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135 Million Dollar home for Sale

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In Dallas.........the Palace of Crespi Hicks Estate..........has anyone ever heard about this home? My goodness talking about too much room. lol

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Rainbows a­nd Roses1359675763.51318545 PostsRegistered 6/4/2011

An apartment for rent in New York...........$165,000 a month........Astor Suite at the Plaza Hotel.........it is very pretty. Millions were spent getting it ready.......could sell for $45-55 million.

"Crying is for plain women, Pretty women go shopping." Oscar Wilde

"The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion but cosmetics are easier to buy." YSL

Rainbows a­nd Roses1359675853.44318545 PostsRegistered 6/4/2011

Another one for sale........apartment $100 million dollars and it is so pretty..take a look at CNN. Funny for me when I saw you go upstairs through an elevator the bedroom was nicely set up and yet by the bed their table showed electrical wires from the wall to things.....a problem I try to avoid.......so do you like look at property online even if you can't buy it? It will give decorating suggestions.

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"Crying is for plain women, Pretty women go shopping." Oscar Wilde

"The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion but cosmetics are easier to buy." YSL

madcity4111359676581.1034496 PostsRegistered 8/11/2007

How about the 95 million dollar co-op in New York! It has an HOA fee of something like 1 million a year. It is a rather nice place though!! {#emotions_dlg.laugh}

croemer1359676819.3473494 PostsRegistered 1/29/2009

Video tour of the spectacular Estate, it is so beautiful and on 25 acres. This Crespi-Hicks Estate was notably the last residential creation of acclaimed architect Maurice Fatio before his death back in year 1943.

$135 Million Dallas Palace Is America's New Most Expensive Home For Sale. For complete gallery visit Douglas Newby & Associates web site!

<h1>America’s New Most Expensive Home For Sale – $135 Million Crespi-Hicks Estate in Dallas</h1>
  • January 31, 2013

Home of former Texas Rangers owner Tom Hicks is new most expensive home for sale in the United States. If you thought it’s luxury mansion in New York or San Francisco, you’re wrong. The Crespi-Hicks Estate, one-of-a-kind house, which was listed for $135 million is actually in Dallas. Designed in 1939 by renowned architect Maurice Fatio for Italian Count Pio Crespi, who came to the United States to head up the American leg of his wealthy family’s cotton empire, this house is an architectural beauty with ties to European royalty.

Among the home’s luxury amenities are an 18th century French royal marble mantelpiece in its master bedroom, a a library paneled in 19th-century Italian walnut and burl, a main kitchen tiled in 10th-century Dutch Delft manganese tiles, marble staircase, formal study, a mirrored art-deco bar room, and an exercise room.

The pool house boasts an outdoor living room and kitchen, an indoor catering kitchen, an extensive game room, and a high-tech home theater.

There are also a tennis court, several greenhouses, a tree house, rose and vegetable gardens, ponds, creeks and dense greenery, as well as a second hidden driveway entrance onto the property.

Tom Hicks, who once owned baseball’s Texas Rangers and who Forbes magazine said was worth $1.4 billion in 2008, bought this property some 16 years ago. He hired architect Peter Marino to restore it. The process reportedly took nearly a decade and as much as $100 million.

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Linders Ba­ck1359676958.5078455 PostsRegistered 9/4/2005Second star to the right and straight on till morning.

It was built by Italian Count Pio Crespi. Was he any relation to thePRincess or Countess who used to sell jewelry on QVC?

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croemer1359677013.1273494 PostsRegistered 1/29/2009
On 1/31/2013 Linders Back said:

It was built by Italian Count Pio Crespi. Was he any relation to thePRincess or Countess who used to sell jewelry on QVC?

I don't know, I wondered the same thing?

"Normal is just a setting on the dryer."

deepwaterd­otter1359677875.12312267 PostsRegistered 9/1/2005America's Dairyland
On 1/31/2013 Linders Back said:

It was built by Italian Count Pio Crespi. Was he any relation to thePRincess or Countess who used to sell jewelry on QVC?

You'd have to sell a lot of brooches just to pay the electic bill for a month.

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chumlee_1359678337.4475317 PostsRegistered 10/3/2008Back home on the east side, finally!!
On 1/31/2013 croemer said:

Video tour of the spectacular Estate, it is so beautiful and on 25 acres. This Crespi-Hicks Estate was notably the last residential creation of acclaimed architect Maurice Fatio before his death back in year 1943.

$135 Million Dallas Palace Is America's New Most Expensive Home For Sale. For complete gallery visit Douglas Newby & Associates web site!

<h1> America’s New Most Expensive Home For Sale – $135 Million Crespi-Hicks Estate in Dallas</h1>
  • January 31, 2013

Home of former Texas Rangers owner Tom Hicks is new most expensive home for sale in the United States. If you thought it’s luxury mansion in New York or San Francisco, you’re wrong. The Crespi-Hicks Estate, one-of-a-kind house, which was listed for $135 million is actually in Dallas. Designed in 1939 by renowned architect Maurice Fatio for Italian Count Pio Crespi, who came to the United States to head up the American leg of his wealthy family’s cotton empire, this house is an architectural beauty with ties to European royalty.

Among the home’s luxury amenities are an 18th century French royal marble mantelpiece in its master bedroom, a a library paneled in 19th-century Italian walnut and burl, a main kitchen tiled in 10th-century Dutch Delft manganese tiles, marble staircase, formal study, a mirrored art-deco bar room, and an exercise room.

The pool house boasts an outdoor living room and kitchen, an indoor catering kitchen, an extensive game room, and a high-tech home theater.

