After a year quarantining at home, we’ve built up an appreciation for extra space. With room to spread out still top of mind, we scoped out the 10 largest homes to hit the market this week.
And sometimes more really is more: These 10 massive homes offer more square footage, more acreage, more high ceilings, and oversize everything.
Once you remove space constraints, a residence can be stuffed with deluxe amenities such as sport courts, indoor pools, giant walk-in closets, wine tasting rooms, full-size bars, gyms, and home theaters. The extra square footage usually comes with an equally large price tag—except in the case of one holy bargain this week.
The week’s biggest mansions range in size from about 14,000 square feet to a whopping 22,000!
Stretch out and have a look at the week’s 10 biggest homes to hit the market.
Square footage: 22,000
Ample aspects: This brand-new French modern estate is located in the sought-after view lots of The Estates, a double-gated enclave where celebs congregate.
Emphasizing outdoor connected spaces, the residence includes eight en suite bedrooms, a staff quarters with separate entrance, a one-bedroom guesthouse, and a chic poolside casita. Five-star amenities include a modern wine room, wellness spa, basketball court, putting green, 10-car garage, an elegant theater, and an infinity pool backdropped by breathtaking vistas.
Square footage: 19,900
Ample aspects: This gated and private estate in the Holmby Hills area offers a “country cub lifestyle in your own backyard.”
Also brand-new, this European-inspired estate blends old-world elegance with a contemporary flair. Details include curved staircases, a glass atrium, and arched, high ceilings. With a total of seven bedrooms and 12 baths, the home is highlighted by a large master suite on the second floor. Other perks include a home theater, den, office, and three-bedroom guesthouse.
The coveted 1.54 acres flow with a pool, patios, a water feature with fountains, and a sport court.
Square footage: 19,000
Ample aspects: Less than $10 per square foot? Hallelujah, what a deal! Offering plenty of space and room to reflect, this beautiful church with a parsonage won’t break the bank.
The on-site living quarters feature three bedrooms and 1.5 baths. Along with the living space you’ll have a sanctuary with pews, public restrooms, a kitchen, large hall, office, and schoolroom. If not a church, the structure could be converted into a massive live-work space or an art lover’s dream studio.
Square footage: 18,951
Ample aspects: Boasting views, privacy, and security, this modern mountain abode is a perfect vacation getaway with plenty of space for family and friends. The nine-bedroom home includes a great room with large hearth, an open-plan kitchen, and a family room for more casual gatherings. Enjoy mountain views from the 2.42 acres with a pool and patios.
Square footage: 18,327
Ample aspects: Built in 1992 by Bo Pilgrim, founder of Pilgrim’s Pride chicken, this Texas-sized estate is worth clucking about.
It features delicious details like hand-scraped antique oak floors and custom moldings. Amenities include a grand, two-story, columned entrance; an indoor pool; and a large kitchen with a glassed breakfast room that leads outside. The grounds include formal gardens and a lake. In addition, the purchase price includes multiple antiques.
Square footage: 18,053
Ample aspects: Set on almost 38 acres, this six-bedroom country estate built in 2011 features a main house, a detached eight-car garage, a two-bedroom guest suite, and an elevator.
The main home features a foyer with marble flooring and oversize living spaces. The first-floor master suite includes a gas fireplace and doors that open to the patio. Other amenities include a library with built-ins, and a lower level with a game room, pool table, home theater, gym, and bar. Outside, you’ll find an Olympic-size heated pool with waterfalls and fountains, a summer kitchen, as well as a pool cabana with full kitchen and full bath.
Square footage: 16,110
Ample aspects: Built in 1991, this vintage-looking estate on 14 acres features a grand two-story foyer with double staircases.
Other rooms include formal living and dining spaces, a spacious kitchen with breakfast area, and a home office. Luxe features include a gardening room, exercise room, sauna, and massage room. Outside, the spread includes a pool and multilevel decks nestled into a wooded setting.
Square footage: 16,052
Ample aspects: On the market for the first time, the Italian-inspired “dream home” offers over 16,000 square feet of living space. Set behind gates on a cul-de-sac in an area popular with celebs, the villa was designed by architect Ronald Firestone and boasts a number of high-end amenities.
There’s a dramatic 30-foot entry and an enormous 2,000-square-foot master suite. For gatherings, there’s a formal living room and bar that open to the veranda, plus both casual and formal dining spaces. Other perks include an indoor sport court, gym, sauna, elevator, and two garages. The outdoor offers huge balconies, a double staircase leading to the pool, waterfalls, and landscaped grounds.
Square footage: 15,879
Ample aspects: Built in 1993 and set on 10 acres, this large estate offers views of its tranquil setting from every room.
Details of the five-bedroom home include decorative moldings, wainscoting, custom cabinetry, tray ceilings, and custom lighting. The home’s focus is a two-story living room with three sets of French doors that open to a private outdoor deck overlooking private grounds, a large pond with dock, and a gazebo.
A master suite includes its own small gym, and a lower level features a wine cellar, game room, and wet bar. Other amenities include a racquetball court, spa, and sauna.
Square footage: Ample aspects: Set on almost 2 acres, the “exceptionally maintained home” from 2012 offers views of the eighth green on the Carlton Woods Nicklaus Golf Course. The layout offers spacious family and entertaining spaces, as well as enough room to invite extended family for longer stays.
There are also multiple Zoom-ready office spaces for working or schooling from home. The seven bedrooms in the French-inspired design include a first-floor guest bedroom and a second-floor apartment. The master suite features a glam walk-in wardrobe. Other perks include a gym, bar, game room, home theater, and workshop. Outdoors, the picturesque property includes a pool and covered space with a fireplace to enjoy on cooler nights.