Archive for the ‘new york’ Category

Live like Royalty in Monsey, NY

July 3, 2009

Location: 11 Jay Court, Monsey, NY
Price: $5,500,000
Square Feet: 17,000

This grand mansion belongs to Chaim Citronenbaum who  recently pleaded guilty to orchestrating a financial fraud in which he illegally made $1.68 million. He faces between 46 and 57 months in prison and $3.2 million in fines when sentenced July 30. He also must forfeit $1.6 million as part of his plea. Citronenbaum pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to two federal counts: conspiracy to commit mail fraud and to defraud the Internal Revenue Service, and mail fraud.

The mansion sits on a culdesac at the end of Jay Ct and is monstrous compared to surrounding homes. It features an astounding 15 bedrooms and 13 bathrooms. It also includes a 2-story foyer with floating double bridal staircase, ornate furniture and decor, marble floors, a two-story library, a gourmet kitchen with adjoining 2-story breakfast room, a 2-story great room, and a glass enclosed conservatory that houses an indoor swimming pool.

Rockland County’s Largest home is up for sale….AGAIN!

July 2, 2009

Location: 8 Sgt Schuwartz Drive, Stony Point, NY

Price: $6,495,000
Square feet: 21,000
This stately mansion is owned by Stony Point resident Kevin Maher. He built the home back in 2005 and listed it in 2008 for $8,495,000. Kevin had an original budget of $5 million but wound up spending $7.5 million building it. He is now selling the home for $6,495,000, which means that he would not make any profit on it. He wants to sell, because he doesn’t have any neighbors and has too much land. He wants his kids to live close to their friends and other people. The amazing mansion contains 10 bedrooms, 9 plus bathrooms, an 8 car garage, billiards room, gentleman’s parlor, wine cellar, 21 seat home theater, custom cherry library, office, spa, and a gym. This home also includes a 3,800 square foot carriage house attached to the main house, which can be accessed via underground tunnel. The property also include a pool with spa and a 2,899 square foot pool house. The home has an astounding $1.2 million worth of hand crafted wood-work.

A look at Mansions 14 !

June 28, 2009

This mansion is located at 36 Stony Brook Drive in Saratoga Springs, NY. It is the 2nd largest residence in Saratoga Springs after John Breyo’s massive 60,000 square foot behemoth. This house contains 7 bedrooms, 11.5 bathrooms, and contains 22,209 square feet of living space.

This amazing 7 bedroom, 10 bathroom mansion is located at 970 Rock Creek Road in Bryn Mawr, PA. It contains 17,658 square feet of living space and includes a side motor court, a swimming pool with pool house, and a tennis court. 

The massive lakefront mansion (on the right hand side in the picture) is located at 1270 Club Cove Drive in Greensboro, GA. Unfortunately, the home does not have a bird’s eye view and there is no information on its square footage. The home has 7 bedrooms, 8 full and 3 half bathrooms, 2 boat docks, multi-level terraces, infinity edge swimming pool, 3 bars, barbecue pavilion, and a massive trophy room. It is listed at $13,000,000.

This 17,600 square foot mansion is located at 6070 Atkinson Road in New Hope, PA. It has 5 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a circular driveway, a swimming pool, and a children’s playground.

This 25,942 square foot mansion is located at 6001 Talbot Lane in Reno, NV. It has 6 bedrooms, 7.5 bathrooms, and has its own private lake.

Purchase, NY Supersized Country Colonial

June 27, 2009

Location: 11 Sarosca Farm Lane, Purchase, NY

Price: $14,850,000
Square Feet: 17,000
This amazing country style supersized colonial was just recently built next to the Old Oaks Country Club. It is currently the most expensive listing in Purchase. It contains 7 bedrooms and 9 full and 2 half bathrooms. The 20-room home has an amazing 2-story foyer with floating staircase, a formal living room, a dining room, a library featuring dark wood and a fireplace, a gourmet country kitchen with adjoining breakfast room, a mirrored exercise room, a large wine cellar, a home theater, and a swimming pool with spa.

A look at Mansions for Sale 2 !

June 23, 2009

8 bedrooms / 9 bathrooms
16,000+ square feet
It is going to be built by Distaulo Builders. It will include a home theater, a lounge, a gym, an elevator, an indoor spa, and much much more.

2421 Acanthus Drive, Wake Forest, NC
5 bedrooms / 8 bathrooms
14,433 square feet

450 E Coconut Palm Road, Boca Raton, FL
6 bedrooms / 9.5 bathrooms
25,171 square feet

Brookville, NY
6 bedrooms / 15 bathrooms
12,500 square feet

1 New Albany Farms Road, New Albany, OH
8 bedrooms / 10 bathrooms
17,771 square feet

3460 State Road 13, Switzerland, FL
6 bedrooms / 8 bathrooms
14,849 square feet

609 Portledge Drive, Bryn Mawr, PA
8 bedrooms / 11 bathrooms
18,560 square feet

A look at Mansions 13 !

June 15, 2009

This massive 20,000+ square foot mansion is located on Via Estelia in San Juan Capistrano, CA. It includes a long retaining wall for extra privacy, a swimming pool, and a very large pool/guest house. If anyone knows any more information on this house, please email me or leave a comment below.

This palatial 18,300 square foot mansion is located at 31551 Peppertree Bend in San Juan Capistrano, CA. It sold for $7,390,000 and is an entertainer’s paradise. It contains 11 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, 4 fireplaces, 2 kitchens, 2 laundry rooms, an indoor firing range, separate studio apartment, swimming pool with 2 waterfalls, a tennis court, and parking for 20 cars.

