The Most Expensive Homes in Every State
Forbes asked Trulia to collate the country’s crème de la crème—and they delivered.
Behold the priciest property presently purchasable in every state (plusWashington, D.C.) per the real estate site—from a 7,500-acre ranch on the West Coast to a grand chateau along the eastern seaboard.
(Note: Properties not listed on the MLS—such as Hugh Hefner’s Playboy Mansion, now on the market for $200 million—are not included in the roundup.)
Set to come under the hammer on March 31, this 5.4-acre Orange Beach estate comes with nearly 300 feet of waterfront along Bayou St. John. Apart from the 6,200-square-foot main house is a 3,400-square-foot guest home (totaling seven bedrooms and eight full baths), on top of a greenhouse, boathouse (with lifts), formal gardens, and an infinity pool. The property will sell at or above $2.9 million on the auction block.
Built in 2002, this single-family home in Juneau features a 2,382-square-foot main house with three bedrooms and three full baths. Situated on 45 acres, the chalet is accompanied by a 1,270-square-foot detached caretaker’s residence, a separate auxiliary structure, and a 2.63-acre parcel with roughly 385 feet of no-bank waterfront.
Non-exclusive access to a next-door propane farm, boathouses, and a floating dock system are also included in the deal.
Owned by the same family since 1947, the 23-acre Botter Family Estate at Five Points rests on Lake Hamilton in the heart of Hot Springs. Featuring a 4,788-square-foot home with three bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths (built in 2004) alongside the original home (built in 1956), the property comes with 1,710 feet of lake frontage, a private cove, and a peninsula with over 1,600 feet of shoreline.
Tucked in Scottsdale’s prestigious gated community of Silverleaf, this eight-bedroom, 10-bath home spans 29,700 square feet and rests on 17 acres. Notable interior elements of the warm home include custom ironwork lighting and chandeliers, reclaimed wood plank flooring, and wood-beamed ceilings.
Boasting a professionally designed desert landscape, the swath—set against the McDowell Mountains and Windgate Pass—is abound with flower gardens and water features and touts a private gate opening that leads to a hand-laid, stone-bordered drive.
This newly built spec home—constructed on the site of Barbra Streisand’s old Mon Rêve estate, across the street from Frank Sinatra’s erstwhile mansion—consists of 10 bedrooms and 20 full baths spanning 38,000 square feet.
Noteworthy spaces of the sprawling house include Club Mon Rêve, an entertainment pad replete with a lounge, theater complex, wine room, and separate valet entrance—and a 5,300-square-foot master suite with a private covered patio. Outdoor highlights include a fireside lounge, a lap pool, numerous sports courts, and a tree-lined hiking trail.
Sited in Aspen’s picturesque Castle Creek Valley, Billionaire Bill Koch’s $80 million Elk Mountain Lodge is made up of four separate parcels—available for individual purchase—equalling 82.6 acres. An ideal family hideaway or corporate retreat, the compound houses a dozen buildings—the largest of which is the 14,987-square-foot main lodge—and offers a total of 27 bedrooms and 32 baths.
The primary structure and its surrounding 52 acres—dotted with seven additional cabins—provides 27,066 square feet of living space alone and can be bought for $60 million, while the American Lake parcel—defined by a 2,600-square-foot, three-bedroom house fixed on 1.5 acres—is purchasable for $4.25 million (though only as an addition to the main lodge). The 22-acre Crystal swath—priced at $8.375 million—has an entertainment hall and a full indoor basketball court, while the $7.375 million, seven-acre Ashcroft expanse includes a 4,200-square-foot, four-bedroom house with an outdoor hot tub.
Built in 1904 and updated by noted architects Alan Wanzenberg and Alex Antonelli in 1982, this 80-acre Greenwich farm is marked by a 8,038-square-foot primary home with seven bedrooms and 10 baths (including two master suites, each endowed with a fireplace, dressing room, and marble bath), along with a sauna, exercise room, steam shower, wine cellar, and a two-car garage.
Additional structures include two guest houses (one of which originally served as a private fire department, but now acts as a three-story cottage with a two-story great room); a 22-stall stable (complete with a caretaker’s cottage); an old cow barn; and a studio with a fireplace.
