Of course, as many home buyers and sellers are finding out these days, the asking price is often far higher than the selling price.
But the money bags people that can afford these type of houses can afford it.
Maison de L’Amitie, Palm Beach, Fla.
In 2004, Donald J. Trump bought former health care executive Abe Gosman’s palace, Maison de L’Amitie, at a bankruptcy auction for $41.25 million.
Size: 80,000 square feet (62,000 square feet house)
Features: 475 feet of oceanfront; 18 bedrooms; 20-to-40-foot ceilings; ballroom; 4,100 square-foot conservatory with Venetian-style moldings and eight skylights; media room; art gallery; carriage house; two guest houses.
21804 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA
Largest Available Home on Carbon Beach – The “Crown” Of Carbon Beach. The Ultimate Beach Estate On 150′ Of Beach-Front. This Home Has It All Theatre, Panelled Office, Master W/ His & Hers, Gym, Family Room, Pub, 75′ Beach-Front Pool & Spa.
612 Halsey Lane, Bridgehampton
Bermuda Bay Community, Vero Beach, Fla.
1472 South Ocean Blvd, Palm Beach, Fla
2900 Paradise Drive, Tiburon, Calif
Square Feet: 14,000
Beds/Baths: 11/10, plus 2 half
Year Built: The main house was built in 1989
2 Fowler, Southampton, N.Y.
3443 Padaro Lane, Carpinteria, California
Square Feet: 6,800
Beds/Baths: 5/6, plus 1 half
Year Built: Completely remodelled in 2008
20 Kai Ala Dr., Maui, Kaanapali, Hawaii
1 Sherburne Way, Nantucket, Mass
43 Cliff Ave., Newport, R.I.
251 Green Dunes, West Hyannisport, Mass.
Morning View Dr., Malibu, California
16 Yosemite Valley Rd., Westerly, R.I.