Inside the Most Expensive Home in the U.S.

By Jaime Lutz

Apr 12, 2014 7:14pm
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Copper Beech Farm, a 50 acre waterfront estate in Greenwich, Conn., is the most expensive single-family home sale in America. (Courtesy Ogilvy & Associates Realtors)

A Greenwich, Conn., waterfront mansion has been sold for $120 million, making it the largest purchase of a single-family home in U.S. history.

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Copper Beech Farm, the one and only 50-acre waterfront estate in Greenwich, Conn., is the most expensive home sale in America. (David Ogilvy & Associates Realtors)

The home and 50.5-acre property, previously owned by by timber mogul John Rudey, includes 12 bedrooms, a 4,000-foot-wide beach, two offshore islands, a solarium, a grass tennis court, greenhouses, and a heated pool.

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Copper Beech Farm, the one and only 50-acre waterfront estate in Greenwich, Conn., is the most expensive home sale in America. (David Ogilvy & Associates Realtors)

Realtors David Ogilvy & Associates handled the sale and would not reveal the name of the buyer.

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Copper Beech Farm, the one and only 50-acre waterfront estate in Greenwich, Conn., is the most expensive home sale in America. (Courtesy David Ogilvy & Associates Realtors)

The median price of homes in the U.S. is about $222,000, meaning that someone would need to buy about 540 typically priced homes to spend as much.

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Copper Beech Farm, the one and only 50 acre waterfront estate in Greenwich, Conn., is the most expensive home sale in America. (Courtesy David Ogilvy & Associates Realtors)

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