Beautiful Houses: [73 Extravagant Properties Around The Globe]
1. Beverly House
Beverly House is situated on six acres just three blocks from Sunset Boulevard and has been the scene of movies such as “The Bodyguard” and “The Godfather.”
2. The Villa, Casa Casuarina
Located in Miami Beach, The Villa, Casa Casuarina is also known as the Versace Mansion. Now a boutique hotel with ten rooms, it encompasses 23,400 square feet.
3. Fleur de Lys
Located in Los Angeles County, Fleur de Lys sold in 2014 for $102 million cash to a single buyer after a fierce bidding war that took place among three billionaires.
4. Casa Encantada
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The historic Casa Encantada is located Bel Air. Built in 1939, the main home encompasses around 30,000 square feet and originally contained thousands of pieces of customized furniture.
5. Rancho San Carlos
Offering avocado orchards, a 30,000 square foot main property, horse facilities and 11 additional properties, Rancho San Carlos also provides unparelled views of the surrounding mountains and ocean.
6. The Crespi Estate
The Crespi-Hicks Estate is located in Dallas, Texas and includes multiple kitchens, a mirrored ballroom and a theater room that takes up an entire floor — among its other amenities.
7. De Guigne Estate
Located in Hillsborough, California, the Mediterranean-style De Guigne Estate boasts 16,000 square feet and is located on 47 acres in a park-like setting.
8. Pierre Penthouse
Located in New York City, this triplex offers expansive views of Central Park, five fireplaces, private elevators and a ballroom that’s been turned into a grand salon.
9. Kensington Palace Gardens
Located on London’s “Billionaire’s Row,” Kensington Palace Gardens is 55,000 square feet of lavish home that features a swimming pool, Turkish bath, ballroom and lots more. Its price tag when sold in 2004? $89.4 million.
10. One Beacon Court
One Beacon Street is a duplex with 9,000 square feet, two wall-to-wall windows that provide exhilarating views of Central Park, gourmet kitchen and top-of-the-line heating and security system.
11. Franchuk Villa
This London mansion provides a properly posh abode for anyone who can afford to pick up the tab for its $161 million price tag. A panic room, indoor swimming pool and personal gym are just a few of its amenities.
12. Penthouse at the Tour Odéon
Set along the Mediterranean River in Monte Carlo, Monaco, the Tour Odéon — at 560 feet high — is the second-tallest along the skyline. The 35,500 square foot penthouse provides panoramic views of the water as well as an Infinity pool on its roof.
13. Copper Beach Farm
Valued at $120 million, Copper Beach Farm is located in Greenwich, Connecticut and comes with two islands. In addition, the main home consists of a 13,517 square foot mansion with a 75 foot pool and a grass tennis court.
14. Sherry-Netherland Co-op
Overlooking New York City’s Central Park, the Sherry-Netherland co-op encompasses an entire floor and has 15 rooms. Separate staff quarters, daily housekeeping and a solarium are just a few of its perks.
15. Hearst Mansion
Located in San Simeon in California, the 29 room Hearst Mansion was where John F. Kennedy whisked his new bride off to for their honeymoon. It has also been the site of filming for one of the “Godfather” movies.
16. Duke Semans Mansion
Located on Fifth Avenue, Manhattan, New York, the Duke Semans Mansion is a building with eight stories, a sweeping staircase, soaring ceilings and fixtures trimmed in gold leaf throughout the home.
17. Mountain Home Road
This Woodside, California neoclassical home sold for $117 million in 2012. In addition to the 9,000 square foot home, this property also includes detached library, formal gardens and tennis courts.
18. Maison de L’Amitie
Located along the ocean in Palm Beach, Florida, the Maison de L’Amitie was previously owned by Donald Trump and features a conservatory and a ballroom.
19. Danny Thomas’ Beverly Hills Home
Danny Thomas was probably most famous for founding the St. Jude Children’s Hospital. He also built an opulent 18,000 square foot Beverly Hills home on two acres.