This 26,000 square foot mansion is located at 1055 High Mountain Road in Franklin Lakes, NJ and is the largest house in the town. It sold for $8,000,000 on 5/28/08 . It includes 11 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, a 2nd house, and its own private lake.

This is what I like to call a Country Colonial on STERIODS! It is located at the end of Magruder Farm Ct in Potomac, MD and contains a massive attached garage.

This regal French Neo-Classical manor is located on N Circle Road in Syosset, NY. It features a beautiful stone exterior and two turrets with bronze roofing.

This castle like mansion is located on Delong Place in Lexington, KY.

Newly Built Tricked Out Hamptons Mega Mansion

June 6, 2009

This massive 31,000 square foot mega-mansion was built at 612 Halsey Lane in prestigiuos Bridgehampton, NY. It is situated on an amazing 12 acres and features every amenitie possible including 14 bedrooms and 19 bathrooms! It was built by real estate developer Joe Farrell (owns Farrell Building Company) for his family and he has recently decided to put it on the market for a mind numbing $59,500,000. It can also be rented for 2-week periods during the summer for an astronomical price of $500,000. (The Jonas Brothers were reportedly looking to rent this house) The mansion contains a grand foyer with sweeping staircase, walnut floors with radiant heating, Crestron touch panels throughout, an elevator, a double living room with 2 fireplaces, a hughe gourmet kitchen with walk-in refrigerator, a walnut library, a 2800 square foot master suite, 8 en-suite bedrooms, and a 2-bedroom apartment. The enormous 10,000 square foot lower level is a kid’s paradise. It contains a children’s playroom, a virtual golf room, a home theater, a 2-lane bowling alley, a tv room with 5 plasmas, a room with a half-pipe and rock climbing wall, an indoor basketball/racquetball court, a custom bar and disco, a subterranean garage with hydraulic lifts, and a spa facility with a steam, sauna, jacuzzi, and massage area. The grounds include a swimming pool and a sunken tennis court. 

A look at Mansions!

April 9, 2009

This massive mansion is being constructed at 5400 Pontiac Trail in West Bloomfield, MI. It is being built by Alon Kaufman, the founder of HoMedics, the leading global manufacturer of home massage, relaxation, and wellness products. This waterfront property is located right next to the Upper Straits Lake. The tudor style mega-mansion contains an unbelievable 34,349 square feet. It is valued at $7,040,000

This palatial waterfront mansion contains 10,107 square feet that includes 5 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms. It is located at 3717 Wards Point Drive in West Bloomfield, MI. The home is situated on a gorgeous peninsula style plot and contains a swimming pool and a 4-car garage. It is valued at $2,489,000.

This ultra modern mansion is located at 3320 Three Lakes Lane in Orchard Lake Village, MI. The 14,500 square foot mansion contains 6 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, and is valued at $5,400,000.

These three mansions are located on Trillium Court in West Bloomfield, MI. They all contain circular motor courts and are located on Upper Straits Lake.

This mediterranean style mega-mansion is located on Red Rock Lane in Flower Mound, TX. The home has a motor court, its own lake, a tennis court, and a mosaic tiled swimming pool with pool house.

This unique modern estate is owned by superstar rapper Akon. It is located at 320 Wilderlake Court NW in Atlanta, GA. The estate, which looks like it is spread out over multiple buildings, has 14,994 square feet. The modern interior features marble floors, a stainless steel kitchen, 2 baby grand pianos, touch motion controlled rooms, 10 bedrooms, 9.5 bathrooms, an indoor lap pool, and a basketball court. The home is valued at $4,311,500.
CLICK HERE to see Akon give a tour of this home

This is the mansion of record producer and rapper Swizz Beatz. It is located at 6 France Drive in Pomona, NY. The 14,109 square foot mansion was built in 1988 and bought by Swizz for $1,969,000. This modern home contains 7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, a swimming pool, a racquetball court, and a basketball court.

Prestigious Rosewood Estate in Chappaqua

April 9, 2009

Location: Haights Cross Road, Chappaqua, NY
Price: $33,000,000
Square Feet: 20,000
                   This stately 20-room stone Georgian manse was desinged by renowned architect Boris Baranovich and built in 2003. It sits on 15 acres of land and is situated next to Lake Heaptauqua. The 20,000 square foot estate has unparalled craftsmanship and was built with the finest details imagniable. The simple yet elegant decor makes this home a true masterpiece. The home contains 6 bedrooms and 7 full and 3 half bathrooms. The first floor of the home contains a sweeping staircase, a grand salon, a beautiful 2-story mahogany wood library, a billiards room, a large formal dining room, a gourmet kitchen with beautiful custom cabinets, and a great room. The home contains an indoor basketball court in the lower level. The expansive manicured grounds of the home contain a tennis court and basketball court, and an infinity edged pool with spa and pool house.
CLICK HERE for the listing

Extra Pictures of Fairfield & Updown Court

April 7, 2009
I found a ton of pictures of both the interior and exterior of my favorite international estate, Updown Court. These pictures are amazing!


CLICK HERE (architect’s website)

This is a picture of the front of Ira Rennert’s mega-mansion dubbed “Fairfield” while under construction. I found aerial pictures of the home and also close up interior and exterior shots of the home. The inside of his home is exactly what I expected it to be, grand.

CLICK HERE (aerial shots)