These are the 8 most expensive homes for sale in Atlanta

The most expensive home in the Atlanta area sits on an estate so large it straddles Buckhead and Sandy Springs. It costs a whopping $48 million. That's 175 times more expensive than the average home price of $273,000, according to the Atlanta Board of Realtors.

Distinctive features in these homes range from an eight-car garage to a 2,000-square-foot master bedroom suite.

The least expensive of Atlanta's most expensive homes, costs $7 million and has more fireplaces (eight) than bedrooms (seven).

Here's a look at the most expensive homes in the Atlanta area:

1. Buckhead: $48 million

This 17,776-square-foot mansion sits on 18 sprawling acres, straddles Buckhead and Sandy Springs and has seven bedrooms and 12 baths. Photo: Coldwell Banker

Update: The house appears to have been sold since we first published. 

2. Buckhead: $25 million

Expansive Chattahoochee River frontage, nine bedrooms and 14 baths come with this 34,688-square-foot French Provincial home. Photo: Point2 Homes

Update: The house appears to have been sold since we first published. 

3. Buckhead: $12.9 million

This 18,158-square-foot home with eight bedrooms and 12 baths, sits on nearly five acres on a hilltop. Photo: Point2 Homes

4. Buckhead: $11.5 million

 This 15,198-square-foot Mediterranean-style home has six bedrooms and 11 baths. Photo: Beacham & Company

[More photos of this home: Stunning $7.7 million Buckhead estate offers Mediterranean style and kingly conditions]

5. Buckhead: $10 million

 This 16,000-square-foot home has seven bedrooms and 13 baths. Photo: Point2 Homes

6. Sandy Springs: $8 million 

This 30,000-square-foot Mediterranean-stucco home has an eight-car garage, eight bedrooms and 12 baths. Photo: Beacham & Company

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7. Buckhead: $7.9 million. This 13,702-square-foot home has seven bedrooms and 11 baths, including separate his and her marble baths in the master suite. Photo: Points2 Homes

8. Buckhead: $7 million. Built in 1920, this 9,432-square-foot home has five bedrooms and eight baths. Photo: Beacham & Company

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