The most expensive homes sold on Staten Island in 2012

This is one of the most enticing posts I write each year, giving you a run down on Staten Island’s Most Expensive Homes Sold in the previous year. Even if you are not in the market to buy a home, you will probably find this interesting. Money can’t buy you love, but from what we’ve seen, it can give you lavish homes and fairytale-like lifestyles.

The high-end of the luxury real estate market had a good 2012. Here’s the list of the biggest residential real estate transactions reported in the past 12 months:

#1 Most Expensive Home Sold in 2012 – Nicolosi Dr, S. E. Annadale

Sold Price: $4,300,000

The most expensive homes sold on Staten Island in 2012

This 5-time Chamber Award winner 11 room mansion sold in July, 2012 for a whopping $4,300,000. A lavish 12,000 square foot home on a water front property with over 1 acre of beach and panoramic views of the ocean features an open layout for grand entertaining. On the main floor you’ll find a two story entry, formal dining and living rooms, custom eat-in kitchen with double islands, a den and access to a beautiful yard with an in-ground pool, cabana and an outdoor kitchen. Upstairs is an ultra indulgent master suite with a sitting room and onyx fireplace, additional bedrooms, large recreational/observatory room. The grounds are manicured with expansive lawns, gardens and a private beach. Amenities include radiant heat floors, multiple fireplaces, maid quarters, marble floors, floating staircase, full finished basement, an elevator, 3 car garage and a huge patio for outdoor parties. Prime living in every way.

#2 Most Expensive Home Sold in 2012 – Helena Rd, Todt Hill

Sold Price: $3,400,000

The most expensive homes sold on Staten Island in 2012

Exquisite gated estate featuring 11,000 + square foot 20 room all brick mansion on just under 2 acres of land overlooking the golf course. In September this one-of–a-kind home was purchased by one lucky buyer for $3,400,000. Let’s take a look inside, shall we? On the first level of this spectacular home you will find a full walk out basement with recreational room, wine cellar, DJ booth, ice cream parlor, game room, basketball court, one bath and a 4 car garage. The main level features a dual staircase, formal dining room, a butler’s pantry, powder room, living room, a private gym, maids quarters, great room with a fireplace and custom built-ins, gourmet Smallbone kitchen with breakfast room, family room, billiard room and an elevator. Second and third level feature all bedroom suites with walk- in closets and private baths including a glamorous princess suite complete with an adjacent sitting room, custom closets and a beautiful bath. The enormous master suite features a sitting room, fireplace, an elaborate private bath with custom built-ins and dual walk-in closets.  The grounds feature an oversized landscaped yard, gunite pool, cabana and most importantly exceptional privacy.

#3 Most Expensive Home Sold in 2012 – Circle Rd, Todt Hill

Sold Price: $3,100,000

The most expensive homes sold on Staten Island in 2012

This beautiful new construction with high- end amenities was completed and sold in 2012 for $3,100,000. This special property is located in the exclusive Todt Hill neighborhood and features unsurpassed architectural detailing, enormous entertaining layout, 8 finely appointed rooms, two story entry, formal dining room, great room with fireplace, gorgeous custom kitchen, full finished basement, long sweeping tiled heated driveway, built in 2 car garage, private terrace overlooking a huge yard and much more.

There you have it, Staten Island’s top three most expensive homes sold in 2012. Which one is your favorite?

All information and photos are courtesy of the Staten Island Board of REALTORS®, our multiple listings service.

 

 

3 Replies to “The most expensive homes sold on Staten Island in 2012”

  1. Interesting post! The first home ( the circle one ) is up the block from my friends fathers home. Its interesting to see how this house is decorated.. so very 80’s! The back yard property is superb though! Lovely.

    The mansion with the ice cream parlor I actually installed carpeting in when it was being built by its original owner. The house has an indoor pool, and secret passages! ( VERY cool! ) Privacy does not even come close to explaining how secluded this home is.. While there for the week we worked on it we were most struck by the fact that nowhere from the home could you see anything but nature! Not another home within view! ( perhaps that’s changed.. though I don’t think so.
    Also of interest is the landscaping.. was a reported 3 million dollars! I suspect that this house cost more to build than it just sold for.
    The spiral staircase ( not show ) was built using a solid piece center column.. all custom. The Ice cream parlor is swathed in marble. The list goes on and on.

    What Im most surprised about with these homes is the photography.. I think these realtors NEED me.

    http://www.JasonJosephStudio.com I make properties look like millions more than they are already worth! 🙂

  2. Jason,
    Your experience at these homes is quite a treat, thanks for sharing the stories and some extra insight!
    I agree with you regarding the photography. Having professional pictures taken of a property is crucial to a marketing campaign of a home. I’m a big believer in marketing and presentation especially when it comes to luxury real estate.
    Thanks for stopping by Jason!

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