Archive for the ‘swimming pool’ Category

Grand Palace-like Mansion in Franklin Lakes

August 20, 2009

Locatoin: 297 Lynn Drive, Franklin Lakes, NJ

Price: $4,999,999

Square Feet: 10,000+

This has to be one of the most extraordinary homes I have ever seen in New Jersey. I have been dying to see what this home looked like on the inside and now it has finally hit the market! The home is filled with exquisite crown molding, huge columns, custom trim, and beautiful marble floors. The home contains a grand and elaborate 2-story  foyer with dual staircases and a crystal chandelier, a huge gourmet kitchen, a formal dining room, a formal living room, a mahogany library, a family room, 7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, a gym, a sauan, a game room, a 3+ car garage, and a swimming pool.



Palatial Tennessee Manor

August 18, 2009

This extraordinary manor home can be yours for just $2,499,900! The 5 bedroom, 7 bathroom home is located at 1216 Waterstone Blvd in affluent Franklin, TN. It is situated in the guard gated community of LaurelBrooke. The 11,158 square foot mansion contains a dramatic foyer with dual staircases, a formal living room, a formal dining room with fireplace, an elevator, a great room with grand fireplace, a gourmet kitchen with white marble floors and counter tops, a library, a home theater, a gym, a 1,000 sq.ft bonus room, and a swimming pool with spa. Seriously, it can’t any better than this! This home is top of the line and is simply gorgeous! The asking price is exceptionally reasonable. Try finding something like this in Greenwich, CT. It would be 6 times more expensive!!

Larry Hahn’s Amazing French Estate

August 14, 2009

This is the home of Larry M. Hahn, the founder of perfume company Scentura. The firm is a multilevel selling company which manufacturers inexpensive imitations of designer fragrances. Salespeople are sent out, often in pairs, to sell perfume door-to-door or in parking lots. The amazing 16,000 square foot French Manor estate is located at 2500 White Stallion Way in Thousand Oaks, CA. The home is on the market for $29,900,000. It contains 7 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a magnificent custom kitchen with two islands, an impressive home theater, a grand foyer with cut out oval that looks up to the 2nd floor, and a 2-story great room. The 3,800 square foot master suite contains two master baths and two huge walk-in closets. The backyard contains a gorgeous french formal garden and an infinity edged swimming pool.



Mansions and their Floorplans

August 10, 2009

This home is located at 9345 S Ingleside Farm Road in Germantown, TN. It contains a circular driveway and a swimming pool with pool house.


This amazing home is located at 11508 Manorstone Lane in Columbia, MD. The home contains two curved staircase (one in each of the rotundas), a 4-car garage, and an indoor swimming pool. The model of this home is called Chateau de Villesarin.


This model is also being built on Marion Stone Way Raleigh, NC. It is for sale for $3,850,00 and contains 6 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, and 15,000 square feet.


This impressive mansion is located at 18101 Sheldon Road in Northville, MI. It contains a driveway with a bridge, a small stream, a swimming pool with pool house, and a separate detached garage. The model of this home is called Chateau De La Ravinere.

CLICK HERE FOR THE FLOORPLAN (the plans were of course modified for this home)

Lennon Ledbetter’s Mansion Up for Sale

August 8, 2009

Lennon Ledbetter, who is currently involved in Quixtar, a multi-level marketing company and is the founder of Teambuilders, a self-motivation company is putting his mansion on the market after only 3 years of owning it. He has put the 28,260 square foot mega mansion on the market for $7,900,000. The home is located at 13322 N Grove Drive in Alpine, UT. The home belonged to noted attorney Keith Barton. Keith had put it on the market for a cool $14.9 million a couple years back. There were no interested buyers and so the home went into foreclosure. The bank later auctioned off the house and it sold to Lennon for the paltry price of $7 million back in 2006. The home contains 7 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms , a grand foyer with curved staircase, a music room, a massive 2-story great room with floor to ceiling windows, a grand ballroom, dining room with gold leaf trim, gourmet kitchen with separate catering kitchen and pantry, family room, 2-story library with spiral staircase, a barber shop, a lounge, an ice cream parlor, a home theater, and a swimming pool.


Mansion Mish Mash

August 8, 2009

This amazing home is located at 1129 Ocean Avenue in Long Branch, NJ. It is a new construction and is oceanfront. The home, dubbed Belle Mer (beautiful sea), is owned by a man named Eli D. Cohen. It contains two identical detached garages, a large swimming pool, and two identical pool houses. Thanks to Michael who sent me the first picture. I love the large gate with the stone pillars!

These two homes are located on Sunset Trail in Northbrook, IL. The smaller home, to the left in the 1st picture, has 10,100 square feet of living space. As you can see, the home to the right of it had just been built and is very big! If the smaller home is 10,100 square feet, then this home is definitely over 16,000 square feet.

I love this home! This newly built mansion is located on White Oak Drive in Northbrook, IL. It seems as though there are a lot of large homes being built around this area as well as Barrington and Burr Ridge. This home is no exception. If you look at the 2nd picture, you see the house under construction all the way to the right? That home has 14,500 square feet. Now, take a look at the home featured, which is all the way to the left. This home is definitely almost twice the size of the 14,500 square foot home! So, it definitely looks to be over 25,000 square feet. That’s just my opinion. What is so cool about this house, is how wide and long it is! I would love to know whats going on in the inside.