20. Broken O Ranch
Located in Augusta, Georgia, Broken O Ranch offers plenty of room to house numerous horses within its multiple horse stables as well as the capacity for 45,000 cattle.
21. Penthouse of Trump Tower
This penthouse features windows that are 16 feet in height that provides floor to ceiling views of Manhattan’s famous skyline as well as the Chrysler Building, the Empire State Building and the Bank of America building.
22. Roman Abramovich’s Kensington Palace Garden
Roman Abramovich owns an English football club as well as several mansions in London. This Billionaire’s Row mansion includes a museum. health center and underground tennis court.
23. Private Colorado Home
If you are searching for a home with lots of privacy, this 18,000 square foot home in Snowmass, Colorado features 7 bedrooms, 3 pools, 11 baths, a private beach with a waterfalll and much more — all situated on 876 acres.
24. Home of Adventure in Vermont
If you’re the adventurous type, you’ll never want for anything to do at this home in Stowe, Vermont. It comes complete with a zip line, shooting range, photography studio and miniature golf course amid the lakeside grounds.
25. Arizona Estate
Located on 17 acres in Scottsdale, this mansion and its sprawling compound features a 29,700 square foot main house along with a 7,500 square foot guest house.
26. Greenwich Estate
Like several other homes in this series, this beauty is located in Greenwich, Connecticut. This $65 million home has a stable large enough to house 22 horses, guest homes, pool and much more on its 80 expansive acres.
27. The Bran Castle
Located in Romania, the estimated value of this castle is around $152 million. It was originally the home of Vlad the Imposter, whom some people refer to as the original Dracula.
28. Tennessee Mansion
As if that fact that this 15,370 square foot mansion set in Franklin, Tennessee has 14 bathrooms isn’t enough, it is also situated on 750 acres and overlooks a 15 acre lake.
29. Ira Rennert’s Hamptons Mansion
Located in East Hampton, New York, Further Lane de Menil was built on 50 acres of prime land that Ron Baron — who has a background in investments — purchased in 2007 for $103 million.
30. Paradise in Alaska
Located on Admiralty Island, this home has 2,382 square feet and is situated on 45 acres. Its best features, though, are the 500 feet of boardwalk and the fact that its purchase price of $4,750,000 also includes an entire fleet of service and fishing vessels.
31. One Hyde Park
This high-rise apartment building in London has some of the most gorgeous views of Hyde Park and Knightsbridge. One flat has five oversized bedrooms and encompasses an entire floor.
32. French Chateau in North Carolina
If you’ve ever wanted to live in a French castle without ever leaving the United States, now’s you’re chance. Located in Biltmore Forest, North Carolina, this 16,221 square foot home has the distinctive look of a French Chateau — both inside and out.
33. Villa Leopolda
Located in Villefranche-sur-mer, France, Villa Leopolda is set on 50 acres, features 15 bathrooms, 11 bedrooms and was worth $750 million in 2008.
34. Fully-Furnished South Carolina Mansion
Located on Kiawah Island, this oceanfront home encompasses 15,182 square feet with 8 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms. This mansion — which is for sale for $24,0000 — comes fully furnished so it is truly “move-in” ready.
35. Tamara Ecclestone’s Kensington Palace Garden
This 57 room home — owned by Tamara Ecclestone, heiress to a huge fortune via her Formula One mogul — is located on London’s famed Billionaire’s Row and features a dog spa, bowling alley, car elevator, beauty salon and much more.
36. Boat Lover’s Dream in Oregon
Located on Lake Oswego, this home offers over 13,000 square feet of living space. The most impressive feature of this lakeside home, though, isn’t the fact that it has two boats lifts. Rather, its impressiveness comes from the fact that you can hop on your boat from inside the house.
