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The Insane Costs to Own a Mansion or Estate – More than You Think

I heard a story about a 20-something who inherited a few hundred thousand bucks.  Instead of investing it or buying a house or setting it aside, he bought a Lamborghini. It cost him every dollar he had.  He didn’t care because he had his dream car.  Yeah, I know, how can someone be so dumb …

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Emmitt Smith’s Mansion in Dallas, TX (Listed for $2.2 Million)

What kind of house would you build if you were a massively popular Dallas Cowboys football player? What if you were also a winning favorite Dancing With The Stars star? What if you built your 10,806 square foot house on a 0.93-acre wooded lot in 15001 Winnwood Road in the far northern portion of Dallas? …

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Mansion with Suspended Pool Designed by Apple Architect Hits the Market for $18.9M

Step inside a modern masterpiece designed by the architect behind Apple stores and iconic buildings across the world, Peter Bohlin. Located on the prestigious Venetian Islands in Miami, this show-stopping structure offers a private paradise ideal for South Florida living. Step inside to find natural light streaming in through the double-height glass wall with panoramic …

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America’s Most Entertaining $20 Million Mansion – Lazy River, Ferris Wheel, Bowling, Much More

Built in 2001 on over 20 acres and located just outside of St. Louis in Wentzville, this humongous 15,638-square-foot home might be the most entertaining house in the country. It is also one of the country’s best equestrian properties.  Stunning from both air and ground with a lake and miles of white equestrian fencing, the …

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$45 Million Mega Mansion In Boca Is Adult Playground of Your Dreams with 3D Cinema + Golf Cart

Go big or go home with this $45 million mega-mansion in Boca Raton with just about every amenity you’d ever want in an ultra-luxury estate. The epitome of opulence, the space is truly a one of a kind “playground” for family and friends – find a 3D home cinema for movie viewing pleasure, a custom home office tucked away for …

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Mark Twain’s Mansion in Redding, CT (Listed for $4.2 Million)

Mark Twain died in 1910, leaving behind a legacy in American literature starring two young boys, Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. However, that is not really his name. Mark Twain is the pen name that Samuel Langhorne Clemens used when publishing his now-classic books. Interesting fact, a mark twain is a boating term that means …

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This Mansion with Hidden Bedroom and Botanical Garden is a Lush Paradise

This tropical modern oasis is the perfect combination of Yin and Yang, tucked away behind a custom coral gate and surrounded by a majestic botanical garden.  Designed by acclaimed architect Gabriel Lopez, the striking 7 bed, 8.5 bath residence is a modern masterpiece. Find glass walls and sleek horizontal lines seamlessly running throughout the home allowing for an abundance …

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Eleonora R. Sears’ Mansion in Boston, MA (Listed for $22 Million)

Rock Edge is a 28,000-square-feet mansion on the Gold Coast with three acres of oceanfront property. For $22 million, you can be the new owner of what was Eleonora Randolph Sears’ mansion. The property is currently up for sale and is located in Boston, Massachusetts. Discover more exciting details about the Sears’ estate and the …

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Pascal Mouawad’s Mansion in Bel Air, CA (Listed for $15.75 Million)

Have you ever wondered what you would put in a house with nine thousand square feet? The rooms must be the size of your whole house, yes? The ten bathrooms would be nice because you wouldn’t have to wait in line or run the length of the house to get to one. The ten-car motor …

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Edward G. Robinson’s Mansion in Beverly Hills, CA (Listed for $21.95 Million)

The mansion of screen star Edward G. Robinson, star of “Key Largo” and “Little Caesar,” went on the market in July 2021. You can live where Robinson did in the 1930s while filming the flicks that earned him the Lifetime Achievement Academy Award. Known for his gangster roles, the actor starred in more than 100 …

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Historic W.C. Fields Mansion – Neighbor To Cecil B. DeMille and Charlie Chaplin Mansions!

The W.C. Fields Mansion is located in Laughlin Park, a gated neighborhood of the rich and famous in Los Angeles, California. This historic property is now on the market priced at $15 million. The 1920 mansion is measured at 8,000 square feet with four bedrooms, five bathrooms, Italianate architecture, antique mahogany paneling, woodwork from a …

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This Estate Rivals The Versace Mansion with Royal Feature, Massive Mosaic Pool, and Space for a Yacht

With energy just as grand as the Versace Mansion, this $34.5 million waterfront home is Miami’s own royal palace offering over-the-top luxurious energy plus stunning tropical views. Find 8 beds, 9.5 baths and 14,000-sq.ft of space on a combined 1.5 acres with 200 feet of water frontage. Offering seclusion and complete privacy, the massive estate …

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Gloria Gaynor’s Mansion in Greenbrook Township, NJ (Listed for $1.249 Million)

  Gloria Gaynor is the Grammy Award-winning singer from the disco era who sang the world-famous song, “I Will Survive”. Her long-time home in Greenbrook Township, New Jersey is now on the market priced at $1.249 million. The Contemporary-style mansion is measured at 8,000 square feet with five bedrooms. The mansion also has a movie …

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Why Are There So Many Strange Mansions in Carmel, Indiana?

Greetings after a long hiatus, Homebodies. I was called elsewhere for a while, plus gearing up for that cross-country move (it’s great to have lots of advance notice when planning one!) and all with the travails of being a first-time home seller (in a freaking pandemic no less!), but I’ve been keeping tabs on the …

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This Mansion Has a Bubblegum Pink Kitchen and The Ocean as Your Backyard

This Delray Beach mansion is a beachfront gem with a mix of subtle accents and unique bold interiors – from island blue themes incorporated in each room of the home to the bright and airy pink kitchen, you won’t find another beach abode like it! Dreamed up by internationally recognized interior designer Pamela McCarthy of PamelaMcCarthy Designs, the …

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Erika Jayne’s Mansion in Pasadena, CA (Listed for $13 Million)

Erika Girardi, known professionally as Erika Jayne, was born Erika Chahoy in Atlanta, Georgia on July 10, 1971. Since her parents divorced when she was just one year old, she was raised by her single mom, Renee Chahoy and graduated from North Atlanta High School. She headed to New York City at the age of …

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Private Jet Runway and More Perks at This Florida Mansion

Welcome to Florida where mansions with equestrian facilities, landing strips and luxury super-yacht docks coincide within a 90-mile radius. 1300 SE Ranch Road, Jupiter is no exception – a sprawling estate sitting on nearly 22-acres of land inside the ultra-private Ranch Colony. Purchasing a home in the exclusive neighborhood opens up access to its plethora …

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Modern Miami Manse Has a Pool Top Palace, High End Features and STUNNING views

The Miami mansion’s rooftop pool can only be compared to that of a resort – with a one-of-a-kind glass wall infinity edge that overlooks the skyline of Miami, spacious deck with sunbeds, a swim jet, and an underwater speaker, you won’t find luxury like this anywhere else in the city. The Villa was designed by …

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Robin Gibb’s Mansion in Long Island, NY (Listed for $12.9 Million)

There would hardly be an occasion involving dancing that would be complete without the music of the Bee Gees.  A British band that rose to explosive popularity in the 1960s, their sound centers around the sublime harmony usually only found between blood relatives, which was the case with Maurice, Robin, and Barry Gibb.  The atmosphere …

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Fishing Resort Turned Mansion Boasts Pub, 1,144-Bottle Wine, Game and Golf Room

Credit: Ron Rosenzweig for ONE Sotheby’s International Realty Once a fishing resort through the ’40s and 50’s and now a riverfront estate, the stunning mansion is adorned with vintage wood from the original structure and maintains unique energy that can’t be matched. The highlight of the 5 bed, 7 bath estate is the 1,144-bottle glass-encased …

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Phil Collins’ Mansion in Miami, FL (Listed for $40 Million)

For decades the entertainer Phil Collins has shared his music with the world. He has his 10,769 square foot mansion in Biscayne Bay in Miami, Florida, up for sale on the market for $40 million. This 10,769 square foot, 1929 Old World Spanish-style Mansion sits on 1.5 acres, has a gated entry, 184 feet of …

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Wayne Gretzky’s Mansion in Lake Sherwood, CA (Listed for $22.9 Million)

Everyone who is a fan of ice hockey knows who “The Great One” is. Wayne Gretzky wore jersey number 99 and is selling his 13,276 square foot mansion in Lake Sherwood for the second time, listed at $22.9 million. The mansion sits on 6.5 acres. Along with the mansion, there are two guest houses detached from …

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Historic East Side Limestone Mansion

There is a historic 1900 limestone mansion on East 81st Street, New York built in the Neo-Renaissance style. This mansion is now on the market at a reduced price of $59 million. The house is measured at 17,850 square feet with seven and a half stories, ten bedrooms, and seventeen bathrooms. The mansion also boasts …

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Burklyn Mansion (Vermont’s 1908 Colonial Revival Mansion)

In the romantic Northeast part of Vermont, is a Colonial Revival mansion and equestrian facility named Burklyn Mansion that was built back in 1908. This is now on the market priced at $4.5 million. The mansion is measured at 13,599 square feet with three levels, twelve bedrooms, ten bathrooms, large formal rooms, and ten fireplaces …

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Newly Restored 1926 White Oaks Mansion

The newly restored White Oaks Mansion is located in Buckhead, Atlanta, and built back in 1926. This mansion, considered to be one of Buckhead’s historic estates is now on the market priced at $13.25 million. The massive gated estate has large wooded grounds with formal gardens, a heated swimming pool and spa, and a four-car …

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George Nixon’s Mansion in Reno, NV (Listed for $16.4 Million)

The home of George Stuart Nixon, American Senator in the early 1900s, is on the market for $16.4 million. The home is located in Reno, Nevada, and has sweeping views of the Truckee River, the city, and the Sierra Nevada mountains. Nixon was a U.S. Senator for Nevada from 1905 to his death in 1912. He …

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Madam C.J. Walker’s Mansion in Irvington, NY (Listed for Undisclosed Amount)

Success isn’t always easy, and Madam CJ Walker had many forces working against her to make it harder. She was born a slave and raised her daughter on her own after the death of her husband. Through her efforts and ingenuity, she created a brand of products tailored for hair commonly associated with Black women. Over time, …

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HGTV’s Mansion in Turks and Caicos (Listed for $11.5 Million)

In 1992, HGTV founder Ken Lowe had an idea to create a television show for cable that focused on home renovation and gardening. He put his idea into action and on Dec. 30, 1994, HGTV (The Home and Garden TV) Channel was launched. The show reached 6.5 million homes in 44 markets. In May 1996, …

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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez’s Mansion in Miami, FL (Listed for $40 Million)

Jennifer Lopez, lovingly known to her fans as J-Lo, is not only an award-winning singer but also an amazing actress, starring in hit movies, such as The Wedding Planner, Monster-In-Law, Anaconda, and Maid in Manhatten. She won awards for her excellent portrayal of a battered woman in the hit movie, Enough, and boasts several musical …

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Chicago’s Most Expensive Mansion

The larget private home in Lincoln Park, Chicago also sets the record for the most expensive mansion in Chicago with its asking price of $50 million. The mansion is measured at 25,000 square feet with six bedrooms, eleven bathrooms, a wine cellar/grotto, an elevator, heated floors, vaulted ceilings, a steam room, a steam shower, marble …

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Palm Beach’s Most Expensive Mansion

There is a newly constructed mansion in Palm Beach that is now considered as the most expensive property in the area. This 2015 Palm Beach mansion is now on the market priced at $69.9 million. The mansion is measured at 35,993 square feet with approximately 242 feet of direct ocean frontage, an impressive entrance, and …

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Crystal Pointe Mansion in Lake Tahoe, NV

There is a mansion built on a rock overlooking Lake Tahoe at the Nevada side of the lake. Crystal Pointe is now on the market priced at $75 million. The house is measured at 16,232 square feet on 5.14 gated acres. The mansion has eight bedrooms, twelve bathrooms, an attached guest suite, constructed of wood, …

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Bargain Pre-Civil War Mansion in Auburn, NY

There is a well-crafted stone-and-brick Victorian-style mansion with a sound foundation in Auburn, New York is now on the market at a bargain price of $50,000. The mansion is measured at 6,000 square feet with a newer roof, sound foundation, a high level of craftsmanship on both the exterior and interior, preserved historic features, a …

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Waterfront Mansion in Detroit’s Blue-Blooded Suburb of Grosse Pointe Shores

There is a waterfront mansion in Detroit’s blue-blooded neighborhood of Grosse Pointe Shores. It will go to auction on October 28th with no reserve. The mansion sits on a gated 3.75-acre property that has a main house, carriage house with guest apartment, 265 feet of Lake St. Clair shoreline, tennis court, putting green, gazebo, sports …

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1901 Beaux Arts-Style Mansion (The Most Expensive Home in San Francisco)

There is a white mansion in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood that was built back in 1901. This is now on the market priced at $28 million. The mansion is measured at 9,095 square feet and is renovated and restored in fresh modern style by Los Angeles architect Paul McClean. The mansion includes seven bedrooms, …

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Jenny Craig’s Mansion in Del Mar, CA (Listed for $39.5 Million)

While we’re all shedding pounds the Jenny Craig way, the weight loss maven is shedding her California home. The 7,625 square foot Del Mar home began with a $39.5 million asking price in 2014 but sold in 2019 for $22 million. All photos are used with permission from TopTenRealEstateDeals.com Price, Size, And Location The price …

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Newport Mansion with an Olmsted Gardens

There is a mansion in Newport, Rhode Island that was built back in 1887 sited on 23 acres of land. This mansion is now on the market priced at $10.5 million. The granite mansion is measured at 7,440 square feet with nine bedrooms, eight bathrooms, nine fireplaces, Tiffany windows, a curved staircase, a large foyer, …

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Bella Rosa Mansion in Franklin, TN

The lovely Bella Rosa Mansion is located in Franklin just outside of Nashville with marvelous gardens and opulent residence. This mansion is now listed with a reduced price of $13.5 million. The property has over 22 acres of landscaped land. The mansion is measured at 19,000 square feet with four bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a hidden …

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Mel Simon’s Mansion in Carmel, IN (Listed for $25 Million)

Mel Simon was known as a co-owner of the Indiana Pacers basketball team and as a shopping mall magnate. His palatial Asherwood estate is now on the market, listed at $25 million. The estate boasts sprawling square footage, and a number of additional features, including a private 18-hole golf course. Mel Simon, who died in …

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Lake Arrowhead Mansion in the San Bernardino Mountains

There is a mansion overlooking the Arrowhead Lake located within a gated community of other fine homes. This is now on the market priced at $15.9 million. The mansion is measured at 16,000 square feet with 10 bedrooms, 17 bathrooms, formal dining, family room, wet bar, outdoor deck, den/game room with fireplace, office, children’s playroom, …

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Eileen and Gerry Ford’s Mansion in Quogue, NY (Listed for $15.5 Million)

Eileen and Gerry Ford’s Rose Manor home in New York is on the market for $15.5 million. The founders of Ford Model Agency, which was a top player in ushering in the era of the supermodel, first bough the mansion in 1956. For a time, the house was also used to housetop models from the …

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Rye Waterfront Mansion on an Historic Private Peninsula

Rye Mansion is sited on a historic 4.5-acre peninsula that once served as the landing for the Oyster Bay-Rye ferry. This mansion in Rye, New York is now on the market priced at $22 million. The mansion is measured at 10,441 square feet with six bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a family room, an open galley library, …

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Artemisia Home, America’s Largest Craftsman Mansion

A European-styled Craftsman mansion located on a prestigious perch at the top of the Hollywood Hills is considered as America’s largest Craftsman home. Named Artemesia, the home is now on the market priced at $9.995 million. The house is measured at 13,290 square feet with eight bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and six Batchelder tile fireplaces. The …

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First Colony Golfing Community’s Mansion Palace in Sugar Land, TX

A newly built mansion palace in Sugar Land, Texas, a wealthy bedroom community enclave of Houston. A part of the planned First Colony golfing community, this mansion is now on the market priced at $12.8 million. The mansion is measured at 19,180 square feet on 1.7 acres of land. It has nine large bedrooms, fourteen …

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Mountainside Mansion in Presario Point

There is a mountainside mansion in Presario Point, an affluent suburb of Phoenix in the Ahwatukee Foothills that will go to auction with no reserve on February 12th. The mansion is measured at 8,900 square feet with a pivoting front door, five bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a 12-seat theatre, a chef’s kitchen, an elevator, a safe …

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2009 Island-style Colonial Beachfront Mansion in Naples, FL

There is a 2009 Island-style Colonial beachfront mansion on 4.8 acres of land with 277 feet of wide white sand beach in Naples, Florida that is now on the market priced at $68 million. The mansion is measured at 15,996 square feet with five bedrooms, six bathrooms, large formal rooms, family room, large entry foyer …

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John T. Dorrance’s Mansion in Gladwyne, PA (Listed for $19.5 Million)

John Thompson Dorrance, the famous American chemist, lived from 1873 to 1930. He is most well known for discovering a method to create a condensed soup. He served as the general manager of the Campbell Preserve Company and later became the president of Campbell Soup. He died at the age of 57 of heart disease, …

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Ultra-Contemporary Salad Spinner Mansion in Dallas, TX

One of the modern Dallas contemporary houses referred to as “the salad spinner” home is now on the market. This ultra-contemporary mansion in Dallas is priced at $7.95 million. The mansion is measured at 14,795 square feet with a curvature and window arrangement that resembles a salad spinner. It has formal rooms, a catering/chef’s kitchen …

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Restored 1800’s Mansion Overlooking Monterey Park in Savannah

A beautifully restored 1800’s mansion overlooking Monterey Park in Savannah is now on the market. The mansion was originally built way back in 1879 and is now priced at $3.15 million. The mansion is measured at 7,214 square feet with five bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and a gourmet kitchen on its 0.07-acre land. The house also …

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