There is a lot of wealth to be had in Texas, from the oil business, to many other big name corporations, and there are plenty of wealthy people who have made the state of Texas their home. You will find multi-million dollar homes dotted all throughout the state of Texas, with Dallas being one of the biggest cities for wealth. If you have ever seen some of these gorgeous estates in the southwest state, then you know they are some of the most beautiful in the country and really prove that the well-to-do know how to love in the Lone Star states. Some of the estates are privately owned and are for sale. If you have ever wondered what some of these estates cost, take a look at 20 of the most expensive homes in Texas.
20. 1906 Scenic Dr., Austin 78703 – $13.95 million
Located near Lake Austin, this estate was constructed of five main elements, wood, steel, limestone, glass and concrete. It offers 7,500 square feet of living space with 6 bedrooms and an abundance of other living areas. Designed with the views in mind, you can see the lake and hillsides from every room in the home. You aren’t short of state-of-the-art amenities on the inside, either, with Smarthome features, like entertainment, lighting and security system control via your iPhone. The owners also get to enjoy the luxurious pool and spa with outdoor kitchen, which is perfect for outdoor entertaining while taking in the beautiful views of the immaculate grounds and waterfalls. For boat enthusiasts, there is a beautiful boat dock tying up after a day on the water. This gorgeous estate that offers so much, inside and out, is worth $13.5 million, and is one of the most expensive homes in Texas.
19. 1808 Point de Vue Dr., Flower Mound 75022 – $14.75 million
One of the most elegant and interesting estates is the Point de Vue Dr. estate. The 17,879 sq. ft. estate sits on 450 feet of waterfront on Lake Grapevine and boasts of six living rooms, a Moroccan media room, 11 bedrooms and 13 baths, including a half bath with musical flushing toilet, plus many more architectural delights. On the grounds, you have all the room you want for livestock on the 10.4 acres and is in a well-known gated community in the town of Flower Mound. The home is $14.75 million and was home to four divorcees who shared the estate with many types of livestock and animals around the property.
18. 8496 County Rd. 97, Celina 75009 – $15 million
This 314 acre working ranch is spectacular and looks like something right out of the movies. The 15,000 sq. ft. main living house that was designed with four bedrooms and six and a half baths. It also comes with a 7 car garage, heated pool and spa, wine cellar and is only 45 minutes to downtown Dallas. Being a working ranch, it is equipped for ranching, including a ranch manager’s home, stall barn, two arenas, one which is competing size, and an equipment barn. You will also find three stock ponds on the property and a mare motel. Listed as one of the most expensive pieces of real estate, this one is $15 million dollars.
17. 405 Timberwilde Ln., Houston 77024 – $15 million
Located in the Timberwilde area of Houston, this estate was built in 1994 and is very spacious with 18, 732 sq. ft. of living space. Inside the European style mansion, you get nothing but luxury and country chateau living with the hand-scraped Walnut planked hardwoods and iron works doors. The home was also designed with Venetian plaster walls and a slate roof. There are ample bedrooms for family and guests, with 6 beds and 12 full baths and 1 half bath. Outside, you’ll enjoy the breathtaking views of the immaculately manicure property and pool and spa. This home is estimated at $15 million.
16. 12400 Cedar St., Austin 78732 – $15 million
A little taste of Italy is right here at 12400 Cedar St., Austin with this gorgeous, and beautifully designed Italian villa that has been named Villa Del Lago. The home is situated on a large, 10.22 acre lot with water front panoramic views of Lake Travis. The home itself is 15,394 sq. ft. and was constructed with 6 bedrooms plus 12 baths. It also has multiple amenities that make this a home that you don’t ever have to leave, everything you need or want is right here, including a home theatre, game room, entertainment bar, massage room, wine cellar, even an indoor basketball court. There is a 5-car garage and pavilion included with the property and a beautifully designed infinity edge pool plus waters slide. What more could a homeowner want, and all of this and more is priced at $15 million.
15. 425 Bitters Lane, San Antonio TX – $17.5 million
The 425 Bitters Lane estate is a 23,000 sq ft. home that boasts of an incredible number of unique and lavish features that it’s no wonder this home is worth $17.5 million. There are 12 bedrooms in the estate, a yoga room and a private barbershop. If rock wall climbing is your thing, you have your very own 2o-foot-tall rock wall on the outside of your home? Or if you love to get lost in the beauty of a mesmerizing fish tank, there’s one of those, too, a 600 gallon tank to be exact. For wine lovers, you have your own wine cellar, so choose a wine and share a glass staring out over the lake and waterfall views or the beautiful landscape that is your yard. And top it off, there is even plenty of room for your cars with the 8-car garage that can hold all your toys.
14. 2115 River Oaks Boulevard, Houston – $17.9 million
This Neoclasssical chateau is estimated at $17.9 million and has some of the most grand rooms you’ll find in any estate. The grand reception is open and spacious and leads you right into the extending entertaining areas. Off of the master suite is a private balcony and is designed with its a very lavish master bath. Five guest suites are suitable for family and friends and you can entertain them in your own home theatre, or get a workout in, in your own private fitness room and spa. Not only is this one of the most beautiful estates, but it is also legendary with the number of political figures and celebrities who have graced these doors over the years.