Built in 1987 on a third of an acre, this 8,399-square-foot house in Rehoboth Beach is comprised of six bedrooms, five baths, and two partial baths, plus 4,300 square feet of sunny decks and an oversized hot tub. Boasting panoramic views of the ocean, it also includes a recreational room, fitness room, and separate guest quarters.
Built in 1927, this gated Beaux Arts-style estate sits on an acre of land in Massachusetts Avenue Heights. With seven bedrooms and 10 baths, the 10,300-square-foot limestone home touts 12-foot ceilings, three fireplaces, manicured grounds, a pool, and marble terraces overlooking Rock Creek Park. Its lower level contains a 12-seat theater, library, caterer’s kitchen, and staff quarters.
Located in Hillsboro Beach along Millionaires Mile, Le Palais Royale—now priced at $159 million—rests on 4.49 acres sandwiched between the Atlantic and Intracoastal Waterway, boasting 465 feet of oceanfront and two docks fit to accommodate a 200-foot yacht.
The freshly built Beaux Arts-style abode—which offers 47,774 square feet of interior living space and 18,834 square feet of outdoor space—contains 19 bedrooms and 21 baths sweetened by a slew of over-the-top features including a $2 million grand staircase; a 120-year-old Austrian chandelier; more than $3 million in 22-karat gold leaf detailing; a go-kart track; an ice skating rink; and a 4,500-square-foot infinity pool—not to mention the world’s first IMAX home theater.
Nestled in the most expensive zip code in Atlanta, this 18.6-acre estate—a blend of English Tudor and Country French architecture—features a 17,776-square-foot brick mansion with seven bedrooms and 11 baths. A spectacular carved plaster ceiling, grand doors imported from Paris, and a 2,500-square-foot limestone terrace with Jerusalem flooring are among the myriad eye-catching details of the home, along with a 19th-century French Neoclassical bronze and crystal chandelier hanging in the art gallery. Other highlights of the property include a one-bedroom pool house, four-bedroom guesthouse, numerous formal gardens and stone terraces, and a saline pebble pool. Touted fully furnished, the sale includes an assortment of collectibles sourced from all over the world, from preserved tapestries and rare antiques to priceless works of art.
One of the largest privately owned oceanfront properties on the Kohala Coast, this 7.45-acre spread in Kamuela is one of 10 parcels in Nani Paniau, located at the end of Puako Beach Drive and next door to the Mauna Lani Resort.
Designed by Lucky Bennett, the estate offers 7,130 square feet of living space with seven bedrooms, seven baths, two partial baths, a media room, an exercise room, and a wet bar/billiards room that opens to an amorphous swimming pool. Once part of a fishing village, the compound is flecked with archeological sites and natural and manmade anchialine ponds, and dotted with stately coconut palms and other native trees.
Positioned on 70.66 horse acres in the heart of Barrington Hills, the Hidden Ponds estate contains nine bedrooms, eight full baths, and six partial baths, plus a two-story great room, a full-sized English pub, an imported Italian solarium, a regulation-sized gymnasium, a private massage room, and a gentleman’s library that connects to the master suite via a secret panel. Other highlights of the property include a car collector’s garage, an elevator, three overgrown golf greens and tee boxes, and ample room for a helipad. The grounds also house a serene lake and waterfall, several hidden ponds (hence the name), a commercial-grade workout facility, a pool with a cabana, and a custom dog bath.
This 26.69-acre spread in Marion is topped with a 7,934-square-foot main house containing five bedrooms and five-and-a-half baths; a gourmet kitchen that opens to a sunroom; and a second-floor catwalk with views of the foyer and great room. The master suite is housed in its own wing and features its own gas fireplace, an oversized walk-in closet, and a master bath with a soaker tub and standing shower, while two identical bedrooms upstairs each come with their own decks and full baths. Two four-car garages and one three-car garage are also included, along with a pool, spa, and outdoor patio.
Fixed on three acres in Ketchum, this 15,000-square-foot modern home consists of eight bedrooms, 11 full baths, and a colossal living room punctuated by a hearth and floor-to-ceiling windows, not to mention a gourmet kitchen with a bartop, an eight-seat theater, a massage room, a private office, and a workout room.
Outside rests a swimming pool and lounge area, alongside a sprawling patio and stone pavilion with a fireplace.
