When the sale of the One57 penthouse closed last month, it arouses New York’s white-hot condo market past the $100Million. With the increase of luxury market across the country, here are some of the finest properties in America’s biggest market.
10. Rancho Dos Pueblos, Santa Barbara, CA – $79 Million
This massive ‘Royal Rancho’ extends from the Santa Ynez mountains all the way to the Pacific Ocean, offering a five bedroom main house, 14 others houses and barns, a private beach, a lagoon, and agricultural crops like avocados and macadamia nuts.
9. Flood Estate, Woodside, CA – $85 Million
Built by James Flood in 1941, this 92-acre property boasts a 9.000 square foot Colonial-style mains house. Thomas Church designed gardens with pool and tennis court, a reservoir, vineyards, a gatehouse and a caretaker’s house.
8. Woolworth Mansion, New York, NY – $ 90 Million
The late Lucille Robert’s eight story neo French renaissance Manhattan manse, completed in 1916 by renowned architect C.P.H Gilbert, includes a dining room that can seat 50, a solarium, two kitchens with dumb waites service between, a gym, and an elevator between floors.
7. The Beverly house, Beverly Hills, CA – $ 95 Million
The former estate of William Randolph Hearst and Marion Davies first hit the market in 2010 after financier Leonard Ross filed for bankruptcy protection. The massive estate has double master bedroom suites, staff quarters, serveral guest houses, two screening rooms, a hand craved wood paneled library, as art deco-designed nightclub, spa facilities with a gym, a lighted tennis court with indoor bar and an 8 cars garage.
6. Ritz Carton Penthouse, New York, NY – $ 95 Million
Located on the top floors of the Ritz Cartlon Hotel, this duplex Pre-war condo has three bedrooms, four bathrooms, a glass-roofed solarium that opens out onto a terrace, a 42 foot-long ballroom for entertaining and views of Central Park.
5. Sherry Netherland Coop, New York, NY – $ 95 Million
This 15-room apartment extends across an entire floor of the pre war hotel turned coop and includes a solarium, a wood paneled library with wet bar, 2.000 square feet of terraces and separate staff quarters on separate floors. The $54.000 per month maintenance fees include daily housekeeping, turndown service and room service from posh restaurant Cirpriani’s.
4. Central Park West, 35S, New York, NY – $ 95 Million
Steel magnate Leroy Schecter is combining two side by side units into one large apartment that will have five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a library, a gallery area and acess to some of the best building amenities in the city. The units were listed in 2010 for a smaller $55 million asking price before being pulled from the market. The new price hiked offering includes the cost of renovation.
3. CitySpire Penthouse, New York, NY – $100 Million
This octagonal 8.000 square foot penthouse spans the top three floors of the City Spire building in midtown Manhattan. Amenities include a media room, a 20 person dining room, a formal gallery, a conference room, a 1.000 bootle wine storage, an interior elevator exclusive to the three floors, and the city’s highest terraces.
2. Casa Casuarina, Miami, FL – $125 Million
The 23.400 square foot mansion boasts 10 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, an observatory, and a 54 foot-long pool decorated in mosaic tiling and lined with 24 karat gold in the backyard. Formely owned by Gianni Bersace, the gated Ocean Drive mansion is currently used as high-end boutique hotel but it is available for purchase as a single family home as well.
1. Fleur de Lys Mansion, Los Angeles, CA
Inspired by a French chateaux, Suzanne Saperstein’s 12 bed, 15 bath manse touts a ballroom that fits 200 guests, two kitchens, staff quarters for 10 people, a 50 seat theater, a 9 car garage and a 3/4 quarter mile jogging track.