13. 2 Longfellow Lane, Houston – $18 million
The English Georgian style estate at 2 Longfellow Lane is situated in Shadyside, a prestigious gated community. The estate was originally designed by Harrie T. Lindeberg, along with his protégé, John Staub, but has been updated over the years in order to restore its original integrity and bring it back to its majestic look. The estate is surrounded by najestic live oaks and dthe ladscape and gardens are meticulously detailed. You will also enjoy the breathtaking views of the pool from the multiple patio areas, or relax in the pool house on the grounds. A carriage house on the premises has been converted to a 2-story living quarters that dons a floating staircase and wrought iron banisters. This is a $18 million dollar estate and is one of the most expensive you’ll find in Texas.
12. 37307 Diamond Oaks Dr., Magnolia – $18.759 million
Inside the private gated community of Emerald Lake Estate is a beautiful mansion sitting on 25-acres of Emerald Lake that has world-class bass fishing and 10 islands, a 9-acre Japanese garden, plus a 7-acre botanical garden that grows of over 5,000 azaleas. This estate has been updated and improved to include a guesthouse, quaint gazebos, 21 bridges of all sizes and shapes, plus lots of walking trails that lead you all over the property. You will feel like you are on vacation at a resort when you take advantage of all the area has to offer, including the private heli-pad for a private entry and exit to the property. Inside the three-story estate home are beautiful wood floors throughout, a full catering kitchen with gorgeous granite countertops, picture windows off the living room that allow you to take in the breathtaking views of the immaculate landscaped yard, and beautiful swimming pool and spa. There are luxurious details throughout the 6 bed, 6 1/2 bath estate that make it worth the full $18.759 million the home is estimated at.
11. 88 W Grand Regency Cir., The Woodlands 77382 – $19 million
This estate could be mistaken for a hotel, it’s so large and lights up the entire area with its enormity. There is nothing more grand than the many balconies that extend from this French-inspired mansion. The home is located in Carlton Woods community and sits on 4-plus acres. Inside the main living quarters is 30,717 sq. ft. of air conditioned space that boasts 10 bedrooms, plus 13 full baths and 5 half baths. The owners of this gorgeous estate are Danny, CEO of Procorp Associates, Inc., and Marian Spence. The Spence’s know you can’t live like the wealthy without your own private elevator in your home, but they don’t have just one, there is three in this home. There is also a home theater, billiards room, retro bar, and full-catering kitchen with walk-in cooler, perfect for entertaining large parties. This incredible estate was being sold for a cool $19 million, and was to include all the hard furnishings in the sale.
10. 3688 Willowick Rd., Houston 77019 – $19.995 million
Built in 2000, this English country estate sits on 3.2 acres of meticulously manicured property and has some of the most luxurious features. With 16,000 sq. ft. and three stories of living space, this beautiful estate is one that has everything, including 6 bedrooms and 8 baths along with a full, gourmet kitchen and breakfast room, perfect for entertaining. When you enter the home, you will see the beautiful grand staircase and the gorgeous antique wood floors that are laid throughout. The 2-story paneled living room boasts a gorgeous fireplace in the midst of a window-wall for a dramatic effect, and another fireplace can be found in the formal dining room that is also paneled. There is a very spacious gourmet kitchen with breakfast room, a vaulted family/billiards room, a media room, wine cellar, and an elevator to get you to all the levels easily. Enjoy time out in the English gardens with the gorgeous, breathtaking fountains, the crystal clear swimming pool, and a cabana for relaxing in, and a BBQ and dining area for entertaining outdoors. This is a very expensive estate and is estimated to be worth $19.995 million, one of the most expensive properties in the state of Texas.
9. 1918 N. Olive Street #4201, Dallas – $24 million
This may not be an estate, but it still tops the list of one of the most expensive homes in Texas. This is really living it up in Dallas, and you couldn’t be closer to the city as this is right in the heart of the city. You get a very good, bird’s-eye look at the skyline from this penthouse in the tallest residential building in Dallas, from the floor-to-ceiling glass walls that offer a 360-degree view. This is a 9,350 sq. ft. home that also boasts of 5,600 sq. ft. rooftop space so that you can transform the rooftop into your own personal oasis. Luxurious details are found throughout the home, not sparing any detail for creating a lavish pad for living and entertaining. You also have access to the fitness center, direct elevator access to your penthouse, house car service and 24/7 concierge service. The price tag on this beautiful roof-top grand penthouse is $24 million.
8. 4009 W Lawther Dr., Dallas 75214 – $24.9 million
One of the oldest on the list, this is a 1929 estate with space galore. At 10,511 sq. ft. of living space, the home sits on 435,600 sq. ft. of property and the entire home has been renovated and it now includes many modern touches and amenities that no home should be without, including an elevator to give you access to all levels. In the home, you will find a total of 5 bedrooms and 10 baths. The home overlooks White Rock Lake and is designed with your own personal bowling alleys for those who just have to bowl anytime they want, a heated pool and gazebo, a putting green, tennis courts, a pool house and two-story guest house. If you love to make your own pizza – this house has that too, a pizza oven, plus two fireplaces in the home. This newly renovated mansion is now worth $24.9 million dollars.
