Luxury Real Estate – Top 3 Billionaire Pads for Sale

Being a millionaire and having access to just some of the world’s finest luxury real estate can be very rewarding. However, being a billionaire and having access to just about any luxury real estate is even more gratifying.  This month we bring to you 3 of our favorite properties currently for sale across the U.S.  From the modern stylish home used in the Visa Black Card commercial, to a French Villa, and finishing with the $80,000,000 mansion that looks like its own city.  All of these homes are without a doubt unique and exquisite in their own way and we promise that no matter which one you choose, you are guaranteed to impress and be one of a kind!

Coming up at $20,000,000 is one of the world’s most unique and modern homes.  It features  insanely open and exposed spaces, including continuous glass walls on the outside of the property that allow true sunlight throughout the house.  Located in La Jolla, California, this residence of  artwork features 11,000 sqare feet with over 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, and a double story guest house.  It even features its very own access to Black’s Beach.  It is worth mentioning that this Billionaire’s modernized pad was selected as one of the top 100 best designs of modern architecture.  Enjoy the amazing photos…

Coming up at number 2 is the all amazing Malibu French Estate at $15,000,000.  This Malibu French Chateau is located on the hillside of Malibu and features 8,800 square feet of pure French charm.  The grand home features an expansive great room, elegant dining room, a custom chef’s kitchen, coffered ceiling library complete with a 19th-century in-laid pool table, bar and cozy den, exquisitely furnished guest bedrooms, romantic private Carriage House suite and a 4,000-bottle cherry wood wine cellar.  Signature appointments such as the 15th-century stone fireplace imported from France, a vast collection of antiques, walnut flooring, antique ash beams from New England and 200-year-old French paver floors, are prodigious vestiges of a glorious past.  An original limited production 1911 Steinway grand piano adorned with Adam-style paintings graces the great room and ancient stones from first-century Cypress magnificently fashion the flooring of the wine cellar.  This property may not be cheap, but it certainly is worthwhile as it is a business of its own with a full caretaker who arranges the vineyard for some of today’s finest wines, as well as private parties.

Last, but certainly not least, is our most expensive property yet coming in at right under $80,000,000.  That’s right we just said $80 million dollars and it is located in Bradbury, California.  The location was ranked by Forbes as one of the most expensive ZIP codes in America.  This sprawling compound with multiple structures was magnificently realized after more than 8 years of construction by consummate craftsmen with meticulous attention to detail, using only the finest materials from around the world.

The Bradbury Estate is over 32,000 square feet consisting of 7 bedrooms, with 2 master suites, a 2 story library, a chef’s kitchen with a pizza oven, a walk-in butler’s pantry, both walk-in refrigerator and freezer.  Additional features in the main house include a large 3D theater, 2,000-bottle wine cellar, an oak paneled elevator, as well as a leather-paneled poker room with dark walnut floors which includes a bar and built-in humidor.  The detached guesthouse has its own full kitchen that sits above the 10-car garage, both totaling 6,700 square feet.  From the hand-rubbed cherry wood floors to the forged iron custom made chandelier, this private guest retreat offers all amenities a guest could enjoy. This including the top of the line sound system throughout and elegant custom pool table.  On the lower level is the workshop, driver/security room, as well as staff quarters that include a bedroom with a massive shower.

To say the least, the 5,716 square foot pool house comes complete with an expansive kitchen capable of hosting the largest of gatherings, a state of the art Cybex gym with free weights and aerobic machines, a massage room, and a subterranean EPA certified 25-yard shooting range, a gun storage room with 2 large safes and suitable security, along with an air conditioned general utility room.  The main seating room opens up to the pool deck and features a large wood-burning fireplace and unique hand painted Italian Renaissance inspired Venetian plaster dome above.

The almost 8 acres provide an exquisite setting for the sparkling diamond of a pool, elevated with an infinity-edge, placed center courtyard, with 350,000-gallons; it’s just a few feet short of Olympic length with depths up to 14 feet.  Other exterior features include a 15 person Jacuzzi, and a temperature-controlled Trout Pond with a 2 story waterfall.  The 1,000,000-gallon capacity pond is stocked with rainbow trout and mallard ducks; the only one of it’s kind in California.  It is adorned with perennials that bloom at various times in the year and drop into the beautiful cliff stone surrounding the entire pond.  The water is heated by a custom gravity separator with UV filters and is chilled for the trout by a 300-ton central cooling plant.  There is close to one acre of porches, decks, loggias, and walkways hewn of French limestone.  One is brought to the main house, elevated in a Palladium style by way of a dramatic 600-foot blue stone private entry driveway that ends in a circular flow entrance that allows for 60-foot truck access, or multiple limousines.  The property is served by its own dedicated fire hydrant and has a 2.5-inch fire line that encircles the entire building residence.

There you have it, our top 3 billionaire pads currently for sale across the U.S.  Now working hard may not be enough to get in one of these homes, but it certainly isn’t impossible!  Keep staying focused and motivated.