The Mediterranean Mansion: A Look Inside


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A Castle of One’s Own

Maybe you’re looking for a castle of your very own. Maybe you’re on the hunt for your dream home if you win the lottery. Maybe you just like looking at mind-blowing real estate. We went through Zillow’s listings to find the biggest, grandest homes, and Zillow did not disappoint. Prepare to have your mind blown with the most outrageous mansions available for purchase.

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Westlake Village, California

$9.99 million

Looking for a waterfront estate in a 24-hour guard-gated community? Look no further. This home, situated on a double lot, is just 40 minutes north from L.A. and offers boating, fishing, and upscale dining nearby.

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The Oakshore Estate: A Look Inside

Inside, you’ll find high ceilings, a curved staircase, a modern kitchen with a center island, a 10-seat theater, four fireplaces, a 3,000-bottle wine cellar, a private boat dock, and an elevator. The master suite is located in its very own wing. If you’re loving the idea but aren’t quite ready to commit yet, you can opt to rent this home for $35,000 a month.

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Big Sky, Montana

$25 million

With 160 acres of gated property, this palatial home in Montana offers ponds, streams, and mountain views. Oh, and a 16,000-square-foot mansion. There’s a lot of nature nearby, but you most certainly won’t feel like you’re camping.

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The Mediterranean Mansion

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The Mediterranean Mansion: A Look Inside

Along with the nine bedrooms, 18 bathrooms, and 33,000 square feet, there is a cigar room, a theater room, two gyms, seven kitchens, a wine cellar, a spa, a recording studio, and a pizza oven. Oh, and a hibachi grill. Oh, and a resort-style tiled pool. Oh, and two hot tubs. The list goes on!

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Villa Tragara

Santa Barbara, California

$29 million

This home, dubbed Villa Tragara, was inspired by the Alhambra palace in Granada, Spain. It offers ocean and island views, plus 2.4 acres of meticulously kept grounds.

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The Michigan Beachfront Mansion

Saugatuck, Michigan

$8.75 million

Architect John Tilton (best known for updating Frank Lloyd Wright’s J. Kibben Ingalls House) designed this stunning home on Lake Michigan the Saugatuck Channel. The main and guest homes add up to 8,365 square feet, and there’s over 4,000 square feet of porch space — perfect for entertaining. The lot spans 7.31 acres and includes 447 feet of Lake Michigan beach frontage.

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Newport, Rhode Island

$35 million

On Newport’s famed Ocean Drive sits Seaward, a stunning estate on 45 acres. There are two homes: one main residence and one guest cottage. Don’t forget about that infinity pool! Just minutes away you’ll find beaches, restaurants, and plenty of shopping.

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Seaward: A Look Inside

The main home has four bedrooms and four bathrooms, with lots of space for entertaining. The guest cottage has three bedrooms, two baths, making it quite spacious for a guest cottage. And, with those 45 acres, you could easily add on a few more guest cottages if the first one doesn’t meet your expectations.

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The Key Largo Coastal Estate

$21.85 million

If you’re on the hunt for a lush Florida coastal estate, you’ll love this property in Key Largo. There’s not just one but two stretches of sandy beach on the property, a space to dock your boat, and 13 more acres of land.

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Gloucester, Massachusetts

$9 million

On Cape Ann lies Killybracken, an estate dating back to 1927. There are sweeping swaths of lawn, lush garden spaces, and panoramic ocean views.

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$54 million

If you drive half a mile down the private gated road, you’ll find yourself at a private beach off a bluff. On 37 acres of land is this hand-crafted, 7,000-square-foot home, conveniently located near to the Montauk Airport and a marina. The home was built to be able to withstand winds over 150 mph, and thanks to the design, it’s possible to add several additional underground levels. The property spans 37 acres and includes a pond.

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The Neoclassical Houston Heaven


$30 million

This Neoclassical chateau, clocking in at 27,000-plus square feet, is ready and waiting for its newest royalty to move in. Set on 2.5 acres of wooded land, every detail evokes grandeur. Think Versailles, but for Texas.

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The Neoclassical Houston Heaven: A Look Inside

Along with intricate detailing and moldings, there is plenty of white marble tile, hand scraped hardwood floors, chandeliers, and marble fireplaces. Along with the rooms that you’d expect (bedrooms, bathrooms, a home theater), there’s a Versailles room/salon, a music room, several halls, a sun room, and both a formal and informal dining room. Luxury in every detail, really.

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The Trophy Upper East Side Townhouse

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The Trophy Upper East Side Townhouse: A Look Inside

With seven stories (and given the price tag), you’d probably guess there is an elevator, and you would be correct. It’ll take you from the resort-style fitness center in the basement (complete with a massage room, steam room, and pool) to the private rooftop garden on top. Also in the space: a library, a chef’s kitchen, separate staff quarters, stone countertops, a security system. And, Central Park is steps away. Must be nice!

