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There’s nothing like scrolling through photos of luxurious, well-appointed homes for sale. Even if you’re not in the market for a new house — or, if the houses you like aren’t exactly in your budget — seeing what’s available can trigger inspiration and motivation. And Memphis, while affordable and welcoming to people of all backgrounds and income levels, certainly has its fair share high-end homes. These are the properties that would have definitely been featured on “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” some 25 years ago. But today? You don’t have to be rich or famous to take a peek.

Here’s a look at the some of the most expensive — and extravagant — available real estate in Memphis as of April 22, 2019.

10 Most Expensive Memphis Homes for Sale

477 Tennessee St., Memphis, TN 38103

4 beds, 4 baths, 4,940 sq. ft.


Another Downtown Memphis home, another place with amazing views. This three-level house has bountiful natural light, sweeping vistas of the Mississippi, and an insanely luxurious master bathroom. Every floor has 10-foot ceilings and 8-foot doors, and it can all be yours for about $1.7 million. See more images here.

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The spacious bathroom accented with marble accents makes for a fun way to get ready in the mornings! Image: Zillow

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Imagine sitting on this balcony, sipping your coffee on a cool morning. Image: Zillow

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153 Cloister Green Cove, Memphis, TN 38120

6 beds, 6 baths, 9,061 sq. ft.


Located near Baptist Memorial Hospital and Christian Brothers High School, this home boasts timeless elegance and Colonial Revival features. The house is located in a gated subdivision in East Memphis’ River Oaks area and costs $1.695 million — a fair price considering the ample space, open layout, and elegant architecture. See more details here.

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This home’s exterior has a beautiful white brick. Image: Zillow

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This spacious and beautiful kitchen is a great place to entertain guests. Image: Zillow

5715 Sycamore Grove Lane, Memphis, TN 38120

4 beds, 4 baths, 3,799 sq. ft.


Close to the intersection of S. Yates and Shady Grove Roads, this house is probably unlike any other you’ll find in Memphis or beyond. Aside from its unique curb appeal, which evokes feelings of an upscale cabin, the home’s interior features cypress wood and Arkansas fieldstone. Bridging a love for nature to mid-century modern design, it is truly the picture of organic living and can be yours for about $1.8 million. Get lost in this property’s beauty here.

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This home is not your typical Memphis home. Image: Zillow

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Escape from the real world for just a little while in your own backyard! Image: Zillow

4326 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis, TN 38117

3 beds, 5 baths, 6,479 sq. ft.


This home near the University of Memphis boasts beautiful design details and specializes in private luxury. Behind the gate, the manor stretches out over 2.37 acres and even features its own courtyard. There’s also a pool and guesthouse, in addition to the wine cellar and chef’s kitchen. Any family would feel right at home in this secluded oasis — if you can meet the price of $1.85 million. Learn more here.

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In the heart of East Memphis, this home has a great location. Image: Zillow

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These beautiful wood beams had an extra touch to this beautiful living space. Image: Zillow

2550 Johnson Road, Germantown, TN 38139

5 beds, 8 baths, 7,784 sq. ft.


This luxurious Germantown haven is ideal for entertaining. In fact, the backyard oasis featuring a saltwater pool and hot tub — plus a nearby guesthouse — may mean your visitors will never want to leave. The interior is designed with a serene, perfectly orchestrated color palette, and after a recent price cut, the estate’s designer finishes, newly updated kitchen, and relaxing master bath are an ever better value. See more here.

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Recent updates at this Germantown estate only add to the property’s elegance. Image: Zillow

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This garage with epoxy floor and 14-foot doors is the perfect place to park luxury vehicles. Image: Zillow

539 S. Yates Road, Memphis, TN 38120

5 beds, 7 baths, 7,073 sq. ft.


It’s no wonder this fabulous East Memphis home was featured in Veranda Magazine. For a cool $2 million you can live in modern luxury, with a gourmet kitchen featuring sleek cabinetry and a second kitchen accessible from a side entrance. You’ll also love the coveted built-in bookcases and the spacious, airy loft that is the ideal artist’s nook. Sitting on nearly one-and-a-half acres, there’s plenty of room inside and out. See more here.

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Get lost with reading in this beautiful library. Image: Zillow

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Throw the best pool parties in this immaculate backyard! Image: Zillow

501 Monteigne Blvd., Memphis, TN 38103

4 beds, 6 baths, 6,225 sq. ft.


Memphis is full of riverfront properties, but there are none quite like this raised Louisiana cottage with screened-in balcony, antique wood floors, and vintage lighting. Dubbed the “Gateway to South Bluffs” and designed by architect John Jones, this home features master suites on the first and second floors, as well as an elevator with four-floor access. You’ll love whipping up dinner in the elegant kitchen with Viking range before retiring to your outdoor living space to watch the sun set behind the Mississippi. See more here.

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This magnificent estate on the edge of the Mississippi River is perfect for families who want to experience the natural beauty of Memphis up-close. Image: Zillow

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This incredible view could be yours for just over $2 million. Image: Zillow

533 Beale St., Memphis, TN 38103

5 beds, 10 baths, 10,000+ sq. ft.


Located in the heart of Downtown Memphis, this home on the National Historic Register puts the extra in extravagance. This urban manse sits on almost four acres of land has five bedroom suites — plus a fully equipped restaurant and bar capable of serving up to 350 people; a 2,500-square-foot, air-conditioned garage; a tented patio; and more. The property is currently being used as a venue for weddings and events, but, for $2.75 million, you can keep it all to yourself. See the opulence here.

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This $2.75 million home on the National Historic Register puts the extra in extravagance. Image: Zillow

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Entertaining your guests just got that much easier with this home bar. Image: Zillow

6005 Wild Oaks Drive, Memphis, TN 38120

5 beds, 8 baths, 10,860 sq. ft.


This $2.9 million East Memphis home is the epitome of class and style. It features marble flooring in the entryway, hand-crafted wood cabinets in the kitchen, a theater room, and even a beauty salon. With the private pool and tennis courts, this home is ideal for entertaining or kicking back with family. See more here.

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The greenery that overlooks this home just adds a touch of beauty. Image: Zillow

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Every day can feel like a vacation with a backyard like this. Image: Zillow

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4363 Tuckahoe Road, Memphis, TN 38117

6 beds, 9 baths, 10,777 sq. ft.


This stunning $3.8 million home took more than two-and-a-half years to build, and it’s easy to see why. Once behind the gate, visitors are greeted by meticulously landscaped grounds that give way to a palatial elegance. Inside the home, no expense was spared, from the two-story foyer to the outdoor kitchen and immaculate courtyard. Get lost in the elegance here.

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The details, finishes and design of this home are nothing short of immaculate. Image: Zillow

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With its beautiful countertops and airy space, this bathroom beams beauty! Image: Zillow

These homes really put the “dream” in “dream home!”


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