This Famous Estate Just Sold for Some Serious Cash

If you thought thatGisele and Tom‘s $50 million pad was pricey, the Fleur de Lys estate begs to differ. The LA property that was listed for sale in 2007 for $125 million has finally found a reported anonymous French billionaire buyer who recently purchased the estate for $102 million — in cash.

This deal marks the most expensive home ever sold in LA county, which really says something, considering all of the celebs that practically live in castles there.

The 100-room and 50,000-square-foot Holmby Hills estate was modeled after Chateau Vaux le Vicomte, a castle outside of Paris, according to Forbes. Sadly, its 3,000-square-foot wine cellar, ballroom, tennis courts and a screening room sat empty for nearly seven years — so how many balls need to be thrown this year to make up for all that lost time?

 

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Exterior

You may run low on gas from driving in and out of the driveway alone.
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Ballroom

To justify having a ballroom, how many balls do you think need to be thrown per year?
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Dining Room

Just in case your family expands, there's enough tables and chairs in the dining room to accommodate them (and the neighbors).
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Living Room

Having that many chairs to sit in could present a problem for an indecisive person.
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Pool and Lounge

Have you ever lounged poolside under a chandelier?

 

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