Every once in a while we’ll catch a glimpse of the lifestyles of the very rich and very famous. It is frequently because they either bought or sold a lavish property in the recent past. Even these properties, however, can pale in comparison to some of the most expensive properties sold in the United States in the past decade. Here is a look a just a few.
An 11,000 Sq. Ft. Penthouse in Manhattan
In what is known as Billionaires Row in Manhattan, One57 is a residential skyscraper that had a 89th and 90th floor Penthouse sell for $100 million and change. While it offers some stunning views and wide open living spaces, the expansive 11,000 square foot home has just six bedrooms.
A Carbon Beach Home in Malibu, CA
Malibu is home for many of today’s music, movie and television stars. Multi-million dollar homes are common, but a home on Carbon Beach, known locally as Billionaire’s Beach sold in 2018 for $110 million, making it one of the most expensive homes sold in the US in recent year.
An Oceanfront Home in Palm Beach, Florida Home
Not far from Mar-a-Lago along the ocean in Palm Beach, Florida, this 13 bedroom estate has its own private beach and dock along with lush landscaping and gardens. After being initially listed the previous year for $135 million, it sold in 2018 for $100,250,000.
An 11 Bedroom Estate in Palm Beach, Florida
Setting the record for the most expensive home ever sold in Florida was another Palm Beach property with an astounding 11 bedrooms and a head-shaking 22 bathrooms. It also featured a candy and ice cream parlor, bowling alley and 70,000 square feet of living space.
A 13,000 Sq. Ft. Mansion in Beverly Hills, California
This large estate has two guest houses on the property, a tennis court, swimming pool and a nine hole golf course. It was purchased in 2020 by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. It reportedly was purchased for the bargain price of $165 million.
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