Virginia winemaker and philanthropist divorcee Patricia Kluge has put Albemarle House, her 300-acre English country-style estate up for sale for $100 million, making the newest addition to the Most Expensive Homes in America.
Here are the 10 most expensive homes currently on the market, as compiled by Luxist.Tools: Search Homes | Get Rates | Compare Markets
BootJack Ranch is one of of the most expensive ranches we've seen in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. This ranch is located in the southern San Juan Mountains and ranges over 3,100 acres of meadows, forests, lakes and streams. The main house is a 13,800 square foot residence made of rustic logs, timber and stone. The home is decorated in classic Western luxe with including a dining room fixture shaped like a canoe and fireplace screens that feature the ranch brand.The property includes multiple guest cabins, a separate lodge, offices and manager's housing that can accommodate over 50 guests. The most extravagant feature on this property is the 12,000 square foot spa and aquatic center that seems more like a resort pool than one for private use. More at Luxist | See the Listing
'Three Ponds,' located in Bridgehampton, N.Y., offers 60 acres of farmland in this prime part of Long Island. The grounds includes a golf course, English cottage garden, a crabapple allee, a lily walk, vegetable gardens as well as hydrangea, butterfly and rose gardens, swimming pool with a pavillion, grass tennis court and of course, three ponds. Other features include two three-car garages, a two-story pro shop, 2nd flor glof club with a bar, separate staff quarters, a three-bedroom guest house, an orangeries, barn and other outbuildings. The 20,000 square-foot main house has seven bedrooms and 12 baths. This home has been on the market since 2003.More at Luxist | See the Listing
Mohamed Hadid, he of Ritz Carlton fame, reduced the price on this Bel-Air home from $85 million to $72 million in August. The property, with a 48,000-square-foot main house, also has a 5,000-bottle wine cellar and a ballroom that seats 200-250.More at Luxist | See the Listing
This Upper East Side neo-Italian Renaissance mansion was commissioned in 1922 by Julius Forstmann, a prominent German merchant and designed by famed C.P.H. Gilbert whose name was associated with so many of the great mansions of New York. It has a limestone facade and is composed of five floors with an additional garden level and a full sub-basement for a total of approximately 21,000 +/- sq ft. The foyer leads to a reception hall and the rooms are done on a grand scale and include many original moldings and details. However like another $75 million listing in New York, it will take a bit of work to turn this into a family home again. More at Luxist | See the Listing
Known as to 'Hummingbird Nest Ranch,' this equestrian estate is located in Simi Valley, California. The ranch includes a 12,500-square-foot, Mission-style main house, six guest houses (one of which is a brick beauty from the 1920s known as Sitting Bull) and 10 factory-built homes for staff quarters. There is also a a roughly 20,000-square-foot barn with 37 individually heated stalls and an automated horse watering system, three show rings, a veterinary clinic and of course a helipad.More at Luxist | See the Listing
The home, called 'Tranquility,' has its own private lake, conservatory, boat house, stable, gymnasium and garage space for 17 cars and 210 acres of prime land. The property was owned for a long time by a family that left it undeveloped but the current owner put in the main house and other buildings for a total of over 50,000 square feet of space. The property is on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe and the home includes details taken from around the world. The staircase in the main residence is a replica of the S.S. Titanic's and the marble flooring in the entryway is patterned after the New York Public Library's.
This home, known as 'Albemarle House' after the surrounding Virginia county, is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Thomas Jefferson's Monticello and James Monroe's Ash Lawn-Highland on over 300 acres. On the grounds there are three ponds, a pool as well as a pool house, log cabin, a greenhouse and several staff cottages. The main house was completed in 1985 and spans over 25,000 square feet with 45 rooms. The home was designed by architect David Easton and his team and includes a theater, library, recreation room with spa and sauna, a card room and an Islamic gallery featuring an antique Syrian fountain. It's a bit of a pastiche, gilded Versailles-like rooms contrast with simpler spaces that have a more Early American style.More From Luxist | See the Listing
'Fleur de Lys' has been on the market since 2007, but unlike some other major property owners, billionaire's ex Suzanne Saperstein has yet to slash the price. The five-acre estate is home to a 41,000-square foot French limestone mansion inspired by France's magnificent Vaux le Vicomte palace outside Paris. Surrounding the mansion are rolling lawns, ornamental gardens and mature trees, a 3,000-square-foot manager's house, staff quarters for ten people, a spa and pool with a pavilion and its own kitchen, a championship tennis court, and a lavish garden folly.More at Luxist
The former home of super TV producer Aaron Spelling, this mansion is being sold by his widow Candy Spelling. Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon were rumored to be looking at the property, but eventually bought something less extravagant. With 123 rooms and 64 000 square feet, made of marble block, it is the most expensive house in the United States.See More at Luxist
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