The most expensive homes ever sold in Staten Island, New York

 Robin Leach

Robin Leach

In 1984 the television show “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” premiered with massive success.  It was the dawn of reality television.  Sometime later, MTV Cribs showed us how wealthy people lived.  Now there are actually channels dedicated to this.  We all have a voyeuristic tendency to see how other people live.  Especially wealthy people.  The following 10 homes are the most expensive residential real estate transactions in Staten Island history, according to public record.  They include the Island’s most affluent neighborhoods Todt HillSouthEast Annadale, and Tottenville.

#10 – 51 Romer Road in Todt Hill

This self described “Bellagio Estate” is over 6,000 sq ft of “unsurpassed elegance”, according to the listing agent.  Situated on a 20,000 sq ft lot, this magnificent home features 5 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, a steam room, a sauna, and a tennis court.  Sale price $3,300,000

#9 – 111 Cliffwood Ave in Todt Hill

Situated on just under 2 acres of perfectly manicure grounds sits this 12,000 sq ft gated estate featuring 8 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a billiard room, gourmet Smallbone kitchen, and an elevator.  This all brick mansion formerly belonged to New York Met John Franco.  Sale price $3,400,000

#8 – 74 Buttonwood Road in Todt Hill

This 12,000 sq ft all brick mansion features 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, an elevator, a library, and an in ground pool, all elegantly situated on an acre of park like property.  Sale price $3,500,000

#7 – 15 Tricia Way in Tottenville

This 7,000 sq ft ocean front home features 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, an indoor pool, a sauna, a media room, and a roof top deck with panoramic views.  Sale price $3,500,000

#6 – 79 Howard Ave in Grymes Hill

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Built on just under 4 acres of prime NYC real estate, this 6,600 sq ft Landmarked Bavarian Tudor features panoramic views of Manhattan and the Verrazano bridge.  This 19 room mansion has been named Casa Belvedere and is home to the Italian Cultural Foundation.  Sale price $3,600,000

#5 – 125 Benedict Road in Todt Hill

Architectural Digest 12 room colonial with European flair features 11,000+ sq ft of living space including 6 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, an in ground pool, an elevator, and bridge views.  Sale price 3,700,000

  #4 – 155 Benedict Road in Todt Hill

This 8,000 sq ft home sits proudly on just over 2 acres of secluded land.  Featuring 7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, this “Great Gatsby” style home also has an in ground pool and bridge views.  Sale price $3,700,000

#3 – 20 East Entry Road in Todt Hill

This 14 room English Tudor features 8,000 sq ft of living space and sits graciously on just under 2 acres of manicured grounds.  Built in 1902, this classic home features leaded glass, 7 bedrooms, and 6 bathrooms.  Sale price $3,800,000

#2 – 29 Highpoint Road in Todt Hill

This luxurious all brick English Manor features 10,000 sq ft of living space including 6 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, nestled on just over an acre of land.  Sale price $3,875,000

#1 – 150 Nicolosi Drive in SouthEast Annadale

This 5 time Chamber Award winner tops the list of most expensive homes ever sold in Staten Island.  Located in SouthEast Annadale, this 12,000 sq ft ocean front mansion features 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, an in ground pool, and an elevator.  Situated on just over an acre of beachfront property, it looks like it belongs in the Hollywood Hills.  Sale price $4,300,000