Real Estate Heaven: A peak at 12 of the Most Expensive Homes

With all the great real estate out there the most expensive homes couldn’t be shrunk to just ten, so here are twelve of the priciest homes.

1.The Manor: Los Angeles, California
The 4.7-acre estate in Holmby Hills boasts a grand staircase, fountain in the center of the circular driveway, and excellent views of the property’s gardens and landscape.
Price: $150 million

2. Fleur De Lys: Los Angeles, California
This grand estate was modeled after the palace at Versailles, and is 45,000 square feet and beats out Versailles with a nine care garage.
Price: $125 million

3. Updown Court: Windlesham, Surrey
Rumored to be large than Buckingham and Hampton Court Place, this home rests on 58 acres of gardens and woodlands. Not too shabby.
Price: $117 million

4. Villa Leopolda: Cote D’Azur, France
The perfect French Riviera retreat, the 29,000 square foot home has grand outdoor staircases that lead to a crystal blue pool and manicured lawns.
Price: $102 million

5. Albemarle House: Charlottesville, Virginia

Designed by architect/designer David Easton, the home rests on 300 acres.
Price: $100 million

6. Tranquility: Lake Tahoe, Nevada

It is obvious why this estate was name Tranquility. Owner, Joel Horowitz, built the property from the ground up. One will never get bored in this 210 acre home, which includes a wine cellar, indoor swimming pool, atrium and movie theater.
Price: $100 million

7. Villa La Palladiana: Cap d’Ail, France
This French haven offers an indoor and outdoor pool, fitness center, saunas, and tiered garden. The views are spectacular with plenty of terraces and balconies to enjoy the views over Cap Ferrat. Still not convinced have your pick of the nine suites with their own bathroom.
Price $76 million

8) New York, N.Y.
No name needed for this neo-Italian Renaissance mansion. Designed by C.P.H Gilbert in 1922, the home is 45 feet wide. The 21,000 square foot property includes a large entrance foyer and large scale rooms.
Price: $75 million

9) Hummingbird Ranch: Simi Valley, Calif.
Designed by Richard Robertson, this horse friendly estate comes complete with equestrian facilities, helipad and six guesthouses. Built in 2004 the mansion rests on 123 acres of lush California soil.
Price: $75 million

10) Cielo de Bonaire: Mallorca, Spain

On a hillside between Alucdia and Pollensa the estate offers breath-taking views of the area. The home offers eight bedrooms, a private elevator, a helipad and a tennis court.
Price: $74 million

11) Los Angeles, Calif.

Sitting in posh Bel-Air the three-story home sits on 2.2 acres. The home is 48,000 square feet and includes 10 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms. If you are in the market for a stonewall, then this is the one for you, the property actually has a 1,000 foot long, 36 foot high Jerusalem stone wall.
Price: $72 million

12) BootJack Ranch: Pagosa Springs, Colorado
This home is actually a working ranch. Sitting on 3,100 acres of land, the estate can accommodate up to 50 people, and includes a 12,000 square foot spa and aquatic center.
Price: $68 million

Via: Born Rich