12.THE SPELLING MANOR – LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA ($77 MILLION)
Owned by Petra Stunt, daughter of Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone, this French chateau-style mansion has 123 rooms and was once home to American film and television producer Aaron Spelling. The largest home in Los Angeles County not only has the usual luxuries such as a swimming pool, gym, tennis court and bowling alley, but also has three gift-wrapping rooms. Yes, three!
11. THE PROMISED LAND – MONTECITO, CALIFORNIA, USA ($80 MILLION)
Home of media mogul Oprah Winfrey, the huge mansion gets its name from the famous speech of Martin Luther King Jr. where he said, “We as a people will make it to The Promised Land.” Built in 1959, it has six bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, two theaters (indoor and outdoor), 600 rose bushes and a barn. Winfrey is known to make frequent minor renovations and redesigns to her proud possession.