One of the most competitive real estate markets in the world, the U.S. is also one of the most profitable traders when it comes to buying luxury properties. Over-the-top L.A. mansions continue to reign supreme, along with a number of classic Hamptons estates and spectacular ranches. The luxury real estates below all have to be on the open market with a public price tag and come with the main building of some sort.
For all the great reasons above, The Most Expensive Homes the America’s most expensive listings in specific cities and regions. Check them out!
On the market for the first time in 30 years, this luxury property in LA’s Bel Air is owned by late TV exec Jerry Perenchio. The main house was designed by architect Sumner Spauling and shows off grand 18th-century French Neoclassical style over 25,000 square feet.
Designed by luxury developer Bruce Makowsky, this 38,000-square-foot megamansion is the most expensive home ever listed in the country. Inside its outer shell of glass, pools, turf, and white walls, you’ll find endless amenities, including a huge glass candy wall, James Bond-themed home theater, four-lane bowling alley, and more.
This 56,500-square-foot French chateau-style mansion went through a modern update in 2011. It offers 14 bedrooms, 27 bathrooms, and all in all 123 rooms.
This 10-acre estate was just sold in September for $90 million and it’s now back on the market for double the price with nothing changed. The property also comes with a pool, tennis court, and an additional lot for development. The main 12,000-square-foot Italian villa offers many a marble fireplace, crystal chandelier, and 24-carat gold bath fixtures.
This 63-acre waterfront property offers a secluded escape just an hour away from Manhattan, including a stone main house with Guastavino tile ceilings and amazing water views.
With 33 bedrooms and 47 bathrooms, the luxury real estate features 1,200 feet of private oceanfront, a botanic garden with 1,500 species of tropical trees and plants, a sports complex, a treehouse, and so much more.
Sitting on over 14 oceanfront acres, this three-lot property is currently the most expensive listing in the Hamptons, offering a 12,000-square-foot main residence with indoor pool, a tennis court, pool and spa, two golf greens, and three private walkways to the beach.
The approximately 7,000-acre property includes not only a huge main residence with a two-level circular stone library and helipad but also breathtaking views of Precambrian rock cliffs.
Built in 1900, the iconic “La Dune” offers classic Hampton’s appeal across the main residence and separate guest residence. The entire interior clocks in at 22,000 square feet, with 22 bedrooms, and 21 full bathrooms.
The 10,000-square-foot Georgian Revival main house has six bedrooms and features handmade wallpaper, four fireplaces, and numerous French doors. The property also includes a 3,500-square-foot, four-bedroom guesthouse, tennis court, pool, hot tub, plus a private pond, woodlands, and lawns.
Rule over Los Angeles from this extravagant 25-acre property, complete with a 35,000-square-foot main residence, swimming pool, reflecting pool, manicured gardens, waterfall, and space for 150 cars.
The sprawling home recently got price-chopped from $137,000,000, which belongs to billionaire Netscape co-founder Jim Clark, is designed as a series of pavilions and offers 10 bedrooms, two elevators, a 50-foot living room, and a dining room with an elaborately carved ceiling.