Sprawling $175 Million Tri-State Home Among 5 Most Expensive Properties for Sale in America

Trulia recently put together a round-up of the most expensive homes for sale in America and this $175 million sprawling waterfront estate in Connecticut cracks the top five. See the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here.

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Stanley Jesudowich
According to Trulia, the 63-acre waterfront estate in Darien, Connecticut, is the fourth most expensive home currently for sale in America. See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
Known as "Great Island," the awe-inspiring 10-bedroom property, on the market for $175 million, is just 55 minutes from Manhattan. See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
The property was originally acquired in 1902 as a compound for a well-known family that still owns it, as the listing says. The original main house was built entirely out of a stone with a tile roof; it has unbelievable water views in all directions. See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
The quiet, solitude and unparalleled surroundings make one feel as if no other home is remotely nearby, though the nearest main-line railroad station is just about a mile away. See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
Bird life include hummingbirds and the majestic trees give the property a truly unique feel. See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
Take a walk on the lawn, go for a ride on one of the bike paths or enjoy in the extensive equestrian opportunities the property has to offer. See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
Isthmuses with wide driveways connect Great Island to the mainland. See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
Two hundred stonemasons built the surrounding structures to the main house. Those structures include a stable with a ceiling like the famous one in Grand Central Terminal. See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
The property features a polo field, a few beach cottages, a caretaker's house, gatehouse and cow barn, among other buildings. See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
It also has a yacht basin. See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
The half-mile driveway takes you through open lawns with trees on either side as you meander toward the main house. See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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Stanley Jesudowich
See <a href="http://www.christiesrealestate.com/eng/sales/detail/170-l-108-1606281019195238/great-island-darien-ct" target="_blank">the full listing with Christie's International Real Estate here</a>.
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