Name the Price: Mansions

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If you happen to have $100 million lying around, hey, you're in luck! Almost all of these behemoths were actually on the market at press time. Grab your diamond-encrusted cell phone and call your realtor before some other gazillionaire does.

"The Manor," the Spelling home in Holmby Hills, Calif.: 123 rooms and 57,000 square feet (5,295 square meters), including a 17,000-square-foot (1,579-square-meter) attic and the infamous gift-wrapping room

Candy Spelling put this humble cottage on the market in March 2009 for a whopping $150 million, making it the most expensive house in the world.

No. 10 Belgrave Square, London: six stories, 21,000 square feet (1,950 square meters), 12 bedrooms

This massive white stucco beauty is on sale for €100 million, the equivalent of $150 million, tying it with the Spelling mansion.

Fleur de Lys in Holmby Hills, Calif.: 53,000 square feet (4,924 square meters), 16 bedrooms, 15 baths in 18th-century French palace style

This $125 million Beverly Hills beauty was the most expensive in the world until the Spelling place beat it out.

Dunnellen Hall in Greenwich, Conn.: 20,000 square feet (1,858 square meters), 13 bedrooms, 52-foot indoor pool

Leona Helmsley's former home was first placed on the market for $125 million, but now it's down to a paltry $75 million.

No. 31 Belgrave Square, London: newly refurbished, 20,000 square feet (1,858 square meters), 12 bedrooms

If you have the equivalent of $120 million, this gigantic London townhome is all yours.

Maison de l'Amitie, Palm Beach Fla.: 80,000 square feet (7,432 square meters) on the ocean, ballroom, conservatory, 15 full baths and eight half-baths

Donald Trump's beachfront home was originally $125 million, but he had to dramatically drop the price before he found a buyer for $95 million.

Place des Etats Unis, Paris: 40 rooms, 15 bedrooms, 20 indoor parking spaces

Parlez-vous francais? Avez-vous $138 million?

Manalapan Residence, Palm Beach, Fla.: new construction on 5.5 acres, 24 bathrooms, 6,100-square-foot (566-square-meter) master bedroom suite

Want your new house to have 10 wet bars and a butterfly garden? Ready to shell out $135 million?

Villa Leopolda, French Riviera: built in 1900 by the king of Belgium, 20 acres of gardens

The richest man in Russia was reportedly ready to pay €390 million ($750 million) for this baby in 2008, but he backed out and the $55 million deposit was donated to charity.

The average house in the United States in March 2009

The average sale price of homes in the United States has been rising in 2009, but it's still only $175,200. That's not even enough for a pool cabana.

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