This article will showcase 10 of the most expensive and impressive penthouses currently for sale across the US. Starting from the least expensive penthouse and continuing to the most expensive. Many of the listings are the most expensive in their respective cities, but some of the listings are especially unique. Unique listings can sometimes be more impressive than the most expensive listings. Prepare to be WOWED.
10) Portland, OR. $6,295,000. 5,002 sq. ft.
This penthouse is located on the 31st floor and called the Sky Island Residence. This residence occupies the entire floor and includes a wrap-around terrace offering 360-degree panoramic views of the city of Portland and the mountains in the distance. There are 4-bedrooms, 4-bathrooms and 2 fireplaces. Each room has access to the terrace, blending indoor and outdoor living at its’ finest. The penthouse features hand-selected wood and stone Italian features. The interior design is a bit avant-garde, befitting the locale of Portland.
Listing Agent: Katherine Wiliams with Rose City Realty Group.
9) San Diego, CA. $11,950,000. 8,400 sq ft.
This is an expansive estate in the sky and one of the largest condos ever available in San Diego. The unit includes 5-bedrooms, 9-bathrooms, gym with a rock wall, art studio, media room, office, and additional rooms. Floor to ceiling windows offers expansive views of the city and bay below. The gala room can comfortably accommodate 50 guests. The modern design includes opaque glass walls, exposed steel beams, white marble counters, and reclaimed Indonesian teak wood. This penthouse is an entertainer’s delight.
Listed by Shelly Wu with Berkshire Hathaway HomeService.
8) Houston, TX. $12,000,000. 12,827 sqft.
At 12,827 sqft, this is the largest penthouse in this article. Occupying the entire 33rd floor, the unit includes 4-bedrooms, 8-bathrooms. The design is Italianesque and includes single-quarry sourced marble and faux Venetian plaster. There are two banks of elevators, with two receptions foyers. Additional amenities include a Renaissance-style grand salon, library, gym, 4 balconies, and 10 parking spaces. This spacious and sumptuous residence maximizes comfort.
Listed by Mary Eliza Hahnfeld with Martha Turner Sotheby’s.
7) Chicago, IL. $12,000,000. 8,000 sqft.
This penthouse is located on Chicago’s famous Gold Coast and has not been on the market for 45 years. Not only are there 6-bedrooms, 7-bathrooms, but there is also an impressive 5,000 sqft of outdoor space. Some of the unit’s highlights include a walnut-paneled gallery with frescoed ceilings, hand-crafted stone fireplace, coffered ceilings, and original limestone staircases. The main highlight of the property is the outdoor space that is reminiscent of an Italian garden. There’s a manicured garden with unobstructed views in all directions. One word to describe this palatial retreat is dramatic.
Listed Christie Baines & Cheryl Prosperi with Jameson Sotheby’s Intl Realty.
6) Boston, MA. $12,980,000. 3,209 sqft.
The penthouse is located on the top floor of the tallest residential building in New England. More specifically, the penthouse is on 39th floor of the Four Seasons. The unit includes 3-bedrooms, 4-bathrooms, private elevator, as well as all the amenities offered by the Four Seasons. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer unobstructed panoramic views of Boston below.
Listed by Rose Hall with Blue Ocean Realty, LLC.
5) Washington, DC. $14,500,000. 5,503 sqft.
The penthouse is located on a prominent position overlooking the Potomac river in prestigious Georgetown. The penthouse has recently been renovated and combines two penthouse units. The unit occupies 2-levels and includes 3-bedrooms, 5-bathrooms. The spa bath includes imported Namibian marble. The rooftop terrace includes views of the Washington monument and beyond. This is one of the finest penthouses ever offered in Washington, DC.
Listed by Mark C Lowham & Matthew B Mccormick with TTR Sotheby’s International Realty.
4) Los Angeles, CA. $18,900,000, 5,320 sqft.
This Art Deco style penthouse is a throwback to Manhattan in the 1920s. The style and décor throughout the 2-bedroom, 4-bathroom unit exudes opulence and warmth. It’s been elegantly adorned with hand-carved woodwork, metal, and stone furnishings. There is a 600 sqft terrace offering jetliner views of Los Angeles. This is the crown jewel penthouse in one of LA’s most luxurious and star-studded condominium skyscrapers.
3) Miami, FL. $39,500,000. 11,068 sqft.
This is an ultra-luxurious condo occupying the top two floors of the building. Be mesmerized with the ocean views from the 28’ wall of glass in the living room. The unit includes 5-bedrooms, 8-bathrooms, 4 elevators, 3 lounges, and a 26’ foot lap pool. Design elements include marble, glass, wood, and a green wall. This penthouse brings new meaning to luxurious.
Listed by Dina Goldentayer with Douglas Elliman.
2) San Francisco, CA. $45,000,000. 5,400 sqft.
This is the most expensive listing for a residence in a city known for expensive real estate, San Francisco. This recently renovated penthouse takes up the entire 10th floor and has 3-bedrooms and 5-bathrooms. Although the unit is located on the 10th floor, the building is situated on an ideal place offering expansive views. The penthouse’s notable feature is a wraparound terrace, affording brilliant views of the Golden Gate Bridge and city skyline. The price per square foot is a staggering $8,333. Wine aficionados will enjoy the Wine-controlled room that can house 2,500 bottles.
Listed by Malin B. Giddings & Neal Allen Ward with Compass.
1) New York, NY. $169,000,000. 8,255 sqft.
New York has many impressive penthouses, but this penthouse has the most formidable views in the entire city. Located on the top floor of the tallest residential building in the western hemisphere. This palatial residence occupies the entire 96th floor and includes 6-bedrooms, 9-bathrooms and 2 powder rooms. The perimeter is surrounded with soaring 10’ windows that offer a bird’s eye view of the city below. The 93’ long living room includes a fireplace. The penthouse comes fully furnished and includes designer furniture by Hermes, Bentley, and Fendi. Fancy a floating tub with Central Park views? Then this might be the perfect penthouse for you.