Or get a boathouse. No property tax. take it to Florida in winter, New York, or great lakes in summer.
Just these 3 special features together will require at least 5 to 6 acres and will cost at least half a million to 750,000.And a fishing lake, and golf course. A private air strip.
What about $ for maintenance - either hiring someone or having the materials to do it yourself. $ for taxes. $ for utilities. $ for insurance. All are monthly or yearly expenditures required to KEEP said mansion.I think you forgot a step.... acquire $1.48 million
Oh Oh -- you have to hire an interior designer - perhaps the "Property Brothers" or Hilary Farr from "Love it or List it". Shouldn't cost more than $10 - $15 000. (for their services - materials are extra) Saves you having to measure for draperies or finding just the right shade of mauve for your walls.I think I need to hire an Estate Manager and Secretary to deal with all this mundane every day stuff. I can then take off to the Bahamas or maybe The Maldives and leave them to it. Will return once all the work is done so I can start buying furniture.