Top 10 Most Expensive Homes for Sale in America

As the real estate market continues to make a comeback, high-end homes are also seeing a spike in demand and in price! Check out the top 10 most expensive homes for sale in America right now.

1. Copper Beech Farm, Greenwich, Conn.

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List Price: $190 million

Property Size: 50 acres

Listed With: David Ogilvy & Associates

Built: 1890’s

Size: 13,519 square feet

Beds: 12 bedrooms

Baths: 7 full baths and 2 half baths

Additional Features: This French renaissance-style mansion features a wood-paneled library, an ornate dining room, a solarium, and a wine cellar. The grounds, which include two islands in Long Island Sound, boast a clock tower-bedecked carriage house, a guardhouse, formal gardens, multiple greenhouses, an apple orchard, a grass tennis court and a 14-sided swimming pool with an accompanying octagonal pool house.

 

2. The Owlwood Estate, Los Angeles, CA

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List Price: $150 million

Property Size: 10 acres

Listed With: The Agency

Additional Features: The estate is an amalgamation of three storied celebrity properties for which previous owners include Jane Mansfield, Sonny and Cher, and Tony Curtis.

3. Crespi-Hicks Estate, Dallas, Texas

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List Price: $135 million

Property Size: 25 acres

Listed With: Douglas Newby of Architecturally Significant Homes

Size: 42,500 square feet

Additional Features: The last residential creation of architect Maurice Fatio, this Mayflower Estates spread was renovated over the course of 10 years with the help of designer Peter Marino. The result: 42,500 square feet of living space including a mirrored barroom, a full-floor theater room, multiple kitchens, and an art-deco bar room. The 25-acre grounds encompass two guest houses, a tennis court, several greenhouses, a tree house, rose and vegetable gardens, and a second hidden driveway entrance onto the property.

 

4. Pierre Penthouse, New York, N.Y.

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List Price: $125 million

Co-op Size: 12,000 square feet

Listed With: Sotheby’s International Realty

Beds: 5 bedrooms

Baths: 6 full baths

Additional Features: Sitting 41 stories above the Pierre Hotel, the Central Park co-op spread spans three floors that include five bedrooms, six full baths, staff quarters, five fireplaces, four terraces, a grand marble staircase, a private interior elevator, and a 3,500-square foot ballroom-turned-grand salon (pictured).

5. Fleur de Lys Mansion, Los Angeles, CA

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List Price: $125 million

Size: 35,000 square feet

Listed With: Michael Waddington

Beds: 12 bedrooms

Baths: 15 full baths

Additional Features: Inspired by a French chateaux, this four-acre estate boasts 12 bedrooms, 15 bath, a ballroom that fits 200 guests, two kitchens, staff quarters for 10 people, a 50-seat theater, a 9-car garage and a 3/4 quarter mile jogging track.

 

6. Beacon Court Duplex, New York, N.Y.

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List Price: $115 million

Condo Size: 9,000 square feet

Listed With: The Corcoran Group

Beds: 4 bedrooms

Baths: 5 full baths 1 half bath

Additional Features: Owned by hedge fund billionaire Steve Cohen, the Bloomberg Tower’s only duplex was designed by architect Charles Gwathmey. It has four bedrooms, five-and-a-half baths, separate staff quarters, and a double-height living room with floor-to-ceiling windows.

7. The Beverly House, Beverly Hills, CA

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List Price: $115 million (monthly rent: $60,000)

House Size: 50,000+ square feet

Listed With: Jeff Hyland of Hilton & Hyland

Additional Features: The former estate of William Randolph Hearst and Marion Davies first hit the market in 2010 after financier Leonard Ross filed for bankruptcy protection. The massive estate has double master bedroom suites, staff quarters, several guest houses, two screening rooms, a hand-carved wood-paneled library, an art deco-designed nightclub, spa facilities with a gym, a lighted tennis court with indoor bar and an 8-car garage. The asking price was recently hiked from $95 million to $115 million.

8. De Guigne Estate, Hillsborough, CA

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List Price: $100 million

Property Size: 47 acres

Listed With: Sotheby’s International Realty

Size: 16,000 square feet

Additional Features: Located about 20 minutes south of San Francisco, this 16,000-square-foot Mediterranean mansion was constructed a century ago on land that has been owned by the same family for 150 years. The historic home has a grand ballroom, a flower arranging room, staff quarters that include two chauffeurs’ rooms, and an unusual condition upon which a sale hinges: the owner is requiring that the buyer allow him to inhabit the premises until his death.

9. CitySpire Penthouse, New York, N.Y.

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List Price: $100 million

Condo Size: 8,000 square feet

Listed With: Klar Realty

Additional Features: This octagonal-shaped penthouse spans the top three floors of the City Spire building in Midtown Manhattan. Amenities include a media room, a 20-person dining room, a formal gallery, a conference room, a 1,000-bottle wine storage, an interior elevator exclusive to the three floors, and the city’s highest terraces. The owner, real estate developer Steven Klar, is marketing it as a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) after a traditional listing represented by one of the city’s top agents didn’t yield a buyer willing to shell out nine figures.

10. Sherry Netherland Coop, New York, N.Y.

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List Price: $95 million

Co-op Size: Entire 18th Floor

Listed With: Brown Harris Stevens and Douglas Elliman

Beds: 15

Additional Features: This 15-room apartment extends across an entire floor of the Pre-war hotel-turned coop and includes a solarium, a wood-paneled library with wet bar, 2,000 square feet of terraces and separate staff quarters on separate floors. The $54,000-per-month maintenance fees include daily housekeeping, turn-down service and room service from posh restaurant Cirpriani’s.

 

Information Courtesy of Forbes.com