37. Shakespeare Ranch
Shakespeare Ranch, situated near Lake Tahoe, is an expansive property that includes 17 guest homes and a 5,000 square foot barn on 134 acres with 420 feet of shoreline and a private pier.
38. Penhook, Virginia
This home, which is up for sale for $25,000,000, offers a special addition. In addition to nearly seven acres of land and a 10,846 square foot home, the new owners will also take ownership of the Water’s Edge Country Club.
39. Wyoming Hillside Home
Built into a hillside in Jackson County, this features numerous walls of sheer glass that allow the homeowners and their guests to drink in superb views of the surrounding mountains.
40. Upper Phillimore Gardens
This villa, located in Kensington South in London, features ten bedrooms, an underground pool as well as an outdoor pool, a state-of-the-art panic room and much more.
41. Crown Lane
Steve Cohen, a hedge fund manager, is the owner of the 14 acre mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut known as Crown Lane. The property features an ice skating rink, an indoor pool, a putting green and much more.
42. New York State Compound
Located on the Long Island Sound, this eight acre compound boasts three separate — yet equally stunning — residences with a total of 60,000 square feet. For a mere, $100,000,000, this property can be yours.
43. Promised Land
Promised Land is Oprah Winfrey’s mansion located in Montecito, California. Situated among 42 acres, this property has two theaters — one inside and the other is outside — as well as a man-made lake.
44. The Pinnacle
Located in the exclusive Yellowstone community where those who are extremely rich like to live and vacation, The Pinnacle certainly provides all the amenities you need such as a ski elevator and heated floors.
45. Lake Tahoe Dream Home
If you’ve always dreamed of having your own home in Lake Tahoe, now’s your chance with this gorgeous modernist home. With 8,694 square feet set on nearly half an acre, you’ll be close to all the skiing your heart desires at a price tag that’s under $40 million.
46. City Spire Penthouse
This 8,000 square foot penthouse provides majestic views of Manhattan, the Empire State Building and Central Park and offers 3,000 square feet of terrace space.
47. The (Spelling) Manor
This 56,000 square foot mansion is one of the biggest in Los Angeles County. It features 123 rooms, a tennis court, bowling alley, screen room, gym, a swimming pool and a garage large enough to accommodate 100 cars.
A private home located in Mumbai, India on prestigious Altamount Road, the Antilia is a 400,000 square foot mansion that is worth approximately $1 billion. Among its 27 stories, you’ll find room to house 168 cars, three helipads and a home theater large enough for 50 people.
49. Horse Lover’s Paradise in Nebraska
Located within Valley, Nebraska, this 75 acre property features a 7,841 square foot home, a riding area lounge, a lighted arena, wet bar, stables and much more. The price tag for all this horsey goodness? Only $3,700,000.
50. La Palais Royal
Located in Florida, the La Palais Royal has a 4,500 square foot Infinity pool, underground 30-car garage and a $2 million marble staircase — among other mind-blowing amenities.
51. The Stone Mansion
The Stone Mansion, situated on six lush acres in Alpine, New Jersey, offers 30,000 square feet of living space, a ballroom, tennis court, basketball court, swimming pool and a wine cellar that will accommodate 4,000 bottles of wine.
52. 15 Central Park West
Known locally as “Limestone Jesus,” this high-rise building in Manhattan is called home by some of the nation’s most influential people. In 2008, the penthouse the encompasses over 10,000 square feet was sold for $45 million.
53. Xanadu 2.0
Bill Gates mansion in Medina, Washington, Xanadu 2.0 is a 66,000 square foot “smart” home that overlooks beautiful Lake Washington and features amenities like a 2,100 square foot library.
54. Silicon Valley Mansion
Yuri Milner, a Russian billionaire with a net worth of about $1 billion, purchased this home in Los Alto Hills, California but still spends much of his time in Moscow.
55. Georgia Compound
By far, this most breathtaking attribute of this Atlanta, Georgia home is the mind-blowing pool located in its backyard. Built on 17 acres of prime real estate, this home also features a security system fit for a president, pristine gardens and tennis courts.
