Here’s What The Most Expensive Home In The U.S. Looks Like
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America’s most expensive property is officially on the market. The price to purchase it? No less than $250 million.
That astonishing price tag will get you a pretty incredible house, and after seeing the photos of this property, I’m pretty sure I owe someone some money. No way looking at that level of extravagance could be free.
Thankfully, it doesn’t cost to look, but man, oh man, does it cost to live like this! The Bel-Air mansion is four stories tall, 38,000 square feet and has 12 bedrooms, 21 bathrooms and three kitchens, according to CNBC.
The Sale Includes Luxury Cars And A Helicopter (Naturally)
But it doesn’t stop there. To attract the right customer (with that kind of budget), you’ve got to go above and beyond. So, the house also comes with a range of exotic cars, motorcycles and a helicopter that can be landed on the roof’s helicopter pad, L.A. Times points out.
Real estate developer Bruce Makowsky told the L.A.Times that the house is truly move-in ready, “You don’t even need a toothbrush.” So, when can I move in?
Makowsky also told CNBC, “People spend over half their lives in their house. So when you’re home, it should be the ultimate oasis. You should have every single entertainment aspect you could have in one home.”
And he’s really gone above and beyond to make sure he has given homeowners everything they could ever need.
There’s a bowling alley, 40-seat entertainment room with at 30-foot screen, and a game room that’s filled with glass foosball tables, ping pong tables and a glass pool table, according to Forbes.
The list really goes on and on, as far as the amenities are concerned. There’s also a pool, a wine cellar, you know, the usual.
It seems as though $250 million will buy you everything you could ever want, all you have to do is fork over the cash. And they say money can’t buy you happiness. Psshhht.
Ellen’s $45M Santa Barbara Home On The Market
Ellen and her wife, Portia de Rossi, are hoping to sell their coastal California estate for a cool $45 million, according to the Sotheby’s listing. If they can sell for that price, it will be a huge win—the couple initially bought the property back in 2012 for a reported $26.5 million.
The house is, of course, stunning. Not only is it 10,000 square feet, the house (or “The Villa” as it’s known) sits on almost 17 acres of land. With views of the Pacific Ocean and the mountains.
Ellen DeGeneres, aside from being a comedian and TV presence, has developed quite the reputation as a real estate mogul. She has bought, renovated and sold a number of houses in Southern California over the last 25 years.
The property features a main house (with six bedrooms, nine (!) fireplaces and a massive living room) as well as a swimming pool, tennis court, fountains and guest house that DeGeneres added to the land.
“The house is always surprising. It reveals itself to you in new ways every day,” DeGeneres told Sotheby’s in an interview. “It’s not overly manicured or tidy. It’s not overly precious or perfect. And it’s a home that manages to be both spacious and cozy at once.”