If you won the lottery tomorrow, what house would you buy? Would it belong to a former celebrity? Would it be located on an island? Perhaps you’d purchase a mansion with a winery in the backyard. To make the decision a little easier, real estate company Point2 Homes found the most expensive homes in the U.S. currently for sale.
A large majority of top-dollar homes can be found in New York. The fourth most expensive residency in the nation is located at 90 Briar Patch Rd. in East Hampton, New York, fairly close to Georgica Pond where Bill Clinton had his summer White House for two years. The current asking price for the 11-acre Hamptons estate is $140,000,000.
The largest original apartment on Fifth Avenue located at 834 5th Ave #78A ranks as the seventh most expensive home, currently available for $120,000,000. This duplex has an excellent view over Manhattan’s gem, Central Park, and is considered to be one of architect Rosario Candela’s finest works.
The most expensive U.S. home belongs to Florida, listed at $195,000,000. Located at 2000 S Ocean Blvd. in Manalapan, this gorgeous estate on the Barrier Island covers a total of 15.65 acres filled with recreational opportunities. A tennis court, swimming pool and PGA-standard golf practice area, along with the sandy beach makes this house more of a resort than a residential home. With 33 bedrooms and 47 bathrooms, the estate is sure to comfortably house all your guests.
Another gorgeous house listed at $95,000,000 covers an entire island in Card Bay Sound in the Florida Keys. This home is perfect for privacy, and Miami’s South Beach is only a 10-minute helicopter ride away.
If you’re looking to reside at a celebrity’s house, Barbra Streisand’s home is up for sale. The Holmby Hills estate ranks as the second most expensive estate in America, currently listed for $150,000,000. Located at 301 N Carolwood Dr. in Los Angeles, the luxury home includes 10 beds and 20 baths, a wine room, a theater complex, and a spa.
Need something slightly cheaper? The third most expensive house, located in Beverly Hills, is going for $149,000,000. Palazzio di Amore Lania Lane is a combination of Beverley Hills good living and Mediterranean beauty. The estate includes a pool, a spa, a discotheque and a formal garden as well as a wine-producing vineyard.
Nature lovers can find an even better deal by purchasing the magnificent Elk Mountain Lodge in Aspen, Colorado for $80,000,000. The estate covers 82.6 acres of green land, including 12 buildings with a total of 26 bedrooms and 31 bathrooms.
Here is a complete list of the 34 most expensive houses in the U.S.: