Simon Cowell and girlfriend Lauren Silverman went house hunting in Miami, according the New York Post, and after coming up empty have decided to "build their own dream house."
The article does mention one lavish home the couple checked out in Bal Harbour.
The desire to live in Florida came from socialite Silverman, who grew up there. One spot the couple checked out — and ultimately voted off — was a $36 million listing at 252 Bal Bay Drive in Bal Harbour.
Despite ruling out the 20,000-square-foot modern mansion designed by Chad Oppenheim, we recommend a tour.