Americans are known for buying lavish items. Most Americans like to splurge on new cars, fancy televisions and other objects of entertainment. Those in the top percentiles of income enjoy acquiring the fanciest things, such as expensive homes.
Tallen Builders of Ocala, FL has been building and remodeling luxury homes for over 35 years. We wanted to share with you some of the most interesting and expensive homes in America. Read further to learn more about these amazing pieces of architecture.
$195 million – Palazzo di Amore (or “Palace of Love”)
This estate covers 53,000 square feet of living space containing 12 bedrooms and 23 bathrooms.
$190 million – Copper Beech Farms
This estate boasts 12 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms. The amenities are where this home thrives: included is a grass tennis court, stone carriage home, a cottage, greenhouses, a clock tower and a 75 foot heated pool and spa. If that isn’t enough, there is also a mile of shoreline and two islands.
$125 million – The Penthouse at the Pierre Hotel.
This penthouse uses the 41st, 42nd and 43rd floors of The Pierre Hotel. There are five master bedrooms and nine bathrooms. There are four adjoining terraces, five working fireplaces, separate guest suites and room for staff. With a 360 degree view, there’s no part of Manhattan you can’t see. The place even comes with two staff members who provide maid service.
$118 million – Big Homer’s Pond
It’s got four bedrooms and six bathrooms and spans across 5,600 square feet. It has a moderate guest house and pool. Located in Martha’s Vineyard, this house sits on 314 acres of oceanfront property with a 35-acre freshwater pond. Also included is 1,200 feet of private beach on the Atlantic. It butts up against a 632-acre wildlife refuge. If you want to be away from the hustle and bustle, this home brings complete seclusion.
$115 million – The Legendary Beverly House
This estate is located on top of a hill three blocks from Sunset Boulevard. This home has hosted John and Jackie Kennedy during their honeymoon and provided settings for both The Godfather and The Bodyguard. This home has so many amenities, it could be a blog article in itself. It has everything from a nightclub, massage room, double master suites and intricately hand crafted architecture from the library bookshelves to small details on carved ceilings and paneled walls.
$100 million – Estate and Lands of de Guigne
This 16,000 square foot home on the property actually has its own name, the Bills and Faville Mansion. It has a grand ballroom, living room, library and pavilion, which all open to a pool courtyard. This estate has been owned by the same family for over 150 years.
$100 million – The Penthouse at CitySpire
This penthouse stretches from the 73rd to the 75th floor of the CitySpire building overlooking Central Park. Included is a guest apartment on the 72nd floor. With six bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a private elevator, wine cellar and media room, what more could you want in an apartment?
$75 million – Snowmass estate
This massive 18,000 square foot home features seven bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and a lot of amenities. Tucked away in the Rocky Mountains, just outside of Aspen, the 876 acre property includes 15 miles of trails for hiking, riding ATVs and horses. There are also three ponds complete with waterfalls.
$95 million – Sherry-Netherland, Apartment #17
Located on the 18th floor of a posh hotel on New York City’s Fifth Avenue, this apartment has seven bedrooms, eight full bathrooms, an eat-in kitchen and a formal dining room.
$75 million – Tranquility
This home on Lake Tahoe is unique. It sits on 210 acres and boasts a 27,000 square foot mansion with a private lake, two par three golf holes, horse stables and an art studio. Also included are nine bedrooms and 14 bathrooms.
Some of these homes are pretty extreme and out of most budgets, however it is always fun to take a look and see what can be created with extreme wealth.
At Tallen Builders of Ocala, FL we also enjoy building custom and luxury homes. If you are interested in a custom luxury home, contact us today. If you want to share more interesting and expensive homes with us, reach out via our social media channels.