The World’s Second Most Expensive Estate – $140 Million Paris Mansion

Paris Mansion Listed for Sale at $140 Million Paris Mansion Listed for Sale at $140 Million Clocking in at just behind the $150 million Spelling Manor in Beverly Hills and snagging the title of the second most expensive estate in the world is this Private palace in Paris just listed by an affiliate of Christie’s Great Estates for about $140 million. The uber-exclusive estate was built in 1912 for the Duchesse de Montmorency. At the time of the Duchess’ death in 1927 the mansion was acquired by mining tycoon and famed art collector Antenor Patino. The nearly 28,000 sq. ft. interior houses 12 bedrooms and 12 baths along with four staff apartments. Many elements of its incredibly rich décor come from older mansions and are of historical importance including 18th century wood paneling, scores of marble fireplaces and a museum-quality ceiling in the enormous dining room by the great French Post-Impressionist painter Henri Rousseau.

The Legendary Beverly House Estate – Former America’s Most Expensive Home Back On The Market

The Beverly House Estate The Beverly House Estate The former title holder for the most expensive home for sale in America is back on the market. The former home of William Randolph Hearst, which is located in Beverly Hills, CA, was hauled onto the market back in 2007 for a whopping $165 million. It didn’t sell and was later pulled off the market. Earlier today the Real Estalker mentioned that financier Leonard Ross, current owner of the Legendary Beverly House Estate, had declared bankruptcy. The bankruptcy filings revealed that Ross owes $40 million in mortgages on the home. Now, the Beverly Hills mansion of William Randolph Hearst and Marion Davies is back on the market with Hilton & Hyland for $95 million, a huge price drop. It’s practically a bargain compared to Aaron Spelling’s $150 million home.
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The Foundation Ranch in Alabama Goes Up For Auction

The Foundation Ranch The Foundation Ranch The Foundation Ranch, a private 100 acre property with a modern 10,000-square-foot main house, a four-bedroom guest home, stables, a 3 acre lake and four log cabins is up for auction on October 21, with Albert Burney Auction Company managing the sale. The property is being sold in six parcels, ranging from 4.92 acres to 28.72 acres but bidders may bid on any combination of parcels or on the property as a whole. Centrally located between Birmingham, Atlanta, Chattanooga and Montgomery, the property is suitable for a private residence, a corporate or church retreat, or a hunting property. The two land parcels and the parcel with the cabins all border the Choccolocco Wildlife Management Area, providing access to 46,550 acres of deer, dove and turkey hunting.

Vendovi Island off the Coast of Washington State Goes up for Auction

Vendovi Island Vendovi Island A beautiful Vendovi Island goes up for auction later this month. Vendovi Island is an island in the San Juan Islands in the state of Washington. It lies across Samish Bay from mainland Skagit County, between Guemes Island and Lummi Island. The 216 acre paradise has been used as a family getaway for the past 43 years, but is ideal for constructing a secluded retreat for corporate or personal ventures. The island has 13,000 feet of shoreline and six beaches. It has been owned as a family retreat since 1966 and has a four-bedroom home. The island has self-contained utilities: a well, a water tower and tank, four generators, a septic tank, fuel trailer tank, two fuel storage tanks and two propane tanks. It can be accessed by boat or floatplane and has a protected harbor with a rock breakwater, 52-foot pier, a metal ramp and a floating dock.

11 Year Old Son of Azerbaijan’s President Became the Owner of Nine Waterfront Mansions in Dubai

In an incredible shopping extravaganza, an 11-year-old son of Azerbaijan’s President bought nine waterfront mansions in Dubai – worth almost $44 million. The total price tag is roughly 10,000 years’ worth of salary for the average citizen of Azerbaijan.

Palm Jumeirah

The waterfront properties on the exclusive Palm Jumeirah development have been registered with Dubai’s Land Department under the name of Heydar Aliyev, the schoolboy son of President Aliyev. Besides his son, the Presidents daughters Leyla and Arzu, also appeared as the owners of Dubai properties, bringing the total value of the children’s alleged property portfolio to $75 million.