Hot Houses: Buy the home of Hollywood legend or a beachfront Hamptons paradise

The stately mansion once owned by legendary comedian Danny Thomas has hit the market in Beverly Hills for a small fortune. 

The Moorish-style manse, built specifically for Thomas in the seventies, offers 18,000 feet of interior space that includes seven bedrooms and ten bathrooms. Baccarat chandeliers, gold leaf crown moldings and handmade carpets give the property a regal, if slightly over-the-top, sensibility.

The home sits high on a promontory of two and a half acres, offering 360 degree views of Beverly Hills. Even the swimming pool has picture perfect views of the Los Angeles skyline. According to the listing agent, the home can easily accommodate hundreds of guests for any lavish party.

The price? A mere $135 million.

Looking for a luxurious beach front bungalow? Imagine strolling along your own private boardwalk to your personal Hamptons beach. You could if you have $24.9 million to spare on this 10,000 square foot modern mansion in the sophisticated village of Quogue.

The massive house contains nine bedrooms and 11 full bathrooms. Nearly every room in the home offers a stunning ocean view. The grounds also include an impeccably designed swimming pool and tennis court.

The owners employed celebrity feng shui guru David Cho to ensure that the property was fully optimized for prosperity, health and family. If one thing is for sure, this family has certainly been prosperous.

Looking for a desert oasis? Look no further than this $7.5 million stunner in Arizona’s Paradise Valley.

One of the most celebrated architects in the Southwest, Bob Bacon, designed this modern mansion as an ode to Frank Lloyd Wright.

The 10,174-square-foot home offers a spectacular Southwest vibe, while managing to maintain a sleek and modern look. The property contains five bedrooms and seven full bathrooms and is the epitome of a “smart” home. There are heated floors in the his-and-hers master bathrooms and electronic blinds throughout the entire home. A flat-screen TV descends from the ceiling in the master bedroom and a fingerprint scanner is used to open the garage. The property also features a 25-foot long reflecting pool and an infinity-edge pool.

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