30 May 2020

The American Home: French Provincial-Inspired Home In Spring, TX

Built in 2001 and situated on under an acre of land and shrouded by lush landscaping and mature trees, 7 N Heritage Hill Circle in Spring, TX is a French Provincial-inspired stucco home that is in close proximity to major shopping and roadways. Its flexible floor plan boasts formal and informal spaces resulting in a comfortable interior environment.

13,000 Square Foot Brick and Stone Mansion In Potomac, MD (FLOOR PLANS)

This brick and stone mansion at 9811 Avenel Farm Road in Potomac, MD was built in 2010 and is situated on two acres of land with mature trees acting as a colorful backdrop. Truly custom from top to bottom, the stately residence's architectural design is French-inspired and is suited for today's modern way of living with formal rooms as well as rooms for entertaining.

28 May 2020

15,000 Square Foot Neoclassical-Style Mansion In Atlanta, GA

This William T. Baker-designed Neoclassical-style mansion in Atlanta, GA was originally built in 2002 and completely updated in 2020 to complement today's tastes. The stately brick and stone-accented residence at 515 West Paces Ferry Road NW is situated on 2.2 acres of flat land and boasts approximately 15,344 square feet of living space.

6,000 Square Foot Cape Cod-Style Home In Kiawah Island, SC

Designed by award-winning architect Wayne Windham and expertly constructed by Kiawah Island's premier builder Solaris, 171 Flyway Drive in Kiawah Island, SC is a Cape Cod-style home that was built in 2013 and is situated on just over an acre of land with views of the Atlantic. The shingle-clad residence is a short walk around from a secluded stretch of beach and boasts both an illuminated and functional interior and expansive outdoor living spaces.

27 May 2020

8,000 Square Foot Colonial-Style Mansion In Scarsdale, NY (FLOOR PLANS)

72 Sheldrake Road in Scarsdale, NY is a Colonial-style brick mansion that was built in 2018 and is situated on just over an acre of land with Fenway golf course views. The classic and stately exterior provides the facade for an exceptionally modern and open interior that boasts functional spaces and clean lines throughout.

26 May 2020

9,000 Square Foot European-Inspired Mansion In Montecito, CA

945 Lilac Drive in Montecito, CA is a European-inspired stucco and stone-clad mansion that was once the home of American comedian Jonathan Winters and wife Eileen. It is situated on three acres of land and boasts peerless ocean, island, and mountain views. Originally built in 2007, the residence underwent an extensive remodel that was spearheaded by an award-winning collaboration comprised of Harrison Design, Allen Construction, and Arcadia Studio.

25 May 2020

8,000 Square Foot Waterfront Contemporary-Style Mansion In Boca Raton, FL

The newly built mansion at 310 Alexander Palm Road in Boca Raton, FL is situated on 0.34 acres of land with direct gulf stream access. The contemporary-inspired home boasts clean lines which are handsomely complemented by a bevy of bespoke finishes throughout; movable glass walls seamlessly blend indoor and outdoor spaces.

24 May 2020

9,000 Square Foot Lakefront Stone Mansion In Orono, MN

1530 Orchard Beach Place in Orono, MN is a stone mansion boasting 130 feet of sandy lakeshore. The stately residence was built in 2008 and is situated on just over an acre of land.

23 May 2020

9,000 Square Foot Mediterranean-Style Mansion In Boca Raton, FL

5014 Sanctuary Lane in Boca Raton, FL is a Mediterranean-style mansion that was built in 2006 and situated on a half acre lot with 110 feet of water frontage. The stately exterior boasts a bevy of column-lined stone arches while the interior is rich with imported stones and a showcase of ornate wall and ceiling details.

10,000 Square Foot European-Inspired Brick Mansion In Atlanta, GA

The European-inspired mansion at 1220 W Wesley Road NW in Atlanta, GA features a stately four-sides brick exterior with a smooth stone portion at the front entry and plank siding at the east and west wings. Designed by the renowned Summerour Architects, the custom residence was built in 2006 and is situated on 2.5 acres of land backing to heavy trees, which can be taken in via the home's floor-to-ceiling window sections at the rear.

22 May 2020

12,000 Square Foot Brick Mansion In Birmingham, AL

4506 High Court Circle in Birmingham, AL is a stately brick mansion that was built in 1999 and is situated on just over three acres of land. The lofty position of the residence affords it peerless views of the Greystone Founders championship golf course and country club and its convenient proximity is second to none.

