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Most Popular Dream Homes

What are the most popular “dream homes” on coldwellbanker.com? We took a look at the top 10 most-viewed home listings in November, and found there is still a strong interest in the most extraordinary homes in the U.S. The top two homes are not only spectacular dream homes; they also have famous former residents.

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This got us thinking: what are the most popular “dream homes” on coldwellbanker.com? We took a look at the top 10 most-viewed home listings in November, and found there is still a strong interest in the most extraordinary homes in the U.S. The top two homes are not only spectacular dream homes; they also have famous former residents.

The property that rules the West Coast is The Spelling Manor, former home to the late television and film producer Aaron Spelling, that features grand-style luxury with a projection room, billiard room and 2-lane bowling alley among some of the fantastic amenities.  The estate, listed at $150,000,000, has 14 bedrooms and – get this – 27 bathrooms, and is located in the Beverly Hills section of Los Angeles, Calif.

The Point, a 20-acre estate believed to be the inspiration for the mansion in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, is the most viewed home in the East.  The main home was built in 1850 by John Alsop King Jr..  He was the son of a New York governor and namesake of Kings Point, the town in Long Island where the home is located.  In addition to gorgeous panoramic views of the ocean and the New York City skyline, the estate includes nine buildings, a pool, gardens, stables, a vineyard and a greenhouse.  The main house has nine bedrooms and five baths.  The estate is listed at $39,500,000.   If you’ve read The Great Gatsby, you can only imagine the kinds of parties and extravagant affairs of this home in its heyday!

Here is a list of the remaining top-10 most-viewed properties.  Which one is your dream home?

7140 55th Ave S, Seattle, Wash.
$ 3,885,000
A five-bedroom waterfront home built in the 1920s and surrounded by the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

9577 Sunset, Beverly Hills, Calif.
$ 68,500,000
French Palladian residential estate complete with a tournament play tennis court and an expansive pool pavilion entertaining area with beautiful gardens.

6121 Kirkstone Ln, Windermere, Fla.
$ 100,000,000
Versailles, a large modern day palace designed to resemble the royal residence of Louis XIV.

26848 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, Calif.
$   75,000,000
La Villa Contenta, a premier property with an infinity pool, grand theater, ponds and tennis court overlooking the ocean in Malibu.

340 Kanan Dume Rd, Malibu, Calif.
$   49,000,000
Rocky Oaks Estate, a beautiful home on 37-acres with 360 degree views of the ocean, city lights and parklands.

10451 Revuelta WAY, Los Angeles, Calif.
$   39,995,000
A Bel Air mansion designed to resemble an 18th century French palace.  This home has 15 bedrooms, exotic gardens, lighted championship tennis court and a guest house.

2901 Broadway St, San Francisco, Calif.
$   45,000,000
An Italian Renaissance hilltop mansion with seven bedrooms and expansive views of the Golden Gate Bridge and North Bay in San Francisco.

1851 Turbeville, Hickory Creek, Texas
$   69,900,000
Champ d’Or, an estate on 256 picturesque acres surrounded by stunning gardens, private lakes and towering trees.

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David Marine is the Vice President of Brand Engagement for Coldwell Banker where oversees the brand’s content strategy including acting as managing editor for the Coldwell Banker blog and heading up video production efforts. While Vice President by day, David runs a three ring circus at night as he is the father of 4 boys. He also happens to be married to Wonder Woman. True story.

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