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5 South Florida homes for $65M

Which fantasy mansion would you choose?

A $65 million home for sale on Star Island showing the bay behind the home
A $65 million home for sale on Star Island
Courtesy of Courtesy of One Sotheby’s/by AlexTPhoto

Welcome to Miami’s Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount across various South Florida neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out!

We’re pulling a 180 from last week’s Curbed Comparisons, which applied San Francisco’s median one-bedroom rental budget of $3400 to five awesome residences across Miami.

This week, we put our billionaire robes on and traverse South Florida with a silly fantasy budget of $65 million—also known as House Hunters on Steroids.

We begin with our most “affordable” home, which is located in Palm Beach with an asking price of just under $60 million.

Palm Beach: 1485 South Ocean Boulevard

via Christian J. Angle

Asking just $59.5 million, here’s 22,000-plus-square-foot lakefront Mediterranean sitting on two acres with over 300 feet of water frontage.

Naples: 2500 Gordon Drive

via Michael McCumber

Clad with a $60.9 million price tag is this Lowcountry estate sitting on 5.5 acres. There are multiple guest facilities and a secret garden.

“The finest team of craftsmen were assembled to create this breathtaking vision whose true success lies in its welcoming presidents, huge charity events, casual family gatherings and private contemplation,” retorts the listing.

Palm Beach: 1071 North Ocean Boulevard

via Christian J. Angle

This $64.9 million home is huge, measuring around 35,000 square feet. It boasts about 240 feet of direct ocean frontage and includes a grand salon, dual ocean balconies, and a slew of entertaining features like a bowling alley, a home theater, a pub, and a game room.

The original ask was just under $70 million.

Naples: 3100 Gordon Drive

via Bill Earls

Previously asking $68 million, this exquisite Naples estate sitting on about five acres can be yours for $65 million.

Coral stone imported from the Dominican Republic is among its finer details, which also includes Venetian plaster walls, wide plank wood flooring, and a gulf loggia with motorized retractable glass walls.

Miami Beach: 46 Star Island

via Alexa Iacovelli

Our final and most expensive mansion is the $65 million 46 Star Island, which is the only Miami residence on our tour.

The 18,356-square-foot estate was built in the 1920s and used to serve as the Miami Yacht Club before being renovated into a single family home. It features over 20 rooms and 255 feet of water frontage along Biscayne Bay.


Which mansion would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 14%
    Palm Beach: 1485 South Ocean Boulevard
    (15 votes)
  • 7%
    Naples: 2500 Gordon Drive
    (8 votes)
  • 24%
    Palm Beach: 1071 North Ocean Boulevard
    (26 votes)
  • 5%
    Naples: 3100 Gordon Drive
    (6 votes)
  • 48%
    Miami Beach: 46 Star Island
    (51 votes)
106 votes total Vote Now