Archive for January, 2009

A look at Mega-Mansions 3 !

January 31, 2009





This is the former home of record producer and song writer Jimmy Jam. It is located at 5800 Hardscrabble Circle, Minnetrista, MN. It has 24,000 square feet of living space with 5 bedrooms and 5+ bathrooms. It has both indoor and outdoor pools. The home sold for $7,000,000 on June 14th, 2007.






This is the home of Tommy Bagwell. Tommy is the CEO of American Proteins, Inc. He lives here with his wife and two children. The home has 20,000 square feet of living space. It has 9 bedrooms including a master with a huge 25 ft. in diameter circular bathroom. The home is located on Holland Drive in Cumming, GA.

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This huge mega-mansion belongs to lawyer and investor Alvin Malnik. The home measures in at a mind blowing 61,946 square feet and is located on N Ocean Blvd in Ocean Ridge, Florida.
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Two new mansions to be built at "The Estates at Valhalla"

January 29, 2009









House #1 – Palmer Mansion

House #2 – Ashford Mansion

These are artist renderings of two proposed mansions that are going to be built at “The Estates of Valhalla. I did a post on this development of mansions a while back. The Estates at Valhalla is a development of a dozen or so houses located in Montville, NJ. The development will hold 27 estate homes when all homes are completed. These homes shown above are two of 4 that are slated for construction. They have both very similar floorplans and both include a wonderful two-story library. The builder of these homes is developer Larry Gage who owns Gage Organization.

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A look at Franklin Lakes Mansions!

January 28, 2009


This 12,000+ sq.ft. mansion was recently on the market for somewhere between $3 and $4 million. It contains a double bridal staircase, 2 tw0 car garages, and a swimming pool. This home is located on Franklin Lake Road.


This gated colonial mansion is located on Franklin Lake Road and contains an indoor pool.

This newly built mansion is located on Bayberry Drive and is one of a dozen or so recently completed homes in the Franklin Lakes area.


This gorgeous French Colonial style mega-mansion is located on Lynn Drive. It comes complete with 4 turrets, a 3-car garage with balcony, and a swimming pool.


This mega-mansion is under construction on Tortoise Lane. The owners of this home knocked down a home that was a tenth the size of this one.


These 8 large mansions are located on Garden Court in Franklin Lakes, NJ. Three of these homes are currently on the market and are absolutely amazing.

Fabulous Franklin Lakes French Chateau !

January 28, 2009
















Location: Garden Court, Franklin Lakes, NJ
Price: $4,499,000

This French-Style mansion is located in the gorgeous neighborhood of Franklin Lakes. It contains 6 bedrooms and 6.1 bathrooms. It was just recently re-decorated by the current homeowner. The home has an inviting entry/foyer that contains a double bridal staircase and tiled floors. The foyer leads into the formal dining room as well as the formal living room. The expansive great room is divided into two sections and can be seen from the second floor landing. The gourmet chef’s kitchen has an adjoining breakfast room. Also located on the first floor is a cherry wood library or office. The home has a swimming pool and a 4-car garage.

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for the listing

Video: MTV Teen Cribs – Inside the Homes of Really Rich Teens

January 26, 2009
MTV has started a new series following the success of MTV Cribs. MTV Cribs gave you a peek inside of celebrity homes. This time, rich teens show off their amazing cribs they live in and all the cool amenities inside of them. From 2-story home theaters to nightclubs, these kids have homes that rival the top celebrities.

The first home is the home of entrepreneur Scott. A. Jones, who created voicemail. I did a post on his house a while back. His oldest son gives us a 10 minute + tour of his insane crib.

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Highland Park Victorian Romanesque Mansion

January 25, 2009













Location: 3619 Crescent AVE Highland Park
Price: $9,995,000
Square Feet: 15,200

This lovely romanesque mansion is located on one of the largest lots in Highland Park at a little over half an acre. It was completed in 2005 and contains over 15,000 square feet of luxurious living space. The 3-story house contains 7 bedrooms and 9.5 bathrooms. The home, named Coram Deo, has an exterior made out of mostly granite. The foyer contains marble floor and a sweeping marble staircase. Beyond the foyer is the open and airy great room with vaulted ceilings and beautiful cherry wood floors.The mansion has 7 fireplaces, a 4-car garage, a living room, dining room, gourmet kitchen, a game room, and a luxurious home theater that seats 8+. The grounds of this mansion include a swimming pool and a pool cabana.

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for the listing

Cherry Hills Village Mega-Mansions

January 24, 2009

This is a birds eye view of one of Englewood, Colorado’s most prestigious streets. Cherry Hills Park Drive is located in the exclusive Cherry Hills Village. This street is filled with a dozen or so mega-mansions.

This is the mega-mansion of Mike Shanahan. Mike Shanahan is the Broncos’ head coach. I did a post on this home a while back. Mike’s former mansion is down the street and sold for $16 million. This 35,000 square foot monstrosity is currently under construction and will feature amenities such as a bowling alley and indoor racquetball court.

This is a view of 4 of the homes on the street. As you can see, a mega-mansion is currently under construction.

A look at Upper Saddle River and Saddle River Mansions!

January 24, 2009



This massive 20,000+ square foot mansion is located on East Saddle River Road and has a swimming pool, pool house, and a six-car garage.


This home is located on Bridal Way and contains a swimming pool and pool house.


This French Manor is located on Meadow Lane and contains a swimming pool and pool house.


This mansion is under construction on Sleepy Hollow Drive.


These three mansions are located on Cobblestone Drive.


This French Neo-Classical mansion is being constructed on Glencarl Road.

A look at Long Island Mega Mansions!

January 22, 2009





This cluster of 4 French-Inspired mega-mansions is located on Dupont Court in Greenvale, NY.



This mega-mansion under construction is located all the way at the end of Dogwood Court in Old Westbury, NY on large parcel of land. It includes a tennis court, swimming pool, and a large attached garage that is partially hidden by the ground.


This old world style mega-mansion is located on Old Wagon Lane in Old Westbury, NY.


This mega-mansion under construction is located on Whitney Lane in Old Westbury, NY.

Old Westbury European Inspired Estate

January 21, 2009








Location: Old Westbury, NY
Price: $10,500,000
Square Feet: 8,000

This exquisite mansion was built in 2005. The home’s exterior is exceptionally masterful and has the look and feel of a new age European manor. The massive front doors open up into a grand foyer complete with floating wooden staircase. The home contains 5 bedrooms and 5 full and 2 half bathrooms. The first level includes a gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, an office/billiards room with beautiful cherry wood, and a great room that has a large brick fireplace. The home is situated on over 9 acres of rolling land complete with a pond, paddocks, and stables with a two bedroom staff apartment located above. There is also a separate two bedroom cottage house.
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