You Won’t Believe What The Most Expensive House in America Is
The most expensive house in America is located in "the hills of Beverly." You won't believe which famous house is at the top of that list.
That's right, Jed Clampett's estate is up for sale and is the most expensive home in America. It was actually the house used for the exterior shots of the Clampett's mansion from the TV show in the 60's.
The 25,000-square-foot mansion is in L.A.'s Bel-Air neighborhood. It was built in 1933, and it sits on 10.3 acres. It's got a ballroom, a wine cellar, a 40-car garage, a tennis court, a 75-foot pool, a pool house, a guest house, manicured gardens, and a 'formal salon, just to name a few prominent features.
So how expensive is this house?
This home can be yours for the low, low price of $350 million! Okay, so maybe not so much of a low price, but it's famous! It's the estate of the late A. Jerrold “Jerry” Perenchio. Who was Jerry Perenchio? According to Variety.com,
Perenchio, a former talent manager and sports promoter, teamed up in the mid 1970s with Norman Lear and Alan “Bud” Yorkin on Tandem Productions, which turned out a long string of iconic sitcoms that included “All in the Family,” “Sanford and Son,” “Maude,” “The Facts of Life,” and “Diff’rent Strokes.” He later and briefly owned the Loews Theater Chain and in the early 1990s he partnered with Mexican media mogul Emilio Azcárraga Milmo to buy the Spanish language Univision television network that they sold in 2007 for $13.5 billion to investor Haim Saban’s Saban Capital Group, Inc.
So the guy clearly had some money, and put some money into the mansion once he acquired it. You can read more about the mansion and it's features by visiting the full article here.