The Most Incredible Homes To Hit The Market In 2013

best real estate of 2013 

#13 The founder of for-profit education company  University of Phoenix put his San Francisco mansion up for sale for $27 million.  The nine-bedroom home had 13,000-square-feet with a hidden bar, Art Deco  ballroom, and a library. It’s still on the market today.

#13 The founder of for-profit education company University of Phoenix put his San Francisco mansion up for sale for $27 million. The nine-bedroom home had 13,000-square-feet with a hidden bar, Art Deco ballroom, and a library. It's still on the market today.

 

#12 Faith Hill and Tim McGraw put their Franklin, Tenn.  estate on the market for a hefty $20 million. The 750+ acres have plenty of  rolling pastures, fields, ponds, and spring-fed creeks. There are also four  different residences.

#12 Faith Hill and Tim McGraw put their Franklin, Tenn. estate on the market for a hefty $20 million. The 750+ acres have plenty of rolling pastures, fields, ponds, and spring-fed creeks. There are also four different residences.

 

#11 This six-level townhouse in New York was built in  1887 and had 12,000 square feet of space, a glass-and-steel staircase, and a  home gym with an indoor lap pool. It was listed in May for $37 million, though  the price has since been reduced.

#11 This six-level townhouse in New York was built in 1887 and had 12,000 square feet of space, a glass-and-steel staircase, and a home gym with an indoor lap pool. It was listed in May for $37 million, though the price has since been reduced.

 

#10 Shoe tycoon Vince Camuto put his historic  Southampton estate on the market for a staggering $48 million price tag. Known  as Wooldon Manor, it has approximately 10,000 square feet of space, and sits on  over five acres of land. It sold months later for an additional $27 million,  with the inclusion of extra acreage.

#10 Shoe tycoon Vince Camuto put his historic Southampton estate on the market for a staggering $48 million price tag. Known as Wooldon Manor, it has approximately 10,000 square feet of space, and sits on over five acres of land. It sold months later for an additional $27 million, with the inclusion of extra acreage.

 

#9 “Transformers” and “Armageddon” director Michael Bay  listed his $13.5 million four-bedroom mansion in Bel Air. It has its own  screening room, wine cellar, and pool.

#9 "Transformers" and "Armageddon" director Michael Bay listed his $13.5 million four-bedroom mansion in Bel Air. It has its own screening room, wine cellar, and pool.

#8 In June, a penthouse apartment at New York’s iconic  Plaza Hotel was listed for $59 million, more than twice what the owner paid for  it a year earlier. The triplex has 6,000 square feet of space and a  230-square-foot balcony.

#8 In June, a penthouse apartment at New York's iconic Plaza Hotel was listed for $59 million, more than twice what the owner paid for it a year earlier. The triplex has 6,000 square feet of space and a 230-square-foot balcony.

 

#7 Singer Celine Dion put her lavish Florida compound on  the market for $72 million. The home was custom-built and designed in 2010 by  Celine Dion herself, with a four-bedroom guest house, simulated golf range, and  three separate pools.

#6 A triplex penthouse atop Brooklyn’s iconic Clock  Tower building had some of the most incredible views of Manhattan and downtown  Brooklyn. It came back on the market after a hiatus for $18 million.

#6 A triplex penthouse atop Brooklyn's iconic Clock Tower building had some of the most incredible views of Manhattan and downtown Brooklyn. It came back on the market after a hiatus for $18 million.

 

#5 “Casa de Shenandoah,” the Las Vegas home owned by  singer Wayne Newton for more than 45 years, was listed for a whopping $70  million (though it has since been reduced to $48 million). The ranch even comes  with its own airport, defunct zoo, and eight separate homes.

#5 "Casa de Shenandoah," the Las Vegas home owned by singer Wayne Newton for more than 45 years, was listed for a whopping $70 million (though it has since been reduced to $48 million). The ranch even comes with its own airport, defunct zoo, and eight separate homes.

 

#4 Actor Jeremy Renner flipped a $25 million  10,000-square-foot Holmby Hills mansion in Los Angeles. He put the home on the  market in January, and it had easily sold by July with its five fireplaces, a  theater, and multiple pools.

#4 Actor Jeremy Renner flipped a $25 million 10,000-square-foot Holmby Hills mansion in Los Angeles. He put the home on the market in January, and it had easily sold by July with its five fireplaces, a theater, and multiple pools.

 

#3 Financier Steve Cohen listed his Upper East Side  duplex penthouse for $115 million in April. The 9,000 square foot, 6 bedroom,  6.5 bathroom apartment at One Beacon Court was designed by famed architect  Charles Gwathmey.

#3 Financier Steve Cohen listed his Upper East Side duplex penthouse for $115 million in April. The 9,000 square foot, 6 bedroom, 6.5 bathroom apartment at One Beacon Court was designed by famed architect Charles Gwathmey.

 

#2 A 50-acre property dating back to the 1890s was  listed in Greenwich, Connecticut for $190 million this year, making it the most  expensive home for sale in the U.S. (the price was later dropped to $140  million). It has 15,000 square feet of space, a tennis court, and a 75-foot-long  heated pool.

#2 A 50-acre property dating back to the 1890s was listed in Greenwich, Connecticut for $190 million this year, making it the most expensive home for sale in the U.S. (the price was later dropped to $140 million). It has 15,000 square feet of space, a tennis court, and a 75-foot-long heated pool.

 

#1 An insanely beautiful mansion on New York’s Upper  East Side was listed for $114 million. The six-level, 20,000-square-foot  property has a saltwater pool with spa, panic room, heated stairs and floors in  the parlor, plus an onyx elevator.

#1 An insanely beautiful mansion on New York's Upper East Side was listed for $114 million. The six-level, 20,000-square-foot property has a saltwater pool with spa, panic room, heated stairs and floors in the parlor, plus an onyx elevator.

 

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