Pizza Hut magnate Dick Freeland’s museum-like mansion houses 16 bedrooms and 26 baths spanning four stories. The late businessman’s 38,000-square-foot stone manor—which reportedly cost over $35 million to build—sits on landscaped grounds on 50 acres of farmland. Constructed in 1997, the estate harkens back to the Gilded Age with intricate crown moldings, carved wood and marble detailing, and looming interior columns. Sometimes referred to as “Freeland Castle” (due to the several towers that define its grand form), the imposing main structure is accompanied by an 8,000-square-foot house, a 6,720-square-foot stable area with a guest suite, and a seven-acre private lake.
Sited on 45.73 acres in Louisburg, this serene hideaway is a nature lover’s dream. Designed to bring the outside indoors, the four-bedroom, three-bath main home is surrounded by a tranquil lake, mature trees, and other flora and fauna, including over 100 species of birds. Aviation aficionados can take full advantage of the attached private community airpark, which allows them to fly in and out of their personal nature preserve whenever they wish. A livestock barn, cattle-working pens, a peacock and poultry aviary, and a caretaker’s cottage are among the various outbuildings included in the new listing.
Located in Prospect, this single-family brick home encompasses 16 rooms including six bedrooms, five-and-a-half baths, formal dining and living rooms, a wood-paneled study, and a billiards room.
Built in 1905, the main house sits on 157.59 acres and is accompanied by stables, a pool house, and a separate guest home.
This regal Italian villa sits on 18 acres of manicured grounds in Covington at the picturesque intersection of the Abita, Bogue Falaya, and Tchefuncte rivers. Occupyings 7,597 square feet, the home consists of five bedrooms, four full baths, and three partial baths. The property also includes a pool with a cabana, a guest home, a tennis court, a gym, a greenhouse, a workshop, and a tree house poised on a small island.
Slated to go under the gavel with no reserve in June, this 8,000-square-foot abode rests on 15 acres in Islesboro. Built in 2006, the three-bedroom, three-bath manor—nestled on a hill by the water—abounds with wooden detailing, from beamed ceilings and spiraling staircases to large, framed windows and classic cabinetry. Notable spaces include a family den, a living room with a grand stone hearth, a wine cellar, an outdoor patio, a game area, a solarium, and a children’s loft.
Outside lies a Japanese-style pavilion and a decorative bridge leading to a stone-trimmed pond. All furnishings and artwork—including two Steinway pianos—will be included in the sale.
Oozing with opulence, this Potomac estate epitomizes classic grandeur. Resting on 3.77 acres, the stately brick home offers 25,051 square feet of living space including nine bedrooms, 16 baths, and a gourmet kitchen. Elegant elements include iron-wrought detailing and ceiling motifs designed by a Buckingham Palace artisan.
A separate apartment, pool, spa, and pool house, and service entrance and quarters are also part of the woodland parcel.
Blessed with splendid views of Nantucket Sound, this 4.25-acre waterfront estate features a seven-bedroom main house with 11 baths, an in-home theater, a spacious living room with a stone fireplace, and a bright, well-appointed kitchen. A four-bedroom guest cottage, a pool with a spa and a cabana, a tennis court, and a two-car garage also rest on the grassy compound, which offers a total of 10,295 square feet of living space.
Nestled in Bloomfield Hills, this 13,347-square-foot estate stands on 7.55 acres and offers 11 baths and six bedrooms. The elegant home’s master suite comes replete with a private balcony and its own living room, office, fitness area, and oversized his-and-hers closets. Other highlights include a 2,325-square-foot wine cellar with a formal dining area, a fireplace, and a full kitchen; a living room with a wet bar and a double-faced hearth; and a movie theater with plush leather seating. A pool house with a full kitchen and bath and a caretaker’s apartment also lie on the grounds, along with a granite bocce ball court and a private dock.
Situated on 2.7 wooded acres in Wayzata with 265 feet of Lake Minnetonka shoreline, this idyllic compound showcases a 12,502-square-foot European-style home with five bedrooms and seven baths.
The interior’s open floor plan features a living room with a panoramic window and adjoining formal dining area, which connects to an oversized kitchen that leads into a family den with a fireplace.