12,000 Square Foot Waterfront Stone Mansion In Blaine, WA

6023 Birch Point Road in Blaine, WA is stone mansion that was built in 2003 and is situated on just over 23 acres of land. The stately residence boasts 800+ feet of pristine water frontage with views over the San Juans and Canadian Gulf Islands.

21 May 2020

10,000 Square Foot Colonial-Style Stucco Mansion In Great Neck, NY

3 Creek Road in Great Neck, NY is a like-new Colonial-style stucco mansion that was built in 2018 and is situated on just under an acre of land.

20 May 2020

The American Home: Georgian-Style Brick Home In Atlanta, GA

2938 Habersham Way NW in Atlanta, GA is a stately four-sides brick home situated on an acre of land in the heart of prestigious Buckhead. The Georgian-style residence was designed by Altanta's award-winning architect Norman Askins and built in 1991.

19 May 2020

17,000 Square Foot Neoclassical-Inspired Mansion In Los Angeles, CA

1714 Stone Canyon Road in Los Angeles, CA is a Neoclassical-style mansion that was built in 2012 and is situated on nearly five acres of land in Bel Air, boasting views of the Stone Canyon Reservoir. The home's exterior is accented by fine cornices and columns, while the interior showcases ornate moldings, hardwood floors, imported marble, and rare stone finishes throughout.

18 May 2020

15,000 Square Foot European-Inspired Mansion In McLean, VA

Known simply as "Ballantrae", 1181 Ballantrae Lane in McLean, VA is a European-inspired stucco and stone mansion that was built in 2018 by ALM Builders and is situated on acre of land hidden by tall hedges. Located in prestigious Langley Farms, the like-new residence was designed for both grand entertaining and warm family living.

16 May 2020

23,000 Square Foot Oceanfront Mega Mansion In North Palm Beach, FL

12520 Seminole Beach Road in North Palm Beach, FL is a British West Indies-inspired mega mansion boasting multiple breezy outdoor spaces that offer sweeping views of the ocean; it was built in 2014 and is situated on just over an acre of land.

15 May 2020


James McDonald Associate Architects, PC is an award-winning custom home design firm based in Great Falls, VA. Its founder, James McDonald, has been designing some of the Mid-Atlantic region's most breathtaking homes for the better part of 20 years.

14 May 2020

12,000 Square Foot Contemporary-Style Mansion In Dallas, TX

10106 Inwood Road in Dallas, TX is a striking contemporary-style mansion that was built in 2011 and is situated on two acres of land. The geometrically-driven residence is an entertainer's dream with its vast interior volume matched only by its clean exterior edges and well-maintained lush grounds. And from edge to edge, natural light pours in through its floor-to-ceiling window sections and folding glass walls.

13 May 2020

15,000 Square Foot Colonial-Style Stone Mansion In Greenwich, CT

96 Conyers Farm Drive in Greenwich, CT is a stately stone mansion that was built in 2004 and is situated on just over 15 acres of land. Located in close proximity to local shops, schools, and an airport, the Georgian-style residence is nestled within a 24-hour guard-gated enclave that boasts manicured lawns and mature trees. And its classic exterior complements the modern interior.

12 May 2020

Uber Co-Founder's 20,000 Square Foot Historical Mansion In Los Angeles, CA

Known as the Bellagio Estate, 10410 Bellagio Road in Los Angeles, CA is a modernized historic mega mansion that was recently purchased for $43,300,000 by Travis Kalanick, the co-founder and former CEO of Uber. Situated on nearly two acres of land, the Spanish Colonial Revival-style residence was originally built in 1930, re-imagined by Don Ziebell of Oz Architects Inc., and underwent a three year renovation before going to market in 2019.

11 May 2020

9,000 Square Foot Historical Mansion In Cold Spring Harbor, NY (FLOOR PLANS)

Affectionately known as "Belvedere", 469 Woodbury Road in Cold Spring Harbor, NY is a French Provincial-style mansion that was built in 1933 and is situated on just over six acres of land. Architect Auguste L. Noel designed the stately brick mansion that sits at an elevation of 224 feet with breathtaking valley views and views of Cold Spring Harbor and Long Island Sound.

