The 25 Most Expensive Homes in the World for Sale (2024)

Continuing with last year’s themes of topsy-turviness and trending slowdowns, real estate markets around the globe remain in flux. And, while hardly dormant, the multibillion-dollar ultraluxury market has not been immune to the pressures of inflation and high interest rates, not to mention political tension and financial unrest in many parts of the world. As Bloomberg recently put it, “It’s not a great time to sell a mega-mansion.”

Still, while fewer in number than in recent years, eye-popping sales of extraordinary trophy residences were not unheard of, at least not in the U.S., where Jay-Z and Beyoncé splashed out $190 million (in cash!) for a Tadao Ando-designed compound in Malibu, nor in London, where Aberconway House in Mayfair was recently sold for a reported £138 million (about $177 million) to Indian billionaire Adar Poonawalla by Dominika Kulczyk, the daughter of late businessman Jan Kulczyk, who was Poland’s richest man.

And even though several of the properties on this year’s list remain unsold and/or have undergone significant downward adjustments in price this year, there seems to be some optimism that the ultrawealthy will continue to shop for extraordinary homes to add to their portfolios. All but three homes on this year’s list are priced in excess of $100 million; the average asking price weighs in at roughly $160 million; and the sky-high price of the top property clocks in at $314 million, almost 25 percent more than last year’s $250 million.

So, whether you’re looking for a trophy estate in Los Angeles, a penthouse in Dubai, or a 45-bedroom mansion in London (or maybe just dreaming of one), here you’ll find Robb Report’s annual round-up of the 25 most expensive homes currently on the market around the world.

  • 25. Stonewall Farm, Granite Springs, New York — $100 Million

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    This bucolic equestrian estate sprawls over 740 acres in Granite Springs, New York, about an hour north of Manhattan and not quite nine miles from the tony hamlet of Katonah. It is, according to marketing material, the largest privately held parcel in Westchester County. In addition to all the necessary accouterments to breed and train thoroughbred racehorses—barns, fenced paddocks, staffing quarters, and the like—the legacy property is anchored by a stately 24,000-square-foot colonial mansion that’s infused with a relaxed sense of glamour. A separate pavilion houses a spa, a gym, and a 60-foot pool with a baronial fireplace at one end. Walls of glass disappear completely and connect the room to a series of carefully maintained formal gardens. An additional structure of 36,000 square feet has a separate access and awaits restoration and conversion to a car collector’s showroom, family office, or possible residential development. Not officially listed on the open market, Stonewall Farm is available privately with a price of $100 million.

  • 24. Bodrum, Turkey — Price Upon Request

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    Turkey has long been a popular destination for folks who are considering investing in waterfront homes. So, it makes sense that this epic estate built atop a hill overlooking the Mediterranean would rank as one of the most expensive properties on the market. The exact price is available only upon request, but it’s believed to be approximately $100 million. Sited in the seaside resort town of Yalikavak on the shores of the Bodrum peninsula, the ultra-modern mansion is run entirely on solar power and rests on just shy of five acres. There are 22 bedrooms in a little more than 43,000 square feet of living space boasting glitzy amenities like a sauna, steam and massage rooms, and an indoor pool. Additional highlights include a second outdoor pool flanked by a sundeck and a grassy lawn.

  • 23. Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, U.A.E. — Price Upon Request

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    When you prefer the services of a five-star tower but want the square footage of a mega mansion, there’s the nearly 25,000-square-foot, five-bedroom penthouse atop One at Palm Jumeirah that’s available for about $101 million. Highlights include a private elevator, a bespoke floating staircase, and a hotel-lobby-sized living room with a double-height ceiling and polished stone flooring. There’s also a private screening room, a bar lounge, a gleaming show kitchen, and another for the chef to make a mess in. As nice as all that may be, the penthouse’s piece-de-resistance is unquestionably its private rooftop terrace. Worthy of a five-star boutique hotel, there’s a heated and cooled zero-edge pool, shaded seating areas, a spa and gym pavilion, a summer kitchen, and a sunken firepit, all with epic views of the ever-changing skyline across Dubai Harbor.