Poised on 930 acres in Holly Springs (45 minutes from Memphis), this mammoth expanse known as the Covey Rise Plantation showcases 3,800-square-foot lodge containing the owner’s suite, a family den, a dining room, a kitchen, and two meeting rooms. Additional accommodations include an eight-room hotel suitable for up to 16 guests and a caretaker’s cabin, accompanied by state-of-the-art kennel, a six-stall horse barn, a 10-station sporting clays course, a quail breeding pen, and an equipment storage facility.
Built in 1964, this 3,300-square-foot estate in Springfield sits on six acres and features two bedrooms and two baths. Dubbed “African Queen,” the safari-themed spread is furnished with countless custom pieces collected from all over the globe, including a $400,000 mosaic wooden floor featuring a 17-foot African crocodile, and custom-cut front doors sourced from a mausoleum built in 19th Century India.
Constructed in 1989, Swift Eagle Ranch spans four acres in Whitefish and features a 4,868-square-foot Swedish cope log home with three bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths. Spring-fed ponds dot the pristine property, which boasts magnificent mountain and lake views and includes separate guest quarters.
Sporting unparalleled views of the Elkhorn River, this custom-built ranch home lies on 4.72 acres and contains three bedrooms and five full baths covering 6,303 square feet. Outfitted with Italian marble floors, high ceilings, eight-foot-tall doors, oversized windows, and cherry kitchen cabinetry, the sunny haven is complemented by a grape orchard, a fishing pond, and an in-ground swimming pool with a lounge area and cabana.
Four hours away from Silicon Valley, Shakespeare Ranch spans 133 acres on Lake Tahoe with over 423 feet of water frontage. Once visited by President Bush, the colossal compound comprises of several buildings totaling 25 bedrooms and 25 baths including a 5,111-square-foot entertainment barn, horse stables, a green house, and 17 guest homes and cabins that border a large central grass courtyard (which has served as the site of many summer soirees).
Dotted with vegetable gardens and animal enclosures, the property features rodeo grounds (where the annual Glenbrook Rodeo is held). A grand pool house on the grounds comes replete with an indoor natatorium, a fireside dining area, a wine tasting room, a fully equipped gym, an art loft, an executive office suite, and a staging kitchen for catering.
Minutes from downtown Portsmouth, this European-inspired manor features a stucco and stone facade accented with copper lights and chimney pots. The 15,032-square-foot home rests on 10.6 acres and opens to a grand foyer with arched doorways that leads into a groined vault gallery.
Topped with walnut beams, the two-story great room connects to a spacious granite terrace via French doors, while the cutting-edge kitchen encompasses a pantry, two islands, and a breakfast nook. A lavish master suite also rests on the first floor, while five en-suite bedrooms—along with a media room, gym, game room, snack bar, and two half baths—sit on the second level. Outside is an infinity pool, a hot tub, a fireplace and grill area, and a dock at the river’s edge, plus two garages with enough space for 10 cars.
Just eight miles from New York City, this 30,000-square-foot Alpine estate encompasses 12 bedrooms and 19 bathrooms, including a master suite with two spa baths and dressing rooms. Apart from a formal dining room, great room, and ballroom, the massive home features a movie theater, an indoor basketball court, a 4,000-bottle wine cellar, a fitness hub, and three bars. Made of solid granite and steel, the main mansion boasts a dining terrace, secondary service wings, and a carriage house linked via a turreted porte-cochère.
A fully equipped apartment for guests or staff and a separate pool house also reside on the six-acre grounds.
Nestled in the hills just north of Santa Fe, this 13,779-square-foot manor rests on 16.61 acres overlooking Sangre de Cristos.
Apart from six bedrooms (with separate wings for owners and guests), seven baths, and well-appointed formal living and dining rooms, the home—whose 13 fireplaces were handcrafted by a German stonemason—features a library, a finished basement, and an oversized garage. Jerusalem stone paired with reclaimed walnut, mesquite, and hickory detailing create a regal yet warm atmosphere.
‘King of Wall Street’ John Gutfreund’s 12,000-square-foot duplex in Manhattan’s Upper East Side encompasses seven bedrooms and 10 baths, a 50-foot-long living room overlooking Central Park, and a 1,600-square-foot master suite with a sitting room and an original 1930s marbled and mirrored master bath.
The 20-room spread lies on the seventh and eighth floors of 834 Fifth, one of the most prestigious addresses in New York City.
