Home Sold for $47M, A Record in Miami-Dade County

A modern abode, chock full of walls of glass, soaring ceilings, and a wine cellar that can only be accessed with fingerprint identification, just sold for $47 million in South Florida. The sale of the home goes down as a record for a single-family home in Miami-Dade County, according to The Wall Street Journal. The 30,000-square-foot crib is located on Indian Creek, a small gated island that boasts its own private golf course and celeb homeowners like Julio Iglesias.

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A modern abode, chock full of walls of glass, soaring ceilings, and a wine cellar that can only be accessed with fingerprint identification, just sold for $47 million in South Florida. <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444246904577575190108758860.html?mod=e2tw" target="_blank">The sale of the home goes down as a record for a single-family home in Miami-Dade County, according to The Wall Street Journal</a>. The 30,000-square-foot crib is located on Indian Creek, a small gated island that boasts its own private golf course and celeb homeowners like Julio Iglesias.
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The towering geometric structure from this angle looks more like a modern museum than an actual dwelling. When the home was originally put up for sale in 2011 for $60 million, the construction wasn't even completed yet.
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Walls of floor-to-ceiling glass that look over Biscayne Bay make this living room one of a kind. The WSJ reports that an unidentified Russian purchased the pad for $47 million in the name of a U.S.-based LLC.
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Here's a look up at the incredible building. The home was designed to feel like a private resort and constructed across a series of limestone pavilions divided by waterways and koi ponds, according to the WSJ.
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The lavish spread boasts its own private beach and keeping with the luxe nature of the house, the beach doesn't just come with any ol' sand--the developers imported sand from the Bahamas because of its special pink color.
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The WSJ reports that the 10-bedroom property was built expressly to sell. The furnishings were even custom-designed for the massive space.
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What else does one get for $47 million? The property features a hidden art vault, a projection 3-D movie theater and a wine cellar that can only be accessed with fingerprint identification.
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A view looking out to Biscayne Bay. The previous county record for a single-family home was broken in March when another home on the same island sold for almost $40 million, reports the WSJ.
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Everything about this home is lavish, including all of its 13.5 bathrooms.
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Included in the estate is a rooftop lawn and jacuzzi, chromotheraphy spa and massage room, an elevator and a seven-limo-sized garage. After all, when you can shell out $47 million for a property, seven limos is a norm, right?
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Even the bathroom boasts walls of glass.
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A view of the home's private beach and its imported sand from the Bahamas.
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