Houses: What a million dollars buys

The sales of million-dollar homes took off last year as wealthy house hunters took advantage of bargain prices. Here's are 6 for sale now.

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San Jose, Calif
San Jose, Calif
Price: $2.499 million

Bedrooms: 4
Baths: 5
Square feet: 5,398

Description: This house in Silicon Valley as very big rooms that are nicely finished with crown moldings, custom wood cabinets, beamed and recessed ceilings, hardwood floors and marble baths. Plus, there's a ground-floor master suite handy for any owner planning to age in place.

The house is set on a third of an acre and is elevated to take advantage of pretty views of the surrounding hills. A big, palm-fringed patio is a great place for parties that include a dip in the pool and whirlpool.

This is just one of many multi-million-dollar homes for sale in San Jose, which saw a 27.4% spike in sales of these properties last year.For further info: Trulia


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