When it comes to their home-sweet-homes, America’s super rich seem to be really keen on their privacy. Judging from the list of the richest neighborhoods in the US, those who get to earn a whopping $600,000 in median household income, prefer to avoid the hustle and bustle of the city and target, instead, elite suburban neighborhoods along the East and West Coasts.
While this information might not amaze you, what probably will is the magnificence of some of these houses for sale in these top nabes. We’ve done the sampling for you and picked 5 amazing mansions, which aren’t even the priciest ones. Enjoy!
Asking price: $6,495,000
#1 richest US neighborhood––Golden Triangle
Located in the richest neighborhood in the US, suggestively named the “Golden Triangle,” this 6-bedroom mansion is surely the embodiment of elegance in real estate. Built in 1928 and spreading over 3.52 acres of perennial gardens and wooded property, it very much resembles a French château. In fact, everything from the exposed terrace to the marbled bathrooms is so perfectly scaled that the whole house basically breathes grace.
Asking price: $3,600,000
#3 richest US neighborhood–Potomac
Truly a mega mansion, judging from the almost 20,000 square feet of living space, this property is eye candy inside and out. While the outside reminds one of a Colonial home, the inside gives you the feeling you’ve entered an Italian palazzo. Italian marble tiles, granite, ornate moldings and 24′ ceilings are just some of its elegant features.
Asking price: $3,650,000
#4 richest US neighborhood–Old Cutler-Hammock Oaks
When it comes to luxury waterfront properties, it can be hard to decide whether one should sleep inside or on one of their many terraces, as these are often as amazingly decorated as the interiors. It’s the same case with this 3,859 square-foot mansion located in the elite Old Cutler-Hammock Oaks neighborhood of Coral Gables. The covered terrace, perfect for entertaining, with its unobstructed views of the water and the private pool may be more inviting than the massively-furnished rooms. What do you think?
Asking price: $2,895,000
#7 richest US neighborhood–Swinks Mill-Dominion Reserve
If you’ve ever dreamed about living large in the wooded land of Virginia, know that somebody built a mansion for you! This stunning residence was built in 2004 and it features 6 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms as well as some terrific sun-filled family spaces. The brick outside walls may make this 6,704 square-foot home look historical, but the interior is surprisingly bright and modern.
Asking price: $2,650,000
#10 richest US neighborhood–Greenhaven
A modern home among the historic homes of Greenhaven, Rye, NY! Built in 2002 in the Colonial architectural style, this 7,000+ square-foot property sports 30 rooms including a beautiful Gourmet kitchen. Outside there’s a stone terrace and a large, well-kept backyard. All you need is a pool for the hot summer months!