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America’s Most Expensive Homes

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Homes in the United States can vary heavily in price, depending on the city and the region they are located in, as well as square footage and amenities included.  Expensive and luxurious properties often come with a large price tag.  These properties often feature wine cellars, gourmet kitchens, landscaped grounds and swimming pools.  Most of the time, they have other impressive amenities that call for that price.

Listed, below, are the most expensive homes in the United States, as listed on Realtor.com.  This list is not comprehensive and includes only 5 of the biggest cities in the United States.


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In Philadelphia, home prices can reach up to $15 million.  In Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square there is an estate that was formerly named, “The Mansion at Rittenhouse Square,” and measures at 9,153 square feet.  The gorgeous three-level home features a beautiful outdoor terrace, measuring 528 square feet and a superb balcony measure at 905 square feet.  The estate’s parking garage has a private entrance.  This home’s amenities are impressive and all-encompassing featuring a nearby wait staff able to assist with room service, 24 – hour concierge and doorman, yoga room, chauffeured Mercedes, fitness center, indoor pool and valet parking.


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In Chicago, for the whopping price of $32 million, one may purchase a 14,260 square foot home with 9 bathrooms and 5 bedrooms. This estate is located in the newly developed Trump Tower (the highest building on the West Coast) on the gorgeous building’s 89th floor.

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This luxury apartment overlooks Lake Michigan and features sweeping views of downtown Chicago with the interior boasting floor to ceiling windows.  The penthouse amenities include an exercise room, a wet bar, theater room and all access to Trump Tower amenities including: room service, the restaurant Sixteen, valet, gym, indoor pool and spa.

New York City

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The Woolworth Mansion in New York City is one of the most expensive and lavish pieces of real estate in the city priced at $90 million and largely constructed at 19,950 square feet.  The mansion’s French gothic style dates from 1916.  Situated on East 80th Street, this mansion and nearby properties were constructed for the daughters of Frank Woolworth, creator of several five-and-dime retail stores and renowned business man. The sprawling estate features a master staircase, foyer and large entry hall.  The dining room comfortably accommodates 50 people.


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This Dallas estate is priced at $29.5 million and measures 10,511 square feet with 11 bathrooms and 5 bedrooms.  The mansion’s neoclassical design complements the beautiful setting, overlooking the White Rock Lake.  The property dates from 1930 and it’s luxurious features include a gazebo, a guesthouse with two stories, a swimming pool, pool house, lighted tennis court, a 16-car garage and a bowling center.

Los Angeles

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The most expensive house on the list is situated in Los Angeles and it costs $125 million, featuring 15 bathrooms, 12 bedrooms and measuring at 35,046 square feet.  This impressive mansion is situated in the Bel Air community and features a French style.  The estate is 10 years old and has barrel vaulted ceilings, a dining room that looks like a castle and coffered ceilings.  The estate also features a large swimming pool, beautiful gardens and a well-appointed guest house.

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