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The Peak House: A Look Inside

Along with the stunning interior, views, security (gated entry too), indoor and outdoor pools, and collection of patios and terraces, there are more than 19,000 square feet of living space in this grand home. There are chandeliers, plenty of wood work, and lots of spaces with natural light.

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$19.5 million

This estate dates back to 1940, and hasn’t been on the market for 80 years. Located in exclusive Highland Park, this home was designed by Richard Drummond Davis who’s known for blending classical design with contemporary crispness. The 1.6 acre lot has landscaped grounds and plenty of trees.

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The Highland Park Hideaway: A Look Inside

At more than 11,000 square feet, this home is crafted from exquisite materials and features intricate design elements throughout. With grand staircases, chandeliers, and elegance in every corner, it would be hard not to feel like royalty living in this home.

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Villa Hortensia

$20.75 million

Villa Hortensia, a legacy estate, was a collaboration between famed architect Howard Van Doren Shaw and legendary landscape architect Jens Jensen. It has a Mediterranean feel, with a Spanish tile roof and stucco interior. The 20-acre expanse includes lakefront property, and two piers.

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Villa Esperero

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Villa Esperero: A Look Inside

The main house (9,000 square feet) and the guest house (at 5,000 square feet) both feature premium craftsmanship with thoughtful details like mesquite hardwood flooring, natural stone, and marble throughout. There are multiple patios, terraces, and balconies, plus a gourmet kitchen, several master suites and guest suites, a library, a fitness center, and more. A one-of-a-kind property, with restaurants, resorts, golf, and shopping just minutes away. And, to top it all off, an infinity pool.

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The Beaux-Art Chicago Mansion

$13.5 million

This Beaux-Arts beauty holds 10,000 square feet of living space in this totally custom home. Thanks to the team of the distinguished Darcy Bonner, Scott Himmel, and custom home building company BGD&C, this space (which was built in 2008) feels like you’ve stumbled into a historic home in its prime.

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The Beaux-Art Chicago Mansion: A Look Inside

On the main level, you’ll notice 13.5 foot ceilings past the grand foyer and through the oak paneled living room. Traverse up the grand limestone and oak staircase to the master floor. But, of course, there are two more floors past that! Also featured in the home: a home theater, bar area, two guest suits, two kitchens, a walk-in wine cellar, an elevator, a roof terrace, and a three-car heated garage. Oh, and snow melt systems in the sidewalks.

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$25.8 million

Mack Mansion was built in 1906 by father-son team Newsom & Newsom in Classic Revival style. Located in Pacific Heights, it’s a truly unique space in the heart of San Francisco.

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The Pre-Revolutionary Southern Mansion

Charleston, South Carolina

$9.5 million

Located at 69 Church St., this Georgian double house was built around 1745 and has housed several historic figures, including Col. James Parsons, a member of the Continental Congress. After being severely damaged during the Civil War, it was purchased and restored to its former glory by Eliza Middleton Huger Smith in 1869. It shouldn’t surprise you to learn that the property comes with its very own secret garden.

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The Pre-Revolutionary Mansion: A Look Inside

Inside, you’ll find a ballroom, drawing room, cypress paneled library, 15 fireplaces, delft tiles, and more. It reflects both the Georgian and Federal periods, and features soaring 11-foot ceilings on three floors, plus each bedroom has an en suite bathroom. Don’t forget about the five garden rooms, each with a high brick wall.

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Foxridge Farm

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$53.8 million

Silicon Valley isn’t known for multi-acre properties, but this estate has 13+ acres of rolling hills overlooking the San Francisco Bay. It’s technically located in Portola Valley (next to Palo Alto), and is five minutes away from Sand Hill Road, which is the financial epicenter of Silicon Valley

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Monitor's Rest44 / 45

$38 million

Nestled into the mountainside, you’ll find this beautiful home designed by an award-winning team that included Iluminus Group Development, CLB Architects, Delos, and Magleby Estate Homes. Just outside your door are 5 ski-in/ski-out acres in this gated community.

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The Park City Palace: A Look Inside

Monitor’s Rest is what’s called a wellness home, using Delos’ DARWIN Home Wellness Intelligence Network. According to the listing, this means the "system regulates circadian rhythm lighting, monitors and calibrates indoor air quality, filters pollutants and removes pathogens from the air including viruses, and improves water quality by removing impurities and contaminants." It also features premium materials: think Croatian limestone, Shou Sugi Ban charred cypress, and a copper roof. Oh, and don’t forget about the 18,500 square feet of living space. Other features include: a 60-foot indoor/outdoor stainless steel pool, wellness spa with a world-class gym, Himalayan salt room, infrared sauna, a massage room, an indoor sports court with a climbing wall, and a bowling alley.