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Top 10 Most Expensive Homes in America

By on July 10, 2014 in For Fun

That six-figure mansion in the suburbs is no match for some of the most expensive properties in the country. From bedrooms numbering in the dozens to private beaches, these properties are the epitome of luxury and expense.

1. Beverly House

Beverly House Study

At $115 million, this Beverly Hills property is mostly known for its use in movies. Although Hollywood made it famous, its original owner, William Randolph Hearst, made it memorable to begin with. Photo Credit

2. Tranquility

Tranquility Zephyr Cove

With a $75 million price tag, this Lake Tahoe home is all about the outdoors. With graceful trees dotting the property, there’s also golfing, tables and a lake to please all visitors. Photo Credit

3. Casa Casuarina

Casa Causarina

With the notorious Versace murder decorating its past, Casa Casuarina is still a vision in Florida’s property listings. At $75 million, this home boasts many bedrooms and amenities for Versace lovers. Photo Credit

4. CitySpire Penthouse

CitySpire Penthouse

If you want an outdoor view of Manhattan, look no further than this penthouse. It encompasses three floors, including a balcony with 3,000 square feet of space. Photo Credit

5. Pierre Hotel Penthouse

Pierre Hotel Penthouse

Look down on the city from three different floors in your $125 million penthouse. Its vast square footage makes this New York City home a haven from the busy streets below. Photo Credit

6. Estate and Lands of de Guigne


Acreage in or near San Francisco is nearly impossible to find, but this estate boasts 47 acres for one property. Valued at $100 million, you’re close to all the city’s amenities while remaining secluded from the hustle and bustle. Photo Credit

7. Big Homer’s Pond

homer's pond

If isolation is your goal, this property places you beside a wildlife refuge, private beach and 314 acres of your own land and more than 1200 feet of your own beach. It’s nearly impossible to see a neighbor unless you invite them over. Photo Credit

8. Snowmass Estates in Colorado

snowmass estate

With nearly a 20,000-square-foot house, this Snowmass property also offers a luxurious teepee for those adventurous nights outdoors. There’s plenty of property space to explore on recreational vehicles, whether it’s snowing or a sunny day. Photo Credit

9. Copper Beech Farms


With the highest price tag at $190 million, you’d think this home would be spectacular. However, Copper Beech Farms is attractive because of its included two islands and long, private shoreline. Photo Credit

10. Sherry-Netherland, Apartment #17


If you’ve ever wanted to live on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, this apartment is your chance for luxury. At $95 million, you look down on the popular shopping area, effectively being the center of attention. Photo Credit

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