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Ready for some stratospheric real estate bling? As we scan the list of high-end luxury real estate on the market, we see some repeat performers from the 2009 list of the 10 Most Expensive Homes for Sale on Zillow. Surprisingly, even though real estate values have taken a dive in the past few years, the list prices for top-of-the-market luxury homes have not retreated. As a matter of fact, last year’s top for-sale price of $100 million has been eclipsed by Candy Spelling’s enormous Holmby Hills mansion, which carries a hefty price tag of $150 million and tops our list.

10 Most Expensive Homes for Sale in the U.S. on Zillow:

1. Spelling Manor (above)
Location: Los Angeles, CA
For Sale: $150 million

Vaulting to the top of the list is the Spelling Manor, home to Candy Spelling, the wife of the late mega-TV producer Aaron Spelling who cranked out hits such as “Charlie’s Angels,” “Dynasty,” “Starsky and Hutch,” “Beverly Hills 90210,” “Melrose Place,” “The Love Boat,” and “Fantasy Island,” to name just a few. The manor was listed last year for $150 million and it looks like Spelling has not budged on the price — it’s still $150 million. The Spellings purchased the property from the late entertainer Bing Crosby in 1984 and razed it, creating “The Manor,” which is 56,500 sq ft of living space, including 123 rooms (14 bedrooms and 27 bathrooms)  on 4.7 acres in the Holmby Hills neighborhood of LA.  Inside the grand entry is a double-grand staircase with a 30-foot ceiling that flows into the living room and formal dining room. Special touches include antique fireplaces imported from France, limestone and hardwood floors, billiards room, two-lane bowling alley, arcade room and service wing with staff quarters. Also notable: Spelling’s neighbor four doors away is Hugh Hefner and the Playboy Mansion.

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2. Tranquility (above)
Location: Zephyr Cove, NV
For Sale: $100 million

Near the top of the heap for $100 million is one of last year’s most expensive homes – “Tranquility.” It shared the top spot with Albemarle House, which has since been reduced by more than half, to $48 million. This northern European-inspired mountain estate sits on 210 acres overlooking Lake Tahoe and the main residence comprises 20,000 sq ft. Owned by Joel Horowitz, co-founder of Tommy Hilfiger.

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3. Versailles (above)
Location: Windermere, FL
For Sale: $75 million ($100 million finished)

Reported to be the “largest single family home under one roof in America” is the enormous Windermere, FL mansion known as “Versailles. ” It measures 90,000 square feet, has 13 bedrooms, 23 bathrooms, and is reportedly a replica based on the royal palace of Louis XIV’s Versailles. Versailles is owned by Jacqueline and David Siegel, the billionaire owner of timeshare giant Westgate Resorts. Note to buyer: This home is not yet finished. The asking price “as-is” is $75 million, or $100 million finished.

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4. Madison Ave Townhouse (above)
Location: Upper East Side, New York City
For Sale: $72 million

This 7-story, 12,000-sq ft townhouse occupies one of the world’s most prestigious addresses and in the center of the upper Madison Avenue cultural district. The entire house has been renovated and retains its original architectural details with a handsome central staircase and elevator. It is reportedly owned by rare-maps dealer W. Graham Arader III.

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5. Champ d’Or (above)
Location: Hickory Creek, TX
For Sale: $69,900,000

Champ d’Or (“Field of Gold”) is a little bit of France in the Golden Triangle of North Central Texas. Resting on 256 acres and surrounded by gardens, private lakes and trees, is a 48,000 sq ft estate styled after a 17th-century chateau near Paris. It belongs to Alan Goldfield and his wife, Shirley. Goldfield is a billionaire cellphone mogul who founded CellStar Corp., a wholesaler for logistics, fulfillment, and consumer activation of cellular phones.

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6. Little Jennie Ranch (above)
Location: Bondurant, WY
For Sale: $69,500,000

This pretty little girl made our list last year, coming in at #6 last year, too. Little Jennie is a 3,016-acre ranch and is considered the crown jewel of Wyoming working-cattle ranches and has been in operation since the 1950s. Adjacent to the snow-capped Gros Ventre Mountain Range, it has miles of trout steams and is only 40 minutes from Jackson Hole, WY. In addition to the 4,000-square-foot lodge are four guest cottages, a pool, barns, employee houses and two guest cabins.

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7. Wehba Mansion (above)
Location: Beverly Hills, CA
For Sale: $68.5 million

Add another ornate, European-inspired estate to the list of the most expensive homes for sale on Zillow. This 36,000-sq ft Beverly Hills mansion includes delicate, hand-painted detailing throughout, a hand-carved imported limestone exterior, onyx marbles, marble columns, antique mirrors, French moldings with 24-karat gilt, and bronze-beveled double-paned windows and doors. It is owned by C. Frederick Wehba, founder of the international real estate investment firm BentleyForbes.

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8. Tranquility (above)
Location: Jupiter Island FL
For Sale: $65 million

Owned by PGA star Greg Norman (“Great White Shark”), “Tranquility,” is still on the market after being initially listed last year for the same figure — $65 million. The estate is on 8.04 acres on Jupiter Island, FL, and spans the entire chunk of parcel with 172 feet of oceanfront and 370 feet on the Intracoastal Waterway. The property includes six buildings, which includes garage space for 17 cars.

