Taunya Fagan Bozeman Real Estate Blog: Bozeman Information and Listings: World's Most Expensive House Nixed

World's Most Expensive House Nixed

Tim Blixseth, founder of the 14,300 acre private ski and golf, tightly-gated community, the Yellowstone Club, (which is being sold) has sold the private 160-acre, skiable chunk of land on the Club's property, nixing his plan to build the "Pinnacle," the world's most expensive home, at 53,000 square feet and priced at $155 million. 

YC 53,00sq ftThe Pinnacle's plans, to be designed by Locati Architects, included a private ski lift to take skiers from inside the house to the top of the private, 2,200 skiable acre, 2,700 vertical feet, private ski area, boasting 400 inches of average annual snowfall and topping out at 9,860 feet. Pinnacle plans included a heated driveway and an indoor-outdoor pool with a retractable glass wall for summer and winter comfort.


Madison County, Montana Courthouse records indicate that Blixseth also faces three new lawsuits (with Greg LeMond, Michael Snow, and Boyne Ski Properties) related to landholdings in the Big Sky, MT region.

The complete Yellowstone Club is being sold for $455 millon; the sale's closing date is ~April 15, 2008. The purported new owner is Boston-based, private equity firm, Crossharbor Capital.

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Comment balloon 6 commentsTaunya Fagan • March 28 2008 12:32PM


That house would have been incredible. Too bad you didn't get a commission on that one.
Posted by Jimmy Collins, Knoxville Area Real Estate (Century 21 Select Properties) over 10 years ago

I can not imagine a 53,000 square foot private home, anyway.

Good Grief!


Posted by Karen Rice, Northeast PA & Lake Wallenpaupack Home Sales (Davis R. Chant, REALTORS) over 10 years ago

WoW thanks for the info.

Nathan Diones

Posted by Nathan Diones (Regioncy Real Estate) over 10 years ago

Hi Taunya,

For $155 million I would hope you'd have a heated drive-way... hehe!  Have a great weekend.  Michael A. Caruso

Posted by Michael A. Caruso (Surterre Properties) over 10 years ago
I have added an artist's rendition photo of the house.
Posted by Taunya Fagan, Bozeman Real Estate: Luxury Homes, Land, Ranches (ESTATE House, Bozeman Real Estate) over 10 years ago
It's amaising what people do with their money isn't it?  There are so many options, like being the one who contributed the most money to illness research, or the person who cleaned up the ghetto or something that helps the world out!
Posted by Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust! (Friends & Neighbors Real Estate) over 10 years ago

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