  • 22. 432 Park Avenue, New York, New York — $105 Million

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    Three years ago, this sky-high penthouse at 432 Park Avenue was the most expensive listing in New York City, going for a head-spinning $169 million. With a slew of designer furnishings by name-brand fashion houses like Fendi and Hermès, the apartment has remained on the market with a lowered asking price of $130 million since last year. Despite this, the crown jewel of the 1,400-foot Rafael Viñoly-designed tower—now listed at $105 million—continues to provide a bird’s-eye view of Central Park and beyond from its prime position along Billionaires’ Row. A private elevator landing and library are special features of the 8,225-square-foot residence, along with its six bedrooms and bathrooms and 24 windows. The home’s luxe furniture and custom piano are also emblazoned with “Penthouse 96” for distinction.

  • 21. Green Gables Estate, Woodside, California — $110 Million

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    It’s not too often a trophy property with several residences lands on the market. But that’s exactly what makes the Green Gables Estate in Woodside, California, such a catch, in addition to its 74 acres. The fifth-generation compound oozes with English charm and has a staggering 34 bedrooms and 19 full baths across 23,900 square feet. It’s been on and off the market since May 2022, according to Compass. Initially listed for $125 million, the Silicon Valley-adjacent digs are now going for $15 million less, but it still comes with three swimming pools, a reservoir, and a tennis court, plus water rights to the nearby Kings Mountain.

  • 20. Villa Del Amor, Bel Air, California — $115 Million

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    Owned by Paul L. Kessler and his wife Diana Derycz-Kessler—founders of the investment firm Bristol Capital Advisors, which operates artisan candy company Sugarfina—this custom-built estate known as Villa Del Amor (House of Love) was crafted by Sinclair Associates Architects, with Moroccan-influenced interiors by Dejager Design spotlighted by hidden hearts throughout. Coming in at roughly 15,000 square feet, the nine-bedroom mansion sits amid a 1.6-acre parcel nestled alongside the 13th hole of the Bel-Air Country Club golf course. In addition to vintage fireplaces and fountains culled from the couple’s European travels, highlights include a candy bar stocked with Sugarfina products, a movie theater, a private chapel, a pool and spa, a gym, and four courtyards. There’s even a 130-step staircase for outdoor workouts.

  • 19. 9505 Gloaming Dr, Beverly Hills, California — $126 Million

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    If space is what you’re looking for, this Beverly Hills mega-mansion should be at the top of your list. Not yet built, you can purchase the 10 acres of land on Gloaming Drive above Coldwater Canyon for $40 million and approve plans to build, or drop $126 million to have developer Bo Zarnegin spearhead construction on the hilltop pad over a two- to four-year period. The sprawling compound would include a 21,661-square-foot main residence, a 5,000-square-foot guest house and a 3,166-square-foot car museum. Additional amenities like a yoga studio, lap pools, and outdoor theater make it the ultimate 90210 listing, but the site’s breathtaking city, canyon, and mountain views just add to its appeal.

  • 18. Le Palais, Cannes, France — $129 Million

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    A lavishly appointed home that sits alongside a man-made lagoon and a lagoon-sized swimming pool in Cannes, France, was inspired by Italy’s famous floating city of Venice. Known as Le Palais and priced at $129 million, the palatial abode presides over nearly six acres and showcases extravagant architecture that would make any Italian proud. With monumental columns, stately arches, and fountains aplenty, the home spans a whopping 32,000 square feet and offers a total of nine bedroom suites, 12 bathrooms, numerous reception rooms, and an impressive wine cellar. The grounds are nothing to sneeze at, either, with a tennis court, stately gardens surrounded by woodlands, and, in the massive lagoon, meandering waterways around two islands. Think of it as your very own Grand Canal.

  • 17. Armani Beach Residences, Dubai, U.A.E. — $131.5 Million

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    One of the most exciting building designs to pop up in the UAE is the Armani Beach Residences at Palm Jumeirah, a first-of-its-kind collaboration between Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando and The Armani Group. Slated to reach completion by 2026, the highly anticipated tower will hold 53 waterfront homes, including two private presidential suites, one of which is on the market for a hefty $131.5 million. The penthouse is being outfitted by Armani/Casa, and the buyer will have the opportunity to custom-design the interior with the firm’s help. Altogether, the two-story condo will feature five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and a bonkers 43,830 square feet of living space. Of course, there will be plenty of perks too, including a mega-sized rooftop terrace with an infinity pool and jacuzzi, a movie theater, a personalized gym, and a seven-car parking lounge.

