Florida’s most expensive home floated to the top of this week’s 10 most popular homes for sale on realtor.com®. Listed for an eye-popping $140 million, the Palm Beach, FL, mansion landed on the market at an opportune moment—thanks to a buyer-driven frenzy in one of the nation’s most exclusive markets.
And because this magnificent mansion sits at the tippy top of the luxury market, curious clickers had to see what the utmost in high-end construction holds behind the high hedges.
What everyone peeped is a beachfront prestige property filled with exquisite art and finishes. Wide-open spaces and high ceilings define this chic estate available to only a tiny pool of ultrahigh net worth buyers.
But it wasn’t the only megamillion-dollar mansion from Florida to crack this week’s list. Race car driver Johnny Gray‘s $32.5 million mansion in Jupiter features a “megayacht” dock and an incredible garage.
Other homes you clicked on this week included a Pennsylvania home in an art community, a funky geodesic dome in a Missouri lake community, and a Sacramento-area castle known as Swan Lake.
For a full look at this week’s 10 most popular properties, simply scroll on down.
Why it’s here: In search of a bohemian vibe? Amid the trees, this three-bedroom Bucks County ranch house oozes cool vibes. It’s situated on a 2-acre plot in the Bryn Gweled co-op community. The home is owned by the resident, while the land is leased from Bryn Gweled following a membership application process.
The listing notes that the co-op community includes artists, musicians, and professionals from all walks of life who are “looking for a slightly alternative living style.” The community offers residents a number of shared amenities.
Why it’s here: This beautiful old church dates to 1928 and is available for residential or commercial use. A three-bedroom residence sits separate from the house of worship to save on heating costs. The house has a new furnace, plumbing, and electrical. The church itself retains original details such as stained glass, ornate millwork, and wood beams.
Why it’s here: This 25-acre farm includes a stone house built in 1832. The five-bedroom residence has been expanded to 4,622 square feet of living space. The interiors have been updated with contemporary fixtures that meld beautifully with rustic elements like stone walls, wide-plank wood floors, and beamed ceilings.
Other highlights include the sunroom, a covered porch, and a new roof.
Why it’s here: This megamansion is the largest intracoastal property in the desirable Admirals Cove neighborhood and is being sold by NHRA race car driver Johnny Gray. It’s filled with high-octane amenities like a massive garage, a plush home theater, and parking for a yacht. The 29,676-square-foot mansion comes with 365 feet of waterfront.
Why it’s here: This groovy geodesic dome was built in 1986 and is located in a private community with a 26-acre lake, beach, swimming, boating, fishing, and more. The roomy three-bedroom dome has a private deck, oversized windows, and a crow’s nest on the third level.
Why it’s here: Swan Lake Castle is headed to auction. The 5-acre property includes gardens, manicured lawns, and landscaped ponds and waterways filled with “exotic water fowl.”
Inspired by European royalty, the castle near Sacramento is hoping for a bidder with royal dreams to step up. The listing agent says the interiors aren’t being shown to preserve the mystery within for a deep-pocketed buyer.
Why it’s here: Get back to the country with this quant log cabin built in 1991. The farmhouse-style interiors include an open sunroom, hickory wood paneling, front porch, and attached workshop. A new HVAC system, 4-year-old roof, fresh paint, and refinished cabinets are just a few of the recent updates to the home.
Why it’s here: A slice of the French Riviera in Pennsylvania? This five-bedroom mansion was built in 2014 and boasts a saltwater pool, home theater, gym, and many more luxe amenities.
Why it’s here: Once a humble brick schoolhouse, it’s been transformed into a whimsical and charming two-bedroom home.
The one-room schoolhouse was built in 1883, and the conversion project has won awards for its smart reuse of a historic structure. It features original slate chalkboards, old carvings, and original beams—all lovingly maintained and restored.
Why it’s here: Florida has a new title holder for the state’s most expensive home. This magnificent mansion was built on a vacant lot that was sold in 2017 for $37 million.
Spectacular in every way, this brand-new, nine-bedroom mansion is elegant and tasteful. Windows throughout allow the oceanfront vistas to take center stage.
The land beneath the beachfront home was once owned by former President Donald Trump, before he sold it in 2008 to a Russian investor. It now awaits a buyer enamored with the idea of the ultimate in Palm Beach luxury living.
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