10 May 2020

WORTH A MENTION: The American Man$ion's Top-10 Mansions List

The American Man$ion website features over 600 luxurious homes, so as the Creator and Content Manager, picking my Top-10 personal favorites was not easy task at all! And just to keep things interesting, I opted to use a random order and there is no absolute favorite between the tenth and first spots-I love them all! (P.S. The cover mansion above is not included in list!)

09 May 2020

Newly Built 21,000 Square Foot Waterfront Mega Mansion In Delray Beach, FL

9192 Rockybrook Way is a newly built stone mega mansion in Delray Beach, FL that is located in the guard-gated Stone Creek Ranch luxury enclave. Known as Rockybrook Estate, this Spanish Colonial-inspired residence neighbors The Sundara Estate, a 26,000+ square foot estate which was also designed by Brenner Architecture Group, LLC. Situated on 2.7 acres of land, Rockybrook is South Florida's perfect blend of modern classicism and throwback glamour.

WORTH A MENTION: The Sundara Estate | 26,000 Square Feet In Delray Beach, FL

(Originally posted November 23, 2018)

With its Chanel-themed closets and resort-style outdoor space, the Sundara Estate located in Delray Beach, FL is the mark of ultimate luxury living. The stately contemporary-style waterfront mansion is situated on 2.6 acres of land in the gated Stone Creek Ranch community.

08 May 2020

11,000 Square Foot French Country-Style Mansion In Fenton, MI

11479 Clyde Road in Fenton, MI is a stone and brick mansion that resembles a French Country-inspired castle that was built for a king but fit for a family. It was built 2010 and is situated on 10 acres of land (with 28.5 additional acres for purchase) surrounded by heavy mature trees.

07 May 2020

PROFESSIONAL'S SHOWCASE: Richard Drummond Davis Architects | Dallas, TX

Richard Drummond Davis Architects is a full-service architectural design firm based in Dallas, TX. The firm was founded in 1977 by Mr. Richard Drummond Davis, a graduate of Princeton University.

13,000 Square Foot French-Inspired Stone Mansion In Colts Neck, NJ

88 Montrose Road in Colts Neck, NJ is a French-inspired stone mansion with Old Carolina hand molded brick accents. It was built in 2008 and is situated on 38 acres of land complete with two barns.

06 May 2020

9,000 Square Foot Historical Georgian Revival-Style Mansion In Shaker Heights, OH

19400 N Park Boulevard is one of the Cleveland area's most iconic homes and located only minutes from downtown. The historic brick residence was built in 1949 and is situated on four acres of park-like land. Georgian Revival-inspired, it seamlessly blends traditional design with luxurious modern amenities from the inside out.

05 May 2020

Newly Built 15,000 Square Foot Shingle-Style Mansion In Southampton, NY

410 Ox Pasture Road is a newly built shingle-style mansion in Southampton, NY that is situated on a 1.8 acre parcel with professional landscaping by architect Dean Gomolka. The Southampton Village residence boasts an open floor plan while remaining incredibly homely with a bevy of modern amenities throughout.

04 May 2020

The American Home: Tuscan-Inspired Stone Home In Dallas, TX

5019 Shadywood Lane is a stately Tuscan-inspired stone home in the Bluffview neighborhood of Dallas, TX. The Robbie Fusch-designed residence was built in 2004 and is situated on 1.5 acres of land shrouded by mature trees and impeccably maintained lush landscaping.

03 May 2020

17,000 Square Foot Waterfront Stone Mansion In Batesville, IN

13198 N County Road 400 E in Batesville, IN is a Colonial-style mansion on the banks of Bischoff Reservoir. Built in 2007, the stately stone residence is situated on 15 acres of land and boasts an interior rich in fine limestone accents and wood detailing throughout.

02 May 2020

14,000 Square Foot French-Inspired Mansion In Thousand Oaks, CA

2500 White Stallion Road in Thousand Oaks, CA is a French-inspired mansion that was built in 2009 and is situated on just over 20 acres of land; a true private paradise with peerless views of the valley.

01 May 2020

PROFESSIONAL'S SHOWCASE: Cardello Architects | Westport, CT

Based in Westport, CT, Robert A. Cardello Architects, LLC has been developing both residential and commercial properties since 1999 and have netted multiple awards for new custom homes as well as for renovations projects. Learn more about them and see more of their work below.