Situated on two acres, this elegant French chateau in Asheville features five bedrooms, seven full baths, and three partial baths. Built in 2006, the home was constructed out of three-inch-thick limestone and comes with four kitchens, a Roman spa, an entertainment area with a card room, a wine tasting room, and an oak bar. Outside lies a pool and four garages.
With five bedrooms and six full baths spanning 8,717 square feet, this home lies on almost an acre on the shoreline of Mandan’s Lakewood Development. Notable facets of the well-appointed estate include a seven-seat movie theater with plush seating, an elevated master bedroom with a hearth, an upper level hot tub deck, an indoor sports court, and a private dock.
Entirely custom built, Rose Hill Manor lies on 5.7 acres in Chagrin Falls’ Hunting Valley and features five bedrooms and eight baths. Among the 17,241-square-foot estate’s sumptuous spaces are a resplendent reception hall that opens to a three-story great room; a master suite with a fireplace, oversized closet, and marble-clad bath; a bright solarium with views of the lake; and a finished lower level with a theater, not to mention spa and fitness facilities designed for a professional athlete. Outdoor highlights include a pool, a tennis court, numerous patios and courtyards, and a separate carriage house for cars.
Overlooking the Red River Valley, the 744-acre Circle 12 Ranch features an 8,600-square-foot home with six bedrooms, six full baths, and two partial baths, accompanied by a four-stall stallion station; a 20-stall show barn with an adjoining covered arena; and a 50-stall mare barn with a breeding lab.
Four ponds and three lakes also sit on the Thackerville estate, which was built in 2002 and includes an outdoor fire pit and an amorphous swimming pool.
Covering 7,500 acres of EFU land in Powell Butte, Three Springs Ranch features a three-bedroom, two-bath home with 2,244 square feet of living space accompanied by an income-producing gravel pit, agriculture equipment, and several springs and wells. Located minutes from the Prineville airport, the enormous sprawl—developed in 1960—overlooks spectacular vistas of the Cascade and Ochoco mountains.
Built in 1931, this twice-renovated Newtown Square estate in horse country is marked by an eight-bedroom, nine-bath main residence designed by architect Richard Brognard Okie, complete with a solarium, a study, a library, a bar, a wine cellar, two master beds, and an underground shooting range. In addition, the 23.03-acre grounds also house a pool with a casita, lit tennis courts, and a heated greenhouse.
Featuring a crescent-shaped main house, Seafair—a nine-acre property in Newport built in 1936—provides 15,851 square feet of living area with eight bedrooms and 14 baths. Among the home’s well-preserved spaces are a main salon and formal dining room with Louis XVI detailing, a grand staircase featuring wrought-iron railings, and French doors that lead from the main salon to the adjacent seaside loggia. Newer spaces include a chef’s kitchen, a paneled library, and a den with a full bath. Upstairs lies eight en-suite bedrooms including the luxe master suite—replete with a sitting room, his-and-her walk-in closets, an oceanfront terrace, a fireplace, and a marble bath—plus a billiards room and ample storage.
The manicured grounds also showcase an ocean-facing pool, a carriage house, expansive terraces, a walled garden, a tennis court, a six-car garage, and a beach.
Sited on 1.31 acres on Kiawah Island with 200 feet of private ocean frontage, this 15,182-square-foot, fully furnished estate showcases eight bedrooms and 12 baths. A “master-engineered stronghold” built to endure the test of time, the home is outfitted with hurrican-rated windows and doors and was crafted with over 20 varieties of special stone and marble. Among its highlights are a three-story foyer framed with Palladian windows; a formal living room with a fireplace; a billiard room with a full bar; an entertainment spread with an antique bar and an iron-gated wine room; a Charleston-inspired dining area; a media room with plush reclining seats; and a master suite with three private porches and a luxurious marble bath. Apart from a saltwater infinity pool and spa, the home boasts 5,000 square feet of tiered terraces, and walkways, plus a brick gazebo with a hearth overlooking the ocean.
