Vaunted mansions: Who wants to buy a billionaire's home?

Former castles of the three-comma club, now on the market

Published: Apr 11, 2018

Although Warren Buffett has lived in the same home since 1958, other billionaires swap houses the way the rest of us change light bulbs. Most of the billionaire-owned properties currently for sale were purchased or completed in the last five years; a few have never been lived in at all. Agents say the ultra-wealthy’s wandering ways are easy to explain: They want only the best

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Thomas Tull
Net worth:
$1.1 billion
Source: Entertainment
Listing: 3970 Victoria Lane (Westlake Village, California)
Vitals: A 32,000-sq-ft French
Romantic mansion with 12 bedrooms and 18 bathrooms on a 33-acre lot Posh amenities: The grounds include a 5-acre organic farm, a garden inspired by Monet’s ‘Giverny’ and a private museum Asking price: $85 million

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Michael Dell
Net worth:
$22.7 billion
Source: Dell computers
Listing: Casa Dell
(Los Cabos, MexICO)
Vitals: A 9,990-sq-ft
Mediterranean villa with five bedrooms, six full and three half-bathrooms and nearly 4,700 sq ft of terraces
Posh amenities: Located 282 feet above the Sea of Cortez on Mexico’s Baja peninsula, the property boasts sweeping water views and comes with a collection of art by emerging Latino and Mexican artists
Asking price: $18.5 million

g_104897_palazzo_di_amore_280x210.jpgJeff Greene
Net worth:
$3.8 billion
Source: Real estate, investments
Listing: Palazzo di Amore(9505 Lania Lane, Beverly Hills, California)
Vitals: A 35,000-sq-ft, 12-bedroom, 23-bath estate on a 25-acre lot
Posh amenities: The property’s 15,000-sq-ft entertainment centre houses a ballroom, a screening room and a bowling alley. There’s also a working vineyard and a 27-car garage
Asking price: $129 million

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A Jerrold Perenchio
Net worth:
Deceased; $2.8 billion in MAY 2017
Source:
Univision
Listing:
Chartwell (Bel Air, California)
Vitals:
The 25,000-sq-ft French Neoclassical mansion has 10 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms on a 10.3-acre lot
Posh Amenities:
The property includes a ballroom, a tennis court and a 40-car garage
Provenance:
Land with a house once owned by Ronald and Nancy Reagan is now part of the property, and Chartwell’s exterior was made famous as the Clampett estate on The Beverly Hillbillies Asking price: $350 million

g_104903_petra_ecclestone_280x210.jpgPetra Ecclestone Stunt
Father’s net worth: $3.5 billion
Source:
Formula One
Listing:
The Manor (594 South Mapleton DRive, Holmby Hills)
Vitals:
Owned by a daughter of F1 founder Bernie Ecclestone, a 56,500-sq-ft mansion with 14 bedrooms and 27 bathrooms on 4.7 acres Posh amenities: Its 123 rooms include a nightclub, a hair salon and a private spa
Provenance:
Built for the late producer Aaron Spelling and his wife, Candy, who famously had rooms for cutting flowers and wrapping gifts
Asking price:
$200 million

Images: Jeff Greene: Tim Rue / Corbis via Getty Images; Petra Ecclestone: Paul Harris / Getty Images

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