Posted 1.24.20 @ 0:0
2019 was not a great year for parts of the US real estate market. With this said, it seems like those who have the means didn’t skimp when buying luxury real estate properties. As expected because they are known for truly expensive real estate, the homes sold with the heftiest price tags are located in Florida, New York, and California. Take a look below to find out which properties are these and for how much they were sold.
Trousdale Mansion, Beverly Hills, California. $71 million
Uber co-founder Garret Camp bought this $71 million mansion in June 2019. The home features 7 bedrooms over a sprawling 12,119 square-foot home. The home has been rebuilt since Camp purchased it and expected to be worth more in the future.
14-16 East 67th Street Townhouse, Manhattan, New York. $77.1 million
Spanning 3 addresses, this $77.1 million home was purchased by hedge fund magnet John Griffin from previous owner Philip Falcone. The home was first purchased by Falcone for $49 million in 2008 from Penthouse magazine founder Bob Guccione.
Triplex at 212 Fifth Avenue, New York. $81 million
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos purchased this 3-condo home in May 2019 and combined them into a gigantic apartment with 12 bedrooms.
Penthouse at 220 Central Park South, New York. $92.7 million
220 Central Park recorded a billion dollars-worth of sales in 2019, with 2 properties making it to the 10 most expensive luxury homes sold in 2019. This particular penthouse has 4 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, just enough for a billionaire’s family.
Billionaire Mansion, Bel Air, Los Angeles. $94 million
Originally listed with an asking price of $250 million in 2017, this mansion was finally bought by a French Morrocan buyer after 2 years. With 12 bedrooms and 38,000-square-foot of space spanning 4 storeys, this home deserves its name.
Palm Beach Mansion at 60 Blossom Way, Palm Beach, Florida. $99.1 million
Billionaire hedge fund manager Ken Griffin bought this 18,500-square-foot home built over 3.5 acres of land. Aside from the huge lot, this property has 320 feet of beachfront access as well.
Paradise Cove Beachside Home, Malibu, California. $100 million
Built over 3 acres, this luxury home is just an hour’s drive from Los Angeles and features 7 bathrooms, 6 bedrooms, a spa house, a library, two guesthouses, a tennis court, and a theatre, all in 13,693-square-foot of laid-back luxury.
La Follia, Palm Beach, Florida. $110.3 million
An oceanfront Palm Beach mansion, La Follia covers 37,516 square-foot. The home was formerly owned by Broadway producer Terry Allan Kramer and is just half a mile away from Mar-a-Lago resort which is famously owned by President Donald Trump.
The Manor, Holmby Hills, Los Angeles. $119.8 million
Formerly owned by the daughter of Formula One billionaire Bernie Ecclestone, this 14-bedroom mansion was originally listed for $160 million but the new owner got it for $119 million. Now, that’s a billionaire’s bargain!
Penthouse at 220 Central Park South, New York. $240 million
Citadel CEO Ken Griffin bought this 24,000-square-foot penthouse in January 2019 and it remained as the most expensive luxury home sold in the US for the entire year. The penthouse spans 3 floors of this prime residential tower in Manhattan.
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