House prices soared in the second half of 2009 in most of the GTA. Here are five where the buyers may not have even noticed — the most expensive homes sold this year:

1 32 High Point Rd.
Asked: $13.888 million. Sold: $11.8 million.

An 18,000-square-foot Bridle Path mansion on more than two acres. Negative-edge waterfall pool and tennis court.

2 91 Old Colony Rd.
Asked: $10.9 million. Sold: $8.675 million.

Imposing stone mansion in Bayview Avenue/York Mills Road area. Two-storey library with mahogany cabinetry. Indoor pool with hot tub and lower-level ballroom. Featured in Architectural Digest.

3 12 The Bridle Path.
Asked: $6.995 million. Sold: $6.9 million.

New 11,500-square-foot European-style chateau. Grand two-storey entrance, including two-storey “oasis” pool area.

4 338 Douglas Dr. Asked: $7.5 million. Sold: $6.8 million.

Classic Rosedale estate surrounded by ravine and gardens.

5 22 The Bridle Path. Asked: $6.250 million. Sold: $5.320 million.

Gated French chateau on ravine-like setting. Tennis court and par-3 golf course with putting green. Indoor lap pool.