Most Expensive American Beach Houses

Featuring the most expensive beach houses in America. The current real estate recession doesn’t mean houses on the most desirable US beaches aren’t still asking boom-style prices. 

Of course, as many home buyers and sellers are finding out these days, the asking price is often far higher than the selling price. 

But the money bags people that can afford these type of houses can afford it.

Maison de L’Amitie, Palm Beach, Fla. 
$125 million
In 2004, Donald J. Trump bought former health care executive Abe Gosman’s palace, Maison de L’Amitie, at a bankruptcy auction for $41.25 million.


Size: 80,000 square feet (62,000 square feet house)
Features: 475 feet of oceanfront; 18 bedrooms; 20-to-40-foot ceilings; ballroom; 4,100 square-foot conservatory with Venetian-style moldings and eight skylights; media room; art gallery; carriage house; two guest houses.

21804 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA  
$65 million

Largest Available Home on Carbon Beach – The “Crown” Of Carbon Beach. The Ultimate Beach Estate On 150′ Of Beach-Front. This Home Has It All Theatre, Panelled Office, Master W/ His & Hers, Gym, Family Room, Pub, 75′ Beach-Front Pool & Spa. 


612 Halsey Lane, Bridgehampton
$64 million

Square Feet: About 31,000
Acres: 11.5
Beds/Baths: 9/11 plus 1 half
Year Built: N/A

Bermuda Bay Community, Vero Beach, Fla. 

 $39.6 million

Square Feet: 22,000

Acres: 5
Beds/Baths: 8/10, plus 5 half
Year Built: 1998


East Hampton, N.Y.  
$39.5 million
Square Feet: 1,200

Acres: 2
Beds/Baths: 6/7
Year Built: N/A

1472 South Ocean Blvd, Palm Beach, Fla 

 $39.5 million

Square Feet: 4,838

Acres: 1.89
Beds/Baths: 6/6, plus 1 half
Year Built: 1953

2900 Paradise Drive, Tiburon, Calif  

$37 million

Square Feet: 14,000

Acres: 8.5
Beds/Baths: 11/10, plus 2 half
Year Built: The main house was built in 1989

2 Fowler, Southampton, N.Y.  

$34.5 million

Square Feet: 8,500

Acres: 2.3
Beds/Baths: 7/6, plus 1 half
Year Built: Rebuilt in 2004

3443 Padaro Lane, Carpinteria, California  

$29 million

Square Feet: 6,800

Acres: 1.3
Beds/Baths: 5/6, plus 1 half
Year Built: Completely remodelled in 2008
1787 Fernald Point Lane, Santa Barbara, California  
$24.75 million
009_villapelicansbarbara1Square Feet: 6,463
Acres: 1
Beds/Baths: 8/9, plus 2 half
Year Built: 1930

20 Kai Ala Dr., Maui, Kaanapali, Hawaii  

$23.8 million

010_mauikaanapali1Square Feet: 11,076
Acres: N/A
Beds/Baths: 8/9 plus 1 bath
Year Built: N/A

1 Sherburne Way, Nantucket, Mass

 $23.5 million

Square Feet: N/A

Acres: N/A
Beds/Baths: 5/4 plus 1 half bath
Year Built: 1996


43 Cliff Ave., Newport, R.I.  

$19.5 million

Square Feet: 25,000

Acres: 6
Beds/Baths: 15/12
Year Built: 1899

251 Green Dunes, West Hyannisport, Mass.  

$19.5 million

Square Feet: About 12,000

Acres: 10
Beds/Baths: 9/11
Year Built: 1995

Morning View Dr., Malibu, California 

 $16.99 million

Square Feet: 16,000

Acres: 5.33
Beds/Baths: 10/11
Year Built: N/A

Montecito, California.  

$16.9 million

Square Feet: 10,000

Acres: 4.4
Beds/Baths: 5/6 plus 2
Year Built: N/A

16 Yosemite Valley Rd., Westerly, R.I. 

 $16.3 million

Square Feet: 16,626

Acres: 3.4
Beds/Baths: 12/8 plus 2 half
Year Built: 1931


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