The top 10 most expensive residential sales in 2022 were once again spread across New York, the Hamptons, Los Angeles, and South Florida. The total value of these sales was roughly $1.055 billion, which proves that the luxury real estate will always be traded. The top 10 list contains five houses in the California area; two in the New York metropolitan area; and three in South Florida.
1. The Manalapan, Florida Spread—$173 Million
The extraordinary Manalapan, Florida Spread, purchased by tech mogul Larry Ellison for a staggering $173 million. This magnificent estate boasts 62,200 square feet of luxury living space, featuring 12 bedrooms, 18 bathrooms, and stunning ocean and lakefront views. With subterranean tunnels linking the two halves of the property, this residence offers a truly unique and exclusive experience.
2. The One, Beverly Hills, California—$126 Million
The One, a remarkable Beverly Hills estate was sold for an astounding $126 million. With an expansive 105,000 square feet, this architectural masterpiece boasts 21 bedrooms, 42 bathrooms, and an array of luxurious amenities including a swimming pool, tennis court, and a private theater.
3. Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California—$120 Million
The prestigious Holmby Hills estate in Los Angeles was sold for $120 million. Spanning 120,000 square feet, this magnificent property features 12 bedrooms, 23 bathrooms, a private movie theater, and stunning outdoor spaces complete with a swimming pool, tennis court, and basketball court.
4. Coconut Grove, Miami—$107 Million
This Coconut Grove residence in Miami was purchased by billionaire investor Ken Griffin for $107 million. This expansive 4-acre estate offers 10 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, a private dock, and a pristine beachfront, complemented by lavish amenities such as a swimming pool and a tennis court.
5. The Manhattan Co-ops—$101 Million
The Manhattan Co-ops, an iconic address on New York’s Upper East Side, sold for an impressive $101 million. These exquisite co-ops encompass 10,000 square feet, featuring 6 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, and a luxurious penthouse within a historic Fifth Avenue building.
6. Paradise Cove, Malibu—$100 Million
The Paradise Cove in Malibu, where media titan Byron Allen acquired an oceanfront retreat for $100 million. With 11,000 square feet of living space, this stunning residence offers 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, and boasts panoramic ocean views, a sparkling swimming pool, and a private tennis court.
7. Paradise Cove, Malibu—$91 Million
Another Paradise Cove property in Malibu, sold for $91 million. Spanning 16,000 square feet, this magnificent bluff-top estate features 8 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, and offers a range of luxurious amenities including a swimming pool, tennis court, and a private mini-golf course.
8. The Hamptons Estate—$84.5 Million
The coastal splendor of The Hamptons Estate, a breathtaking beachfront property that fetched $84.5 million. Boasting 11,435 square feet, this magnificent residence comprises 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, and features a delightful swimming pool, a tennis court, and a charming guesthouse.
9. Coral Gables, Florida — $78 million
Two adjacent mansions in Coral Gables, Florida, sold for a combined $78 million. With one house fetching $34 million and the other $44 million, these luxurious properties offer a total of 19,000 square feet, featuring 11 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, and enchanting surroundings, making them the epitome of luxury living.
10. Beverly Hills, California – $75 million
Drake acquired the illustrious 24,260 sqft estate previously owned by Robbie Williams in Beverly Hills, California. This awe-inspiring property boasts 10 bedrooms, 18 bathrooms, and breathtaking panoramic views of the iconic Los Angeles skyline. With its distinctive charm and unmatched opulence, including a separate staff wing and a delightful guesthouse, this residence sets the standard for sophisticated living.
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Source: Bloomberg, Robb Report