  • 16. Coconut Grove, Miami, Florida — $135 Million

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    Just 20-minutes outside of downtown Miami, lives the Banyan Ridge estate. Considered one of the most affluent and picturesque neighborhoods in South Florida, Coconut Grove still maintains the laid-back tropical spirit. For the first time in 4.5 decades, this property, which is more like a luxury resort, is up for grabs for a cool $135 million. Upon entering the gated 4.5 acre estate, a 100-year-old Banyan tree will lead you to your waterfront haven. Comprising 10 parcels of land, this home features two primary homes, a guest house, and a townhouse totaling 13 bedrooms and 15 bathrooms. If this is not enough for you, then you can enjoy the cascading waterfalls, saltwater fishpond, infinity pool, the terrace overlooking the bay, or the spa. Oh, or take a dip in the ocean if you have time to squeeze in all of the amenities.

  • 15. 594 S Mapleton Dr, Los Angeles, California — $137.5 Million

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    Making yet another appearance on our list is this extravagant showplace nestled within the affluent Holmby Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles. Originally listed for $165 million and since reduced, the residence that’s touted in marketing materials as “undoubtedly one of the finest estates in the world” still packs a pricey punch at an eye-popping $137.5 million. But you’re sure to get your money’s worth with this opulent limestone structure, which was custom-built over several years by the late TV showrunner Aaron Spelling and his socialite wife Candy Spelling. Completed in 1990—and having undergone a reported $20 million renovation and upgrade by former owner and English heiress Petra Ecclestone—the palatial palace rests on almost five manicured acres, hosting a pool and spa, fountains, a tennis court, citrus trees, and rose gardens. As for the 56,000-square-foot mansion itself, there are 14 bedrooms and 27 baths, as well as a bowling alley, a movie theater, a beauty salon, a nightclub, and an aquarium. There’s also two separate motor courts and covered parking for dozens of vehicles.

  • 14. Sky House, New York, New York — $150 Million

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    Central Park Tower, the world’s tallest residential building, affords tenants a host of bragging rights, from access to its exclusive Central Park Club to a 60-foot outdoor heated pool. Of its 179 luxe condos by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, Sky House crowns the tower (1,386 feet above Manhattan) as its highest duplex penthouse with 14-foot ceilings and dizzying Central Park views. Eight bedrooms and ten baths span the mansion-sized dwellings of 11,535 square feet, which spread across the 127th and 128th floors. In addition to its ballroom-scale grand salon, a 39-foot gallery and nearby library are key features. The new owners of the pad—currently in contract to be sold for an unknown price—have access to another 50,000 square feet of Extell-developed amenities too, including a cigar lounge and screening room. Best of all, perhaps, there’s 24-hour concierge service.

  • 13. Casa Grande, San Juan Capistrano, California — $150 Million

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    When completed, this recently listed 42-acre hilltop compound in San Juan Capistrano will be one of Orange County’s most awe-striking and, with its $150 million price tag, most expensive private homes. Coined Casa Grande and located within the Marbella Country Club, permitted plans call for a 38,000-square-foot ridgeline residence with 360-degree ocean, mountain and coastline views, along with two substantial guesthouses, a barn and stables, and a distillery, all situated amid a working avocado farm and citrus grove, along with what marketing material describes as “untapped potential for a thriving agave business.” An existing structure of 21,000 square feet holds a trio of apartments, office space and extensive warehouse space.

  • 12. 10721 Stradella Ct, Bel Air, California — $150 Million

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    After doling out $60 million for this modern Los Angeles mansion a little over four years ago when it was still under construction, tech mogul George Ruan went on to spend an untold amount of cash to fully customize the Bel Air estate over two years in collaboration with L.A.-based architects Woods + Dangaran. Now the cofounder of Honey—a popular coupon-clipping browser extension acquired by PayPal in 2020 as part of a $4 billion deal—has put the Bel Air manse back on the market, this time with a stunning $90 million jump in price. Originally designed by the South Africa-based architecture firm SAOTA—and reportedly never lived in by Ruan—the gated estate has a roughly 21,000-square-foot main home featuring a library, a movie theater, a wine cellar, and a gym and spa with Japanese dipping pools, plus a detached guesthouse with its own pool. The 1.1-acre grounds are lavish as well, complete with yet another pool, a sunken fire pit, an outdoor kitchen, and panoramic views of the city.

  • 11. Villa dei Fiori, Bel Air, California — $150 Million

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    Long owned by the late financier and philanthropist Robert Day and his widow Marlyn, this sprawling Los Angeles estate known as Villa dei Fiori recently became available for the first time in nearly three decades, with the potential of being one of the country’s priciest home sales ever if it goes for anywhere near its $150 million asking price. Sited atop a promontory amid three contiguous parcels with two separate addresses in Lower Bel Air, the extensively renovated and expanded premises include a main home and two guesthouses—for a total of nine bedrooms and 20 baths in roughly 18,600 square feet of living space, all of it overlooking sweeping city lights, mountains, and ocean vistas. In addition to a wine cellar, a screening room, and a gym, other lavish amenities include a pool flanked by an open-air cabana, a croquet lawn, an orchid hot house, an indoor plant nursery, and an Argentine Padel court with a viewing platform.

  • 10. The Peak, Hong Kong, China — $154 Million

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    Victoria Harbor skyscrapers and breathtaking views of the South China Sea might spring to mind when visualizing The Peak in Hong Kong. The historic hilltop district is also known to house the city’s affluent crowd on streets like Middle Gap Road, where the world’s most expensive four-bedroom home came to market for $610 million in 2018. Six years later, the two-story abode is now up for grabs at $154 million, nearly $500 million less than its original asking price—talk about a price cut. Among the 6,200-square-foot house are ample bedrooms and bathrooms, complemented by spacious living and dining areas. Manicured gardens and a private pool come into focus outdoors, as well as views of Aberdeen Country Park, one of Hong Kong’s oldest—revered for hiking and wildlife.

  • 9. 2200 Gordon Dr, Naples, Florida — $175 Million

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    Located in the Port Royal Community in Naples, Florida, this property is minutes away from Waterside Shops, home to rows of luxury stores and divine cuisine. For about $175 million, this six-bedroom, 13-bathroom home is all yours. With private access to one of the most desirable beaches in the country, this oceanfront property is truly a beachfront masterpiece. If your personal beach is not enough, no need to worry: upon entering the gates, you will find a custom lake that features plenty of room to relax in its bliss. Featuring an in-home pool and spa, a screened-in porch, two primary suites, and access to the esteemed members-only club, this ranch-inspired estate is awaiting your arrival.

  • 8. Casa Encantada, Bel Air, California — $195 Million

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    Pull out your checkbook so we don’t have to. This Bel Air estate, known as Casa Encantada, can be yours for $195 million, a dramatic price cut from its previous listing of $250 million. Loosely translated as “Enchanted House,” the epic property has racked up quite the list of previous owners. Retired Dole Food Products chairman David Murdock owned it before hotel magnate Conrad Hilton occupied the property, and most recently, late billionaire telecom pioneer Gary Winnick and his family have been calling Casa Encantada home. Famed architect Peter Marino has put his own stamp on the 8.4-acre spread, which features a circa 1930s residence with seven bedrooms and 20 baths spread across 40,000 square feet. The hefty price tag is also reflected in the lengthy list of amenities: a pool pavilion with a bar and a movie theater, plus a subterranean tunnel that connects two holes of the adjacent Bel Air Country Club golf course, just for starters.

  • 7. Central Park Tower, New York, New York — $195 Million

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    Ever wondered what it’s like to live in the penthouse of the tallest residential building in the world? Well for $195 million, you can answer the question. Perched a dazzling 1,550 feet above Manhattan, the multi-floor mansion-in-the-sky measures in with a whopping 17,545 square feet of living space. Located on floors 129 to 131 of the supertall tower,each floor is connected by a sculptural spiral staircase. And, as any penthouse should be, the entire seven-bedroom and eight-bath home is wrapped in windows that provide unobstructed views in all four directions. If you’re in need of some fresh air, simply exit the 30-foot-high living area and head outside to nearly 1,500 square feet of private terrace space.

  • 6. Sky Mansion Penthouse, Dubai, U.A.E. — $204 Million

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    The penthouse at Bugatti’s first ever residential tower is back for another year on our most expensive homes list. Located in the Business Bay District, including 171 Riviera Mansions and 11 Sky Mansion Penthouses, this pinnacle unit remains listed at a cool $204 million. Featuring four bedrooms and eight bathrooms, this extravagant spread is home to two swimming pools, one located on the roof, a gym, an office, a game room, a study, and a movie theater. In classic Bugatti fashion, however, they include one special perk for all of you revheads: a garage-to-penthouse car elevator allowing owners to drive directly into their penthouse suite.