There are also a tennis court, several greenhouses, a tree house, rose and vegetable gardens, ponds, creeks and dense greenery, as well as a second hidden driveway entrance onto the property.

Tom Hicks, who once owned baseball’s Texas Rangers and who Forbes magazine said was worth $1.4 billion in 2008, bought this property some 16 years ago. He hired architect Peter Marino to restore it. The process reportedly took nearly a decade and as much as $100 million.

I could live there. My dogs would love the extra room even though they'd still try to all crowd up on a chair with me!!

Life is good, having a horse makes it GREAT!

shesallthat1359678615.0939861 PostsRegistered 4/4/2005
On 1/31/2013 croemer said:

Video tour of the spectacular Estate, it is so beautiful and on 25 acres. This Crespi-Hicks Estate was notably the last residential creation of acclaimed architect Maurice Fatio before his death back in year 1943.

$135 Million Dallas Palace Is America's New Most Expensive Home For Sale. For complete gallery visit Douglas Newby & Associates web site!

oh my goodness!!! that is gorgeous!!!! {#emotions_dlg.wub}

i wonder how many square feet - they left out that important detail!

she said: "that's alot of money to spend on a purse!" and i instantly knew we could not be friends.

TrackerGal1359679235.74323626 PostsRegistered 8/7/2007

Be a dandy hotel or bed and breakfast.

------1359679520.58317773 PostsRegistered 2/13/2008

Wow. It is beautiful. I wouldn't want to mow that lawn though.

chumlee_1359679637.0735317 PostsRegistered 10/3/2008Back home on the east side, finally!!
On 1/31/2013 TrackerGal said:

Be a dandy hotel or bed and breakfast.

Sure would! I'll try to get 135,000 of my closest friends and we'll buy it. Anyone want to join us???

Life is good, having a horse makes it GREAT!

------1359679743.7217773 PostsRegistered 2/13/2008
On 1/31/2013 chumlee_ said:
On 1/31/2013 TrackerGal said:

Be a dandy hotel or bed and breakfast.

Sure would! I'll try to get 135,000 of my closest friends and we'll buy it. Anyone want to join us???

I got 35 cents and a cough drop. Will that do? {#emotions_dlg.laugh}

croemer1359679890.80373494 PostsRegistered 1/29/2009

Just checked my sofa and found 62 cents to contribute does that mean I am the highest share-holder?Cool

"Normal is just a setting on the dryer."

NewNic1359679993.70314245 PostsRegistered 1/28/2007

I do not have enough furniture to fill it, but otherwise, I would buy it today!

croemer1359680081.2973494 PostsRegistered 1/29/2009

Flea market finds Marianne?

"Normal is just a setting on the dryer."

------1359680285.6117773 PostsRegistered 2/13/2008
On 1/31/2013 croemer said:

Just checked my sofa and found 62 cents to contribute does that mean I am the highest share-holder?Cool

Yep. But that means your share of property tax doubles.

NewNic1359680289.7514245 PostsRegistered 1/28/2007

I am allergic to garage sales and flea markets...my mom's fault-- as a kid I was dragged to them ALL the time- now, I won't go.

LOL...PTSD, I guess.

Peachysue1359680295.35312575 PostsRegistered 10/6/2004
Why not just squat? Works in Florida.. LOL

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chumlee_1359680326.6775317 PostsRegistered 10/3/2008Back home on the east side, finally!!
On 1/31/2013 croemer said:

Just checked my sofa and found 62 cents to contribute does that mean I am the highest share-holder?Cool

Depends on the type of cough drop being tossed in. I mean is it still wrapped or does it have lint on it?

Life is good, having a horse makes it GREAT!

croemer1359680360.23773494 PostsRegistered 1/29/2009
On 1/31/2013 ------ said:
On 1/31/2013 croemer said:

Just checked my sofa and found 62 cents to contribute does that mean I am the highest share-holder?Cool

Yep. But that means your share of property tax doubles.

{#emotions_dlg.scared}{#emotions_dlg.crying}Oops did I say 62 cents...I meant 32 cents?Cool

"Normal is just a setting on the dryer."

croemer1359680415.30773494 PostsRegistered 1/29/2009
On 1/31/2013 chumlee_ said:
On 1/31/2013 croemer said:

Just checked my sofa and found 62 cents to contribute does that mean I am the highest share-holder?Cool

Depends on the type of cough drop being tossed in. I mean is it still wrapped or does it have lint on it?

Good point!

Suzie I want to squat there for at least a month...you in?

"Normal is just a setting on the dryer."

croemer1359680489.77773494 PostsRegistered 1/29/2009
On 1/31/2013 Marianne- said:

I am allergic to garage sales and flea markets...my mom's fault-- as a kid I was dragged to them ALL the time- now, I won't go.

LOL...PTSD, I guess.

Ah...my mother drug us to garage sales. I still like to check them out.

"Normal is just a setting on the dryer."

------1359680493.88317773 PostsRegistered 2/13/2008
On 1/31/2013 croemer said:
On 1/31/2013 ------ said:
On 1/31/2013 croemer said:

Just checked my sofa and found 62 cents to contribute does that mean I am the highest share-holder?Cool

Yep. But that means your share of property tax doubles.

{#emotions_dlg.scared}{#emotions_dlg.crying}Oops did I say 62 cents...I meant 32 cents?Cool

{#emotions_dlg.laugh}

NewNic1359680624.53714245 PostsRegistered 1/28/2007

If you squat there is there electric and plumbing?

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