Royce Phantoms, courtside season tickets to the Brooklyn Nets for a year, and a year of live-in butler and chef service. 14. Just minutes from Los Angeles' famed Rodeo Drive, this 16-acre equestrian estate features miles of riding trails that wind between five deluxe stables and two horse rings. The home was at different times home to Cher and Eddie Murphy.
19Price: $85 millionThe 20,000-square-foot main house, complete with hand-carved wooden doors and special Moroccan tiles, is currently being updated to suit today's standard of luxury. 12. (TIE) This resort-like estate is designed for entertaining both private and corporate guests in Los Altos Hills, one of Silicon Valley's most exclusive residential communities. The home is owned by tech entrepreneur Kumar Malavalli, founder of Brocade Communications Systems and current head of venture capital firm VKRM.
20Price: $88 millionHighlights include an indoor pool with a retractable roof, guest suites with their own patios and bathrooms, freestanding office building for meetings, and easy access to major airports. 12. (TIE) Maison du Soleil, the home of legendary fashion designer Max Azria, is one of Los Angeles' most impressive estates. According to public records, Azria and his wife purchased the house in 2005 and spent $30 million on renovations.
21Price: $88 millionThe incredible 60-room residence includes 17 bedrooms, 22 bathrooms, and just about every other indoor and outdoor feature you can think of, including a 6,000-square-foot movie theater, full gym, professional tennis court, and five unique gardens. 11. Three bedrooms and four bathrooms in a 5,000-square-foot home might not sound worthy of such an extreme price tag, but the home happens to sit on Pumpkin Key, its own 26-acre private island in the Florida Keys.
22Price: $95 millionWhat's more, the property is just a 10-minute helicopter ride from Miami, and 10 minutes by boat to Key Largo's exclusive Ocean Reef Club, with an airstrip for private jets. 8. (TIE) An asking price at this level can only stand for something extraordinary, and that's exactly the word for this 312-acre oceanfront property on Martha's Vineyard.
23Price: $100 millionThe stately main house gives way to more unique attractions: A massive expanse of private beach on the Atlantic Ocean, a 35-acre pond, miles of walking and equestrian trails, and plenty of room for more to be built. 8. (TIE) Like something straight out of "The Great Gatsby," this magnificent estate in Great Neck, Long Island boasts 13 bedrooms, 35 bathrooms, indoor and outdoor pools, health complexes, game rooms, a bowling alley, and a casino.
24Price: $100 millionPrivate gardens lead to a pier for a private yacht, and the iconic New York City skyline is visible from the extensive waterfront. The estate was previously owned by Tamir Sapir, a Russian émigré who made his fortune in New York real estate. He died in 2014. 8. (TIE) Sycamore Valley Ranch in Los Olivos, California, is the ultimate ranch retreat, situated on almost 2,700 acres of hills and gardens.
25Price: $100 millionBesides the 12,000-square-foot main residence, three separate guest homes, several barns, and corrals and shelters for farm animals make the property perfect for animal and nature lovers. 7. Not only is this 20-room corner duplex exquisitely furnished and decorated, but it's also famous for being the largest existing original apartment on Fifth Avenue.
26Price: $120 millionBuilt in 1931, it retains numerous details from the period, including multiple fireplaces and antique leather walls in the library. Gorgeous views of Central Park are also a selling point. 6. Rancho San Carlos in California has been owned by the same family for over 100 years, and it's easy to see why. Sitting on 237 acres, the 30-room main residence spans almost 30,000 square feet on two natural terraces, and features unique design details that correspond to the house's rich history.
27Price: $125 millionAdditional perks include 10 guest cottages, extensive equestrian facilities, and sprawling orchards. 5. One of Beverly Hills' trophy estates, this 18,000-square-foot residence used to belong to comedian and philanthropist Danny Thomas.
28Price: $135 millionBeyond sweeping views from downtown to the canyons and back, the real allure of the home lies in its interior details: Gold-leaf moldings, hand-woven carpets, and European refinements make it unlike any other. 4. Briar Patch, another stately residence on 11 acres that border Georgica Pond in the Hamptons, is a traditional home that offers the best of waterfront living with the charm of vast expanses of woodlands.
29Price: $140 millionThe 10,000-square-foot main house is on the National Register of Historic Places, and features unique interior details like handmade wallpaper. It's suited to accommodate any number of guests, from a big event for hundreds of people, to a cozy dinner for four. 3. Situated on 25 acres of precious Beverly Hills property, Palazzo di Amore leaves out nothing in its incredible design and endless amenities. The 53,000-square-foot main home includes 12 bedrooms, 23 bathrooms, and space for thousands of guests in a multitude of entertaining rooms.
30Price: $149 millionCreated by famous developer Mohamed Hadid (father of models Gigi and Bella), the property's highlights include wine-producing vineyards, waterfalls, parking for 150 cars, gardens, tennis courts, views from the city to the ocean, security measures, and much more. 2. Located in the ritzy Holmby Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, the home was built on speculation on the same lot where Barbara Streisand's "Mon Rêve" estate once stood. The new structure covers a whopping 38,000 square feet and has 10 bedrooms and 20 full baths.
31Price: $150 millionAdditional amenities include private hiking trails and a movie-theater complex with its own guest valet entrance. 1. The most expensive home currently on the American market is a tropical compound on the prestigious barrier island of Manalapan, just south of Palm Beach in Florida. Boasting a whopping 62,873 square feet of living space, the estate includes 33 bedrooms and 47 bathrooms — enough for a small army of guests.
32Price: $195 millionPermanent residents and guests alike can enjoy every imaginable indoor and outdoor amenity, as well as thousands of feet of private beach on the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway.