Hillsborough has mansions, but huge, castle-like estates situated on enough land to establish a national park – 835 Chiltern Road has the exclusive on those details. The property, billed by Christie’s International as “one of the West Coast’s largest private residences,” includes a 5 bedroom main house and nearly 36,000 square feet. The property also boasts three separate apartments …. and a guest house, all of the residences resting peacefully on more than six acres of private park land. Built in 1992, the estate manages to straddle the atmosphere of an Elizabethan castle—yes, those are actual 15th century Gothic doorways you’re drooling over– with all (and we do mean all) of the amenities: indoor and outdoor pool; gym; racquetball, squash and tennis courts; library; home theater; master suite with his and her dressing rooms; 13 fireplaces, offices and an art gallery.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has re-listed Allan Island — yes, “Allan” with an “a” — a 292-acre private island off the coast of Washington State, for $13.5 million. The billionaire businessman purchased the island in 1992 in hopes of building his dream home and first listed the property for $25 million in 2005. The land boasts a log home, an airstrip, a dock, 44 tax lots, views of the Olympic Mountains, and, of course, beaches.
World-famous art figure Larry Gagosian recently closed on the Harkness Mansion at 4 E. 75th Street in New York City for $36.5 million. As owner of the global Gagosian Gallery chain, the illustrious art dealer will likely deck out the 20,000-square-foot townhouse with incredible pieces.
Katie Lee, the ex-wife of musician Billy Joel, has purchased a home in Water Mill, a publicist for Lee confirms.
Lee paid about $3.5 million, says the publicist. The newly constructed home had been listed for $3.999 million, according to the listing.
While the perception of being “the average Joe” can help a politician during campaigning, very few actually live like the ordinary citizen. Haute Living takes a look at the mansions belonging to politicians around the country.
Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning actor Alec Baldwin has listed his Central Park West apartment on the market for $9,500,000. The 3-bedroom, 3.5 baths abode in the famous Eldorado building in NYC sits on the 22nd floor with expansive views of Central Park.
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The Jolie-Pitt clan will have one less palatial home to enjoy as Brad Pitt places his $13.75 million dollar beach house on the market. The 4,088 square feet mid-century compound boasts 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, a three-car awning and a private beach.
For a cool 1.85 million, you can call Lord of the Rings alum Elijah Wood’s Santa Monica house, home. An 18-year-old Wood purchased the two-story, 2,130 square foot Spanish-style home in 1999 for $1.45 million.
If you have a passion for luxury homes and baseball, this 73-acre estate in Castle Rock, CO, is perfect for you.