A circular drive leads to this stone and brick home in Dakota Dunes, sited on a one-acre lot and comprised of five bedrooms (including a master suite with a fireplace and sitting area) and seven full baths (most notably a master bath equipped with a jetted tub and separate vanities). Blessed with 18-foot ceilings, a cherry-walled elevator, and Italian marble floors, the house also boasts a gameroom with a wet bar and a beachcomber spa, a golf cart garage, an eight-seat theater, and an exercise room with a sauna. A cabana complete with a full bath can be found in the backyard, along with an in-ground, fiberglass saltwater pool with fountain features and a remote-controlled hot tub.
Developed in 1990, this 94-acre Kingston estate features a New Orleans Colonial-style manor spanning 3,306 square feet with three bedrooms and a four-and-a-half baths. Two wraparound terraces envelope the single-family, poised high on a hilltop overlooking the Tennessee River.
Arguably the finest pied-a-terre designed by famed architect Robert A.M. Stern, this nine-acre estate in northern Dallas—known as Preston Hollow—features a 15,254-square-foot main house with four bedrooms and six-and-a-half baths.
Highlights of the three-story structure include a spa, leather-walled billiard room, master suite complex, and natatorium. The grounds also contain several gardens, a tennis court, an outdoor pool, a lake, and a two-story guest home.
A skier’s delight, this 13,536-square-foot Park City lodge overlooking stunning mountain and lake views features direct ski access to Deer Valley’s Mountaineer run. Sited on .64 acres, the rustic resort home—advertised fully furnished—contains six bedrooms, three full baths, and seven partial baths. Amenities include a billiards room, a golf simulator, a sauna, a steam room, a theater, a wine room, a pool, and 4,500 square feet of heated decks.
Positioned on 85.62 acres with views of the Green Mountains, this Stowe estate is punctuated by a 8,000-square-foot main home with seven bedrooms and eight full baths complemented by a 2,400-square-foot, two-story guesthouse with two bedrooms and a three-bedroom caretaker’s cottage.
There’s also a copper-clad studio (which currently houses the owner’s photography workshop and art collection), along with a high-quality miniature golf course; a fenced and lighted tennis court; a shooting range; two ponds (including one with a zip line); a fenced orchard; a four-bay garage, car wash, and equipment building; and water features all throughout.
Sited on 6.31 acres in Penhook, this picturesque compound comes with seven bedrooms and eight baths with views of Smith Mountain Lake and the Island Green Golf Course. Notable spaces include a wet bar, a living room with a stone hearth, a 12-seat movie-theater, and a paneled veranda. Built in 2004, the 10,846-square-foot estate encompasses a 1,220-square-foot guest suite, a fenced-in six-lane pool with a spa, and a 3,000-square-foot boat dock.
The sale also includes the Water’s Edge Country Club and all of its assets.
One of the largest privately owned landscaped properties in the United States, this 525-acre compound in Vashon—known as Misty Isle Farms—includes a 6,500-square-foot primary residence with five bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths, accompanied by seven other houses for guests/staff, plus many outbuildings including a 12,000-square-foot showroom for vintage cars and carriages.
Aside from numerous lakes, water features, manmade bridges, a private golf range, a roll-away helipad, and several fenced horse and cattle pastures, the abundant spread is dotted with over 3,000 planted trees and hundreds of shrubs and flowers from around the globe. A 2,200-foot landing strip and eight miles of hiking trails also cut through the grounds, just a stone’s throw away from Seattle.
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This 19,000-square-foot single-family home rests on 24.7 acres in Charleston. Comprised of eight bedrooms and nine-and-a-half baths, the mountaintop retreat—abound with custom features—is an entertainer’s dream.
Tucked on a 331-acre parcel in Pickett, this 5,250-square-foot cedar-and-stone house contains three bedrooms (including a spacious master suite with a private office) and three-and-a-half baths, plus a home theater, indoor bar, and large wine cellar. Outside lies a spa, a barn, a grand patio, and a covered bar with seating, not to mention a private lake and a 200-foot waterfall run and waterslide.
Known as Lazy Moose Ranch, this 128-acre property is made up of four parcels including two upper-ranch swaths (zoned rural) and two Fish Creek frontage plots (zoned single-family). The lower ranch showcases the 5,688-square-foot main house (comprised of five bedrooms and five full baths), plus a guest home, a heated horse barn, a detached garage, an outdoor sauna, a caretaker’s cabin, and a greenhouse. Meanwhile the upper ranch houses a spacious lodge, two log cabins, a seven-bay garage, and hay storage.