30,000 square-feet, 12 bathrooms smart home with state-of-the-art amenities
This week, the biggest names in tech have gathered together in Las Vegas for one of the largest tech conferences in the world: The International Consumer Electronics Show. From checking out new eye-tracking technology to watching Justin Timberlake announce what’s next with Myspace, the biggest and baddest tech developers are in Sin City to debut the latest tech toys that the rest of us hope to play with tomorrow.
To feed our need to be constantly plugged in, today’s real estate world has responded by building hundreds of “smart homes” that are equipped with high-tech, state of the art security, appliances and more. (Check out the “2011 Smart Home” with automated high-tech media mirrors, solar panels and self-watering plants featured on Gizmodo.)
So what’s the most awesome smart home on the market? How about the largest, pricest, most fabulous tech palace located just 8 miles of New York City in Alpine, New Jersey.
Listed at $56 million, this 30,000 square foot estate sits in one of the wealthiest zip codes in the country and has 12 bedrooms, 15 full and 4 partial baths. According to the listing, the home features a state of the art security system, heated driveway, high-tech appliances, gated motor court with six garages, generator and fire compressions system – all with the capability to be remotely controlled via smart phone from anywhere in the world.
The lavishly fancy digs has twelve foot high ceilings throughout, along with a heated 65-foot pool, separate pool house with kitchen and two baths, a theater room, basketball court, and full tennis court.
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30,000 square-feet, 12 bathrooms, state-of-the-art amenities
Forbes magazine has just published their annual “Most Expensive Zip Codes in America” list, and Alpine, New Jersey tops the list. Home to Chris Rock, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Stevie Wonder and others, Alpine is located just 8 miles from New York City, making it the perfect big-city escape for those with big bank accounts.
In Alpine, real estate is the real deal – the average listing price is an eye-popping $7,310,140. So, what does the most expensive for-sale home in the most expensive zip code look like? One word: impressive.
Located on the only gated street in Northern New Jersey, never before has a home of this grandeur been available. Measuring in at thirty thousand square feet, the sprawling home has 12 bedrooms and bathrooms galore. Perfect for the ultimate entertainer, reception rooms and a ballroom were built with grand scale proportions. Rare woods, stone, marble and twelve foot high ceilings are found throughout. The pool house includes a kitchen and two baths, a sixty five foot pool and tennis court. For the cold New Jersey winters, the property boasts a heated driveway and gated motor court with six garages. A generator, fire compression system and the most advanced security system are just the start of the state-of-the-art amenities. This massive estate is a “smart house” which can be operated anywhere in the world from an iPhone. Nothing like it exists in any other zip code.
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Sean "Diddy" Combs
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3+ acres, indoor gym, movie theater, 7 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms
Diddy, (in)famous for changing his moniker like some people change clothes, has also decided to make another change in his life. He’s listed his palatial home in Alpine, NJ on the open market. Listed at $13.5M, the home doesn’t come cheap, but it does come equipped. 3+ acres, 7 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, an indoor squash court, full-size gymnasium, movie theater, 6 car garage and 3 master suites make this home worthy of the eye-popping price tag. For those not well-versed on their New Jersey knowledge, Alpine is a celebrity enclave within driving distance to the bright lights and big city of Manhattan. Diddy’s famous current and former neighbors include Kimora Lee Simmons, Lil’ Kim, Chris Rock, Stevie Wonder and others. Alpine’s zip code, 07620, is consistently listed in the top 10 most affluent in America, making it a no-brainer that celebrities would be shacking up in the mega-homes that line the lanes.
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