Named after Belgian King Leopold II, the expansive Villa Leopolda is both the largest and the most expensive French villa in the world. Overlooking the Mediterranean, it was both a military hospital during WWI and a set for Alfred Hitchcock's 1955 film, To Catch a Thief.
Former Hearst Mansion Lists For $195 Million, Ties For Most Expensive Home For Sale In America The Beverly Hills estate once owned by media-titan William Randolph Hearst with actress Marion Davies is back on the market this week for a whopping $195 million.
The monarch's central London residence has topped a valuation of the world's most expensive houses - with experts saying it is worth more than £1billion. The 18th century palace beat off competition from the ultra-modern Antilia building in Mumbai, India, which is owned by Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani, and Villa Leopolda, the lavish home of Brazilian socialite Lily Safra in Cote D'Azure, France.
One of the most expensive houses ever listed for sale in the US is back on the market — and this time it's asking even more. "Le Palais Royal," a 60,000-square-foot, Versailles-inspired compound in Hillsboro Beach, Florida, spent a year on the market without selling at an asking price of $139 million.
Located in Palm Beach, Florida, Maison de l’Amitié was bought from celebrity billionaire Donald Trump in 2008 by a Russian billionaire for $95 million. The 60.000 square-foot beach-side mansion has a giant garage to accommodate 80 cars, a 30.5-metre long swimming pool, and bulletproof windows. The interiors breath pure luxury.
The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is entrusted to preserve Fallingwater for generations to come. America’s most famous architect, designed Fallingwater for his clients, the Kaufmann family. It instantly became famous, and today it is a National Historic Landmark.
Oheka Castle, also known as the Otto Kahn Estate, is located on the North Shore of Long Island, in the West Hills section of Huntington, NY. It was the country home of investment financier and philanthropist Otto Hermann Kahn and his family.
Catch up with the subjects of "Queen of Versailles," David and Jacqueline Siegel, and their quest to build the most lavish private residence in the country. Catch up with the subjects of "Queen of Versailles," David and Jacqueline Siegel, and their quest to build the most lavish private residence in the country.
A glass house with sustainable features? The architecture of this amazing glass house is the answer. “House R 128” by Werner Sobek Architects brings the best of both worlds to the table. The structure of 4 apartments in Stuttgart, Germany is a modern building of glass that has nothing to hide.
The Home & Studio offers curriculum based educational opportunities for all ages that address concepts in subject areas such as: architecture, design, & the humanities. research The collection of Alden B. Dow’s original architectural drawings, professional and personal papers, speeches, and writings are available for research.
Zillow helps you find the newest Monticello real estate listings. By analyzing information on thousands of single family homes for sale in Monticello, Illinois and across the United States, we calculate home values (Zestimates) and the Zillow Home Value Price Index for Monticello proper, its neighborhoods and surrounding areas .
Using data from Zillow and StreetEasy, part of Zillow Group, the largest real estate network on the web, we've narrowed in on America's 15 most expensive listings. As expected, the third most expensive real estate market in the world, New York City, makes a strong showing, but not strong enough to scoop the top spot — which is reserved for an idyllic, 1930s estate in the Hamptons.
Owlwood Estate has sold for $90 million. The sale price is the second highest ever paid for a home in Los Angeles, behind only the Playboy Mansion, which closed in June for around $100 million. The sale also ends years of whispers surrounding the property–for now.
Villa can be very similar to a house in that it can closely resemble a standard, single family home, but villas are also known for being luxurious, larger homes with their own gardens, vineyards or courtyards, hotel-like services and water fixtures, like pools and fountains.
Post was one of the world's richest women when she finished building Mar-a-Lago in 1927 at a cost of $7 million. Architects Marion Sims Wyeth and Joseph Urban designed the estate, which sits on 20 acres that border the Atlantic Ocean on one side and Florida's Intracoastal Waterway on the other.
Sandringham House is a country house in the parish of Sandringham, Norfolk, England. It is the private home of Queen Elizabeth II. The house stands within a 20,000 acres (8,100 ha) estate in the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The original house on the site was Georgian, constructed in 1771.
By analyzing information on thousands of single family homes for sale in Lyndhurst, New Jersey and across the United States, we calculate home values (Zestimates) and the Zillow Home Value Price Index for Lyndhurst proper, its neighborhoods and surrounding areas .
Nottoway Plantation & Resort, a magnificent 1850's sugarcane estate, a AAA Four-Diamond property, and a member of Historic Hotels of America, is the home of the South's largest existing antebellum mansion, now stunningly restored to its original architectural design.
Visit the mansion today and learn about one of Portland’s first and most influential families, the Pittocks. Built in 1914, Pittock Mansion is Portland's finest historic house museum. Visit the mansion today and learn about one of Portland’s first and most influential families, the Pittocks.
Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, a National Historic Landmark, was the summer home of one of America’s first professional interior designers, Henry Davis Sleeper. Perched on a rock ledge overlooking Gloucester Harbor, Beauport was Sleeper’s retreat, backdrop for entertaining, and professional showcase, and an inspiration to all who visited.
The Breakers is the grandest of Newport's summer "cottages" and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family's social and financial preeminence in turn of the century America. Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877) established the family fortune in steamships and later in the New York Central Railroad, which was a pivotal development in the industrial growth of the nation during the late 19th century.
Beverly House, located three blocks from Sunset Boulevard, is currently on the market for $135 million. In the meantime, renters can pay $600,000 per month to get free rein of the lux property. It sits on six flat acres of land and includes a slew of smaller homes in addition to the Italian- and Spanish-style, H-shaped main house.
Today, the Wright’s winter residence in Scottsdale, Arizona, is home to the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and the campus of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture but it is also open to public viewing. Ennis House. Built for Charles and Mabel Ennis in 1924, the Ennis House is the last of four Wright’s textile block houses.
The Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, previously known as Villa Vizcaya, is the former villa and estate of businessman James Deering, of the Deering McCormick-International Harvester fortune, on Biscayne Bay in the present day Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami, Florida.
Naumkeag is the former country estate of noted New York City lawyer Joseph Hodges Choate located at 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge, Massachusetts. The estate's centerpiece is a 44-room, Shingle Style country house designed principally by Stanford White of McKim, Mead & White, and constructed in 1886 and 1887.
Fonthill Castle Built between 1908-1912, Fonthill was the home of Henry Chapman Mercer (1856-1930). Archaeologist, anthropologist, ceramist, scholar and antiquarian, Mercer built Fonthill both as his home and as a showplace for his collection of tiles and prints.
House Tour. Founded in 1738, Drayton Hall is the nation’s earliest example of fully executed Palladian architecture and the oldest preserved plantation house in America still open to the public. Because of our preservation philosophy, all imperfections and changes over time have survived to the present.
The Isaac Bell House interior: A non-traditional presentation Most house museums showcase rooms with period-appropriate furnishings. While the Bell House features some furniture and decorative objects, the presentation is focused primarily on exploring the unique and experimental nature of the floor plan, ornamental details, color, light, and the story of preserving the house.
The Case Study Houses were experiments in American residential architecture sponsored by Arts & Architecture magazine, which commissioned major architects of the day, including Richard Neutra, Raphael Soriano, Craig Ellwood, Charles and Ray Eames, Pierre Koenig, Eero Saarinen, A. Quincy Jones, Edward Killingsworth, and Ralph Rapson to design ...