For $30 million you can buy a lot of estates, or just one – but New York’s largest and most prestigious waterfront property. At 2458 National Drive in Mill Basin, you’ll find the most expensive home in Brooklyn. The owner of this magnificent palace is Galina Anisimova, ex-wife of Russia’s 38th richest man. Stunning property consists of 15,000-foot main house and 8,000-foot guest house with 257 feet of Jamaica Bay frontage, four kitchens, half-a-dozen boat docks.
The main house was built in the early 1990s by John Rosatti, a Brooklyn car dealership king and serial entrepreneur with reputed ties to the mob. The 10 bedrooms, 15 bathrooms mansion also includes a 1,000-square-foot pool and spa, an outdoor pavilion that seats 40 people, a very special circular meditation room, a Lalique fireplace surround, iIndoor parking for seven cars, as well as 30,000 square feet of outdoor planted walkways and gardens.
Anisimova purchased the property for $3.7 million in 1996 and spent $30 million transforming it into what it is today.