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9. Sierra Star (above)
Location: Incline Village, NV
For Sale: $65 million

Sierra Star is the culmination of nine separate parcels along the northeast corner of Lake Tahoe, spreading out over 4.35 acres and including 338 feet of beach frontage, plus two private piers. The gated compound includes a main house (10,687 sq ft),  plus three guest homes, including the Carriage house (2,102 sq ft of living space, plus 12,557 sq ft of state-of-the-art garage space),  the Parkview house (4,328 sq ft of living space) and the Lakeview house (4,651 sq ft). One of the most interesting “secrets” about this home is that under the Carriage house is a two-story, 6,000-sq ft showroom space that houses the owner’s exotic 40-car collection. A concealed elevator whisks cars down to the subterranean level.

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10. Upper East Side Suite (above)
Location: Upper East Side, New York City
For sale: $60 million

In New York City, where people fight and claw for space (the average square footage is about 1,200 sq ft), comes our last entry, which is all about space. This Upper East Side full-floor suite offers 10,000 square feet of living space and is further enhanced with 11-foot ceilings throughout — except for the living room, which has a 26-foot ceiling and the skylit conservatory which is also double-height space. The master bedroom suite includes a fireplace and sitting room and dual master bathrooms.  The pièce de résistance is a 2,300 sq ft roof-top terrace and pavilion, which has access via a personal lift, and includes a pantry, fireplace and powder room.

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Will these owners get their price? It’s unlikely, especially if you base it on the most expensive residential real estate sale this year, which is the Bel Air, CA residence “Le Belvedere” that sold for $50 million — this after being reduced from an original list price of $72 million.

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  • John

    The wealthy donate the MAJORITY of the money to charities. They also hire alot of people.

    The average worker does not realize that when the bills come due at the end of the month, these are the people who have to pay them. When they pay their bills, someone else can pay their employees.

    Would any of these negative people offer to help pay the bills if these wealthy people could not because they didn’t make enough money to pay THEIR bills? I think not. The employer takes all the risk, therfore is entitled to a greater profit. It is called the free enterprise systm.

    In most of these cases, YOU could have done the same thing if you had the education or know how to do it. Don’t blame them for your own shortcomings.

    If you don’t like the view from your side of the fence, do something productive to get to the other side. IT IS YOUR RIGHT IN AMERICA. NOT YOUR ENTITLEMENT.

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  • http://Google Jackson Hiehle

    So hard to choose when so many are attractive and so reasonably priced. Must make up my mind.

  • http://fhtm.net Jay David

    Spelling Manor is not at the top of the list as far as homes for sale with STUPID, CRAZY Prices!!!
    Donald Trump tops then all with his Florida estate on the Atlantic Coast that he bought for $10 million and rehabbed it completely to sell at $250,000,000.
    Let me add that Oprah has a room there, “when she wants it”

    “Versailles is NOT the “largest single family home under one roof in America” Actually it is the Biltmore Estate in Asheville NC at 170,000 sq. ft. Now it is still privately owned by the Vanderbilt heirs but I am not sure if they are living in it, most likely not and not even a wing of the house.

  • Michael

    I think that being one who basically lives from paycheck to paycheck do have some envy towards those who spend thier hard earned dollars so lavoushly, however I think that with wealth comes many problems. I see the importance of being thrifty, watching what I spend, and truely appreciating the good things in life which I do have. I also have the luxury of knowing that the BEST things in life are free. I`ve come to know my children and grandchildren, my true friends, and of course God. It would be nice to be rich for 1 week just to roll around in the money so to speak, but at the end of the day I can say I am truely rich. Remember, being broke is a state of being, being poor, is a state of mind.

  • jackson

    screw all you rich people, why cant i have nice things

  • http://yahoo.com albert

    The little ranch house in Wyoming wins going away. You can’t buy that scenery in the city.

  • tina

    I totally agree with Rob Dyrdek. It is sickening to think how much $ people do spend on these lavish houses. wtf????????? There’s more people out there, like me that live paycheck to paycheck, and can only dream of having something like this. I make a whopping $15,000.00 a year, supporting my 2 daughters. This is poverty level for most. These f**cking millionaires could help us out by giving to the poor,instead of spending millions on a house, that you won’t even spend time in ALL THE ROOMS, that is provided in the home. Millionaires me me sick! Who the hell needs all that money anyway, there not going to spend all that in their lifetime anyway. GREEDY DAMN BASTARDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Tony

    Wow, Tina, you must really feel that the millionaires out there owe you money! That it is somehow their fault that you have such a bad job, and they should fix it for you by giving you money. And that rather than enjoy the fruits of their labors, that the right thing for them to do is to give YOU the fruits of their labors! I am not rich, and YOU make me sick! You hate the people who make the world work, while you get your handouts and food stamps and rant about how terrible THEY are. Most of the super-rich people out there have given more money and done more for the poor in the world than you will ever earn in your lifetime, but they are the greedy damn bastards! Get an education, get a better job, get a better life for your kids and you, and get over it.

  • Cash

    I agree with Tony! They are Rich because they paid the price for success! They had hard times believe me, but their attitude determined their altitude in life.

  • DA

    You forgot Hillandale in Stamford, CT. It’s on the market for 95 million. You also forgot it on the indoor pools post. Missing a home such as that really is quite a large miss for this blog especially considering houses listed here should not even be in the top ten. Really uneducated, poorly researched blog posting here.

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