56. Ellison Estate
This 23 acre property in Woodside, California is designed using Japanese style elements. It includes a koi pond, a tea house, a man-made lake and ten buildings.
57. Historical Hawaiian Compound
For a mere $35 million, you can own a 7 bedroom, 9 bath home that has 7,130 square feet of living space. Situated on 7.45 oceanfront acres, this compound also happens to be the site of archeological sites and was once part of a historic fishing village.
58. The Atelier
Encompassing the entire ninth floor, The Atelier offers 360-degree views of the New York City skyline and 10,000 square feet of sumptuous interior living space.
59. Lakeside Home in Wisconsin
With 11,000 square feet and five acres that includes a stunning view of Lake Geneva, this home also boasts nine fireplaces and an estimated monthly mortgage of more than $43,000.
60. Vanderbilt Mansion
Located in New York City, the Vanderbilt Mansion underwent a renovation that would its reach for the entire city block. It boasts some of the most remarkable architectural and mechanical elements of its time.
61. Mississippi Mansion
This expansive, 421 acre property comes with three homes — one that is 14,832 square feet, another that is 5,815 square feet and a caretaker’s cottage — as well as a lake that encompasses 88 acres.
62. Pumpkin Key
Located off Key Largo, Pumpkin Key is a private island with a 5,000 square foot home situated on 26 acres, a marina large enough for a mega yacht and a luxurious private beach.
63. Former Busch Home in Missouri
Located in St. Louis, Missouri, this 11,587 square foot home rests on 6.56 acres. Because it was previously owned by the famous beer-making Busch family, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the home includes a wine cellar that can store up to 1,000 bottles of wine.
64. Blossom Estate
These days, Blossom Estate in Palm Beach, Florida offers owner Ken Griffins and family a plethora of ways to relax including a private dock and regulation tennis courts.
65. Illinois Mansion
Located in Barrington, Illinois, this 30,000 square foot home is situated on 71 acres and includes 8 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms. The most impressive things about this home are the sports center, helipad and full-size authentic English pub.
66. Nantucket Experience
For a price tag of nearly $30 million, you have access to a stunning 3,320 square foot home situated in on the New England island that known for being the place where the rich and famous come to play. Besides, the views are bad either.
67. Palazzo di Amore
Situated among 25 choice acres in Beverly Hills, California, the Palazzo di Amore is a Mediterranean-style mansion with amenities such as a 15,000 square foot complex devoted solely to entertainment.
68. The Friary in Maryland
Gracing 23 acres in historic Annapolis, “The Friary” was a monastery in a previous life. Boasting 26,000 square feet and amenities such as an Infinity pool that’s 60 feet long, it’s not hard to imagine that it’s the sort of home that needs a secret vault.
69. Porcupine Creek
Situated in Rancho Mirage in California, this entree is the second property of known real estate collector, Larry Ellison. This 240 acre estate features amenities like eight guests houses, its own golf course and a main residence of 18,400 square feet.
70. Kansas Mansion
This 13,000 square foot home sits on 103 acres in Shawnee, Kansas. In addition to gorgeous flooring that’s made of Brazilian wood, this home features a tornado room that is hidden as well as the 120 feet screen that graces its home theater.
71. 432 Park Avenue Penthouse
Ten-foot windows, heated floors and a wine cellar that is climate controlled are only a few of the amenities this 8,255 square foot New York penthouse offers.
72. Maine Harbor Home
In addition to stonework paths, nine bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and a gourmet kitchen, this 8,016 square foot home also offers unsurpassed views of Northeast Harbor as well as Sutton and Bear Islands.
73. Indianapolis Mansion
Just a few of the amenities that you’ll find in this 20,710 square foot home on just over three acres in the capital city of Indiana include 10.5 bathrooms, tennis courts, six bedrooms, wine cellar and a pool.