A look at Businessmen and their Mega-Mansions!

This is the home of Tim Durham. It is located on E 113th Street in Indianapolis, Indiana.Tim Durham is a 45 year old financier from Indiana and heads up Obsidian Enterprises. Durham made his millions from leveraged buyouts and turn-arounds. His net worth is over $75 million. This mega-mansion is over 30,000 square feet and contains a massive attached garage that can fit up to 70 of Tim’s luxurious cars.

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This is Scott Jones’ two-story 20-seat High-Tech home theater. It contains a 16 by 9 foot screen. The estimated cost for this is an astounding $650,000.

Indoor Tree House Room. Estimated Cost: $80,000 to $100,000

This is the home of Scott A. Jones. The 53-acre estate is located on W 116th Street in Carmel, Indiana. The 27,000 square foot mega-mansion is a High-Tech paradise. It took 7 years and $20 million to renovate the mansion.The home features a 33-foot-high great room, an indoor tree house, a circular mahogany slide connecting two floors, a 25-foot-long saltwater aquarium, two waterfalls in the master bathroom, a separate indoor basketball court, and a full-scale cast of a T. rex skull. Jones’s vintage technology collection includes a Victrola, a metal diving helmet, and a one-cylinder Brush automobile, which predates the Model T. The whole place is kept spotless and humming by a staff of 15, including two IT directors.The Jones residence also includes a dining room with the original leaded-glass windows and a fireplace, a huge breakfast room that doubles as a second dining room, a state-of-the-art kitchen, seven (7) bedrooms, seven (7) full bathrooms, seven (7) half baths, one dog shower, a custom-designed swimming pool, a lush waterfall on a hill on the front lawn, and a spectacularly lit fountain just in front of the house. Future plans include the replacement of the current kidney-shaped swimming pool with a larger indoor/outdoor pool incorporated into a pool house with a fitness center and Japanese Ryokan. The proposed design includes disappearing walls. Scott’s home was named America’s Best Home by HGTV.

Scott Jones is an American inventor and entrepreneur. He is widely known for inventing voicemail systems. His latest venture is known as ChaCha Search Inc, which is a human-assisted search engine.

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This is the former home of David Koch. It is located on Homestead Trail in Medina, Minnesota. David Koch is an American billionaire businessman. He is one of the co-owners (with older brother Charles) and an executive vice president of Koch Industries, a conglomerate with major oil and gas holdings that is the largest privately held company in the United States. He lives in New York City and is its second-wealthiest resident after Mayor Michael Bloomberg.


7 Responses to “A look at Businessmen and their Mega-Mansions!”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    Scott Jones house was just on MTV Teen Cribs. His son showed the house off, it’s insane!

  2. Anonymous Says:

    The information the inthe article is off a bit, Scott has his own perso Chief Technology Officer , with 2 addtional IT staff members.The technology in the house is amazing, I attended a party at his house during the holiday season every member of his staff I met were amazing , Scott’s CTO seemed to be a great guy, crazy intelligent.


  3. Kenny Says:

    thanks for the info!

  4. Anonymous Says:

    Thanks for the info about the Minnesota house. I live in Minnesota, and I would LOVE it if you did a couple more Minnesota posts. The first one is "Living Waters" estate at 1535 Bohns Point Road, Wayzata, MN. It is really georgeous! It is 32,500 square feet. I wish I could live there. Check it out: http://www.barryberggroup.com/HomeDetail.aspx?MLSID=3545389&MLSProviderID=6&ListingNum=13&SearchType=0
    The next post you should do is James "Jimmy Jam" Harris' former mansion. Right off of Lake Minnetonka, it is around 23,00 square feet. The address is 5800 Hardscrabble Circle, Minnetrista, MN. Jimmy Jam (of course) is the record producer. He and Terry Lewis. Check this out: http://www.burnetbirkeland.com/recent.cfm

    Please, thanks! You rock and so does your site.

  5. Kenny Says:

    Ok, I’ll do a post on these homes. Thanks for following my blog!

  6. Anonymous Says:

    You’re absolutelly welcome. I check your site everyday. I love the picture along with the pictures. If your interested, a couple other interesting homes in Minneasota are:

    Gary Holmes
    450 Ferndale Road West, Wayzata, MN
    23,846 Square Feet.
    Profile of Gary: http://carlsonschool.umn.edu/Page7221.aspx

    Kevin Garnett (former)
    450 Orono Orchards Road South, Wayzata, MN
    10,667 Square Feet. Built by Garnett in 1998.

    Kevin Garnett
    3400 Fox Street, Long Lake, MN
    16,010 Square Feet. Garnett purchased the home in February 2007 for $6,100,000.

    I call it the “Long Lake Mansion”
    550 Long Lake Road East, Wayzata, MN
    19,625 Square Feet.
    http://www.burnetbirkeland.com/index.cfm (page 1)


    1400 Bracketts Point Road, Wayzata, MN
    32,461 Square Feet
    http://www.burnetbirkeland.com/index.cfm (page 1)

    I would love if you blogged these as well. If you don’t get to them, no hard feelings. I just have the same way of thinking. I love big mansions. They’re just soo interesting.

  7. Anonymous Says:

    The CTO of Scott Jones was a speaker at Purdue University. The gentlemens name is Douglas Gilmore, pretty impressive speaker.

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