This massive compound is owned by Dr. I.V Hilliard who owns The New Light Christian Church which is said to have over 28,000 followers. The home is located on Doerre Road in Spring, TX. According to, the property has a total square footage of 40,519 square feet and has 30 bedrooms and 36 bathrooms. A Homes of the Rich reader said that each of the 5 small home located behind the house are 2,500 square feet. Then there are the other two buildings, which looks to be 6,000 square feet together. So, that means that the main house is around 21,000 square feet. The compound also contains a tennis court and a swimming pool.

A look at Homes for Sale

August 6, 2009

Location: 2233 Grady Ridge Trail, Duluth, GA
Price: $5,400,000
This 7 bedroom, 9 bathroom home is located in The Sugarloaf Country Club and contains an elevator, 2 kitchens, a home theater, a gym, a swimming pool, and a 5-car garage.

Location: 10425 W Revuelta Way, Bel Air, CA
Price: $37,995,000
This 8 bedroom, 8.5 bathroom home contains 18,000 square feet of living space with extremely opulent features and decor. The home contains a grand dining room, a huge 2-story great room with wraparound balcony, a tennis court, a swimming pool, and a huge pool/guest house. The home has been used in numerous music videos and movies.

Location: 3360 Northside Drive NW, Atlanta, GA
Price: $5,900,000
This 8 bedroom, 8.5 bathroom home contains a grand marble entrance, a library, a wine cellar, and a home theater. 

Location: 2020 Pensive Lane, Northbrook, IL
Price: $2,995,000
This 5 bedroom, 5.5 bathroom home contains over 7,500 square feet of living space with 3 fireplaces, a wine cellar, and a home theater.

Location: 8 Bel Air Court, East Brunswick, NJ
Price: $3,100,000
This 6 bedroom, 8 bathroom home contains 10,000 square feet of living space with dozens of upgrades and is located on a very prestigious street.

A look at Illinois Mansions

August 3, 2009

This newly completed castle like mansion is located at 3015 Lincoln Road in Oak Brook, IL. It contains 18,000 square feet of living space that includes a massive 30ft x 60ft great room with cathedral ceilings, 12 skylights, a 500 square foot kitchen with adjoining dining room, 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, an elevator, 3 fireplaces, a family room, a climate-controlled wine cellar, and a 4 car heated garage. 
*There is also another large mansion being built right next to it

This mansion is truly spectacular. I included it in one of my posts a while back and now it is finally for sale! The home sports a 15,000 square foot main house, a swimming pool, a large pond, a 6+ car garage, and a massive indoor basketball court/gym (the large white building). It is located at 7 Fox Hunt Road in Barrington, IL and contains 8 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms. It is listed for $14,500,000.

This red roofed large mansion looks to be in excess of 20,000 square feet. It is located at the end of Falcon Court in Barrington, IL. As you can see, its massive compared to the surrounding homes. Also, if you look at the 2nd picture, there is another recently completed mansion to the north of it.

This newly constructed large mansion is located at 9 Blossom Court in South Barrington, IL. It is situated in the prestigious Magnolia Pointe area, where homes are well over 10,000 square feet. The home contains 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, and 18,000 square feet of living space. It is listed for $3,045,000. That is pretty good, considering a home of that size would cost over $9,000,000 in NJ.

Las Vegas Mega Mansion

August 3, 2009

This mansion is located at 8920 Players Club Drive in Las Vegas, NV and is listed for $12,800,000. It sits on nearly one acre golf front lot and contains 23,360 square feet of living space and has close to 31,000 square feet under roof. This home is another case of the “square footage doesn’t match up with aerial view of house”. The home looks to be like 14,000 square feet, not 31,000!!! It has 11 bedrooms all with their own full baths and walk-in closets and a total of 16 bathrooms. The master suite alone is nearly 2,600 square feet! This grand residence sports an indoor racquetball/basketball, volleyball court, 15 seat home theatre, his/hers offices, spectacular great room with 27’ ceilings, an arts and crafts room, formal living room,  a huge dining room that seats 18, a climate controlled RV garage (2,730 square feet), a lovely gourmet kitchen with huge eating area, an enormous bonus/game room with additional full kitchen, a swimming pool with caves, waterfall, slides, and an outdoor kitchen. 


A look at Mega Mansions 9 !

July 29, 2009

This Greek style mega-mansion is located on Remington Drive in Barrington, IL. I love the turrets, massive columns, and grand stairs leading to the front entrance!! This home is definitely me!

This extraordinary tudor style mega-mansion is located off of Brinker Road in Barrington, IL. It is easily over 30,000 square feet.

This mega-mansion is located on Balata Drive in Ooltewah, TN. You can see how large it is when comparing it to the surrounding homes! The home measures in at just over 20,000 square feet and contains a porte cochere and a swimming pool.

This mega-mansion is located on Cornwell Farm Road in Great Falls, VA. It contains an 8-car garage (half attached, half detached), a man made lake, formal gardens, a circular motor court, and a large indoor swimming pool.

This incredible and oddly shaped mega-mansion is located off of Alpaugh Farm Road in Lebanon, NJ. It contains a circular motor court, a 6+ car garage, expansive terraces, and a huge resort style swimming pool with bridge and water slide.