Jule Pond, New York, $175 Million, currently the second most expensive home in the nation.
If you’re lucky, you might get a pair of Airpods or some new Yeezys this Christmas. But as the holidays come around, we find ourselves dreaming BIGGER. Here’s a roundup of the five most expensive homes in the U.S. you can ask Santa for this holiday season. Who knows, maybe dreams really do come true!
1. The One, California, $500 Million
This 105,000-square-foot mega-mansion atop Bel Air is, by a wide margin, the most expensive home for sale nationwide. Totaling 100,000 square feet with a prime location in Los Angeles’ Bel-Air neighborhood, this unbelievable showplace was designed by luxury real estate developer Nile Niami, who set out to build the most extravagant home in the U.S.
2. Jule Pond, New York, $175 Million
Jule Pond is a lavish European-style estate built by Henry Ford II in Southampton. It is currently listed as the second most expensive home in the nation with a price tag of $175 million. This 42-plus-acre oceanfront estate offers the largest ocean frontage in the Hamptons, spanning nearly a quarter mile.
3. 935 & 939 Hillsboro Miles, Florida, $159 Million
With more than 500 feet of private beachfront, Playa Vista Isle enjoys both ocean and intracoastal waters. The property, which consists of a $139 million 2.88-acre-lot and the neighboring $20 million 1.51-acre lot, was taken off the market but is now pending. It clocks in as the third most expensive home in the country.
4. West Creek Ranch, Colorado, $149 Million
At almost 7,000 acres, West Creek Ranch is home to an abundance of wildlife, perfectly secluded for year-round enjoyment. Meticulously designed by the founder of The Discovery Channel, the main residence offers 22,000 square feet of living space, and includes a two-story stone library, in-home theater, fitness center, chef’s kitchen, oversized study, game lounge, pool and spa.
5. Great Island Road, Connecticut, $120 Million
On the market for the first time in more than 100 years, this 63-acre island retreat is the ultimate equestrian estate. It boasts over one mile of coastline directly on Long Island Sound, and affords a generous 13,107 square feet main house. Like what you see? Catch up with more luxury real estate coverage here.
This post was written by Amy Puchaty for SecondShelters.com, the center of the second, vacation, and investment home real estate universe. Follow along on SecondShelters.com for the latest in hot properties around the U.S. and beyond.
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