  • 5. The Billionaire Sky Penthouse, Dubai, U.A.E. — $205 Million

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    What’s shaping up to become one of the tallest residential buildings in the world will also feature one of the planet’s priciest dwellings once it’s complete. The exclusive $205 million Billionaire Sky Penthouse will crown the forthcoming in Dubai, which officially launched sales in June 2023. Inspired by the watch and jewelry brand’s blingiest and most celebrated timepieces, the 22,000-square-foot duplex apartment will soar roughly 1,600 feet above the city-state with an indoor infinity pool that faces the famous Burj Khalifa and Dubai Creek Harbor. The first floor of the home will hold an impressive 950-square-foot gymnasium, a sauna and steam room, a study, an office, three living rooms, two kitchens, and two dining rooms. To top things off (literally), a movie theater, a family lounge, a billiards area, a massage room, and a massive 1,550-square-foot primary suite will be located upstairs.

  • 4. One Hyde Park, London, England — $222 Million

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    London’s One Hyde Park is one of the city’s—and indeed the world’s—most coveted addresses, so it’s no surprise that one of its penthouse units is listed at a sky-high price of £175 million, or about $222 million. Spanning 18,000 square feet over two floors, there are five bedrooms, each with a unique ensuite bath, including a 2,300-square-foot primary suite with twin bathrooms and spacious dressing rooms. Other highlights include a double-height living room with a glass fireplace, a sleek kitchen, a co*cktail bar, a home theater, a spa complex, a state-of-the-art gym, a separate staff suite, and secure underground parking for four cars.

  • 3. Repulse Bay, Hong Kong, China — $280 Million

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    Since last year, Hong Kong has emerged as the priciest city for expats and one of the top-performing markets when it comes to ultra-luxury residential sales. At the very pinnacle of its housing stock is a record-setting $280 million mansion in Repulse Bay on the southern part of Hong Kong Island. The trophy townhouse was initially scooped up in 2014 by local property firm First Group Holdings. The conversion project included turning the five-story apartment complex into an 11-bedroom, eight-bath single-family home. Completed in 2019, the approximately 18,300-square-foot stunner is decked out with a built-in elevator, a private garden, automatic gates, and a sprawling rooftop terrace with postcard views of the city and sea. The over-the-top abode also features lots of glossy marble, a swanky double staircase, a garage with an EV charger, and an outdoor patio that can accommodate over 100 guests.

  • 2. Gordon Pointe, Naples, Florida — $295 Million

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    Gordon Pointe made headlines earlier this year when the Naples, Florida, estate was first hoisted onto the market asking a cool $295 million. The waterfront compound is currently the highest-priced listing in the U.S. and could set a record if it manages to fetch its lofty asking price. The roughly nine-acre spread is nestled within the city’s sought-after Port Royal neighborhood and occupies a private peninsula with over 700 feet of beachfrontage and another 950 feet on Naples Bay. Altogether, the sprawling retreat features three multi-million-dollar houses plus a private yacht basin. The primary residence comprises six bedrooms and a screened-in swimming pool. Elsewhere, the second house sports five bedrooms and a pool, while the third dwelling has the bonus of an 11-foot T-shaped dock that can accommodate six boats. The epic South Florida oasis was originally assembled by the late financier John Donahue and is being offered up by his family.

  • 1. The Holme, London, England — $314 Million

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    Who wants to buy the most expensive home in the world? Still sitting atop our list is the Holme in London, currently on the market for an eye-watering $314 million with Beauchamp Estates. The super-sized, Georgian-style property sits on four sprawling acres and dates back more than 200 years. The two-story spread was originally built in 1818 by architect and Regency-era developer James Burton, along with his son Decimus. Spanning a whopping 29,000 square feet, the palatial pad was put up for sale in March 2023 by its owner, Prince Abdullah bin Khalid bin Sultan al-Saud, a member of the Saudi royal family. Dubbed the “White House of Regent’s Park,” the massive estate comprises 40 bedrooms, a tennis court, a sauna, a library, a grand dining room, and garaging for up to eight cars. The residence also has sweeping views of the park’s tree-lined lake and picturesque lawns.

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