7. 903 Crystal Mountain Dr., Austin – $25 million
Located in the Crystal Mountain at Barton Creek part of Austin, Texas, this gorgeous, 4-bedroom, 6-bath estate was built in 1994 and offers 6,588 sq. ft. of living space. The home sits on 17 acres of beautiful landscaped property and has lots to do on the property, including 128-acre backyard of water views, swimming holes, canyons to hike, pastures, wooded hills, horse-riding trails, plus an unending amount of wildlife to enjoy. This is a $25 million dollar estate and tops the list at number seven of the most expensive homes in Texas.
6. 10210 Strait Lane, Dallas – $27.5 million
Built in 1964, this amazing estate has been totally renovated and updated, boasting modernized designs inside that are stunning and elegant. The double staircases on entry, are spectacular and stunning. The dining room was newly designed with an arched canopy, and natural light fills the home throughout, to make this one of the most open, airy estates for its size. There are five bedrooms and eight baths, an entertainment/billiards room, a media house, modernist cabana and pool on the grounds, plus a full tennis court. This house has been featured in many books and magazines, including the New York Times, and it’s no wonder, with the look of a prestigious monumental home with immaculate landscape, it’s no wonder this property is estimated at $27.5 million.
5. 4939 Manson Ct., Dallas 75229 – $29.995 million
With 25,000 sq. ft. of living space, this home is all about living life to its fullest, not to mention, entertaining in a home like this, there’s no end to the luxuries that you can supply for your guests. The home was designed with nine bedrooms, nine full baths, and four half baths. The luxurious amenities include, a huge gourmet kitchen with an enormous pantry, formal study and library, three wet bars, unique underground media room, a pool, pool house, and outdoor kitchen for entertaining a large number of guests. Plus, for that anytime urge to shoot hoops – a half-regulation basketball court. This is also a great estate for the car enthusiasts with a large collection. The garage is designed to hold 14 cars, so there is no shortage of space for your toys. A beautiful example of the wealthy side of life, this estate is worth $29.995 million.
4. 5950 Deloache Avenue, Dallas – $33.5 million
The 15,254 sq. ft., traditional-style mansion on Deloache Ave., is every bit worth the $33.5 million it is estimated at. The home sits on nine-acres of pristine, mature landscape and is full of beautifully manicured and cut hedges that trail throughout the property. On the grounds you will also find several terraces, gardens, a tennis court and swimming pool, plus a two-story guest house. From the main house, you get views of the gorgeous lake and the gorgeous features include the indoor swimming pool, or natatorium, personal luxurious spa, a formal library, a leather-walled billiard room that is very masculine and cozy, and a master suite complex that is sure to impress. There is much more that this has been recognized as one of the most premiere properties in the entire Southwest.
3. 27 Mott Lane, Houston – $35 million
A unique, contemporary model of a multi-million dollar estate, 27 Mott Lane in Houston is situated on 8.7 acres and is 14,868 sq. ft. of living space. When you walk into the estate, you are greeted with a beautiful modern, floating staircase with formal living and dining rooms off to the side. The modern gourmet kitchen is full equipped and ready to prepare meals to feed an army. You also have a beautiful family room, wet bar, gym/yoga and mediation room. Upstairs on the second floor, is a 2nd floor loft and floor lounge. Outside, enjoy the gorgeous views of the property and lap pool from the many terraces that are located around the home. This beautiful estate is estimated at $35 million and is the third most expensive home in Texas.
2. 1755 Dove Road, Southlake – $50 million
Just like right out of a magazine, this tranquil estate and grounds is one of the most coveted pieces of property in Tarrant County. This estate sits on one acre of mature landscaping with mature trees and boasts a beautiful rock pond/waterfall for breathtaking views, an infinity edge swimming pool, fire pits and scenic rolling hills for a relaxing, outdoor living oasis. Inside, the meticulous design and high quality craftsmanship are seen throughout the home. This is resort-like living and it is the second most expensive homes in Texas, estimated at $50 million dollars.
1. 10000 Hollow Way Rd., Dallas 75229 – $135 million
What an amazing estate this is! The most expensive property in Texas is here, at 10000 Hollow Way Rd., and what a jewel it is. With over 28,000 sq. ft. of living space in the main house, the luxurious amenities go on-and-on. Just 10 minutes to downtown, the estate overlooks an abundance of trees and a creek that runs throughout the property. You will also enjoy, trails, a pond, meadows, vegetable gardens on the property, plus a greenhouse and two courtyards that are meticulously lined with magnolia trees. There is a tennis court on the property and a helipad. Inside this 1938 charmer and you are greeted with an ornamental steel front door. The home really flows on the inside, including a beautiful kitchen, that happens to be surprisingly cozier than expected, for a house of this size. This is a home to die for, not only due to the beauty of it all, but all the spectacular amenities, including the 19-seater theater that boasts a real reel projection room and concession counter. This home is estimated to be $135 million.